2013 Hambletonian Society & Breeders Crown News
NORTHFIELD PARK HONORS CARL MILSTEIN WITH NEW $500,000 RACE
New Three-Year-Old Pacing Event Pays Tribute To The Late Track Owner
Northfield, OH—Less than one month after the opening of the $265,000,000 Hard Rock Rocksino, Northfield Park has announced the creation of the $500,000 Carl Milstein Memorial to be raced on Friday, August 15, 2014. The Milstein Memorial is an early-closer for three-year-old-colt-and-gelding pacers. Northfield will add $250,000 to the purse, for an estimated $400,000 Final and a $100,000 Consolation. The top eight purse earners in 2014 that enter will make up the field for the final, with the next eight drawing into the consolation.
Carl Milstein owned and operated Northfield from 1984 until his death in 1999. His son, Brock Milstein, took over as Chairman of Northfield Park upon his passing and is now the Chairman of Milstein Entertainment, LLC, majority owner of the Hard Rock Rocksino and Northfield Park.
In 1972, the senior Milstein, a Cleveland real estate developer, headed a group of several partners, including George Steinbrenner, which purchased Northfield Park. They leased the facility to other operators through the early 1980’s. The track lost significant amounts of money through that era before Milstein took full ownership and control. In late 1984 Milstein successfully applied to the Ohio State Racing Commission for the necessary licenses and ran the race meetings in 1985.
Over the next 15 years, Milstein was the driving force behind a resurgence of the beleaguered track, which ascended to among harness racing’s top tracks in attendance and handle. He was an innovator in promotions and advertising and successfully led the track into the era of simulcast racing.
“Of all my father’s achievements over a fifty-year career, no business project was closer to his heart than the resurrection of Northfield Park,” said Brock Milstein. “He would be immensely proud to host this great event here at Northfield Park.”
“Northfield Park is here today because Carl Milstein saved it,” said Tom Aldrich, Vice Chairman of Milstein Entertainment. “He worked tirelessly to the end of his life to make Northfield a better place and a leader in the industry. The horsemen knew it, his employees knew it and, most importantly, the fans knew it. He is revered to this day.”
Dave Bianconi, Executive Vice President of Racing and Simulcasting at Northfield, recalls that Mr. Milstein always respected hard work and the everyday challenges and rewards of racing year-round. “That’s why we still race 214 dates,” Bianconi laughed. “But he especially loved the excitement and pageantry of the big national events that brought the sport’s best horsemen and horses to the Cleveland area. So it is fitting that this great three-year-old pace honors his memory.”
“We have talked about naming a race the ‘Carl Milstein Memorial’ for years,” continued Bianconi. “But we didn’t just want to re-name one of our existing stakes. When the opportunity came up to procure a top-level event for sophomore pacing colts in the heart of the summer, we jumped at the chance. To put Carl’s name on it, it had to be our best race – an absolutely premier event. That is why we went all out with $250,000 added.”
Northfield plans on making the Carl Milstein Memorial an annual event. “Besides complementing our other major stakes in April, July and December [the $100,000 Courageous Lady, $150,000 Battle of Lake Erie and $150,000 Cleveland Classic, respectively], it is in a perfect spot between other major races on this year’s three-year-old calendar,” added Bianconi. “I just heard about the availability of that time frame for the race earlier this week. Thanks to Tom Charters and Callie Davies-Gooch at the Hambletonian Society for helping me make the race a reality for 2014.” The first of four payments for the $500,000 Carl Milstein Memorial is a nominating fee due February 15.
