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Merry Christmas from Freehold Raceway!!!
Officer Blue Chip saved as much ground as he could, then angled off the pylons in the stretch and powered away to win race 12, for his third victory of the year. He's owned and trained by John Urbanski, and driven by Eric Abbatiello.
The first-over grind paid off for Power Dreaming N, who kept on coming and got up to win race 11. He's owned and trained by Brandon Mongiello, and driven by Joe Bongiorno.
Perfect Bet cruised on the lead in race 10 and won as the odds-on favorite. He's owned by Aimee Schied, trained by Travis Kolacynski, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.
Jenn Bongiorno finished 1-2 in this week's Preferred Handicap pace! She saddled 22/1 upset winner Brackley Beach, along with runner-up Missile Seelster. The winner is owned by Robert Weinstein and was driven by Luke Hanners. Congratulations to the winning connections!
There was little doubt about it for Paduka N, who rolled to victory in race 8 in an impressive 1:53.4. He's owned by Maloney, Herbst Maloney, Pirozzi, and Never Too Late Racing, trained by Katricia Adams, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.
Notabadgame took them all the way around in race 7, the GSY pace. He led early on, then really pulled away in the stretch and won by 7 1/2 lengths. He's owned by P T Stable, trained by Symon Spicer, and driven by Tony Verruso.
Haggard rushed up to the lead just before the three-quarter point and powered away to win race 6 by five lengths. He's owned by Jeff Webster, trained by John Bavosi, and driven by Troy Beyer.
Chief Justice repelled all challenges on the lead to win race 5, the second division of the AHDC Amateur Trot. He's owned by PT Stable, trained by Paul Fusco, and driven by Tony Beltrami.
Slipin Skip sat in the pocket almost the whole way, then rocketed out in the stretch and rolled by to win race 4. Jack Pelling was in the sulky for owner Malin Kraemer and trainer Miriam Kraemer.
Awol Hanover won at Monticello Raceway on Wednesday, and he wheeled back to get the job done in the 3rd race here. He rallied wide in the stretch and got up for the win as the 8/5 favorite. Paul Minore was in the bike for owner Cliff Grundy and trainer McKenzie Sowers.
The wire came in time for Fast N Victorious in race 2, who held off late-closing Amrcnbootscoota A for the victory. He's owned by Estrada Racing LLC and trained by Izzy Estrada, who now has 30 wins at Freehold in 2021, the most of any trainer. Vinny Ginsburg had the winning drive.

Welcome to Freehold Raceway, the nation's oldest and fastest daytime half mile harness racing track. Located in central New Jersey in the historic town of Freehold, Freehold Raceway was established in 1853.

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12/25/2021

Merry Christmas from Freehold Raceway!!!

12/18/2021

Officer Blue Chip saved as much ground as he could, then angled off the pylons in the stretch and powered away to win race 12, for his third victory of the year. He's owned and trained by John Urbanski, and driven by Eric Abbatiello.

Officer Blue Chip saved as much ground as he could, then angled off the pylons in the stretch and powered away to win race 12, for his third victory of the year. He's owned and trained by John Urbanski, and driven by Eric Abbatiello.

12/18/2021

The first-over grind paid off for Power Dreaming N, who kept on coming and got up to win race 11. He's owned and trained by Brandon Mongiello, and driven by Joe Bongiorno.

The first-over grind paid off for Power Dreaming N, who kept on coming and got up to win race 11. He's owned and trained by Brandon Mongiello, and driven by Joe Bongiorno.

12/18/2021

Perfect Bet cruised on the lead in race 10 and won as the odds-on favorite. He's owned by Aimee Schied, trained by Travis Kolacynski, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.

Perfect Bet cruised on the lead in race 10 and won as the odds-on favorite. He's owned by Aimee Schied, trained by Travis Kolacynski, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.

12/18/2021

Jenn Bongiorno finished 1-2 in this week's Preferred Handicap pace! She saddled 22/1 upset winner Brackley Beach, along with runner-up Missile Seelster. The winner is owned by Robert Weinstein and was driven by Luke Hanners. Congratulations to the winning connections!

Jenn Bongiorno finished 1-2 in this week's Preferred Handicap pace! She saddled 22/1 upset winner Brackley Beach, along with runner-up Missile Seelster. The winner is owned by Robert Weinstein and was driven by Luke Hanners. Congratulations to the winning connections!

12/18/2021

There was little doubt about it for Paduka N, who rolled to victory in race 8 in an impressive 1:53.4. He's owned by Maloney, Herbst Maloney, Pirozzi, and Never Too Late Racing, trained by Katricia Adams, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.

