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Cash Me Out scores again at Saratoga

on 07/08/2018 2:00 AM
The veteran Cash Me Out (Cash Hall) has been a winning machine throughout what has been an illustrious career. By his standards, the start of the 2018 campaign was a slow one for the seven year old Kyle Spagnola-trained trotter who took six weeks off after making breaks in back to back starts in the Open Trot at Saratoga Casino Hotel. Cash Me Out romped in his return to the track two weeks ...
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Dee's Rocketman captures Tioga feature

on 07/08/2018 2:00 AM
Dee's Rocketman (Andy Santeramo) won the Sunday matinee (July 8) Open Pace ($11,000) at Tioga Downs. Chumlee A (Larry Staubaum) covered all the early fractions (:27.1, :55.3, 1:23.3). Dee's Rocketman ($18.40) went first-over and resembled his name, looking like a rocket in the stretch. Owned by Joe Martinelli Sr. and trained by Mickey McNichol, he won in 1:52.0.  Owosso Flash (Fern ...
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Hitman Hill annihilates Buffalo track record in NYSS

on 07/08/2018 2:00 AM
"That was crazy. Horses aren't supposed to go that fast here," driver Brett Miller said after Hitman Hill annihilated the Buffalo Raceway track record for 3-year-old gelded pacers with a 1:51.4 mile on Sunday (July 8) in winning his division of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS). The previous standard was 1:53.1 established in 2016 by Missile J. Other winners were Rootin Tootin ($2.90) who posted ...
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Wisdom Tree sets track record in Nadia Lobell

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Wisdom Tree returned to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and continued her winning ways in the $142,000 Nadia Lobell Stakes for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Friday. With Sam Widger in the bike, Wisdom Tree turned in a sharp, front-running effort to stop the timer in 1:49.4 and establish a new track record for sophomore pacing fillies in the process. The previous record of 1:50.1 was established...
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Alagna 2YOs win four times at Meadowlands

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Trainer Tony Alagna is undoubtedly hoping he can carry his momentum from one night to the next. Alagna, who has a total of five horses in the two Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace eliminations Saturday night, started his weekend in a big way, winning four times on the Friday program at the Meadowlands. The trainer got things going in the first race with Mollydooker ($4.20 to win as the second ch...
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Witch Dali wins Mohawk Preferred in photo

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Witch Dali and driver Jody Jamieson capitalized off a third quarter tilt at the front to win the $30,000 Mares Preferred on Friday evening (July 6) at Woodbine Mohawk Park. A field of seven pacing mares squared off in the Friday feature with Richard Moreau trainees Witch Dali and Sandbetweenurtoes playing an important role. Sandbetweenurtoes fired out to the lead at the beginning and posted ope...
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Queen Of The Pride fastest in OSS

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Queen Of The Pride turned in the fastest (1:54) of a quartet of $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for 2-year-old pacing fillies, on a cool July 6 evening at Scioto Downs. Driven by Tony Hall for trainer Kevin Lare and owner Frank Chick of Harrington, DE, the McArdle lass was never headed throughout the one-mile test, and upped her career earnings to $26,500 with her second career triumph. Rose Run...
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Vernon to start new classification system

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Vernon Downs will implement an innovative new concept of classifying the overnight horses beginning with next week's draw. David Siegel, president of TrackMaster, known for their horse racing past performance products and handicapping aids, has developed a process where all horses racing on the continent are assigned a figure akin to the speed figures used by horseplayers to handicap races. The...
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Cancelliere Sweet Lous impress at Big M

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Breakfast With The Babies, sponsored by Fashion Farms, went to post on a perfect, windless Saturday morning at the Meadowlands under clear skies with temperatures in the 80s. Brothers Tom and John Cancelliere had a big day with a couple of sharp looking sons from Sweet Lou’s first crop winning impressively. The pacing colt portion of the program got started in a big way in race seven when Adm...
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Bestseller Hanover, Warrawee Ubeaut fastest in PASS

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Bestseller Hanover and Warrawee Ubeaut each stopped the timer in 1:52.4 — fastest miles this year by freshman filly pacers on a five-eighths-mile track — to highlight Saturday’s $182,962 Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows. The event, known as the Sand Tart, was contested over three divisions, with She’s Allright taking the other split. Yannick Gingras and trainer Ron Burke teamed f...
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Ariana G sets world record in Graduate win

