Touchamatic best in Meadows F&M open
February 04, 2020
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Touchamatic stalked Lakeisha Hall from the pocket, then powered past her in the lane to capture Tuesday’s $18,000 Filly & Mare Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows.
Touchamatic and Lakeisha Hall distanced themselves from the rest of the field, effectively turning the stretch drive into a two-mare duel. Touchamatic had little trouble overtaking her rival, downing her by two. lengths in 1:52.2 in the slop for Aaron Merriman. McDazzle rallied for show.
Bill Bercury trains Touchamatic, a 6-year-old daughter of American Ideal-Perfect Touch who boosted her career bankroll to $447,522, for Renee Bercury.
Dave Palone and Merriman each piloted three winners on the 13-race card. (The Meadows)