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Venerable I'm Just A Lady repeats at The Meadows

on 06/21/2010 2:00 AM
Every other horse in the field was at least four years her junior, but that didn’t stop I’m Justa Lady from showing the youngsters how it’s done, as she captured her second straight $25,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot Monday at The Meadows. I’m Justa Lady got away well but found herself shuffled to fourth, 2 lengths back, at the top of the lane. The venerable 9-year-old d...
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Twitter the NA Cup

on 06/21/2010 2:00 AM
The post position draw for the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup will be held on Tuesday at Mohawk Racetrack, beginning at 12:00 p.m.The drawmaster for this year’s event is young Montreal Canadiens superstar defenseman P.K. Subban.WEG racing analyst Mike Hamilton will have instant coverage of the post draw via Twitter. He will be ‘tweeting’ under Hamilton_WOMoh and under Mohawk Racing and...
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Rock N Roll Heaven rules in NA Cup elims

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
Rock N Roll Heaven, All Speed Hanover and We Will See each scored impressive wins Saturday at Mohawk in eliminations for next week's $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup, the richest pacing event in the world.But it was Rock N Roll Heaven who stamped himself the likely Cup favourite after a thrilling nose victory over Kyle Major, with Sportswriter just a head behind in third,It was the first, the ...
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Posts available for Fan Hanover, plus 3YO trots

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
With the eliminations for the rich North America Cup, Fan Hanover Stakes, Elegantimage and Goodtimes in the books, the fields are set for next Saturday's big night of racing at Mohawk Racetrack. The draw for post positions for the North America Cup will take place on Tuesday, but the draws for the Goodtimes, Fan Hanover and Elegantimage have been held and post positions are available, as well...
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3YO PA-sired fillies in Stallion Series action

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
The Pennsylvania’s Stallion Series for 3-year-old filly trotters was contested at Harrah’s Chester on Sunday afternoon in 90-plus degree weather, and three of the four winners took new lifetime marks.   Photo Charm, who already sported a 1:55.3 speed badge taken at the Meadowlands earlier this year, picked up her second win in four starts when she scored by 5 ¾ lengths in 1:56.3 for th...
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Harrington features Delaware-sired trotters

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
Four divisions of Delaware Standardbred (DSBF) trotting stakes were contested Sunday at Harrington Raceway.   Nanticoke Racing’s Miss Snazz was the fastest winner for both sexes, as the Loge filly utilized a two-hole trip to score in 1:59.4 over What Would You Do and Punks Embrace. The winner is trained by Les Givens.   In the second filly division, Nanticoke Racing and Delbert and...
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2 straight Tioga wins for A Crown For Lindy

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
A Crown For Lindy won for the second week in a row at Tioga Downs in the second leg of the Williams Auto late-closer on Sunday. The 4-year-old stallion scored in 1:55.1 for his third win in six starts this season.   In other news from Tioga Downs on Sunday afternoon, there were no winners in Tioga’s new $6,000 Guaranteed Sunday Pick 6 as four of six paid $15.40. The Sunday Pick 6 wil...
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Another win for Foiled Again; new mark for "Dial"

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
Foiled Again earned his 39th career win on Sunday afternoon at Harrah's Chester. With Yannick Gingras driving, Foiled Again raced on the engine and scored in 1:48.4, blazing home in :27 to miss his lifetime mark by one-fifth of a second.   The Lou Pena-trained Keep It Real finished second while Vintage Master took third.   Foiled Again is a 6-year-old gelding by Dragon Again, an...
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Big payoffs for Balmoral 2YO winners

on 06/20/2010 2:00 AM
A stakes for Illinois conceived and foaled 2-year-old pacers produced big payoffs for those lucky enough to pick the winners Sunday night at Balmoral Park. In the first of the two divisions, Filled With Wonder eked out a neck victory in 1:56.3 and lit up the toteboard at $61.20. The second split was won by Fox Valley Mercury, who paid $31.60.   Filled With Wonder, a gelded son of Cole Muffl...
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Silverman suffers concussion in accident

