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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Devaux Wins Five at Monticello Raceway

Monticello Raceway held its famous fireworks over the weekend, but driver Jimmy DeVaux put on his own fireworks show Wednesday afternoon at Monticello Raceway by winning 5 races. Leading trainer Dolores Basilone harnessed 4 of DeVaux’s winners on the afternoon card. DeVaux is the leading dash driver this year at Monticello Raceway with 192 wins, followed by Jim Taggart Jr. (135) and Bruce Aldrich (122). DeVaux currently is in 5th place at Saratoga Raceway with 72 wins.  His combined season tally is 264 wins, with earnings of $1,131,825 and a healthy UDRS of .333

Not wasting anytime DeVaux swept both ends of the early double with For Kevin’s Sake ($2.70) and Flunky’s Girl ($5.00) DeVaux and Basilone were successful in the 4th race with Mystical Con ($4.00) and the 5th race with JJ’s Doughnut ($3.20) Win number 5 came in the 6th race with Majestic Jo ($2.80) for trainer Dawn DeVaux.