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Warrawee Ubeaut cruises in 1:48.3 in Garnsey Memorial

on 10/05/2019 5:39 PM
World champion Warrawee Ubeaut returned to the site of her 1:48.3 record-setting mile and exited a 1:48.3 winner in the $216,000 Glen Garnsey Memorial—sponsored by the Sweet Lou Syndicate and Diamond Creek Farm—on Saturday, Oct. 5 at The Red Mile. Sent the 1-9 favorite, Warrawee Ubeaut raced fifth to a :26.2 first quarter set by Beautyonthebeach, who soon yielded control to Treach...
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McWicked turns dominates in 1:47.2 in Allerage

on 10/05/2019 5:35 PM
The richest racing stallion in harness history, Mcwicked added to his record-setting bankroll with a 1:47.2 victory in the $186,000 Mister Big Allerage Farms Pace—sponsored by Muscara Standardbreds—on Saturday, Oct. 5 at The Red Mile. Mcwicked left the gate to secure the pocket as Dorsoduro Hanover took the front to a :26.4 first quarter. He sped through fractions of :53.2 and 1:2...
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Prince Of Tides, Ponder The Odds win Freehold stakes

on 10/05/2019 5:34 PM
There were no surprises in the first legs of the New Jersey Sire Stakes- Standardbred Development Fund (NJSS-SDF) at Freehold Raceway on Saturday, as heavy favorites Prince Of Tides and Ponder The Odds won their respective divisions. Coming off a big win in the Homegrown Pace, Prince Of Tides was sent off as the 1/20 favorite in the first leg for 3-year-old colts & geldings. Driver George B...
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Major Betts' 1:49.1 fastest; 2 colts remain undefeated

on 10/05/2019 5:30 PM
Metro Pace winner Tall Dark Stranger collected his seventh-consecutive victory to maintain his perfect record with a 1:50 victory in the third of four divisions for the $275,000 Betting Line International Stallion Stakes—sponsored by the Betting Line Syndicate and Hanover Shoe Farms—on the Saturday, Oct. 5 card at The Red Mile. Leaving from post 1, Tall Dark Stranger sat fourth to...
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Backstretch With Gordon: What are they wearing?

on 10/05/2019 11:37 AM
What a glorious Saturday morning in the Bluegrass. I write this as I sit in the press box at The Red Mile, watching over things. There were a few qualifiers this morning and they're completed, so it won't be long until the afternoon card gets underway at 1 p.m.   I'm really anxious to see what Dave Brower and Gabe Prewitt are wearing, because I luckily found myself in the mi...
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Denali Seelster, Beach Blanket Book earn berths in Super Finals

on 10/05/2019 8:13 AM
Only 10 horses advance to the Super Final and when they lined up behind the starting gate at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday night neither Denali Seelster nor Beach Blanket Book was among the 10. Denali Seelster was sitting in twelfth spot in the two-year-old pacing colt division standings with 29 points and Beach Blanket Book was seventeenth with 18 points. Both colts need...
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Lexington Selected gross sales at record level

on 10/05/2019 8:07 AM
The fourth session of the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale was held under a clear sky with much cooler temperatures than the first three sessions, but business continued at a hot pace. Five yearling were sold for $100,000 or more in the session, bringing the total number of six-figure yearlings to 121.   The average price for Session 4 was $27,268 for 168 horses sold. The cumulative a...
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Brett Miller wins 5 at Hollywood Dayton

on 10/05/2019 7:20 AM
Rosemary Rose has returned to her winning ways after a two month dry spell.  The half million dollar winning 5-year-old Ohio-sired mare captured her second straight victory on Friday, winning the featured $13,000 top distaff condition event at Hollywood Dayton Raceway in 1:52.    Leading driver Brett Miller was content to get away sixth during the :27.1 opening quarter, despite an ...
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Indiana’s 3YO pacing stars shine at Hoosier

on 10/05/2019 7:18 AM
Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to a stakes filled card on Friday and showcased a preview of what to expect for next week’s Hoosier Champions Night. Two divisions for the sophomore pacers of both sexes highlighted the evening’s 14-race card as they brought the curtain down and completed the eighth and final round of their preliminary Indiana Sires Sta...
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Stage set for Indiana Aged Sires Stakes finals

on 10/05/2019 7:14 AM
The aged contenders for Indiana Sires Stakes action took to the stage on Friday at Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. While all eyes have been on the 2-year-olds and 3-year-olds prepping for the upcoming $250,000 Super Finals on Friday, Oct. 11, the aged competitors squared off in their eliminations to compete for a spot behind the gate in their respective $50,000 Aged Si...
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Divas Image impressive winner in Philly feature

