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Freehold, NJ --- Three-year-old male pacer Betting Line, who won the Battle of the Brandywine with a world-record performance last Saturday, surges four spots to the No. 2 position in this week’s harness racing Hambletonian Society / Breeders Crown poll. Wiggle It Jiggleit, the runner-up to Rockin Ron in the Prix d’Ete, remains No. 1. Also gaining ground is 3-year-old male trotter Southwind Frank, who moves from eighth to sixth following his win in the Colonial. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 14 – 8/23/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (18) 4pg 18-11-5-2 $1,055,927 318 1 2 Betting Line (10) 3pc 10-9-1-0 $971,830 277 6 3 Always B Miki (1) 5ph 10-6-3-0 $657,570 254 2 4 Hannelore Hanover (5) 4tm 13-12-1-0 $580,189 250 3 5 Marion Marauder 3tc 8-6-1-0 $854,905 184 4 6 Southwind Frank 3tc 9-6-3-0 $910,023 167 8 7 Control The Moment 3pc 9-4-1-2 $737,463 114 5 8 Racing Hill 3pc 10-4-5-1 $961,702 97 7 9 Lady Shadow 5pm 12-6-1-1 $425,451 70 10 10 Pure Country 3pf 12-6-2-2 $713,706 46 9 Also: Darlinonthebeach (38); Resolve (24); Ariana G (16); All The Time (14); Rockin Ron (12); Shamballa (10); Homicide Hunter (9); Mel Mara (7); State Treasurer (6); Dr J Hanover, Fear The Dragon (3); Bar Hopping, Devil Child (2); Caprice Hill, Freaky Feet Pete (1). Resolve received 1 first-place vote. by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications

Freehold, NJ --- Four-year-old male pacer Wiggle It Jiggleit, who won last Friday’s Dan Patch Stakes, returns to the No. 1 spot in this week’s harness racing Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, unseating 5-year-old rival Always B Miki, who finished second in the Dan Patch. Hannelore Hanover, a 4-year-old female trotter who won last week’s fourth round of the Miss Versatility Series, remains third and is followed by 3-year-old male trotter Marion Marauder and 3-year-old male pacer Control The Moment, who were both idle. Betting Line moves from eighth to sixth thanks to the 3-year-old male pacer’s win in the Carl Milstein Memorial Invitational last Saturday. Pure Country, a 3-year-old female pacer who finished second in the Milstein, is up one spot to No. 9 in the rankings. There are no newcomers in this week’s Top 10. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 13 – 8/16/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (26) 4pg 17-11-4-2 $1,016,927 329 2 2 Always B Miki (4) 5ph 10-6-3-0 $657,570 282 1 3 Hannelore Hanover (1) 4tm 13-12-1-0 $580,189 264 3 4 Marion Marauder (1) 3tc 7-6-0-0 $729,905 220 4 5 Control The Moment (1) 3pc 8-4-1-1 $677,463 172 5 6 Betting Line (1) 3pc 9-8-1-0 $721,830 164 8 7 Racing Hill 3pc 9-4-4-1 $836,702 111 6 8 Southwind Frank 3tc 8-5-3-0 $660,023 102 7 9 Pure Country 3pf 11-6-2-2 $685,706 83 10 10 Lady Shadow (1) 5pm 12-6-1-1 $425,451 79 9   Also: Resolve (29); All The Time (17); Ariana G (14); Freaky Feet Pete, Shamballa (12); Bar Hopping (7); Obrigado (6); Celebrity Eventsy, Darlinonthebeach (5); What The Hill (4); Sports Column (3); Fear The Dragon, Manhattan Beach (2); Magnum J (1). by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications

