Defending Pennsylvania Sire Stakes champion Ginger And Fred proved her superiority over her classmates Monday afternoon at The Meadows when she won her Sire Stakes division by five lengths in 1:52.4, easily stealing the showcase of five divisions of state-sired fillies.
Ginger And Fred, a daughter of Real Artist, had qualified twice at the Meadowlands with Tim Tetrick in the sulky. Tetrick opted to drive at Harrah’s
The Burke Stable trains Ginger And Fred, who won six of 13 starts last year and took a mark of 1:52 at Harrah’s Chester.
Credit Rating, a daughter of Western Hanover-Delinquent Account, finished second in her eighth start of the season.
The other division winners were as follows:
Cams Van Go (Real Artist), who scored in 1:54.1 for trainer Marty Wollam and driver Randy Tharps;
Attitude Hanover (Dragon Again), a winner by 1 ¼ lengths in 1:55.1 for trainer Don Swick and driver Dave Palone;
Kiss Me Kate (Real Artist), a full sister to Kikikatie and Just Wait Kate, who picked up her second win of the season with her 1:53.4 tally;
Billie Bluechip (Western Hanover), who followed up her national season leader-setting 1:52.3 mile at Pocono with a 1:54.4 score from post eight in the PASS opener for trainer-driver Joe Pavia Jr.