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Jacobs-Toscano-Tetrick have big NYSS day

on 08/29/2016 2:00 AM
Owner Ken Jacobs and trainer Linda Toscano came to Monticello Raceway on Monday afternoon with a full quiver. On the program's first race of the day, the regular New York Sires Stake for 2-year-old pacing fillies, racing for a purse of $52,500, showcased Planet Rock.   The daughter of Rock N Roll Heaven–Villa Hanover and driver Tim Tetrick wasted no time leaving from post position...
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2CP Every Way Out wires Reynolds field in 1:54.1

on 08/29/2016 2:00 AM
Every Way Out ($3.00) made every yard a winning one in the $52,780 Solicitor, a W. N. Reynolds Memorial Stakes event for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Monday (Aug. 29) evening at Tioga Downs.   The son of If I Can Dream and Every Play pushed through up the pegs to establish the early lead, forcing Cougar Bait (Marcus Miller) into the pocket on approach to the first turn. E...
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Nova Scotia's Fred Jamieson dies at 90

on 08/29/2016 2:00 AM
Longtime horseman Frank Jamieson of Wallace, Nova Scotia, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, in his 90th year. Involved with Standardbreds and harness racing his entire life, Jamieson leaves a legacy of involvement that passed down through future generations. His son is Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Famer Carl Jamieson, and his grandson is two-time World Driving Champion Jody Jamieson. ...
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Veterinarian John "Shack" Kenney dies

on 08/29/2016 2:00 AM
John S. "Shack" Kenney, DVM, 79, died Aug. 27, with his family by his side. Dr. Kenney's lifelong love of horses led him to his distinguished career as an equine veterinarian, having also been one of the breeders of Albatross. Dr. Kenney played a wicked good game of racquetball and tennis. His unabashed Southern charm, good looks, and snarky humor endeared him to many. The consummate curm...
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Funeral services set for Pat Salerno

on 08/29/2016 2:00 AM
Placido "Pat" Anthony Salerno, 81, of Flemington, N.J., died Aug. 26,, surrounded by his family. He had battled pancreatic cancer.   Mr. Salerno was the husband of Betty (Coopersmith) Salerno. They would have celebrated 61 years of marriage in October. Born Feb. 28, 1935, in Easton, Pa., Mr. Salerno was the son of Anthony and Margaret (Vacaro) Salerno. Mr. Salerno graduated...
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Brazuca leads PA Stallion Series with 1:52.2 win

on 08/29/2016 2:00 AM
Brazuca powered to the lead near the three-eighths and rolled to victory in 1:52.2, shattering the stake record in Monday's $80,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series event at The Meadows. The stake for 2-year-old filly pacers was contested over four divisions, with Queen To Me, Freakonomics and Pink Gardenias taking the other $20,000 splits. Dave Palone enjoyed a stake double, among his six wins on...
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Yonkers Trot elim won by Marion Marauder

on 08/28/2016 2:00 AM
Hambletonian winner Marion Marauder (Scott Zeron, $2.60) made short work of his small-track debut, winning Saturday night’s lone $40,000 elimination for the 62nd Yonkers Trot.   "Marion," starting from post position three in a Yonkers Raceway game of musical chairs (nine to eliminate one), took things in his own hooves early. The 3-10 choice moved past first leader Smalltownthrowd...
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Upsets shake up Metro, SAGL fields

on 08/28/2016 2:00 AM
The finals are now set for the Metro Pace and She's A Great Lady after a wild elimination night Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. A total of three $40,000 Metro Pace and two $35,000 She's A Great Lady eliminations were contested with some major longshots putting an interesting spin on the action.   The Metro Pace eliminations for pacing colts and geldings started with a bang, as Windson...
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Wildflower wins Hudson; "Sassy" takes Lady Maud

on 08/28/2016 2:00 AM
Pole-sitting and pocketed, 14-1 Wildflower (Dan Dube, $31) picked off a drifting, odds-on Celebrity Eventsy (John Campbell) Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $118,574 Hudson Trot for 3-year-old fillies.   The 1-4 choice had no visible excuse, waltzing around the oval (:28.2, 58.2; 1:27.3) with minimal first-up pressure from Windowshopper (Ake Svanstedt). The people's prefere...
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Muscle Hustle sets Canadian record in OSS

on 08/28/2016 2:00 AM
Trainer Per Henriksen and driver Chris Christoforou, Jr. had a golden map to the winner’s circle at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening, sweeping both $105,000 Gold Series divisions for the 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings.   First off the gate from the Henriksen stable was Bee In Charge, who was sent to the front from post five by Christoforou. The pair hit the quarter in :2...
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Solar Sister edges Lady Shadow in Artiscape