Freehold, NJ --- This week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll features a season-low number of horses receiving votes, 21, but a season-high number receiving at least one first-place nod, eight. The previous high for horses receiving first-place votes was seven, set in Week 1 when 37 horses got at least one point. Always B Miki remains No. 1 in the rankings, although his margin over second-place Wiggle It Jiggleit dropped from 48 points to eight. Hannelore Hanover, the winner of last week’s Fresh Yankee, is No. 3 -- up one spot -- while Hambletonian champion Marion Marauder vaults into the Top 10 at No. 4. Marion Marauder is the only newcomer. Cane Pace winner Control The Moment moves from ninth in the rankings to fifth while Hambletonian runner-up Southwind Frank slips to seventh from third. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Always B Miki (16) 5ph 9-6-2-0 $578,570 306 1 2 Wiggle It Jiggleit (7) 4pg 16-10-4-2 $858,927 298 2 3 Hannelore Hanover (3) 4tm 12-11-1-0 $560,189 248 4 4 Marion Marauder (5) 3tc 7-6-0-0 $729,905 218 -- 5 Control The Moment (1) 3pc 8-4-1-1 $677,463 176 9 6 Racing Hill (1) 3pc 9-4-4-1 $836,702 120 6 7 Southwind Frank 3tc 8-5-3-0 $660,023 103 3 8 Betting Line 3pc 8-7-1-0 $571,830 98 7 9 Lady Shadow (1) 5pm 12-6-1-1 $425,451 92 10 10 Pure Country 3pf 10-6-1-2 $610,706 83 5 Also: Resolve (47); All The Time (33); Shamballa (31); Freaky Feet Pete (19); What The Hill (14); Obrigado (13); Bar Hopping (11); Ariana G (8); Bee A Magician (3); Bit Of A Legend N (2), Caprice Hill (2). Resolve received 1 first-place vote. by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Freehold, NJ --- Three-year-old male pacer Racing Hill, the winner of last week’s Adios, moves from ninth to sixth in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, but there were few other big changes in the harness racing rankings. Always B Miki (No. 1), Wiggle It Jiggleit (No. 2) and Freaky Feet Pete (No. 8) all were idle last week as they prepare for Saturday’s clash in the U.S. Pacing Championship. Hambletonian favorite Southwind Frank won in the Reynolds Memorial in the slop last week and remains at No. 3. There are no newcomers to the Top 10. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis.  Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 11 – 8/2/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Always B Miki (33) 5ph 8-6-2-0 $560,887 348 1 2 Wiggle It Jiggleit (2) 4pg 15-10-3-2 $803,667 300 2 3 Southwind Frank 3tc 6-5-1-0 $417,523 224 3 4 Hannelore Hanover 4tm 11-10-1-0 $472,605 220 5 5 Pure Country 3pf 9-6-1-2 $586,642 170 4 6 Racing Hill 3pc 9-4-4-1 $836,702 157 9 7 Betting Line 3pc 7-6-1-0 $531,930 147 6 8 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 9-5-2-1 $327,802 115 7 9 Control The Moment 3pc 7-3-1-1 $527,063 113 8 10 Lady Shadow 5pm 11-5-1-1 $315,733 50 10   by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Freehold, NJ - There was little change in this week’s harness racing Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, with the only movement in positions coming with 3-year-old female pacer Pure Country and 4-year-old female trotter Hannelore Hanover swapping places in spots Nos. 4 and 5. The two horses are separated by one point. Pure Country won a division of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes last week, her fifth consecutive victory, while Hannelore Hanover was idle. Also idle last week was No. 1 Always B Miki, No. 3 Southwind Frank, No. 7 Freaky Feet Pete, No. 8 Control The Moment, and No. 10 Lady Shadow. The remaining horses in the Top 10 -- No. 2 Wiggle It Jiggleit, No. 6 Betting Line, and No. 9 Racing Hill all posted wins last week. