Palladino: Hambletonian Could Present A Dilemma For Driver Yannick GingrasThe real story of Saturday’s Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack will unfold over the two elimination heats and final.
Trixton Wins Hambletonian At MeadowlandsHall of Famer Jimmy Takter sent three horses to the starting gate for Saturday in the Hambletonian. He knew he had to give the horse he was driving, Trixton, all of his attention.
Palladino: 'Firsts' Will Dominate Saturday's Hambletonian"Firsts" will loom huge come Saturday as the New Meadowlands Racetrack starter leads an 11-horse Hambletonian field into action.
Palladino: Hambletonian Is Going Back To Its Old Ways In an effort to throw some added excitement to the world’s greatest trotting event, its organizers have brought back same-day heat racing, which was a Hambletonian staple between 1991 and ‘96.
Palladino: The Hambletonian Helps Keep Harness Racing Alive The sport, while not necessarily thriving today, is at least hanging on. And its premier event for three-year-olds, The 87th Hambletonian, goes off Saturday with its $1.5 million purse and an uncommonly deep 10-horse field.
Brennan Achieves Double Glory At Oaks And HambletonianDriver George Brennan achieves the rare glory of winning the Hambletonian and Oaks races on the same day.
Kallas: Hambletonian PreviewThe first Saturday in August, is like the first Saturday in May (Kentucky Derby day) if you follow harness racing. Over 30,000 will show up at the Meadowlands to watch the 86th edition of the Hambletonian, the premier trotting event of the year.
New Jersey Horsemen Fight For SurvivalThe largest annual event in harness racing is Saturday in East Rutherford.
A-Rod's 600th: Much Ado About NothingIf you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.