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Equinox Bi inherits Breeders Crown Trot

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Equinox Bi, an American-bred trotter who had spent his entire racing career in Europe until late July, tracked down leader Corleone Kosmos in the stretch and benefited from a late break at the wire to be placed first and capture the $726,000 Breeders Crown Trot at Mohawk Raceway. For Equinox Bi, owned by Scuderia Gina Biasuzzi of Italy and Florida, a six-year-old son of Valley Boss Bi out of the ...
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A and GsConfusion sets record in Shes A Great Lady

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
There was no confusion as to who was the winner of the $782,200 Shes A Great Lady stakes tonight – and it wasn’t either of the favourites, but 12-1 upset A and GsConfusion, who set a new Mohawk track record for two-year-old pacing fillies as well as a new lifetime mark of 1:51.3, in the process. Driver Dave Miller and the two-year-old daughter of Allamerican Native-Colorado Creek, who has nev...
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Roberts Rage takes Metro consolation

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Roberts Rage, co-owned and trained by Carl Jamieson, took over from stablemate and pacesetter Legacy N Diamonds in mid-stretch, before going on to register a two and one-half length score in the $100,000 Metro Pace Consolation, Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. Six two-year-olds went postward in the Consolation, after failing to qualify last weekend for the $1 million Metro Pace, scheduled as part of...
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Somebeachsomewhere wires the field in 1:49.3

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Undefeated Somebeachsomewhere, driven by Paul MacDonell, wired his nine rivals in the $1 million Metro Pace for two-year-olds Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack and in the process set a world record of 1:49.3 At the finish of the richest race on the continent for two-year-olds, Somebeachsomewhere was a two-length winner over a game, charging Moon Beam, who came on late to edge Santanna Blue Chip for se...
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Mystical Sunshine defends Breeders Crown title

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Defending Champion Mystical Sunshine and driver Daniel Dube came from off the pace Saturday night to track down Passionate Glide at the wire and capture her second consecutive Breeders Crown championship with a 1:54.2 victory at Mohawk Raceway. In what might be one of the final starts of her racing career, Mystical Sunshine and Dube got a strong second over trip down the backstretch, fanned out i...
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Moving Pictures last to first in BC Mare Pace

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Longshot Moving Pictures, last for most of the mile after starting from post ten, sprinted home past the leaders in the final strides to score an upset victory in the Breeders Crown Mare Pace at Mohawk Raceway in 1:51.2. The four-year-old daughter of DM Dillinger, out of the Peculiar mare Killer Queen, Moving Pictures scored impressively for trainer Casie Coleman and driver Mark MacDonald, giving...
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MCA delivers for big show bettor

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
The 2-year-old pacing colt MCA, a son of Real Desire, sharply won his third straight Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) leg on Thursday night, Aug. 30, at The Red Mile, and prevented a big New Jersey bettor from taking a hit on a six-figure show bet, although a minus pool was created.   There was only $3,903 in the win pool for MCA and another $2,998 in the place pool, but $298,499 of the ent...
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Hempt winner Tivoli Hanover back on track

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
Tivoli Hanover, who won the Hempt Memorial earlier this year, turned in a strong effort in a qualifier at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Thursday, scoring by 8 3/4 lengths in 1:52, with a :27.1 last panel. It was the first time the horse had lined up behind the starting gate since he underwent surgery for a displaced colon back in mid-June.   Trained by Chris Oakes, Tivoli Hanover finished fif...
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2YO filly trotter Athena Hanover now 5 for 6

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
Pennsylvania-sired 2-year-old filly trotters competed in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action at Harrah\'s Chester Thursday, and four daughters of Broadway Hall shared the spotlight with the 5-time winner Athena Hanover, who set a track record with her 1:57.3 score.   The first four divisions of the PASS were won by daughters of Broadway Hall. Timeless Winner, trained by George Teague ...
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10 entered in Nadia Lobell

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
With just 10 fillies entered in the Nadia Lobell, no eliminations will be taking place this coming Sunday night at The Red Mile. A field featuring 2006 Breeders Crown champion Calgary Hanover will contest the final on Sunday night, Sept. 9.   The fillies entered are: Art\'s Fantasy Calgary Hanover Captiva Island Current Hanover Mind Boggling Mystical Dreamer Nativ...
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Pampered Princess wins qualifier

