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Street Gossip’s OBC 2CT win Morgan’s 102nd at Delaware

on 09/22/2020 8:49 PM
Street Gossip and Brett Miller cruised to victory in the $108,190 (div.) Ohio Breeders Championship for 2-year-old colt trotters in Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair.    At the start of the second division, the Cash Hall colt had a couple of anxious moments as he had to maneuver around a breaking Elliotstone (Dwayne Minor) in the first eighth of a mile, but once he clear...
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Globetrotting trots to career mark at The Meadows

on 09/22/2020 8:06 PM
Globetrotting quarter-poled to the front and jogged off to a convincing victory in 1:54.2, fastest of her career, in Tuesday’s feature at The Meadows, a $10,400 conditioned trot.   Once Dave Palone sent her to the top, the 3-year-old daughter of Manofmanymissions-Celebrity Deville opened a four-length lead after three-quarters before downing the rallying Tamar by a length. Kelli...
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Trio of DSBF 2FP splits races Tuesday at Harrington

on 09/22/2020 8:02 PM
Three $20,000 divisions of 2-year-old pacing fillies competed in the opening leg of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action at Harrington Raceway Tuesday.  Eli Beiler, Clint Crellin and Elam Esh's Cinder's Baby ($28.60, Art Stafford Jr.) was an upset winner in the first division in 1:59. The Rockabillie filly left alertly from post seven to take the lead and...
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Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory on Mohawk Million night

on 09/22/2020 6:55 PM
Woodbine Entertainment Tuesday announced that a mandatory payout for the Standardbred Jackpot Hi-5 will be offered On Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.    The Jackpot Hi-5 carryover currently sits at $122,342.03 heading into Tuesday evening’s card of racing. The Jackpot Hi-5 wager will be offered on every card this week leading up to the mandatory payout on ...
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Scootnroll now 7-for-7 after Pocono victory

on 09/22/2020 6:52 PM
The sophomore pacing colt Scootnroll, unraced at two, remained undefeated in seven career starts with a 1:52.3 victory in a $10,400 conditioned pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday afternoon.   A son of Roll With Joe out of the $800,000-winning mare Billmar Scooter, Scootnroll opened his career with five wins in Excelsior B races throughout New York State, including a 1:...
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Canadian owner excited about Warrawee Vital's Jug chances

on 09/22/2020 4:20 PM
Attending the Little Brown Jug has been on Blair Corbeil’s bucket list for a while, but the longtime horse owner only wanted to go if he had a horse in the race. On Thursday, Corbeil will be at his first Little Brown Jug, ready to follow the exploits of his pacer Warrawee Vital. Ironically, owning a horse in the race is the only way he could be there this year as fans are prohibited fro...
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Special Little Brown Jug Preview now available!

on 09/22/2020 4:06 PM
It’s Little Brown Jug week and while covid-19 protocols preclude spectators from jamming the fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio, the new and free HarnessRacing Special Little Brown Jug Preview will take you front and center for all the action. Can this be the year for driver Mike Wilder and trainer John Ackley to win their first Jug with Catch The Fire? Or can Major Betts parlay his inside post...
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SOANY wants YR open for pair-mutuel wagering

on 09/22/2020 2:42 PM
The following letter has been written by Joe Faraldo, president of the Standardbred Owners Association of New York (SOANY) to Robert Williams, executive director of the New York Gaming Commission. Faraldo is requesting that Yonkers Raceway be required to accept wagers on horse racing now that its casino is back open for business.   Dear Executive Director Williams: As you know, the gam...
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Z's Dream, Syndegaard win DSBF elims

on 09/22/2020 10:35 AM
Leonard Hubbard’s Z’S Dream ($7.80, Art Stafford Jr.) and Jo Ann Looney-King’s Syndegaard ($7, Victor Kirby) each won their respective $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 1st leg elimination for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers Monday at Harrington Raceway.   Z’s Dream, a son of Dream Away, assumed command from early leader Marvelous Winner nea...
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You Will Be Queen gets first Gold win

on 09/22/2020 8:38 AM
Trotting fillies were in the spotlight at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday, Sept. 21 with the freshmen competing in a pair of $106,000 Gold Series divisions and the sophomores in four $23,000 Grassroots splits. You Will Be Queen captured the first $106,400 Gold division with a personal best 1:55.2 effort. Starting from Post 5, with Chris Christoforou in the race bike, You Will Be Queen left sma...
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New harness racetrack proposed for southeast Kentucky

