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Our Lucky Chip romps in seasonal debut

on 04/13/2014 2:00 AM
Veteran pacer Our Lucky Chip made his seasonal debut a winning one after he scored in 1:50.3 in the co-featured event of the evening, a $22,000 Invitational pace, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, April 12. Guided by regular driver Trace Tetrick, Our Lucky Chip’s 1:50.3 performance marks the fastest mile of the season over Hoosier Park’s seven-eighths mile oval thus far. ...
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All-age record equaled twice at Miami Valley

on 04/13/2014 2:00 AM
The all-age track record was equaled not once, but twice, on Saturday night at Miami Valley Raceway--and neither record-setting performance came in the featured $10,000 Open I Pace, although the standard for four-year-olds did also get shattered in that race. Spill The Beans was the first to tie Lookinforadventure's 1:51.4 record clocking when he bested a field of conditioned pacers chasing...
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Dragon Seelster poised for Youthful upset

on 04/13/2014 2:00 AM
Dragon Seelster, a three-year-old son of Dragon Again, will seek his second career tally in Monday’s $36,200 Youthful Series final at Woodbine. Trained and driven by Paul MacDonell, Dragon Seelster has had a credible to season to date in six appearances. The bay has crafted a 1-2-3 record this year along with $21,750 in earnings. "He’s certainly been racing very well and most imp...
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Panocchio in repeat win at Pompano

on 04/13/2014 2:00 AM
Panocchio, confidently handled by Bruce Ranger, took top honors in Pompano Park's "Saturday Night Special," scoring a handy win in 1:51.4. The four year-old son of No Pan Intended, pinned a defeat measuring 1 1/2 lengths over Premier (Rick Plano) with Freeneasy Hanover (Wally Hennessey) third. Rick's Sign crossed the wire fourth but was placed sixth and last after an incident halfway th...
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Ray Hall, You Rock My World win Weiss at Pocono

on 04/13/2014 2:00 AM
Ray Hall and You Rock My World picked up victories Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the Bobby Weiss late closer series. There were two divisions of the Weiss held for three and four-year-old colts, stallions, and geldings on the trot, each carrying a purse of $15,000. Ray Hall (Justice Hall-Comebyrail), driven by Tim Tetrick and trained by Mark Harder, made it a perfect four...
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Yonkers hosts 4th round Blue Chip Matchmaker

on 04/12/2014 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway Friday night hosted the fourth round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker for Open Mare pacers. Three $40,000 divisions went postward. The first event saw Breeders Crown champ Shelliscape (Tim Tetrick, $7.20) get off the series schneid a handy, down-the-road effort (:27.3, :57,  1:24, 1:52). Winning the draw, she played "Catch Me If You Can,” and they could not. Ramalama (Ma...
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Lutetium wins Vernon opening night feature

on 04/12/2014 2:00 AM
Coming off three consecutive wins in the Open ranks at Buffalo, Lutetium ($5.30) proved a gutsy 1:52.4 winner, taking a lifetime mark in the featured $10,000 Miracle Mile 1 Trot at Vernon Downs on Opening Night, April 11. The seven-year-old Credit Winner gelding stayed true to his past strategy, clearing and setting a strong tempo, posting a :26.4 first quarter before facing pressure on t...
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Allstar Legend romps at The Meadowlands

on 04/12/2014 2:00 AM
Jim Morrill Jr. made a decision early in the Free For All Saturday night at the Meadowlands and that was to beat Golden Receiver at his own game.  Reaching the opening quarter in :26.1, Allstar Legend forced Golden Receiver into the pocket while clicking off a :54.4 half-mile and hitting three-quarters in 1:22.3.  On the far turn, Corey Callahan seemed to be asking Golden Receiver to...
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Hldontghttoyurdrms headlines Don Mills

on 04/12/2014 2:00 AM
Hldontghttoyurdrms, who recently captured the Horse And Groom final at The Meadowlands late last month, will headline the opening round of the Don Mills Series Saturday evening (April 12) at Woodbine Racetrack. The talented son of Muscles Yankee will begin from post 6 in the lone division in race nine for driver Jonathan Drury and trainer Corey Johnson. A 15-time winner in his care...
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Abelard Hanover wins thrilling feature at Pocono

on 04/12/2014 2:00 AM
Abelard Hanover made a second move late to rally for a thrilling victory in Saturday night’s featured Preferred pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000. Leaving from post position #6 in a field of eight at 7-1, Abelard Hanover (Rocknroll Hanover-Allamerican Coed), a 6-year-old gelding trained by Donald Billings, gunned to the early lead and set a screami...
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Casino Bags Carlo cashes in DSBF final

