Breeders Crown three-peat for Gimpanzee

on 10/31/2020 11:51 PM
Gimpanzee made it three Breeders Crown titles in a row by winning Saturday's (Oct. 31) $500,000 Open Trot by a length over Crystal Fashion in 1:51.3 at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Atlanta finished third. Gimpanzee, a 4-year-old stallion, became the fifth trotter in history to win at least three Breeders Crown trophies, joining Peace Corps, Grades Singing, Mack Lobell, and Manchego — wh...
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Sandbetweenmytoes shocks in Breeders Crown, upsets Tall Dark Stranger

on 10/31/2020 11:11 PM
Despite Tall Dark Stranger's most valiant effort, his absolute reign among 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings came to an end in Saturday night's (Oct. 31) $500,000 Breeders Crown, as 200-1 shot Sandbetweenmytoes lifted down the grandstand side to narrowly record a 1:48.3 win over the divisional leader. Sandbetweenmytoes got away ninth in the field of 10 while Cattlewash (David Mille...
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Breeders Crown redemption for Kissin In The Sand

on 10/31/2020 10:54 PM
Thrice a Breeders Crown competitor but now finally a bride, Kissin In The Sand kept defending Horse of the Year Shartin N at bay and equaled the stakes record in the $300,000 Breeders Crown Mare Pace on Saturday (Oct. 31) at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Kissin In The Sand was parked to a :26.4 opening quarter, but cleared command from Shartin N entering the backstretch. Warrawee Ubeaut raced thir...
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Amigo Volo hangs tough in Breeders Crown sophomore trot

on 10/31/2020 10:31 PM
Dexter Dunn drove Amigo Volo to victory for the second week, posting a 1:53 win in the $500,000 Breeders Crown 3-year-old colt and gelding trot on Saturday (Oct. 31) at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Play Trix On Me left quickly along with Back Of The Neck, who advanced to take the lead at the end of a :27.1. Amigo Volo angled from third and rolled by the new leader to take control of the pace. ...
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Peaky Sneaky upsets Party Girl Hill in Crown 3YOFP

on 10/31/2020 9:52 PM
Peaky Sneaky became the first filly to defeat Party Girl Hill — and she made the most of it, capturing the $500,000 Breeders Crown sophomore filly pace on Saturday night (Oct. 31) at Harrah's Hoosier Park in rein to driver Yannick Gingras. Gingras and Peaky Sneaky left explosively to secure the lead before yielding into the opening bend to Rocknificent and driver Scott Zeron. The Na...
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Next Level Stuff steps up for Breeders Crown title

on 10/31/2020 9:33 PM
Long left in the shadow of her division's titans, Next Level Stuff took the throne with an open-stretch dash past Hypnotic AM and Hambletonian Oaks winner Sorella to win the $500,000 Breeders Crown 3-Year-Old filly trot on Saturday (Oct. 31) at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Protecting position from the pylon post, Next Level Stuff eased into the pocket as Sorella slid to top and Hypnotic AM ro...
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Manchego surges to third Breeders Crown title

on 10/31/2020 9:12 PM
Manchego became only the fourth trotter in history to win three Breeders Crown trophies by capturing Saturday's (Oct. 31) $300,000 Mare Trot in 1:52 at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Dispatched as the 4-5 favorite, Manchego won by 3-1/4 lengths over Plunge Blue Chip. When Dovescry overcame a break at the start to rally for third. Manchego joined Peace Corps, Grades Singing and Mack Lobell as th...
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Dave McNeight III wins five at Batavia Downs

on 10/31/2020 6:43 PM
Dave McNeight III, AKA "Triple Sticks", has been on a tear of late at Batavia Downs and he stayed scary-good on Saturday (Oct. 31) as he won five races on the matinee card.  He scored with Thor De Vie (1:54, $3.20), Barry Hanover (1:55, $10.40), Daylight Rush (1:55.2, $3.80), This Baby Rocks (1:57.3, $41.20) and In Runaway Bay N (1:56.1, $4.10).  McNeight currently sits...
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Loud Splash closes strongly to win Pocono feature

on 10/31/2020 4:57 PM
Loud Splash, a son of Thinking Out Loud who was the longest shot on the board in the $16,000 claiming handicap pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday afternoon, came from way back to post a 1:51.2 victory in a race where seven of the eight entrants were within 1¼ lengths of each other at the finish.   Despite showing good closing ability in his last four ...
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Big M grand slam for Simon Allard

on 10/31/2020 12:56 AM
Simon Allard has taken full advantage of his opportunities at the Meadowlands over the last two months with many of the track’s regulars out of town racing on the Grand Circuit, and the Big M’s leading driver at the current Fall Meeting kept doing what he’s been doing of late by winning four times on the Friday night card. Allard, currently fifth in the standings...
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Wagering tops $1.8 million on 2YO Crown night at Hoosier

