September 24, 2015 |
Wiggle It Jiggleit, the No. 1-ranked horse in harness racing's weekly Top 10 poll, leads a field of 15 entered in Thursday's (Sept. 24) 70th Little Brown Jug for 3-year-old male pacers at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in central Ohio. The event, presented by Fazoli's, carries a record total purse of $677,000. Wiggle It Jiggleit drew post five in the second of two first-heat eliminations and was installed as the 4-5 favorite. The gelding is owned by George Teague Jr. of Harrington, Delaware, driven by his 24-year-old son Montrell Teague, and trained by Clyde Francis.
September 7, 2014 |
If actions speak louder than words, Sometimes Said's recent performances declare he deserves some attention. Owned by New Hope's Fashion Farms, Sometimes Said brings a three-race win streak to Sunday's $260,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes championship for 3-year-old male pacers at Harrah's Philadelphia. The Jim Campbell-trained colt is 5-1 on the morning line and starts from post No. 2 with the track's leading driver, Tim Tetrick. McWicked is the 2-1 favorite from post one, with David Miller driving for trainer Casie Coleman.
March 16, 2013 |
FREEHOLD, N.J. - Rocknroll Hanover, harness racing's 2005 Horse of the Year and a 2012 inductee into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, was euthanized Thursday after suffering from a gastric impaction. Rocknroll Hanover, who was 11, was standing stud at Perretti Farms of Pennsylvania. On the racetrack, Rocknroll Hanover won 15 of 26 career starts and earned $2.75 million. Trained by Brett Pelling for owners Jeffrey Snyder, Lothlorien Equestrian Center and Perretti Racing, he won 12 of 18 races in 2005, including the North America Cup, Meadowlands Pace and Breeders Crown, and earned $2.22 million.
July 12, 2011 |
Delaware connections will be well represented with four contending horses in the $1 million Meadowlands Pace for 3-year-old pacing colts, to be held Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Trainer George Teague Jr., from Harrington, Delaware, sends out three horses: the 4-1 Custard The Dragon from post three, co-owned by Teague with Ted Gewertz, Robert Feldman and Elmer Fannin, of Lincoln, Delaware. Custard The Dragon, who won his Meadowlands Pace elimination race, will be driven by Teague's 20-year-old son Montrell, who is the youngest driver to ever compete in the Pace.
August 22, 2010 |
CHESTER, PA ? After a couple near misses, Rock N Roll Heaven rolled to victory Sunday in the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine for 3-year-old male pacers at Harrah's Chester Racetrack and Casino. Rock N Roll Heaven's win was part of a Super Stakes Sunday card that also saw Hambletonian runner-up Lucky Chucky win the $500,000 Colonial for 3-year-old trotters with a world-record-equaling performance, and Put On A Show won the $350,000 Valley Forge for 3-year-old filly pacers. Beaten by a head in each of his last two starts, including the $1 million Meadowlands Pace, Rock N Roll Heaven overtook Delmarvalous and One More Laugh in the stretch to win the Battle by 2 1/2 lengths in a stakes-record 1:48.
August 19, 2010
A total of $2.4 million in combined purses has attracted many of harness racing's top trotters and pacers for the annual "Super Stakes Sunday" card at Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack this weekend. First post is 2 p.m. The main events are the $500,000 Colonial Trot, the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine Pace, and the $350,000 Valley Forge Pace. The Battle of Brandywine is headed by the sport's top- rated pacing star, One More Laugh, who won the $1 million Meadowlands Pace and the prestigious Art Rooney Stakes at Yonkers.
July 17, 2010
Delaware Handicap Field Here is the field for the $750,000 Grade II Delaware Handicap for fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up, 11/4 miles at Delaware Park Saturday, Race 11, post time: 6:10 p.m. 1. Funny Moon Garcia Clement 7-2 2. Miss Singhsix Valdivia, Jr. Wolfson 5-1 3. Milwaukee Appeal Elliott Fairlie 2-1...
August 16, 2008 |
Owner Andrew Cohen hopes to see Share The Delight, a 3-year-old pacer, win tomorrow's $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine at Harrah's Chester racetrack in honor of his father, Edward, who died Aug. 8 from complications related to diabetes. But winning isn't everything. "We all want to win the race for him, but if the horse races well, my dad, if he was here, would be the first person to be happy and not complain," said Cohen, who is the chief legal analyst and legal editor for CBS News and shared ownership of Share The Delight with his father and several other partners.
July 20, 2008 |
Evening Attire is 10 years old and not supposed to be breaking new ground. But the nearly white gelding was successful going 1 1/2 miles and finding the winner's circle as a road warrior for the first time yesterday, capturing the $250,000 Greenwood Cup at Philadelphia Park. In doing so, Evening Attire set a track record for the rarely competed distance, stopping the teletimer in 2 minutes, 29.90 seconds. Under Jose Espinoza, he boosted his career earnings to $2,977,130 while scoring for the 15th time in 69 attempts.
July 13, 1991 |
Precious Bunny became the first standardbred to run a sub-1:50 mile at night as he captured the $1 million Meadowlands Pace in 1:49 4/5 at East Rutherford, N.J. The time was one-fifth of a second off the fastest clocking ever in a harness race, set by Nihilator in 1985 at the Meadowlands and tied in 1988 by Call For Rain at Lexington, Ky.'s Red Mile. Precious Bunny's fractions of 26 4/5 for the quarter, 54 2/5 for the half- mile and 1:21 4/5 for three-quarters, were each Meadowlands Pace records.