2022 Winbak News

Read below for the latest on Winbak achievements and graduates.
Stories are from the leading industry news sources.

Beach Blanket Book rolls to 1:51.4 score in $10,000 Open at Rosecroft

  • Monday, January 24, 2022 | Pete Medhurst, for Rosecroft Raceway

Ft. Washington, MD — The sprint for the first turn can determine who wins and loses a lot of the time in harness racing.

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Delaware Valley USHWA stallion breedings available via onGait.com

  • Monday, January 24, 2022 | Delaware Valley Chapter of USHWA

Harrington, DE — Stallion breedings to benefit the Delaware Valley Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association are currently available online at onGait.com.

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Game Of Shadows rolls to her third straight at The Meadows today

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | Evan Pattak for MSOA

Washington, PA — Hammered down to 1-9, Game Of Shadows made that money look mighty smart as she rolled to her third straight victory in Wednesday’s (Jan. 19) feature at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, a $12,100 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace.

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Kays Shadow Sharp In Pop Up

  • Saturday, January 15, 2022 | Standardbred Canada

Sent the slight choice at 6-5, Kays Shadow protected position from the pylon post and never looked back to score a 1:59.4 victory in the opening round of Pop-Up Series action at Flamboro Downs on Saturday (Jan. 15).

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Herculisa named Ohio 3-year-old Trotting Filly of the Year

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | Frank Fraas, OHHA Outreach and PR Coordinator

Grove City, OH — From the end of June until the beginning of October, Herculisa flexed her muscles, winning seven times in eight starts. The strong showing resulted in her being named the 2021 Ohio 3-year-old Trotting Filly of the Year.

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A Family (Black Tie) Affair

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | Standardbred Canada

Desperate Man has provided the Cecchins with many family memories over the course of the year and now the team behind the North America Cup champion will get to enjoy another special evening together as they celebrate their O’Brien Award finalist next month.

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Save Me A Dance takes 2022 Opening Night feature at Yonkers

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022 | Yonkers Raceway Media

Yonkers, NY — The 2022 meet at Yonkers Raceway got going on Monday night (Jan. 10), and it was Save Me A Dance who won the featured $39,000 Open Handicap Pace in 1:53.3.

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Striving For Excellence

  • Monday, January 10, 2022 | Standardbred Canada

The Winbak Farm Winner’s Circle at Woodbine Mohawk Park was a happy haven for many who celebrated victories both big and small in Canadian harness racing in 2021. It’s a place to take a moment and recognize the hard work that goes into producing a champion. And it’s a place where Winbak’s own Pat Woods had the chance to celebrate the pinnacle of an O’Brien Award-worthy season.

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Franks Angel Narrowly Prevails

  • Friday, January 7, 2022 | Standardbred Canada

Franks Angel ($7.60) took full advantage of a pocket ride to kick off his five-year-old season on a winning note, wedging off the pegs at the eighth pole and narrowly collaring pacesetter Scene A Magician to capture Friday's (Jan. 7) $10,000 Preferred 3 Trot at The Raceway at the Western Fair District.

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