Hall of Fame

 



yankee glide

Year of Induction: 
2023
Year of Birth: 
1994
Inducted as a: 
Stallion
Election Into Living Hall of Fame: 
2023
Gait: 
Trotter
Record: 
3,1:55.1
Earnings: 
$506,904
Sire: 
Valley Victory
Dam: 
Gratis Yankee
Sire of Dam: 
Speedy Crown
Biography: 

Bred by Yankeeland Farms of Frederick, Maryland, trotter Yankee Glide was foaled on April 27, 1994. He was owned during his racing career by Robert Waxman and Jorgen Jahre Jr., then by Waxman, Jahre, Tom Crouch and Kentuckiana Farms, and the Yankee Glide Syndicate.

As a two-year-old in 1996, Yankee Glide won five of six starts, earning $342,145. Major victories included the New Jersey Sire Stakes final and the Peter Haughton Memorial. In his sophomore season, Yankee Glide finished on the board in 5 of 11 starts while earning $164,759. Major wins included a Hambletonian elimination and the Zweig Memorial.

To date, Yankee Glide has sired winners of over $103 million including 9 millionaires, with 282 $100K winners and 202 in 1:55. Yankee Glide is the sire of 2005 Breeders Crown and 2006 Hambletonian Oaks winner Passionate Glide 3,1:52.2 ($2,060,447); 2006 Trotting Triple Crown winner and Dan Patch Horse of the Year, world champion Glidemaster 3,1:51.1 ($1,968,023); world champion and 2007 Breeders Crown winner Mystical Sunshine 6,1:50.3 ($1,793,755); 2006 Goldsmith Maid, 2007 Kentucky Futurity Filly Division and 2008 Armbro Flight winner Falls For You 4,1:52.2 ($1,311,152); and world champion Manofmanymissions 3,1:52.1 ($1,215,000), winner of the 2010 Breeders Crown, 2011 Kentucky Futurity and 2011 Colonial.

As a broodmare sire, Yankee Glide has sired the dams of winners of over $115 million with 7 millionaires. He is the broodmare sire of 2012 Hambletonian and Canadian Trotting Classic winner Market Share 5,1:50.2f ($3,792,101); two-time (2013-2014) Breeders Crown winner, 2013 Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year, 2014 Trotter of the Year and Three-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year Shake It Cerry 3,1:51.2 ($2,786,104); two-time (2019-2020) Breeders Crown and 2020 Kentucky Futurity winner and Three-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year, world champion Amigo Volo 3,1:50.2f ($2,014,189); and 2016 Breeders Crown and 2015 Cashman Memorial winner Flanagan Memory 6,1:52.2s ($1,609,330).