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Easy Again easy winner in Meadows pace

on 06/25/2016 2:00 AM
  Easy Again quarter-poled to the front and jogged to a persuasive victory in 1:50.3 in Saturday's $13,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life Pace at The Meadows. With Dave Palone at the helm, Easy Again discouraged any challengers by reeling off four sub-28 quarters. The 7-year-old Dragon Again-Kuklapanandollie ridgling defeated th-sitting Techtor Hanover by 2-1/4 lengths while Brooklyn F...
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China Dream wires field in Buffalo open pace

on 06/25/2016 2:00 AM
It was apparent that the game plan for China Dream in Buffalo Raceway's $10,000 Open Pace on Saturday night (June 25) was to try and cut the mile, something he's not accustomed at all in doing. The new strategy worked to perfection though as the usually late-charging China Dream tied his lifetime best in going gate-to-wire to beat GD Airliner by 1-1/2 lengths in 1:54.0 over the fast track...
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Sophomore pacers capture stakes elims at Pocono

on 06/25/2016 2:00 AM
Control The Moment and Racing Hill each posted new lifetime marks in capturing their respective $25,000 Max Hempt Memorial eliminations for 3-year-old male pacers on Saturday (June 25) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. In the $20,000 eliminations in the James Lynch Memorial for 3-year-old filly pacers, Newborn Sassy and Pure Country were victorious.T he first turn told the tale in the f...
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Sintra stretches win streak to six in Summertime

on 06/25/2016 2:00 AM
The opening leg of the Summertime Series highlighted racing action Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. The three-week series for sophomore pacing colts and geldings attracted a field of 11 for the $18,000 first leg. Dave Menary trainee Sintra entered Saturday’s opening round undefeated in five starts this season. Despite a large field, Sintra was sent off as the 1/9 favourite from ...
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Two stunning performances in the Beal elims

on 06/25/2016 2:00 AM
For those watching at home and the fans in attendance, they witnessed two jaw-dropping performances by a horse that could not seem to suffer defeat and another that certainly could not triumph in the $25,000 Earl Beal Jr. Memorial eliminations for 3-year-old trotting males on Saturday (June 25) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The Muscle Hill colt Bar Hopping, driven by Tim Tetrick for ...
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Three amazing performances in Franklin elims

on 06/25/2016 2:00 AM
To see the video replays of the three Franklin elims as well as the other elims at Pocono on Saturday night, please go to the video box on the home page of harnessracing.com.   Wiggle It Jiggleit was the 2015 Harness Horse of the Year, and is ranked #1 in the Top Ten poll. He won his Franklin elimination in 1:48.1. Which was the slowest elimination.   By a full second. Be...
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Freshmen race in Hawthorne stakes

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
Thursday evening at Hawthorne brought forth warm temps and a fast track, along with the first view of the 2-year-old stakes competitors for the summer meet.   Illinois-bred 2-year-old filly trotters took to the track in two divisions of leg one of the Fox Valley Flan Stakes while colts and gelding trotters were featured in the Kadabra Stakes, which also had a pair of divisions. &...
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Southern Girl continues her charm at Vernon

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
Connie Hochstetler's Southern Girl ($9) earned her fourth win in five starts in the featured $7,500 Mares Miracle Mile Pace on Thursday evening at Vernon Downs.   Chris Lems wasted no time with the 4-year-old Sportsmaster mare, posting a :26.4 first quarter to clear Love You Bye (Jimmy Whittemore) and Looney Dune (Ben McNeil). Southern Girl controlled the pace through middle sp...
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Faraldo opines about RMTC's Glaucine research

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
The New York State Gaming Commission has received at least 35 written reports from its own highly regarded testing laboratory regarding positive tests for Glaucine at New York State tracks. Other jurisdictions have reported similar positives. Not only hasn't the Gaming Commission taken any action to call for the return of purse money, much less done anything as required by its regulations; now...
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NY tracks pool resources for online contests

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
Prominent New York State advance deposit wagering platforms BataviaBets, EmpireCityBets, and SaratogaBets, citing positive handle trends and player feedback, Friday announced that they will continue to offer legal online handicapping contests.   Fully approved and regulated by the New York State Gaming Commission, members of the joint promotional initiative have all agreed to e...
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Miller hoping to take Trolley to Beal victory

