Categories

Bet Big M on Youbet, again

on 04/21/2007 2:00 AM
The Big M is back on Youbet.com. Beginning today, Saturday, April 21, the Meadowlands live harness races can be bet through Youbet.com. Meadowlands officials said An agreement between TVG and Youbet.com was finalized earlier this week.   The Meadowlands had been missing from the Youbet.com menu since Jan. 1, when an exclusive deal between the New Jersey and Exposition Authority and TVG...
Read More

$50,000 grand prize

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
The National Harness Handicapping Contest takes place at the Meadowlands Saturday night, and Gordon Waterstone of The Horseman And Fair World will be playing for the magazine, and reporting on the contest for both the magazine and the TVG network. Gordon caught a plane out of Lexington on Friday but before he left he filed the following report: “As I head off to the Meadowlands t...
Read More

Series finals at Big M

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Crawdad and Go On BB lengthened their winning streaks as they completed sweeps of their respective stakes series on Thursday night at the Meadowlands, with Crawdad taking the Fox Sports Net final in 1:49.4 and Go On BB snagging the Blossom final in 1:52.2.   Crawdad locked up his fifth straight win and second Meadowlands series crown in the $43,000 Fox Sports Net, an early non-wagering even...
Read More

$30,000 Big M carryover

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
The Meadowlands Friday night card features a $29,634.60 Pick 6 carryover and the $70,000 Robert J. Suslow Final. The Suslow is the second leg of the Pick 6, which spans races four through nine and requires a $1 minimum bet.   Liberated Artist is the 5-2 morning line favorite in the Suslow for owners Seth Rosenfeld and John Lichtenberger in the race five Suslow. The Remmen Stable t...
Read More

Tougher rules in California

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
The California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) has approved rule changes which call for owners of horses which test positive to be penalized along with the trainer of the horse. The CHRB unanimously approved the plan at a meeting Thursday. The rule changes will go into effect within 30-60 days, following an administrative review.   In addition to forfeiting purse money earned when their horse tes...
Read More

Qualifiers at Pompano

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Emantee, runner-up in last year’s Hambletonian Oaks, captured a qualifying race at Pompano Park Friday morning with a wire-to-wire effort in 1:58.4. Also scoring in the qualifiers was Elegant Man, who also scored in 1:58.4.   Emantee, now owned by trainer Tommy B. Andersson, who drove the Banker Hall 4 year old, trotted a final panel in :29.3 as she scored by 8 3/4 lengths. It was Emantee...
Read More

Dan Patch field taking shape

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Trainers are already reserving space in the upcoming $200,000 Dan Patch Invitational Pace set for Saturday, April 28. The race will offer 10 spots by invitation only to some of the nation’s top older pacers as it heads into the 14th edition of the event. Heading the list of expected entrants is Shark Gesture, winner of the $610,000 Breeders’ Crown last fall. The Cam’s Card Shark four-year-o...
Read More

Art Star wins Suslow final

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Art Star gave driver George Brennan a big 40th birthday present when he snuck through along the rail to win the $70,000 Robert J. Suslow Final on Friday night at the Meadowlands.   Brennan sent Art Star to the lead around the first turn, then yielded to TJ’s Ideal and Andy Miller along the backstretch. He found a small opening in deep stretch and Art Star burst through to win by ...
Read More

Upsets in Desperate Lady

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Upsets were the order of the evening at Maywood Park Friday as Dr Nabrinsky and Mrs Grant Seven captured their respective $15,000 divisions of the Desperate Lady Stakes for Illinois Conceived and Foaled 3-year-old filly pacers.   In the first division 3-1 second choice Dr Nabrinsky and Del Chupp sat second at the pylons before coming up the passing lane in the stretch to post a 1 1/2-length...
Read More

ISS action at Hoosier Park

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Wannahuckaloogi was victorious in the first leg of the Indiana Sires Stakes Friday, April 20. Driven to the winner’s circle by trainer-driver Mark O’Mara, the three-year-old filly closed in the lane to score the win in a time of 1:55.3. The mile tied her lifetime best. “I thought she (Wannahuckaloogi) raced great tonight,” said O’Mara. “She did not give up once. She just dug right in ...
Read More

