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Latest Weekend Preview now available--FREE!

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Extra, extra, read all about it! In the latest FREE HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, read about the top Meadowlands Pace contenders, and see who the sidelined drivers Daniel Dube, Aaron Merriman, Richie Silverman and Marcus Johansson pick to win the race. There are also plenty of stats to review about the Meadowlands Classic, and a special "Flashback" of the late George Steinbrenner at the Big M for...
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Meadowlands adds Hambo day invitational trot

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
The Meadowlands is adding an additional trotting race on Hambletonian Day, Aug. 7. The $75,000 Vincennes Invitational Trot will be held in addition to the $300,000 Nat Ray Invitational Trot. A few spaces still remain open in the Nat Ray.   Any trainer who has a top class trotter that fits these races is asked to contact the Meadowlands Race Office, toll free, at (877) 782-2537. (M...
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Looking for help betting the Big M Pace card?

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
If you are looking for help betting the Meadowlands Pace card on Saturday, click on the Harness Eye logo on this homepage for an in-depth analysis provided by Harness Eye editor Derick Giwner. Giwner has been busy using his handicapping skills as he has made selections of the Big M’s Friday night card and Saturday program that also features three divisions of the Stanley Dancer Memorial Trot and...
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Summations next week in Brooks trial

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Testimony in the trial of David Brooks, which started with opening statements on Jan. 25, 2010, in federal district court in Central Islip, Long Island, ended this past Tuesday, July 13.  After the defense rested its case, the prosecution recalled one defense witness and rested its case as well.  Assistant United States Attorney Richard Lunger of the United States Attorney’s Office fo...
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MSRF races still on at Ocean Downs

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
The Maryland Standardbred Fund and Sire Stakes have NOT been cancelled! There have been several articles in the last few days regarding Ocean Downs cancelling their pari-mutuel meet for 2010. This does not affect the Stake races.   1.  All horses entering the Ocean Downs facility must have a current coggins (within 12 months) and Equine Herpes Vaccination (within 6 months). They must b...
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Johnson trainees sweep Miller divisions

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Glide Power (in photo) was one of two fillies trained by Jan Johnson who swept the two divisions of the Delvin Miller Memorial Trot on Friday night at the Meadowlands. Springtime Volo took the first $146,250 split in 1:53.2, upsetting Ultimate Cameron, and Glide Power won the second in 1:53.4.   Springtime Volo, a daughter of Classic Photo and Hambletonian Oaks champion Silver Springs,...
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PASS for 3YO pacing fillies at The Meadows

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Panagler was both lucky and good, as she avoided a stack-up caused by a breaking horse and went on to capture the fastest division of a $262,757 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for 3-year-old filly pacers Friday at The Meadows.   Dave Palone scored a driving sweep in the event, known as the Romola Hanover, as he piloted Panagler and the other divisional winners, Dancinwiththestarz and Odds On Moin...
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Fisher's Character fastest in Stallion Series

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Fisher’s Character unleashed a powerful uncovered bid from third and went on to score in a career-best 1:51, fastest division of a $100,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake Friday at The Meadows. The event for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers was conducted over five divisions, with Sectionline Blast, Dodekaphobia, Bonners Creek and Shakearosa taking the other splits. Dave Palone enjoyed a st...
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Galimony in 1:53.2 in Tompkins Geers

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
It was ladies night at Tioga Downs as the 2- and 3-year-old filly pacers were in the spotlight on Friday night for the Tompkins-Geers as part of the four-day race weekend.   In the lone $62,107 division for 3-year old pacing fillies, Galimony continued her success around the five-eighth’s mile oval of Tioga Downs with her third win in four career starts at the track. Galimony left ...
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European invader trains at Mohawk

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Despite being the only European horse in tomorrow night's single $50,000 Maple Leaf Trot elimination at Mohawk Racetrack, the Swedish invader Reven D'Amour appears to like his new surroundings.   The son of Revenue S arrived at Mohawk Racetrack late Tuesday night and went a work mile yesterday morning and according to driver Fredrik Larrson, the 5-year-old likes it in Canada.   ...
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Poof She's Gone beaten at Mohawk

on 07/16/2010 2:00 AM
Two eliminations were held for the Canadian Breeders Championships for 3-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk Friday night and last year's Dan Patch filly of the year in the division, Poof She's Gone, was beaten by Emmylou Who.   Poof She's Gone, who was making her first start since finishing third in the Elegantimage final, was being driven by Paul MacDonell instead of her usual driver, David...
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2YO pacing filly takes stakes in 1:53.2

