Wellingtons Appeal sat off an early pace battle before
pushing past her rivals in the final few yards to post a half-length victory in
the $32,000 allowance/optional claiming feature at the Meadowlands on Saturday
Richard Vega and piloted by Maria Remedio, Wellingtons Appeal covered the five
furlongs over firm turf in :57 1/5 and returned $5.60, $3.80 and $2.80 as the
favorite in the field of seven fillies and mares. Look at Me Dance completed the $48.60 exacta
and paid $16 and $6.40. It was another
neck back to Magic Mesa, who paid $2.80 to show.
Appeal, a 4-year-old filly by Half Ours from the Valid Appeal mare Wellingtons
Choice, has won six of her 19 lifetime starts.
all-turf Monmouth-at-Meadowlands Thoroughbred meet continues on Monday, Oct. 28
– gates open 11:30 a.m., first post 2:15 p.m.