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Virgil Morgan, Jr., Tony Alagna in latest Twos in Training videos; Dr. Ian Moore up next

March 18, 2021

Trainers Virgil Morgan, Jr. spoke to Jaimi MacDonald and Tony Alagna spoke to Heather Vitale this week for our latest episodes of Twos in Training. by Dave Briggs The sixth and seventh in HRU’s 2021 Virtual Twos in Training videos … Read more

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Early thoughts on the Alagna Armada and more at Sunshine Meadows

January 10, 2021

by Ron Gurfein Considering all the equine talent amassed at Sunshine Meadows, the virus has crushed the turnout. The mainstays, Myron Bell, Sam Bowie, and Jerry Glantz had their usual spots last weekend, but, to them, a visit to The … Read more

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Alagna’s Hill takes him to the mountaintop

August 12, 2020

How the perfect plan, the perfect connections and an uber-talented trotting filly led trainer Tony Alagna to his first Hambletonian victory. by Dave Briggs Even for a meticulous man who rarely lets emotions get in the way of hard work … Read more

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After paying his dues, Tony Alagna’s dreams have come true

August 7, 2020

by Murray Brown Imagine this: You have spent your whole life around horses — all sorts of horses. You feel you are ready. You’ve paid your dues. You’ve worked with and tried to emulate some of the greatest horsemen on … Read more

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Tony Alagna in the HRU Twos in Training spotlight LIVE Monday at 7 pm EDT

May 4, 2020

Trainer Tony Alagna will talk about his top returning horses, his most promising 2-year-olds and his growing list of former trainees, such as Captaintreacherous, that are now stallions. He will also answer some of your questions. by Dave Briggs HRU’s … Read more

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99 per cent of Alagna’s 99 horses looked good Tuesday

February 23, 2020

by Ron Gurfein This report is from Tuesday (Feb. 18) because of the USHWA Awards banquet this weekend. It’s hard to believe that the Tony Alagna barn trained 99 horses Tuesday morning and, what’s more amazing, 99 per cent looked … Read more

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Reflect With Me gives Team Alagna back-to-back Crown takedowns

October 26, 2019

by Ray Cotolo The pairing of trainer Tony Alagna and driver Andrew McCarthy did not have much time to reflect on Ramona Hill’s 14-1 upset in the Two-Year-Old Filly Trot. With the three elimination winners succumbing to quick fractions, Reflect … Read more

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Answering an Alagna critic, thoughts on drivers’ posture and speed bikes and my take on Dexter Dunn

June 14, 2019

by Ron Gurfein Tidbits: My apologies for stating that Pilot Discretion was unraced at two. He won his only two starts at the Red Mile in early closing events. On the subject of enforcing the no-holes-given-in-the-first-turn rule at the Meadowlands, … Read more

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Tony Alagna in video spotlight

April 7, 2019

Trainer Tony Alagna was interviewed in Florida by HRU’s Heather Vitale about the huge pile of 2-year-olds he has in training at Sunshine Meadows, including nine from the first crop of his champion Artspeak and, of course, many sired by … Read more

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Tony Alagna: Working hard and loving it

May 27, 2016

Tony Alagna relishes the work that goes with training “about 100 horses”. by Dave Little Tony Alagna always wanted to be a trainer on the big stage. He has accomplished that goal and more, but even he couldn’t have anticipated … Read more

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With The Captain Retired, Alagna Might Have His Next Mega-Star

September 27, 2014
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No Captain, No Problem? Alagna Still Has Three for the Jug

September 19, 2013
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Captaintreacherous leads Alagna to sweep of juvenile pacing Crown elims

October 20, 2012
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Eric Cherry on his long, deep and thoughtful investment in the game

April 4, 2021

Eric Cherry owns wholly, or in part, 140 broodmares and has successfully operated online breeding platform ongait.com for 20 years. by Murray Brown Eric Cherry was born and raised in Plainview, Long Island, roughly a 10-minute drive from the much-missed … Read more

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In Today’s HRU (2021-03-19)

March 19, 2021

Little: What’s behind The Meadowlands’ new post time? Lomon: The drive of Hunter Myers Hedlund: Reflections on a pandemic year and what lies ahead Favorites prove tough to beat in first round of the MGM Borgata Pacing Series at Yonkers … Read more

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Long list of key industry names sign letter supporting HISA

March 11, 2021

written by Steve Stewart and Linda Toscano The undersigned are encouraging the standardbred industry to negotiate with the thoroughbred industry about how to best structure the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act to be inclusive of harness racing’s unique needs. We … Read more

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Julie Miller, Nifty Norman in latest Twos in Training videos; Virgil Morgan, Jr. up next

March 11, 2021

Trainers Julie Miller and Nifty Norman spoke to Heather Vitale this week for our latest episodes of Twos in Training. by Dave Briggs The fourth and fifth in HRU’s 2021 Virtual Twos in Training videos aired on Monday (March 8) … Read more

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Julie Miller, Nifty Norman up next in Twos in Training

March 7, 2021

Julie Miller will appear Monday and Nifty Norman on Wednesday in conversation with Heather Vitale. by Dave Briggs Julie Miller and Nifty Norman will be the next two guests in HRU’s 2021 Virtual Twos in Training video series. Miller will … Read more

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Bob McIntosh in latest Twos in Training video; Julie Miller up next

March 5, 2021

Hall of Fame trainer Bob McIntosh spoke to Heather Vitale about his lifetime in the business, his promising 2-year-olds and his memories about stars Camluck, Artsplace, Staying Together and other greats. by Dave Briggs The third in HRU’s 2021 Virtual … Read more

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Bob McIntosh to be interviewed Wednesday for Twos in Training

February 27, 2021

Hall of Fame trainer Bob McIntosh will be interviewed by Heather Vitale on Wednesday, March 3. Viewer questions welcome in advance. by Dave Briggs The third in HRU’s 2021 Virtual Twos in Training videos will feature Hall of Fame trainer … Read more

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Jack Darling on picking out yearlings in latest Twos in Training video; Bob McIntosh up next

February 25, 2021

Trainer Jack Darling spoke to Jaimi MacDonald about his lifetime in the business, his promising 2-year-olds, returning Ontario Sires Stakes star Bulldog Hanover, what he looks for in a yearling and what harness racing needs to do to improve. by … Read more

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HRU Twos in Training – 2021

February 24, 2021

2021 Twos in Training on HRU All videos will initially be broadcast beginning at 7 pm (Eastern) on the date scheduled on our YouTube and Facebook pages and will be available for viewing at any time on those platforms within 24 … Read more

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Black History Month has early kick-off with MLK Remembrance race

February 12, 2021

The Meadowlands continues John Manzi’s vision to honor civil rights legend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a race reserved for African-American drivers. by Debbie Little Today’s column is the first in a series in recognition of Black History Month. … Read more

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Buying and selling top Pace and Hambletonian contenders

February 7, 2021

A look at the value of the early winter book favorites for the Meadowlands Pace and Hambletonian. by Brett Sturman The Meadowlands has come out with its winter book list for the 2021 Meadowlands Pace and Hambletonian, ranking the top … Read more

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Lawson: a slot in the Mohawk Million goes far beyond taking a shot at the $1 million purse

February 6, 2021

With slots available and the deadline looming, the CEO of the Woodbine Entertainment Group said the race “brings notoriety and eyes on this sport at a time when it needs it.” by Dave Briggs As the Feb. 15 deadline looms … Read more

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