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Friday, September 11, 2015


By Carol Hodes for the SBOANJ

MANALAPAN, NJ – September 10, 2015 – Stayin Strong, driven by Eric Abbatiello and trained by Julie Miller, was a length and a quarter winner in the $7,000 opening leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres for two-year-old trotting colts, the third race on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Freehold Raceway.

Stayin Strong, a son of Muscles Yankee, picked up his first win in six starts, covering the mile in 2:00.4.  He paid $6.20 to win.

Threeupthreedown [Muscle Hill] was second with five and a half lengths to Luv at First Site [Muscle Yankee] in third.

Stayin Strong, bred by Lauren and Robert Tucker, campaigns for Jason and Douglas Allen of Vincentown, NJ