Tellitlikeitis, who stands at Victory Hill Farms in LaGrange, Ind., is currently leading all sires in North America for starters in the two-year-old pacing ranks, according to the U.S. Trotting Association. The stallion has 96 foals in the freshman class and has already had 19 starters this season. He also leads all stallions in earnings thus far with $17,000. The statistics are through Sunday, June 12.
Some of the foals that have already taken records this season include Here We Go BB, Kruisin Kristen, Wattastory, Tell me Lies, Isitlikeittell and Nimble Ned. Many of these have scored wins on the Indiana Sired Fair Circuit this season. The quickest pacer so far is Here We Go BB, who took a mark of 2:01.2.
Other Indiana sires on the list for freshman pacers include Odds on Equuleus, Luck Be Withyou, Rockin Image, JK Endofanera, Always a Virgin, Real Desire, Hypnotic Blue Chip, Check Six, and Straight Shooting, all among the top 20.
Swan for All is ranked second in the leading money winning sires for trotters. Also standing at Victory Hill Farm, the reigning Trotting Stallion of the Year in Indiana has 91 foals with 13 starters who have earned $16,470. Cantab Hall leads all trotting stallions with 20 starters and earnings over $17,000. Other trotting stallions from Indiana in the top 20 include Swan in a Million, You Know You Do, Helpisontheway, Dover Dan and Pinetucky.
The top trotting freshman so far for Indiana is Swan We Go. The gelding by Swan in a Million, is a perfect two for two racing in Kentucky with earnings of $9,700. Pasko Vucinaj trains the gelding.