Seeking Yearling Showers
We are currently hiring handlers to show yearlings at the Standardbred Horse Sale for Sunday Nov. 3rd and Monday Nov. 4th. Previous experience with yearlings and two horse related references required.
Please contact Patti Murphy firstname.lastname@example.org (717) 637-8931 for details.
Greenshoe to stand at Hanover Shoe Farms
Hanover Shoe Farms Inc., Courant Inc., Hans Backe, Lars Granqvist and Morten Langli proudly announce that superstar colt trotter Greenshoe will retire to Hanover Shoe Farms at the conclusion of his 3-year-old campaign to commence stallion duty at the world’s foremost nursery in 2020.
Greenshoe burst onto the harness racing scene in early June of his freshman year, winning his first 2-year-old race in 1:55 with a last quarter of :27.3. He would go on to win his next four races at 2, including the New Jersey Sire Stakes final in 1:53.3.
Greenshoe made his highly anticipated return to the races as a 3-year-old in May of this year and has once again electrified industry participants and fans alike with his unparalleled speed, stamina, and determination. Greenshoe has thus far won seven of his nine sophomore starts, including both the New Jersey Sire Stakes leg and the final, his Earl Beal elimination, the Stanley Dancer Memorial, his Hambletonian elimination, the Zweig Memorial and, most recently, a Kentucky Sire Stake leg in 1:50.4 with a last quarter of :26. Greenshoe has trotted sub-:27 final quarters in each of his last five starts.
To date Greenshoe boasts a record of 1:50.1 and $843,223 in earnings.
According to Sabine Kagebrandt, managing director of Courant Inc., Greenshoe is slated to appear in three more races this year, the Kentucky Sire Stakes final on Sept. 15, the Kentucky Futurity on Oct. 6 and the Breeders Crown on Oct. 26 (eliminations the week before if necessary). It is possible that Greenshoe will also start in the TVG final at The Meadowlands on Nov. 23.
A former $330,000 yearling purchase from breeders Al Libfeld and Marvin Katz, Greenshoe is from the first crop of the trotting stallion Father Patrick and the first foal out of Designed To Be 3,1:51.3f ($656,166), she by Donato Hanover. While sporting the most modern of bloodlines, Greenshoe’s pedigree still makes him accessible to mares by preeminent stallions Muscle Hill and Chapter Seven.
Dr. Bridgette Jablonsky, Executive Vice President of Hanover Shoe Farms, has been an avid Greenshoe fan since the colt’s first 2-year-old race. Dr. Jablonsky says, “It is with much joy and satisfaction that I share this announcement with the harness racing world today. I fell in love with Greenshoe the first time I saw him race and could envision his spot in our stallion barn very early in his career. To me, he is the horse of a generation. He can do things that I haven’t seen other horses do. His acceleration is magical and his gait is a thing of beauty.”
Courant’s Anders Ström says, “Greenshoe showed early talent in training during the spring as a 2-year-old and showed his capacity in his performances early on. He is, in my opinion, the most capable and technically most perfect gaited horse since Muscle Hill and there are perhaps only ten horses like this born in a century. With his ability, conformation and pedigree, I am looking forward to his career as a stallion and will of course be breeding my best mares to him.”
Hanover President Russell Williams adds, “Over nearly a century, Hanover has built the greatest Standardbred broodmare band in existence, and we continue to add at the top. Potential stallions of Greenshoe’s caliber do not come along often, but when they do, they belong in our stallion roster. The Greenshoe yearlings of 2022 will begin a new page in trotting history.”
The response to the syndication of Greenshoe is expected to be overwhelming. Although shares won’t be formally sold until after his fertility exam in December, we encourage all those who are interested in becoming a Greenshoe shareholder to contact Dr. Jablonsky at 717.578.7395 or email@example.com to discuss the syndication.
