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Greg Blanchard's Fantasy Stable

Published: May 4, 2018 9:42 am ET

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Who would harness racing's sharpest minds select in the 2018 Trot Magazine Fantasy Stable? Trot Insider will feature 'expert picks' in advance of the contest entry deadline.

Director of Racing for The Raceway at Western Fair District, Greg Blanchard has offered his picks for the 2018 Fantasy Stable. Blanchard has tabbed Pedro Hanover as his selection from the star-studded Standardbreds in Group A.

"Pedro Hanover is an exciting colt and one I’ve anxiously been awaiting the return of this year. In this category, I wanted to select a horse who I thought had a large upside to go along with the massive earning potential that the Glamour Boy division offers. Fingers crossed that he has a breakout season!"

Pedro Hanover banked $348,784 as a freshman by virtue of a 5-0-2 summary from eight seasonal starts. His rookie season culminated with O'Brien Award consideration after victories in the PASS Championship, Nassagaweya and his Metro Pace elim. After two swift qualifiers at The Meadowlands, Pedro Hanover makes his sophomore pari-mutuel debut in one of two $84,644 PASS divisions this Saturday (May 5) at The Meadows.

Group A:
Pedro Hanover

Group B:

Group C:
Pure Country

Group D:
Emoticon Hanover

Group E:
Miso Fast

Group F:
Nike Franco N

Group G:
Mackenzie A

Group H:
Charmed Life

Group I: Two-Year-Old Colt Pacers:
U S Captain
Mohawk Seelster

Group J: Two-Year-Old Filly Pacers:
Quarter Blue Chip
Key West(sold as Lake Dora)

Group K: Two-Year-Old Colt Trotters:
Summit In Sight
Sheer Muscle

Group L: Two-Year-Old Filly Trotters:
Seaside Bliss
When Dovescry

Group M: Trainers 1:
Tony Alagna

Group N: Trainers 2:
Luc Blais

Group O: Drivers 1:
David Miller

Group P: Drivers 2:
Jordan Stratton

Group Q: Drivers 3:
Trevor Henry

Group R: Drivers 4:
James MacDonald

Entries for the 2018 Fantasy Stable Contest can be made up until 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, May 18. 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 18 and December 31, 2018..

For the purposes of the fantasy bankroll, the winners (horses only) of the 2018 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 2019 World Harness Handicapping Championship, a prize valued at (approx) $1,300.

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