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Sweet Talkin Satin in track record win at Hoosier

on 08/04/2013 2:00 AM
Sweet Talkin Satin shattered the track record for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings when he powered home a winner in 1:50.2 in the opening round of the $30,000 Indiana Gold Sire Stakes on Saturday, August 3 in front of a packed house at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. With Trace Tetrick at the lines, Sweet Talkin Satin overcame a tough first-over trip to establish a new track record a...
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State Fair racing concludes at Scioto

on 08/04/2013 2:00 AM
Feelin Lika Winner sure did when he won the Director of Agriculture Pace for 3-year-old colt pacers at Scioto Downs Racino on Saturday in an eye-opening 1:51.4.  Part of the week’s State Fair races, two divisions of sophomore colts went to the gate for $30,000 each. Taking back from the five hole to last in a six horse field while the lead horses battled it out up front to a 26.4...
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Vegas Vacation, Sunfire Blue Chip win EBC elims

on 08/04/2013 2:00 AM
Tioga Downs held the Empire Breeders’ Classic eliminations for 3-year old pacing colts on Sunday afternoon. Vegas Vacation and Sunfire Blue Chip each captured their respective $12,500 divisions sent off by the betting public as the heavy favorites. In the first division, Vegas Vacation (Brian Sears) got away third as Odds On Equuleus (John Campbell) took the field by the opening quarte...
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NY Sires Stakes feature at Vernon Downs

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
The New York-bred sophomore trotting stalwarts Palm Beach Chic and Long Island Tea each stopped the timer at 1:54.4 while winning their respective divisions of Friday night’s $131,774 NY Sires Stakes feature at Vernon Downs. Former Vernon regular Jeff Gregory did the teaming behind Palm Beach Chic in Friday’s fifth race.  The Linda Toscano-trained daughter of Conway Hall-Bac...
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Hambletonian eve a big hit at the Meadowlands

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
If The Hambletonian Eve card is any indication, it is going to be a great Hambletonian Day at The Meadowlands. Once again, The Meadowlands posted increases across the board. First, the total handle of $2,605,779 marked an increase of 33-percent from the night before The Hambletonian last year. Next, the attendance showed an increase of 34-percent. Last but not least, the live handle was up $10...
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Two 11-horse State Fair races at Scioto

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
State Fair Racing continued at Scioto Downs Racino Friday evening.  The two 11 horse fields could not have played out more different as the trot field was lead gate-to-wire with one horse, Final Breath, and the pacing fillies saw Igottafeelinfran go from the second tier and 10th to winning in the last stride. Final Breath went off as the 1-5 favorite and did not disappoint the fans...
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Watch the Hambo live on CBS Sports Network

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
If you can't be at the Meadowlands Saturday, you can watch the 88th Hambletonian live on the CBS Sports Network. The Hambletonian was broadcast live on CBS from 1993-2006 and was moved to CBS Sports Network last year with an expanded format.   CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour home of CBS Sports and is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and v...
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Tetrick wins eight at Harrah's Philadelphia

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Having reeled off six consecutive wins in the first half of the Friday (Aug. 2) card, driving standout Tim Tetrick put on a display at Harrah's Philadelphia worthy of his Delaware Valley nickname -- the InTIMidator -- recording eight victories in all on the afternoon program. Three of his wins came in Stallion Series events for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings, with Tetrick pilot...
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MDSS Finals contested at Ocean Downs

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
The first month of stakes action in Maryland concluded with the Maryland Sire Stakes summer finals on Friday (Aug. 2) at Ocean Downs. In the 3-year-old colt/gelding trot, Perfect Tententen (Straight Up Lindy) trotted the mile in 2:07.3 for owner, trainer and driver Elam Petersheim. Meadow Creek Stables LLC is the breeder. Bonnie Ben Jamin (Cam’s Rocket) showed her usual skill in th...
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Hambletonian Society adds 3 new directors

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
The Hambletonian Society held its annual pre-Hambletonian meeting on Friday in East Rutherford, NJ, and expanded its board by adding three directors. Adam Bowden, Steve Jones and Paul F. "Pete" Spears were added as directors.   Bowden, a native of Maine, operates Diamond Creek Farm in Paris, Ky., which last year expanded to Pennsylvania. Diamond Creek finished second in the 2010&nbs...
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I Luv The Nitelife takes Miss New Jersey

