EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) JK Endofanera and He's Watching won the $50,000 eliminations for the Meadowlands Pace on Saturday night.
They will be the favorites in the $776,000 final for 3-year-old pacers on July 12 at the Meadowlands Racetrack.
JK Endofanera is the 2-1 favorite from post No. 2 in the final following the elimination win by a neck over Always B Miki that improved his seasonal record to 5 for 6. He paid $2.80 with Brian Sears driving for trainer Ron Burke.
He's Watching is the 5-2 second choice from post No. 3. He beat Sometimes Said by 2 3-4 lengths in the other elimination for his second win in five starts this year. Tim Tetrick drove for trainer David Menary as He's Watching paid $9.80.
The first five finishers in each elimination advanced to the final.