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Meadowlands Summer Sale set for Sunday

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
With 104 horses in the main catalog set to sell, and another 41 entered in the sale supplement, the Meadowlands Summer Mixed Sale is primed to get underway this Sunday at noon in the track's race paddock. The supplement catalog and updated past performances, which includes horses in both the main catalog and supplement, are available on the Tattersalls website (tattersallsredmile.com) and o...
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Harrington gears up for Governor's Day

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
More than $600,000 in total purses will be up for grabs on the 13-race program at Harrington Raceway Thursday during Governor's Day at the Delaware State Fair. For the third consecutive year, the program will be contested at night with a 7 p.m. post time.   Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals will be held for 3-year-old pacers and trotters. Signature even...
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CBS Sports Network re-airs Meadowlands Pace

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
If you missed the one-hour broadcast of the July 12 Meadowlands Pace on the CBS Sports Network--or you want to watch it again--it is being re-aired this Saturday, July 26, at 9 a.m. (EDT). Here's your chance to see the show from the Meadowlands that featured He's Watching's 1:46.4 victory in the $776,000 Meadowlands Pace and a sweet win by Sweet Lou in the William Haughton Memorial Pace. ...
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McWicked lands post 2 in Saturday's Adios

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
McWicked, projected as the favorite for Saturday's $400,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids Presented by Coors Lite at The Meadows, didn't hurt his chances when he pulled post position 2 in Tuesday's draw. Somewhere In LA and Let's Drink On it, who along with McWicked won Adios eliminations last Saturday, drew post positions 5 and 7, respectively.   The draw ...
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11 entered in Hambletonian Oaks; no elims

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
Defending Dan Patch winner Shake It Cerry heads up 11 distaffers entered in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks. The race will go straight to the final to be raced on Hambletonian Day, Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Meadowlands.   Hambletonian week begins on Saturday, July 26, with a prep race for the Hambletonian Oaks and U.S. Pacing Championship and eliminations of the John Cashman...
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Trio of full brothers on Yonkers Friday card

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
A racing oddity will occur on Friday night  at Yonkers Raceway when three full brothers race there that evening.   In the first $6700 Excelsior Stakes, going as an early non-wagering contest prior to the betting card getting underway, BJ Anthony will be making his first start for a purse. Then, in the $44,000 Open Trot, Race 8 on the betting card, the $146,000 seasona...
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Cat Manzi Night Friday at the Meadowlands

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is proud to host "Cat Manzi Night” this Friday, honoring one of the greatest careers in harness racing history. Manzi, a winner of 14,812 races, placing him fourth all-time will spend his evening along with upwards of forty of his closest friends and family at the Meadowlands on Friday.   Manzi's night will begin with an appear...
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Off win, Arch Madness a Cashman contender

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
Arch Madness wasn't ill, but a victory in a conditioned handicap at Harrah's Philadelphia last week might have been just what the doctor ordered. Now the 10-year-old gelding is returning to competition against the continent's best older trotters as he heads to Saturday's eliminations for the John Cashman Jr. Memorial at the Meadowlands.   The Cashman, formerly known as the Nat Ray, ...
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Gingras/Burke score NYSS hat trick

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway Tuesday night hosted the $200,200 New York Sires Stakes Clyde Hirt Pace. The event--for 2-year-old fillies--was contested in nearly-quartered, $50,050 divisions. The dance team of trainer Ron Burke and driver Yannick Gingras combined in three of the events…and won each of those.   The first grouping was, as advertised, a Westchester waltz for odds-on Sassa Hanover ...
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Airman Batten rebounds in INSS 2CT final

on 07/22/2014 2:00 AM
Freshman trotting colts were the featured attraction at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in the second round of $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes finals on Tuesday.   After a costly break in the first $75,000 Indiana Sires Stakes final at Hoosier Park, Airman Batten and LeWayne Miller rebounded nicely to score in 1:57 and make a clean sweep of the second round of the stakes action. Last ...
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Maryland Sires Stakes underway at Ocean Downs

