Windsong Leo continues domination of the Meadows pacing elite

Washington, PA – Windsong Leo continued his domination of The Meadows elite pacers with a front-end victory — his second in a row and 12th this year — in Friday’s (Nov. 8) $18,000 Open Handicap Pace.

Windsong Leo sprang to the lead from post 6 for Dave Palone. Despite a demanding 26.3 opening quarter, the 7-year-old Jereme’s Jet-Windsong Goldie gelding had little trouble scoring in 1:50.1, 1-1/2 lengths ahead of than Bettor Than Spring. K Ryan Bluechiip completed the ticket.

Windsong Leo picked up his 12th win of the 2019 campaign today at the Meadows. Chris Gooden photo.

Ron Burke train’s Windsong Leo, who triumphed for the 32nd time over the past two seasons and lifted his career bankroll to $549,860, for Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi LLC and Phillip Collura.

Burke fashioned a five-bagger on the 13-race card while Mike Wilder and Palone each piloted four winners.

Live racing at The Meadows resumes Monday (Nov. 11), when the program offers a trio of rich wagering opportunities:  a $27,532.80 carryover in the final-race Super Hi-5; a $5,000 total-pool guarantee in the Pick 4 (races 3-6); a $767.78 carryover in the Pick 5 (races 2-6).

The Veterans Day card also features a tribute to America’s servicemen and servicewomen highlighted by a match race pitting veterans of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Coast Guard. First post for the 13-race card is 1:05 p.m.

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