Day At The Track
Search Results
1 to 16 of 474
1 2 3 4 5 Next »

KJ Leo (Jim Taggert Jr.) charges late to capture the $6,500 featured harness racing pace at Tioga Downs on Sunday (August 9). Catcha Lefty A (Mike Merton) went straight to the front but Harry Terror (Wally Hennessey) went by and took the lead just before hitting the first quarter in :27.3. Harry Terror used a :28.3 second quarter to hit the half first in :56.1. Gibbs (Bruce Aldrich Jr.) was the first to make a move down the backstretch but stalled getting into third. Harry Terror looked firmly in control as he hit three-quarters in 1:23.3. KJ Leo ($11.80) was fourth as they made the turn for home. He found an opening and came flying three-wide to blow by second place finisher Harry Terror to win in a lifetime best of 1:52.1. Catcha Lefty A finished third. KJ Leo is a 4-year-old gelding by Art Major. He is trained by Gary Messenger for owners Phillip Shapiro, Brenda Messenger, and Scott Woogen. It was his second win this season. He now has 11 career victories. Wally Hennessey drove three winners on the card and leads all drivers with 63 wins. Mike Merton is second best with 47 victories. Tyler Buter and Corey Braden are tied for third with 21 trips to the winner's circle each. Bruce Aldrich Jr. is fifth with 17 wins. Gaston Lareau and Rob Harmon are in a tie for most training wins with 31 wins a piece. Joe Skowyra is in third place with 21 victories. Jim McDonald is fourth with 20 tallies. Mike Deters has won 18 races to round out the top five. Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Saturday (August 15) starting at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com   John Horne for Tioga Downs.

Harness racing driver Mike Merton and trainer Rob Harmon sweep co-features at Tioga Downs with Coveredndiamonds N and Clarion Hall on Saturday (August 8). Coveredndiamonds N ($5.70) captures the $5,500 featured fillies & mares pace. Prairie Westerngal (Wally Hennessy) took the field to the first quarter in :26.4. Coveredndiamonds N followed in the pocket as Prairie Westerngal used a :30.2 second quarter to lead to the half in :57.1. New Number Who Dis (Michael Deruntz) was the first to make a move going first-over into third but was just sputtering on the outside as Prairie Westerngal led to three-quarters in 1:26.1. As they made the turn for home Coveredndiamonds N popped out of the pocket and charged down the stretch to win in a seasonal best of 1:53.1 Prairie Westerngal had to settle for second best. Grant Me This (Jim Meittinis) finished third.   Coveredndiamonds N is 7-year-old mare by American Ideal. She is owned by Harmon Racing stable and Joel Kahan. It was her second win this season and her 21st career victory. Clarion Hall ($4.40) wins the $5,500 featured trot. Aquillo (Jim Meittinis) charges right out to the lead and led the first quarter in :27.4 Aquillo used a :29.0 second quarter to lead to the half in:56.4. Clarion Hall made his move as they headed for the backstretch going first-over from third. He took control just before hitting three-quarters in 1:25.3. Clarion Hall was joined by Joined by Lightfootedlegend (Bruce Aldrich) as they made the turn for home. Clarion Hall dug down deep and found something extra to win in 1:55.3. Lightfootedlegend was second best with Rose Run Rudi (Corey Braden) coming up to finish third.   Clarion Hall is a 6-year-old gelding by Windsong Espoir. He is owned by Michael Spaccarelli. It was his third straight win and fourth this season. He now has 18 career victoires. Mike Merton and Bruce Aldrich Jr. each drove three winners on the card. Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Sunday (August 9) with a 10-race card starting at 1 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com. by John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Calvin B (Mitchell Cushing) takes the $4.400 harness racing featured pace and John MacDonald gets a grand slam at Vernon Downs on Saturday (August 8) In the feature Rock On Moe (Dan Daley) went to the front but Calvin B ($18.00) took the lead just before hitting the first quarter in :27.3. Twinsburg (Howard Parker) then took over heading for the backstretch and led to the half in :56.0. Calvin B made his move as Twinsburg hit three-quarters first in 1:24.0. Calvin B went to the front as they reached the stretch. Sgt Papa Daddy (John MacDonald) came three-wide in deep stretch but Calvin B was too strong and won in 1:52.0. Twinsburg held on to finish second with Sgt Papa Daddy claiming third best.   Calvin B is a 10-year-old gelding by Bettor's Delight. He is owned by Delores Smiel and trained by Jimmy Nickerson. It was his first win in 2020. He now has 45 lifetime victories. John MacDonald got his wins with Feelin Lucky ($16.40), Winery Hanover ($8.60), Notwithoutafight ($2.50) and Brookdale Bruiser ($5.70). Howard Parker leads all drivers with 26 wins. Jimmy Whittemore is second with 24 driving victories. John MacDonald finds himself in third place with 21 tallies. Leon Bailey (19) and Roman Lopez (12) round out the top five. Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Friday (August 14) at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs  

