Jim Taggart Wins Six at Monticello

Jim Taggart Wins Six at Monticello
August 18, 2023

Monticello, N.Y. – After successful three consecutive races on Wednesday, main sprint successful driver Jimmy Taggart Jr. continued his scorching streak at Monticello, successful six out of the eight races on Thursday, August 17 on the Mighty M.

He swept the primary three races of the cardboard with Ship It In Jerome 1:55.2- $3.60, Little Admiral 1:57.1 – $17.40 and KJ Searching 1:58 – $4.40. He then went on to attain with YS Sunshine 1:57.1 – $2.00 earlier than concluding the day by successful the final two races on the cardboard aboard Tolly Ho 1:57 – $32.60 and Cashncam 1:55.2 – $8.20 for the finale with coach Jim Doherty Jr.

Jim Taggart winning with Little AdmiralJim Taggart successful with Little Admiral 1:57.1/Photograph by Adam Ramli Mueller

With 9 wins in two days, the 53-year-old reinsman now has 141 wins on the 12 months and has padded his lead over second place driver Greg Merton, who has 129 wins. His wins have amassed purse earnings of $688,607.

The Honesdale, PA native is not any stranger to the winner’s circle at Monticello Raceway, as he was final 12 months’s main sprint successful driver and has a number of sprint titles below his belt through the years. Taggart additionally drives at Tioga Downs, the place he’s presently in fourth place for main drivers with 38 journeys to the winner’s circle.


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Author: Walter Hughes