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Standardbred sales are far less formal.
I had a meeting at one in 2000 and took my grandson along (then 9YO).
The sale had a tradition of selling different things with the proceeds going to...
The B. K.. Beckwith book, Step and Go Together, although it has chapters on multiple breeds, contains some splendid chapters on specific T-Breds
Ladbroke purchased Detroit Race Course after the end of the 1984 season and was the Primary T-Bred track in Michigan until shutting their doors in 1998.
There were some minor T-Bred races at Mount...
I'll send ya a DVD for 5.99 ;)
Montgomery Count Fair 1800s
There has been a BIG surge in energy and entries at Scioto Downs as a result of the VLT purse increases there.
It's likely something similar will happen at Dayton....
Raceway Park (Toldedo) is relocating there.
You don't happen to by anywhere close to the former Indian Mounds do you?
Hawkinsville Harness Festival set for April 6
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - by T.C. Lane, the U.S. Trotting Association
Columbus, OH --- The Hawkinsville Training Center in Hawkinsville, Ga.,...
You may watch the Aqueduct Replays for FREE on the NYRA site.
There was "Grand Circuit" harness racing held at Lakewood Park (Atlanta) for thirteen years (1916-1928).
The folks pushing the legislation have some extensive materials that I provided...
See "The Great Idea" reference where the horse "cheats" (slows down) on the backstretch and while away from the crowd.
drivers/reinsmen rate a horse for the mile, as opposed to the horse...
I have references to others (and a few poor quality pics), however they are all from this earlier period. Nothing recent.
Perhaps today's absence is a liability issue.
from Jun 11, 1941...
from June 25, 1941 Harness Horse mag:
The Great Idea 2:05, b g, foaled 1923, by Peter the Great, dam Sad Thoughts 2:061/4, by Bingen, paced a mile in 2:14, at Superior, Wis., September 4, 1928,...
I've a feeling that I've added this in another thread.
In any event.
from Dec 9, 1914 "The Horse Review":
The Braden Direct bit is a combination of the Woodmansee and Cane bits. Nearly every...
from the May 1942 USTA Hoof Beats and "As Wee See It":
As worthy in presenting some pertinent thought, the following, entitled "Horses and Cars Alike in Many Ways" from the Schenectady (N. Y.)...
Was the mean to say?
a Jockey driving a race?
a Jockey during a race?
Green Mountain held harness racing as well, however there were no jockeys, rather "drivers" or reinsmen (women in...
from May 19, 1951 Harness Horse
The Opening at Bay Meadows
May 10—Racing returned to Bay Meadows today after a lapse of three years and a nice crowd was on hand to greet the trotters and pacers....
Hunters Star is in Cal-Horseman's Assoc HOF.
from a 2010 release:
Owned by the late Jack Marsh and trained and driven by Jack Sherren, Hunter's Star earned $44,980 on the pace and took a mark...
These 1942 issues have certainly provided insight into the severe restrictions and rationing as a result of WW II. I'm not sure if the severity of restrictions lasted through the end of the war,...
There's an article on Courtney Foos in the July 1974 USTA Hoof Beats.
The USTA still has four copies for sale in the back-issues.
Not what your looking for however same city and different venue
Bluegrass Downs doesn't have their own website, this is a close as you may come to a Bluegrass Downs website
It's best to call for their simulcast schedule.
2-3 years back, both small Kentucky...
Sale results are another source.