January 2015 - December 2015

Track Records Fall at Union Fair

Both All Age Track Records fell today at the Union Fair ...More.

PEMBROKE PRAYER Takes Trot Track Record at Skowhegan

PEMBROKE PRAYER used to hold the aged trotting geldings track record at Skowhegan. Three years to the day, he reclaimed that record in 1:57.3 and established a new All Age Trotting Track Record for Skowhegan State Fair. The classy 11-year old is owned by Bill Varney, trained by Val Grondin and driven by Heath Campbell.

Track Records Fall on Skowhegan Opening Day

Opening day at the Skowhegan State Fair brought two new divisional track records on a hot Sunday afternoon. BIBBIDI BOO made a statement in the three year old filly division as she set a new track record of 2:00.1 for owners Lynn-Marie Plouffe and Bill Varney, trainer Val Grondin and driver Heath Campbell. In the feature race of the afternoon, Kevin Switzer guided LETSMAKEAWISH to a 1:54.4 mile establishing a new track record. Switzer bred, owns and trains the three year old gelding pacer.

Gary Mosher gets career win #6,000

The vanity plate on his pickup says "Mr 5000", but Gary Mosher became Mr 6000 on Monday at the Topsham Fair when he drove SO WHAT WHO CARES to victory in 1:59.0. As for the license plate, his kids are getting him a new one as a gift for his milestone.

Cat Has A Kitten Remains "Purr-fect"

Cat Has A Kitten kept her perfect sophomore season intact ...More.

Track Records broken at Northern Maine Fair

Three track records were broken at Northern Maine Fair this week as racing returned to the county.
RECKLESS REBEL claimed the three year old pacing gelding record in sires stake action with his mile in 1:57.0 for driver Kevin Switzer, Jr. He is trained by David Crochere and owned by East Post Stable.
TWIN B SPY took the track record for four year old pacing geldings in 1:55.3 with Ruel Goodblood, Jr. for trainer Joe Nelson and owner Michele Nelson.
ONLY THE LONELY was one click off the all-age track record when he became the fastest aged pacing horse at the Presque Isle oval in 1:54.2 with Eddie Davis, Jr. driving. He is trained by Bo Sowers for owner David Macdonald

Freshman Colts Rule the Roost in Maine Sire Stakes

Two year old pacing colts & geldings debut in Stakes Action...More.

Freshman Fillies Frolic in Sire Stakes Debut

13 state-bred two-year-old fillies took over the limelight at Scarborough Downs...More.

Freshman Trotters Head Sire Stakes Action

Two year old trotters debut in Stakes Action at Scarborough Downs...More.

A Sweet Ride Captures Paul Bunyan Invitational

Kevin Switzer, Jr. guided A SWEET RIDE to a wire to wire victory in the Paul Bunyan Invitational at Bangor Raceway on Monday night. The 1:52.3 mile was a new all age track record for owner P. Scott Mckenzie and trainer Jamie Gerard.

Eat Your Enemy Dines in Style in Maine Sires Stakes

Three year old filly serves notice she's ready to defend championship...More.

Cushing Doubles Down in Maine Sires at Scarborough Downs

Maine Sire Stakes program made its 2015 debut...More.

2015 Baby Races Schedule Announced

Learn and Earn races for two year olds have been announced...More.

VLA Committee To Hear Gaming Bills April 27

Meeting Is Crucial To The Future Of Maine Harness Racing...More.

Scarborough Downs Challenged by Weather and Horse Population

Past winter is affecting horse population and snow melt...More.

Opening Day on Tap at Scarborough Downs

Scarborough Downs will kick off its 65th season of racing excitement...More.

2015 MSBOA Stallion Directory Now Available

Includes Pedigrees, History and Sire Stakes By-Laws...More.

MSBOA Winter Meeting Agenda and RSVP Available

To be held Saturday, February 21 at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland...More.

Kevin Switzer, Jr. to be Honored by Maine State Senate

January 13, 2015 in the Maine State Senate Chambers...More.

Campbell and Sowers Claim Top Honors as Scarborough Meet Concludes

Year End Awards Announced On Closing Day...More.

Red Bullet Keeps on Firing as Six 14-Year-Olds Retired at Scarborough Downs

Retirement Ceremonies Have Become One Of The Most Anticipated...More.