Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers

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The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers consists of the following horse races:

  1. Cane Pace, held at Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey[1]
  2. Little Brown Jug, held at the Delaware County Fair in Delaware, Ohio[2]
  3. Messenger Stakes, held at Yonkers Raceway in Yonkers, New York[3]

Since its inauguration in 1956, there have been ten winners of the Pacing Triple Crown. They are:

Horse Year Driver Trainer Owner
1) Adios Butler 1959 Clint Hodgins Paige H. West Paige H. West & Angelo Pellillo
2) Bret Hanover 1965 Frank Ervin Frank Ervin Richard Downing
3) Romeo Hanover 1966 George Sholty Jerry Silverman Lucky Star Stables & Morton Finder
4) Rum Customer 1968 Billy Haughton Billy Haughton Louis & Connie Manucuso & Kennilworth Farm
5) Most Happy Fella 1970 Stanley Dancer Stanley Dancer Egyptian Acres Stable
6) Niatross 1980 Clint Galbraith Clint Galbraith Clint Galbraith, Elsie Berger, Niatross Stable
7) Ralph Hanover 1983 Ron Waples Stewart Firlotte Waples Stable, Inc., Pointsetta Stables, Inc. (Stewart Firlotte), Grants Direct Stable (Richard Dinner & Norman Keyes)
8) Western Dreamer 1997 Michel Lachance William Robinson Matthew J., Patrick J. Jr. & Daniel J. Daly
9) Blissful Hall 1999 Ronald Pierce Benjamin Wallace Daniel Plouffe
10) No Pan Intended 2003 David Miller Ivan Sugg Peter Pan Stables Inc. (Robert Glazer)
  1. ^ Hambletonian Society - Cane Pace Retrieved October 30, 2016
  2. ^ Little Brown Jug - official Records & Stats retrieved October 11, 2016
  3. ^ Hambletonian Society - Messenger Stakes Retrieved October 30, 2016

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