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2018 Road to the Hambletonian Week 4

Posted by Rachel Ryan on Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:27 AM
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Rank 

Horse 

Driver, Trainer, Owner 

Ken Warkentin’s Comments 

1 

Fourth Dimension 

Brian Sears, Marcus Melander, Courant, Inc 

Dan Patch Award winner with a mark of 1:52.4, fifth [1:55] in a Big M qualifier May 19 on sloppy track, rallied in :27 to win a Big M qualifier in 1:53.3 on June 2, did not race/qualify last week 

2 

Wolfgang  

Yannick Gingras, Jimmy Takter, Brixton Medical, Goran Falk, Hatfield Stables, Fair Island Farm, Inc.  

Matron Stake upsetter & Valley Victory runner up, won his second qualifier in 1:54 on May 19, dominated his Goodtimes elimination in career best 1:52.2, post four in Final 

3 

Alarm Detector 

Trevor Henry, Benoit Baillargeon, Thomas & Elizabeth Rankin, Claude Hamel & Santo Vena 

Set a Canadian record of 1:52.4 in William Wellwood Memorial, O’Brien Award winner took two Mohawk qualifiers, then won his 3YO debut in a Goodtimes elimination in 1:53.3, post three in Final 

4 

You Know You Do  

Yannick Gingras, Jimmy Takter, Howard Taylor, Order By Stable, Bud Hatfield, Marvin Katz, Al Libfeld, Sam Goldband  

Peter Haughton Memorial winner in 1:54.2, second in the Wm. Wellwood, won three Big M qualifiers in 1:54.1, 1:55.3 on sloppy track & 1:53.2, second [1:54] in a fourth qualifier on June 9, post eight in PA Allstars division @ Pocono Downs on June 17 

5 

Six Pack  

Ake Svanstedt, Ake Svanstedt Inc, Little E, Stall Kalmar FF, Lars Berg  

NYSS champion @ made it three-for-three in 2018 @ Vernon Downs, 1:53.1, 1:52.1 and a track record 1:51.2 in the EBC Final on May 28, did not race last week 

6 

Met’s Hall  

Andy Miller, Julie Miller, Stroy, Inc. Andy Miller Stable, Inc.  

Grand Circuit winner @ Red Mile & runner up in Breeders Crown, first qualifier was a fifth [1:55.3] behind Fourth Dimension on June 2, did not race/qualify last week  

7 

Evaluate  

Corey Callahan, Marcus Melander, Stall TZ Inc  

Son of Andover Hall rallied to win PASS division in 1:51.4 @ Pocono Downs on May 26 in only his sixth career start, drew the rail in a N/W 4 @ Pocono on June 12 & won in 1:53.3 

8 

Samo Different Day 

Jimmy Takter, Christina Takter, Samo Partners 

Second in the Peter Haughton, third in Breeders Crown & Valley Victory, second in the Matron Final, second [1:53.4] in a qualifier on May 26, fourth [1:54.1] in his 3YO debut @ Big M on June 8, post four in PA Allstars division @ Pocono Downs on June 17  

9 

Moosonee  

Christopher Beaver, Winterbeary Farm Ltd.  

Kicked off his 3YO season winning a PASS division in 1:54 @ The Meadows, second to You Know You Do @ Pocono Downs on May 26, won a Currier & Ives division in career best 1:53.4 on June 6  

10 

Captain Morgan 

Christian Lind, Staffan Lind, Lind Racing Stable, Bender Sweden Inc, Roy Holth, KemppiSuojalampi Stable 

Cantab Hall colt won his first two starts this season, including a PASS division in 1:54.1 in the slop @ The Meadows, then was second [1:52] to Evaluate on May 26, did not race last two weeks 

 

 
 


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