Jim Taggart Marchs on to 2 Career Milestone

May 29, 2024

R7 Life In Color

Going into yesterday’s card, Taggart had 5,995 wins, Taggart scored 3 on the day which leaves him with 2 wins to go on his march to 6,000. He is also just $33,000 shy from career earnings of $30,000,000.

Taggart won with Hereslooknatyou N 1:59.3- $5.90, Sweet Ginger 1:57.4 – $3.80 and then with Life In Color 1:55.4 – $ 6.30

Bruce Aldrich Jr. also notched a driving triple on the 9-race card, taking both the Open Pace and the Filly & Mares Open, in the Open Pae for Horse and Geldings, Somedeal Hanover took the lead past the opening panel and never looked back tripping the timer in 1:55.3- $7.10, turning back Chantepleure (J. Devaux) and Yankee On The Move (Dibenedetto). He then took the Filly and Mares Open Filly with Lady Chrislyn in a come from way behind victory over the tempo setting Coral Bella (J. Devaux) for a new lifetime record of 1:55.3 for trainer Bob Lounsbury. He also reached the winners circle with Steel Schooner in the finale in 2:00.3, the win also gave leading trainer Laura Aldrich a training double.