Bestdealintown is a 1986 foal of Proud Butler. He was foaled to Charles Petrowitz of Mauston, WI. In 1990 Jerry Kaercher, a farmer, who lives near Cavalier ND saw Bestdealintown race at Assiniboia Downs in Manitoba, Canada and bought him as a 4 year old.
Bestdeal would relocate to Jerry’s farm where his friend Art Snell would train and race him for the balance of his career. This “duo” traveled throughout the Midwest thrilling racing fans at numerous county fairs.
Throughout his fair career he would prove his greatness time after time, it didn’t seem to matter what his post position was Bestdeal and his driver just got it done! During his racing career he set 18 fair track records of which 2 still stand in Wisconsin.
Bestdealintown’s fastest race win was 1:57.1 taken October 28, 1992 at Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta, CA. At the end of the 2000 racing season at the age of 14 Bestdealintown, was retired with a race record of 199-126-30-20 earnings of $57,650.
He is enjoying his retirement in Henrod, IL with Linda Werkheiser.