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Hasty Pulse, a stake winner at first asking, continued her progression Wednesday at The Meadows as she captured a division of a $298,316 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for 2-year-old filly pacers in 1:53.2, equaling the stake record. The event, known as the Sand Tart, was conducted over six divisions, with Whatrugonnado, Nutmegs Yankee, Safe Bet Hanover, Show And Tell and Hi Maintenancechic taking the o...
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Hokie Spirit wins in PA Stallion Series

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Hokie Spirit, racing confidently with her new blinkers, won for the sixth time in eight 2010 starts Wednesday at The Meadows as she captured the fastest division of a $100,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake for 3-year-old filly pacers. The event was contested over five divisions, with Do Me First, Sugarcoated, Princessofdarkness and Mano Cornuto taking the other splits.   Mike Wilder fa...
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3 divisions of Stanley Dancer Memorial Saturday

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Three divisions of the Stanley Dancer Memorial Trot will be contested at the Meadowlands on Saturday night. The divisions will carry purses ranging from $127,500 to $130,000, with fields of seven, eight and eight. The field includes Take My Picture, the runner-up in last week's Yonkers Trot final.   From the rail out, here are the fields, with the horse's trainer in parenthesis: First Divis...
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Rose Run Keepsake ready for Armbro Flight

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Fresh off equaling the Mohawk track record, trainer Ben Wallace feels very optimistic about Rose Run Keepsake’s chances in the single Armbro Flight elimination tomorrow night at Mohawk Racetrack.   Last week the daughter of Armbro Laser joined Peaceful Way and Spare Tome Rozie as the fastest older trotting mare at Mohawk Racetrack with a 1:52.1 effort.   “I wasn’t completely su...
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Current Chip wins again at Scarborough

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Current Chip remains the current sensation in the state of Maine trotting circles as the 3-year-old state-bred filly, who raced in Thursday’s Breeders Stakes races at Scarborough Downs, maintains her unblemished record, extending her winning streak to eleven consecutive trips to the winner's circle.   Owned by the tandem of Tom Dillon and Walter Hight and trained by Donald Richa...
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McIntosh fillies sweep in Mohawk 2YO series

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Trainer Bob McIntosh swept both divisions of the opening leg of the Whenuwishuponastar Pacing Series for 2-year-old pacing fillies on Thursday night at Mohawk Racetrack. The series is named after the former McIntosh star Whenuwishuponastar, who earned close to $600,000 while competing in the 1990s.   Lauren delivered as the heavy favorite in the first division. Lauren cleared to the le...
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Teague talks about I'm Gorgeous

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
Trainer George Teague Jr. hopes I’m Gorgeous looks good in Saturday’s $1 million Meadowlands Pace.  The colt owned by Teague and Elmer Fannin finished second in his Pace elimination last week, won by Rockin Image in 1:48.4. I’m Gorgeous was two lengths back, but paced all the way to the wire, which encouraged Teague.   "We’re glad to be in the final,” Teague said. “He paced...
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Mystician snags OSS Gold for 2YO colt pacers

on 07/15/2010 2:00 AM
After going down to defeat as the heavy favorite in his elimination a week ago, Mystician rebounded with a decisive 1:52.1 victory in Thursday night’s $130,000 Ontario Sires Gold Final for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Mohawk Racetrack.   The son of Camluck - Mystic Mistress left sharply from post six for driver Jody Jamieson and took the field past the first marker in :26....
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Springboard an upset Winner at Pocono

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
Springboard, with Jim Taggart Jr. in the sulky, made it three straight at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Tuesday night.A 28-1 longshot, Springboard produced a life mark of 1:53.1 in winning the $24,000 Open I handicap trot.Last week, Springboard and Taggart Jr. won the Open II trot with a life mark of 1:54.1 and also was a long shot in that race.Trained and owned by Miles Wollam, Springboard is now t...
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