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 10 – 7/26/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Always B Miki (33) 5ph 8-6-2-0 $560,887 348 1 2 Wiggle It Jiggleit (2) 4pg 15-10-3-2 $803,667 310 2 3 Southwind Frank 3tc 5-4-1-0 $390,779 204 3 4 Pure Country 3pf 9-6-1-2 $586,642 195 5 5 Hannelore Hanover 4tm 10-9-1-0 $460,105 194 4 6 Betting Line 3pc 7-6-1-0 $531,930 167 6 7 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 9-5-2-1 $327,802 135 7 8 Control The Moment 3pc 7-3-1-1 $527,063 118 8 9 Racing Hill 3pc 8-3-4-1 $636,702 97 9 10 Lady Shadow 5pm 11-5-1-1 $315,733 51 10   Also: Marion Marauder (22); Obrigado (20); Resolve (19); Rockeyed Optimist (10); Bee A Magician (7); Sports Column (5); Bar Hopping, Bit Of A Legend N, Broadway Donna (4); Flowers N Songs (3); Caprice Hill, Luck Be Withyou  (2); Maestro Blue Chip, Manhattan Beach, Musical Rhythm, State Treasurer (1).   by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Freehold, NJ --- Older male pacer Always B Miki is the unanimous No. 1-ranked horse in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll. The harness racing 5-year-old stallion by Always A Virgin won last week’s William R. Haughton Memorial, defeating a field that included No. 2 Wiggle It Jiggleit and No. 7 Freaky Feet Pete. Three-year-old male trotter Southwind Frank moves to No. 3 in the rankings, coming off his victory in a division of the Stanley Dancer Memorial. Four-year-old female trotter Hannelore Hanover also moves up, to No. 4, thanks to beating the boys in the Hambletonian Maturity. Meadowlands Pace winner Control The Moment joins the Top 10 at No 8. Also new to the rankings is Golden Girls winner Lady Shadow, at No. 10. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 9 – 7/19/2016  Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Always B Miki (35) 5ph 8-6-2-0 $560,887 350 1 2 Wiggle It Jiggleit 4pg 14-9-3-2 $673,667 285 2 3 Southwind Frank 3tc 5-4-1-0 $390,779 217 6 4 Hannelore Hanover 4tm 10-9-1-0 $460,105 209 7 5 Pure Country 3pf 8-5-1-2 $546,702 160 5 6 Betting Line 3pc 6-5-1-0 $492,030 151 3 7 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 9-5-2-1 $327,802 147 4 8 Control The Moment 3pc 7-3-1-1 $527,063 146 -- 9 Racing Hill 3pc 7-2-4-1 $624,202 72 8 10 Lady Shadow 5pm 11-5-1-1 $315,733 67 -- Also: Resolve (29); Marion Marauder (27); Obrigado (12); Broadway Donna (8); Caprice Hill, Rockeyed Optimist (7); Bee A Magician, Mel Mara (6); Shamballa (4); Bit Of A Legend N, JL Cruze, Missile J (3); Magnum J, Rockin Ron (2); Maestro Blue Chip, Shake It Cerry (1). by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications

Wiggle It Jiggleit and Always B Miki head to Saturday’s Ben Franklin Pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono ranked 1-2 in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, with harness racing rival Freaky Feet Pete not far behind at No. 4. Each won his elimination last week, with Always B Miki’s time of 1:47 equaling the fastest ever on a five-eighths-mile track and Freaky Feet Pete’s 1:47.1 set the record for fastest by a 4-year-old on a five-eighths oval. Pure Country, who won her elimination for Saturday’s James M. Lynch Memorial at Pocono, moved from No. 10 to fifth in the rankings. Resolve, who won the Arthur J. Cutler Memorial last week at the Meadowlands in his first start since finishing second in Sweden’s Elitlopp, joined the Top 10 at No. 7. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (31) 4pg 11-8-3-0 $442,265 346 1 2 Always B Miki (4) 5ph 6-4-2-0 $91,500 290 4 3 Betting Line 3pc 5-4-1-0 $451,605 231 2 4 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 6-5-0-1 $108,326 202 6 5 Pure Country 3pf 6-3-1-2 $356,762 144 10 6 Southwind Frank 3tc 3-2-1-0 $68,750 135 3 7 Resolve 5th 5-1-2-0 $258,273 104 -- 8 Hannelore Hanover 4tm 8-7-1-0 $212,955 93 7 9 Bit Of A Legend N 7ph 13-9-2-0 $473,750 89 5 10 Maestro Blue Chip 4th 12-11-0-1 $191,500 76 8   Also: Bee A Magician (53); Rockeyed Optimist (42); Mel Mara (22); Racing Hill (15); Lady Shadow (14); Control The Moment (13); Obrigado (12); Rockin Ron (9); Darlinonthebeach (6); Bar Hopping, Check Six, Dayson, Pinkman (4); Caprice Hill, Missile J (3); Newborn Sassy, Rose Run Parker (2); All Bets Off, Dante, Sintra (1).   