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News and Insight On Winbak Farm

Read below for the latest on Winbak achievements and graduates. Stories are from the leading industry news sources.

2018 NEWS

Breeders Crown freshman event purses again hiked to $600,000

Friday, April 13, 2018  By: Moira Fanning

Cranbury, NJ --- The Hambletonian Society, which owns and administers the Breeders Crown series, will raise the purses of the four freshman divisions of the Breeders Crown races from $500,000 to $600,000 each for 2018, making them the richest events for 2-year-olds of each gender and gait in the country.

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King hopes E.T. can dial up a win in DSBF final

Wednesday, March 28, 2018  By: Ken Weingartner

Hightstown, NJ --- He’s known around the barn as E.T., but Evolution Tour is not from outer space --- even if trainer Jim King Jr. says with a laugh the gelding is “an alien.”

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Fields Set For Petticoat, Sagamore Hill

Thursday, March 22, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

Yonkers Raceway offers up its two richest races of the season to date next week, wrapping up the Petticoat and Sagamore Hill Pacing Series, respectively.

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Dudesalady Exceeding Expectations

Tuesday, March 20, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

When it comes to the Blue Chip Matchmaker Series, Dudesalady is a bit of a young lady. She is one of only two four-year-olds racing in the six-week event, but out to prove she can hold her own against some of harness racing’s best older female pacers.

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National Debt Decisive In 30th Win

Tuesday, March 20, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

An assertive dispatch from National Debt ($2.80) put him in prime position to capture Tuesday’s (March 20) co-featured $11,500 Preferred 2 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and he lived up to the billing after dismissing Don McWhite up the far side and drawing clear decisively in the home straight.

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The Dark Shadow Prevails In Slugfest

Monday, March 19, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

The Dark Shadow thwarted Bilbo Hanover twice — once in the first quarter and again in the last — en route to victory in Monday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned pace.

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Print Media Springs Rideau Upset

Sunday, March 18, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

Print Media ($37.00) lifted late up the open stretch to upset in the featured $8,550 pacing event at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday night (March 18), while Raising Richard ($8.10) drew off comfortably in the week’s top trotting event in the nation’s capital.

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Burn Brighter, Evolution Tour win $20,000 DSBF prelims

Thursday, March 15, 2018  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- The combination of driver Tim Tetrick, trainer Jim King Jr. and owner Jo Ann Looney-King ruled both ends of the daily double, each a $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund first leg 3-year-old male pace preliminary on Thursday (March 15) at Dover Downs. 

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Ibetyoucanwiggle, Pedal Power win $20,000 DSBF prelims

Wednesday, March 14, 2018  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Ibetyoucanwiggle caught favorite Go Sandy Go in the final strides in one of two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund first leg 3-year-old filly pace preliminaries while Pedal Power won her division easily on a windy Wednesday (March 14) at Dover Downs. Corey Callahan had a four bagger. 

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Archangel's 2018 Book is Full & Closed

Thursday, March 08, 2018  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm of Ontario is happy to announce that Archangel’s 2018 book is full and closed.

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London Selected Yearling Sale announces dates

Thursday, February 22, 2018  By: London Selected Yearling Sale

London, ON --- Forest City Standardbred Sales and Standardbred Canada are proud to announce the dates for the 2nd Annual London Selected Yearling Sale are Saturday (Oct. 13) and

 Sunday (Oct. 14) beginning at 12 noon each day.

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Goldstar Badlands 'Cleans Up'

Saturday, February 17, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

Goldstar Badlands took home overall Horse Of The Year honours as well as Older Pacing Horse honours Saturday night during the The Raceway at Western Fair District’s Annual Awards Night which honoured the top performers of 2017.

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Goshen Yearling Sale set for Sept. 9

Friday, February 16, 2018  By: U.S. Trotting Communications

Middletown, NY---The fourth annual Goshen Yearling Sale has been set for Sunday (Sept. 9) at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, NY, just down the road from the Goshen Historic Track, the “Cradle of the Trotter.” 

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A conversation with Julie Miller

Monday, February 05, 2018  By: Ken Weingartner

Hightstown, NJ --- Julie Miller enjoyed a memorable 2017. The year began with her induction into the Iowa Harness Racing Hall of Fame, where she joined her father, Owen Julius, and continued through the season with a string of stakes wins and notable Grand Circuit performances.

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Shadow Play's 2018 book is full and closed

Wednesday, January 31, 2018  By: Blue Chip Farms

Wallkill, NY --- Blue Chip Farms is pleased to announce that the book for Shadow Play is full and closed for 2018.

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NYSS 2018 schedule confirmed

Tuesday, January 30, 2018  By: New York Sire Stakes

Schenectady, NY --- The Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund today released the approved schedules for the 2018 New York Sire Stakes season, announcing that this year’s $1.8 million NYSS finals will be hosted at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday (Sept. 22).

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Delaware's 2017 Standouts Feted

Friday, January 12, 2018  By: Standardbred Canada

Just under 300 horsemen, legislators, including the governor of Delaware John Carney, and friends of harness racing in the First State turned out for the 21st annual Delaware Standardbred Owners Association (DSOA) Awards Dinner at the Modern Maturity Center, in Dover, on Friday, Jan. 12.

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