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Erie County Fair

Parking limited Aug 2...Simulcast closed Aug 3 - 19 for Erie County Fair.

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Looking Back And Ahead At Buffalo Raceway

The 2014 season is over and plans for 2015 already underway.

Betcha And Barn Doll Fastest In NY Sire Stakes

Cherry Crown Jewel and Miss B'Ville J also win their divisions.

Little Man Cam Takes Nose Victory In Saturday Feature

A blanket finish shows Little Man Cam to be a $17.80 winner.

NYSS 2-YO Filly Trotters To Close 2014 Live Racing Season

A 1:05 p.m. matinee Sunday to end harness racing meet.

Jon Win Roars To Victory In Featured Trot

David McNeight III sends Jon Win to seasonal best time.

V'La Faire Scores Nose Victory In F&M Open Pace

It's the first win of the season for V'La Faire.

Bin N Heaven The Fastest In Rain-Drenched Sire Stakes

Our Hot Majorette and Bossers Joy notch upset victories as well.

Western Alumni Completes Test In Open Pace

A stubborn Western Alumni holds off Rock N Roll Legend in 1:55.1.

Sire Stakes And 'Back To The Track' Set For Sunday

2-year-old filly pacers take center stage for NY Sire Stakes.

Lutetium Still Unstoppable In Open Trot

It's another gate-to-wire victory for Lutetium and driver Kevin Cummings.

Jon Cramer Finds 'Back To The Track' Helpful In Promoting Racing

'Back To The Track' returns to Buffalo Raceway Sunday afternoon.

Royal Deceptor Destroys Track Record In Sire Stakes

A new mark of 1:59.3 by Royal Deceptor breaks old mark of 2:01.2.

2-YO Trotters Arrive Wednesday For NY Sire Stakes

The colt and gelding trotters look to break track mark of 2:01.2.

Get Back To The Track

You are invited Back To The Track

Erie County Fair Races

The Erie County Fair and Buffalo Raceway will host New York County Fair races on Wednesday July 16, first post 1:05 pm

Best Ears Is The 'Best' In Open Pace

Shawn McDonough drives Best Ears to neck win over Western Alumni.

BZ Glide Returns And Takes Open Trot Victory

Mike Caprio drives BZ Glide to popular $4.50 win.

Mikado Blue Chip The Fastest In Sires Stakes

Cartoon Daddy & Aimo Hanover takes other divisions for 2-YO colt pacers.

2-Year-Old Colt Pacers Invade Buffalo Raceway For Sire Stakes

32 colt pacers to make career debuts in Excelsior & Sire Stakes Wdnesday

Gural Hanover Smashes Trotting Record in NY Sire Stakes

A new track record of 1:56.1 posted by Gural Hanover.

Salazar Uses New Tactics To Win Open Pace

A front-running Salazar takes an impressive three-length victory.

3 Year Old Trotters Get Set For Battle At Buffalo

Hambletonian Hopefuls Set To Do Battle At Buffalo Raceway

Murder He Wrote, Western Conquest Score In Sires Stakes

Lutetium also returns to take $10,500 Open Trot

3-YO Colt & Gelding Pacers Ready For NYSS On Friday

A pair of solid fields ready for the two $60,200 Sire Stake races.

Ugly Betty Scores A Beauty In F&M Open Pace

Jack Flanigen drives Ugly Betty to the stunning $46.20 win.

Western Alumni, The Awful Truth Take Co-Feature Victories

Western Alumni takes Open, The Awful Truth the Spring Break finale.

Absolutely Certain Rolls To Upset Win In Open Trot

The lightning lane was just that for Absolutely Certain.

Tom Agosti Named Racing Secretary

Tom Agosti was named Racing Secretary for remainder of 2014 and 2015

Sweetnsinful Shatters Track Mark In NYSS Action

What a difference a year makes for Sweetnsinful at Buffalo Raceway.

3-Year-Old Filly Pacers Invade For Sire Stakes Wednesday

The track record of 1:55 could be in jeopardy.

Glowngold And Market Rally Take NY Sire Stakes Victories

A track record set by Glowngold, Market Rally returns to winning ways.

What The Sheik Pulls Stunner In Open Pace

Long shots rule as What The Sheik returns $51.50 for the victory.

Winkys Pride Makes Buffalo Debut A Successul One

Flamboro invader rallies to take Open Trot in 1:59.0.

