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Seventy remain eligible to Pepsi North America Cup
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - by Greg Gangle, WEG Communications

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Toronto, ON --- An elite group of 70 horses remain eligible to the 31st edition of the Pepsi North America Cup, one of harness racing's most prestigious events and Canada’s richest harness race with a C$1 million final.

 

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O'Brien Award winner Arthur Blue Chip remains a top contender for this year's N.A. Cup.
The one mile pace for 3-year-olds at Mohawk Racetrack, is scheduled for Saturday (June 14).

 

Headlining this year's group of nominees is the Dan Patch Award winner and undefeated He’s Watching, who set two world records last season along with six track records for trainer and co-owner David Menary.

The son of American Ideal boasts a 1:50 speed badge along with $291,722 in earnings.

O’Brien Award winner Arthur Blue Chip, who banked $390,912 last season, also remains a top contender for this year’s prize.

 

The son of first-crop sire Shadow Play amassed a 6-2-1 record from 11 starts last season. He capped off his year as the richest 2-year-old colt pacer.

Luck Be Withyou, the 2013 Breeders Crown champion, is also on the list and one of the early favorites for the race.

 

National Debt, who remains undefeated in his career after capturing the Buddy Gilmour Memorial at The Meadowlands, is also on the list of nominees.

The Pepsi North America Cup eliminations are set for Saturday (June 7).

 

Sustaining payments will be due on April 15 and May 15.

 

The list of nominees follows:

 

Agadir Hanover
Always B Miki
Ari Allstar
Arthur Blue Chip
Avalanche Hanover
Beat The Drum
Bondi Hanover
Boomboom Ballykeel
Brodys Scrapper
Bugger Bruiser
Cabana Boy Hanover
Capital Account
Carracci Hanover
Crafty Master
Dancin Hill
Doo Wop Hanover
Ewald Hanover
For A Bettor Time
Fort Knox
Gold Rocks
Here Comes William
He’s Watching
Ideal Cowboy
Ideal Magic
Ideal Shadow
Idealbeach Hanover
Im Drinkin Doubles
Jack Attack
Jet Airway
Jiggle It
Jk Endofanera
Journeyman
Lets Drink On It
Limelight Beach
Luck Be Withyou
Lucky King
Lyonssomewhere
Major Deagan
Major Trick
Mcwicked
Melmerby Beach
Moliere Hanover
Naked City
National Debt
Odds On Rhodonite
On Golden Ponder
P L Hellcat
Parnu Hanover
Play It Again Sam
Silverhill Shadow
Smack Talk
Some Major Beach
Somestarsomewhere
Sometimes Said
Somewhere Fancy
Surprise Hanover
Sweet Beach
Sweet Talkin Clyde
Tellitlikeitis
Thats My Opinion
Three Of Clubs
Unlocked
Waco Bruiser
Weather Hanover
Well Written
Western Vintage
Whiskey N Pie
Whistle Jimmy K
Wicked Business
Winds Of Change
 

Total horses after the following payments.
February 15 – 77


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