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Odds On Osiris captures Fox Stake

on 08/08/2019 8:34 AM
In what was his third career start, Odds On Osiris triumphed in 1:51.3 in the 93rd edition of the $55,150 Fox Stake for 2-year-old pacers in Grand Circuit action at the Indiana State Fair on Wednesday. The event was the sixth race on a 12-race card which also featured the $33,383 Ralph Wilfong Memorial for 2-year-old trotters, which was captured by Just Like Fire (Trace Tetrick) in 1:58. Odds On ...
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The Cuse Is Loose scores at Saratoga

on 08/08/2019 8:24 AM
A pair of $9,000 co-features highlighted the ten-race card on Wednesday night at Saratoga Casino Hotel. On an evening in which there were a handful of big longshots that prevailed, one of the features saw a 9-1 upset. The Cuse Is Loose (Deweycheatumnhowe) pulled first-over on the two favorites in his division of the features for New York-sired trotters and the five year old Andy Byler trainee...
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NYSS trotters break Batavia track record twice

on 08/07/2019 9:19 PM
The New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters invaded Batavia Downs on Wednesday (Aug. 7) and they did some damage to the record book by breaking the local mark for their age, gender and gait in two successive series races.   In the first $52,000 division, Bourbon Express (RC Royalty-Kasha) was sent down the road by driver Jason Bartlett and once gone, the pair ...
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Stinglike A B K wins Meadows co-feature

on 08/07/2019 8:18 PM
There was no floating like a butterfly for Stinglike A B K; he powered right to the top and widened his lead late to capture Wednesday's co-feature at The Meadows, an $11,800 Conditioned Trot.   Hydration took Wednesday's companion feature, an $11,800 Conditioned Pace, in similar front-end fashion, scoring in 1:52.1 for Dave Palone, trainer Brian Brown and owners Country Club ...
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Big longshots win in Philly Wednesday

on 08/07/2019 4:45 PM
Longshots ruled the roost at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, as three horses paid over $50 on one card for the first time locally in just short of two years. Buy In (Art Stafford Jr.) got the bomber brigade going by winning the seventh race and paying $77.80; second in the race was 70-1 proposition Surf The Web, who returned $146.60 for a $2 place ticket. In the very next ...
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Century Farroh looks to continue ride in Milstein

on 08/07/2019 1:26 PM
Dave Ratchford was 16 when he bought his first horse. “And I’ve never been without a horse since then,” the 75-year-old Nova Scotia resident said. Good thing. Otherwise he would have missed the opportunity to own a horse like Century Farroh. Century Farroh has won eight of nine races this year and competes in Saturday’s $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial Invita...
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Atlanta to take on Manchego in Joie De Vie

on 08/07/2019 12:59 PM
Tioga Downs will host the Grand Circuit Crawford Farms FFA Trot and Joie De Vie FFA Mare Trot stakes this Sunday with a matinee post time of 1 p.m.   The $148,000 Crawford Farms drew a field of six that includes the venerable 2015 Hambletonian champ Pinkman as well as the winner of last week's Vincennes trot on Hambo Day, Mission Accepted.   Eight top trotting mares wil...
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2FP Somebeachsometime impressive in Mohawk win

on 08/07/2019 8:36 AM
Somebeachsometime stormed by rivals in the stretch to win Tuesday’s second leg of the Whenuwishuponastar Series at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   The 2-year-old daughter of Somebeachsomewhere paced home in :26.3, part of a :53.3 back half, to come from sixth for the stunning victory in the second leg of the three-week event.   Driven by Jody Jamieson, Somebeachsometime got a...
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Lather Up heads Dan Patch field

on 08/07/2019 8:29 AM
A field of nine will be sent postward in the $330,000 Dan Patch Stakes at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday. The 26th installment of Hoosier Park’s premier event will highlight the 14-race program that is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be supported by an all-star undercard of racing action. The purse money to be distributed throughout the evening will be over the $500,000 mark...
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2CP American Rebel leads NYSS in 1:54

on 08/06/2019 8:57 PM
Yonkers Raceway Tuesday night (Aug. 6th) hosted the $153,200 New York Sire Stakes Jim Crawford Pace for 2-year-old colts and geldings.   A $75,900 non-bettor and a wagering-carded $77,300 division comprised the event.   The before-the-program bandwagon was led by American Rebel (Tyler Buter). Making the first lead from post position No. 2, American Rebel then deferred ...
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You're Majestic takes Meadows feature

