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Rematch For Hoosier's Heavyweights

Published: October 28, 2015 9:12 am ET

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Friday night's continuation of Grand Circuit racing at Hoosier Park will bring another chapter in the ongoing series of showdowns between Indiana-sired superstars Freaky Feet Pete and Wiggle It Jiggleit.

Hoosier hosts some of sophomore pacing's best, including Breeders Crown winner Freaky Feet Pete and Little Brown Jug winner Wiggle It Jiggleit in the $285,000 Monument Circle. The card also features the $265,000 Carl Erskine Memorial for three-year-old colt trotters, the $165,000 Hoosier Pacing Derby for older pacers, the $140,000 Crossroads of America for three-year-old trotting fillies and the $100,000 USS Indianapolis Memorial for sophomore pacing fillies.

Head-to-head this year, each colt has scored one victory. Wiggle It Jiggleit won the first match-up of the year in late May at Hoosier, while Freaky Feet Pete came out on top of their mid-October encounter.

Both Wiggle It Jiggleit (PP1, Montrell Teague) and Freaky Feet Pete (PP3, Trace Tetrick) drew favourably and will attract the majority of the public's pari-mutuel attention, but a razor sharp Lost For Words (PP7, David Miller) is sure to be a factor.

Wiggle It Jiggleit comes into the Monument Circle after a sharp 1:49.4 score in his $45,300 division of the Circle City Stakes last Friday at Hoosier. Driven by regular pilot Montrell Teague, Wiggle It Jiggleit went gate to wire to finish four and a half lengths in front of his nearest rival.

Trained by Clyde Francis and owned by George Teague Jr. Inc., Wiggle It Jiggleit pushed his career earnings to $1,896,170 with the victory.

Under a patient drive from driver Trace Tetrick, Freaky Feet Pete showed why his connections paid $62,500 to enter him in the 2015 Breeders Crown. The three-year-old Indiana-bred colt knocked off the best the Grand Circuit had to offer last Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack by winning the $689,244 Breeders Crown Final for Three-Year-Old Pacing Colts.

Freaky Feet Pete (Rockin Image - Skyway Lori) boasts $977,703 in career earnings for owners Mary Jo Rheinheimer and Marty Rheinheimer of Indiana.

$285,500 Monument Circle
Post - Horse - Listed Driver - Trainer
1. Wiggle It Jiggleit - Montrell Teague - Clyde Francis
2. Yankee Bounty - Yannick Gingras - Ron Burke
3. Freaky Feet Pete - Trace Tetrick - Larry Rheinheimer
4. Nobles Finesse - Aaron Merriman - Kurt Sugg
5. My Hero Ron - Yannick Gingras - Ron Burke
6. Cooperstown - Matt Kakaley - Ron Burke
7. Lost For Words - David Miller - Brian Brown
8. Americanprimetime - David Miller - Rick Dane Jr
9. Roland N Rock - Aaron Merriman - Rob Harmon
10. The Big Year - Lewayne Miller - Erv Miller

To view the entries for Hoosier's stakes packed card of harness racing, click the following link: Friday Entries - Hoosier Park.


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