Cane Pace

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Cane Pace
Triple Crown race
Location Meadowlands Racetrack, East Rutherford, New Jersey,
 United States
Inaugurated 1955
Race type Harness race for standardbred pacers
Race information
Distance 1,609 meters (1 mile)
Surface Dirt
Qualification 3yo
Purse $319,400 (2015)

The Cane Pace is a harness horse race run annually since 1955. In 1956 the race joined with the Little Brown Jug and the Messenger Stakes to become the first leg in the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers.

Drivers Stanley Dancer and John Campbell hold the record for the most Cane Pace wins with four each.

As of 2015, the Cane Pace is run at Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey. The 2015 edition of the race was run on August 8, 2015 as part of the undercard for the Hambletonian Stakes, the first leg of the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters.


Winners of the Cane Pace[edit]