Midnite Craze (Ivan Davies) and Love Live Laugh (John McDonald) capture the $3,600 co-features at Vernon Downs on Friday (August 7). Midnite Craze ($12.40) charges late to win the featured trot. Warrawee Preferred (Leon Bailey) charged to front and easily led to the first quarter in a :26.3. He used a :29.1 second quarter to hit the half first in :55.4. As they headed to the final turn Frisky Joe (John MacDonald) sat in second with Midnite Craze seven lengths back in third. Warrawee Preferred still had the lead as they hit three-quarters in 1:25.0. As they Made the turn for home, Midnite Craze fought his way to the front and cruised to victory in 1:54.3. Winning Princess (Jennifer Lappe) came flying late to finish second. Frisky Joe finished third.   Midnite Craze is a 10-year-old gelding by Crazed. He is owned by G. Richard Mason Jr. and trained by Davies. It was his first win this season and his 34th career victory. Love Live Laugh ($6.60) holds on to win the featured fillies & mares pace. Love Live Laugh charged out to the front from her outside post and led to the first quarter in :27.0. She would slow down the pace with a :30.3 second quarter to hit the half in :57.3. One Hand Keg Stand (Josh Kinney) was the first to make a move going first-over. She sputtered a little bit and couldn't get close. Love Live Laugh went to three-quarters in 1:25.3. The Band K (Brett Crawford) followed in the pocket the whole trip and made her move in mid-stretch and came charging at Love Live Laugh. Love Live Laugh dug in and held on to win in a seasonal best of 1:52.4. The Band K settled for second best. One Hand Keg Stand held on for third.   Love Live Laugh is a a 10 year-old mare by Hi Ho Silverheel's. She is owned by Diane Whittemore and trained by Marissa Chadbourne. It was her fourth win this season and her 47th career trip to the winner's circle. Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Saturday (August 8) with a 13-race card starting at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Wally Hennessey reached seventh heaven on the five-eighths mile oval at Nichols, NY called Tioga Downs. He romped with seven harness racing winners including the $6,000 featured pace with Fernado on Sunday (August 2). In the feature, Catcha Lefty A (Mike Merton) went to the front and led to the first quarter in :27.2. Fernado ($4.00) came first-over from fourth and scurried past Catcha Lefty A as they went by the stands for the first time. Fernado led to the half in :56.0. The first to make a move was Jet Blue Miracle (Sean Bier) going down the backstretch. He sputtered first-over and forced a three-wide move by Red Dirt Rocknroll (Renaldo Morales) as Fernado led to three-quarters in 1:24.0. As they made to the turn for home Red Dirt Rocknroll moved into second and came charging at Fernado. Fernado dug in and held on to win in 1:53.2. Red Dirt Rocknroll had to settle for second place money. Jet Blue Miracle finished third. Fernado is a 6-year-old gelding by Delmarvalous. He is owned and trained by Jim McDonald. It was win number six of 2020. He now owns 19 career victories. Hennessey other wins came with Jurgen Hanover ($4.20), Money Earned ($3.60), Rock Star Melinda ($3.60), Court's N Session ($6.00), Mach West ($5.80). It was fitting his seventh win came with Mister Marvalous ($8.50). Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Saturday (August 8) starting at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.   John Horne for Tioga Downs.

