The Raceway at Western Fair District has announced that long time horseman/owner/breeder Mac Lilley will be this year’s inductee into its prestigious Wall of Fame.
Mildred Ventriglio’s Major Uptrend rebounded after missing by a nose last week to win the $30,000 Preferred Handicap while Blazing Bobby Sox made it two in-a-row winning the $27,500 Delaware Special. These two events were the highlight on the Dover Downs big Thursday (March 23) card.
After the first leg of the long standing NAADA Trotting Series was snowed out last Thursday (March 16) at Monticello Raceway the 2017 edition got underway with two divisions at Yonkers on Thursday (March 23) and when the dust had settled Hannah Miller and Bob Krivelin each emerged victorious in their respective $6,000 splits.
Daily Racing Form
What is four pages long and filled with excitement?
The 2017 Harness Racing stakes calendar, of course.
With the Blue Chip Matchmaker and George Morton Levy series kicking off this weekend, stakes season has finally begun.
Here is our “unofficial” list of all the Grand Circuit-caliber races and major Sire Stakes Finals. We’ve highlighted in yellow all races which offer purses of at least $400,000 so you know which dates to circle on your calendar.
Best Bet: HIGHLATOR (6th)
Spot Play: HILLOSOPHICAL (3rd)
Race 1 - $25,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool
Race 3 - $25,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool
Race 7 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool
MEET STATS: 155 - 517 / $794.00 (-$240.00)
BEST BETS: 22 - 44 / $86.60 (-$1.40)
Live racing returns to the Meadowlands on a Friday evening card composed of 11 races. Pacing mares populate the featured seventh race where reigning queen of the class Icommandmyspirit faces several Yonkers shippers who seek to dethrone her. Icommandmyspirit made a rapid ascent up the Meadowla...
Shesjustadelight N was 12-for-12 last year after arriving in the U.S., and while she is no longer undefeated, she quickly made her presence felt with a win in the opening round of the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series at Yonkers Raceway. In the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, owners Kevin Sywy...
As of Thursday, March 23, Saratoga Casino & Hotel has a new policy for horses scratching out from post seven or eight. Trainers stabled on the grounds who scratch from said posts, will not be permitted to enter their horse for seven days. Under no circumstances during that period will they be allowe...
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