Harness Racing Update Newsletter Archive

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 […]

Sunday, April 09, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Owners and bettors long for The Masters treatment Celebrating John Campbell’s birthday weekend Early 2017 Driver Trends Breaking Stride: Billionaire blues Bartlett, Banca double up in Levy 4th leg WEG’s Jamie Martin announces his retirement Moreau wins five; Jackpot Hi-5 hit at Woodbine for $141K HRU Feedback photo: Somewhere In L A (Jason Bartlett) defeated […]

Friday, April 07, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Walner tops the Hambletonian chase Allard horse receives positive at Woodbine Sears: First The Masters, then back to racing Kihlström wins 6,000th race; Italian horses still missing Burgess humbled by Hall of Fame honor Happy for Happy Lady Elegantimage was a game-changer for Rutherford/Millard Bittersweet honor for Mach Three Quick Hitch inventor Dr. Gordon Gilbertson […]

Sunday, April 02, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Missile J stays perfect in Levy Series It’s time to ditch the passing lane The Bee all and end all Thursday was a big day for famous birthdays Breaking Stride: Chart our course Cripes, $2.50 for a crappy thimble of hot chocolate? Kadett C.D. upsets in Sweden Barimah wins Big M feature photo: Defending Levy […]

Friday, March 31, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Oxycodone positives dropped in PA; court upholds Cobalt positives in Maine Huntsville, ‘Seaside’ top racing’s glamour division Historical Racing machines now bringing in significant 
revenue at Red Mile Hoosier Park begins the journey toward the Breeders Crown Missile J is awesome in Levy Ray Fisher Jr.’s 4,000th win comes at Buffalo

Sunday, March 26, 2017
In Today’s HRU

The continuing maturation 
of Marion Marauder Missile J two-for-two in Levy action at Yonkers Blue Chip Matchmaker  Dean’s List: Niatross at 40  Fifteenth straight win for Nuncio, Delicious back on track  Examining Obrigado’s amazing 2016 campaign photo: The Maple Leaf Trot at Mohawk is on Keeling’s wish list for Marion Marauder (with driver Scott Zeron). […]

Friday, March 24, 2017
In Today’s HRU

The truth on takeout Memorable ’08 Meadowlands Pace Soto: all grown up and taking on the Levy Breaking Stride: Flying Colors Will this be a breakout year for Penpal? Ryan Stahl wins 4,000th race Mac Lilley named to Wall of Fame Two preferreds Saturday at WEG photo: Penpal and trainer, driver and co-owner Patrick Lachance. […]

Sunday, March 19, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Campbell’s last drive promises to be legendary Levy Series begins at Yonkers Millenium Wheel upsets at Big M Sossy’s King Kong crushes in Williams Memorial Glengate Farms making a comeback Hollywood’s Hits: Let’s play Seth Rosenfeld trivia Timoko dominates Criterium de Vitesse again Chuckling over Faraldo’s “beard” letter photo: Campbell said he’s “a huge fan […]

Friday, March 17, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Campbell to retire from driving, take helm of Hambletonian Society Handicapping the Levy Series Joe Lee hitting it out of the park at the racetrack Foiling the Beards Nothing But Trotters Rule changes for Ontario in 2017 Drivers for WDC confirmed photo: Campbell (battling with Jody Jamieson at the Little Brown Jug) will retire from […]

Sunday, March 12, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Improving integrity in Pennsylvania is Revington’s top priority Johnson only trainer suspended for Glaucine, and his 
attorney wants to know why Perfect Match in Indiana Upsets power WEG Jackpot Hi-5 to payout of more 
than $190,000 HRU Feedback photo: Missile J (shown winning the $300,000 Art Rooney final with Brian Sears at Yonkers in May […]

Friday, March 10, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Remembering my friend, Sam McKee Meadowlands honors McKee on first card after his death For the handicapping customer, Sam was a magician McKee left an indelible mark on harness racing Jackpot Hi-5 mania at Woodbine Young Guns Blazing WEG releases stakes nominees

Sunday, March 05, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Breath of fresh, Canadian air Hollywood’s Hits: Million dollar firsts and lasts Market this: get your circus off the tarmac so I can see 
the post parade Breaking Stride: Bookies Meadowlands Pick Five carryover attracts $170,411 HRU Feedback photo: Standardbred Canada CEO Dan Gall is already making a positive impression after just six months on […]

Friday, March 03, 2017
In Today’s HRU

Ask the Question: Do we want to be harvesters or re-planters? How the evolution of thestable.ca could be an even bigger game-changer No stopping Surick at Freehold Smoke Pan Mirrors is a beloved Magie family member VP Pinsonneault leaving WEG photo: Winbak Farm’s first foal sired by Bolt The Duer recently was born in Maryland. […]