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Teague scored four at Harrington

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
Montrell Teague will be heading to Ohio on a high note. The 25-year-old pilot won four races on the Harrington Raceway program Thursday as he prepares to leave for Scioto Downs to drive reigning horse of the year Wiggle It JIggleit in the $225,000 Jim Ewart Memorial at Scioto Downs Saturday.   For the third straight night a driver won four races at Harrington. On Tuesday (Sept....
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Roaring To Go, Tequila Monday win NYSS

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
 New York Sires Stakes resumed downstate Thursday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $143,224 New York Sire Stakes Frank Becerra Pace for 2-year-old-fillies. With just nine young ladies at the prom, the event went as one, five-horse wagering group and one $70,912, four-horse non-bettor.   Roaring To Go (Brett Miller) popped the pocket in the early event, disposing of early...
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Top fillies to meet in Elegantimage elim

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
After each winning consecutive Grand Circuit events, Caprice Hill and Emoticon Hanover will meet up in one of two Elegantimage eliminations Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   The Elegantimage eliminations for 3-year-old trotting fillies are joined by the eliminations for the William Wellwood Memorial on Friday evening's 11-race card.   Caprice Hill and Emoticon Hanover, ...
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All Charged Up goes back-to-back at Batavia

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
Vernon Downs invaders All Charged Up and her trainer/driver John MacDonald have made Batavia Downs their second home now that they've won their second straight $10,000 fillies and mares Open pace on Wednesday night.   MacDonald fired right to the front when the gate released the field and All Charged Up took complete control of the race. With the field in single file behind her and ...
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Morand hits grand slam at Harrington

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
For the second straight night at Harrington Raceway, one driver won 40 percent of the races. After Victor Kirby's grand slam on Tuesday, it was Jim Morand's night on Wednesday as the winner of nearly 9,500 races lifetime, piloted four winners on the 10-race program.   Morand's winners included, Southwind Ike ($7.40), Quit Smoking Now ($9.60), Royal Status ($11.20) and Ragazzo Dolce ...
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Control The Moment retired from racing

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
Control The Moment has been retired from racing due to an injury. A press release issued Thursday morning stated, "It is with sadness that the owners of Control the Moment must announce that he has suffered a career ending injury, which has forced him to prematurely retire from racing. We will always have his remarkable racing career to look back upon, winning eight of nine starts as a tw...
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Betting Line, Racing Hill favored in Jug Futures

on 09/08/2016 2:00 AM
Wagering on the first of two Little Brown Jug future wagering pools began at 12 noon on Thursday, and continues through 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at racetracks and internet sites throughout North America and Europe.   Betting Line has been installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite. The brown son of Bettor's Delight has won 10 straight starts and has banked more th...
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Pocono looking for gray or roan horses

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
As the racing season heads into the fall at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the annual search for gray or roan pacers begins for the Gray Ghost and Poltergeist Pace. This year the event will be scheduled for Monday, Oct. 31, Halloween night, the perfect setting for the ghostly grays.   The race will once again be sponsored by the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Goshen, N....
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Resolve's sister Anikadabra win Grassroots final

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
Two-year-old trotting fillies were the stars of Mohawk Racetrack's Tuesday evening program, with the winners of all three Grassroots divisions delivering personal best efforts in the regular season finale.   Jilona opened the evening's festivities with a confident steer from Trevor Henry that saw her blast off the starting gate from post 9 to a :29 opening quarter. The pair had open...
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The Black Book download available online

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
Standardbred Horse Sales Company has posted the 2016 Black Book 1 Yearling Sale catalog on its website at www.theblackbook.com/catalog-downloads.php.   Download the catalog and other handy PDF packets, or create and track your own yearling lists with our "My Black Book" program. QR codes on individual yearling pages will link your Smart Phone or iPad to yearling videos when availabl...
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Matinee Dragon one of 4 wins for Kirby

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
Louis Catana and Vincent Bradley's Matinee Dragon ($13.20) won the $11,000 feature and was one of four driving wins on the program for Victor Kirby at Harrington Raceway Tuesday.   The 6-year-old Dragon Again mare, who was dismissed at 5-to-1, set the pace and never relented in her two length win over Annabeth and Playncardswitroddy. It was the 11th training win of the meet for co-o...
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Big M qualifiers Friday at 5 p.m.

