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Crowns being simulcast Down Under

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
For the first time ever, the Breeders Crown championship races will be simulcast Down Under, to the countries of Australia and New Zealand. The races will available through the UNiTAB, NSW TAB and New Zealand wagering systems. The races will also be televised through Australia's wide-reaching Sky Racing television broadcast.   Sky Racing will also have color commentators including legendary...
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Local media coverage for Crown night

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
The local newspaper is promoting Saturday's big Breeders Crown championship night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. In today's edition of The Times-Leader, longtime track executive Dale Rapson says the event is the biggest thing that's ever come to the track.   The big night of 12 Crown championships will also include a giveaway for a $70,000 Chevy Corvette sports car. Pocono has a long and s...
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Breeders Select results now available

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
The Breeders Select Sale, held Monday in the paddock at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, generated a 10 percent boost in average price, with the 90 yearlings sold selling for an average of $4,575.   The top price was for hip number 79, a Tom Ridge-sired filly who was bought with a bid of $27,000. The filly is out of Name It Something, the dam of $1.8 million winner Buck I St...
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Jay Auto Group title sponsor at Northfield

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
Northfield Park has announced that Jay Auto Group of Bedford, Ohio, has signed on as the title sponsor of the track’s richest race, the 21st annual $150,000 Cleveland Classic, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4. Along with its sponsorship of the Cleveland Classic, Jay Auto Group will be involved in a year-long sponsor of promotions and giveaways at Northfield Park, including special service pricing....
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BC Open Mare Pace draw tipped to Dreamfair Eternal

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
With elimination race winner Not Enough selecting the rail for Saturday’s $300,000 Breeders Crown Mare Pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, eight other positions were available. The draw tipped to Dreamfair Eternal’s side with the standout Camluck-sired mare landing post four. On the far outside of the field we see Ginger And Fred (post 6) $1.28 million life earnings, Southwind Tempo (post 7) ...
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The Lindy Reserve tops Simpson 2CT entries

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
The $500,000 Peter Haughton champion The Lindy Reserve leads 14 freshman trotting colts in the John F. Simpson Memorial Stakes on Friday night at Vernon Downs. Split into two divisions with six betting interests as the Antonacci barn has four in to go on Friday, the purse for each division has been split to $15,447 per division.   Frank Antonacci will be driving The Lindy Reserve ...
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Behind the scenes with the 3YO filly trotters

on 10/06/2010 2:00 AM
She may have trotted the fastest of three elimination heats a week ago, but it seems that Ultimate Cameron will have her work cut out this weekend when she meets a solid group in the $500,000 Breeders Crown Trot for sophomore fillies at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.   Ultimate Cameron, an impeccably-bred daughter of Yankee Glide and 2002 Crown champion Cameron Hall, has earned more th...
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Lexis Noah Upsets in OSS Gold final

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Lexis Noah, driven by Jack Moiseyev, defeated post time favourite Text Me in the final strides to capture the $130,000 OSS Gold Final for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings tonight at Mohawk Racetrack.Windsong Geant (Mark MacDonald) was the quickest off the gate from post seven taking his rivals past the opening panel in :27.1 with Text Me (Randy Waples) positioned second.As the field head...
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Bad Rusty scores in Open, Wolfenden wins six at Harrington

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Rodney Long’s Bad Rusty ($5.20, Ross Wolfenden) earned his eighth win of the season on Monday in the $22,000 Open Pace at Harrington Raceway in 1:52.4. The Joe Hundertpfund, Jr.-trainee mounted his attack first over and wore down pacesetter Southwind Lynx for a two length win over Sniper Hall and Harlingen Hanover.Bad Rusty, a 5-year-old Badlands Hanover gelding, has won eight races on the ...
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Autumn Escapade a new thrill for Millers

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
David Miller has earned nearly $140 million in career purses as a driver and is on his way to a sixth consecutive season with at least $10 million. So it might be surprising to learn that when he drove Autumn Escapade to a world-record-equaling mile of 1:53.2 in the $93,500 Ms Versatility on September 23, it gave Miller his most lucrative victory as an owner. Making it even more memorable is the ...
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Big Bad John scratched from Crown 2YO Pace

