Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters

Triple Crown is a combination of three major races in harness racing. The term Triple Crown is mostly used in the US, but also in France. The term is also used in thoroughbred racing.

United States edit

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

Since its inauguration in 1955, there have been nine winners of the Trotting Triple Crown. They are:

Horse Year Driver Trainer Owner
1) Scott Frost 1955 Joe O'Brien Joe O'Brien S. A. Camp Farms (Sol Camp)
2) Speedy Scot 1963 Ralph N. Baldwin Ralph N. Baldwin Castleton Farm
3) Ayres 1964 John F. Simpson, Sr. John F. Simpson, Sr. Charlotte Sheppard
4) Nevele Pride 1968 Stanley Dancer Stanley Dancer Nevele Acres, Louis Resnick
5) Lindy's Pride 1969 Howard Beissinger Howard Beissinger Lindy Farm, Inc.
6) Super Bowl 1972 Stanley Dancer Stanley Dancer Rachel L. Dancer, Rose Hild Breeding Farm
7) Windsong's Legacy 2004 Trond Smedshammer Trond Smedshammer Ann Brannvoll, Ted Gewertz, Patricia Spinelli
8) Glidemaster 2006 George Brennan John Campbell Blair Burgess Robert Burgess, Karin-Olsson Burgess, Marsha Cohen, Brittany Farms
9) Marion Marauder 2016 Scott Zeron Paula Wellwood Jean Wellwood, Devin Keeler

France edit

In french harness racing, a Triple Crown consists of the following horse races:

All races is held at Hippodrome de Vincennes in Paris. Winning all three races under the same winter meeting, gets a Triple Crown and a bonus on 300 000 euro. Since its inauguration, there have been four winners of a French Triple Crown. The trotter Gelinotte won the Triple Crown two years in a row.[4]

# Horse Year Driver Trainer
1 Gelinotte 1956 Charlie Mills Charlie Mills
2 Jamin 1959 Jean Riaud Jean Riaud
3 Bellino II 1976 Jean-René Gougeon Maurice Macheret
4 Bold Eagle 2017 Franck Nivard Sébastien Guarato

References edit

  1. ^ Hambletonian Society race history with full statistics Archived 2018-03-27 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved October 30, 2016
  2. ^ Hambletonian Society Yonkers Trot race history Archived 2016-03-26 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved October 30, 2016
  3. ^ September 26, 2014 article titled Kentucky Futurity is oldest race of importance Retrieved October 30, 2016
  4. ^ "Bold Eagle mot Prix de Paris - och jättebonus". Travnet. Retrieved 2017-02-16.

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