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Arden Downs Stakes


  • The Meadows Racetrack 210 Racetrack Road Washington, PA, 15301 United States (map)

Owned And Sponsored By: Washington Trotting Association, Inc.
Serviced By: The Hambletonian Society, Inc.
For: Foals of 2016 & 2017
To Be Raced At: The Meadows, Meadow Lands, Pa.
To Be Raced As: Six Races As Follows:  

2-Year-Olds:

  • The Ed Ryan (Trotting Colts & Geldings): Friday, July 26, 2019

  • The Judge Joe McGraw (Trotting Fillies): Friday, July 26, 2019

  • The Governor David Lawrence (Pacing Colts & Geldings): Saturday, July 27, 2019

  • The Mary Lib Miller (Pacing Fillies): Saturday, July 27, 2019

3-Year-Old Trotters:

  • The James Manderino (Trotting Colts & Geldings): Saturday, July 27, 2019

  • The Ned McCarr (Trotting Fillies): Saturday, July 27, 2019


List of Eligibles:

Arden #62 (3yr)
Arden #63 (2yr)

Conditions:
Click on the links(s) below to view a pdf document of the race conditions:

Arden #62 (3yr)
Arden #63 (2yr)

Payment Schedule:  
2019 Payments

Yearlings of 2019:
May 15: $10.00

2-Year-Olds of 2019:
March 15: Colts $200/Fillies $200

3-Year-Olds of 2019:
February 15: Colts $250/Fillies $250

2019 Entrance Fee: 2yos $400/3yos $400

Nomo Volo eschewed a potential early seat and needed the opening three-eighths to reach the point. Nevertheless, she prevailed in 1:55.2 for trainer/driver Jeff Gregory, defeating Windy Corner by 2-3/4 lengths. The other division went to Magical Beliefs, who quarter-poled to the front for David Miller and triumphed in 1:55.2.

2 Year Old Colt Trotters Brady Brown gave Stickler Hanover a ground-saving trip before the duo poured through the Lightning Lane to prevail in a career-best 1:57.2

Town Victor was away third but cleared to the front for Wilbur Yoder and triumphed handily in 1:58, matching his life mark.

Penance moved first over and cleared the leaders in the stretch in 1:58.4

2 Year Old Filly Trotters Sister Sledge and Caviart Guilia each extended her career unbeaten streak to four with Dave Palone piloting - and Sister Sledge matched the stake record to boot. Sorella took the third division of the stake known as the Judge Joe McGraw.
The Sweet Lou-One Ace Too Many filly Sweet Ace made her debut on the national scene an explosive one, taking her division in 1:50.4 - the fastest mile of the year by any 2-year-old, anywhere, on any size track, and a track record for her class at The Meadows.
The undefeated Adriano Hanover, who at 1-9 made a quarter-move to command and was never in doubt, winning by 2-¾ lengths in 1:53.1, missing his mark by a tick. Seeyou At Thebeach broke his maiden in 1:52.2.
Earlier Event: July 20
Tompkins-Geers Stakes (3YO Trot)
Later Event: July 27
Delvin Miller Adios + Adioo Volo