Marcus Miller wins 5 at Meadowlands
June 30, 2019
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Marcus Miller was on fire at the Meadowlands Saturday night, driving five winners on the 14-race card.
Miller began his big night in the second race by guiding 4-5 favorite All It Takes to a 1:52 score in a non-winners of $3,500 for pacers.
He then reeled off three straight wins, beginning in race seven. First was Rocks Noble Artist as the 5-2 second choice in 1:52.1 in a TrackMaster rating Dash for the “G” Notes Final pace, followed by 7-2 third choice Sams A Champ A in a non-winners of $6,000 pace in 1:50, and then 6-5 favorite Music Is Art in a non-winners of $9,000 on the pace, also in 1:50.
Miller capped his big night in race 13 by scoring with Daylyn Horizon as the 5-2 second choice in a $7,500 up to $10,000 claiming handicap for pacers in 1:52.3.
The 30-year-old pilot came close to having a half-dozen winners, but lost race 10 by the smallest of margins, missing by a nose with the classy Sweet Rock in a non-winners of $17,500 pace to Ideal Feeling, who just held on in 1:49.
Miller now has 36 winners at the meeting, good for sixth in the Meadowlands’ driver standings.
A LITTLE MORE: Greg Merton had a driving double on the card while trainer Edgar Clarke also won twice. … Despite a sequence that saw one odds-on favorite and no horse longer than 5-1, the 50-Cent Pick-5 returned $650.00. … The fifth race 20-Cent Jackpot Super High-Five did not result in a single-ticket winner, upping the carryover to $118,780. … All-source handle totaled $2,599,180. … Racing resumes Friday at 7:15 p.m. … Next Saturday (July 6), post time will be 6:35 p.m. (Meadowlands)