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Jack Darling's Blog

 

We Need A Game Changer

February 7, 2011:


We are unbelievably fortunate in Ontario right now. OSS purses, breeder's awards, overnight purses, and open stake races are the best in North America, and are adequate enough to keep harness racing alive as a sport and a business

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Kyle Burton's Blog

 

Doomsday Around the Corner for Harness Racing in Nova Scotia?

December 26, 2010:


I’m not usually one known to bare bad news, but what I’m about to say today needs to be heard immediately and we need to act TODAY.

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Kelly Spencer's Blog

 

Merry Ho-Ho, Standardbred Style

December 24, 2010:


Grand River Raceway is very pleased to present this special treat for the holiday season.

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

Concerns With ORC Proposals

December 19, 2010:


First of all, I applaud the ORC for their efforts to improve harness racing. I have very limited knowledge of the details of the new plan but I think I understand most of what they are trying to do and I believe some of the changes would be positive but I do have concerns with two parts of it.

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

It Was 20 Years Ago Today

November 30, 2010:


Picture Somebeachsomewhere winning the Metro Pace and setting the all-age track record at Mohawk Racetrack in the process.

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

Thoughts on 2010 Yearling Sales

November 28, 2010:


This part of our industry is in great shape. People love to buy yearlings and there seems to be an almost limitless amount of money out there to buy them.

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Adam Mauntah's Blog

 

The River Rocks!

November 24, 2010:


I was not surprised at the news that Grand River Raceway saw its handle, dining room sales and attendance increase this year over 2009

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Adam Mauntah's Blog

 

Remembering a Fallen Hero

October 21, 2010:


I was as shocked and saddened as you were at the news that Admirals Express was euthanized earlier this week

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

A Shiny New Triple Crown

September 13, 2010:


Every year around this time there seems to be a debate as to which races should be involved in pacing's Triple Crown. This race should be, this race shouldn't be...here's an idea that involves all races based on another successful Triple Crown model

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Jeff Porchak's Blog

 

Viral Value

September 5, 2010:


Do we within harness racing sometimes concentrate too much on promoting what we think makes racing great?

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Kelly Spencer's Blog

 

Hambo 2010

August 10, 2010:


They call it the greatest day in harness racing for good reason. My first trip to the Hambo was divine, although bittersweet.

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Adam Mauntah's Blog

 

Time for action at The Meadowlands

August 7, 2010:


There is no doubt that the future of The Meadowlands is uncertain. In the weeks leading up to the Hambletonian and the festivities that go with it, there has been much discussion about the future of the facility

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Kelly Spencer's Blog

 

My first Hambo

August 7, 2010:


It’s a melancholy year to make one’s first Hambletonian trip.

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Kelly Spencer's Blog

 

Life In A Day: Just Imagine!

July 22, 2010:


Quite possibly the coolest thing since sliced bread, Life In A Day is a bandwagon I hope someone from the harness racing community will jump on with reckless abandon.

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Jack Darling's Blog

 

Bye To The Big M?

July 22, 2010:


Unfortunately, there is nothing that we or anyone else outside of New Jersey can do to help the Meadowlands' situation.

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