With at least five months in between starts, local Columbus harness racing trainees Quick N' Slick & Southwind Pepino might not be ready to dominate the open ranks at Scioto Downs Racino today (Friday, May 10) but their trainers believe in their horses' abilities.
A couple of super talented three year old harness racing fillies squared off on Thursday night at Saratoga as Curtsy Hanover (Cantab Hall) and Crazy About NY (Crazed) competed in a $5,000 non-winners of two race lifetime trot.
Ballston Spa (New York) harness racing trainer Margaret Spagnola had a monster night on Wednesday (September 5) at Saratoga as she added four wins to her season's total.
Vernon Downs celebrated its second harness racing track record performance of the weekend after the undefeated For A Dancer delivered a 1:56 victory in a division of Saturday's $121,591 New York Sires Stake that trimmed one-fifth of a second off the previous local standard for 2-year-old trotting fillies.
The open trot, the regular Friday night harness racing feature, took a back seat this week at Saratoga Casino and Raceway as the Battle of Saratoga #8 trotting series final was on center stage on a scorching night at the Spa.