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Warning posted in Simpson at Red Mile

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
Warning Zone, fresh off a Kentucky Sire Stakes championship, won his $12,400 John Simpson Memorial division at The Red Mile on Monday night in a lifetime-best 1:51.3. Charlie Norris drove Warning Zone, a 2-year-old Jate Lobell gelding, to his fourth straight win and fifth in seven lifetime starts. Virgil Morgan Jr. trains the winner for Joseph Muscara. Its That Time grabbed his Simpso...
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Out-of-competition testing approved in New Jersey

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
The New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC) on Monday approved unanimously (7-0) an expanded drug testing program that includes out-of-competition testing. \"The racing commission believes that this rule is necessary to address the serious and present threat to the integrity of racing,\" NJRC executive director Frank Zanzuccki was quoted as saying. “The administration of foreign substances to a hor...
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HRTV\'s Jug Day coverage to begin at 11 am

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
HorseRacing TV once again will bring harness racing fans one of the sport\'s storied races when it presents live coverage of the Little Brown Jug from the Delaware Fairgrounds this Thursday, Sept. 20. HRTV has carried the legendary race every year since its launch in 2002. HRTV\'s coverage of the stakes-packed action from Delaware will commence at 11am ET. The premi...
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Tivoli Hanover scratched from Jug

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
Max Hempt final winner Tivoli Hanover, who had major colon surgery in early June, has been scratched “sick” out of the second elimination of Thursday’s Little Brown Jug by trainer Chris Oakes. Tivoli Hanover was diagnosed with a displaced colon a week after he finished fifth in the $1 million Art Rooney final, and he had been listed “critical” following the operation that took place at t...
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Exotic Destination wins Red Mile qualifier

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
World Filly Trotting Derby winner Exotic Destination returned to the racetrack Tuesday morning, winning a qualifier at The Red Mile in 1:54.3 with trainer Buzzy Sholty in the bike.   In another qualifying mile, Lady Mattgalane was a 1:54 winner for trainer Gregory Peck. Burlington Stakes winner Sutter Hanover was scratched from the qualifier won by Lady Mattgalane.
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Schedule change for Sunshine State Stake

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
The Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association (FSBOA) has announced a scheduling change due to the recent postponement of Sunshine State Stake (SSS) Leg #3 due to track conditions at Pompano Park.   Leg #3 will be conducted on Sept. 26, 28 & 29. The SSS Finals, originally scheduled for that weekend, will be moved to Oct. 3, 5 & 6. All races will be held at Pompano Park. ...
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Somebeachsomewhere\'s freshman season is over

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
According to reports, the connections of world champion freshman pacer Somebeachsomewhere have decided to curtail his juvenile season after going unbeaten in six starts, including that world-record 1:49.3 win in the $1 million Metro Sept. 1 at Mohawk Racetrack.   Somebeachsomewhere’s sixth win of his young career came last Saturday night when he won the fastest of the three $145,300(C) Na...
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Snow White ties world mark in Oakville

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
The amazing Snow White turned in another devastating performance in winning Sunday night\'s $575,400(C) Oakville Stakes final for 2-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk in a world-record equaling 1:54.2. The clocking by the daughter of Self Possessed-Mom’s Millionaire equaled the world mark, which was set by another daughter of Self Possessed, Possess The Magic, last fall in Lexington, Ky. In S...
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Windsong dominates in Wellwood final

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
Windsong Espoir turned in another dominating performance and equaled his own Canadian record with a 1:55.3 victory in winning the $533,700(C) William Wellwood Memorial final for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters Sunday at Mohawk Racetrack. Steve Condren guided the son of Kadabra-Diamond Image to his fourth straight victory after finishing third in his debut race back on August 16th. In Sund...
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Cruzin to an OBC win; BV\'s Sister notches Triple Crown title

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
Cruzin Inya Jammys and Kyle Ater were forced to go a long mile but held off Corner Cruiser (Sam Noble III) to take the second division of the $77,656 Ohio Breeders Championship for freshman filly pacers on Sunday\'s opening day of the Grand Circuit stop at the Delaware County Fair Yankee Scorch (Ray Paver) took control as the gate opened and led past a :28.2 quarter. Noble sent C...
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Muscle Mass sets Balmoral mark in American National final

