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Ubetterthink fast at Pocono

on 10/29/2009 2:00 AM
Ubetterthink Think, driven by Jason Bartlett, captured the $30,000 open pace for fillies and mares at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Wednesday night.   Leaving from post position four in the nine-horse field of gals, Bartlett sat fourth for the first half of the mile as Larry Stalbaum and Quicksilvercandy A took the field to the opening stanza in :26.4 and half in :55.   Ubett...
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Toronto plans change, Kakakley now based at Pompano

on 10/29/2009 2:00 AM
One of the continent's best up and coming drivers has decided to bring his driving suit to The Isle Pompano Park for the foreseeable future. Matt Kakaley, 21, has officially re-located from Ohio and wasted no time making an impact in his South Florida debut as he won the first race on Wednesday evening in gate to wire fashion with claiming pacer Road Hazard in 1:54.3. "There had been a lot of...
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Artzina to Winbak of Delaware

on 10/29/2009 2:00 AM
Artzina, the 2006 Nova and Dan Patch Two Year Old Pacing Colt of the Year, will be standing at Winbak Farm of Delaware in 2010.   The son of Artiscape won in 1:51.1 at age two, capturing a New Jersey Sire Stakes championship, Goshen Cup, elimination and final of the Matron, Metro elimination, Woodrow Wilson elimination, and Breeder’s Crown elimination, where he finished third in...
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Seven entered in Messenger

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
Seven 3-year-old colts were entered Tuesday for the 54th edition of the Messenger Stakes, third jewel of the pacing Triple Crown and Yonkers Raceway's final major stakes event of the season. The alphabetical roster includes Clear Vision, Doubleshotascotch, Fireintheshark, Hail Storm, Hypnotic Blue Chip, If I Can Dream and Straight Shooting. The number of entrants makes this race a one-dash-for-the...
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A Teague triple--for Montrell

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
The 18-year-old driver Montrell Teague registered his first ever driving triple on the Tuesday program at Harrington Raceway. Teague, son of one of the sport’s top trainers, George Teague, drove two of his father’s horses to victory (Firiel Hanover, Mozzi Hanover) and also Jason and Stanley Johnson’s Mememe in the second race.   Lloyd Arnold’s Delightful Diva ($26, Tony Morgan) scor...
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Teddy a bear in Meadows series final

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
Trailing by eight lengths at the half, Tidewater Teddy launched a second-over move that carried him to the lead and a sweep of the Watson Provost Memorial Series for freshman colt and gelding pacers Tuesday at The Meadows.   Tidewater Teddy captured both preliminary legs with mid-pack moves, and in the light rain of the $25,250 final, it was déjà vu all over again. Under the urging of Dic...
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Lolique captures top trot at Pocono

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
Lolique and A Gentleman scored wins in the Open I and Open II Trot races at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Tuesday night.   In the $30,000 Open I Trot, Lolique, driven by John Wagner, sat fourth for almost three-quarters of the mile before making a three-wide move coming down the stretch to win in 1:53.2 over a track listed as "good" with a light rain falling on and off.   Baby Boy...
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Pansexual scores in series final at Colonial

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
Pansexual drove by Brian’s Joy just past the quarter pole, got the lead and never looked back in winning the 1 1/4-mile final leg of the Horace Martin Memorial Pacing Series Tuesday night at Colonial Downs.   Pansexual, who had wins in all three prior legs, swept the series and earned his sixth win of the fall meet in the $6,200 finale. His Martin Series wins have all come at different di...
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Red Mile approved for later Grand Circuit start in 2010

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
With Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park the site of the 2010 World Equestrian Games from Sept. 25 through Oct. 10, expected to bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors, The Red Mile has received permission from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to begin its meet two weeks later than in the past and offer a schedule that has the two-week Grand Circuit meet being held Wednesday, Oct. 13 throu...
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Bulletproof now at $10.4 million

on 10/28/2009 2:00 AM
With another $783,800 in purse money earned in Breeders Crown championships last Saturday night at Woodbine, the total money winnings for horses owned by Bulletproof Enterprises soared to $10,441,334 this year.   Bulletproof has already set a record for money winnings for an owner of Standardbreds in a single season, and is also presently well ahead of the leading owner in Thoroughbred raci...
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Won The West guns to Quillen win