Father's Day

Treat Dad to a day at the races and create memories for the entire family!

Market Rally Heads NYS Sires Stakes Card On Sunday

Defending 2-year-old trotting champ returns for Father's Day matinee card.

Taylor Rei Romps To Victory In F&M Open Pace

A seasonal best 1:54.3 time sends Taylor Rei to winner's circle.

Barn Babe Returns To Winning Ways

A late drive to the wire sends Barn Babe to first win of 2014.

Best Ears Is By Far 'The Best' In Open Pace

The 5-year-old gelding posts fastest time of season in the upset.

Mystical Escapade Hangs On For Open Trot Victory

Shawn McDonough drives Mystical Escapade to wire-to-wire win.

CS Kentucky A Winner In F&M Open

CS Kentucky Invades Buffalo Raceway to win Open

Belmont Stakes

Watch and wager on the Belmont Stakes as California Chrome looks to make history.

Ryan's Caviar Advances To 5 Straight

Ryan's Caviar wins nicely against top company.

Closing Credits Romps in Open

Closing Credits finally gets to winners circle, Wild Cruise sets Lifetime Mark

Lutetium Ties Track Record In Open Trot Victory

A 1:56.3 mark sends Lutetium to another impressive victory.

Heavenly Place Explodes To Victory In F&M Open Pace

A big move around final turn gives Heavenly Place easy win.

Naked News Pulls Surprise In Open Pace

A gutsy performance sends Naked News to $19.40 victory.

Lutetium Romps in Buffalo Raceway Open Trot

Lutetium proves to be a winning favorite again at Buffalo Raceway

Ugly Betty Wires Field Again In F&M Open Pace

A 1:54.3 winning time send Ugly Betty to another victory.

It's Three Straight For Western Alumni In Open Pace

Western Alumni goes gate-to-wire in registering the victory.

BZ Glide Strolls To Easy Decision In Open II Trot

Driver Mike Caprio cruises with BZ Glide in Friday's feature.

Ugly Betty Looks Good In Winning F&M Open Pace

A season's best 1:56 sends Ugly Betty back to winner's circle.

Western Alumni Scores Upset Again In Open Pace

Driver Jim McNeight guides Western Alumni again to upset victory.

Studio City Rallies To Capture Open Trot

David McNeight III sends Studio City from last to first place.

Majic Laughter Sets New Mare Pacing Mark

A 1:54.2 time by Majic Laughter eclipses old standard in win.

Preakness Stakes

Saturday May 17 watch and wager on the Preakness Stakes

Western Alumni Notches Victory In Open Pace

A gate-to-wire trip sends Western Alumni to first win in 2014.

Lutetium Continues To Roll In Open Trot

It's another wire-to-wire victory for Lutetium.

Heavenly Place Charges To Victory In F&M Open Pace

A last-to-first move sends Heavenly Place to another win.

Kentucky Derby at Buffalo Raceway

Experience all the Derby action Saturday May 3

Salazar Romps To Open Pace Victory

Post break helps Salazar to season-best time of 1:55 in win.

Absolutely Certain Leaves Little Doubt In Open Trot

A miscue at the start doesn't stop Absolutely Certain from win.

Taylor Rei Hangs On For Nose Victory

The front-running Taylor Rei nips Fiftyonefifty in F&M feature

Diditagain Hanover 'Does It Again' In Winning Open Pace

It's five straight victories for Diditagain Hanover.

Armed Dangerously Shoots Down Field In Open Trot

Ray Fisher Jr. guides Armed Dangerously to fourth win of the season.

Delightful Syd Takes Fillies & Mares Open Pace By A Head

Jim Morrill Jr. drives Delightful Syd as part of five-win night.

Fireyourguns Returns And Registers Open Pace Victory

The 5-year-old Fireyourguns puts up 1:54.1 in seasonal debut.

Heartsaregonnaroll 'The Queen' In Open Trot

The lone mare Heartsaregonnaroll turns back the boys in feature.

Holiday Closing

Simulcast closed Palm Sunday and Easter

St Lads Zena Makes It Two Straight In F&M Open Pace

A late rally sends St Lads Zena to the $18.60 upset victory.

Drew Monti Drives Auditorial, Sand Savage In Co-Feature Victories

Auditorial wins Michael Scores Series, Sand Savage take Open Pace.

