41st Pepsi North America Cup attracts 26 entrants

41st Pepsi North America Cup attracts 26 entrants

MILTON, June 4, 2024 - The entry box for the 40th Pepsi North America Cup closed Tuesday morning with 26 three-year-old pacers entered.

The 26 entered three-year-old pacers will now be drawn into three $50,000 elimination races for this Saturday. The top-three finishers, plus a fourth-place finisher drawn by lot, will advance to the $1 million final on Saturday, June 15 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

The draw for Saturday’s eliminations will be released later this afternoon.

Below are the horses entered (in alphabetical order) for this year’s Pepsi North America Cup:

Better Is Nice (Trainer: Tony Alagna)
​Calicojack Hanover (Trainer: Luc Blais)
​Captain Albano (Trainer: Noel Daley)
​Captain Fear Not (Trainer: Paul Reid)
​Captain Luke (Trainer: Tony Alagna)
​Captains Quarters (Trainer: Herb Holland)
​Clever Cody (Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore)
​Cupid Shuffle (Trainer: Daniel Lagace)
​Funtime Bayama (Trainer: Richard Moreau)
​Gem Quality (Trainer: Chris Ryder)
​Its Saturday Night (Trainer: Richard Norman)
​Ivy Park (Trainer: Nancy Takter)
​Janelle Granny (Trainer: Betty Clegg)
​Legendary Hanover (Trainer: Anthony Beaton)
​Miki Ray (Trainer: Andrew Harris)
​Mirage Hanover (Trainer: Jake Leamon)
​Newsroom (Trainer: Joe Holloway)
​Nijinsky (Trainer: Anthony Beaton)
​Number Cruncher (Trainer: Erv Miller)
​Remember The Alamo (Trainer: Tony Alagna)
​Special Menu (Trainer: Brian Brown)
​Stat That (Trainer: Susan Miller)
​Storm Shadow (Trainer: Dr. Ian Moore)
​Total Stranger (Trainer: Nancy Takter)
​Unrivaled Hanover (Trainer: Shawn Steacy)
​Wallace Hartley (Trainer: Chantal Mitchell)

The Pepsi North America Cup will also consist of several prominent Grand Circuit events. The entry box for those stakes closed on Tuesday morning. The number of entrants in each event is listed below.

Roses Are Red (Mare Pace): 13
​Goodtimes (3-Year-Old Trotters): 13
​Armbro Flight (Mare Trot): 12
​Fan Hanover (3-Year-Old Pacing Fillies): 19


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Mark McKelvie
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