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Harrisburg mixed sale accepting entries for supplement

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
To enhance the end-of-season options for racehorse owners and breeders, Standardbred Horse Sales Company will continue to accept entries to its Annual Mixed Sale in Harrisburg until October 22 for inclusion in a supplement catalog.   The supplement will be printed and distributed at the sale, made available for download online from our Black Book website ( http://theblackbook.com/cat...
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Nomo Volo sets mark in Standardbred 2FT

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
Nomo Volo took the lead coming off the first turn and was unthreatened from there on her way to a career-best 1:56.4 win in Thursday’s $40,918 Standardbred Stakes for 2-year-old female trotters at the Delaware County Fair. Summit City Swan finished second, beaten by three lengths, and Keystone Abbey was third. Yannick Gingras drove Nomo Volo for trainer Jeff Edwards and owners Den...
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Dragonfly notches 4th straight in Standardbred

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
Dragonfly battled with Pretty N Fast for nearly three-eighths of a mile before prevailing by a neck to win Wednesday’s $39,318 Standardbred Stakes for 2-year-old female pacers in a career-best 1:55.4 at the Delaware County Fair. Hydration finished third. Pretty N Fast, who started from post four, saw favorite Chasing Madi take the lead from post one on the opening turn, but worked her w...
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Millionaire pacer Dial Or Nodial dies at 12

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
On Sunday, Sept. 16, the 12-year-old veteran pacer Dial Or Nodial was humanely put to rest at the New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania after fracturing his right hind leg in the 14th race at Harrah’s Philadelphia. A winner of $1.77 million, the gelded son of Western Ideal-Smart Dialing was bred, raised and campaigned by Jules Siegel and his wife Arlene. Dial Or Nodial was a New ...
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Looking For Zelda captures Buckette 3FT

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
Looking For Zelda won a stretch duel over Kenziesky Hanover to capture Wednesday’s $82,200 Buckette Stakes for 3-year-old female trotters by a half-length in 1:54.4 at the Delaware County Fair. Pinecraft Nellie finished third. Looking For Zelda was the race’s early leader, taking the field to the opening quarter-mile in :28 before favorite Bella Glos marched to the front and reached t...
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Alexa's Power wins Jugette; "Candygirl" breaks

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
Alexa’s Power powered home to take the $230,700 Jugette for three-year-old pacing fillies Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair. When starter Mike Woebkenbuerg sent the field of eight on their way, Youaremycandygirl (Yannick Gingras) left from post 3 but broke stride and the complexion of the race changed. Strong Opinion (Chris Page) protected the rail position and Alexa’s Pow...
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Lifetime Trust uses second-over trip to score

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
The Bettor’s Delight mare Lifetime Trust worked out a perfect second-over trip for driver George Brennan, in for an afternoon’s work at Harrah’s Philadelphia, then tipped wide and proceeded on to an in-hand 1:53 win in the $17,000 feature for distaff pacers on Wednesday at the suburban Philadelphia oval. The winner of $168,415 was away fourth for Brennan as race favorite Reign On Me took ...
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Embrace The Grind fastest in DSBF elims

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
Andrew Glassmeyer's Embrace The Grind ($2.80, Jon Roberts) was the fastest of three Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) elimination winners for 2-year-old trotters Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 2:00.2 triumph. The Keystone Activator gelding headed the first division for male trotters with a commanding front-end romp over Just As Striking and Say Gesundheit. Trained by Glass...
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Roll With Faith wins another Batavia mare feature

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
For the third week in a row and the fourth time in the last five outings, Roll With Faith dominated the Downs damsels by winning the $9,500 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap pace at Batavia on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 19). Roll With Faith (Kevin Cummings) watched from last while Little Joke (Billy Davis Jr.) took the lead and led the group to the quarter in :28.1. But Cummings' passive status e...
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Seventimesavirgin scores in 1:51.3 at Plainridge