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October 19, 2013~Organized Approach Essential to Success of Alagna's "Army" of Racehorses Trainer Tony Alagna with his star, Captaintreacherous
With six contenders vying for first prize in Saturday’s Breeders Crown races, trainer Tony Alagna would seem to have a full plate. But Tony also has 104 other horses and 30 employees that figure into his equation on a daily basis. How does he do it? Organization and a terrific staff is what Tony says makes his barn—his business—run successfully. To read the rest of this story, Click Here
October 18, 2013~Foiled Again & Arch Madness try for Breeders Crown History
Never in the 29-year history of the Breeders Crown has a horse older than age 8 won a championship. But it could happen twice on Saturday when 9-year-olds Foiled Again and Arch Madness compete in the $5.6 million Breeders Crown night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. To read the rest of this story, Click Here~Strong Faith in trotting filly proves fortuitous for Brunet
That Cowgirl Hall is racing in the Breeders Crown, or racing at all, is nothing short of a miracle. Despite suffering a near life-ending injury as a freshman, the 4-year-old daughter of Cash Hall has amassed $441,078 in career earnings and, with a solid fourth-place finish in last week’s Breeders Crown elimination, earned a berth in Saturday’s $250,000 Mare Trot. To read more Click Here
October 17, 2013~Baggitt Representing Michigan in Breeders Crown With Don Dorado
Saturday's $5.6 million Breeders Crown spectacular will feature an array of familiar faces, both equine and human. After 29 years of Crown races, many will have been here before, but some like 52-year-old Bob Baggitt, Jr., trainer of Don Dorado, is making his Crown debut in the $500,000 2-Year-Old-Colt Trot. This will also be the first-time Crown for owner Mitchell Walker, a farmer and nursery owner from Michigan. To read moew , CLICK HERE
October 16, 2013~Former Hambletonian Society Directors H.A. Grant Jr & John Cashman Jr. Honored
Two of the iconic crystal trophies that have graced the Breeders Crown championship series since 1984 will bear additional etching this year - in memory of two men whose influence on the creation of the series and on all of harness racing cannot be underestimated. The Three-Year-Old Colt Pace trophy will be inscribed the H. A. Grant Jr. Memorial Trophy and it’s trotting counterpart has been named in memory of John Cashman Jr. To read the rest of the story CLICK HERE
October 16, 2013~Breeders Crown Draw for 3-Year-Old Pacers & Trotters
Captaintreacherous, harness racing’s top-rated pacer, will start from post No. 1 in Saturday’s $500,000 Breeders Crown for 3-year-old male pacers at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. To read the rest of this story CLICK HERE
October 15, 2013~A Pair of Fillies Scratch from Crown races; First Also Eligibles Move In
Royal Assets, trained and driven by Ray Schnittker, finished fourth in her elimination and drew the eight post in the final of the $500,000 Breeders Crown 3-year-old-Filly Trot but was scratched this morning. To read more CLICK HERE
October 15, 2013~Sons of "Beach" Abound in 2-Colt Pace Breeders Crown
Pennsylvania-based stallion Somebeachsomewhere will have a heavy sire influence throughout Saturday nights’ Breeders Crown card at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs races, but there’s one especially interesting connection in the $500,000 Two-Year-Old Colt Pace event. To read the rest of this story CLICK HERE
October 12, 2013~Maven Takes Mare Trot Crown elim in world record time
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. To read the rest of this story Click Here
October 12, 2013~Foiled Again Strolls to Victory in Crown Pace elimination
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. To read more Click Here
October 12, 2013~Bee A Magician Buzzes To Victory In sophomore filly Crown trot elim
Bee A Magician, with Brian Sears in the bike, continued to dominate her division with an easy win in the second 3-year-old filly trot Breeders Crown elimination at Pocono Downs on Oct.12. The stupendous daughter of Kadabra-Beehive went to victory in 1:52.4. To read the rest of this story, CLICK HERE
October 12, 2013~Captaintreacherous Guts Out Win in Breeders Crown elim
Captaintreacherous was challenged and challenged again throughout the mile but was strong enough to win the second Breeders Crown 3-year-old colt pace elimination at Pocono Downs on Oct.12. His win times was 1:49.2. To read more Click Here
October 12, 2013~Spider Blue Chip Wins Sophomore Colt Trot Crown Elim
Spider Blue Chip regained his winning form in capturing the second $25,000 Breeders Crown three-year-old colt and gelding trot elimination in 1:52 4/5. Driver Ron Pierce guided the altered son of Andover Hall down the road and gamely held off pocket-sitting E L Rocket in the stretch by just a head to advance to the final. . To read more Click Here
October 12, 2013~Luck Be Withyou Takes Second Freshman Crown Colt Pace Elim
Luck Be Withyou put the pedal to the medal from the outset and gamely held the field at bay to capture the final $25,000 Breeders Crown elimination heat for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers for driver Ron Pierce. To read more, Click Here
Now in the stable of Chris Oakes, the half-brother to last year’s three-year-old filly pace champion American Jewel, set fractions of :27 1/5, :53 4/5 and 1:22 2/5 and still had something left for a personal record 1:50 mile. The time would have equaled the world mark had it been set earlier in the night.
