MANALAPAN, NJ – October 17, 2013 – Vida De Vie, winner of all three preliminary legs, made it a series sweep with her fourth victory in a row in the $25,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres Final for three-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Freehold Raceway.
The daughter of Muscles Yankee – Velma K continued her dominance of the trotting fillies division with a nine-length tally over Connie Keeper [by Muscles Yankee], the perpetual bridesmaid. It was 23 ¾ lengths to Ninety Five Janet [by Muscles Yankee] in third.
Vida De Vie, trained by Chris Ryder and driven by Daniel Dube, trotted the mile in 1:59.3, picking up her fifth win with one second and three thirds in 19 starts this year. Lifetime, she has finished in-the-money in 15 of 30 starts.
Owned by her breeder, Joie De Vie Farm of Jobstown, NJ, Vida De Vie pushed her career bankroll to $108,816 with the winner’s share.
-Submitted by Carol Hodes for SBOANJ