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Ron Burke drives Rugged Wear to PM win

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
Ron Burke (driving this winner) and Scented Roses starred at The Meadows on Tuesday afternoon Scented Roses captured her fourth straight victory when she scored easily in the $22,500 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot.   Scented Roses re-took the lead for Dave Palone past the quarter and widened her margin late, prevailing by 1-1/4 lengths over Whata ...
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Rob Key on Post Time with Mike and Mike

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
Joining us on the Post Time with Mike and Mike show this week is Rob Key, theCEO and founder of Converseon, an award-winning social media consultancy. Also a harness horse owner, his company is partnered with the USTA's social media initiative. Also coming up this week, leading Chicago area driver Casey Leonard will be joining us to talk about his career, as well as the current racing season a...
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Tipitina upsets in Meadows feature

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
Shoved four wide through the final turn, Tipitina blazed through the stretch to pull off the 8-1 upset in Monday?s $22,500 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. Tipitina was third-over down the backside and appeared to have excess cover. But when Eric Goodell showed her racetrack, she brushed past the field and nipped Spreester by a nose in 1:54.1. Earl...
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Domedomedome sweeps Lifetime Dream Series

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
Domedomedome completed her domination of the Lifetime Dream Series with a 1:55.4 victory Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack. A field of 10 four and five-year-old trotting mares lined up for the $44,200 Lifetime Dream Series final, but all eyes were on five-year-old Domedomedome. The Jack Moiseyev trainee entered the final off victories of 4 ? and 3 lengths in the preliminary rounds and the ...
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Surprises in Dover Downs features

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
Longshots prevailed in both lucrative Dover Downs handicap co-feature races when Dapper Dude won a tenacious homestretch battle to win the $30,000 Preferred and Mustang Art got up at 13-1 in the $27,500 Delaware Special on Monday. Turning for home race favorite Bushwacker, piloted by Tim Tetrick, riding a three-race win streak, had a short lead but was under duress with Major Uptrend and Co...
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Bidding for SRF breedings underway!

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
An auction of more than 70 breedings is scheduled for http://www.ongait.com/ from 8 a.m. on Tuesday (Jan. 26) through 8 p.m. on Thursday (Jan. 28). The process is simple and easy, and bids will also be gladly accepted by contacting SRF at 732.446.4422 during that time. Winning bidders will be required to make a 10 percent deposit with the balance due at live foal.   For 26 years, t...
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Classy Lane barn fire stallion auction begins 1/29

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
The Central Ontario Standardbred Association has announced details regarding a stallion auction that will benefit those affected by the barn fire at Classy Lane Training Center. The auction will begin this Friday (January 29) at noon and will run until Tuesday February 2 at 6 p.m. A list of the stallions for the auction will be available Friday morning along with further details. Those ...
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Guilfoil named Ky. Comm. executive director

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
Governor Matt Bevin appointed Barren County native Marc A. Guilfoil as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) Secretary David Dickerson announced Tuesday. Guilfoil has served in a number of roles at the KHRC since 1988, most recently as director of racing.   "Marc brings a unique perspective to this position and I am very excited he will have oversight of ...
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Adios, Meadows Maturity payments due

on 01/26/2016 12:00 AM
The Meadows Racetrack & Casino would like to remind trainers and owners that payments for the 50th Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids and The Meadows Maturity Trots for 4 year olds and up are due by Feb. 15.   Payment for the Adios, a premier event for 3-year-old pacers with an estimated $500,000 purse, is $600. That payment also maintains the eligibility of sophomore paci...
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PA Fair Horsemen hold awards banquet

on 01/25/2016 12:00 AM
The Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen's Association, in conjunction with their good friends at the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen's Association and the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association, honored their best and brightest stars of 2015, both human and equine, at the annual awards banquet traditionally held after the USTA District 7 (Pennsylvania) meeting.   The event was held at...
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Napolitano gets 7,500th win; Arthur BC scores

on 01/25/2016 12:00 AM
The weather was, indeed, chilly in South Florida on Sunday night--50ish--but driver George Napolitano Jr. continued his hot hand at Pompano Park by scoring his 7,500th career victory in the $10,000 claiming ($30,000) pace with Danger Hi Joltage. Trained by Chris Oakes for owner Susan Oakes, the 7-year-old gelded son of Village Jolt scored a handy win measuring two lengths in 1:52.1--hi...
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First foal by EL Titan born at Southwind Farm

