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Roster, pedigrees, videos up for Goshen sale

on 07/26/2016 2:00 AM
The complete roster and pedigree pages for the second annual Goshen Yearling Sale on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, NY are now available on the web. GoshenYearingSale.com houses a PDF link of the printed sale catalog, complete with all the pedigrees for the 162 yearlings being offered. In addition, a complete sortable roster is also available with individua...
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Tamla Celeber's Muscle Hill Colt Brings $311,000

on 07/26/2016 2:00 AM
A Muscle Hill colt out of the Breeders Crown Mare Trot champion Tamla Celeber S set a Swedish record price at the sale of horseman Lufti Kolgjini, best known to the North American trotting scene as the trainer-driver of Revenue, on Monday night. The colt named Fortantone AM, a May 19 foal, was sold for 2.7 million Swedish krona (SEK), or approximately $311,000, to trainer Roger Walmann, who...
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Racing Hill 8-5 morning line favorite for Adios

on 07/26/2016 2:00 AM
Racing Hill, the 8-5 morning line favorite, will leave from post 4 in Saturday's $400,000 final of the 50th  edition of the Delvin Miller Pace for the Orchids at The Meadows. Manhattan Beach, who along with Racing Hill captured an Adios elimination, goes from post 3 and has been made the 3-1 third choice.   As elimination winners, the connections of Racing Hill and Manhattan Be...
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Updates available for Sunday's Tattersalls sale

on 07/26/2016 2:00 AM
Anchored by a strong middle market that offers "something for everyone," the Meadowlands Summer Mixed Sale is set to get underway this Sunday at noon in the racetrack's back paddock. The supplement catalog is now available for download at tattersallsredmile.com, as is an updated past performances booklet. Both are also available using the Equineline Sales Catalog app for the iPad. The pr...
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Southwind Frank preps for Hambo in Reynolds

on 07/26/2016 2:00 AM
Ron Burke will get a final look at Southwind Frank prior to next week's Hambletonian Stakes when the 3-year-old trotter faces 10 rivals in Saturday's Reynolds Memorial Stakes at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Burke trained Southwind Frank, the top-ranked horse in Ken Warkentin's "Road to the Hambletonian" ratings, on Tuesday morning and was pleased with the colt's effort. The $1 million Ha...
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Bar Hopping, Flowers N Songs best in Zweig

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
Bar Hopping ($2.60, part of entry) and Flowers N Songs ($18.40) proved victorious in their respective main events of the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial for 3-year-old trotters on Sunday (July 24) evening at Vernon Downs.   Bar Hopping used an aggressive middle move to seize command in the $300,000 Zweig main event for colts and geldings, brushing from fifth and clearing just after a :5...
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Homicide Hunter 1:51.1 winner at Pocono

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
Homicide Hunter went to the lead past the quarter, then trotted successive 27.3 panels home to hold off first-over Crazshana by a half-length in the $25,000 winners-over handicap trot Sunday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with the final clocking of 1:51.1 missing the divisional world record for four-year-old trotting geldings by a single tick.   And with Pocono being Poco...
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Understanding NJ poll on casino expansion

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
The poll released on July 11 from Fairleigh Dickinson University suggests that the majority of people are against the referendum for casino expansion in New Jersey. The results were very one sided portraying that only 35% of those polled were in favor of casino expansion while 57% opposed.   After receiving a copy of the polling results tabulations, the Standardbred Breeders and Own...
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Yonkers Trot winner to be invited to International

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway has announced that the winner of the 62nd Yonkers Trot will automatically receive a Yonkers International Trot invitation. The Yonkers Trot will be contested Saturday night, Sept. 3, while Yonkers International Trot is set for Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15. "These are two of the premier trotting events in the sport, and we felt the 3-year-old who wins our Yonkers Tro...
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Records set in MDSS 2YO finals

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
Maryland Sires Stakes finals for 2 year olds were held Sunday at Ocean Downs.   Hybrid Henry (Cam's Rocket) lowered his mark again, setting a new sires stakes record for geldings in the 2-year-old colt and gelding trot. Reinsman Brian Burton sent Henry right to the front in the well rated mile stopping the clock in 1:59.3 for owner/trainer, breeder Richard Hans giving him a per...
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Campbell, Burke head to Batavia for NYSS

