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  • Hoof Beats Bio
    by Kate Jones on July 1, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Attraction of Opposites Differences, similarities between Geoff Stein and David Reid make for one of racing’s leading partnerships THE GREEK MYTH IS WELL KNOWN, OF THE KING NAMED MIDAS. For Midas’ hospitality, Dionysus, god of wine, offered to grant the king anything he wished. The king’s request was simple: that everything he touch turn to

  • Canadian Sportsman Bio
    by Kate Jones on July 1, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    The Perfect Mix by Dave Briggs Take one part low-key, charismatic deal-maker, add a workhorse and detail-fanatic and the result is the profoundly-successful Preferred Equine Marketing partnership of Geoff Stein and David Reid. he burning question is this – how did two guys as different as January and July create the most successful horse agenting

  • It’s Time To Plan!
    on January 26, 2023 at 1:43 pm
  • Ownership Change for Volume Eight
    on January 21, 2023 at 4:48 pm

    Winning Key Farm acquires ownership interest in Volume Eight Worthington, PA – Jan. 21 2023  Winning Key Farm is excited to announce a partnership with the current ownership group of 2-year-old 2022 Trotting Colt of the Year Volume Eight that gives them an interest in the champion trotter beginning in 2023. The transaction was put together by Bob Boni of Northwood Bloodstock Agency , bringing the idea to his trainer Noel Daley, and then to Patty Key. “With Patty Key and Winning Key, his breeder, in mind, I reached out to Noel about the possibility of an interest in Volume Eight being available,” said Boni. “Noel said yes and Patty was immediately enthused about the possibilities. It did not take much more than that to put the parties together. I asked Patty’s farm manager Eric Crocker about the colt as well as they raised him, and being a son of the great Chapter Seven, it seemed like a perfect fit. He has shown extraordinary ability and hopefully it will be a fun year for everyone involved.” Noel Daley added that “It is a terrific opportunity at this time to have the breeder come back in with an ownership interest. He is clearly a very talented trotting colt that will be pointed for the major events in ’23 and in addition to the excitement of his racing career, as breeders he could very well prove to be an important part of their breeding program in the future.” “When Bob Boni brought this to us, I was immediately excited with the prospect of participating in his ownership as it is very much a chance to continue the legacy of my late husband Bob,” commented Patty Key. “While we have been mostly focused on our breeding program and not given much thought to racing, this is a very special situation. We followed all of his races as if we still owned him and I am thrilled that Noel and the other owners have given us this opportunity. Now we can look forward to his races with even more anticipation and I believe it is something Bob would have wanted us to do.” The Dan Patch Award winner was the fastest 2-year-old colt trotter of 2022, taking his mark of 1:52 with a last quarter of :27 flat and a dominant victory in the Kindergarten Classic Final for earnings of $432,232. He finished his campaign winning five in a row, adding the Valley Victory Final for trainer Noel Daley and driver Andy McCarthy, and he is listed as the Meadowlands Winter Book favorite for the 2023 Hambletonian.

