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Track record falls as Credit Fashion wins at Northfield Park
Monday, July 20, 2015 - by Ayers Ratliff, Northfield Park Publicity Department

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Northfield, OH --- Credit Fashion crossed the finish line faster than any 4-year-old trotting horse in the history of Northfield Park when he won a $7,000 conditioned race in 1:53.3 on Monday (July 20).

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Credit Fashion and Aaron Merriman broke Northfield Park's track record for 4-year-old trotting horses in 1:53.3.

The clocking broke the 1:56.3 former record set by Patio Pete (Walter Case Jr.) in 2001.

Martin Yoder owns Credit Fashion. Jeff Hochstetler is his trainer and Aaron Merriman was in the sulky for the winning drive.

Credit Fashion (Credit Winner-Whata Softie) started from post two. He led his competition through fractions of :28.1, :57, 1:25 and 1:53.3. There was never an anxious moment for the winner, who bested his competition by 11-1/4 lengths.

Credit Fashion now has two wins in three starts this year. Monday’s victory represents his sixth score in 14 career races and bolstered his bankroll to $304,137. He was the race favorite and returned $3.20 to win.

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