August 13, 2014
On the cover is Trixton and trainer/driver Jimmy Takter as they capture the 89th Hambletonian, and the first ever at the new Meadowlands. 2-5 favorite Father Patrick's break at the start set the stage for the Trixton-Takter triumph. The Takter-trained Lifetime Pursuit won the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, making Takter the first trainer since Jan Johnson in 1988 to win the two classics in the same year. Complete results and analysis of the entire Hambletonian day card appears in this issue.
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