NORTHFIELD, OH. — Billy Davis Jr. recorded his 3,000th profession win on Sunday night time as he directed Classic Grand to a win within the fifth race at Northfield Park.
“The one disappointing factor about getting three thousand wins was that my household couldn’t have a good time it with me as a result of they’ve to remain in Canada on account of Covid-19,” Davis Jr. mentioned in reaching the milestone.
He went on to say, “Once I was sixty or seventy away, I began to consider it however it actually got here up faster on me than I anticipated. I bear in mind once I was one away from two thousand wins, it took me like three weeks to get it,” he added with fun.
Davis Jr. recalled his first profession win, guiding Spartacus DJ to the victory again in 2007 at Fraser Downs in British Columbia. “He was skilled by my Dad. My father had like fifty 4 hundred wins. At the moment once I received my first, I used to be residing within the second so I didn’t know what to anticipate down sooner or later. I suppose I knew I might drive a horse although.”
The 34-year-old Davis Jr., who resides in Guelph, Ontario, has pushed at Buffalo Raceway, Batavia Downs, Flamboro Downs, Mohawk Raceway, Georgian Downs, Kawartha Downs and Mohawk.
In his profession, he has gained over $22,2 million in purse earnings.
“As I’ve gotten older, I’m not driving as a lot,” Davis Jr. lamented. “I bear in mind racing seven days per week, working, it was exhausting, I’m making first rate cash at Buffalo and Batavia (and now Northfield) and I’m not killing myself doing it.”
Wanting on the future, Davis Jr. mentioned, “I simply wish to keep constant and reverent and issues will work out good.”