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In New Zealand champion harness racing stallion Bettor's Delight has left 125 individual winners from just Christian Cullen mares to date. Three of those horses are harness racing millionaires all destined to stand at stud including the champion superstar Lazarus who is Bettor's Delight's richest horse produced world-wide.  Lazarus ($3,663,438) from Bethany by Christian Cullen Highview Tommy ($1,021,904) from Baptism Fie by Christian Cullen Ohoka Punter ($1,031,960) from Milwood Minisota by Christian Cullen In North America the progeny of Bettor's Delight have won over $186,189,150 to date. He has produced 1102 race winners with 21 of his progeny winning over a million dollars, 77 winning over $500,000 and 493 winning over $100,000. His average earnings per foal born are already $116,441 and growing every day. In New Zealand Bettor's Delight has 1,711 foals 3-years-old and older and they have won $40,880,643 to date. In Australia Bettor's Delight has produced Australian bred progeny earnings of almost $30 million to date. Lazarus winning The Hunter Cup Highview Tommy winning The Ballarat Cup 2012 Ohoka Punter winning The Pure Steel 2016 At the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale at Karaka, in Auckland on February the 12th (next Monday), there are four outstanding Bettor's Delight colts that are out of Christian Cullen mares and one additional colt out of an In The Pocket mare (In The Pocket is the sire of Christian Cullen) in the Breckon Farms draft. Here is your chance to buy a top racing prospect and a future stallion possibility that has a better than average chance of becoming a millionaire as the odds are in your favour with the  incredible results shown above.  The first of these colts is Lot 26 Tasman Tempest an outstanding prospect with a sensational pedigree choked full of winners who is out of the good race mare Temepara Cullen, a full sister to the 2008/2009 3yr old 'Pacer Of The Year' and Hunter Cup winner Stunin Cullen ($1,493,716) who is now a successful stallion at stud. Lot 26 – Tasman Tempest (bay colt Bettor’s Delight - Temepara Cullen - Christian Cullen) Lot 26 – Tasman Tempest (bay colt Bettor’s Delight - Temepara Cullen - Christian Cullen) The second colt in this sale Lot 47 bred on this amazing cross, Bettor's Delight x Christian Cullen, is Freddiesam another colt with a faultless pedigree. Freddiesam's third dam, yes third dam, is the famous broodmare Black Watch who needs no introduction to any breeding buffs. Freddiesam is a full-brother to the good winner Laredo Torpedo ($54,397) and is closely related to multiple Group 1 winner and 3yr old 'Pacing Filly of the Year' Lauraella ($649,946). Lot 47 – Freddiesam (brown colt Bettor’s Delight - Zingara - Christian Cullen) Lot 47 – Freddiesam (brown colt Bettor’s Delight - Zingara - Christian Cullen) The third colt Lot 60, bred on this incredible cross is Ray Donovan. He is a full-brother to recent impressive winner My Generation ($47,927) who beat one of New Zealand's best three-year-olds The Devils Own in the process. My Generation Lot 60 – Ray Donovan (bay colt Bettor’s Delight - A New Sensation - Christian Cullen) Lot 60 – Ray Donovan (bay colt Bettor’s Delight - A New Sensation - Christian Cullen) The fourth and last colt bred on this amazing cross is Lot 152, Prince Of Pleasure. This colt is the second foal bred from the mare and is from the family of Sovereign Hill ($432,555), Dartmoor ($427,361), Keyang Cullen ($406,810) and the 2013/2014 Australian 2yr old Pacing Filly of the Year Katy Perry ($517,733) who won the 2yr old Final of the Australasian Breeders Crown. Lot 152 – Prince Of Pleasure (brown colt Bettor’s Delight - Holly Madison - Christian Cullen) Lot 152 – Prince Of Pleasure (brown colt Bettor’s Delight - Holly Madison - Christian Cullen) Okay, those four colts above are all bred on the Bettor's Delight x Christian Cullen cross but the following colt Lot 102, Shoot Through, is bred on the Bettor's Delight x In The Pocket cross. As Christian Cullen is by In The Pocket this cross is not far removed in terms of pedigree. This cross has produced the outstanding horse and now stallion at stud Gold Ace ($1,247,053) the winner of 16 Group races. Gold Ace winning The New Zealand Derby Shoot Through is a full-brother to Delightful Dale the dam of recent Inter Dominion finalist Shandale ($296,505). He is also closely related to Katy Perry ($517,773), Cash N Flow and Reba Lord. Once again this is the family of that great broodmare Black Watch. Lot 102 – Shoot Through (bay colt Bettor’s Delight - Dale Elinor - In The Pocket) Lot 102 – Shoot Through (bay colt Bettor’s Delight - Dale Elinor - In The Pocket) If you want to buy a winner then the odds are in your favour, big time, when you buy a yearling from the Breckon Farms draft at the 2018 Australasian Classic Yearling Sale. There is no doubt that this years Australasian Classic Yearling Sale is the best Catalogue of yearlings ever produced in New Zealand. Be there. To view the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale catalogue click on this link. To view the entire Breckon Farms yearlings click on this link. Art Major hits $170,000,000 in earnings Muscle Hill - World's greatest trotting sire Speedster He’s Watching a life-changer Golden cross, Andover Hall - Muscles Yankee Generational speed 1:47.4 ---- 1:46.4 The Australasian Classic Yearling Sale You need a Somebeachsomewhere filly How to buy a millionairess! This stallion has 14 colts in 1:48.4 or faster 1,846 winners for Art Major Harnesslink Media

