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Focus Power edges Runaway Bay at Batavia

on 11/04/2017 2:00 AM
After flexing his muscle and invoking his will, Focus Power overtook In Runaway Bay in the shadow of the wire after a quarter-mile battle to win the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday afternoon. In Runaway Bay (Kevin Cummings) and Focus Power (Drew Monti) left for position and ended up getting the best seats in the house -- sitting one-two. In Runaway Bay was on top and...
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Scarborough Downs cancels Saturday's card

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
Five days following last weekend's devastating storm, electrical power has yet to be restored at Scarborough Downs. With live harness racing scheduled for this weekend, track management has been forced to make the difficult decision to cancel Saturday's card.   We remain hopeful that power can be restored in time to salvage Sunday's live performance, and will keep you all updat...
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Five elected to PA Harness Racing Hall of Fame

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
Four men instrumental in the growth and sustaining of harness racing's pre-eminent position in the state of Pennsylvania--Walter "Boots" Dunn, Roger Hammer, Harry Harvey, and Jim Simpson--have been selected by the Keystone Chapter of the U. S. Harness Writers Association (USHWA) as the second group of inductees into the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Hall of Fame. Along with this quartet, a Veteran...
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Creatine to stand at Ohio's Sugar Valley Farm

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
In an exciting turn of events for Ohio breeders, multi-millionaire trotter Creatine will be standing at Sugar Valley Farm in 2018.   Creatine, one of the richest sons of Andover Hall, made over $2,000,000 throughout his career, with wins that included the Kentucky Futurity, Breeders Crown and Allerage Trot, over heavy favorite Sebastian K. This move to Ohio will make him on...
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Tim Tetrick 12th to reach 10,000 wins

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
Harness racing driver Tim Tetrick has long had a knack for rewriting the record books. In Friday afternoon’s final race at Harrah’s Philadelphia, he did it again, becoming the youngest driver to win 10,000 races and doing so in partnership with Marcus Melander trainee Earl Variera ($2.60). The Flora, Ill. native is now the 12th driver in the history of North American harness racing to...
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Mackenzie A takes Yonkers F&M open

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
 A sluggish-early Mackenzie A (Jordan Stratton, $5.70) was in hand late Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. Away slowly from post position No. 4, the Matchmaker champ saw Call Me Queen Be (Mark MacDonald) make the lead around Betabcool N (Eric Goodell) before a :27 opening quarter-mile. The latter then took over from the former, getting a :...
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Addys Way speeds to Dayton Open win

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
A hotly-contested $18,500 Mares Open at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night resulted in a mild upset by Addys Way (Dan Noble) over Juslikeaqueen (Josh Sutton) and Colorful Sky (Aaron Merriman). Townlinedaliscard (Kyle Ater) and American Girl (Mike Micallef) finished in a dead heat for fourth at the end of the 1:51.4 mile.   With the win, Addys Way inched her way closer to t...
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Three-wide move wins it for Kahoku at Batavia

on 11/03/2017 2:00 AM
Kahoku abandoned his usual front-running style to find the winner's circle in the $10,500 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night.   Osprey Vision (Ray Fisher Jr.) and Noble Legend (Billy Davis Jr.) both left hard and battled for the lead in a two-horse breakaway. When they reached the quarter in :28.1, Osprey Vision had seated Noble Legend while the rest of the field finally ...
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Meadowlands back in action on Saturday

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
The Meadowlands is back!   Live racing returns on Saturday with the start of the Fall/Winter meet beginning with a 13-race card. Racing will continue each Saturday through the month of November.   Opening Day coincides with Breeders Cup Saturday, so fans will be treated to a day-long extravaganza of horse racing action complete with a premium buffet in the tier...
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Devious Man back at Hoosier for Erskine Trot

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
Devious Man missed his opportunity to race in last weekend's Breeders Crown championship for 3-year-old colt trotters at Hoosier Park, but the colt returns to the Anderson, Ind., track for Saturday's $235,000 Carl Erskine Trot. The Erskine's 10-horse field includes the three best finishers from the Breeders Crown—winner What The Hill, runner-up Lindy The Great, and International Moni. Two...
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Hoosier stakes, Kindergartens in Weekend Preview!

