The winningest horse in North America, Anvil Raider N ended his career with a 1:57.3 victory on Dec 28 at Northfield Park.
According to United States Trotting Association rules, all horses must retire at the end of their 14-year-old season. This latest triumph represents Anvil Raider N’s 23rd victory of 2013, and the 94th of his career. He also has 35 seconds and 33 thirds to his credit in 280 lifetime starts.
The imported son of In The Pocket-Montu Sweet Lady-Great Mann is owned and trained by Will Johnson of Monroe, MI, and was driven by his regular pilot Ronnie Wrenn, Jr.
Anvil Raider N was bred by the Montu Lodge Stud, LTD of New Zealand and has lifetime earnings of $339,412. He took his career mark of 1:51 as an 8-year-old at Mohawk Raceway in Canada.
Anvil Raider N began his career racing in his native New Zealand in 2005 and 2006 before being imported to the United States in 2006.