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Harrisburg's Black Book 1 now available online

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
Standardbred Horse Sales Company has posted the 2013 Black Book 1 Yearling Sale catalog on its website at www.theblackbook.com/catalog-downloads.php. Download the catalog and other handy PDF packets, or create and track your own yearling lists with our "My Black Book” program. A new innovation is the use of QR codes on individual yearling pages that will immediately link your Smart Phone or ...
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14 entered in Canadian Trotting Classic

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
Fourteen of the sport's top 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters in North America will line up behind the gate for this year's Canadian Trotting Classic eliminations, set for Saturday at Mohawk. With two eliminations taking place, the top five finishers from each race will advance to the$700,000 final on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Campbellville oval. Flanagan Memory, who captured the Goodti...
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Quillen draws 11; two elims on Sept. 9

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
The seventh annual Bobby Quillen Memorial at Harrington Raceway will get underway with two divisions in the elimination round on Monday, Sept. 9. A total of 11 horses enters this year's event, which was won by Betterthancheddar in a track record time of 1:49.2 in 2013.   The top four finishers from the two divisions will return to compete in the $223,500 final on Sept. 16. ...
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Pocono Breeders Crown tix on sale Sept. 7

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is getting ready for its biggest night of racing on Oct. 19 when the track hosts the Breeders Crown. All 12 championship races will be held in one night at the track in Northeastern Pennsylvania, with more than $6 million in purses.   Several ticket options will be available, and all go on sale Saturday, Sept. 7, at 12 noon (EDT) through Ticketmaster...
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Next Thing Smoke'N sets Hoosier mark in INSS

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
Along with the Trakus debut at Hoosier Park on Tuesday night, the 14-race card was highlighted by the $30,000 Indiana Gold Sires Stakes action for 2-year-old pacing colts and fillies, as well as one $30,000 division for 3-year-old pacing fillies.   Next Thing Smoke'N and Tyler Smith stole the show with their 1:53 track record performance for 2-year-old pacing colts and gel...
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Classic Photo son Mosaique Face big winner

on 09/02/2013 2:00 AM
The Swedish Trotting Derby, which was first raced in 1928, has traditionally been for the top 4 year olds and it was held Sunday afternoon (Sept. 1) at the Jaegersro track in Malmo. It resulted in success for the local champion, Lutfi Kolgjini. Kolgjini was the breeder, trainer and driver of the latest Derby winner, Mosaique Face, who took the "Blue Ribbon” in a new race record of ...
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JS Trotting Bob trots to Batavia mark in NYSS

on 09/02/2013 2:00 AM
JS Trotting Bob established a new Batavia Downs track record for 2-year-old colt trotters Monday afternoon by going wire to wire in 1:58.2 over a fast track in a $50,506 division of the New York Sires Stakes. That eclipsed the old mark of 1:58.4 set by Dejarmbro in 2010.   Driver Jim Morrill Jr. then made it a clean sweep in the Sires Stakes as he guided Flyhawk El Durado to an easy...
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Green Acres wins for My Tallia Ideal, Rockaholic

on 09/02/2013 2:00 AM
On a rainy Labor Day, My Tallia Ideal and Rockaholic won first leg divisions of the New Jersey Sires Stakes–Green Acres at Freehold Raceway.   My Tallia Ideal, by Western Ideal, won the third race, the $7,000 division for 3-year-old pacing fillies, with a 1:57 mile on an off track.   Daniel Dube handled the Scott Di Domenico trainee who was a half-length winner ove...
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Michigan's best crowned in Sires Stakes finals

on 09/02/2013 2:00 AM
Eight Michigan Sires Stakes (MISS) finals were held on the Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day afternoon card at Hazel Park, with four going behind the gate as non-wagering affairs prior to the regular program. Although for the most part the races consisted of short fields, eight different stallions were represented in the winner's circle.   The quartet of races on the betting card got under...
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Captaintreacherous holds on to win Cane

on 09/02/2013 2:00 AM
Tioga Downs held one of its banner days of the 2013 racing season on Monday with the $360,211 Cane Pace, $122,212 Shady Daisy, and the final round of the Drivers' Championship, which was captured in dramatic fashion by Jim Marohn Jr..   In the $360,212 Cane Pace final, Captaintreacherous was hustled off the wings of the gate by Tim Tetrick and kept Varadero Hanover (Yannick Gin...
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Bee A Magician, I Luv The Nitelife win Simcoes

