10/14/2001 11:00PM

Meadowlands: Take Achance on Me pays off


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Take Achance on Me scored a runaway victory at 17-1 in the $50,000 Matt Scudder Stakes at the Meadowlands. He outsprinted his fellow 3-year-olds in the five-furlongs grass sprint and missed the course record by just four-fifths of a second with a final time of 55.83 seconds.

Favored Pirate's Gold was 2 3/4-lengths behind the winner with Rock third.