  • Fate and Keen Vision Draws Boni to Indiana
    on January 5, 2023 at 7:41 pm

    Fate and Keen Vision Draws Boni to Indiana It is impossible to tell the story of harness racing without Robert “Bob” Boni and for over a decade it has been impossible to tell the story of Indiana harness racing without his name as well. Since 1969, Boni has been full time in some capacity in harness racing and the results have been nothing short of remarkable on the East Coast as well as the Hoosier state.  Boni’s full time involvement in harness began at Pine Hollow Stud but not exactly by design. “I finished school, got in my car, and made my way to Goshen, New York in hopes of securing a job with Arden Homestead’s main trainer Harry Pownall,” said Boni. His plan did not come to fruition as he had planned which in hindsight may have been for the best. “Mr. Pownall said he would have loved to hire me, but he simply did not have any openings or much turnover in his grooms for a spot to be available for me,” Boni remembered.  Boni’s harness racing aspirations were not squashed by the fruitless venture to Goshen as he took the short drive over to Pine Bush where Pine Hollow Stud was located. “Pine Hollow looked to be the premier farm in New York at the time and I was lucky that they had an opening when I showed up and asked for a job. It was only about an hour and a half from my boyhood home in Queens so it made a lot of sense to start there,” Boni noted. “I spent 11 years there and I do not regret it one bit.”  After his tenure at Pine Hollow, Boni ventured out on his own with almost immediate success. He managed the Wall Street Stable that went “all-in” on the first crop of Niatross which led Boni to travel all the way to Indiana one winter day where he inspected and purchased the former fastest horse of all time, Nihilator. “I’ve always said Indiana is my second favorite state and that is a big reason why,” Boni said with a laugh.  Boni has certainly been no one hit wonder with his connected standardbreds. His other standouts include $800,000 winner Pershing Square, 1987 Pacer of the Year Camtastic, Indiana standout stallion Always A Virgin, and the 2nd fastest horse of all time Always B Miki. The latter two certainly have strong connections to the Midwest and Boni was instrumental in both of their paths.  Always A Virgin was partially purchased by Boni with multiple other partners prior to his three year old season where he earned over $1 million in purses. After his 4-year-old season, the decision came on where he should stand, at which point Boni made the case for Indiana. “It definitely took some convincing of our fellow partners, but my partner Mitchell Skolnick and I had studied and admired the Indiana program and thought it was the best spot for him. We knew he would have several years of support where in some states that is not always the case because you never know which new hot sire might come in after you,” Boni stated.  The success of Always A Virgin as a sire has been immense and his impact on the growth of Indiana Standardbreds cannot be overstated. His first two two crops produced 3 millionaires, 3 Breeders Crown winners, and the at one time fastest horse of all time. In total, Always A Virgin’s offspring have earned over $60 million and still counting. “Always A Virgin is what you hope for from a regional sire. He immediately produced horses that could leave the state program and win. Once you do that, you are made as a stallion, and Indiana certainly gave him the support,” said Boni.  Boni’s connection to Always A Virgin played a role in leading him to one of Indiana sired sons, Always B Miki. After watching Always B Miki’s early baby races, Boni was enamored by the colt. “He showed incredible speed as a young horse, and my connection to Always A Virgin definitely made me take a closer look at him. Luckily, he was owned by Joe Hurley’s Roll The Dice stable who owned Always A Virgin so we already had a strong relationship there,” Boni noted.  Always B Miki took Boni and the other connections on an incredible ride, but he was not the last tie to Indiana for Boni. He has continued to play a role in sending multiple stallions to Indiana including the likes of Class Included, JK Endofanera, and newcomer in 2023 Rebuff. The latter stallion is an extremely exciting prospect in the eyes of Boni. “He is a horse that could have stood anywhere. He is a Breeders Crown winner and the fastest son of Muscle Hill, which is a remarkable accomplishment,” said Boni.  In Boni’s eyes, Rebuff is a further affirmation of the rise of the Midwest in harness racing. The massive growth of Kentucky combined with the addition of the Peter Haughton and Jim Doherty trots now at Hoosier has created a shift in the business in Boni’s opinion. “It is a validation of the midwest. Some people did not pay attention to this program due to the distance from the east coast, but with so many stables established in Kentucky, that is now changed. It really is a cataclysmic shift in the way we race horses. It is going to open up the thought process and Indiana will be looked at much differently,” Boni explained.  Besides the rise of the midwest coming in the future, Boni has glowing remarks for the current program. “People really do not realize the amount of open stakes offered by Hoosier Park. Indiana and Hoosier Park put on an excellent presentation. I think with the growth of dual eligibility in Kentucky, you are going to see nominations to the big races in Indiana rise dramatically.”

