Jason Bartlett wins 9,000th Tuesday at YonkersOctober 20, 2021,
Yonkers, NY – Jason Bartlett became the newest member of the 9,000 win club for drivers on Tuesday night (Oct. 19) at Yonkers Raceway after taking the first race with In Rock We Trust.
A 7-year-old Rock N Roll Heaven gelding, In Rock We Trust forged his way into the lead on the far turn in the Tuesday opener and then was able to fend off Ari Allstar to get the victory in 1:54.2.
Bartlett then got cracking on his next 1,000 by capturing the third race with Northern Network and the nightcap with Speed Man N.
The 40-year-old Bartlett, who collected his first driving title at Yonkers in 2008 and has kept a tight grip on that spot since then, has piloted the earners of $124.7 million. He was second in North America for wins in 2009 (721) and took the runner-up spot in earnings in 2017 ($11,752,084).