Wild Gams Takes Top Honors in NJ

Wild Gams Takes Top Honors in NJ
Photo: Coady Photography
Wild Gams, 2008 New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year

New Farm’s homebred Wild Gams, a two-time stakes winner last year, has been named 2008 New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year. Wild Gams also garnered honors as champion handicap female. 

Trained by Ben Perkins, Jr., Wild Gams finished her career as the fourth highest earning New Jersey-bred of all time with a bankroll $1,198,486.

Other divisional honors went to:

Love That Dance, 2-year-old female
Owner/breeder: John Petrini
Trainer: Ben Perkins Jr.

A Dynamite Time, 2-year-old male
Owner/breeder: Golden Dome Stable
Trainer: Mark Shuman

Nistle’s Crunch, 3-year-old male
Owner/breeder: Alien Farm
Trainer: Ken McPeek

Paradise Tonight, 3-year-old female
Breeder: Joseph H. Pierce Jr.
Owners: James Wark, Frank Anfuso, and Joseph Pierce Jr.
Trainer: Joseph Pierce Jr.

Joey P., sprinter
Owner/breeder: John Petrini
Trainer: Ben Perkins Jr.

Cuba, handicap male
Breeder: Shaunlee
Owners: Leo-Sag Stable, Corrigan & Levesque
Trainer: Bobby Dibona

Heckuva Time, broodmare

Defrere, stallion
Stands at: Walnford Stud near Allentown, N.J.

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