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  1. New marks for all three victorsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Prince Aston registered his third victory of the year, but first for new owner Jeffery Kaylor and his trainer, Joe Therrien. It was the sixth win of the year for Trotalot who is owned and trained by James Dunn.


  2. Selections for the Spirit of Massachusetts TrotRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Plainville, MA---Ten prominent national harness racing analysts and handicappers have weighed in on who they believe will win the $250,000 on Friday . Post time for the first race Friday is 4 p.m. Post time for the Spirit of Massachusetts Trot is estimated at 6:40 p.m. Please note that coverage and live streaming of the Spirit of Massachusetts Trot will be available Friday at DRF Harness and at the Plainridge Park website .


  3. It's a homecoming for Kelley and ObrigadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Plainville, MA---They're a wicked-awesome harness racing pair; uniquely New England. That's the only way you can describe Maine-bred Obrigado and Massachusetts raised Kelley lived in Maine but grew up in Walpole, Massachusetts just minutes from Foxboro Park.


  4. Trio of tracks to host Grand Circuit actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Harness Racing This Week: Spirit of Massachusetts, Plainridge Park, Plainville, Mass.; Delvin Miller Adios final, Adioo Volo and Arden Downs, The Meadows, Washington, Pa.; Hambletonian Oaks, Peter Haughton Memorial and Jim Doherty Memorial eliminations and Reynolds Memorial, Meadowlands Racetrack, East Rutherford, N.J. Schedule of events: Grand Circuit action kicks off this Friday at Plainridge Park with the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot for older trotters. Headlining the field are 2016 Dan Patch Award Trotting Mare of the Year Hannelore Hanover and 2016 Dan Patch Award Trotting Horse of the Year Obrigado.


  5. Up The Alley topples the top trottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 |

    Plainville, MA---Fresh off a lifetime best 1:52.2 effort at the Meadowlands on Saturday , Up The Alley made his first-ever trip to The Ridge and ended the five-race winning streak of Mambo Lindy by taking the $18,000 Open Handicap trotting feature at ) left and maneuvered through rush hour traffic to get the lead and eventually set up shop on the front-end by the quarter in :27. Maintaining a full two-length buffer, he then dictated the tempo of the race while trailing horses were two deep trying to gain ground behind him.


  6. St. Lads Moonwalk wins a thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---After having raced exclusively at Saratoga and Yonkers Raceway all year, St. Lads Moonwalk made his first start on a big harness racing track and put forth his best performance of 2017 in winning the $17,000 Open Handicap pacing feature at ) was centered in that bunch and eventually gained the lead past the quarter in :26.2. As soon as Merton settled his charge, Deetzy bolted hard to overtake the point at the half and tripped that station in :54. Horses sitting one-two remained unchanged in the third panel but a mounting challenge from the field saw the group line up in two rows as they approached the final turn.


  7. Mambo Lindy and Merton are streakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---It's the same old story, but one his connections won't soon tire of. Mambo Lindy spotted the field seven lengths before roaring back to notch another harness racing victory at ) got away last in the field of seven as Mistress Valentine rolled down the road in :27 and :55.2 with her followers strung out behind.


  8. Big Cal throws a huge mile at Plainridge ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---Just as his size dwarfed his harness racing competitors, Big Cal's performance did as well today as he easily won the $12,000 conditioned pacing feature at ) went right for the front while everyone else took a seat behind him. Motoring on a loose-lead under a snug hold, Big Cal tripped the timers at :26.4 and :56.1 before Riproy pulled from third to get even with the leader.


  9. Betterlatethnnever just keeps winningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---The Rohr Racing Stable and David Glazer made a wise investment when they claimed Betterlatethnnever for $30,000 on February 16 of this year because he has been paying them dividends ever since. This ATM machine rewarded them again when he won the $16,000 Open Handicap pacing feature at Betterlatethnnever left from post five, rambled right to the front in :26.1 and controlled the race from that point on.


  10. Mistress Valentine steps late to win trotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---A reversal of strategy produced favorable results as Mistress Valentine raced to a harness racing victory under cover in the $12,000 trotting feature at ) left as usual, but when Guiltywithanexcuse pulled from second to try for the lead at the quarter pole there was no argument. Eaton and his usually front-running mare let Merton go to the top and opted to take the trip.


