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Sep 22 2014  SOPHMORES COMPLETE CONSOLATION ACTION
Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-olds shared top billing on the Sunday night card at Balmoral Park
Sep 20 2014  STATE BRED'S HEADLINE SAT STAKES ACTION
$50,000 PICK 5 GUARANTEE ON SUNDAY, SEPT.21ST CARD!
Sep 17 2014  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN AMERICAN NATIONAL TROTS
The prestigious American National Stakes returned to Balmoral Park on Wednesday night with a pair of trotting events
Sep 14 2014  EARNDAWG TAKES ORANGE & BLUE
Completing the favorite train that rolled through Balmoral Park on Super Night Bo & Pat De Longs Earndawg sent the chalk players home
Sep 13 2014  LETS GO HIGHER REPEATS AS PROPES CHAMPION
As it has done on four other occasions the $118,000 Lorna Propes Championship for filly and mare pacers 3yo & up produced yet another repeat
Sep 13 2014  ALS HAMMERED POUNDS FOES IN MAURELLO
Continuing his dream season while overcoming what could have been a career ending injury the Robert Phillips
Sep 13 2014  UNLOCKED DISMANTLES RIVALS IN LANGLEY MEMORIAL
Turning in one of the most memorable Super Night performances of all time Megan Rogers Racing Stables Unlocked completely dest
Sep 13 2014  THESLEAZYPRINCESS NOW A 2-TIME SUPER NIGHT CHAMP
In what turned into a replay of last years Filly Orange & Blue on Super Night at Balmoral Park, Engel Stable of Illinois Thesleazyprincess
Sep 13 2014  MR LELAND'S FILLY CRUISES IN FILLY O & B
Fresh off five straight victories over her divisional foes, Paymaq Racing and Leland Mathiass Mr Lelands Filly made it six in a row
Sep 13 2014  MAGEE SWEEPS TROTS TO GET SUPER NIGHT UNDERWAY
Super Night 2014 at Balmoral Park kicked off with a pair of trotting events for three-year-olds
Sep 12 2014  AL'S HAMMERED AND FORT SILKY READY FOR MAURELLO BA
If their elimination heat was an indication of things to come, then Saturdays showdown between Als Hammered and Forty Silky in the $112,000 Tony Maurello Stake
Sep 12 2014  NO END TO THE RED-HOT UNLOCKED!
Unlocked seems an appropriate name for the Erv Miller-trained sophomore son of Duneside Perch.
Sep 12 2014  KRUEGER EYES FIRST SUPER NIGHT WIN
Driver Matt Krueger is hoping to secure his first Super Night Championship victory on Saturday when he guides the Nelson-Willis trained Molly Go Lightly
Sep 12 2014  BOBBY B BREEZE GOES FOR THE HAT TRICK
When Bobby B Breeze captured his $15,000 Su Mac Lad elimination here last week, trotting easily to a career 1:57 triumph for driver Todd Warren,
Sep 08 2014  BOBBY B BREEZE FLOATS TO AN EASY WIN
The elimination action for Super Night 2014 came to a close on Sunday, September 07 at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 sophomore trotting colts
Sep 07 2014  COUNTDOWN TO SUPER NIGHT BEGINS!
The countdown to the biggest night of the year for Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters began in earnest on Saturday night
Aug 24 2014  $30,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 ON TONIGHT!
$25,000 GUARANTEE ON PICK 4 GIVES FANS 2 CHANCES AT ANOTHER BIG PAY PAYDAY!
Aug 19 2014  $35,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 ON WEDNESDAY!
$25,000 GUARANTEE ON MAYWOOD PICK 4 THIS THURSDAY WILL KEEP THE ACTION ROLLING!
Aug 17 2014  RACING RETURNS WITH A PAIR OF STATE-BRED STAKES
After a two-week hiatus live racing returned to Balmoral Park with a pair of state-bred stakes for older pacers sharing top billing on the 13-race program
Aug 03 2014  TROTTING STAKES SENDS BALMORAL TO BREAK
A trio of trotting events, headlined by a pair of Hanover Stakes for two-year-old trotters, shared top billing on the Sunday, August 3rd card
Aug 02 2014  YOUNGSTERS STAR AS HANOVER STAKES CONTINUE
Freshmen pacers stepped into the spotlight on Saturday, August 2nd at Balmoral Park as a pair of Hanover Stakes
Jul 27 2014  TROTTERS STAR AS SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL COMES TO A CLO
After a big Saturday night of stakes action it was time for freshmen trotters to bring the Southland Festival of Racing to a close with a pair of big money events for Illinois conceived and foaled youngsters sharing top billing on the Sunday night ca
Jul 27 2014  STATE BREDS SHINE IN SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL STAKES
A busy night of state-bred stake action is in the books as Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters starred in six stake finals
Jul 19 2014  ICF STAKE ELIM'S HIGHLIGHT BALMORAL'S BEACH BASH
State-bred pacers were in the spotlight on a busy Saturday night of action at Balmoral Park as the Crete plant played host to a pair of ICF Stake
Jul 12 2014  HANOVERS SHARE TOP BILLING ON SATURDAY CARD
A pair of Hanover Stakes for three-year-olds shared top billing on the Saturday program at Balmoral Park.
Jul 09 2014  LATE BREAKS COSTLY IN WEDNESDAY STAKES
Jubilation quickly turned to heartbreak in a pair of trotting events at Balmoral Park on Wednesday, July 9th
Jul 02 2014  MACIE RAE TOO MUCH ONCE AGAIN!
Continuing her front end dominance of the ICF three-year-old filly trotting set, Donald Huddlestons Macie Rae once again made it look easy
Jun 30 2014  MY LITTLE BIT HANGS ON FOR A BIG WIN
It was only fitting that a stake named for a rugged Erv Miller trained filly was taken by another Miller trainee on Sunday night
Jun 28 2014  UNLOCKED IS UNSTOPPABLE IN BETZOTIC STAKE
What a difference a week makes!
Jun 25 2014  FOX VALLEY VETO TAKES BETZOTIC STAKE
After playing second fiddle to division leader Tour Hall in their last three match-ups Curt and Craig Grummels Fox Valley Veto
Jun 23 2014  MACIE RAE SPEEDS TO BETZOTIC SCORE
After a pair of romping wins in downstate fair events, Donald Huddlestons Macie Rae returned to Balmoral Park on Sunday night looking to avenge her only loss of the year
Jun 21 2014  STORMS CAUSE SATURDAY CANCELLATION
After heavy rain and lightning rolled through the area shortly before post time Saturdays 13-race card at Balmoral Park
Jun 18 2014  YOUNGSTERS SHARE TOP BILLING IN WEDNESDAY STAKES
Illinois conceived and foaled freshmen shared top billing on Wednesday, June 18th at Balmoral Park as a pair of events
Jun 15 2014  YOUNGSTERS DEBUT DURING BUSY WEEKEND
Racing fans received their first look at some of this seasons Illinois conceived and foaled freshmen trotting and pacing sets
Jun 07 2014  2014 HANOVER'S UNDERWAY; MAGEE HITS $100,000,000
The 2014 Hanover Stakes season kicked off on Saturday, June 7th at Balmoral Park as a pair of events for diagonally gaited sophomores shared top billing
Jun 06 2014  BELMONT STAKES ANALYSIS
by Michael Antoniades Balmoral Park Racing Analyst
May 31 2014  UNCLE UGLY CRUISES IN CARDINAL FINAL
Living up to his status as the even-money favorite, Paymaq Racings Uncle Ugly made it look easy in Saturdays $48,100 Cardinal Stake
May 28 2014  TOUR HALL WINS CARDINAL IN TIGHTEST OF PHOTOS
Sophomore trotting colts received top billing on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 state-bred three-year-olds battled in a $47,100 Cardinal Stake
May 28 2014  $40,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5
Free Balmoral Park program now available at www.ustrotting.com
May 26 2014  BAILEYS WISH TAKES VIOLET FINAL IN THRILLING FASH
State-bred trotting fillies were the focus of attention on Sunday, May 25th, as a field of 10 three-year-olds went toe to toe
May 18 2014  MY LITTLE BIT COMES UP BIG IN VIOLET STAKE
Flashing the form that made her one of last seasons top freshman pacing fillies in the Prairie State Quaid Racings My Little Bit
May 17 2014  Woodbine Jackpot Hi 5 Pool Could Exceed $2,500,000
Low takeout 20 cent wager with $600,000 carryover will break all records
May 14 2014  TOUR HALL GETS BACK ON THE WINNING TRACK
State-bred trotting colts were back in action on Wednesday, May 14th as a field of seven diagonally gaited specialists gathered for a $10,000 Betzotic
May 12 2014  FILLIES STAR IN MOTHERS DAY STAKES
After a nasty thunderstorm caused a 35 minute delay to start the Sunday, May 11th card at Balmoral Park
May 03 2014  BUONCAMMINO RALLIES FOR BETZOTIC WIN!
Illinois conceived and foaled pacing fillies stepped into the spotlight on Saturday night as a field of nine sophomores were sent to battle
Apr 30 2014  VIN TAKES IGGY MAGOO STAKE
sophomore trotting set was back in the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of seven diagonally gaited state-breds
Apr 29 2014  $40,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 WEDNESDAY
$7,665 CARRYOVER ON RACE ONE HIGHLIGHTS 9 RACE CARD
Apr 28 2014  SAY NO MO PULLS OFF HUGE UPSET IN KOOCHIE STAKE
$40K PICK 5 GUARANTEE THIS WEDNESDAY
Apr 26 2014  PHILLIPS & SMOLIN DOMINATE SATURDAY STAKES
State-bred pacers took center stage on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as trainer Robert Phillips and driver Robert Smolin teamed up for a pair
Apr 19 2014  TOUR HALL ROLLS ; WEDNESDAY RACING RETURNS
After closing out his freshman campaign with a stakes victory here at Balmoral Park back in November, Tour Hall
Apr 14 2014  VIENNA UPSETS IN TROTTING TILLY STAKE
The first trotting stake of the 2014 season at Balmoral Park was contested on Sunday, April 13th as a compact field of five Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old fillies
Apr 06 2014  JOHN DE LONG GETS 1,000TH DRIVING WIN
After posting win #999 in the final race on Saturday night at Balmoral Park, it did not take John De Long very long to reach the coveted 1,000 victory plateau
Apr 05 2014  SUSAN SARANDUNE STARS IN SATURDAY FEATURE
State-bred pacing fillies took center stage on Saturday, April 5th at Balmoral Park as a field of seven three-year-olds squared off
Mar 29 2014  FOX VALLEY DEUCE REMAINS PERFECT IN 2014
After opening his second season with two very impressive scores over older open company, Paula Smith and James Runyans Fox Valley Deuce
Mar 24 2014  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD RELEASE 2014 STAKE SCHEDULES
The 2014 stake schedules for both Balmoral and Maywood Park have been released by racing secretary Doc Narotsky.
Mar 14 2014  "GUARANTEE'S" IN PLACE FOR OPENING WEEKEND
With a new 16-month contract with the Illinois Harness Horsemens Association in place both Maywood Park and Balmoral Park will begin
Mar 12 2014  QUALIFIERS RE-SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY AT BALMORAL
After yet another winter storm pounded the Chicagoland area and the south suburbs with another five to eight inches of snow Balmoral Park has announced that qualifying races
Mar 11 2014  START TIME FOR WED QUALIFIERS PUSHED BACK
In advance of yet another expected winter storm that is expected to dump several inches of snow throughout the Chicagoland area throughout the early morning hours,
Mar 08 2014  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD READY FOR 2014 OPENERS
With a new 16-month contract with the Illinois Harness Horsemens Association in place both Maywood Park and Balmoral Park are busily preparing for the opening of the 2014 racing season
Feb 10 2014  MORE QUALIFIERS ON TAP THIS WEEK
Racing Secretary Doc Narotsky has announced that qualifying dates for both Balmoral Park and Maywood Park
Feb 07 2014  STAKE PAYMENTS EXTENDED AT BALMORAL & MAYWOOD
With discussions continuing between management and horsemen to get a contract ironed out that will preserve the standardbred industry
Jan 28 2014  BALMORAL CANCELS WEDNESDAY QUALIFIERS DUE TO FRIGI
Balmoral Park has announced that Wednesdays (Jan. 29th) qualifiers have been cancelled due to the severe cold
Jan 28 2014  TONY MAURELLO DIES
Tony Maurello, known as "Mr. Super Night" in the state of Illinois, died Jan. 25, 2014.
Jan 25 2014  BALMORAL PUSHES QUA BACK DUE TO EXTREME COLD
Balmoral Park has announced in advance of another impending Polar Vortex that the first of two qualifying days, originally scheduled
Jan 15 2014  OAKBROOK TERRACE OTB AND MAYWOOD PARK
The $12,000 Meadowlands Handicapping Tournaments will make their final two stops in the western suburbs of Chicago this weekend.
Jan 13 2014  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD ANNOUNCE QUALIFYING DATES
Racing Secretary Doc Narotsky has announced qualifying dates for both Balmoral Park and Maywood Park in anticipation of a February 5th starting date
Jan 07 2014  MEADOWLANDS HANDICAPPING CONTESTS CONTINUE
Pair of Chicago Meadowlands Tournaments this weekend with $4,000 cash prizes
Jan 02 2014  SMITH & OOSTING SWEEP TRAINING & DRIVING TITLES
With the 2013 racing season in the books a couple of very familiar faces on the Chicago circuit toted home top honors in the training and driving ranks
Dec 29 2013  $12k HANDICAPPING CONTEST ON BIG M KEEPS JANUARY I
$12,000 Meadowlands Handicapping Tournaments starts Friday, Jan.3rd at Maywood Park
Dec 22 2013  $30,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 TONIGHT!
$4,860 CARRYOVER WILL GIVE PLAYERS ONE MORE CHANCE FOR A BIG HOLIDAY SCORE! $25,000 GUARANTEE ON PICK 4 KEEPS NON-STOP ACTION ROLLING!
Dec 19 2013  CARRYOVERS CREATE SPIKE IN WEDNESDAY BALMORAL HAN
A pair of carryover pools and a low 15% take-out on the $1 Pick 4 wager at Balmoral Park created a nice spike in handle on Wednesday, Dec. 18th
Dec 17 2013  TWO BIG CARRYOVERS GIVE PLAYERS THE EDGE
Low takeout Balmoral Pick 4 carryover swings huge advantage to players on Wednesday,December 18, 2013
Dec 07 2013  $35,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 SUNDAY NIGHT!
$5,728 CARRYOVER WILL GIVE PLAYERS A CHANCE AT A BIG PAYDAY! $25,000 GUARANTEE ON PICK 4 GIVES GAMBLERS NON-STOP ACTION
Nov 24 2013  MYSTICAL VICTRESS CRUISES IN FOX VALLEY MEMORY STA
Just as shes done so often throughout her illustrious career Mystical Marker Farms Mystical Victress
Nov 10 2013  $75,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 TONIGHT!
$18,657 CARRYOVER WILL GIVE PLAYERS A CHANCE AT A HUGE PAYDAY!
Nov 10 2013  AMERICAN NATIONALS PROVIDE PLENTY OF THRILLS
THRILLING FINISHES, BIG PRICES AND TRACK RECORDS HIGHLIGHT BIG NIGHT
Nov 09 2013  $100,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 4 TONIGHT!
$20,000 GUARANTEE ON PICK 5 WILL GET AMERICAN NATIONALS STARTED WITH A BANG!
Nov 09 2013  CAPTAINTREACHEROUS POISED FOR AMERICAN NATIONAL TE
American National favorite Captaintreacherous stepped onto the Balmoral Park surface for the first time Wednesday morning,
Nov 08 2013  Precocious Filly hopes to Sting her Rivals
Bee A Magician will do her best to keep her unblemished 3-year-old campaign intact tonight,
Nov 08 2013  A SHOWDOWN EXTRAORDINAIRE
Saturday night Balmoral Park fans will be privy to witness a classic showdown between two outstanding champions
Nov 07 2013  TOUR HALL GETS BACK ON THE WINNING TRACK
$100,000 PICK 4 GUARANTEED POOL ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH
Nov 07 2013  CREATINE & SPIDER BLUE CHIP READY TO RUMBLE AGAIN
Another great rivalry has shaped up late this season between the sophomore trotters Creatine and Spider Blue Chip.
Nov 06 2013  The Best of the Best In The Bike Heading To Balmor
Balmoral Park will not only play host to some of the best horses in North America on Saturday Nov. 9th for the American National Stakes
Nov 05 2013  STARS OF THE SPORT HEADING TO BALMORAL PARK
It will be whos who of racing stardom at Balmoral Park on Saturday, Nov. 9th as the Crete track plays host to one of the biggest nights of the year in harness racing.
Nov 05 2013  I LUV THE NITELIFE&LOVIN THE RACING
I Luv The Nitelife heads into Saturdays American National 3-year-old filly pace fresh off her stunning victory in the $500,000 Breeders Crown sophomore distaff pace on Oct. 19 at Pocono Downs
Nov 03 2013  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN WEEKEND EVENTS
With a busy weekend of two-year-old action in the books the countdown to one of Balmoral Parks biggest events in history,
Oct 30 2013  PHOTO SURPRISE SPLASHES TO CARDINAL WIN
Fresh off the two biggest wins in his career, Jerry Grahams Photo Surprise continued his late season surge towards divisional honors
Oct 27 2013  BAILEYS WISH MUCH THE BEST IN VIOLET STAKE
State-bred trotting fillies took center stage as the ICF stakes season continued to wind down on Sunday, October 27,
Oct 20 2013  KING MUFASA CONTINUES DOMINANCE IN BETZOTIC STAKE
Just as hes done all season long Bill Wright and Mystical Marker Farms King Mufasa continued to rule the Illinois conceived
Oct 20 2013  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN STATE-BRED STAKES
A pair of state-bred stake events for two-year-olds shared top billing on Saturday, Oct. 19th at Balmoral Park
Oct 13 2013  HANOVER ACTION BRINGS GRAND CIRCUIT TO TOWN
A busy stakes-filled night of action was contested on Sunday, October 13th
Oct 12 2013  TRAFFIC COP STOPS RIVALS IN BETZOTIC STAKE
Freshmen pacing colts received top billing on Saturday, October 12th at Balmoral Park as a field of eight state
Oct 06 2013  PHOTO SURPRISE TAKES LINCOLN LAND STAKE
$75,000 PICK 4 GUARANTEED POOL ON WEDNESDAY, OCT 9TH
Oct 02 2013  BAILEY'S WISH DOMINATES IN LADY LINCOLN LAND
WELCH GETS 1,000TH TRAINING VICTORY
Sep 29 2013  NINO MARINO TAKES LINCOLN LAND ELIM
State-bred trotting colts were in the spotlight on Sunday, Sept. 29th as a field of eight youngsters looked for spots in next weeks $105,000 Lincoln Land Stake
Sep 28 2013  FOX VALLEY NORMAN SURPRISES IN BYE BYE BYRD
The red-hot combination of trainer Perry Smith and driver Mike Oosting clicked again for Sawgrass Farms LLC
Sep 25 2013  LADY LINCOLN LAND ELIMINATION CONTESTED
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting fillies were in the spotlight on Wednesday night
Sep 21 2013  STATE-BREDS SHINE IN SATURDAY STAKES
State-bred pacers were front and center on Saturday, Sept. 21st at Balmoral Park as a pair of two-year-old events
Sep 18 2013  SOUTHWIND SPIRIT SETS TRACK RECORD
Despite a track that had been drenched by heavy rains during the late afternoon hours Burke Racing, Weaver Bruscemi and Stable 45s had no problem negotiating his way
Sep 15 2013  AUNIQUEAQUISTION CRUISES IN GRANDMA ANN
Division leader Auniqueaquistion had no problem overcoming the dreaded 10-hole thanks in part to another perfect steer
Sep 15 2013  MYSTICAL WALTER WORKS HIS MAGIC IN LANGLEY MEMORIA
Proving once again that he is tops among the Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old colt pacing ranks
Sep 14 2013  COTTON EYED JOE SHOCKS EM IN ORANGE & BLUE
Where did ya come from? Where did ya go? Where did ya come from Cotton Eyed Joe?
Sep 14 2013  A COOL CARD TOO MUCH FOR RIVALS IN MAURELLO CHAMPI
Continuing an amazing comeback that kept him on the shelf for the entire 2012 season,
Sep 14 2013  THESLEAZYPRINCESS SHINES IN FILLY ORANGE & BLUE
Taking advantage of a perfect two-hole trip Engel Stables Thesleazyprincess pounced on the heavily favored My Little Bit
Sep 14 2013  LETS GO HIGHER SOARS TO VICTORY IN LORNA PROPES S
Jesse De Longs Lets Go Higher soared to an impressive three-length victory over nine other filly and mare pacers in Saturdays $130,000
Sep 14 2013  TROTTING EVENTS GET SUPER NIGHT 25 UNDERWAY
Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night is underway at Balmoral Park. With clear skies and temperatures in the upper 60s a large crowd
Sep 08 2013  SUPER NIGHT ELIM'S WRAP UP AT BALMORAL
With all the preliminary action in the books its now go-time for everyone involved in Illinois biggest night of standardbred racing as Super Night
Sep 07 2013  SUPER NIGHT ELIMS UNDERWAY
The countdown to Illinois biggest night of racing action, Super Night 2013, began in earnest on Saturday, Sept. 7th
Aug 17 2013  STATE BRED VETERANS STAR IN SATURDAY CO-FEATURES
A pair of state-bred stakes, each split into two divisions, along with two carryover pools and two big guaranteed pools
Aug 07 2013  TrackMaster, TVG and USTA Announce $5,000 Big 5
Free, Online Harness Handicapping Challenge Starts this Saturday, Aug. 10
Aug 05 2013  BUSY WEEKEND IN THE BOOKS
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters closed out a big weekend of racing action at Balmoral Park on Sunday, August 4th
Jul 31 2013  TROTTERS CLOSE OUT SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OF RACING
State bred trotters closed out the Southland Festival of Racing action on Wednesday, July 31st
Jul 28 2013  DIVINATION UPSETS IN FOX VALLEY EVITA STAKE
$40,000 GUARANTEED PICK 5 POOL COMING UP WEDNESDAY, JULY 31ST
Jul 27 2013  OOSTING HITS GRAND SLAM AT SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OF R
State bred pacers and trotters were front and center on Saturday, July 27th as Balmoral Park
Jul 21 2013  FIELDS SET FOR SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OF RACING
After a busy weekend of eliminations the fields have been set for one of the biggest nights of racing at Balmoral Park
Jul 15 2013  THE KING RULES AGAIN
Fresh off an impressive win over open company in a Hanover Stake last time out William Wright & Mystical Marker Farms King Mufasa
Jul 13 2013  HANOVER STAKES IN FULL FORCE ON SATURDAY
Sophomore pacers and trotters took center stage on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as five divisions of Hanover Stakes
Jul 10 2013  TOUR HALL DEBUTS WITH A VICTORY IN PSYCHIC SPIRIT
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts grabbed top billing on Wednesdays Balmoral card
Jul 07 2013  STATE BRED STAKES HIGHLIGHT A BUSY HOLIDAY WEEKEND
A busy weekend of racing action which included the USTAs Back To The Track promotion came to a close on Sunday, July 7th
Jul 04 2013  LITTLE MS CHRISSY CONTINUES TO ROLL IN SORCE ANN
Flashing the form that made her one of the best two-year-old filly trotters in the Prairie State last season Robert & Donnie Taylors Little Ms Chrissy
Jul 01 2013  ALIYAH MARIA CONTINUES TO ROLL WITH BETZOTIC WIN
Continuing her early season roll Rocco Ruffolos prize acquisition, Aliyah Maria
Jun 29 2013  HANOVER STAKE HIGHLIGHTS A BUSY SATURDAY
With the sounds of summer serenading fans on the apron as Balmoral Park enjoyed its yearly Beach Party,
Jun 23 2013  LITTLE MS CHRISSY GETS BACK ON WINNING TRACK
After a two-year-old campaign in which she finished first or second in 10 of 11 starts, Robert & Donnie Taylors Little Ms Chrissy
Jun 22 2013  SATURDAY NIGHT BELONGS TO ROBERTS!
