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Winbak sale to be streamed online

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Winbak Farms will be holding its sixth annual Select Sale on Friday, Sept. 17. The sale will be video streamed live via the internet and open to phone bids for those who cannot attend. Phone bidders must be registered with Winbak Farm of Maryland before 9 a.m. on the day of the sale. In order to register and to bid call (410) 885-3059.   The Select Sale features yea...
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Luchento says 100-day meet in 2011 planned

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
The future of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, the Meadowlands racetrack, and harness racing in New Jersey was discussed by legislators, labor leaders, and racing supporters during five hours of testimony during the second New Jersey Legislative Gaming Summit on Friday at the Meadowlands.   The second Summit was held in the Pegasus dining area of the racetrack and when i...
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Read Luchento's Gaming Summit remarks

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
In speaking at the second New Jersey Legislative Gaming Summit on Friday at the Meadowlands, New Jersey Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey president Tom Luchento spoke for several minutes before a video presentation was shown. Including in Luchento's remarks was the revelation that a 100-day harness meet is planned for 2011 at the Meadowlands, with purses being the highest in the world....
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Record set as Wellwood final is now set

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Jimmy Takter pupils, Leader Of The Gang and Pastor Stephen, emerged victorious as well as Broad Bahn in a trio of William Wellwood Memorial Trot eliminations for rookie colts on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   In the opening $30,000 split, Leader Of The Gang romped against his six rivals with a track-record equaling 1:55.2 victory for driver Ron Pierce. The son of Muscles Yankee–Frau...
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NYSS wins makes Jezzy a 'Perfect 9'

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Jezzy is--for the moment--a Perfect 9. The Empire leading frosh lass had few issues Friday night, winning her portion of Yonkers Raceway's $234,779 New York Sire Stakes Joe Goldstein Trot.    With co-owner/trainer Ray Schnittker taking his usual seat, Jezzy strolled right to the lead from post position five in the $79,113 third and final division. After tickling the tele...
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Cox trainees sweep OSS trots at Northfield

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Northfield Park hosted 2-year-old filly Ohio Sire Stakes Friday and there were a number of solid results.   Stakes actions started with a $19,800 trotting leg and 15-1 Striking Lass ($33.20) led at every call as Robin Miller controlled things with his Pegasus Spur filly. She dropped her lifetime standard from 2:07 to 2:00.4 with fractions of 29.3, 1:00.3 and 1:31.1. Favored Mona Lisa Spur w...
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Jezzy is nine for nine in NY

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
The Empire leading frosh lass had few issues Friday night, winning her portion of Yonkers Raceway's $234,779 New York Sire Stakes Joe Goldstein  Trot.With co-owner/trainer Ray Schnittker taking his usual seat, Jezzy strolled right to the lead from post position No. 5. in the $79,113 third and final division.After tickling the teletimer through intervals of 29.1, 1:00.3l 1:29.4 and 2:00.2, the...
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All Spirit wins Tioga feature for fillies and mares

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
All Spirit and Jimmy Marohn Jr. took home Friday night’s featured $15,000 Fillies and Mares Open Pace at Tioga Downs.   The duo settled in third as Billie Bluechip (Bruce Ranger) and Diva Delight (Brandon Simpson) were in an early dispute to the quarter with Diva Delight winning the early battle to the quarter in :27. Ranger moved Billie Bluechip back to the front and past the half-mile p...
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Muscles To Spare wins Pocono feature

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Muscles To Spare, driven by Drew Chellis, captured the $20,000-$25,000 claiming handicap trot Friday evening at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.Making the second start for the new barn after being claimed for $15,000 by John J. Wach of Boonton, N.J., the seven-year-old gelding cleared front runner Smedshammer (George Napolitano Jr.) near the three-eighths pole after the quarter was clicked off in 27.4...
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Heres Matty wins Scioto feature on closing weekend

