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Burke wins Preferred Trot with Summer Indian

on 10/15/2013 2:00 AM
Summer Indian shrugged off a demanding first quarter and rolled to his second straight victory in Tuesday's $20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.   Summer Indian was parked through a :26.4 opening panel before grabbing the lead at the three-eighths. The 4-year-old Majestic Son-A Touch Of Frost gelding was in charge thereafter, scoring for Dave Palone in 1:53.2. Redder Than...
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Elite Awards, Solace win DSBF 2YOPC elims

on 10/15/2013 2:00 AM
Three $20,000 divisional eliminations of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for 2-year-old pacing colts went postward on the 15-race Harrington Raceway program Tuesday. The final division featured a showdown of two local pacing heavyweights and previous elimination winners, Hawker and Elite Awards, who had previously not met in their limited previous on-track performances wi...
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Big trade news: Derby for Breeders Crown

on 10/14/2013 2:00 AM
Tom Kelly, who managed the Minnesota Twins from 1986-2001, and won two World Series (1987 and 1991), was involved in many trades over the years, but none the likes of his most recent one in swapping Thoroughbreds for Standardbreds. Kelly had his number 10 retired by the team in ceremonies at Target Field on Sept. 8, 2012. Kelly, who still serves as a special assistant to the general manager...
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Quebec group announces higher purses in '14

on 10/14/2013 2:00 AM
The revival of horse racing of Standardbreds in Quebec has again reached another milestone . At its meeting on Oct. 11, the Board of Directors of the Quebec Jockey Club approved an increase of more than 50 percent for purses in the 2014 racing season at the Hippodrome 3R. The increase of pari-mutuel wagering recorded by QJC this year at the track, as well as on the internet through the...
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Pick all 12 Crown winners; win $12k prize

on 10/14/2013 2:00 AM
With harness racing's championship night, The Breeders Crown, nearly upon us, New Meadowlands Racing LLC has put together a promotion to make the night even better. The event will take place at both of its properties, the Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners Bayonne. The promotion, a free handicapping contest, is sponsored by Jeff Gural's Allerage Farms. The handicapping contest could send som...
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Seboomook Fool Yah fastest in DSBF 2FPs

on 10/14/2013 2:00 AM
Three $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for 2-year-old pacing fillies were contested Monday at Harrington Raceway.   Owner Frank Deliberti's The Wiz Kids Stable had an owner double, capturing two divisions as I'm Won Rum Wiser, co-owned by George and Tina Dennis, improved to three-for-three lifetime and completed a sweep of her eliminations wi...
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Breeders Crown announces on-line contest

on 10/14/2013 2:00 AM
Breeders Crown and 123 Racing is pleased to announce the creation of the Breeders Crown Challenge handicapping contest to be contested on Breeders Crown evening, Saturday, Oct. 19. 123 Racing is sponsoring the one-night-only free play on-line contest which features a total cash prize pool of $3,000. Registration is now open at http://www.breederscrownchallenge.com/ to enter contest. ...
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Doo Wop Hanover, Lucky Be Withyou win 2CP elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
It was oldies night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as Doo Wop Hanover pulled off a major upset in the second of three $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for juvenile pacing colts. Ron Pierce guided the colt to just his second win of the season, this one a personal best of 1:51 3/5. The race had an interesting beginning with Bakersfield leaving alertly along with Crafty Master and Carracc...
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Coffeecake Hanover, Bee A Magician take 3FT elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Coffeecake Hanover at 10-1 made the most of a pocket trip to capture the first of two $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for three-year-old trotting fillies. Driver Matt Kakaley left the gate strongly with Coffeecake Hanover before yielding to Kentucky Futurity Filly division winner To Dream On near the quarter. To Dream On, the defending Breeders Crown champion in this division hit the ...
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Maven, Bax Of Life take Mare Trot elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras satisfied Maven supporters as the 1-5 choice to win the Breeders Crown Mare Trot at Pocono Downs on Oct.12. Her 1:51.4 victory is a world record for four-year-old trotting mares. Win Missy B shot out to the lead and fired a 27.3 first quarter with Real Babe second, Maven in third and Beatgoeson Hanover in fourth. Intense America broke and Check Me Out trotted in the back o...
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All Laid Out, Spider Blue Chip win 3CT Crown elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
All Laid Out, with David Miller aboard, got a great inside trip, saving ground to close on the wood to win the Breeders Crown first of a pair of 3-year-old colt trot eliminations at Pocono Downs on Oct.12. All Laid Out won in 1:52.4. The 2-1 second choice was three wide before the first quarter to take the lead over Fico and Bluto then and cut the first panel in 27. But favorite Smilin El...
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Lucan Hanover, Captaintreacherous win 3CP elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Lucan Hanover was full of steam down the stretch and just got up to beat favorite Sunshine Beach to win the first Breeders Crown elim division for 3-year-old colt pacers on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Pocono Downs. The time for the mile was 1:48, a world record for sophomore gelding pacers. Fool Me Once was quick to take the lead with Lucan Hanover second and Sunshine Beach third. The first...
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Anndrovette aims for third Crown with elim win

