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Traceur Hanover surpasses $1 million in career earnings

December 21, 2019

MILTON, December 21, 2019 – Traceur Hanover became harness racing’s newest millionaire with a runner-up finish in Saturday’s seventh-race at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

The seven-year-old pacer needed a win or runner-up finish in the $21,000 event to surpass $1 million. ‘Traceur’ delivered a game effort, battling Islandspecialmajor right to the wire to finish second by three-quarters of a length.

Traceur Hanover was purchased by owner Richard Berthiaume for $100,000 as a yearling in 2013. The son of Western Ideal won the Breeders Crown as a two-year-old in 2014 and has since became a mainstay on the Woodbine circuit, competing in top-level classes for several seasons.

Bill McLinchey, Director of Racing, presents a sign to trainer Ben Baillargeon to recognize Traceur Hanover surpassing $1 million in career earnings. (New Image Media)

The Baillargeon trainee has nine wins and 19 top-three finishes in 37 starts this season for $185,030 in earnings. His career numbers now sit at 35 wins and $1,002,379 earned to go with a mark of 1:4

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