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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.

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

220,514
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.

42,612
Number of people in attendance to see Niatross win the first $1 million Meadowlands Pace (1980).

30,943
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.

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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.

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Number of Meadowlands Pace victories Tetrick had by age 32.

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