Jerseylicious Captures Weiss Final for Distaff Pacers at Pocono

2013-04-24

April 23, 2013
Jerseylicious won a showdown with Shebestingin to capture the final of the Bobby Weiss Series for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $30,000.
Jerseylicious (Western Ideal-Jet Lag N) came into the race unbeaten in seven 2013 races, while Shebestingin had never lost in five career starts. Jerseylicious had a post position edge in the #5 hole, while Shebestingin had to work hard from the outside #9 post to make the early lead. Driver Corey Callahan let Jerseylicious relax in the pocket before sending him outside for the stretch drive and nipping a game Shebestingin by a neck in 1:50:4. O Narutac Rockette finished 3rd.
Owned by Pamela Curran and Legacy Racing of Delaware and trained by Wayne Givens, Jerseylicious now has wins in nine of 15 career starts with lifetime earnings of $248,406.