This Month in Harness Racing History: MARCH 2007
March 1, 1988 – Movin Along wins the Night Styles final in 1:57.1 at the Meadowlands.
March 2, 1993 – Dave Palone wins seven straight races at the Meadows, near Pittsburgh.
March 3, 1989 – Cajun Brother wins the Peter Haughton Memorial Pace final at Yonkers Raceway in New York.
March 4, 1988 – Burnham wins the New Faces final in 1:55 at the Meadowlands.
March 5, 1993 – Shady Daisy wins the Overbid final in 1:53.3 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey.
March 6, 1993 – Cambest and Survivor Gold win divisions of the Levy Memorial Series at Yonkers Raceway in New York.
March 7, 1991 – Bright Spot wins the Exit 16W final in 1:55 at the Meadowlands.
March 8, 1995 – Jack Moiseyev drives two horses that finish in dead heats for wins at the Meadowlands.
March 8, 2003 – Stephane Bouchard wins eight drives in a row at Yonkers Raceway, a record for the most consecutive victories on a single raceway program.
March 9, 1990 – Sweet Sharon wins the second of her two straight Overbid finals in 1:53.3, lowering her own stakes record by four-fifths of a second, at the Meadowlands.
March 10, 1996 – Market Report wins the Cam Fella Series final at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.
March 11, 1995 – Riyadh wins a leg of the Levy Memorial Series in 1:52.4 at Yonkers Raceway.
March 12, 1982 – Cam Fella wins the New Faces Final in 1:58 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey.
March 13, 1996 – Passionate Kisses wins the Jersey Girls final in 1:54.2 at the Meadowlands.
March 14, 1998 – Art’s Secret wins the Damsel final in 1:54.3 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.
March 15, 1987 – Tom Swift drives two horses that finish in dead heats for wins at Batavia Downs in upstate New York.
March 16, 1991 – Covert Action sets the world record for pacers five and older on a half-mile track by winning a leg of the George Morton Levy Series in 1:53.1 at Yonkers Raceway in New York.
March 17, 1977 – Scott Wil wins the inaugural Four Leaf Clover in 1:59 at the Meadowlands.
March 18, 2000 – John Campbell becomes the first driver or jockey to win $100 million lifetime at a single racetrack, reaching the milestone at the Meadowlands.
March 19, 1997 – Cami Whitestocking wins the Jersey Girls in 1:54.2 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey.
March 20, 1993 – Blatantly Bald wins the Cam Fella Series final in 1:55.1 at Greenwood Raceway in Toronto.
March 21, 1990 – Driver Jack Moiseyev gets win No. 3,000 with Exotic Bet at the Meadowlands.
March 22, 2003 – Jim Morand wins his 6,000th race, driving Mighty Dragon N to victory at Dover Downs in Delaware.
March 23, 1991 – Jake And Elwood wins a leg of the George Morton Levy Series at Yonkers Raceway in New York.
March 24, 1993 – Angelical Lady pays $337.40 to show, a record at the Meadowlands.
March 25, 1989 – Mike Lachance wins stakes races at three different tracks. He drives No No No to victory in a division of the North American Pacing Series at Freehold; Sweet Sharon to a win in the Overbid Pacing Series final at The Meadowlands; and Matt’s Scooter to victory in a leg of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series at Yonkers.
March 26, 1958 – General Thompse, Joyce Rosecroft, and McKinley Mahone finish in a triple dead heat for win at Santa Anita.
March 27, 1992 – Get Hooked wins the Frederick Van Lennep Memorial Trot final in 1:57.2 at Pompano Park in Florida.
March 28, 1874 – Champion trotter Maud S is born.
March 28, 2003 – Tony Morgan wins nine races at Maywood Park near Chicago and finishes second in three other races.
March 29, 1991 – Complex Trooper wins the New Faces final in a stakes-record 1:53 at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
March 30, 1977 – Two-time Horse of the Year Niatross is born.
March 31, 1996 – Warzover wins the inaugural Sheraton Meadowlands Trot (now Father Foley Memorial) in 1:56.1 at the Meadowlands.