  • New formula used for Meadowlands Pace final post position draw
    on July 12, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    The brainchild of SBOANJ first vice-president Bob Boni — 15 years in the making Lexington, KY — Moments after his trainee Night Hawk finished second in the second of two Meadowlands Pace eliminations last Saturday night (July 9) at The Meadowlands, trainer Brian Brown thought to himself that now he will need to hold his breath awaiting the post position draw for the $600,000 final this Saturday (July 16), hoping his colt didn’t draw post 10 in the open draw among the non-winners. At the time Brown wasn’t aware that a format change had been made for this year’s Pace final draw and that Night Hawk was guaranteed a spot on the starting gate no farther out than post seven. …. read the complete story

  • Bob Boni Talks with Dave Brower
    on January 20, 2022 at 9:41 pm

    Bob Boni Talks with Dave Brower abou t the Winter Mixed Sale at the Meadowlands On Jan. 17 2022

  • Whichwaytothebeach topped the Tattersalls Winter Mixed Sale with a bid of $390,000
    on January 18, 2022 at 2:25 pm

    Toscani nabs Whichwaytothebeach for $390,000  It was the second highest-priced hors e sold in sale history and it came during an auction that set new records for average ($47,259) and median ($29,500). With one significant purchase, Gino Toscani of Mount Hope, ON led the buyers at the Tattersalls Winter Mixed Sale held Monday (Jan. 17) in the paddock at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey. Bidding online via ProxiBid, Toscani spent $390,000 to collar the sale topper,  Hip 77 Whichwaytothebeach , a 4-year-old gelded son of Somebeachsomewhere out of Swinging Beauty consigned by Bob Boni’s Northwood Bloodstock. “He seems like a nice horse,” Toscani told the USTA’s Ken Weingartner. “I hope he can come through. He’s just going to be 4. His brother, Captain Barbossa, was good as a 4-year-old and hopefully he’s going to be the same for us and we can get our money back.” Whichwaytothebeach will be trained by Desiree Jones. It was the second highest sale-topper since at least 2014. The record was set in 2020 when Lindy The Great sold for $450,000. Previously trained by Brett Pelling, Whichwaytothebeach earned $546,425 with a record of 12-6-6 in 27 starts and a mark of 1:49.2. “He’s a legit horse and he was younger than the others. I think that was a big edge,” Boni said. In all, 90 racehorses, stallion shares and breedings collectively sold for $4,253,300 to produce an average of $47,259 and a median of $29,500. The sale set new records for average and median. This year’s auction also set a record for the fewest offerings sold. “(The record average is) partly a reflection of the number of horses sold, but, on the other hand, it is a fair representation of what we did offer. I was very happy with that,” said sale manager David Reid. “It’s always exciting to have a live sale, for sure.” This year’s gross was up 14 per cent from last year’s total of $3,741,400. The average was up 50 per cent from $41,244 in 2021 and the median was up 55 per cent from $19,000 last year. The record for gross was set in 2018 when 221 horses/stal- lion shares — 131 more offerings than this year — grossed $6,694,000. Northwood also sold  Hip 83 Belmont Major N  to Amanda Kelly of Greenfield Center, NY for $200,000 — “A very strong price. The half-mile track miles he showed earlier really helped him a lot,” Boni said — and  Hip 67 Ethan T Hanover  for $115,000 to Matthew Medeirra of Big Z Farm. Reid’s Preferred Equine consigned both the second- and third- highest-priced horses sold —  Hip 56  mare  Swift Swanda  for $240,000 to Josh Green, agent, of Milford, DE and  Hip 85  2020 Little Brown Jug winner  Captain Barbossa  for $210,000 to Robert DiNozzi of Ossining, NY. “If he’s anything like he’s been all his career, he’ll make money,” DiNozzi told Weingartner. “We’ll race him at Yonkers a little bit, put him in the Borgata Series, but he’s also good on a mile (track) so if he’s racing well, we will put him in everything. He’s raced with the best and either been competitive or beaten them. There is nothing not to like about the horse.” Preferred Equine sold 51 offerings, grossing $2,479,200 for an average of $48,612. Northwood Bloodstock had 28 sales, grossing $1,284,600 for an average of $45,879. Diamond Creek sold eight for a total of $428,000, an average of $53,500. Reid said he was “very happy with the pre-sale traffic and the at-sale traffic. I was very happy with the attendance. I thought the auctioneers, once again, they are a very talented crew that kept a very good pace to the sale and we continued to offer the online bidding as a convenience to owners that can’t make it and it’s working out very well. “I think there were 10 horses sold online today with another 14 (online bidders) ending up the underbidder. Obviously, as a result of the pandemic, we’ve offered other services and tools. I think the results played in today. “The other thing I thought was interesting is that on the stream- ing through  www.tattersallsredmile.com  there was a point in time today where we had more than 1,000 viewers watching the live stream. For the industry, I think it’s great to see the energy and the participation level and it kind of goes off 2021’s sale season, which was favorable.” For historical reference, in 2020, the Winter Mixed Sale sold 128 horses/stallion shares for $5,279,200 to produce an average of $41,244 and a median of $26,500.  In 2019, 150 horses/stallion shares grossed $4,395,300 for an average of $29,302 and a median of $20,000. In 2018, 221 horses/stallion shares grossed $6,694,000 for an average of $30,290 and a median of $20,000. In 2017, 233 horses/stallion shares grossed $6,288,400 for an average of $26,989 and a median of $15,000. In 2016, 258 horses/stallion shares grossed $5,849,400 for an average of $22,672 and a median of $16,500. In 2015, 269 horses/stallion shares and breedings grossed $5,971,500, for an average of $23,291 and a median of $14,000. In 2014, the gross of $5,971,500 for 234 horses/stallion shares produced an average of $25,519 and median of $14,000. In 2013, 206 horses and stallion shares grossed $4,549,600, an average of $22,085.