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Big Bad John, who finished second in a Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Colt Pace elimination last Friday after battling through the homestretch with Fashion Delight, has been scratched from the championship race this Saturday.   "We're not going. He's sick," trainer Ron Potter told harnessracing.com Tuesday morning. "After the race he had stuff coming out of his nose and then he was running ...
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Breeders Crown on MavTV, HRTV

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Harness racing fans who can't be at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Saturday night for the Breeders Crown championship program can watch the races in full high definition television on MavTV and the entire Pocono card on HRTV.   "If any harness racing event deserves the full HD treatment, it’s Breeders Crown,” said Bruce asella, the Emmy® award winning producer for the MavTV progra...
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Broad Bahn scratched from Crown 2CT

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
The 2-year-old colt trotter Broad Bahn, who won his Breeders Crown elimination last weekend at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and was considered one of the favorites to capture Saturday night’s $600,000 final, has been scratched after x-rays taken Tuesday morning revealed a small fracture in his right hind leg. “We’ve been dealing with his foot on and off for about six weeks, but we thought we...
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Centaur's PA license to be auctioned off

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Centaur Inc., the owner of Hoosier Park racetrack and casino, will be giving up its chance to build a racino in Pennsylvania. The bankrupt gaming company is now poised to sell its Pennsylvania racing license at auction. Centaur wanted to build a racetrack casino in Lawrence County in northwestern Pennsylvania, but bankruptcy has made that impossible. Centaur has received "multiple" offer...
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Posts drawn for Crown 3-year-old colt finals

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Post positions for Saturday’s Breeders Crown finals for 3-year-old colt trotters and 3-year-old colt pacers were drawn Tuesday afternoon at a press conference/luncheon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The Pennsylvania racetrack will make history on Saturday when it becomes the first site to host all 12 Breeders Crown finals on a single race card.  In the sophomore colt trot, Hambletonian wi...
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Lucky Chucky on Lasix for Crown

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Lucky Chucky will be racing on Lasix, or Salix (the anti-bleeder medication) in the Breeders Crown. Trainer Chuck Sylvester told harnessracing.com Tuesday morning that he had the colt scoped after winning the Canadian Trotting Classic and bleeding was visible.   Lucky Chucky drew post four in the $500,000 Breeders Crown 3YO Colt Trot. From the rail out, the fie...
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BC preview in HarnessRacing Weekend Preview!

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
There may not be quite a million stories to be told of Saturday’s Breeders Crown championship races at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., but there are plenty to be read in this Friday’s HarnessRacing Weekend Preview. Be the first to know all the inside scoop for this year’s Crown finals by reading the free e-newsletter that will be available in your email boxes ea...
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Myluvmylife a sentimental choice in Crown

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Clara Molski’s late husband David told her back in the early 90’s “You can’t make money in the horse business.” But after the pair bought into Yankee Dreamboat and the promising trotting filly captured the Goldsmith Maid at Garden State Park in 1992, Clara had convinced her husband that indeed you could.   The couple built Dreamlands Farm, a 105-acre plot in Cream Ridge, New Jerse...
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5 straight wins for Tom's OK Lady

on 10/05/2010 2:00 AM
Assigned post nine because of her recent dominance, Tom’s OK Lady overcame a tough first quarter and held on late to capture her fifth consecutive victory in Tuesday’s $22,500 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.   Tom’s OK Lady had shrugged off post 9 once before during her current streak, but it looked as though it would defeat her Tuesday when she was parked out...
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Change in detention for Ohio championships

on 10/04/2010 2:00 AM
Lebanon Raceway will be hosting the Ohio Sires Stakes championships on Saturday (Oct. 9) with a special post time of 3:30 pm. Due to the early post time, there is a correction on the detention time for horses that will be racing in the championships that day. Detention time will be 8 am on Saturday. Stalls will be available for any horses that want to arrive on Friday.   Along with being ab...
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