FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey horse racing track is making its move to catch up with the pack in the state's hot sports betting market.
Five-year-old stallion Always B Miki on Monday was named harness racing’s Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year by the U.S. Harness Writers Association while 3-year-old colt Marion Marauder was named Trotter of the Year in the closest vote in the 46-year history of the award. Read more
Top-earning female trotter Hannelore Hanover and Triple Crown winner Marion Marauder were among six trotters named Dan Patch Award winners Thursday by the U.S. Harness Writers Association. Ariana G, Broadway Donna, Obrigado, and Walner also were named divisional champs by the organization. Read more
Joe Thomson, owner of Maryland-based Standardbred breeding operation Winbak Farm, has been elected to the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, the U.S. Harness Writers Association announced Tuesday. Read more
Homes are needed for 16 Standardbreds, eight geldings and eight fillies and mares, seized by the Humane Society of Carroll County, Md. They will be shown to prospective adopters on April 1 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Hanover Fairgrounds, 451 Eagle Avenue, Hanover, Pa. The public is invited an… Read more