Jamie Ness

Trainer Jamie Ness Celebrates 3,000th Career Winner At Parx

When Late Breaking News came home a clear-cut winner in the sixth race Tuesday afternoon at Parx, trainer Jamie Ness celebrated the 3,000th win on his career. A native of Heron, South Dakota, Ness took a job in the media relations office at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota after graduating from South Dakota University. Taking […]

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First Winner For Spendthrift Farm’s Palace Comes At Delaware Park

D W Fitz dug in to win on debut on Delaware Park on July 24, becoming the first winner sired by Spendthrift Farm’s multiple Grade 1 winner Palace. Under jockey Trevor McCarthy, the bay colt prevailed as the post time favorite in the 5 1/2-furlong waver maiden claiming race by three-quarters of a length, stopping […]

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Nonsensical Tops Wednesday’s Local Prep For Delaware Oaks

Godolphin’s Nonsensical tops a field of nine 3-year-old fillies in the $50,000 Light Hearted Stakes at Delaware Park this Wednesday. The mile and seventy yard affair is the local prep for the Grade III Delaware Oaks slated for July 6th. Nonsensical has one victory from four career starts. In her latest, the daughter of Street […]

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McCarthy, Ness Atop Jockey, Trainer Standings As Pimlico Meet Ends

Trevor McCarthy continued his dominance of the jockey standings, and in the process helped trainer Jamie Ness to his first Maryland meet title in four years as the Preakness Meet at Pimlico in Baltimore, Md., closed with a special Memorial Day holiday program Monday. McCarthy, 25, finished the 12-day stand with 13 wins. It is […]

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Delaware Park Wrap: Handle Increases 17 Percent Despite Decline In Field Size

Despite declines in average starters per race and 28 fewer turf races because of the above-average rainfall in the region, the 81st live racing season concluded with an increase in total handle on Saturday, October 20. Total handle for the 81-day meet was $112,041,057, an increase of 17% over the $95,768,895 from last year’s 81-day […]

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Parx Cancels Sunday And Monday Cards Due To Deep Freeze; New Track Record Set Saturday

Parx Racing in Bensalem, Pa., joined other tracks in the Northeast to cancel live racing on New Year’s Eve because of the Arctic blast that has encompassed the region. After discussion with jockeys, management made the decision to also call off Monday’s New Year’s Day program. Parx resumed racing on Saturday following a Dec. 26 […]

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Gorajec: Industry Continues ‘Shooting Itself In The Foot’ Regarding Integrity

Trainer Jamie Ness recently began serving a 100-day suspension for multiple medication violations incurred in Florida from 2012 through 2014. During that time period, Ness accumulated 12 positive tests for Clenbuterol, a Class 3 medication violation. His suspension began Feb. 19, and will end May 29. In his latest column for Thoroughbred Racing Commentary, Joe Gorajec writes that […]

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Ness Begins 100-Day Suspension For 2012-’14 Clenbuterol Violations

Trainer Jamie Ness began serving a 100-day suspension on Feb. 19 for multiple Class 3 medication violations in Florida from December 2012 through April 2014. The suspension and $4,800 fine were for 12 clenbuterol positives that were part of a negotiated settlement with the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, the state’s regulatory agency. Four additional […]

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McCarthy Rides Five Winners At Parx Tuesday

Jockey Trevor McCarthy rode five winners Tuesday afternoon at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania, each paying a healthy ROI of $9 or more. McCarthy, a graduate of A.I. duPont High School in Greenville, Delaware, notched his first winner on the day with Magical Fire ($10) for trainer Mario Serey, Jr. in the first race. The 22-year-old […]

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