If I Can Dream wins Messenger Stakes

BY foxsports • November 8, 2009

Leaving from the third post position, If I Can Dream went wire-to-wire to win by three lengths in the third leg of the Pacing Triple Crown. Tim Tetrick drove the 3-year-old son of Western Hanover to a time of 1:52 2/5.

Clear Vision was second, with Straight Shooting finishing third.

If I Can Dream, who earlier this season won the $421,850 Art Rooney Pace here, saw his 2009 bankroll increase to more than $1.6 million. He has won 11-of-20 races this season for owner Bulletproof Enterprises and trainer Tracy Brainard.