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Greenshoe Gunning For The Top Spot

October 8, 2019:

Don’t look now, but Greenshoe is making a run at the top spot in the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown Standardbred poll....read on

Greenshoe Reigns in 127th Kentucky Futurity

October 6, 2019:

On Sunday (Oct. 6) at the Red Mile, division leader Greenshoe kept his crown intact. He patiently pushed his way to the front and faced little challenge en route to a 1:51.1 win over a ‘good’ track in the 127th Kentucky Futurity, which featured a purse of $450,000....read on

Greenshoe Wins The Kentucky Futurity

October 6, 2019:

On Sunday (Oct. 6) at the Red Mile, division leader Greenshoe kept his crown intact. He patiently pushed his way to the front and faced little challenge en route to a 1:51.1 win over a ‘good’ track in the 127th Kentucky Futurity, which featured a purse of $450,000....read on

Melander's G-Force To Battle In Lexington

October 4, 2019:

"We made a lot of money with those three horses. We were lucky because they were in different sire stakes (programs) and we could separate them a little bit. I think we were smart to separate them like that and I think it was good for the horses, as well. It’s good for their head to not race against each other. I think we did the right thing with all of them."...read on

Grand Circuit Continues In Lexington

September 29, 2019:

A stakes-filled Sunday is in the books at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky, and once again Greenshoe found his way into the headlines thanks to a new race record he earned in a division of the Bluegrass Series....read on

Sophomores Seek Bluegrass Sunday

September 27, 2019:

Harness racing's top three-year-olds compete on the Sunday (Sept. 29) card at The Red Mile, which features three Bluegrass divisions for sophomore pacing colts and two splits for both three-year-old trotting colts and fillies....read on

Gingras Hits Grand Slam In KYSS Finals

September 15, 2019:

Driver Yannick Gingras visited the winner’s circle six times as he swept the remaining $50,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) consolations and collected victories in four of the eight $250,000 KYSS Finals on Sunday, Sept. 15 at The Red Mile....read on

Greenshoe To Stand At Hanover

September 12, 2019:

Hanover Shoe Farms Inc., Courant Inc., Hans Backe, Lars Granqvist and Morten Langli have proudly announced that superstar trotting colt Greenshoe will retire to Hanover Shoe Farms at the conclusion of his three-year-old campaign to commence stallion duty at the world’s foremost nursery in 2020....read on

Greenshoe Crushes In Kentucky

September 5, 2019:

Hambletonian runner-up Greenshoe vaulted off cover at the top of the stretch and soared to a six-length victory in a 1:50.4 mile when winning the first of two $30,000 divisions of Kentucky Sires Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts on Thursday at The Red Mile....read on

Greenshoe Rebounds In Zweig

August 17, 2019:

Sent the 1-9 favourite, Greenshoe returned following his runner-up effort in the Hambletonian to down his competition in the $330,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial at Vernon Downs on Saturday, Aug. 17....read on

Greenshoe Giant In Second Hambo Elim

August 3, 2019:

Absolute domination is the best way to describe Greenshoe’s performance in the second elimination of the Hambletonian, as the Marcus Melander trainee steamrolled over the seven foes he sparred with Saturday afternoon at The Meadowlands....read on

Harness World Turns To Hambo

July 30, 2019:

Several racetracks around North America have hosted lucrative evenings gathering harness racing’s finest, but the summer stakes season will climax on Saturday (August 3) with a 16-race card highlighted by the $1-million Hambletonian....read on

Strom Triad Trots Into Hambo

July 30, 2019:

After weeks of seeing his horses at the top of the Hambletonian rankings, Anders Strom is finally just days from watching his group race in the $1 million event for three-year-old trotters at The Meadowlands....read on

Melander On Hambletonian Pressure

July 30, 2019:

“With a horse like Greenshoe, when he’s going to be the big favourite, of course it’s going to be a little pressure. But I can’t do much more. I think I’ve prepared the horses the best I can. Now it’s just up to the horses.”...read on

Hambletonian Pressure Mounting

July 29, 2019:

Stress is part of the game when you are the trainer of a Hambletonian-bound trotter. The expectations also get amplified when you have what many consider to be the top three ‘Hambo’ contenders. Even though it is hard to imagine that the tension could be ratcheted any tighter, it has been....read on


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