on 10/31/2020 12:52 AM
Total handle brought in for the Friday night card at Harrah's Hoosier Park that featured the four Breeders Crown finals for 2 year olds was $1,823,520 versus a tally of $1,773,884 accumulated during the Breeders Crown Friday event at in 2017. The evening also produced an $18,000 carryover in the Hoosier High Five, which will kick off wagering in Race 15 on Saturday with a $60,000 Guaran...
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Perfect Sting, Summa Cum Laude dead heat

on 10/31/2020 12:29 AM
A highly anticipated clash between Breeders Crown elimination winners Perfect Sting (David Miller) and Southwind Gendry (Yannick Gingras) on Friday (Oct. 30) at Harrah’s Hoosier Park did not disappoint. In fact, it was epic, as Summa Cum Laude (Brian Sears) inserted himself into the fray right at the line to not only finish of front of Southwind Gendry, but to dead heat with Perfect Sting in...
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Fire Start Hanover holds on in Breeders Crown 2YOFP

on 10/30/2020 11:23 PM
Fire Start Hanover held sway to the wire while challenged late for a 1:50.4 win in the $600,000 Breeders Crown 2-year-old filly pace at Harrah's Hoosier Park on Friday (Oct. 30). Dexter Dunn left hard with Fire Start Hanover, settling in third as Scarlett Hanover and JK Alwaysblady rushed ahead of her. The first quarter clocked in at :26.4 with Continalou in fourth and Somethingbeautiful fi...
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On A Streak rewrites Crown record book in 2YOCT

on 10/30/2020 10:17 PM
On A Streak and driver Bob McClure surged down the stretch to overcome pacesetter Captain Corey and then held off In Range by three-quarters of a length to win Friday's (Oct. 30) $600,000 Breeders Crown for 2-year-old male trotters in a stakes record 1:52.4 at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Venerate finished third. McClure left quickly from post four with On A Streak and led heading to the fi...
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Sandy Sue upset winner in Dayton mares open

on 10/30/2020 9:59 PM
Sandy Sue (Brett Miller) made the most of a pocket ride in the $14,000 Mares Open at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night (Oct. 30), downing heavily favored Big Bad Jane (Dan Noble) in 1:52.2. Noble rushed Big Bad Jane from the outermost post in the compact field of six to the lead shortly before the :26.4 first quarter clocking. Miller was content to slip Sandy Sue into the two-hole and ...
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Lady Chaos claims victory in Breeders Crown 2YOFT

on 10/30/2020 9:06 PM
Once finding clearance in the open stretch, even money favorite Lady Chaos lunged and clung to the lead to hold off Mazzarati and win the $600,000 Breeders Crown 2-year-old filly trot on Friday (Oct. 30) at Harrah's Hoosier Park. Parked to a :27.1 first quarter, Lady Chaos cleared the lead entering the backstretch with Mazzarati settling for the pocket and Iteration racing third. Presto, ca...
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The Fun Marshall wins again at Plainridge

on 10/30/2020 8:03 PM
They were dashing through the snow at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon (Oct. 30) but the elements did little to cool red hot The Fun Marshall who scored her third consecutive win in the $15,000 featured pace for fillies and mares.   The Fun Marshall was floated off the gate by driver Mitchell Cushing and methodically worked her way to the lead past the quarter. Once seated, she com...
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Sea Of Life one of seven winners for Napolitano

on 10/30/2020 5:59 PM
On a cold and wet Friday afternoon at Harrah's Philadelphia, over a surface rated "good," the younger horses took the spotlight, competing in three $11,200 features – two on the trot and one on the pace.   The pacing group was dominated by the Captaintreacherous sophomore colt Sea Of Life, whose resume showed a 1:50 victory at The Meadows and a fourth-place finish ...
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Macadoodledoo gets 3rd straight with upset at Meadows

on 10/30/2020 5:56 PM
Defying a triple class jump and corresponding 10-1 odds, Macadoodledoo followed live cover and kicked home strongly to pull off the upset — his third straight victory — in Friday's $17,900 Open Handicap Pace at The Meadows.   Macadoodledoo was fifth down the backside when Aaron Merriman sent him after the first-over Wild Wild Western who made the front. But the 5-year-...
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Merger of two Swedish stallion agencies

on 10/30/2020 3:27 PM
Two of Europes most successful stallion agencies becomes one. Offspring Management and World Trot will from 2021 be known as Offspring International AB. Breeding of racehorses has become increasingly global and national borders are being blurred. Breeders have the possibility to use stallions from all over the world and have their mares in different countries, but ownership of stallionshares...
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