Cam Fella

"Cam"

Standardbred: Pacer
Bay Stallion
Foaled May 14, 1979 at Walnut Hall Farm, Lexington, KY
Died May 9, 2001 at the Kentucky Horse Park
Out of Most Happy Fella, by Nan Cam by Bret Hanover
Breeder: Wilfred Cameron
Owners: Cam Fella Syndicate
Trainer/Driver: Pat Crowe


Titles/Awards
U.S. Harness Horse of the Year (1982, 1983)
Canadian Harness Horse of the Year (1982, 1983)
Champion Three-year-old Pacer (1982)
Pacing Horse of the Year (1982)
Champion Aged Pacer (1983)
Pacer of the Year (1983)
Retired as richest Standardbred in the history of harness racing (1983)
Leading American Standardbred sire (1995)
Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (1986)
Inducted into the American Harness Racing Hall of Fame (1998)
Posted more consecutive 2-minute wins than any other Standardbred in history with 32
Won 28 consecutive races and was known as "The Pacing Machine"
Held track record at Roosevelt, Sportsman's Park, Edmonton, Greenwood, Mohawk, Pompano Park, and Cloverdale
Sired 13 crops of foals, who have earned in excess of $100 million
Sire of 16 millionaires and 4 winners of "The Little Brown Jug"

Notable Wins
Cane Pace
Messenger Pace
Canadian Pacing Derby
Prix d’Ete
Provincial Cup
World Cup
American-National
U.S. Pacing Championship
Mohawk Gold Cup
Frank Ryan Memorial

Resident of the Hall of Champions from December 1997 to May 2001

Harness Racing: Pacing
Harness racing is a form of racing only open to Standardbreds (in North America). This form of racing involves horses pulling carts with drivers controlling them. Standardbreds perform either at the trot or at the pace when they race. Pacing is a gait in which the horse moves his legs laterally (right front and right rear, left front and left rear). Pacing is slightly faster than trotting and horses who pace are less likely to break gait. Pacing is more popular than trotting in the United States.

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