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For A Dancer leads the way in the Reynolds Memorial
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - by James Beviglia, for Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

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Wilkes-Barre, PA --- For A Dancer posted the fastest winning time of eight divisions of the W.N. Reynolds Memorial Stakes raced on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The Reynolds are the highlight of Grand Circuit Week at Pocono.

There were eight divisions of the Reynolds -- also known as The Meda -- raced on Wednesday, for 2-year-old fillies on the trot. Purses for those races ranged from $20,019 to $20,419.

For A Dancer, trained by Joe Holloway and driven by David Miller, was coming off a win in her debut at Meadowlands Racetrack. She took to the five-eighths mile oval at Pocono very well, winning her split by 1-¾ lengths, in 1:57, the fastest of all the Meda winning times.

Other Reynolds winners at Pocono on Wednesday night were Sculpted Vanity (driven by Tim Tetrick, trained by Linda Toscano), in 1:58; Sand Violent Blu (Brett Miller, Tye Loy), in 1:58.2; Swinging Nadine (Yannick Gingras, Bruce Saunders), in 1:57.1; Check Me Out (Tetrick, Ray Schnittker), in 1:59:3; Love Walked In (Andy Miller, Julie Miller), in 1:58; Riverfest (David Miller, Joseph King), in 1:58.4 and Dream On Hanover (Brett Miller, Staffan Lind), in 1:57.4.

Reynolds action will continue on Friday night at Pocono with five divisions of 2-year-old fillies on the pace.


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