2018 Road to the Hambletonian Week 7

Posted by Rachel Ryan on Thursday, July 05, 2018 6:00 PM
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Driver, Trainer, Owner 

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

Won his Goodtimes elimination & Final in 1:52.2 & 1:52.1 to kick off 2018 two-for-two, off last two weeks, Dancer Memorial eliminations next, “I think he’ll be a big time factor in the Hambo” -YG 


Six Pack  

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

NYSS champion started off his season four-for-four, set a track record of 1:51.2 in the EBC Final, won his Earl Beal, Jr. elimination in 1:53.3, a solid second [1:51.4] from post nine in that Final 


Fourth Dimension  

Brian Sears, Marcus Melander, Courant, Inc  

2017 Dan Patch Award winner finished second [1:52.4] in a track record 1:52.2 NYSS @ Tioga Downs, broke [eighth] in his Beal elimination, “We think he got stuck in his knee boot” -MM 


Crystal Fashion  

Tim Tetrick, Jim Campbell, Fashion Farms LLC  

Grand Circuit winner at two has three wins & three seconds (two nose losses) in six starts this season, converted a perfect trip two-hole to upset the Earl Beal, Jr. Memorial in 1:51.4  



Corey Callahan, Marcus Melander, Stall TZ Inc  

PASS winner in 1:51.4 @ Pocono Downs, won a N/W 4 @ Pocono in 1:53.3, second to Six Pack in his Beal elimination, a strong fourth [1:52.2] in that Final in only his ninth career start  


Alarm Detector 

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

O’Brien Award & William Wellwood Memorial winner at two, took his Goodtimes elimination in 1:53.1, came up sick & finished third [1:53.2] in that Final, broke [seventh] in his Beal elimination 


You Know You Do 

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

P. Haughton winner & Wm. Wellwood runner up, won PASS division in 1:53.2, rebounded off a break in the PA All-Stars @ Pocono Downs with a sizzling second [1:50.2] in a Big M overnight 


Southwind Chrome  

Scott Zeron, Paula Wellwood, Dreamville Stable  

Finished a close second [1:51.2] in a track record EBC, cruised to break his maiden in his Big M debut in 1:54, late-blooming son of Chapter Seven for Marion Marauder connections off last week  


Samo Different Day  

Yannick Gingras, Jimmy Takter, Christina Takter, Samo Partners  

Hit the board in 11 of 13 as a major stakes player at two, grinded gamely first over to finish second by a head [1:52.4] with a final quarter of :27.2 in a Big M overnight on June 29 



Tim Tetrick, Christopher Beaver, Winterbeary Farm LTD 

Explosive Matter gelding has stepped up this season to win divisions of PASS [1:54] & Currier & Ives [1:53.4] @ The Meadows, finished a close second [1:52.1] in a Beal Consolation 



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