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Roll with Joe?and driver Ron Pierce proved too much for the competition in Saturday night’s $1 million Meadowlands Pace for 3-year-olds.Pierce, who has won three of the last four Paces, was driving Roll With Joe for the first time, but it sure didn’t look that way at Meadowlands Racetrack.Away quickly from post eight, Roll With Joe settled in behind early leader Wink N Atcha at Michael Kors Outlet Bags the quarter in :26.1. Pierce moved his horse to the outside and to the top before yielding to Custard The Dragon, who took over at the half in :53.Pierce had Roll With Joe on the move again just before the three-quarter mile marker (1:21) and had the lead heading for home.Through the stretch, Roll With Joe held the fresh-legged Wink N Atcha at bay while 8-5 favorite Big Jim was Michael Kors Bags Outlet gobbling up ground on the far outside, but at the wire Roll With Joe held on by Michael Kors Purses Outlet a neck in 1:48.2, Michael Kors Outlet Canada with Big Jim second and Wink N Atcha third.Roll With Joe Michael Kors Outlet paid $12.60, $4.80 and $4. Big Jim returned $3.40 and $2.80 while Wink N Atcha paid $6.60 to show.”(Winning trainer) Eddie (Hart) told me last year he has a really nice colt,” Pierce said in the middle of a winner’s circle mob scene. ”When I was named to drive him (earlier this week), I was very happy. Several people called me up and told me that this colt can really go. He was better then everybody thought he was, I can tell you that.”Roll With Joe, second in the $1.5 million North America Cup last month, now has three wins in five seasonal starts and a bankroll of just over $957,000.His trainer was overwhelmed. ”He was the best, Pierce drive him super, put him in the race,” said Hart. ”To win this race. I can’t believe it.”PEELERS STILL PERFECTSee You At Peelers remained perfect in 20 lifetime starts by winning the Tarport Hap for 3-year-old pacing fillies on the undercard. But it was anything but easy.After reaching the half in :55, See You At Peelers, the 1-9 favorite, had to deal with 5-1 second choice Krispy Apple, who used a burst of speed to grab a narrow lead as the pair hit the turn after three-quarters in 1:23.3.Turning for home, Krispy Apple, who looked to have the favorite beaten, inexplicably bolted to the outside, losing all momentum as See You At Peelers grabbed the lead back.But in deep stretch came the pocket-sitting Idyllic, who was in full flight at Michael Kors Canada Outlet the sixteenth pole before going off stride briefly and losing all chance.See You At Peelers held on to win by a length in 1:51 and paid $2.20. Idyllic was second with Whats New Pussycat third.