12.07.2012

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.
11.17.2012

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.
11.06.2012

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.
10.09.2012

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.
 
09.29.2012

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.
 
09.27.2012

New York-bred 2-year-olds Showcased In Three Stakes On Saturday

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – New York-bred 2-year-olds will be showcased in three stakes at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack on Saturday. The 50th renewal of the $247,338 New York Breeders’ Futurity headlines the card. 
 
09.15.2012

Color Blind Defeats Older Rivals In Jack Betta Be Rite

FARMINGTON, N.Y. – Color Blind rallied to win the 17th renewal of the $50,000 Jack Betta Be Rite Handicap at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack on Saturday. The 3-year-old filly defeated her older New York-bred rivals in a one mile and one-sixteenth time of 1:46.19.
09.11.2012

From The Horses Mouth

Wilfredo Rohena is currently the leading Finger Lakes jockey after 101 days of live racing in 2012. Rohena arrived at the Western New York track last year and had a strong finish to the meet. The veteran journeyman from Carolina, Puerto Rico rallied to be second in the 2011 rider standings with 107 triumphs.
09.03.2012

Upsets In Labor Day Stakes

There were upset winners of the New York-bred 2-year-old stake races that were run on the Labor Day card at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack. Tequila Hero won the $126,825 Aspirant Stakes at odds of 24-1 and Matchmeadeinheaven took the $124,888 Lady Finger Stakes at a price of 17-1.
08.28.2012

From The Horses Mouth

Guillermo Rodriguez won both parts of the early daily double on Tuesday in memorable fashion. The apprentice jockey guided Meesh to the largest margin of victory of the season in the first race.