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Andrasta Captures Virginia-Bred Allowance Race At Laurel To Headline Recent Action

Andrasta beat six other fillies and mares Monday (October 16th) in a $30,000 Virginia-bred restricted allowance race at Laurel Park. The one mile turf race was part of a new “sprinkled” program that was introduced this year to give Virginia-bred or sired horses more racing opportunities outside of stakes races. The 4 year old Scat Daddy filly, bred and owned by James … Continue reading Andrasta Captures Virginia-Bred Allowance Race At Laurel To Headline Recent Action

Breeders’ Cup Championships Slated For November 3rd & 4th At Del Mar

Attention horseplayers — Mark your calendars! The Breeders’ Cup Championship races are right around the corner. Del Mar will host the two day spectacle on Friday November 3rd & Saturday November 4th. For planning purposes, Friday’s four “Cup” races will be held between 5:25 – 7:35 PM and Saturday’s nine “Cup” races are slated to … Continue reading Breeders’ Cup Championships Slated For November 3rd & 4th At Del Mar

Fixed Income Wins Sixth Straight To Highlight Closing Day At Shenandoah Downs

WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA—10/15/17) —- Fixed Income cemented her status as “Horse of the Meet” by engineering a fourth straight wire-to-wire effort at Shenandoah Downs Sunday as the second pari-mutuel harness meet came to a close in Woodstock, Virginia. The 6 year old Yankee Cruiser mare cut fractions of :27 3/5, :56 1/5 and 1:25 1/5 before hitting the … Continue reading Fixed Income Wins Sixth Straight To Highlight Closing Day At Shenandoah Downs

Big Money Earning Standardbreds Fare Well At Shenandoah Downs on Saturday

(WOODSTOCK, VA — 10/14/17)—-A pair of horses who were at or near the $200,000  mark in winnings earned additional bragging rights Saturday at Shenandoah Downs as closing weekend of the second fall harness meet kicked off. Cathy Rutherford’s Just Fred powered from fourth to first at the quarter mark of his conditioned race and went on to dominate from there. The 9 … Continue reading Big Money Earning Standardbreds Fare Well At Shenandoah Downs on Saturday

Only 2 Days Remain In 2017 Harness Racing Season At Shenandoah Downs

(WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA — 10/10/17)—The second season of pari-mutuel harness racing at Shenandoah Downs wraps up this coming weekend in Woodstock, Virginia. Pacers and trotters will compete both Saturday October 14th and Sunday October 15th beginning at 1:00 PM. Parking and admission are free. The Shenandoah “Autumnfest” celebration will take place in conjunction with the races from … Continue reading Only 2 Days Remain In 2017 Harness Racing Season At Shenandoah Downs

Driver Chuck Perry Collects His 1000th Career Win Sunday At Shenandoah Downs

(WOODSTOCK, VA— 10/8/17) —- Driver Chuck Perry collected his 1,000th career victory Sunday afternoon at Shenandoah Downs, capping off a memorable six win weekend for the Suffolk, Virginia resident. The 52 year old reinsman scored his landmark win aboard a 13 year old gelding pacer named B Blissful. The Jimmy Viars trainee was 2016 Co-Horse of the Meet but had yet … Continue reading Driver Chuck Perry Collects His 1000th Career Win Sunday At Shenandoah Downs

Driver Betsy Brown Scores A Hat Trick, Chuck Perry Nears A Milestone & Fixed Income Sizzles Saturday At Shenandoah Downs

(WOODSTOCK, VA — 10/7/17) —- Local Woodstock trainer Betsy Brown scored a driving/training triple, Chuck Perry inched closer to a career milestone, and Fixed Income forced herself into a “Horse of the Meet” conversation in an eventful Saturday of harness racing at Shenandoah Downs. Brown’s Calcutta, Believe In Him and BP Burner all reached the winner’s circle … Continue reading Driver Betsy Brown Scores A Hat Trick, Chuck Perry Nears A Milestone & Fixed Income Sizzles Saturday At Shenandoah Downs

Penny Chenery’s Memorial Service Scheduled At Keeneland On Mon. Oct. 9; Will Be Streamed Live

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 3, 2017) – A partial list of speakers and additional information regarding the public celebration of Helen “Penny” Chenery’s life have been announced. The service will be held Monday, Oct. 9, at 1:30 p.m. ET at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion with a live video stream available at Keeneland.com and Secretariat.com. The service is … Continue reading Penny Chenery’s Memorial Service Scheduled At Keeneland On Mon. Oct. 9; Will Be Streamed Live