Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Tioga's Top Driver Hensley Heads to Drivers' Championship

See You at Peelers's quest for her 22nd straight win has to wait one more week.

A torrential downpour and sloppy track prevented the undefeated filly from continuing her streak at Tioga Downs over the weekend.

"Inside Harness Racing" has an exclusive interview with Peelers's driver, Marcus Johansson, who discusses the decision to scratch her and how the unexpected layoff could affect her performance moving forward.

Catch the interview on this week's episode of "Inside Harness Racing."

Viewers can see all the action tonight (Wednesday) at 6:00 PM on Time Warner Cable Sports throughout Upstate New York.

Viewers are encouraged to check their local listings for the channel in their area.

Canadian viewers can also watch "Inside Harness Racing" on HPItv during their morning programming.

Fans outside the viewing areas can watch the show and all previous episodes on the Tioga Downs YouTube Channel.

Top driver Jason Bartlett also returned to Tioga Downs over the weekend.

He sits down in the "Settlemoir Spotlight" and discusses his recovery from a July 4th car accident that put him on the sidelines for six weeks.

Plus, leading Tioga Downs driver Ed Hensley is headed to the Meadowlands this weekend for the first round of the Drivers' Championship.

"Inside Harness Racing" caught up with him as he prepares to represent the home team against the sport's biggest stars on the sport's biggest stage.

"Inside Harness Racing" is a 30-minute, fast-paced look into the harness racing scene at Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs.

The program is hosted and produced by Justin Horowitz with production and videography by Jim Rotundo.

For more information on Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs, visit their websites at and