What do these eleven harness racing fillies or mares have in common? Darlins Delight - Town Pro - Big Towner, 1:49.1 ($3,024,304) Southwind Tempo - Tsunami Hanover - Artsplace, 1:48.2 ($2,445,541) LA Delight - West Of LA - Western Hanover, 1:49.1f ($1,631,133) See You At Peelers - West Side Story - Western Ideal, 1:49.2f ($1,566,900) Venus Delight - Venus Killean - Run The Table, 1:49.4s, ($1,196,450) Hulas Z Tam - Tsunami Hanover - Artsplace, 1:52.2h ($1,076,610) Symphony In Motion - Malocchio - Albert Albert, 1:49 ($1,065,949) Up Front Kellie Jo - Lifes Highway - Life Sign, 1:50f ($1,016,944) Adore Me - Scuse Me - BG's Bunny, 1:47.7 ($1,677,032) Bettor Cover Lover - Front Cover Lover - Whats Next, 1:53.8 ($1,061,534) Dream About Me - Splendid Dreams - Dream Away, 1:53.3 (1,043,170) They are all millionairess' and they are all by Bettor's Delight and all have different dam-sires. Eleven millionaire mares produced by any sire is a rare record to have but with Bettor's Delight we come to expect the impossible. Adore Me 1:47.7 at Tabcorp Park Menangle In North America the progeny of Bettor's Delight have won over $186,189,150 to date. He has produced 1102 race winners with 21 of his progeny winning over a million dollars, 77 winning over $500,000 and 493 winning over $100,000. His average earnings per foal born is already $116,441 and growing every day. In New Zealand Bettor's Delight has 1,711 foals 3-years-old and older and they have won $40,880,643 to date. The fillies and mares include the millionaires Adore Me and Bettor Cover Lover and Dream About Me as mentioned above. Also Carabella $693,615 (Artsplace), Piccadilly Princess $681,269 (Holmes Hanover), Partyon $603,045 (Beach Towel), Dancing Diamonds $343,276 (In The Pocket), Elle Mac $265,564 (Christian Cullen), Delightful Memphis $274,531 (Badlands Hanover), Lancewood Lizzie $258,477 (Falcon Seelster), Arden's Darlin $245,829 (In The Pocket), Donegal Delight $228,988 (Save Fuel) and Better B Amazed $204,790 (Christian Cullen) are big earning fillies and mares by Bett's Delight, by a multitude of dam sires.. In Australia Bettor's Delight has Australian bred progeny earnings of almost $30 million to date. He has 391 winners including the fillies or mares Aussie Made Lombo $578,456 (Troublemaker), Dodolicious $477,899 (Troublemaker), Bellas Delight $442,523 (Northern Lights), Bettorthanspecial $340,246 (Christian Cullen), La Machane $335,268 (Die Laughing), Im Smouldering $327,967 (Holmes Hanover), My Willow $304,416 (In The Pocket), Musical Delight $248,910 (In The Pocket), Bettor Promise $243,288 (Fake Left), Delightful Jade $241,577 (Booth Hanover) and Snow Cone $206,234 (Badlands Hanover). Bettor's Delight - Can you remember this race? At the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale at Karaka, in Auckland on February the 12th there are four outstanding Bettor's Delight fillies in the Breckon Farms draft. Here is your chance to buy a future filly that has a better than average chance of becoming a millionairess as the odds are in your favour with incredible results shown to date with all the listed progeny above that are all fillies or mares by this great sire. The filly first up for Breckon Farms is Lot 13 called Ab Fab who is the second foal from the six win Mach Three mare Speights Girl. This mare is virtually a three-quarter-sister to the outstanding Match In Heaven who is by Somebeachsomewhere (Mach Three). Match In Heaven has won 14 races and $194,899 to date racing mostly at Tabcorp Park Menangle. Both Speights Girl and Match In Heaven are out of the Artsplace Group 1 placed good race mare (My) Exotic Lover ($110,336). She in turn is out of the great mare Under Cover Lover who needs no introduction. Lot 13 – Ab Fab (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Speights Girl - Mach Three) Lot 13 – Ab Fab (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Speights Girl - Mach Three) The second filly up for Breckon Farms is Lot 17 Lenize. This filly is the third foal and first Bettor's Delight out of the good race winning Christian Cullen mare Suidelike Meisie ($79,484). This is the family of Dream Out Loud ($734,254) Defoe ($423,272) two-time Group 1 winning mare Secret Potion ($285,313), Silver Lined Pocket ($360,365) and Start Dreaming ($166,024). Lot 17 – Lenize (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Suidelike Meisie - Christian Cullen Lot 17 – Lenize (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Suidelike Meisie - Christian Cullen) The third filly up at this sale is Lot 68 Dreams Are Bettor. This filly is from the Group 1 placed Dream Away mare Angela's Dream ($118,224).Therefore this filly is bred on the same cross as millionairess Dream About Me (1,043,170). Dreams Are Bettor is a full sister to the lightly raced winner Moving Money. Lot 68 – Dreams Are Bettor (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Angela’s Dream - Dream Away) Lot 68 – Dreams Are Bettor (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Angela’s Dream - Dream Away) The fourth and last filly by Bettor's Delight to enter the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale for Breckon Farms is Lot 164 Cant Change Me and why would you? She is out of the race winning Christian Cullen mare Maheer Princess the dam of two good winners to date Good Times Ahead ($64,364) and Full Speed Ahead ($73,182). This filly is from a daughter of Group 3 winning and 2yo Pacing Filly of the Year Fern Glen (1.58.2 PL, 10 wins, $125,235, incl Caduceus Club Classic, Gr.3, 3rd NI Standardbred Breeders Stakes, Gr.3, 3rd NZ Premier Mares Championship, Gr.3, 1988-89 2yo Pacing Filly of the Year). Cant Change Me has the right name, pedigree and potential so why would anyone try to change her? Lot 164 – Cant Change Me (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Maheer Princess - Christian Cullen) Lot 164 – Cant Change Me (bay filly Bettor’s Delight - Maheer Princess - Christian Cullen) There is no doubt that this years Australasian Classic Yearling Sale is the best Catalogue of yearlings ever produced. Be there. To view the Australasian Classic Yearling Sale catalogue click on this link. To view the entire Breckon Farms yearlings click on this link. Australasian Classic - Sale of the Century Muscle Hill - World's greatest trotting sire Speedster He’s Watching a life-changer Golden cross, Andover Hall - Muscles Yankee Generational speed 1:47.4 ---- 1:46.4 The Australasian Classic Yearling Sale You need a Somebeachsomewhere filly Harnesslink Media

