Cotolo’s Harness Review, News And Notes
$31.70 Red Star Cashflow, Fraser
$21.00 Gee Up, Cal Expo
$19.20 Billy Elliot, Cal Expo
$12.60 Rascan Steve, Buffalo
$12.40 Angle Of Attack, Pompano
$10.40 Stoney Interlude, Maywood
$7.80 Paul The Powerful, Cal Expo
$6.20 Super Dream, Lebanon
$5.40 Franky Provolone, Cal Expo
$5.00 Dawn Of New Money, Lebanon
$4.80 Bell On Wheels, Freehold
$4.70 Dartmouth Hall, Buffalo
$3.70 Gooch’s Bad Boy, Buffalo
Quiet Judy (23-1), Buffalo; Palmers Z Tam (8-5), Buffalo; Fox Valley Libero (7-1), Maywood; Master Jeeves (7-1), Maywood; Nanette Hall (3-1), Freehold; Simply Jorgeous (7-2), Lebanon; Roger And Son (8-5), Lebanon; Carmelitas Girl (7-1), Northfield; Style Element (4-1), Cal Expo; Larry Horse (5-1), Cal Expo; Red Star Vicker (5-1), Fraser; Red Star Bogart (5-2), Fraser; Thisoneandonemore (6-1), Meadows; Odin Blue Chip (7-1), Meadowlands
King Otra (7-1), Buffalo; My Man Ben (8-5), Freehold; Rader Detector (3-2), Pompano; Degas Protégé (7-2), Fraser; Comeshomeearly (7-1), Cal Expo; Grateful John (13-1), Meadows; Hillcrest Bigdaddy (2-1), Meadows; Solong Saboo (62-1), Meadows; Grin-n-scoot (3-1), Meadows; Mighty Fine Hi Ho (3-1), Cal Expo
Woodbine’s current harness season will continue on a four night per week schedule (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday nights, post time 7:25 p.m.) until Monday, May 20.
Northfield Park announced purse increases beginning March 11. The 10-percent increase is expected to be the first in a series of increases as the impact of casino gaming in Ohio, specifically the $265-million gaming and entertainment facility at Northfield Park, is fully realized.
Dave Bianconi, Executive Vice President of Racing and Simulcasting, said, “Our horsemen and fans have supported our racing for years despite a low purse structure compared to tracks in jurisdictions that have additional gaming. The purse increases that will take place here over the next few years will improve our product significantly.”
Northfield races more than 200 cards per season, with a current live schedule of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday nights with post time at 6:30 p.m.
Ray Cotolo contributed to this blog.
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