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Trixton Wins Hambletonian At Meadowlands

Hall 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.

08/02/2014

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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.

08/01/2014

John Campbell drives Lucky Chucky in the Hambletonian elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 31, 2010 (Photo: U.S. Trotting Association)

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.

07/31/2013

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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.

08/03/2012

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Brennan Achieves Double Glory At Oaks And Hambletonian

Driver George Brennan achieves the rare glory of winning the Hambletonian and Oaks races on the same day.

WFAN–08/06/2011

In this image provided by US Trotting Association, trainer Erv Miller brings Hambletonian favorite Manofmanymissions out of the barn to get ready for a morning workout at Gaitway Farms in Englishtown, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. Manofmanymissions will start from the No. 2 position in $1.5 Hambletonian harness race at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/US Trotting Association, Mark Hall)

Kallas: Hambletonian Preview

The 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.

WFAN–08/05/2011

John Campbell drives Lucky Chucky in the Hambletonian elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 31, 2010 (Photo: U.S. Trotting Association)

New Jersey Horsemen Fight For Survival

The largest annual event in harness racing is Saturday in East Rutherford.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If 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.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod's 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If 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.

WFAN–08/05/2010