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Heavenly Knox: Don’t say the “R” word

by Evan Pattak Heavenly Knox has known more adversity than most Standardbreds. Confusion surrounding his registration kept him from racing until 4. Last summer, he was so sore that his connections retired him . . . not for the first time. But the old warhorse loves...

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McNeight tops $10M in career earnings

Driver Ed McNeight, Jr. passed $10 million in career purses Wednesday (January 15) at The Meadows with his victory aboard Big Booty Rudy in race 7. It was career win 3,516 for McNeight and lifted his total purses to $10,001,903. McNeight began his career on the...

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Polan named Caretaker of the Year

Courtney Polan, who works in the Norm Parker Stable based at The Meadows, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Caretaker of the Year Award sponsored by Fair Island Farm in conjunction with the U.S. Harness Writers Association (USHWA). Polan, 27, has worked for...

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Time to renew memberships for 2020

The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association would like to remind its members that it is time to renew your membership for 2020.  Applications are linked below: 2020 MSOA Membership Application 2020 MSOA Associate Membership Application

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MSOA’s Mock earns USHWA’s Breakthrough Award

The United States Harness Writers' Association has named Dawnelle Mock as the 2019 Breakthrough Award winner.  The award is given annually to an up-and-coming star in harness racing. Mock, 25, is the Director of Marketing for the Meadows Standardbred Owners...

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Fair Horsemen to meet in Bedford

The Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen's Association will be having a membership meeting immediately following the USTA District 7 meeting on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Omni Bedford Springs Hotel in Bedford, PA. The District 7 meeting starts at 2:00 pm. Members...

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Wild Wild Western named 2019 Horse of the Year

by Evan Pattak Unraced at 2 and unheralded at 3 when he burst on the scene with outstanding performances in Pennsylvania Sires Stakes and the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids, Wild Wild Western is the 2019 Horse of the Year at The Meadows. He also was named...

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Tony Hall records career win #6000

Tony Hall collected career win 6,000 Tuesday at The Meadows when he piloted Blooming Sunflower to victory in the ninth race. Hall reached the milestone with three Tuesday wins, all for trainer Cory Kreiser. Hall, 41, grew up in Carlisle, Ohio near Lebanon Raceway,...

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