• Berzerker aims for Maryland Sire Stakes title

    A last-minute purchase -- at what was his first horse sale -- is still paying dividends for trainer Brandon Murray six years later. Murray, who purchased the mare Southern Viking at a sale in 2012, will send her first foal onto the track in this Wednesday’s (Oct. 3) $67,000 Maryland Sire Stakes final for 2-year-old pacing colts. The colt, Berzerker, is already a source of pride for Murray and co-owners Clifton and Wanda Murray.
  • Slick Tony captures Rosecroft Open

    In harness racing, there aren't many things more enjoyable then when a homebred turns into a great horse. For George Leager, Slick Tony is turning into just that. The 3-year-old son of No Spin Zone out of the Cambest mare Queen Kathy showed a lot of guts on the front end Sunday (Sept. 30), taking the $12,000 Open at Rosecroft in a new lifetime mark of 1:50.2.
  • Napolitano wins six at Pocono

    The meet’s leading driver, George Napolitano Jr., ended a highly successful September with six victories on the Sunday night (Sept. 30) card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Four of the wins came with horses from the Chris Oakes stable, including a 1:51.2 triumph with Rockstar Angel A in the $21,500 distaff feature pace.

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