Abercrombie ( 1975 - 2000) was a bay harness racing horse by Silent Majority out of Bergdorf by Duane Hanover. He won the E. Roland Harriman Award for harness horse of the year in 1978. He won 22 of his 33 races in 1978, including the Messenger Stakes, the Prix d'Été, and the Adios Stakes. His best time for the mile was 1:53, achieved when he was four years old. He was trained and driven by Glen Garnsey. ...more on Wikipedia about "Abercrombie"
Adios ( January 3, 1940– 1965) was a champion harness racing sire. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adios (racehorse)"
The horse Adios Butler ( 1956 - 1983) was a North American harness racing champion. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adios Butler"
Albatross ( 1968 - 1998) was a bay horse by Meadow Skipper out of Voodoo Hanover by Dancer Hanover. He was voted harness horse of the year in 1971 and 1972. ...more on Wikipedia about "Albatross (horse)"
Artsplace is a retired harness racing horse who was the 1992 Harness Racing Horse of the Year. Artsplace was harness racings champion two year old, but then was overshadowed at age 3 by Precious Bunny. At age 4, he had arguably the greatest season in harness racing history, going undefeated and winning such races as the Breeders Crown, US Pacing Championship, American National, and others. Driven throughout his career by Hall of Famer John Campbell, Artsplace's fastes recorded mile was 1:49 2/5. ...more on Wikipedia about "Artsplace"
Beach Towel was the 1990 Harness Horse of the Year. The colt was trained and driven by Ray Remmen. Beach Towel won 18 of his 23 starts with a fastest race mile of 1:50, whilst earning $2,091,860. That year saw Beach Towel claim victories in the Little Brown Jug, American National, Meadowlands Pace, and Delvin Miller Adios. ...more on Wikipedia about "Beach Towel"
Billyjojimbob (born in 1987) is a champion trotting gelding by Balanced Image out of Ginger Jewel by Tough Cookie. ...more on Wikipedia about "Billyjojimbob" Go crack a shortopedia! shortopedia
Bret Hanover (May 19, 1962 - November 21, 1992), possibly the greatest ever pacing Standardbred, was born at Hanover Shoe Farms in Pennsylvania. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bret Hanover"
Cam Fella ( 1979 - 2001) was a bay pacing horse by Most Happy Fella out of Nan Cam by Bret Hanover. He was trained and driven by Pat Crowe. His best time for the mile was 1:53.1. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cam Fella"
Cardigan Bay ( 1956– 1988) was a bay pacing gelding by Hal Tryax out of Colwyn Bay by Josedale Dictator. He was affectionately named Cardy and was the first standardbred to win $US 1 million in prize money. Along with his arch-rival the USA's champion of the day Bret Hanover, he is one of the greatest standardbred racehorses ever. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cardigan Bay (horse)"
Dan Patch was a brown standardbred horse by Joe Patchen out of Zelica, and the outstanding pacer of his day. He was foaled in 1896 and died on July 11, 1916. He was purchased by a resident of then Hamilton, MN (renamed Savage, MN) named Marion Willis Savage in 1902. He repeatedly broke the record for the fastest mile by a harness horse, finally lowering it to 1:55¼ in a time trial in 1906 (the last year in which pacers and trotters were allowed to follow the pacemakers in time trials). This record stood until 1938. His fastest race mile was 1:58. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dan Patch"
Greyhound was a grey Standardbred gelding by Guy Abbey out of Elizabeth by Peter the Great . Born in 1932, Greyhound was the outstanding trotting horse of his day and arguably the most outstanding in the history of the sport. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greyhound (horse)"
Hambletonian 10 (May 5, 1849 - 1876) was a stallion on Jonas Seely farm in Sugar Loaf. Raised by William Rysdyk in Chester NY to become the progenitor of the modern trotting horse. Died, 1876. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hambletonian 10"
Lyell Creek is one of New Zealands best ever trotters. Also known as "Creek The Freak" he had 113 starts for 56 wins, 15 seconds and 11 thirds. Achieving a fastest mile rate of 1.52.4 and winning $2,256,924 in stake money. Lyell Creek won the 2000 Trotting Inter Dominion Grand final at Moonee Valley in Melbourne, taking home $295,000 for his efforts. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyell Creek" shortopedia - Go in quickly.
Mack Lobell (born in the United States in 1984) is a brown racing trotter by Mystic Park out of Matina Hanover by Speedy Count. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mack Lobell"
Matt's Scooter is a bay pacing ridgeling by Direct Scooter out of Ellens Glory by Meadow Skipper. He was born in 1985. He competed as a pacer in harness racing, winning the Meadowlands Pace, Prix d'Été, Confederation Cup, Messenger Stakes, American National Stakes, Breeders' Crown, Driscoll Series, and Mohawk Gold Cup. ...more on Wikipedia about "Matt's Scooter"
Moni Maker (born in the United States in 1993) is a brown racing trotter by Speedy Crown out of Nans Catch by Bonefish. ...more on Wikipedia about "Moni Maker"
Nancy Hanks was a trotting horse named for Abraham Lincoln's mother. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nancy Hanks (horse)"
Niatross ( 1977- 1999) was a champion standardbred race horse. ...more on Wikipedia about "Niatross"
Ourasi (born in France in 1980) is a brown racing trotter by Greyhound F out of Fleurasie by Remember F (his sire is not the illustrious American trotter of the same name). ...more on Wikipedia about "Ourasi"
Overtrick was a champion US standardbred racehorse, which broke many world recotds. Overtrick is most famous for winning the Little Brown Jug and the Messenger Stakes races in 1963. ...more on Wikipedia about "Overtrick"
Paleface Adios was a standardbred racehorse. He was one of the immortals of Australian harness racing throughout the 1970's and early 1980's. A beautiful chestnut with a white blaze and feet and a golden mane, he was nicknamed the "Temora Tornado', in honour of the town where he was bred and trained. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paleface Adios"
Precious Bunny (foaled in 1988) is a bay horse by Cam Fella out of Bunny's Wish by B Gs Bunny. He was voted North American harness horse of the year in 1991, a year in which he won the North America Cup, the Meadowlands Pace, the Art Rooney Memorial Pace, the Adios Stakes, and the Little Brown Jug, among other races. ...more on Wikipedia about "Precious Bunny"
Pure Steel is probably the most popular horse in Australian Harness racing history. He was affectionately known as Steelo. He raced around the 1977-1980 period and won just under $1 million. During his career, he won nearly every race around, and broke countless track records. The race that he did not win was the most important one, the Inter Dominion, in which he was third to Koala King. He won the A. G. Hunter Cup three times, a race over 3050 meters, the richest handicap race for pacers in the world, and considered one of the most arduous on the circuit. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pure Steel"
Rambling Willie ( April 18, 1970 - August 24, 1995) was a harness racing horse, more specifically a bay pacing gelding sired by Rambling Fury and out of Meadow Belle by Meadow Gold. He was trained and driven by Bob Farrington. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rambling Willie" Please tell your friends about www.shortopedia.com
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