Hans Enggren, owner of Resolve, Prakas, dies
A native of Sweden, Mr. Enggren settled in the Gettysburg, Pa., area and was a successful breeder under the banner of Meadowbranch Farm, building a broodmare band that included the great trotting females Peace Corps, Davidia Hanover and Delmonica Hanover. He passionately lobbied the US Trotting Association to approve the registration of horses conceived by the interstate transportation of semen, testifying that he worried eve... more...
Luther buys 2 for $200,000-plus each at Tattersalls sale
After spending seven figures at last fall’s yearling sales in what he called his “million-dollar experiment” to find and develop Grand Circuit talent, the Ohio resident has continued to add to his stable with the recent purchases of several veteran performers.
On Monday (Jan. 18), Luther bought the top-selling horses at the Tattersalls Winter Mixed Sale at The Meadowlands — Chief Mate for $220,000 and Captain Kirk for $215,000. Both are 4-year-old male pacers trained formerly by Tony Alagna.
Those buys cam... more...
Kelly Smith "honored" by Caretaker of Year selection
“I was very surprised and honored,” said Smith. “The competition was fierce, that’s for sure. There are some of the others nominated who are very good friends of mine. Everybody nominated was well deservi... more...
Fred Zanolli, spent years at Meadowlands Farm, dies
In an interview with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette years ago, Mr. Zanolli said he was at Meadowlands Farm in 1948 when they unloaded Adios from a truck, and he was there in 1965 when the great stallion died and they put him in a steel casket and buried him on the farm. He continued to maintain Adios’ gravesite, and those of other horses buried on the farm, by planting flowers around the headstones.
Mr. Zan... more...
Here Comes Mooney, Another Breath win series legs
There were no repeat winners in the two weeks of preliminaries, so the final should be contentious. In order of series earnings, which determined the final combatants, the championship field will be comprised of Anoth... more...
Bruce Aldrich drives four winners Monday at Monticello
On Monday Jan. 18, it was Bruce Aldrich’s turn as he drove four winners on the card. Aldrich is now just six wins away from a career milestone of 8,000 wins.
The banner day started with a dead heat in Race 2 aboard Demand An Answer (PP2), who tripped the teletimer with Swancredit (Cory Stratton); next up was Lacarmeliliana 2:00 - $2.50, then Spilling The Beans 1:58.4 - $4.00 earned his second consecutive win of the year. Aldrich r... more...
Super Hi--5 mandatory payout Tuesday at Pompano
"We have had several inquiries as to when the jackpot would grow to a point where we would consider a mandatory payout and that time has come," said Prewitt.
Normally, the jackpot is paid when there is one lone winning ticket with the first five finishers in order, however, with the Super Hi-5 Jackpot pool expected to be several hundred thousand dollars, the mandatory payout lifts that restriction and there is no limit to the number of winn... more...
Headlines • January 19, 2021
▪ Hans Enggren, owner of Resolve, Prakas, dies
▪ Luther buys 2 for $200,000-plus each at Tattersalls sale
▪ Kelly Smith "honored" by Caretaker of Year selection
▪ Fred Zanolli, spent years at Meadowlands Farm, dies
▪ Here Comes Mooney, Another Breath win series legs
▪ Bruce Aldrich drives four winners Monday at Monticello
▪ Super Hi--5 mandatory payout Tuesday at Pompano
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