Day At The Track

Four-bagger for Greg Merton

11:36 AM 08 Oct 2019 NZDT
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Greg Merton, harness racing
Greg Merton
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Monticello, NY - The weather may have been damp and rainy on Monday October 7, but Greg Merton was hot as he won four races out of the eight race program over a sloppy track.

Ginger Spice ($3.30) would start the afternoons quartet in Race 4, starting from post position 5, the Tinted Cloud mare scored a wire to wire win in 1:58, with a 5 length winning margin. Julio's Girl ($4.60) won the following race in 1:57.2 for her 5th win of the season. Ginger Spice and Julio's Girl are trained by Nick Surick.

Miss Bling ($4.70) would account for win 3 on the afternoon, the 6-year-old I'm Gorgeous mare won in 1:59.3 for leading Monticello Raceway trainer Jim Doherty Jr. Hurrikane Shorty ($3.00) would complete the 4 bagger in the last race from post position 6, the win gave Nick Surick a training triple on the afternoon.

With the 4 wins on the card Greg Merton in now in 10th position for leading dash wining drivers, his brother Mike leads the pack with 204 wins

by Shawn Wiles, for Monticello Raceway

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