Brennan wins five at Yonkers on Saturday night

‘Twas a dark and stormy Saturday night (Nov. 25th), except for George Brennan. Brennan won five of Yonkers Raceway’s dozen races, including the pair of $ 44,000 Open Handicap Paces. He and Always at My Place ($ 6.70) tracked down a clear, 7-5 favorite Bettor Memories (Jason Bartlett) late, win… The post Brennan wins five […]

Merriman goes back to back with 1,000 wins

Aaron Merriman became the first driver in the history of harness racing to achieve multiple 1,000-win seasons when he scored in the 12th race on Saturday at Northfield Park. The triumph was a gate-to-wire victory aboard Zumba in 1:57.3 over a sloppy surface. Harness Racing fans have been count… The post Merriman goes back to […]

Kaitlyn Rae wins 14th of year at Batavia

Who has 62 lifetime wins, 14 of which were taken this year and is currently the fourth winningest mare in North America? That would be Kaitlyn Rae, who bested the top female pacers in western New York once again on Wednesday evening after she won the $ 10,400 Open Handicap pace for fillies and mares […]

Jimmy Freight wins Progress Pace elim

Jimmy Freight (Scott Zeron) collected his 11th victory of the season on Wednesday evening in the $ 35,000 Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination at Dover Downs by besting Breeders Crown victor Dorsoduro Hanover (Matt Kakaley) in 1:49.2. This Is The Plan (Tim Tetrick) was third. Leaving from post pos… The post Jimmy Freight wins Progress […]

Deters wins 100th race, tops $1 million in 2018

Pompano Park’s “Send It In” Sunday featured several stakes events, an upset win in the Open Handicap Pace and Florida Hall of Fame horseman Mike Deters achieving two milestones. Deters, who has overcome a mountain of health issues, reached the top of the mountain on Sunday Night, reaching, for th… The post Deters wins 100th […]

Wind Of The North wins Preferred at Meadows

Wind Of The North survived a :27.3 opening quarter in the slop and collected his 14th win this year in Monday’s $ 20,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. After Aaron Merriman gave Wind Of The North a 30.3 second-panel breather, the 8-year-old Cantab Hall-Talk To The Wind gelding had enough … The post Wind […]

Merriman wins 8, edges closer to 1,000

Aaron Merriman had a big night at Northfield Park on Sunday, winning eight times on the 15-race program. Merriman’s triumphs were with Moolah Begonia ($ 5.60) in Race 3, Maximus Deo ($ 2.40) in Race 4, Shock The Nation ($ 4.20) in Race 5, Sanattle Slew (DH) ($ 2.60) in Race 7, Bold And Brave […]

Jack Vernon wins Yonkers Sunday trot

Dan Dube does not discriminate. He and Jack Vernon ($ 8.40) went the distance Sunday afternoon, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $ 54,800 Open Handicap Trot. The previous evening, Dube and Gokudo Hanover wired ‘em in the week’s marquee pace. Back to ‘Jack,’ who won a several-horse scrum… The post Jack Vernon wins Yonkers Sunday trot appeared […]

Windsong Leo one of six wins for Palone

Windsong Leo sprinted to the early lead, then withstood two challenges late to collect his 17th victory this year — and help Dave Palone to a six-bagger — in Saturday’s $ 18,000 Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. Always A Prince and Southwind Amazon are the “winningest” horses in 2018 with… The post Windsong Leo […]

Jewels Forreal upsets; Karen Fread wins three

Jewels Forreal stalked her stablemate, McDazzle, from the pocket, then roared past in the Lightning Lane to spring an 8-1 upset in Tuesday’s $ 18,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. McDazzle, who was bidding to extend her winning streak to four, turned back a stern third-quart… The post Jewels Forreal upsets; […]

Wind Of The North one of five wins for Merriman

Wind Of The North won a four-ply battle for the early lead, then held off the challengers late to prevail in Monday’s $ 18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows, one of five victories for Aaron Merriman on the 13-race card. Merriman gave Wind Of The North a :29.1 breather after that spirite… The post […]

Battenberg, Princess Deo wins Garden State trots

The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey debuted their Garden State Trot for 2 year olds on Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Battenberg started the night off winning the $ 50,000 purse in the first race for 2-year-old colt and geldings. Driver Corey Callahan left from post … The post Battenberg, Princess Deo […]

I’ll Yqr steps up in class and wins Batavia Open

Despite a substantial step up in class, Iyq Yqr held to script and went gate to wire to win the $ 11,000 Open Handicap Pace on Saturday night (Nov. 10) at Batavia Downs. Iyq Yqr (Denny Bucceri) got away sharply off the gate, took the lead and rolled through the first two turns with no […]

Gingras, Burke team for 4 Meadowlands wins

The prolific pair of driver Yannick Gingras and trainer Ron Burke were up to their old tricks Saturday night at the Meadowlands, combining to win four times on the 12-race program. Windsong Jack got the dynamic duo off to a good start in the second race pace, the $ 17,500 Dash For The “G” Notes […]

Music Is Art wins at Pocono with wide rally

The Onlyest One, a Bettor’s Delight gelding racing for the first time for the meet’s leading trainer Rene Allard after a claim, overcame a first-over journey to post a 1:52.3 victory in the $ 18,000 claiming handicap pacing feature Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, where the mer… The post Music Is […]

Foiled Again greets fans, then wins from post 9

Foiled Again did not disappoint at Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway on Saturday night (Nov. 10), persevering despite his age, freezing temperatures and an outside post position to win his 106th career victory. Driver Chris Page fired the 14-year-old champion off the wings when the Mike Woebkenb… The post Foiled Again greets fans, then wins […]

Blake MacIntosh wins two at Saratoga

Canadian invader Blake MacIntosh brought two of his trainees south to Saratoga Casino Hotel to compete on Friday night. The veteran conditioner came to the Spa with the 4-year-old pacer Clear Idea (American Ideal) and 4-year-old trotter Just For You (Yankee Glide). Clear Idea has been one of the … The post Blake MacIntosh wins […]

Take the photo: Camera Lady wins 3rd straight

Camera Lady enjoyed a :29.2 second-quarter breather, then sprinted off to her third straight victory in Tuesday’s $ 20,000 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. Camera Lady dueled three wide through a demanding 27.2 opening quarter, but after Dave Palone stepped on the brakes, the… The post Take the photo: Camera Lady […]

Mach It So wins Yonkers feature

Favored Mach it So (Joe Bongiorno, $ 4.30) finished what he started Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $ 44,000 Open Handicap Pace. Leaving from penultimate post 5, Mach it So was stung by Techtor Hanover (Dan Dube), needing prompting to make the lead before a 27-second opening quarter-mi… The post Mach It So wins Yonkers […]

Christoforou wins four Thursday at Mohawk

The Woodbine Mohawk Park Fall-Winter meet began Thursday with driver Chris Christoforou having a big night at the office. Christoforou posted four-wins, including a victory in the lone Harvest Series division, to start the meet in style. Of his four wins, three came in upset fashion. The eveni… The post Christoforou wins four Thursday at […]

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