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
World Champion Muscle Mass added another track record to his early freshman season, capturing the $115,000 American National for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Balmoral Park in 1:56.1 Sunday night.   With Brent Holland in the bike, the son of Muscles Yankee sat third through the :29.1 opening quarter then moved to the lead at the :58.3 half. From there the race was all his as he pa...
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Governor says no slots at Plainridge

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
A published report in Monday\'s Sun Chronicle in Massachusetts says that Gov. Deval Patrick will not recommend putting slot machines in at Plainridge Racecourse, or the states three other struggling racetracks, when he makes his proposal to expand gaming in the state.   Instead, according to an Associated Press report, he wants to auction three regional casino licenses that would allow...
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Equinox Bi takes Maple Leaf Trot

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
While Donato Hanover was proving he’s the best 3-year-old trotter in the land by taking the Canadian Trotting Classic, Equinox Bi stated his claim as the best older trotter around with a gutsy win in the C$693,500 Maple Leaf Trot on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. With Trevor Ritchie at the controls, Equinox Bi, trained by Jan Nordin, was hustled to the front after an opening quarter of :27.4, c...
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NJSS to Artzina, Friday Night Lights

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
Artzina, the Dan Patch Award winner as the 2-Year-Old Pacer of the Year in 2006, posted his first win of the year in a $27,200 New Jersey Sire Stakes, the ninth race on Saturday at Freehold Raceway. The 3-year-old son of Artiscape scored a head victory over Tiber Hanover (Cam’s Card Shark), pacing the mile in 1:52.4. It was 5-1/2 lengths back to St Pete Star (Life Sign), in third. Artzina, d...
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Kenneth J wins on Night of Champions at Yonkers

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
The 3-year-old colt pacer Kenneth J won to surpass the million-dollar mark in career earnings when the $1.2 million New York Night of Champions returned to Yonkers Raceway on Saturday, Sept. 15.   The evening featured eight New York Sire Stakes finals, each worth $150,000, and proved successful for two trainers who had multiple starters. Conditioner Linda Toscano, who found great success on...
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King Johnny & Mini Me take Dan Patch

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
King Johnny and Tim Tetrick led from the half mile marker on to win the $125,000 Dan Patch for older horses at Balmoral.  The 1:50 race time was the fastest of the evening.  My Boy David (Ryan Anderson) finished second while Thisbigdogwilfight (Dave Magee) held on for third.   Just one month ago the nine-year-old gelding took a new lifetime mark of 1:48.4 at Springfield.  Kin...
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Falls For You emerges in 1:53.4

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
Falls For You proved to be the best in 1:53.4 as a host of 3-year-old filly trotters were spread out across the track nearing the wire in the $178,000 Moni Maker final Sunday night at The Red Mile.   With Brian Sears in the bike, Falls For You raced fourth on the inside past the :55.2 half then picked up cover in the outer flow from Flash Lightning as the field, lead by last week’s elimin...
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Pompano opens with Sire Stakes action

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Alice Springs used the opening night of Pompano Park’s 44th meet to once again assert her supremacy over the South Florida juvenile filly pacing division, capturing her $5,380 leg of the Sunshine State Stakes, with an effortless romp in 2:01. Guided from post position seven by Hall of Fame driver Wally Hennessey, the daughter of the first-crop sire N Aboriginal wasted little time taking contro...
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OSS Gold elims hosted on sloppy track

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Voelz Hanover turned in an eye-catching, 1:53.4 mile over a sloppy track in the fastest of three C$39,182 Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Series Eliminations for 2-year-old filly pacers on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Over a Mohawk oval which was left rain-soaked after some heavy, early evening showers, the daughter of Astreos--Vassar Hanover took command on the way to a wicked :55.1 half, and the...
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Mohawk open to near millionaire

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Moving Pictures posted a stylish, 1:52.1 victory in Friday night’s $40,000(C) Fillies and Mares Open pace at Mohawk Racetrack. The strapping, 4-year-old daughter of DM Dilinger--Killer Queen came into the race needing less than $80,000 to become the sport\'s newest millionaire, and talled following a powerful, first-over tally. Her earnings now stand at $939,490 following the vi...
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