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Cat Manzi

Cat Manzi (Harness racing. Born, Monticello, NY, June 27, 1950.) Scion of a harness racing family, Catello Manzi won the 2005 North American driving title with 727 victories. Along the way, Manzi became only the second driver ever to earn his 11,000th career victory. Herve Filion has over 15,000. Manzi’s greatest season made him the oldest […]

Buddy Gilmour

Buddy Gilmour (Harness racing.  Born, Lucan, Ontario, July 23, 1932; died, Fort Erie, Ontario, May 23, 2011.)  In 1986, William D. (Buddy) Gilmour won two of the four million-dollar events in harness racing in a span of eight days, sweeping the Woodrow Wilson Pace with Cullen Hanover after winning the Meadowlands Pace with Laughs.  But […]

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