Lucky McTrucky wins heavyweight battle at Batavia Down December 10, 2017

Batavia, NY — It was a hard fought race between two game opponents, but Lucky McTrucky came out on top of Jimi Wind Ricks in the $9,000 feature pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Dec. 9). Lucky McTrucky (Drew Monti) inherited the lead from the pylons as no one else in the field left. Now lined up in post-position order, the leader strolled the … Continue reading Lucky McTrucky wins heavyweight battle at Batavia Down »

Fox Valley Veto strikes again in Batavia feature December 9, 2017

Batavia, NY—Winning two races in a row for the second time in his last six starts, Fox Valley Veto claimed top weekly trotting honors once again at Batavia Downs after winning the $10,000 Open Handicap on Friday night (Dec.8). Empire Earl N (Larry Stalbaum) went for the lead and took the field to the half in :58.1. At that station Fox Valley Veto (Billy Davis … Continue reading Fox Valley Veto strikes again in Batavia feature »

Final week draw schedule at Batavia Downs December 8, 2017

Batavia, NY—Horsemen racing at Batavia Downs are reminded of the draw schedule changes for the final week of racing. A double draw will take place on Tuesday (Dec. 12) for race cards to be held on Friday (Dec. 15) and Saturday (Dec. 16). The entry box will close at the normal time of 9 a.m. All program information, including driver changes for Friday’s card, must be submitted to the judges by 1 p.m. on Tuesday (Dec. 12). Saturday’s program changes … Continue reading Final week draw schedule at Batavia Downs »

Batavia Downs offers a $2,500 guaranteed Pick-5 Wednesday December 5, 2017

Batavia, NY—As a result of no winning ticket once again on Saturday (Dec. 2), Batavia Downs will offer a $2,500 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes on Wednesday afternoon (Dec. 6) at the oldest lighted harness track in America. The Pick-5 is a 50-cent base wager that begins in race one and runs through race five. There is no consolation payoff, meaning if no one … Continue reading Batavia Downs offers a $2,500 guaranteed Pick-5 Wednesday »

Chumlee A remains perfect in Batavia Downs feature December 3, 2017

Batavia, NY — In a performance that could only be described as overwhelming, Chumlee A made a bold backside move after being parked out from the start to win by as many as he wanted in the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Dec. 2). Major Trick (Kevin Cummings), Lucky McTrucky (Drew Monti) and Chumlee A (Larry Stalbaum) all left the … Continue reading Chumlee A remains perfect in Batavia Downs feature »

Fox Valley Veto turns back foes in Batavia top trot December 2, 2017

Batavia, NY — Challenged for almost the entire mile, Fox Valley Veto took on all comers and went wire to wire to capture the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday evening (Dec.1) Fox Valley Veto (Billy Davis Jr.) and Lutetium (Kevin Cummings) both wanted the front and they went at it hot and heavy off the gate. Fox Valley Veto cleared and … Continue reading Fox Valley Veto turns back foes in Batavia top trot »

Voltina electric in Batavia feature; Cummings wins four November 30, 2017

Batavia, NY–-As the weather gets cold Voltina gets hot and she proved it by winning the $10,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Nov. 29), which was her third victory in her last five starts in the top class. Voltina (Kevin Cummings) fired off the gate and took the lead with lightning speed. Squeeze This (Billy Davis Jr.) also … Continue reading Voltina electric in Batavia feature; Cummings wins four »

Batavia Downs offers a $3,500 guaranteed Pick-5 Wednesday November 28, 2017

Batavia, NY— As a result of no winning ticket once again on Saturday (Nov. 25), Batavia Downs will offer a $3,500 guaranteed early Pick-5 pool when racing resumes on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 29) at the oldest lighted harness track in America. The actual carryover is $1,225. The Pick-5 is a 50-cent base wager that begins in race one and runs through race five. There is no … Continue reading Batavia Downs offers a $3,500 guaranteed Pick-5 Wednesday »

November 26, 2017

Batavia, NY — Batavia Downs leading driver Larry Stalbaum is nick-named “The Bomber” for his propensity of winning with long shots. Stalbaum lived up to his moniker on Saturday night (Nov. 25) when he escaped the consciousness of the betting public and got home first with 14-1 shot Itsonlyrocknroll A in the $10,000 Open Handicap Pace. It was a mad dash off the gate as … Continue reading »

Dragin The Wagon steals the show in Batavia feature November 25, 2017

Batavia, NY — In his last trip to Batavia Downs three weeks ago, Dragin The Wagon won handily wire to wire in 1:56.1. After two starts at Yonkers he returned to the Genesee County oval for a curtain call as the star of the show once again as he won the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot on Friday night (Nov. 24). Dragin The Wagon (Billy Davis … Continue reading Dragin The Wagon steals the show in Batavia feature »