“He’s in the zone and at the top of his game and I don’t think that any horse can beat him,” declared a supremely confident New Zealand trainer-reinsman Mark Purdon when assessing the prospects of harness racing superstar five-year-old Lazarus in the $300,000 Retravision Fremantle Pacing Cup at Gloucester Park on Friday night. “You have always got to respect the opposition, but with everything being equal, I don’t think that he can be beaten.” Purdon, New Zealand’s champion trainer and driver, is also looking forward keenly to the clash between Lazarus and his outstanding four-year-old stablemate Ultimate Machete, who will be handled by star driver Natalie Rasmussen. “They have never met in a race, but I don’t expect Ultimate Machete to be able to beat Lazarus,” said Purdon. Ultimate Machete and Lazarus are by super sire Bettors Delight, who is also the sire of six of the other ten Cup runners Chicago Bull, Bettors Fire, Ohoka Punter, Devendra, Galactic Star and Motu Premier. “I’m happy with both Lazarus and Ultimate Machete,” Purdon said. “They had a quiet hoppled run on Monday and all is well. I don’t expect either of them to have the gate speed to get to the front in the early stages. I expect Ultimate Machete to take up a forward position, while I’ll drive Lazarus like a normally do by giving him time to settle and then work him forward.” Ultimate Machete is the youngest and least experienced runner in the race, with 12 wins and ten placings from 24 starts. He has won at ten of his past 13 starts, including stylish victories at his three appearances at Gloucester Park. Between them, the 12 Cup runners have won 270 races and been placed 240 times for combined earnings of $10,380,689. Lazarus shows the way with 34 wins and seven placings for stakes of $3,330,438 from 41 starts. He won the TABtouch Inter Dominion final five Fridays ago when he settled in fifth place and then was sent forward, three wide, after a lap to race in the breeze outside Tiger Tara before surging to the front at the 100m and winning easily from Chicago Bull at a 1.57.6 rate over 2936m. At his previous outing, a week earlier, he smashed Im Themightyquinn’s track record, rating 1.54.5 over 2536m, when he settled in eighth place and made a fast three-wide move into the breeze before getting to the front with 1450m to travel on his way to victory over stablemate Have Faith In Me. Then last Friday night he was not extended in winning at a 1.55.9 rate over 2536m (the distance of the Fremantle Cup) and scoring by four lengths over the fast-finishing Motu Premier. Trainer-reinsman Kyle Harper is hoping that it will be a case of fifth time lucky for Bettors Fire on Friday night. The nine-year-old Bettors Fire greatly enhanced his prospects when he drew the prized No. 1 barrier on the front line. Harper said that Bettors Fire was in peak condition and was ready to run a big race. “I intend to take advantage of his gate speed and aim to set the pace,” Harper said. “He’s got the right barrier and I expect him to run a bold race out in front.” Bettors Fire warmed up for Friday night’s assignment with a dashing all-the-way victory over Soho Tribeca and Chicago Bull, rating 1.52.6 in the 1730m Village Kid Sprint last Friday week when he revealed sparkling early speed to burst straight to the front from barrier seven. A winner of 33 races, Bettors Fire is the only pacer to have run in the past four Fremantle Cups for a second to Im Victorious in 2014, fourth to David Hercules (2015), third to Beaudiene Boaz (2016) and an eye-catching fourth behind Chicago Bull last year when he charged home from 11th at the bell. Ken Casellas

