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Crazed named CTC favorite over Dewey

on 09/12/2008 2:00 AM
Last week, Mohawk race fans witnessed a stunner when dark horse, Crazed, reached past the previously unassailable Deweycheatumnhowe in an elimination for the Canadian Trotting Classic, and demolished a 17-race win streak. On Saturday night, the two will meet again--and this time there’s a cool million dollars at stake. Co-owner/trainer/driver Ray Schnittker has made no excuses for h...
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Dreamlands Latte sets NJSS Green Acres record

on 09/12/2008 2:00 AM
Dreamlands Latte turned in a stakes-record performance to win the $35,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Green Acres final for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Friday at Freehold Raceway. The daughter of Artsplace, the New Jersey Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Filly Pacer of the Year in 2007, grabbed the lead at the half and drew off to a 2 2/3-length victory in 1:53.4, a stakes record. The cl...
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Western Terror fillies take OSS elims

on 09/12/2008 2:00 AM
Daughters of Western Terror swept both C$40,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold eliminations for 2-year-old filly pacers on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Briar Goes West recovered from a slow start to sweep past all of her rivals in taking the first elimination in 1:54.1. The daughter of Western Terror-Briar Classic just edged out Arts Star with Fashion Week within a half a length in finishing thi...
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Darlins Delight takes Yonkers open

on 09/12/2008 2:00 AM
Double millionaire Darlins Delight and invader Likeabatoutahell won Yonkers Raceway\'s soggy $40,000 co-features Friday night. Not even the combination of a rotten post position and rotten weather could deter \'Darlin\' from her appointed rounds in the Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. It was Darlins Delight\'s first visit to Yonkers since winning the 2006 Lady Maud and its $291,456 stipend. ...
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Kindergarten trotting championship at Vernon

on 09/12/2008 2:00 AM
Airzoom Lindy and Toni\'s Wink emerged as the top achievers in Friday night\'s Kindergarten Classic Series championship competition at Vernon Downs. Airzoom Lindy became the fastest 2-year-old colt trotter of the meet with his 1:59.1 performance in Friday\'s $91,750 sixth race, the Kindergarten final for male highsteppers, while Toni\'s Wink equaled Vernon\'s season\'s standard for females memb...
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Parker earns 34 points in Batavia\'s All-Star Drivers Challenge

on 09/11/2008 2:00 AM
The $10,000 All-Star Drivers Challenge began Wednesday Night at Batavia Downs Gaming with veteran reinsman Howard Parker in town to drive for charity and for the winner-take-all top prize. He finished with a very respectable 34 points and his drives earned over $400 for the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester.   For the next seven Wednesday nights a different driver will race at the D...
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Vicki Gram tops $100,000 at Harrington

on 09/11/2008 2:00 AM
Art Stafford\'s Vicki Gram ($8.60, Art Stafford Jr.) surpassed the $100,000 mark in seasonal earnings with a 1:57.4 triumph Wednesday in the $18,000 Junior Open Trot at Harrington Raceway. She was the only mare in the field against five male rivals. The 7-year-old Valley Victor mare set all the fractions in her hard-fought win over Self Professed and Broke As Usual. It was her seventh w...
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Nursing home residents guests of Delaware County Fair

on 09/11/2008 2:00 AM
For the third straight year people from nursing homes in Delaware will be guests of the Delaware County Fair during Monday and Tuesday’s harness racing programs. A total of 96 nursing home residents will see all of the harness racing action from the Hospitality Pavilion on September 14 and September 15.  The 96 guests will  be transported to handicap parking at the Pavilion Nursing h...
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Replays now available for Saratoga on its website

on 09/11/2008 2:00 AM
Saratoga Gaming and Raceway has unveiled a new feature to its website as full race replays, including race archives that date back to May 2007, are now available online at www.saratogaraceway.com. Replays will be available moments after each race is posted \"official\" and will include the race in its entirety, along with a full listing of pari-mutuel payoffs. To view the races, simpl...
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Delaware fair has 20-race opener on Sunday

on 09/11/2008 2:00 AM
There is no shortage of horses at the Delaware County Fair. A total of 20 races, featuring five divisions of Ohio Breeders Championships, are scheduled for opening day, Sunday, Sept. 14. First post is 12 noon. A field of 15 two-year-old pacing fillies will race in two $30,263 divisions of the OBC Pace, the third leg of the Ohio Triple Crown. Down The Wire Stable’s Best Of Ball, unbeaten in se...
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Eliminations held for American Nationals for freshman trotters