Driver John Roberts reached the 1,000 win plateau on Saturday night, pulling off a stunning upset with 35-1 outsider
Jun 19 2013  STATE BREDS SHINE ON A BUSY WEDNESDAY NIGHT
A trio of state-bred stakes featuring both trotters and pacers shared top billing on a busy Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 16 2013  UNLOCKED TAKES WICKED BREW STAKE
Fresh off an impressive win in his career debut in last weeks $6,000 Bingo Johnnie Stake,
Jun 15 2013  FORT SILKY CONTINUES DREAM SEASON
While much of the pre-race buzz may have centered around another great Illinois bred from the barn of trainer Terry Leonard
Jun 13 2013  KING MUFASA CRUISES IN SOUTHERN ROCKETOP STAKE
State-bred trotters were in action before the rains and high winds pelted Balmoral Park on Wednesday night
Jun 12 2013  SEVERE STORMS FORCE CANCELLATION
After severe thunderstorms rolled through the area just moments before the first race of the night was about to hit the track,
Jun 09 2013  BREAKS MAR FOX VALLEY DIVA STAKE
In what could best be described as a battle of attrition James Bafia, Eugene White & Samuel Daddonos Trot Fudge Sundae wound up toting home the first place check
Jun 02 2013  YOUNGSTERS DEBUT IN JIMMY SUNSHINE STAKE
Fans of the state-bred set had their first look at some of this seasons two-year-old colt pacers
Jun 02 2013  FANCY CREEK ELUSIVE GIVES RIVALS THE SLIP
years Orange & Blue winner, Fancy Creek Elusiv looks to be picking up right where he left off
May 29 2013  KING MUFASA REIGNS OVER RIVALS IN CARDINAL FINAL
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters grabbed the headlines on Wednesday, May 29th at Balmoral Park
May 27 2013  JUST FOR FUN TROTS TO VIOLET STAKE VICTORY
JUST FOR FUN LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK AFTER VIOLET STAKE WIN!
May 19 2013  ROCCOS RECENT PURCHASE PAYS DIVIDENDS IN VIOLET S
Aliyah Maria, a recent acquisition for long-time owner Rocco Ruffolo, looked like a wise investment on Sunday night
May 17 2013  $50,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 4 SATURDAY, MAY
$17,182 CARRYOVER WILL GIVE PLAYERS A CHANCE AT A HUGE PAYDAY!
May 13 2013  FILLIES SQUARE OFF IN VIOLET STAKE ELIMINATIONS
The countdown to the first major stake of the 2013 season for Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old pacing fillies started on Sunday,
May 08 2013  KING MUFASA TROTS TO VICTORY IN BETZOTIC STAKE
Sophomore trotting colts were on display on Wednesday night as a field of eight diagonally gaited
May 06 2013  SARA THE SPY ROLLS IN BETZOTIC STAKE
A weekend full of Betzotic Stakes continued on Sunday, May 5th as a field of nine Illinois conceived and foaled
May 04 2013  SOPHOMORES STAR IN TRIO OF BETZOTIC STAKES
It was a busy night for the Illinois conceived and foaled sophomore set on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
May 01 2013  KING MUFASA REIGNS SUPREME IN IGGY MAGOO
Stealing the thunder from his nationally ranked entrymate, H.W. Wright & Mystical Marker Farms King Mufasa
Apr 28 2013  TROT FUDGE SUNDAE RETURNS IN GRAND FASHION
Picking up right where she left off, last years two-year-old filly trotting champion Trot Fudge Sundae
Apr 24 2013  GAMBLERS GEAR UP FOR CARRYOVERS
It will be a mid-week treat for fans of the Chicagoland area racing circuit as both Balmoral & Maywood Park will offer some very inviting guaranteed pools
Apr 17 2013  FOX VALLEY CAMO TAKE SPEEDY RODNEY STAKE
$20,000 GUARANTEED PICK 5 POOL COMING UP SATURDAY NIGHT!
Apr 15 2013  SARA THE SPY BUMPS OFF RIVALS
The first trotting stake of the 2013 season was contested on Sunday night at Balmoral
Apr 06 2013  STATE-BREDS STAR AS 2013 STAKE SEASON KICKS OFF
The 2013 stakes season kicked off in a big way on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a trio of state-bred stakes
Mar 16 2013  SUTTON NOTCHES 2,000TH WIN
Driver Josh Sutton reached a career milestone on Saturday night at Balmoral Park,
Mar 09 2013  AMERICAN NATIONAL NOMINATIONS ON THE RISE
After a banner year of American National Stakes that attracted the sports top pacers and trotters in 2012,
Feb 19 2013  $70,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 4 WEDNESDAY, FE
$26,811 CARRYOVER WILL GIVE PLAYERS A CHANCE AT A HUGE PAYDAY!
Feb 13 2013  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD STAKE PAYMENTS DUE
Balmoral and Maywood Park would like to remind horsemen that nomination payments are due on Feb. 15th
Feb 01 2013  BIG NIGHT AT BALMORAL BEFORE BREAK
Both Balmoral and Maywood Park will be on a short hiatus from live standardbred racing beginning on Sunday, Feb. 3rd.
Jan 14 2013  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD RELEASE 2013 STAKE SCHEDULES
The 2013 stake schedules for both Balmoral and Maywood Park have been released by racing secretary Doc Narotsky
Jan 05 2013  FAMILIAR FACES TAKE BALMORAL TITLES
Just as they did in 2010, driver Mike Oosting and trainer Nelson Willis captured their respective titles
Dec 30 2012  SPORTS CREEK SHIPPERS DENIED
EHV-1 POSITIVE FORCES BALMORAL & MAYWOOD TO DENY SPORTS CREEK SHIPPERS
Dec 27 2012  RECORD SETTING PICK 5 PAYOUT
With a carryover of just over $10,000 and more than $80,000 in new money put through the betting windows,
Dec 25 2012  $50,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 WEDNE
$10,534 CARRYOVER , $20,000 GUARANTEED PICK 4 POOL HIGHLIGHT BIG HOLIDAY CARD
Dec 08 2012  BALMORAL OFFERS $100,000 PICK 5 GUARANTEE
Here we go again! Get ready for another giant betting opportunity on Sunday, Dec. 9th at Balmoral Park..
Dec 07 2012  $20,000 Guarantee on Balmoral 50 cent Pick 5 Satu
$25,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 pool with 15% takeout on Final Four
Dec 05 2012  BALMORAL PAYOUTS AND POOL SIZE A BIG REASON FOR BI
If the first week of December is any indication, Balmoral Park will cap off a stellar 2012 season with sizable gains in business.
Dec 02 2012  Balmoral first race has $14,170 superfec
Balmoral will offer an action packed card with two guaranteed pools this Sunday with a bonus.
Nov 27 2012  $8,870 carryover creates $30,000 Guarantee on Balm
The Balmoral Pick 5 was not hit on Sunday and that sets the stage for the second consecutive Wednesday of all night action with two guaranteed
Nov 25 2012  JUST BY DESIGN WINS F.V. MEMORY STAKE
Sundays $15,000 Fox Valley Memory Stake provided a thrilling finish as Joshua Carters Just By Design rallied
Nov 21 2012  2 CARRYOVERS & 3 GUARANTEED POOLS TONIGHT AT BALMO
On the night before Thanksgiving, Balmoral Park offers players across North America a twelve race holiday card with all the stuffing.
Nov 11 2012  Market Share wins $235,000 American National Sopho
Market Share devastated nine rivals en route to winning his ninth victory of the year in the $235,000 American National for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters
Nov 10 2012  American Jewel Retires in Winning Fashion
American Jewel romped to an eight-length victory in the final race of her careerthe $145,000 American National Stake for 3-year-old pacing fillies
Nov 10 2012  Always About Katey Shines in American National
Always About Katey captured the $113,000 American National Stake for freshman pacing fillies
Nov 10 2012  Maven Shines in $130,000 American National Sophomo
Maven picked up seasonal win eight for driver Yannick Gingras by scoring a 1:54.3 confident, front-stepping victory in the $130,000 American National
Nov 10 2012  Our Dragon King upsets in $157,000 American Nation
Our Dragon King, given a confident steer by driver Brian Carpenter, paced to a winning 1:52.2 career best clocking in the $157,000 American National
Nov 10 2012  Chapter Seven Wins $180,000 American National Aged
Chapter Seven added another crown to his closet full of trophies as he romped to an easy 1:54.4 victory in the $180,000 American National Aged Trot
Nov 10 2012  Our Lucky Chip takes American National 3-Year-Old
Indiana invader Our Lucky Chip trounced nine rivals to win the $260,000 American National 3-Year-Old Colt Pace
Nov 10 2012  Foreclosure N Sizzles in 1:48.4 American National
Foreclosure N pulled out all the stops in the $182,000 American National Aged Pace, romping to a 1:48.4 victory
Nov 09 2012  FOILED AGAIN EYES REPEAT IN AGED PACE
Already boasting the title of the richest pacer in harness racing history with more than $4.6 million in earnings
Nov 09 2012  CHAPTER SEVEN LOOKS TO END CAREER AS NUMBER ONE
Looking to trot off into the sunset, or at least the breeding shed, Richard Gutnick Southwind Farm and J&T Silva Stables
Nov 09 2012  HAMBO WINNER LOOKS TO GET BACK ON THE WINNING TRAC
After a pair of tough defeats in Canada in his Breeders Crown elimination and the final, Hambletonian winner Market Share
Nov 09 2012  MAVEN LOOKS TO KEEP MOMENTUM ROLLING
Hoping to capitalize off a big come from behind victory in the Breeders Crown William J. Donovans Maven
Nov 09 2012  HURRIKANE LOOKS TO BLOW THROUGH AM NAT FOES
In what could be the most wide open of the eight American National Stakes carded for Saturday a very evenly matched field of 10 sophomore pacing colts
Nov 09 2012  AMERICAN JEWEL LOOKS TO SHINE IN AMERICAN NATIONAL
Fresh off a scintillating victory in the $500,000 Breeders Crown 3yo filly pace, Brittany Farms prized filly American Jewel
Nov 09 2012  SHOWDOWN LOOMING IN AM NAT 2YO COLT PACE
Fresh off a record setting performance here at Balmoral Park John & Mary Krasnicans Big Brad
Nov 09 2012  ALWAYS ABOUT KATEY LOOKS TO CONTINUE DREAM SEASON
After dominating the state of Indiana to the tune of nine wins and one third place finish in 11 starts,
Nov 08 2012  POWERFUL POE TOYS WITH RIVALS IN BETZOTIC STAKE
With victories in five of his last six starts Mystical Marker Farms and Jack & Peggy Hoods Powerful Poe
Nov 06 2012  $13,211 Pick 5 carryover creates $35,000 Guarantee
The Pick 5 was not hit on Sunday and that makes Wednesday at Balmoral Park a must play.
Nov 05 2012  POWERFUL GODDESS SURPRISES IN MONEE STAKE
Taking advantage of a miscue by heavily favored Trot Fudge Sundae at the start of Sundays $12,600 Monee Stake,
Oct 31 2012  POWERFUL POE SCARY GOOD IN CARDINAL ROMP
It was all treats and no tricks for Mystical Marker Farms and Jack & Peggy Hoods Powerful Poe on Wednesday night
Oct 29 2012  TROT FUDGE SUNDAE DOMINATES DIVISIONAL FOES AGAIN
Taking another step towards divisional honors among the Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old filly trotting set
Oct 21 2012  ICF STAKES ACTION DOMINATES SUNDAY CARD
State-bred trotters and pacers shared the spotlight on Sunday, October 21st at Balmoral Park as a trio of stakes events
Oct 20 2012  BIG BRAD SETS TRACK RECORD IN CRETE STAKE WIN
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old pacing colts were in action on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Oct 14 2012  CHALK, CHALK AND MORE CHALK IN SUNDAY STAKES!
Despite rain, hail and winds in excess of 30mph throughout the day Sunday nights stake action at Balmoral Park went off without a hitch
Oct 13 2012  STATE-BRED YOUNGSTER SHINE IN BETZOTIC SPLITS
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old pacing colts hit the track on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Oct 08 2012  POWERFUL POE ROMPS TO LINCOLN LAND STAKE VICTORY
Taking advantage of the defection of top contender Semper Fit (scr-injured) and a perfect trip,
Oct 03 2012  LITTLE MS CHRISSY WINS LADY LINCOLN LAND
Robert & Donnie Taylors Little Ms Chrissy picked the right time to come up with the biggest effort of her eight race career
Oct 02 2012  $30,000 GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5
$8,640 CARRYOVER HIGHLIGHTS BIG WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR PLAYERS
Oct 01 2012  IMPRESSIVE PERFORMANCES IN LINCOLN LAND ELIMINATIO
Eliminations for next Sundays $118,000 Lincoln Land Stake, the richest trotting event of the season for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts
Sep 29 2012  KINGS LEGEND REIGNS SUPREME
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers took center stage on a very strong Saturday night card
Sep 26 2012  FAVORITES CRUISE IN LADY LINCOLN LAND ELIMS
Starting spots in the years richest trotting event for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting fillies
Sep 23 2012  STATE BREDS BACK IN STAKES ACTION AT BALMORAL
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters were back in action on Saturday, Sept. 22nd and Sunday, Sept. 23rd
Sep 19 2012  FRESHMEN TROTTERS STAR IN AMERICAN NATIONALS
A pair of American National Stakes shared top billing on Wednesday, Sept. 19th
Sep 16 2012  RICCOLO RETURNS TO WINNING WAYS IN SU MAC LAD
Some time off and a return to the Balmoral Park oval seemed to be just what the doctor ordered
Sep 16 2012  FANCY CREEK ELUSIV WINS ORANGE & BLUE
The final race of the evening turned out to be one of the most thrilling affairs of a very successful
Sep 16 2012  IAM BONASERA CRUISES IN MAURELLO STAKE
In yet another dominating performance on Super Night, John Carver & Bert Hochsprung
Sep 16 2012  AL'S HAMMERED POUNDS RIVALS IN LANGLEY MEM.
In what could only be described as one of the most powerful performances in recent Chicagoland racing history
Sep 15 2012  THANK YOU DOC TAKES FILLY O&B
The $189,000 Filly Orange & Blue provided one of the nights most exciting finishes as Sawgrass Farms
Sep 15 2012  PARTY HANOVER LEAVE RIVALS WITH A HEADACHE
Continuing a late summer run that has vaulted her to the top of the three-year-old filly pacing division
Sep 15 2012  MYSTICAL VICTRESS ROMPS TO HISTORIC WIN
Stamping herself as one of the best ever in the Prairie State, Mystical Marker Farms & Peggy Hood
Sep 15 2012  B Fly Mcqueen Starts off Super Night with a Shocke
Super Night 2012 got off to a rousing start on a beautiful Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Sep 14 2012  FIELDS SET FOR SUPER NIGHT 2012
The fields have been set and now the excitement begins as Balmoral Park gears up for Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night 2012,
Sep 12 2012  SEMPER FIT MARCHES TO VICTORY
Freshmen trotting colts grabbed the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 diagonally
Sep 09 2012  SUPER NIGHT ELIMS WRAP UP AT BALMORAL
The final elimination for next Saturdays (Sept. 15th) Super Night program was contested on Sunday, Sept. 9th
Sep 09 2012  COUNTDOWN TO SUPER NIGHT BEGINS
The countdown to Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night 2012 began in earnest on Saturday, Sept. 8th
Aug 31 2012  TWO $25,000 GUARANTEED POOLS AT BALMORAL SATURDAY
Balmoral Park counts down to Super Night XXIV with a pair of guaranteed pools on Saturday, September 1.
Aug 01 2012  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN STATE-BRED TROTTING STAKES
A pair of $54,000 events for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotters shared top billing on Wednesday, August 1st
Jul 30 2012  POWERFUL STAR PULLS OF THE UPSET !
Just as they did the night before with Fox Valley Steffen, trainer Joel Smith and driver Dale Hiteman teamed up to pull off another upset
Jul 28 2012  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL FINALS IN THE BOOKS
The action on and off the track was fast and furious on Saturday, July 28th, as a big crowd flocked to Balmoral Park
Jul 25 2012  TROTTERS BATTLE IN STAKE ELIMINATIONS
State-bred trotters were the focus of attention on Wednesday, July 25th at Balmoral Park
Jul 22 2012  FIELDS SET FOR SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OF RACING
It was a very busy weekend of stake elimination action on Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd at Balmoral Park
Jul 19 2012  Balmoral Park handle up $17,469,771 in 2012
Balmoral Park reported surging handle growth in the first half of 2012 showing an increase of 27 per cent in handle versus the first six months
Jul 15 2012  VAPORSTAR GETS BACK ON THE WINNING TRACK
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters were the featured attraction on Sunday, July 15th, as a field of six diagonally gaited three-year-old
Jul 15 2012  HANOVER STAKES HIGHLIGHT BACK TO THE TRACK
The action was fast and furious on Saturday, July 14th as Balmoral Park played host to eight divisions of Hanover Stake
Jul 09 2012  MAEVEY GRAVY FROM PILLAR TO POST
Sophomore trotting fillies headlined the Sunday, July 8th program at Balmoral Park as a field of nine diagonally gaited ladies
Jul 08 2012  SOPHOMORES STAR IN STATE-BRED STAKE ACTION
Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-olds were front and center on Saturday, July 7th at Balmoral Park
Jul 06 2012  Balmoral raises Saturday Pick Four guarantee to $2
Starting Saturday July 7, Balmoral Park and the USTA Strategic Wagering Initiative will increase the guaranteed pick 4 pools from $20,000 to $25,000
Jul 04 2012  MAEVEY GRAVY TAKES SORCE ANN STAKE
Obermeier & Quaid Stables Maevey Gravy provided the fireworks on Wednesdays Independence Day
Jul 01 2012  RICCOLO DEFENDS HOME TURF; REMAINS UNDEFEATED
Walter & Paige Paisleys Riccolo faced his toughest test to date in an amazing 2012 run on Sunday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 30 2012  UNCLE SMOOTHIE SLIDES BY RIVALS IN BETZOTIC STAKE
Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old pacing colts renewed acquaintances on Saturday, June 30th,
Jun 24 2012  B FLY MCQUEEN UPSETS IN BETZOTIC STAKE!
With an overflow field of 11 Illinois conceived and foaled trotters sent to the post
Jun 23 2012  MYSTICAL VICTRESS TOO MUCH FOR RIVALS IN SUE FEE S
The top distaffers the Prairie State assembled on Saturday, June 23rd at Balmoral Park as a field of eight distaffers
Jun 20 2012  BUSY NIGHT OF STAKES ACTION AT BALMORAL
It was a very busy night of stakes action for Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters on Wednesday night as the Crete plant
Jun 16 2012  WELL TO DO GURU TOO MUCH FOR RIVALS ONCE AGAIN
State-bred pacers headlined a stormy Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a field of seven Illinois conceived and foaled
Jun 13 2012  STATE-BREDS STAR IN WEDNESDAY STAKES
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters were in action on Wednesday, June 13th at Balmoral Park
Jun 11 2012  FILLIES BATTLE IN DIVA SPLITS: YOUNGSTERS STAR I
Trotters and pacers were both in action on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of state- bred events highlighted the 11-race program
Jun 06 2012  DUNE IN RED IMPRESSIVE IN DEBUT
Balmoral fans got a sneak peek at some of this years two-year-old filly pacing crop here in the Prairie State
Jun 03 2012  CRIME OF PASSION RETURNS TO FORM IN CARDINAL FINAL
After a so-so effort to start his sophomore campaign, Leland Mathias, Omer Miller and the Erv Miller Stables Crime Of Passion
May 30 2012  RICCOLO MAKES IT 5 STRAIGHT WITH CARDINAL VICTORY
After showing glimpses of talent during an abbreviated two-year-old campaign in 2011
May 27 2012  DIVAS PHOTO GREETS PHOTOGRAPHER AFTER VIOLET WIN!
Continuing an impressive start to her second season of racing action
May 27 2012  CARDINAL ELIMS CONTESTED; TWIN GUARANTEES ON TAP F
A busy Memorial Day weekend of fun and excitement kicked off on Saturday night at Balmoral Park with a pair of $10,000
May 20 2012  PLENTY OF VIOLET STAKE ACTION ON SUNDAY
It was the girls turn to shine on Sunday, May 20th, at Balmoral Park as a field of eight three-year-old pacing fillies
May 11 2012  $35,000 INSTANT GUARANTEE ON BALMOR
$8,967 CARRYOVER , FOUR GUARANTEED POOLS HIGHLIGHT BIG WEEKEND FOR PLAYERS
May 07 2012  STATE BREDS STAR IN WEEKEND STAKES
A pair of Illinois conceived and foaled stakes shared top billing during another busy weekend of action at Balmoral Park
May 02 2012  SOPHOMORES STAR IN ICF STAKES ACTION
A pair of Illinois conceived and foaled stakes events shared top billing on Wednesdays 10-race program at Balmoral Park.
May 02 2012  THE PLAYERS GUIDE PLUS
$50,000 Guaranteed Balmoral Park Ten cent High 5 Edition
May 01 2012  $50,000 Guaranteed Ten cent High 5 pool at
Balmoral Park will kick off the month of May in style for players across North America, offering two guaranteed pools this Wednesday.
Apr 29 2012  UPSETS IN KOOCHIE STAKE; BIG HI-FIVE GUARANTEE FOR
A pair of upsets in the three-year-old filly trotting ranks had people scratching their heads as two divisions of the $10,000 Koochie Stake
Apr 28 2012  PARK LANE DEPUTY RULES IN RAMBLING WILLIE STAKE
Continuing an amazing comeback after an injury limited his five-year-old season
Apr 27 2012  GIANT PAYOUTS WITH LOW MINIMUMS A GAME CHANGER AT
ANY SIZE BANKROLL CAN MAKE A SCORE AT BETTOR FRIENDLY TRACK
Apr 21 2012  $40,000 INSTANT GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 S
Balmoral Park will once again offer four guaranteed pools this weekend. A one day Pick 5 carryover of $9,429 will kick off the action on Saturday night.