by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Betting Line, a 3-year-old male pacer who won last weekend’s Pepsi North America Cup with a stakes-record-equaling 1:47.4, vaults from ninth to No. 2 in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, falling behind only Wiggle It Jiggleit in the harness racing rankings. Four-year-old male pacer Wiggle It Jiggleit, who was idle last week, remains solidly in the top spot, but is no longer unanimous. Always B Miki, who won last Saturday’s Mohawk Gold Cup with the fastest mile in Canadian history (1:47.1) received three first-place votes and moves from eighth to fourth in the poll. Hannelore Hanover, a 4-year-old female trotter, enters the rankings at No. 7 off her world-record-equaling performance in the Armbro Flight Stakes. Pure Country, a 3-year-old female pacer, is also a newcomer, landing at No. 10 following her triumph in the Fan Hanover Stakes. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 5 – 6/21/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (32) 4pg 10-7-3-0 $427,265 347 1 2 Betting Line 3pc 5-4-1-0 $451,605 225 9 3 Southwind Frank 3tc 2-2-0-0 $62,500 216 3 4 Always B Miki (3) 5ph 5-3-2-0 $76,500 192 8 5 Bit Of A Legend N 7ph 13-9-2-0 $473,750 161 2 6 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 5-4-0-1 $93,326 144 4 7 Hannelore Hanover 4tm 8-7-1-0 $212,955 92 -- 8 Maestro Blue Chip 4th 12-11-0-1 $191,500 90 7 9 Bee A Magician 6tm 3-3-0-0 $107,000 87 5 10 Pure Country 3pf 5-2-1-2 $346,762 86 -- Also: Rockin Ron (71); Rockeyed Optimist (45); Mel Mara (37); Resolve (21); Lady Shadow (19); Obrigado (17); Darlinonthebeach (12); Check Six (10); Marion Marauder (9); Missile J (8); Control The Moment, Pinkman (5); Dante (4); All Bets Off, Caprice Hill, I Said Diamonds, Krispy Apple, Yagonnakissmeornot (3); Homicide Hunter, JL Cruze, Sunfire Blue Chip (2); Racing Hill (1). by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications

Wiggle It Jiggleit won for the third consecutive time last week and remains the unanimous No. 1 in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll. The harness racing 4-year-old male pacer won the third leg of the Graduate Series by 5-1/2 lengths in a track-record-equaling 1:48.1 at Tioga Downs on Sunday. Maestro Blue Chip won the Graduate leg for 4-year-old trotters and moves from No. 9 to seventh in the poll. The lone newcomer to the Top 10 is Betting Line, a 3-year-old male pacer who won his elimination for the North America Cup last weekend at Mohawk. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 4 – 6/14/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (35) 4pg 10-7-3-0 $427,265 350 1 2 Bit Of A Legend N 7ph 13-9-2-0 $473,750 196 3 3 Southwind Frank 3tc 2-2-0-0 $62,500 194 5 4 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 5-4-0-1 $93,326 153 6 5 Bee A Magician 6tm 3-3-0-0 $107,000 152 4 6 Rockin Ron 4pg 13-10-2-0 $263,690 144 2 7 Maestro Blue Chip 4th 12-11-0-1 $191,500 140 9 8 Always B Miki 5ph 4-2-2-0 $37,500 98 7 9 Betting Line 3pc 4-3-1-0 $61,605 65 -- 10 Mel Mara 7ph 11-3-3-0 $57,190 63 10 Also: Obrigado (41); Resolve (40); Darlinonthebeach (35); Pinkman (27); Rockeyed Optimist (25); Check Six (22); Pure Country (21); Boston Red Rocks, Hannelore Hanover (19); All Bets Off (18); Caprice Hill (13); Shamballa (11); JL Cruze (10); Dayson, Missile J, Nickle Bag (9); Blue Moon Stride, Cufflink Hanover, Yagonnakissmeornot (7); Anndrovette (6); I Said Diamonds, Lady Shadow, Lyons Snyder (3); Good Will Hanover, Venus Delight (2); Evenin Of Pleasure, Seventimesavirgin (1).   