By Carol Hodes for the SBOANJ
MANALAPAN, NJ – September 18, 2014 – Broken Record held on for a length and three-quarter victory in the $25,000 New Jersey Sire Stake – Green Acres Final, the first of two non-wagering races on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Freehold Raceway.
The Ray Schnittker trained and driven son of Muscles Yankee was a wire-to-wire winner in 2:00.1 in the two-year-old trotting colts and geldings final. He has a winning streak of two.
Mountain Top [Muscle Hill] was second with Switchblade Hall [Muscles Yankee] in third by two and a half lengths.
Broken Record has now collected four wins, a second and three thirds from nine starts. He is just shy of $65,000 in earnings for Schnittiker and Ted Gewertz of New York City.
In the $7,000 first leg of the Green Acres for three-year-old pacing fillies, Fanticipation [Rocknroll Hanover] was an eight and a quarter length winner over Fiyonce [Rocknroll Hanover] while Ideal Helen [Western Ideal] was 10 lengths back in third.
Fanticipation, driven by Jason Bartlett and trained by Michael Forte, is owned by Ricky Bucci of Stormville, NY. She has five wins and five thirds in 14 starts this year.