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Hollywood’s Hits: Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace by the numbers

July 16, 2016

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This year marks 35 years since John Campbell drove in his first Meadowlands Pace. He was fourth in 1981 with Slapstick.

Number of Pace wins so far for the two dominant trainers of this decade — Jimmy Takter and Ron Burke.

Dollars Anndrovette ($3,528,060) is behind Eternal Camnation ($3,748,574) on the all-time pacing mare earnings list as Anndrovette gets set for tonight’s $223,150 Golden Girls.

Number of people in attendance to see Niatross win the first $1 million Meadowlands Pace (1980).

Number of people in attendance to see the very first Meadowlands Pace on a Tuesday night in 1977 (won by Escort).

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Escort and Art Official each had that record as two-year-olds, but it didn’t prevent either from winning the Meadowlands Pace at three.

Number of drivers that have won a million-dollar race on a half-mile and twice win a million-dollar race at age 25. Tim Tetrick turned the trick in 2007 when he won the Rooney at Yonkers with Southwind Lynx and the Meadowlands Pace, also with Southwind Lynx.

Number of Meadowlands Pace victories Tetrick had by age 32.

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