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Four freshman events back on WEG calendar

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
After a one-year absence, four 2-year-old stakes events are returning to the Mohawk stakes calendar. The Dream Maker and Whenuwishuponastar, for 2-year-old colt and filly pacers, will return in July. ‪On the 2-year-old trotting side, the Define The World (formerly Bridger) and Pure Ivory (formerly In Free) will also re-appear in August. Nominations are also due for a pair of sophomore ev...
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Big M drops Pick 4 minimums to 50 cents

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
Beginning with the Friday, May 2, racing program at the Meadowlands, the minimum bet required for the Early and Late Pick 4 wagers will be 50 cents. The decision was made due to the majority of customers expressing their desire for having the minimum bet for the two wagers reduced.   "For the past 18 months, this is something that we have been thinking about,” said director of rac...
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Scioto holds qualifiers, opens meet Thursday

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
Scioto Downs first qualifiers of the season were held Monday (April 28) in preparation for the live racing season which starts on Thursday, May 8. Qualifiers will continue to be held on Monday's throughout the summer with a post time of 10 am. The condition sheet for the first week of live racing is now available and Scioto Downs is set up for Online Entry.   Announcer, Barry V...
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Barbara Bowers, 89, dies in Ohio

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
Barbara E. (Wolf) Bowers, 89, of Dublin, Ohio, died Saturday, April 26, at the Kobacker House for Hospice Care in Columbus, Ohio. Mrs. Bowers and her husband, John F., bred and raced Standardbreds. Their daughter, Moira Fahy, trains and races horses at The Meadows with her husband Bill.   Born in Columbus, Mrs. Bowers lived mostly in the Grandview Heights and Upper Arlingt...
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Entranced doubles up in Tie Silk Series

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
A familiar face was found back in the winner's circle at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening as a pair of $15,000 divisions took place in the second round of the Tie Silk Series.   Entranced, driven by Mike Saftic, will aim for the series sweep after turning back all rivals in a 1:56.4 victory.   The talented son of Kadabra led from gate-to-wire through panels of :27, :5...
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Palone wins 6; Certified Ideal wins feature

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
Certified Ideal pulled the pocket at the half and rolled to a convincing victory in Monday's $22,500 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.   Nosed out last week by Do Me Honor, Certified Ideal found herself behind Do Me Honor after the two dueled for the early lead. When Tony Hall moved Certified Ideal, the 4-year-old daughter of Western Ideal...
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Spring Mixed Sale catalog now available

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
The sale catalog and past performances for the Meadowlands May 18 Spring Mixed Sale are now available for download on the Tattersalls website, www.tattersallsredmile.com.   The catalog and racelines may be downloaded in their entirety as PDF files, or users may wish to view individual horses from the sortable sale roster. The catalog will be available on the Equineline sales catalo...
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Just A Jolt extends streak to 3 at Harrington

on 04/28/2014 2:00 AM
John Dayton's Just A Jolt ($6.60, Victor Kirby) notched his third consecutive win Monday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:52.4 triumph in the $17,000 Open.   The 4-year-old Village Jolt gelding improved to two-for-two in 2014 at Harrington, after besting a high-level conditioned group on April 21 in 1:51.3. Trained by Jim King Jr., "Jolt" sat in the pocket throughout behind paces...
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Foiled Again fades so Levy to PH Supercam

on 04/27/2014 2:00 AM
Foiled Again was denied a third titleholder of the George Morton Levy Memorial, as PH Supercam took the crown Saturday night at Yonkers.   "At the half, I knew I was in trouble,” was the post-mortem of Yannick Gingras after Foiled Again—despite everything seemingly going his way—faded to third in Yonkers Raceway's early-rain-impeded $567,000 final of the Ge...
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West Side Story, National Debt score

on 04/27/2014 2:00 AM
West Side Story, driven by Chris Christoforou, stormed home to win the $43,000 final of the Don Mills Series on Saturday evening at Woodbine. After capturing his division in the opening round of the series, the Per Henriksen trainee scored back-to-back wins and his fifth tally of the year.   Mego Moss (James MacDonald) was quickly marched to the front well before the opening quarter...
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After rain, "Rainbow" in Yonkers winner's circle