  • Northwood Bloodstock sells Empressive Hill for $410,000
    on November 11, 2021 at 1:24 pm

    Kentucky Championship winner  Empressive Hill  brought the second-richest tag of the Harrisburg Mixed session Selling as Hip 1391, KYSS champ  Empressive Hill  was purchased by Jean-Pierre Barjon of Paris, France for $410,000. Consigned to the sale by Northwood Bloodstock, Empressive Hill (Muscle Hill – Slice Slice Baby) sports a record of 1:51.2 taken at The Red Mile as a sophomore, with a 10-2-1 from 19 career starts and $273,775 in earnings.

  • Adios winner HELLABALOU sold by Northwood Bloodstock Agency!
    on August 2, 2021 at 7:16 pm

    Adios winner HELLABALOU sold by Northwood Bloodstock Agency! Congratulations to owner Eric Good and trainer Eddie Dennis and driver Tim Tetrick on their exciting new record 1:58.4f winning the $375,000 “Adios” at the Meadows on July 31.. Congratulations as well to breeders Andray Farm and Sergent Stables . HELLABALOU was sold for $42,000 by Northwood Bloodstock Agency at the 2019 Harrisburg Sale. Please visit our Harrisburg and Lexington yearling consignments this fall and look for your next stakes winner. We are now accepting entries for the November 11 & 12 Harrisburg Mixed Sale…the premier mixed sale for racing and breeding stock. If you have any entries or any questions or for further information please contact us via Facebook or email   or call 201 863-2082.

  • Standardbred Horse Sale Mixed Entries
    on May 10, 2021 at 2:47 pm

    Now Accepting  Entries for the Black Book Mixed Sale NORTHWOOD BLOODSTOCK AGENCY is accepting entries for the Standardbred Horse Sale on November 11-12 . The entry deadline for the SUPPLEMENT is scheduled for Sept. 1 . If you have any entries or any questions or for further information please contact us via Facebook or email nwbloodstock@aol.com or call 201 863-2082. Click here to enter online.

