Historic Track season picks up the pace

Matinee races held last Sunday will continue on June 29 and 30


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  •  Hurrikane Lori Ann, driven by John McDermott, passing Hurrikane Norakane, driven by Brian Connor, in the stretch, ultimately beating her by a nose. (Photo by Geri Schwarz)




  • Sasha Moczulski, owner, rider and trainer of Hyway Marcus, wooed the crowd with a wire to wire win in 2:14.3. (Photo by Geri Schwarz)




By Geri Schwarz

— The 2018 season at Goshen Historic Track opened Sunday, June 3, with five exciting and picturesque matinee races.

Although the fields were short, two-year-old trotters and pacers rounded the oval for the first time to a receptive and vocal crowd.

Jonathan Klee Racing and partners introduced two 2-year-old pacing fillies and two 2-year-old pacing colts to the spectators. Trained and driven by John McDermott, Hurrikane Lori Ann and Hurrikane Emperor won in 2:07.4 and 2:08.1, respectively.

Pictured is Hurrikane Lori Ann, driven by John McDermott, passing Hurrikane Norakane, driven by Brian Connor, in the stretch, ultimately beating her by a nose. As a matter of fact, the wrong horse and driver came to the winner’s circle to pose for the photo before the race was official. Since it was the same owner, nobody seemed to mind.

In an added treat (also pictured), Racing Under Saddle Trot, Sasha Moczulski, owner, rider and trainer of Hyway Marcus, wooed the crowd with a wire to wire win in 2:14.3. Pictured.

Matinee Racing continues at Goshen Historic Track on June 10 and 17. Grand Circuit racing on June 29, 30 and July 1 and 2. Post time at 1 p.m.



Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

O.C. Division of Fire Services actively seeking volunteer firefighters
GOSHEN — Orange County’s Division of Fire Services is seeking volunteers for departments throughout the...
Read more »
Image

Monroe-Woodbury Varsity Girls Soccer team completes regular season with 13-1-1 record
NEWBURGH — On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 16, the Monroe-Woodbury Varsity Girls Soccer team played its last regular season game against...
Read more »
Image

Monroe-Woodbury Swim and Dive team ends regular season with victory over Warwick Valley
CENTRAL VALLEY — On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 11, the Crusaders hosted the Warwick Valley Wildcats in their last home meet of the year...
Read more »
Image

Fifteen Monroe-Woodbury musicians selected for All-State Festival
CENTRAL VALLEY — Excellence in music is a long-standing tradition in Monroe-Woodbury and this year is no different.
Fifteen...

Read more »
Image

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers



MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY