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blindspot, the three-year-old full brother to world champion Shebestingin, broke his maiden in his third career start on Saturday night (February 18) at The Meadowlands.


Driven by John Campbell, Iminurblindspot won a “non-winners of two” in 1:55.3. The 1-2 favourite rallied off cover and prevailed by three-quarters of a length over the closing Wichita, while Rocks It Again finished third after leading through fractions of :28, :58 and 1:27.2.


Iminurblindspot is trained by Nifty Norman and owned by Enzed Racing Stable and William Switala. The Bettors Delight-Armbro Tussle colt was a $35,000 Harrisburg yearling purchase.


Alberto Contador N lowered his lifetime mark for the second straight week at The Meadowlands, winning the featured $15,000 conditioned pace in 1:49.4.


Alberto Contador won last week at 14-1 in 1:50.1 and stepped up in class in his repeat bid. Brett Miller moved the New Zealand bred nine-year-old Bettors Delight-Princess Alberta gelding to the front past the quarter in :26.4. Miller controlled the rest of the action from there, easily holding sway from Ontario Success by two lengths at the wire. Jet Airway was third while racing for purse money only with Barimah finishing fourth.


Alberto Contador, named for the champion Spanish cyclist, has won 33 times in 138 career starts with earnings of $452,431. The Darran Cassar trainee is owned by Windermere Stable LLC.


Four preliminary divisions of the Dash For The G-Notes Series were contested. So Take That won the fastest division in 1:51.4 for Corey Callahan and Mike Watson. It was Watson’s third training win of the weekend.


John Campbell, Corey Callahan, and Jim Marohn Jr. each posted a driving double. Patti Harmon scored a training double.


Total handle was $2,799,173 on the 12-race card.


Live racing resumes Thursday with a nine-race card. Post time is 7:15 p.m.