Cotolo’s Harness Review, News And Notes
It’s all over for ironclad pacer Won The West. The third richest pacer in North American harness racing history was retired in a ceremony on Aug. 17 at the New Meadowlands. The eight-year-old gelding won 36 of 109 races and $3.93 million.
“He is the most beautiful Standardbred I ever saw,” his final trainer, Ron Burke said. “He absolutely is the picture of the breed … I think he will be remembered for how good he was for such a long time but I think for the people that have seen him, what is left in their memory is what a beautiful animal he is.”
Cartoon by Thom Pye