There was little doubt about it for Paduka N, who rolled to victory in race 8 in an impressive 1:53.4. He's owned by Maloney, Herbst Maloney, Pirozzi, and Never Too Late Racing, trained by Katricia Adams, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.

12/18/2021

Notabadgame took them all the way around in race 7, the GSY pace. He led early on, then really pulled away in the stretch and won by 7 1/2 lengths. He's owned by P T Stable, trained by Symon Spicer, and driven by Tony Verruso.

Notabadgame took them all the way around in race 7, the GSY pace. He led early on, then really pulled away in the stretch and won by 7 1/2 lengths. He's owned by P T Stable, trained by Symon Spicer, and driven by Tony Verruso.

12/18/2021

Haggard rushed up to the lead just before the three-quarter point and powered away to win race 6 by five lengths. He's owned by Jeff Webster, trained by John Bavosi, and driven by Troy Beyer.

Haggard rushed up to the lead just before the three-quarter point and powered away to win race 6 by five lengths. He's owned by Jeff Webster, trained by John Bavosi, and driven by Troy Beyer.

12/18/2021

Chief Justice repelled all challenges on the lead to win race 5, the second division of the AHDC Amateur Trot. He's owned by PT Stable, trained by Paul Fusco, and driven by Tony Beltrami.

Chief Justice repelled all challenges on the lead to win race 5, the second division of the AHDC Amateur Trot. He's owned by PT Stable, trained by Paul Fusco, and driven by Tony Beltrami.

12/18/2021

Slipin Skip sat in the pocket almost the whole way, then rocketed out in the stretch and rolled by to win race 4. Jack Pelling was in the sulky for owner Malin Kraemer and trainer Miriam Kraemer.

Slipin Skip sat in the pocket almost the whole way, then rocketed out in the stretch and rolled by to win race 4. Jack Pelling was in the sulky for owner Malin Kraemer and trainer Miriam Kraemer.

12/18/2021

Awol Hanover won at Monticello Raceway on Wednesday, and he wheeled back to get the job done in the 3rd race here. He rallied wide in the stretch and got up for the win as the 8/5 favorite. Paul Minore was in the bike for owner Cliff Grundy and trainer McKenzie Sowers.

Awol Hanover won at Monticello Raceway on Wednesday, and he wheeled back to get the job done in the 3rd race here. He rallied wide in the stretch and got up for the win as the 8/5 favorite. Paul Minore was in the bike for owner Cliff Grundy and trainer McKenzie Sowers.

12/18/2021

The wire came in time for Fast N Victorious in race 2, who held off late-closing Amrcnbootscoota A for the victory. He's owned by Estrada Racing LLC and trained by Izzy Estrada, who now has 30 wins at Freehold in 2021, the most of any trainer. Vinny Ginsburg had the winning drive.

The wire came in time for Fast N Victorious in race 2, who held off late-closing Amrcnbootscoota A for the victory. He's owned by Estrada Racing LLC and trained by Izzy Estrada, who now has 30 wins at Freehold in 2021, the most of any trainer. Vinny Ginsburg had the winning drive.

12/18/2021

The pocket trip paid off for May I Cruise West in race 1, who won his second race in a row. He came up the inside late and got the win, for owner Mark Schullstrom, trainer Dawn Anderson, and driver Irish Joe Hanney.

All photos today: Vicki Wright

The pocket trip paid off for May I Cruise West in race 1, who won his second race in a row. He came up the inside late and got the win, for owner Mark Schullstrom, trainer Dawn Anderson, and driver Irish Joe Hanney.

All photos today: Vicki Wright

12/18/2021

The track is GOOD for the final Saturday of racing in 2021! Here's the changes:
Race 1: no changes
Race 2: 8 is scratched
Races 3-6: no changes
Race 7: 3, driver is Matt Zuccarello
Race 8: 4 is scratched
Race 9: no changes
Race 10: 7 is scratched
Race 11: 8 is scratched
Race 12: no changes

12/18/2021

Austin Siegelman is just one win away from 2,000 career victories! He has seven chances today to get to that milestone.

12/17/2021

Major Marcus prevailed in a stretch duel to take race 11. Eric Abbatiello had the drive for owner/trainer John Urbanski.

Major Marcus prevailed in a stretch duel to take race 11. Eric Abbatiello had the drive for owner/trainer John Urbanski.

