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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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Rebeka Bayama wins Town Pro final

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
Rebeka Bayama entered the Mohawk Racetrack history books tonight as she set a new stakes record in the Town Pro Pacing Series final and equaled the Mohawk Racetrack track record for three-year-old pacing fillies with a 1:49.4 winning performance.Rebeka Bayama established early command from post seven but then allowed longshot Keene Supreme to clear to the front at the quarter in :26. Rebeka Bayama...
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Sara's Dragon flies in PA Stallion Series

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
Trailing by 7 lengths at the half, Sara’s Dragon unleashed a determined uncovered bid that carried her to victory in 1:56, fastest division of a $100,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake for 2-year-old pacing fillies Tuesday at The Meadows. The stake was conducted over five divisions, with Dragon Dance, Hurrikane Marni, Virgin Mary and Shocked Ivy taking the other splits. Brett Miller fas...
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PA Sire Stakes date changes coming up

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
Horsemen are reminded of the final two Pennsylvania Sire Stakes date changes coming after the printing of the Stakes Guide.   A Sire Stakes for 2-year-old colt trotters is to be held Tuesday, July 20, at The Meadows, with the companion Stallion Series event a day previous. For the 2-year-old trotting fillies, their Pocono date is now Saturday, Aug. 7, with that Stallion Series leg to be con...
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OK Commander scratched from Meadowlands Pace

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
OK Commander, who won his Meadowlands Pace elimination last Saturday night but developed an abscess in a leg afterward, has been scratched out of this Saturday’s $1 million final at the Meadowlands. Although trainer Gregg McNair told harnessracing.com earlier this week that he remained optimistic of entering OK Commander into the final, he pulled the colt out before the draw on Wednesday.  ...
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Cactus Creek continues to churn out victories

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
Four years ago Cactus Creek won an elimination of the prestigious Little Brown Jug and then was second to Mr Feelgood in the finale.That same year he won the Adios final at The Meadows in 1:50.1. But since then the veteran pacer continues to chug along and continues to be a value commodity. Earlier this year the 7-year-old Artsplace gelding lowered his lifetime record to 1:50 at Tioga ...
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Meadowlands Pace field is drawn and ready

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
Meadowlands Pace elimination winners Rockin Image and Rock N Roll Heaven will leave from posts two and three, respectively, in Saturday’s $1 million final at the Meadowlands. OK Commander, who was the winner of the third elim, was scratched earlier Wednesday prior to the draw after coming up lame due to an abscess in his right front leg.   The connections of the two Pace elim winners earn...
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NJSS finals for 2YOS at Meadowlands Saturday

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
The leading New Jersey-sired 2-year-old pacers and trotters will compete Saturday night (July 17) at The Meadowlands in four New Jersey Sire Stakes Night of Champions races worth $800,000 in total purses.   The $200,000 NJSS Championship Final for two-year-old pacing fillies will feature a match of the two distaffers who broke the NJSS divisional record that had stood for 19 years.   ...
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Scholarship winners announced

on 07/14/2010 2:00 AM
For the past three years, David Yarock, a financial planner and amateur driver, has coordinated the  Edward Yarock/Edward Weiner Equine Scholarship Fund for students studying in the  equine field and/or for children of employees in the industry.   “Our scholarship funds, which began in 2008, honors the memories of my father Edward Yarock and my stepfather, Dr. Edward Weiner,” ...
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