Tioga Downs hosted two harness racing divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for freshmen pacing colts & geldings on Saturday (August 1). I'll Drink To That (Jim Morrill Jr.) wins the $53,100 first division. Major Bean (Jason Bartlett) went straight to the front. Sexy Blue Chip (Wally Hennessey) took over the lead just before hitting the first quarter in :28.0. Major Bean went back to the front as they headed for the stands for the first time. He led to the half in :57.3. I'll Drink To That ($14.60) made his move going first-over down the backstretch. He led to three-quarters in 1:24.4. I'll Drink To That continued to lead as they made the turn for home. Carrythetorchman (Marcus Miller) came flying as they hit the stretch but I'll Drink To That was too strong to win in a lifetime best of 1:53.2. Carrythetorchman had to settle for second. Sexy Blue Chip finished third.   I'll Drink To That is a 2-year-old colt by American Ideal-Margarita Monday. Trained by Chris Ryder for owners Craig Henderson, Lawrence Minowitz, Robert Mondillo, and Oompa's Farm. American Courage (Matt Kakaley) remains unbeaten with easy with in the $52,200 second division. Major Makover (Wally Hennessey) held a slight lead hitting the first quarter first in :27.0. Sauvignon Bluechip (Tyler Buter) took over the lead right after the first quarter but that was short lived when American Courage ($2.70) came flying by and took the lead with a lap to go. He hit the half in :56.0. Garrett's Drama (Jimmy Whittemore) came first-over to challenge as they reached the backstretch. American Courage cruised to three-quarters in 1:24.1. As they headed down the stretch it was all American Courage winning easily in a lifetime best of 1:51.3 Sauvignon Bluechip was second best. Major Makover finished third.   American Courage is a 2-year-old colt by American Ideal-Nota Fool Bluechip. He is owned by Fiddler's Creek Stables LLC and trained by Travis Alexander. He is now five for five in his young career. Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Sunday (August 2) with a 13-race card starting at 1 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com. by John Horne, for Tioga Downs.

The Multi-millionaire, Bettor's Edge (Jennifer Lappe) wins the $5,200 featured harness racing pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday (August 1). Major Leaguer (Josh Kinney) went to the lead and put up a sharp :25.4 first quarter. He continued in front using a :28.4 second quarter to hit the half in :54.3. Zone Blitz (John MacDonald) was the first to make a move first-over but stalled as they headed for three-quarters with Major Leaguer getting there first in 1:22.4. As they headed for home Bettor's Edge ($5.70) got an opening and popped out of the pocket and challenged Major Leaguer for the lead. Chip Walther (Leon Bailey) came three-wide down the stretch but Bettor's Edge got the jump and won in a seasonal best of 1:50.0. Chip Walther came up for second with Major Leaguer holding on for third.   Bettor's Edge is an 11-year-old gelding by Bettor's Delight. Lappe trains and co-owns with Robert Santagata. It was his second win this season and his 48th career victory. John MacDonald drove three winners on the card. Jennifer Lappe and Roman Lopez each had training-driving doubles. Josh Kinney piloted two winner's on the night as well. Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Friday (August 7) at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Tioga Downs welcomes two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 2-year-old colts & geldings on Saturday (August 1). Both divisions will race for a purse of $53,100. The Mark Harder trained Southwind Petyr (Tyler Buter) is the 2-1 morning line favorite in the first division. The colt by American Ideal-Southwind Paris will make his career debut after an impressive qualifier in 1:55.2 at Harrah's Philadelphia. His main rivals will be Major Bean (Jason Bartlett) and Carrythetorchman (Marcus Miller). Major Bean (Art Major-Lismorebella) is trained by Blake Macintosh. The colt has two seconds in three starts including a second place finish in the NYSS at Saratoga. Carrythetorchman (American Ideal-Kattimon) has a win in three career starts. Trained by Erv Miller, he also had a second place finish at Saratoga. Unbeaten American Courage (Matt Kakaley) should be the big favorite in the second division. American Courage (American Ideal-Nota Fool Bluechip) is four for four including a win in the MGM Springfield Stakes final at Yonkers. The colt trained by Travis Alexander also has a win in the NYSS at Saratoga. The Mark Harder trained King James Express (Jason Bartlett) should be the major rival. The gelding by Art Major-More Diamonds won a leg of the NYSS at Saratoga. He is one for two lifetime. The 15-race card starts at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com by John Horne for Tioga Downs  

