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Gabe Prewitt's Fantasy Stable

Published: May 13, 2019 10:01 am ET

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Who would harness racing's sharpest minds select in the 2019 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable? Trot Insider will feature 'expert picks' in advance of the deadline for this year's contest, brought to you in partnership with the Breeders Crown.

Trot Insider asked Gabe Prewitt, announcer for Pompano Park & The Red Mile (and soon to be returning to his role as Meadowlands TV analyst) to send it in and offer his analysis for the 2019 Fantasy Stable. With a deep and diverse array of choices in Group G, Prewitt picked The Downtown Bus to deliver.

"I was a big fan of his as a sophomore, and I thought he put in a gutsy performance the other night in the Graduate from an impossible spot. I think he will continue to get better, and be a force in the four-year-old restricted group early in the season. He has proven he can go with top level free-for-all company already this year as well."

With a pair of Grand Circuit scores in 2018 with wins in the Simcoe and the Matron, The Downtown Bus showed he was ready to step up from Ontario Sires Stakes competition in 2019. He started his four-year-old campaign against older foes in the Levy series at Yonkers Raceway and picked up a pair of wins. With eight seasonal starts, the son of Mach Three - Slimspace sports a summary of 2-1-1 with $63,080 in earnings for trainer-owner Jeff Gillis and co-owner Ellen Ott. He has a solid chance to add to his Fantasy Stable bankroll immediately in next Sunday's Confederation Cup Final after a runner-up performance behind Done Well in Sunday's fastest elim.

Group A:
Mcwicked

Group B:
Gimpanzee

Group C:
Green Manalishi S

Group D:
Zero Tolerance

Group E:
Donttellmeagain

Group F:
Western Fame

Group G:
The Downtown Bus

Group H:
When Dovescry

Group I: Two-Year-Old Colt Pacers:
Capt Midnight
Wyatt J

Group J: Two-Year-Old Filly Pacers:
Baby Your The Best
Onemorefortheroad

Group K: Two-Year-Old Colt Trotters:
Chestnut Hill
Gangster Hanover

Group L: Two-Year-Old Filly Trotters:
Fifty Cent Piece
Queentrix

Group M: Trainers 1:
Tony Alagna

Group N: Trainers 2:
Carmen Auciello

Group O: Drivers 1:
Yannick Gingras

Group P: Drivers 2:
Jordan Stratton

Group Q: Drivers 3:
Bob McClure

Group R: Drivers 4:
Sylvain Filion

Entries for the 2019 Fantasy Stable Contest can be made up until 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, May 17. Stables cannot be altered once submitted. Click here to enter!

The contest is based on total earnings of selected horses and five percent of the earnings of selected trainers and drivers between May 17 and December 31, 2019..

For the purposes of the fantasy bankroll, the winners (horses only) of the 2019 Breeders Crown Finals will each receive a $200,000 contest bankroll bonus. Also, in the two-year-old categories, contestants are once again asked to select TWO horses.

At the end of the year, the winner of the contest will receive entry into and travel to the 2020 World Harness Handicapping Championship, a prize valued at (approx) $1,300.

Previous Fantasy Stable Expert Picks:

Greg Blanchard
Emily Gaskin
Ken Middleton


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