With a first prize of $605,000 on offer in Friday night’s $1.1 million TABtouch Inter Dominion Grand Final a win will give star New Zealand harness racing stallion Lazarus the status of the richest offspring of Bettors Delight anywhere in the world regardless of the quirks caused by currency conversion between countries. The pre-post favourite, Lazarus has never missed a placing in his entire career and has finished in the first two at 36 of his 39 starts to date and first place on Friday will take his stakes tally to $3,317,139. Bettors Delight has sired 33 individuals which have each earned in excess of $1 million with 19 of them bred in the USA, 12 in New Zealand and two in Australia. His two Australian bred sons are headed by dual Inter Dominion champion Beautide $2,183,132. Currently the richest son of Bettors Delight is the American bred stallion All Bets Off with earnings of $2,932,554. The complete list of millionaires sired by Bettors Delight is as follows Horse Name Sex   Year    Dam Sire of Dam Stakes All Bets Off USA c 2011 Armbro Penelope USA Dexter Nukes USA $2,932,554 Darlins Delight USA f 2003 Town Pro USA Big Towner USA $2,901,926 Bettor Sweet USA g 2005 Sweet Future USA Falcons Future USA $2,782,353 Lazarus NZ c 2012 Bethany NZ Christian Cullen NZ $2,712,139 Southwind Tempo USA f 2004 Tsunami Hanover USA Artsplace USA $2,396,362 Betting Line USA c 2013 Heathers Western USA Western Hanover USA $2,238,518 Beautide g 2007 Gorse Bush Ticket To Heaven USA $2,183,132 Bettors Edge USA g 2009 Spring Wind USA Life Sign USA $2,010,627 Bit Of A Legend NZ c 2009 Sokys Legend NZ Sokys Atom USA $1,910,356 Adore Me NZ f 2009 Scuse Me NZ B Gs Bunny USA $1,677,032 Betterthancheddar USA c 2008 Lady Ashlee Ann USA Camtastic USA $1,636,086 Kenneth J USA c 2004 Advantest USA Artsplace USA $1,592,755 See You At Peelers USA f 2008 West Side Glory USA Western Ideal USA $1,573,260 Have Faith In Me NZ g 2011 Scuse Me NZ B Gs Bunny USA $1,444,872 Forensic Z Tam USA c 2004 Lady Indigo USA Falcon Seelster USA $1,346,924 L A Delight USA f 2013 West Of L A USA Western Hanover USA $1,296,724 Gold Ace NZ c 2007 Hill Of Gold NZ In The Pocket USA $1,247,053 Dynamic Youth USA g 2009 Always True USA Western Hanover USA $1,222,572 Vegas Vacation USA g 2010 Dont You Smile USA Grinfromeartoear USA $1,162,272 Domethatagain USA c 2009 Road Sign USA Life Sign USA $1,153,544 Tiger Tara NZ c 2010 Tara Gold NZ Dream Away USA $1,136,930 Venus Delight USA f 2010 Venus Killean USA Run The Table USA $1,135,356 Caribbean Blaster c 2007 Kalypso Safely Kept USA $1,113,677 Chicago Bull NZ g 2012 Chicago Blues NZ Christian Cullen NZ $1,112,069 Hulas Z Tam USA f 2007 Tsunami Hanover USA Artsplace USA $1,076,610 Fashion Delight USA g 2008 B Js Sunshine USA Artsplace USA $1,074,303 Arden Rooney NZ g 2009 Tosca Hanover NZ Walton Hanover USA $1,070,230 Symphony In Motion USA f 2004 Malocchio USA Albert Albert USA $1,065,949 Dream About Me NZ f 2012 Splendid Dreams NZ Dream Away USA $1,043,170 Bettor Cover Lover NZ f 2007 Front Cover Lover NZ Whats Next USA $1,026,427 Highview Tommy NZ c 2005 Baptism Of Fire NZ Christian Cullen NZ $1,021,904 Up Front Kellie Jo USA f 2006 Lifes Highway USA Life Sign USA $1,016,922 Ohoka Punter NZ c 2009 Millwood Minisota NZ Christian Cullen NZ $1,007,087 Alan Parker