on 08/28/2016 2:00 AM
Solar Sister ($9.50) stole the show in the final 150 yards of Sunday afternoon's stakes-laden card at Tioga Downs, dueling down prohibitive favorite Lady Shadow for a 1:49.4 triumph in the $200,000 Artiscape distaff pace. Favorites were upended in the Empire Breeders Classics as well, as No Clouds Bluechip ($7.00) and Fresh Cut ($36) both took top honors in their respective events for New York...
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Svanstedt brings out broom in Reynolds

on 08/28/2016 2:00 AM
Already renowned for his mastery in the kingdom of trotting, Svanstedt revealed why that contention possesses such veracity as he conditioned and steered New Jersey Viking (Muscle Hill-Hall Of Wishes), Ice Attraction (Muscle Hill-The Ice Queen) and Evelyn (Muscle Hill-Viva Las Lindy) to victory in their respective splits of the W. N. Reynolds on Sunday at Tioga Downs. While both New Jersey Vik...
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Five straight wins for Seventimesavirgin

on 08/27/2016 2:00 AM
 Seventimesavirgin turned in a dominant performance to find the winner’s circle in the featured event of the evening, her split of the $20,000 Indiana Sires Stakes eliminations for 3-year-old pacing fillies, on Friday. Scoring in 1:51.4 over a track rated sloppy, Seventimesavirgin recorded her fifth consecutive win at Hoosier Park and remains undefeated in Indiana Sires Stakes action th...
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LA Delight takes Lightning Lane to Nadia Lobell

on 08/27/2016 2:00 AM
 Denied the early lead by a stubborn I Said Diamonds, L A Delight stalked her from the pocket and blew by her in the Lightning Lane to capture Saturday’s $140,000 Nadia Lobell for 3-year-old filly pacers at The Meadows.   The field of five was compact but distinguished; the quintet boasted nearly $2.2 million in combined career earnings entering the Nadia Lobell. But the equa...
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Super Manning upsets in Pocono trot

on 08/27/2016 2:00 AM
Super Manning posted a mild upset ($16.80) in the $15,500 featured conditioned trot Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, while Star Cover was a $51.20 shocker in the companion featured pace.    Super Manning, a gelded son of Diamond Goal trained by Matias Ruiz for Joe P Racing LLC, left a step belatedly from post eight in the nine-horse field, but quickly got in gear...
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Air Strike takes Indiana 2PC final in 1:52.1

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
Air Strike turned in a gritty performance to find the winner's circle on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the featured event of the evening, the $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings. Stopping the timer in 1:52.1, the Dylan Fagan trainee made a clean sweep of the third round of the stakes action after an eye catching maiden break...
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Waples-Alagna team up for 3 Mohawk wins

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
The combination of driver Randy Waples and trainer Tony Alagna has been red hot at Mohawk Racetrack and Thursday night the hot streak continued. Alagna sent out three horses on Thursday's 10-race card and all three scored victories with Waples in the sulky.   The successful evening for the duo began in the opening race, as rookie trotting colt Signal Hill broke his maiden with a 1:5...
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Lexington Sel. catalog available at Equineline

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
The catalog for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available on the company's website, http://www.lexingtonselected.com/, and on the Equineline Sales Catalog app for the iPad. Print catalogs will mail next week.   There are 595 yearlings set to go through the auction ring from Tuesday, Oct. 4 through Saturday, Oct. 8 at Lexington's Fasig-Tipton Pavilion, with sessions begin...
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Blue Chip Goshen & Lex videos now online

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
Blue Chip Farms has announced that its 2016 Yearlings Videos for the Goshen and Lexington Yearling Sales are now available online athttp://www.bluechipfarms.com/. Over 30 yearlings from sires including Roll With Joe, Chapter Seven, American Ideal, Art Major, Bettor's Delight and Somebeachsomewhere are offered for inspection and available for x-ray by appointment. Please contact Operation...
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Open house at Cameo Hillsl on Saturday

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
Cameo Hills Farm in Montgomery, NY will open its doors to visitors on Saturday (August 27) from 1-4 p.m. The open house will be sponsored by the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund. The open "barn" visit will provide an opportunity to introduce the Standardbred horse to the general public. The open house will be held at the farm, 46 Grove Street in Montgomery, NY and ...
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