Apr 18 2012  FILLIES SHINE IN TROTTING TILLY STAKE
Illinois conceived and foaled trotting fillies squared off for the first time in 2012 on Wednesday night
Apr 13 2012  BALMORAL PARK RAISES PICK 4 AND PICK 5 GUARANTEES
$9,665 CARRYOVER CREATES INSTANT GUARANTEE ON 50 CENT PICK 5 SATURDAY
Apr 12 2012  Balmoral Park handle up over $10,000,000 in
Balmoral Park reported strong first quarter growth in 2012 showing an increase of 35 percent in handle versus the first quarter of 2011
Apr 08 2012  WELL TO DO GURU PICKS UP FIRST WIN OF 2012 SEASON
James Gormans prized pacer Well To Do Guru continued his mastery of the state-bred set
Apr 02 2012  RICH N FANCY LOOKS LIKE A MILLION BUCKS IN DIRECT
The Illinois conceived and foaled stakes action continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a field of eight
Apr 01 2012  ALS HAMMERED POUND FOES IN TAURUS BOMBER STAKE
The 2012 stake season kicked off on Saturday at Balmoral Park as a field of nine Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old pacing
Mar 29 2012  $101,367 BALMORAL PICK 5 POOL KEY TO $1,005,526 WE
A six digit Pick 5 pool brought harness and thoroughbred players to wager on Balmoral Park Wednesday night.
Mar 27 2012  $60,000 INSTANT GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL 50 CENT PICK
A one day Pick 5 carryover of $13,722 will once again bring the North American gambling spotlight to the ten race program at Balmoral Park on Wednesday
Mar 21 2012  $50,000 INSTANT GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL 50
A one day Pick 5 carryover of $13,901 will once again bring the national gambling spotlight to the ten race program at Balmoral Park on Wednesday
Mar 14 2012  USTA and Balmoral guarantee a minimum $20,000
Balmoral March nightly handle $1,160,475, up 32 per cent from March 2011
Mar 14 2012  PAYMENTS DUE FOR BALMORAL-MAYWOOD STAKES
Balmoral and Maywood Park would like to remind horsemen that sustaining and nomination payments
Mar 10 2012  BETZOTIC.COM ANNOUNCES NEW ACCOUNT FUNDING OPTION
PINpocket Gives Customers Near-Instant Funding Online
Mar 08 2012  RECORD PICK FOUR POOL PRODUCES $8,386 PAYOUT FOR O
Balmoral Park played host to the biggest Pick Four pool in North America this year on Wednesday
Mar 06 2012  BALMORAL PARK OFFERS $100,000 GUARANTEED PICK
Here we go again! Get ready for another giant betting opportunity Wednesday as March Madness starts early at Balmoral Park.
Mar 03 2012  Balmoral averages $101,109 wagered per race in Fe
$13, 346,506 on 12 programs a 44% increase over 2011
Feb 25 2012  $40,000 Guaranteed High 5 pool at Balmoral Saturda
$10,148 carryover provides drama on final leg of $20,000 Pick Four pool
Feb 23 2012  PICK 5 FRENZY FUELS RECORD SETTING PAYOUT
With a two night carryover of nearly $30,000 and a $100,000 guaranteed pool helping to fuel interest
Feb 21 2012  $100,000 Guaranteed 50 cent Pick 5 pool Wednesday
$29,672 carryover largest since 2009
Feb 18 2012  $20,000 Instant guarantee on Balmoral Pick 5
With a carryover of $5,636, the USTA and Balmoral Park have created a $20,000 instant guaranteed
Feb 14 2012  NOMINATING PAYMENTS DUE FOR BALMORAL-MAYWOOD STAKE
Balmoral and Maywood Park would like to remind horsemen that nomination payments are due on Feb. 15th
Feb 14 2012  BALMORAL PICK FOUR AVERAGING $2,401 FOR A BUCK
The first six weeks of 2012 are in the books and judging from recently compiled statistics
Jan 27 2012  $40,000 INSTANT GUARANTEE AT BALMORAL PARK
SATURDAY PICK 4 PLAYERS HAVE BIG ADVANTAGE WITH $11,662 CARRYOVER
Jan 14 2012  BOB LARRY, 87, DIES
Bob Larry, a longtime fixture in the race offices of several Chicagoland standardbred tracks
Jan 09 2012  CHICAGO CIRCUIT HONORS 2011 DRIVING-TRAINING CHAMP
With the 2011 season in the books Balmoral & Maywood Park honored their leading driver and trainers
Dec 30 2011  EARLY 6:30 HOLIDAY POST TIME AT BALMORAL THIS WEEK
Maywood Park and Balmoral Park close out the year in Chicago with the final two cards of the 2011 season
Dec 18 2011  RICHESS EMPEROR ROLLS IN INCREDIBLE FINALE SERIES
Despite competing in only one of the two preliminary legs of the Incredible Finale Series because of an illness
Dec 14 2011  $30,000 Instant guarantee on Balmoral Pick 5
With a carryover of $7,838 , the USTA and Balmoral Park have created a $30,000 instant guaranteed pool on the Wednesday Pick 5
Nov 27 2011  REV ME UP SPEEDS TO VICTORY
Continuing to show that she is one of the top distaffers on the Chicagoland circuit
Nov 13 2011  AMERICAN NATIONALS PROVIDE PLENTY OF THRILLS
Balmoral Park played host to one of its biggest nights of the year on Saturday as six American National Stake finals
Nov 10 2011  MILLER HOPING LUCKY JIM MINDS HIS MANNERS
A classy and well matched field of seven older trotting stars, led by 2009 Dan Patch Award winner Lucky Jim,
Nov 10 2011  WILL BETTOR SWEET BE FOILED IN AM NAT AGED PACE
One of the top rivalries in the sport will be on display on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as Breeders Crown winner
Nov 10 2011  DIVISIONAL HONORS ON THE LINE IN 3YO COLT PACE
Sporting victories in four of his last six starts Steve Calhoun and West Wins Stables Betterthancheddar
Nov 10 2011  CAN HEART CARRY SWINGING BEAUTY TO VICTORY
Despite coming into Saturdays $135,000 American National Stake for three-year-old pacing fillies with just four lifetime victories
Nov 10 2011  CARTER TRAINED DUO READY FOR SHOWDOWN IN 2YO COLT
Trainer Steve Carter has a right to be optimistic when it comes to Saturdays $121,100 American National Stake for two-year-old pacing colts
Nov 10 2011  PODGES LADY LOOKS FOR HOMECOMING VICTORY
After opening a promising career with a pair of victories including a four-length romp in a division of the Hanover Stake
Nov 09 2011  VAPORSTAR CONTINUES LATE SEASON SURGE
State-bred trotting colts were back in the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Nov 09 2011  NORTH AMERICAS BEST COMING TO BALMORAL
Balmoral Park, Chicagolands premier harness horse racing facility located in Crete, IL will play host to some of the top standardbred race horses
Nov 02 2011  VAPORSTAR ROMPS TO VICTORY IN CARDINAL
Fresh off a convincing win in the biggest event of the year for Illinois conceived and foaled trotting colts
Oct 30 2011  FOX VALLEY VELVET TROTS TO VIOLET TITLE
The two-year-old Illinois conceived and foaled filly trotting set was on display Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a field of seven
Oct 26 2011  BOMBS AWAY IN CARDINAL ELIMINATION
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters took to the track in Wednesdays featured event
Oct 23 2011  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN WEEKEND EVENTS
A pair of minor stakes events for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-olds headlined another busy weekend at the Crete oval.
Oct 16 2011  TRACK RECORD HIGHLIGHTS BUSY SUNDAY OF STAKES
Freshman trotters stepped into the spotlight on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of Hanover Stakes
Oct 10 2011  VAPORSTAR WINS LINCOLN LAND STAKE
The years richest event for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts was contested on Sunday night
Oct 09 2011  FOOLS GOLD BLAZES TO FFA VICTORY
Kay Willis and Brandy Pinske Stables Fools Gold continued his impressive four-year-old campaign on Saturday night
Oct 08 2011  TWO $20,000 GUARANTEED POOLS AT BALMORAL SATURDAY
Multi race players can double their pleasure on Saturday night at Balmoral Park.
Oct 05 2011  MAEVY GRAVY SURPRISES IN LADY LINCOLN LAND
Despite coming into the race winless through her five race career Maevey Gravy
Sep 28 2011  FILLES BATTLE IN LADY LINCOLN LAND ELIMS
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting fillies took to the track on Wednesday night
Sep 25 2011  SASSY KAT WIN L.A.REED CON; BIG PICK 4 POOL WED
A compact field of seven state-bred three-year-old trotting fillies took center stage on Sunday night
Sep 24 2011  STATE BREDS SHINE IN SATURDAY STAKES
A pair of state bred stakes events shared top billing on Saturday night as two-year-old colts met in two $11,300 divisions
Sep 21 2011  CAMPBELL SWEEPS AMERICAN NATIONALS
Freshmen trotters took center stage on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of American National Stakes
Sep 17 2011  SUPER NIGHT RECAP
Super Night 23 is in the books and here is a look at the exciting action that took place on Illinois biggest night of racing.
Sep 14 2011  SOUTHWIND MONI ROMPS IN AM. NAT ELIMINATION
Freshmen trotting fillies were in action on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 youngsters
Sep 11 2011  TRACK RECORD HIGHLIGHTS SUNDAY SUPER NIGHT ELIM AC
Elimination action for next Saturdays Super Night 23 continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as both trotters and pacers
Sep 10 2011  COUNTDOWN TO SUPER NIGHT BEGINS
The countdown to Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night 23 on Saturday, Sept. 17th, began in earnest on Saturday as elimination action
Sep 03 2011  TWO $20,000 GUARANTEED POOLS AT BALMORAL SATURDAY
September starts with a bang as Balmoral Park counts down to Super Night XXIII with a pair of guaranteed pools
Aug 28 2011  AMERICAN NATIONALS PROVIDE BIG PERFORMANCES
The 2011 American National Stakes kicked off on Saturday night at Balmoral Park with a pair of six-figure events
Aug 25 2011  SOPHOMORE TROTTERS MEET IN A PAIR OF AMERICAN NATI
The 2011 American National Stake season kicks off on Saturday night at Balmoral Park with a pair of trotting events
Aug 24 2011  $25,000 INSTANT GUARANTEE ON BALMORAL PICK 5 POOL
$15,000 PICK 4 GUARANTEE WILL FOLLOW ON FINAL FOUR RACES
Aug 03 2011  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN TROTTING STAKES
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters took center stage on Wednesday night as a pair of stakes
Jul 31 2011  MARCUS TURNS SUNDAY STAKES INTO MILLER TIME
The bevy of state-bred stakes action that comprise the Southland Festival of Racing continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park
Jul 30 2011  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OF RACING KICKS OFF
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers were the focus of attention on Saturday night as six big stake races with almost $350,000 in purses headlined the Southland Festival of Racing
Jul 27 2011  FOX VALLEY VELVET WINS F.V.FLAN ELIM
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting fillies were the featured attraction on Wednesday night
Jul 25 2011  SOUTHLAND ELIMS CONTINUE ON SUNDAY
After some very impressive efforts by the youngsters in Saturdays Southland Festival of Racing eliminations
Jul 24 2011  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL ELIMS UNDERWAY
After a week of oppressive heat and humidity in the Chicagoland area the action on the track was just as hot
Jul 18 2011  BACK TO THE TRACK WEEKEND A HIT!
The U.S.T.A.s Back To The Track weekend was a hit at Maywood and Balmoral Park both on and off the track as non-stop racing action; giveaways and contests
Jul 13 2011  FOX VALLEY RUFFIAN TAKES HANOVER STAKE
Hanover Stakes action continued on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a compact field of five three-year-old filly
Jul 11 2011  FOX VALLEY TOUCHE STILL PERFECT AFTER OHYOUPRETTYT
Continuing her mastery over the Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old filly pacing set Paula Smith & James Runyans Fox Valley Touche,
Jul 10 2011  ANTHONYSKYWALKER TAKES HANOVER
The dream season for South Of The Tracks Racings Anthonyskywalker continued on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Jul 06 2011  MY MISS CAROLINE TAKES SORCE ANN
Proving once again that she is practically an invincible force among the Illinois bred three-year-old filly trotting set
Jul 04 2011  JUST BY DESIGN HAS PERFECT PLAN FOR VICTORY IN CRE
A full field of 10 Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old pacing fillies lined up behind the gate
Jul 03 2011  ROCKIN RUMBLE IN SATURDAY SHOCKER
GUARANTEED PICK 5 & PICK 4 POOLS ON SUNDAY! Illinois top three-year-old pacing colts took to the track on Saturday night
Jun 27 2011  MY MISS CAROLINE SHINES AGAIN IN ELK GROVE OTB STA
It was another busy weekend of Illinois conceived and foaled stakes action at Balmoral Park and shining brightest of
Jun 19 2011  BUSY WEEKEND IN THE BOOKS AT BALMORAL
With the Illinois conceived and foaled stakes season in full swing Balmoral Park played host to a pair of state-bred stakes events
Jun 15 2011  ANTHONYSKYWALKER ROLLS TO ANOTHER STAKES WIN
South Of The Tracks Racings Anthonyskywalker continued the impressive start to his sophomore season on Wednesday night
Jun 13 2011  STATE BREDS SHINE IN SUNDAY STAKES
A pair of Illinois conceived and foaled events for both pacers and trotters put state breds in the spotlight on Sunday night
Jun 05 2011  ALS HAMMERED WINS JIMMY SUNSHINE STAKE
Fans had their first look at some of this seasons Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old colt pacing crop on Sunday night
Jun 05 2011  DUTCH RICHMAN TOO MUCH FOR RIVALS IN CARDINAL FINA
Last seasons Orange & Blue champion Dutch Richman continued to draw the attention of Illinois racing fans
Jun 01 2011  ANTHONYSKYWALKER RETURNS TO WINNING WAYS IN CARDIN
State-bred trotters took center stage on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a full field
May 31 2011  SLOTS ONE STEP CLOSER AFTER BILL PASSES SENATE!
The Illinois Senate approved Bill 744 late Tuesday afternoon by a vote of 30-27 with two other senators voting present.
May 30 2011  ILLINOIS HOUSE APPROVES GAMBLING EXPANSION
The Illinois House of Representatives passed legislation late Monday afternoon that would greatly expand gambling in the state while bringing slot machines to Illinois racetracks.
May 30 2011  MY MISS CAROLINE CONTINUES DOMINATION OF STATE-BRE
A busy Memorial Day weekend of stakes action for Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters wrapped up on Sunday, May 29th
May 24 2011  Balmoral Park thanks U.S. Military Veterans
Balmoral Park, Chicagolands premier harness horse racing facility is honoring all U.S. Military veterans
May 23 2011  FOX VALLEY TOUCHE PREVAILS IN VIOLET FINAL
The growing rivalry between last seasons top two-year-old pacing fillies, Pardon and Fox Valley Touche, continued again on Sunday night as a field of 10 Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-olds gathered for the first major stake for state bred
May 16 2011  HITEMAN SWEEPS VIOLET ELIMANATIONS
State bred distaffers took center stage as the first major stake of the 2011 season for Illinois conceived and foaled
May 11 2011  ANTHONYSKYWALKER STILL PERFECT IN 2011
After posting open lengths scores in his first two starts in 2011 South Of The Tracks
May 04 2011  PARDON MAKES SOPHOMORE DEBUT A WINNING ONE
Last seasons champion two-year-old pacing filly and Horse of the Year here in Illinois, Pardon
May 01 2011  POWERFUL CONNECTION REMAINS UNDEFEATED IN 2011
Continuing a red hot start to her three-year-old season Dixie Sue Graham and Steve Poores Powerful Connection had no trouble
Apr 30 2011  SPECIAL JOE PROVES BEST IN RAMBLING WILLIE STAKE
A compact but classy field of six Illinois conceived and foaled pacers headed to the track for Saturdays $14,000 Rambling Willie Stake
Apr 20 2011  POWERFULCONNECTION WINS TROTTING TILLY STAKE
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters were back in the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of seven
Apr 17 2011  ANTHONYSKYWALKER DEMOLISHES RIVALS IN SPEEDY RODNE
What a difference a year can make! After going 0 for 10 during his freshman season South Of The Tracks Racings Anthonyskywalker
Apr 16 2011  BENEFIT TO AID HAYLEE KOFOID SET
An online auction to benefit Michelle Eustis seven-year-old daughter Haylee will be taking place beginning
Apr 13 2011  Balmoral Park Community Mourns Loss
Balmoral Park would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Michelle Eustis...
Apr 10 2011  FORT SILKY UPSETS IN SONG CYCLE STAKE
A compact but classy field of five Illinois conceived and foaled pacers gathered for the $14,000 Song Cycle Stake
Apr 04 2011  REDHOT HART TAKES DIRECT BALANCE STAKE
The Illinois conceived and foaled stakes action continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park
Apr 03 2011  REDHOT HART TAKES DIRECT BALANCE STAKE
The Illinois conceived and foaled stakes action continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park
Apr 03 2011  BIG GUS PULLS OFF UPSET IN TAURUS BOMBER
The 2011 Balmoral Park stake schedule kicked off on Saturday, April 2
Mar 23 2011  BALMORAL TO GUARANTEE APRIL PICK 4 WAGERS
Beginning Saturday, April 2nd, Balmoral Parks Pick 4 wagers will have guaranteed pools
Feb 26 2011  BARNARD TICKLED WITH ELMOS 24TH STRAIGHT VICTORY!
On a wet and chilly night John Barnards St Elmo Hero continued the amazing start to his racing career easily dispatching of four rivals in Saturdays
Feb 25 2011  DIFFERENT KIND OF ALL SAINTS DAY AT BALMORAL PARK
Barnard to donate St. Elmo Heros earnings to St. Baldrick Foundation
Feb 24 2011  ELMO LOOKS TO MAKE IT 24 STRAIGHT
The last time we saw him live back on September 4th of 2010, owner John Barnards St Elmo Hero had just won his eighth race
Feb 11 2011  STAKE PAYMENTS DUE
The initial nominating payments for Balmoral & Maywood Parks biggest stakes
Feb 09 2011  BALMORAL PICK 4 GAINING MOMENTUM WITH 15% TAKEOUT
The 2010 racing season showed that a good bet like a good wine, takes time.
Feb 01 2011  BALMORAL CANCELS RACING
Due to blizzard like conditions Balmoral Park has been forced to cancel its live racing program
Jan 21 2011  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD RELEASE 2011 STAKE SCHEDULES
The 2011 stake schedules for both Balmoral and Maywood Park have been released
Dec 30 2010  OOSTING & WILLIS TAKE 2010 BALMORAL TITLES
A pair of Balmoral Park veterans took home the driving and training titles for the 2010 season at Balmoral Park
Dec 29 2010  BALMORAL TO MAKE A FEW CHANGES HEADING INTO 2011
While the live racing nights of Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday will remain the same there
Dec 04 2010  HITEMAN NABS WIN #8,000
Longtime Chicago veteran reinsman Dale Hiteman reached a coveted plateau in his racing career on Friday night at Maywood Park
Nov 17 2010  POWERFUL POSITION ROLLS IN ISOBA SALE STAKE
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts were front and center on Wednesday night
Nov 13 2010  AMERICAN NATIONAL FINALS PROVIDE PLENTY OF EXCITEM
The action was fast and furious on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as six American National finals totaling $938,000
Nov 12 2010  MYSTIC DESIRE LOOKS TO CONTINUE FINE FIRST SEASON
After a very sharp score in his elimination last week Let It Ride Stables, Robert Cooper Stables and Angie Nessas Mystic Desire
Nov 12 2010  PARDON LOOKING FOR BIG PAYDAY IN 2YO FILLY PACE
Richard Balogs freshman pacing filly Pardon will get the chance to grab national recognition on Saturday night
Nov 12 2010  PUT ON A SHOW LIVING UP TO HER NAME
Boasting 19 career victories in 24 starts and a bankroll of $1,851,455 along with the number three ranking in North America
Nov 12 2010  ONE MORE LAUGH(ING)ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK
Creative Racing Stable, Jerry Silva and Ray Schnittkers One More Laugh, a two-time World Record holder
Nov 12 2010  TWO OF NORTH AMERICAS BEST IN AM NAT AGED TROT
Trotting enthusiasts are in for a treat in Saturdays fourth race as two of North Americas top diagonally gaited specialists in Buck I St Pat and Enough Talk
Nov 12 2010  WON THE WEST LOOKS TO MAKE HISTORY IN AGED PACE
Fans could witness a bit of history on Saturday night as Won The West, the number two ranked pacer in North America,
Nov 10 2010  FOX VALLEY HELENA TAKES ISOBA STAKE
Fresh off a win in the Sarah Myers Stake last Wednesday
Nov 08 2010  FIELDS SET FOR AM NAT 2-YO STAKES
Elimination battles for next Saturdays American National night were contested on Saturday, Nov. 6th
Nov 03 2010  TROTTERS STAR IN SARAH MYERS ACTION
The Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting crop took center stage on Wednesday night
Oct 27 2010  TROTTERS STAR IN HANOVER STAKE ACTION
A pair of Hanover Stakes put freshmen trotters on display on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Oct 24 2010  PARDON KEEPS ROLLING ALONG
Richard Balogs dominant two-year-old pacing filly Pardon continued to completely overpower her state-bred rivals
Oct 23 2010  PLAYIN FOR KEEPS SCORES AGAIN
Living up to his name Mark & Stephanie Winship and Amy Gibersons Playin For Keeps
Oct 20 2010  CARDINAL & VIOLET FINALS PRODUCE RUNAWAY WINNERS!
Illinoiss top two-year-old trotters were back in action on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Oct 17 2010  SARAH MYERS STAKE ACTION IN FULL SWING
Richard Balogs Pardon remained at the top of the two-year-old filly pacing division here in the Prairie State while
Oct 14 2010  STAKES FILLED WEEKEND AT MAYWOOD & BALMORAL
Some of Illinois finest two and three-year-old pacers will be in action in what promises to be a very busy weekend of stakes action at both Maywood Park and Balmoral Park.
