ON USTA

 

For all entries & results they can be found at the following link:

 

https://racing.ustrotting.com/default.aspx

 

RACE REPLAYS

 

race replays can be found at the following links:

For Yonkers: http://www.yonkersraceway.com/livevideo/

For Freehold: http://www.freeholdraceway.com/pages/race-replay

For Pocono Downs: http://www.mohegansunpocono.com/racing/latest.html#race-replays

For Meadowlands: http://www.thebigm.com/video.aspx?id=252

For The Meadows: http://www.meadowsgaming.com/racing

2017 top performers

1. ALL ON BLACK 2,1:54.2s $201k 6 wins

Track record holder Hoosier Park, Winner Indiana Sires Stakes Champion.

2. GOLDEN SON 4,1:53.2f $160k 10 wins

Winner 2 legs SBOA Yonkers Series (3rd in final)

3. AMELIOSI 4,1:55.1f $126k 6 wins

Winner leg of SBOA Yonkers Series (5th in final)

4. FRANKIE MULLINS 3,1:55.2f $89k 4 wins

2nd NJSD Final

5. HILARIOUS HERO 4,1:55.4f $86k 7 wins

3 legs Bobby Weiss Series (2nd in final)

6. PERSEVERANCE 3,1:55.1f $73k 3 wins

leg PA Stallion Series

7. PLAYING FAVORITES 3,1:52.3s $63k 3 wins

2 legs of NYSS

8. MY CHERRY PIE 3,1:54.4f $61k 6 wins

leg of PA Stallion Series

9. WISENHEIMER 8,1:53.4f $59k 3 wins

10. ONTHEROAD DE VIE 5,1:58.1h $52k 2 wins

11. MEADOWBROOK GLIDER 4,1:54.4f $51k 6 wins

12. BEACH WATCH 2,Q1:57f $38k

2018 top performers

1. CHAPTER TOO 4,1:53.4 (lifetime best) $138k 10 wins 

Winner SBOA Yonkers Series Consolation

2. MEADOWBRANCH RICKY 3,1:54.4 (lifetime best) $105k 6 wins

Winner 2 legs Bobby Weiss Series; stakes placed in Stallion Series legs; 3rd Keystone Classic & 3rd Currier & Ives; 

3. GOLDEN SON $81k 6 wins

4. AMELIOSI 5,1:54 (lifetime best) $78k 6 wins

5. WISENHEIMER $76k 6 wins

6. MY CHERRY PIE 4,1:54.2 (lifetime best)$58k 4 wins

7. ALL ON BLACK 3,1:54.2 (lifetime best) $55k 3 wins

Winner 2 legs Indiana Sires Stakes

MEADOWBRANCH VICKI 2,1:57 $44k 

2nd Simpson Memorial; 2nd & 3rd in legs of Ohio Sires Stakes 

SMOOTH ACELERATION 2,1:57.2 $39k

winner Hoosier Stakes; leg Indiana Sires Stakes

MS AMERICAN MUSCLE 3, 1:59.2 $38k

winner 2 legs Bobby Weiss Series; 2nd Arden Downs; 2nd & 3rd legs of PA Stallion Series

2016 HIGHLIGHTS

The stable enjoyed a very good 2016 year with 55 wins & over $773,000 in earnings.

2YO Stakes Performers

Run For Royalty

($46k incl leg of NY Sires Stakes)

Donna Elvira

2, 1:58.3f incl leg of PA Stallion Series

3YO Stakes Performers

Meadowbranch Memo

($72k 3 wins incl 2 legs of PA Stallion Series),

Multitaskr Hanover

($38k 2 wins incl leg of Late Closer Series at Tioga Downs)

Roccos Tacos

($50k 4 wins Arden Downs Colt Trot) 

Blownoutofthewater

($87k 5 wins incl 2 legs of PA Stallion Series)

Keystone Taylor

($39k 2 wins incl Arden Downs Filly Trot) 

Ameliosi

($70k 3 wins incl leg of PA Stallion Series) 

Aged Raceway Performers

Meadowbranch Wendy

4 wins including a lifetime best 1:52.3 win at the Meadowlands

Apostles Creed

5 wins & $105k

Mr Lover

10 wins & $70k.

YEAR 2015 IN REVIEW

The Melander Racing Stable had a very successful year in 2015. The win tally at years end was 71 & purses exceeding $822,000 both superior to the year before. Highlights for the year included stakes wins:

  • $35,000 Liberty Bell Trot by Blownoutofthewater

  • $30,000 Duenna Invitational by Meadowbranch Wendy

  • $20,000 Stallion Series by Wouldn't Itbesweet

Major purse earners for the stable were:

  • Wisenheimer $94k

  • Meadowbranch Wendy $90k

Multiple stakes placings to:

  • Don't Mind Me

  • Wouldn't Itbesweet

  • Newcastle

  • Meadowbranch Wendy

The stables best 2 year old performers were:

  • Meadowbranch Memo 1:56.2 $34k

  • Blownoutofthewater 1:57 $27k

The stables best claimers (40% win rate 8 wins off the claim):

  • Great Artist

  • Casanova Lindy

  • Easter Leggs

  • Fall Creek Bandit

 

Donna Elvira winning the PA Stallion Series with Corey Callahan driving at the Meadows

Photo credit: Chris Gooden

Blownoutofthewater winning at the Meadows for Dave Palone

Photo credit: Chris Gooden