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Tag: The Meadowlands

GIROUARD BACK AT BIG M

 By Ken Weingartner, USTA — When Michael Girouard climbs into the sulky for Friday’s first race at The Meadowlands, it will be the Massachusetts native’s

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HARNESS BROADCASTS

Edited U S Harness Writers Assn. Release — The sport of harness racing is often cited for its failure to pursue consistent national television coverage

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THIS SIDD FINCH IS FOR REAL

 By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Unlike his fictional counterpart, the horse Sidd Finch has never studied meditation in the mountains of Tibet. Still, in the

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2023 HARNESS CHAMPIONS

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Harness racing’s two top-ranked horses in the final Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, No. 1 Confederate and No. 2 Sylvia Hanover,

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DAN PATCH AWARDS LIVE

Edited USHWA Release – The winners of twelve Dan Patch divisional championships, in polling conducted by the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA) in conjunction

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LEGACY OF BREEDERS CROWN

By JAY BERGMAN, for Breeders Crown — It was a brand new concept in 1984 when the first Breeders Crowns events were raced throughout North

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SAT: HAMBLETONIAN ELIMS

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Domenico Cecere might not be thrilled with the post position for Winner’s Bet in Saturday’s second of two $100,000 Hambletonian

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TETRICK’S BIG SATURDAY NITE

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Quick Stop and Heaven Hanover were the winners of Saturday’s (July 15) two $105,250 divisions of the Del Miller Memorial for

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VOLUME EIGHT GETS READY

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Noel Daley had two winners in Wednesday’s qualifiers for 2-year-olds at Magical Acres training center, then watched returning Dan Patch

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SPECIAL WAY IN 2023 DEBUT

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — A returning Dan Patch Award winner, Special Way needed two starts last year before everything clicked, but once it did,

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TAMPA BAY TODAY – NOV 25

What a curious but excellent run by Rock the Stars (5-2) last out at The Meadowlands that needs to be seen to be appreciated. See

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ALLYWAG IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Edited Rosecroft Press Staff Release – When trying to sum up the many accomplishments of Allywag Hanover last weekend – accomplishments that include $1.6 million

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HERE COMES THE BULLDOG

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media — Jack Darling is trying to soak up every moment with harness racing’s all-time fastest performer, Bulldog Hanover, but despite

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