Oct 13 2010  TROTTERS STAR IN WEDNESDAY ACTION
Illinois conceived and foaled trotting freshmen shared the spotlight on Wednesday, October 13th at Balmoral Park
Oct 10 2010  SOUTHERN MAEBELLE TAKES ISOBA STAKE
A field of nine sophomore trotting fillies was sent postward in Sunday nights
Oct 04 2010  YOUNGSTERS READY TO SHINE ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Illinois top two-year-old trotters will be in search of their biggest payday of the 2010 Illinois Conceived and Foaled Stakes season
Oct 02 2010  FOX VALLEY ESCORT SPLASHES TO VICTORY
Sophomore pacing colts took center stage on a cold and rainy night Saturday at Balmoral Park as a field of seven
Sep 29 2010  FAVORITES ROLL IN TROTTING ELIMINATIONS
Freshmen trotters were on display on Wednesday night as eliminations for the Lady Lincoln Land and Lincoln Land
Sep 26 2010  TROTTERS BATTLE IN CONSOLATION ACTION
A pair of three-year-old trotting events shared top billing on Sunday, Sept. 26th at Balmoral Park
Sep 25 2010  WARREN GETS 3,000TH CAREER VICTORY
Beecher resident Todd Warren joined harness racings elite on Saturday, Sept. 25th, when he guided pacer
Sep 22 2010  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN AMERICAN NATIONAL TROTS
A pair of American National Stakes for two-year-old trotters shared top billing on Wednesday, Sept. 22nd
Sep 18 2010  SUPER NIGHT LIVES UP TO ITS NAME
Despite unseasonably cool temperatures and the constant threat of rain fans turned out in droves to watch Illinois
Sep 17 2010  STAR STUDDED FIELD IN MAURELLO FINAL
A field of 10 of the top older pacers in the Prairie State will slug it out
Sep 17 2010  PARDON LOOKS TO REMAIN PERFECT IN FILLY ORANGE & B
Fresh off her ninth straight victory in last Saturdays elimination action Richard Balogs Pardon figures to be an overwhelming favorite
Sep 17 2010  STABLE RIVALS WILL RENEW RIVALRY IN LANGLEY MEMORI
One of the most thrilling finishes of the 2009 Super Night program occurred in the final race of the night
Sep 17 2010  DUTCH RICHMAN LOOKING FOR ORANGE & BLUE SCORE
Despite having only two starts under his belt heading into last weeks Orange & Blue Stake eliminations
Sep 17 2010  ROCK HOLLYWOOD LOOKS TO STAR IN SU MAC LAD
Returning to his home state proved to be just what the doctor ordered for Kjell Magne Andersens Rock Hollywood
Sep 17 2010  LADY ANN REED FINAL A WIDE OPEN AFFAIR
As has been the case throughout most of the 2010 racing season this years crop of Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old trotting fillies
Sep 17 2010  MILLER LOADED WITH TALENT IN GRANDMA ANN
Trainer Ervin Miller will have a trio of talented fillies lining up behind the gate
Sep 17 2010  FOX VALLEY TOPAZ TRIES TO MAKE HISTORY
After winning the Filly Orange & Blue in 2008 and the Grandma Ann Championship in 2009
Sep 12 2010  SUPER NIGHT ELIMS IN THE BOOKS
The countdown to Super Night 2010 continued on Sunday, Sept. 12th with the final three
Sep 11 2010  COUNTDOWN TO SUPER NIGHT BEGINS
The countdown to Super Night 2010 began in earnest on Saturday, Sept. 11th with 13 of the 14
Aug 29 2010  MAGEE SHINES IN AMERICAN NATIONALS
The 2010 American National Stake season kicked off on Saturday, August 28th with a pair of three-year-old trotting events
Aug 25 2010  SOPHOMORE TROTTERS SHARE AMERICAN NATIONAL SPOTLIG
A pair of American National Stakes for three-year-old trotters share top billing
Aug 15 2010  WESTERN TRADEMARK EQUALS BALMORAL RECORD
Diamond Creek Farms Western Trademark etched his name into the Balmoral Park record books
Aug 04 2010  TROTTERS STAR IN WEDNESDAY STAKES
A pair of state-bred trotting stakes for two-year-olds shared top billing on Wednesdays Balmoral Park program
Aug 04 2010  BALMORAL PICK 4 WITH 15% TAKEOUT A SUCCESS
On the heels of a very successful Southland Festival of Racing
Aug 01 2010  TROTTERS WRAP UP SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OF RACING
After a very big Saturday night of pacing action it was time for Illinois conceived and foaled trotters to take center stage
Aug 01 2010  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL KICKS OFF WITH IMPRESSIVE EFFOR
The states top pacers were highlighted on Saturday night as Balmoral Park presented six stake finals
Jul 28 2010  MY MISS CAROLINE A RUNAWAY WINNER
Making it look even easier than she did while taking her career debut by five lengths
Jul 25 2010  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL ELIMS WRAP UP ON SUNDAY
After a busy Saturday night of elimination action for next weekends Southland Festival of Racing
Jul 24 2010  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL ELIMS HIGHLIGHT SATURDAY ACTION
The countdown to next weekends Southland Festival of Racing began in earnest on Saturday night
Jul 23 2010  Fans can become a Harness Racing VIP
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Jul 23 2010  Guaranteed $50,000 Pick 4
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Jul 18 2010  TROTTERS WRAP UP A BUSY WEEK OF HANOVER STAKES
A busy week of Hanover Stakes action came to a conclusion on Sunday, July 18th at Balmoral Park
Jul 17 2010  HANOVER STAKES IN FULL SWING ON SATURDAY
Hanover Stakes action was in full swing on Saturday, July 17th at Balmoral Park as 10 of the 14 races
Jul 14 2010  TROTTERS STAR AS HANOVER STAKES GET UNDERWAY
The 2010 Hanover Stakes season started with a bang on Wednesday night
Jul 11 2010  ICF STAKES ACTION IN FULL FORCE AT BALMORAL
It was another busy weekend of stakes action at Balmoral Park as two and three-year-old state-bred pacers and trotters
Jul 07 2010  SOUTHERN MAEBELLE WINS AGAIN
Exhibiting the form that has kept her atop the Illinois conceived and foaled trotting ranks in each of her first two seasons
Jul 05 2010  STATE BRED STAKES HIGHLIGHT A BUSY WEEKEND
A bevy of state-bred stakes action provided plenty of fireworks at both Maywood and Balmoral Park
Jun 26 2010  A PAIR OF UPSETS IN SUE FEE STAKE SPLITS
Illinois conceived and foaled filly and mare pacers took center stage on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 24 2010  YOUNGSTERS SPLASH TO VICTORY IN WEDNESDAY STAKE AC
On a night that may have been better suited for ducks than horses
Jun 21 2010  UPSETS ABOUND IN WICKED BREW STAKE
Sundays $8,000 Wicked Brew Stake splits for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old pacing colts
Jun 20 2010  WELL TO DO GURU WINS BROADWAY PREVIEW STAKE
Saturdays $30,000 Broadway Preview Stake provided a slight upset and the first sub-1:50 mile of the season
Jun 16 2010  SHOWMEYOURSTUFF TAKES MIKES A MYSTERY STAKE
Taking full advantage of miscues by several of the top contenders in Wednesdays featured $9,000 Mikes A Mystery Stake,
Jun 13 2010  LITTLE GUYS TAKE BINGO JOHNNIE SPLITS
Once again the this seasons two-year-old colt pacing crop was on display Sunday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 09 2010  QUEEN OF THE NILE SPRINGS BIG UPSET
Part of this years Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old pacing set
Jun 07 2010  LITTLE PAULI DEBUTS WITH A WIN IN JIMMY SUNSHINE
Fans got their first look at some of this seasons two-year-colt pacing crop here in the Prairie State on Sunday
Jun 06 2010  POWER OF A MOMENT SPLASHES TO CARDINAL VICTORY
Although a heavy downpour turned the track into a sea of mud the rain could not dampen the spirits
Jun 04 2010  CARDINAL FINAL PROMISES TO BE A GOOD ONE!
The first big test of the season for the Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old colt pacing crop
Jun 02 2010  VIVIANI TRAINED DUO DOMINATE CARDINAL FINAL
Owner trainer Jerald Viviani and Sue Phillips toted home all the cash on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
May 31 2010  KFSPICTUREPERFECT JUST THAT IN VIOLET FINAL
Living up to her name Brett Wilfongs Kfspictureperfect proved to be very photogenic on Sunday night at Balmoral Park
May 30 2010  CARDINAL ELIMS PRODUCE IMPRESSIVE EFFORTS
Illinois top three-year-old pacing colts headlined Saturdays Balmoral Park card as a total of 23 sophomores
May 26 2010  MUSCATINE TROTS TO CARDINAL ELIM WIN
Miranda Lyon and Paula Smiths Muscatine was on his best behavior for Wednesday nights
May 24 2010  FOX VALLEY ORACLE CAPTURES VIOLET STAKE FINAL
The first big money event of the year for the state-bred set was up for grabs on Sunday night
May 22 2010  $51,800 VIOLET FINAL LOOKS TO BE A WIDE-OPEN AFFAI
The first major stake of the season for Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old pacing fillies
May 16 2010  WELCH TRAINEES TAKE VIOLET ELIMINATIONS
Veteran conditioner Roger Welch has reason to be optimistic as the first major test of the Illinois bred stake season draws closer
May 12 2010  LEAVEITONTHETRACK TAKES ISOBA STAKE
Sophomore trotting colts were the center of attention on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
May 08 2010  FOX VALLEY BARBOSA & INDESCRIBABLE TAKE ISOBA SPLI
State-bred pacing colts grabbed top billing on Saturdays Balmoral Park program as a total of 15 three-year-olds
May 06 2010  REV ME UP & SHOWMEYOURSTUFF TAKE STATE-BRED STAKES
The first Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association Stake of the season was contested on Wednesday night
May 02 2010  POWERFUL BELLA TAKES KOOCHIE STAKE
Turning a perfect pocket sitting trip into her second victory of the season
May 01 2010  THISBIGDOGWILFIGHT JUST KEEPS ROLLING ALONG
Coming into Saturdays $14,000 Rambling Willie stake with three straight Free For All victories under his belt
Apr 25 2010  THISBIGDOGWILLFIGHT CRUISES IN FREE FOR ALL
Proving once again that he is simply too much for his rivals in the Free For All class here at Balmoral Park
Apr 22 2010  MERRY HIGH CRUISES IN TROTTING TILLY STAKE
The three-year-old state-bred trotting set was showcased on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Apr 21 2010  TROTTING STARS QUALIFY AT BALMORAL
Wednesday mornings qualifiers at Balmoral Park drew plenty of attention as two of Illinois most dominant state-bred trotters
Apr 18 2010  TROTTERS GET THEIR FIRST TEST OF THE YEAR IN ICF S
The first Illinois conceived and foaled stake action of the year for three-year-old trotting
Apr 18 2010  OOSTING BAGS 4,000TH CAREER WIN!
Balmoral Parks five-time driving champion, Mike Oosting, joined some very elite company in the world of harness racing
Apr 07 2010  STATE-BRED SOPHOMORES GET 2010 STAKES SEASON UNDER
The 2010 stakes season kicked off on Saturday, April 3rd at Balmoral Park
Mar 04 2010  LONGTIME CHICAGO FAVORITE STANLEY BANKS, 73, dies
The Chicagoland harness racing scene lost another one of its most familiar faces on Monday, March 1st as Stanley E. Banks passed away
Feb 25 2010  Balmoral & Maywood Lower Trifecta & Superfecta Min
If bet a little, win a lot appeals to you than fans of both Balmoral Park and Maywood Park will be happy to know
Feb 17 2010  AJS DELIGHT TAKES NEWCOMER FINAL
After three rounds of preliminary action the Newcomers Series for three and four-year-old colt and gelding pacers came to a close on Wednesday night
Feb 12 2010  BALMORAL & MAYWOOD DELAY STAKE PAYMENTS
Balmoral Park and Maywood Park have announced that all Feb. 15th stake nominations have been moved back one month
Jan 28 2010  MARCUS MILLER FEATURED ON COMCAST SPORTS
One of the rising stars among the driving colony on the Chicagoland harness racing scene, Marcus Miller, will be the subject of a feature
Jan 25 2010  BALMORAL SET TO KICK OFF 2010 SEASON
LOWER TAKE-OUT & LOWER MINIMUM BETS HIGHLIGHT NEW WAGERING MENU
Jan 14 2010  BALMORAL AND MAYWOOD RELEASE 2010 STAKE SCHEDULES
Both Balmoral Park and Maywood Park have announced their stake schedules for the upcoming 2010 racing season
Jan 04 2010  OOSTING AND HOCHSTETLER TAKE HONORS
The 2009 racing season has come to a close with a familiar result in the driver standings
Dec 30 2009  DEE DEE SAGE TAKES INCREDIBLE FINALE SERIES FINAL
After three very competitive rounds of preliminary action a field of 10 two and three-year-old
Dec 13 2009  WEATHER FORCES CANCELLATION AT BALMORAL
After a nasty rain and sleet storm pelted the Chicago area on Saturday, Dec. 12th, Balmoral Park was forced to cancel its Sunday, Dec. 13th
Dec 01 2009  OK Commander named Horse of the Month
William Switala and James Martin's OK Commander stamped himself as "one to watch" with a pair of sharp stakes victories during November, and as a result was named Horse of the Month by the U.S. Trotting Association.
Nov 29 2009  MY HEART WAS TRUE IN A THRILLER
A compact field of seven Illinois conceived and foaled filly and mare pacers squared off in Sundays (Nov. 29th)
Nov 15 2009  AMERICAN NATIONALS PROVIDE PLENTY OF THRILLS
Some of North Americas top horses and drivers invaded Balmoral Park on Saturday, Nov. 14th
Nov 13 2009  PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE WHEN HANDLING LANSON
Lanson, the 3-2 morning line favorite in Saturdays $150,000 American National Aged Trot,
Nov 13 2009  TWO GREATS TO CALL IT QUITS AFTER AGED PACE
The storied racing careers of two of harness racings greatest pacers, Mister Big and Art Official, will come to a close on Saturday night
Nov 13 2009  IF I CAN DREAM PROVIDING DREAM SEASON
Trainer Tracy Brainard has enjoyed an incredible 2009 season campaigning some of the sports top young colt and filly pacers.
Nov 13 2009  YELLOW DIAMOND SHINES BRIGHTLY FOR BRAINARD
This years three-year-old filly Breeders Crown champion, Yellow Diamond, figures to be an overwhelming favorite
Nov 13 2009  SEEKMAN LOOKING FOR TRIFECTA IN 2YO AM NAT
It will be a case of strength in numbers for Sawgrass Farms and trainer Joe Seekman in Saturdays $180,000 American National Two-Year-Old Colt pace
Nov 13 2009  BARGAIN FOAL PAYING DIVIDENDS FOR SEEKMAN
When can going against your instincts be a good thing?
Nov 04 2009  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN SARAH MYERS STAKES
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters of both sexes shared top billing on the Wednesday, Nov. 4th program
Oct 30 2009  $25,000 GUARANTEED BAL-CAL PICK 4 READY TO ROLL AG
The popular Bal-Cal Pick 4 Challenge will return on Sunday, November 8th with its usual $25,000 guaranteed jackpot.
Oct 28 2009  UPSETS ABOUND IN HANOVER STAKES
Hanover Stakes action for two-year-old trotters of both sexes shared top billing at Balmoral Park on Wednesday, Oct. 28th
Oct 26 2009  SOUTHERN ROCKETOP BACK ON TRACK WITH ISOBA WIN
A pair of ISOBA Stake events shared top billing on the Sunday, Oct. 25th program at Balmoral Park.
Oct 25 2009  POWER OF A MOMENT CONTINUES TO ROLL
Proving once again that he is just too much for the rest of the two-year-old colt pacing set here in the Prairie State
Oct 21 2009  YOUNGSTERS STAR IN VIOLET & CARDINAL FINALS
State-bred trotters headlined the Wednesday night action at Balmoral Park as the Violet and Cardinal Stake Finals
Oct 19 2009  FAVORITES PREVAIL IN SUNDAYS SARAH MYERS ACTION
Sarah Myers Stake action continued on Sunday, Oct. 18th with a total of 17 Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old pacing fillies
Oct 18 2009  SARAH MYERS SPLITS PRODUCE IMPRESSIVE EFFORTS
State-bred youngsters grabbed the spotlight on Saturday, Oct. 17th at Balmoral Park
Oct 14 2009  TROTTERS STAR IN VIOLET & CARDINAL ELIMINATIONS
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters stepped into the spotlight on Wednesday night as diagonally gaited freshmen of both sexes
Oct 11 2009  MISS VICKIE CONTINUES LATE SEASON SURGE
After a slow start to her sophomore season Kevin Dixon and Robert Taylors Miss Vickie continued her quest for a second straight divisional title
Oct 10 2009  LONGTIME CHICAGO FAVORITE DARYL BUSSE,67,DIES
Daryl Busse, 67, for many years a leading driver-trainer both nationally and in Illinois, died Thursday evening, Oct. 8, 2009,
Oct 08 2009  MAGEE SWEEPS WEDNESDAY STAKE ACTION
Illinois top two-year-old trotters were on display Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Oct 07 2009  TROTTERS READY TO STAR ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Freshman trotters will take center stage on Wednesday, Oct. 7th at Balmoral Park
Oct 04 2009  BOMBS AWAY IN DIRECT DOTTIE STAKE
It was a longshot lovers delight in Sundays $12,000 Direct Dottie Stake at Balmoral Park
Oct 03 2009  BUSHWOOD Z TAM UPSETS IN BYE BYE BYRD STAKE
It figured to be a two-horse battle between the stakes winning speedballs My Boy Luke and Trophy Hunter but when the smoke cleared in Saturdays $12,000 Bye Bye Byrd Stake
Sep 23 2009  TROTTERS STAR IN AMERICAN NATIONALS
Freshmen trotters stepped into the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of six-figure American National Stakes
Sep 23 2009  AMERICAN NATIONALS ON TAP AT BALMORAL TONIGHT
Freshmen trotters will take center stage on Wednesday, Sept. 23rd at Balmoral Park
Sep 19 2009  SUPER NIGHT 2009 PROVIDES PLENTY OF THRILLS
Illinois biggest night of racing Super Night 2009 was conducted on Saturday night at Balmoral Park.
Sep 13 2009  SUPER NIGHT ELIMS CONCLUDE ON SUNDAY NIGHT
Elimination action for Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night 2009, concluded on Sunday night
Sep 12 2009  PLENTY OF SURPRISES AS SUPER NIGHT ELIMS BEGIN
The countdown to Super Night 2009 began on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Aug 29 2009  MUSCLE HILL OVERPOWERS RIVALS IN AMERICAN NATIONAL
up to his number one ranking, Muscle Hill, simply overpowered nine rivals
Aug 24 2009  HAMBO CHAMP HEADED FOR BALMORAL
The 2009 Hambletonian champion and number one rated horse in North America, Muscle Hill,
Aug 06 2009  CARRYOVERS APLENTY AT MAYWOOD & BALMORAL
Fans of the Chicagoland area racing circuit will have the chance to build up a nice bankroll over the coming nights as both Maywood Park and Balmoral Park will offer carryovers in several of their gimmick wagers.
Aug 05 2009  UPSETS PREVAIL IN TWO-YEAR-OLD TROTTING STAKES
Illinois bred trotters headlined Wednesday nights Balmoral Park action
Aug 02 2009  TROTTERS CLOSE OUT SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL ACTION
The inaugural edition of the Chicago Southland Festival of Racing came to a
Aug 01 2009  SOUTHLAND FESTIVAL OFF TO A ROUSING START
Despite below average temperatures and a sprinkle of rain all day the action was red-hot on Saturday at Balmoral Park
Jul 30 2009  FUN FILLED WEEKEND AT BALMORAL COMING UP
Balmoral Park will play host to the inaugural Chicago Southland Festival of Racing on Saturday, August 1st & Sunday August 2nd.
Jul 29 2009  FOX VALLEY SMARTY IN 50-1 SHOCKER
two-year-old trotters go postward it can always be bombs away and thats just what it was on Wednesday night
Jul 27 2009  ELIMINATION ACTION CONTINUES AT BALMORAL
After a busy Saturday night of elimination races geared towards next weekends big Chicago Southland Festival of Racing the action continued on Sunday night
Jul 26 2009  STATE BREDS STAR IN SATURDAY NIGHT ELIMS
The countdown to the inaugural Chicago Southland Festival of Racing on August 1st and 2nd
Jul 19 2009  SOUTHERN ROCKETOP SHATTERS TRACK RECORD
A very busy weekend of stakes action came to a close in spectacular fashion on Sunday night
Jul 18 2009  JAM PACKED NIGHT OF HANOVER STAKES ACTION
2009 Hanover Stakes action was in high gear on Saturday night at Balmoral Park with more than $250,000 in purse money up for grabs
Jul 15 2009  YOUNGSTERS STAR IN PSYCHIC SPIRIT SPLITS
State-bred trotting colts took the track on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
Jul 14 2009  OVERT PULLS OFF A SHOCKER IN HANOVER STAKE
The 2009 Hanover Stakes season started with a bang on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park
Jul 12 2009  DIVISION LEADERS GET BACK ON TRACK IN SUNDAY STAKE
The cream of the crop among Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old pacers and trotters hit the track on Sunday night
Jul 11 2009  PARK LANE DEPUTY RULES IN HOT HEAD STAKE
After being hampered by tough trips in his last three starts driver Dale Hiteman took no chances with Park Lane Deputy
Jul 07 2009  FOX VALLEY LOVER CONTINUES TO ROLL IN SORCE ANN ST
Division leader Fox Valley Lover continued her incredible start to the 2009 racing season on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park
Jul 05 2009  CHINA GAL & MY HEART WAS TRUE TAKE ISOBA SPLITS
A busy weekend of stakes action came to a close on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a total of 16 sophomore pacing fillies
Jul 04 2009  WHAT IT MEANS GETS ISOBA WIN VIA DQ
Fresh off his biggest win to date in the $100,000 Maywood Pace last week, Kenneth Duffy, Shim Racing & Mystical Marker Farms What It Means
Jul 01 2009  DR MCDREAMY & WELCHKIN CRUISE TO VICTORIES
Sophomore trotting colts took center stage on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a total of 14 diagonally gaited state-breds
Jun 30 2009  FOX VALLEY LOVER CONTINUES TO ROLL WITH ISOBA WIN
State bred trotting fillies were back in the spotlight on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 27 2009  BOBS MINUTE MAID CRUISES ONCE AGAIN!
Illinois conceived and foaled distaffers stepped into the spotlight on Saturday night
Jun 24 2009  CLAIRES ROSE MAKES HER DEBUT A WINNING ONE
Fans of Balmoral Park received their first look at some of this years two-year-old trotting filly crop here in the Prairie State
Jun 23 2009  STATE-BREDS SHINE ON A BUSY TUESDAY NIGHT
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters and pacers shared the spotlight on a very busy Tuesday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 21 2009  YOUNGSTERS COOK UP A WICKED BREW AT BALMORAL
Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old colt pacers were back in action on Sunday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 21 2009  THISBIGDOGWILLFIGHT TAKES BROADWAY PREVIEW STAKE
In what looked like it could have been a preview of the Tony Maurello Stake for Super Night 2009,
Jun 17 2009  DR MCDREAMY & WINDY JOE TAKE MIKES A MYSTERY SPLIT
The bevy of state-bred stakes action at Balmoral Park continued on Wednesday with sophomore trotting colts
Jun 16 2009  A PAIR OF STATE-BRED STAKES SHARE TOP BILLING ON T
Illinois conceived and foaled stakes action continued on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park
Jun 15 2009  YOUNGSTERS IMPRESS IN BINGO JOHNNIE SPLITS
The Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old stakes action continued on Sunday night
Jun 14 2009  ART OFFICIAL IMPRESSIVE IN 2009 DEBUT
Last years Meadowlands Pace and Hoosier Cup champion Art Official
Jun 11 2009  ILLINOIS TRACKS AND HORSEMENS FUTURE LOOKS VERY
Mondays U.S. Supreme Court decision to decline to hear the appeal of a 2008 Illinois Supreme Court ruling
Jun 10 2009  MY NEW DAWN PREVAILS IN A THRILLER
After a dynamite performance by a state-bred freshman pacing colt here on Sunday night it was the girls turn to shine on Tuesday night
Jun 08 2009  SUPREME COURT TO AVOID RACETRACK-CASINO DISPUTE
The Supreme Court has decided to steer clear of a dispute between Illinois casinos and the states horse racing tracks
Jun 08 2009  J VS BAD BOY IMPRESSIVE IN HIS CAREER DEBUT
Balmoral Park racing fans received their first look at some of this seasons two-year-old colt pacing crop
Jun 07 2009  PARK LANE DEPUTY DOMINANT IN CARDINAL FINAL!
Just as he had done in seven of his nine previous career starts Shirley LeVins Park Lane Deputy
Jun 04 2009  SOUTHERN ROCKETOP EQUALS TRACK RECORD
After early miscues took out three of the main contenders in Wednesdays nights $50,200 Cardinal Stake
Jun 03 2009  Krish On Another Excellent Adventure
Track handicapper Tom Krish was in attendance for this years Elitloppet in Sweden. He shares his thoughts in this article.
