Beauty Is Blind Wins Mares Open – Mike Merton wins 4
April 26, 2022
After 3 consecutive wins in the Monticello Open for Fillies and Mares, Beauty Is Blind opted to test the water elsewhere with limited success, this afternoon she returned to her home turf. Starting from Post position 8, Mike Merton played catch me if you can with the Chris Petrelli trainee and scored a wire to wire win in 1:57 – $7.60, finishing second was a fast closing Fox Valley Charliz (John Desimone) and Aberdeen Seelster (Bruce Aldrich)
In addition to driving Beauty is Blind Mike Merton scored a with Glamorgal 1:57.2 – $8.50, Special Achiever is a bridesmaid no more, after 5 place finishes this year the American Ideal mare scored for Mike Merton in 1:58 – $5.00 for trainer Peter Pellegrino, Mike also took the last race aboard Quick Deal in 2:00.4 – $3.50 for trainer Rob Harmon.
Dirtylittlelies notched her 8 win of the season for Team Sowers by virtue of her score today in 1:57.3, she now stands atop of the leaderboard for the most wins thus far this season at the Mighty M. Nationally she is tied 7 other horses for 3rd place, Mibwest Kid is the leader with 10 wins.