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Lady In The Wind wins NJ Futurity

on 09/25/2009 2:00 AM
Lady In The Wind held off Rapsong to win the $51,200 New Jersey Futurity for New Jersey-sired 3-year-old trotters, the second race on Friday at Freehold Raceway. The Windsong’s Legacy filly trotted the mile in 1:58.3 for her third victory.  She has finished in-the-money in nine of 12 starts.   Bred and owned by Dreamland Farms of Cream Ridge, NJ, Lady In The Wind improved her ba...
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Freshman trotters shine in Am-Nats

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Freshman trotters stepped into the spotlight on Wednesday night at Balmoral Park as a pair of six-figure American-National Stakes shared top billing. Patrick Graham’s state-bred sensation Run And Tell Pap toted home top honors in the $106,000 colt event, stopping the clock in 1:57.2, while the top prize in the $100,000 filly stake was captured by Melvin Hartman, Herb Liverman and David McDu...
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Michaelrowyourboat sets Meadows all-age trot mark

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Michaelrowyourboat unleashed a powerful uncovered bid that carried him past the dueling leaders and on to victory in 1:52.3--fastest mile ever trotted at The Meadows--in Wednesday’s $27,500 Preferred Handicap.   Hidden Viggorish, the 4-5 favorite, set sail for the front but found herself battling for the point with a stubborn Master Begonia, who would not release her. Hidden Viggorish fin...
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Jug Day: Well Said favored in third Jug Future

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
A crowd of about 50,000 is once again expected to pack the fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio, on Thursday afternoon for the 64th renewal of the $650,000 Little Brown Jug for 3-year-old colt pacers, the second jewel of the Triple Crown. Temperatures are expected to top out in the high 70s under cloudy skies, with a slight chance of light rain intermittent throughout the day.   As for the Ju...
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Quantum Lightning, Kentucky Wildcat win Standardbred 2CTs

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Quantum Lightning won the fastest of two $39,863 divisions of the Standardbred Stake for 2-year-old colt trotters Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, while Kentucky Wildcat checked in first in the second split.   Brad Hanners was in the sulky behind Quantum Lightning, who scored a career-best 1:58 victory. Defend The Rock and Ron Pierce were second, with Telephoto K and D...
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Won The West outduels Mister Big in Winbak Pace

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Won The West, second in last year's Winbak Pace at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, turned the tables on his divisional rival in this year's $50,300 renewal, scoring a 1:50.4 victory for driver David Miller. Just four horses lined up behind the gate as a light rain began to fall: Booze Cruzin, Atochia, Mister Big and Won The West.   Miller got away third in the field as Brian Sears sent Mis...
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Aqua Artist wins Standardbred 2FP

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Aqua Artist rallied down the stretch to edge Lovely Dawn in the shadow of the wire to capture the $60,826 Standardbred for 2-year-old filly pacers Thursday afternoon at Delaware, Ohio. Driven by Dave Palone, Aqua Artist crossed the wire in 1:55.4 for her third win of the year in seven starts.   The 3-5 favorite Sand Windsor and driver David Miller had set much of the early tempo but the fil...
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Triumphant Caviar sets world mark in Old Oaken Bucket

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Triumphant Caviar trotted to a world-record 1:54.2 victory in the first of two $87,000 Old Oaken Bucket divisions for 3-year-old colts Thursday afternoon at Delaware, Ohio, but it wasn't without an anxious moment. As the leading Winning Mister and Dave Palone turned for home with Triumphant Caviar and Luc Ouellette on the outside, the front-runner suddenly veered right, forcing Ouellette...
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If I Can Dream, Well Said win Jug elims

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
If I Can Dream, sent three wide down the backstretch by driver Tim Tetrick, rallied with a flourish to win the first of two eliminations of the 64th Little Brown Jug Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, while Well Said overcame post eight to win the second elim in impressive fashion.   Raced through a steady rain, If I Can Dream edged Perfect Shooting and driver Dave ...
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Buck I St. Pat wins Ms. Versatility final

