DSBF finals highlight Governor’s Day races at state fair

HARRINGTON — Harrington Raceway’s richest program of the season, the annual Governor’s Day program at the Delaware State Fair, was contested Thursday, highlighted by four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund finals for 3-year-olds as well, three of which were won by driver Russell Fos-ter, and program fixtures like the $40,000 Governor’s Cup for older horses. […]

11-race program on tap for Governor’s Day Thursday at fair

HARRINGTON — The richest program of the season at Harrington Raceway is set for Thursday during the Delaware State Fair as the annual Governor’s Day program will be contested with an 11-race program (7 p.m. post time). More than $550,000 in total purses will be at stake on the program, with the majority being dispersed […]

Little River Band to play Harrington’s Exhibit Hall in November

HARRINGTON — The Entertainment Department at Harrington Raceway and Casino announced today that Little River Band will perform at Exhibit Hall on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. as part of the Live On Stage series line-up. Through the 1970s and 80s, LRB enjoyed chart success with multi-platinum albums and hits like: “Reminiscing,” “Cool Change,” […]

Wynonna to perform in Harrington Oct. 26

HARRINGTON — Country music’s Wynonna, along with her band The Big Noise, will perform at Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall on Friday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. as part of the Live On Stage series lineup. Wynonna first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother Naomi as the mother/daughter country duo, The […]

BEST BETS: Single Origin doubles up on the music at Old State House

When finding someone to make music with, Dover’s Shannen Norris didn’t have to look far. For the last five years, Mr. Norris and his twin brother Sean have formed the duo Single Origin. Attracting a local following with their smooth sounds, Single Origin will play a free concert at Dover’s Old State House March 9 […]

Fight in progress brings resisting charge

HARRINGTON — A 42-year-old Maryland man was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after a fight was reported at Harrington Raceway and Casino early Sunday morning, police said. According to Harrington Police, Jermaine L. Newcomb, of Hurlock, was arrested at approximately 12:39 a.m., after the Delaware State Police requested assistance for a fight in […]

Lonestar making musical memories in Harrington

HARRINGTON — Although his band Lonestar went on to become one of the most successful country groups in history, founder Dean Sams says he put the group together back in 1992 for simply a chance to slow down. “I was working four jobs during the week. I was a limo driver for the Sheraton Music […]

Blood Sweat & Tears, featuring Bo Bice, coming to Harrington in April

HARRINGTON – Blood Sweat and Tears, featuring Bo Bice, is scheduled to perform at Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall on Saturday, April 7 as part of the Live On Stage series line-up. Drummer/producer Bobby Colomby and friends formed Blood, Sweat and Tears in 1967,  bursting on to the music scene  blending rock, fusion and jazz […]

BEST BETS: Music, mirth on tap for local entertainment fans in 2018

As we get set to sing 2017 on its way out of here, it’s time to turn our attention to what awaits local entertainment fans in 2018. Before we get to the events that we definitely know about, we start with the unknowns associated with the Firefly Music Festival. At this point, the only thing […]

Harrington-bound Jo Dee Messina keeping the faith

HARRINGTON — Country singer Jo Dee Messina will bring her string of hits and more to Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall as part of its Live on Stage series Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. Since breaking onto the music scene in 1996 with the hit “Heads Carolina, Tales California,” Ms. Messina, 47, has had […]