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Celtic Merchant took the Billings Amateur Trot, while Heres Matty took the featured pace to highlight the Friday night card at Scioto Downs.   Driver Steve Oldford put Celtic Merchant, a 7-year-old gelded son of Angus Hall, in front at the start and held his rivals at bay throughout the 1:59.1 mile. Even money favorite Done Dreamen was parked all the way and loomed boldly in the final turn,...
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Celtic Merchant, Heres Matty star at Scioto

on 09/10/2010 2:00 AM
Celtic Merchant took the Billings Amateur Trot while Heres Matty took the featured pace to highlight the Friday night card at Scioto Downs.Driver Steve Oldford put Celtic Merchant, a 7-year-old gelded son of Angus Hall, in front at the start and held his rivals at bay throughout the 1:59.1 mile. Even money favorite Done Dreamen was parked all the way and loomed boldly in the final turn, but couldn...
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Rusty Tank wins Pocono feature

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
Rusty Tank, with Mike Simons in the sulky, came from off the pace to win the featured race of the 16-race card Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.The win was in the $20,000 claiming pace for horses, colts and geldings with a special distance of a mile and a quarter. Time for the race was 2:24.1.Rusty Tank, trained by Jake Huff, was racing for the first time for the trainer after being ...
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Caviar Forthe Lady wins Meadows trot

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
Caviar Forthe Lady gained the lead with a powerful quarter-pole move that carried her to a comfortable victory in Wednesday’s $22,500 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Caviar Forthe Lady had been hampered in recent editions of the track’s top distaff trot by leaving herself too much work to do late. On Wednesday, she and Mike Wilder took matters into their own hands...
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See You At Peelers wins accident-marred NYSS

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
The pacing sensation See You At Peelers remained unbeaten when she took an accident-marred $44,820 New York Sire Stakes event for 2-year-old pacing fillies on Wednesday night at Batavia Downs Casino. The Bettor's Delight-West Side Glory filly is now a perfect nine for nine.   Driver Jim Morrill Jr. brushed See You At Peelers to the front at the quarter and she never had an anxious...
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Houghtaling high tails it to Caretakers Classic victory

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
Daniel  Houghtaling, currently a groom for trainer Dustin Miller, won the first division of Monticello Raceway’s Caretakers Classic when he guided pacer Auditor N to a 2:07.3 victory on Wednesday afternoon. In the process Houghtaling defeated four others, including his younger brother John, who chased him home and finished second in the event which was contested in jog c...
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OSRC requirements to race at Delaware fair

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
Attention horsemen planning to race during the 2010 Delaware County Fair. In an effort to cooperate with the Ohio State Racing Commission, the following requirements will be necessary:    1) You must have your Ohio Racing Commission license number, regardless of whether you are entering your horse by telephone or in  person at the log cabin. Racing commission personnel will b...
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Monticello-Goshen USHWA honors Fanning

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
When the Monticello-Goshen Chapter USHWA holds its 52 Annual  Awards Banquet  at Monticello Casino & Raceway on Sunday evening, Oct.r 24 the local scribes will honor Moira Fanning with the Phil Pines Award.   As strange as it may seem, back in the 1950’s and 1960’s women on a race track were taboo---especially on the backstretch.  But thankfully times have c...
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Field set for Peaceful Way for 2YO filly trotters

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
The nations best two-year-old trotting fillies competed in three $30,000 Peaceful Way eliminations tonight at Mohawk Racetrack despite dreary weather conditions. The top three finishers from each elimination plus one fourth-place finisher drawn by lot advance to the $466,000 final next Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   Martiniontherocks delivered as favoured in the first elimination fo...
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4 straight wins for Dejarmbro

on 09/09/2010 2:00 AM
With the $1.6 million New York Night of Champions looming later this month, downstate sire stakes resumed Thursday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $237.636 Lew Barasch Trot for 2-year-old colts and geldings.   Johnny B Kemp and driver Marcus Johansson--showing no ill-effects of that early summer accident--took full advantage of soft fractions and soft foes. The pair went the distanc...
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Transcending wins Meadows preferred pace

on 09/08/2010 2:00 AM
Used twice in a wicked 25.4 opening quarter, Transcending nevertheless had plenty in the tank for the stretch drive as he captured Tuesday’s $22,500 Preferred Pace at The Meadows. Leaving from post 6, Transcending was stuck outside for much of the first panel before finding a seat third along the pylons. Dave Palone had him out and moving again before the quarter pole, and the 6-year-old so...
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