Field drawn for 94th Hambletonian


The field is set for the 94th Hambletonian, carded as race 12 on Saturday afternoon (Aug. 3) at The Meadowlands. 




After sweeping the eliminations with Greenshoe and Green Manalishi S and registering a fourth-place finish with Gimpanzee, trainer Marcus Melander will send three starters to the $1 million final. 




Two horses will have new drivers from their eliminations: Gimpanzee will be driven by David Miller in the Hambletonian final, while Osterc will be driven by Jimmy Takter. 




The field, with final drivers and trainers, is as follows: 




1. Pilot Discretion (Andy McCarthy, Tony Alagna) 


2. Greenshoe (Brian Sears, Marcus Melander) 


3. Don't Let'em (Yannick Gingras, Nancy Johansson) 


4. Green Manalishi S (Tim Tetrick, Marcus Melander) 


5. Marseille (Åke Svanstedt, Åke Svanstedt) 


6. Forbidden Trade (Bob McClure, Luc Blais) 


7. Gimpanzee (David Miller, Marcus Melander) 


8. Cantab Fashion (Scott Zeron, Jim Campbell) 


9. Osterc (Jimmy Takter, Per Engblom) 


10. Soul Strong (Dexter Dunn, Åke Svanstedt)