October 12, 2013~Anndrovette Aims For Third Breeders Crown title with Elimination Win
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 To read more Click Here
October 12, 2013~All Laid Out Takes first 3-year-old colt trot Crown elim
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. To read more, Click Here
October 12, 2013~Lucan Hanover Heads to the Breeders Crown with sophomore colt pace victory
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 148, a world record for sophomore gelding pacers. To read the rest of this story, CLICK HERE
October 12, 2013~Bax Of Life Sets Her Sights on Breeders Crown win with elim victory
Bax Of Life, with driver John Campbell, got up in the final steps to beat co-favorite D’orsay in the first Breeders Crown elim division for mare trotters on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Pocono Downs. The time for the mile was 1:52.4. D’orsay, coming off of two jumps in recent races, was smooth gaited to the top early, followed by Cowgirl Hall and Cedar Dove into a 27.3 first quarter. D’orsay continued on top though a half of 56.2 and as she cut three-quarters in 1:24.2 Bax Of Life came first over and rushed up for a serious challenge to the leader. To read the rest of this story Click Here
October 12, 2013~Doo Wop Hanover Takes freshman Crown pace elim in 1:51.3
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. To read the rest of this story CLICK HERE
October 12, 2013~Coffeecake Hanover Serves Up A Surprise in sophomore filly trot Crown elim
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 read more Click Here
October 12, 2013~Somestarsomewhere Sets World Record in 2-year-old colt pace Breeders Crown elim
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. To read more Click Here
October 11, 2013~Father Patrick Shakes Off Nuncio in Breeders Crown 2-year-old Colt Trot Elimination
Father Patrick didn’t need to make a statement to prove he’s the leading two-year-old trotter in North America-but he did. The impeccably gaited son of Cantab Hall tracked down a wild pace set by Nuncio and rolled on to a 1:52 1/5 victory shattering the world mark by more than a second in the single $25,000 Breeders Crown elimination for two-year-old trotting colts. To read the rest of this story Click Here
October 11, 2013~Allstar Rating wins Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Filly Pace Elim
Soaring on the inside late, Allstar Rating won the second Breeders Crown elim for two-year-old filly pacers at Pocono Downs on Friday, Oct. 11. In the charge down the stretch, Yannick Gingras found room to get by 1-9 choice Precocious Beauty for the win in 1:50.1, a world record for frosh-filly pacers, breaking the record set only a few races back by Gallie Bythe Beach in the division’s first elim. To read more CLICK HERE
October 11, 2013~Cooler Schooner wins 2-Year-Old Filly Trot Elim
Fashion Farms’ Cooler Schooner, with John Campbell in the bike, went wire to wire to easily win the second Breeders Crown elim for two-year-old filly trotters at Pocono Downs on Friday, Oct. 11. The Broadway Hall filly, trained by Jim Campbell, won this mile in 1:52.1, unchallenged by any of her six foes. Cooler Schooner left quickly, winning a brief bid for the top with Vanity Manners. Sent off at 7-5, Vanity Manners broke into the first turn and was eliminated. To read the rest of this story Click Here
October 11, 2013~Shake It Cerry wins Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Filly Trot Elim
Shake It Cerry regained winning form converting a pocket trip and trotting by stablemate Lifetime Pursuit to capture the first of two $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for two-year-old trotting fillies. To read the rest of this story CLICK HERE
October 11, 2013~Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Filly Trot Could Yield One for the Ages
Earlier this year at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs when Cooler Schooner trotted the fastest mile ever by a two-year-old filly there were many in the harness world unwilling to believe a 1:51 3/5 mile was possible. In that Pennsylvania Sire Stakes mile the Jim Campbell-trained filly defeated Merrie Annabelle champion Shake It Cerry, a filly driver Ron Pierce had earlier proclaimed “The best two-year-old filly” he’d ever sat behind. Included among Pierce’s prior mounts was 2011 Breeders Crown champion Check Me Out. To read the rest of this story Click Here
October 11, 2013~Intimidate Takes Aim at Another Breeders Crown
You can tell from talking to trainer Luc Blais that he’s familiar with the old adage-If you take care of the horse the horse will take care of you. Blais, the trainer of last year’s sophomore Breeders Crown champion Intimidate, seems to have no set plans other than to let his horse dictate a course of action. After capturing the $214,000 Credit Winner at Vernon Downs on September 6 in 1:51, it appeared as if Intimidate would have the division at his mercy. To read more Click Here
October 10, 2013~Expressive Action Primed For Breeders Crown elim Friday
Star-crossed colt ready to put bad luck behind him on Crown Stage.
It’s the Breeders Crown. John Grasso is a breeder. The 60-year-old was born into the business and has kept himself connected to the sport for nearly his entire life. On Friday his Expressive Action, a two-year-old with just two lifetime starts, will tackle the big boys in a single $25,000 Breeders Crown elimination for two-year-old trotters at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. To read the rest of this story, Click Here
October 8, 2013~Breeders Crown Draws 156 Entries for Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Championships
The cream of the 2013 crop jammed the Pocono entry box this morning with 156 trotters and pacers creating eliminations on Fri., Oct. 11 and Sat. Oct. 12. for all but two divisions. The $5.6 million Breeders Crown Finals will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., five-eighths mile oval with a special 5:00 p.m. [EDT] post time.