on 10/27/2009 2:00 AM
The richest card in Harrington Raceway’s 63-year history took place Monday as Strollin Stable, Bill Robinson and James Koehler’s Won the West ($11, David Miller) prevailed in the featured $322,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial. Nearly $1 million in total purses were distributed on the 15-race program.   Won the West, a 5-year-old Western Hanover gelding, was one of three entrants in the r...
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DSBF finals spotlight freshman at Harrington

on 10/27/2009 2:00 AM
Four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) events were contested on the Bobby Quillen Memorial undercard Monday at Harrington Raceway, showcasing Delaware’s top 2-year-old pacers and trotters.   The filly pacers were the first to get underway as Henry Faragalli and Henry Faragalli Jr., Joe Thomson and Del Cote’s Winbak Patty ($34.80, David Miller) took her final in 1:56.4....
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Well Said is retired

on 10/27/2009 2:00 AM
The connections of Well Said can say “well done” to their star 3-year-old pacer as co-owner Jeff Snyder announced Monday the horse has been retired. Well Said won 10 of 14 races this year and earned $1.98 million. His victories included the North America Cup, Meadowlands Pace, Little Brown Jug, Battle of the Brandywine and a division of the Simcoe. He joined Precious Bunny as the only hor...
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B Winner K in Meadows shocker

on 10/27/2009 2:00 AM
No horse seemed less likely to win the $23,750 final of the A.W. Capone Memorial Series on Monday at The Meadows than B Winner K. Not only was the youngster winless in 11 previous outings, but he also had drawn post nine in the event for freshman colt and gelding trotters. Thus, it was no shock when the public dismissed him at 46-1.   What was shocking was the Lightning Lane charge of B Win...
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Two new stallions at Delaware Valley College

on 10/27/2009 2:00 AM
Delaware Valley College is proud to announce the addition of two new stallions to stand at the College in Doylestown, Pa., beginning with the 2010 season: The Fraternity Pan p,3, 1:51.4; 1:50.2 (Artsplace-Yankee Co-ed) and Xactly Hanover 3, Q1:52.3 (SJ’s Carvier-Xqsmwa. These new stallions will join Magical Mike p,2, 1:51.4; 3,1:50.2. who continues to stand at Delaware Valley College. (Delaware ...
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Meadows horsemen to raise money for cancer program

on 10/27/2009 2:00 AM
The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) is pleased to announce a charity fundraising event this Thursday, October 29 that will benefit the Breast Cancer Program at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.That night, two special races will be held.  Race #6 on the evening’s card will feature an all-female driving group. In addition, the men will compete in race #8. The MSOA has pledged its ...
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Kathy Re, wife of videographer, dies

on 10/26/2009 2:00 AM
Kathryn (Kathy) Re, 40, the wife of videographer Aaron Re, died Saturday away after a lingering illness. In addition to her husband of nine years she leaves behind three children, Molly K. Steinmetz, Maggie O. Re and Gabriel T. Re.   Her husband, Aaron, began his harness racing career doing videos of the Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings in 2000. Throughout that period, nobody els...
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American-bred Copy Catch joins Explosive Matter in Orsi Mangelli

on 10/26/2009 2:00 AM
The Premio Orsi Mangelli, Italian trotting’s major stake race will be raced on Sunday, Nov. 1 at the San Siro track in Milan. A pair of American horses, Explosive Matter ($1,479,469) and Zweig winner Copy Catch ($194,757) have joined the European entrants. Both were sired by Cantab Hall.   The Orsi Mangelli will be raced in two elimination heats of 1,600 meters (just short of a mile),...
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Total Truth to stand in Indiana in 2010

on 10/26/2009 2:00 AM
Total Truth, a son of Jenna's Beach Boy, will be returning to the US early next year to stand at stud at horseman Ernie Gaskin's farm in Indiana.   Owned by Ted Gewertz, Only Money Inc. and Teague Racing, Total Truth made three starts this summer at Harrah's Chester, but then a deal was struck to send him into stud duy at the Stallion Station in Australia. He arrived in early October and wi...
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Kindergarten graduates at Vernon

on 10/25/2009 2:00 AM
Eagle Jolt, Dancinwiththestarz, Full Tank and Coco Lindy were final preliminary round winners in $10,000 segments of Saturday night’s Kindergarten Classic Series for 2-year-olds at Vernon Downs.Competing over a track labeled “good,” Eagle Jolt held off a late charge by the world champion One More Laugh during a front-striding, 1:54.2 showing in Saturday’s colt and gelding pace; Dancinwitht...
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