Jun 03 2009  FOX VALLEY LOVER UPSETS IN VIOLET STAKE FINAL
Despite winning two of her first three starts this season Paula Smith & James Runyans Fox Valley Lover
Jun 02 2009  STAKE FINALS ON TAP FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
There will be action aplenty for trotting enthusiasts at Balmoral Park on Tuesday and Wednesday night
May 31 2009  CARDINAL ELIMS SPOTLIGHT SOPHOMORE CLASS
The stakes action rolled on at Balmoral Park on Saturday night
May 29 2009  DRIVER OF THE NIGHT SERIES STARTS THIS WEEKEND
Fans at Maywood Park on Friday night will have the chance to meet and greet 2008 driving champion Sam Widger.
May 27 2009  DEFINER & SOUTHERN ROCKETOP TAKE CARDINAL ELIMS
State-bred trotting colts took center stage on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
May 25 2009  NATIVE HOTSPUR REMAINS PERFECT WITH VIOLET STAKE W
Despite coming into Sundays $56,900 Violet Stake Final at Balmoral Park sporting a perfect four for four record
May 23 2009  SOPHOMORE PACING FILLIES SET TO BATTLE
The first major test of the Illinois conceived and foaled stakes season takes place on Sunday night
May 18 2009  FILLIES TAKE CENTER STAGE IN VIOLET ELIMINATIONS
A total of 21 Illinois conceived and foaled sophomore pacing fillies were sent to battle on Sunday night
May 17 2009  SPECIAL JOE TAKES FREE FOR ALL IN 1:49.4
The first sub-1:50 clocking of the 2009 Chicagoland racing season was recorded on Saturday night
May 13 2009  DRIVERS ESCAPE UNSCATHED AFTER NASTY WRECK
Wednesday nights fourth race at Balmoral Park was declared a no-contest after a nasty wreck prevented any of the seven starters from finishing the race.
May 13 2009  SOUTHERN ROCKETOP A WINNER IN SOPHOMORE DEBUT
Sophomore trotting colts were back in action for the second consecutive Tuesday
May 11 2009  MISS VICKIE MAKES SOPHOMORE DEBUT A WINNING ONE!
After putting together an impressive freshman campaign in which she won six of her 10 starts
May 10 2009  PARK LANE DEPUTY STARS IN ISOBA STAKE SPLITS
Sophomore pacing colts stepped into the spotlight on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
May 07 2009  FILLIES STAR IN ISOBA STAKE SPLITS
The state-bred stakes action continued on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park
May 06 2009  DR MCDREAMY STEALS THE SHOW IN IGGY MAGOO
The 2009 summer racing schedule at Balmoral Park kicked off with the Iggy Magoo stake for three-year-old trotting colts on Tuesday night
May 04 2009  HIGH 5 C/O LEADS BALMORAL INTO NEW SCHEDULE
Balmoral Park will move to its summer racing schedule beginning this Tuesday, May 5th
May 04 2009  STATE BREDS STAR IN A PAIR OF WEEKEND STAKES
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters shared the spotlight on a busy weekend of racing action
Apr 22 2009  Trotting Tilly Stake & Huge Pick 5 Provide Plenty
Illinois conceived and foaled trotting fillies made their first stakes appearance of the season on Wednesday night
Apr 19 2009  RECORD PICK 5 POOL EXPECTED THIS WEDNESDAY
The stakes will be high on Wednesday, April 22nd at Balmoral Park as a record Pick 5 pool is anticipated
Apr 19 2009  Trotters Star in Speedy Rodney Stake Splits
The first trotting stake of the 2009 season for Illinois conceived and foaled sophomores
Apr 11 2009  Native Hotspur takes Direct Balance Stake.
State bred pacing fillies headlined Saturdays Balmoral Park program as a field of eight Illinois conceived and foaled ladies squared off in the $15,000 Direct Balance Stake.
Apr 04 2009  TAURUS BOMBER SPLITS OPEN 2009 STAKE SEASON
Sophomore pacing colts opened the 2009 Balmoral Park stakes action on Saturday night
Mar 04 2009  DINGYS MODEL SPRINGS UPSET IN FOX VALLEY REDHOT
After two legs of preliminary action a group of seven filly and mare pacers gathered in Wednesdays ninth race at Balmoral Park to contest the $9,000 final of the Fox Valley Redhot Series.
Feb 28 2009  MAGEE REACHES 11,000 WIN PLATEAU
Hall of Famer Dave Magee became only the sixth driver in harness racing history to record 11,000 driving victories when he guided Capture The Magic to a head decision in Saturdays 13th race at Balmoral Park
Feb 28 2009  FOX VALLEY GAMBLER CRUISES IN FFA
The first Free For All of the 2009 Chicago racing season was contested on Saturday at Balmoral Park as a field of nine lined up behind the gate to battle for a purse of $18,000.
Feb 25 2009  ROUND TWO OF THE IDEAL SOCIETY COMPLETE
a pair of first round battles at Maywood Park action in The Ideal Society shifted to Balmoral Park on Wednesday night. With a total of 22 pacers dropped into the box these colts and geldings were split into a trio of $6,500 events.
Feb 11 2009  You Go Girl & Dynamic Dream Take Newomers Finals
After two legs of preliminary action Balmoral Park played host to a pair of $8,000 finals of the Winter Newcomers Series on a wet and blustery Wednesday night...
Jan 31 2009  Widger Sets New Balmoral Record With 8 Wins
Veteran reinsman Sam Widger, who won his first career driving title by capturing the top honors at Maywood Park in 2008, enjoyed the biggest single night of his career...
Jan 22 2009  Balmoral Announces 2009 Stakes Schedule
With live racing set to resume at Balmoral Park in less than one week on Wednesday, Jan. 28th (post time 7:20 p.m. central), another exciting year of stakes filled action at the Crete plant has been announced...
Dec 21 2008  Weather Forces Sunday Cancellation
Due to the extreme cold that has moved into the Chicagoland area Balmoral Park has been forced to cancel its live racing card for Sunday, Dec. 21st, 2008...
Dec 20 2008  Weather Forces Cancellation
Due to the adverse weather conditions that left the southern suburbs of Chicago looking like a hockey rink Balmoral Park has been forced to cancel its live racing card for Saturday, Dec. 20th, 2008...
Nov 12 2008  Definer Continues Late Season Dominance
Illinois conceived and foaled trotting colts were on display Wednesday night as a field of six two-year-olds met in a $14,500 ISOBA Super Sale Stake which was contested
Nov 11 2008  Fox Valley Lover Splashes To Victory
Freshmen trotting fillies grabbed the headlines on a cold and rainy Tuesday at Balmoral Park as a field of eight diagonally gaited state-breds squared off in a $15,000 ISOBA Super Sale Stake...
Nov 07 2008  State-Breds Shine As Anderson Sweeps Sarah Myers
Illinois top two-year-old pacing colts were on display Saturday night as a total of 18 youngsters squared off in a pair of $23,120 Sarah Myers Stake splits...
Nov 02 2008  2008 Hanover Stakes Draw To A Close
The final two Hanover Stakes of the 2008 racing season were contested on Sunday night with two-year-old trotters taking center stage...
Nov 01 2008  American National recap
Dr. Ian Moore, R G McGroup & Serge Savard's Shadow Play completed a sweep of the two major three-year-old pacing stakes on the Chicago circuit by taking the $300,000 American National Stake on Saturday night at Balmoral Park
Oct 30 2008  American Nationals Bring Top Horses & Drivers
Balmoral Park will showcase some of North America's top horses as well as the cream of the crop among the driving colony on Saturday night as six big American National Stakes will be contested on a big 14-race program...
Oct 26 2008  Miss Vickie & Definer Trot To Sarah Myers Titles
Illinois two-year-old trotting set was back in action on Sunday night as both the fillies and colts had their turn to shine in a pair of Sarah Myers Stakes...
Oct 25 2008  Schoolkids & Annieswesterncard Take Am Nat Elims
Freshmen pacing colts were the center of attention on Saturday night as a total of 17 two-year-olds squared off in a pair of $17,000 American National Eliminations...
Oct 19 2008  Fox Valley Summit Climbs To The Top
The 2008 Illinois conceived and foaled stakes season continued to wind down on Sunday night as a field of seven three-year-old colt and gelding trotters met in a $15,000...
Oct 15 2008  Tropical Caprices Splashes to Violet
The freshmen trotting stakes continued on Wednesday night with a full field of 10 diagonally gaited two-year-old fillies sloshing postward in the $50,650 Violet Stake...
Oct 14 2008  Southern Rocketop KO's Rivals In Tuesday's Cardina
State-bred trotting colts were back in the spotlight on Tuesday night as a field of nine two-year-old colts and geldings slugged it out in the $47,850 Cardinal Stake...
Oct 08 2008  Chugwater Gal Trots To Victory
Sophomore trotting fillies stepped into the spotlight on Wednesday night as a field of nine diagonally gaited state-breds squared off in a $17,000 Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association Stake...
Oct 05 2008  Venusinbluejeans Cruises In Direct Dottie
Illinois conceived and foaled pacing fillies grabbed the headlines on Sunday night as a field 10 sophomores met in the $12,500 Direct Dottie Stake...
Oct 04 2008  Roy Orbisong Takes Bye Bye Byrd Stake
The sophomore pacing set here in the Prairie State took center stage on Saturday night as a field of eight three-year-olds was sent to battle...
Oct 01 2008  Miss Vickie Prevails In Thrilling Fashion
Illinois top young trotting fillies were on display Wednesday night as a field of 10 diagonally gaited two-year-olds was sent postward in the $133,000 Lady Lincoln Land Stake...
Sep 30 2008  Southern Rocketop In A Rout
The biggest stake of the season for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts turned into nothing more than a stroll in the park...
Sep 27 2008  State Bred Freshman Featured in Saturday's Stakes
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers shared the spotlight on Saturday night as a total of 16 two-year-old fillies met in a pair of $10,000 Thrifty Way Stake splits while 22 of their male counterparts slugged it out in a trio of $10,000 Yates Eagle St
Sep 24 2008  Fillies Star In Lady Lincoln Land Elims
Freshman trotting fillies stepped into the spotlight on Wednesday night as a total of 20 Illinois conceived and foaled youngsters battled in a pair of $12,500 Lady Lincoln Land Stake eliminations...
Sep 23 2008  Southern Rocketop Lowers His Record In LL Elims
Illinois top two-year-old trotting colts headlined the Tuesday night action as a total of 15 diagonally gaited youngsters battled in a pair of $12,500 Lincoln Land Stake eliminations...
Sep 22 2008  The Stars Come Out On Super Night
Sep 21 2008  Tyler Buter Wins 1,000
While he was hoping to achieve career victory number 1,000 on Saturday's Super Night card waiting an extra night did not diminish the excitement of reaching the milestone for 22-year-old Tyler Buter...
Sep 16 2008  Freshman Trotters Star In Am Nat Final
After last week's elimination battles produced a pair of new track records Tuesday's rich American National Stake finals figured to be heated affairs from start to finish...
Sep 14 2008  Super Night Elims Wrap-Up
The final spots for Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night 2008, were up for grabs on Sunday night...
Sep 13 2008  Countdown To Super Night Underway
The countdown to Illinois biggest night of racing, Super Night 2008, began in earnest on Saturday night...
Sep 09 2008  Youngsters Shine In American Nationals Elims
Freshman trotters were the focus of attention on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as American National Stake Elimination's for diagonally gaited fillies and colts were contested...
Sep 06 2008  Coldheartedrevenge Blazes Home In 1:48.3
The Saturday night Free For All at Balmoral Park produced yet another amazing performance as Thomas Ceraso Jr. & John Giumarra Jr.'s Coldheartedrevenge posted a thrilling head decision in a career best of 1:48.3...
Aug 30 2008  Thisbigdogwillfight Lives Up To His Name
The top pacers on the grounds were back in action on Saturday night as a classy field of eight went postward in the $18,000 Mr. Dalrae Free For All-Handicap...
Aug 27 2008  Balmoral-Maywood Gimmicks Providing BIG Oportuniti
Fans of the Balmoral Park and Maywood Park racing signal are getting plenty of "bang for their buck", or even as little as a dime, at the two Chicagoland area harness tracks...
Aug 23 2008  Favorites Prevail In American Nationals
With big money up for grabs in a pair of American National Stakes for sophomore trotters Balmoral Park played host to some of North America's top diagonally gaited three-year-olds on Saturday night...
Aug 23 2008  Favorites Prevail In American Nationals
With big money up for grabs in a pair of American National Stakes for sophomore trotters Balmoral Park played host to some of North America's top diagonally gaited three-year-olds on Saturday night...
Aug 22 2008  Top Sophomore Trotters Headed For Balmoral Park
Some of North America's finest three-year-old trotters will be on display Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of prestigious American National Stakes share top billing on our 14-race program...
Aug 16 2008  Coldheartedrevenge Pulls Off Upset
The top older pacers in the Chicagoland area were on display Saturday night as a field of five squared off in the $18,000 Western Hanover Free For All...
Aug 09 2008  Balmoral Re-Opens To Fast Paced Action
With the Balmoral Block Party serving as a festive backdrop live racing action returned to Balmoral Park on Saturday night with a big 14-race program.
Jul 15 2008  Balmoral Park resurfacing Racetrack
It may be "down time" for live racing at Balmoral Park but there is still plenty going on at the Crete plant as the one-mile racing oval undergoes a complete renovation in anticipation of its re-opening on Saturday, August. 9th.
Jun 21 2008  2008 Hanover Season Kicks Off At Balmoral Park
The 2008 edition of the Hanover Stakes kicked off in a big way on Saturday night (June 21) at Balmoral Park as five separate events shared the spotlight on a 14-race card...
Jun 18 2008  Favorites Cruise In Incredible Tillie Stake Splits
State-bred pacing fillies took center stage on Wednesday nights program as a total of 16 two-year-olds squared off in a pair of $10,000 divisions of the Incredible Tillie Stake...
Jun 17 2008  Trotting Colts Star In Plesac Stake Splits
The first stakes event of the 2008 season for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting colts was contested on Tuesday night as a total of 13 diagonally gaited youngsters went postward in a pair of $5,000 Plesac Stake splits...
Jun 15 2008  Fox Valley Saphron Impressive In Mini Me Stakes Wi
Illinois conceived and foaled pacing colts took top billing on Sundays Fathers Day program as a field of eight two-year-olds were sent to battle in the $15,000 Mini Me Stake.
Jun 11 2008  Fillies Shine In Wednesday's Misty Misty Misty Sta
Freshman pacing fillies grabbed the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a total of 13 Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-olds met in a pair of $6,000 Misty Misty Misty Stake splits.
Jun 08 2008  Welch-Entry Too Tough in Balmoral Stake
The Roger Welch trained entry of Maxter and Spirit Lifter proved to be much the best in Sunday nights $12,000 Kadabra stake for state bred three-year-old trotting colts and geldings at Balmoral Park, finishing almost 12 lengths ahead of their compet
Jun 08 2008  Balmoral Record Eight Wins for Oosting
Mike Oosting had a track record eight driving wins Saturday night, the most ever on a Balmoral Park program. The record performance came exactly four weeks after Oosting bagged seven winners on May 10 which equaled the Crete, IL track record set earl
May 24 2008  Action Aplenty Saturday Night (5/24) at Balmoral
Racing fans were treated to the biggest race card of the season thus far in Chicago on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as six big Illinois conceived and foaled stake battles highlighted the start of the Memorial Day weekend...
May 18 2008  Welch Trainees Continue To Roll in Cardinal & Viol
As was the case on Saturday night it was the Illinois conceived and foaled three-year-old crop that took center stage on Sunday but this time it was colt and filly trotters competing in Cardinal and Violet Stake elimination action...
May 17 2008  Cardinal & Violet Eliminations Contested
Illinois top three-year-olds pacing colts and fillies shared the spotlight on Saturday night as eliminations for the first "major state-bred stakes of the 2008 season, the Cardinal and Violet, were contested as part of an action filled Saturday ni
May 17 2008  World Cup Action Continues At Balmoral Park
The World Cup of Amateur Racing continued with a pair of races taking center stage Saturday night at Balmoral Park. The first two events on the 14-race program featured two full fields of drivers from Spain, Norway, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Aust
May 12 2008  Balmoral Park Helps Pets Find a Home
On Saturday, May 12th, Balmoral Park held the first ever Adopt a Pet Night at the Racetrack, located in Crete, Il...
May 11 2008  Welch trained Sophomores Shine In ISOBA Stakes
The three-year-old state bred trotting set took top billing on Sunday's Balmoral Park card as both diagonally gaited colts and fillies competed in their respective divisions of another Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association Stake...
May 10 2008  Oosting Ties Record For Wins
Veteran reinsman Mike Oosting, who currently enjoys a commanding lead in the driver standings here at Balmoral Park, put his name into the tracks record books on Satuday night by guiding home seven winners on the card...
May 05 2008  Jane Lehr Richardson Passes
Longtime Veterinarian Dr. Jane Lehr Richardson passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 4, 2008...
May 04 2008  Kennans Kelli Takes ISOBA Stake
The Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association stake action continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a field of six sophomore pacing fillies lined up behind the gate to battle for a purse of $18,820...
May 03 2008  Lets Getit Started Takes ISOBA Stake
State-bred pacing colts stepped into the spotlight on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 11 sophomores went postward in an $18,860 Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association Stake...
Apr 26 2008  My Boy David Blazes To Victory
Shirley LeVin's Illinois bred pacing sensation My Boy David returned to his winning ways in grand fashion on Saturday night knocking off a field of Free For All pacers in a blistering 1:49.4...
Apr 22 2008  Winning Blade Pulls Off Shocker
Illinois conceived and foaled trotting fillies received top billing on Tuesday night as a field of seven diagonally gaited sophomores was sent postward in the $15,000 Fox Valley Flan Stake...
Apr 12 2008  Brown Bottle Flu Pulls Off Shocker
State-bred pacers received top billing on Saturday's big "Mystery Voucher Night" card at Balmoral Park as a field of eight Illinois conceived and foaled stars went postward in the $20,000 Song Cycle Stake...
Apr 10 2008  Halls Of Gold Splashes To Victory
Tina & Patrick Grahams Halls Of Gold may have made a break in his last start but the son of Bands Gold Chip had no trouble getting over a sloppy surface on Tuesday night as he trotted to an impressive seven-length victory in the $15,000 Speedy Rodn
Apr 09 2008  Trotting Tilly Stake A Stroll In The Park
For the second consecutive night driver Brandon Simpson turned the night's featured event into nothing more than a battle for minor spoils as he gave owners Tina & Patrick Graham another stakes victory guiding Spread The Chips to a 5-1/4 length romp
Apr 05 2008  Favorites Roll As 2008 Stakes Season Underway
It was a chalk players delight as the 2008 stakes season got underway on Saturday, April 5th at Balmoral Park. Gordon and Claudia Wrights Kinsey started the proceedings with an easy wire to wire score in Saturdays $15,000 Taurus Bomber for Illinoi
Mar 14 2008  Ryan Anderson To Meet & Greet Fans Tonight!
Fans of driver Ryan Anderson will have the chance to meet and talk harness racing with one of the young stars of the sport in a meet and greet session on Saturday, March 15th at Balmoral Park...
Feb 28 2008  Tetrick Bobblehead Giveaway Celebrates Sensational
Some folks might think that Illinois favorite sons name is Abebut in reality, his name is Tim...
Feb 26 2008  Snow Forces Tuesday Cancellation
One of the worst Chicago winters in recent history continued to wreak havoc with the racing schedule at Balmoral as Monday night and Tuesday mornings heavy snowfall has forced the cancellation of the Tuesday, February 26 race card...
Feb 17 2008  Balmoral Cancels Sunday 2/17
Heavy rains that pelted the Southland area throughout the night and early this morning along with a quick thaw due to rising temperatures have created unsafe racing conditions, forcing Balmoral Park management to cancel the Sunday, Feb. 17th racing p
Feb 09 2008  Balmoral Park Announces 2008 Stake Schedule
It promises to be another exciting stakes filled season of action on Balmoral Parks lightning fast one-mile oval as Race Secretary Doc Narotsky and Director of Racing Phil Langley have put together an outstanding 2008 stakes program for the Crete, I
Feb 06 2008  BALMORAL CANCELS WEDNESDAY CARD
Heavy rains and gusting winds have forced the cancellation of Wednesday nights (Feb. 6th) Balmoral Park racing card. With the inclement weather expected to get worse as the day wears on track management and horseman have agreed to cancel for the saf
Feb 05 2008  Weather Forces Another Balmoral Cancellation
After heavy snow and white out conditions forced the cancellation of last Tuesdays Balmoral Park racing card after just one race Mother Nature once again struck in Crete, Illinois as heavy rains forced the cancellation of the Tuesday, Feb. 5th r
Jan 29 2008  Weather Forces Cancel Tuesday, January 29
Balmoral Park was forced to cancel its Tuesday night program after just one race due to inclement conditions...
Jan 23 2008  BIG PICK 4 POOL EXPECTED AT BALMORAL TONIGHT!
Gimmick players should have another nice shot at a big payday on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park thanks in part to a $9,349.96 carryover pool in the nightly Pick 4 wager...
Jan 04 2008  Pick 5 Carryover Could Lead to Another Big Payday
Balmoral Park fans throughout the country will get the chance for another big payday on Saturday night thanks in part to a $6,298.00 Pick 5 carryover pool...
Jan 02 2008  Osting & Rucker Take Balmoral 2007 Titles
In recent years veteran's Mike Oosting and Ken Rucker have become fixtures in the winner's circle at Balmoral Park. So it should come as no surprise that this successful duo added yet another driving and training title to their respective resumes'wit
Dec 30 2007  $40,000 Estimated Pick 4 Pool Tonight
Sunday's big 12-race card, which gets underway at 6:30 p.m., figures to provide plenty of fireworks as Balmoral Park draws the curtain on its 2007 racing season...
Dec 27 2007  Anderson Expected To Make Full Recovery
Ryan Anderson, who was injured in a nasty spill in last Sundays first race at Balmoral Park, is expected to be out of action for up to six months after suffering a broken femur as well as cuts and bruises...
Dec 23 2007  Anderson Injured In Wreck
Driver Ryan Anderson, the second leading driver among the Balmoral Park driving colony in 2007, will be on the shelf for the remainder of the 2007 season and the start of the 2008 racing season after suffering a broken femur after taking a nasty spil
Nov 26 2007  Trader Bud Takes Billings Midwest Final
Balmoral Park proudly played host to the $10,000 C.K.G. Billings Amateur Driving Series Mid-West Final on Sunday evening. After seven months of exciting preliminary events a field of eight drivers braved cold and wet conditions for their chance to mo
Nov 25 2007  It's All Booze Cruzin In Saturday's ISOBA
Illinois conceived and foaled sophomore pacing colts took center stage on Saturday night as a field of seven lined up behind the gate to contest a $19,500 Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association Stake...
Nov 21 2007  Before He Cheats Betters His Own Record
Sam Bowie's ultra-impressive sophomore trotter, Before He Cheats, shaved 2/5th's of a second off his own track record for a three-year-old gelding trotter with a 2 ¾ length victory in 1:53.3 in Tuesday's $15,500 Open-Trot...
