In A Single Bound wins again at Saratoga

on 06/16/2019 11:50 AM
In A Single Bound (Roll With Joe) has begun to establish himself as a force in the Open Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel this season and on Saturday night, the Monica Krist trainee scored his third win of the year against the track’s top pacers. Leading driver Billy Dobson took In A Single Bound back early as the fractions in the $15,000 feature were sizzling. Following an early speed duel...
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Micky Gee N's 1:50.3 fastest of '19 at YR

on 06/16/2019 11:48 AM
Pole-sitting favorite Micky Gee N (Jordan Stratton, $4.30) turned in the fastest local mile of the season Saturday night (June 15th), winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $44,000 Open Pace. Away fourth, Micky Gee N Dr. J Hanover  (Brent Holland) as that one laid down the law through intervals of :26.3; 55.4 and 1:23.1. Micky Gee N hooked the leader in and out of the final turn, th...
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Beaver sweeps Ohio SS 3CT

on 06/16/2019 8:37 AM
Trainer Chris Beaver captured both of the two $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes contests for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings on a blustery and rainy Saturday night, June 15 at Northfield Park.   Beaver harnessed 5-2 Never Say Uncle from post nine to take the first division in 1:56.1 with Brett Miller at the controls over a sloppy track.  The bay son of Uncle Peter used c...
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Hanney wins with long shots at Meadowlands

on 06/16/2019 8:34 AM
With most of the front-line Meadowlands drivers competing on the North America Cup card, Saturday night provided an opportunity for others to shine at the Big M, and none shone brighter than Freehold regular ‘Irish’ Joe Hanney, who guided a pair of longshots to victory lane. Hanney’s first score came in the fifth race, as he guided Village Jackson to a lifetime-best 1:51.1 s...
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Captain Crunch rebounds, captures NA Cup

on 06/15/2019 11:26 PM
Captain Crunch delivered a stunning Canadian Record 1:47.2 performance to win the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Trained by Nancy Johansson, Captain Crunch and driver Scott Zeron blasted off the wings of the gate from post-eight and claimed the top spot through a :26 opening-quarter. Bettors Wish overtook the lead quickly entering the backs...
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With :29 second quarter, Shartin N wins Roses Are Red

on 06/15/2019 11:23 PM
Sent the 1-5 favorite, Shartin N strolled to the lead and faced little challenge when winning the $330,000 Roses Are Red final in 1:49 on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Driver Tim Tetrick sent the six-year-old Tintin In America mare to the top while Caviart Ally sat second into a :25.4 opening quarter. Tequila Monday sat third into the backstretch with Seaswift Joy N stalking f...
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Treacherous Reign nips "Ubeaut" in Fan Hanover

on 06/15/2019 11:09 PM
A fast pace by Warrawee Ubeaut set up pocket-sitter Treacherous Reign to power past the tiring leader late and win the $454,000 Fan Hanover Final on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Stonebridge Soul surged to the top and yielded command to Powerful Chris moving into the first turn. Driver Dexter Dunn moved Treacherous Reign first over into a :27 opening quarter to take control be...
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Rebellious fastest of night at Pocono, 1:49.2

on 06/15/2019 11:07 PM
Owner/trainer Antonia Storer swept the twin $17,500 features on Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono – one at each gait, and one with each Napolitano brother, the 1-2 drivers at the track. On the trot, Anthony Napolitano was driving the Deweycheatumnhowe gelding Optimist Blue Chip, who moved to the lead after a :27.1 quarter and was in charge from there, posting clockings of ...
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Trotter Jack Rules wins fifth of season

on 06/15/2019 11:04 PM
Prairie Panther (Wally Hennessey) captures the Open Pace Handicap ($12,000)  at Tioga Downs on Saturday (June 15).   Music Is Art (Jim Taggart Jr.) led the group to a first quarter in :26.2.   Prairie Panther ($3.40), who is owned by trainer Mike Deters and Laurie Poulin, took the lead as they went by the stands for the first time.  He set the pace as th...
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Alesha Binkley wins Billings Trot at Meadows

on 06/15/2019 10:11 PM
Alesha “The Hoosier Hotshot” Binkley pulled the pocket with Body Of Work midway down the backside and rolled to a 10-1/2-length rout in Saturday’s $10,000 leg of the C.K.G. Billings Amateur Trot at The Meadows.   Binkley was stalking Michelle “The Belle” Ruvola (Jackie Goldstein) when a pair of circumstances convinced her it was time to move.   &ld...
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Spoiler Alert scores at Vernon for second win of '19

