“I had a few good horses that were in the right spots,” is how Jimmy Marohn, Jr. explained his five bagger on (Oct.21) at Monticello Raceway over a muddy track on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 21). Still it wasn’t the best day that Marohn ever had but it certainly was a very good one.
“I once had six wins on one card but being covered with mud from head to toe like I am right now I can’t remember where and when,” Marohn added via a phone call from the race paddock
Well it wasn’t here Jimmy. You won five races on one card three times, once during 2012 and twice during the 2013 season.
However,, five wins on a 10-race card is outstanding.
Marohn started the wet afternoon winning both ends of the daily double. He scored with Brenna Gill’s, Tylers Great ($8.00) in 1:59.3 in the first race and came right back to cop the second with Perfect Raider ($3.90) in a time of 1:59.1 to notch the pacer’s 14th seasonal triumph. He, too, is owned by Mrs. Danny Gill.
Win number three for the diminutive reinsman came behind Stanley Noga’s, Bullville Kyle ($7.50) when he reined the pacer to victory in 1:58 in race number five.
After a steady downpour Marohn then won the seventh race with trotter, Mac Atack Mac ($3.80) in 2:05 for owners Pine Forest Standardbreds which gave trainer Danny Gill a hat trick.
Marohn’s final triumph of the afternoon came in the very next race when he guided classy ole Noble’s Grand Slam to the pacer’s 40th career victory in a time of 1:57.3 ($3.70) for owner Larry Kittenplan.
Trailing the driving leaders by over 300 starts here this season still Marohn, a former Mighty M driving champ, is currently third best on the local leaderboard with 168 winners. All told Marohn now has 294 winners this season.