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Talldarknhandsome really is tall, dark and handsome
Friday, April 04, 2014 - by John Manzi, publicity director, Monticello Raceway

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Monticello, NY --- There are horse’s names that are apropos but perhaps none more fittingly than Talldarknhandsome, a pacer currently competing at Monticello Raceway.

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Trainer Danny Gill smiles while he holds Talldarknhandsome after the pacer won in 1:58 at the Mighty M.

Talldarknhandsome, a 1:58 winner on Thursday (April 3) for driver Jimmy Marohn, Jr., is among the biggest horses on the racetrack today.

From the locally powerful Danny Gill barn, the 6-year-old altered son of Life Sign is more than 17 hands and more than six feet tall at his withers (front shoulders).

“He’s a big guy for sure,” Gill laughs, “but thankfully he’s a gentle giant. I’ve never seen a (harness) horse as tall as him in my life.”

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