Marketing discussed at Sunday USTA meeting

The future of the USTA marketing efforts in social media, wagering, and racehorse ownership was the focus of the Communications/Marketing Committee on the first day of the USTA Board of Directors annual meeting Sunday (Feb. 26) at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino.

Allison Conte, the USTA’…

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Miller reflects on historic season with Always B Miki

If all David Miller did in 2016 was win a couple Breeders Crowns, the North America Cup, Little Brown Jug, sit behind three divisional champions, become only the third harness racing driver in history to surpass $200 million in lifetime purses (while also setting a career best for earnings in a single season) and become only the fifth person with at least 12,000 victories, well, that would be a pretty memorable year….

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Miller reflects on 2016 season at Dan Patch Awards dinner

If all David Miller did in 2016 was win a couple Breeders Crowns, the North America Cup, Little Brown Jug, sit behind three divisional champions, become only the third driver in history to surpass $200 million in lifetime purses (while also setting a career best for earnings in a single season) and become only the fifth in North America with at least 12,000 victories, well, that would be a pretty memorable year. So imagine a year when a driver could accomplish all those feats and still not have any of them register as the achievements that will be best remembered in the decades to come. Miller doesn’t have to imagine it. He lived it.

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“I’ll probabaly never drive another horse like that”

If all David Miller did in 2016 was win a couple Breeders Crowns, the North America Cup, Little Brown Jug, sit behind three divisional champions, become only the third driver in history to surpass $200 million in lifetime purses (while also setting a career best for earnings in a single season) and …

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Two goes into one in miraculous collision

Mateship was to the fore at Charlton yesterday when Glenn Douglas and Michael Bellman crossed the line in the same sulky after a harness racing collision in the finishing straight….

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First Of Itskind scores 10-1 upset in Pompano feature

First Of Itskind, giving a strong hint last week by closing fastest of all in the Open Pace, used a backstretch blitz from fifth into the lead on Sunday night (Feb. 26) and went on to post a 10-1 upset in the $ 12,000 Open 1 Handicap at Pompano Park, stopping the timer in 1:51.2.
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First Of Itskind scores 10 to 1 upset

Pompano Beach, FL…February 26, 2017…First Of Itskind, giving a strong hint last week by closing fastest of all in the Open Pace, used a backstretch blitz from fifth into the lead on Sunday night (February 26) and went on to post a 10 to 1 harness racing upset in the $12,000 Open 1 Handicap, stopping the timer in 1:51.2.

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St Lads Moonwalk and Slugfest take co-featured events at Saratoga on Sunday

St Lads Moonwalk (Mach Three) prevailed in the Open Pace as part of the double feature on Sunday afternoon (Feb. 26) at Saratoga Casino Hotel.

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Yonkers holds fourth Sunday card of season

Yonkers Raceway’s fourth Sunday card (Feb. 26) of the season included seven French trots, although the featured $50,000 Open Handicap wasn’t among them.

A field of seven, after a defection, were all nose-to-gate going the flat mile, with second choice B Yoyo (Joe Bongiorno, $7.90) picking off…

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Southern sales perspective

Southland breeders once again had mixed results at the harness racing Sale Of the Stars in Christchurch early this week….

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USTA board convenes with Communications/Marketing Committee

The future of the USTA marketing efforts in social media, wagering, and racehorse ownership was the focus of the Communications/Marketing Committee on the first day of the USTA Board of Directors annual meeting Sunday (Feb. 26) at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino.

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Saratoga Sunday feature to St Lad’s Moonwalk

St Lads Moonwalk (Mach Three) prevailed in the Open Pace as part of the double feature on Sunday afternoon (Feb. 26) at Saratoga Casino Hotel.

Trainer Jackie Greene had last year’s local Pacer of the Year as Artful Way took home top honors after being the winningest participant in the Open Pace…

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Judges for Best Dressed announced

Alexandra Park has announced four of New Zealand’s most respected sartorial minds in fashion to judge its Best Dressed At The Races competition on Great Northern Derby Night, Friday 10 March. …

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B Yoyo wins $50K Open Handicap Trot at Yonkers

Yonkers Raceway’s fourth Sunday card (Feb. 26) of the season included seven ‘French’ trots, though the featured $50,000 Open Handicap wasn’t among them. A field of seven, after a defection, were all nose-to-gate going the flat mile, with second choice B Yoyo (Joe Bongiorno, $7.90) picking off 11-10 choice Rose Run Parker (George Brennan) at the wire in 1:56.1.

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St Lads Moonwalk prevails at Saratoga

St Lads Moonwalk (Mach Three) prevailed in the Open Pace as part of the double harness racing feature on Sunday afternoon at Saratoga Casino Hotel….

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