Nov 21 2007  Star Swagger Cruises In ISOBA Stake
A field of four Illinois conceived and foaled sophomore trotting fillies took to the track before the regularly scheduled Tuesday night card to contest a $12,000 Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association Stake...
Nov 19 2007  Little Pedro "Giant" in ISOBA
State-bred freshman pacing colts were back in action on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a field of six was sent postward in a $25,000 Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association Stake...
Nov 18 2007  Renovation Pulls Off Mild Upset in ISOBA Stake
Jason Wilson & Charles Knipps Renovation came roaring down the stretch to capture Sunday nights featured $26,000 Illinois Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association Stake for two-year-old pacing fillies.
Nov 04 2007  Freshman Star in Sarah Myers
State-bred trotters stepped into the spotlight on Sunday night as two-year-old trotting colts and fillies met in a pair of $40,000 Sarah Myers Stakes...
Nov 03 2007  Stars Shine Bright in Am Nats
With more than $1.2 million in purse money on the line the action was fast and furious on Saturday night as some of North Americas best trotters and pacers, both young and old, converged on Balmoral Park for six American National Stake Finals...
Oct 28 2007  Trotters Star In Hanover Stakes
Freshman trotters took center stage on Sunday night as a pair of Hanover Stakes shared top billing on the 12-race card...
Oct 27 2007  Osting Wins 3,000th
After posting four wins on Friday nights Maywood Park card to draw within one victory of the coveted 3,000 career win plateau driver Mike Oosting wasted no time reaching that milestone as he led off the Saturday night Balmoral Park program with a de
Oct 17 2007  Violet Trot Goes to Maplelane Natalie
The homebred freshman Maplegrove Natalie eked out her first state-bred stake championship Wednesday night at Balmoral Park when she held on and won the $52,500 Violet Final for two-year-old trotting fillies with driver Brandon Simpson...
Oct 17 2007  Tetrick Guides Gloria Wyoming To Victory
This seasons two-year-old filly trotting crop here in the Prairie State battled for the biggest payday of their freshman season on Tuesday night as a field of 10 were sent postward in the $120,000 Lady Lincoln Land Stake Final...
Oct 16 2007  Valley Speed Much The Best In Cardinal Final
Illinois bred trotters stepped into the spotlight on Tuesday night as a field of nine two-year-old trotting colts squared off in the $56,000 Cardinal Stake Final...
Oct 09 2007  Favorites Roll In Cardinal Elims
State-bred trotting colts were back in the spotlight on Tuesday night as a total of 15-diagonally gaited two-year-olds battled in a pair of $7,500 Cardinal Stake Eliminations. The top five finishers in each division will be back next week to slug it
Oct 03 2007  J C Josie Victorious in ISOBA
Sophomore trotting fillies snared top billing on Wednesdays Balmoral Park card as a field of nine diagonally gaited state-breds met in a $19,330 Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association Stake...
Sep 30 2007  Fox Valley Odyssey Wins Lincoln Land Final
Illinois finest two-year-old trotting colts were on display Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 youngsters lined up behind the starting gate for the $130,000 Lincoln Land Stake Final...
Sep 26 2007  Lincoln Land Elims In The Books
Trotting fillies took center stage on Tuesday night as a total of 13 Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-olds battled in a pair of $12,500 Lady Lincoln Land Stake Eliminations. The top five finishers in each split will be back next Tuesday to batt
Sep 25 2007  Balmoral Pick 5 Carryover
Balmoral Pick Five rolls over - $15,000 estimated pool for Tuesday...
Sep 23 2007  Action Aplenty on Sunday Night
State bred trotting colts were the main focus on a busy Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a total of 20 two-year-olds slugged it out in a pair of $12,500 Lincoln Land Stake Eliminations. The top five finishers in each division get the chance to return
Sep 22 2007  Fox Valley Ajax Pulls Off Shocker
Saturdays $10,000 Yates Eagle Stake for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old pacing colts provided a shocking finish as 80-1 longshot Fox Valley Ajax came bobbing and weaving through the stretch to win by a length in a career best of 1:53.0...
Sep 18 2007  Creamy Mimi Takes Am Nat Final
Freshman trotting fillies stepped into the spotlight on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 youngsters squared off in the $135,000 American National Stake.
Sep 16 2007  Muscle Mass Stays Unbeaten in Am Nat
Freshman world champion Muscle Mass was dominant in Sunday nights $115,000 American National stake championship for two-year-old male trotters, finishing almost 10 lengths the best for driver Brent Holland. The overwhelming 1-5 favorites 1:56.3 win
Sep 15 2007  Super Night recap
Sep 13 2007  Simpson favorites headline Su Mac Lad
Dirk Simpson couldn't be happier. Both of his sophomore trotters not only qualified for Saturdays $120,000 Su Mac Lad Final at Balmoral Park, but both won their eliminations handily for the talented trainer...
Sep 12 2007  Super Night Preview
For the 10th consecutive year Balmoral Park is proud to play host to Illinois biggest and richest night of harness racing. Started back in 1989 at Sportsmans Park, this showcase for the Prairie States top pacers and trotters has quickly become one
Sep 11 2007  Creamy Mimi Takes Am Nat Elimination
Freshman trotting fillies were in action on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 youngsters battled for spots in next Tuesday's $135,000 American National Stake...
Sep 09 2007  Super Night Eliminations Complete
After a wild Saturday night which saw 11 of the 12 elimination favorites in the two and three-year-old pacing divisions fall by the wayside Super Night elimination battles continued on Sunday night with older pacers competing in the Ann Vonian and Da
Sep 08 2007  Super Night Eliminations
The countdown to Illinois biggest night of racing action, Super Night 2007, began on Saturday night with the state's top two and three-year-old pacers in action...
Aug 25 2007  Prayer I Am Repeats as Am Nat Champ
Many of North America's top sophomore trotters descended upon Balmoral Park on Saturday night as a pair of prestigious American National Stakes shared top billing on the big 14-race card...
Aug 18 2007  Pick 5 Carries Over Again
Sunday nights (Aug. 19th) Pick 5 wager at Balmoral Park, with its low 15% takeout, should once again provide a nice payday for the lucky fan(s) who can correctly select the five winners of races three thru seven on the Sunday card...
Aug 10 2007  Reduced Pick 5 Takeout
he Pick 5 wager at Balmoral Park with its low 15% takeout is once again proving to be very popular for the Balmoral Park players both in state and out of state...
Aug 07 2007  Balmoral Ready To Roll
Live harness racing action returns to Balmoral Park on Tuesday night as the countdown to Super Night XIX begins...
Jun 20 2007  Incredible Tille Stake Headlines Action
The Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old filly pacing set was on display Wednesday night as Balmoral Park prepared to head into its six-week summer break...
Jun 17 2007  Trotters Featured in Hanover Action
After a big Saturday night which featured five Hanover Stakes the action continued on Sunday as a total of 20 sophomore trotting fillies were sent to battle...
Jun 16 2007  2007 Hanover Stakes Start in a Big Way
The 2007 Hanover Stakes season kicked off on Saturday night with five big stakes for two and three-year-olds sharing top billing...
Jun 15 2007  Hanover Stakes Highlight Closing Weekend
The stakes action will be fast and furious at Balmoral Park on the final weekend before the Crete plant takes a six-week hiatus from live racing...
Jun 13 2007  Yankee Monaco Enters Balmoral Record Book
After four straight starts at Hazel Park Markus Ernsts Yankee Monaco returned to Balmoral Park with a bang as she became the fastest aged trotting mare in the tracks rich history by stopping the clock in 1:53.2...
Jun 09 2007  Make It Brief & Gro Blaze to Victory
The top class of male and female pacers was on display Saturday night at Balmoral Park. A field of nine was sent postward in the weekly $21,500 Free For All...
Jun 06 2007  Youngsters Shine In Egyptian Grande Splits
Racing fans got their first look at this years Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old filly pacing crop as a total of 13 youngsters met in a pair of...
Jun 05 2007  J C Josie Scores Again In Fox Valley Diva
The Illinois bred sophomore trotting set were back in action on Tuesday night as a field of nine fillies lined up behind the gate for the $12,000 Fox Valley Diva Stake...
May 26 2007  Cardinal & Violet Finals Wrap Up
Despite less than ideal conditions fans were treated to a big Saturday night card featuring some of the Prairie States top trotters and pacers. With six Illinois conceived and foaled stake match-ups and a Free For All...
May 19 2007  Chalks Rule in Cardinal & Violet Elims
Eliminations for the first major Illinois conceived and foaled stake of the season were contested on Saturday night. A total of 14 sophomore colts battled in a pair of $7,500 Cardinal eliminations while 10...
May 14 2007  State-Bred Sophomores Star on Mother's Day
With a total of 14 colts dropped into the box the boys event was split into two fields of seven with each carrying a purse of $15,370. The Mothers Day action kicked off in the fourth race of the night...
May 07 2007  Sportsfancy Opens 2007 Account
Once again it was state bred pacers who were back in the spotlight on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as an overflow field of 11 sophomore fillies squared off in a $21,460 ISOBA Stake...
May 05 2007  Cinco De Mayo Wrap-Up
Illinois conceived and foaled pacing colts kicked off the action as a field of 10 sophomores squared off in a $22,130 I.S.O.B.A. Stake...
May 02 2007  Busy Weekend on Tap
With a big Saturday program featuring a $22,130 ISOBA Stake, a $21,500 Free For All, a $15,500 Filly & Mare Open and a festive Cinco De Mayo bash..
Apr 24 2007  Scarlett Valley Much the Best in Filly Stake
Erv Millers Scarlet Valley was hammered down like she was a good thing in Tuesday nights $15,000 Fox Valley Flan stake for state-bred three-year-old trotting fillies and overwhelming 1-9 better favorite didnt disappoint her many supporters, winnin
Apr 22 2007  Before He Cheats Continues to Roll
State-bred trotters took center stage on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as a field of seven diagonally gaited sophomores battled in the $15,000 Iggy Magoo Stake...
Apr 21 2007  Free for Alls Produce Blistering Miles
With the temperatures finally heating up in the Chicagoland area race times started to fall as evidenced by a pair of blistering miles in Saturdays two divisions of the $21,500 Race Time Free For Alls...
Apr 18 2007  State Breds Highlight Easter Action
A trio of Illinois conceived and foaled stakes highlighted a big Easter Sunday night program at Balmoral Park. All three events were restricted to three-year-olds with both trotters and pacers sharing the top billing in these $15,000 events...
Apr 14 2007  My Boy David Dominates in Song Cycle
Shirley Le Vins state-bred pacing star My Boy David continued his dominance of the Illinois-bred set with a very impressive wire to wire score in Saturdays $20,000 Song Cycle Stake...
Apr 07 2007  Bif Puff Doggie Benefits From DQ
The first stake race of the 2007 season provided plenty of action and excitement with a photo finish and a disqualification taking fans on a roller coaster ride of emotions...
Apr 06 2007  Balmoral Ready To Spring Into Stakes Action
Although the temperatures make it feel more like fall or winter things will be heating up at Balmoral Park as the 2007 stake season gets underway...
Mar 20 2007  Balmoral Slashes Takeout Rate
Balmoral Park is pleased to announce that starting this Wednesday, March 21st, the takeout on Pick 3 and Pick 5 wagers will be reduced...
Jan 23 2007  First Bal Cal of Season Wednesday
The 2007 edition of the Bal Cal Pick Four swings into action this Wednesday night at Balmoral Park. The popular wager will be offered every Wednesday night with a guaranteed pool of $25,000.00. The Bal Cal begins with the final two races from Balmora
Jan 17 2007  Balmoral Park Betting News
Superfecta wagering will now be expanded to include races one, five and nine. This change will go into effect starting with the matinee card on Saturday, January 20th...
Jan 17 2007  Maywood Park Betting News
Strong business trends continued in the second week of the 2007 season. Significant carryover pools have put the half-mile oval on the national and international map...
Jan 10 2007  Maywood Park Betting News
Business was strong last weekend as the half mile track opened their 62nd racing season. Friday's handle of $1,649,712...
Jan 10 2007  Balmoral Park Betting News
Huge payoffs and new wagers highlighted opening week on the mile track. The superfecta was by far the most lucrative wager on the menu...
Jan 03 2007  Balmoral Park Set to Kick Off 2007
The Chicagoland area 2007 harness racing season kicks off this evening as Balmoral Park presents a big 11-race program. Post time for the opener is 7:20 p.m...
Jan 02 2007  Oosting & Pletcher Take Balmoral Titles
Balmoral Parks 2006 driving and training titles have gone to Mike Oosting and Darcy Pletcher respectively...
Dec 20 2006  Grand Junction Co Sloshes to Victory
After watching sophomore pacing fillies slug it out on Tuesday night it was time for the two-year-old colts to take center stage on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of six state-breds were sent postward...
Dec 19 2006  Chicky Dee Cruises in Incredible Finale
Sophomore pacing fillies grabbed the headlines on Tuesday night as a field of seven Illinois conceived and foaled ladies squared off in the $10,000 final of the Incredible Finale Series...
Dec 09 2006  Todd Warren Gets His 2000th!
Saturday became a very special night for driver Todd Warren who notched his 2,000th career driving victory. The 41-year-old Beecher, Illinois resident hit the prestigious milestone...
Nov 25 2006  My Boy David Dominant in ISOBA
A compact field of six Illinois bred three-year-old colt pacers were sent to the gate for Saturdays $16,480 ISOBA Stake...
Nov 22 2006  Tomato Squashes Rivals
The Illinois conceived and foaled stakes season continued to wind down on Wednesday night as three-year-old trotting fillies stepped into the spotlight for an Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association Stake...
Nov 11 2006  American National Festival of Racing Recap
Nov 04 2006  Countdown to American Nationals!
With five big American National Finals and one Hanover Stake rapidly approaching the chase for some $750,000 in purse money began on Saturday Night with four eliminations for the big five finals were contested...
Nov 01 2006  Lofty Game Reached New Heights in ISOBA
The final ISOBA Super Sales Stake of the season was contested on Wednesday night with two-year-old trotting colts taking center stage...
Oct 31 2006  ISOBA Super Sales Share Tuesday's Spotlight
The Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old set was on display Tuesday night as freshman pacers and trotters both saw action in a pair of ISOBA Super Sales Stakes...
Oct 25 2006  Victor's Finesse Cruises in ISOBA Stake
Sophomore trotting fillies kept the stakes action rolling along at Balmoral Park on Wednesday night as a field of nine diagonally gaited ladies squared off in a $16,000 ISOBA event...
Oct 24 2006  Youngsters Shine in Sarah Myers Stakes
The 2006 Sarah Myers Stakes, the final major test for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-olds, concluded on Tuesday night with trotters getting top billing on the 11-race program...
Oct 22 2006  Sportsfancy Wire to Wire in $50,000 Sarah Myer
The 2006 edition of the Sarah Myers Stakes continued on Sunday night at Balmoral Park. This time it was the freshman filly pacing set that took center stage as a field of 11 Illinois conceived and foaled...
Oct 21 2006  Home Bed Advantage Stays Perfect in Sarah Myers
World record holder Home Bed Advantage had little trouble staying perfect in his first season of racing when he cruised to his eighth consecutive victory in the $50,000 Sarah Myers stake for two-year-old state breds Saturday night at Balmoral Park.
Oct 17 2006  Litigator Continues Dominance With ISOBA Win
The Illinois conceived and foaled sophomore trotting set was on display Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of eight diagonally gaited colts and geldings were sent to battle in a $15,130 ISOBA Stake...
Oct 16 2006  Kyle Husted Takes Midwest Amateur
The Young Guns of the Midwest Amateur Drivers Association descended upon Balmoral Park on Sunday night to compete in their $1,500 Championship event...
Oct 10 2006  Favorites Roll in Violet & Cardinal
Trotters garnered all the attention on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as Illinois best diagonally gaited two-year-old colts and fillies competed in the Cardinal and Violet Stake Finals...
Oct 03 2006  Trotters Shine in Cardinal & Violet Elims
The Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old trotting set stepped into the spotlight on Tuesday night as eliminations for the Cardinal and Violet Stakes were contested...
Sep 30 2006  Saturday 09/30/2006 Recap
The top class of pacers renewed acquaintances on Saturday night as a field of eight went postward in the $21,500 Timelys Best Man Free For All-Handicap...
Sep 19 2006  Upsets in Freshman Trots
The states two-year-old trotting set took center stage on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as these diagonally gaited youngsters battled in their richest engagements of the Illinois bred stakes season...
Sep 17 2006  Super Night 2006 Wrap-Up
The $115,000 Su Mac Lad Championship got Super Night started off with a bang. Litigator and driver Ryan Anderson made a bold, late stretch move to win the...
Sep 12 2006  Youngsters Shine in Lincoln & Lady Lincoln Elims
Illinois two-year-old trotting set splashed into the spotlight on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as the Crete oval played host to...
Sep 10 2006  Super Night Eliminations Conclude
Eliminations for the final four Super Night Stakes took place on Sunday night at Balmoral Park. Headlining the Sunday night action were preliminaries for the Ann Vonian Stake, Dan Patch Stake, Su Mac Lad and Lady Ann Reed...
Sep 09 2006  World Record Highlights Super Night Eliminations
The countdown to the biggest night in Illinois harness racing, Super Night, began in earnest on Saturday night at Balmoral Park...
Aug 25 2006  Facts and Figures
American National Night Facts and Figures Saturday Night at Balmoral Park.
Aug 24 2006  American National Night Records in Jeopardy
If its a dry Saturday night you can expect some stake records to fall on American National Night at Balmoral Park. In fact, you can go to the bank on it. The stakes record for the sixth race $203,000 American National Aged Pace is 1:49.3, set by Roy
Aug 22 2006  Best of the Best on American National Night
In every sport its the classic showdown when No.1 meets No. 2 and thatll be the case this Saturday when Balmoral Park hosts American National Night. Six open stakes are on the star-studded card, featuring the $203,000 Maturity Pace pitting North Am
Aug 19 2006  Holborn Hanover Shatters Another Track Record
With just one week until the big 80-year anniversary card some of harness racings elite descended upon Balmoral Park Saturday night...
Aug 18 2006  Pacing and Trotting Stars Visit Balmoral Park
With the big Aug. 26th card just one week away some of North Americas biggest pacing and trotting stars invade Crete...
Aug 16 2006  Fastest Race Horse Ever at Balmoral Saturday
Holborn Hanover, whose 1:46.4 mile in his U.S. Pacing Championship victory is the fastest racing mile in Standardbred history, will race Saturday night in a $25,000 American National elimination race for aged pacers. Drawing a bye into the Saturday,
Aug 12 2006  Lis Mara Sets Track Record
LIS MARA CAPPED OFF AN UNBELIEVABLE DAY FOR TRAINER ERV MILLER BY WINNING SATURDAY NIGHT'S $21,500 FREE FOR ALL IN A TRACK RECORD TIME...
Aug 05 2006  Westward Vision in a Thriller
The top class of pacers renewed acquaintances on Saturday night as a full field of 10 was sent postward in the featured $21,500 Meadow Skipper Free For All...
Jul 29 2006  Stars of Summer Shine at Balmoral Park
With more than $700,000 in purse money on the line Balmoral Parks 1st ever Stars Of Summer program brought out Illinois best trotters and pacers...
Jul 28 2006  Stars of Summer Set to Shine
Over $700,000 in purse money will be up for grabs on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as the Crete oval presents its first ever Stars Of Summer program...
Jul 23 2006  AJ'S Send Money Gets the Cash in Brandenburg Stake
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters took center stage on Sunday night as a field of 10 sophomore colts and geldings met in the $10,000 Brandenburg Stake...
Jul 22 2006  Sophomore Pacers Star in American National Elims
Some of North Americas top three-year-old pacing colts descended upon Balmoral Park for Saturday nights American National Stake Eliminations...
Jul 19 2006  State-Bred Youngsters Shine
The Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-old set was on display Sunday night as 26 pacing fillies competed in a trio of $6,000 Incredashell Stake splits...
Jul 15 2006  Disqualifications Mar $200,000 American National
Sophomore pacing fillies kicked off the 2006 American National Stake season on Saturday night as a classy field of 10 was sent postward for a purse $200,000...
Jul 11 2006  Youngsters Star in Hanover Action
Fans got a look at what could be some of North Americas future trotting stars on Tuesday night as both diagonally gaited fillies and colts shared the spotlight as the 2006 Hanover Stakes season rolled on...
Jul 11 2006  Two-Year Old Pacing Fillies Get Top Billing...
With a total of 18 two-year-old pacing fillies dropped into the entry box for Sunday nights Hanover Stake race secretary Doc Narotsky was forced to split the ladies...
Jul 08 2006  Colts Star in Hanover Action
he action was non-stop on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as two-year-old pacing colts starred in the first Hanover Stake of the 2006 season...
Jul 02 2006  Two-Year Old Pacers Star in Sunday's Action
Illinois future pacing stars took center stage on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as the Misty Misty and Bingo Johnnie Stakes shared top billing on the 12-race program...
Jul 01 2006  Holiday Weekend Off With a Bang
The Independence Day Weekend started in grand style Saturday night at Balmoral Park with a pair of Illinois conceived and foaled stakes sharing top billing along with a $21,500 Free For All...
Jun 28 2006  Andy Miller Records 5,000th Win
Driver Andy Miller reached elite status in the standardbred world on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as he became the newest member of harness racings 5,000 win club...
Jun 26 2006  A Dancer and a Fighter Take Saturday's Stakes
Illinois top sophomore pacers took center stage on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as both the girls and boys shared the spotlight in the Violet and Cardinal Stake Finals for three-year-olds...
Jun 20 2006  $25,000 Guaranteed Bal-Cal Pick 4
Once again Balmoral Park, in conjunction with Cal-Expo in Sacramento, California, is proud to announce that the wildly popular Bal-Cal Pick 4 will return on Wednesday, June 21...
Jun 19 2006  Sunday, June 18 Recap
Balmoral Park returned to live racing action with a bang on Sunday night as two and three-year-old pacers and trotters battled in numerous Illinois conceived and foaled stake events...
May 04 2006  Tetrick & Robinson Take Winter/Spring Meet Titles
With the conclusion of Wednesday nights 10-race program Balmoral will close the door on its Winter-Spring meeting for 2006...
May 03 2006  Tomato Remains Perfect with ISOBA Score
An overflow field of 11 filly trotters took center stage on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as they contested a $16,000 ISOBA Stake...
Apr 23 2006  Upsets Abound in Stakes Action
A trio of Illinois conceived and foaled stakes events highlighted another fast paced weekend of action at Balmoral Park...
Apr 17 2006  General Challenge Paces Fastest Mile of Season
With the weather warming up in the Chicagoland area the one-mile oval at Balmoral Park was blazing on Saturday as Richard Dorschs General Challenge...
Apr 10 2006  State Breds Shine in Saturday's Stake Action
The Illinois conceived and foaled stakes season kicked off on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of state-bred restricted battles...
Mar 29 2006  Tetrick Bags his 2,000th Win!
One of harness racing's brightest young stars, Tim Tetrick, recorded his 2,000th career driving victory in Tuesday night's second race...
Mar 27 2006  Legislative Update!
House Bill 1918 passed the House of Representatives this afternoon. This bill gives the horse racing industry 3%...
Mar 14 2006  Fighting Gypsy Makes Amends in Filly Newcomer
Pacing fillies took center stage on Mondays Balmoral Park card as a full field of 10 ladies went postward...
