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Local hopefuls reach for Adios Orchids

WASHINGTON, PA, July 23 — The 49th edition of the $525,000 Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids Presented by Coors Lite includes a larger-than-usual contingent of locally owned or based horses reaching for the orchids in the signature harness racing event of their hometown track The Meadows…. View full post on Harnesslink

Dancin Yankee takes local feature

WILKES-BARRE PA – A specially-formatted 16-race harness racing card was featured on Belmont Day at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with four races held before the historic doings in Elmont NY and then the remainder starting after the big race.
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Fox Valley Veto’s first local score

Fox Valley Veto (Pizzazzed) won his first local Open Trot on Sunday afternoon at Saratoga Casino and Raceway…. View full post on Harnesslink

Former two-year-old champ makes local bow

The Tom Simmons Stable will unveil their highly regarded pacer Somestarsomewhere to Chicago circuit harness racing players Saturday night at Balmoral Park. The now 4-year-old was bought by Clinard Properties at January’s Meadowlands Sale for $90,000 and has the potential to get that tidy sum back and a whole lot more…. View full post on Harnesslink

Turkey Drive gets boost from local businesses

Businesses on P.E.I. are stepping up to help out with the annual CBC Turkey Drive, which aims to make sure everyone on the Island has something to feast on at Christmas.Roy McGarry, who works at the Upper Room Food Bank in Charlottetown, was busy Monday socking away 50 frozen turkeys donated by staff at Bell-Aliant.“I love it,” said McGarry.“It's a good cause. Makes a fellow feel good when he's … View full post on harness horse – Yahoo News Search Results

Local charities & racinos team up for holidays

SHELBYVILLE and ANDERSON, IND. – Dec. 1, 2014 – Local charities are teaming up with Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson to collect toys and cash donations during the holiday season. Through multiple charitable events, both properties are encouraging guests to make cash and toy donations to benefit those in need in the Shelby and Madison County areas…. View full post on Harnesslink

Andover Hall son wins his first local Open

Pop I (Andover Hall) won his first ever local Open Trot on Sunday afternoon at Saratoga Casino and Raceway…. View full post on Harnesslink

Top local horses to be retired at Batavia

On Sunday, August 10, Batavia Downs and Sunshine Horses will celebrate the careers and initiate the retirement of three outstanding equine athletes as they move on to a new vocation after harness racing…. View full post on Harnesslink

Cammikey gives local owners best shot in Adios

WASHINGTON, PA, July 17, 2014 — When Cammikey won a PA Sires Stake division at The Meadows on June 7, he showed both the promise and the peril associated with this 3-year-old colt…. View full post on Harnesslink

Yonkers track announcer profiled on local TV

YONKERS, NY, Monday, June 23, 2014-Yonkers Raceway's veteran track announcer, John Hernan, was the subject of a local TV profile this past weekend…. View full post on Harnesslink

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