Former trainer grabs WSOP Event #40 win

Ernest Bohn used to raise harness-racing horses and drive them in races in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He's been married to his wife Pamela for 46 years, and they have two children.

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Barn Bella returns to Buffalo Raceway in NYSS

Barn Bella returns to Buffalo Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 25) in the New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old filly trotters and she’ll be seeking redemption at the half-mile oval.

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Tim Hackett, grandson of Curly Smart, dies

Horseman James Timothy “Tim” Hackett of Cincinnati, Ohio, the grandson of Hall of Famer Curly Smart, passed away on Wednesday, June 14. He was 63.

Born in Delaware, Ohio, on Dec. 12, 1953, Mr. Hackett spent his childhood in Cincinnati, until the family moved to Delaware where he graduated from De…

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Red Shores weekend – Harness Racing

CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The finest harness racing pacers dotting the Eastern Seaboard of Canada will face off Saturday evening in memory of Cecil Ladner at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park….

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Improving Concerto aims for Lynch

Kelvin Harrison knows Lynch Memorial hopeful Concerto is stepping up in class, but he thinks it could be a stepping stone. Unraced at age 2, Concerto has won four of eight races this season as she prepares for Saturday’s eliminations of the James M. Lynch Memorial for 3-year-old female pacers at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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New look for Yonkers qualifiers

Qualifiers at Yonkers Raceway are sporting a new look. Over the past several weeks, the track has expanded the use of the second tier in the morning trials as part of an experiment to improve the quality of racing for both bettors and horsepeople.

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‘Millennial Night’ at The Meadowlands

East Rutherford, NJ – The Saturday night harness racing feature at The Meadowlands is the seventh race, a conditioned pace for a purse of $15,000. The field consists of eight veterans, including the coupled entry of City Hall and Iwillmakeyousaywow who are both owned in part by Gene Oldford and trained by Amber and Todd Buter respectively. Both horses relish the mile track and have enjoyed their best successes here at The Meadowlands.

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Qualifiers sporting a new look at Yonkers Raceway

Qualifiers at Yonkers Raceway are sporting a new look. Over the past several weeks, the track has expanded the use of the second tier in the morning trials as part of an experiment to improve the quality of racing for both bettors and horsepeople.
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Mel Mara aspires to Franklin glory

He is a world champion and one of the few horses to possess the distinction of besting Always B Miki and Sweet Lou, yet Mel Mara has not visited the winner’s circle for a stakes race since he captured the 2012 edition of the Ontario Sire Stakes Gold final at Flamboro Downs over that year’s Little Brown Jug winner Michael’s Power. His connections are hoping this is the year the 8-year-old stallion collects his fair share of hardware beginning with a victory in his $35,000 Ben Franklin elimination on Saturday (June 24) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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Buffalo to be “toughest” for Barn Bella

Barn Bella returns to Buffalo Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 25) in the New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old filly trotters and she’ll be seeking redemption at the half-mile oval.

Last year’s 2-year-old Sire Stakes champion, Barn Bella broke stride turning for home at Buffalo Raceway in her car…

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Prizemoney boost for Queensland racing codes

Racing Queensland has announced prizemoney increases of $3.2 million for next financial year across the three codes of racing….

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Daley, Bouchard injured in Saratoga accident

Harnessracing.com is reporting that drivers Dan Daley and Stephane Bouchard were injured in an accident in race four at Saratoga on Thursday afternoon (June 22).
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Herve Filion – 1940-2017

Younger brother Yves Filion remembers Herve as a rock star. by Dave Little Harness racing didn’t merely lose a legend Thursday morning when Herve Filion, who had been in declining health for the last several years, succumbed to complications from respiratory distress at age 77. It lost a figure that was larger than life. “Herve […]

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Maine Standardbred Breeders Stakes contested

The Maine Standardbred Breeders Stakes kicked off with a bang Wednesday night (June 21) at Bangor Raceway.

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A Rocknroll Dance progeny hit the track

The first crop from the talented A Rocknroll Dance are hitting the track in full force. This month, his 2-year-olds got off to a strong start, hitting the baby races like harness racing seasoned pros.

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Between The Lines: For entertainment purposes only

by Brett Sturman There’s a growing mindset of late among industry executives that the real trick in attracting new interest to the sport is to sell harness racing as a form of entertainment more-so than a product that can be bet on. That entertainment-first group will get its wish this weekend on Sun Stakes Saturday […]

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Grand River Raceway announces retirement of GM Dr. Ted Clarke

After more than 30 years of tireless work in the Ontario harness racing industry, Dr. Ted Clarke is retiring from his post as the General Manager of Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ontario.

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Dr. Clarke retiring as GM at Grand River

After more than 30 years of tireless work in the Ontario harness racing industry, Dr. Ted Clarke is retiring from his post as the General Manager of Grand River Raceway in Elora, Ont.

Clarke will continue in his role until the end of September 2017. The Grand River Agricultural Society (owner/ope…

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Racing sought conditions over next licence deal

The Victorian racing industry wanted conditions placed on Victoria's next wagering licence option that would have fettered the state government, the tribunal hearing the Tabcorp-Tatts merger ruled….

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