- North America Cup – Red River Hanover
- United States Pacing Triple Crown races –
- Cane Pace won by Art Major
- Little Brown Jug won by Million Dollar Cam
- Messenger Stakes won by Allamerican Ingot
- United States Trotting Triple Crown races –
- Hambletonian won by Chip Chip Hooray
- Yonkers Trot won by Bubba Dunn
- Kentucky Futurity won by Like a Prayer
- Australian Inter Dominion Harness Racing Championship –
- Pacers: Smooth Satin
- Trotters: Game Bid
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“Upscale people are fixated with food simply because they are now able to eat so much of it without getting fat, and the reason they dont get fat is that they maintain a profligate level of calorie expenditure. The very same people whose evenings begin with melted goats cheese ... get up at dawn to run, break for a mid-morning aerobics class, and watch the evening news while racing on a stationary bicycle.”
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“Is my team ploughing,
That I was used to drive
And hear the harness jingle
When I was man alive?”
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