12/17/2021

Mac's Secure held off a host of challengers in the stretch to win race 10, for her fourth win of the year. She's owned by Linda Walters, trained by Leo Iordan, and driven by Steve Smith.

Mac's Secure held off a host of challengers in the stretch to win race 10, for her fourth win of the year. She's owned by Linda Walters, trained by Leo Iordan, and driven by Steve Smith.

12/17/2021

Austin Siegelman moved to the doorstep of history in race 9. With his win with Gypsy Leather, he's now just one win away from 2,000 career victories! The winner is owned by Triple Q Stables LLC and Evan Katz and trained by Edwin Quevedo.

Austin Siegelman moved to the doorstep of history in race 9. With his win with Gypsy Leather, he's now just one win away from 2,000 career victories! The winner is owned by Triple Q Stables LLC and Evan Katz and trained by Edwin Quevedo.

12/17/2021

Make it a training double for Bruce Lauer! Badix Hanover set the early pace and held on for the 8th race win. Jim Marohn Jr got a driving double with this Bill Reepmeyer-owned gelding.

Make it a training double for Bruce Lauer! Badix Hanover set the early pace and held on for the 8th race win. Jim Marohn Jr got a driving double with this Bill Reepmeyer-owned gelding.

12/17/2021

The Preferred Handicap trot this week went to Big Nudge! He moved first-over to the front just before the half, and drew off late to win in 1:57. He's owned by George Beck, Michael Sherman Jr, and Symon Spicer, trained by Symon Spicer, and driven by Joe Bongiorno. Congratulations to the winning connections!

The Preferred Handicap trot this week went to Big Nudge! He moved first-over to the front just before the half, and drew off late to win in 1:57. He's owned by George Beck, Michael Sherman Jr, and Symon Spicer, trained by Symon Spicer, and driven by Joe Bongiorno. Congratulations to the winning connections!

12/17/2021

Fear My Shadow parlayed a pocket trip to victory in race 6, giving Paul Fusco his 20th Freehold win of 2021! Robert Arzano is the winning owner, Vinny Ginsburg the winning driver.

Fear My Shadow parlayed a pocket trip to victory in race 6, giving Paul Fusco his 20th Freehold win of 2021! Robert Arzano is the winning owner, Vinny Ginsburg the winning driver.

12/17/2021

Somthngaboutmary N watched as very fast fractions unfolded in front of her, and took full advantage to win race 5 going away. She's owned by Elite Harness Racing LLC, trained by Juan Cano, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.

Somthngaboutmary N watched as very fast fractions unfolded in front of her, and took full advantage to win race 5 going away. She's owned by Elite Harness Racing LLC, trained by Juan Cano, and driven by Jim Marohn Jr.

12/17/2021

Make it 1,998 wins for Austin Siegelman! Little Honeybadger lasted on the lead despite constant pressure and won a three-horse photo in race 4. She's owned by Michael and Adrienne Selis and trained by Mike Posner.

Make it 1,998 wins for Austin Siegelman! Little Honeybadger lasted on the lead despite constant pressure and won a three-horse photo in race 4. She's owned by Michael and Adrienne Selis and trained by Mike Posner.

12/17/2021

He's Explosive sat in the pocket most of the way, then rallied wide in the stretch and won the 3rd race. He's owned by John Barnard, trained by Katricia Adams, and driven by Luke Hanners.

He's Explosive sat in the pocket most of the way, then rallied wide in the stretch and won the 3rd race. He's owned by John Barnard, trained by Katricia Adams, and driven by Luke Hanners.

12/17/2021

Western Showgirl made the lead early on and powered away in the stretch for an impressive race 2 win. Vinny Ginsburg had the winning drive for owner Michele White and trainer Jacob Stillwell.

Western Showgirl made the lead early on and powered away in the stretch for an impressive race 2 win. Vinny Ginsburg had the winning drive for owner Michele White and trainer Jacob Stillwell.

12/17/2021

Always As Fast got her first win of the year in race 1. She made a wide move to the lead as they neared three-quarters and drew off to victory. Bruce Lauer is the winning owner and trainer, Luke Hanners the winning driver.

Always As Fast got her first win of the year in race 1. She made a wide move to the lead as they neared three-quarters and drew off to victory. Bruce Lauer is the winning owner and trainer, Luke Hanners the winning driver.