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  • Noel’s Weekend Winners: Targeting Great Betting Races at Gulfstream
    by Noel Michaels on February 3, 2023 at 10:51 am

    Welcome to Noel Michaels’ Weekend Winners, the place to go for weekend best bets and spot plays from veteran handicapper and tournament-play pioneer Noel Michaels. Check back every week for a couple of highlighted selections designed to help you cash a few bets and make some money. Read More…

  • 2023 Robert B. Lewis Stakes at a Glance
    by Mike Curry on February 2, 2023 at 6:47 pm

    The Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita Park has become a key Southern California prep race on the path to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and served as a springboard in 2012 for I’ll Have Another as he swept the Derby and Preakness Stakes. Read More…

  • Multiple Helping Hands Propelled Young Rider Gomez to an Eclipse Award
    by Bob Ehalt on February 1, 2023 at 4:48 pm

    Jan. 26, 2023, was a day that Jose Antonio Gomez will always treasure. It was an evening with the potential to shape his career — and life — in ways he could only dream about five years ago. On that night, when he was selected as the outstanding apprentice jockey of 2022 at the Eclipse Awards festivities, the 22-year-old Michigan native morphed from a promising, yet inexperienced rider into a member of a select group whose early accomplishments stood out. Read More…

  • Why Rocket Can Has Best Chance to Win the 2023 Holy Bull Stakes
    by Ellis Starr on February 1, 2023 at 4:09 pm

    The Grade 3, $250,000 Holy Bull Stakes is the first of three significant stakes races for newly turned 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park, the other two being the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes and the Read More…

  • Byron King’s Derby Dozen for Feb. 1
    by Byron King on February 1, 2023 at 10:00 am

    BloodHorse news editor Byron King presents his latest Derby Dozen, with a look at his leading contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 6. Read More…

  • Where to Watch/Listen: Horse Racing Coverage Feb. 3-5
    on February 1, 2023 at 10:00 am

    After an action-packed weekend dominated by the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Baccarat and undercard races at Gulfstream Park, the focus this upcoming Saturday shifts to the prep schedule for the 2023 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve Read More…

  • Horse Racing Terminology: A Beginner’s Guide to Common Racing and Betting Terms
    by Mike Curry on January 31, 2023 at 6:26 pm

    We all know what it’s like to walk into a new environment for the first time, whether it’s a new school or office, or a new friend group, and feel like an outsider because they are using words and references you are unfamiliar with. Read More…

  • Which Kentucky Derby Contender Leads the Jan. 31 Best Horses Poll?
    on January 31, 2023 at 4:37 pm

    Each week, members of the media around the country vote on the nation’s top contenders on the Triple Crown trail in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll. Find out the 2023 top 3-year-old rankings below in inaugural poll of the Triple Crown season. This poll will continue through the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets in June. AMERICA’S TOP THOROUGHBREDS FOR JANUARY 31, 2023 Read More…

  • 2023 Kentucky Derby Trail: Three Heating Up, Three Cooling Down for Jan. 31
    by Mike Curry on January 31, 2023 at 10:00 am

    This feature provides a capsule look at three horses who are heating up on the Triple Crown trail and three horses whose chances for the 2023 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve are not quite as strong as they were a few weeks ago. Read More…

  • 2023 Holy Bull Stakes Cheat Sheet
    by Patrick Reed on January 31, 2023 at 10:00 am

    The road to the 2023 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve stops in south Florida Saturday for the $250,000, Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Read More…

U.S. Trotting News

Don’t count Alagna out of Saturday’s $350,000 Adios at The Meadows

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 ...
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Seven Hundred, JD win NYSS splits at Batavia Downs

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 ...
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Jewett Leavitt to be honored at Kentucky Horse Park

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 ...
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Grand Circuit to Meadows, Meadowlands

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 ...
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Hoofbeats De Vie and Anthony’s All In sweep Maryland Sires

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 ...
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Use Yah Blinkah Takes New Mark In Maine Stakes

Use Yah Blinkah turned in a career-best performance on Wednesday (Aug. 3) when the three-year-old pacing colts and geldings met at Bangor in the Maine Standardbred Breeders Stakes (MSBS). In the first $18,227 MSBS division, a non-wagering event, driver Heath Campbell sent Use Yah Blinkah right to the front from ...
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Prospect Series Leg Rescheduled

Leg 3B of the Prospect Series for two-year-old trotting fillies has been rescheduled following Wednesday's cancellation at Grand River Raceway due to severe weather conditions in the region. The single Prospect Series division has been rescheduled as a non-wagering event on Grand River Raceway's Friday, Aug. 5 card, with a post time of ...
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Clearfield Hosts Pennsylvania Fair Stakes

