Other honors went to Patricia Generazio's homebred Pure Disco, 2-year-old filly; Char-Mari Stables' First Class Guy, 2-year-old colt; Dr. Phillip Torsney's homebred I'mtoogoodtobetrue, 3-year-old filly; Tee-N-Jay Farms' Trueamericanspirit, handicap male; Roseland Farm Stables' Smart N Classy, handicap female and turf runner; and John Petrini's Joey P., sprinter.
Edited press releaseThe Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey named Char-Mari Stables' Park Avenue Ball Horse of the Year for 2005. Bred by C.J. Hesse and trained by James Ryerson, Park Avenue Ball also garnered honors as champion 3-year-old colt in light of his impressive 6 1/4 length victory in the Long Branch Breeders' Cup (gr. III) at Monmouth Park last season. He has won four of 12 overall career starts.