Marty's Charm upsets in Meadows $22,500 Pace
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Sent off a longish 10-1 from post 8, Marty’s Charm grabbed the early lead and never let another horse get close in capturing Wednesday’s $22,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.
With Randy Tharps able to give Marty’s Charm a 30 second-quarter breather, the 9-year-old Aces N’ Sevens-Bets Mae gelding glided over the sloppy surface and scored in 1:54.2, 1-3/4 lengths better than Risk Management. Southern Allie, the 1-1 favorite, finished third.
Paul Corey trains Marty’s Charm, who extended his career bankroll to $446,327, for Martha and Gerald Baluck.
Tony Hall and Dave Palone each drove three winners on the 14-race card while Greg Grismore and trainer Doug Hinklin teamed for three victories.