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Buck I St. Pat added the $111,000 Ms. Versatility final to her stellar resume Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, trotting to a national season's best 1:55.2 victory for driver Tim Tetrick.   Tetrick got away third with Buck I St. Pat before moving to the lead shortly after the leading Autumn Escapade and driver David Miller tripped the first-quarter timer in :28.4. Buck ...
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Well Said wins 64th Little Brown Jug

on 09/24/2009 2:00 AM
Well Said won the 64th Little Brown Jug Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, winning the $650,000 renewal in straight heats under rainy conditions. Driven by Ron Pierce, Well Said won his elimination in 1:51.1 and then wrapped up the race in straight heats by capturing the second in 1:51.4, over a racetrack rated as "good," the first Jug ever contested on a track not li...
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Fashion Feline completes PASS sweep

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Fashion Feline completed her sweep of the four preliminary legs in her Pennsylvania Sires Stakes division on Tuesday at The Meadows, scoring a gritty victory and setting track and stakes records in the process.   The $252,319 stake for 2-year-old trotting fillies, known as the Delmonica Hanover, was contested over three divisions, with Action-Broadway and Bone A Fide capturing the othe...
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Field set for Grand Prix de l'UET in Finland

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Eliminations for the Grand Prix de l'UET were raced Tuesdy night in Tampere, Finland, with the final, worth $460,000 euro, raced Saturday, Oct. 3. The elims were won by the Finnish Derby winner, Target Hoss (Muscles Yankee), trained by Timo Nurmos and driven by Jorma Kontio, and the pre-favorite and Swedish Derby winner, Maharajah (Viking Kronos), trained by Stefan Hultman and driven by Orjan Kihl...
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Windsong Soprano, Caviar Forthe Lady win Buckette splits

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Windsong Soprano won the fastest of two $53,750 divisions of The Buckette for 3-year-old filly trotters Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio, fairgrounds, scoring a 1:58 victory over a "good" racetrack after heavy overnight rains. Caviar Forthe Lady won the first division in 1:58.4     David Miller was in the sulky behind Windsong Soprano, who battled through a final quarter of :...
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Selected Jug Sale concludes with average increase

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
The two-day Ohio Selected Jug Sale concluded Tuesday night, at the Eden Park Equestrian Complex near Delaware, with the sale producing an average price of $9,153 for the 150 yearlings sold. That represented a hefty increase from 2008, when approximately 225 yearlings sold for an average of $5,900.   "It was a huge sale, just a great, great sale," said sale manager Randy Manges, who earlier ...
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Bar Slide wins Standardbred 2FT

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
David Miller moved Bar Slide to the outside just before the half and worked his way up first-over before taking control at the three quarters and going on to a 2:00.1 victory over a "good" racetrack in the $62,127 Standardbred Stakes for 2-year-old filly trotters Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds.   Gold Strike finished second for Aaron Merriman, with Kitefin Hanover thi...
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Ginger And Fred, Showherthemoney win Jugette elims

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
Ginger And Fred posted a 1 1/4-length win in the first of the two eliminations for the $35,000 Jugette for 3-year-old filly pacers Wednesday afternoon at Delaware, Ohio, while Showherthemoney--at overwhelming odds of 1-9--threw a scare into her connections and backers at the wagering windows when she made a break at the start in the second elim before recovering and coming back for a hard-fou...
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The Red Mile announces Grand Circuit information

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
The following is important information for racing during the Grand Circuit at The Red Mile: 1.  All horses must have a clean line in 45 days and a charted line within 30 days for all stakes and late closer events.   2.  All participants must have a signed stall application on file and a 2009 KHRC license.   3.  All races are subject to overnitght detention! All st...
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Showherthemoney wins Jugette

on 09/23/2009 2:00 AM
It was like mother like daughter Wednesday afternoon in the $650,000 Jugette Wednesday afternoon at Delaware, Ohio, as Showherthemoney won the pacing classic for 3-year-old filly pacers, duplicating what her dam, Stienam's Place, did in 1997.   Showherthemoney, who made an early break in her elimination of the Jugette, earned driver Jim Morrill Jr. his first-ever win in the r...
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Muscle Massive upsets Holiday Road

on 09/22/2009 2:00 AM
Muscle Massive, the highest-priced yearling sold at auction last year with a bid of $425,000, upset Peter Haughton Memorial winner Holiday Road in John Simpson Memorial Stakes action for 2-year-old colt trotters contested over a “sloppy” racetrack at The Red Mile on Monday night.    Driven by John Campbell, Muscle Massive rallied from seventh early to win the $10,995 division in 1:...
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