July 22, 2015
On the cover is Wiggle It Jiggleit as he easily wins the 2015 Meadowlands Pace with Montrell Teague aboard who became the youngest driver ever to win the prestigious event. The victory was a special one for trainer George Teague, Jr. as he co-owns Wiggle It Jiggleit with his wife, Joy while son Montrell takes care of driving the talented 3-year-old who is now approaching $1 million in career earnings. The complete story is in this issue.
Also included in this magazine is a preview of the upcoming Hambletonian with a special focus on Anders Strom who took his early interest in betting to founding his bookmaking company UNIBET. He's now a major owner and breeder of trotters with a couple of Hambletonian hopefuls in his stable.
Dave Briggs takes a look back at Helicopter, the trotting filly that beat the boys in a field of 23 in the 1953 Hambletonian. She was even more impressive as the foundation mare of the Armstrong Bros. Canadian racing dynasty.
The Hall of Fame class of 2015 was inducted in ceremonies on the lawn of the Harness Racing Museum on Sunday night, July 5. Joe Thomson took his place among the Living Hall of Fame while Bob Marks and The Horseman's own Kathy Parker were honored as the newest members of the Communicator's Hall.
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