Ocean Downs and Woodbine Mohawk Park offer finals

On consecutive nights this past weekend, a pair of tracks that have little in common—Woodbine Mohawk Park in Canada and Ocean Downs—both offered finals of various events. Sunday evening at Ocean Downs in Maryland, mild upsets appeared to be the norm for the pair of series finals. In the $10,500 Berlin final for pacing fillies and mares who had not won three races or $8,501 lifetime as of May 17, Lookstraight (Eddie Davis Jr.) rallied from well off the pace [...]

Post Time w/ Mike and Mike Harness Show 6/13/19

Mike and Mike talk harness every Thursday morning in the BetAmerica Radio Network. This week featured Ken Middleton, Heather and Scarlett Wilder, Brian Brown, and Yannick Gingras. Also, special guest Dave Brower!

Ocean Downs kicked off summer season on Sunday

  Sunday evening marked the beginning of the Ocean Downs harness racing meet and the Maryland half-mile oval five miles west of Ocean City offered a blend of overnight races for trotters and pacers at three different distances over the seaside oval. In the opening race on the Sunday card at Ocean Downs, Ponder Time (Allan Davis) gained command easily through the clubhouse turn the first time, maintained the advantage through modest fractions of 28.2, 59.3 and 1:28.3 over the [...]

Yonkers offers sophomore stakes action

Saturday Harness Racing Recap One week after thoroughbred racing fans watched War Of Will rebound from his troubled trip in the Kentucky Derby to capture the Grade I Preakness Stakes, harness racing enthusiasts were able see numerous top sophomore pacers compete in a pair of lucrative stakes at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday night. Art Rooney final Saturday's feature was the $300,000 Art Rooney final for three-year-old colt pacers and the winner would have certainly made the event's namesake proud. Bettor's [...]

Memorial Day cards highlight weekend of harness action

Harness Racing Memorial Day Harness Racing While the most lucrative stakes race of the weekend was contested at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday night, harness racing enthusiasts still had ample stakes action on Sunday afternoon and Memorial Day Monday at a trio of venues. Monday afternoon Vernon Downs in upstate New York presents both the $210,000 Empire Breeders Classic Final for three-year-old filly trotters and the $215,000 Empire Breeders Classic Final for three-year-old colt trotters. Both of them are [...]