Seven Arias and driver Deshawn Minor captured the $12,500 championship final of the Florida Sunshine Stakes harness racing series for two-year-old pacing fillies on Wednesday night (October 10) at Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park, besting Dona (Tom Lehman) and Don't Spank Me (Kevin Wallis) in 1:56.3.
When the 2011 Little Brown Jug winner Big Bad John came to Florida last December and broke the harness racing three year old colt pace track record set at 1:51.2 by Beach Towel more than 21 years earlier, it was widely thought that the category record of 1:51.1 would stand for a long time to come.
It looks the Kim and Jay Sears Stable has developed another harness racing standout in the Florida Standardbred Breeders And Owners Association (FSBOA) stakes series. In the 2012 debut for the State-bred 2 year old pacing colts and geldings in the $4,785 purse Sunshine Stakes, Diamond Master was flawless in capturing his first lifetime start.
After gaining a reputation as Florida's most promising but enigmatic trotter of 2012, Trents Ringer finally found his confidence and fulfilled his harness racing potential in the Saturday evening, July 7 start of the Florida Standardbred Breeders And Owners Association (FSBOA) Stakes for a $7,000 purse at The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park.
The 3 year old colt and gelding trot division of the 2012 Florida Standardbred Breeders And Owners Association (FSBOA) continued to produce upsets as a highlight of the Saturday evening, June 30 harness racing program at The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park.
Yet another important equine based cause in South Florida has become a recipient of the generosity and charitable spirit of the harness racing 'Florida Amateur Driving Club' (FADC).
A sudden tropical downpour just before post time delayed by a few minutes the start of the Monday evening, May 28 harness racing program at The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park.
The many harness racing trainers with considerable length of tenure in South Florida will tell you it isn't very hard to send out three straight horses that don't win, and they'll tell you it's exponentially more difficult to win three in row. Rosie Huff has accomplished the rare feat of winning three in a row from her barn on the backstretch at The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park.
Although the opening harness racing event of the 2012 Sires Stakes program for Florida bred trotters and pacers doesn't start for another six weeks, there's been a noteworthy change in connections for three year old colt pacer Keemosabe.
FL-sired harness racing performers can win at any level, just look at Bling, Famous Mark and many others that have exceptional lifetime earnings and durability. Be here on November 6 for the FSBOA Yearling and Mixed Sale featuring 43 FL-sired yearlings, the day after FL Breeders Stake Super Night.
One might describe today's Sunshine State Stakes Leg #4 harness racing action as dazzling, glittering and famously undefeated!
A charitable cheque presentation and fast miles on the track highlighted the closing night of the 2010-2011 harness racing season under typically sultry South Florida conditions on Saturday evening, July 30 at The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park.
The 2011 July installment of the Sunshine State Stakes at The Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park is proving to be a showcase of emerging standout performers from the Tom Audley and Kim Sears harness racing stables.