Michael Merton wins 5 at Monticello Raceway

On Thursday afternoon April 12 at Monticello Raceway, Michael Merton put on a driving clinic and won 5 of the afternoons 9 races.  Merton started off the day by winning both ends of the early daily double with Musical Romance (1:59.3 - $3.80) and  Sly Ruler (1:57.2 - $5.80).  He came right back in the next race and scored with Wink And Nod (1:59 - $9.30). The next trip to the winner’s circle came in the 7th race aboard Try’s Little Prince (1:57.4 - $10.00) that win gave trainer Robert Lounsbury a training double for the day.  The 5th win came in the last race of the day with Vinnies Valentine (1:58.1 - $12.00)
Going into the day, Merton was the leading dash driver, the f wins upped his tally to 74 wins, James
DeVaux is tied in second place with Austin Siegelman, both win 68 wins, Bruce Aldrich is 3rd with 58 wins.