on 07/21/2014 2:00 AM
The Maryland Sires Stakes season got underway with 2-year-old preliminaries on Sunday night at the Casino at Ocean Downs. Once again the stallion Cam's Rocket has produced a winning 2-year-old pacer and trotter.   Richard Hans continues to take chances breeding his trotting mares to pacing stallion Cam's Rocket and only time will tell how good this year's colt will be. Here I A...
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Pembroke Wildcat fastest in Maine Sires Stakes

on 07/21/2014 2:00 AM
Maine Sires Stakes activity returned to Scarborough Downs on Sunday as the 2-year-old pacing colt divisions split out into two dashes contested for purses of $10,153 apiece.   Sailor Jerry steamed full speed ahead as he continued his undefeated streak by scoring his fifth career victory. The Maine-bred son of Cheyenne Hollywood has answered every call this season while being d...
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Lee Sattelberg recovering after fall at home

on 07/21/2014 2:00 AM
Longtime Michigan-based horseman Lee Sattelberg told harnessracing.com Monday morning that he is on the road to recovery after suffering a skull fracture and small compression fracture in his vertebrae after falling down the stairs at his home on Sunday, June 22. Sattelberg, who was inducted into Michigan's Harness Racing Hall of Fame in 2004, spent more than three weeks in the hospital bef...
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Thomas Carl Fanning dies at 87

on 07/21/2014 2:00 AM
Thomas Carl Fanning, of Shark River Hills, Neptune, and formerly of Oradell, N.J., died Saturday, July 19, at his home. He was 87.   Mr. Fanning was a loving father, beloved husband and an extraordinary man whose family and faith took precedence in his life. He cherished his friendships and had a warm, loving and giving heart.   Born in Jersey City in 1927 to Te...
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Burke has 2 fillies in Merrie Annabelle

on 07/21/2014 2:00 AM
Ron Burke says there will be times when 2-year-old filly trotter Mission Brief makes him exclaim with awe, "Oh my God, look what she did.” He also says it's possible he will mutter the same phrase in disappointment. "It's going to be both ways,” Burke said, laughing. "She's very, very fast. All along I've thought she's our most talented 2-year-old. She just has to get her brain settled dow...
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2YO pacer Gordo big winner at Bedford fair

on 07/21/2014 2:00 AM
The two-year-old pacer Gordo astonished the racing fans at the Bedford (PA) Fair on Monday afternoon when he scorched to a 1:57 victory in a Pennsylvania Fair Sire Stakes event, missing both the all-time Bedford track record and the national season's record for age, sex, and gait by only two-fifths of a second. Driver Steve Schoeffel sent Gordo right to the front and blitzed amazing fractions ...
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Clear Vision wins Battle of Lake Erie

on 07/20/2014 2:00 AM
Clear Vision broke the track record for older pacing geldings, posting a 1:49.3 win on Saturday. The two-length, track-record victory came in the 29th edition of Northfield Park's $150,000 Battle of Lake Erie.   Clear Vision (Western Hanover-Artistic Vision-Artsplace) is owned by the partnership of Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi LLC, The Panhellenic S...
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In The Arsenal impresses in Sheppard victory

on 07/20/2014 2:00 AM
In The Arsenal (Eric Goodell) never had an anxious moment, Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $125,000 final of Lawrence B. Sheppard Pace.   The Sheppard—named for the man who helped make Hanover Shoe Farms the sport's leading breeding operation—is the Raceway's premier event for "open” 2-year-old colts and geldings (though none of the latter were in this season's final...
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Intimidate upsets Sebastian K in Maple Leaf Trot

on 07/20/2014 2:00 AM
Intimidate (3), trained by Luc Blais and driven by Sylvain Filion, pulled off a 45-1 upset over the heavily favored Sebastian K in the $603,000 Maple Leaf Trot on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack.   Sent postward as the 1-5 favorite, Sebastian K got away in second behind post 10 starter Modern Family who was sent hard to the lead over the "sloppy" rated track to post an opening quarter ...
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Hambo hopeful Harper Blue Chip wins CBC final

on 07/20/2014 2:00 AM
A quartet of Canadian Breeders Championships for the nation's finest 3-year-old pacers and trotters highlighted the undercard for Maple Leaf Trot night at Mohawk.   Harper Blue Chip, with Sylvain Filion at the controls, turned in another top notch performance to win the $121,958 Canadian Breeders Championship for three-year-old colts and geldings trotters.   After getting...
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