Harness Racing Update Newsletter Archive

Sunday, August 12, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Thinkbig Dreambig wins $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial Cullipher and Pollack’s New Zealand-bred horse Risk overshadowed by Lazarus Propulsion defeats Readly Express in Aby Stora Pris Lord of the Flies (PASPA update) Prospect Hill, Demon Onthe Hill win PASS splits

Saturday, August 11, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Lazarus rises to the challenge Ohio-bred Lather Up favored in tonight’s Carl Milstein Dr. Patty Hogan — equine surgeon Number and severity of equine respiratory problems expected to rise Meadowlands handle continues to decline Five-mile horse race in Quebec Sunday

Friday, August 10, 2018
In Today’s HRU

A look back at the Hambletonian, and a look ahead Lazarus N leads star-studded field for Dan Patch Ask The Guru ALSO from the Hambletonian Day card Tritton ready for Hoosier return with ‘Legend’ Ed Mullinax dead at 85

Monday, August 06, 2018
In Today’s HRU

After 46 years of working to get to this moment, Rick “The Whip” Zeron was not going to be denied now. With a rolled up race program clutched tightly in his hands, he began beating it to shreds on the table in Pink as his filly Atlanta opened up coming off the turn, urging her […]

Sunday, August 05, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Atlanta burns the boys in the Hambletonian A high-five for Gingras and Takter, plus one record for 
Manchego Hambletonian Day minute by minute Marion Marauder returns to glory on Hambletonian Day Don’t Let’em sets stakes and track record in Haughton The Ice Dutchess freezes out foes in Jim Doherty Western Joe wins Sam McKee Memorial

Saturday, August 04, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Hambletonian Day, ‘H’ Through ‘N’ The Guru’s fearless Hambletonian picks Hoosiers dreaming big with Hambletonian starter Hat 
Trick Habit Takter has four shots to try to win his fifth Hambletonian Hambletonian Notebook: Trio look to continue memorable 
year for Siegel and Campbell A look at the Hambletonian Day undercard PA Stallion Series for freshman pacing […]

Friday, August 03, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Everything you need to know about the Hambletonian Day card Horsepeople openly question PA Commission “oversights” 
at monthly meeting Ask The Guru Mr. Smith goes to the Meadowlands and makes history Proposition bets for Hambletonian day “Sales Office Lillie” Brown to say goodbye Saturday Just another day in the life of the Burke Brigade Propulsion […]

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Special Edition: Hambletonian Draw

Eighteen 3-year-old trotters entered Saturday’s 93rd Hambletonian Stakes at the Meadowlands Racetrack, requiring two eliminations to trim the field to 10 for the $1 million final later that afternoon. Wolfgang is the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the first elimination and Six Pack is the 2-1 favorite in the second. Atlanta, the lone filly taking on […]

Sunday, July 29, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Dorsoduro Hanover delivers hometown Adios win for Burke Manchego & Phaetosive impress in Oaks eliminations Winners announced: Ask The Guru Hambletonian contest Lazarus scorches first NA qualifier in 1:48.3 Batman makes a move – Devo Rides 21 Joanne Colville – world-class multi-tasker

Batman makes a move – Devo Rides (Part 21)

The ventures and adventures of Batman and Trey by Trey Nosrac Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part 15 | Part 16 | Part 17 […]

Saturday, July 28, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Revealing 10 finalists in best Hambletonian questions contest Ohio trotter Aunt Rose continues a true family affair Zerons on the cusp of history Golden: Prince Edward Island’s Vance Cameron on a 
career calling races Surprises in the slop in Jim Doherty Memorial

Friday, July 27, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Adios keys Saturday’s rich racing slate Svanstedt to ‘Plunge’ into Oaks Discussing the fastest half-mile mark in history in light of Hurricane Beach’s :51.3 Lazarus to “take on” Lather Up in qualifier Ed Martin responds to Gorajec over article questioning PA 
Commission handling of positive tests Trio aims for memorable Adios Alagna aims for second […]

Sunday, July 22, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Zeron knows the dam will burst if Atlanta wins the Hambletonian Grand Swan a delightful surprise for Joe Yoder Evenin Of Pleasure tops $1 million with 1:49.2 Gerrity Hitman Hill, American History win Adios eliminations Free Flares – Devo Rides (Part 20) Illusioneesta takes control of OSS Gold Series

