Southwind Amazon upsets in Meadows pace
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Southwind Amazon endured a hotly contested 26.3 opening quarter and had plenty left late en route to a 10-1 upset in Saturday's $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.
Southwind Amazon picked up valuable cover when Lincolnjames retook the lead, and he blew by that rival in the lane to triumph in 1:51.4 for Dan Rawlings. Atta Boy Dan shot the Lightning Lane for second, beaten a length, while Lincolnjames saved show.
Paul Holzman trains Southwind Amazon, a 7-year-old Camluck-Artoonist gelding who now boasts $523,697 in career earnings, for Ameer Najor.
Dave Palone and Jim Pantaleano each piloted three winners on the 12-race card.