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Five entered for Quillen Memorial at Harrington

on 09/04/2012 2:00 AM
The final for the sixth annual Bobby Quillen Memorial at Harrington Raceway was drawn Tuesday afternoon. The race will be contested Monday, Sept. 17, and since only five horses were entered, no eliminations are necessary. The final will carry a purse of $216,500.     The highly-competitive group of five horses boast lifetime earnings totaling nearly $10 million. The&n...
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Win Missy B 1:54.4 NYSS winner at Tioga

on 09/03/2012 2:00 AM
Win Missy B (Charlie Norris) made her way back to the winner's circle on Sunday night at Tioga Downs in a division of the NYSS for 3-year old filly trotters. Fresh off of her second-place finish to world champion Check Me Out in the Zweig at Vernon Downs, Win Missy B got right back to business in the New York Sires Stakes.   Leaving from post position number one in a field of seven,...
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Red Mile Grand Circuit meet opens Sept. 27

on 09/03/2012 2:00 AM
The fall Grand Circuit meet at The Red Mile in Lexington, KY has long been the showcase for the very finest harness racing has to offer. The historic red clay mile oval is a true test that separates the champion from the pretender. They greats have all raced here, with Immortals such as Greyhound, Niatross and Moni Maker adding to their rich legacy with remarkable Red Mile accomplish...
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Dynamic Youth upsets in 1:48.4 in Cane at Tioga

on 09/03/2012 2:00 AM
Although he went off at 2-5 in the wagering as part of an entry with A Rocknroll Dance, Dynamic Youth posted an upset on Monday afternoon in the $322,716 Cane Pace Final at Tioga Downs. A Rocknroll Dance finished fourth.   Dynamic Youth is not eligible to the Little Brown Jug but could be supplemented thanks to his victory in the Cane. Although primarily a New York Sires Stakes comp...
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Blackjack Princess captures Shady Daisy

on 09/03/2012 2:00 AM
In the $100,000 Shady Daisy, held on Labor Day at Tioga Downs, an early battle by Persisten (David Miller) and Major Look (Jeff Gregory) through fractions of :25.4 and :53 resulted in an by Blackjack Princess and Mark MacDonald.   Miller took control of the field by the quarter as Gregory looked to move back to the front, but Miller would not release the heavy betting favorite....
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I Luv The Nitelife shines in She's A Great Lady

on 09/02/2012 2:00 AM
I Luv The Nitelife delivered a three-quarter length victory in the $610,000 Shes A Great Lady Stakes final, Saturday night at Mohawk, part of the Metro Pace undercard.   The 2-year-old pacing filly, driven by Jack Moiseyev, returned to victory lane after winning her elimination in a 1:50.1 world-record performance.   The Chris Ryder-trained I Luv The Nitelife got away fou...
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Foiled Again breaks Gallo's record with CPD win

on 09/02/2012 2:00 AM
Foiled Again, driven by Yannick Gingras, became the richest pacer of all-time when he posted the 14-1 upset to take this year's edition of the $787,000 Canadian Pacing Derby on Saturday evening at Mohawk, part of the Metro Pace undercard.   The 63-time winner surpassed Gallo Blue Chip's record of $4,260,959. The 7-year-old son of Dragon Again now has career earnings pf $4,351,994. &...
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Summertime Lea continues NYSS domination

on 09/02/2012 2:00 AM
Summertime Lea, the heavy 1-9 favorite, didn't disappoint her backers as she made it six wins in seven starts in her short career, winning a $37,910 division of the New York Sire Stakes for 2-year-old filly pacers at Batavia Downs Saturday night. Driver Tony Hall, making his first appearance ever at Batavia Downs, took Summertime Lea ($2.30) to the top just before the quarter pole and just s...
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Pato captures Swedish Derby

on 09/02/2012 2:00 AM
The Swedish Derby for 4-year-old trotters was held Sunday and Pato, a son of the French sire Orlando Vici, won the race in a mile rate time of 1:57.1 over 2,640 meters. Panne de Moteur was second while Perfectly Enough took third. Pato's dam is She's My Pie, by Alf Palema.   The Derby for mares was also contested and Red Red Red was the winner. Driven by Fredrik Persson, she was tim...
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Check Me Out smashes world record in PASS

