The harness racing connections of 53 colts made the April 15 sustaining payment to this year's $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup and remain eligible to contest North America's richest race for pacers.
Headlining this year's talented group is Sweet Lou, who became the fastest two-year-old in history with his 1:49 world-record performance in last year's Breeders Crown.
The son of Yankee Cruiser has lifetime earnings of $688,117 for trainer Ron Burke and owners Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi, Larry Karr and Phillip Collura.
The Pepsi North America Cup eliminations are set for Saturday, June 9, with the final slated for Saturday, June 16 at Mohawk.
For coverage of the Pepsi North America Cup visit www.NorthAmericaCup.com.
Total Horses after the following payments:
Apr 15 – 53
Mar 15 - 64
Feb 15 – 77
A Rocknroll Dance
Aahm A Gesture - SHARK GESTURE
Atta Boy Dan
Bettors Edge - BETTOR'S DELIGHT
Cold Hearted Shark
Escape The News - ARTISCAPE
Gable Blue Chip
Hope Blue Chip
I Fought Dalaw
I Like Dreamin
One Lucky Dragon