  11. Shesjustadelight N posts seasonal bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA--- Shesjustadelight N was one of the harness racing stars of Yonkers Bluechip Matchmaker Free-For-All series earlier this year after winning two legs and making the final. With a freshening month off, she's back and rolling with a second last week in the mares Open at Yonkers and now scoring a win in the $12,000 filly and mares Open Handicap at ) left best at the start and took a lead she would not relinquish.


  12. Quick Shot pulls the upset in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---Although having a very solid body of work this year, Quick Shot has been lightly regarded at the windows of late. Well those harness racing fans who kept the faith were rewarded on Monday as the big gun fired and won the $14,000 Open Handicap pace at ) was taken back to fifth and safely tucked to the wood where he observed the proceedings for most of the mile.


  13. Elm Grove Inarush unhurried in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---After enjoying a victory over some of the better resident pacing males last week, Elm Grove Inarush took on nine of the best harness racing distaff side-wheelers in the commonwealth and bested them as well in the $15,000 filly and mares Open Handicap pace at With cold wind, rain and a sloppy track setting the stage, six ladies left off the gate, eventually settling into spots as the race proceeded into the first turn. Mezzanine Fashion was the one who took the lead and tripped the first timer in :26.2. As soon as they passed that station, Beautiful Lady then pulled from third and took command before the field finally got a breather after that.


  14. Somesizesomestyle finds Plainridge a perfect fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---After two uncharacteristic finishes at Yonkers Raceway, Somesizesomestyle found his best foot and got back to his winning ways on the big track as he was the easiest of winners in the $13,000 Open I pace at .) left sharply and led from gate to wire without even the slightest of challenges.


  15. It was Valentine's day at Plainridge ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---After four unsuccessful attempts to defeat the predominantly-male Open trotters, Mistress Valentine led from gate to wire and imposed her harness racing girl power on them Thursday in the $15,000 handicap trot at Mistress Valentine left strong from post six and gained the front easily after the field was released from the gate. With no early pressure, she cut comfortable fractions of :27.2 and :56.4 as the group swung by the half.


  16. Mambo Lindy makes a splash in top trotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---It was a dark and stormy day. But despite the wind, rain and sloppy going, Mambo Lindy delivered like the postman and won the $13,000 Open harness racing trotting feature at Mistress Valentine embarked on her usual mission of getting the lead, but resistance from Midnite Craze and Trotalot stretched that process out until the three-eighths pole this week.


  17. Beautiful Lady looked good in featureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---Once, twice, three times Beautiful Lady was used. But fighting back from every challenge, she captured the $12,000 fillies and mares Open Handicap pacing harness racing feature at .) both left and neither would concede the lead.


  18. Escape The News delivers; Merton wins fourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---After coming off the pace and missing by only a head last week, Escape The News executed the same strategy successfully on Monday in winning the harness racing $10,000 "Old Ironsides" featured pace at sent A Sweet Ride to the front and opened up a three-length lead before anyone knew what happened. He maintained that advantage for three quarters of the mile and cut swift fractions of :26.4, :55 and 1:22.2 in doing so.


  19. Quick Shot fires; Merton wins fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 |

    Plainville, MA---After posting three seconds and a third in his last four outings, Quick Shot found his stride and took the winner's share in the $10,000 "Old Ironsides" harness racing feature at ) paced tentatively on the outside fourth. After remaining there for almost a quarter, Switzer tapped the dallier and brushed him to the front by the three-eighths pole.


  20. Mambo Lindy waltzes to feature winRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 |

    Plainville, Ma---Things looked bleak as the harness racing 1-5 favorite Mambo Lindy got away last and 10-lengths from the leader, but that deficit turned out to be child's play as he easily went from worst to first in the $12,000 trotting feature at Mistress Valentine got off the wings well and opened an immediate three-length lead. The mare then held court unchallenged through three quarters of a mile, setting snappy fractional splits of :27.1, :55.4 and 1:24.4. ) moved from seventh to fifth to second and was advancing on the leader with every stride.


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