2021 Breeders Crown Weekend Complete

Published: October 29, 2021 05:51 pm EDT

Trot Insider provided live coverage of the $6.6 million Breeders Crown championship weekend. After the action kicked off on Friday night, the championship series concluded with four finals for three-year-olds and another four-pack for older horses on Saturday (Oct. 30) at The Meadowlands Racetrack.

Ocean Rock Knocks Off Pacing's Best
Positioned perfectly by driver Dan Noble, Ocean Rock posted a 16-1 upset by knocking off the sport's top older pacers in the $600,000 Breeders Crown Open Pace on Saturday (Oct. 30) at The Meadowlands, the final Breeders Crown event of the year.....read on

Ecurie D DK Demolishes Crown Foes
As many handicappers expected, supplemental entrant Ecurie D DK and trainer/driver Ake Svanstedt had no problem steamrolling to a 1:52 triumph in the Breeders Crown Open Trot....read on

Rocknificent Down The Road In Crown
Scott Zeron put the pedal to the metal early with the Linda Toscano-trained Rocknificent in the Breeders Crown Mare Pace, and the distaffer responded with a front-stepping masterpiece in a time of 1:49....read on

Sweet 'Crown' Supplement For Team Jujubee
There were question marks surrounding Jujubee after his win streak was snapped in his Breeders Crown elimination, but the sophomore trotter rewarded the faith of his connections with a determined victory in the $650,000 Breeders Crown Final for three-year-old male trotters on Saturday (Oct. 30) at The Meadowlands....read on

Bella Bellini Bellissima In Breeders Crown
Race favourite Altar had things her own way in the Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old Filly Trot, but bad luck caught up with the sophomore when she made a break in deep stretch. As a result it was the pocket-sitting Bella Bellini taking home the Crown title for driver Dexter Dunn and trainer Richard ‘Nifty’ Norman....read on

Perfect Sting Scores 'Crown' Repeat
One year ago, Perfect Sting made history with a Breeders Crown dead-heat victory. On Saturday (Oct. 30) at The Meadowlands, the sophomore pacer made it back-to-back Breeders Crowns but he and his connections don't have to share the spotlight on this one....read on

Felicityshagwell S Upsets Atlanta In Mare Trot
All eyes – and a fair amount of the betting public’s dollars – were placed on Atlanta in her quest for her first Breeders Crown title, but Felicityshagwell S played the role of spoiler thanks to her groovy score in the $300,000 Breeders Crown Mare Trot in 1:52.2....read on

Test Of Faith Aces Breeders Crown Final
Test Of Faith confirmed her superstar status, capturing the $600,000 Breeders Crown Final for three-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday (Oct. 30) at The Meadowlands Racetrack while never seeing the rail....read on

Wagering on the eight Breeders Crown Finals was spirited throughout the day, as at least $316,162 was bet on each race. The largest single-race total was the $457,657 pushed through the windows on the dramatic showdown between Perfect Sting and Charlie May in the three-year-old colts and geldings pace.

Total wagering on the eight Crown races was $2,972,101, good for an average of $371,512 per dash. Including the five overnight events, total betting on the 13-race card was $4,121,379.

Ake Svanstedt broke through with the first two Crown victories of his career and was the only trainer to cop two Crowns during the weekend. He took the 13th race finale for high-end conditioned trotters to complete a training-driving triple on the day.

Live video coverage from Saturday's card at The Meadowlands is available here, plus bonus coverage from COSA TV.

MEADOWLANDS FEED

COSA TV COVERAGE

To view the full charted results from Saturday's card, click the following link: Saturday Results - Meadowlands.

The 2021 Breeders Crown weekend kicked off with the talented two-year-olds in action on Friday night (Oct. 29) at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

FRIDAY'S BREEDERS CROWN FINALS COMPLETE

Monte Miki Prevails In 'Crown' Photo Finish
Quickly rising to the top of the competitive class of two-year-old pacing colts, Monte Miki prevailed in a photo finish to close out the first night of Breeders Crown championships at The Meadowlands....read on

Joviality S Brings Breeders Crown Cheer
New York Sire Stakes champion Joviality S overcame the elements and the outermost post to deliver mirth and riches to her connections after a narrow win in the $600,000 2021 Breeders Crown Final for two-year-old filly trotters on Friday (Oct. 29) at The Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Niki Hill Asserts Authority In Breeders Crown
Niki Hill dominated her two-year-old pacing filly foes to add a Breeders Crown title to her near-perfect resume during the Friday freshman finals at The Meadowlands....read on

Rebuff Denies All Rivals In Breeders Crown
Stacked three-wide with cover at the head of the lane, Rebuff was able to track down tempo-setter Branded By Lindy and hold off a stubborn Fast As The Wind to capture the $600,000 2021 Breeders Crown Final for two-year-old colt & gelding trotters on Friday (Oct. 29) at The Meadowlands Racetrack....read on

Wagering topped the $3-million mark for the first time since Hambletonian Day as a total of $3,251,099 was pushed through the windows on the 13-race card. Betting on the Breeders Crown events was especially vigorous, as a total of $1,396,843 was put in play on the four races, an average of $349,210 per dash. To view the results from Friday's card, click the following link: Friday Results - Meadowlands.

LIVE VIDEO COVERAGE FROM FRIDAY'S BREEDERS CROWN CARD

Live video from The Meadowlands is available below, and special bonus coverage courtesy COSA TV is also available.

MEADOWLANDS FEED

COSA TV COVERAGE

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Of the top 5 horses in the most recent Top Ten Poll, only one of them, Test of Faith, won their Breeders Crown event.