JIMMY DEVAUX CAPS A GOOD 4-DAY WEEK WITH FIVE WINS ON THURSDAY AT MONTICELLO
Jimmy Devaux is no stranger to winning races, especially at Monticello where he won the driving title in 2002 and where he amassed the majority of his 3077 career wins over the Mighty M double oval since the turn of the 21st Century.
On Thursday, January 31 Devaux capped a very productive ( 4-day) week scoring five wins on the 13 race card. Those victories followed three on Wednesday and two on Tuesday and he is now positioned securely in second place behind Jimmy Marohn, Jr on the local leaderboard, trailing Marohn by only three wins( 29-26).
Devaux began his assault on Thursday with a 2:01.1 victory with Paul Welsher’s pacer, Multiple Choice ($3.20) , in the first race on the card.
Victory number two didn’t come until the sixth race and then Devaux reeled off three in a row. He copped the sixth with Dragon Tales Farm’s Delightful Caitlin ($13.20) in 2:01.3 and then he came right back to score with Jack & Rose Deluca’s Smooth Eric N ($16.80) in the seventh.
Devaux then won the eighth with Durazzano Stables’ Artemus Blue Chip ($16.80) in 2:01.2.
Win number five came in the 11th race behind Delightfuldanielle ($21.60) another a pacer owned by Dragon Tales Farm.
“I’ve won six on a card a time or two but yesterday (Jan. 31) was one of my best days when you consider that most of my wins were not favorites in their races,” Devaux explained.