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2018 Pepsi North America Cup Card

Published: June 16, 2018 5:38 pm ET

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The stage was set for Pepsi North America Cup Night and an action-packed 15-race card of harness racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park in Campbellville, Ont. Saturday, June 16. Trot Insider provided ongoing coverage of all the stakes events from throughout the evening.

Providing redemption for Team Teague after finishing second in the 2015 North America with favoured Wiggle It Jiggleit, Lather Up dictated the terms rounding the final turn before sprinting home to a 1:48.1 victory in the $1,000,000 35th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

In addition to Canada's richest harness racing event, the North America Cup night undercard featured some of harness racing's premier competitors in the $415,000 Fan Hanover for three-year-old pacing fillies, $370,000 Roses Are Red for pacing mares, $250,000 Armbro Flight for trotting mares, $266,000 Goodtimes for three-year-old trotters and the $100,000 Mohawk Gold Cup Invitational for pacers. Here are the recaps and replays for all of those races.

Lather Up Wins North America Cup
Retaking command into the backstretch, Lather Up dictated the terms rounding the final turn before sprinting home to a 1:48.1 victory in the $1,000,000 35th edition of the Pepsi North America Cup Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park...read on

Shower Play Storms Home In Fan Hanover
Placed third over around the final turn, Shower Play fanned to the center of the course and powered past 7/5 favourite and late-race leader Kissin In The Sand to take the $415,000 Fan Hanover Final in 1:50.2 on Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park...read on

Shartin N Wins Roses Are Red
After breaking around the first turn and almost not making the final last week, Shartin N kept her stride and won going nearly wire to wire in the $370,000 Roses Are Red final in 1:49.3 on Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park...read on

Wolfgang Giant In Goodtimes
Wolfgang brushed to the lead before the half and maintained control to win the $266,000 Goodtimes Trot by open lengths over Stormont Ventnor in 1:52.1 on Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park...read on

Hannelore Hanover Collects Third Armbro Flight
Yannick Gingras positioned 2017 Horse of the Year and two-time Armbro Flight winner Hannelore Hanover on the front passing the quarter and advanced easily to win the $250,000 Armbro Flight Stakes for a record third time on Saturday, June 16 in 1:52 at Woodbine Mohawk Park...read on

Sintra Sweeps To Gold Cup Score
Sintra slid off cover at the top of the stretch and advanced to a 1:48 victory in the $100,000 Mohawk Gold Cup at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, June 16...read on

Courtly Choice Charges In 'Cup' Conso
Sent the 4/5 favourite, Courtly Choice tracked cover past the half and catapulted to a 1:49.2 victory in the $75,000 North America Cup Consolation at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday, June 16...read on

Witch Dali Wins Preferred By DQ
Pressuring pacesetter Twinkle late in the mile, Witch Dali hit the wire second as Twinkle lost stride at the wire and was placed the winner in the $40,000 Filly and Mare Preferred Pace on Saturday, June 16 at Woodbine Mohawk Park...read on

Important Links

  • Results - Saturday's racing results

  • News - all the previews and recaps leading up to Canadian harness racing's richest prize


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