on 01/25/2016 12:00 AM
Southwind Farms welcomed the first foal by EL Titan on Friday, Jan. 22. The colt, named Southwind Frost, is from the stakes winning SJ's Photo mare Freeze Frame 1:53f ($293,903) and is a brother to the fast performer Cupcake 3,1:53.4 ($126,907).   EL Titan 4,1:51.2f ($726,344) is a son of Muscle Hill and the Garland Lobell mare Courtney Hall 3,1:55.4 ($...
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Penn dominates in top trot at Miami Valley

on 01/25/2016 12:00 AM
Penn continued his domination of the open trotting ranks in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday afternoon (January 24) with an overpowering 1:57.1 triumph over a track rated ?good' due to a partial thaw during the matinee.   Despite racing on an every-other-week schedule, the six-year-old Master Glide gelding has remained razor sharp since showing up in southwest Ohio following the completion of...
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Blue Chip adds state of the art breeding tools

on 01/25/2016 12:00 AM
Blue Chip Farms is proud to announce the completion of its state-of-the-art, on-farm equine laboratory. Long time partner Pine Bush Equine has become a preferred provider with industry pioneer Dr. Rob Foss and his Equine Medical Services. Also, recent Texas A&M graduate and full-time theriogenologist Jared Voge joined the team of Blue Chip's Dr. Herb Burns.   ...
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Roger Goldstein wins in amateur action at Pompano

on 01/24/2016 12:00 AM
With the Florida Amateur Driving Club taking center stage on Saturday night, driver Roger Goldstein, known particularly for his training prowess, got his first win since 1980 when he guided the 10 year-old trotter Smokin Dabra to victory in the first of two F.A.D.C. events at Pompano Park. Smokin Dabra, an altered son of Kadabra owned by the Unity Stable along with Probber Morse Racing, won...
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Dream trip for China Dream at Buffalo

on 01/24/2016 12:00 AM
It was a dream trip for China Dream in the $10,000 Open Pace at Buffalo Raceway Saturday night (Jan. 23) by coasting to a half-length upset victory in a brisk 1:55.4 over the fast track.   After battling momentarily with Wild Shot Hanover around the first turn, driver Jack Flanigen and China Dream settled into the lead and posted fractions of 28.0, 57.4 and 1:27.1 past the three-qua...
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Thisjetsabookin's 1:50 sets Miami Valley record

on 01/24/2016 12:00 AM
Action was hot and heavy at Miami Valley Raceway on Saturday night (January 23) with a $20,000 Open Pace and six divisions of preliminary Claim To Fame series races, the final opportunity for the nominees to earn valuable points to qualify for lucrative championships next Saturday.   Sandwiched between all those keenly contested events came a real shocker, though, as Thisjetsabookin...
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Mark MacDonald sidelined after concussion

on 01/24/2016 12:00 AM
Standardbred Canada has reported that Canadian driver Mark MacDonald is sidelined after being involved in an off-track accident this past Friday. MacDonald was off his drives Friday night at Yonkers Raceway after being rear ended before the card. "I was heading to qualify Dune In Red at Yonkers Friday night, stopped for a coffee and got hit from behind hard," MacDonald told Trot Inside...
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Teague stranded after speaking at WI banquet

on 01/24/2016 12:00 AM
George Teague Jr. made it to Wisconsin for Saturday night's Wisconsin Harness Horsemen's Association's (WHHA) annual awards banquet where he was the keynote speaker, but the Delaware-based horseman is having some trouble--as are thousands of others--returning home because of the massive snowstorm that caused havoc on the East Coast. Scheduled to fly back to Baltimore on Sunday morning, Teague'...
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Dew N Doughnuts wins on shortened Mea card

on 01/23/2016 12:00 AM
Dew N Doughnuts moved willingly second-over before vaulting to the lead in the stretch and capturing the $22,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace on Friday's snow-shortened card at The Meadows. The track canceled the final seven of 13 scheduled races when persistent snow rendered the surface hazardous.   Dew N Doughnuts followed the cover of My Temudjin N before Ton...
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