As a sire the name Bettor’s Delight is synonymous with excellence in Standardbred breeding both in North America and Australasia. Five of the ten harness racing finalists in the 2017 Inter Dominion have been sired by Bettors Delight who has already sired a dual Inter Dominion winner in Beautide in 2014 and 2015. His list of finalists is headed by pre-post favourite Lazarus, WA champion Chicago Bull and Sydney star Tiger Tara. Have Faith In Me and Galactic Star are also sons of Bettors Delight. Bettors Delight is also the sire of the first and third emergencies in Ohoka Punter and Devendra. Bettors Delight figured as the sire of ten of the 36 final acceptors for this year’s Championship. Bettors Delight has topped the Australian Sires List on five occasions (2012, 2013, 2014, 2014 and 2017) and he has topped the New Zealand Sires List on six occasions (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017). In North America he was leading sire on four occasions in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Bettors Delight has sired 1286 winners including 14 separate millionaire Australasian-bred pacers with after Ohoka Punter went past the milestone with his third placing to Lazarus last night. In North America Bettors Delight is the sire of 1127 individual winners with 20 millionaires to date. Across both hemispheres Bettors Delight has produced 2413 winners from a total of 2413 foals that are currently 3yo or older. Bettors Delight currently has a record of 62% winners/foals which compares to the world’s best thoroughbred stallions which have around 63% winners/starters. Alan Parker

Champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr retains his unbending faith in Chicago Bull and insists that the many admirers of the plain-looking little harness racing gelding should stick with him in the TABtouch Inter Dominion championship. Chicago Bull (Bettor's Delight) certainly lost no fans after finishing third behind Soho Tribeca and Devendra in the fifth qualifying heat at Bunbury’s Donaldson Park on Tuesday night. The five-year-old looks to have a great chance of returning to the winning list when he starts from the prized No. 1 barrier in the seventh heat at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Chicago Bull started from the inside of the back line at Bunbury and was under lock and key in fifth position, three back on the pegs, before Hall was able to ease him into the one-wide line 250m from home. He was still badly hampered for room until 120m from the post when Hall was able to get him into the clear. Chicago Bull flew home in the final stages, leaving an admiring Hall to comment: “He did all he could do really, and I was really happy with him. He went super. We had to go sideways to get a run and that probably cost him a little bit of ground. He was thundering home.” Hall is certain to use Chicago Bull’s good gate speed and will attempt an all-the-way victory on Friday night, with his major rivals Tiger Tara (barrier six) and Shandale (five) awkwardly drawn. Tiger Tara looms as powerful opposition to Chicago Bull after his impressive record-breaking win in the sixth heat at Donaldson Park in Bunbury on Tuesday night. He rated 1.52.3 to smash Run Oneover’s course record for 2100m of 1.53.8. Brilliant young reinsman Todd McCarthy described Tiger Tara’s performance as awesome and is looking forward to challenging Chicago Bull on Friday night. He said that he would have preferred Tiger Tara to have run a second or two slower. But he added that did not think that the effort would have an adverse effect on the stallion. Trainer Mike Reed and reinsman Shannon Suvaljko will be anxious for Shandale to maintain his solid form and to run in the first three or four to clinch a place in the $1.1 million final on Friday week. Shandale raced in the breeze for much of the way and was on terms with the leader Lennytheshark 300m from home before fighting on doggedly to finish a very close fourth in a four-way photo finish in fourth heat at Donaldson Park. The five-year-old finished strongly from sixth on the pegs at the bell to be third behind Soho Tribeca and Lazarus on the opening night of the series. Chicago Bull, Inter Dominion Heat Three 2017 Ken Casellas

Calvin B (Chris Lems) would capture the harness racing featured Open Pace ($11,400) at Vernon Downs on Saturday (October 7). The favorite Oh My Joepa (John MacDonald) would take the lead just before the first quarter. Putting up early fractions :26.1, :55.3. Calvin B (Bettor's Delight), who is owned by Delores Smiel and trained by Heidi Rohr, went first over and took control just before three-quarters. He would put them away in the stretch to win in 1:50.0. Geez Joe (Atlee Bender) would charge late and come up to finish second. Dreams Beachboy (Jimmy Whittemore) would take third. Calvin B ($10.80) would win for the seventh time this season and won for the 28th time in his career. Lems would also get a win with Mac's Black Hat ($4.60). Leading driver John MacDonald would win three on the night. He got victories with Cam's Lucky Sam ($2.60), A Fool For Mark ($2.80), and Yule Love It ($10.00). Live Action returns to Vernon Downs on Friday (October 13) starting at 6:45 p.m. For more information please go to www.vernondowns.com John Horne for Vernon Downs