Mar 11 2006  Battleshoe Deal Proves Best in Newcomers Final
Despite the fact that it felt more like Spring with temperatures in the low 60s, another Winter series came to a conclusion on Saturday night at Balmoral Park...
Feb 27 2006  Favorites Prevail in Filly Newcomers Action
A pair of second round match-ups in the Filly Newcomer Series headlined the second Monday night card of the 2006 racing season at Balmoral Park...
Feb 25 2006  Big Upset in Three Olives Final
Pacers grabbed the headlines on Saturdays big 14-race program at Balmoral Park. The $10,000 Three Olives Series Final received top billing on the card...
Feb 22 2006  American Lane Cruises in Self Possessed Final
Trotters grabbed the spotlight on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of eight diagonally gaited specialists battled for supremacy in the $10,000 final of the Self Possessed Series...
Feb 22 2006  Newcomers Series Action Kicks Off Schedule Change
With the seven Saturday matinee programs in the books Balmoral Park switched to its new racing schedule by adding Monday nights to the docket...
Feb 22 2006  Series Action Contested Over the Frozen Tundra
The beautiful clear and sunny skies made it look like a perfect day for racing at Balmoral Park but all one had to do was step outside for just a brief moment to realize..
Feb 12 2006  $15,036.10 Ten Cent Super Payout!
One lucky simulcast Superfecta player at the Meadowlands received quite a thrill in Saturday nights opener at Balmoral Park by correctly selecting the winning combination of 2-10-4-1 which lit up the Balmoral tote board to the tune of $15,036.10...
Feb 11 2006  Oosting Sweeps 1st Round Three Olives Series
Pacing colts and geldings grabbed the headlines on Balmoral Parks Saturday matinee program as a total of 13 horses were entered in a pair of $7,000 divisions of the Three Olives Series which is fashioned for non-winners of four races or $20,000 life
Feb 07 2006  Self Possessed Series Underway
The hot and heavy winter series action continued on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as trotters received top billing on the 10-race program. A total of 12 participants were dropped into the entry box for the first of round of the Self Possessed trotti
Feb 04 2006  Cyber Comet Blasts Rivals in Fox Valley Redhot
Filly and mare pacers were highlighted on Saturdays matinee program as a field of eight distaffers squared off in the $10,000 Fox Valley Redhot Series Final...
Feb 01 2006  Van Joe Guns Down Rivals in Champion On Ice Final
Trotters grabbed the spotlight on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a full field of 10 diagonally gaited specialists went postward in the $12,000 Champion On Ice Series Final...
Jan 30 2006  Series Finales Top Another Busy Weekend
Once again series action grabbed the headlines on a busy weekend of racing action at Balmoral Park. Getting all the action underway on the Saturday afternoon card a field of nine Illinois conceived and foaled colts and geldings squared off in the $10
Jan 25 2006  Miss Gator Shocks 'Em in Champion On Ice Series
A field of nine Illinois conceived and foaled trotters grabbed center stage on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as Round 3 action in the Champion On Ice Series received top billing on a very windy and chilly evening...
Jan 23 2006  Fall Creek Mist, All Sundon Repeat in Trot Series
Fall Creek Mist and All Sundon N established themselves as the favorites for the $12,000 January, 29 final of the Crete Trotting Series when they each posted front-end triumphs in Sunday nights third legs.
Jan 21 2006  Saturday's Card Highlighted by Series Action
A pair of pacing series shared top billing on Saturday nights Balmoral program. A total of eight fillies and mares contested Round 2 action in the Fox Valley Redhot Series while a total of 19 colts and geldings battled in a pair of Round 3 divisions
Jan 18 2006  Primrose Hotspur Roll in Champion On Ice Series
An overflow field of 11 filly trotters headlined Wednesday nights card as Round 2 action of the Champion On Ice Series received top billing on the 10-race program...
Jan 18 2006  Van Joe Continues to Roll
Round two action in the Champion On Ice Series for colts and geldings headlined the Tuesday Balmoral Park program. With a total of 14 trotters dropped into the box the second round was split into a pair of $5,500 tussles...
Jan 17 2006  Series Action Highlights Double-Header
Balmoral Park presented the second of seven doubleheader Saturdays with action in the Big Dog Series and the Ideal Society Series sharing top billing on the day-night twin bill...
Jan 16 2006  Front End Winners in Balmoral Series Events
Up front was the place to be in round two of a pair of series legs for pacing fillies and a trio of events for trotting colts Sunday night at Balmoral Park and there were no real surprises.
Jan 08 2006  Series Action in Full Swing at Balmoral Park
Pacers and trotters shared the spotlight on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as pacing fillies squared off in the Pacific Series and diagonally gaited specialists battled in the Crete Trotting Series...
Jan 08 2006  Trotters Slug it Out in Champion On Ice Series
Trotters took center stage on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as 15 diagonally gaited specialists contested a pair of $5,500 divisions in Leg 1 of the Champion On Ice Series...
Jan 07 2006  Afternoon Action Kicks Off 2006 Harness Season
Matinee harness racing action returned to Balmoral Park for the first time in 11-years as Balmoral kicked off the 2006 racing season with the first of seven doubleheader Saturdays at the Crete plant...
Jan 04 2006  Maywoods Friday Card Also Canceled
Maywood Park has also canceled its Friday, January 6 scheduled program due to the continued boycott of the entry box by the Illinois Harness Horsemens Association. Earlier its Thursday, January 5 card was cancelled. Maywood and Balmoral will continu
Jan 02 2006  Strike Also Cancels Wednesday Balmoral Card
Due to a lack of a sufficient number of entries because of a strike by the Illinois Harness Horsemens Association, Balmoral Park has been forced to also cancel live racing for Wednesday, January 4.Both the Sunday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 3, 2
Dec 29 2005  Strike Cancels Sunday, Tuesday Harness Cards
Due to a lack of a sufficient number of entries because of a strike by the Illinois Harness Horsemens Association, Balmoral Park has been forced to cancel live racing for both Sunday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 3, 2006 racing programs. Balmora
Dec 22 2005  Balmoral Park Set to Ring in 2006 with Changes
With the New Year approaching quickly Balmoral Park has announced its holiday schedule along with the changes that will be taking place effective Jan. 1st, 2006...
Dec 22 2005  Incredible Finale Series Final Recap
State bred pacing fillies stepped into the spotlight on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 two-year-olds battled in the $10,000 Incredible Finale Series Final...
Nov 21 2005  Dime Pick 9 Worth $36,378.10
There was excitement in the air on Sunday night at Balmoral Park as fans continued to try and take down the big Pick 9 for a dime pool...
Nov 18 2005  $57,525.62 Pick 9 Carryover
Once again it was close but no cigar on Thursday night at Balmoral Park as the big Pick 9 for a dime carryover continued to swell to epic proportions at the Crete oval...
Nov 11 2005  American National Preview - 3 YO Filly Pace
A very evenly matched group of 10 three-year-old pacing fillies, led by last weeks elimination winners Up Front Dragonfly and Do Me Good, will close out the 2005 American National Stake season on Saturday night at Balmoral Park...
Nov 11 2005  Valley Liberator destroys Rivals in ISOBA Stake
With only four starters dropped into the entry box for the $12,000 ISOBA Super Sale Stake on Thursday night this event for state-bred two-year-old trotting colts was carded as a non-wagering event...
Nov 09 2005  Rockome Vicky Routs Rivals in ISOBA Super Stake
Illinois bred trotting fillies took center stage on Tuesday night at Balmoral Park as a field of six two-year-olds battled in a $12,500 ISOBA Super Sale Stake...
Nov 07 2005  American Nationals (11/05/2005) - Recap
In the opening stakes tussle of the evening Royal Wire Products Inc.s Self Professed knocked off a field of 10 three-year-old trotting colts in the $72,500 Hanover Stake...
Nov 04 2005  Fairy Godmother Preview
North Americas top rated pacing mare, Loyal Opposition, will be in search of her 14th win this season when she lines up behind the starting gate to face five rivals in the $70,000 Fairy Godmother Stake for Aged Pacing Mares...
Nov 04 2005  American National Preview - 3 YO Filly Trot
Trainer Roger Welch will send out both of last weeks elimination winners, Victors Pursuit and Arcola, as a field of 10 sophomore filly trotters square off in Saturdays $250,000 American National Filly Trot...
Nov 04 2005  American National Preview - Aged Trot
The great trotting mare Peaceful Way will grace the Balmoral racing surface on Saturday night as she takes on nine other older trotters in the $250,000 American National Aged Trot...
Nov 04 2005  American National Preview - Aged Pace
In what should be a heated battle from start to finish a very evenly matched field of 10 of North Americas top older pacers will slug it out in the $250,000 American National Aged Pace...
Nov 01 2005  Oosting Posts 2,000th Win
Veteran reisnman Mike Oosting, who currently sits atop the 2005 driver standings at Balmoral Park, posted his 2,000th career victory on Sunday night piloting Costly Cadet to victory in the seventh race...
Oct 31 2005  American National Eliminations Recap
Both trotters and pacers shared the spotlight at Balmoral Park on Saturday night as eliminations for next weeks American National Three-Year-Old Filly Trot and Aged Pace were contested...
Oct 28 2005  Balmoral to Offer Dime Superfecta Wagering
Balmoral Park is pleased to announce that it will offer .10 cent Superfecta wagering for its fans beginning Saturday, Oct. 29...
Oct 28 2005  State Breds Shine in Sarah Myers Action
The Sarah Myers Stake action continued on Thursday night at Balmoral Park as two-year-old pacers and trotters took center stage on a fine 11-race program...
Oct 24 2005  Sunday Stake Recap (10/23/2005)
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers and trotters took center stage on a wet, windy and very chilly Sunday night at Balmoral Park...
Oct 24 2005  Sherrie's Delight In a Squeaker
Michael Polanskys Sherries Delight continued his stranglehold on the three-year-old colt trotting set here in the Prairie State Thursday night as he posted his 11th win in 13 starts...
Oct 03 2005  Victors Finesse Romps in Lady Lincoln Land Final
Vandalay Racings Victors Finesse likely wrapped up freshmen filly division honors for Illinois bred trotters when she posted her eighth season win in 13 starts in Sunday nights $140,000 Lady Lincoln Land Final at Balmoral Park.
Sep 27 2005  Thursday Recap
Diagonally gaited two-year-olds were in the spotlight on Thursday night at Balmoral Park as 14 state-bred trotters battled in a pair of $12,500 Lincoln Land Stake Eliminations...
Sep 18 2005  Super Night 2005 Wrapup
As expected Sherrie's Delight romped to an easy victory in the $105,000 Su Mac Lad Trot for sophomore trotting colts and geldings. With Tony Morgan at the lines, the son of Keystone Kim kicked in for his tenth victory of the season in 12 tries for o
Sep 15 2005  Super Night Draw
Illinois biggest night of harness racing, Super Night 2005, figures to be a wide open affair from start to finish as several of last weeks impressive elimination winners have drawn outside posts for this Saturdays finales...
Sep 14 2005  Super Night Draw Makes for Intriguing Races
Illinois biggest night of harness racing, Super Night 2005,figures to be a wide open affair from start to finish as several of last week's impressive elimination winner's have drawn outside posts for this Saturday's finales. With more than $1.5 milli
Sep 13 2005  Super Night Elimination Quotes
Sep 12 2005  State Breds Shine in Super Night Elims
Super Night elimination action was in full swing on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as the entire 13 race program was filled with preliminaries for the biggest night of standardbred racing in the Prairie State...
Sep 09 2005  Super Night Eliminations Underway
The countdown to Super Night 2005, the biggest night in Illinois harness racing, began on Thursday night at Balmoral Park as aged pacers vied for starting spots in the $100,000 Dan Patch and Ann Vonian Stakes...
Sep 02 2005  Fastest 10 Year-Old Pacer Ever!
Rattlesnake Ranch Incorporated's Timberton put his name into the record books last Saturday night (August 27) at Balmoral Park when he crossed the finish line in 1:49.4...
Aug 29 2005  Classic Photo Paints a Winning Picture
Saturday's $150,000 AMERICAN NATIONAL STAKE for three-year-old trotting colts figured to be a rematch of this year's Hambletonian ...
Aug 24 2005  State Breds Shine in $50,000 Hanover Stake
Despite the presence of one of the top trotting fillies in the country, Brittany Farms Flirtin Miss, it was a pair of Illinois conceived and foaled ladies...
Aug 23 2005  $50,000 Hanover Stake Preview
An overflow field of 12 diagonally gaited www.turvids.ru three-year-old fillies will head postward in Tuesday nights featured seventh race, a $50,000 Hanover Stake...
Aug 17 2005  Fields Set For Celebrity Driving Challenge
Balmoral Park will present its 4th Annual Celebrity Driving Challenge this Saturday, Aug. 20. This fun filled event will pit local media members and former Chicago sports stars...
Aug 15 2005  OHYOUBETTERBELIEVEIT Makes Believers Out Of FFA Ri
Another track record fell by the wayside on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as Vanessa Andersons Ohyoubetterbelieveit shattered the track standard...
Aug 15 2005  1-2 Hambo Finishers Headed for Balmoral
Beaten favorite Classic Photo will soon get a second chance at Hambletonian champion Vivid Photo. And the two sophomore trotting stars are on a collision course for a third encounter in the Prairie State early in September.
Aug 08 2005  Talented Trio Head Up Balmoral F&M Open
A classy field of fillies and mares will tangle in tonight’s $15,500 Ellamony Open Handicap ninth race feature. Cinder Best, Lou Annie and Nu-Diamond Star, a trio of talented mares who between them have 93 career wins and over $1.63 million in earnin
Aug 04 2005  He Wants It All Aims for Another FFA Win
Michael Polansky’s He Wants It All, fresh off a winning 1:49.1 clocking that equaled the track’s all aged record, guns for another Free For All victory with regular driver Tony Morgan in Saturday night’s $21,000 fifth race feature at Balmoral Park.
Aug 02 2005  Several New Summer Series at Balmoral & Maywood
Balmoral Park and Maywood Park have announced a number of new August series for raceway horses, the staple of Chicago Standardbred Circuit, to be conducted while many of the local first and second season horses will be headed for the upcoming Illinoi
Jul 31 2005  Gold Dust Beach Upset American National Winner
L & L Devisser’s Gold Dust Beach literally took advantage of the breaks and pulled off at upset in Saturday night’s $250,000 American National Three-Year-Old Pace Final at Balmoral Park. Overlooked at 14-1 odds, Gold Dust Beach ($31.40) rallied for a
Jul 28 2005  Home Track Advantage for Team Hutch Saturday?
Will the “home track” advantage come into play Saturday night for Illinois champion Team Hutch or will nationally ranked Stonebridge Regal live up to his flashy credentials and not be caught in Balmoral Park’s $250,000 American National three-year-ol
Jul 27 2005  Favorites Prevail in Hanover Freshmen Trots
Muscles Chips dodged the raindrops and a number of breaking young trotters and went on to capture the $51,000 Hanover stake for two-year-old trotting fillies as the public’s choice Tuesday night at Balmoral Park.
Jul 25 2005  Two Hanover Trots Tuesday at Balmoral
A pair of Hanover two-year-old trotting stakes, one for freshmen fillies and the other for first season colts and geldings, shares the spotlight on Tuesday night’s Balmoral Park program card.
Jul 24 2005  Intendto’s Majesty Surprises in American National
James Shoffner’s Intendto’s Majesty ($32.20) pulled off a surprise in Saturday night’s $88,000 American National Two-Year-Old Final for pacing colts and did it in front end fashion. Sam Widger guided the 15-1 longshot a head decision over AB’s Beach
Jul 21 2005  American National 2-Year-Old Pace Final Saturday
Winslow Hill Stables Winslow Gambler is the 9-5-morning line favorite to extend his unbeaten streak to three in Saturday night’s $90,000 American National Two-Year-Old Colt Pace Championship.
Jul 20 2005  C C Stacy Sets American National Stake Record
C C Stacy drew off to a new stakes record in Tuesday night’s $90,000 American National Stake Final for two-year-old pacing fillies with a 1:52.4 clocking at Balmoral Park for driver Tony Morgan.
Jul 17 2005  Amer. National Freshmen Filly Showdown Tuesday
Tuesday night’s $90,000 American National Final for two-year-old pacing filly pits Halle Go Lightly (3-1) and Three Men Dreamin (5-1), a pair of Joe Seekman trained youngsters with recent Hanover stakes triumphs to their credit, and last week’s elimi
Jul 17 2005  American National Favorite Fails to Gain Final
Nifty Fellow and Winslow Gambler led the way into next Saturday’s (July 23) American National Two-Year-Old Colt Final by winning their respective elimination races in comfortable fashion Saturday night at Balmoral Park.
Jul 14 2005  Amer. Nat. Elims, 2 ICF stakes on Tap Saturday
Two $15,000 American National stake elimination races for two-year-old pacing colts, a pair of $15,000 Poplar Byrd stakes for second season state-bred pacers, and the Chicago circuit’s $21,000 Free For All Pace are dispersed throughout Saturday night
Jul 13 2005  American National Filly Finalists Determined
The first American National elimination of the season saw the recent Hanover stake champion Halle Go Lightly end up second best as overwhelming 2-5 favorite when Tony Morgan guided CC Stacy ($14.60) to victory in the $14,000 first division for two-ye
Jul 10 2005  American National Stakes Series Next
The prestigious American National stake series gets under way Tuesday with a couple of $14,000 elimination races for two-year-old pacing fillies at Balmoral Park. The first five finishers in the fourth and eighth race divisions will return for the $9
Jul 10 2005  Three Hanover Freshmen Colt Stakes Decided
The first of three Hanover stakes for two-year-old pacing colts served up the old cliché that when it comes to young horses: Expect the unexpected. And that certainly was the case Saturday night at Balmoral Park.
Jul 07 2005  Triple Treat of Hanover Colt Stakes Saturday
A trio of $25,000 Hanover stakes for freshmen colt pacers are sprinkled throughout Saturday’s 12-race Balmoral Park program. The two-year-old stake divisions have been carded as the fifth, seventh and tenth races.
Jul 05 2005  Seekman Stable Sweeps Hanover Divisions
The Joe Seekman Stable and driver Dale Hiteman swept both $25,000 Hanover stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies Tuesday night at Balmoral Park when Halle Go Lightly and Three Men Dreamin were convincing winners as the even-money public’s choices.
Jul 03 2005  Tuesday’s Hanover Filly Stake Splits
It’s round three of this season’s Hanover stake series Tuesday night at Balmoral Park with a pair of $25,000 added money events for two-year-old pacing fillies highlighting the card.
Jul 03 2005  Late Rushers Prevail in Hanover Stakes
The first pair of this season’s Hanover stake championships were decided Saturday night at Balmoral Park and in 3 of the 4 two divisions raced for three-year-old pacing fillies and second season colts, up front was not the place to be.
Jul 01 2005  Canada To Co-Mingle Into Balmoral/Maywood Pools
Balmoral Park and Maywood Park jointly announce that on Tuesday, July 5th, Balmoral Park and Maywood Park will become the first U.S. racetracks to conduct foreign common pool pari-mutuel wagering from Canadian wagering facilities.
Jun 30 2005  Hanover Stakes Begin Saturday
The first of Hanover stakes of the season saw an abundance of three-year-old pacers entered for both the filly and colt events, necessitating that two divisions of each will be raced on Saturday night’s Balmoral Park 12-race program. The two $34,800
Jun 20 2005  ONLY CHOICE Continues to Roll in Rambling Willie
State-bred pacers took center stage at Balmoral Park on Saturday night as an evenly matched group of eight was sent postward in the $20,000 RAMBLING WILLIE STAKE. ...
Jun 15 2005  Balmoral Star to Represent the Stars & Stripes!
Balmoral Park reinsman and Beecher, Illinois resident Andy Miller is headed to Italy to represent the United States in the 2005 World Driving Championships...
Jun 08 2005  ARCOLA Splashes to Victory
A stormy night, a sloppy track and a miscue at the top of the stretch could not slow down TURNDORF RACING’S ARCOLA as she overcame a variety of obstacles in route...
Jun 07 2005  QUENCH YOUR THIRST AND HELP FIND A CURE FOR CANCER
Balmoral Park will be joining forces with a host of other racetracks around the country that will be featuring Alex’s Lemonade Stands on Belmont Day and Night (June 11th)....
Jun 07 2005  Balmoral Set to Head into Sizzling Summer Schedule
While the live race days will be reduced from a four-day week down to two the action at Balmoral Park will still be red-hot as a bevy of stakes action and summer oriented promotions...
May 31 2005  TEAM HUTCH Wins In a Thriller!
The first showdown of the year in the Illinois conceived and foaled sophomore colt pacing ranks figured to be an exciting duel between last year’s Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year...
May 27 2005  Sunday's Cardinal Stake Preview
Sunday’s $50,000 Cardinal Stake Final for Illinois conceived and foaled trotters figures to be a wide-open event from start to finish as a field of 10 three-year-old colts...
May 27 2005  VICTOR'S PURSUIT Cruisies In Thursday's VIOLET Sta
ROBERT RIETVELD AND PAUL GIBSON’S VICTOR’S PURSUIT continued her impressive sophomore campaign with a resounding 3 ½ length triumph in Thursday night’s $48,500 VIOLET STAKE FINAL...
May 24 2005  $48,500 VIOLET FINAL Preview
The first “major” test of the 2005 stakes season for Illinois conceived and foaled trotting fillies headlines tonight’s action as a full field of 10 ladies...
May 23 2005  Dave Magee Hits 10,000 Wins!
Dave Magee scored career victory 10,000 in Balmoral Park's $8,750 Eighth...
May 16 2005  Sophomores Shine In SPORTSMASTER Splits
Illinois conceived and foaled pacing colts took center stage on Saturday night as 19 state-bred sophomores locked horns in a pair of $10,000...
May 11 2005  ISOBA Stake Wrap-Up - 5/10/2005
With spring in the air and temperatures in the uppers 70's on a beautiful night it was time again for the Illinois stakes program to get rolling...
May 09 2005  Parklane Powerful Continues to Roll
FIGHTING MAJOR STABLES PARKLANE POWERFUL continued her dominance of the filly and mare ranks here in Illinois...
May 09 2005  Parklane Powerful Eyes Another Triumph
Illinois conceived and foaled filly and mare pacers will be highlighted on Thursday night as a field of seven head postward in the $18,000 Golden Miss Stake...
May 05 2005  FANS COULD BE THE BIG WINNERS
Maywood Park and Balmoral Park will be wagering a combined total of $5,000 ...
May 02 2005  Weekend Wrap-Up
Saturday night's $10,000 TATTLERS TORPEDO STAKE splits turned into a "chalk" players delight as TEAM HUTCH (2-5) & IRON COURAGE (3-5) toted home...
Apr 28 2005  Tattlers Torpedo Lures 13 Sophomores
State-bred pacers will take center stage on Saturday night as three-year-old pacing colt’s battle in the Tattlers Torpedo Stake...
Apr 28 2005  Julio Prevails in a Thrilling Finish
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters grabbed the spotlight on Tuesday night as a field of seven state-bred sophomores...
Apr 26 2005  Sophomores Clash In Iggy Magoo Stake
Take last years Two-Year-Old Colt Trotter of the Year here in Illinois, then add in the Prairie State’s Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year...
Apr 22 2005  Thursday Wrap Up
A trio of top class events highlighted a big Thursday night of action at Balmoral Park and the fans in attendance...
