Veteran Ontario-bred pacer Windsong Jack became harness racing's newest millionaire with a victory under the Friday night lights at Yonkers Raceway.
Driven by Brent Holland, Windsong Jack ($9.30) rallied three-wide off cover turning for home and opened up 3-1/4 lengths to celebrate the milestone moment by winning a $13,000 claiming allowance pace in 1:55.4. Sportskeeper and Waves Of Fire A rounded out the top three finishers.
Bred by William Lyons of London, Ont., the 12-year-old gelded son of Santanna Blue Chip and Milliondollarsmile is currently trained by Edwin Quevedo for Triple Q Stables.
Windsong Jack started his career in the Ontario Sires Stakes, earning nearly $460,000 during his two and three-year-old seasons under the care of trainer David Menary. He's since competed for 19 different stables at 19 different racetracks.
Windsong Jack has won four times this year and now boasts 44 victories lifetime from 245 starts, with his earnings climbing to $1,006,086.
(Photo of Windsong Jack winning a Levy Series division in 2015 by Mike Lizzi)