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No Pan Intended going back to Ontario

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
Bob Glazer of Peter Pan Stables and David Heffering of Tara Hills Stud Ltd. have announced that No Pan Intended, the 2003 Horse of the Year, will be moving to Ontario for the 2009 breeding season. No Pan Intended, who also won the pacing Triple Crown in 2003, stood at stud in Pennsylvania for the 2008 breeding season. On behalf of Peter Pan Stables, Bob Glazer stated, “David...
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Leerhsen in Lexington to talk about Dan Patch

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
Charles Leerhsen, author of Crazy Good, The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America, will be a guest on radio station WVLK-AM 590 in Lexington, Kentucky, this Thursday, September 25, at 8:45 a.m. Leerhsen will talk about the harness racing star that lived and raced extensively in Lexington a century ago. The opening chapter of the book deals with a record attempt at The Re...
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Mr. Muscleman third behind Waterstone in qualifier

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
The 2005 Trotter of the Year Mr Muscleman made his first appearance since June 2007 in a qualifier Tuesday morning at The Red Mile, with the 9 year old finishing third in a 1:55.3 winning mile posted by the 3-year-old colt Waterstone.   Mr. Muscleman won all four of his starts last year before knee and suspensory problems sent him to the sidelines. Trainer Noel Daley earlier said ...
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Jugette winner Good News Lady in Friday\'s Bluegrass

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
Good News Lady won’t be resting on her Jugette laurels very long as she will take to the track eight days after her multiple-heat win in Delaware, Ohio, last week in one of three $81,000 Bluegrass divisions for 3-year-old filly pacers Friday afternoon at The Red Mile.   Good News Lady landed post one in the third of the trio of divisions, with Greg Grismore once again getting the drive fr...
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Gabbys Dream scores in NJSS final

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
Gabbys Dream drew away to a 1 3/4-length victory over stablemate I Wanted Wings in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies on Tuesday at Freehold Raceway. Gabbys Dream trotted the mile in a lifetime best of 1:59 flat with Jim Pantaleano in the sulky. The daughter of Dream Vacation out of the Self Possessed mare Exorcist now has two wins, three seconds and o...
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Koch named director of racing at Meadowlands

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
The New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority has named Peter Koch as director of racing/race secretary effective Nov. 1, after Tad Stockman was named to a new role in racing administration. Koch, the current racing secretary at Freehold Raceway, will oversee the harness racing program at the Meadowlands. Koch graduated from the University of Arizona’s Racetrack Industry Program an...
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Windsong Soprano trots to 1:53.4 victory

on 09/23/2008 2:00 AM
In Bluegrass Stakes action at The Red Mile Tuesday, the 2-year-old trotting filly Windsong Soprano, who won the $466,488 Peaceful Way Trot at Mohawk in her previous start, turned in a huge 1:53.4 victory on a sunny, warm afternoon.   The time set a national season\'s mark, erasing the 1:55.1 standard Starcelona turned in at Du Quoin on Aug. 29. Snow White holds the world record by virt...
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Out-of-competition testing to begin at The Meadows

on 09/22/2008 2:00 AM
The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission has announced that out-of-competition testing will begin in the Keystone State starting October 1 and directed at horses entered to race at The Meadows.   Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs closed its meet on Sept. 13 and Harrah\'s Chester has no on-track stable area.   “This is a joint effort among the Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission,...
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Illinois Supreme Court rejects riverboat appeal

on 09/22/2008 2:00 AM
On Monday, Sept. 22, the Illinois Supreme Court rejected an appeal that had been made by Prairie State riverboat factions in June 2008. The appeal by the riverboats was in the form of a motion to reconsider a three percent funding that would have been extracted from Illinois-based riverboat revenues, that would in turn have given approximately $68 million to the Illinois horse racing industry. &n...
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Chicago\'s Super Night

on 09/21/2008 2:00 AM
Maxter didn\'t disappoint his backers in the $120,000 Su Mac Lad Trot, stopping the timer in 1:56.4, by one and three-quarter lengths for driver Brent Holland. Conditioned by Roger Welch, the 3-year-old son of Valley Victor has dominated his division by capturing almost all major stakes for state-bred competitors. In the Su Mac Lad, Maxter took the lead at the start from the rail and never r...
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St Lads Popcorn takes OSS Gold

