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Greg Merton Wins No. 5,000

January 25, 2021:

Greg Merton earned his 5,000th win on Monday (Jan. 25) at Monticello on

Merton Magic At Monticello

January 16, 2020:

The weather may have been cold and windy, but Greg Merton was not deterred and had the hot hands on Thursday (Jan 16) at Monticello on

Merton Mastery At Tioga Downs

September 22, 2018:

Tioga Downs’ leading driver in 2018, Mike Merton, padded his lead with a seven-win performance – including both co-features - on the Friday evening on

Seventimesavirgin Wins Plainridge Debut

August 21, 2018:

On Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 21), 2016 Indiana Sires Stakes champion Seventimesavirgin left the Hoosier State for the first time since the first pari-mutuel start of her two-year-old season to visit Plainridge Park and win the $16,000 fillies and mares Winners-Over pace as the 1-9 on

Western Stepp Prevails At Plainridge

June 12, 2018:

After getting beat on the front end the last two weeks, Western Stepp switched strategies and found her way back to the winner’s enclosure on Tuesday afternoon (June 12) after capturing the $14,000 Fillies and Mares Winners-Over pacing feature in a blanket finish at Plainridge on

Cherokee Hiflyzane Drops And Pops; Merton Wins Five

April 23, 2018:

After finishing a respectable fifth in his seasonal bow in the Plainridge Park Open last week, Cherokee Hiflyzane took full advantage of a drop in class to score his first win of 2018 in the $14,000 conditioned pacing feature at Plainridge on Monday on

Elliesjet N Flies In Plainridge Open

April 17, 2018:

Elliesjet N came to Plainridge Park fresh off a seasonal best 1:52.1 victory at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and the public took notice of that outing, capturing $15,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap as the 1-5 favourite on Tuesday, April on

Plainridge Special To 'Hot Beach'

October 16, 2017:

Two horses took two different paths to victory in the day’s featured races at Plainridge Park on Monday on

Rooster Rabbit Upsets; Merton Dominant

October 9, 2017:

As heavy weather blew into the Commonwealth, the horses seemed to dismiss the sloppy-going and Rooster Rabbit was the epitome of that, winning the $14,000 Plainridge Special pace at 'The Ridge' on Monday afternoon in a career-best on

Plainridge Feature To Prince Aston

September 11, 2017:

After being claimed for $12,500 on July 20, Prince Aston’s performances merited a start in the Open at Plainridge Park two weeks ago. But stepping back down in class proved fruitful for his connections this week as he won the $12,000 pacing feature at 'The Ridge' on Monday on

More Merton Mastery At Plainridge Park

August 17, 2017:

Although there were two Open Handicap trots on the Thursday afternoon card at Plainridge Park, the best performance of the day came from a mid-level conditioned contest. And the one constant no matter what race was run; Greg Merton remains on on

Open To Hickory Icon; Merton Nabs Five

July 6, 2017:

After two solid starts at the Meadows and Scioto Downs, Hickory Icon shipped to Plainridge Park and came up just short to St Lads Moonwalk in the Open here last week. However this week he left nothing on the table as he swooped battling front-runners to capture the $18,000 Open Handicap pace at The Ridge on Thursday on

Mambo Lindy Repeats; Six For Merton

June 22, 2017:

It’s the same old story, but one his connections won’t soon tire of. Mambo Lindy spotted the field seven lengths before roaring back to notch another victory at Plainridge Park as he won Thursday’s $17,000 Open on

Plainridge Open To Shesjustadelight N

June 13, 2017:

Shesjustadelight N was one of the stars of Yonkers Bluechip Matchmaker Free-For-All series earlier this year after winning two legs and making the final. With a freshening month off, she’s back and rolling with a second last week in the mares Open at Yonkers and now scoring a win in the $12,000 filly and mares Open Handicap at Plainridge Park on Tuesday on

Merton Mastery At Plainridge Park

June 8, 2017:

Track announcer Lenny Calderone summed it up nicely when he said “Greg Merton is piping-hot!” after he won the ninth race, which was his seventh victory on the card. Those wins couple with one second in 10 starts gave Merton a lofty one-day UDR of on

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