The Pennsylvania fair circuit came to Clearfield for its only four-day stand of the season – two-year-olds on Sunday and Monday, then three-year-olds the last two days, with trotters on the first card of the age group and pacers the second. The freshman baby trotters thus led off on Sunday, ...
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Hottieonthehorizon Strolls To Another Open Win

Hottieonthehorizon picked up her sixth win of the Running Aces season with a dominating stroll-in-the-park style win in the $16,500 Mares Open Handicap Pace on Tuesday night (Aug. 3). Sent off as the overwhelming 1-20 favourite in the five-horse affair, driver Luke Plano wasted no time in getting the impressive ...
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Stakes-Filled Card Set For Northside

It will be a stakes-filled day at Northside Downs on Saturday, Aug. 6, as a total of five Atlantic Sires Stakes events are slated for the afternoon race card. Two-year-old trotters will go as a non-wagering event at 12:45 p.m. Four trotters will go behind the gate for a purse ...
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  • Meadowlands cancels live racing Friday
    by admin on February 3, 2023 at 1:59 pm

    East Rutherford, NJ – Due to tonight’s freezing temperatures, the SBOANJ and the Meadowlands Racetrack have decided to cancel live harness racing for tonight, Friday, February 3. The track remains open for simulcasting and sports wagering. For racing and simulcasting information visit PlayMeadowlands.com. From The Meadowlands The post Meadowlands cancels live racing Friday first appeared on Harnesslink.

  • Meadowlands Stakes payments due February 15
    by admin on February 3, 2023 at 1:51 pm

    East Rutherford, NJ – The Meadowlands extensive 2023 harness racing stakes program that includes all of the major Grand Circuit stakes for potential champions of all ages and the New Jersey Classic Series for NJ Sired and Standardbred Development Fund horses will require your attention with nomination payments due by February 15. All information that The post Meadowlands Stakes payments due February 15 first appeared on Harnesslink.

  • Just Believe wins $300,000 Great Southern Star
    by Bevan Greig on February 3, 2023 at 11:47 am

    Super star trotter Just Believe (Orlando Vici) has taken out this years running of the $300,000 (Gr1) Woodlands Stud Great Southern Star in the hands of harness racing driver Greg Sugars tonight at Tabcorp Park Melton. Just Believe trailed all the way behind $101 to one outsider Mufasa Metro who showed blistering speed to cross The post Just Believe wins $300,000 Great Southern Star first appeared on Harnesslink.

  • Advantage Just Believe after draw in Great Southern Star
    by Bevan Greig on February 3, 2023 at 10:03 am

    It’s advantage Just Believe (Orlando Vici) after the staging of the Woodlands Stud Great Southern Star, with Jess Tubbs’ hopeful running a brilliant second in the first heat and then enjoying the perfect harness racing draw. A big roar went up in the room as Just Believe’s was the first name pulled, enabling connections to The post Advantage Just Believe after draw in Great Southern Star first appeared on Harnesslink.

  • Great Southern Star heats run
    by Bevan Greig on February 3, 2023 at 9:08 am

    Two heats of the Woodlands Stud Great Southern Star have been run and won with Plymouth Chubb (Majestic Son) regaining peak form in the first heat, leading all the way to record an easy victory. THE MANNINGS STAR! What a way to kick off the Woodlands Stud Great Southern Star with Plymouth Chubb back to The post Great Southern Star heats run first appeared on Harnesslink.

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  • Preventing Colic and Ulcers in Horses
    by Amy Harris on February 1, 2023 at 6:13 pm

    Each February, Equine Guelph declares the month as Colic Prevention Education Month. The number one killer of horses, colic is a topic every horse owner wants to stay current on. Equine Guelph provides many ways for horse care takers to … The post Preventing Colic and Ulcers in Horses appeared first on Horse Canada.

