It isn’t every year that Woodbine gets to host the richest, most prestigious night in Harness Racing, so we were incredibly lucky to be home to the 12 races totaling $6 million this year. These races often have a strong bearing on which horses will go on to be crowned champion year-end.
The best in the sport gathered for a shot at the huge purse money and the biggest winner tonight was driver Dave Miller who topped the night with a whopping five Breeders Crown wins tonight. Neither rain nor lightning could stop his A-Game.
Lucky fans were rewarded with $100 Betting Vouchers, while some where rewarded with limited edition collectible figurines of all-time richest standardbred of all time, the remarkable Foiled Again, who competed last night. Official Breeders Crown toques and free first bets also were handed out.
Winners of the evening were as follows:
D One winning the Open Mare Trot with Dave Miller
Pure Country winning the 2 y.o. Filly Pace with Brett Miller
Southwind Frank winning the 2 y.o. Colt and Gelding Trot with Yannick Gingras
Haughty winning the 2 y.o. Filly Trot with Dave Palone
Wild Honey winning the 3 y.o. Filly Trot with John Campbell
Boston Red Rocks winning the 2 y.o. Colt and Gelding Pace with Tim Tetrick
The Bank winning the 3 y.o. Colt and Gelding Trot with Dave Miller
Freaky Feet Pete winning the 3 y.o. Colt and Gelding Pace with Trace Tetrick
Colors a Virgin winning the Open Mare Pace with Dave Miller
Swedish invader Creatine winning the Open Trot with Johnny Takter
Always B Miki winning the Open Pace with Dave Miller
The racing season at Woodbine continues with the thoroughreds racing till the end of November and the race week being bumped up to five days. The standardbred season continues at Woodbine into the New Year.
There’s still a chance to Tweet your Woodbine Selfies for a chance to win $1k! Simply use the hashtag #OFFTOTHERACES and remember to follow @woodbineracing.
(Photo credit: Mr. Will Wong)
This post was created in partnership with Woodbine Racetrack.
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