Mohawk features best of both gaits

Saturday evening's lucrative card at Mohawk Raceway in Toronto, Canada, gave onlookers an early indication of which horses could emerge among the three-year-old divisions for both trotters and pacers. Early on the Saturday card, Hannelore Hanover (Yannick Gingras) uncorked a sensational mile to lead throughout and capture the $26,000 Armbro Flight Stakes final for three-year-old filly trotters in 1:51. Trained by Ron Burke, Hannelore Hanover had feasted on foes at Hoosier Park before her venture to Mohawk, but Saturday night [...]

By |June 20th, 2016|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , , |

Northfield Park, Yonkers offer top Saturday night action

While many thoroughbred racing fans will be looking to unwind after Saturday's running of the Preakness Stakes regardless of how well Nyquist performs in the middle jewel of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, serious standardbred fans will turn their attention to a pair of half-mile ovals that will offer lucrative stakes for older pacers and trotters. Saturday's feature is the $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie at Northfield Park near Cleveland, Ohio, where two of the sport's top four-year-old pacers will clash [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , , , |

Stakes highlight Saturday and Sunday cards

While thoroughbred racing fans are already eagerly looking forward to this Saturday's Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, standardbred fans have already given a glimpse to a pair stakes races at Pocono Downs that night and one at The Meadowlands on Sunday afternoon. Although it may not earn top billing on the Saturday card at Pocono Downs, the $50,000 Van Rose Invitational includes many of the best older pacers in training. Recent George Morton Levy series final hero Bit Of A [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Harness, Horses, RacingWire|Tags: , |

Overnight events highlight Tuesday card at Rosecroft

Monday evening may have marked the opening of the Harrington Raceway spring meet and that 12-race card offered more than its fair share of stellar efforts and upsets, but the focal point for standardbred racing fans shifts to Rosecroft Raceway on Tuesday. Midway through the Tuesday card at Rosecroft, Acceletron (Frank Milby) and Frost Advisory (Jonathan Roberts) will look to settle the issue late. Acceletron won his most recent outing for trainer-driver Frank Milby and owner Candy Milby in 1:56.4 [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Categories: Harness, Horses, Races, RacingWire|Tags: , , |