We're saying goodbye; Horseman ceases operations
OHHA to publish Huff's Fair Directory
The 2021 guide will mark the 115th annual edition of the Ohio Harness Racing Guide.
OHHA Executive Director Renee Mancino said, “The sudden loss of the Horseman Publishing Company and their 144-year-old industry publications is significant; we will do what we can to carry forward the legacy and goodwill that the Huff’s Guide National Fair Directory represents to Ohio’s horsemen.”
In a Facebook post, publisher Lynne Myers... more...
Arrangements announced for Robert J. Key
He was born July 27, 1933, in Hazelton, to the late Robert C. and Helena M. Gulick Key. Mr. Key received a bachelor of arts degree in 1955 from Dickinson College. He continued his education at Dickinson, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1957 with a doctorate of jurisprudence.
He practiced law for more than 50 years and was the president/owner of Key Bellevilles Inc., a firm he built into the largest manufacturer of disc springs in North America. He was also one of the top owners and breeders of champion racehorses in the sport... more...
Meadowlands amends race-day protocols
Starting this weekend horse assignments for both New Jersey and out of state horses will occur in the paddock. Stalls will continue to be assigned by trainer for both groups to minimize the number of caretakers necessary. Any overflow for any race night will still be placed in the receiving barns. Out-of-state horses will be placed in a predetermined area of the paddock separate from the NJ horses.
This permi... more...
Robert J. Key, influential breeder, owner dies
Mr. Key bred American Winner in partnership with the late John Glesmann and the colt won the 1993 Hambletonian. As a sire, American Winner leaves a legacy through his daughter Yankee Blondie, the dam of Muscle Hill.
American Winner was a son of Super Bowl and the Speedy Somolli mare BJ’s Pleasure. Mr. Key and Mr. Glesmann purchased BJ’s Pleasure as a yearling from breeder Lana Lobell Farms. The following year Lana Lobel... more...
Big payouts prevail at The Big M
During the 27-race (13 on Friday, 14 on Saturday), two-card race week, only seven favorites were seen in the winner’s circle at mile’s end, for a low percentage of 26. But when you remove Friday’s Early Double and Saturday’s Late Double – both of which were swept by post-time choices – the Big M faithful were able to make some... more...
Lord Of Winterfell sets sail for double-gaited glory
Not this guy. In fact, he’s begun 2021 with a new vocation. He’s a trotter now, and he’ll make his second start on his new gait Friday at The Meadows. The Western Ideal-Caila Fra gelding leaves from post 6, Race 2, with Jim Pantaleano driving.
Dual-gaited performers are rare in harness racing. Indeed, Parker, who trains Lord Of Winterfell for Jeff Weaver’s... more...
Headlines • December 01, 2021
▪ We're saying goodbye; Horseman ceases operations
▪ OHHA to publish Huff's Fair Directory
▪ Arrangements announced for Robert J. Key
▪ Meadowlands amends race-day protocols
▪ Robert J. Key, influential breeder, owner dies
▪ Big payouts prevail at The Big M
▪ Lord Of Winterfell sets sail for double-gaited glory
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