Day At The Track

Son wins 4 races, father trains 3 of them

03:30 AM 29 Feb 2020 NZDT
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Three generations of Parker's, left to right are Brandon Parker, dad Zeke Parker and grandson Brodie Parker.
Geri Schwarz photo

Monticello, NY - On Thursday afternoon at Monticello Raceway, Brandon Parker won 4 races on the 9 race card and his father Billy "Zeke" Parker had a training triple on the harness racing afternoon.

The first trip to the winner circle came aboard Bettoriffic, who scored a 2 length win after sitting the pocket behind pace setter Urbana Bayama (Bruce Aldrich Jr.) in 2:01.2 - $3.00.

The 11-year-old son of Bettors Delight notched his first season win, making his first start in a new barn with Brandon's father Billy "Zeke Parker as the trainer. Next up was Park It Park It in a wire to wire win in 1:59.1 - $3.70 who notched his 3 win of the year for trainer Zeke Parker.

The 14-year-old Dirty Devil looked like a youngster after his 10 length romp in 1:59.2 - $3.30 for leading trainer Bo Sowers. Parker finished the afternoon aboard American Champ who won in a tight photo over Histoire Eternelle (Michael Merton) in 2:00.4 - $4.60, the win gave Brandon's father Billy Parker a training triple on the afternoon.

The 4 wins on the card has Brandon now in second place for leading dash winning drivers, leading the pack is Bruce Aldrich Jr with 48 wins.

The 2 training wins on the card increased Bo Sower's training tally to 26 wins, a commanding lead over James Doherty Jr in second with 18 wins.

by Shawn Wiles, for Monticello Raceway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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