Oceanport, N.J. – Trainer
Bruce Alexander enjoyed a banner day at Monmouth Park on Friday, tying the
record for most wins in a single day after he captured four of the 11 races on
It was the fourth time in track history that a trainer
won four on a single card and the first time in 22 years. On Sept. 8, 1975 trainer J. Willard Thompson
set the bar with a four-bagger, followed by Robert Klesaris on July 10, 1987
and John Forbes on Aug. 28, 1989.
“You never expect to win four races in one day,” said
Alexander, who lives in nearby Eatontown.
“Today was just one of those of days where everything worked out.”
Alexander, a 56-year-old native of Canandaigua, N.Y.,
saddled five horses at Monmouth on Friday.
The first of his victories came in race three with My Place Anytime
($3.60). He then won the sixth with
Wicked Tune ($21.20), the seventh with Image of Don ($7.80) and the finale with
Crafty Concorde ($7). All four horses
are owned Patricia Generazio.
tying for top conditioner at Monmouth’s Elite Summer Meet last year, Alexander
went on to saddle more winners than any other trainer in 2010 at Monmouth Park.