Saturday, July 21, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Racing’s sports betting revenue won’t be a windfall, but it could be beneficial One card, 10 caretakers Brown seeks consecutive Adios titles with Done Well Kendall Seelster electrifies Woodbine Mohawk Park with 1:49.4 OSS record Mission Brief, Shake It Cerry siblings win at Big M Fox Valley Veto sets all-aged trot mark at Buffalo Arrangements […]

Friday, July 20, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Win dinner with The Guru and Mike Lachance at Il Villaggio Oslo Grand Prix, Lotteria winner tests positive Inclusion of beaten times should be questioned Weekend Stakes Preview Amazing Meadowlands Pace recap Social media abuzz over track conditions at Georgian Prospect Hill fastest in $184,588 PASS at The Meadows

Monday, July 16, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Tattersalls Summer Mixed Sale up slightly from strong 2017 auction Flavien Prat: From trotters to top jockey Ontario Gold fillies turn up the speed at Georgian Downs St Somewhere dazzles in NYSS at Tioga Downs Captain, Sweet Lou dominate PA Stallion Series Hudson Phil sets track record at Hippodrome 3R

Sunday, July 15, 2018
In Today’s HRU

As the choice, Courtly delivers redemption in Meadowlands Pace 10 unusual events in Meadowlands Pace history Breaking Stride: Burrs – Devo Rides (Part 19) Behind every successful man is a strong mother Custom apps for harness tracks – local audiences first Propulsion in Arjäng

Friday, July 13, 2018
In Today’s HRU

The Tao of Foiled Again Breaking down: Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace field Tattersalls Summer Mixed Sale Preview Ask The Guru FanDuel Sportsbook opens Saturday at Meadowlands Sweet year at Sugar Valley Great victory for Stig H Johansson Statement from Brian Sears on Big M ban

Sunday, July 08, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Ariana G scores world record in Graduate final Meadowlands Pace time! Midwestern Tandem Solid victory for Vamp Kronos Man-killer Krupuk – Devo Rides (Part 18) HRU Feedback

Midwestern Tandem

Thanks to the exploits of Katkin American and Imonlytellinyaonce, the partnership between trainers Brett Boyd and James Yoder is reaping benefits in Indiana. by James Platz Last year, Michigan horseman Brett Boyd needed a driver when he shipped two horses to compete at Running Aces in Minnesota. He ended up striking a friendship with trainer/driver […]

Saturday, July 07, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Stakes race handle needs to grow The Stable looks to make a second home in Ohio Butenschoen is hopeful for ‘excellent’ Bill’s Man in tonight’s Graduate final St Somewhere, So Awesome, Hurrikane Norkane win NYSS events at Yonkers Wisdom Tree: Nadia Lobell with 1:49.4 track record Silverman voted to Hall of Fame for 2019, five […]

Friday, July 06, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Big M issues statement on banning Brian Sears Pennsylvania Commission vehemently denies allegations Weekend Stakes Preview Supplement entries from ON add spark to Pace Ask The Guru Big drama in Sprintermästaren A surprise when bringing a complete newbie to the track Lessons from the Hall of Fame

Sunday, July 01, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Crystal Fashion rallies for 1:51.4 Beal triumph Springsteen pulls off upset in Hempt final Kissin In The Sand overcomes tough trip to win Lynch final McWicked uses powerful brush to capture Ben Franklin final Marion Marauder wins Cleveland Trotting Classic Exceptional life mark by Uza Josselyn in France Jim Campbell on Siegel’s HOF nod: “very […]

Friday, June 29, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Why trainers won’t report cheating colleagues, the need for detention barns for elims and finals and more suggestions for improving the Hall of Fame Bill Megens, 84, drives homebred to victory at Grand River Nivard champion in Europe Takter feels Manchego has ‘another gear’ heading into Beal ‘Hungry’ for Hempt Memorial score Could maiden make […]

Sunday, June 24, 2018
In Today’s HRU

Manchego stays perfect by beating boys in Beal elims; Lather Up brilliant in Hempt Don’t judge tiny Voom Or Bang by her size Hair raising tale from Alaska Will we ever see 30+ starts from another Horse of the Year? Political Madness – Devo Rides – Part 16