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

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2021 RACE DATES

MEADOWLANDS

January 2 - March 13

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 6:00 pm

 

March 19 - August 6

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15 pm

 

August 7 - Hambletonian Day

First Post 12 Noon

 

September 3 - September 25

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15 pm

 

October 22 - December 31

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15 pm

 

No Racing December 24 & 25

 

Freehold

January  1 -  January 3

Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30 pm

 

February 5 - May 29

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30 pm

 

August 27 - December 18

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30 pm

MCDERMOTT GETS 1,600TH CAREER WIN
 
Freehold Raceway Website

-- Freehold Raceway

FREEHOLD, NJ -- February 9, 2021 -- A New Jersey training veteran achieved a milestone on Saturday at Freehold Raceway, as Kevin McDermott won his 1,600th career race.

McDermott sent out Century Endeavor, who went off at 2/1 in a non-winners of $6,000 last five pace. Driver Pat Lachance put him on a comfortable early lead, and he never looked back, crossing the wire 1 3/4 lengths in front.

McDermott started his training career in 1991, and won his first race that same year. Perhaps his best year as a trainer came in 2009, when he won 118 races and earned more than $2 million.

The next year, McDermott won the U.S. Pacing Championship and the Battle of Lake Erie with his best horse,Hypnotic Blue Chip. He also finished second in the Canadian Pacing Derby and William Haughton Memorial that year. In his career, Hypnotic Blue Chip earned more than $1.7 million.

Two years later, he sent Major Look to victory in the Mistletoe Shalee and the Adios Volo. She earned more than $519,000 in her career.

Century Endeavor's win was McDermott's first of the 2021 season. It also pushed his career earnings to just $75,000 shy of the $25 million mark.

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