Betting favorite BETTOR'S WISH granted his backers their just desserts. The son of Bettors Delight drew away from his rivals to capture the second div of the 3yo pacing colts Breeders Crown elim. in 1:51.
Trained and co-owned by Chris Ryder and giving driver Dexter Dunn his sixth win on the card (5 BC elims)
WARRAWEE UBEAUT dominates the lone elim for 3yo pacing fillies, crushing her foes in 1:50.3.
Trained by Ron Burke and driven by Yannick Gingras, the daughter of Sweet Lou wins her 7th in a row for owners Burke Racing, Collura, Silva, Purnel, Libby & Weaver Bruscemi.
SISTER SLEDGE (4, Gingras) handed previously unbeaten 1-5 favorite and pacesetter Hypnotic AM (6, Sears) her first defeat in the first div. of the Breeders Crown elimination for 2yo trotting fillies.
Trained by Ron Burke for owners Burke Racing, Melillo, Silva, Purnel, Libby & Weaver Bruscemi, she was bred by Sergent Stables and Andray Farm.
SYNERGY (pp2) took advantage of several early breakers, including favorite Amigo Volo, to capture the lone Breeders Crown elimination for 2yo trotting colts in 1:55 at 17-1.
Trained by Per Engblom and driven to victory by Yannick Gingras, the son of Father Patrick is owned by Brittany Farms, Fielding, Liverman & Anderson.
Driver Yannick Gingras wins his third Breeders Crown elim of the evening, this time it was 2yo trotting filly MS SAVANNAH BELLE in 1:53.2.
Trained by Per Engblom, the daughter of Muscle Hill is owned and was bred by presenting sponsor Al Libfeld.
PRICELESS was peerless in the first div of the Breeders Crown elim for 2yo pacing fillies.
Cruising to an open length victory in 1:50.2, the Indiana-bred daughter of Rockin Image is trained and was driven by Brandon Bates.
NEW YEAR (2, Corey Callahan) utilized a powerful stretch drive to overtake 1-5 favorite Alicorn (5, Roy) and capture the 2nd div. of the Breeders Crown elim for 2yo pacing fillies in 1:52.
Trained by Ross Croghan, the daughter of Somebeachsomewhere was bred and is owned by Let It Ride Stable and Mentally Stable.
PAPI ROB HANOVER (6, David Miller) overtakes Tall Dark Stranger (4, Gingras) to capture the 2yo pacing colt Breeders Crown elimination in 1:50.2 at 3-2 odds.
The son of Somebeachsomewhere is trained by Brett Pelling for owner David McDuffee.
October 22, 2019, by Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager
Hightstown, NJ — Breeders Crown elimination winners Bettor’s Wish, Warrawee Ubeaut, and Manchego made gains in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll.
Bettor’s Wish did not change his position but gained two first-place votes. Warrawee Ubeaut moved from seventh to fourth and Manchego rejoined the Top 10.
Shartin N and Greenshoe, both idle last week, remained No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.
The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, which runs weekly through November, does not determine Horse of the Year. The members of the U.S. Harness Writers Association vote on all Dan Patch Award division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year.