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Dreamfair Eternal shows her heels to the boys

on 11/21/2010 12:00 AM
Dreamfair Eternal and driver Randy Waples used her usual off the pace tactics to top the best male pacers in Canada to take the C$42,000 Open Pace tonight at Woodbine Racetrack.In just a short field of six, Lucky Man (Mark MacDonald) was quickest off the gate from post three and carved fractions of :26, :54.3 and 1:23.2 before giving way to Dreamfair Eternal late in the mile.Waples guided his char...
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Full Of Sand a super Florida fit

on 11/21/2010 12:00 AM
His name confirms he’s racing in the right locale and two year old colt pacer Full Of Sand is fulfilling the dreams of his avid 92 year old owner and breeder in Florida with each passing start.“This couldn’t be happening to a nicer guy, and Bill White is just a great owner and so great for the business” trainer Jake Huff said in a live post-race TV interview. Full Of Sand, by Full Of Fun-S...
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JA'S Outlaw wins at Yonkers

on 11/21/2010 12:00 AM
 J A's Outlaw (George Brennan) whipped five Yonkers Raceway rivals, winning Saturday night's  $38,000 Open Handicap Pace. Leaving from post position No. 5 (in one notch after a defection) and the longest short in a short field,  J A's Outlaw sat early. A "Handsome" early battle  ensued, as Handsome Prince (Jason Bartlett) and Handsome Harry (Stephane Bouchard) were both anxious...
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Foiled Again tops $2 million

on 11/21/2010 12:00 AM
The 2010 season of top pacer Foiled Again has seen him take his second George Morton Levy title at Yonkers Raceway and victory in the Quillen Memorial at Harrington Raceway. It also saw him finish in the runner-up spot to stablemate Won the West in the Breeders Crown. Sunday afternoon's $32,000 Open Handicap pace at Harrah's Chester not only saw Foiled Again take his 44th career victory, but he ...
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Rock N Roll Heaven, Delmarvalous win Matron elims

on 11/21/2010 12:00 AM
Rock N Roll Heaven ran his win streak to nine with a 1:50.1 win in one of two Sunday night $30,319 Matron Stakes eliminations for sophomore pacing colts and geldings.With Dan Dube in the bik,e the Rocknroll Hanover colt got away fourth early, while Urgent Action  and David Miller sped the quarter in :26.3. Rockin Image and Yannick Gingras briefly took the lead, but Rock N Roll Heaven asserted...
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Red Star Hottie wins Meadows feature

on 11/20/2010 12:00 AM
Taking advantage of rare post-position relief, Red Star Hottie shot to the early lead, backed down the second quarter and sprinted home to capture Friday’s $22,500 Filly & Mare Preferred Pace at The Meadows.  Because of her dominance throughout the year, Red Star Hottie routinely has been assigned outside posts in the Filly & Mare Handicap. But Friday’s race wasn’t written as...
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Western Graduate, Reigning Dough win at Yonkers

on 11/20/2010 12:00 AM
George Brennan made it four victories in a row Friday night, easily winning  Yonkers Raceway's co-featured $38,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace.Not even the eight-hole could slow her down. Western Graduate worked around Shanghai Lil (Tyler Buter), grabbing the lead after a :28.4 opening  quarter-mile, There was minimal rest for the even-money favorite, who threw down pair a :28.1 qu...
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Mr. Feelgood draws 10 in Miracle Mile

on 11/20/2010 12:00 AM
The field for Australia's greatest one-mile pace, the $500,000 Miracle Mile, has been set following the Cordina Sprint. Four-time Inter Dominion champion Blacks A Fake has drawn post two while 2006 Little Brown Jug winner Mr. Feelgood, who has beaten him twice in the last few weeks, drew the outside post 10.   The Miracle Mile will take place over the seven-eighths mile Tabcorp Park Me...
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Aracache Hanover wins Windy City Pace

on 11/20/2010 12:00 AM
A world-record effort, a father-son team combining for a victory in the biggest race of the night, a huge upset and a favorite doing just what he was supposed to do were all a part of Friday’s 28th edition of the Windy City Pace at Maywood Park. In the signature race of the night, the $200,000 Windy City Pace for three-year-old  colts, the father-son team of trainer Gregg McNair and hi...
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Lisa America 4th in Prix d'Amerique prep

on 11/20/2010 12:00 AM
Lou Guida's trotting mare Lisa America finished an impressive fourth in her first prep for a possible start in the Prix d'Amerique. The 5-year-old Varenne mare competed in the Prix de Bretage Saturday afternoon at the Vincennes track in Paris.   The 2,700-meter race (1.67 miles) begins with a standing start--a first for Lisa. The mare had post 12 in the 18-horse field. Trainer Jerry Ri...
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Dover's Matron will be "rockin'"

