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Morrill Jr. Celebrates Career Milestone

September 9, 2017:

The first race at Batavia Downs on Friday night (September 8) may have only been a $6,500 Excelsior B pace for first-year fillies, but to one participant of the race it was a once in a lifetime milestone....read on

Sportsmuffler, Morrill Shine At Batavia

August 23, 2017:

Sportsmuffler has not missed the board in the weekly distaff pacing feature since the start of the meet, and Wednesday (August 23) was no exception as she scored her second win in the $9,000 Fillies and Mares Open pace at Batavia Downs....read on

Favourites Rule In New York Sire Stakes

June 7, 2017:

There were no surprises to be found in the New York Sire Stakes for the sophomore pacing males at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (June 7) as all three $40,600 divisions were won by the post time favourites in front-running fashion....read on

Kahoku Benefits From Inside Trip

May 12, 2017:

After five straight weeks of being parked to the quarter pole, Kahoku finally drew the rail and got to see what the pylons look like at Buffalo Raceway....read on

Buffalo's Wednesday Night Highlights

March 22, 2017:

Sandy De Vie made it two straight victories while a stubborn Deliciouslynaughty was just good all around as the Mach Three mares shared top honours in the co-featured $8,200 paces at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (March 22)....read on

Gallant Seelster Tackles Buffalo's Best

March 11, 2017:

Gallant Seelster got his first taste of Open competition at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday night (March 11) and he found it to be delicious....read on

Mesmerized Opens Buffalo Awards Night

January 13, 2017:

Mesmerized finally got out of his second-place trance by using a late rally to capture the featured $8,200 trot at Buffalo Raceway on a chilly Friday night (January 13)....read on

Walner Honoured At Goshen Banquet

November 18, 2016:

On Sunday, November 13, the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund and the United States Trotting Association held their annual New York Sire Stakes and District 8 awards banquet in Haughton Hall at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Goshen, N.Y....read on

Batavia Hosts Claiming Championships

November 13, 2016:

With $125,000 up for grabs to the “blue-collar” horses of western New York, the local racing scene became decidedly more interesting on Saturday night (November 12). The 2016 Batavia Downs Claiming Championship Series culminated with lots of action on the track, a clubhouse full of owners and a very bettable card of races for the gamblers....read on

BZ Glide Overcomes Outside Post

November 12, 2016:

BZ Glide drew the outside for the fourth consecutive week, but also found himself in lower company. So he used his class to overcome post eight and win the $8,500 Open II Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (November 11)....read on

Morrill And Monti Battle For The Lead

November 9, 2016:

The dash driving lead has been a hotly contested issue this meet at Batavia Downs and the lead has changed hands several times. But recently, Jim Morrill Jr. and Drew Monti have separated themselves from the pack and have been pulling away nightly....read on

Morrill Jr. Scores A Six-Pack At Buffalo

November 2, 2016:

The steady rain that diminished track conditions couldn’t dampen the performance put on by driver Jim Morrill Jr. on Wednesday night (November 2) as the high-percentage reinsman turned away the weather, along with his competition, to visit the Purple Haze winner’s circle six times during the evening....read on

Seven For Morrill At Batavia

October 23, 2016:

Jim Morrill, Jr. was on fire at Batavia Downs Saturday night as he won seven of the 13 races carded and vaulted himself into the dash driving lead for the meet....read on

Longshot Winners In Batavia Opens

October 15, 2016:

After finishing second in the top local trot twice last month, Noble Legend ($25.40) blew up the toteboard along with his rivals in winning the $10,500 Open trotting feature at Batavia Downs on Friday night (October 14)....read on

Dayson Dominates; Five For Morrill

September 1, 2016:

He’s diminutive in size but dominant on the track. Dayson ($2.20) came from off the pace and pulled away to a convincing victory in his division of the $119,300 New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Aug. 31)....read on


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