StandardBRED breeders & owners association of New Jersey

Representing the drivers, trainers, caretakers, breeders and owners of New Jersey

64 Business Route 33

Manalapan, NJ 07726

Phone: 732-462-2357

Fax: 732-409-0741

Reminders:

2020 RACE DATES

MEADOWLANDS

January 10 - September 19

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15pm

 

Special Thursday Race Days

July 16 & August 6

Post Time 7:15pm

 

August 8, 2020 Hambletonian Day

Special Post Time Noon

 

November 27 - December 31

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

No Racing on December 24 & 25

Post Time 7:15pm

 

Freehold

January 2 - February 15

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30pm

 

February 21 - May 23

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30pm

 

August 28 - December 31

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30pm

 

No Racing on December 25

 

Special Thursday Race Day December 31

COMMON SENSE S EQUALS TRACK RECORD AT FREEHOLD FRIDAY
 
Freehold Raceway Website

-- Freehold Raceway

FREEHOLD, NJ -- September 11, 2020 -- Common Sense S equaled the track record for 3-year-old trotting fillies at Freehold Raceway on Friday (September 11), winning the Garden State Trot by 21 1/2 lengths.

Driver Ake Svanstedt sent her out to the front early on, leading the four-horse field in the early going. Ab'sattitudeexpress, an impressive Sire Stakes winner two weeks ago, kept her honest. She stayed right on her heels while drafting in the pocket, as Common Sense set fractions of 28.0, 57.0, and 1:26.2.

As they rounded the final turn, George Brennan pulled Ab'sattitudeexpress off the pylons, and it looked like she'd give Common Sense a challenge. However, she broke stride, leaving Common Sense all alone on the lead. From there, Svanstedt's filly crossed the wire well out in front, stopping the clock in 1:55.2.

For Common Sense, it was her second win in a row, having won here last week. Her time matched the track record, previously set by Bee Line during the 2006 New Jersey Sire Stakes. Ake Svanstedt also trains and co-owns the winner with SRF Stable.

Never Late Kait, Alyvia Deo, and Ab'sattitudeexpress rounded out the order of finish. There was no wagering offered on the race.

Later in the day, two divisions of the second leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes- Standardbred Development Fund for 3-year-old male trotters was held. The first leg went to Gerard, who opened up a big lead early on and held on to win by two lengths. Eric Abbatiello drove him, for owner This N That Stable and trainer James DeLucia.

In leg 2, Kasha V won for the second week in a row, wearing down early leader Kixton Hanover and holding off late-charging Kyrie Deo to win by two lengths. He's owned by Theologos Moutafis, trained by Tom Corelli, and driven by Austin Siegelman. His final time of 1:57.0 was more than two seconds faster than Gerard's.

Live racing continues at Freehold on Saturday, with a 12-race card beginning at about 12:30 PM EDT.

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