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
Musical Mystery, Starcelona and Deedee\'s Destiny came up winners in a trio of eliminations for the American National for 2-year-old filly trotters were held Tuesday night at Balmoral Park, while Definer and Swan For All captured the two Am-Nat splits for colt trotters, the latter posting a track-record effort.   Twenty-one fillies were dropped into the entry box, with the top three fi...
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Blissful Maddie overcomes post eight at Harrington

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
Larry Baron and Meadowbranch Stables\' Blissful Maddie ($34.40, Ross Wolfenden) overcame post eight Tuesday to win the featured $20,000 Mares Junior Open at Harrington Raceway. Trained by Josh Green, the 5-year-old Blissfull Hall mare settled behind a hot early pace where Don\'ttellmewhattodo set fractions of :26.4, :55 and 1:25. Meanwhile, \"Maddie\" launched a rally from the back of the pack ...
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Fields set for New York Night of Champions

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
Post positions have been drawn for the 19th editiion of the New York Night of Champions, hosted by Yonkers Raceway this Saturday night. The $1.4 million cash grab is comprised of eight, $175,000 Sire Stakes finals, for 2 and 3 year olds of both sexes and gaits. The finals--going as the first eight races of the 13-race card--with first post at 6:50 p.m., each carry the name a of a promine...
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Broadway hits in PASS at The Meadows

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
Stablemates Broadway Bistro and Broadway Spur greeted The Meadows as if it were the Great White Way itself, each winning a division of Tuesday’s $235,155 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for freshman colt and gelding trotters. The victories provided doubles for trainer Jim Campbell and owners Arlene and Jules Siegel--who also bred the youngsters--and were among the three driving wins in the stake...
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Two Europeans in strong field for Maple Leaf Trot

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
Two European trotters making their first-ever North American appearance, and 12 others, including recent Breeders Crown champion Corleone Kosmos, have been entered in the $700,000(C)(est) Maple Leaf Trot, which will have two $50,000(C) eliminations Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   The two foreigners are Colombian Necktie and Improve AS. Colombian Necktie is a 6-year-old gelded son of A...
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Health screenings offered in Jersey

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
The next stop on the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey’s fall health screening program will be Gaitway Farm in Englishtown, NJ on Monday, September 15, from 12 noon to 2:30 pm. The program, under the direction of Backstretch Community Assistance Program [BCAP] Executive Director Chris Samaha, PhD, and sponsored by the SBOANJ, is free to all New Jersey horsemen.&n...
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Latest issue of The Horseman now available online

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
In an effort to bring The Horseman And Fair World magazine to subscribers in a timely fashion, a digital version is now being offered to subscribers on a trial basis. Take a look at your last issue and find your mailing label, since it will contain your subscriber ID. Then follow the instructions on the web page and you\'ll be able to view the magazine in a digital version.   The Horseman A...
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Harrisburg mixed sale closed at 1,300 horses

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
The Standardbred Horse Sales Company has announced that the mixed portion of its annual Harrisburg auction is now closed. Close to 1,300 horses have been consigned.   The mixed portion of the Standardbred Horse Sales Company\'s Harrisburg auction will take place on Nov. 6, 7 and 8 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex.
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Maywood\'s 10 cent Super High Five pays off big

on 09/10/2008 2:00 AM
Just two weeks ago, a patron plunked down 10 cents on Maywood Park’s new Super High Five wager, and 20 minutes later that same patron collected $10,689 for his 10-cent investment. The Super High Five wager asks fans to pick the first five finishers in order, and for just a dime.  On Thursday and Friday nights, Maywood Park is the only racetrack in North America that offers a Super Hig...
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Peaceful Way elims held under sloppy conditions

on 09/09/2008 2:00 AM
Raising Rachel kept her undefeated streak intact while Celebrity Juliet and Windsong Soprano were also victorious in Monday night\'s trio of $30,000(C) eliminations for the Peaceful Way Stakes for 2-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk Racetrack. All three winners were quite impressive under less than ideal conditions with heavy rains leaving the track rated as \"sloppy\" throughout the card. In ...
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