Three Out Of Four Divisions Of The Sagamore Hill Series Won By Ontario-Sired Horses

A snowstorm is the only thing has been able to keep pacer Awesomeness out of the winner’s circle in recent weeks for owner Martin Scharf. The four-year-old son of Mach Three-Fancy A Dream blew away the competition in the opening leg of the Sagamore Hill Series at Yonkers Raceway on March 7, but he got […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired Horses Take All Three Legs Of Petticoat Series At Yonkers

Three divisions of the Petticoat Series went postward in Monday’s third leg of the event, and Cousin Mary remained perfect in the preliminaries thanks to a hard-fought score for trainer Andrew Harris. Cousin Mary, who won by more than five lengths in the first two legs of the series, survived a first-over journey in Monday’s […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Aggressive, Takes $68,000 Open Trot At Yonkers

  Ontario-sired Aggressive (Mark MacDonald, $9.80) angled off the cones and was up at the wire Sunday afternoon (March 19) while winning Yonkers Raceway’s one and a quarter-mile $68,000 Open Trot. Starting from Post 1 in the field of nine (the infamous 10-hole was scratched), Aggressive minded his manners as the lass Allerage Star (driven […] Read more »

‘Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad’; Ontario-Sired Winners In The Yonkers Blue Chip Matchmaker

Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker for high-end pacing mares began Friday night, with a trio of $40,000 divisions. The opening event saw odds-on choice Shesjustadelight N (Ron Cushing, $3.60) parlay a perfect pocket trip into a handy, 1:53 victory. Winning the draw, Shesjustadelight N watched as Empress Deo (Matt Kakaley) grabbed the lead before a […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Vintage Babe And Cousin Mary, Win Legs Of The Petticoat Series In Yonkers

  It wasn’t all ‘death and taxes’ for Yonkers Raceway’s first ‘death and taxes’ proposition of the season. Vintage Babe (Yannick Gingras, $2.10) did indeed win her fourth and final, $20,000 division of Monday night’s opening round of the Petticoat Series, though it was far from attractive. Leaving from post position No. 2, she jumped […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Tessa Seelster, Wins $50,000 Yonkers Open

  Tessa Seelster (George Brennan, $18.20) survived from first-up Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. Away fourth from post position No. 4, ‘Tessa’ saw Shesjustadelight N (Ron Cushing) and Lispatty (Mark MacDonald) want in early. The latter reclaimed from the former just after a :27.2 opening quarter-mile. It was […] Read more »