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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Buffalo Raceway's ''Did You Know???

Did you know that Quicksilvercandy A won 22 times last season and was tied for the most wins in the United States with Safe From Terror who also took 22 races in 2017?

Racing returns on Friday at 5 p.m. at Buffalo Raceway!
Did you know that the winning percentage of favorites at Buffalo Raceway last season was 42.14 percent?

Did you know that the inside post captured 220 victories in 954 races in 2017?

Did you know Buffalo Raceway enters its 76th season of harness racing in 2018?

Did you the pacer Royal Reception won 6-of-8 starts in 2017 at Buffalo Raceway when the half-mile oval was considered  an 'off track'?

Did you know driver Kevin Cummings has the most wins in the past three seasons at Buffalo Raceway with 375 total followed closely by Drew Monti with 357?

Did you know driver Ray Fisher Jr. won at a 48 percent clip when aboard the post time favorite in 2017 with 58 victories in 121 attempts?

Did you know driver Larry Stalbaum notched 70 victories in 280 tries when the track at Buffalo Raceway was considered 'off'?

Did you know trainer JD Perrin has a combined 250 victories in the past three seasons with the most coming in 2016 when he had 106?

Did you know Jim Morrill Jr. had the top UDR rating at Buffalo Raceway in 2017 with a .378 mark thanks to 101 victories in 420 starts?

Driver Kevin Cummings
Did you know there was a total of 98 different drivers who participated in races at Buffalo Raceway in 2017, all of whom were men?

Did you know that only Kevin Cummings and Larry Stalbaum are the only two drivers to earn over $1 million in purse earnings in a season at Buffalo Raceway? Did you know Cummings has the record with $1,081,171 earned in 2015 while Stalbaum followed that with $1,007,325 produced in 2017?

Did you know Buffalo Raceway track announcer Wayne Teaven is a heavy metal music lover and has a vast collection of CDs, DVDs and box sets that total over 6,000? Did you also know that he calls youth football games in Newfane, Medina and Alden including the regular season, league playoffs and championship games?

Did you know Hamburg Gaming opened in the lower level of Buffalo Raceway in 2004?

Did you know that former driver/trainer and current Buffalo Raceway Racing Secretary Tom Agosti used to train thoroughbred race horses as well?

Did you know a female driver did not make a start at Buffalo Raceway in a pari-mutual race in 2017?

Maria Rice
Did you know that the last female to make a start at Buffalo Raceway was back in 2016 when Hannah Miller had two drives and Maria Rice had one? Did you know Miller did finish second in one of the races with her horse earning $1,850?

Did you know that track photographer Steve Roth sold insurance for 25 years and was his high school's (Batavia) photographer with his own dark room?

Did you know that the New York Sire Stakes will make its first appearance at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday, June 6 with the 3-year-old colt trotters in the spotlight?

Did you know that out of eight dates of the New York Sire Stakes coming to Buffalo Raceway in 2018, six are on Wednesday nights and two are on Sunday afternoons?

Did you know Buffalo Raceway track handicapper Brian Mazurek has owned shares of five different standard bred horses through the VIP Internet Stable in 2017 and saw his horses win 9-of-25 starts but not one of his winners were in Western New York?

Did you know Buffalo Raceway's 88-day meet begins on Friday night, January 12th beginning at 5 p.m.?