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Multiple stakes-winning Crazy Wow—2, 1:54; 3, 1:51.1 ($2,532,143)—a harness racing World Champion son of Crazed and his sire’s all-time leading earner, is relocating from Leatherstocking Equine in New York to Diamond Creek Farm Kentucky for the upcoming breeding season, it was announced today by Crawford Farms. He will stand the 2021 season for $3,000. “Al and I are very excited to have Crazy Wow standing at Diamond Creek in Kentucky, especially with the upcoming KYSS program and new tracks opening,” said Michelle Crawford. “We feel that with the new bonus program in place it will attract breeders and horsemen looking to participate in this opportunity.  Crazy Wow has thrown correct, long-legged, beautiful individuals and we feel with his strong pedigree and conformation that he will make his presence known in God’s Country. Working with Adam Bowden and the Diamond Creek staff is always a pleasure, and we are looking forward to the beginning of a great partnership with their cutting-edge stallion facility and team!” A tough and tenacious performer from ages two through six, Crazy Wow was a World Champion at two. The precocious juvenile captured two legs and the Final of the New York Sire S., as well as the Madison County T. en route to a 5-for-11 record in his freshman season on the track. Crazy Wow enjoyed his best season at three, winning 9 of 17 starts and amassing earnings of $1,027,612. He won the Colonial, Erskine, Empire Breeders Classic (in track-record time of 1:51.1), the Matron, a division of the Bluegrass, and three legs of the New York Sire S. at Monticello, Vernon, and Yonkers. He added to his already impressive accomplishments at five, taking the Harry Harvey Inv., the Cleveland Trotting Classic (world record of 1:52.3), the Charlie Hill (track record of 1:52f), and the Maxie Lee Inv. over JL Cruze at Chester. At six, he was the Maple Leaf T. winner and was multiple stakes-placed in his final season on the track. “We are looking forward to this collaboration with Crawford Farms,” said Diamond Creek’s Adam Bowden. “We have come close in the past to working with Al and Michelle, and now we are excited to cement this partnership with the addition of Crazy Wow to the Kentucky Farm. I am Crazy Wow excited!” All told, Crazy Wow banked $2,532,143 in a spectacular career on the track, competing against some of the toughest trotters in recent years and he retired with a record of 67-22-12-7. Produced from the stakes-winning mare No Pan No Gain (by Mr Vic, a son of the influential Valley Victory), Crazy Wow boasts an out-cross pedigree and matches with mares from a wide variety of sire lines. He will be represented by his first yearlings this year. All breeding and booking inquiries should be directed to Diamond Creek Farm at (717) 638-7100 or via email to bookings@diamondcreekfarm.com. Crawford Farms & Diamond Creek Farm

Goshen, NY - Michelle and Albert Crawford have announced that their harness racing World Champion trotter Crazy Wow 3,1:51.1 ($2,532,143) has been retired and will stand stud in New York for an introductory fee of $3,000. An outstanding individual and multiple stakes winner of over $2.5 million, Crazy Wow is the obvious choice for New York breeders as the next descendant of the unrivaled Credit Winner. His dam, No Pan No Gain (by Mr Vic, a son of the immortal Valley Victory), was a multiple stakes winner who earned $415,000 racing against the top fillies on the Grand Circuit, defeating Nova 2-year-old Trotting Filly of the Year in 2000, Spellbound Hanover. These bloodlines make Crazy Wow a great cross with Muscle Hill, Conway Hall and Chapter Seven mares. Well-respected breeder/farm owner Chris Coyle noted, "Crazy Wow is one of the best trotting stallions we've had under our care here at Olive Branch. He is an imposing horse with tremendous balance, length and soundness. He truly represents a durable, high speed horse with a genetic link to the incomparable Credit Winner that the New York horsemen want." Making money the hard way, Crazy Wow won 22 of 67 starts in 5 seasons, racing against and defeating some of the toughest and fastest trotters in recent memory. This September the son of Crazed captured the $500,000 Maple Leaf Trot at Mohawk over Marion Marauder, Ariana G and Emoticon Hanover, equaling his mark of 1:51.1. Last season Crazy Wow established a world record of 1:52.3h winning the $185,000 Cleveland Trotting Classic over Resolve and Obrigado. In addition, he won the $200,000 Charlie Hill at Scioto in a track record 1:52f and the $150,000 Maxie Lee Invitational at Chester over JL Cruze. He capped off the 2017 season with victory in the $250,000 Harry Harvey at Yonkers over 1¼ miles. Crazy Wow then won his elimination of the Breeders Crown at Hoosier, and was a fast closing second to Horse of the Year Hannelore Hanover in the $526,000 Crown Open Trot final earning just under $700,000 on the year. In fact, Crazy Wow has been so consistent for so long, that it is easy to forget that he won 9 of 17 races and over a million dollars back in 2015 at age three. Winning the $270,000 Erskine over Trotter of the Year Pinkman and the now-fastest-trotter-ever Homicide Hunter, and the $243,550 Matron at the end of the season, he also captured a division of the Bluegrass at the Red Mile. The fact is that Crazy Wow was good, and tough, all season at three, while also copping the $500,000 Colonial in August (over Pinkman at Pocono) and setting a track record of 1:51.1 in the $255,000 Empire Breeders Classic at Vernon in June. Crazy Wow was also the champion 2-year-old trotting colt of the New York Sire Stakes program in 2014, winning two legs and the $225,000 final at Yonkers. This impressive effort led him to be purchased by a group led by Gene Kurzrok and sent to Burke Racing at the end of his freshman season. Following a major stakes win, trainer Ron Burke said this about Crazy Wow, "He's a good horse that I think can go with them all the time when he gets the chances. In the big races, I think he will acquit himself well." Michelle Crawford, who also foaled and raised the 16-hand speedster noted, "We are blessed to have our WOW return to our farm after his prestigious racing career. We are so excited to stand Crazy Wow, we are bursting at the seams. He is inevitably one of our first and favorite graduates from our growing farm. His tenacity and toughness on the track will hopefully flow over to his progeny. Wow always gave 100% on the track, winning one third of all of his lifetime starts.." From an impressive and ever-expanding broodmare band, the Crawfords plan on supporting Crazy Wow with some of their top trotting mares. The marketing and management of Crazy Wow's stallion career will also be administered by Crawford Farms. Renowned New York stallion manager David Hanson stated, "World Champion Crazy Wow is a fantastic addition to the stallion ranks in New York. We at Leatherstocking Equine are proud to have the privilege of standing him at our facility. Leatherstocking Equine intends to support him well with quality mares including Barn Babe 2,1:58f; 3,1:54.2f ($350,463)." All breeding and booking inquiries should be directed to David Hanson at the Leatherstocking Equine Group, New Berlin, NY. Email: dhanson@leatherstockingvet.com or call: 607-847-9996. by Chris Tully for Crawford Farms            

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