2021 Road to the Hambletonian Week 5

Posted by Rachel Ryan on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 3:25 PM
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Driver, Trainer, Owner 

Ken Warkentin’s Comments 



(Love You) 

Andy Miller, Julie Miller, Pinske Stables, Andy Miller Stable 

 Dan Patch Award & Mohawk Million winner with a mark of 1:51.4, won his first qualifier on May 29 in 1:54.1 (:27.4), romped in another qualifier on June 12 in 1:52.3 (:26.3), makes his 3YO debut from post 6 in a Big M overnight on June 26


In Range 

(Bar Hopping) 

Tim Tetrick, Marcus Melander, AMG Stable Inc., Kenneth Kjellgren, Tomas Hans Asell, Rick T. Wahlstedt  

Second in the 2020 Breeders Crown, 1:52.3 career best in his 3YO debut in PASS @ The Meadows, broke & seventh (1:53) in PASS @ Pocono, fourth placed third (1:52) @ Big M on June 11, post five in a Yonkers Trot elimination on June 25



On A Streak 

(Cantab Hall) 

Bob McClure, Luc Blais, Determination 

O’Brien Award winner & William Wellwood Memorial upsetter, third (1:55.2) in his 2021 debut @ Phl, won a TSS division @ Pocono in 1:56.2 (28.4), cruised in a 1:57 NW4 @ Yonkers on June 10, post six in a Yonkers Trot elimination on June 25 



(Muscle Hill)  

Brian Sears, Marcus Melander, S R F Stable, Holly Lane Stud East LTD.  

Melander sent out three finalists in 2019 & 2020, well-rated wire-to-wire in a 3YO Open @ Big M in a career best of 1:51.2 (:27.3) on June 11 following a solid third in the NJSS Final, post three in a Big M overnight on June 25 


Dancinginthedark M 

(Readly Express)  


Tim Tetrick, Marcus Melander, Menhammer Stuteri Ab  

1:52.2 Bluegrass division winner at two, won both Big M qualifiers, then rallied impressively to take his 3YO debut in 1:52.3 in an overnight @ Big M on June 4, easily made it two-for-two in 1:52.1 on June 18, post ten in a Big M overnight on June 26 


Cuatro De Julio 


Lucas Wallin, Marie Ortolan Bar, D Farm LLC  

Two-time sub 1:52 winner at two, dominant 3YO debut in a 1:53.1 NJSS division, then second (1:52.3) with a late misstep, second again (1:52.2) by a neck the NJSS Final, not in to go @ press time  



(Muscle Hill)  

Dexter Dunn, Ake Svanstedt, Stall Droad, Inc.  

Standout score in a NJSS division in 1:51.4 (:26.4), late break in the slop as the heavy favorite in the NJSS Final, broke again late in a 3YO Open on June 11 & finished second (1:51.3) placed fourth, entered in qualifier @ Big M on June 26 


Really fast 

(Muscle Hill)  


Yannick Gingras, Nancy Takter, Brixton Medical, Inc., Hatfield Stables, Marvin Katz, Al Libfeld 

Won his first two career starts in 2021, then finished second (1:52.2) to Lindysmusclemania, took a new mark of 1:52.2 in the slop with a perfect trip upset in the NJSS Final, broke & finished eighth (1:53.1) in a 3YO Open on June 11, not in to go @ press time 


Captain Corey 

(Googoo Gaagaa) 

Ake Svanstedt, S R F Stable, Knutsson Trotting Inc, Midnight Sun Partners Inc., Ake Svanstedt   

Won his first five career starts, including the PASS Final in 1:53.3, romped in a PASS division in 1:53.4 (:27.4) @ Pocono on May 31, broke/finished last as the heavy favorite in PASS @ Phl on June 23 


Southwind Tyrion 

(Muscle Hill) 

Ake Svanstedt, S R F Stable, Ake Svanstedt Inc, Knutsson Trotting Inc., Brittany Farms & Riverview 

1:51.1 winner in ISS, 2YO NJSS Final champion, second in the William Wellwood Memorial, third (1:53.4) to Venerate in a Big M qualifier on June 12, entered in qualifier @ Big M on June 26  


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