Mill Ridge & Nicoma News

2yo JOYFUL HEART wins at Belmont

July 9, 2018

Friends/clients, John & Jerry Amerman won a maiden race at Belmont on Sunday with a 2 year old colt named JOYFUL HEART.  The colt was foaled and raised at Mill Ridge Farm.  Nicoma Bloodstock assisted the Amerman's with the mating to Kitten's Joy.  Congratulations!

Belmont, $75,000, Msw, 7-8, 2yo, 6fT, 1:08.84, fm.

JOYFUL HEART (c, 2, Kitten’s Joy--Blue Heart {MSW, $482,051},  Right to the lead while pursued throughout by Winning Factor, the Amerman homebred shook free after a :46.04 half and put 2 1/4 lengths on that foe at the line. The winner’s dam, a $375,000 KEESEP yearling who won several well-funded restricted stakes up in Canada for these connections, has a filly foal by Quality Road. 

Lifetime Record: 2-1-1-0, $60,000. O-Amerman Racing LLC; B-Jerry Amerman (KY); T-Brian A. Lynch.