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Winningest African-American driver in history – Harnesslink


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Winningest African-American driver in history
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Randy Tharps hails from a harness racing family with deep roots in Lebanon, Ohio. His father Thomas, who passed away three years ago, and mother Carol began racing harness horses shortly after moving to Lebanon from Tennessee and Tom was …

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Winningest African-American driver in history

LEBANON, OH. – Randy Tharps became the 103rd harness racing driver in North American history to reach 5,000 career victories on Friday night (February 5) at Miami Valley Raceway. The winningest African-American driver in history, by a wide margin, 52-year-old Tharps scored a hat trick to reach the coveted plateau. Jessie's Field got Randy's string of successes going with a 1:57.4 score in a $10,000 conditioned trot. Alibi Seelster captured a $12,000 mares condition pace in 1:54.3 to put Tharps one win away; and then Boy Meets Girl K trotted to a 1:55.4 tally in the very next race, another $10,000 condition trot….

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BHRC announces top Owner, Trainer and Driver 2015

The British Harness Racing Club (BHRC) has announced the leading owner, trainer and driver for the 2015 season and they will be lauded at the upcoming joint dinner with the Standardbred and Trotting Horse Association of Great Britain and Ireland (STAGBI) on Saturday, 27th February….

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1973 Press Photo Harness Racing driver Joe Marsh – nes52009

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Driver gets first win in 35 years

Pompano Beach, FL…January 23, 2016…With the Florida Amateur Driving Club taking center stage on Saturday night, harness racing driver Roger Goldstein, known particularly for his training prowess, got his first win since 1980 when he guided the 10 year-old trotter Smokin Dabra to victory in the first of two F.A.D.C. events at Pompano Park….

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1969 Vintage Photo harness racing driver & trainer Joe O’Brien prepping trotter

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Kiwi driver to compete in Amateur Series

Pompano Beach, FL…January 10, 2016…New Zealand Amateur Driving Champion Danny Blakemore has accepted an invitation to compete in the upcoming harness racing Isle International Amateur Series.

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Puslinch horse barn fire shakes PEI harness driver to the core – CBC.ca


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Puslinch horse barn fire shakes PEI harness driver to the core
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"These are horses that these people work around anywhere between eight and 15 hours a day. They take care of them in the morning. They bring them to the races at night. And they're very personable animals. So when you see and hear things like that …
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Driver of the Year honor caps off big season

Freehold, NJ — Harness racing driver David Miller has no plans to slow down on the racetrack, even if he slows down a little before returning to the racetrack….

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1970 Press Photo Herve Filion harness race horse driver at a track – net18032

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