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A Closer Look: COVID-19 And Racing

April 5, 2020:

It’s tough to comprehend that it’s been less than a month since John Brennan passed away from COVID-19. So much has happened since. As North America deals with the unfathomable fallout from the pandemic’s current wave, one writer has taken a closer look at the disease’s early effect on one of the continent’s most popular harness racing on

Ford On Brennan, Fuscos, Pandemic

March 26, 2020:

“This has happened so fast. I know that it’s been two weeks now since it’s happened, but people are walking around in a daze. It’s just rocked our whole world. It’s one thing to cancel the racing, where none of us have any income, but this is real.” on

NJ Racing Rocked By COVID-19

March 21, 2020:

"I’m not sure if it’s fear, anxiety, or whatever you want to call it, but we all saw what was happening in China and the rest of the world, and when it hits close to home, it’s an eye opener for horse racing. We see things in the news. People are saying, ‘This isn’t real.’ It’s real. And it’s scary." on

Carmine Fusco Passes

March 18, 2020:

It has been confirmed that Standardbred trainer Carmine Fusco, 55, who races horses in New York and New Jersey, passed away during the morning of Wednesday, March 18 after having tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on

Fusco Ban Upheld In New York State

March 29, 2012:

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board’s five-year license ban of a harness trainer who repeatedly violated the board’s rules regarding banned substances will be upheld, after the New York State Court of Appeals refused to hear the trainer’s on

Pocono Trainer Title Up For Grabs

November 4, 2010:

With Pocono Downs' season finale nearing, it appears the winner of the trainer title won’t be decided until the final day of racing, Saturday, November on

Parker At 24-1? Bet Him!

October 8, 2009:

Howard Parker hit the wire first with two 24-1 shots Wednesday, October 7 at Pocono on

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