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Tag: KEN WEINGARTNER

HARNESS HANDLE UP IN 2019

By Ken Weingartner — Total handle, purses, wagering per race and per betting interest in the United States all increased while the number of race days

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STANDARDBRED AFTERCARE

By Ken Weingartner — The Hanover Shoe Farms Foundation has made a grant of $50,000 to the Standardbred Transition Alliance (STA) to support their mission of accrediting

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WIGGLE & JIGGLE COMEBACK

By Ken Weingartner — After weathering what turned out to be an extended storm of injury issues that kept 2015 Horse of the Year Award

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BIG DOINGS AT DOVER

By KEN WEINGARTNER — After delivering the Pinske family its first Breeders Crown trophy, Amigo Volo will look to continue his stakes-winning ways in Thursday’s

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A PASSION FOR THE CROWN

By Ken Weingartner — Twenty years ago, Todd Clements was working as a network administrator in Toronto when his father got sick and asked his

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2YO TROTTERS READY TO GO

By KEN WEINGARTNER — Third Shift and Moon Bridge got a little unscheduled time off recently because of sickness, but the two Ake Svanstedt trainees

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A BREEDERS CROWN DEBUT

By KEN WEINGARTNER — Brandon Bates has a horse in the Breeders Crown for the first time, and it’s Priceless. Priceless, who last week won

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BREED’RS CROWN OCT FINALS

By KEN WEINGARTNER — The wide-open sophomore pacing colt landscape and a sparkling performance in the Ontario Sire Stake 3-year-old filly pace Super Final triggered

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GINGRAS LOOKING GRAND

By Ken Weingartner — Yannick Gingras will head to Hollywood Dayton Raceway looking to sweep Friday’s Grand Circuit stakes at the Ohio oval with morning-line

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LITTLE ROCKET MAN BIG FAVE

By KEN WEINGARTNER-– Little Rocket Man might be on the small side, but it has not prevented the 3-year-old pacer from coming up big for

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FOUR GAIN HARNESS “FAME”

FROM UNITED STATES HARNESS WRITERS ASSOCIATION—GOSHEN, NY – Results from the balloting for harness racing’s highest honor, membership in the Harness Racing Hall of Fame,

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TAKING ONE RACE AT A TIME

By Ken Weingartner–Mattias Melander is uncertain what the future holds for his career as a driver. The 23-year-old is simply taking it one race at

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CATCH THE FIRE A BARGAIN

By Ken Weingartner—-While John Ackley grabbed a hot dog, Charles Taylor grabbed the best horse they’ve ever had. Taylor, who has spent a dozen years

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TOMORROW’S THURSDAY

By Ken Weingartner—Hello Tomorrow was one of the top-selling yearling trotters at this past fall’s Standardbred Horse Sale and trainer Per Engblom is more than

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