Apr 21 2005  TRIFECTA OF TOP EVENTS TONIGHT
Not one, not two, but three high class pacing and trotting match-ups highlight the strongest Thursday night card...
Apr 15 2005  GO WARRIOR GO DOMINATES SONG CYCLE STAKE
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers were front and center on Saturday night, as a field of six were sent postward...
Apr 15 2005  $17,500 SONG CYCLE STAKE ATTRACTS SIX STATE-BREDS
Illinois conceived and foaled pacers will take center stage at Balmoral Park on Saturday night...
Mar 31 2005  SATURDAY “MADNESS” AT BALMORAL
With the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament down to the final four and the Fighting Illini still in the hunt for a national championship...
Mar 29 2005  NEWCOMERS SERIES FINALS PROVIDE SPARKLING EFFORTS
A pair of $10,000 NEWCOMERS SERIES FINALS headlined the Easter Sunday program at Balmoral Park...
Mar 23 2005  WEATHER FORCES CANCELLATION
Tuesday night's harness card at Balmoral Park was cancelled after seven races due to unsafe track conditions...
Mar 19 2005  QUIK PULSE MINDALE RETURNS A WINNER
It certainly wasn't easy but LLOYD ARNOLD'S World Champion QUIK PULSE MINDALE made his 2005 debut...
Mar 11 2005  Thursday Night Recap
After two hotly contested preliminary rounds of action Thursday night's $12,000 PLESAC TROTTING SERIES FINAL...
Mar 03 2005  HorsePlayer Plus Rewards Program
In its continuing quest to reward the loyal fans that support racing at both Balmoral Park and Maywood Park...
Feb 16 2005  Series Wrap Ups
A pair of series finals headlined another busy week of action at Balmoral Park...
Feb 15 2005  Tuesday Night's Action
A very evenly matched group of 10 fillies will square off in Tuesday’s featured seventh race the $10,000 Pacific Pacing...
Feb 11 2005  Crete Trotting Series Wraps Up Sunday
A full field of 10 diagonally gaited specialists will head to the gate for Sunday’s featured eighth race, the $12,300 final...
Feb 02 2005  Series Action Remains in Full Swing
Better late than never was the motto for JAMES GLEITSMAN AND DONALD & SCOTT MUSILLAMI'S FOX VALLEY PERDITO...
Jan 28 2005  Carry The Mar Wins Champion on Ice Trotting Final
The first trotting series of the season here in Illinois wrapped up on Thursday, Jan. 27, with JEANNE MARQUIS’ CARRY THE MAR prevailing...
Jan 21 2005  Estimated $50,000 Carryover Pick Four
When it was announced that no one selected the Pick Four...
Jan 21 2005  Balmoral Park & Owners Team Up to Aid Tsunami Vict
The current drive by the Red Cross to raise money for the victims of the tragic tsunami in South Asia has prompted standardbred horse owners Bernie & Deb Paul...
Jan 10 2005  Balmoral Park Unveils 2005 Stake Schedule
Balmoral Park has announced another ambitious stakes schedule for the 2005 racing season, highlighted again by the Prairie State’s biggest night...
Dec 13 2004  Experience Pays Off in Driver Challenge
It was age over youth on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as the Cagey Veterans, headed by individual winner Dale Hiteman,...
Dec 09 2004  Fun-Filled Saturday on Tap!
Saturday night promises to be a fun-filled evening for all ages as Balmoral Park presents its Holiday Party...
Nov 29 2004  Hanover Stake Recap
The last four "major" stakes of the 2004 Balmoral Park racing season were contested on Saturday night as three-year-old...
Nov 27 2004  Hanover Stakes Preview
The last three major stakes of the 2004 Balmoral Park racing season will be contested on Saturday night...
Nov 08 2004  American Nationals Recap
Nov 04 2004  History in the Making at Balmoral Park
Racing fans are in for quite a treat on Saturday night as Balmoral Park plays host to seven American National Stake Finals...
Nov 01 2004  Homewood Girl Gets Her Wish
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Nov 01 2004  Mutineer Sets Track Record
Using Sunday night's $16,000 Open trot as a tune-up for next Saturday's $235,000 American National Aged Trot, Mutineer...
Nov 01 2004  American National Elims Wrap Up
The countdown to one of the biggest night's in Illinois racing, American National Saturday, began in earnest this weekend...
Oct 29 2004  No Tricks, Just Treats
Fans of the diagonally gaited sort will be in for a treat on Sunday night, as three big trotting events will showcase...
Oct 28 2004  American Nationals Set to Go
Two fields of American National horses are set for the Finals on November 6 at Balmoral Park...
Oct 28 2004  American National Eliminations
It figures to be a very busy weekend at Balmoral Park as some of North America’s top pacing and trotting stars...
Oct 26 2004  Sarah Myers Stake Wrap Up - (10/23/04)
State-bred pacing colts took center stage on Saturday night as a total of 13 two-year-olds knocked heads...
Oct 22 2004  Sarah Myers Wrap Up - (10/21/04)
The 2004 edition of the SARAH MYERS STAKES for Illinois conceived and foaled two-year-olds...
Oct 21 2004  Thursday's Sarah Myers Stake Preview
Carol Graham’s red-hot Victrola will look to put a lock on divisional honors among two-year-old trotting colts...
Oct 18 2004  Sarah Myers Stake Preview
The 2004 edition of the Sarah Myers Stake for two-year-old trotting fillies will headline Balmoral Park’s...
Oct 15 2004  Jamie Stake Preview
State-bred trotters will be the focus of attention in Sunday night’s featured Jamie Stake...
Oct 13 2004  Sophomore Trotters Shine in ISOBA Stakes
Illinois conceived and foaled trotters were the focus of attention over the past few nights as Balmoral Park...
Oct 07 2004  Sunday's ISOBA Stakes Preview
Bart Cavanagh Sr.’s Customize, the division leader among the sophomore colt trotting set, will look to continue his dominance...
Sep 29 2004  World Record Setting Performance
The fun and excitement at Balmoral continued last weekend with QUIK PULSE MINDALE'S World Record...
Sep 24 2004  Celebrity Driving Challenge
Balmoral Park is pleased to present its 3rd Annual Celebrity Driving Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 25...
Sep 24 2004  Two-Year-Olds Shine in Thursday's Stake Action
The Illinois bred freshmen trotting set enjoyed their "Super Night" on Thursday night as the ladies battled...
Sep 23 2004  Lincoln Land & Lady Lincoln Land Preview
The state’s top two-year-old trotters will take center stage tonight as they compete in the prestigious...
Sep 20 2004  Super Night 2004 Wrap Up
Fox Valley Flan trotted to a new stakes record as she easily won the $115,000 Lady Ann Reed Stake...
Sep 14 2004  Orange & Blue Colt Pace Preview
THE ORANGE and Blue Colt Final is perhaps the most wide-open of any of the Super Night championships...
Sep 14 2004  Orange & Blue Filly Preview
THE TRAINING and driving duo of Erv and Andy Miller have proved to be a successful and formidable combination in the past...
Sep 14 2004  Su Mac Lad Preview
ELIMINATION WINNERS Rockome Vic and Grant's Charger have emerged as the trotters to beat in Saturday's Su Mac Lad championship...
Sep 14 2004  Lady Ann Reed Preview
FOX VALLEY FLAN is another in a long line of Erv Miller-trained trotting fillies who have come into the Lady Ann Reed...
Sep 14 2004  Super Night "Chalk" Players Beware
If last week's elimination races for pacers are any indication "chalk" players may be in for a long evening Saturday...
Sep 13 2004  Saturday's Super Night Elim Recap
The action was hot and heavy on Saturday night as 13 Super Night eliminations...
Sep 13 2004  Super Night Elims Kick Off Balmoral's Fall Meet
The countdown to Super Night 2004 began in earnest on Thursday night as racing returned to the Crete oval.
Sep 08 2004  Win Original Cam Fella Painting
Aug 13 2004  Balmoral to Host "Harness Racing for Wishes"
Balmoral Park will be the sight of the first ever "Harness Racing for Wishes" night...
Jul 14 2004  Miller Brothers Sweep Closing Night Stakes
Jul 12 2004  Sunday's Hanover Wrap-Up
Jul 12 2004  Youngsters Star in Hanover Stakes
Jul 09 2004  Sunday's Preview
Jul 09 2004  Saturday's Preview
Jul 09 2004  Customize Gets Back on the Winning Track
Jul 07 2004  IMPORTANT NEWS !
Jul 06 2004  Stars Splash Home on Super Saturday
Jul 01 2004  Super Saturday at Balmoral Park
Jun 29 2004  Record Setting Saturday...
Jun 29 2004  Tetrick Wins 1000th
Jun 24 2004  Big Saturday on Tap at Balmoral
Jun 21 2004  Parklane Powerful Equals Track Record
Jun 21 2004  Taser Gun Getting Better & Better!
Jun 17 2004  Thursday's Preview from Balmoral
Jun 14 2004  Boston Ace Involved in Illinois Racing
Jun 07 2004  Northern Apache Scapls Rivals
Jun 01 2004  Weekend Wrap-Up
May 28 2004  Saturday's Violet Final Preview
May 28 2004  Fox Valley Flan Continues To Roll
May 26 2004  Violet Stake Final Preview
May 24 2004  Weekend Stakes Wrap-Up
May 21 2004  Cinder Best Smashes Track Record!
May 20 2004  Cardinal Final Preview
May 17 2004  Customize Wins Mr. Magoo Stake
May 03 2004  Taser Gun Stuns Rivals in Song Cycle
May 03 2004  Ron Marsh Wins 5,000!
Apr 29 2004  TASER GUNS LOOKS TO REMAIN PERFECT IN 2004
Apr 19 2004  Direct Balance Wrap-up
Apr 12 2004  ISOBA Stakes Wrap-up
Apr 09 2004  Sunday's Preview
Apr 02 2004  Chatterdance High Steps To Victory
Mar 30 2004  Incredivelocity Speeds By Rivals
Mar 08 2004  Illinois Bred Events Get 2004 Stakes Season Rollin
Mar 01 2004  2004 Stake Season begins Tuesday at Balmoral
Dec 15 2003  BERRY LEADS "YOUNG GUNS" TO DRIVING TITLE
Dec 10 2003  Drivers Battle in Charity Challenge at Balmoral
Nov 14 2003  SATURDAY'S ISOBA PREVIEW FROM BALMORAL
Nov 14 2003  BRIAN PINSKE MEMORIAL AWARD GOES TO TIM PINSKE!
Nov 14 2003  FOX VALLEY FLAN CLOSES OUT SEASON WITH A WIN
Nov 04 2003  FAVORITES ROLL IN SUNDAY'S AMERICAN NATIONALS!
Nov 03 2003  CC SPICE SHOCKS RIVALS IN AMERICAN NATIONAL FINAL
Oct 31 2003  SUNDAY'S AMERICAN NATIONAL PREVIEW FROM BALMORAL
Oct 31 2003  $215,000 AMERICAN NATIONAL HEADLINES A SUPER SATUR
Oct 27 2003  HABIT'S LADY PULLS OFF SHOCKER IN AM. NAT. ELIM
Oct 27 2003  HELLAVA HUSH QUIETS RIVALS IN $70,000 HANOVER STAK
Oct 24 2003  $70,000 HANOVER STAKE BRINGS OUT 12 TROTTERS
Oct 24 2003  Favorites Faulter in Thursday's Hanover Splits
Oct 22 2003  Tuesday's Sarah Myers Recap
Oct 21 2003  Tuesday's Sarah Myers Preview
Oct 17 2003  SUNDAY'S SARAH MYERS ACTION
Oct 17 2003  $47,000 SARAH MYERS HEADLINES A BIG SATURDAY CARD
Oct 17 2003  Fox Valley Ivy Wins ISOBA Stake
Oct 15 2003  THURSDAY'S ISOBA STAKE PREVIEW
Oct 13 2003  Rotation Turns Rivals Upside Down
Oct 10 2003  $215,000 AMERICAN NATIONAL PREVIEW
Sep 29 2003  PERUVIAN HANOVER WINS AMERICAN NATIONAL FINAL!
Sep 26 2003  IT'S THE FLAN & MAX SHOW AGAIN AT BALMORAL
Sep 25 2003  SATURDAY NIGHT BALMORAL PREVIEW
Sep 22 2003  SUNDAY'S THRIFTY WAY STAKE WRAP-UP
Sep 22 2003  STAKE FILLED SATURDAY CARD PROVIDES PLENTY OF EXCI
Sep 19 2003  TWO-YEAR-OLDS STAR IN LINCOLN LAND
Sep 15 2003  Super Night Recap
Sep 10 2003  LADY LINCOLN LAND ELIMINATION RECAP
Sep 08 2003  LADY ANN REED BATTLES CLOSE OUT SUPER NIGHT ELIMS
Sep 08 2003  SUPER NIGHT ELIMINATIONS IN FULL SWING!
Aug 25 2003  Saturday's American National Wrap-up
Aug 22 2003  AMERICAN NATIONAL PREVIEW
Aug 15 2003  STATE FAIR CHAMPIONSHIPS CLOSE OUT SPRINGFIELD ACT
Aug 14 2003  THURSDAY'S SPRINGFIELD PREVIEW
Aug 14 2003  WEDNESDAY'S SPRINGFIELD RECAP FROM TOM KELLEY
Aug 12 2003  MONDAYS SPRINGFIELD RECAP FROM TOM KELLEY
Aug 12 2003  WEDNESDAY'S PREVIEW FROM SPRINGFIELD
Aug 11 2003  SATURDAY'S STATE FAIR WRAP UP FROM TOM KELLEY
Aug 11 2003  FRIDAY'S STATE FAIR WRAP UP FROM TOM KELLEY
Aug 04 2003  STATE-BREDS STAR IN WEEKEND STAKES ACTION
Aug 01 2003  STATE-BRED YOUNGSTERS TAKE TOP BILLING
Jul 30 2003  BALMORAL FANS TO GET MORE BANG FOR THEIR BUCK!
Jul 30 2003  FRESHMAN FILLIES HIGHLIGHTED IN HANOVER ACTION
Jul 28 2003  TROTTERS SHINE IN HANOVER SPLITS
Jul 28 2003  YANKEE CRUISER WINS AMERICAN NATIONAL
Jul 24 2003  AMERICAN NATIONAL STAKE FINAL
Jul 23 2003  OUNGTERS HIGHLIGHTED IN TUESDAY'S ACTION
Jul 22 2003  TROTTERS STAR IN SUNDAY'S ARSENAL STAKE
Jul 22 2003  NINETEENTH HOLE PULLS OFF SHOCKING UPSET
Jul 22 2003  AMERICAN NATIONAL ACTION IN FULL SWING
Jul 18 2003  KIKIKATIE SPLASHES HOME
Jul 16 2003  YOUNGSTERS IN THE SPOTLIGHT THURSDAY
Jul 16 2003  KITTY JONE'S SHINES IN EGYPTIAN GRANDE FINAL
Jul 14 2003  FAVORITES PREVAIL IN AMERICAN NATIONAL ELIM'S
Jul 11 2003  BALMORAL CELEBRITY CHALLENGE RACES
Jul 11 2003  SATURDAY'S HAPPENINGS AT BALMORAL
Jul 07 2003  22 ENTERED IN TUESDAY'S EGYPTIAN GRANDE SERIES
Jul 07 2003  ABRA CONTINUES HIS MASTERY OVER SOPHOMORE TROTTING
Jul 07 2003  JENNA'S BEACH BOY OFFSPRING PREVAIL IN HANOVER
Jul 07 2003  SUPER SATURDAY CARD ON TAP TONIGHT
Jul 07 2003  SUPER SATURDAY CARD ON TAP TONIGHT
Jul 07 2003  YOUNGSTERS SHINE IN HANOVER STAKE ACTION
Jun 30 2003  BALMORAL SET TO RESUME JULY 1st
May 12 2003  ARTISTIC VISION SIMPLY UNBELIEVABLE
May 12 2003  BIG MONEY MAN CONTINUES TO LIVE UP TO HIS NAME
May 09 2003  UNCOMMON SCENTS LOOKS TO REMAIN UNDEFEATED
May 08 2003  BIG MONEY MAN LOOKS TO LIVE UP TO HIS NAME
May 08 2003  $64,600 FAIRY GODMOTHER ATTRACTS NINE
May 08 2003  FAIRY GODMOTHER STAKE ATTRACTS 18 NOMINATIONS!
May 05 2003  SOPHOMORE FILLIES STAR IN VIOLET ELIMS
May 05 2003  VIOLET ELIM'S ATTRACT 16 TROTTING FILLIES
May 05 2003  BIG MONEY MAN RETURNS WITH A FLOURISH
May 02 2003  ARTISTIC VISION PREVAILS IN FAIRY GODMOTHER TUNEUP
May 01 2003  "WICKED BREW" ICF OPEN ATTRACTS SIX PACERS
May 01 2003  CARDINAL ELIM'S ON TAP TONIGHT
Apr 29 2003  MILLION DOLLAR BYE & KAN COMMUTE PREVAIL
Apr 29 2003  FIFTY PERCENT IS 100% SATURDAY'S BEST
Apr 25 2003  A PAIR OF STAKES SHARE TOP BILLING SUNDAY
Apr 25 2003  COLOR ME BEST BACK TO DEFEND FREE FOR ALL TITLE
Apr 21 2003  ISOBA STAKES ACTION PUTS TROTTERS IN SUNDAY'S CARD
Apr 18 2003  ARTISTIC VISION A PICTURE OF BEAUTY
Apr 16 2003  ARTISTIC VISION INVADES THURSDAY
Apr 14 2003  WEEKEND STAKES WRAP UP
Apr 11 2003  SOPHOMORES SQUARE OFF IN SPORTSMASTER STAKE
Apr 11 2003  GRAPHIC ARTIST LOOKS TO DESIGN ANOTHER VICTORY
Apr 07 2003  GRAPHIC ARTIST PAINTS A PERFECT PICTURE
Apr 04 2003  STAR SIREN PREVAILS IN BLANKET FINISH
Apr 03 2003  Color Me Best Set To Defend Free For All Crown
Apr 01 2003  Ladies Back In Action On Thursday At Balmoral
Mar 27 2003  Kim Hankins Named Paddock Judge
Mar 13 2003  HARNESS RACING RETURNS TO CHICAGO
Feb 12 2003  Chicago Harness Racing To Resume
Jan 08 2003  Balmoral Park's Year in Review 2002
Jan 02 2003  Cottonwood to Hold On-Line Auction
Dec 19 2002  Incredible Finale Season Wraps Up at Balmoral
Dec 16 2002  Saturday's Charity Event
Dec 13 2002  Round Two of the Incredible Finale Series
Dec 11 2002  Incredible Ladies at Balmoral
Dec 11 2002  Balmoral Drivers Battle for Charities
Dec 04 2002  Tuesdays Incredible Finale Series Action From Balm
Dec 02 2002  Incredible Finale Series Underway at Balmoral
Nov 20 2002  Lou Annie from Pillar to Post in Wendy Skipper Sta
Nov 08 2002  $190,000 Jackpot Attracts Eight Sophmore Pacing Fi
Nov 05 2002  Popular Trainer Brian Pinske Dies at Age 38
Nov 04 2002  Fox Valley Perdito wins Sarah Myers Final
Oct 28 2002  Saturday's Card Stacked with Action
Oct 25 2002  American Champion and Suncoast Prevail in Hanover
Oct 23 2002  Fillies Battle it out in Hanover Stakes
Oct 23 2002  Sarah Myers Elimination Recap
Oct 21 2002  No Sweat for Cold Sweat in Sarah Myers Elimination
Oct 16 2002  Odd Occurrence this Thursday at Balmoral
Oct 11 2002  Thursday's ISOBA Stake wrap-up
Oct 09 2002  Fox Valley Diva Headlines Thursday's ISOBA Stake
Oct 07 2002  Plesac Smashes Track Record
Oct 02 2002  Million Dollar Hopeful Bites Dust at Balmoral
Oct 02 2002  Diva back on track in worthy Sally Stake
Sep 23 2002  State Bred Stakes Highlight This Weekend's Action
Sep 20 2002  Field Set for Lincoln Land/Lady Lincoln Land Final
Sep 09 2002  Sunday's Super Night Elimination Wrap Up
Sep 09 2002  Saturday's Super Night Elimination Recap
Sep 09 2002  Thursday's Super Night Elimination Recap
Aug 01 2002  Two Year Old Trotters take Center Stage in Hanover
Jul 31 2002  Fillies Shine in Monday's Hanover Stake Action
Jul 30 2002  Miller Girls Dominate American National
Jul 29 2002  Yankee Cruiser Smashes Records in American Nat'l W
Jul 29 2002  Green Machine Sets Track Record
Jul 29 2002  Mystic Art takes $275,000 American Nat'l final in
Jul 23 2002  It's "Miller Time" in American National Eliminatio
Jul 22 2002  American National Elim's Close out a Busy "Opening
Jul 19 2002  Prime Prospect Crushes Rivals
Jul 17 2002  Diva in Charge at Balmoral
Jul 16 2002  2 Year Olds Continue to Shne in Hanover Stakes
Jul 15 2002  Youngsters Shine as Racing Returns to Balmoral
Jul 12 2002  Balmoral Back in Action
Jun 11 2002  Midwest Derby Finals Highlight Closing Week Action
Jun 03 2002  Prime Prospect Cruises in Cardinal Final
May 27 2002  Memorial Day Hot and Heavy at Balmoral Park
May 20 2002  Stake Eliminations Set the Table For a Big Weekend
May 13 2002  Violet Elim's Attract 17 Trotting Fillies
May 06 2002  A Tri Springs Upset in Sunday's Isoba Stake
Apr 29 2002  State Bred Stakes Highlight this Week's Action
Apr 22 2002  Magee Gets 9,000th Win- Prime Prospect Rolls Again
Apr 22 2002  Dave Magee reaches 9,000 WIn Plateau
Apr 19 2002  Prime Prospect Cruises in Iggy Magoo Stake
Apr 15 2002  Magee Draws Closer to 9,000!
Apr 08 2002  Bal-Cal Pick 4 a Smashing Success in it's Debut!
Apr 01 2002 
Apr 01 2002  Newcomers Finales Headline Easter Program
Mar 18 2002  Filly Newcomers Series Shifts to Balmoral
Mar 11 2002  Oxford Best Proves Smartest in ICF Open
Mar 04 2002  Series Finales Headline This Week's Action
Feb 25 2002  Flagship Sweeps Big Dog Series
Feb 18 2002  Pacific Pacing Series Shifts to Balmoral
Feb 11 2002  Series Action Heats Up at Balmoral
Feb 08 2002  Big Dog Series Underway At Balmoral
Jan 28 2002  Balmoral Park Week In Review 1/20/02 - 1/27/02
Jan 25 2002  Plesac Sets New Track Record
Jan 23 2002  Magee Brothers Set World Record
Jan 23 2002  Sunday, January 20th
Jan 23 2002  Balmoral Park Week in Review - 1/13 - 1/19
Jan 16 2002  Round 2 of the Champion on Ice Trotting Series
Jan 14 2002  Balmoral Park Week in Review - 1/7/02 - 1/12/02
Jan 14 2002  Trotters Take Center Stage
Jan 09 2002  Balmoral Park Week in Review - 1/1 - 1/6
Dec 31 2001  2001 Year in Review

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