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Rock N Roll Heaven, the heir-apparent to 2010 Horse of the Year honors closes out his spectacular season at Dover Downs racing in the last Matron Stakes event of the season on Sunday. The Matron elimination features two standout three-year-old $30,319 divisions--Rock N Roll Heaven and Rockin Image.   Trained by Bruce Saunders, Rock N Roll Heaven has won 14 of 19 races and earned $...
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22-1 Life Up Front wins at Dover

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Life Up Front came from the rear to pull a 22-1 upset in the $15,000 Male pace feature  the $15,000 edition on Thursday, Nov. 18 at Dover Downs...While Go West Lucky Cam (Corey Callahan) cut out the early fractions and led until mid stretch a convoy of seven challengers were stacking up for the final charge.  Life Up Front, coming from far back at the three-quarter, was widest of all and...
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Nillabomb at noted milestone

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
 It could be considered an unusual and perhaps a rare milestone for five year old pacing mare Nillabomb. Even her trainer, Eric Beach, was caught off guard when informed that she’s now had twenty-five different drivers in her career which now spans four seasons and 97 starts. “Wow it just never occurred to me it was that many drivers that she’s had” Beach said when informed that the...
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David Miller In The Sulky Friday

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
David Miller will be the featured guest on Meadowlands Racetrack's Friday pre-card television broadcast.  Miller will talk about his Friday night drives and Saturday series finalists.  Fans can e-mail questions for The Buckeye to answer to racing@thebigm.com.  The broadcast begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Paddock Level television set.  Can't make it to the track?  Watch the...
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NJ lawmaker says state can't forsake horse racing

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Joseph Cryan,the New Jersey Assembly majority leader and a Democrat who represents the 20th Legislative District, is calling on the state to help the horse racing industry, not forsake it. His opinion appeared in the Trenton Times newspaper and is also posted on The Star-Ledger's website.   Cryan writes, "It's quick and easy these days to simply dismi...
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Jenna's Beach Boy, Valley Victor To Indiana

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Peninsula Farm has announced that World Champion racehorse and sire Jenna’s Beach Boy p,4,1:47.3 ($1,972,172) and sub-1:53 producing trotting stallion Valley Victor will be relocating to Indiana for the 2011 breeding season. They both will stand at Dr. Paul and Cathy Webb’s Ivy Lane Farm in Goshen, Indiana.Peninsula Farm will serve as stallion manager and, along with the Webbs, will manage bot...
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$500,000 Earl Beal Memorial Trot announced

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Sam Beegle, president of the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association, announced Friday that the Earl Beal, Jr. Memorial Trot will be contested at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in 2011 and annually thereafter to honor the organization’s influential and long-serving former president.   Approximately $500,000 will be up for grabs in the 3-year-old open trot final. The date has not y...
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NJSEA chairman: 2011 schedule in 30 days

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Carl Goldberg, the chairman of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, operator of the Meadowlands, said on Friday that harness racing owners, trainers, drivers and breeders will know by the middle of December about the Meadowlands 2011 meet, which is scheduled to begin Jan. 7.   "We would have an obligation to notify the Standardbred owners by the middle of December as to what avai...
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Wendy's Dragon in Cinderella upset

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
On Friday, Nov. 19, the $76,700 Cinderella Crown at Maywood Park went to Wendy's Dragon, who scored the $36.20 upset win over Fox Valley Oracle and favorite and fourth place finish finisher Tiz To Dream.Driven by Marcus Miller for trainer Erv Miller and Dennis Lakomy's Mystical Marker Farms, Wendys Dragon sat through early fractions of :27.4 and :56.2, then brushed three-wide at the hree-quarters ...
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Flex The Muscle in strong Galt win

on 11/19/2010 12:00 AM
Flex The Muscle was a powerful winner in the $97,900 Galt Stake at Maywood Park on Friday, Nov. 19. Tim Tetrick was in the bike for trainer Ray Schnittker and owners Schnittker, Jerry Silva and the Arden Homestead Stables.The Muscles Yankee colt was on top at every call, leading through opening fractions of :28.3 and :58.2, then stretching out to an easy 1:27.3 and 1:56.3 win with Flashback second...
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