12/17/2021

Here's the changes for today's card, which will be run on a FAST track:
Race 1: 3 is scratched, 5, driver is Luke Hanners
Races 2-5: no changes
Race 6: 6 is scratched
Races 7-11: no changes

Welcome to Freehold Raceway 12/15/2021

Welcome to Freehold Raceway

Here's the entries for the final Saturday of racing this year, December 18:
http://www.freeholdraceway.com/racing/entries/2021-12-18

Welcome to Freehold Raceway Welcome to Freehold Raceway, the nation's oldest and fastest daytime half mile harness racing track, and home of the Cane Pace

Welcome to Freehold Raceway 12/14/2021

Welcome to Freehold Raceway

There's three days left of live racing in 2021 at Freehold. Entries for the third-to-last day of racing, December 17, are here:
http://www.freeholdraceway.com/racing/entries/2021-12-17

Welcome to Freehold Raceway Welcome to Freehold Raceway, the nation's oldest and fastest daytime half mile harness racing track, and home of the Cane Pace

12/11/2021

Naked City rallied in the stretch and got up in the last few yards to win the 11th race. Vinny Ginsburg had the drive for owner MVM Racing and trainer Jacob Stillwell.

Naked City rallied in the stretch and got up in the last few yards to win the 11th race. Vinny Ginsburg had the drive for owner MVM Racing and trainer Jacob Stillwell.

12/11/2021

Slipin Skip made a strong three-wide move up the backstretch the final time and won race 10 going away. Jack Pelling got his third win of the day, for owner Malin Kraemer and trainer Miriam Kraemer.

Slipin Skip made a strong three-wide move up the backstretch the final time and won race 10 going away. Jack Pelling got his third win of the day, for owner Malin Kraemer and trainer Miriam Kraemer.

12/11/2021

After a tough trip last week, Whata Twist saved all the ground this week, and held off the closers to win race 9. He's owned by Cya In the Game Racing, trained by Jody Dunning, and driven by Luke Hanners.

After a tough trip last week, Whata Twist saved all the ground this week, and held off the closers to win race 9. He's owned by Cya In the Game Racing, trained by Jody Dunning, and driven by Luke Hanners.

12/11/2021

This week's Preferred Handicap pace goes to Hail Christian N! Last at the top of the stretch, he gobbled up ground in the last sixteenth to win by 3/4 of a length, pacing the mile 1:54.3. He's owned by Harcourt Lodge Stables, trained by Brett Pelling, and driven by Jack Pelling. Congratulations to the winning connections!

This week's Preferred Handicap pace goes to Hail Christian N! Last at the top of the stretch, he gobbled up ground in the last sixteenth to win by 3/4 of a length, pacing the mile 1:54.3. He's owned by Harcourt Lodge Stables, trained by Brett Pelling, and driven by Jack Pelling. Congratulations to the winning connections!

12/11/2021

Reigning Deo was much the best in race 7! He exploded to the lead around the three-quarters point, and drew away for an impressive win in 1:53.2. He's owned by Brian Gordon and Pelling Racing, trained by Brett Pelling, and driven by Jack Pelling.

Reigning Deo was much the best in race 7! He exploded to the lead around the three-quarters point, and drew away for an impressive win in 1:53.2. He's owned by Brian Gordon and Pelling Racing, trained by Brett Pelling, and driven by Jack Pelling.

12/11/2021

Race 6 saw an exciting photo finish between Soho Chelsea A and Western Beachboy. Ultimately, Western Beachboy, on the outside, got up for the victory. Kelly Hastings is the winning owner and trainer, Vinny Ginsburg the winning driver.

Race 6 saw an exciting photo finish between Soho Chelsea A and Western Beachboy. Ultimately, Western Beachboy, on the outside, got up for the victory. Kelly Hastings is the winning owner and trainer, Vinny Ginsburg the winning driver.

Videos (show all)

Southwind Ozzi qualifying at Freehold
Frankie Boy paces to victory in 1:56.1
Sword ofthe Spirit paces to victory in 1:55.4
Outkast Blue Chip wins the Preferred Handicap Pace in 1:54.0
Hallie's Comet paces to victory in 1:54.0
Northern Spy paces to victory in 1:58.3
Lemonaideshine paces to victory in 1:56.2
Great Emancipator trots to victory in 1:58.1
Marley's Guy wins the Preferred Handicap Trot
Nippy W Hanover paces to victory in 1:57.3
Blazin Delores trots to victory in 2:00.1
Wild Again paces to victory in 1:56.4

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130 Park Ave
Freehold, NJ
07728

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 10pm
Tuesday 12pm - 10pm
Wednesday 12pm - 10pm
Thursday 12pm - 10pm
Friday 12pm - 11pm
Saturday 10am - 11pm
Sunday 10am - 10pm