WASHINGTON, PA, Sept. 25, 2017 -- Medusa knocked a tick from her own track record for older harness racing mares when she zipped to the front for Tony Hall and blazed home in 1:49.4 in Monday's $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. Once Medusa pocketed Sassa Hanover and secured the lead, she was racing only the clock. The 6-year-old daughter of Bettor's Delight-Mythical posted fractions of 26.3/54.4/1:22.1/1:49.4 en route to her 1-1/4-length victory over Sassa Hanover. Hurricane Calleigh rallied for show. Randy Bendis trains Medusa, who now boasts career earnings of $612,656, and owns with Tom Pollack. Elsewhere on the card, Smart Balance provided the day's tote board fireworks when she took a Non-Winners of 1 conditioned race for trainer/driver Cory Kreiser at 177-1. Nicole Foster and Kreiser own the 3-year-old daughter of Yankee Cruiser-Ring Pop, who returned $451 for a $2 across-the-board wager. Mike Wilder piloted three winners on the 13-race program. Tuesday's card at The Meadows features a $71,700 Keystone Classic for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters. First post is 1:05 PM. The Meadows Racetrack & Casino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Harry Von Knoblauch Stable's Bit Of A Legend N and harness racing driver Jordan Stratton won the 11th Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial in 1:52.1 Monday at Harrington Raceway. Trained by Peter Tritton, the 8-year-old Bettor's Delight stallion never had an anxious moment in his wire-to-wire win over pocket-sitting Mach It So and All Bets Off, who rallied well for third. It was his seventh win of the year and 40th of his career. It was a bit of a homecoming for Tritton, who was stabled at Harrington Raceway for nearly a decade before moving to the New York circuit in 2015. The annual event celebrated the memory of former long time Delaware legislator Bobby Quillen, who was a regular at the racetrack and was a member of the Board of Directors at Harrington Raceway and the Delaware State Fair. Quillen passed away 13 years ago to the day of this year's event. Knoblauch, passed away earlier this summer and was a long time supporter of harness racing. Two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund events for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings were contested in their first leg of stakes action. Heavily favored Transitioning Joy ($2.40, Montrell Teague), a Barber Pole colt, did not disappoint his backers in the first division. Owned by Joy and George Teague Jr., "Joy" set all the fractions in his 1:54.3 narrow win for trainer Clyde Francis over Slick Tony, who was a game second, and Friendsrforever. A photograph was needed to separate the top two. Transitioning Joy is a son of Barber Pole. Jim King Jr.'s Evolution Tour ($3.80, Victor Kirby) won the second division in 1:55.3 over America First and Fulla Nitro. The Roddy's Bags Again gelding set all the fractions in his decisive win for his owner/trainer. Richard Pollucci's Christen Me ($6, Jordan Stratton) won the overnight feature, a $17,500 Open event for trainer King Jr. in 1:53. Matthew Sparacino      

YONKERS, NY, Saturday, September 9, 2017 - Odds-on Bit of a Legend N with harness racing driver Jordan Stratton in the bike was more than good enough Saturday night (Sept. 9th), winning Yonkers Raceway's $50,000 Open Handicap Pace. In play early from assigned post position No. 6, Bit of Legend N stuffed Somewhere in L A (Jason Bartlett) behind him, making the lead before a :26.4 opening quarter-mile. He then engaged in out-and-out equine theft, 'stealing' a 30-second next substation (:56.4 half),. That made the job of ever every non-Kiwi in the race much tougher. Bit of Legend N finished his work night (1:25.1, 1:52.3), whipping Cooperstown (Greg Merton) by a unpressured length. Somewhere in L A, The Real One (Pat Lachance) and Mach it So (Brent Holland) rounded out the payees. For Bit of a Legend N, an 8-year-old Down Under son of Bettor's Delight owned by Harry von Knoblauch Stable and trained by Peter Tritton, it was his sixth win in 20 '17 tries. The exacta paid $25.20, with the triple returning $153.50. Frank Drucker

Cracking New Zealand bred harness racing five-year-old Lets Chase The Dream will resume after an absence of almost five months and will have his first start for Hall of Fame trainer Gary Hall Snr when he contests the $7 Pints At JPs Every Friday Night Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night. A winner at 13 of his 33 starts and $469,123 in prizemoney, Lets Chase The Dream was purchased by prominent West Australian owners Beth Richardson, Danny Roberts and Sue Beven after the horse finished a nose second to Classie Brigade at Rangiora on April 23 this year.    Hall said that Lets Chase The Dream, to be driven by Gary Hall Jnr, from the prized No. 1 barrier on Friday night, had been nominated for the TABtouch Inter Dominion championship series at Gloucester Park in November and December. “We’ll take it easy for a while to see how he goes,” Hall Snr said. “He’s a little bit underdone, but is pretty fit. We will try to lead and he should go well. We don’t want to hand up to Thereugo. He’s working on a par with my good horses, Ohoka Punter and all of them.” Lets Chase The Dream (Bettor's Delight) is an M3-class pacer and should prove far too good for his lower-assessed rivals. He came to Perth in April 2016 when Chris Lewis drove him at his two appearances at Gloucester Park, for a win over Mach Time and Ideal Tyson in a prelude of the WA Derby and a 2m second to Chicago Bull in the Derby final. He was an outstanding two-year-old who twice beat superstar Lazarus in rich Group 1 events. He beat Lazarus by a neck in the $100,000 Cardigan Bay Stakes at Alexandra Park in March 2015 and scored by a length over Motu Premier and the fast-finishing Lazarus in the $156,400 New Zealand Sires Stakes at Addington in May. Shandale was fourth and Chicago Bull finished ninth in the latter event. As a three-year-old, Lets Chase The Dream twice finished second to Lazarus in Group 1 feature events in New Zealand. At his latest start, in a Group 3 classic at Rangiora on April 23 this year, Lets Chase The Dream raced in the breeze in the middle stages of the 2600m event before gaining the one-out, one-back trail at the 1400m. He was switched three wide on the home turn and burst to the front 90m from the post before finishing a nose second to the fast-finishing Classie Brigade, rating 1.55.3, with the final 800m taking 54.1sec. Ken Casellas  

