Keyword: David Wells

  • PA Trainer Rojas Faces Federal Charges

    The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Aug. 12 that a grand jury in Harrisburg has indicted another local Thoroughbred horse trainer on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy.

  • Four Penn National Vets Face Federal Charges

    In a move that sounded a lot like the other shoe dropping, federal criminal charges have been filed against four racetrack veterinarians involved in treating horses at Penn National Race Course near Grantville, Pa.

  • Trainer David Wells

    Trainer Wells Sentenced for Rigging Races

    Trainer David J. Wells has been sentenced to five years intermediate punishment, with the first three months in prison, for his role in rigging races by giving drugs to horses racing at Penn National Race Course.

  • Former Penn Clocker Enters Plea Agreement

    A former clocker at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has entered a plea agreement and is cooperating with prosecutors in connection with charges that he and two others defrauded the public.

  • Penn National Race Course

    Four at Penn National Face Federal Charges

    Three trainers and a clocker based at Penn National Race Course were arrested Friday, Nov. 22 after a federal grand jury indicted them on fraud charges in connection with races and workouts at the Grantville, Pa. track.

  • Rapid Redux

    Rapid Redux Items Donated for R.A.C.E.

    David Wells, the trainer of record-setting horse Rapid Redux, donated items of Rapid Redux to the R.A.C.E. Fund organization to be auctioned off to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rehabilitation.

  • Maryland Jockey Club to Honor Rapid Redux

    The Maryland Jockey Club will honor the connections of Rapid Redux Feb. 18 at Laurel Park. Rapid Redux has won 22 consecutive races, including a perfect 19-for-19 season a year ago, and took home a pair of national awards.

  • Rapid Redux

    Rapid Redux Questionable For Jan. 4 Start

    Rapid Redux has been established as the 3-5 morning line favorite Jan. 4 at Laurel Park, however trainer David Wells revealed that his star "grabbed a quarter" in his right front foot a few days ago and his status is in doubt

  • Rapid Redux is scheduled to make his next start on December 13.

    Rapid Redux Goes For Another Record Dec. 13

    Racing history could be made at Laurel Park Dec. 13, as Rapid Redux looks to tie the modern all-time United States record for victories in a calendar year when he starts in the sixth race, a $17,000 starter allowance.

  • Rapid Redux after his 19th win.

    'Redux' Pre-entered in Claiming Crown

    Robert Cole Jr.'s Rapid Redux will face four foes in his bid the evening of Nov. 21 to set the all-time modern North American record for consecutive victories. The gelding was pre-entered for the Dec. 3 Claiming Crown.

  • Rapid Redux has won 18 races in a row.

    Rapid Redux Looks to Tie Record Next Week

    Racing history could be made Oct. 27 at Laurel Park as Rapid Redux, who has won 18 consecutive starts, looks to tie the all-time North American record of 19 straight victories in a $20,000 starter allowance race.

  • It's number 18 for Rapid Redux.

    Rapid Redux One Win Closer to Tying Record

    Robert Cole Jr.'s Rapid Redux withstood challenges from two opponents through the first mile and then drew away to win his 18th race in a row Oct. 14 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

  • Rapid Redux

    Rapid Redux Scratched at Mountaineer

    Robert Cole Jr.'s Rapid Redux won't continue his assault on the North American record for consecutive victories Sept. 30 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.