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
She hadn’t visited the winner’s circle since her first start here a month ago, but Seventimesavirgin got familiar with that area again after she won the $16,000 Winners Over Handicap for fillies and mares at Plainridge Park on Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 19). Seventimesavirgin (Shane Taggart) got away fourth as Western Stepp (Drew Campbell) and Shesjustadelight N (Mitchell Cushing) took turn...
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Only Take Cash now Ohio Triple Crown winner

on 09/19/2018 2:00 AM
Only Take Cash became the latest member of the Ohio Triple Crown club with her win in the $63,900 second division of the Ohio Breeders Championship for freshman filly trotters on Wednesday (Sept. 19) at the Delaware County Fair. See Me Sparkle (Jim Pantaleano) and Only Take Cash (Aaron Merriman) battled down the backstretch, but See Me Sparkle made a break in stride and Only Take Cash cruised t...
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Simple Kinda Man sets Yonkers 3GP record

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
At two he won Grand River's Battle of Waterloo. At three he's a Yonkers Raceway track record-holder. For a horse that owns all of four career victories, he's certainly living right.   Locally-debuting Simple Kinda Man (Jim Marohn Jr., $6.10) found his way into the annals Monday night,, wiring his way to happiness in 1:51.2.   That effort, in the $16,000, sevent...
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Waples remembers Ralph Hanover's Triple Crown

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
It's been 35 years since fans at the Delaware County Fair have seen a horse capture the Pacing Triple Crown with a win in the Little Brown Jug. True, three horses have won the Pacing Triple Crown since Ralph Hanover in 1983, but because the sequence of Crown races often change, none of those horses completed their quests in Delaware, Ohio.   In fact, of the 10 Pacing Triple Crown winners ...
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Former Haughton associate Dick Vaughn dies

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
Richard "Dick" Vaughn, well known from his many years working as a top assistant in the W.R. Haughton Stable, died Monday morning, Sept. 17, in Florida. He was 86.   Mr. Vaughn was born and reared in Massachusetts. Following a stint in military service, his brother, William "Bones" Vaughn, suggested he join him working for the Haughton Stable. The two brothers became part of the face of t...
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Gingras to represent US in '19 WDC in Sweden

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras, the leading driver in earnings in North America for the past four years, will represent the United States in the 2019 World Driving Championship in Sweden from May 24-31 next year. Conducted since 1970, the World Driving Championship brings together the world's best harness drivers for an exciting, international competition. "First of all, it's a great honor to be asked," said G...
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Videos available for Southwind's Lex yearlings

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
Videos of the Southwind Farms yearlings that have been consigned to the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale (Oct. 2 -6) are now available on the Southwind Farms website at www.southwindfarms.net.   The yearlings (which will sell in the Preferred Equine consignment) feature seven colts and one filly by champion sire Muscle Hill as well as offerings by first crop sensation Father Patrick, and ...
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Deo Volente yearling videos now posted

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
Videos of the 23 Deo Volente yearlings slated to sell at Lexington Selected as part of the Preferred Consignment have been posted on deovolentefarms.com in addition to bestdamnhorsevideos.com and are available on the Lexington Selected website.   Don't miss Hip # 63 Jacobo Deo, the only Bold Eagle colt in North America and Hip # 41 Das Deo, the full brother to sensational De Los Cielos De...
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Special Jug Preview edition now online!

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
All the Little Brown Jug news you want to know can be read in the new and free special Little Brown Jug Preview which is now available. Montrell Teague will be driving the favorite, Lather Up, in the first elimination, but can the colt get around a half-mile track? Teague answers the colt’s critics. Trainer Brian Brown had two strong contenders last year in Fear The Dragon and Downbytheseaside...
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Pattis Main Man upsets Wittyville in OBC

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
The $129,706 (div.) Ohio Breeders Championship for two-year-old colt trotters highlighted the Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair. Delaware’s all-time leading driver David Miller made his presence known early this week when he piloted Pattis Main Man to victory in the first division. Pattis Main Man led gate-to-wire, but had to hold off a late rush by the bettor’s choice, Ohio Sires...
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Stakes-filled card Friday at Hoosier

on 09/18/2018 2:00 AM
Grand Circuit racing action will return to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the third time this season on Friday and with it bring some of the top-rated horses in all of North America. With purses topping $1.4 million, Hoosier Park will host a standout card that includes the $200,000 Caesars Trotting Classic, the $207,000 Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes, the $155,000 Jenna’s Beach ...
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