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For harness racing three-year-old Pet Rock, supplementing to the Cane Pace means a chance to get into the Little Brown Jug. For Heston Blue Chip, supplementing is a chance at redemption.

Eleven three year old harness racing pacing colts dropped in the entry box on Thursday morning at Tioga Downs for harness racing's first jewel of the pacing Triple Crown, The Cane Pace.

Last season at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, we were fortunate enough to host the Breeders Crown, harness racing's year-end championships featuring practically every top horse in the country. After it ended, there was a general feeling that such a historic night of racing at Pocono might be a long time coming.

While one Winbak-Farm bred was race favorite, another, Betterthancheddar, driven by Yannick Gingras, scored a 1:49.2 mild harness racing upset rolling up the inside to win the $342,875 Cane Pace, after a weather-prompted shift to Pocono Downs on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Betterthancheddar pounced from the pocket late to pull off a mild upset in the Cane Pace on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The Cane, the first leg of harness racing's Triple Crown for 3-year-old pacers, carried a purse of $342,875.

Due to the extreme conditions resulting from record flooding and impassable roads, live harness racing has been cancelled at Tioga Downs for Thursday, Friday & Saturday of this week.

When Tom Grossman was a kid, he saw New York Rangers goalie Ed Giacomin knocked unconscious in a game at Madison Square Garden. The crowd began chanting 'Ed-die, Ed-die' as it tried to will Giacomin to his feet. More than three decades later, Grossman one night at dinner resurrected the chant in playful fashion as harness racing trainer Ed Hart walked into the room.

Wednesday morning the Tioga Downs' harness racing office accepted entries for the 57th Annual Cane pace and nine 3-year old colt and gelding pacers were entered. As a result, no eliminations will be necessary, and all nine will move straight to the $342,875 final on Saturday, September 10th at Tioga Downs.

Meadowlands Pace champion Roll With Joe, who was a bit unlucky as a two-year-old, has blossomed into one of the top harness racing three-year-olds of 2011. 'I always thought he was a good colt but things didn't always go his way at two.

Tioga Downs is proud to announce that beginning with this year's $450,000e Cane Pace, it will be the new host of the first leg of the harness racing Pacing's Triple Crown. Freehold Raceway and Tioga Downs' management have worked out an agreement to move the prestigious race from New Jersey to New York for 2011 and 2012.

Two extra racing programs have been added to the live schedule at Monticello Raceway in December. Besides the usual Monday through Thursday harness racing cards the Sullivan County NY harness track will also offer live racing on Sunday, Dec. 19 and on Friday, Dec. 31.

The United States Trotting Association's online video harness racing magazine 'Eye On Harness Racing' this week previews Friday's Summit on Gaming, recaps the past weekend's Metro and Cane Pace finals, and also takes a "Look Back" at the history of the Canadian Trotting Classic.

One More Laugh was a wire-to-wire winner in the $300,000 Cane Pace final on Monday afternoon (September 6) at Freehold Raceway, stopping the timer in a harness racing stakes record 1:50.3. Rockin Image was second and Urgent Action finished third.

Goldman, Aaron, Berkner and Salmeri's BG's Folly who drew post eight for the 56th harness racing Cane Pace Final on Labor Day was declared out this morning due to sickness. Foreign Officer draws in from the also eligible list and will start from post eight vacated by BG's Folly.

Jay Wolf has kindly listed the top 10 contenders for the 65th edition of The Little Brown Jug which will be held from September 19th - 23rd. The Little Brown Jug is the most prestigious 3-year-old pacing race in North America. Each year more people journey to Delaware, Ohio to witness the "Jug" than to see any other harness race.

One More Laugh has drawn the rail and is the morning line favorite at 2-1 in the 56th edition of the Cane Pace to be held at Freehold Raceway on Labor Day. The Meadowlands Pace winner for co-owner/trainer Ray Schnittker, who's looking for his first ever Cane Pace victory, took the bye last week and did not compete in the elimination.

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