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Ariana G bested the boys with a world-record performance to win Saturday’s $250,000 Graduate Series championship for 4-year-old trotters at the Meadowlands, defeating Moonshiner Hanover by 3 3/4 lengths in 1:50.2. Sortie finished third.  The time was the fastest ever by a 4-year-old female trotter on a mile track. The previous record of 1:51 was shared by three mares: Mistery Woman i...
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Rodeo Romeo wins Great Northeast leg

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Rodeo Romeo became the first three-time winner in any category in the summerlong Great Northeast Open Series, taking a 1:49.4 victory in the $30,000 open pacing class Saturday evening at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Eric Carlson left sharply from the rail with the son of Rocknroll Hanover, forcing a rare "lineup" early, then yielded for the pocket after Split The House moved to the lead jus...
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Stay Hungry, Courtly Choice win M Pace elims

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Stay Hungry and Courtly Choice were the winners of the eliminations for next week’s Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace Saturday night at the Meadowlands. "(The trip) worked out great and he got the job done," said Doug McNair, who guided Stay Hungry to victory in the first elimination. "The trips have not worked out 100 percent for him." Until Saturday night, that is. McNair was conten...
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Donttellmeagain captures Graduate Pace

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Donttellmeagain is known as a little horse among his connections but he came up big to win Saturday’s $250,000 Graduate Series final for 4-year-old pacers by a neck over Miso Fast in a career-best 1:47.2 at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Western Joe finished third. Donttellmeagain, sent off as the 2-1 favorite in the field of 10, saw Western Joe lead the way to an opening quarter in :26.2 bef...
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Nickle Bag now a millionaire

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
The popular pacer Nickle Bag surpassed C$1 million in career earnings with his 38th career victory Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Known for his gritty performances, Nickle Bag did it all on the front to score a 1:52.2 victory in a $13,000 event. James MacDonald guided the classy pacer, who was just $2,120 shy of $1 million, for trainer Bill Robinson. A gelded son of Rocknroll Hanover,...
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Western Conquest ties Buffalo record

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
Buffalo Raceway's co-featured $11,500 Open Pace may have been scratched down to a field of four but that didn't stop them from putting on quite a show on Saturday night. Western Conquest ($8.90) was the headliner as he went gate-to-wire, winning a terrific stretch duel against Classic American N, to register a nose victory in 1:53.2. The time tied the track record for older pacing horses set by ...
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Noble doubles up in OSS 3CP splits

on 07/07/2018 2:00 AM
 Driver Danny Noble steered both winners of a pair of $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes for 3-year-old pacing colts on a cool Saturday night at Northfield Park.   In the first OSS division, Noble put 1-5 favorite Bounding Dragon on the front end just after the first turn, and the rest was history as the son of Dragon Again cruised handily through fractions of :27,...
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Wally Watson wins 2,000th career race

on 07/06/2018 2:00 AM
Longtime New England horseman and Plainridge Park regular Wally Watson hit a career milestone in the eighth race on Thursday when Cyclone Artist pulled three deep around the last turn and paced away to win in 1:53.3, giving Watson his 2,000th career driving victory.   Watson, who lives in Cumberland, Maine, started his driving career in 1987 and has been a full-time participant in th...
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Nadia Lobell, 25K guar. Hi-5 Friday at Hoosier

on 07/06/2018 2:00 AM
With a carryover of $7,223.86, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino has announced a $25,000 guaranteed Hoosier High-5 pool for Friday at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. In partnership with the Unites States Trotting Association Strategic Wagering program and the Indiana Standardbred Association, Hoosier Park will offer this signature wager for the action packed 14-race card on Friday that is set t...
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Ten Sweet Lou daughters in Saturday's PASS

on 07/06/2018 2:00 AM
It often takes time to evaluate the impact of new sires, but on Saturday at The Meadows, fans will get a good early read on the first crop of Sweet Lou. Of the 24 freshman filly pacers entered in the $182,962 Pennsylvania Sires Stakes known as the Sand Tart, 10 are daughters of Sweet Lou.   The stake also will provide a glimpse at the progeny of another highly regarded new stallion, Capta...
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