by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Freehold, NJ --- Harnerss racing seven-year-old male pacer Mel Mara is the lone newcomer in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Poll, joining the rankings at No. 10 off his world-record-equaling 1:47 performance last Saturday in the Open Handicap at the Meadowlands Racetrack. None of the top four horses in the poll were active last week, and none saw any change in his or her position in the rankings. Four-year-old male pacer Wiggle It Jiggleit remained the unanimous No. 1, followed by 4-year-old male pacer Rockin Ron, New Zealand-bred 7-year-old male pacer Bit Of A Legend, and 6-year-old female trotter Bee A Magician. Freshly-minted New Jersey Sire Stakes champion 3-year-old male trotter Southwind Frank moved from seventh to fifth in the poll, followed by Graduate division winner Freaky Feet Pete, who moved up to No. 6 from eighth. Rounding out the Top 10 are 3-year-old male pacer Check Six and 4-year-old male trotter Maestro Blue Chip. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 3 – 6/7/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (35) 4pg 9-6-3-0 $389,765 350 1 2 Rockin Ron 4pg 12-10-2-0 $257,690 215 2 3 Bit Of A Legend N 7ph 13-9-2-0 $473,750 198 3 4 Bee A Magician 6tm 3-3-0-0 $107,000 166 4 5 Southwind Frank 3tc 2-2-0-0 $62,500 164 7 6 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 5-4-0-1 $93,326 144 8 7 Always B Miki 5ph 4-2-2-0 $37,500 110 5 8 Check Six 3pc 5-4-1-0 $348,706 79 6 9 Maestro Blue Chip 4th 11-10-0-1 $154,000 73 10 10 Mel Mara 7ph 11-3-3-0 $57,190 62 -- Also: Resolve (61); All Bets Off (35); Pinkman (34); Pure Country (26); Rockeyed Optimist (21); Betting Line, Shamballa (17); Darlinonthebeach (16); Blue Moon Stride (15); Nickle Bag, Obrigado (13); Missile J (12); Cufflink Hanover (11); Yagonnakissmeornot (10); Venus Delight (9); JL Cruze (8); Good Will Hanover, Lyons Snyder, Musical Rhythm (6); Dayson, Katies Rocker, Witch Dali (4); Adrian Hanover, Boston Red Rocks, I Said Diamonds (3); Hannelore Hanover, Rose Run Parker (2); L A Delight, Seventimesavirgin, Southwind Hope (1). by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Freehold, NJ --- Wiggle It Jiggleit is the unanimous No. 1 in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Poll following his track record win in Sunday’s Dorothy Mullin Invitational at Harrah’s Philadelphia. Wiggle It Jiggleit, a 4-year-old male pacer, won in 1:47.3 to set the mark for the fastest mile ever at Philly. Rockin Ron, who finished second to Wiggle It Jiggleit in the Mullin Invitational, is No. 2 followed by New Zealand-bred male pacer Bit Of A Legend, female trotter Bee A Magician, and male pacer Always B Miki. Resolve, a 5-year-old male trotter who finished second in both his elimination and the final of Sunday’s Elitloppet in Stockholm, joined the Top 10 at No. 9. