Hambletonian Society Breeders Crown Top 10 Poll

September 10, 2019, by Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager

Hightstown, NJ — Southwind Ozzi returned to the top 10 in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll following his win in last week’s Pennsylvania Sire Stakes final. The 3-year-old pacing colt, who made his previous top-10 appearance in week 10, was the only newcomer in the top 10.

For the second consecutive week, Shartin N was the unanimous No. 1. The 6-year-old female pacer was idle last week.

Following is how the remainder of this week’s top 10 fared: Lather Up, scratched from Ewart Memorial; Bettor’s Wish, idle; Greenshoe, won Kentucky Sire Stakes division; Atlanta, won Hill Memorial; Real Cool Sam, won Pennsylvania Sire Stakes final; Forbidden Trade, idle; Captain Crunch, fourth in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes final; Gimpanzee, idle.

Dropping out of the top 10: Guardian Angel AS, fourth in Hill Memorial.

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It was Kiwis on Parade during a cool and windy Westchester evening as driver Dexter Dunn & trainer Chris Ryder made short work of Yonkers Raceway's $300,000 Art Rooney Pace 5/25/19
Heavy #Hambo19 favorite GREENSHOE never had an anxious moment in the second $70,000 elimination of the Hambletonian. The son of Father Patrick is trained by Melander Stable for Stall Courant, Hans Backe & Lars Granqvist and was driven to a 1:50.2 victory by Brian Sears. He was bred by Katz and Libfeld.
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FORBIDDEN TRADE with Bob McClure out trots the heavy favorite Greenshoe in the deep deep stretch to capture the grandest prize in Harness Racing...the $1,000,000 Hambletonian trophy. Winning the second heat in 1:51, the Canadian-bred son of Kadabra is owned by Determination and trained by Luc Blais.
Captain Crunch delivered a stunning Canadian Record 1:47.2 performance to win the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Trained by Nancy Johansson, Captain Crunch and driver Scott Zeron blasted off the wings of the gate from post-eight and claimed the top spot through a :26 opening-quarter.
Gimpanzee (Brian Sears) rolled home to capture the $500,000 Yonkers Trot in a track record 1:53.3. Trained by Marcus Melander, Gimpanzee made his bid for the lead prior to the :28 quarter-mile pole. The son of Chapter Seven-Steamy Windows grabbed the bit and ran off with this event
Five weeks after undergoing emergency surgery for hernia repair, Southwind Ozzi blazed to victory for Brian Sears in 1:48 in Saturday's $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids at The Meadows. It was the second-fastest mile in the 53-year history of the Adios, missing Bolt The Duer's 1:47.4 record (2012) by a tick.
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2019 Breeders Crown Info Guide