5 wins for Little More Faith

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The 4-year-old pacer Little More Faith posted his fifth win of the year when he scored at Pompano Park on Wednesday in 1:55.1.Driven from post four by Bruce Ranger, Little More Faith settled in fourth place through the early stages as Time Slips Away (Gaston Lareau) took the field through opening fractions of :27.4 and :57.4. As the field made its way down the backstretch, Ranger angled Little Mor...
Read More

Dead heat, record at Harr

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
Albert Hanna\'s Honolulu Hunk (Tony Morgan) set a new track record for 4-year-old trotting horses Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a dead-heat win shared with Bud Ross in 1:57.3 in the $14,500 Junior Open Trot. Johnny Peanuts (1:58) was the former track record holder. \"Hunk,\" a 4-year-old son of Program Speed, made a power brush to the front after the quarter mile in :28.1 with Tony Morgan a...
Read More

Brooms poised at Big M

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
Crawdad and Go On BB bid for series sweeps in their respective finals, the $43,000 Fox Sports Net and $62,000 Blossom, on Thursday night at the Meadowlands.Crawdad guns for his fifth straight win and second Meadowlands series crown in the $43,000 Fox Sports Net, an early non-wagering event that will be conducted prior to the start of the racing card at 6:50 p.m. He will start from post three with ...
Read More

3 stolen sulkies recovered

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The New York State Police recovered three stolen sulkies on Sunday morning, April 18, after an anonymous caller told them that they could be found in the driveway of the home of a horseman. That horseman is not a suspect.The three sulkies—two owned by the Paul Kelley Racing Stable and another owned by Bob Rosenheim—were not damaged except that the names had been scratched off. The sulkies were...
Read More

Qualifying record set

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The 2006 Dan Patch Award winner Lis Mara turned in a scintillating 1:49.1 performance in a qualifier at the Meadowlands Thursday, beating Total Truth by 10 3/4 lengths and setting a record for the fastest qualifying effort in history. With Brian Sears in the sulky, Lis Mara was second in an opening quarter of :28.1 before moving to the lead and subsequent fractions of :55.3 and 1:23. He then paced...
Read More

Slots to highest bidder?

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
If Indiana’s two pari-mutuel tracks are unwilling to pay the $400 million licensing fee to operate slots, a state senator has suggested the licenses could be auctioned by the state. Republican Luke Kenley, chairman of the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee, said Thursday that the right to operate slot machines could go to the highest bidder.“The legislature has a fiduciary obligation to th...
Read More

Art has become a star

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
He may have been ignored at the yearling sale, but Art Star is a standout now. A shrewd purchase by trainer John Marshall, Art Star is rated as the 3-1 second choice in the $70,000 Robert Suslow final on Friday night at the Meadowlands. He will start from post four in the night’s featured fifth race with George Brennan at the lines. Art Star heads into the Suslow final off a 1:52.4 score in the ...
Read More

ORC issues Hudon ruling

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The Ontario Racing Commission\'s (ORC) 10-year suspension and $100,000 fine imposed upon Patrick Hudon was recently overturned. The ORC today issued the following: IN THE MATTER OF THE RACING COMMISSION ACT, S.O. 2000, c.20; AND IN THE MATTER OF THE APPEAL OF STANDARDBRED LICENSEE PATRICK HUDON The Director ordered the Immediate Suspension of Standardbred licensee Patrick Hudon pursuant to section...
Read More

Shake Away takes feature

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
Shake Away, a 7-year-old mare by Dream Away who has a 2-year-old son by Western Hanover, circled the field late to win the featured $15,000 Mares Open in 1:54.4 Tuesday at Harrington Raceway. Owned by Joann Looney-King and JEB Enterprises Inc., Shake Away initally pulled second-over approaching the half mile, but got rough-gaited and was taken back to last in the six horse field. Remarkably, sh...
Read More

Advertising Rates & Information For: Horseman And Fair World Magazine :: HarnessRacing.com :: Harness Racing Weekend Preview
Website Design by eLink Design, Inc. A Lexington Web Design Company :: Hosted by Intelliwire, LLC, An Offsite Backup Company
Site contents may not be reproduced without the expressed written consent of the publisher.
© 2020 Horseman Publishing Co., Lexington KY, All Rights Reserved