Long Train Runnin kicks late in Batavia Open November 22, 2020

Batavia, NY — Long Train Runnin showed a lot of heart and determination as he snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in the $8,500 Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Nov. 21). Long Train Runnin (Shawn McDonough) got away third as Stratosphere (Drew Monti) took the scratch-shortened, single-file field to the half in :58. As they passed that station, Long … Continue reading Long Train Runnin kicks late in Batavia Open »

$5,000 guaranteed Pick-5 pool at Batavia Wednesday November 18, 2020

Batavia, NY — With no winner in the Pick-5 wager at Batavia Downs last Saturday (Nov. 14), the track will feature an $1,157 carry over and a guaranteed $5,000 pool in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday (Nov. 18). The pool is part of the United States Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program and as such, free program pages are now available courtesy of Trackmaster on the … Continue reading $5,000 guaranteed Pick-5 pool at Batavia Wednesday »

Percy’s Z Tam takes Open pace at Batavia Downs November 16, 2020

Batavia, NY — Percy’s Z Tam fought off a pair of challenges in the mile en route to winning the $8,500 Open I Handicap pace at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Nov. 14). When the gate released race, no one left and they headed around the first turn in post position order. Seeing the opportunity, Jim Morrill Jr. tipped Percy’s Z Tam from third and … Continue reading Percy’s Z Tam takes Open pace at Batavia Downs »

Protect Blue Chip, Il Mago, Davis Jr. win big at Batavia November 12, 2020

Batavia, NY — The Wednesday evening (Nov. 11) racing menu at Batavia Downs featured a pair of $8,500 Open I handicap events that produced definitive winners on both the pace and the trot and also saw the meet’s second winningest driver, Billy Davis Jr., win five races on the card. In the handicap pace for fillies and mares, Protect Blue Chip (Billy Davis Jr.) took … Continue reading Protect Blue Chip, Il Mago, Davis Jr. win big at Batavia »

$3,000 guaranteed Pick-5 pool at Batavia Wednesday November 11, 2020

Batavia, NY — Batavia Downs will feature a guaranteed $3,000 pool in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday (Nov. 11). The pool is part of the United States Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program and as such, free program pages are now available courtesy of Trackmaster on the Batavia Downs and USTA websites or by clicking here. The Pick-5 wager begins in race one and runs through … Continue reading $3,000 guaranteed Pick-5 pool at Batavia Wednesday »

Mr. Euroman N takes second straight Batavia Open November 8, 2020

Batavia, NY — Fresh off a late closing victory in the top pace at Batavia Downs last week, Mr. Euroman N found himself right back in the winner’s circle once again after capturing the $8,500 Open I Handicap pace at the Downs on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 7). Mr. Euroman N (Billy Davis Jr.) got away fourth as Tullow N (Ray Fisher Jr.) took the lead … Continue reading Mr. Euroman N takes second straight Batavia Open »

Lougazi, Tellawoman shine in Batavia features November 5, 2020

Batavia, NY — One came from behind and one led all the way, but both were the best in their class at Batavia Downs on Wednesday evening (Nov. 4). The $8,500 Open I Handicap trot was won by Lougazi (Ray Fisher Jr.) who got away a gapped fifth while Daylon Phantom (Dan Yetman) took an unchallenged lead to the half in :58.2. There, Before I … Continue reading Lougazi, Tellawoman shine in Batavia features »

$3,000 guaranteed Pick-5 at Batavia on Wednesday November 4, 2020

Batavia, NY — Batavia Downs will feature a guaranteed $3,000 pool in the Pick-5 wager on Wednesday (Nov. 4). The pool is part of the United States Trotting Association’s Strategic Wagering Program and as such, free program pages are now available courtesy of Trackmaster on the Batavia Downs and USTA websites or by clicking here. The Pick-5 wager begins in race one and runs through … Continue reading $3,000 guaranteed Pick-5 at Batavia on Wednesday »

Dave McNeight III wins five at Batavia Downs November 2, 2020

Batavia, NY — Dave McNeight III, AKA “Triple Sticks”, has been on a tear of late at Batavia Downs and he stayed scary-good on Saturday (Oct. 31) as he won five races on the matinee card. He scored with Thor De Vie (1:54, $3.20), Barry Hanover (1:55, $10.40), Daylight Rush (1:55.2, $3.80), This Baby Rocks (1:57.3, $41.20) and In Runaway Bay N (1:56.1, $4.10). McNeight … Continue reading Dave McNeight III wins five at Batavia Downs »

Early 1:15 post time at Batavia Down today October 31, 2020

Batavia, NY — Just a reminder that Batavia Downs will host the first of two matinee cards today, Saturday (Oct. 31), with a 1:15 p.m. post time. This afternoon’s card features 13 races including the weekly $8,500 Open I Handicap pace. The second matinee will be next Saturday (Nov. 7) also with a 1:15 p.m. post time due to the Breeders Cup races. By Tim … Continue reading Early 1:15 post time at Batavia Down today »