Billyjojimbob

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Billyjojimbob (1987-2002) was a champion Standardbred trotting gelding by Balanced Image out of Ginger Jewel by Tough Cookie.

Bred in Ontario, Canada, he won many stakes races of which the highlights were the Breeders Crown event for aged trotters in 1991, and the Elitloppet (world record for two heats) in 1992 in Sweden.[1] He also set a world record on a half mile track for aged geldings winning the Provenzano Memorial at Batavia Downs.

In his career he won 39 of 62 starts, $946,762[1] and had a lifetime mark of 1:55.1f. He was owned and raised by Lori Ferguson (Wade) and trained by Mike Wade throughout his career. In the Elitloppet, Billyjojimbob was driven by Murray Brethour. He died on June 15, 2002.

He was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.[1]

He died in 2002 of a suspected heart attack.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Billyjojimbob". Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. http://www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com/standardbred/1995/Billyjojimbob.html. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 


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