Top flight pacer Bettor’s Wish ranks amongst North American’s best 3yo pacers and he added to his burgeoning reputation when he dealt to his foes in the $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial at Northfield Park. With Dexter Dunn in the bike, the son of Bettor’s Delight strolled to victory by 3 ½ lengths, posting a 1.50.3-mile rate. Bettor’s Wish is now harness racings latest millionaire with this, his eleventh career win! The

Breeders Crown is under way in Victoria and Bettor’s Delight’s progeny were seen to advantage. Hurricane Harley and Demon Delight won heats of the 3yo lads division, Two Times Bettor was an impressive 3yo fillies heat winner and Jemstone led all the way to win a 2yo fillies heat.

American Ideal cut a sway through the Newcastle meeting with a treble, the winners included Regal Rock and Glenn Ford, at Auckland he sired a double when Flying Steps and debut winner Henry Hu greeted the judge, Illegal Immigrant won at Launceston and American Tour got the cash at Mildura.

Do you know American Ideal is still the leading 2yo sire in North America this season as we approach mid-August!

The decision to send ‘gun’ trotter Speeding Spur to show case his skills in North America has borne fruit with victory in the USD $148,000 Crawford trot at Tioga Downs. The son of Pegasus Spur trotted a career best and Aged male record for Tioga Downs when he scooted round in 1.52.4! A big shout out to hall of fame trainer Linda Toscano and driver Brian Sears who steered ‘dell boy’ to his USA win.