on 04/27/2014 2:00 AM
It did rain Saturday night, but whether there was a rainbow afterward was uncertain. What was not up for debate was Somwherovrarainbow (Brian Sears), who parlayed a pocket trip, winning Yonkers Raceway's $371,400 final of the Blue Chip Matchmaker.   The Raceway's marquee event for Open Mares saw the open draw shake out well for series points leader Yagonnakissmeornot (Dan Dube). Lea...
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Hackett elims at Miami Valley, plus other news

on 04/27/2014 2:00 AM
A pair of $25,000 James K. Hackett Memorial championship races were contested on Saturday night at Miami Valley Raceway, followed by an $8,500 Open Handicap pace that resulted in an all-age track record clocking. Ohio-sired three-year-old fillies battled in the first Hackett final with favored Crown Time Keeper (Chris Page), one of the elimination heat victors last week, winning the war in ...
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Callahan tops drivers to grab $15k prize

on 04/27/2014 2:00 AM
The $30,000 final for the Legends vs Phenoms driving competition threaded through the Saturday night card at the Meadowlands with ten drivers competing over five races for the $15,000 first prize. Each driver was entitled to choose his mount in one of the five races and through the first three they proved to be prophetic with a chosen horse winning each of those races.   In Reynolds...
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Jerseylicious, Modern Family big Friday winners

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
Friday nights at the Meadowlands customarily feature the top class mare pacers and the cream of the trotting crop. This was the course of events for the April 25 card with the mares up first in the second half of the Daily Double.   The Sweetheart stakes winner from 2012, Jerseylicious opened her 4 year old season in style with a 1:51.2 win in a $22,500 B-1/A-2. A nine-time winner w...
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Mamas Fallen Angel takes Meadows final

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
Passed by Seashell Hanover down the backside, Mamas Fallen Angel gamely persevered, overcame her rival in deep stretch and captured Friday's $34,250 championship leg of the Do Me Honor Pace for 3-year-old fillies at The Meadows, completing her series sweep.   Unraced at 2, Mamas Fallen Angel was acquired by Megan Rogers Racing Stables via an Internet transaction. A half sister to Odds On ...
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Super Manning edges DW's NY Yank

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
Super Manning (Matt Kakaley) took advantage of a late-race rest stop Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $38,000 Open Handicap Trot.   In no particular hurry from post position 5, Super Manning's job became easier when 8-5 choice Coraggioso (Brian Sears) jumped it off leaving and went off the course. That allowed eight-hole assignee DW's NY Yank (George Brennan) to work around 60...
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Jaipur, Absolutely Certain win at VD, Buffalo

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
Driver Fern Paquet Jr. swept the evening's pair of $8,000 Miracle Mile feature events at Vernon Downs on Friday (April 25) evening, rallying to circle the field with Asset Management ($19.60) in the Fillies and Mares Miracle Mile 2-3 Pace, and prevailing in the nick of time aboard Jaipur ($8.20) in the Miracle Mile 2 Trot.   In a change of tactics from the last two weeks, Asset Management...
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No Respect wins second in a row at Hoosier

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
For the second consecutive week, No Respect earned her respect after she turned in a gutsy performance to take home top honors in the featured event, a $22,000 Fillies and Mares Invitational Pace, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, April 25. Guided by Sam Widger, No Respect scored in 1:53.3 and extended her win streak to three.   Using the same off the pace tactics as the prev...
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Rock N Roll Xample a Princess at Woodbine

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
Fresh off her sweep of the Blossom Series, Rock N Roll Xample extended his win streak as she took the lone $20,000 division in the opening round of the Princess Series on Friday evening at Woodbine. With the win, the talented daughter of Rocknroll Hanover has crafted four straight tallies along with an impressive 8-2-1 record from 13 starts this season.   Driver James MacDonald was i...
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Fiyonce captures Northfield's Courageous Lady

on 04/26/2014 2:00 AM
The festive and well-attended evening was made even better for the Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi, when their horse, Fiyonce, won the $110,000 Courageous Lady at Northfield Park.   Trained by Ron Burke and driven by Josh Sutton, Fiyonce bested her competition by a head at the wire and was an upset winner, returning $48.60. Fiyonce started from post five and let her competit...
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