Harness Racing Update Newsletter Archive

Sunday, May 01, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Pennsylvania Power Stronach Group to take over Rosecroft Raceway Better Together: Ontario’s Standardbred Alliance Top western Canadian horseman Bill Davis dead at 54 State Treasurer fourth in ’16 debut 8th straight for Freaky Feet Pete photo: JK Will Power (Yannick Gingras) edged The Catamount Kid (Jody Jamieson) by a neck in the first Pennsylvania Classic elimination, […]

Friday, April 29, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Wire To Wire: Being Robbed Without Protest Brush And Crush: New Jersey betting exchange Hollywood’s Hits: The Takter Factor Royal Fillies (Photos) Wanaka large in Celias Counsel final victory 440 horses in Big Blooded Horse Spring Sale

Sunday, April 24, 2016
In Today’s Hru

Bit Of A Legend N – The Legend Grows Can Canterbury’s bold plan be copied in Pennsylvania? The Curmudgeon’s Baker’s Dozen: greatest female pacers Mack Lobell Elitlopp Playoff What were the Pocono judges thinking? Freaky Feet Pete wins ’16 debut in 1:49.4 at Hoosier Musical Rhythm a perfect 10 in Don Mills final photo: Favored […]

Friday, April 22, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Breaking “the grip of the devil” NJ Debut of Exchange Wagering – Bill Finley Scott Zeron – Much accomplished, more to come Hollywood’s Hits – with Bob Heyden Breaking Stride – The Checklist Classy Lane fire fund concludes with over $710,000 raised photo: Thomas Milici said sobriety has led to his eye-opening results at Yonkers | Mike […]

Sunday, April 17, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Legendary Levy Battle Remarkable Recovery (Classy Lane) JL Cruze remains perfect Hollywood’s Hite: 10 Killer “Did You Knows” Setting The Odds: The Highlights . . . Stars come out for Meadowlands qualifiers Saftic elected to hometown’s Hall of Fame photo: Wiggle It Jiggleit (7, Montrell Teague) and Bit Of A Legend N (4, Jordan Stratton) battled […]

Friday, April 15, 2016
In Today’s HRU

How To Succeed in Business Brush And Crush – Pompano Park Meat and potatoes, with a schmear Racing year round at Mohawk with Blair Burgess Allard youngest trainer to reach 3,000 career wins Dover closes out 47th season with $100,000 DSBF finals photo: Adriano Sorella: “Without owners in this game, there’s no trainers. Let’s not forget […]

Sunday, April 10, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Everything but jai alai Setting The Odds with Joe Faraldo Wire To Wire – Blair Burgess Snubbed for Hall of Fame? Bit Of A Legend, Wiggle It Jiggleit top Levy, Round 4 Dovuto Hanover takes open handicap; JK Endofanera last War N Munn wins Youthful at Mohawk photo: Loewe (left) with Hall of Fame drivers Dave […]

Friday, April 08, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Fêting Filion San Pail leads 2016 Cdn Hall of Fame class Hollywood’s Hits (Happy 61st birthday John Campbell) Star Power Report with Bill Finley Six NY trainers handed 10-year suspensions Wright’s White Birch Wunderkinds photo: Canada’s newest Hall of Famer, Yves Filion (Dave Landry)

Sunday, April 03, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Wiggle It Jiggleit epic in defeat Always B Miki impressive at Big M Hopping at Hoosier Dean’s List – American trotting bloodlines dominate Wire at Yonkers contributed to George Brennan’s spill Setting The Odds – with Jody Jamieson photo: Wiggle It Jiggleit and Montrell Teague (shown at Mohawk in this file photo from 2015) were impressive […]

Friday, April 01, 2016
In Today’s HRU

JL Cruze’s Life-Saving African Mission Casie Coleman Opens Up The Curmudgeon’s Baker’s Dozen, Part 2 Hollywood’s Hits Burke first harness trainer to hit $150 million Changes in Ontario explained today via webinar photo: Ken Wood (courtesy Dover Downs)

Sunday, March 27, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Is Bob McIntosh primed for a big year? Jason Bartlett’s Secret Weapon Wire To Wire with Dave Briggs Setting The Odds with Jimmy Takter Steve Elliot on Boston Red Rocks Wiggle It Jiggleit returns Monday, may race in Quebec photo: Trainer Bob McIntosh has L A Delight and much more in his arsenal this year […]

Friday, March 25, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Ron Pierce: Onto the Next Adventure Mark Ford appeals for help Brush and Crush with Dean Towers Switlyk: South Florida fire is like “lightning struck me twice” COSA, Meadows donate to South Florida fire fund Campbell, Tetrick head 3R Drivers’ Tournament June 5 photo: Pierce said he isn’t even thinking about returning to the race […]