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
Although Southwind Frank sports the divisional crown and rightfully so, he is surrounded by rivals seeking to snatch that glistening accessory on every occasion he places a hoof upon the track. In Saturday's $25,000 Earl Beal Jr. Memorial eliminations at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Trolley tosses himself into the fray, to not only derail the champion's journey to the Hambletonia...
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Roll Away Joe, Artmagic win NYSS splits

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway Friday night welcomed the Empire's glamour division in the $167,874 New York Sire Stakes Hugh Grant Pace for 3-year-old colts and geldings. A pair of $83,937 events comprised this statebred visit.   The first division saw pocketed maiden-no-more Roll Away Joe (Matt Kakaley, $10.40), from post position three (in one notch after a scratch) stalk pace-setting Fine ...
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Strong efforts in Town Pro Series opener

on 06/24/2016 2:00 AM
Lindys Nightmare and Collective Wisdom captured first round divisions of the Town Pro Series Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   The Town Pro Series has been used as a launching pad by lightly raced 3-year-old pacing fillies over the years and after Friday's first leg it appears the 2016 edition will continue that tradition.   Lindys Nightmare turned in a sizzl...
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Cicada's Song continues DSBF dominance

on 06/23/2016 2:00 AM
A total of 24 Delaware-sired trotters competed in four $20,000 divisions of the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes Wednesday at Harrington Raceway. The top eight point earners from each division will compete in $100,000 final events on July 28.   In the first filly division, Jane Dunavant's Cicada's Song ($4.20, Carlo Poliseno) continued her dominanc...
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Team America arrives in France for Drivers' Cup

on 06/23/2016 2:00 AM
On Wednesday Team America drivers Jason Bartlett, Jordan Stratton and Tyler Buter arrived in Paris, France, accompanied by their wives Kristen, Denelle, and Amber; executive director of the SOA of New York, Alex Dadoyan; USTA Communications staff Rich Johnston and Allison Conte; and Brandon Valvo of Harness Racing America for the second leg of the inaugural Drivers' Cup.   Day...
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Cutler highlights Friday night card at Big M

on 06/23/2016 2:00 AM
This weekend's highlights at the Meadowlands occur both on and off the racetrack.   Friday night's 11-race card offers a return to fuller fields including the first 2-year-old races of the Meadowlands' 2016 season and Grand Circuit racing in form of the $200,000 Arthur Cutler Memorial Free For All featuring seven of the continent's finest trotting horses competing for the winner's ...
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Resolve returns from Elitlopp for Cutler

on 06/23/2016 2:00 AM
After finishing second in the Elitlopp on May 29 at Sweden's Solvalla Raceway, Resolve is back on familiar ground and ready for his next challenge in Friday's $200,000 Arthur J. Cutler Memorial for older trotters at the Meadowlands. Resolve faces six rivals in the Cutler. He will start from post 7, with trainer Ake Svanstedt also driving, and is the 2-1 morning line favorite. Obrigado, whos...
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Fast miles and more in new Weekend Preview!

on 06/23/2016 2:00 AM
It's been 10 years since Holborn Hanover's race-record 1:46.4 mile, and while the world mark has been equaled a few times since, it's still the all-time standard. This year, arguably more than ever, horsemen are now talking about breaking the 1:46.4 beam, and in the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, David Miller and George Teague Jr. talk about those chances, especially with their re...
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Use Your Noodle, Eternal Ring take Del elims

on 06/22/2016 2:00 AM
Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 3-year-old pacing fillies completed their second set of $20,000 elimination events Tuesday at Harrington Raceway.   The first division pitted familiar rivals in another compelling matchup, Use Your Noodle and Apple Bottom Jeans, who have finished 1-2 on four occasions this year, with Apple Bottom Jeans getting the win most recently on June ...
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Online handicapping contests to continue in NY

on 06/22/2016 2:00 AM
Prominent New York State advance deposit wagering (ADW) platforms BataviaBets, EmpireCityBets, and SaratogaBets, citing positive handle trends and player feedback, announced that they will continue to offer legal online handicapping contests. Fully approved and regulated by the New York State Gaming Commission, members of the joint promotional initiative have all agreed to extended terms ...
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