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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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Tuxedos & candles in new Weekend Preview!

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
Trainer Mark Steacy has his tuxedo out and trainer Casie Coleman is ready for a candlelight dinner. In the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, Steacy talks about his chances with Tuxedo Bay in the Metro elims, and Coleman does the same with her filly Candlelight Dinner, who is undefeated in four starts heading into the She's A Great Lady elims. Speaking of the Metro, there is a strong ...
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The "Wish" that changed a career, and a life

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
When Kate Swanberg bought trotter My Last Wish for $200, and got a used jog cart thrown into the deal, a little more than a decade ago, it changed her life. And that is exactly what Swanberg, then in her mid-40s, desired. After years of watching harness racing, Swanberg was ready to leave her computer programming job and participate.   "I'm a late bloomer," Swanberg said with a laugh...
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Lady Shadow aiming for 6th straight in Artiscape

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
When an O'Brien Award winner becomes available for purchase, most people would not hesitate to sign their name on the dotted line. Howard Taylor, however, had to be persuaded to sign the check to buy a piece of Lady Shadow. "I thought she was too expensive," he said. "That is when I called up Ed Gold and asked him what he thought. He said she was worth it and even if she did not race well sh...
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Shamballa qualifies at Mohawk in 1:50.4

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
Tuning up for next Saturday's Canadian Pacing Derby, Shamballa was back in action locally for the first time in a month during a Friday morning qualifier at Mohawk Racetrack. The six-year-old sat off the pace early for trainer-driver Rick Zeron, as is customary, before commencing a first-over bid just after the :55 half-mile mark. From there, Shamballa was on top by three at the head of the lan...
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Jacobs, Toscano look for big Monday in NYSS

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
On Monday at Monticello Raceway, 2-year-old pacing fillies will be featured in New York Sires Stakes action on the afternoon's card. The card has two heats of elite Sires Stakes vying for a purse of $52,500 each, four heats of the Excelsior A, with a purse of $15,000 and three splits of the Excelsior B, with a purse of $6,600.   Ken Jacobs brings a strong duo of Planet Rock and...
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Videos of Hanover's Goshen yearlings online

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
The videos of the 48 Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings consigned to the Goshen Yearling Sale are now online and can be seen at the Hanover website hanoverpa.com. The consignment to Goshen consists of 48 well-bred yearlings representing most of today's prominent sires and coming from the sports best maternal families. Stallions represented in this offering includeA Rocknroll Dance, American Ideal...
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NJ Mare residency deadline extended to Oct. 1

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
The deadline to apply for the SBOANJ resident mare rebate program has been extended to Oct. 1. It was brought to the attention of the SBOANJ that there was some confusion as to the requirements for the rebate program for New Jersey resident mares. The Mare Residency Rebate program is for mares that reside in New Jersey for at least 150 days and have been bred. The program will rebate up to $500...
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Kadabra fillies sweep Casual Breeze splits

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
 Emoticon Hanover and Caprice Hill made their sire Kadabra proud with impressive victories in the Casual Breeze Stakes Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack. A group of 20 three-year-old trotting fillies were split into a pair of $97,000 divisions. Emoticon Hanover was a gate-to-wire winner in the first division for driver Sylvain Filion and trainer Luc Blais. The daughter of Kadabra l...
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Atta Boy Dan wins Riegle in record time

on 08/26/2016 2:00 AM
 Atta Boy Dan (Mike Wilder) used a first-over trip and edged Night Pro (Peter Wrenn) by three-quarters of a length to win the $35,000 Gene Riegle Memorial at the Darke County Fair in Greenville, Ohio. Defending champion Mykindachip (Dan Noble) overcame post eight and took control of the field of seven in the opening quarter of :27.2. Wilder sent the eventual winner off the rail and pre...
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