Bob 'Hollywood' Heyden ranks Art Official's upset of Somebeachsomewhere in 2008 as his greatest Meadowlands Pace moment. Heyden has seen them all, as a harness racing fan and as the Meadowlands Racetrack's statistician, television personality and unofficial historian.
New York Yankees baseball great, Gene Michael, will be a special guest at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame this Sunday evening, July 5.
Bob (Hollywood) Heyden, well known Meadowlands Racetrack's statistician and harness racing handicapper, is the guest speaker at the Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owner's Awards Banquet, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Dutch Inn Cornwall.
Bob (Hollywood) Heyden, well known Meadowlands Racetrack's statistician and handicapper, will be the guest speaker at the Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owner's Awards Banquet, Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Dutch Inn Cornwall.
Two of the best and brightest communicators in harness racing - who just happened to be hosting the TV show at the nation's flagship track last night - were finalized as ballot candidates for the Communicators Hall of Fame election this summer. The Directors of the U.S. Harness Writers Association voted to put on the ballot Meadowlands superstars Bob Heyden and Sam McKee.
For the first time ever, all 12 Breeders Crown championship finals, offering $6.2 million in harness racing purses, will be staged in Canada at Woodbine Racetrack near Toronto, on Saturday evening (October 29). A dozen races, for all age, gait and gender divisions will be held with a 6:30 post time.
The first 300 Meadowlands harness racing guests to bet on Woodbine on Saturday night (October 29) will receive a commemorative Breeders Crown hat.
Phil Pines was a Hall of Famer in every sense of the word. Upon his passing a few years ago, in order to perpetuate his memory, the Monticello-Goshen Chapter has named an award in his honor and this season Bob Heyden will be the recipient of that prestigious harness racing award when the scribes hold their 53rd Annual Banquet on Sunday evening October 30th at Monticello Casino and Raceway.
With the $1 million Metro Pace set for tonight Saturday September 3rd at Mohawk Racetrack, WEG's communications department got the inside scoop from some of the sport's top harness racing handicappers.
I couldn't believe it when Ray Cotolo told me how old he was. For a young man born just prior to the start of the new millennium he sure does know a lot about harness racing. 'I gave out Fawkes in my blog and he was at big money and ran third in the Hambo elimination.
The 2011 edition of the first leg of Trotting's Triple Crown, The Yonkers Trot, will be contested over the Hilltop Oval on Saturday evening, July 9. In anticipation of this year's event, harness racing statistician- extraordinaire, Bob 'Hollywood' Heyden, has compiled some quite interesting facts about this legendary event and the Triple Crown:
With the $1.5 million Pepsi North America Cup set for Saturday, June 18 at Mohawk Racetrack, WEG's media department got the inside scoop from some of North America's top harness racing handicappers, as they provided their NA Cup picks along with some insight for tonight's featured race.
When the $307,734 Art Rooney Pace goes to the post next Saturday evening, June 4, at Yonkers Raceway, an harness racing undefeated filly will have her nose on the gate. See You at Peelers connections' are making the bold move entering her in the richer and presumably tougher race against her male counterparts by entering her in the Art Rooney, skipping the Lady Lismore.
Once again, Bob "Hollywood" Heyden provides us with unique insights on the 2011 George Morton Levy Final to be contested at Yonkers Raceway this Saturday evening, April 30, and shares with us some more great harness racing 'Levy' moments of the past:
With the April 30th Final of the prestigious George Morton Levy Pacing Series fast approaching, Harness Racing statistician extraordinaire, Bob "Hollywood" Heyden, has compiled some interesting stats you may not remember about the event:
More than $250,000 in stakes purses is on the line Saturday night at Meadowlands Racetrack. In this video feature, harness racing track analyst Bob Heyden takes a closer look at the contenders in the five fall series titles on the line.