Who Is Your N.A. Cup Pick?

2023 Pepsi North America Cup field with trophy

The field has been finalized with post positions drawn for the 40th edition of the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup, which will headline a star-studded stakes card tonight (Saturday, June 17) at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Who do you think will win?

Post positions were drawn on Tuesday afternoon at a press conference at Mohawk. Three-year-old pacers Christchurch, Confederate, Fulton and Its My Show won their respective North America Cup eliminations last Saturday and earned the opportunity to draw for posts two through six in the 10-horse field. After the elimination winners received their posts, the remaining horses and post positions were drawn.

The complete field is listed below with final drivers and odds in post position order.

$1 million Pepsi North America Cup
Post - Horse - Driver - Trainer
1. Moment Is Here - Daniel Dube - Bob McIntosh - 20-1
2. Its My Show - Scott Zeron - Linda Toscano - 3-1
3. Christchurch - Todd McCarthy - Nancy Takter - 6-1
4. Fulton - Dexter Dunn - Linda Toscano - 9-2
5. Confederate - Tim Tetrick - Brett Pelling - 5-2
6. Voukefalas - Jordan Stratton - Michael Russo - 5-1
7. Lyons Surfing - Andrew McCarthy - Jim King Jr. - 20-1
8. Redwood Hanover - James MacDonald - Anthony Beaton - 12-1
9. Save America - Yannick Gingras - Nancy Takter - 15-1
10. Ammo - David Miller - Joe Holloway - 15-1
AE. Hungry Angel Boy - Todd McCarthy - Tony Alagna - 20-1

Who do you think will win the 2023 Pepsi North America Cup? Have your say in the SC web poll.

Post time for Saturday's 13-race card at Mohawk is 6:30 p.m. EDT. The North America Cup will go as Race 11, with an approximate post time of 10:40 p.m. The Cup will be broadcast on TSN3 with race coverage starting at 10 p.m. The lucrative undercard will include the $420,000 Fan Hanover Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies, the $305,000 Roses Are Red Stakes for older pacing mares, the $250,000 Goodtimes Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts and the $210,000 Armbro Flight Stakes for older trotting mares.

To view Saturday’s harness racing entries, click one of the following links: Pepsi North America Cup Night -- Saturday Entries || North America Cup Card Program Pages (courtesy TrackIT).


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