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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OSS 3FP to Rose Run Uptowngal, Rylee Roo

on 06/15/2019 8:19 AM
A pair of $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes tests for 3-year-old pacing fillies brought forth impressive performances despite unseasonably cool weather under clear skies at Scioto Downs on Friday, June 14.   In the first OSS division 3-1 Rose Run Uptowngal and driver Chris Page took advantage of a costly break made by 1-2 favorite Queen Of The Pride (Tony Hall) in the early going.  The daugh...
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Highalator, Guardian Angel As win at Meadowlands

on 06/15/2019 8:17 AM
Highalator and Guardian Angel As extended their respective winning streaks in style Friday night in the co-features at the Meadowlands.   Highalator won for fifth time in six Meadowlands starts this year, displaying some versatility in coming from off the pace to win Leg 3 of the Golden Receiver series for pacers for driver Ricky Still and trainer Jenny Bier.   The 5-year-o...
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Sortie Hanover scores at Plainridge

on 06/14/2019 9:09 PM
The feature race at Plainridge Park on Friday afternoon (June 14) was the $14,000 Winners-Over Handicap trot and Sortie Hanover made a bold move to capture the winner’s share.   Nows The Moment (Mike Stevenson) left from post seven and took an early lead. But he soon surrendered that spot to Lindy The Great (Drew Monti) who recovered from an early break to rally to the front by the ha...
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Osterc's 1:52.2 leads PASS 3CT

on 06/14/2019 9:04 PM
A preview of next week’s Beal Trot eliminations at Pocono and the big jewel, the Hambletonian at The Meadowlands on August 3, was certainly on display during competition among Pennsylvania-sired three-year-old trotting colts at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. Three divisions of the third preliminary round for the Sire Stakes and four sections of Stallion Series action prod...
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Can Caviart Ally challenge Shartin N?

on 06/14/2019 4:23 PM
Caviart Ally will take aim at ending Shartin N’s rule over the older pacing mare division when the two again spar in the $330,000 Roses Are Red final on Saturday's Pepsi North America Cup night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   “We’re going to take her on,” said Brett Pelling, who started training Caviart Ally after her original trainer Noel Daley returned ho...
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