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

JK FINENDANDY WINS NJSS FINAL AT FREEHOLD SATURDAY
 
Freehold Raceway Website

-- Freehold Raceway

FREEHOLD, NJ -- Septmeber 12, 2020 -- JK Finendandy proved her big win last Saturday was no fluke, as she won the final of the New Jersey Sire Stakes- Standardbred Development Fund for 3-year-old filly pacers this Saturday (September 12) at Freehold Raceway.

She won her division of the second leg last week by an impressive 5 1/2 lengths. Off that win, she was the 1/5 favorite. Leaving from the inside post, Joe Bongiorno got her to the lead after a quarter-mile, after sitting second early on. She encountered steady pressure from Caviart Heather as they rounded the third turn and neared three-quarters, but JK Finendandy shook off that challenge and drew off. She cruised under the wire 2 1/4 lengths in front, stopping the clock in 1:54.3.

This marks her second win in a row, and of her career, and puts her earnings over the $140,000 mark. She's owned by Mark and Jacob Graber, Loren Schmucker, and Brookside Stables, trained by Jenn Bongiorno, and driver Joe Bongiorno. The Bongiornos teamed up for another win in the next race, scoring in the eighth race with Hot Deuce.

Git Go got second at 25/1, while Caviart Heather held well after her wide trip and was third.

Earlier in the card, the second leg of the NJSS-SDF for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers was held. JK Lucky Charms got the victory there, holding off a surge from Rock N Teen to win by 3/4 of a length. He's now won both legs of the NJSS-SDF series, for owner 3 Brothers Stables and Pelling Racing, trainer Brett Pelling, and driver Todd McCarthy. His final time was also 1:54.3.

Live racing resumes at Freehold on Friday, starting at about 12:30 PM.

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