Past HRU Editions

In Today’s HRU (2023-02-03)

By HRU Newsroom / February 3, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-02-03)

Little: Connections of Bella Bellini are dreaming of Paris Sturman: James MacDonald in strong position for second consecutive Canadian Driver of the Year Award Heyden: You don’t know Jack… Darling, that is Keith: HorseTourneys adds Mohawk, Meadowlands to online tournaments … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-30)

By HRU Newsroom / January 29, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-30)

Prix d’Amerique 2023 – Jean-Michel Bazire is the King of Vincennes A number of top horsepeople have, historically, made Vincennes their personal harness racing playground, but Jean-Michel Bazire may be the biggest of them all after driving his 6-year-old pupil … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-29)

By HRU Newsroom / January 29, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-29)

Briggs: Brittany Farms announces emotional end of an era Hedlund: American-bred trotter tops in Paris on Saturday; Prix d’Amerique on tap today Brown: Tar Heel finds his footing as a stallion, Part 2 Platz: Indiana fair circuit changes to create … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-27)

By HRU Newsroom / January 27, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-27)

Sturman: Farber reflects on magical ride with Cool Papa Bell Hedlund: Flamme du Goutier again wins the world’s greatest monté race Keith: Saulsbrook victor-ious Little: Mark On Mic is back with a bang Lomon: Elson Miller has never put the … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-22)

By HRU Newsroom / January 22, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-22)

Towers: Free bets to raise horse racing handle? Heyden: Hanover Shoe Farms has been dominant in 75 years of Horse of the Year champs and contenders Platz: Nearly-flawless M-M’s Dream named Trotter of the Year in Indiana Brown: Tar Heel … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-20)

By HRU Newsroom / January 20, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-20)

Gearty: Nick Surick slapped with prison sentence of five years and two months Sturman: Surick sentencing marks end of chapter, but not the era of PEDs Hedlund: Horsy Dream best in Prix de Belgique Hamilton: Legends Aiken and Butt give … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-15)

By HRU Newsroom / January 15, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-15)

Finley: Nick Surick to be sentenced Thursday for his role in horse doping scheme Heyden: Early Meadowlands memories Brown: Adios bestrode the harness racing world like a colossus Howard: Heather Gross — Manager of Southwind Farms (New York) Nosrac: Coaching … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-13)

By HRU Newsroom / January 13, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-13)

Finley: On his way to prison, Grasso charged with scheme to defraud Mohegan Sun Pocono casino Sturman: Is the return of stallions to the track the start of a trend? Gural key in pushing amendments to Horseracing Integrity and Security … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-08)

By HRU Newsroom / January 8, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-08)

Sturman: Are online horse auctions pushing in-person mixed sales toward extinction? Brown: Tim Tetrick on his journey from Illinois to the Hall of Fame Keith: A boundary-breaking 25th year for Horseplayer Interactive Cotolo: Hemingway and handicapping: For whom the challenge … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2023-01-06)

By HRU Newsroom / January 6, 2023 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2023-01-06)

Doping trial stories dominate HRU’s most read stories Debbie’s picks Hedlund: Female dominance on the Prix d’Amérique path Heyden: Celebrating important anniversaries in harness racing history Little: Keeping the Dream alive Lomon: Ohio-based caretaker Steve Gibson feels lucky to work … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-30)

By HRU Newsroom / December 29, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-30)

Heyden: Making the case for Bulldog Hanover over humans as the male athlete of the year Bulldog Hanover unanimous choice for divisional honors as USHWA unveils year-end champs HRU contributors make their picks for the very best of the year … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-23)

By HRU Newsroom / December 22, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-23)

Little: Big M key to Team Bulldog Hanover’s award-winning season Keith: The care and feeding of the Bulldog Heyden: Breeding sales 2022 wrap up Milbert: Horse racing in Illinois “dying” while waiting for Hawthorne racino to be built Brown: A … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-18)

By HRU Newsroom / December 17, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-18)

Briggs: Dr. J leaving Hanover Shoe Farms Heyden: As we head into awards season, here’s some interesting factoids Sturman: Taking in the Rosecroft-Freehold driver challenge Towers: The case for higher minimum bet denominations Brown: Noel Daley on the 2nd act … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-16)

