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Simcoe Stakes contested on Derby undercard

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
The Simcoe Stakes for t3-year-old trotters and pacing fillies made up a portion of the action packed Canadian Pacing Derby undercard Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   The $215,704 Simcoe for 3-year-old pacing fillies featured a single division of 10 horses, while the $208,040 Simcoe for 3-year-old open trot featured two divisions.   Pure Country overcame interference ...
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Yonkers Trot to Marion Marauder

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
Odds-on favorite Marion Marauder (Scott Zeron, $2.40) did as much as he needed to Saturday night, winning Yonkers Trot No. 62.   Yonkers Raceway’s half-million-dollar signature trotting event—second jewel of the Trotting Triple Crown—saw Hambletonian winner ‘Marion,’ who started from post position No. 4, settle third early behind second choice Smalltownthrowdown (Daley) an...
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Ohio crowns Sires Stakes champions

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
Driver Josh Sutton couldn’t have picked a better night to be on fire, as the Buckeye native notched victories in four of the eight $250,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Championships Saturday night at Northfield Park. The evening was a perfect 75 degrees with light winds and no humidity as the spotlight was on 2- and 3-year-old Ohio-breds vying for seasonal honors on the Cleveland half-miler.  ...
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Pointomygranson sets track record at Batavia

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
Two divisions of the New York Sires Stakes for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings went postward at Batavia Downs on Saturday night to compete for their share of the $110,000 purses up for grabs and one of the winners made track history.   Pointomygranson (American Ideal-Sangaal) went to the front and took a lead he would never relinquish en route to a five-length victory i...
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Wiggle It Jigglet captures Cdn. Pacing Derby

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
Wiggle It Jiggleit, driven by Montrell Teague, front-stepped his way to victory in the $616,000 Canadian Pacing Derby on Saturday night at Mohawk. The 4-year-old gelding, who was the 2015 U.S. Horse of the Year, stopped the clock in 1:49 en route to his 35th victory in 46 lifetime starts. As Wiggle It Jiggleit surged to the lead, Always B Miki was hot on his heels. The 7-5 bettor's choic...
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Idyllic Beach takes She's A Great Lady

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
Idyllic Beach proved that the apple didn't fall from the tree when she captured the $427,000 She's A Great Lady final for 2-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday night at Mohawk, which is part of the Canadian Pacing Derby undercard. The Jimmy Takter-trained Idyllic Beach is the daughter of the great Somebeachsomewhere and Idyllic, who captured the She's A Great Lady in 2010. Idyllic Beach ...
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Racing Hill cruises to Messenger win

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
Racing Hill (Brett Miller, $2.10) surprised very few among Yonkers Raceway's faithful Saturday night, winning the 61st Messenger Stakes.   The half-million-dollar second jewel of the Trotting Triple Crown figured to be a showcase for the 3-year-old colt, whose resume already included the Hempt Memorial and the Adios and was making his first career small-track start.   At ...
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$1,489 Pick 4 Carryover at Red Mile Sunday

on 09/04/2016 2:00 AM
No winning tickets were out in the Pick 4 on Saturday evening at The Red Mile, resulting in a $1,489 carryover into Sunday (Sep 4) night.   Track officials, in conjunction with the USTA’s Strategic Wagering Program, have opted to double the normal guaranteed pool to $10,000. The Pick 4 is a nightly wager, featuring a $1 minimum, and offered on races 7 – 10. The Super Hi-Five, fe...
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Big efforts in Champlain and Simcoe Stakes

on 09/03/2016 2:00 AM
Grand Circuit week continued Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack with three-year-old trotting fillies and two-year-old trotting colts and geldings in the spotlight. The $221,204 Simcoe Stakes and $212,447 Champlain Stakes each featured two divisions on Friday evening. In the $111,352 second Simcoe division, Caprice Hill was back in her familiar spot in the Mohawk winner's circle after a...
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Seventimesagvirgin stays undefeated in INSS

on 09/03/2016 2:00 AM
Seventimesavirgin solidified her divisional dominance in the three-year-old pacing filly ranks in the Hoosier state as she turned in another impressive performance to take the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sire Stakes final for three-year-old pacing fillies, and remain flawless in stakes action at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, September 2. With a ...
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Hannah Miller a close second in World Cup