Lutetium Goes Gate-To-Wire In Open Trot Win

The front-running Lutetium posts third consecutive victory.

New Owner Seminar

A seminar for new and prospective owners will take place May 10th at Buffalo Raceway

St Lads Zena Notches Nose Win In F&M Open Pace

Front-running St Lads Zena edges out Delightful Syd in photo finish

Hard To Mach Can't Be Caught In Open Pace

Invader Hard To Mach makes successful Buffalo Raceway debut.

Lutetium Wires The Field In Open Trot

Lutetium strolls to an easy 2-3/4 length victory for Kevin Cummings.

2013 Tickets Expire

Over $50,000 in tickets must be cashed before April 1, 2014...

Heavenly Place Romps Again In F&M Open Pace

The 6-year-old mare now has five wins in eight starts this season.

Kentucky Derby Future Wagers

Bet the final Kentucky Derby Future Wagers Pool March 27 - March 29

Drew Monti Showing Talent

19 year old Drew Monti is approaching 100 wins

Salazar Cruises To Open Pace Victory

Bob's Alibi and Mr. Casual win Michael Scores Knockout Series divisions.

Armed Dangerously Hangs On For Open Trot Victory

Ray Fisher Jr. guides Armed Dangerously to lifetime best time of 1:58.1

Heavenly Place Still Sharp In Taking F&M Open Pace

The 6-year-old mare registers fourth victory of the season.

Beechwood Wayne Returns To Register Open Pace Win

Ron Beback Jr. sends Beechwood Wayne to fifth win of the season.

Heartsaregonnaroll Holds On For Open II Trot Victory

Kevin Cummings guides Heartsaregonnaroll to gate-to-wire win.

World Harness Handicapping Championship Qualifier

Enter the Harness Handicapping Contest to win entry in the World Harness Handicapping Championship...

Older Horses At The Top of Their Game

Self Professed, Running Book and Think Gold still running..

Racing Wednesday March 12 Cancelled

Races cancelled and Simulcast closed due to forecasted winter storm

Running Book Too Much In Open Pace

Running Book goes gate-to-wire in easy 1:54.4 victory.

Detailer Rallies For Upset Win In Open Trot

Late stretch drive sends Detailer to $38.20 victory.

USTA Online WHHC Qualifiers Rescheduled

Buffalo Raceway's free, online WHHC qualifier is now scheduled for Friday, March 7

Thursday March 27 Added

Thursday March 27 has been added to the racing schedule.

Ugly Betty Takes F&M Open Pace

Ugly Betty has seasonal best in posting third win in 2014.

George P Hanover Takes Niatross Claiming Series Final

Dont Say Goodby wins co-featured Open Pace.

Fiorentina Returns To Score Open Trot Victory

A month layoff doesn't stop Fiorentina from notching win.

Ugly Betty Cruises To Easy Upset Victory

Driver Jack Flanigen steers Ugly Betty to 3-1/2 length decision.

$5,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 Pool

Wednesdays will feature a $5,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 Pool.

Le Reina Road Steps Up To Take Open Pace

Long shots Major Glass, George P Hanover score upsets in Niatross legs.

USTA WHHC Free Online Qualifying Series

Buffalo Raceway is the featured track of the USTA WHHC Free Online Qualifying Series February 21st

Beechwood Wayne Scores Another Close Victory

A mere nose is the difference as Beechwood Wayne goes 4-for-4 this season.

Studio City Hangs On For Open Trot Win

It's back-to-back wins for Studio City.

L Diz Wires Field In F&M Open Pace

A step up in class doesn't stop L Diz.

Beechwood Wayne Shocks Field In Open Pace

Beechwood Wayne goes from last to first for the win.

Studio City Late Surge Wins Open Trot

Studio City rallies to beat Lutetium at the wire.

David McNeight III Registers A Four-Bagger

David McNeight Jr. trains three of his son's winners.

Charles Stewart Finding Comfort And Victories

New trainer has caught the eye of fans at Buffalo Raceway.

Sand Summerfield Splashes Way To Open Pace Victory

Owner Robert Main and trainer Jason Robinson complete weekend sweep.

Ellisarro Hanover Much The Best In Open Trot

Ellisarro Hanover goes 1:57.1 to romp in featured Trot

Wednesday January 29 Races Cancelled

The 12 race card scheduled for Wednesday January 29 has been called off.

