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In The Arsenal tops Yankee Bounty in Historic

on 10/13/2014 2:00 AM
Historic Stakes for 2 year olds were contested at Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon and In The Arsenal continued his winning ways by pacing past Pennsylvania star Yankee Bounty to win in 1:50.4. Yankee Bounty set the fractions, paying for the lead with a :26.2 opening panel, but In The Arsenal raced on his back and used his position to win by 2 1/4 lengths. Brian Sears handle...
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Jamieson beats Filion in 3R tournament

on 10/13/2014 2:00 AM
Never count Jody Jamieson out of any driver's tournament. There is a reason why Jamieson will be representing Canada in the world driving championship once again and he showed the harness racing fans and driving colony at the Hippodrome 3R why on Sunday as Jamieson rallies from fourth place half way through the competition to win it all in the very last race.   "That is why I came h...
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Bid for Cigar's halter, help New Vocations

on 10/13/2014 2:00 AM
Halters for Hope has donated a halter from the late, great Thoroughbred Cigar to help horses in need at the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption program. Cigar, who had been living out his retirement years at the Kentucky Horse Park, died last week in Lexington at age 24. If you are interested in bidding for charity, or know someone who is, the links are below. Bidding ends this Sunday. ...
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Rock The Nite upsets in Meadows series

on 10/13/2014 2:00 AM
 Dismissed at 8-1, Rock The Nite confidently passed up an early hole, powered to the lead and cruised to victory in Monday’s opening leg of a late-closing series for freshman colt and gelding pacers at The Meadows. Jed Kidd Squaking and Conversation Boy captured the other $12,500 opening-leg splits. The series is one of four for 2 year olds that kick off this week at The Meadows. Da...
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DSBF prelims continue at Harrington

on 10/13/2014 2:00 AM
 A total of 24 fillies battled in three $20,000 elimination divisions of the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Monday at Harrington Raceway. The most anticipated showdown, was the latter of those divisions as round one winners Totally Rusty, owned by Carter Racing Stable, and Gigi Deo, owned by the partnership of Jerry Silva, C&G Racing Stables and Deo V...
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Dayton track records set in OHSS elims

on 10/12/2014 2:00 AM
Although the track is just over one week old, a pair of impressive overall track records were established in $15,000 elimination heats of Ohio Sires Stakes races for older pacers and trotters on Saturday night.  The top four finishers from each of two divisions on each gait advanced to the $50,000 championship races next Saturday, plus the fifth place finisher with the most money earned i...
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Creatine, Thinking Out Loud Win Aged Am-Nats

on 10/12/2014 2:00 AM
Creatine captured the $166,300 American National Aged Trot Saturday night at Balmoral Park in a new track record time of 1:51.3 with Dan Noble at the lines.  The previous time of 1:51.4 was set by Sand Vic in 2006. Thinking Out Loud scored a seasonal best 1:49.1 en route to capturing the $179,000 American National Aged Pace for driver John Campbell and trainer Bob McIntosh. In the...
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JK Endofanera romps, Precocious Beauty upsets

on 10/12/2014 2:00 AM
JK Endofanera paced confidently to victory in the $227,000 American National Stake for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings Saturday night at Balmoral Park, stopping the timer in 1:49.1 against nine rivals.   The son of Art Major-Presidential Lady-Presidential Ball had Ron Pierce in the sulky for trainer Ronnie Burke and owners 3 Brothers Stable of New York, N.Y.   JK End...
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Meadowlands part of Bravo TV show

on 10/12/2014 2:00 AM
This past summer the New Meadowlands hosted the Manzo family, famously of the Bravo TV series "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," on which wife/mom Caroline has starred before spinning off their own reality show titled "Manzo'd With Children" for a few nights at the races.   An episode of"Manzo'd With Children"was filmed in part at the track showcasing the new grandstand, Victory S...
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Uncle Peter to stand at Ohio's Hickory Lane

on 10/12/2014 2:00 AM
Hickory Lane Farm is pleased to announce that it is adding another world champion trotter to its stallion roster in 2015 when world champion Uncle Peter (Cantab Hall-Victory Treasure-Enjoy Lavec), 1:54.2; 3, 1:52.3f; 4, 1:50.3f ($1,290,660) joins world champion, Dejarmbro to form the most prolific tandem of promising young trotting stallions to stand in the state of Ohio.   Winner o...
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Mach Three filly tops Forest City at $85,000

