Eleven 3-year-old trotters have been entered for Saturday's Hambletonian at the Meadowlands. The race will for the first time ever be contested in one dash for the entire purse of $1,006,125. Post positions for the Hambletonian--as well as the companion Hambletonian Oaks and John Cashman Jr. Memorial for older trotters--will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the Meadowlands.
Here are the Hambletonian entries, in alphabetical order and with trainer and named driver: Datsyuk (C. Norris, C. Norris); Don Dorado (R. Baggitt Jr., T. Tetrick); Doncango (A. Svanstedt, A. Svanstedt); Father Patrick (Y. Gingras. J. Takter); Harper Blue Chip (M. Steacy, B. Sears); Il Sogno Dream (C. Beaver, A. Merriman); JJ Alex (F. Del Cid; F. Del Cid); Nuncio (J. Takter, J. Campbell); Resolve (N. Johansson, C. Callahan); Royal Ice (T. Smedshammer, T. Smedshammer); and Trixton (J. Takter, J. Takter).