Press Room

by John Manzi for the Billings series

by John Manzi for NAADA

Jim Marohn Jr. wins his 3000th race at Monticello

Monticello Schedule Dark on Monday September 7

Monticello Raceway will not be conducting live racing on Labor Day, Monday September 7.

Racing will be back to the usual Monday through Thursday format for the remainder of September.

All post times will continue to be at 12:50pm.


Michelle Miller, RUS NY President
hi-res images available upon request

RUS NY Fair Series Final Just Days Away

This year’s Racing Under Saddle New York Fair Series championship will be held on September 2 at Monticello Raceway along with the New York Sire Stake’s County Fair Finals.

By John Manzi

Seven days after the Meadowlands carded three amateur trots on their Hambletonian weekend night time betting card of August 7th Monticello Raceway followed suite on its Thursday August 13th afternoon program also carding three amateur races for fans to wager on. Two were trots in the CKG Billings Harness Driving Series while a third was a pace for was members of the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club.

By John Manzi for the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club
Even before the Catskill Amateur Drivers Club August Series got underway time was allotted for a presentation to Hannah Miller, the overall point winner in the CADC spring series which ended a few weeks ago.

Miller proudly accepted the plaque from CADC president Gerry Fielding prior to the Thursday, August 7th race card getting underway at Monticello Raceway. In the spring series Miller displayed a driving prowess unequalled by any of her competitors en route to five victories in the organizations spring events.

By John Manzi

On the beautiful summer afternoon of July 16 the ninth leg of the NAADA spring trotting series went to post at Monticello Raceway and when the judges hung the official sign Bob Hechkoff emerged victorious with Alternat Thursdays. They scored a two length triumph over Swift Blizzard and Paul Minore in a time of 2:00.3. Joe Lee finished third with Laser Lucy.