Cinnamon Stick wins Open Trot – Greg Merton wins 4

January 27, 2021

R8 Cinnamon StIck - Greg Merton

By: Shawn Wiles
Photo Credit: Geri Schwarz

Monticello, NY – On Wednesday afternoon January 27, Greg Merton led all drivers with 4 wins and his older brother Mike enjoyed a double on the card. Merton won with Proudamerican 2:01.3 -$5.10, Cee Pee Panic 1:58 – $6.80, OK Icon 1:59.2 – $10.80.

In the $6,100 Open Trot, Cinnamon Stick held of Exarch and Sweet Royalty in 1:59.4 to give Greg the Grand Slam. Cinnamon Stick is trained by Greg Decker for owner Michael Mulligan of Liberty, NY, the son of Jailhouse Jesse notched his first seasonal win.

Also on the card Mike Merton won 2 and Trainer Candace Brandstatter won a pair.