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 2 – 5/31/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (35) 4pg 9-6-3-0 $389,765 350 1 2 Rockin Ron 4pg 12-10-2-0 $257,690 199 4 3 Bit Of A Legend N 7ph 13-9-2-0 $473,750 181 2 4 Bee A Magician 6tm 3-3-0-0 $107,000 176 3 5 Always B Miki 5ph 3-2-1-0 $31,250 143 7 6 Check Six 3pc 4-4-0-0 $328,443 118 5 7 Southwind Frank 3tc 1-1-0-0 $12,500 104 8 8 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 4-3-0-1 $55,500 96 10 9 Resolve 5th 4-0-2-0 $162,365* 82 -- 10 Maestro Blue Chip 4th 11-10-0-1 $154,000 73 6 Also: Pinkman (52); Pure Country (46); All Bets Off (41); Obrigado (36); Missile J (32); Rockeyed Optimist (31); JL Cruze (20); Darlinonthebeach, Venus Delight (16); Nickle Bag (14); Evenin Of Pleasure (13); Boston Red Rocks (12); Cufflink Hanover (11); Yagonnakissmeornot (10); Dayson (8); Betting Line (7); Shamballa, Split The House (6); Bushwacker, Good Will Hanover, Hannelore Hanover, L A Delight (4); I Said Diamonds, Sell A Bit N (3); Bigtown Hero (2); Mach It So, Mel Mara (1). <p 0in="" 0pt;"="" style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">* Resolve’s earnings are approximate pending official receipt of purse information and currency exchange for foreign earnings by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Four-year-old male pacer Wiggle It Jiggleit finds himself in a familiar position in this year’s first harness racing Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll -- the No. 1 spot. Wiggle It Jiggleit finished last year as the poll’s top-ranked horse. The returning Dan Patch Award-winning Horse of the Year has won five of eight races this year, finishing no worse than second in any start, and is coming off a track-record performance in the Battle of Lake Erie at Northfield Park. Sitting at No. 2 in the poll is 7-year-old New Zealand-import Bit Of A Legend, whose nine victories this season include the Levy Memorial Pacing Series championship. His $473,750 in purses are No. 1 among all harness racing horses in North America. Multiple Dan Patch Award-winning female trotter Bee A Magician is third in the rankings, followed by 4-year-old male pacer Rockin Ron, who earlier this season won the Confederation Cup with a Canadian-record performance, and 3-year-old male pacer Check Six, the Pennsylvania Classic winner. Four-year-old male trotter Maestro Blue Chip, unbeaten in 10 races this year and coming off a victory in a division of the Graduate Series, is No. 6. The remainder of the Top 10 includes two returning Breeders Crown champions in male pacers Always B Miki (No. 7) and Freaky Feet Pete (No. 10) as well as two returning divisional champions in 3-year-old male trotter Southwind Frank (No. 8) and 3-year-old female pacer Pure Country (No. 9). A total of 37 horses received at least one point in the year’s first poll. Each horse in the top seven received at least one first-place vote. The Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll does not determine Horse of the Year. The U.S. Harness Writers Association votes in December on all division winners plus Trotter of the Year, Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 1 – 5/24/2016 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (18) 4pg 8-5-3-0 $289,765 323 -- 2 Bit Of A Legend N (7) 7ph 12-9-2-0 $473,750 250 -- 3 Bee A Magician (2) 6tm 3-3-0-0 $107,000 193 -- 4 Rockin Ron (1) 4pg 11-10-1-0 $207,690 181 -- 5 Check Six (2) 3pc 4-4-0-0 $328,443 151 -- 6 Maestro Blue Chip (1) 4th 10-10-0-0 $130,000 128 -- 7 Always B Miki (4) 5ph 3-2-1-0 $31,250 97 -- 8 Southwind Frank 3tc 1-1-0-0 $12,500 83 -- 9 Pure Country 3pf 2-1-0-1 $159,300 81 -- 10 Freaky Feet Pete 4ph 4-3-0-1 $55,500 77 -- Also: Nickle Bag (56); All Bets Off (47); JL Cruze, Rockeyed Optimist (40); Yagonnakissmeornot (33); Resolve (25); Boston Red Rocks (23); Cufflink Hanover (11); Musical Rhythm (10); Sell A Bit N (9); Betting Line, L A Delight, Wings Of Royalty (7); Major Athens, Pinkman, Shamballa (6); Hannelore Hanover (5); Bushwacker, Darlinonthebeach (4); Caprice Hill, Mach It So (3); All The Time, Bigtown Hero, JK Will Power (2); Dayson, Mel Mara, Unlocked (1). by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

