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Fast final quarter puts Laguna Beach first

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
Laguna Beach led the field at every call en route to a career best 1:50.1 victory in the $19,000 SNY Series Thursday night at the Meadowlands. 
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Equicizer now on backstretch at Tioga

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
The Southern Tier Harness Horsemen’s Association (STHHA) has finished with their newest feature for horsemen at Tioga Downs, an Equisizer, which will be available for use by all horsemen that are participating at Tioga Downs.   \"This is a great addition to the Tioga Downs’ backstretch and gives horsemen an alternative method to training other than using the main track. This w...
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Master Punch stays undefeated with series sweep

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
Master Punch and trainer-driver Don Eash delivered a 1:55.4 knockout blow to the field in the $17,000 final of the Jerry Landess Series Thursday, April 9 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino. The lightly-raced 3-year-old gelding also remain undefeated in three career starts.   Master Punch wasted little time getting out of the gate on top of the field as the heavy favorite. With his stabl...
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Kadabra colt Parlay takes Tie Silk leg

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
The highly-regarded Parlay, a son of Kadabra, kept his undefeated streak in tact with an effortless 1:57.2 victory in Thursday’s single $20,000 division in the opening round of the Tie Silk Trotting Series for 3 year olds at Woodbine Racetrack. With regular pilot Jack Moiseyev at the helm, Parlay left alertly from post eight and tucked into third spot briefly as Yoho Kadabra le...
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Miami Herald story tells of deal-making that left out horsemen

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
The Friday online edition of The Miami Herald reviews the situation of harness racing at Pompano Park, and tells of a private deal between Pompano Park representatiaves and former State Representative Jack Seiler, now the mayor of Fort Lauderdale, which effectively kept protections for harness racing out of the legislation which permits slots at the track.   In addition, a Po...
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Breedings available to benefit Harness Racing Museum

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
The Harness Racing Museum is pleased to announce that two breedings to have been generously donated to the museum’s 2009 list of stallion services available for sale. Classic Photo’s first crop of 2-year-olds will race in 2009. He retired as the sport’s leading money-winning trotting colt as a 3-year-old with earnings of $1,376,829. This is his first season to stand in Pennsylvania. &...
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Bob Tucker to receive 2009 Pinnacle Award

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame\'s Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the Museum’s 2009 Pinnacle Awardee is Robert A. Tucker of Stonegate Standardbred Farm.   Since 1996 the CTW Foundation Inc., of Wilmington, DE, led by foundation director and president Bob Tucker has provided significant financial support to The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame. In 2001...
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Lanson upsets in Su Mac Lad final at Meadowlands

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
In a thrilling photo finish, 27-1 shot Lanson ($57.20) nosed out Misterizi and Enough Talk in the $123,000 Su Mac Lad final Friday night at the Meadowlands. 
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Youthful final served by Oscar Oscar

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
Oscar Oscar turned in another devastating performance in capturing Friday’s $56,200(C) Youthful Pacing Series final for 3-year-old colts and geldings at Woodbine Racetrack. The son of Western Terror-Cup Of Jo entered the contest having won three straight races to start off his career and stopped the clock in 1:52 for driver Mark MacDonald. Leaving from post two in the final, Oscar Oscar found hi...
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Tracy\'s Song wins Petticoal final

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
Tracy\'s Song, part of the odds-on pari-mutuel propositon, stepped into the Friday footlights, winning Yonkers Raceway\'s $63,400 final of the Petticoat Pacing Series for 3- and 4-year-old fillies and mares. With Greg Grismore driving for trainer Ron Burke, \"Tracy\"--leaving from post position two--settled in fourth through a :27.4 opening quarter-mile. She  then took over from stablemate ...
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Four Starz Sue captures Pocono feature

on 04/10/2009 2:00 AM
After two quiet efforts to start the season, Four Starz Sue found his stride and won the $25,000 Open Pace on a rainy Friday evening at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Four Starz Sue, a 6-year-old gelding from the barn of trainer Carmine Fusco, had finished sixth in his first two starts this year after a 2008 season in which he earned over $212,000. He was still the betting favorite for Friday...
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Gamblers Passion wins Blossom Series leg

