Meadowlands Offers Stellar Saturday Night Card

After months of being fed a steady diet of lower-level conditioned events perhaps more fitting of a B track, the Meadowlands will turn things up a notch or two this Saturday evening when it hosts a stellar card featuring many of the best older pacers of both genders and sophomore trotters of both genders prepping for the Hambletonian and Hambletonian Oaks next month. In fact, the opening race on the card is the $125,000 Del Miller Memorial for three-year-old filly [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , |

Meadowlands and Yonkers Offer Stakes Elims

Saturday night offered standardbred racing fans a chance to see some of the sport's top sophomore pacers and trotters compete at The Meadowlands and several promising two-year-old colt pacers clash in the Lawrence B. Sheppard eliminations at Yonkers Raceway that same evening. In the opening race on the Meadowlands card, Dream Baby Dream (Rod Allen) gained command soon after the start and led throughout and held safe the late bid of Sunshine Delight (Brett Miller) to capture the $42,000 Mary [...]

Meadowlands Pace Elims Take Center Stage

This weekend and perhaps each weekend into August, the Meadowlands will be the focal point of many of harness racings biggest owners, trainers, drivers and fans as Saturday night's card offers a handful of stakes including the famed Meadowlands Pace eliminations for three-year-old colt pacers. Tomorrow night's Meadowlands card will begin with the $42,000 Mary Reynolds Stakes for three-year-old filly trotters offering a compact field of six sophomore filly trottters who are perhaps looking to continue their preparations for the [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , |

Standardbreds Shine Day and Night

Many of harness racing's top trotters and pacers can typically be found under the lights, but on Saturday the action got started early and lasted well into the night. On Saturday morning at the Meadowlands Pure Country, Resolve and Lyons Johnny all recorded sharp qualifying victories as they continue to prepare for their seasonal debuts. Pure Country was champion two- and three-year-old filly pacer and looks poised to make another title bid this season at age four. Later that same [...]

By |April 30th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , |

Contest Newsletter 4/7/2017

KEENELAND OPENING DAY CONTESTS $2,000 HANDCUFF + $1K HIGH STAKES Top class racing returns to Kentucky with KEENELAND OPENING DAY!   We have two HUGE guaranteed contests on tap today to match the top flight racing action! $2,000 Keeneland Opening Day Game ($35 Entry) $1,000 Keeneland Opening High Stakes ($125 Entry) The big contests feature Races 4-10 with a projected start time of 2:45pm ET. Win your way into the $2K game in our Top 10 Feeder Contest, with an [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , , |

Contest Newsletter 3/24/2017

$50,000 BETAMERICA WHHC QUALIFIERS FRIDAY & SATURDAY @ MEADOWLANDS The $50,000 BetAmerica World Harness Handicapping Championship is now just over a month away, and your chances to qualify are getting slimmer!  In fact, next weekend may be our final weekend of Qualifiers! This weekend, you have TWO chances to Qualify -- one each on Friday & Saturday night! The Qualifiers feature evening racing from Meadowlands and have an entry fee of $35. The winners get a seat to the WHHC [...]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , , |

Older Pacers Shine at Three Venues

With the George Morton Levy Memorial series set to get under way this Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway, more than one-half of the 40 pacers eligible to the lucrative, ultra-tough affair were in action last Saturday either at Yonkers or The Meadowlands. Several of them were able to shine in their final auditions for the big dance while several others failed miserably. Seven of the eight pacers that competed in the $50,000 Open Handicap on Saturday were eligible to the [...]

Contest Newsletter 3/10/2017

$3,250 “BIG CAP” CONTESTS THIS SATURDAY FROM SANTA ANITA The weekend’s biggest Thoroughbred racing action is happening at Santa Anita, which has a stakes packed Saturday race card featuring the Santa Anita Handicap (“Big” Cap) and the San Felipe, one of the largest Kentucky Derby preps to date.   Don’t miss out on either of these two featured Handicapping Contests from Santa Anita on Saturday: $2,000 “Big Cap” High Stakes ($125 Entry) $1,250 “Big Cap” Handcuff ($35 Entry) LEARN MORE [...]