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
On Friday morning at Mohawk Pampered Princess lined up behind the starting gate for the first time since her Hambletonian start and qualified with a 1:56.1 mile, trotting her last quarter mile in :26.4 with John Campbell in the sulky.   Pampered Princess, a 3-year-old filly by Andover Hall, had been regularly driven by Campbell before Tim Tetrick climbed into the filly\'s sulky for the Hamb...
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World Trotting Derby, Crowns on HRTV

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
HorseRacing TV (HRTV) will present live coverage of four prestigious Breeders Crown races from Mohawk Racetrack, as well as the World Trotting Derby from the fabled DuQuoin State Fair (IL) this Saturday, Sept. 1. The top-flight harness action will take place throughout the busy day, capped off when Mohawk Raceway unveils a sensational card of racing, topped by four Breeders Crown r...
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Vysoke Tatray scratched from Crown

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
Vysoke Tatry has been scratched from the $392,400 Breeders Crown Mare Pace because she is trained by Brett Robinson, who was slapped with a 10-year suspension and $10,000 fine for an EPO positive yesterday. The Ontario Racing Commission issued the ruling against Robinson yesterday after confirmatory tests showed the Robinson-trained Fox Valley Tribal positive for EPO.   Vysoke Tat...
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Where to watch the Breeders Crown

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
If you need to know how you can see the $4.2 million Breeders Crown card from Mohawk Saturday night, here are a few tips for viewing, including post times and race numbers.   Race 2 -- $784,080 Breeders Crown Trot-- Post time: 7:43 pm Race 5 -- $782,200 She’s A Great Lady--Post  time:  8:58 pm Race 6 -- $1,000,000 Metro Pace--Post time:  9:25 pmRace 7 -- $2...
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Hambletonian winner arrives at DuQuoin

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
With an Illinois State Police escort over the last seven miles of his journey from Lexington, Ky., Donato Hanover arrived at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds at 2:15 p.m. CDT Friday amid fanfare that included Miss Illinois and a Dixieland Band.   Illinois Department of Agriculture director Chuck Hartke, Bureau Chief of Illinois County Fairs and Horse Racing Charlyn Fargo and several other sta...
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Production runs streak to five straight

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
Production won his fifth consecutive race and posted the day’s fastest Pennsylvania Sire Stakes time on Friday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were five Sire Stakes divisions held for 2-year-old colts and geldings on the trot. The star of the day was clearly Production, who left from post position #8 in his division. He sat back early before coasting by the leaders in the back s...
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Reve D Amerik equals Mohawk track record

on 08/31/2007 2:00 AM
Reve D Amerik turned in a track-record equaling performance in winning the $36,000 Preferred Trot Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack. The five-year-old Fill V gelding stopped the clock in 1:52 to match the previous track standard set by the great Mr Muscleman back in September of 2005. In Friday’s contest, driver Mario Baillargeon left sharply with Reve D Amerik and had the trotter sitt...
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Three straight for Shutter Boy

on 08/30/2007 2:00 AM
Shutter Boy did not disappoint and posed for his third straight win photo on Wednesday afternoon at Freehold Raceway in the first of two $20,250 New Jersey Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Trained and driven by George Dennis, Shutter Boy scored a 2 3/4-length victory over Built By Lindy (a son of Dream Vacation). It was three lengths back to Across The Seas (Musc...
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A sporting debut at Harrington

on 08/30/2007 2:00 AM
Lloyd Arnold\'s Valley Sport ($3.60, Tony Morgan) made his Harrington Raceway debut a successful one Wednesday with a 1:58 triumph in the $24,000 Open Trot. The 4-year-old Valley Victor gelding commanded the lead approaching the quarter and held pocket-sitting Safari Heat safe for a two-length win. Put Them On Hold was third. It was the seventh win of the year for Valley Sport, who ha...
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Four Jug starters for Burke?

on 08/30/2007 2:00 AM
Twenty-five years ago trainer Mickey Burke switched from selling automobiles to training Standardbreds. He started with five $2,500-$3,000 claimers and now trains 150 racehorses of all ages. On Sept. 20, Burke expects to start four of his colt pacers in the 62nd Little Brown Jug.  “I was involved with hunter and jumper horses most of my life,” said Burke, a native of U...
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