US Trotting News

Washington, PA — Elimination winners Beach Glass and Pebble Beach may appear unbeatable in Saturday’s $350,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, but don’t count out Tony Alagna. Few trainers can match his Adios success in recent years. Alagna won the Orchids in 2016 with Racing Hill and finished second in 2018 with American History. He’s sent eight colts into the Adios final over the last three years, including Atlas Hanover, Quick Snap and Nautical Hanover on Saturday. The 16-race Adios Day card gets underway at 11:45 a.m.; the Adios goes as race 15 with an approximate

Batavia, NY — The “glamour division” of the New York Sire Stakes was well represented on Wednesday night (July 27) at Batavia Downs as 14 top 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings bred in the Empire State lined up in two $59,200 contests. In the first division, Seven Hundred (Huntsville-Exclamation) took advantage of a perfect trip to score his second NYSS victory in 2022. Seven Hundred took advantage of a perfect trip to score his second NYSS victory in 2022. Wendy J. Lowery photo. Twin B Deluxe (Jason Bartlett) went right for the lead while Seven Hundred (Jim Morrill Jr.) and Bounty Hunter (Jordan Stratton) tucked in

Lexington, KY — Meg Jewett Leavitt, who owns and operates the well-known Standardbred farm Walnut Hall Limited in Lexington, Ky., in partnership with her husband, Alan Leavitt, will be honored for her dedication to the lives of horses during Hats Off Day, presented by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, on Saturday (July 30) at the Kentucky Horse Park. Jewett Leavitt will be recognized during Hats Off Day with several others, including Dr. Tom Riddle, veterinarian and founder of Hats Off Day, and retired Thoroughbred jockey Chris McCarron. Now in its 19th year, Hats Off Day offers family-friendly activities that include horse and pony rides, interactive

This Week: Delvin Miller Adios, Adioo Volo, and Arden Downs, The Meadows, Washington, Pa. and Hambletonian, Hambletonian Oaks, Peter Haughton and Jim Doherty eliminations, Tompkins-Geers, and Miss Versatility leg, The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, N.J. Schedule of events: The Grand Circuit week kicks off on Friday (July 29) at The Meadows with two $20,000 divisions of the Arden Downs for both 2-year-old colt trotters and 2-year-old filly trotters. The big Saturday (July 30) card at The Meadows features the $350,000 Delvin Miller Adios for 3-year-old male pacers. Also on the card will be the $102,355 Adioo Volo for 3-year-old filly pacers, three divisions in the $60,400 Arden

Berlin, MD — On Wednesday (July 27), Ocean Downs hosted the sophomore Maryland Sire Stake finals, each going for a purse of $75,000 before a large crowd. Hoofbeats De Vie (Charlie De Vie) and driver Russell Foster remained undefeated in the colt and gelding trot, winning all six races each year at two and three. In their usual style, it was a gate-to-wire win in 2:01.3 for owner-breeder Joie De Vie Stable and trainer Chris Lakata. Tungsten Tim (Lockkeeper) was up for the place spot. Reinsman John Wagner steered Anthonys All In (Rusty’s All In) to his sixth victory in six 2022 starts, all in