CAMDEN TINO (Yankee Lariat – Seven Seas) Time: P, 2, 2:01.9 **Track Record** Owner: Ned & Eamonn Crane Trainer: John Gill Driver: Vicky Gill Breeder: Camden Stud (ENG)
Owned by father and son Ned & Eamonn Crane from Belfast in Northern Ireland, Camden Tino was bred by Camden Stud in Yorkshire and trained by John Gill just a mile down the road from where he sold as a yearling. Driven to victory by Johns daughter Vicky, the dark bay gelding clocked 2.02.6 to win his heat on Saturday and overcame an 8 draw to win Sundays final in a NEW TRACK RECORD 2:01.9
FRISCO FIDDLER (Arts Conquest – Lifeisjustadream) Time: P, 2, 2:04.1 **Track Record** Owner: David Gibbons Trainer: Theresa Haythornthwaite Driver: Alan Haythornthwaite Breeder: Louis Booton (ENG)
The inaugural winner of the VDM hailed from Lancashire in the UK. Bred by Louis Booton, he was bought by David Gibbons as a yearling in the 2011 York Sales and won the 2012 VDM in a time of 2:04.1 a NEW TRACK RECORD from Chinatown Kolt in a nail-biting finish giving the trainer/driver husband and wife team of Alan & Theresa Haythornthwaite one of their greatest days in the sport.