Shades of Sugar Wins Niagara

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – Shades of Sugar scored a five and three-quarter length victory in the 32nd running of the $50,000 Niagara Stakes at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack on Thursday. The Jonathan Buckley-trainee won the six furlong event for New York-bred 3-year-old fillies in a final time of 1:11.80.

Saint Arthur Turns The Table On Rival In Ontario County Stakes

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – Saint Arthur was a popular winner of the $50,000 Ontario County Stakes at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack on Saturday. The Carlos Martin-trainee took the 29th renewal of the dash for New York-bred 3-year-olds in gate-to-wire fashion.


Uncle T Seven Wins Memorial Day Stake

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – The 2013 stakes season got underway at Finger Lakes Casino and
Racetrack on Monday with Uncle T Seven scoring a narrow victory in the 29th renewal of the $50,000 George W. Barker Handicap. The 7-year-old gelding improved his lifetime earnings to a sum of $527,205 with the one-half length win.

2013 Live Racing Meet Off And Running

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – The 162-day live racing season at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack (FLCR) got underway with Retire to What taking the 2013 opener. The 6-year-old gelding completed the four and one-half furlong distance of Saturday’s first race in a time of :54.33

Live Racing Meet Begins Saturday

FARMINGTON, N.Y.– Early entries are set for Opening Day of the 2013 live thoroughbred racing season at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack (FLCR). The nine-race Saturday afternoon card will kick off the 162-day meet. Post time for the first race is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. Racing gates open at 11:30 a.m.

50th Season Concludes At Finger Lakes

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack concluded its 50th year of racing on Friday with Bandit Lady winning the final race of the season. Wilfredo Rohena guided the 5-year-old mare to a six and three-quarter length victory in the ninth race for trainer Jeremiah Englehart.

Clean Jean Named 2012 Horse Of The Year

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – Clean Jean was named 2012 Finger Lakes “Horse of the Year” at the annual Finger Lakes Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association awards dinner on Saturday. The chestnut filly owned by Mark Valentine registered a total of eight wins in fourteen Finger Lakes starts this year.

From The Horses Mouth

Clean Jean visited the winners circle for the tenth time this year when she earned a two length victory in Tuesday’s third race under jockey Dean Frates. With the successful performance, the 4-year-old filly is now the 2012 top horse in North America in the category of wins.

Finger Lakes Will Have Live Racing To Coincide With Breeders' Cup

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – Officials at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack announced an adjustment to the 2012 racing schedule. A live card has been added on Saturday, November 3 to coincide with Breeders’ Cup action from Santa Anita Park.

West Hills Giant Runs Big In $247,338 Futurity

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – West Hills Giant scored a one and one-quarter length victory in the 50th renewal of the $247,338 New York Breeders’ Futurity on Saturday at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack. The chestnut colt trained by John Terranova, II won the rich event for New York-bred 2-year-olds at odds of 6-1.