A capacity harness racing crowd filled the M&T Bank Grandstand at Harrington Raceway on a warm summer night Thursday evening (July26) to watch the first-ever nighttime Governor's Day racing program at the Delaware State Fair.
Harrington Raceway's 65th season of live harness racing came to a close Thursday (October 27). While trainer and driver awards were handed out earlier in the week, the United States Harness Writers Association's Horse of the Meet was awarded on closing night.
Andrea Hill's Chausettes Blanche (Sean Bier, $27.80) earned her sixth win of the year Tuesday by scoring a 13-to-1 harness racing upset in the $20,500 Mares Open at Harrington Raceway in 1:54.4.
Andrea Hill's Chausettes Blanche ($12.40, Sean Bier) hit her best gear in the final strides for the second straight week and pulled off harness racingn upset in the $18,600 Mares Open Tuesday (August 3) at Harrington Raceway in 1:55.1.
Andrea Ann Hill's Chausettes Blanche ($28.80, Sean Bier) was an explosive harness racing winner in the $18,600 Mares Open at Harrington Raceway Tuesday (August 23) in 1:54. Trained by Crissy Crissman, the 8-year-old Christian Cullen mare hit her best gear in the last quarter mile and was the first to clear tiring pacesetter Pacific Philly to draw clear over beaten favorite Perfect M Forever and Ash Larue at the wire.
Andrea Hill's Jeremy's Successor ($7.20, Sean Bier) earned his fifth Harrington Raceway win in 2011 Monday with a 1:53.1 score in the harness racing featured $18,600 Open Pace. Trained by Crissy Crissman, the 7-year-old Mach Three gelding sat behind pacesetter Harlingen Hanover throughout and surged up the inside late for the win.