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Casino Bags Carlo swept to victory in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 3-year-old male pace, the last of four $100,000 DSBF finals this week on the closing day of the 45th season at Dover Downs on Thursday.   When front-pacing favorite Elite Awards suddenly broke stride on the final turn, Vince Copeland, sitting second with Casino Bags Carlo, shot into th...
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Four straight for Up Front Kellie Jo

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
For the fourth consecutive week, Up Front Kellie Jo was up to the task in the $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace on Thursday in Northfield Park's 10th race. She is trained by Rob Harmon for owners Ed Mullinax and Mark Ford. Josh Sutton has been in the bike for all four of her consecutive victories.   Despite being assigned the outside, Up Front Kellie Jo (Bettor's Deligh...
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Kauffman leading Miami Valley dash race

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Kayne Kauffman extended his lead in the dash standings at the inaugural meet at Miami Valley Raceway by notching four wins on the Thursday night (April 10) program.   The 35-year-old Kauffman, determined to defend the dash title he earned at the final meet at nearby Lebanon Raceway in 2013, has 64 victories through the first 45 nights of racing. Runner-up Tyler Smith has 49 win...
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Youth horsemanship camps added for summer

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of five one-day educational horsemanship programs to its summer schedule. HHYF will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on June 17, and has added four programs in Maine. June 30, July 1 and July 3 programs will be held at the Cumberland, Maine, fairgrounds, while July 2, a program has been added in Cornish, Maine. In additi...
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WEG stakes payments due April 15

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Woodbine Entertainment Group reminds all owners, horsemen and women, that Tuesday, April 15, is the deadline for sustaining payments which are due for the circuit's major stakes events.   For more detailed information, click the link below. Envelopes must be clearly postmarked no later than the said due date or payment will not be accepted. Registered mail is recommended.   ...
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Seashell Hanover takes Meadows series opener

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Off 6-1/2 months since wrapping up her freshman season, Seashell Hanover blitzed the field with a powerful first-over move and scored easily in Friday’s Do Me Honor Pace at The Meadows. Mamas Fallen Angel and Bet On Me Hanover also took $17,500 opening-leg divisions in the series for 3-year-old pacing fillies named for Do Me Honor, a fast-class mare currently competing at The Meadows fo...
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Rock N Roll Xample completes Blossom sweep

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Rock N Roll Xample didn’t disappoint the betting public on Friday evening at Woodbine as the heavily-favoured filly completed the Blossom Series sweep. After capturing both preliminary legs, Rock N Roll Xample and Randy Waples scored an open-length victory to take the rich $36,000 final in 1:53. Waples and the daughter of Rocknroll Hanover-R Xample sat in the two-hole for most of ...
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American In Paris wins again in Artistic Vision

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
American In Paris rolled into the second leg of the Artistic Vision as a prohibitive favorite and the daughter of American Ideal did not disappoint. Sent off as the 3/5 choice, American In Paris made a quarter move to the lead for Jim Morrill Jr. before getting to the half-mile in 54.3 and three-quarters in 1:22.2.  Through the stretch she kept her stable-mate, Art Ideal, at bay with Road...
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Mark MacDonald heading to Meadowlands

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Mark MacDonald, winner of over 5,000 races will be driving at The Meadowlands on Friday nights through the end of The Championship Meet.  MacDonald is hoping this will be a launching point to him becoming a Meadowlands mainstay going forward. "I want to start driving there on Friday nights. It’s tough to jump into any place in the middle of a meet, let alone The Meadowlands, but I ...
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Heartsaregonnaroll 'The Queen' in Buffalo trot

on 04/11/2014 2:00 AM
Heartsaregonnaroll was the 'Queen of the Night' at Buffalo Raceway Friday evening (April 11) as the lone mare in the field flexed her muscles and went wire-to-wire to snag the $10,500 Open Trot in a seasonal best time of 1:58.3 over the fast track. The heavily-favored Heartsaregonnaroll ($3.80) didn't break any hearts as she managed to post the half-length victory over Justgottogetthere (Jim Mc...
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