Jenny Lake (Leon Bailey) captured the $5,200 featured harness racing trot at Vernon Downs on Thursday (July 30). Jenny Lake ($3.60) and Spoiler Alert (Brett Crawford) both charged out of the gate together going side side all the way to the first turn. Spoiler Alert cleared and led to the first quarter in :26.3. He would be first to the half in :55.1. Jenny Lake continued to follow in the pocket and as they went around the final turn she made her move. Spoiler Alert held a short lead to three-quarters in 1:24.4. As they made the turn for home Jenny Lake took control. Gettin Serious (Roman Lopez) came flying down the stretch and became the major danger. Jenny Lake had plenty in the tank and won easily in 1:54.4. Gettin Serious had to settle for second. Winning Princess (Jennifer Lappe) came up to get third.   Jenny Lake is a 4-year-old mare by RC Royalty. Trained by Paul Minckler for owners Ed Naniotka Jr. and Carol Namiotka. It was her fourth win this season. She now owns 12 career victories. Jimmy Whittemore drove three winners on the card to give him 24 on the season. That leaves him one behind leading driver Howard Parker (25). Leon Bailey had a driving double giving him 18 wins and third place on the list. John MacDonald follows next with 12 tallies. Miriam Toland at age 75 does it again. The veteran used a late charge from Fleetwood Hall (Deweycheatumnhowe) to squeak by in between horses to win a three-way photo on the last race of the day. To see her you would think she was 40 years old. She always keeps herself in tip top shape. You can't help but smile to see her in the winner's circle! Vernon Downs returns to live racing with a 12-race card on Saturday (August 1) starting at 3 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Tioga Downs welcomed two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for freshmen trotting colts & geldings. Both divisions raced for a purse of $53.100. Ambassador Hanover (Ake Svanstedt) hangs on to capture the first division. Ambassador Hanover ($4.00) charged to the front to grab the lead. Creemore (Verlin Yoder) came first-over to take a slight lead just before hitting the first quarter in :28.4. Creemore could not clear and Ambassador Hanover re-claimed the lead as they came by the stands for the first time. Sevenshadesofgrey (Corey Callahan) followed tight in the pocket as Ambassador Hanover led to the half in :58.2. Creemore, who was parked the whole way once again put on the pressure and got to within a head as Ambassador Hanover hit three-quarters first in 1:29.2. As they reached the stretch Sevenshadesofgrey finally got an opening and popped out of the pocket. He came flying in deep stretch but Ambassador Hanover held on to win a lifetime best of 1:59.0. Sevenshadesofgrey settled for second for the third time in three lifetime starts. Creditrina (Trond Smedshammer) was third.   Ambassador Hanover is a 2-year-old colt by Chapter Seven-Angel Eyes Hanover. Trainer Svanstedt co-owns with Order By Stable, Howard and Judith Taylor, He is now unbeaten in two career starts. Dee's Red Delicious (Corey Callahan) cruises to easy win in the second division. Incommunicado (Ake Svanstedt) led to the first quarter in :27.3. The gelding used a :29.4 second quarter to lead to the half in :57.2. Dee's Red Delicious ($7.40) then made his move coming first-up from third. The two of them battled side by side as Dee's Red Delicious stuck a head in front and led to three-quarters in 1:26.2. As they hit mid-stretch Dee's Red Delicious found another gear and won going away in a lifetime best of 1:55.4. Incommunicado held on for second. Special Prosecutor (Marcus Miller) came up to finish third.   Dee's Red Delicious is a 2-year-old gelding by Credit Winner-Apple Plush. Owned by Joe Martinelli Sr. and trained by Bruce Saunders, he is now two for three in his career. Tioga Downs returns to live racing on Friday (July 31) starting at 4 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com by John Horne, for Tioga Downs  

John MacDonald drives four winners including Lucky Sport in the $3,600 featured pace at Vernon Downs on Saturday (July 25). In the feature Lucky Sport ($8.70) led to the first quarter in :26.0. Golden Brit (Howard Parker) would go to the front as they headed around the clubhouse turn. Lucky Sport would retake the lead and hit the half first in :54.4. Hit The Road Joe (Leon Bailey) came first-over and put on pressure but Lucky Sport still lea to three-quarters in 1:23.1. As they reached the stretch Lucky Sport got a clear lead and cruised to victory in 1:52.0. Justin Credible (Brett Crawford) came charging late to finish second. Lucksrealdeal (Roman Lopez) finished third.   Lucky Sport is a 5-year-old gelding by Sportswriter. He is trained by Jimmy Nickerson for owners Curren Racing LLC and Adam Michael. It was his first win this season. He now has nine career victories. Howard Parker leads all drivers with 24 wins. Jimmy Whittemore is just three behind with 21 victories. Leon Bailey is third with 16 trips to the winner's circle. John MacDonald is fourth with 11 wins. Vernon Downs returns to live racing on Thursday (July 30) with a 10-race card starting at 4 p.m. For more information go to www.vernondowns.com. by John Horne, for Vernon Downs  

