Ramona Hill gives owners second Hambletonian win in three years (ESPN)

(AP) — EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A filly winning the Hambletonian has been a rare sight in the 95-year history of trotting’s biggest race. Only 15 have accomplished the feat. Now owners Michelle and Al Crawford and Brad Grant have done it twice in the past three years. Ramona Hill joined the list Saturday, scoring

Crawford Farms-bred Filly Ramona Hill equals Hambletonian record

Feature story by MIKE FARRELL – photo by CHRIS TULLY EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The sensational filly Ramona Hill took a well-deserved gulp from the Hambletonian trophy after beating the boys on Saturday (Aug. 8) in the $1 million trotting classic at the Meadowlands Racetrack. It was the latest chapter in the developing saga of harness

Filly Ramona Hill Favored In $1 Million Hambletonian

(Associated Press) The $1 million Hambletonian and favored Ramona Hill have come a long way since the coronavirus pandemic shut down sports. Trotting’s most prestigious race, scheduled for Saturday at the Meadowlands, was a question mark until May when New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy allowed the sport to start in early June. Ramona Hill won

Crawford seeks Hambletonian Déjà vu with Ramona Hill

by Rich Fisher, for the USTA; photos by Chris Tully Trenton, NJ — It has been one heck of a roller coaster ride for Ramona Hill where the Hambletonian is concerned. The journey has gone from uncertainty, to bleak dismay, to sheer euphoria, to odds-on favorite. And the race is still three days away! In short

Tall Dark Stranger refuses to lose in Meadowlands Pace

by Mike Farrell, for The Meadowlands; photo by Chris Tully East Rutherford, NJ — Tall Dark Stranger is a danger, especially with his back to the wall. Pushed to the max by old rival Papi Rob Hanover, Tall Dark Stranger battled back in deep stretch to win the $636,650 Meadowlands Pace by a neck on Saturday

Alliance to end horse slaughter

On December 13, 2019, the  National Day of the Horse, we  announced the formation of a new Alliance for the protection of U.S. horses from shipment to Canada and Mexico for slaughter for human consumption. We are asking for all organizations, corporations, small businesses, and individuals in this OPEN CALL to join us. We are