  • Przewalski’s Horse Filly Born at San Diego Zoo
    by Amy Harris on January 31, 2023 at 9:16 pm

    The San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance (SDZWA) had a lot to celebrate this past holiday season with the arrival of a Przewalski’s horse foal born on Christmas Day. The Przewalski’s horse is a critically endangered species of wild horse that … The post Przewalski’s Horse Filly Born at San Diego Zoo appeared first on Horse Canada.

  • Olympia and the Pony
    by Amy Harris on January 31, 2023 at 8:37 pm

    The Internet is filled with images of adorable kids posted by proud parents. So it’s not a surprise that tennis legend Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder/hubby Alexis Ohanian are just as snap-happy. Their five-year-old daughter Olympia is not only extremely … The post Olympia and the Pony appeared first on Horse Canada.

  • Horse Karma: An Equine Point of View
    by Amy Harris on January 25, 2023 at 3:16 pm

    Alberta-based writer Amber Zierath is set to have her first novel published on January 26. Based on the true events of Zierath’s daughter horse, Horse Karma follows the palomino Karma through its life as it passes through various people’s hands, … The post Horse Karma: An Equine Point of View appeared first on Horse Canada.

  • Saving the Dartmoor Ponies
    by Amy Harris on January 25, 2023 at 2:49 pm

    Across the pond, the Dartmoor Pony Heritage Trust (DPHT) has stepped up to help farmers and breeders of the rare Dartmoor Pony, as the effects of the climate crisis, increase in the cost of feed, fuel, and just about … The post Saving the Dartmoor Ponies appeared first on Horse Canada.

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  • 2023 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winner Is Skirt The Law for Gollan
    by Lucy Henderson on January 19, 2023 at 5:30 am

    The $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) trophy remained in Queensland with Tony Gollan’s undefeated filly Skirt The Law putting a street on the Sydney raiders at the Gold Coast. The Magic Millions Day card was abandoned last Saturday due to heavy rainfall and an unsafe racing surface with the remaining eight events on The post 2023 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winner Is Skirt The Law for Gollan appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

  • Yellow Brick Leads Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2023 Field & Odds
    by Lucy Henderson on January 13, 2023 at 4:26 am

    The punters are happy to follow the yellow brick road in Magic Millions 3YO Guineas betting this Saturday with the aptly named Yellow Brick heading markets on the $2 million feature at the Gold Coast. Queensland’s Gold Coast Racecourse comes alive with the lucrative $11.75 million Magic Millions Race Day taking centre stage on this The post Yellow Brick Leads Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2023 Field & Odds appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

  • Empire Of Japan Heads Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2023 Field & Betting
    by Lucy Henderson on January 13, 2023 at 3:23 am

    Peter & Paul Snowden are tipped to take home the trophy in Saturday’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) with their in-form juvenile Empire Of Japan favourite in the Gold Coast feature this weekend. The father-son training duo won the MM Classic in Queensland back in 2016 with Capitalist and saddle-up a strong three-horse contingent in The post Empire Of Japan Heads Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2023 Field & Betting appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

  • The Ingham 2022 Field & Odds
    by Lucy Henderson on December 9, 2022 at 2:18 am

    The race towards the autumn carnival is already heating up with a Doncaster Mile ballot exemption up for grabs in the recently boosted Group 2 $2 million The Ingham (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Formerly known as the Villiers Stakes, the 2022 The Ingham Stakes prize money is set at an unprecedented $2 million The post The Ingham 2022 Field & Odds appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

  • Inaugural 2022 The Gold Rush Field & Betting
    by Lucy Henderson on December 8, 2022 at 11:04 pm

    The Festival of Perth Racing action has been extended to include the brand-new Group 3 $1.5 million The Gold Rush (1400m) this weekend at Ascot where Godolphin’s interstate raider Vilana is one of the top fancies. A capacity line-up of weight-for-age hopefuls face off in the lucrative middle-distance sprint on Saturday including the James Cummings-trained The post Inaugural 2022 The Gold Rush Field & Betting appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

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  • Doug Gorrel gives update following horror crash
    by Graham Potter on February 3, 2023 at 10:35 am

