Fourteen pacers, including highly rated Elarfus and a three-horse entry trained by Jim Miller, were entered yesterday in Saturday's $100,000 William E. Miller Memorial at Rosecroft Raceway. The large field requires the race to be contested in two divisions worth $50,000 each.
Elarfus, who was sold at public auction for $295,000 earlier this year, is ranked seventh on this year's U.S. Trotting Association experimental list, with a potential mile time of 1:53 2/5. He drew the No. 3 post position in the first division.
Also in that division are two of the three horses trained by Miller, who is no relation to the Rosecroft track founder for whom the race is named. Mountain Fella drew Post 5 and Kawartha Radar Post 6.
Also in the first division are, from the rail out, Sweet Meadow Doc; Flying Rich, ranked 25th in the experimentals at 1:57; Cuidad Trujillo, and F Troop.
The second division is headed by G.E.'s Romanero, owned by the Ewing family of Easton, Md., and Keystone Exceller, the other horse trained and driven by Miller. G.E.'s Romanero, which drew Post 5, has won six of his last seven starts and $50,036 this season, most of any horse in the race. Keystone Exceller, starting from Post 2, has the best career earnings, $153,032.
Also in the second division are, from the rail out, Southern Robert, Spring Escort, Rashad, Tap Room and Power House Lobell.