Ontario-Sired, Emoticon Hanover, Kicks Off ‘Crown’ Night

Third time’s a charm for Emoticon Hanover. In her third Breeders Crown appearance, the four-year-old Luc Blais trainee was victorious in the $250,000 Mares Trot to kick off the 2017 championship weekend on Friday night (October 27) at Hoosier Park. Sent off as the overwhelming 1-9 favourite in a short field scratched down to four […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Emoticon Hanover, A Determined Winner In Crawford/Allerage

  A much-anticipated showdown between Emoticon Hanover and Pasithea Face S developed in the final eighth of the $67,000 Crawford Farms/Allerage Farms for distaff trotters, and Miss Versatility champion Emoticon Hanover ($4.80) narrowly reached to defeat her rival in the final stride of a 1:51.2 mile over sloppy going. Daniel Dubé put Emoticon Hanover in […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Emoticon Hanover, Wins $120,500 Final Of Ms. Versatility Series

Kadabra mare Emoticon Hanover ($3.40) turned in a sparkling mile for driver Dan Dube and trainer Luc Blais in the $120,500 final of the Ms. Versatility series (Race 5), as the four-year-old bay trotted to an ultra-sharp 1:52 win for the Determination Stable of Montreal, Quebec. Dube had his sights on the lead right from the word […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Emoticon Hanover, Breaks World Record

Emoticon Hanover went wire to wire to take the $150,000 Joie De Vie Mare Trot on Sunday, August 27 at Tioga Downs, which was contested along with the $158,000 Artiscape Mare Pace and $170,000 Crawford Farms Trot, in a world record mile of 1:50.2. Trotting fractions of :26, :55.1, and 1:22.4, Emoticon Hanover maintained a […] Read more »

$30,000 Miss Versatility Series Won By Ontario-Sired, Emoticon Hanover

$30,000 Miss Versatility Series – 2nd division Emoticon Hanover established a new track record for four-year-old trotting mares and she matched Hannelore Hanover’s world record for four-year-old trotting mares when she front-stepped to a 1:51 triumph for trainer Luc Blais and driver Dan Dube. The daughter of Kadabra-Emmylou Who, who was sent off at odds of […] Read more »

OSS Gold Winner, Emoticon Hanover, Sets New Track Record

Emoticon Hanover set a new track record for three-year-old filly trotters at Flamboro Downs, winning Sunday evening’s second $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division in 1:56.3 in off conditions. The former track record of 1:57 was shared by Condi Lane (2008), Miss Paris (2012) and Riveting Rosie (2014). Emoticon Hanover gained sole ownership of the […] Read more »