Dont Say Goodby Scores Win Again In Open Pace

Don't Say Goodby notches fourth straight Open Pace victory.

Cedarridgetag Pulls Off Stunner In Open Trot

Sent off at 19-1, the well-travel Cedarridgetag romps to victory.

Fiorentina Can't Be Caught In F&M Open Trot

Fiorentina goes gate-to-wire in winning Thursday's feature.

Artsy Princess Takes Fillies and Mares Open

After finishing fourth in six starts in WNY, Artsy Princess scores win.

Dont Say Goodby Romps In Open Pace

Dont Say Goodby wins third straight Open in Western New York.

Fiorentina Wires Field In Open Trot

Newcomers can't stop front-running Fiorentina

Little Santamonica Takes Buffalo Raceway Feature

Little Santamonica proved to be too much for the rest of the field in Buffalo Raceway's $10,500 Fillies and Mares Open Pace Wedn…

2014 Meet Opens Wednesday

The 2014 harness racing season opens Wednesday January 15

Twitter Countdown Trivia

Follow @BuffaloRaceway on Twitter to win great prizes during #CountdownTrivia

NY Horse Breeders Have Reasons To Celebrate

New York continued to attract exciting new stallion prospects and the government guaranteed supplemental purse revenue, signalin…

Licensing

A valid NYS Gaming Commission license is required for all horsemen and employees. Representatives will be available during the …

Carter to Call the Races

Carter will call the races beginning January 8th.

Download the Mobile App

Download the Erie County Fair mobile application for a dedicated section to Buffalo Raceway.

Breeders' Cup

The worlds best thoroughbreds compete November 1 and 2 at Santa Anita.

Fall Handicapping Contest

Join us Saturdays in October for the Fall Handicapping Contest. Thoroughbred vs Harness...

2013 Season Recap

The 99 day season came to a conclusion Sunday July 21...

Doctor Butch Cruises in Sire Stakes Action at Buffalo

Last year's freshman champion was back in the winner's circle on Sunday.

Accident Mars Sire Stake Event at Buffalo

Four horses and drivers were involved in a chain reaction accident when My American Tallia fell to the ground.

He's Watching Breaks the Two-Year-Old Freshman Pacing Record

Even after breaking stride at the start, He's Watching went on to win in 1:55.4 breaking Heston Blue Chip's track record.

Flyhawk Falina is the Fastest Freshman Trotting Filly at Buffalo

Trainer-driver Dan Daley put Flyhawk Falina on the lead, and the Cash Hall offspring took no prisoners en route to her first lif…

Locals Honored Friday June 28

The Upstate New York Harness Writers Association honored Del Manges and Pat Menchi Friday June 28.

The Lindy Treaty Ties the two-year-old Colt Trotting Record at Buffalo

Trainer-Driver Ray Schnittker put The Lindy Treaty on the lead, just passed the quarter pole, and he registered his first lifeti…

Crazy About Pat Ties the Trotting Track Record at Buffalo

Crazy About Pat made up an unbelievable 13 lengths at the half-mile marker to crush the competition with Cat Manzi in the bike.

Manges and Menchi to UNY USHWA Hall of Fame

Trainer/driver Delbert Manges and breeder Pat Menchi to go into UNY USHWA Hall of Fame on Friday, June 28, 2013.

Local Connections Celebrate in NYSS action at Buffalo

Two local horses, Palm Beach Chic, and Barn Babe made some local owners very happy.

Summertime Lea Much the Best in NYSS Action at Buffalo

The two-year-old filly champion wouldn't let a sloppy track keep her out of the winner's circle to start the Sire Stakes season.

NYSS Kick Off

NYSS 2013 season opens Saturday at Buffalo

Mythical Hall Trots the Fastest Mile of the Meet at Buffalo

Driver Kevin Cummings put Meadows invader Mythical Hall on the lead, and the rest of the field had no chance.

NYSS Schedule Changes

New Yor Sire Stakes rescheduled to June 1

40 Year Old Trifecta

The trifecta finishers in Wednesday's first race tallied a combined age of 40, with 862 starts over their racing careers

Racing Four Days a Week

Buffalo Raceway adds Thursday to the schedule starting April 4

Morrill Wins 7 in 2013 Debut

It was a night for great 2013 debuts as Morrill wins 7 and Ziegfeld takes Open Trot.