Sunday, March 20, 2016
In Today’s HRU

The Queen of Trotting vs. the Queen Bee Morrisville: More than just another sale Gulotta on NJ casinos Setting The Odds with Garnet Barnsdale Breaking Stride with David Mattia Saturday WEG Finals Photo: The late, great Moni Maker and driver Wally Hennessey from 2000, her last year on the track | Dave Landry

Friday, March 18, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Gural: Casino at Meadowlands Closer to Reality The time is now (New Jersey harness racing) Fire claims 12 horses at South Florida Training Center Confidence, Stability on the Rise in Ontario Hollywood’s Hits Spring Mixed Sale slated for June 5 Western Fair to crown national driving champion Photo: If New Jersey voters approve a ballot initiative […]

Sunday, March 13, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Nickells overwhelmed by Hall of Fame honor Hollywood’s Hits with Bob Heyden Setting The Odds with Mike Tanner Brush and Crush with Dean Towers Banking on your horse’s future Decoupling reprieve should be call to action

Friday, March 11, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Restoring His Love of The Game Ideas abound for improving racing Taylor: Glaucine positives in New York Harold “Sonny” Dancer dead at 80 Decoupling not on hold just yet? Handicapping Challenge Prize Fund Reaches $5,750 SRF charity golf outing set for dark day photo: George Teague said Wiggle It Jiggleit has been good for his soul […]

Sunday, March 06, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Decked Out Youth Be Served Setting The Odds with Myron Bell Joanne Colville – new chair of Standardbred Canada Yonkers – Drivers’ Cup Ontario’s new regulator holding webinar for participants photo: The Deck has been harness racing’s “it” spot on Saturday mornings this winter (Dave Briggs)

Friday, March 04, 2016
In Today’s HRU

The Curmudgeon’s Baker’s Dozen USTA approves $250,000 for social media Where Rob Key has it wrong Hollywood’s Hits with Bob Heyden Koch says Meadowlands facing tough stretch HRU welcomes Wilma Van Vaerenbergh to its team

Sunday, February 28, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Job Alert: Carryover Account Manager wanted USTA Board of Directors meeting Setting The Odds with Tom Charters Inside the Natural Hat Trick of Richard Moreau Nose to the Grindstone (Ayes Ratliffe) Wire to Wire with Dave Briggs Strangers help former horseman get back on his feet photo: Ayers Ratliff with his daughter Annie at Northfield Park […]

Friday, February 26, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Rob Key’s social media crusade Is JL Cruze on cusp of a huge year? Decoupling: Harness racing’s newest scary word Hollywood’s Hits w/Bob Heyden Remembering the late,great trotting king Mack Lobell Campbell on Mack Lobell: “He was ahead of his time” Ontario’s $100 million per year funding plan extended

Sunday, February 21, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Breeders say Opportuni ties Abound in New York Brittany Farms: “This land has been so good to us” Setting The Odds (with Bill O’Donnell) Much Adoo is something in Ontario Girls final War N Munn, Bad As Leader capture stakes finals Kyle Dibenedetto notches his 6,000th win photo: Blue Chip Farms is one of many New […]

Friday, February 19, 2016
In Today’s HRU

Will “decoupling” kill racing at Pompano? Second Bresnahan, Jr. horse tests positive for EPO Northlands Pulls Plug On Racing Blame it on the trip, not the handicapper Hollywood’s Hits (with Bob Heyden) O’Brien Award vote totals released

Sunday, February 14, 2016
Today’s HRU

State Treasurer named Canada’s Horse of the Year Yonkers moves closer to commingled betting with France Hoffman: Stallion selection: seek performance Setting The Odds (with Jamie Martin) Hudon Enjoying Turn at the Top photo: Canada’s Horse of the Year State Treasurer (by Dave Landry)

Friday, February 12, 2016
In the latest edition of Harness Racing Update

Hall of Famer breeder Bill Weaver dies at 79 Morrisville Yearling Sale set for Sept. 17 Rumors swirling about Glaucine positives in New York Bresnahan, Jr. responds to EPO positive Joe Bongiorno: Triple Track Threat Tetrick is youngest driver to record 9,000 wins photo: Bill Weaver and Valley Victory (USTA)

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Brittany sells significant portion of acreage

Brittany Farms owner George Segal announced today that a significant portion of the acreage that comprises Brittany Farms has been sold to Maurice Regan of New York. Regan, an Irish native who owns thoroughbreds through his Newtown Anner Stud Ltd. located outside Clonmel, County Tipperary, purchased 565 acres of Brittany’s main farm on Pisgah Pike […]