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Anndrovette regained winning form at the right time scoring in a blanket finish in the $25,000 Breeders Crown Mare Pace elimiantion. The two-time Breeders Crown winner scored by a head over pacesetting Monkey On My Wheel in 1:49 1/5. Tactics were at work in this division as Brian Sears and Monkey On My Wheel were able to set a sensible pace of :26 3/5 and :55 1/5 with Shelliscape racing p...
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Foiled Again strolls in Crown Pace elim

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Foiled Again, the richest pacer in history added a little more to his bankroll in the $25,000 Breeders Crown pace elimination at Pocono Downs on Oct.12, winning handily in 148.2. Bolt The Duer went straight to the top off the gate with Golden Receiver hot to follow and Foiled Again right behind them as the first panel went in 26. Yannick Gingras pulled Foiled Again out and glided to th...
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Yonkers giving away $10,000 in Crown wagers

on 10/12/2013 2:00 AM
There's an added incentive to make Yonkers Raceway your Breeders Crown simulcast wagering venue of choice…$10,000 worth of free wagers.   Through the courtesy of the Breeders Crown and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, and with the approval of the New York State Gaming Commission, the Raceway is giving away 1,000, $10 wagering vouchers for the Oct. 19 Crown races (first Pocono post tha...
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Somestarsomewhere in world record 2CP crown elim

on 10/12/2013 2:00 AM
Somestarsomewhere became the first star of the Breeders Crown elimination Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs setting a world record of 1:49 4/5 in the first of three $25,000 eliminations for juvenile pacing colts. At the outset both Sometimes Said and Somestarsomewhere left alertly from the outside post positions with Sometimes Said cutting the quarter in :26 3/5 before yielding ...
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Auniqueaquisition cruises again at Maywood

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
State-bred fillies grabbed the spotlight on Thursday at Maywood Park as a field of eight sophomore pacers battled in the $12,000 Betzotic Stake.   As she's done with regularity through her first two seasons on the track, John Carver's Auniqueaquistion proved to be too much for this group as she rolled to a two-length victory in 1:54.3 with driver Dale Hiteman at the controls. &...
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Word Power favored in Saturday's NJ Futurity

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Cane Pace runner-up Word Power makes his next start in the $41,125 New Jersey Futurity for 3-year-old pacers, the featured seventh race on Saturday at Freehold Raceway.   Driven by George Brennan and trained by Larry Remmen, the son of Western Ideal has been installed as the 6-5 morning line favorite and will leave from post five.   Word Power finished a ne...
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Ontario announces 5-year plan for horse racing

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Ontario has released a five-year plan for a sustainable horse racing industry in the province based on the final Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel report. A press conference was held at Grand River Raceway Friday morning that announced the plan.   The plan will strengthen the industry and support future growth by:   Providing up to $400 million over five years to sustai...
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Elizabeth Ann Greenly Parker dies

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Elizabeth Ann Greenly Parker, of Wellington, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 6, in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 79.   She was born on May 23, 1934, in Milford, Del., to Fred B. Sr. and Mary M. Greenly of Harrington, Del. Shegraduated from Harrington High School in 1952 and Delaware Hospital School of Nursing in 1955. She practiced nursing at both Milford Memorial Hospital and Kent Gen...
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