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Ohio Sires Stakes at ScD this weekend

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
Seven $40,000 Ohio Sires Stakes (OSS) divisions for 3-year-old fillies and colts will be contested this weekend at Scioto Downs, in Leg 2 of the series for Ohio-bred eligibles of this age and gait. Post time both Friday (June 9) and Saturday (June 10) is 6:30 pm, ET. Four divisions of fillies—with 31 entries—go postward in Races 1, 2, 3 and 10 on Friday night, while a trio of events for...
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31 Hambo-eligible trotters racing this weekend

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
It will be a busy weekend for Hambletonian-eligible horses, with a total of 31 in action at three different North American racetracks. The $1 million Hambletonian Stakes, for 3-year-old trotters, is Aug. 5 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey. Ten horses in Friday's Goodtimes Stakes eliminations at Mohawk Racetrack are eligible to Hambletonian. The Hambletonian hopefuls in the first ...
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New Weekend Preview now available

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
With three eliminations for the Pepsi North America set for Saturday night at Mohawk, you need to download the free past performance pages for the races courtesy of TrackMaster. And to do that, you need to click below to go to the latest HarnessRacing Weekend Preview.   The undefeated Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon, plus Huntsville, the 2016 Dan Patch 2-Year-Old Colt Pacer ...
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Tioga scholarship race set for Sunday

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
Tioga Downs, the Southern Tier Harness Horsemen's Association and the Harness Horse Breeders of NYS are once again hosting their annual Scholarship Race for area high school seniors on Sunday, June 11.   Five local high schools are participating with one senior from each school. The students along with their designated trainers will guide their horses once around the five-eighths mi...
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That's All Moni takes PASS split in 1:53.4

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
There were four divisions of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes (PASS) races for 3-year-old filly trotters on Thursday afternoon (June 8) at Harrah's Philadelphia, each going for a purse of roughly $37,000. In the first division, The Pinske and Kentuckiana Racing Stable's Overdraft Volo (Andy Miller) won her sophomore debut. The daughter of Yankee Glide achieved pocket position early, using the ...
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Scarey Katie wins in lifetime best at Saratoga

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
Scarey Karie (Conway Hall) prevailed in the $9,950 co-feature on Thursday (June 8) afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel. Phil Fluet trains and drives the filly who was fresh off a second-place finish in a $40,600 New York Sire Stakes try in her last start. On Thursday, Fluet moved the odds-on favorite out to the early lead, a lead she would never surrender. The sophomore stopped the timer in ...
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Del. champs to defend titles at Harrington Monday

on 06/08/2017 2:00 AM
The first leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF ) stakes for 3-year-olds will begin Monday (June 12) at Harrington Raceway with three $20,000 divisions of pacing colts and geldings. Bags To Riches (8-5, Tim Tetrick), was the $100,000 final winner on the Dover Downs circuit and will return among the 17 entries for co-owner/trainer Jason Skinner and Only Money Inc. Owne...
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Dirty Secret survives, wins Meadows F&M trot

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
  Pushed wide through the lane, Dirty Secret nevertheless continued a relentless charge that carried her to victory in Wednesday's $15,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Dirty Secret moved third over down the backside for Mike Wilder, following live cover that proved troublesome into the final turn when the 5-year-old daughter of Justice Hall-...
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Grassroots winner Try Try Again going for Gold

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
Trainer Dustin Jones opened the three-year-old trotting colt Grassroots season with victories in the first two divisions, and he's hoping Tuesday's contest at Mohawk Racetrack won't be the only time this season Try Try Again and Northern Major earn him a Grassroots double.   "We might give both them colts a start in non-winners of two before the Gold and then make up our m...
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She's Marvalous takes Pocono mare feature

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
The 15-1 shot She's Marvalous, well-placed in a lively outer flow during the last half by driver Andrew McCarthy, kicked home strongly enough to hold off the horse on her back, Rei's Star Cross, by 1¼ lengths and win the $18,000 distaff pacing feature Tuesday night at The Downs at Pocono Sun Mohegan. The daughter of Delmarvalous (the Adios winner who gets his name from DELaware-MARyland-Vi...
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Jim Mattison to be inducted into Saratoga Hall

