Monday, November 05, 2012
PIERMARINI, RIGATTIERI, MONARCH STABLES TOP STANDINGS AT SUFFOLK DOWNS
EAST BOSTON, MA - Familiar names topped the 2012 standings as jockey Tammi Piermarini, trainer John Rigattieri and owner Monarch Stables once again took home year-end honors at Suffolk Downs as the track concluded its live racing season on Saturday, November 3.
Rigattieri continued his reign atop the trainer standings, earning his ninth consecutive title at the East Boston oval. Rigattieri saddled 49 winners from 167 starters (29%). Jay Bernardini was second with 42 wins.
Frank Bertolino’s Monarch Stables earned its second consecutive leading owner title with 29 trips to the winner’s circle. Suffolk Downs newcomer Glockenburg LLC was second with 26 wins. In July, Bertolino was inducted into the New England Turf Writers Association Hall of Fame.
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