Freehold, NJ --- Freaky Feet Pete continued his ascent in the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, moving up to No. 3 in the harness racing rankings following his win over Wiggle It Jiggleit in the Monument Circle last weekend. The 3-year-old male pacer, who debuted in the Top 10 at No. 10 on Oct. 13, garnered three first-place votes. Wiggle It Jiggleit remained in the top spot, followed by 2-year-old male trotter Southwind Frank, 3-year-old male trotter Pinkman, and 3-year-old female trotter Mission Brief. No newcomers joined the Top 10. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 25 – 11/3/2015  Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (28) 3pg 23-19-3-0 $1,913,545 330 1 2 Southwind Frank (3) 2tc 12-11-0-0 $786,419 269 2 3 Freaky Feet Pete (3) 3pc 16-14-2-0 $775,774 255 4 4 Pinkman 3tg 17-11-3-1 $1,892,865 216 3 5 Mission Brief 3tf 12-8-3-0 $835,617 141 5 6 Pure Country 2pf 10-10-0-0 $689,968 132 8 7 Bee A Magician 5tm 16-10-4-0 $929,345 123 7 8 Always B Miki 4ph 3-3-0-0 $227,500 119 6 9 Wild Honey 3tf 14-7-5-0 $1,066,682 80 9 10 Wakizashi Hanover 3pg 19-11-4-2 $1,153,700 47 10 Also: D'One, State Treasurer (39); L A Delight (37); Crazy Wow, JL Cruze (13); Control The Moment (12); Artspeak (9); Broadway Donna, Color's A Virgin (8); Foiled Again (7); Krispy Apple (6); Homicide Hunter (5); All The Time, Melady's Monet (4); Devil Child (3); Il Sogno Dream (2); Betting Line, Creatine, Divine Caroline, Hemi Seelster (1). Note: LA Delight received one first-place vote.      

Freehold, NJ --- Breeders Crown champions enjoyed a big week in the voting for the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll. Southwind Frank, Freaky Feet Pete, Always B Miki, Pure Country, and Wild Honey all made big moves in the harness racing rankings. Southwind Frank won the Breeders Crown for 2-year-old male trotters and vaulted from No. 5 to second in the rankings behind Wiggle It Jiggleit. Freaky Feet Pete, the 3-year-old male pacing champion, moved from ninth to fourth in the poll while Open Pace winner Always B Miki, 2-year-old female pacing champ Pure Country, and 3-year-old female trotting champ Wild Honey all joined the Top 10. Another Crown winner, D’One, moved within two points of the Top 10. Wiggle It Jiggleit, who was not eligible to the Breeders Crown, remained solidly in the No. 1 spot. The 3-year-old pacing gelding won a division of the Circle City last weekend. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 24 – 10/27/2015  Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (34) 3pg 22-19-2-0 $1,842,170 342 1 2 Southwind Frank 2tc 12-11-0-0 $786,419 251 5 3 Pinkman 3tg 16-11-3-0 $1,860,465 233 2 4 Freaky Feet Pete 3pc 15-13-2-0 $633,024 208 9 5 Mission Brief 3tf 12-8-3-0 $835,617 157 3 6 Always B Miki 4ph 3-3-0-0 $227,500 139 -- 7 Bee A Magician 5tm 16-10-4-0 $929,345 127 4 8 Pure Country 2pf 10-10-0-0 $689,968 125 -- 9 Wild Honey 3tf 14-7-5-0 $1,066,682 68 -- 10 Wakizashi Hanover 3pg 19-11-4-2 $1,153,700 57 6

