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Six To Be Enshrined At Goshen In 2020

September 17, 2019:

Results from the balloting for harness racing’s highest honour, membership in the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, and from the balloting for the Communicators Hall of Fame, have been tabulated and certified....read on

USHWA Unveils HOF Ballot Candidates

July 10, 2019:

Tom Charters, Jeff Gural, Bill Popfinger, and Tim Tetrick have been selected by the Hall of Fame Screening Committee of the United States Harness Writers Association as ballot candidates for this summer’s election vote toward harness racing’s highest honour, membership in the sport’s Hall of Fame....read on

2018 HHI Award Winners Announced

January 5, 2018:

Tom Charters has been honoured with the Dominic Frinzi Person of the Year Award, John Campbell will receive the HHI Appreciation Award, and Tim Bojarski has been named the Clyde Hirt Media Award winner by Harness Horsemen International (HHI). The distinguished trio will be honoured by HHI at their annual meetings in February....read on

Breeders Crown To Pocono In 2018

March 20, 2017:

The $6 million Breeders Crown, harness racing’s richest and most prestigious year-end divisional championship series, will return to The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 2018....read on

Campbell New Hambletonian Society CEO

March 16, 2017:

John Campbell, a Hambletonian Society director since 1992 and harness racing’s leading money-winning driver of all time, was recently elected president and chief executive officer of the society in a unanimous vote of the board of directors at the winter board meeting held March 12 in Boca Raton, Florida....read on

Crown Horses Negative For Blood Doping

October 28, 2016:

All 117 horses entered in the Breeders Crown events this weekend have been subjected to out-of-competition testing by the New Jersey Racing Commission....read on

Hambo Live On CBS Sports Network

August 5, 2016:

CBS Sports Network will present a 90-minute telecast of the $1 million Hambletonian, presented by Mullinax Ford, live from the Meadowlands Racetrack, East Rutherford, NJ, on Saturday, August 6 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. (EDT). The Hambletonian is the first leg of the Trotting Triple Crown....read on

Meadowlands Signs Hambletonian Deal

March 16, 2016:

The Meadowlands Racetrack, the longest-running host track of the classic Hambletonian race for three-year-old trotters, has signed a contract extension to host the event through 2021....read on

The ‘Crown’ Back At The Big M In ‘16

February 11, 2016:

The Breeders Crown, harness racing’s annual year-end series of 12 championship events, valued at $5.8 million, will return to longtime partner track The Meadowlands, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, for 2016....read on

Charters Comments On Cobalt Report

January 9, 2015:

Tom Charters, president and CEO of the Hambletonian Society, which owns and administrates the Breeders Crown races, issued a statement on Friday evening regarding test results that indicated two horses that raced in the 2014 championships had elevated cobalt levels....read on

Breeders Crown Sets Host Tracks

October 29, 2014:

Securing Breeders Crown sites in the long-term has been a top priority of Charlie Keller, chairman of the executive committee of the Hambletonian Society, which owns and services the Breeders Crown races....read on

CBS Sports To Broadcast Hambletonian

August 1, 2014:

CBS Sports Network will present a 90-minute high-definition live broadcast from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EDT) of America’s Trotting Classic, the $1.2 million Hambletonian, from the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Saturday, Aug. 2. The 24-hour home of CBS Sports has been the home of the Hambletonian since 2012....read on

USHWA To Honour Charters

October 16, 2013:

Over the decades, the Monticello-Goshen Chapter USHWA has held annual awards banquets to celebrate the accomplishments, both human and equine, at Monticello Raceway and Historic Track. Along with those accolades the scribes have also honoured special individuals whose contributions to the sport have been exceptional....read on

Turning Up The 'Heats' In The Hambo

July 24, 2013:

The heats are back in the $1.2 million Hambletonian....read on

Charters Named To Ohio Hall of Fame

January 13, 2012:

Thomas A. Charters, president and chief executive officer of the Hambletonian Society, is the newest member of the Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame...read on


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