Napolitano brothers sweep features at Pocono

WILKES-BARRE PA – The Napolitano brothers accounted for the sulky success in the $22,000 twin harness racing features Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with Anthony taking the trot with Swishnflick in 1:54 and then George winning the pace with Scott Rocks in 1:50.1.
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Sophomore pacing colts debut impressively

 ANDERSON, Ind.-May 23, 2015 – Indiana's three-year-old pacing colts were in the spotlight at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, May 23 to square off in the opening round of Indiana Sires Stakes action and as predicted, the sophomore colts opened their harness racing series in impressive fashion. Freaky Feet Pete and Wiggle It Jiggleit, considered two of the top pacing colts for 2015, both delivered in their respective eliminations…. View full post on Harnesslink

Somebeachsomewhere’s full brother debuts

Pompano Beach, FL…May 23, 2015…Johnny Grippa teamed up with harness racing driver Bruce Ranger to score a handy win measuring 2 1/2 lengths in Pompano Park's $8,500 "Winner's Over" handicap pace on Saturday night in 1:51.4.
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New Jersey Sires Stakes at the Meadowlands

East Rutherford, NJ – Hurrikane Ali continued to impress with another effortless harness racing win in the $25,000 second leg of the New Jersey Sires Stakes at The Meadowlands on Saturday night.
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Only The Lonely in near-track record mile

Scarborough, Maine (May 23, 2015) – Making his very first state of Maine start on Saturday (5/23), Only The Lonely with harness racing driver Eddie Davis, Jr., just missed equaling one of the oldest Track Records on the Scarborough Downs books when they stopped the tele-timer in 1:54.1. The effort came within whiskers of matching Prince Ebony's standard for aged stallions set during the 1990 edition of The Presidents Pace, Scarborough's then marquee invitational, with driver Ron Pierce getting the entry home in 1:54 flat…. View full post on Harnesslink

Victor Espinoza to appear at Pocono Downs

Triple Crown fever is striking everywhere, and anticipation is high for American Pharoah’s bid on Saturday, June 6th with the 14th Belmont Stakes. … View full post on Harnesslink

Golf auction adds Sweet Lou memorabilia

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's (SRF) online auction is open with new additions. Sweet Lou's winning shoes from the 2014 TVG are beautifully framed and finished off with his named in brass and top the newest items…. View full post on Harnesslink

Freaky Feet Pete readies for seasonal debut

ANDERSON, Ind.-May 23, 2015 – Trainers, breeders, and owners all dream of seeing a horse start his career so freakishly brilliant that his potential appears unlimited. While horses of this caliber may be few and far between, an extraordinarily talented and aptly named colt burst onto the Indiana harness racing scene in 2014…. View full post on Harnesslink

Upstate New York racing action

Nichols, N.Y. — Top New York-sired 3-year-old fillies and a collection of the finest 4-year-old pacers and trotters in harness racing head to Upstate New York for Memorial Day weekend, as they headline the weekend's racing at Tioga and Vernon Downs.
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Black Standardbreds in harness racing history

Anna Sewell’s 1877 novel Black Beauty is one of the most popular books of all time. The modern day film adaptations were also wildly successful…. View full post on Harnesslink

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