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Marohn, Jr. Notches 5,000th Win

Published: June 15, 2021 11:06 pm ET

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Driver Jim Marohn, Jr. scored his 5,000th victory on Tuesday night (June 15) at Yonkers Raceway, picking up the milestone win with Michael Annunziata-trained Ourlittlegeneral A (1:55, $8.10) in the fourth race on the card.

With the victory, Marohn, Jr. joined his father Jim Marohn, Sr. as a member of harness racing’s 5,000 win club for drivers. Marohn, Sr., who was a stalwart in the colony at Yonkers for many years, won 5,358 times during his career. He retired in 2014.

Marohn, Jr., 39, first started driving in 2002, winning 10 races from 76 drives. Since then, in addition to being a Yonkers regular, he has gone on to be leading driver at New York’s Tioga Downs and Monticello Raceway, and he has 12-straight years with over 200 victories.

Last year, Marohn, Jr. was the regular driver of pacing filly Test Of Faith on the New York Sire Stakes circuit. They won five of six starts together, capped with the $225,000 final at Yonkers on Sept. 12.

(Yonkers Raceway)


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