See You At Peelers garners second Dan Patch
Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - See You At Peelers, the 2010 champion two- year-old filly pacer, has again been recognized by the U.S. Harness Writers Association (USHWA) as champion three-year-old filly pacer for 2011.
The USHWA announced on Tuesday the Dan Patch Award division winners. Winners of Pacer, Trotter and Horse of the Year will be announced February 12 at USHWA's annual Dan Patch Awards dinner, which will be held in Orlando.
Trained by Jimmy Takter, See You at Peelers won nine of 12 starts in 2011, going undefeated in the first nine races. The filly earned $916,611 for owners Christina Takter, John Fielding and Jim Fielding. In 25 career starts the filly has 22 victories for nearly $1.5 million. Marcus Johansson and Brian Sears served as See You At Peelers' drivers in 2011.
As expected San Pail is the champion older male trotter after finishing atop the final Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll. The seven-year-old, trained by co-owner Rod Hughes, captured 14 of 16 starts with two seconds for $1,289,000. The gelding was driven by Randy Waples.
Hambletonian winner Broad Bahn is the Dan Patch recipient as champion three- year-old male trotter. Owned by Fam Alber Horse Racing, the colt was trained by Noel Daley and driven by champion reinsman George Brennan. Broad Bahn earned $1.32 million for the year with five wins in 19 starts.
Leading money winner Roll With Joe is the champion three-year-old male pacer. The Meadowlands Pace champ is owned by Winbak Farm and trained by Ed Hart. With Ron Pierce driving the colt won six of 14 starts for more than $1.6 million.
The 2011 Dan Patch Award winners are:
Horse of the Year: TBA
Pacer of the Year: TBA
Trotter of the Year: TBA
Two-year-old pacing colt: Sweet Lou
Two-year-old pacing filly: Economy Terror
Two-year-old trotting colt: Possess The Will
Two-year-old trotting filly: Check Me Out
Three-year-old pacing colt: Roll With Joe
Three-year-old pacing filly: See You At Peelers
Three-year-old trotting colt: Broad Bahn
Three-year-old trotting filly: Cedar Dove
Older male pacer: Foiled Again
Older female pacer: Anndrovette
Older male trotter: San Pail
Older female trotter: Action-Broadway
12/27 12:58:40 ET