Phoenix Warrior N notched his second straight victory when he retook at the quarter and sailed home from there in Monday’s $18,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.
Phoenix Warrior N released Arthur Pendragon to the lead but quickly reassumed control for Dan Rawlings. He kept Arthur Pendragon at bay with a 27.3 final panel and downed him by a length in 1:52.3 over a "good" surface. Hawk’s Red Chief finished third.
Scott Betts trains Phoenix Warrior N, an 8-year-old Jereme’s Jet-Never Walk Alone gelding who extended his career bankroll to $220,693, for Timothy Betts, Nicholas Catalano and Stephen Moss.
Dave Palone and trainer Marcus Marashian teamed for three victories on the 13-race card while Mike Wilder and trainer Norm Parker also enjoyed triples.