on 10/12/2014 2:00 AM
Jiminey Three was the 2014 Forest City Yearling Sale topper with a final bid of $85,000 on Sunday at the newly renovated Agriplex at Western Fair District in London, Ont. The average price of $15,294 was up 13.1 percent from 2013. Selling as Hip 65, Jiminey Three was purchased by Gaston Bibeau of Sorel Tracy, Que. Consigned by agent Preferred Equine, the filly is sired by Mach Three out of ...
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Longtime Ohio horse owner Rex Parker dies

on 10/11/2014 2:00 AM
Rex Lee Parker, a longtime Standardbred owner and Ohio teacher and athletics coach, and also the uncle of Horseman And Fair World editor Kathy Parker, died Friday afternoon (Oct. 10) at his home in Morrow, Ohio, after a brief battle with cancer. He was 76.   A native of Morrow, Mr. Parker was the son of the late Mildred Parker Reed and Karl Parker. He graduated from Morrow High...
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Rock N' Roll World captures NJSS-GA Final

on 10/11/2014 2:00 AM
Rock N’ Roll World took the lead off the gate and never looked back, capturing the $25,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes – Green Acres Final for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Freehold Raceway. Jack Baggitt Jr. drove the 3-5 favorite, who covered the third-race mile over the sloppy track in 1:58 flat, finishing a length and a quarter ahead of Too Darn...
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Patrick, Cerry give Takter Am-Nat trot sweep

on 10/11/2014 2:00 AM
Father Patrick added another feather to his illustrious cap by simply cruising to a five length victory in 1:52.2 in the $203,000 American National for 3-year-old trotters Saturday night at Balmoral Park. Shake It Cerry trotted to a new stakes and track record clocking of 1:52.2 in the $150,000 American National 3-year-Old Filly Trot..The previous record was 1:54, set in 2010 by Springtime Vol...
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Sophomores shine in Indiana Sire Stakes Finals

on 10/11/2014 2:00 AM
The three-year-old divisions of Indiana Sires Stakes action took center stage at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, October 11 as they played host to the fifth and final round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals. The Hoosier state’s top sophomore competitors were out in full force and did not disappoint in each of the four divisions. The stakes action kicked off with the s...
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OSS Super Final winners crowned at Mohawk

on 10/11/2014 2:00 AM
Eight new Ontario Sires Stakes divisional champions were crowned at Mohawk Saturday night. Two-year-old trotting filly division point leader Danielle Hall concluded her first Ontario Sires Stakes season on top as she wore down Peaceful Way Stakes champion and race favourite Stubborn Belle en route to victory in the first Super Final of the night. Danielle Hall protected her...
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Baillargeon talks Super Final starters

on 10/10/2014 2:00 AM
Ben Baillargeon will send out a quartet of starters in this Saturday's $250,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Super Finals at Mohawk and will be looking for a little bit of luck along the way.   The post position gods weren't kind to Baillargeon as his two best chances Saturday evening drew posts nine and 10, while his other two starters drew post position seven. However, bad post positions ...
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Burke on verge of new all-time earnings mark

on 10/10/2014 2:00 AM
Ron Burke brings 16 horses to Balmoral Park for Saturday's American National Stakes card and could leave with the most single-year purse earnings of any harness racing trainer in history.   Burke established the record of $22.2 million last year and entered Friday with $21.6 million. Saturday's card at Balmoral features eight American Nationals for trotters and pacers and purse...
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Legislators' Pace race at Yonkers Saturday

on 10/10/2014 2:00 AM
The most significant "political race” of the season is on the horizon for Saturday, and it's not a gubernatorial debate. A dozen elected officials – members of the New York Assembly and Senate from Westchester, Long Island and New York's five boroughs – will go behind the starting gate at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway in the annual "Legislators' Pace” on Saturday, Oct. 11. The ...
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SS Poseidon wins New Jersey Futurity

on 10/10/2014 2:00 AM
SS Poseidon, winner of the Harold Dancer Trot, added the $33,500 New Jersey Futurity to his list of stakes wins on Friday, October 10, 2014 at Freehold Raceway. The Futurity, restricted to New Jersey-sired two-year-old trotters, is sponsored by the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey. SS Poseidon [Muscle Hill] was a two and a quarter-length winner over the fi...
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