67-1 upset winner, $918,830 handle at Yonkers
From post position No. 7, ‘Betty’ closed widest and fastest, nipping 11-10 favorite Betcha Baby (Brent Holland) by a neck in 1:55. Sezana N (Eric Goodell) was third, with Take Abit of Life (Matt Kakaley) fourth.
For seventh choice Birch Island Betty, a 5-year-old daughter of Big Jim co-owned (as Allard Racing) by (trainer) Rene Allard and Carmen Carson, it was her first win a pair of seasonal starts. The... more...
Smash, Legal Transfer win Miami Valley finals
Page was content to ease his winning mare off the gate, landing last as the leaders tripped the initial beam in :27.1. Party At The Banks was pulled to the outside just before front stepping Swee... more...
McDazzle dazzles in Meadows victory
After getting away fifth for Mike Wilder, McDazzle picked up the live cover of Magic Forces, who carried her into striking position. Although the track was listed “good,” the 6-year-old daughter of Art Official-Dream McQueen had plenty of pop and downed Camera Lady by a head in 1:53.2. Touchamatic completed the ticket. Ron Burke trains McDazzle, who boosted her lifetime bankroll to $336,896, for Burke Racing Stable... more...
Jim Taggart Jr. wins 5,000th career race
The 49-year-old Taggart has been a fixture of the Mighty M for decades, the Pennsylvania native has enjoyed much success with trainer Gary Messenger. It was a Messenger-trained horse that earned Taggart the coveted 5,000th win.... more...
Mohawk Park introduces Ontario-sired Spring Series
The Ontario-sired Spring Series will debut for 3 year olds, who were non-winners of $30,000 in 2019. There will be an event for each 3-year-old division, with each event consisting of two preliminary legs and a $40,000 added money final.
The series starts on Thursday, April 16 with fillies competing, while the next night colts and geldings will contest their first leg.
All four $40,000 added money finals will take place on Saturday, May 2.
Nominations close Mond... more...
A "superfecta" year for Chris Page
“It was the best year of my life, horse racing wise and in my personal life,” Page said. “I was very happy with all of it.”
Page won more than 400 races for the seventh consecutive year in 2019 and nearly set a career high for purses despite taking off all but one day in December for his honeymoon. The Ohio resident visited the winner’s circle 4... more...
Celebration of Life for Jay Sears in Pompano Beach
The Celebration of Life will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Kraeer Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, 200 W Copans Rd., Pompano Beach, FL 33064... more...
Headlines • January 29, 2020
▪ 67-1 upset winner, $918,830 handle at Yonkers
▪ Smash, Legal Transfer win Miami Valley finals
▪ McDazzle dazzles in Meadows victory
▪ Jim Taggart Jr. wins 5,000th career race
▪ Mohawk Park introduces Ontario-sired Spring Series
▪ A "superfecta" year for Chris Page
▪ Celebration of Life for Jay Sears in Pompano Beach
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