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Glidemaster memorabilia on sale on ebay

on 07/30/2007 2:00 AM
Looking for the perfect gift for that harness racing fan in your life? Or maybe you want to own a piece of history--the Trotting Triple Crown--for yourself? Now is your chance! A beautiful, one of a kind mahogany display case featuring an assortment of items from 2006 Horse of the Year Glidemaster\'s historic march to Trotting Triple Crown glory will be auctioned on ebay beginning on Sunday evenin...
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Track record set in Gold Rush final

on 07/30/2007 2:00 AM
Kenneth J set a Monticello Raceway track record of 1:52.1 while winning Monday’s $478,000 Monticello Gold Rush final for driver Ron Pierce. The race was the second richest in the 50-year history of the New York racetrack.   Pierce left from post five with Kenneth J and after being parked through the first turn was able to drop into second behind the leading Fresh Deck (John Campbell) and ...
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Go On BB dominates in the slop

on 07/28/2007 2:00 AM
Despite a sloppy track, Go On BB looked sharp Friday evening en route to a 1:55.2 victory in a $14,000 filly and mare open handicap at Indiana Downs. The sophomore filly pacer, stepping up into open company for the first time, defeated a field of seven by five lengths for driver Ricky Macomber Jr. Owned by Frank Baldachino, Go On BB had made only one start since finishing second in the $100,000 I...
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Field set for Hambo Oaks

on 07/28/2007 2:00 AM
Possess The Magic and Falls For You captured the eliminations for the $750,000 Hambletonian Oaks final, easily defeating their rivals with winning miles in 1:53.2 and 1:54.4, respectively.   Possess The Magic, driven by Mike Lachance, was relaxed early in her elim and even gapped in the early going, but was sent to the lead down the backstretch and powered to a 1 1/2-length score ...
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Pampered Princess, Adrian Chip, Donato Hanover win

on 07/28/2007 2:00 AM
Pampered Princess (1:53.2), Donato Hanover (1:53.1) and Adrian Chip (1:54.2) will lead the field into the $1.5-million Hambletonian, winning their elimination races early Saturday evening at the Meadowlands. Pampered Princess, with Tim Tetrick in her sulky for the very first time, won her elimination after taking command early and then riding in the pocket until finding daylight in the homest...
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Trotting filly remains undefeated

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Mya Tri trotted away from the field in a $12,000 Indiana Sires Stakes contest for freshman fillies Thursday, winning for trainer Sara Haynes by 12 lengths. With Walter Haynes Jr. in the bike, the Pining Fora Tri two year old completed the circuit in 1:59. Co-owned by the driver and breeder Bob Wientjes, Mya Tri is undefeated in five career starts. After racing third at the three-quarter pole (1:2...
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Loving Caroline sold, thus no Sweetheart wagering

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Although Loving Caroline finished second to Worldly Treasure in the second of two Sweetheart eliminations at the Meadowlands Thursday, she did so without any wagering on her after being sold after the post-position draw. Previously owned by John Liviakis, the daughter of Art Major was purchased by Eric Cherry\'s Mentally Stable, but remained with trainer Ross Croghan.   Mentally Stable shar...
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BM MCW motors to round-two series win at Mohawk

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Thursday night\'s lone $15,000(C) division in round two of the Whenuwishuponastar Series at Mohawk Racetrack came down to a final-quarter sprint and it was BM MCW holding on for a hard-fought 1:55.4 victory for driver Paul MacDonell. It was a maiden-breaking win for the rookie daughter of first-crop sire McArdle in just her third career start. Starting from post two in the field of 10, BM...
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A Chesta repeata for Stacelita

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
One week--almost to the minute--after she set a track record for filly and mare trotters of any age at Harrah’s Chester, Stacelita did it again, speeding the mile in 1:54.2 to capture Thursday’s Open Handicap. Her victory shaved one-fifth of a second off of her previous track mark of 1:54.3 set on July 19.             Partner...
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Tallamore top trotter at Vernon Downs

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Tallamore became the winningest trotter of the season at Vernon Downs with a 1:56.2 triumph in Thursday night’s eighth event.   With Jimmy Whittemore doing the teaming for trainer Lonny Hale, Tallamore took the field to the half in :57.1, surrendered the lead to Theater Production for three furlongs, then rallied in the final eighth to score by a nose over the fast-closing Conway...
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Maple Leaf Noble wins 24th straight

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Four-year-old trotter Maple Leaf Noble is now just 17 wins away from equaling Carty Nagle’s all-time record 41-race winning streak after posting his 24th consecutive victory Thursday night at Charlottetown Driving Park. Maple Leaf Noble won all 15 of his starts at two, all eight starts last year at three, and he won in 2:01.4 in his 2007 debut in an Open Trot.   A son of Black River, Mapl...
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Watch the Hambo elim replays right here!

