A Parker Afternoon at Monticello Raceway
February 28, 2020
By: Shawn Wiles
Monticello NY – On Thursday afternoon at Monticello Raceway, Brandon Parker won 4 races on the 9 race card and his father Billy “Zeke” Parker had a training triple on the afternoon. The first trip to the winner circle came aboard Bettoriffic, who scored a 2 length win after sitting the pocket behind pace setter Urbana Bayama (Bruce Aldrich Jr.) in 2:01.2 – $3.00. The 11-year-old son of Bettors Delight notched his first season win, making his first start in a new barn with Brandon’s father Billy “Zeke Parker as the trainer. Next up was Park It Park It in a wire to wire win in 1:59.1 – $3.70 who notched his 3 win of the year for trainer Zeke Parker.
The 14-year-old Dirty Devil looked like a youngster after his 10 length romp in 1:59.2 – $3.30 for leading trainer Bo Sowers. Parker finished the afternoon aboard American Champ who won in a tight photo over Histoire Eternelle (Michael Merton) in 2:00.4 – $4.60, the win gave Brandon’s father Billy Parker a training triple on the afternoon.
The 4 wins on the card has Brandon now in second place for leading dash winning drivers, leading the pack is Bruce Aldrich Jr with 48 wins.
The 2 training wins on the card increased Bo Sower’s training tally to 26 wins, a commanding lead over James Doherty Jr in second with 18 wins.