on 09/22/2020 8:37 AM
Keeneland and the majority owners of Kentucky Downs announced Monday their filing of an application for a racing license and proposed construction of a  state-of-the-art racing facility and related track extension in Kentucky to be located in Corbin and Williamsburg, respectively. The proposed facilities will feature live Standardbred racing and historical racing machines for guests fr...
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Hanover videos for Standardbred Horse Sale posted daily

on 09/22/2020 8:35 AM
The paddock videos for the 237 Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings consigned to The Standardbred Horse Sale in Timonium, Md., are now being posted daily.   These videos can be viewed on both the farm website www.hanoverpa.com and  the sale website www.theblackbook.com . Paddock videos will continue to be posted daily until they are finished. Inspection videos will also be done for ...
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Rawlings drives 6 winners at Meadows

on 09/21/2020 7:44 PM
Driver Dan Rawlings enjoyed a huge Monday at The Meadows with six victories, including the feature — a $10,800 Conditioned Trot — with Maewegonow.   Passed by Matterlei near the three-quarters, Maewegonow stayed close and never let Matterlei get away. As Rawlings kept her to her business, the 6-year-old daughter of Deweycheatumnhowe-Mauresmo kicked by her rival in the Ligh...
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Another win for Gruden after a year off

on 09/21/2020 7:39 PM
In what has been another incredible season in the sulky for him at Saratoga Casino Hotel, driver Billy Dobson had a monster Monday afternoon at the Spa.   Well on his way to driving title number nine, Dobson piloted seven winners on the matinee card. The Monica Krist stable had a double as Dobson sat behind a pair of Krist trainees, who are owned by his father Rick, who secured Monday s...
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Media Mogul takes Commonwealth 2CT

on 09/21/2020 7:36 PM
The Monday (Sept. 21) card at The Red Mile featured eight $50,000 finals of the Kentucky Commonwealth—a division for freshmen and sophomores of each sex and gait. Of the eight finals, the betting favorites managed to deliver in all but one. Trainer-driver Verlin Yoder vaulted Miss Vet Hanover out of the pocket into the stretch to post the lone upset in the final of the afternoon’s...
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Monticello racing! Love Trumps Hate wins

on 09/21/2020 7:31 PM
On Monday, Sept. 21, Monticello Raceway hosted its first live racing card since March 12, due to a 6-month hiatus due to COVID-19. Race Secretary Eric Warner was able to card 7 races for the first program.   Greg Merton sat the pocket in the first race with Love Trumps Hate following Pine Tab the entire mile, Pine Tab made a miscue in the stretch, giving Merton the lead and ...
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Guinevere Hall 8-for-8 with OBC win

on 09/21/2020 7:28 PM
Guinevere Hall is a perfect eight-for-eight on the season as the three-year-old filly trotter cruised to a 2 3/4 length victory over Tootie (Brett Miller) in the second division of the $93,840 (div) Ohio Breeders Championship on Monday at the Delaware County Fair.   When the field of six was sent on their way, Delovely Hall (Aaron Merriman) grabbed the early lead and set the fractions of :2...
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Rose Run Toni best in Pocono Monday feature

on 09/21/2020 4:31 PM
Though there were only five starters in the $11,200 claiming handicap distaff pacing feature on Monday afternoon at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, there was plenty of speed and contentiousness before the Jereme’s Jet mare Rose Run Toni claimed victory late in a lifetime best of 1:52.4.   Driver Marcus Miller pointed Rose Run Toni frontward at the start, but was forced to accep...
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USTA comments on funding of HISA

on 09/21/2020 4:04 PM
Who will pay for the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act if it is enacted? It won’t be the federal government.  In fact, the bill explicitly states that the feds won’t be required to put one penny into it, nor will they be responsible for any debts or costs incurred by the newly created Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority (HADA). That mandate is a b...
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More yearling videos now online

on 09/21/2020 2:01 PM
Yearling videos for Hunterton Farm and Vieux Carre Farms are now online. Videos for Hunterton Farm’s 2020 consignment to the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale are now available to view on the website at huntertonfarm.com. This year’s Lexington group, which numbers 110, features 35 trotting fillies, 37 trotting colts, 23 pacing colts and 15 pacing fillies. Every major sire is r...
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