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
The Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame and Museum announced its annual induction ceremony and open house on Tuesday (June 13) at the Museum. This year's inductees are trainer Jim Mattison the and horse, River Of Glory. The gates will open for the event at 5:30 p.m., with the ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments and light food will be served. The museum is located off the Jefferson St. entran...
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Stephane Gendron drives 4,000th winner

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
Driver Stephane Gendron reached a major milestone in his career, scoring his 4,000th career win in the sixth race at the Hippodrome 3R Tuesday evening. Gendron, 47, of Quebec City, first started driving professionally back in 1989, scoring just 11 wins that first season. His milestone victory came aboard Y S Suzanne in a division of the second round of the $100,000 Quebec-Bred Series for ...
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Beckhams Z Tam will step up in NA Cup

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
Beckhams Z Tam is the type of horse that likes to have fun. But when it comes time to work, the colt is all business. And after watching Beckhams Z Tam take care of business in his most recent start, his connections are ready to send the Indiana-bred pacer on a business trip --- to the Pepsi North America Cup at Ontario's Mohawk Racetrack. Beckhams Z Tam is among the 25 horses entered in...
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Obrigado leads Charlie Hill field at Scioto

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
Defending Dan Patch Award winner and world champion Obrigado will make his 7-year-old debut this Saturday (June 10) in the $200,000 Charlie Hill Memorial at Scioto Downs.   The Paul Kelley trainee enters the Hill off of three qualifying victories, the most recent in 1:54.2 on June 3 at The Meadowlands.   Here is the field: 1-Obrigado (driver Mark MacDonald; trainer Paul...
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First 2:00 winners from first crops of rookie sires

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park played host to races for 2 year olds on Wednesday morning and the pacing stallion Net Ten EOM got his first 2:00 winner. His son Call Me West, a $25,000 yearling, scored in 1:58.2 with a last quarter in :26.2 for driver John DeLong and trainer Roger Welch.   This year Net Ten EOM's first crop are hitting the track. Call Me West is out of the Real Artist mare Halvah Heav...
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Rare Richard Stone Reeves oil to be sold

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
An oil painting by the most prominent equine artist of the 20th century, Richard Stone Reeves, will be auctioned off on Hall of Fame Night, July 2, at the Harness Racing Museum in Goshen, NY. Reeves' neo-Romantic style paintings were commissioned by such patrons as Queen Elizabeth, Paul Mellon and the Aga Khan. His works in oil reside primarily in private hands and rarely leave the families...
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Favorites rule in NYSS at Buffalo

on 06/07/2017 2:00 AM
There were no surprises to be found in the New York Sire Stakes for the sophomore pacing males at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (June 7) as all three $40,600 divisions were won by the post time favorites in front running fashion. The fastest leg of the evening was In A Single Bound ($4.20) who covered the mile in 1:54.0. Outkast Blue Chip ($4.30) found the winner's circle w...
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Timmylynn wins in 1:51.1, and claimed

on 06/06/2017 2:00 AM
Three $14,000 handicap events for upper-level claimers took the spotlight on Monday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Two of the events were for pacing mares. The first went to Timmylynn, guided by Simon Allard to a first quarter of :26.4, then yielding and enjoying the golden chair as Gracie's Parade streaked on the front end to middle splits of 54.1 and 1:21.3. Timmylynn came out on the fin...
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24YO Travis Cullen scores 1,000th victory

on 06/06/2017 2:00 AM
Travis Cullen has been making a big impact since relocating to Ontario last fall and Monday night the young reinsman reached a driving milestone at Mohawk Racetrack. The 24-year-old driver/trainer picked up his 1,000th career driving victory in the evening's fourth-race behind the Eric Adams trained 3-year-old pacing filly Stellenbosch. Cullen entered Monday's card just a single win shy of the ...
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Judy Wall dies in Georgia at age 73

on 06/06/2017 2:00 AM
Judith Marie Wall, 73, passed away peacefully while under hospice care at Navicent Health in Macon, Ga., on June 3 following a long illness. She was a huge racing enthusiast, working in nearly every facet of the harness horse racing industry throughout her life from mucking stalls, managing a racing stable, traveling the Michigan fair circuit, charting races, working at a breeding farm, and...
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