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  1. Stallion Donerail dies in Denmark at age 25Read the original story

    Apr 12, 2017 | HarnesRacing

    Donerail, a colt who was poised an early favorite to win the 1995 Hambletonian but instead left his mark as a filly sire and broodmare sire of champions, died in Jutland, Denmark, on Jan. 29 at age 25. Bred by Mary Hilliard and named for small town outside of Lexington, Ky., where historic Walnut Hall Farm is located, Donerail was one of the last top colts trained by Hall of Famer Stanley Dancer. In 1994, the 66-year-old Dancer deputized John Campbell to drive Donerail and the colt owned by Bob Suslow's RJS Stable won 13 of 15 starts, including the Peter Haughton Memorial Trot.


  2. Howard to promote new book on Lexington TVRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | HarnesRacing

    Victoria M. Howard, horse owner and co-author of "Roosevelt Raceway Where It All Began," "Meadow Skipper, The Untold Story," and "Murray Brown, Book Full And Closed," will be appearing on a Lexington, Ky., television station on Wednesday, April 5, to discuss her latest boo. She will appear on ABC Channel 36's "Midday Kentucky" between 12-1 p.m. to discuss her book, "Kentucky Horse Park, Paradise Found," newly released and available via Amazon and the publisher Author House, a division of Simon & Schuster.


  3. Meg Leavitt honored with Bluegrass AwardRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2017 | HarnesRacing

    Meg Nichols Leavitt, who operates Walnut Hall Ltd. with her husband, Alan Leavitt, was honored with the Bluegrass Tomorrow Vision Equine Agriculture award on Jan. 31 at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington, Ky. The awards pay tribute to the best of the 18-county Bluegrass Region each year, related to improving quality of life and place, Bluegrass Tomorrow's mission.


  4. USHWA President's Award to New VocationsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | HarnesRacing

    The New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, designed to transition racehorses from their careers on the track into a productive "adoptive" program suitable for both the equine and her/his new "family," has been selected for the United States Harness Writers Association's President's Award, as announced by the president of USHWA, harness racing's leading media organization, Tim Bojarski. Over 6000 retired Standardbred and Thoroughbred racehorses have been placed by New Vocations since its founding in 1992.


  5. New Weekend Preview now availableRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | HarnesRacing

    Lexington, Ky.-based veterinarian Dr. Andy Roberts is sending two to Woodbine for the opening legs of a pair of winter series, and in the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview he tells Kathy Parker what we can expect from his 3-year-old pacers. It's rare to find a Hambletonian champ on the track years after capturing the trotting classic, and trainer Linda Toscano told Gordon Waterstone why her 2012 victor is still competing.


  6. Prewitt new Director of Racing Operations at PPkRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | HarnesRacing

    Gabe Prewitt has been named Director of Racing Operations at Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park. The 33-year-old Prewitt, originally from Lexington, Ky., is in his fourth season at Pompano Park, having served as their principal announcer and director of post times since his arrival.


  7. Lady Shadow dominates in Milton StakesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | HarnesRacing

    Lady Shadow continued her outstanding season with a powerful 1:50 victory in the $311,000 Milton Stakes Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. A strong group of 10 older pacing mares, with more than $8.3 million in combined career earnings, battled it out for the Milton Stakes crown.


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