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Racing Hill stunning in Adios

July 31, 2016

Despite brutal early fractions, favorite Racing Hill still pulled away in the stretch to deliver an astonishing Adios victory for driver Brett Miller and trainer Tony Alagna. by Dave Briggs (winner’s circle quotes by Jeff Zidek and additional copy by … Read more

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Maxwell’s Big Moment

July 17, 2016

Trainer Brad Maxwell scored the biggest win of his career when Control The Moment edged out Racing Hill in the $732,050 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace. by Bill Finley Trainer Brad Maxwell has gone from horse racing to hockey and back … Read more

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Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace Night: Big 5 on the Big M

July 15, 2016

Five expert handicappers break down the biggest stakes on the Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace card. Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack (post time 6:30 pm. Eastern time), harness racing fans will be treated to another terrific card of racing on a … Read more

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Pocono Picks

July 1, 2016

Four expert handicappers break down the four biggest stakes on one of the biggest race cards of the year. Saturday at Mohegan Sun Pocono (post time 6:30 pm. Eastern time), one of the best collections of equine talent assembled this … Read more

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World Class at Pocono

June 26, 2016

World records by Always B Miki and Freaky Feet Pete highlighted a stakes elimination card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono loaded with scads of equine talent. by Jerry Connors / PHHA / Pocono Saturday at The Downs at … Read more

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Poised for the Upset

June 17, 2016

Racing Hill appeared to be in position to win his Pepsi North America Cup elimination before making an untimely break in deep stretch. Trainer Tony Alagna said the Tom Hill homebred will be raring to go when the $1 million … Read more

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In Today’s Hru

May 27, 2016

U.S. trotters Nuncio, Resolve 
drawing most Elitlopp attention Yonkers, Canterbury and New Jersey racing forge new paths Tony Alagna: Working hard and loving it Gunning for the Molson Pace Mark MacDonald’s secret weapon: egg rolls from PEI A dozen Ray … Read more

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How To Succeed in Business

April 15, 2016

Adriano Sorella dissects the owner/trainer relationship from the owner perspective and hopes to inspire and encourage others with his story of becoming a success despite starting with nothing. by Dave Briggs Adriano Sorella said there is another side to the … Read more

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Decked Out

March 6, 2016

Harness racing new winter “it” spot at Sunshine Meadows was buzzing 
Saturday like never before . by Dave Briggs Billy Bigler took occasional sips of a huge iced coffee, a hint of a satisfied smile playing on his lips as … Read more

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2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale Shows Solid Increase From A Year Ago

October 10, 2015

By Perry Lefko Photo: Father Dave LEXINGTON, KY – The 2015 Lexington Selected Sale did well, despite concerns going into it that Canadian and European buyers would not be as bullish about spending this year due to their struggling economies … Read more

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Mission Brief Makes It Look Easy In The Bluegrass

October 4, 2015

By Perry Lefko LEXINGTON, KY – You needed to be at the Red Mile early on Saturday night to catch the brilliant Mission Brief in action. The champion daughter of Muscle Hill opened the slate of Bluegrass Series stakes on … Read more

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Wakizashi Hanover is “Freaky” Good Again

September 27, 2015

By Bill Finley Photo by Jamie Linscott In a race that pitted brother-versus-brother and star-versus-star, there was a lot of hype coming into last night’s Jennas Beach Boy at Hoosier Park. In the end, though, it wasn’t much of a … Read more

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Jug Outcome May Come Down to Wiggle It, Artspeak Elim

September 24, 2015

By Bill Finley DELAWARE, OH – Scott Zeron, the driver of Artspeak, knows what’s on the line in today’s 13th race at Delaware, the second of two elims for the Little Brown Jug. “It is a big advantage (having the … Read more

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Caprice Hill Is a Pro in $410,000 Peaceful Way

September 20, 2015

By Karen Briggs Photo by Clive Cohen CAMPBELLVILLE, ON – Two-year-old trotting fillies can be a capricious group, but there was nothing flighty about Tom Hill’s Caprice Hill on the night of Saturday, September 19th. She was totally professional as … Read more

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Habitat Wins an Eventful Yonkers Trot

September 6, 2015

By Bill Finley Photo by Mike Lizzi YONKERS, NY – You had one top horse break stride and another get disqualified from second and placed fifth after a rare drivers’ objection. This Yonkers Trot had a little bit of everything, … Read more

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Wiggle It Jiggleit Jiggy-Jogs In North America Cup Elimination

June 14, 2015

By Perry Lefko CAMPBELLVILLE, ON – This much is certain: Wiggle It Jiggleit will face the toughest competition of his career in the $1 million North America Cup this Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack for sophomore male pacing colts, but he’s … Read more

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Average Up At Tattersalls Spring Mixed Sale

May 31, 2015

In our last issue we posed the questions, ‘What’s the co-fastest pacer in the history of the sport worth?’ and ‘Can the concept of selling 2-year-olds ever catch on in harness racing?’ Today, some of these queries were answered at … Read more

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Shocker in the Elitlopp

May 31, 2015

by Joakim Lindqvist Solvalla, Sweden–After taking the second heat over Maven, Magic Tonight (Andover Hall), trained by Roger Walmann and driven by Örjan Kihlström, won The Elitlopp final at Solvalla racetrack in Sweden on Sunday. From post one, he grabbed … Read more

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Artspeak, Mission Brief Remain Undefeated In 2015, Canepa Hanover Looks Really Special

May 31, 2015

By Perry Lefko EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Artspeak and Mission Brief, both champions last year, pulled off victories last night at the Meadowlands in $100,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes race, but what a contrast in the way they did it. … Read more

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Bee A Magician Does It Again, Showdown With Father Patrick is Next

May 16, 2015

By Bill Finley She is definitely back. Is she ever. Bee A Magician did it again last night, winning the Arthur Cutler Memorial at the Meadowlands. In the process, she kept her 2015 record perfect at 3 for 3 and … Read more

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