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

LETTUCERIPRITA NEARLY EQUALS FREEHOLD TRACK RECORD
 
Freehold Raceway Website

-- Freehold Raceway

FREEHOLD, NJ -- October 10, 2020 -- In one of the most dominant pacing performances at Freehold Raceway in a long time, Lettuceriprita obliterated the field in the Preferred Handicap pace on Saturday (October 10). He won by 6 3/4 lengths in 1:51.1, missing the track record for aged pacing geldings by 1/5 of a second.

He was 15/1 in the field of eight, and left from post position one. Driver Dan Dube had him in third early on, sitting off a very hot pace set by Lyons Steel. Just after the half, which was paced in 55 seconds, Dube activated Lettuceriprita first-over, and moved up to the throatlach of Lyons Steel nearing three-quarters.

As they paced by that mark, in 1:23.3, Lyons Steel had no response, and Lettuceriprita powered away from the field. He went the final quarter in a very impressive 27.3 seconds.

The track record for aged pacing geldings is held by Francam, who paced a mile in 1:51 on September 16, 2006. Lettuceriprita also came close to the all-time record mile of 1:50.3, set by One More Laugh in the 2010 Cane Pace.

For Lettuceriprita, it was his second win of the year, from six starts. The race also shattered his previous lifetime best mark of 1:52.1, set at Harrah's Philadelphia in 2016 and equaled Yonkers Raceway in 2017. Bill MacKenzie trains the winner, and co-owns in partnership with Vincent Ali. Daniel Dube is the winning driver.

Dube and MacKenzie also teamed up to win the eleventh race, with Clint Westwood. Dube was the only driver on the 12-race card to win multiple races.

Live racing resumes at Freehold Raceway on Friday (October 16), at 12:30 PM.

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