Yonkers, NY --- Two-time Yonkers Raceway leading driver George Brennan recently reached the 8,000 career win mark.
|Sean Hamrock photo|
|George Brennan receives a plaque from Joe Faraldo.|
The 46-year-old Brennan reached the milestone with a win on Aug. 16, doing the honors with favored Pass The Deck in Yonkers Raceway's $11,000 pacing opener in 1:55.3.
Since moving his base of operation to Westchester three seasons ago, Brennan has been leading driver twice (2011: 697 wins, single-season record $11.1 million in purses; 2012: 580 wins, $8.8 million in purses). He is currently second behind Brian Sears in both wins (286) and purses ($5,990,779) in 2013 at Yonkers.
Standardbred Owners Association of New York President Joe Faraldo recently presented Brennan with a plaque commemorating the achievement.