Fissato streaked to a 1:52 victory to take the Delaware $20,000 Male Claiming pace at Dover Downs on the meet's first Sunday afternoon harness racing program, Jan. 6.
Taking advantage of a miscue by heavily favored Trot Fudge Sundae at the start of Sunday's $12,600 Monee Stake, Jerry Graham & Mystical Marker Farms Powerful Goddess trotted to a one-length victory in 2:00.3 for harness racing driver-trainer Mike Cox.
The harness racing veteran pacer Western Tsunami wired six select rivals to win Saturday night's $8,500 Junior Open at Vernon Downs. With newcomer Mike Cole at the controls, Western Tsunami ($8.60) flashed to the front off the gate and stayed in command throughout Saturday's featured eighth event, defeating Restless Yankee by half-a-length in a 1:51.4 achievement.
Cold Winner took the lead at the start and never was headed in a 1:54.4 mile to win the $26,000 Mares Open on Wednesday, Jan. 19 at Dover Downs. Champion harness racing driver Ron Pierce piloted the winner to a never-look-back victory equaling his career fastest clocking of 1:54.4.
Photo Maxx made the winner's circle photo for the second straight week in the $26,000 Open trot at Dover Downs on Wednesday Jan. 12. Previously Mike Cole drove Photo Maxx from behind to win the week's top trot last week and twice in the last three harness racing starts.
Photo Maxx a winner of two of his last three $26,000 Open Handicap trots, faces Starsel and Libra Vita, previous harness racing winners, in the Wednesday, Jan. 12 feature at Dover Downs. An $18,000 trot the undercard. First post is at 4:30 p.m.
Trotter IPO Blue Chip made his first 2011 harness racing start a winning one while Rusty's Gamble took the top pace on the Saturday, Jan. 8 program at Dover Downs.
Photo Maxx stormed down the lane to overtake a wall of harness racing challengers in deep stretch to win the $26,000 Open trot at Dover Downs on Wednesday, Jan. 5. As in his previous win two starts back, driver Mike Cole put Photo Maxx into high gear entering the stretch and the SJ's Photo-Affinity gelding zoomed past a foursome of challengers to front-trotting Starsel and rolled on for an impressive 1:55.1 conquest in the week's top trot.
Libra Vita and Photo Maxx, both 1:56.2 winners in last starts meet in $26,000 Open Handicap trot, on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at Dover Downs. An $18,000 trot heads the strong harness racing undercard. First post is at 4:30 p.m.
Photo Maxx was strongest in the harness racing stretch to win the $26,000 Open/Handicap trot and in similar matter Good Feeling came on to take the $17,000 sub-feature trot on another windy and cold Wednesday, Dec. 15.
Spunky Vic shook off a strong challenge from Victors Vicky to survive a four-horse assault at the wire for a 1:56.3 harness racing victory in the $26,000 Open/Handicap trot on Wednesday (November 24) at Dover Downs.
Three Swings, an 11-1 harness racing longshot, won the $14,000 3&4-Year-Old Veteran's Day feature pace on Thursday Nov. 11 at Dover Downs. Smyrna-based harness racing driver Mike Cole had a driving triple, while Daryl Bier won two races.
Rodney L. Wyatt and Rodney K. Wyatt's Irenonethemove ($44,60, Mike Cole) was a 21-to-1 upset winner in the $20,000 Mares Open at Harrington Raceway Tuesday (September 28) with a 1:53.3 victory.
In what is believed to be the fastest dead heat in Harrington track history, Baron Racing and Green Racing's Mystique Cruiser ($2.40, Victor Kirby) and Foulk Stables and Lauren Allen's Sniper Hall ($2.40, Mike Cole) could not be separated at the wire in a 1:53 win in the $20,000 featured Open harness race for pacers.
It wasn't too long ago that 5-year-old Solano ($3.40, Mike Cole) was a $25,000 harness racing claimer, but seven races later the 5-year-old completed his ascent through conditioned ranks with a 1:52.2 win in the $23,000 Open at Harrington Raceway.
Anglebrook and Dream Possession, both fresh from winning performances, headline the Thursday, Jan. 28 feature race at Dover Downs. A Badlands Special heads a field of six four-year-olds and two five-year-olds in the $14,000 sub-feature pace. Post time is 4:30 p.m.