Eighteen trotters entered in Hambletonian
July 31, 2018
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Eighteen 3-year-old trotters have been entered for this year's Hambletonian, which will be raced Saturday afternoon at the Meadowlands. The trotters will be split into two, nine-horse eliminations, with the top five finishers in each returning for the same-day $1 million final.
Trainer Jimmy Takter has entered four into this year's 93rd renewal of the trotting classic: Tactical Landing, Wolfgang, You Know You Do and Zephyr Kronos. Trained Jim Campbell has three entries: Crystal Fashion, Fashionwoodchopper and Patent Leather.
Trainer Ake Svanstedt's hope to repeat in this year's Hambo ride with Six Pack. Trainer Rick Zeron has entered the filly Atlanta.
The post position draw will be conducted this afternoon with the live broadcast streamed exclusively on the Meadowlands Racetrack Facebook page and YouTube channel. Fans should be sure to "Like" the Facebook page or "subscribe" to the YouTube channel in order to view the stream. The broadcast begins at 2 p.m. The Hambletonian will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network, 4-5:30 pm on Saturday, Aug. 4.
Here are the 18 horses entered in the Hambletonian (in alphabetical order):
Hat Trick Habit
You Know You Do