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
Ontario Sires Stakes sweetheart St Lads Popcorn kept a firm hold on her Gold Final crown with an impressive 1:52.3 victory in Friday’s $120,000 battle at Mohawk Racetrack. After Shacked Up brought the filly’s win streak to a halt in last week’s elimination round, even trainer Jack Darling wondered if St Lads Popcorn could hold onto the Gold Final mantle she had first claimed at Flamboro Do...
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Elusive Prey, American Lane in Yonkers Opens

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
A pair of favorites, American Lane (Dan Dube) and Elusive Prey (Stephane Bouchard), shared Yonkers Raceway\'s Friday night marquee by winning their respective $40,000 Open Handicaps. American Lane won the weekly trotting feature, working out a pocket trip from post position six. He then outgamed both the first-up defending champ Likeabatoutahell (Bouchard) and the pace-setting Grain Of...
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SBOA/NJ adopts resolution on sports wagering at tracks

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
The Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey has adopted a formal resolution in support of efforts by NJ State Senator Raymond J. Lesniak (D-20) to legalize sports wagering at racetracks. The resolution pledges the SBOANJ’s active support of appropriate legal and policy measures to legalize sports wagering in those states where it currently is prohibited.  Senator Lesni...
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NJSS record set by Dial or Nodial

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
Dial Or Nodial drew off to a 6-1/2 length victory, setting a stakes record of 1:53.4, in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Sept. 20 at Freehold Raceway.   Owned and bred by Arlene and Jules Siegel of New Hope, Pa., the Jim Campbell trainee swept the New Jersey Sire Stakes Finals, adding the Freehold final to the victory he had in the $1...
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Arch Madness dominates in Mohawk stake

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
After sitting fourth with Enough Talk setting wicked fractions, Arch Madness and Brian Sears poured on the steam down the stretch to win Saturday’s $728,600(C) Maple Leaf Trot at Mohawk in a stakes record 1:52.   Enough Talk (Luc Ouellette) lead the field to a :26.2 opening quarter with Corleone Kosmos (John Campbell) sitting in the pocket.  After the :54.4 half, Corleone Kosmos pull...
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Chancey Lady cruises in OSS Gold

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
Chancey Lady equaled her lifetime mark of 1:51.1 when she cruised to victory on Saturday evening in the C$120,000 Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Series Final for 3-year-old pacing fillies at Mohawk. Voelz Hanover (Mario Baillargeon) and Ms Goliath (Sylvain Filion) dueled for the early lead, through fractions of :26.3 and :55.1., but at the five-eighths mile marker Mike Saftic had wheeled Chancey Lady ...
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Darlins Delight, My Little Dragon win Milton elims

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
My Little Dragon fulfilled her 1-5 sendoff by surging to victory in the first of two $50,000 eliminations for the Milton Stakes for pacing fillies and mares three and up, Saturday at Mohawk.O’Brien Award winner, Hana Hanover, with Randy Waples in the bike, strolled through early fractions of :27.0, :56.3, and 1:24.3 while Brian Sears played a waiting game with My Little Dragon, working the mare ...
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2CP OSS Gold elims to Millionaire Cam, Nebupanezzar

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
Favourite Millionaire Cam prevailed in a tense stretch battle with Shady Cam to take the first of two Ontario Sires Stakes Gold eliminations for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings tonight at Mohawk.Longshot Windsong Fortune took command off the gate with LH Remachable pocketing up and Millionaire Cam, who left from the inside post, biding his time back in sixth through a :27.3 first quarter. M...
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Brothers finish 1-2 in Indiana Downs feature

on 09/20/2008 2:00 AM
It’s not often that siblings compete on the same card, let alone in the same race. Brothers Rebelman and Freddyscooter not only battled in Indiana Downs featured contest, a $20,000 invitational pace, Saturday evening, September 20, but only a neck separated the two at the finish. Seven year old Rebelman, driven by Trace Tetrick, held off the late-charging Freddyscooter and Ricky Macomber in 1:51...
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Timer, track checked for accuracy

on 09/19/2008 2:00 AM
The Red Mile’s president and CEO Joe Costa announced Friday morning that the accuracy of the teletimer has been recertified and that the famed racetrack will also be surveyed—as soon as Friday afternoon and no later than Monday—to ensure accuracy in its circumference before the two-week Grand Circuit stand begins Tuesday, Sept. 23.   A representative of American Teletimer has bee...
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