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Aussie-bred SBSW 3YO undefeated in 18 starts

on 05/24/2016 2:00 AM
Australia's unbeaten pacer Our Waikiki Beach will be out to extend his winning streak to 19 races at the Penrith track on Thursday night when he competes in a heat of the Alabar NSW Breeders Challenge.   Trained by leading New Zealand horseman Mark Purdon, the Australian-bred son of Somebeachsomewhere has only started twice across the Tasman with the gelding having won a d...
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Goldstar Rockeette, Gold Savage win at PPk

on 05/24/2016 2:00 AM
Gold was the theme at Pompano Park on Tuesday night as Goldstar Rockette and Gold Savage shared the limelight, capturing their respective $10,000 Open pacing and trotting events.   Goldstar Rockette, the Florida bred six year-old daughter of Rock On, scored a well-earned win for Kevin Wallis in 1:54.3, pinning a two length defeat on Shortest Distance, handled by Mickey McNichol, wit...
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Mcarma, Miss Read score at Harrington

on 05/24/2016 2:00 AM
Brian Malone and Carrie Stackowitz's Mcarma ($6, Tony Morgan) improved to 4-for-5 at the current meet with a 1:53.2 win in the $17,500 Mares Open Tuesday at Harrington Raceway.   After 3-5 favorite Purrfect Bags made a brief bobble behind the starting gate and went off stride, Mcarma quickly went to the front from post position five and never relented, despite a stubborn late charge...
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PASS to Lyons Snyder, Check Six, "Fernando"

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
Lyons Snyder, beaten favorite in the recent rich Pennsylvania Classic Final at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, showed his bounceback abilities on Sunday night at The Downs, taking his $54,787 division of the first leg of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings in an impressive 1:49.4 over "sloppy" going while taking a new mark. Scott Zeron, handling the so...
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Northern Companion takes Pompano Open

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
Northern Companion, handled by Dave Ingraham, took top honors in Pompano Park's $10,000 Open Handicap Pace on Sunday night (May 22), scoring a photo finish victory over Rockntouch (Mickey McNichol) and Here Comes William (Donald Dupont) in 1:51.4. The eight year-old gelded son of Cambest, trained by Howard Klohr for owner Dorothy Zarza, brushed up first over on the backside to engage the le...
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Heavenly Bet takes Tioga final for Sinclair

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
Owner-trainer Mike Sinclair's Heavenly Bet ($4.60, part of entry) overcame post 8 and controlled the terms through the middle of the race en route to a 1:55 score over her stablemate Winners Over in the $23,700 Gail's Diner Series Final on Sunday (May 22) afternoon at Tioga Downs. While Winners Over (Dan Clements) was away most sharply in the field of eight, Scott Coulter gradually worked H...
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Mach It So scores in Philly Sunday feature

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
The clouds hung ominously over the Philadelphia skies on Sunday, but the rain did hold off, ensuring dry conditions for the races at Harrah's Philadelphia. The competitive Sunday tilt featured a winners-over $25,000 lifetime pace (purse $25,000) and two divisions of a non-winner's of $15,000 in their last five starts (purse $15,000).   In the winners-over event, it was millionaire p...
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Sherry Adams, wife of Albert Adams, dies

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
Sharron Ruth "Sherry" Adams, 76, wife of well-known farm manager and breeder Albert Adams, died Friday, May 20, at her home in Bellville, Ohio,with her loving family by her side. A native of Ontario, Canada, she was born Sept. 16, 1939. Mrs. Adams and her husband moved to the United States in 1962 and later became proud American citizens. She was also very proud of her Mohawk Indian heritag...
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Yonkers commingling with France begins Tuesday

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway's Tuesday afternoon French" trots feature the usual bigger fields and longer distances, but one more ingredient gets added into the mix…bigger pots.   Beginning with Tuesday's last five races (7 through 11), commingling of the win and show pools between the North American and French-hubbed audiences takes place for all of Yonkers' overseas-exported events thro...
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Big Hawthorne weekend for Leonard, Warren

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
As the second full weekend of racing wrapped up at Hawthorne Race Course, the temperatures warmed and a couple of drivers heated up. Leading driver Casey Leonard had a big weekend in the bike as he guided home 13 winners over the four day racing week. Leonard opened the racing week with a three bagger on Thursday. On Friday evening, Leonard guided home five winners, some at big prices. Leon...
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NYSS gets underway at Monticello