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
Gambler’s Passion made her sophomore debut a winning one in the $22,5000 second round of the Blossom Series on Wednesday night at the Meadowlands.  Driven by David Miller, Gambler’s Passion came first up and sailed home in :26.2 to best Spoiled Beach by 1 1/4 lengths in 1:52. She paid $6 to win. Gambler’s Passion has now won three of four career starts for owner-trainer Kostas Tsankos o...
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Miss DW Chip wins Hoosier feature; Wrenn scores six

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
Miss DW Chip and Trace Tetrick cruised home to a commanding win Wednesday in the $24,000 featured Invitational Trot for fillies and mares at Hoosier Park. The duo crossed the wire 4 3/4 lengths ahead of BV’s Sister in a new lifetime best of 1:55.1. Starting from post seven in the eight-horse open draw field, Miss DW Chip busted out from behind the Todd Nixon starting gate with fire, passing by ...
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4,000 wins for Wolfenden

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
Ross Wolfenden\'s second win at Dover Downs on Wednesday was his 4,000th since coming to the U.S. nearly a decade ago. The New Zealand-born horseman won two races to reach his milestone event.In an early non-wagering event, a $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund sophomore filly consolation trot, Wolfenden steered Copper Harbor, a daughter of CR Commando-CR Penny Lane, owned by Rod Allen Inc...
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TP Lucy, Ruby Ranson wins DSBF finals at Dover

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
TP Lucy and Ruby Ransom were decisive winners of $100,000 Delaware Standarbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals Wednesday at Dover Downs. The 2008-09 live racing meet comes to a close on Thursday.Tony Morgan led off a banner night of racing with the first of four winning drives piloting Mark Waterman\'s TP Lucy to a 1:58.1 victory, her second straight and fourth in five career races in the $100,000 DSB...
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Spring Fling time at Pompano Park

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
The Isle Pompano Park kicked-off off their Spring Fling Late-Closing Event Preview for trotters on Wednesday with trainer-owner Irwin Lubar sending out Streetwise Hall ($4) to win the $6,500 first division in 1:57.2 with Anthony Napolitano at the helm. Doc’s All Class (Bruce Ranger) finished second with Battleshipp (Dan Clements) finishing third.   It was the fourth win of the season in e...
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Oscar Oscar coupled as heavy favorite in Youthful final

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
He proved the buzz was not misplaced when he romped to a 6 1/2-length victory last week, in the second round of Youthful Pacing Series action at Woodbine. Now recent American import, Oscar Oscar, is rated the early 3-5 favorite (as part of a double entry with Power Off, both owned by Bulletproof Enterprises and trained by Tracy Brainard) going into the $56,200 Youthful final Friday night, and is e...
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Nip N Attack bests Esmeralda Semalu in Pocono feature

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
Nip N Attack outdueled Esmeralda Semalu in a showdown between heavyweight distaff pacers, winning the $25,000 featured Open Pace on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Nip N Attack, who came into the night with back-to-back wins in the Blue Chip Series at Yonkers and more $100,000 in the bank in 2009, was sent to the front by driver Jim Morrill Jr. around the opening turn. Meanwhile E...
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Trotter gets all the money again at Monticello

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
When you’re hot you\'re hot. Case in point Getthemoney as again on Wednesday at Monticello Raceway, the 7-year-old Credit Winner gelding notched his fourth victory against the best trotters on the grounds when Jimmy Marohn got the trotter up in the final strides to score a 2:00.3 triumph. But halfway down the lane the Getthemoney’s chances of winning looked bleak because Billy Parker J...
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Montini says Misterizi ready for Su Mac Lad final

on 04/09/2009 2:00 AM
After breaking stride in the first round of the series, Misterizi looks to rebound in the $123,000 Su Mac Lad Final Friday night at the Meadowlands. The 2008 Nat Ray champion is rated at 8-1 from post eight for driver Tim Tetrick and trainer Tony Montini.   Misterizi made his seasonal debut in the first leg of the Su Mac Lad on March 27 and broke stride before the start, leaving him out of ...
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