Sixteen-year-old Corey Peterson has bright prospects of landing his first city-class winner at Gloucester Park on Friday night when he drives smart five-year-old Harry Hoo for ace harness racing trainer Gary Hall Snr in the $20,000 TABtouch Inter Dominion Starts November 24 Pace. He also has excellent prospects in an earlier race, the www.perthinterdominion.com.au Pace, in which he will drive stylish last-start winner Mcclinchie. Harry Hoo, a winner at 12 of his 48 starts, drops in class and has the ability to overcome the disadvantage of starting out wide at barrier seven in the 2536m event. He was tenth on the pegs at the bell before finishing strongly into sixth place behind Shandale over 2130m last Friday night. He led when running a splendid second to El Hombre two starts before that. Harry Hoo (Bettor's Delight), who has a losing sequence of nine, will clash with The Errol Ashcroft-trained mare Forever Remembered, who will start from the outside of the front line, but looks a realistic chance in this moderate company. She is capable of unwinding a spirited late burst, similar to her sparkling sprint which carried her to a thrilling victory over Maia Maguire and Foxy Dame three starts ago. Mcclinchie impressed at his first start for Hall when he finished strongly from fifth at the bell to beat El Hombre and Messi over 2536m last Friday night. Mcclinchie will start from the No. 4 barrier on the front line, with El Hombre on the outside at barrier nine. El Hombre, to be driven by Chris Lewis, was gallant in defeat behind Mcclinchie last week after racing in the breeze for most of the journey but gets a good chance to turn the tables this week. Ken Casellas

Superstar pacer Chicago Bull will start the most ambitious campaign of his illustrious harness racing career when he contests the $25,000 Howard Porter Memorial over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night and he is forward enough in condition to notch his 23rd victory at his 35th start, despite drawing out wide at barrier seven. Champion trainer Gary Hall Snr was somewhat guarded in his prediction, saying: “he will go close.” Chicago Bull (Bettor's Delight) will be making his first appearance for eight weeks and will be strongly fancied to extend his winning sequence to seven. He took his earnings to $932,049 when he began speedily from the No. 4 barrier, set the pace and won convincingly from The Bucket List and Our Jericho at a 1.55.9 rate over 2130m on July 14. The five-year-old is being set for the rich summer carnival treble of the TABtouch Inter Dominion championship, the Fremantle Cup and WA Pacing Cup. His clash in the Inters with sensational New Zealand five-year-old Lazarus should provide spectacular action. Hall hinted that his son Gary Hall Jnr would drive Chicago Bull conservatively and would rely on the gelding’s renowned dazzling finishing burst. Hall Snr holds a strong hand in Friday night’s race in which he will also be represented by Run Oneover and Beaudiene Boaz. Stuart McDonald will drive Run Oneover from the coveted No. 1 barrier on the front line and Nathan Turvey has been engaged to handle Beaudiene Boaz, who will start from the inside of the back line. Hall Snr who has won the Porter Memorial with Make The Rules (1999), Its Written In The Stars (2000) and Crusader Banner (2015), said he expected Run Oneover to prove hard to beat, predicting that the six-year-old would set the pace and would not be placed under undue pressure. Run Oneover led from barrier two and after a scorching third quarter of the final mile in 26.8sec. held on doggedly to win from Our Jimmy Johnstone last Friday night. Hall Snr said that $1 million pacer Beaudiene Boaz was “going super” and was poised for a strong effort at his first start for eight weeks. Oakford trainer Ross Olivieri will be represented by Sheer Rocknroll (resuming after a spell) and Jambiani (a fast-finishing last-start winner). Sheer Rocknroll, to be driven for the first time by Morgan Woodley, is a winner of 22 races and should be prominent from the No. 2 barrier on the front line. Sheer Rocknroll, the only mare in the race, warmed up for her first-up assignment after an absence of 12 weeks with a most impressive trial win at Pinjarra on Sunday morning when she led and won by four lengths from talented stablemate Im Full of Excuses, rating 1.56.2 over 2185m. Shannon Suvaljko will drive Jambiani, who will start from barrier four on the front line. Jambiani was a 95/1 outsider driven by McDonald when he was fifth, three back on the pegs at the bell, before flashing home to beat Ideal Alice and Run 0neover at a 1.55 rate in the 2536m August Cup last Friday week. The Michael Brennan trained The Bucket List will have admirers from barrier five. Now an eight-year-old, The Bucket List finished solidly when second to the pacemaker Bettors Fire in the Porter Memorial 12 months ago. Adding further interest to Friday night’s event will be the return to racing of seven-year-old Simply Susational, who will be driven by Ryan Warwick for trainer Skye Bond. He will start from barrier two on the back line and is capable of unwinding with a powerful finishing burst. Dual WA Pacing Cup winner My Hard Copy (Clint Hall) and Americanbootscoota (Chris Lewis), a winner at eight of his past 13 starts, fared badly in the random draw and face difficult tasks from barriers eight and nine, respectively. Ken Casellas

