Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
by Eric Alwan
Trainer Bart Hone Wins 2,000th Race
Longtime Sunland Park trainer Bart Hone captured his 2,000th winner on Tuesday at Sunland Park Racetrack Casino and Hotel.
Hone earned the milestone with Snowbound Jones who won the 7th race $6,250 claiming sprint at 4 and one-half furlongs in a photo finish. Snowbound Jones paid $10.80 to win in his second straight win of the meet. Roimes Chirinos rode the winner.
Training since 1977, Hone has started 10,625 horses in his career. His horses have earned nearly $23,000,000. Some of his top horses over the years at Sunland Park have been Ducky Drake, Black Hills and Gulchrunnsweet.
Live racing resumes on Friday at 12:30 p.m.
Photo Credit: Coady Photography