on 08/06/2019 8:55 PM
You're Majestic quarter-poled to the front for trainer/driver Doug Snyder, then held off a pair of challengers late to capture Tuesday's co-feature at The Meadows, a $12,700 Filly & Mare Conditioned Trot.   In the companion feature, a $12,700 Filly & Mare Conditioned Pace, McDazzle prevailed in 1:52.1 for Dave Palone, trainer Ron Burke and owners Burke Racing Stable and ...
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Spectre, Mass Fortune K score at Pocono

on 08/06/2019 8:51 PM
Favorites Spectre and Mass Fortune K both parlayed front-end trips into a victory in a $15,000 featured trot during the Tuesday twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The Holiday Road gelding Spectre went to the lead before the :27.3 quarter for driver Anthony Napolitano, could back off the half to :57, picked up the pace to the 1:25.2 three-quarters, then held off a threat from po...
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Bettor's Wish favored in Milstein Memorial

on 08/06/2019 3:25 PM
Bettor’s Wish has been named the 5-2 morning line favorite by Northfield Park’s executive vice president of racing and simulcasting Dave Bianconi in Saturday’s $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial. The top money-earner headlines an accomplished field of eight in Northfield Park’s premier event. The Milstein is a 3-year-old Open by invitation only. The featured eve...
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Woodside Charm returns Thursday in NYSS

on 08/06/2019 1:10 PM
Vernon Downs will host a $118,800 leg of the New York Sires Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday.   There is only one division racing on Thursday but the field is loaded. It features last year’s 2-year-old trotting filly of the year Woodside Charm (Verlin Yoder). The Chapter Seven filly is owned and trained by Yoder and listed as the 5-2 morning line favorit...
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Michigan war horse T-Red wins 100th race

on 08/06/2019 9:36 AM
The crowd at the Western Michigan Fair in Ludington, Mich. witnessed history in the fourth race on Monday as the 14-year-old gelding T-Red paced his way into the history books, notching his 100th career win by open lengths.   T-Red, a son of Cams Eclipse bred by Mark Matthews of Jerome, Mich., and owned and trained by Henry Gulley of Cement City, Mich., has been chasing his 100th care...
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Rock Diamonds N posts second straight win

on 08/06/2019 8:23 AM
For the second straight start, Rock Diamonds N dominated the best of the bunch at Plainridge Park by winning the $14,000 Winners-Over Handicap on Monday afternoon (Aug. 5).   Despite being handicapped with the outside post seven, driver Ron Cushing left and put Rock Diamonds N on the lead and did not look back from there. After sprinting quarters of :26.2, :54.4 and 1:22.1 with little...
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2YO Tall Dark Stranger wins at Mohawk

on 08/06/2019 8:21 AM
Tall Dark Stranger stormed into Mohawk Park to deliver an impressive 1:51.1 victory in Monday’s second leg of the Dream Maker Series.   An overflow field of 11 two-year-old pacing colts and geldings clashed in the second-leg of the three-week event. Round one winners Allywag Hanover and Captain Midnight sat out this week.   Trainer Nancy Johansson rolled into town wit...
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Sports Obsession wins Battle of Waterloo

on 08/05/2019 8:53 PM
Grand River Raceway marked its 29th annual Industry Day celebration on August 5. The afternoon featured 11 races totaling $540,850 in purses, including the track’s feature dashes, the Battle Of Waterloo and Battle Of The Belles.   It was a homecoming of sorts for two families who have previously dominated these jewel races in the Elora, ON track’s marquee event. &nbs...
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Forbidden Trade pays well in Hambo futures

on 08/05/2019 7:19 PM
The Hambletonian Future wager proved to be an extreme value play for those following and cashing in on the race winner Forbidden Trade. The son of Kadabra captured the $1 million event at The Meadowlands in dramatic style returning $33.80 to win for those placing wagers close to post time.   In the four separate Future wagers heading into the first jewel in Trotting’s Triple C...
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Tequila Talkin springs 22-1 upset in Meadows open

on 08/05/2019 7:17 PM
The longest shot in the field at 22-1, Tequila Talkin sustained a first-over bid that carried him to the upset in Monday’s $18,000 Open 1 Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Tony Hall collected six wins on the 13-race card.   When Tequila Talkin moved from fourth after the leader Barn Girl, it seemed only a matter of time before the venerable mare put him away. But the 4-year-old...
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