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
The inaugural event for 2016 New York Sires Stakes (NYSS) took place at Monticello Raceway on Monday. Six NYSS events were contested, two races for each category, the Excelsior A's, and Excelsior B's and the upper echelon Sires Stake fields. The front end ruled, as eight of the card's 11 races were won wire to wire.   Starting off the action in the second race was the...
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Getitoffyourchest best again at Harrington

on 05/23/2016 2:00 AM
David Banks and Layfield Horses' Getifoffyourchest ($3.60, Ross Wolfenden) was a dominant winner in achieving his third straight victory in 1:51.1 Monday at Harrington Raceway in the featured $16,000 Open.   Getitoffyourchest left the gate from post three and set fractions of :27.1, :56.1 and 1:24.1 with little opposition and cruised to a two-length score in 1:51.1 over Coaster and ...
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WIJI steals first quarter, wins Battle of Lake Erie

on 05/22/2016 2:00 AM
Wiggle It Jiggleit has traveled to Northfield Park's Flying Turns on two occasions and has two track records to prove it. Winner of the 2015 Carl Milstein Memorial in 1:49.3, the fasted mile paced at Northfield Park by a three year-old gelding, Wiggle It Jiggleit is now also the fastest four year-old gelding on the half-mile oval by virtue of his easy victory in Saturday's (May 21) $200,000 Ba...
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Bee A Magician, Missile J take top Yonkers events

on 05/22/2016 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway's Saturday night $45,000 co-featured Open Handicaps were brought to us be the letter B. Ladies First, with Bee a Magician (Brian Sears, $3.50), who took a overnight rest stop and toyed with her six marquee trot rivals.   From post six (in one notch after the inside number was scratched-sick), Bee a Magician paid a :27.4 price to secure the lead. One she paid tha...
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Boston Red Rocks scores; Maestro upsets Pinkman

on 05/22/2016 2:00 AM
Boston Red Rocks may have been given a bit of a scare at the wire, but ended a trend of high-profile beaten favorites on Saturday night at the Meadowlands, scoring in his 2016 debut in a division of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers.   The Steve Elliott trainee, who is pointing toward the Meadowlands Pace, was permitted to set tepid fractions of :28, ...
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Southwind Frank in 1:52.1 in season debut

on 05/21/2016 2:00 AM
All systems appear to be go for early Hambletonian favorite Southwind Frank (pictured), who marched to an easy 2½-length win in his first start as a 3-year-old in a division of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for trotting colts and geldings Friday night at the Meadowlands.   "He was Frank," said winning trainer Ron Burke. "He couldn't have been any better. It's what we expect from him."...
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3TC Goin To The Limit wins qualifier in 1:53.2

on 05/21/2016 2:00 AM
Saturday morning's short program of seven qualifiers got underway at 9:30 on a fast track under overcast skies with the temperature in the low 60's and no wind.   Last season's Dan Patch Freshman Filly Trotter of the Year, Broadway Donna was back for her second go around which resulted in a 1:55.2 romp for Dave Miller. She set fractions of 28:2, :58.2 and 1:27.4, edging away through...
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Iron Mine Bucky's 1:55.2 tops in Currier & Ives

on 05/21/2016 2:00 AM
Iron Mine Bucky survived a miserable first quarter in the slop and went on to capture the faster division of Saturday's $116,304 Currier & Ives at The Meadows. Cufflink Hanover took the other division in the stake for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters.   Iron Mine Bucky hadn't raced since winning an Oct. 2 Keystone Classic split at The Meadows, and he got just the sort of jou...
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Sir Royson scores in NYSS when Dayson breaks

on 05/21/2016 2:00 AM
Neither favorite prevailed in New York Sire Stakes action at Vernon Downs on Saturday (May 21) evening, with 3-year-old trotting colts Smalltownthrowdown ($8.70) and Sir Royson ($42.00) prevailing in their respective $61,300 events. In the first division, carded as race six, Smalltownthrowdown yielded to even-money choice Allerage Echo (Jim Morrill, Jr.) upon reaching the backstretch...
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LA Delight, Caprice Hill win elims at Mohawk

on 05/21/2016 2:00 AM
A crowd of thousands packed Mohawk Racetrack Saturday night for Fireworks and Family Fun Night and got to enjoy an action-packed ten-race card.   The eliminations for the SBOA Stakes for Ontario sired three-year-old fillies highlighted the card and featured the return of a pair of divisional champions. A total of 21 three-year-old pacing fillies were split into two $25,000 eliminati...
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