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Check Me Out obliterated the world record for 3-year-old trotting fillies on a five-eighths mile track when she cruised to a 1:51.3 victory in her $200,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes (PASS) Championship Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, the highlight of Championship Night for the state-sired sophomores. The daughter of Donato Hanover reached the lead nearing the quarter from...
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Lost Jewels finds Scioto winner's circle

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Lost Jewels left no doubt who was the best in his division of the Open II Pace at Scioto Downs on Saturday night as he led all the way to win by 3 1/4 lengths in 1:51.1 for driver J. D. Wengerd.   The 4-year-old son of Royal Art was sent off as the 6-5 favorite and lived up to expectations in downing Doc's Yankee, who sat on the pacesetter's back the entire way and simply couldn't c...
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Little Brown Fox sets Simcoe 3CT record

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Little Brown Fox, with Yannick Gingras at the controls, wore down longshot Intimidate near the wire to win the $246,521 Simcoe Stakes for 3-year-old trotters on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. Sent postward the 3-2 second choice behind favored Knows Nothing, Little Brown Fox, a son of champion Muscles Yankee, reached the wire in 1:51.4, a stakes and Canadian record, while besting Intimidate b...
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Put On A Show wins A Spring Of Hope

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
World record holder Put On A Show, with Jody Jamieson doing the steering, took command turning for home and put away a classy group of pacing mares while taking the $100,000 A Spring Of Hope Invitational on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. Rocklamation rocketed to the front from post 10, taking the elite field through an opening quarter in :26.2 and a half in 55. Meanwhile, Put On A Show, ...
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Barn fire kills 8 Standardbreds in Ohio

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
A barn fire early Saturday morning at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield, Ohio, has reportedly killed eight Standardbreds. According to a story reported by WEWS-ABC5 of Cleveland, the fire was in a barn owned by Charlie Cochran, who had just returned to the site after racing Friday night at Scioto Downs.   To read the story, please click here.
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Bolt The Duer strong in KYSS at Red Mile

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
The second and final preliminary leg of Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) for 3 year olds highlighted the 15-race card Saturday night at The Red Mile, and with the predicted rains from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac failing to materialize, it left the famed clay oval lightning fast. Of the six KYSS contests that went postward, four winners set new lifetime marks.   Although he was one who didn...
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Captaintreacherous wins $1 million Metro

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Heavily-favored Captaintreacherous, with Tim Tetrick, overhauled Apprentice Hanover in deep stretch, then held off a closing Odds On Equuleus by a neck to win the $1 million Metro Pace for 2 year olds on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack.   One of two sons of champion Somebeachsomewhere, the 2007 Metro winner, in this year's renewal, Captaintreacherous was fully extended in victory,...
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Champlain record for Wheeling N Dealin

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Wheeling N Dealin remains undefeated after lowering the stakes record in his Champlain Stakes division on Friday night at Mohawk. The Dustin Jones-trained Wheeling N Dealin captured the first $140,914 split in 1:55, which is also one-fifths of a second shy of the track record for 2-year-old trotting colts.   Wheeling N Dealin and driver Sylvain Filion got away fourth behind tempo-se...
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Do Me Honor captures Vernon feature

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Do Me Honor staged a comeback in the final furlong to capture Friday night's $11,000 Open contest for female pacers at Vernon Downs.   Assigned the outside seven post in Friday's featured ninth race, the favorite Do Me Honor ($4.20), challenged Southwest for the lead at the quarter, timed in :26.3, took command entering the backstretch and led through the half, timed in :55.2 and th...
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Brennan brings out broom at Yonkers

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway's usual Friday night pair of $44,000 co-featured Open Handicaps--for distaff pacers and either-gender-welcome trotters--were won by P Note Blue Chip (George Brennan, $12.80) and Blacktuxwhitesocks (Brennan, $8.50).   In play from post position No. 2, "P Note" worked around Shaky Hanover (Brian Sears), making the lead before a :27.4 opening quarter-mile. From there, a...
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Real Touch wins Scioto F&M open

on 09/01/2012 2:00 AM
Post nine was no handicap for Real Touch as he defeated the top female pacers at Scioto Downs in Friday night's $15,000 Open Pace for fillies and mares. The 3-year-old daughter of Real Desire scored for trainer-driver Ray Paver, who co-owns the filly in partnership with Knox Services Inc. and Slaughter Racing Stable LLC. She was timed in 1:52.3 in her victory.   It was the seventh w...
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