Tioga Downs welcomes two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 2-year-old trotting colts & geldings on Sunday (July 26). Both divisions will race for a purse of $53,100. Ambassador Hanover (Ake Svanstedt) and Sevenshadesofgrey (Corey Callahan) appear to be the ones to beat in the first division. Ambassador Hanover (Chapter Seven-Angel Eyes Hanover) is one for one in his career with a NYSS win at Yonkers Raceway. The colt is trained by Svanstedt. The Ron Burke trained Seveshadesofgrey (Chapter Seven-Ms Naughty) is searching for his first career win. The colt has two second place finishes in two career starts including a second to Ambassador Hanover at Yonkers Raceway. The second division will feature Incommunicado (Ake Svanstedt), Special Prosecutor (Marcus Miller), and In The Cards (Scott Zeron). All three are coming off NYSS wins at Yonkers. Incommunicado (Chapter Seven-Gran Cavalla) is trained by Svanstedt. The colt is one for one in his career. The David Dewhurst trained Special Prosecutor (Chapter Seven-Valley Makala) is unbeaten in two career starts. In The Cards is one for one in his career. The George Ducharme trained gelding is by RC Royalty out of Super Starlet. The 12-race card will start at 1 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com by John Horne, for Tioga Downs      

Wally Hennessey drives five winners including Prairie Cougar in the featured $8,000 fillies & mares open handicap at Tioga Downs on Friday (July 24). Prairie Cougar ($5.30) battled Tay Tay M (Jim Taggart Jr.) out of the gate. Prairie Cougar went on by and led to the first quarter in :27.0. She would slow down the pace using a :30.1 second quarter as she hit the half first in :57.1. Gold Star Mysti (Corey Braden) was the first to make a move going first-over. She stalled on the outside with The Charging Moa N (Mike Merton) caught behind second-over. Prairie Cougar led to three-quarters in1:24.1. As they made the turn for home Tay Tay M found room to pop out of the pocket with The Charging Moa forced to go three-wide to chase the top two. Prairie Cougar dug in and held on to win in 1:52.3. Tay Tay M settled for second. The Charging Moa N was third.   Prairie Cougar is a 4-year-old mare by Royel Millennium. She is owned by Laurie Poulin, Barbara Jenssen, and trainer Mike Deters. It was her fourth win in six starts this season. She now has 11 career wins. Hennessey's other wins came with Money Earned ($2.10), Princess Holly N ($14.80), Maddelle ($3.30), and Freak On A Leash ($7.00). Gaston Lareau trained four winners on the card and leads all trainers with 26 wins so far this season at Tioga. Rob Harmon trained two winners on the card and is second with 24 trips to the winner's circle. Joe Skowyra is third with 17 tallies. Jim McDonald (16) and Mike Deters (15) round out the top 5. Tioga Downs returns to live racing with a 13-race card featuring two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Post time is 4 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com. by John Horne, for Tioga Downs  

