Harness Racing Update Newsletter Archive

Saturday, June 24, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Bill O’Donnell holds court Striking similarities — David Miller and Billy Haughton Talent Soup has potential Anything but Irrelevant Five plays for the neophyte: Elevator Pitching Brent Holland wins 5,000th race Stable That God Loves is back Royally-bred Rainbow Room wins pari-mutuel debut photo: The Magic Man (above) said he is honored to retire at […]

Friday, June 23, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Herve Filion – 1940-2017 For entertainment purposes only Devious Man earned his right to contest Pocono open stakes Retirement of Martin, Clarke not a great sign for racing Hambletonian Society / Breeders Crown Poll Daley, Bouchard in accident at Saratoga Hannah Miller repeats as Museum’s amateur driving champ Canadian Hall of Fame gala set for […]

Sunday, June 18, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Dragon roars to victory in $1 million Pepsi North America Cup A one-two, father-son finish in Goodtimes final Bettors Up upsets in fantastic edition of Fan Hanover McWicked final quarter leads to Gold Cup win Lady Shadow continues Roses Are Red reign Hannelore Hanover soars to new heights in Armbro Flight Handle tops $4 million, […]

Saturday, June 17, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Cotolo’s Cup Picks Twister Bi unstoppable in Oslo Grand Prix Brush And Crush: The admission test Hollywood’s Hits: North America Cup baker’s dozen Gingras likes Idyllic Beach’s versatility McEneny says Bettors Up ready to battle in Fan Hanover Enterprise looking for warp speed in Goodtimes The Color of Moni photo: Pepsi North America Cup Night […]

Friday, June 16, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Brian Brown’s Cup Double Shot Did David Miller make right call with Dragon? Master chess player Tetrick hoping Huntsville delivers 
checkmate Blake Macintosh smitten with Sports Column Alagna gunning for second Cup Head numbers cause second incident in a week at Mohawk photo: Downbytheseaside (with Brown) will be driven by Brian Sears in the NA […]

Sunday, June 11, 2017
In Today’s HRU

No holds barred with Yannick Gingras Favourites dominate in North America Cup eliminations It wasn’t your average elimination night at Mohawk Girl Power Crazy Wow sets Scioto record Five plays for the neophyte Sophomore trotting colts in PASS action at Pocono Major kudos to WEG for breakfast spread for baby races photo: Downbytheseaside (David Miller) […]

Friday, June 09, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Spellbound, Marauder and Carpe Diem NA Cup Runneth Over Chock-Full of Stakes Elims Catching up with Ron Waples Ramblin Storm’s very interesting career Ornery and Special Breaking down Dr. J Hanover’s Record Mile Antonacci pumped about Hambletonian hopefuls photo: Marion Marauder and Scott Zeron were Hambletonian winners en route to the Trotting Triple Crown | […]

Sunday, June 04, 2017
In Today’s HRU

1:46.4 — The Doctor Delivers All Bets Off wins Northfield’s Battle of Lake Erie Is Ariana G Hambletonian bound? Blueblooded baby has people gushing on social media Hambletonian hopeful Sortie breathes easy Look for some Horse Play this season at Scioto Downs Rockin BB Rocks in Indiana Sires Stakes final at Hoosier Five Plays for […]

Friday, June 02, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Harness racing needs more than a disruptor Drivers in unfamiliar territory USTA has reservations about Horse Racing Integrity Act Today marks a huge milestone in Campbell’s career Brian Sears owned pacer Deerfield Beach getting notice Soiree Seelster gives partners a pair of Gold Series trophies Diamond Creek open house Saturday photo: Three-year-old pacing filly Soiree […]

Monday, May 29, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Upset in Elitloppet Result Elitloppet Final 2017 Crazy Wow wins Maxie Lee Simon Allard scores 3,000th driving win Best Open House yet at Grand River Raceway photo: Love Matters and Örjan Kihlström after winning the Fyraåringseliten | Jeannie Karlsson / Sulkysport

Sunday, May 28, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Downbytheseaside wins Rooney; eases owner’s concern Campbell plans to soak in last Elitlopp drive Volstead wins Sweden Cup Memorable Molson New commercial mirrors part of Scott Young’s story Marion Marauder a unique Triple Crown winner Five plays for the neophyte photo: A week after a minor scare, Downbytheseaside and David Miller dominated the $340,000 final […]

Friday, May 26, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Elitlopp delivers a weekend full of expectations Western Fair should be rewarded for the effort Night Pro rewards Decker’s patience Clearly enamored One version of the blueprint to success The sport needs a new mile track Monticello bars wagering on Goban after betting opened photo: Stefan Melander (left) and his 2016 Elitlopp champ Nuncio were […]

