Cinder Lane Sam Passes
Published: April 14, 2016 11:25 am ET
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Cinder Lane Sam, the winner of the 1994 Ohio Sires Stakes two-year-old colt pace final, passed away on Wednesday, April 13 at the farm of his owner, Charles ‘Skip’ Miller.
Miller owned the 24-year-old gelding throughout his racing career and rewarded him with a lifetime retirement at his Wauseon, Ohio farm.
Cinder Lane Sam was sired by Nobleland Sam and was out of the Bye Bye Andy mare Bye Bye Irma. He was bred by Tom Gerdeman of Napoleon, Ohio and was trained his entire racing career by Max ‘Mick’ Shaw, with the assistance of Maynard Raker, at the Fulton County Fairgrounds at Wauseon.
Cinder Lane Sam finished his eight years of racing in 2001 with 36 lifetime wins out of 162 starts. The gelding also had 35 second-place finishes and came home third 17 times.
Cinder Lane Sam took his two-year-old mark of 1:54.2 in winning the Ohio Sires Stakes final at Scioto Downs with David Miller in the bike. He picked up his lifetime record of 1:53 as a three-year-old at Woodbine Racetrack. The gelding finished his career with earnings of $624,899.
Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the connections of Cinder Lane Sam.