Friday Racing Cancelled

Racing to resume Saturday at 6:40 pm

New Faces Calling Buffalo Raceway Home in 2013

Newcomers Dobson, Paquet, and Wrenn look to compete with Gray, Noble and Cummings.

Noble pilots six winners on Opening Night

Driver Dan Noble steered home six winners, which included both featured races.

Season Opens Wednesday with Optimism

The 71st year of racing opens January 9th with...

Year of Changes Awaits in 2013

The horses are rearing to go in 2013 with numerous changes for horsemen and fans.

Qualifiers January 4th

Qualifiers will be held Friday January 4th at 5:30 pm

Watch NFL Sunday Ticket at Buffalo Raceway

Hamburg, NY – Buffalo Raceway is pleased to announce it will carry the NFL Sunday Ticket for the 2012 football season. Starting …

Dr Kanter To Be Honored By UNY-USHWA

Dr Peter Kanter will be recognized for his time and effort for the betterment of harness racing over the past 30 years.

New York Sire Stakes Award Winners

Archangel takes USTA District 8 Horse of the Year.

Buffalo Raceway's Year End Award Winners

Upstate NY Chapter President Tim Bojarski, and delegate and Publicity Director Sam Pendolino dish out the hardware Saturday nigh…

Three-Year-Old Filly Trot

Fortunista didn't get many headlines but is the point leader heading into Saturday's Night of Champions

New Owner Seminar

Harness Horse Breeders to offer new owner seminar September 8th

Summertime Lea Ties the Track Record at Buffalo

Summertime Lea registered her third NYSS win with Jim Morrill, Jr., in the sulky.

Gary Gregory to UNY USHWA Hall of Fame

Gary Gregory to be honored by the UNY USHWA Sunday July 15.

Timothy Patrick Breaks the Buffalo Track Record

With Jim Morrill, Jr. in the Sulky, Timothy Patrick won in 2:01.2 for his first lifetime win.

Jim McNeight Gets Win Number 3,000

With family and friends in attendance, veteran reinsman Jim McNeight got win number 3,000 guiding Hugs Again to his second win o…

Fortunista Breaks Maiden After Earning $93K

Fortunista, Miss Fidget and Anandamide take NYSS divisions

Delano and Archangel win NYSS Races at Buffalo

Delano in track record time and hometown favorite Archangel won easily on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.

Dennis Cummings Passes

Long time Buffalo and Batavia trainer passes on May 14, 2012.

Steelhead Hanover Steals the Show in Track Record Performance at Buffalo

Jim Morrill, Jr. put Steelhead Hanover on the lead just past the 1/4 pole, and the Bettor's Delight offspring did all the rest e…

Ranger Gus Goes over the $100,000 mark with win in Open Trot

Driver Kevin Cummings put Ranger Gus on the lead, and he took no prisoners en route to his 5th win of the year.

New York Sire Stakes kick off Saturday

Three divisions of sophomore Colt Pacers will take to the Hamburg Oval in NYSS action going for purses over $48,000.

Updated Ship In Policy

Updated policy for horses not currently housed at Buffalo Raceway

March 30 Early Daily Double

Statement regarding the early Daily Double on March 30. ~updated April 3

Perfect Man goes over $200,000 lifetime with win in Open Trot

Perfect Man registered his second win this year, with reinsman Dave McNeight, Jr. in the bike.

Anglebrook and Golden Terror Dead Heat in Open Pace Feature

An epic battle between the meets top two reinsman resulted in a dead heat for win in the $10,000 Feature.

Terror Of Thetrack gets a Perfect Trip in Niatross Final

Terror Of Thetrack registered his second win this year in the "Niatross" Final.

Buffalo Raceway's News and Notes

The addition of Shawn Gray and Dan Noble to the driving colony has certainly made a differnce in handicapping and wagering to st…

NYRA Takeout Error

Buffalo Raceawy has establisehd the following policies and procedures to correct the NYRA takeout error.

2012 Open with Big Crowd and Great Weather

Starter Todd Reese summoned the horses for the first race at Buffalo Raceway to open the start of the seventieth season of live …

2012 is Year of Changes

The 70th year of racing opens Wednesday January 11 with numerous changes.

2011 Season Recap

The 2011 harness racing season at Buffalo Raceway on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY came to a conclusion Sunday, July 24 with a …

Three New Barns To Be Built

Hamburg, NY – Three new barns are to be built this fall at Buffalo Raceway, on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY, pending New York …