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FIVE EACH FOR SEARS AND BURKE AT BIG M

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Driver Brian Sears and trainer Ron Burke were on fire Saturday night at The Meadowlands, as each recorded five winners on the 13-race card.

Three times the pair teamed up to score, hitting the winner’s circle with Globetrotting ($3.60 to win as the 4-5 favorite) in the fourth race low-end conditioned trot in a lifetime-best equaling 1:52.4, Bee Two Bee ($5.20 as the 8-5 public choice) in the seventh race mid-range conditioned pace in a lifetime-best 1:49.1 and Warrawee Ubeaut ($5.40 as the 8-5 favorite) in the ninth race high-end conditioned pace for fillies and mares in 1:48.4.

Sears’ other victories came with Sweet Lucy Lou ($4.20 as the even-money choice) for trainer Robert Cleary in the third race low-end conditioned pace for fillies and mares in 1:50.1 and Lovedbythemasses ($3.20 as the 3-5 favorite) in the sixth race featured Open Trot in 1:51.3 for Jeff Cullipher.

Burke’s other two scores were handled by George Brennan. De Los Cielos Deo ($2.20 as the 1-9 public choice) took the second race low-end conditioned pace in 1:49.1 and Patriarch Hanover ($3.40 as the 3-5 favorite) wired the field in the eighth race mid-range conditioned trot in 1:53.3.

A LITTLE MORE: Corey Callahan, Marcus Miller and Brennan all recorded driving doubles while Cullipher trained a pair to victory lane. … There were no winning tickets sold in the 20-cent Pick-6, which means the wager will start out with a $3,576 carryover Friday night. Those with five correct collected $63.44. … All-source handle totaled $2,337,146. … Racing resumes Friday at 6:20 p.m.


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