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YONKERS, NY-NY TROT NEWS

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media –If either of last week’s MGM Yonkers Trot elimination winners, the filly Joviality S or the colt Justice, is going

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A JOVIAL YONKERS TROT?

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media It has been 25 years since Continentalvictory became the last filly to defeat the boys in the Yonkers Trot. Joviality

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BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE LOOMS

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media — If Saturday’s $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie Invitational for older male pacers plays out like April’s MGM Borgata Series

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BRONX BOY MAKES GOOD

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media — Charlie Longo resides in New York but for the past several days has been living on Cloud Nine. Winning a

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NZ STAR PACER IN U.S. DEBUT

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media New Zealand-born Amazing Dream is ready to begin what her connections hope is an amazing journey in North America. Sent

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JORDANS RULE AT YONKERS

By Ken Weingartner, for US Trotting — With just more than two weeks remaining in the year, Jordan Stratton and Cory Stratton are putting the

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ROONEY NEW NTRA CHIEF

Edited NTRA Release – Former US Congressman Thomas J. (Tom) Rooney has been named the successor to Alex Waldrop as the president and chief executive officer

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NEW YORK BACK IN HARNESS

HRI Harness Staff Release – In his daily press conference from Albany, NY on Saturday May 16, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that horse racing

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‘PERCY’ LOVES NEW YORK

By Michael Carter — It’s a name not recognized on the Grand Circuit stage, but a local New York favorite, Percy’s Z Tam, is a former

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DOPING AGENTS DETECTED

ARCI PRESS RELEASE –  New York Equine Drug Testing Programs Director Dr. George Maylin has confirmed the presence of a major doping threat to both

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INTEGRITY ACT A DANGER?

COLUMBUS, OH By Ken Weingartner— In his Op-Ed “Commentary: Horse racing bill is crafted to help breeders, not horses,” in Monday’s (Aug. 26) Albany Times Union,

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BETTOR’S GET THEIR WISH

By Ken Weingartner—-When Bettor’s Wish won May’s Art Rooney Pace at Yonkers Raceway, it served as a harbinger of the colt’s rise to prominence among

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