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Call For Justice Wins Another Preferred

Published: March 29, 2017 7:43 pm ET

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Call For Justice made it four straight when he overpowered the field with a first-over blitz and rolled home in a career-best 1:52.4 in Wednesday’s $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.

Call For Justice was fourth down the backside when Dave Palone sent him after the leader, Fashion Chocolate. The five-year-old son of Justice Hall-Mikas Mazurka overwhelmed Fashion Chocolate and drew off to defeat Tricky Nick by three and three-quarter lengths. Fashion Chocolate saved show.

Call For Justice and driver Dave Palone winning on March 29 at The Meadows. (Chris Gooden)

Ron Burke trains Call For Justice, who extended lifetime earnings to $318,797, for Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi LLC.

In the co-feature, the $18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot, Barn Girl was hammered down to 2-5 in the five-horse field and performed like the heavy favourite, collecting a facile front-end victory in 1:55 for Aaron Merriman, trainer Bill Bercury and owner Renee Bercury. The pocket-sitting Goodtogo Hanover, opening her four-year-old campaign, was second, one and a half lengths back, while Bags For All rallied for show.

The five-year-old daughter of Cash Hall-Turquoise Sweetie now boasts a career bankroll of $423,696.

Mike Wilder piloted three winners on the 12-race card.

(The Meadows)

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