Vernon Downs played host to two harness racing divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Thursday (July 23). Both divisions raced for a purse of $58,000. Racine Bell (John MacDonald) wins exciting first division. Racine Bell ($10.60) went straight to the front and led to the first quarter is :26.2. Cash Roll (Matt Kakaley) went first-over from third to take the lead and led to the half in :54.4. As they headed for the final turn Roll With Angel (Dan Daley) made the first move and went side by side with Cash Roll. Roll With Angel had a slight lead as they hit three-quarters in 1:22.3. Dragon Roll (Jim Morrill Jr.) was second over third with Racine Bell pinned in fourth. Dragon Roll took a slight lead in the stretch. Galleria Gal (Tyler Buter) came flying late on the outside with Racine Bell slipping through on the inside. They were three across the track at the finish with Racine winning by a nose in a lifetime best of 1:51.0. Finishing second was Dragon Roll just a nose over third place finisher Galleria Gal.   Racine Bell is a 3-year-old filly by So Surreal. She is trained by David Dewhurst for owners Dale and Chris Lawton. It was her second win this season and fifth career victory. Hen Party (Andrew McCarthy) captures the second division. Fashion Hill (Howard Parker) was the first one out of the gate but Petticoat Business (Tyler Buter) would take control before hitting the first quarter in :27.1. Hen Party ($3.10) made her move as they reached the top of the backstretch. She led to the half in :55.2. Alleyesonme AS (Scott Zeron) came first-over and put on the pressure as Hen Party went to three-quarters first in 1:23.1. As they made the turn for home Hen Party and Alleyesonme AS were shoulder to shoulder. Hen Party found another gear in the stretch and took the win in a lifetime best of 1:50.2. Petticoat Business came up to finish second. Alleyesonme AS hung on for third.   Hen Party is a 3-year-old filly by Roll With Joe. She is owned by Crawford Farms racing and trained by Tony Alagna. It was win number three on the season. It was her sixth career victory. John MacDonald drove four winners on the card. Vernon Downs returns to live racing with a 12-race card on Saturday (July 25) at 4 p,m, For more information go to www.vernondowns.com. by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

Tioga Downs will host two harness racing divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old trotting colts & geldings on Saturday (July 25). In the $56,000 first division the top two contenders will be Hobbs (Jason Bartlett) and Take The Credit (Jim Morrill Jr.). Hobbs (Credit WInner) is trained by Jim Campbell. He won a division of the Empire Breeders Classic (EBC) final at Vernon Downs and a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers this season. The gelding has three career wins and has earned over $200,000. Take The Credit (Credit Winner) is trained by Ake Svanstedt. He is still looking for his first career win. The gelding has three seconds and one third this season. He has career earnings of over $80,000. Their main rival should be the Steven Pratt trained Barn Holden (Kevin Cummings). The colt by Conway Hall has two wins so far this season. He has five career victories with over $167,000 in the bank. Berkery J (Wally Hennesey) and Chaptiama (Trond Smedshammer) are set to square off in the $55,000 second division. Berkery J (Chapter Seven) has a win and a second in three starts this season. Trained by George Ducharme, the colt has four career wins and has earned just shy of $200,000 lifetime. Chaptiama (Chapter Seven) also has a win and a second this season. He is trained by Smedshammer. The gelding owns three career wins and earnings of over $240,000. Berkery J beat second place finisher Chaptiama in a NYSS race at Vernon Downs. Chaptiama got even by just squeaking by Berkey J in a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers Raceway. The 13-race card starts at 4 p.m. For more information go to www.tiogadowns.com. by John Horne, for Tioga Downs  

Vernon Downs welcomes two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old pacing filly trotters on Thursday (July 23). Both divisions will race for a purse of $58,000. The David Dewhurst trained Racine Bell (John MacDonald) is the morning line favorite in the first division. The So Surreal filly was second best in a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers. She has four career victories and has won over $150,000 in her career. Her only win this season was a 1:51.2 mile at Vernon Downs. One of her chief rivals is the Andrew Harris trained JK Finendandy. She is still looking for her first career victory but has four seconds and a third in 15 career starts. The American Ideal filly has earned over $100,000 in her career. Dragon Roll (Jim Morrill Jr.) should also be a top contender. Trained by Chris Ryder. she has a third and a fourth in NYSS action this year. The filly by Roll With Joe has two career wins in eight lifetime starts. Hen Party (Andrew McCarthy) should be the one to beat in the second division. The Roll With Joe filly already has NYSS wins at Yonkers and Tioga Downs this season. Trained by Tony Alagna, she has five lifetime wins and has banked almost $230,000 in her career. So Rude (Jim Morrill Jr.) and Merga Hanover (Matt Kakaley) both have NYSS wins this season and should be the major contenders in the second division. So Rude (So Surreal) is trained by Jennifer Bongiorno. She won a leg of the NYSS at Yonkers and finished second to Merga Hanover at Tioga Downs. She has two wins this season and four career victories with earnings of over $150,000 in her lifetime. Merga Hanover (American Ideal) got her first win as a sophomore with a NYSS victory at Tioga Downs. She has seven career wins and has earned over $200,000 lifetime. The filly is trained by Ron Burke. Vernon Downs will host the 15-race card at 4 p.m. by John Horne, for Vernon Downs

1 to 16 of 474
1 2 3 4 5 Next »