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‘Magic’ Impresses; Six-Bagger For Magee

Published: August 29, 2018 12:53 pm ET

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Running Aces’ Tuesday night (Aug. 28) program featured a $14,000 Minnesota-sired two-year-old trotting race, and it showcased another impressive performance from MD Magic, who posted his fifth consecutive win in the division.

The gelded son of Braggart has now won six of his seven career starts and has bankrolled $42,300 for owners Set The Pace Racing and trainer Nick Roland.

This week, MD Magic ($2.40) floated away from the gate in fifth from Post 5, as a host of others fired out for the front. Driver Dean Magee got MD Magic out and moving near the half-mile pole and he continued to advance, He dropped into the pocket behind Deweys Machine (driven by Steve Wiseman) around the final turn and powered by the leader in the stretch to draw clear for a two-length tally in 2:01.1.

The $11,000 Mares Open Pace was won by Kiss On The Lips (Dean Magee) in 1:54.4 for her what was her seventh victory of the year. Burning Blaze (Steve Wiseman) delivered another impressive performance in the $8,500 Minnesota-sired two-year-old colts and geldings pace with a two and a half-length tally in 1:56.2. Windmeupnwatchmego (Dean Magee) dominated once again in the $8,500 filly division with a gate-to-wire score off of soft fractions in 1:59.

Dean Magee dominated the card with six wins. The feat marked the sixth consecutive Tuesday program that he recorded at least four wins. Steve Wiseman and James Yoder each completed driving doubles.

Live racing at Running Aces continues three nights per week, with first post at 6:00 p.m (CDT) on both Saturdays and Sundays, and first post at 7:00 p.m. (CDT) on Tuesdays. The program on Saturday, September 1 will feature a carryover of $29,853.38 in the 20-cent Jackpot Pick-5 wager.

(With files from Running Aces)


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