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Reflect With Me dominates in Mohawk series final

August 13, 2019
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Captaintreacherous filly Reflect With Me established a new series record of 1:50.3 with a dominating victory in Tuesday’s final of the Whenuwishuponastar.
 
A field of seven 2-year-old pacing fillies clashed in the $50,000 series final. Round one winners Reflect With Me and Alexa Skye returned to action after a week off, while Somebeachsometime entered with plenty of momentum after a stunning victory in the second leg.
 
The opening quarter saw Dr. Ian Moore trainee Kat storm out to the lead and post a :27.3 opener. Stablemate Alexa Skye tipped off her back entering the backstretch to circle to the lead, but that was short-lived as driver Andrew McCarthy started up Reflect With Me from third and the Tony Alagna trainee made a powerful brush to the lead.
 
Reflect With Me proceeded to put the series final to bed by pacing a :27.3 third quarter followed by an easy-looking :26.4 kicker to win impressively by four lengths in 1:50.3.
 
Kat finished second, while Somebeachsometime rallied from sixth to finish third.
 
“I’ve been pretty careful with her just racing off the pace and I kind of wanted to prove a point tonight and let everyone know how good she actually is,” said McCarthy following the victory. “She’s so slick gaited and smart and just does everything so easy.”
 
A $120,000 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale purchase, Reflect With Me has two wins and $35,800 earned in four starts for owners Brittany Farms and Brad Grant. The daughter of Captaintreacherous gives her conditioner Alagna back-to-back series victories following last year’s triumph by Tall Drink Hanover.
 
A $2 win ticket on Reflect With Me returned $3.90. (WEG)
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