on 09/03/2016 2:00 AM
 Drawing the rail in the sixth and final race in the World Cup didn't hurt Italy’s Mirko Marini who managed a second-over trip and then blew away the field to score his second victory in the international amateur driving competition. And with that victory Marini finished with 61 points, just one point better than the USA’s Hannah Miller’s (60).  According to NAADA found...
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Beyond Delight roars home to capture Metro

on 09/03/2016 2:00 AM
Beyond Delight, driven by Sylvain Filion, surged to the lead in deep stretch to win the $661,000 Metro Pace Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.After breaking his maiden in the Metro elimination, Beyond Delight carried that momentum to a 6-1 upset in the rich final for trainer Tony O’Sullivan and owners Jeffrey & Michael Snyder and Four Friends Racing Stable LLC.   Beyond Delig...
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Doherty champ Ariana G coasts in Champlain

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
Ariana G and Dream Together picked up Grand Circuit victories Thursday night at Mohawk Racetrack.A group of 20 rookie trotting fillies were split into two $110,566 Champlain Stakes division.   Ariana G has quickly stamped herself as arguably the top two-year-old trotter in the sport and Thursday night she continued her winning ways in her Mohawk debut. The Jimmy Takter trained filly...
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Hawthorne hosts elims for big Illinois night

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
With just over a week to Night of Champions at Hawthorne, final leg and elimination races took place on a fast track.   The Thursday card kicked off with two-year-old colt and gelding trotters on display in leg four of the Kadabra Stakes. Trixie's Jethro was sent off as the post time favorite. Leaving for the lead was the favorite as he cleared and covered the opening quarter in :30.2. On...
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Darling takes 2 Grassroots at Mohawk

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
In spite of drawing a pair of Post 10's for Thursday night's three-year-old pacing colt regular season finale, Jack Darling took home two Grassroots trophies from Mohawk Racetrack.   Continual Hanover started from Post 10 in the second $18,000 division and was hustled off the starting gate by Milton resident Randy Waples, landing in third as Flaherty reached the opening quarter in :26.3. ...
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Hoosier Classic yearling roster now online

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
The yearling roster for the 2016 Hoosier Classic Select Yearling Sale is now available online. To view the complete roster and any available yearling videos, log onto http://www.hoosierclassicyearlingsale.com/. Videos will be added as they become available. Sale catalogues will be available mid-September. The auction will be held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Oct. 28 and 29. Start time is ...
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Gingras hopes for big Saturday at Mohawk

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras will head to Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday to drive the morning line favorites in both the She's A Great Lady Stakes and Metro Pace, and the driver is impressed with both of the Jimmy Takter-trained horses.   Idyllic Beach is the 2-1 choice in the C$427,000 She's A Great Lady for 2-year-old female pacers while Ocean Colony is the 5-2 pick in the C$661,000 Metro Pace f...
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First-bet-on-us promotion part of Mohawk Saturday

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
Mohawk Racetrack is set to host its annual end of summer bash Saturday, better known as the Canadian Pacing Derby and Metro Pace. An outstanding 13-race program, featuring over $2.4 million purses, has been put together and will be headlined by the $616,000 Canadian Pacing Derby, $661,000 Metro Pace and $427,000 She's A Great Lady.   The Simcoe Stakes and Ontario Sires Stakes make u...
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Brown hopes for big OSS Championship night

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
Trainer Brian Brown will send out nine horses during Northfield Park's "Super Night" on Saturday. Eight of those are Standardbreds Brown conditioned to vie in a $250,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Championship. Post time for the 15-race Super Night program is 6 p.m. (ET) with the first Ohio Sires Stakes Championship beginning with Race 4 and continuing through Race 11.  Each OSS Champ...
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Hannah Miller leads World Cup standings

on 09/02/2016 2:00 AM
The 2016 World Cup of Amateur Racing kicked off on Friday with three races at Kincsem Park in Budapest, Hungary. In addition to the three World Cup races, there were three greyhound races and three Thoroughbred races. At the end of the first of two days of competitions Hannah Miller, the USA representative, is the current point leader on the strength of a win and a second place finish. Mill...
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