Austin Siegelman wins 1,000 race at Monticello Raceway

In 2013 Austin Siegelman was awarded the Monticello – Goshen USHWA Rising Star Award, in short order the young 26-year-old Siegelman nothced his 1000 win at Monticello Raceway on Wednesday afternoon September 5. He started the day 998 wins, he won the 4th race with NY Whitesox, (1:56.1 - $6.90) and then came right back in the 5th to earn his first of many career milestones with KJ Brent, a 6 YO gelding by Art Major, who is trained by Bruce Aldrich (1:54.3 - $12.80) The usually reserved and stoic Sieglman was all smiles in the winner’s circle, surrounded by his fellow horseman and other well-wishers after the milestone.
Siegelman currently is in  3rd place with for leading dash winning drives at Monticello Raceway with 141 wins.  Austin was on his way to a banner year this year until a race track mishap put him out of action for a few weeks, costing his valuable mounts and wins.  Thus far at Monticello Raceway his mounts have earned purses of $540,672 – UDRS .332, his total career earnings are $6,377,355.