August 2017

With school, almost in session, the local stock of caulk was in short supply as 5 of the 6 Sire Stake events where won by favorites at Monticello Raceway on Monday afternoon August 28.  Horse’s on the front end, won 9 of the cards 10 races on a chilly afternoon with temperatures only in the mid 60’s with a strong intermittent back side wind.

On Monday August 28, Monticello Raceway will host the glamour division of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) when 3-year old pacing colts come to town. 6 of the 10 leading point earners in the state will participate on the program.
The entry box contained 17 entries for the regular Sire Stakes, which equated into 3 divisions, each worth $39,200. The Excelsior A class has 2 divisions, each worth $15,000 and the Excelsior B’s will go with 1 split, worth $6,500.

Lima Novelty sets track record at Monticello Raceway