Freehold, NJ --- Pinkman moved from fourth to second in this week's harness racing Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll thanks to his victory in the Kentucky Futurity while Freaky Feet Pete joined the Top 10 at No.10 following his defeat of No.1 Wiggle It Jiggleit in last weekend's Indiana Sire Stakes championship. Wiggle It Jiggleit remained in the top spot. Mission Brief, who finished second in the Kentucky Filly Futurity, slid from second to third and Bee A Magician, who was sixth in the Yonkers International Trot, dropped from third to fourth. Southwind Frank moved up two spots to fifth following his world-record performance in a division of the International Stallion Stakes. Wakizashi Hanover, State Treasurer, L A Delight, Control The Moment, and Freaky Feet Pete rounded out the Top 10. Wakizashi Hanover won a division of the Keystone Classic last week while L A Delight stretched her win streak to 11 races by capturing the Ontario Sire Stakes Super Final for 2-year-old female pacers with a stakes-record-equaling effort. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 22 – 10/13/2015  Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (32) 3pg 21-18-2-0 $1,819,520 346 1 2 Pinkman (1) 3tg 15-11-2-0 $1,750,465 276 4 3 Mission Brief 3tf 11-8-3-0 $830,617 229 2 4 Bee A Magician 5tm 15-10-4-0 $888,545 218 3 5 Southwind Frank 2tc 10-9-0-0 $476,419 168 7 6 Wakizashi Hanover 3pg 17-11-3-2 $1,109,200 149 6 7 State Treasurer 6ph 17-9-1-4 $857,607 141 5 8 L A Delight (1) 2pf 12-11-0-1 $533,127 91 9 9 Control The Moment (1) 2pc 7-7-0-0 $331,757 75 8 10 Freaky Feet Pete 3pc 13-11-2-0 $354,899 66 -- Also: Broadway Donna (41); JL Cruze (26), Wild Honey (24); Pure Country (18); D’One (14); Caprice Hill (13); Artspeak (9); JK Endofanera (8); Habitat (4); Lost For Words, Papagayo E (2); American Passport, Betting Line, Crazy Wow, In The Arsenal, Toddler Tantrum (1). by Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications     

Freehold, NJ --- It’s unanimous for the second consecutive week. Wiggle It Jiggleit is No. 1 on the harness racing Poll.. A 3-year-old gelding pacer, Wiggle It Jiggleit received all 35 first-place votes in this week’s Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll. He was off this past week, following his dramatic win of the Little Brown Jug in straight heats at the Delaware County Fair. Wiggle It Jiggleit is followed in the rankings by 3-year-old filly trotter Mission Brief, a winner in her Bluegrass division last Saturday at The Red Mile, who moved up from third to second. Bee A Magician was idle and dropped from the No. 2 position, and remains 34 points ahead of Pinkman, who also was idle and remained fourth. Dayton Pacing Derby winner State Treasurer rounds out the top five. Rankings based on the votes of harness racing media representatives on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis. Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred Poll: Week 21 – 10/6/2015 Rank Name (First Place Votes) A/G/S Record Earnings Points Pvs 1 Wiggle It Jiggleit (35)  3pg 20-18-1-0 $1,769,520 350 1 2 Mission Brief 3tf 10-8-2-0 $764,992 276 3 3 Bee A Magician 5tm 14-10-4-0 $888,545 262 2 4 Pinkman 3tg 14-10-2-0 $1,486,965 228 4 5 State Treasurer 6ph 16-9-1-4 $857,607 195 5 6 Wakizashi Hanover 3pg 16-10-3-2 $1,091,863 151 6 7 Southwind Frank 2tc 9-8-0-0 $450,319 108 7 8 Control The Moment 2pc 7-7-0-0 $331,757 93 8 9 L A Delight 2pf 11-10-0-1 $436,877 72 10 10 JL Cruze 4tg 21-16-2-0 $627,456 49 9 Also: Broadway Donna (43); Freaky Feet Pete (19); Caprice Hill (15); Crazy Wow, Habitat (11); In The Arsenal (6); Lost For Words, Pure Country (5); Always B Miki, Doo Wop Hanover, Physicallyinclined (4); Split The House, Travel Playlist (3); D’One, Toddler Tantrum, Wild Honey (2); Artspeak, Sassa Hanover (1). Ken Weingartner, Harness Racing Communications 

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