on 06/15/2019 10:09 PM
Spoiler Alert (Truman Gale) captured the featured trot ($5,000) at Vernon Downs on Saturday (June 15).   Cash N Chrome (Claude Huckabone III) went to the front and led to a first quarter in :28.2.  Spoiler Alert ($6.00) took over as they went around the first turn.  As Spoiler Alert headed for a half in :57.3, Bluffton (Homer Hochsetler) put on the pressure. ...
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Pilot Discretion captures Goodtimes, stays undefeated

on 06/15/2019 10:08 PM
Tony Alagna-trainee Pilot Discretion soared by a pair of dueling leaders to remain unbeaten from six starts with a 1:52.4 mile in the $247,000 Goodtimes Final on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Driver Andrew McCarthy positioned the son of Muscle Hill fifth as Swandre The Giant powered to the top approaching a :27.3 opening quarter. Knight Angel, starting from post 10, got stuck ...
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Atlanta huge 1:50.2 winner in Armbro Flight

on 06/15/2019 10:06 PM
Atlanta marched uncovered after her stablemate Hannelore Hanover moving to the final turn, ripped past moving into the stretch and trotted home to a stakes-, track- and Canadian-record 1:50.2 mile in the $256,000 Armbro Flight Final on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Emoticon Hanover launched to the top from post 9 with Top Expectations slipping into second and Hannelore Hanover...
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Jimmy Freight upsets McWicked in 1:48.1

on 06/15/2019 10:04 PM
Driver Louis-Philippe Roy circled Jimmy Freight to the lead and held off a first-over bid from McWicked to coast to a 1:48.1 victory in the $100,000 Mohawk Gold Cup on Saturday, June 15 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Nirvana Seelster took the lead while Jimmy Freight tucked into the pocket and forced 1-5 favorite McWicked into third approaching a :26.4 opening quarter. Jimmy Freight soon brus...
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Delaware, OH June 14 qualifers available online

on 06/15/2019 7:09 PM
Trot and Pace Marketing, sponsored by OHHA, filmed the qualifiers at Delaware, Ohio on June 14, 2019. With 15 races in all, many were there for the event. Trot and Pace Café was also there in the barn area providing food and drinks for the horsemen. To view the qualifiers, go to and click on June 14.    Trot and Pace will ...
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Melander freshman colts impress at Meadowlands

on 06/15/2019 12:56 PM
The North America Cup day edition of Breakfast With The Babies (BWTB), sponsored by Jules Siegel’s Fashion Farms, came an hour early at 9 a.m. on a beautiful windless Saturday morning with the temperature at 70 degrees and the track fast.  Trainer Marcus Melander flaunted his imposing freshman trotting power this morning, winning five of the six colt races while finishing 1-2 ...
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Bruce Ranger wins 9,000th race at Bangor

on 06/15/2019 12:34 PM
Driver Bruce Ranger posted his 9,000th career victory when he steered Anderlecht to the winner’s circle in the first race on Friday at Bangor Raceway.   It was the first of four consecutive victories for the 59-year-old Ranger, who became the 24th driver in North America to reach the 9,000 career-win plateau.   Ranger’s career began in his native Maine in 1978. ...
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Twinkle tops Alexa's Power in Yonkers Open

on 06/15/2019 8:29 AM
Yonkers Raceway’s Friday evening (June 14) Pick 5, buoyed by a carryover of $9,416.12 and a $25,000 guaranteed pool, found some eyeballs.   Some $34,367 of fresh money poured in, easily leapfrogging the minimum and leading to a total pool of $35,191…after takeout and give or take a few pennies.   The combination of 5/2,9/4/8/1 returned $1,050.25 for each correct ha...
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Marvalous Jet scores in Tioga mare feature

on 06/15/2019 8:25 AM
Marvalous Jet (Mike Merton) captured the featured fillies and mares pace ($10,000) at Tioga Downs on Friday (June 14).     Gigi From Figi (Wally Hennessey) put up all the early fractions (:27.0, 55.4, 1;23.3).  Gold Star Mysti (Corey Braden) went first-over and battled Gigi From Figi all the way around the final turn. Marvalous Jet ($14.20), who is owned by trainer...
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Only Passing Thru edges Taco Tuesday at Vernon

on 06/15/2019 8:22 AM
Only Passing Thru (Jimmy Whittemore) captured the featured trot ($7,000) at Vernon Downs on Friday (June 14).   Taco Tuesday (John MacDonald) put up all the early fractions (:27.3, :57.1, 1:25.3). Only Passing Thru ($7.20), who is owned by Diane Whittemore and trained by Marissa Chadbourne, was four lengths back in third after three-quarters. Only Passing Thru and Taco Tuesd...
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