Touchmatic wins 8th race in 9 starts
June 19, 2019
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Touchamatic proved once again Tuesday (June 18) she’s the dominant pacing mare at The Meadows, cruising to a 1:50.1 victory in the $18,000 Filly & Mare Open Handicap. It was the eighth victory in the last nine starts for the 5-year-old daughter of American Ideal-Perfect Touch.
Despite a demanding 26.2 opening panel from post 6, Touchamatic had plenty in the tank for Aaron Merriman, holding off the pocket-sitting Keystone Riptide by 1-1/4 lengths. Medusa finished third. It was one of three wins for Merriman on the 13-race card.
Bill Bercury trains Touchamatic, who soared over $300,000 in career earnings, for Renee Bercury.