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
The Meadowlands will resume live racing this Friday, Sept. 9, with a 12- race program.   This week's qualifiers (four races) will be raced before the Friday card, starting at 5 p.m.   The short two-weekend live race meet is off to a good beginning with the last leg of the Miss Versatility series (final on Jug Day at Delaware) and the third leg of the Kindergarten ser...
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Grandma's Moni back for Peaceful Way elims

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
To paraphrase the poet Robert Burns, the best laid plans of mice and horse trainers often go awry.   Frank Antonacci had mapped out a schedule for 2-year-old filly trotter Grandma's Moni, but she got sick after winning her debut in a sharp 1:55.2 at the Meadowlands Racetrack and the trainer was forced to abandon his early-season plans. She missed two races, but Grandma's M...
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Hollywood Dayton opener draw on Thursday

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
The draw for the Opening Day program at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Monday, Sept. 12, will take place Thursday afternoon, Sept. 8, with the entry box closing at 2 p.m. Trainers are urged to enter online, or call entries to (937) 235-7860 between noon and 2 p.m. Now entering its third year of operation, Hollywood Dayton Raceway will present afternoon matinees on Mondays and ...
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Winbak Lexington yearling videos online

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
Winbak Farm will be selling 67 yearlings by top North American sires at the 2016 Lexington Selected Sale. The yearlings are eligible to New York, Ontario, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Sale highlights include five siblings to millionaires, first foals from stakes-winning mares, and seven yearlings from Betterthancheddar's highly-anticipated first crop.   This year is the first for Win...
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Fields set for Ewart, Noble Memorials at Scioto

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
Scioto Downs will host the $225,000 Jim Ewart Memorial for older pacers and the $100,000 Chip Noble Memorial for older trotters on Saturday night as part of a busy Grand Circuit weekend.   Four-year-old male pacer Wiggle It Jiggleit, the No. 1 ranked horse in this week's Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, heads to the Ewart Memorial off his victory in the Canad...
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Miss Versatility leg on tap Friday at Big M

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
Racing returns to the Meadowlands on Friday evening featuring the fifth and last leg of the Miss Versatility series, carded as Race 6.   With division leader Hannelore Hanover away facing open competition in the Maple Leaf Trot eliminations, a very competitive field of seven trotting mares will vie for the winner's share of the $40,000 purse and a spot in the $120,000 final on ...
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Classicality wins Meadows $20K Trot

on 09/07/2016 2:00 AM
  Classicality powered to the front at the quarter and rolled to an easy victory in 1:52.4, matching his career best, in Wednesday's $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Classicality was away third when Brian Zendt sent him after the leader, Tall Cotton. The 6-year-old Classic Photo-Penn Worthy Lane gelding had nary an anxious moment thereafter, ...
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Ohio Sires Stakes consolations held at Scioto

on 09/06/2016 2:00 AM
Eight $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Consolations were contested on a sunny Monday afternoon, Sept. 5, at Scioto Downs for 2- and 3-year-old Buckeye-bred youngsters. The Ohio Sires Stakes utilizes a point system to determine the final standings, and this second tier of freshmen and sophomores of both gaits and genders were the runners-up in the final tally to those horses amassing the greatest numb...
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Bottom Deals leads NYSS with 1:49.2 win

on 09/06/2016 2:00 AM
Marcus Miller swept the Labor Day (September 5) features at Vernon Downs, capturing both $59,100 New York Sire Stakes events for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings with Bottom Deals ($9.80) andFresh Cut ($5.70), both by American Ideal. The eighth event of the day saw Bottom Deals take advantage of the pocket a fair bit longer than Fresh Cut before edging clear in mid-stretch to a 1:49.2 t...
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