on 09/02/2013 2:00 AM
A pair of $216,429 Simcoe Stakes divisions highlighted the Monday program at Mohawk featuring 3-year-old filly trotters and sophomore pacing fillies. Both Bee A Magician and I Luv The Nitelife didn't disappoint the betting public in their respective divisions.   Bee A Magician, driven by Rick Zeron, is now 11-for-11 this season after she set a new stakes record in the trotting ...
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Boomboom Ballykeep upsets in Metro

on 09/01/2013 2:00 AM
Boomboom Ballykeel, driven by Sylvain Filion, exploded in late stretch to nail pacesetting favorite Western Vintage at the wire and win the rich $683,000 Metro Pace for two-year-olds Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack.   The task looked hopeless late in the lane until Boomboom Ballykeel, avoiding some stretch interference, rocketed to the leader and went on by to post a going-away 2 1/4-l...
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He's Watching's 1:50 sets new Vernon mark

on 09/01/2013 2:00 AM
The sensational 2-year-old colt pacer He's Watching convinced Vernon Downs fans that he is indeed something special after recording a blazing 1:50 victory in the opening division of Saturday night's $107,925 New York Sires Stakes feature for freshman male members of the lateral gait.   Being teamed for the first time by Jeff Gregory, and going off as the overwhelming favorite in Sat...
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A Rocknroll Dance edges Clear Vision in CPD

on 09/01/2013 2:00 AM
The picture tells the story. A Rocknroll Dance and Clear Vision battled in the $651,000 Canadian Pacing Derby Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack, and while A Rocknroll Dance won the race by an official margin of a nose, it was more like a whisker.   The time for the race was 1:47.2, which set a Canadian Pacing Derby record.   He had me by a good head and my horse fought b...
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Running Aces ends season with championships

on 09/01/2013 2:00 AM
Despite a rain storm throughout the middle portion of the program, another huge throng of fans turned out for the final Running Aces program of the season and witnessed 11 Minnesota-sired state champions crowned in $20,000 races for the various age, sex and gait divisions. Running Aces's average nightly handle increased for the sixth consecutive season since starting live racing in 2008, this ...
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Best of Bluegrass star on Kentucky Super Night

on 09/01/2013 2:00 AM
With Master Of Law (pictured) among the winners, the best of racing in the Bluegrass State was on display Sunday night at The Red Mile as the historic track hosted the $2 million Kentucky Super Night, with eight $250,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) finals for 2 and 3 year olds highlighting the program. Included among the large crowd at The Red Mile was Kentucky Governor Steve Beshea...
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2YOs in Ohio Sires Stakes action at Northfield

on 08/31/2013 2:00 AM
Northfield Park hosted the fourth leg of Ohio Sires Stake racing action for 2-year-old fillies as part of its 14-race program on Friday.Trotters and pacers each competed in two divisions. The trotters started the stakes action in the evening's opening race. In The Grippers (Steven One-Over Baked-Overcomer) bested her competition by 8 ½-lengths in her $30,000 stakes event. The race was In...
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Beatgoeson Hanover lowers world mark to 1:51.4

on 08/31/2013 2:00 AM
Beatgoeson Hanover rallied in the final strides to win the featured Preferred Trot on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, and set a world record of 1:51.4 for her age group in the process. The race carried a purse of $25,000.   Beatgoeson Hanover, a 5-year-old mare from the barn of Nifty Norman, left from post position five in a field of six as the 3-1 second choice. She ...
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Gold Rocks takes Babic elim at Freehold

on 08/31/2013 2:00 AM
Gold Rocks drew off to a 4 3/4-length victory in the $15,000 Lou Babic Memorial elimination, the seventh race on Saturday (Aug. 31) at Freehold Raceway. Only Nubble Light, who finished last in the field of nine, failed to advance to the $96,200 Babic Final on Sept. 7.   The Babic Filly division drew six and all will earn a spot on the gate in the $61,900 final also on September 7. ...
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Royally-bred For You Almostfree wins Open

on 08/31/2013 2:00 AM
For You Almostfree and Aaron Byron captured Saturday night's $16,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs for the 5-year-old stallion's sixth victory of the year.   Leaving from post position number three in a field of seven, Byron moved For You Almostfree to the front and took control from Cold Certified at the quarter in :28.4. From there Byron controlled the half-mile mark in :57.4 as Jimmy ...
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