on 06/19/2010 2:00 AM
Driver Richard Silverman was admitted to Hackensack University Medical Center with a severe concussion following an accident in the second race Friday night at Meadowlands Racetrack. Though Silverman suffered seizures on the way to the hospital, preliminary scans showed no fractures or internal bleeding. He will be evaluated by a neurologist and undergo a second CT scan and MRI early Saturday morn...
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Four Starz Sue wins in 1:49.4 at Pocono

on 06/19/2010 2:00 AM
Four Starz Sue, past Pacer of the Year at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, captured the Saturday (June 19) night feature at t he Northeastern Pennsylvania racetrack with a sizzling 1:49.4 clocking.Returning to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs after three starts at the Meadowlands, George Napolitano Jr. made a quarter pole move to the front to take the lead from Gallant Yankee (Todd Schadel). Opening quarte...
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Metro 6 Shooter web site launched

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
The most exciting new wager in harness racing, the $30,000 added Metro 6 Shooter, now has a web site designed to help horseplayers find pool and payout information, links to free Trackmaster past performance pages and the latest news associated with the dual-track pick six wager.The details of the exotic bet, which challenges bettors every Saturday night to pick the winners of four races at Meadow...
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Chris Page has hot hand in Scioto features

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
Driver Chris Page showed why he's the defending champion driver at Scioto Downs as he captured three of the track's four features on Thursday night. Page drove the winners of both divisions of the Floating Dream Series and added a division of the Steamin' Demon Series. He scored an easy with with Cb Sammy Suit in the opening division of the third leg of the Floating Dream. He sent the fa...
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More NA Cup happenings

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
In addition to a trio of Pepsi North America Cup eliminations this Saturday night, Mohawk Racetrack will play host to the first of four Extreme Handicapping Challenges with advance registration still available up until 11:00 p.m. Friday night.The entry fee is $25 in addition to a bankroll of $50 to play. A totalof $5,000 in prize money will given away to the top five finishers and the top 25 finis...
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Friday surgery for Merriman--'I will be back'

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
Aaron Merriman was scheduled to have surgery Friday morning at the Cleveland Clinic to repair his broken left elbow he suffered in a June 11 race accident at The Meadows. Merriman told harnessracing.com late Thursday afternoon that the accident—and injuries that also included two broken wrists—has taken its toll on him emotionally as well as physically.   “I just don’t feel good and...
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N.J. committee approves exchange betting bill

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
The Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee of the New Jersey Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would allow the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to establish exchange betting on horse racing. Exchange betting allows bettors to wager against each other on the outcome of a race.  Exchange wagering is popular in countries such as Great Britain and Australia, but is currently...
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Penn National files suit to build N.J. OTB

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
In a release issued Thursday, Penn National Gaming Inc. announced that it has filed suit in Camden County, N.J., to force its joint venture partner in Freehold Raceway--Greenwood Racing Inc.--to compel development of an Off-Track Wagering location in that county. The release continued to state:   Off-Track Wagering was approved in the State of New Jersey in 2001 and through a...
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Real Desire filly fastest baby at Meadows

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
Nineteen groups of 2-year-old pacers and trotters faced the starter on Thursday morning at The Meadows, with a trio of pacers from the Ron Burke Stable taking top honors with the fastest times of the day.   Foxy Lady, a filly by Real Desire, won her event in 1:57.2, with a last half in :57.4 and :28.3 final panel. Dave Palone drove the winner for owners Burke Racing Stab...
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Tioga Downs adding 'Pick 6 Sundays'

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
Tioga Downs is proud to announce that it has partnered with the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association (STHHA) and Peter Kleinhans to offer its bettors a $6,000 Guaranteed Pick 6 on Sunday afternoons being tagged “Pick 6 Sundays” at Tioga Downs.   Beginning Sunday, June 20, Tioga Downs will offer a Pick Six that begins on race four and runs through race nine with a takeout ...
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Vernon Downs increases purses

on 06/18/2010 2:00 AM
The overnight purses at Vernon have been increased by approximately 15 percent effective with the Thursday, June 24, race card. The top horses, Miracle Mile Class "A", will now race for $11,000 if seven or more start, $10,000 if fewer than seven and the NW 1 PM and $4,000 claimers have been raised to $2,900 and $3,400, respectively.   Entries for the June 24 races close on Saturday, J...
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