Saving The Sport

Al and Michelle Crawford seek to increase the presence of harness racing story by Mike Mullaney In the right economy, ingredients such as ambition, resources and vision will lead to investment. In the right hands, that investment, combined with a little luck, will bear dividends. And, in the right circumstances, those dividends will be churned… Read More

Dan Patch-Winning Trotters Unveiled

Hambletonian-winning filly Atlanta led a distinguished group of trotters named division champions in Dan Patch Award voting released Wednesday (Dec. 19) by the U.S. Harness Writers Association. Atlanta received 96.1 per cent of the votes for best three-year-old female trotter, the highest total among the six trotting honourees. Also named division winners were two-year-old colt… Read More

USHWA announces Dan Patch Award-winning trotters

December 19, 2018, from the U.S. Harness Writers Association Harrisburg, PA — Hambletonian-winning filly Atlanta led a distinguished group of trotters named division champions in Dan Patch Award voting released Wednesday (Dec. 19) by the U.S. Harness Writers Association. Atlanta received 96.1 percent of the votes for best 3-year-old female trotter, the highest total among the… Read More

Homicide Hunter scores Dan Patch award

December 19, 2018 by Tammy Knox Over the past four years, the annual Dan Patch awards have included at least one horse from an Indiana sire. 2018 continues the trend as Homicide Hunter was named Older Male Trotter of the Year by the US Harness Writers Association (USHWA) Wednesday, Dec. 19. In all 130 ballots were received… Read More

Crawford, Cotolo, Gooden honored by USHWA

December 27, 2018, from the U.S. Harness Writers Association Harrisburg, PA — Michelle Crawford may not keep quite as unremitting a schedule as Driver of the Year Aaron Merriman, but she comes very close. An unbridled enthusiastic voice for harness racing, Michelle is foremost the co-operator with her husband Al of Crawford Farms, a Midstate New York… Read More

World champion Crazy Wow to stand in New York

Crazy Wow will stand stud in New York for an introductory fee of $3,000. Chris Tully photo. Goshen, NY — Michelle and Albert Crawford have announced that their world champion trotter Crazy Wow 3,1:51.1 ($2,532,143) has been retired and will stand stud in New York for an introductory fee of $3,000. An outstanding individual and multiple… Read More

Stella Jane and driver Corey Callahan won the Kindergarten Classic for filly trotters

East Rutherford, NJ — Corey Callahan was a major player in the two Kindergarten Classic trotting events at The Meadowlands Saturday night (Nov. 3), an evening that saw four Kindergarten finals for 2-year-olds. ‘The Captain’ drove 1-9 favorite Seven Hills in the $221,540 colt and gelding trot, but after beginning his career with four powerful wins,… Read More