Burke breaks Pletcher's season purse earnings mark

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Harness racing trainer Ron Burke broke Todd Pletcher's season record for purse earnings for a horse trainer Friday night at The Meadowlands.

Burke topped Pletcher's 2007 mark of $28,116,097 with Appomattox's victory in the sixth race.

Burke finished the night at $28,146,935.

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