I’m Some Graduate digs in to win Meadows Open
July 13, 2020
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Pushed four wide to get the early lead, I’m Some Graduate dug in, held off a quartet of challengers late and scored in a career-best 1:50.2 in Monday’s $17,900 Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows.
I'm Some Graduate reached the point from post 9 in a demanding :27.1 opening panel for Dave Palone. When the first-over Major Nemesis led a parade of challengers in the lane, the 7-year-old Somebeachsomewhere-Western Graduate gelding refused to yield, defeating Major Nemesis by three-quarters of a length, with K Ryan Bluechip third.
Ron Burke trains I’m Some Graduate, who now boasts $499,858 in lifetime earnings, for Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi LLC and J&T Silva-Purnel&Libby.
Palone collected five wins on the 15-race card while Aaron Merriman and Jim Pantaleano each fashioned a triple. (MSOA)