The $500,000 sophomore filly pace and the $600,000 Breeders Crown Trot drew just nine entries - as many as can fit on the gate at Pocono and will go straight to the finals Oct. 19.
Those entered in the three-year-old filly pace in alphabetical order are: Aunt Caroline, Authorize, Carol’s Desire, I Luv The Nightlife, Love Canal, Mattie Terror Girl, Parlee Beach, Shebestingin and Somwherovrarainbow.
The nine trotters vying for Crown honors in alphabetical order are: Arch Madness, Guccio, Intimidate, Market Share, Mister Herbie, My MVP, Sevruga, Uncle Peter and Wishing Stone.
Complete elimination and final fields will be available when byes and elimination draws are finalized. The Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old Colt Pace and one additional race will be drawn at the press conference at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in the Seasons Ballroom on Wed., Oct. 16.
October 7, 2013~No Supplements for 2013 Breeders Crown
The deadline for ineligible horses to supplement to the Crown was noon today. There were no supplemental entries. The box closes on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 9:00 a.m. [EDT] at Pocono for all 12 divisions of eligible horses. Three-year-olds also have the option of entering the sophomore event to which they were nominated or an Open event.
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Speed and Upsets in Kentucky
The Red Mile’s second and final weekend brought out the best from some of the best trotters and pacers in classic events, with the climate an extra element in the mixes. On Sunday, Oct. 6, the Kentucky Futurity events for fillies and colts took the main stages on a brutally rainy afternoon. A confident Royalty For Life (BC-RC Royalty) cruised around the muddy mile to win the first elimination heat for the Kentucky Futurity colts in 1:53.3. To read the rest of this story, CLICK HERE
October 3, 2013~Pacing Millionaires Qualify at Pocono Downs
As expected, free-for-all pacing millionaires Warrawee Needy and Razzle Dazzle put on a “dazzling” show in qualifying action at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Thursday morning, with Warrawee Needy, a son of E Dee’s Cam, turning back “Razzle” in 1:50 flat – but both were equally impressive To read more CLICK HERE
October 2, 2013~Important Mohegan Sun at Pocono Breeders Crown Dates on the Horizon
Though Grand Circuit action at Lexington continues through Sunday’s Kentucky Futurity, Breeders Crown deadlines for the $5.6 fall championship series on Saturday, Oct. 19 are imminent. All entries and declarations must be made through Rick Kane at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs race office. High noon on Sat., Oct. 5 is the deadline for invited foreign horses to declare into the $600,000 Breeders Crown Trot. French trotter Ready Cash, the richest horse in harness racing history with nearly $6 million (U.S.) in earnings, was the only foreign classic winner invited to compete in the 2013 Breeders Crown at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. To read more, CLICK HERE
October 1, 2013~New York and Kentucky host Crown eligibles
Though the Grand Circuit at The Red Mile hosted many pacing and trotting stars aimed at Pocono in a few weeks, New York also hosted eligibles in its Night of Champions at Yonkers on Sept. 28. Twenty eligibles were strewn through the eight New York Sires Stakes races. Five won their state’s divisional championship, giving them impetus to head into the “Crown” elim battles. To read more CLICK HERE
October 1, 2013~Meadowland's Blog "Road to the Crown"
September 24, 2013~Fast and furious divisions display class
The top “Crown” cast probable participants from a few divisions raced in events on both sides of the borders again this weekend. On Sept. 21 our choice in Mohawk’s Milton Final, Rocklamation (BC-Rocknroll Hanover), did exactly as we predicted, coming from far off the hotly contested pace to win and pay $27.10.Another choice we made, Uncle Peter (Cantab Hall) also won at Hoosier in a 1:52.3 mile, capturing the $230,000 Centaur Trotting Classic. To read the rest of this story, CLICK HERE
September 24, 2013~Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Week in Review
With only about a month until the Breeders Crown on Saturday, October 19 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, it’s as good a time as any to start looking ahead to how some of the top competitors shape up. Because of the increase in the number of stakes races at Pocono, many more of the North America’s best horses have already traveled over the oval this season than at the same point three years ago when the Breeders Crown was last held at MSPD. To read the rest of this story CLICK HERE
