Derick Giwner

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Mon Dec 9
2013
Derick Giwner
Categories: Harness
Imagine while you are hard at work you find out that there have been discussions about cutting your pay 40 percent! Well, an independent report on the recently concluded annual American Harness Racing Secretaries meeting in Florida revealed just that possibility for harness drivers. [DRF HARNESS: Sign Up for the FREE DRF Harness Newsletter Today!] Here is the exact statement made by the reporter as it relates to the drivers:
Thu Dec 5
2013
Derick Giwner
Categories: Harness
We watched all year as the Horse of the Year debate between Bee A Magician and Captaintreacherous raged on. In the end, “The Captain” fell short in the TVG Free For All final and likely lost his chance at the big prize.  There should be no doubt that the queen 3-year-old filly trotter Bee A Magician will be crowned the United States Harness Writers Associations’ Horse of the Year. The Richard Norman trainee hasn’t lost in 17 starts this year and earned an amazing $1,547,304 in a division with only two races worth $500,000 or more in 2013.
Thu Nov 21
2013
Derick Giwner
Categories: Harness
On Saturday the Meadowlands embarks on a new journey in somewhat of a “Bizarro World,” to reference a popular episode of Seinfeld when all the characters acted opposite of their normal personalities. The track has been reconfigured to make the starting line the finish line and vice-versa. It seems like a simple change, but the ramifications from a wagering standpoint could be huge.
Wed Nov 6
2013
Derick Giwner
Categories: Harness
Lost in the midst of the Horse of the Year talk between Captaintreacherous and Bee A Magician is a great battle for top honors in the Older Pacing ranks. The young-at-heart warrior Foiled Again and speedy newcomer Pet Rock have been going head-to-head all year long. The tale of the tape between Foiled Again and Pet Rock reveals an astonishing list of accomplishments on each ledger. Let’s break it down.
Wed Oct 30
2013
Derick Giwner
Categories: Harness
It has been occurring for a long time and has been a problem that plagues half-mile tracks more than any other (though bigger tracks are not off the hook, either). I am talking about slow fractions, specifically the second quarter of races.  [DRF HARNESS: Sign Up for the FREE DRF Harness Newsletter Today!]