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Which 3-time Harness Horse of the Year earned more than $870,000 during his racing career and won the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters in 1968?

Which 3-time Harness Horse of the Year earned more than $870,000 during his racing career and won the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters in 1968?

Hanover Maid with driver Harry Pownell - 1930s.  This is how they rigged trotters in the Depression: heel boots, knee boots, elbow boots.  She later had a champion colt in Hardy Hanover and her daughter Mimi Hanover (Dean Hanover) is the dam of both Speedster and Speedy Rodney.

Hanover Maid with driver Harry Pownell - 1930s. This is how they rigged trotters in the Depression: heel boots, knee boots, elbow boots. She later had a champion colt in Hardy Hanover and her daughter Mimi Hanover (Dean Hanover) is the dam of both Speedster and Speedy Rodney.

Dan Patch, America's greatest pacer. Wow, I had read a book about him and the whole time thought he was made-up!

Dan Patch, America's greatest pacer. Wow, I had read a book about him and the whole time thought he was made-up!

The great Swedish coldblood trotter Jarvsofaks recently won his 184th race, passing the record established in the 1990s by the legendary Norwegian coldblood Alm Svarten.

The great Swedish coldblood trotter Jarvsofaks recently won his 184th race, passing the record established in the 1990s by the legendary Norwegian coldblood Alm Svarten.

American Standardbred. Uniquely American breed that excels at the trot. "Pacers" trot with the legs on each side moving in unison; "Trotters" trot with the more natural alternating legs in unison (right front with left hind and vice versa). Pacers and trotters do not race together, they have their own divisions.

American Standardbred. Uniquely American breed that excels at the trot. "Pacers" trot with the legs on each side moving in unison; "Trotters" trot with the more natural alternating legs in unison (right front with left hind and vice versa). Pacers and trotters do not race together, they have their own divisions.

Standardbred - they race in two gaits, trotters and pacers. Trotters are as they say, moving alternate legs. Pacers usually wear hopples and move both legs on the same side. Pacing is a learned gait but one this breed adapts to quite well.

Standardbred - they race in two gaits, trotters and pacers. Trotters are as they say, moving alternate legs. Pacers usually wear hopples and move both legs on the same side. Pacing is a learned gait but one this breed adapts to quite well.

Standardbred trotter stallion, Rock N Roll Heaven. Developed in North America, the standardbred is the fastest of all the harness racing horses in the world and is used to add speed to all the other trotting breeds.

Standardbred trotter stallion, Rock N Roll Heaven. Developed in North America, the standardbred is the fastest of all the harness racing horses in the world and is used to add speed to all the other trotting breeds.

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