Sunday, May 21, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Magic Presto, Fade light up fireworks night Sortie super in Super Bowl PASS event Downbytheseaside, Agent Q top Rooney, Lismore elims Broadway Donna takes first Graduate leg Long Tom provides more Hambletonian buzz for Melander The Horse That Changed My Life: w/David Miller Ten tough trivia questions Five plays for the Neophyte photo: Magic Presto […]

Friday, May 19, 2017
In Today’s HRU

David Miller praises track conditions at Philly Between The Lines: Handicapping the big weekend stakes Hollywood’s Hits: Twelve of harness racing’s most insurmountable leads European Report: Cruzado dela Noche wins Copenhagen Cup Buzzworthy: Why the rail is extra treacherous at WEG The return of Ariana G photo: Harrah’s Philadelphia has long been plagued by poor […]

Sunday, May 14, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Spring Mixed Sale topper scores 1:48.3 season’s best at Hoosier Fine Tuned Lady scores 1:54 career best in PASS A Mother’s Day Miracle and Name the Foal contest Customers need a challenge Ontario’s best set to debut photo: Treviso (Charlie Norris) won her PASS test over Sianna Hanover by a half-length in 1:54.1 | Chris […]

Friday, May 12, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Louis-Philippe Roy appears stardom bound Crown ladies return to action at Philly Jim Campbell’s four-filly armada sets sail Don Eash:From hobbyist to Hoosier’s top dog Inside the world of Morning-Line Odds Makers Hollywood’s Hits: By the numbers — 51 Brandon Parker makes debut at Mighty M where his dad long reigned Strongest Blooded Horse Spring […]

Monday, May 08, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Spring Mixed Sale average and gross up sharply Charmed Life upsets Hannelore Hanover D.D.’s Hitman upsets in Finland photo: Hip# 78, Rock N Roll World, topped the sale with a bid of $165,000 | Kelle Wisker

Sunday, May 07, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Huntsville roars to 10-length rout in 2017 debut Resolve resolute in Cutler Campbell Lords over Dexter Cup; sets track /stakes record Toscano pleased with Walner’s effort J N Ryder and Salvatore Sansogno both break their maidens John Campbell and the ladies Racing babies: it’s more than just winning photo: Huntsville’s chief rival Downbytheseaside (Chris Page) […]

Friday, May 05, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Patch This: Why the Kentucky Derby doesn’t deserve any attention from our industry Tattersalls Spring Mixed Sale Preview So, it begins… Cutler features field of 12 Will Southwind Cobra strike in Dexter Cup? ‘Branding’ our big events has more potential Trainer Trends photo: Downbytheseaside and David Miller winning a Pennsylvania Sires Stakes event last July […]

Sunday, April 30, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Lionel posts emotional victory in Olympiatravet The Dave & Gabe Show will be a step forward for the Big M Cheers for Churita Gentleman, highly-decorated owner and Hall of Famer 
Irving Liverman dead at 94 Majestic Presence parked the entire mile, wins impressively 
at Mohawk Breaking Stride: Rack Em Up photo: Churita (Trace Tetrick) has […]

Friday, April 28, 2017
In Today’s HRU

WEG welcomes development of Mohawk property Racing’s maddening conundrum The sport’s busiest driver didn’t start out that way Mr Yokassippi changes barns, drops mark almost 2 seconds Elite group of pacing mares set to battle Rutherford is a harness racing “lifer” US Pacing Championship renamed Sam McKee Memorial photo: Lawson said developing the property in […]

Sunday, April 23, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Keystone Velocity takes $529,000 Levy final Enterprise gets Hambletonian buzz with big Big M win Jamie Macomber on the move Does Hans have another hybrid like Googoo Gaagaa? Steve and Cindy Stewart join WHOA Walner, Huntsville, Hannelore Hanover all in the spotlight HRU Feedback photo credit: Dean Gillette

Friday, April 21, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Grande expectations for Ariana G It’s prime time for racing innovation Missile J primed and ready for $529,000 Levy final Ontario judges begin tweeting decisions Fifteen incredible Did You Knows Nine horses on the plane to the Elitlopp? April Rose paying off at Mohawk photo: Goldsmith Maid champ Magic Presto (Brian Sears) hopes to provide […]

Sunday, April 16, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Sorella’s Solutions Hollywood’s Hits: Levy history Buzzy Sholty responds Dean’s List: Harness Racing History on Facebook Breaking Stride: Mind Games Somewhere In L A tops $1 million and Levy standings McNair and Moreau recognized for Woodbine meet Orillia Joe in 1:49.4 at Pocono Rodeo Romeo holds on in Big M feature Jerseylicious repeats in fillies […]

Friday, April 14, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Pacing fillies Fab Four ready to battle Vernon Downs postpones opening day Is Mohawk ready to go to year-round racing in 2018? Horse shortage becoming more visible The return of Our Lucky Chip Delaware Breeders Finals in the Dover spotlight Hall of Fame horseman Jack Kopas dead at 88 Hoosier fractional ownership group First Turn […]