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History of Traditional Harness-Racing Stakes

The Hambletonian

Year Winner Driver Best time Total purse
1967 Speedy Streak Del Cameron 2:00.0 $122,650
1968 Nevele Pride Stanley Dancer 1:59.2116,190
1969 Lindy's Pride Howard Beissinger 1:57.3124,910
1970 Timothy T. John Simpson, Jr. 1:58.21 143,630
1971 Speedy Crown Howard Beissinger 1:57.2129,770
1972 Super Bowl Stanley Dancer 1:56.2 119,090
1973 Flirth Ralph Baldwin 1:57.1144,710
1974 Christopher T Billy Haughton 1:58.3160,150
1975 Bonefish Stanley Dancer 1:59.02 232,192
1976 Steve Lobell Billy Haughton 1:56.2263,524
1977 Green Speed Billy Haughton 1:55.3284,131
1978 Speedy Somolli Howard Beissinger 1:55.03 241,280
1979 Legend Hanover George Sholty 1:56.1300,000
1980 Burgomeister Billy Haughton 1:56.3293,570
1981 Shiaway St. Pat Ray Remmen 2:01.14 838,000
1982 Speed Bowl Tommy Haughton 1:56.4875,750
1983 Duenna Stanley Dancer 1:57.21,000,000
1984 Historic FreightBen Webster 1:56.251,219,000
1985 Prakas Bill O'Donnell 1:54.31,272,000
1986 Nuclear Kosmos Ulf Thoresen 1:55.261,172,082
1987 Mack Lobell John Campbell 1:53.31,046,300
1988 Armbro Goal John Campbell 1:54.31,156,800
1989 Park Avenue Joe
Probe*
Ron Wayples
Bill Fahy
1:54.31,131,000
1990 HarmoniousJohn Campbell1:54.11,346,000
1991 Giant Victory Jack Moiseyev 1:54.41,238,000
1992 Alf Palema Mickey McNichol 1:56.271,288,000
1993 American Winner Ron Pierce 1:53.11,200,000
1994 Victory Dream Mike Lachance 1:53.41,200,000
1995 Tagliabue John Campbell 1:54.41,200,000
1996 Continentalvictory Mike Lachance1:52.11,200,000
1997Malabar ManMalvern Burroughs1:53.41,000,000
1998Muscles YankeeJohn Campbell1:52.21,000,000
1999Self PossessedMike Lachance1:51.31,000,000
2000Yankee PacoTravor Ritchie1:53.21,000,000
2001Scarlet KnightStefan Melander1:53.41,000,000
2002Chip Chip HoorayEric Ledford1:53.31,000,000
2003Amigo HallMike Lachance1:54.01,000,000
2004Windsong's LegacyTrond Smedshammer1:54.11,000,000
2005Vivid PhotoRoger Hammer1:52.31,500,000
2006GlidemasterJohn Campbell1:51.11,500,000
Three-year-old trotters. One mile. Guy McKinney won first race at Syracuse in 1926; held at Goshen, N.Y., 1930–1942, 1944–1956; at Yonkers, N.Y., 1943; at Du Quoin, Ill., 1957–1980. Since 1981, the race has been held at The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J. *Cowinners. Fastest heat won by:
1. By Formal Notice.
2. By Yankee Bambino.
3. By Speedy Somolli and Florida Pro.
4. By Super Juan.
5. Delvin G. Hanover.
6. Royal Prestige.
7. Baltic Sonata.
Source: www.hambletonian.org.

Little Brown Jug

Year Winner Driver Best time Total purse
1967 Best of All Jim Hackett 1:59.01 $84,778
1968 Rum Customer Billy Haughton 1:59.3 104,226
1969 Laverne Hanover Billy Haughton 2:00.2109,731
1970 Most Happy Fella Stanley Dancer 1:57.1100,110
1971 Nansemond Herve Filion 1:57.2102,994
1972 Strike Out Keith Waples 1:56.3 104,916
1973 Melvin's Woe Joe O'Brien 1:57.3120,000
1974 Ambro Omaha Billy Haughton 1:57.0132,630
1975 Seatrain Ben Webster 1:57.02 147,813
1976 Keystone Ore Stanley Dancer 1:56.43 153,799
1977 Governor Skipper John Chapman 1:56.1 150,000
1978 Happy Escort William Popfinger 1:55.24 186,760
1979 Hot Hitter Herve Filion 1:55.3 226,455
1980 Niatross Clint Galbraith 1:54.4 207,361
1981 Fan Hanover Glen Garnsey 1:56.05 243,799
1982 Merger John Campbell 1:56.3 328,900
1983 Ralph Hanover Ron Waples 1:55.3 358,800
1984 Colt 46 Norman Boring 1:53.3 366,717
1985 Nihilator Bill O'Donnell 1:52.1350,730
1986 Barberry Spur Bill O'Donnell 1:52.4407,684
1987 Jaguar Spur Richard Stillings 1:55.3412,330
1988 B.J. Scoot Mike Lachance 1:52.3486,050
1989 Goalie Jeff Mike Lachance 1:54.1 500,200
1990 Beach Towel Ray Remmen 1:53.3253,049
1991 Precious Bunny Jack Moiseyev 1:54.1 575,150
1992 Fake Left Ron Waples 1:54.2 556,210
1993 Life Sign John Campbell 1:52.0465,500
1994 Magical Mike Mike Lachance 1:52.3512,830
1995 Nick's Fantasy John Campbell 1:51.2543,670
1996 Armbro Operative Jack Moiyesev1:52.3 542,220
1997Western DreamerMike Lachance 1:51.1605,210
1998Shady CharacterRon Pierce1:52.3566,630
1999Blissfull HallRon Pierce1:55.3543,980
2000AstreosChris Christoforou1:55.3547,972
2001Bettor's DelightMike Lachance 1:51.4646,050
2002Million Dollar CamLuc Ouellette1:50.2618,625
2003No Pan IntendedDavid Miller 1:50.0605,050
2004TimesareachangingRon Pierce1:51.3571,500
2005P-Forty-Seven Dave Palone 1:52.1307,277
Three-year-old pacers. One Mile. Raced at Delaware County Fair Grounds, Delaware, Ohio.
1. By Nardin's Byrd.
2. By Albert's Star.
3. By Armbro Ranger.
4. By Falcon Almahurst.
5. By Seahawk Hanover.

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