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
I Luv The Nitelife, sent off as the 2-5 favorite, kicked off Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands with a gritty win in the $125,000 Thomas D’Altrui SBOA Miss New Jersey for sophomore pacing fillies. Driven by Trace Tetrick, the Rocknroll Hanover filly won her seventh consecutive start, doing so in a stakes record 1:49 effort for trainer Chris Ryder.   Starting from post two in the ...
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Shake It Cerry wins Merrie Annabelle in 1:53.3

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Shake It Cerry dominated the field Saturday, August 3 at the Meadowlands to win the $321,700 Merrie Annabelle final in 1:53.3, a new track and stakes record for two-year-old filly trotters. Driven by Ron Pierce, the Donato Hanover lass wired the field for her third win in as many starts.   Starting from post six in the field of 10, the 8-5 favorite quickly moved to the lead for trai...
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D'Orsay equals world record in Ima Lula final

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
D’Orsay and Corey Callahan kicked away from the field racing out of the turn in the $55,000 Ima Lula final and scored the upset with a world record equaling 1:51.4 effort. The four-year-old Yankee Glide mare uncorked the monster effort for trainer Jonas Czernyson as a 17-1 long shot, followed across the wire by Personal Style, Check Me Out and Maven.   One More Ginny and Sylvain F...
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Drop The Ball edges Anndrovette in Lady Liberty

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Finishing half a length behind Anndrovette in the Roses Are Red final, Drop The Ball turned the tables on her opponent in the $217,100 Lady Liberty final for free-for-all pacing mares August 3 at the Meadowlands. With rain downgrading the track to good, Corey Callahan steered his mare, sent off at 4-1 to the mild upset over the 7-5 favorite in 1:49. Rocklamation raced third.   Anndr...
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Father Patrick romps in Haughton Memorial

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Father Patrick and Yannick Gingras romped in the $280,500 Peter Haughton Memorial final August 3 at the Meadowlands. Distancing themselves from the field in the stretch, the 4-5 favorite and his pilot won by open lengths in the event for freshman trotting colts, stopping the clock in 1:54.1. Nuncio hit the wire second, followed by Southwind Spirit.   Lined up in post three, Father P...
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Little Brown Fox holds on in Vincennes

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Little Brown Fox and Brian Sears, pressured from before the half on, held on against an onslaught late in the stretch to win the $70,000 Vincennes for free-for-all trotters in 1:53.3. The victory was the third on the Hambletonian undercard for trainer Jimmy Takter.   Starting sixth in a field of 11 trotters, Sears left with Little Brown Fox, as did Cedar Dove and Ron Pierce to their...
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Royalty For Life takes first Hambo elimination

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Royalty For Life, under wraps in the stretch, easily won the $70,000 first elimination of the $1.2 million Hambletonian Saturday at the Meadowlands. Driven by Brian Sears, the RC Royalty colt commanded from the onset, beating seven other colts in a time of 1:52. Smilin Eli, third throughout the mile, crossed the wire second, with High Bridge third. E L Rocket finished fourth. Yonkers Trot winn...
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Creatine cruises in second Hambo elimination

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Creatine fired from the outside post for Mike Lachance and led every step of the way in the $70,000 second Hambletonian elimination Saturday, winning easily in 1:52.4. Wheeling N Dealin crossed the wire second, followed by Aperfectyankee. Dontyouforgetit raced fourth.   The Bob Stewart-trained son of Andover Hall set fractions of :27, :55 and 1:23.4 as Lachance rated the colt throug...
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Spider Blue Chip scores third Hambo elimination

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
Spider Blue Chip, the 4-5 favorite in the third and final $70,000 Hambletonian elimination, wired the field for Ron Pierce to win in 1:53.4 at the Meadowlands. Corky and Lauderdale secured places in the $1.2 million final by virtue of second and third-place finishes. Possessed Fashion faded to finish fourth.   Starting sixth in the field of seven, Spider Blue Chip left for the lead ...
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Royalty For Life favored from rail in Hambo

on 08/03/2013 2:00 AM
The post positions have been drawn and the morning line set for the $1.2 million Hambletonian, the 12th race on the Meadowlands program. Royalty For Life, a 1:52 winner in the first elimination, has drawn the rail and has been tabbed the 7/5 morning line favorite. Third elimination winner Spider Blue Chip, drawing post two, is the 5-2 second choice. Creatine, winner of the second elimination a...
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