September 16, 2013~Competition Heats Up as Breeders Crown Looms
As the trees begin to lose their green and turn to brown, harness racing action continues on the road to the Breeders Crown 2013. Featured eligibles went at it this weekend with the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes Championships (PASS), Canadian Trotting Classic, William Wellwood Final, Peaceful Way, Milton Pace elimination and Reynolds stakes. To read more, CLICK HERE
September 10, 2013~Multi-divisions Battle for Big Money
Vernon Downs’ signature race night on Friday, Sept. 6, featured the $202,000 Muscle Hill for mares and $214,000 Credit Winner trot for males and concluded with the fastest trotting performance of all time at the Vernon oval. To read more CLICK HERE
September 4, 2013~Big Events offer Big Returns
The summer stakes season is now past, with fall’s action kicking off this Labor Day weekend. On the last day of August, Mohawk Racetrack hosted the Metro Pace, Canadian
Pacing Derby, She’s A Great Lady and Simcoe finals. To read more, CLICK HERE
2013 Hambletonian winner Royalty For Life & driver Brian Sears
August 3, 2013~The $1 Million Hambletonian Final
PP Horse Driver Trainer
1-Royalty For Life Brian Sears George Ducharme
9-Smilin Eli Tim Tetrick David M. Smith
3-Corky David Miller Jimmy Takter
7-Aperfectyankee Jim Oscarsson Jim Oscarsson
2-Spider Blue Chip Ron Pierce Chuck Sylvester
8-Lauderdale Corey Callahan Jonas Czernyson
6-High Bridge Yannick Gingras Jimmy Takter
4-Creatine Mike Lachance Robert Stewart
10-Wheeling N Dealin Sylvain Filion R. Dustin Jones
5-Dontyouforgetit Johnny Takter Jimmy Takter
Royalty For Life won $1 million Hambletonian final for 3-year-old trotters on Saturday afternoon at The Meadowlands Racetrack.
The winner of the first elimination heat in 1:52 earlier in the day, Royalty For Life came back to capture the final in 1:52 1/5 for his fourth straight win. It was the first Hambo win for trainer George Ducharme.
Driver Brian Sears had a banner day, winning both the Hambletonian and the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks with Bee A Magician. He also pulled off the same double in 2009, winning the Hambo with Muscle Hill and the Oaks with Broadway Schooner. Royalty For Life beat Smilin Eli by 3 1-4 lengths with Corky third. This is the scond time Brian Sears has pulled off a Hambletonian/Oaks Double. Royalty For LIfe is a homebred.
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August 3, 2013~$500,000 Hambletonian Oaks Final
PP Horse Driver Trainer
2 Bee A Magician Brian Sears Richard Norman
3 Classic Martine Ron Pierce Chris Oakes
7 To Dream On Yannick Gingras Jimmy Takter
8 Time To Kill Simon Allard Ross Croghan
9 Handover Belle Mike LaChance Tony Alagna
1 Fashion Athena John Campbell Jim Campbell
10 Ma Chere Hall Corey Callahan Jonas Czernyson
5 Coffeecake Hanover George Brennan Ronnie Burke
4 Mistery Woman David Miller Jonas Czernyson
6 Frau Blucher Jim Morrill, Jr. Chris Oakes
August 1, 2013~Father Patrick meets Father Patrick
When the Rev. Patrick McDonnell (above) found out there was a 2-year-old named after him, he was flattered. He also was a little perplexed. The 2-year-old in this case was a racehorse. Hall of Fame harness racing trainer Jimmy Takter, who lives in East Windsor, named a colt trotter Father Patrick in honor of the Rev. McDonnell, who is the pastor at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Hightstown. To read more Click Here
August 1, 2013~Sylvester drives for 5 with 'Spider'
Chuck Sylvester says it takes some luck to win the Hambletonian. It also takes a well-prepared horse. The 73-year-old trainer thinks Spider Blue Chip is ready. The remainder will be determined Saturday. To read the rest of this story, Click Here
August 1, 2013~Pontones Look for another Hambo Win
It might be a longshot for Holmdel’s Tom Pontone and his father Lou to visit the winner’s circle again in Saturday’s $1.2 million Hambletonian Stakes, but that is better than no shot. To read the rest of this story, Click here
August 1, 2013~Hambletonian Memories
Growing up in a big city there were few things to be envious of. We had it all. Well, as harness fans we had two of the sport’s most iconic tracks in Yonkers and Roosevelt Raceways, but when it came to the sport’s signature event, The Hambletonian, we were miles from where it was happening. To read the rest of this story, Click Here
July 31, 2013~‘Oaks’ and colts rally on penultimate weekend
A group of 14 sophomore filly trotters went to the gate in two $35,000 eliminations for the Hambletonian Oaks on Saturday, July 27 at the Meadowlands, with two $25,000 Open trots for three-year-olds coinciding. To read the rest of this story Click Here