on 10/04/2019 11:21 PM
Driver Tony Morgan and trainer Jennifer Bongiorno combined on their third win of the program as the Bettor's Delight mare Divas Image closed stoutly midtrack to take the $18,000 feature for pacing mares in 1:52.2 during a special Friday night card at Harrah's Philadelphia. Morgan kept the winner, who pushed her career earnings to $604,627, next-to-last in the field of seven early as s...
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Lady Dela Renta A wins Yonkers F&M open pace

on 10/04/2019 10:23 PM
An uncovered Lady Dela Renta A (Jim Marohn Jr., $9.60) picked off Feelin’  Red Hot (George Brennan) at the wire Friday night (Oct. 4th), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $42,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace.   Awa third from post position No. 2, Lady Dela Renta A watched as 9-10 fave Feelin’ Red Hot pocketed Alexa’s Power (Dan Dube) through early intervals of ...
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European trotters arrive at YR for International

on 10/04/2019 5:35 PM
Half of the field for the $1 million International Trot found its way to Westchester Friday afternoon (Oct. 4),   Just before 1 PM, Yonkers Raceway welcomed Bahia Quesnot (France), Lionel (Norway), Norton Commander (Germany), Uza Josellyn (Switzerland) and Zacon Gio (Italy).   The fivesome arrived at JFK Airport earlier this week and went through their required quarantine p...
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Favored pacing fillies upset in stakes

on 10/04/2019 5:33 PM
The two divisions for the $239,000 Arlene Siegel Memorial International Stallion Stake for two-year-old pacing fillies—sponsored by Jules Siegel and Fashion Farms—saw the heavy favorites get beat. Making her fourth start, 10-1 shot New Year hit the Grand Circuit winner’s circle with a first-over grind to take the opening division of the Arlene Siegel Memorial. The Bethina...
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No Drama Please, French Cafe win NJ stakes

on 10/04/2019 5:30 PM
Trainer Tom Fanning elected to bypass the first leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes-Standardbred Development Fund (NJSS-SDF) with his trotter No Drama Please, hoping to keep him fresh for the later legs in the series. The strategy worked like a charm, as No Drama Please won the second leg of the series for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters on Friday afternoon at Freehold Raceway. One...
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Coyote Wynd fillies take 2 of 3 ISS splits

on 10/04/2019 5:25 PM
Violet Stride strung out 1-2 favorite Love A Good Story past the half before yielding for the pocket and shooting out into the stretch to pull a 16-1 upset in the first Muscle Hill division of the $290,200 International Stallion Stake for 2-year-old trotting fillies on Friday, Oct. 4, at The Red Mile. Driver Tyler Buter sent the Mark Harder-trained Trixton filly to the front with Queso Fresco...
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Greenshoe insights in new Weekend Preview!

on 10/04/2019 5:10 PM
The big weekend of racing at the Red Mile is upon us and you'll want to download the FREE Weekend Preview for information on the fields and insights into the top contenders for the Kentucky Futurity, Filly Futurity and Tattersalls Pace. There is MUST readiing about Greenshoe, the heavy favorite to capture the Kentucky Futurity.  Driver Brian Sears and trainer Marcus Melander tal...
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Black Book 2 now online

on 10/04/2019 1:05 PM
The 2019 edition of The Black Book 2 can now be found on Standardbred Horse Sales Company's website www.theblackbook.com/catalog-downloads.php. Printed catalogs are expected to be available for shipping on Friday, Oct. 11.   The Mixed Sale begins on Thursday, Nov. 7, and ends on Friday, Nov. 8, at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA, following the Select Year...
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Backstretch With Gordon: No shorts needed today

on 10/04/2019 10:55 AM
Ding-dong, the heat is gone. The wicked heat is gone. After a 95-degree Thursday—the fifth consecutive day records were broken—it’s downright frigid this morning. It was just 60 degrees when I arrived at The Red Mile, and the high today is supposed to be only 75. Back up to 85 on Saturday, then back down to 78 on Sunday, and you best keep an eye on the weather as you might need...
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Big PA Fair Final card Saturday at Meadows

on 10/04/2019 9:55 AM
Trainer Robert Rougeaux III is a man of many interests. He was graduated from Penn State in 2006 with a degree in animal science with concentrations in equine science and agricultural business. As an equine dental practitioner, he treats more than 1,000 patients per year.   On Saturday, though, his attention will be riveted on the $200,000 Pennsylvania Fairs championships at The Meado...
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