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
Fresh off an outstanding weekend of Breeders Crown championships at Hoosier Park, the Indiana racetrack hosts four Grand Circuit events for 3 year olds on Saturday night. In the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, trainer Jamie Macomber relives her big victory behind Beckhams Z Tam in the Breeders Crown 3-Year-Old Colt Pace and talks about his chances in this weekend's $250,000 Monument ...
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Potomac Pace attracts stars to Rosecroft

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
Put up $100,000, says the sport’s leading trainer Ron Burke, "and you’ll get a lot of good horses." Such is the case with Sunday’s $100,000 Potomac Pace.  The second edition of historic Rosecroft’s signature event drew many of the best older pacers in North America, including Burke’s defending champion All Bets Off, Breeders Crown champion Split The House, Levy Series...
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Osprey Impact cruises in Plainridge open

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
Osprey Impact has been a win machine since coming to the Commonwealth from Prince Edward Island in September and that trend continued as he won the $14,000 Open Trot at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon. Osprey Impact (Mike Stevenson) left sharply for the lead along with Ostrich Blue Chip (Greg Merton) who floated-out indecisively third until past the half when he got in gear and bolted...
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Gloire Dream repeats at Hollywood Dayton

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
Gloire Dream, for the second straight week, topped the $18,500 Open Trot at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Thursday night. The 6-year-old chestnut gelding, trained by Tyler George for CC Racing LLC, got away sixth for driver Jeremy Smith, moved up to fifth in the outer flow at the half, tipped three-wide and was fourth at the three-quarters, then finished strong to pass pocket-sitter Penn (Jos...
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Christen Me Tetrick’s 9,998th career win

on 11/02/2017 2:00 AM
Tim Tetrick recorded his 9,998th career victory guiding Christen Me N to a 1:51 triumph in a $30,000 Preferred Pace to cap an outstanding Thursday program at Dover Downs. Jim King trains Christen Me N for Richard Poillucci who purchased the 9-year-old altered son of Christian Cullen-Splendid Dreams earlier this year after banking $2 million racing Down Under. Sunfire Blue Chip and Corey Callah...
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Supplements being taken to Midwest Mixed Sale

on 11/01/2017 2:00 AM
Entries for the Supplement Catalog are now being accepted for the Nov. 24 Midwest Mixed Sale. Supplemental entries will be posted in advance on the website and a catalog will be handed out on the day of the sale. This supplement catalog will feature full black-type pedigrees and racelines, as well as updates and updated racelines for all sale entries.   To enter online, go to M...
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Badlands Hanover returning to Delaware

on 11/01/2017 2:00 AM
Badlands Hanover is returning to Delaware in 2018. The once number 1 stallion in Delaware, and the sire of four millionaires on two continents, has been recently standing in Ontario.   Badlands Hanover offspring have earned $67,395,246. Badlands Hanover's success in Delaware is incomparable. His success started with his first crop in 2004. At 2, they swept all four Delaware Bre...
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All signs "Point North" in Kindergarten 2CP final

on 11/01/2017 2:00 AM
If all goes well, Points North could be pointed toward a nice 3-year-old campaign, but the gelding still has work to complete this season.   Points North is the 7-2 second choice on the morning line in Saturday's $150,000 Kindergarten Series championship for 2-year-old colt pacers at the Meadowlands. He will start from post six with Andy McCarthy driving for trainer Richard "Nif...
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Auxiliary raises $10,000 for Historic Track

on 11/01/2017 2:00 AM
Each year for the past three decades the Auxiliary of Goshen Historic Track has been raising money for the National Historic Landmark. And this year is no exception. The Auxiliary, spearheaded by Judy Green and Eveline White along with a dedicated group of women, annually work tirelessly through various fundraisers to help raise financial support and at season’s end they donate the money they...
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Lady's Dude snaps Classicality's win streak

on 11/01/2017 2:00 AM
On a rainy day at The Meadows, lightning struck for Lady’s Dude when he knifed into the Lightning Lane to capture Wednesday’s (Nov. 1) $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot. Leaving from post eight, Lady’s Dude stalked the leader, Classicality, from the pocket, hoping all the while that Classicality would be strong enough on the sloppy surface to carry him to the Lightning Lane. When Classica...
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