Saint K Upsets In Meadows Feature

Published: March 30, 2023 07:45 pm EDT

Dismissed at 22-1, Saint K cut enterprising fractions from post eight, then dug in late to capture his third straight win in Thursday’s (March 30) feature at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, a $15,400 conditioned trot.

Saint K threw down a 1:24.3 three-quarters, swift enough to repel the outside challengers. But when Emeralds Legacy — who had been shuffled to fifth — found a wide-open Lightning Lane, the race was on. Saint K responded to Drew Monti’s urging and edged Emeralds Legacy by a nose in a career-best 1:54.1 with Warrawee Whisper third.

Sarah Andrews trains Saint K, a five-year-old Sebastian K S-Mauresmo gelding who extended his lifetime earnings to $122,804, and owns with Angela Cornell and Tessie Esry.

Dave Palone piloted three winners on the 13-race card.

Live racing at The Meadows continues Friday (March 31) when the 14-race program features an $810.07 carryover in the early Pentafecta (Race 4). First post is 12:45 p.m. (EDT).