10/12/2013 10:09PM

Breeders Crown: Bee A Magician will enter Crown final undefeated in 2013

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John Sannucci
Bee A Magician is now 14-for-14 on the season.

The undefeated-in-2013 Bee A Magician stepped on the track for the second of two $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for 3-year-old trotting fillies and barely had to break a sweat while easily besting five foes at Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs.

Shared Past was fast off the gate and forced Ma Chere Hall into the pocket prior to the 27 1/5 opening quarter. At that point driver Brian Sears said go on Bee A Magician and she quickly accelerated to the front.

The half went on the board in 56 3/5 and three quarters in 1:25 1/5 without so much as an ounce of pressure being applied to Bee A Magician. She was minding her own business on the front as Ma Chere Hall moved up into the pocket after a break by Shared Past.

Bee A Magician widened her lead to a final margin of three lengths at the wire and stopped the timer in 1:52 4/5.

“She’s a real professional and did it pretty much on her own,” said Sears. “She knows what we are trying to accomplish and does it really easily.”

Bee A Magician is owned by Melvin Hartman, Herb Liverman and David Mc Duffee. The Richard “Nifty” Norman trainee is now 14-for-14 in this year.

Ma Chere Hall, Time To Kill and Handover Belle also advanced to the final.

To Dream On’s return from retirement seems likely to be short-lived after she finished last in the first elimination for second-year filly trotters. The Jimmy Takter trainee set fast fractions of 26 3/5, 54 1/5 and 1:23 before giving way to the outer flow led by Frau Blucher.

Frau Blucher looked to be home free but driver Matt Kakaley was able to squeeze off the cones with Coffeecake Hanover and found a seam to nail her just before the wire in 1:52 4/5. Thistle Dhu raced evenly from off the pace for third and Royal Assets locked up a spot in the final by skimming the cones late.

Cedar Dove made the final on the strength of her 2013 earnings as the most accomplished fifth-place finisher.

Coffeecake Hanover is trained by Ron Burke for owners Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi, Keith Pippi and Michelle Yanek.

$500,000 Breeders Crown 3-year-old filly pace - Race 11

Post Horse Elimination Driver
1 Coffeecake Hanover M.Kakaley
2 Ma Chere Hall C.Callahan
3 Frau Blucher R.Pierce
4 Bee A Magician B.Sears
5 Bouncing Bax H.Parker
6 Handover Belle M.Lachance
7 Thistle Dhu D.Miller
8 Royal Assets R.Schnittker
9 Time To Kill J.Campbell