Road to the Pepsi North America Cup – June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021

MILTON, June 22, 2021 – With the 38th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup 81 days away, Woodbine Entertainment is officially back on the ‘Road to the NA Cup’.

Woodbine’s Mark McKelvie has unveiled his annual rankings of the top Pepsi North America Cup eligible horses. A total of 46 three-year-old pacers remain eligible to this year’s edition of the ‘Cup’.

The ‘Road to the NA Cup’ rankings will be updated weekly ahead of this year’s race, highlighting top contenders and marquee races.

The $1 million Pepsi North America Cup will take place on Saturday, September 11 at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Eliminations are scheduled for the week prior on Saturday, September 4.

Road to the NA Cup – June 22, 2021

Record: Starts-1st-2nd-3rd (Earnings)

1 – Perfect Sting
Owner: Brittany Farms, Val D’or Farms
Trainer: Joe Holloway
Driver: David Miller

2021: 2-1-1-0 ($21,511)
Life: 12-11-1-0 ($555,811)
Time: 1:48.1 (Meadowlands)

2 – Abuckabett Hanover
Owner: Crawford Farms Racing, Alagna Racing, Jablonsky Held Stable, Barbera Wienick Stable
Trainer: Tony Alagna
Driver: Andrew McCarthy

2021: 3-3-0-0 ($72,686)
Life: 15-7-1-2 ($266,915)
Time: 1:49.1 (Meadowlands)

3 – Southwind Gendry
Owner: Burke Racing Stable, Phillip Collura, Knox Services, JandT Silva Purnel & Libb
Trainer: Ron Burke
Driver: Yannick Gingras

2021: 3-2-1-0 ($89,689)
Life: 16-12-1-1 ($672,758)
Time: 1:49.3Q (Meadowlands)

4 – Lawless Shadow
Owner: Dr. Ian Moore, R G McGroup Ltd, Serge Savard, Frank Cannon
Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore
Driver: Bob McClure

2021: 4-3-1-0 ($31,500)
Life: 13-7-4-1 ($339,124)
Time: 1:50 (Scioto)

5 – Bulldog Hanover
Owner: Jack Darling Stables, Brad Grant
Trainer: Jack Darling
Driver: Jody Jamieson

2021: 1-0-0-0 ($1,760)
Life: 7-4-1-0 ($250,610)
Time: 1:50.2 (Woodbine Mohawk Park)

6 – American Courage
Owner: Fiddlers Creek Stables L
Trainer: Travis Alexander
Driver: Matt Kakaley

2021: 2-2-0-0 ($18,375)
Life: 10-9-0-0 ($198,633)
Time: 1:49.4 (Pocono)

7 – One Eight Hundred
Owner: Brixton Medical Inc, Nancy Taker
Trainer: Nancy Takter
Driver: Tim Tetrick

2021: 7-5-0-0 ($81,160)
Life: 12-6-1-1 ($97,958)
Time: 1:48.4 (Meadowlands)

8 – Exploit
Owner: Leblanc And Kribbs, Joe Sbrocco, In The Gym Partner, Joseph Barbera
Trainer: Tony Alagna
Driver: Todd McCarthy/Joe Bongiorno

2021: 5-2-1-1 ($42,932)
Life: 18-5-2-2 ($523,170)
Time: 1:50.3 (Pocono)

9 – Desperate Man
Owner: Kathy & John Cecchin, Nicole & Paul Davies
Trainer: Kathy Cecchin
Driver: Trevor Henry

2021: 0-0-0-0 ($0)
Life: 6-3-1-1 ($218,672)
Time: 1:51.2 (Woodbine Mohawk Park)

10 – Second Bruiser
Owner: Stefan Piekos, Vernon Cochrane
Trainer: Vernon Cochrane
Driver: James MacDonald

2021: 1-1-0-0 ($10,000)
Life: 6-5-0-0 ($80,825)
Time: 1:50.4 (Woodbine Mohawk Park)

Upcoming Races:

Friday, June 25: MGM Grand Messenger (Eliminations) – Yonkers (NY)
Saturday, June 26: Pennsylvania Sires Stakes – The Meadows (PA)

Eligible Horses:

ABUCKABETT HANOVER
ALWAYS A MIKI
AMERICAN COURAGE
AS ALWAYS
BAYFIELD BEACH
BETTIM AGAIN
BETTOR SUN
BULLDOG HANOVER
CANDY TRADER
CAPTAINOFROCKNROLL
CAPTAINS PLACE
CHASE H HANOVER
CONTROL HEAVEN
DEAN B HANOVER
DESPERATE MAN
EXPLOIT
GREAT SOMEWHERE
HIGHLANDBEACHSBEST
ISLAND BEACH BOY
JIMMY CONNOR B
JK GOING WEST
JOELSYY HANOVER
JTS JET
KINKAID SEELSTER
KOMODO BEACH
LAWLESS SHADOW
LINEDRIVE HANOVER
LOUS PEARLMAN
NO BETTER JOY
ONE EIGHT HUNDRED
PERFECT STING
PIRATE HANOVER
P L OZZY
PROLINE
RAU RU
RED RIGHT HAND
ROCKYROAD HANOVER
SARATOGA BLUE CHIP
SECOND BRUISER
SIMON SAYS HANOVER
SOUTHWIND GENDRY
SOUTHWIND PETYR
SUMMA CUM LAUDE
TWIN B EAGLE
WARRAWEE WHYNOT
WHICHWAYTOTHEBEACH

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