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Moments after the Hambletonian eliminations are completed at the Meadowlands Saturday, video replays will be available on harnessracing.com. Want to watch Donato Hanover in his continuing quest to become the first Peter Haughton Memorial winner to come back the following year to win the Hambo, or view the effort of Pampered Princess to become the first filly since Continentalvictory in 1996 to win...
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Teague surprised Wilson elims weren\'t needed

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Having three starters himself in this year’s Woodrow Wilson at the Meadowlands, trainer George Teague said he was surprised only 10 names were dropped into the entry box, which meant no eliminations were necessary and all the 2-year-old pacers advanced directly into the $415,000 final Friday, Aug. 3.   This year’s Wilson drew 99 original entries last February, with the number dropping t...
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Hawthorne loses power, 2 races

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Hawthorne Race Course’s last two races Thursday night were cancelled after a small fire in an electrical room knocked out most of the power at the racetrack. Friday’s harness races will go on as scheduled, according to a track official.   “We are taking entries this morning (Friday) for Tuesday’s card in the press box, which is on the east side of the track that does have power...
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Southwind Tempo equals track record

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Southwind Tempo extended her winning streak to 10 races with a 1:49.3 clocking in her elimination race for the $320,000 Mistletoe Shalee final on Friday night at the Meadowlands. Her speedy effort equaled Armbro Dancer’s track record set in the 2006 Mistletoe Shalee final.  With the red-hot Tim Tetrck in the sulky, Southwind Tempo easily cleared the lead from Lady Mattgalane at the half ...
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Loch Katrine upsets in PASS action

on 07/27/2007 2:00 AM
Loch Katrine upset a pair of bigger names to highlight Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action for 3-year-old fillies on the trot at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Friday afternoon. There were four divisions held at Pocono on Friday. It was the third of four legs for the trotting fillies, leading to the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Finals in September. Loch Katrine was overlooked at 6-1 in a division whic...
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Brandon\'s Secret inherits ISS victory

on 07/26/2007 2:00 AM
Brandon’s Secret may have raced second to ABC Mercedes in a $12,000 Indiana Sires Stakes contest for two-year-old trotters Wednesday, but the gelding made it to the winner’s circle as judges disqualified the winner. The victory was the first for the CJ’s Secret freshman, who was making his second career start. The winning time was 2:01. Driven by Don Irvine Jr. for trainer Steve Gray, Brand...
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Monster of an effort in Sunshine State Stakes

on 07/26/2007 2:00 AM
Pompano Park hosted six non-wagering second-round divisions of the Sunshine State Stakes for Florida-bred trotters on Wednesday, with Trot Monster putting forth the top performance of the evening when prevailing in his division for juvenile colts and geldings.   Driven from post three by Wally Hennessey, the son of Wewering rolled down the lane to prevail in 2:01.3 for owner John Campagnu...
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Phyleon upsets in Ted Leonard Memorial final

on 07/26/2007 2:00 AM
Lightning Stable’s Phyleon parlayed a first-over trip in what turned out to be a rather eventful first edition of the $37,400 Ted Leonard Memorial final for 3- and 4-year-old distaff pacers at Harrah’s Chester Casino & Racetrack on Wednesday.   Sent off at odds of 16-1, Phyleon left nicely from the gate for driver Daniel Dube to secure good early position, sitting fourth behind Swe...
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Adrian Chip jogs under the Meadowlands\' lights

on 07/26/2007 2:00 AM
Hambletonian hopeful Adrian Chip jogged under the lights after the last race on Wednesday night at the Meadowlands. The colt has not raced since winning the Ulf Thoresen Memorial in Norway on July 15.   Adrian Chip will go postward in Saturday\'s eliminations for the $1.5 million Hambletonian, hoping to become the second Swedish horse in six years to win the most prestigious event in h...
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