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
The 2016 live harness racing season at Batavia Downs starts on Monday evening and will do so in style as some of the biggest names in harness racing will be on hand to take part in three divisions of the New York Sires Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies, vying for $111,801.   John Campbell and Ron Burke are the all-time leading money earning driver and trainer (respectively...
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Draw for Adios set for Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
The draw for post positions for the $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids is set for Tuesday, 12:30 p.m. in the racebook of The Meadows Racetrack & Casino. All media are invited to attend. The draw also will air on Meadows Live!   The connections of Racing Hill and Manhattan Beach, the Adios eliminations winners, will choose their post positions, wi...
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Broadway Donna leads 20 entered in Oaks

on 07/25/2016 2:00 AM
Twenty fillies entered Monday for the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, the filly division of the Hambletonian. Hambletonian Festival week kicks off on July 30 with two $50,000 eliminations to narrow the field to 10 for the $500,000 Oaks final on Hambletonian Day, Sat., Aug. 6, at the Meadowlands Racetrack.   Favorite in the field will be Dan Patch divisional Champion Broadway Donna,...
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Betting Line, State Treasurer win at Mohawk

on 07/24/2016 2:00 AM
Reigning division and North America Cup champion Betting Line captured his sixth straight victory in the second of two $105,000 Gold Series divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening. In overnight action the same night, State Treasurer got back in the winner's circle.   First, Betting Line. Starting from post 8 in a skirmish that also featured the number one and two point ear...
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Napolitano brothers battle at Pocono

on 07/24/2016 2:00 AM
On Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Anthony Napolitano returned to nighttime sulky action for the first time since a racing accident here on May 31, and there were no signs of rust visible on his driving skills – in fact, in races three through ten at The Downs Saturday, if your last name wasn't "Napolitano" you did not gain admittance to the winners circle, as big brother ...
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Widger takes round 1 of HoP Driver Series

on 07/24/2016 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino's 2016 All-Star Driver Series highlighted the 14-race card on Saturday, July 23 and it was Sam Widger who took home top honors and won his share of the $5,000 round 1 prize. In its' third year, the 2016 All-Star Driver Series pitted the top-ten drivers at Hoosier Park against one another in a five-race challenge with the ten coveted spots being based upon wins duri...
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Saturday recap from Vernon, Tioga

on 07/24/2016 2:00 AM
Prairie Fortune ($4.90) mounted a bold three-wide push on the backstretch to circle his six rivals in Saturday (July 23) evening's $11,000 Open Handicap Trot at Tioga Downs, dueling late with the first-over Rossini for his third Open-level win in four starts.   Jim Meittinis took the 4-year-old Arapa Victory gelding to last early on, letting DC Flashback (John Cummings, Jr.) and Dra...
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Milici-trained Undercover Strike tops "Cerry"

on 07/24/2016 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway's pair of Saturday night $45,000 co-featured Open Handicaps were annexed by Undercover Strike (Tyler Buter, $43.60) and Sapphire City (Brent Holland, $8). Undercover Strike, from post position No. 5 in the weekly featured trot, closed from third-over in the lane to pick off a solid, first-over Shake it Cerry (Dan Dube) by a half-length in 1:54.1. Invading Muscle Up the Goal ...
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Campbell scores with longshots in Kindergarten

on 07/23/2016 2:00 AM
As the all-time driver earnings leader in harness racing history, John Campbell has guided and won with many favorites. But Friday night at the Meadowlands in the Kindergarten Series for 2-year-olds, he made his fans jump for joy after steering two longshots to the winner's circle. Campbell scored with Sunshine Delight in the filly trot at odds of 11-1 and paid $25.60 to win, completing the mi...
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O'Sullivan gets 1,000th training victory

on 07/23/2016 2:00 AM
Mayhem Seelster's first win of the season Friday was not only a big win for the three-year-old filly, but also a milestone victory for her conditioner. Trainer Tony O'Sullivan picked up his 1,000th career win Friday evening at Mohawk Racetrack.   O'Sullivan sent out sophomore pacing filly Mayhem Seelster in an $18,000 overnight event and the daughter of Mach Three came through ...
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