Blue Chip Farms President and Standardbred Owners Association of New York Director Mike Kimelman was recently appointed to the Board of the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund.
A splendid time was had by all at the 2013 Hall of Fame Dinner at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame in Goshen, NY on Sunday evening, July 7.
Western Fair District has announced that Greg Blanchard has been promoted to Raceway Manager effective June 30, 2013. Greg has been with Western Fair District for the last three years as Assistant Raceway Manager and Announcer.
1. Following are the results of the 2013 Harness Racing New Zealand Inc Board elections:
Warragul Harness Racing Club committeeman Kyle Galley will take over the role of club Manager from July 1.
A lifelong dream will be fulfilled with the announcement that Aaron White will, as of August 1, be the North Island's premier harness racing caller - taking over from George Simon who has been appointed the North Island's premier thoroughbred caller.
As we close in on the end of another financial year, we look forward to the cream of our young crops producing exciting racing during July (Empire Stallions Vicbred Finals) and August (Breeders Crown).
Silverton Casino, a Las Vegas gambling company, has joined a slot parlor proposal at Plainridge Racecourse, a harness racing facility in Plainville, MA, as a design and operational consultant, track management at Plainridge Racecourse said today.
Up-and-coming talent will join the country's premier race-callers as part of changes to Trackside's commentary line-up for the 2013/14 racing season.
Carole Macedonio, of Kiamesha Lake, NY ,has been named Employee of the Month of June at Monticello Casino & Raceway.
After almost five years as editor of Harnesslink, Duane Ranger has taken up a contract with Harness Racing New Zealand. Ranger (48), who has been a journalist throughout New Zealand and Tonga since 1985, lives and breathes two things in life - harness racing and cricket.
New Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners OTW are pleased to announce the addition of Justin Horowitz as Player/Media Manager, effective May 20.
Next month, Saratoga Casino and Raceway will celebrate the 90th birthday of a team member who has been part of the company since 1946. Charlie Hoffman, Mutuel Supervisor, began working at the harness track 67 years ago.
After 44 years of dedicated service to Monticello Raceway Management, Inc. 94 year old Clarence Wade of Middletown, NY has called it a day.
Award winning journalist and harness racing administrator Steven Wolf has joined Harnesslink.com as Director of North American Operations. He will begin his new duties immediately.
Harness Racing NSW has made the following changes to the Integrity Department following an internal review which commenced in December 2012.