    Some good news after the nasty road accident yesterday with the Doug Gorrel stable posting this update on social media: ‘DGR is thrilled to let everyone know that Sir Savaluca and Amen Brother have returned to the stables safe and sound. Both horses are battered and bruised but remarkably well… Read More »

  • NSW jockey suspended for 22 months
    by Graham Potter on February 3, 2023 at 9:53 am

    Jockey Troy See has been handed a twenty-two-and-a-half month disqualification after Racing NSW Stewards concluded a hearing into See’s conduct at the Murwillumbah meeting on January 21. He also received a $500 fine. See faced three charges. This, from the relevant Steward’s Report: ‘Charge 1: The details of the charge… Read More »

  • Star filly was in danger of missing her biggest race win
    by RS NewsWire on February 3, 2023 at 8:31 am

    Sure, there was a blip and a hiccup when she got beaten for the first and only time to date in the Burgess Queen Stakes (1400m), but don’t discount the winner, Laced Up Heels, she is above average. Order was restored for Amelia’s Jewel when she bounced back to regain her… Read More »

  • Darren Weir’s possible return still under a cloud
    by Graham Potter on February 3, 2023 at 6:43 am

    Former Champion trainer Darren Weir’s four-year disqualification period is nearly at an end … but any future return to participation within the industry on his part is still uncertain. The suspension officially ends at midnight on February 6, but Weir’s path beyond that, should he want to return to a… Read More »

  • 4/2/2023 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Sandown, Chairman’s Stakes day
    by Adam Page on February 3, 2023 at 6:15 am

    A strong nine event meeting has been assembled for Sandown Hillside on Saturday. The weather is fine, the track is good (4) and the rail is out three metres for the entire circuit. swiftbet 💰 👉 Download the hottest new betting app   Chairman’s Stakes 🏆: View the Field and Odds for… Read More »

  • Blue Stripe Wins Hirsch and Ticket to Distaff
    by Staff Writer on August 7, 2022 at 4:20 am

    The South American mare Blue Stripe tracked a pair of leaders early, then went on by at the head of the stretch to register and impressive length and three-quarters triumph in the $400,000 Grade I Clement L. Hirsch Stakes Saturday at Del Mar. The 5-year-old by the Argentinian stallion Equal Stripes out of an Argentinian The post Blue Stripe Wins Hirsch and Ticket to Distaff appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

  • Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager Opens Friday
    by Staff Writer on August 4, 2022 at 2:26 pm

    Undefeated 4-year-old Flightline has been installed as the 3-1 favorite for the first of two future wagers on this year’s $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). The first Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager will open on Friday, Aug. 5 at 12 p.m. ETand will close on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET. The The post Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager Opens Friday appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

  • American Theorem Stamps Ticket to Breeders’ Cup Sprint
    by Staff Writer on August 1, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    Rustin Kretz’s American Theorem swooped widest and fastest of all Saturday in the 77th edition of the Grade I Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar and outran eight rivals to the wire in 1:08.67 for the six-panel headliner. The husky gray son of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah was a length and a half to The post American Theorem Stamps Ticket to Breeders’ Cup Sprint appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

  • Harness & Horse Racing Heats Up in the Garden State This Summer
    by Staff Writer on August 1, 2022 at 2:36 pm

    New Jersey horse betting is where it’s at for the month of July and August, as thoroughbreds and harness races will be center stage for Garden State bettors over the next handful of weekends. Horse-racing enthusiasts will enjoy the $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport on July 23. Still, first, harness-racing action The post Harness & Horse Racing Heats Up in the Garden State This Summer appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

  • Bing Crosby and San Diego Highlight Saturday Card at Del Mar
    by Staff Writer on July 29, 2022 at 2:10 pm

    Topped by a pair of deep and deeply competitive stakes races, Del Mar will present a sparkling 11-race program Saturday on Day 6 of its 83rd summer race meet. First post on the afternoon is 2 p.m. The two stakes – the 77th running of the Grade I, $400,000 Bing Crosby Stakes and the 81st The post Bing Crosby and San Diego Highlight Saturday Card at Del Mar appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.