By HRU Newsroom / December 15, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-16)

Little: Sarah Lauren Scott on helping ensure sure caretakers are appreciated Keith: So Much More: too much mare Lomon: Kolton Hauser proud to be a fifth-generation horseman Hedlund: Fresh names set for the 2023 Prix d’Amérique Cotolo: Cinema standardbred: a … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-11)

By HRU Newsroom / December 11, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-11)

Heyden: Harness racing’s standout numbers of 2022 Thoroughbred trainer Jason Servis pleads guilty, faces four years in prison Hamilton: Instant star Jason Grimson wins back-to-back Inter Dominion pacing finals Bethany Graffam selected Fair Island Farm Caretaker of the Year Brown: … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-09)

By HRU Newsroom / December 8, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-09)

Little: Big M stakes balancing act Keith: Bulldog Hanover, take a bow MacDonald wins eight races to set new Woodbine record Sturman: Shock move of Haughton and Doherty 2-year-old stakes is Hoosier’s gain Lomon: Maritimer Haley Cameron is grateful for … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-04)

By HRU Newsroom / December 3, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-04)

Heyden: Dexter Dunn has a nose for money Keith: Gargantuan gelding Wheels On Fire heating up winter racing at Mohawk Leavitt: Cuatro De Julio is an interesting new boy Brown: Factoids from Facebook Howard: Bronwyn Watts – Owner of Cold … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-12-02)

By HRU Newsroom / December 1, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-12-02)

Little: Greenshoes in play as Haughton, Doherty move to Hoosier Sturman: My picks for year-end honors Heyden: Dan Patch dominance Lomon: Cory Larson on the importance of family and love of Iowa Weekly Top 10, Upcoming stakes, Hot or Not … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-27)

By HRU Newsroom / November 27, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-27)

Briggs: Bulldog Hanover exits with us wanting more Bond soars to victory in Goldsmith Maid Stakes record for Volume Eight in Valley Victory Bella Bellini powers to TVG stakes record; Atlanta fourth in curtain call Zanatta zooms to Three Diamonds … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-25)

By HRU Newsroom / November 25, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-25)

Little: Superstars Bulldog Hanover and Atlanta will retire after Saturday’s TVG finals Sturman: Meadowlands picks and analysis for stacked Saturday card Heyden: The colorful history of the Governor’s Cup Beach Glass goes over $1 million with win in the Progress … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-20)

By HRU Newsroom / November 19, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-20)

Towers: If a horse race happens in the forest does anyone see it? Brown: Bob “Hollywood” Heyden on his long tenure at the “greatest racetrack and greatest racing operation in the world” Keith: Quick Hitch Café brings the track kitchen … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-18)

By HRU Newsroom / November 17, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-18)

Finley: Rene Allard sentenced to 27 months in prison, Louis Grasso gets 50 months Sturman: Pennsylvania still incredibly strong, but other jurisdictions have greatly improved Little: Fitting farewell. Friends and family bid goodbye to Dave Brower at his Celebration of … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-12)

By HRU Newsroom / November 11, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-12)

Cotolo: Tremendous Harrisburg sale grosses $70 million, just shy of the all-time record Heather Vitale gets the scoop on Harrisburg’s final session Brown: A conversation with hard-working, imminently likeable SHSC present Dale Welk Allywag Hanover sets world record in winning … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-11)

By HRU Newsroom / November 10, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-11)

Cotolo: Key continues enhancing late husband’s operation Heather Vitale gets the scoop on Harrisburg’s fourth session Sturman: Searching at Harrisburg for the next Bulldog Hanover Leavitt: Small, but mighty Upcoming stakes and more

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In Today’s HRU (2022-11-10)

By HRU Newsroom / November 10, 2022 / Comments Off on In Today’s HRU (2022-11-10)

Cotolo: All-time record smashed for Harrisburg yearling sale Heather Vitale gets the scoop on Harrisburg’s third session Little: Gary DiLeo: Man of the people Double Deceiver seeks big score in Matron Upcoming stakes and more

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