WILKES-BARRE PA - Pasultimatedelite N ($28.80) delighted in getting the ultimate good trip in the pocket, then came on to catch odds-on pacesetter Marlee B to win the $16,500 harness racing mares pacing feature Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Andrew McCarthy, guiding his fourth winner of the night, sent the daughter of Bettors Delight to the lead in the 26.3 initial stanza, then yield to the quarter-move of Marlee B and sat behind her through middle splits of 55 and 1:23. When crunch time came, Pasultimatedelite N could summon a little more than her rival, winning by a length and lowering her lifetime mark a tick to 1:51.2. Mark Kesmodel conditions the career winner of $289,165 for owners Patrick O'Brien and George Hartman. Tomorrow morning The Downs will be conducting the draw for the four $252,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championships for two-year-olds, with $50,000 consolations also on the docket if they fill. These races will be conducted on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, when Pocono will be switching over its Monday post time to the twilight time of 4:30 p.m., a start time in effect for that day for the rest of the meet. PHHA / Pocono  

YONKERS, NY, Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Odds-on Bit of a Legend N (Jordan Stratton, $3.30) paid a price for the lead, then made his harness racing opponents pay the price for giving it to him Saturday night (Aug. 19th), winning Yonkers Raceway's $55,000 Open Handicap Pace. In the hunt early from assigned post position No. 6, the 2016 George Levy Series winner took over from 21-1 shot Caviart Luca (George Brennan) just after a zippy :26.3 opening quarter-mile. A rated, :29.1 next substation (:55.4 half) was going to make the people's preference tough to catch. Melmerby Beach (Greg Merton) and Mach it So (Brent Holland) tried it from first- and second-over, respectively, as Bit of a Legend N found a 1:24.2 three-quarters. He widened to 2¼ lengths in and out of the final turn, then held Caviart Luca at bay. The margin was measured three-quarters of a length in 1:51.3. Bakersfield (Mark MacDonald) and Melmerby Beach hit the line together for third, with Mach it So settling for the final pay envelope. For Bit of a Legend N, an 8-year-old Down Under son of Bettor's Delight owned by Harry von Knoblauch Stable and trained by Peter Tritton, it was his fifth win in 17 '17 tries. The exacta paid $33.50, with the triple returning $89.50 (Bakersfield third) and $92 (Melmerby Beach third). Prior to the race, Tritton spoke of von Knoblauch, who passed away early this month at age 90. "Harry was a gentleman who enjoyed racing and not afraid to spend money to get good horses. His daughters want to keep the stable going, and I'm fortunate to train for them." Bit Of A Legend's official lifetime record is as follows; Down Under - 63 starts for 20 wins, 15 seconds and 4 thirds for $810,101 North America - 45 starts for 17 wins 10 seconds and 4 thirds for $1,101,920 Total - 108 starts for 37 wins, 25 seconds and 8 thirds for $1,939,521 Bit Of A Legend Yonkers offers up the sixth of eight consecutive Sunday matinees (Aug. 13th), with a first post of 12:30 PM. Frank Drucker

Arsenic (Bettor's Delight) has been a favorite of the betting public. The Heidi Rohr-trained pacer had been the top choice of the bettors in six consecutive starts competing at four different harness racing tracks heading into his try in Saturday night's feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel. Arsenic was once again the favorite on Saturday and would wind up first over in the $11,250 feature. Billy Dobson piloted the four year old pacer as he cruised past the leader before opening up a big lead. Arsenic prevailed by better than three lengths in a mile paced in 1:52.3. The win was one of four on the card for Dobson who holds a big lead in the local driver standings. The Arsenic victory was one of three on the night for Rohr whose Beachy Dream prevailed earlier in the night. Her Burkes Bandit scored in the evening's finale to complete the training triple. Live racing resumes on Tuesday night at Saratoga with a first post time set for 7:05pm. Mike Sardella

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