Congratulations to all connections
~ Dorsoduro Hanover(Somebeachsomewhere-Deer Valley Miss by Artsplace) winner of Preferred at Mohawk
~ Papi Rob Hanover (Somebeachsomewhere-Panera Hanover by Rocknroll Hanover) winner of Breeders Crown Elimination
We are selling Papi Rob's full brother PANDA HANOVER Hip#47 at Harrisburg
~ Lyons Sentinel(Captaintreacherous-TuTu Hanover by Western Ideal) winner of Breeders Crown Elimination
We are selling Lyons Sentinel's Bettor's Delight half-sister TWYLA HANOVER Hip#708 at Harrisburg
~ Ginger Tree Carey(Sweet Lou-Ideal Weather by Western Ideal) winner of Liberty Bell Division
We are selling Ginger Tree Carey's Captaintreacherous half-brother ICE STORM HANOVER Hip#190 at Harrisburg
~ Loyal Fox Hanover(Andover Hall-Lady Luck Hanover by Donerail) winner of Liberty Bell Division
~ Caviart Ally(Bettor's Delight-Allamerican Cool by No Nukes) winner of Allergae Farms Filles & Mares
We are selling Allamerican Cool's Betting Line half-sister ALLL COOL HANOVER Hip#439 at Harrisburg
~ Elver Hanover(Yankee Cruiser-Edra Hanover by The Panderosa) winner of International Stallion Stake
We are selling Elver Hanover's Sweet Lou half-brother ERNIE HANOVER Hip#154 at Harrisburg
~ Capt Midnight (Captaintreacherous-It Was Fascination) winner of International Stallion Stake
We are selling It Was Fascination's Somebeachsomewhere half-sister IMONABEACH HANOVER Hip#14 at Harrisburg
~ Mayhem Hanover(Sportswriter-Musicale by Rocknroll Hanover) winner of ONSS
We are selling Musicale Hanover's Bettor's Delight half-brother MCINTOSH HANOVER Hip#258 at Harrisburg
What People Say
Beautiful farm, beautiful horses, and you can walk right up to the paddock fences and through the barns. No feeding the horses though!! Well worth stopping for a visit.
Diane Wills Rodkey
March and April are the best months to visit. It's foaling season and new arrivals are showing up every day. You will find them in the broodmare barn with their Mama's. Once they get their legs under them, the foals get to romp in the nearby corrals under their mothers' watchful eyes. Take your camera and if you're patient, you can capture some wonderful scenes.
They are not only nice people to deal with but true Horsemen also, which is rare in the racing industry. They are knowledgeable and care for their animals.
Hanover Shoe Farms Inc
2019 Wins and Earnings Courtesy of USTA 10-20-2019
Wins: 2,126 | Earnings: $28,234,968
Dorsoduro Hanover sharply preps for Crown with 10-1 win
Courtesy of USTA 10-19-2019
'Papi Rob' large in Crown elimination victory
Courtesy of USTA 10-19-2019
'Captain,''Papi' score in Big M's Kindergarten
Courtesy of USTA 10-12-2019
Krentler Hanover, Bag O Chips win Pocono trotting features
Courtesy of USTA 10-9-2019
Greenshoe reigns in 127th Futurity
Courtesy of USTA 10-6-2019
Wine Rack Hanover and Warrawee Vicky cruise to OSS victories
Courtesy of USTA 10-3-2019
Greenshoe trots in 1:49.4 at The Red Mile
Courtesy of USTA 9-29-2019
Elver Hanover drafts to world record in Bluegrass
Courtesy of USTA 9-28-2019
Lyons Sentinel shatters Canadian record in Great Lady
Courtesy of USTA 9-21-2019
Macmorris Hanover and Part-time Hanover win Philadelphia co-features
Courtesy of USTA 9-20-2019
Gingras hits "grand slam" in KYSS finals;Greenshoe,Bettor's Wish win their divisions
Courtesy of USTA 9-15-2019
Dip Me Hanover dances to Peaceful Way victory
Courtesy of USTA 9-14-2019