Backside burst wins for Whambamthankumaam
January 11, 2018
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Whambamthankumaam skyrocketed to the front with a quick backside burst that caught the field flat footed, and she rolled to a convincing 11-1 victory in Wednesday's feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 Filly & Mare conditioned trot.
Whambamthankumaam was third when trainer-driver Greg Wright, Jr. sent her after the leader, Dreamsteeler. The 5-year-old daughter of Kadabra-Mojo N The Morning opened a daylight lead and prevailed in 1:56.3 over a "good" surface. Homepage, who was left without cover when the winner drew away, soldiered on and finished second, 3 1/2 lengths back, while RV Janet was a ground-saving third.
Thomas Mucci campaigns Whambamthankumaam, who extended her career bankroll to $124,504. (The Meadows)