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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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Callies Sweetheart wins Sunshine Stakes for 2FP

on 09/19/2008 2:00 AM
Callies Sweetheart paced to a lifetime mark of 1:56.4 on Friday (September 19) at the Isle Pompano Park in winning her division of the Florida Sunshine State Stakes for 2-year-old pacing fillies.   Trained and driven to victory by breeder/owner Melvyn Aylor, it was a tough, grind-it-out victory for Callies Sweetheart.   The third race $7,272 first division saw Dontbreakmyheart and d...
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Touchdown Franco scores in fastest Standardbred 2CT

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Brad Hanners moved favored Touchdown Franco to the top at the half and then held off the pocket-sitting Y-Dat to win the fastest of two $39,123 Standardbred divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds Thursday afternoon in 1:58.3.   Y-Dat and John Campbell wrestled the lead coming out of the first turn from the Dave Palone-driven Up Front Prayer, and...
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Fastest OBC 3FP goees to Perfect M Forever

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Perfect M Forever won the fastest of three $17,676 Ohio Breeders Championship divisoins for 3-year-old filly pacers Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, crossing the wire in 1:54.3. The other two OBC splits went to Sugar Scoot Brown (1:55) and Jane\'s Big Gal (1:55.1).   Mark Winters trains and drives Perfect M Forever, who defeated Cruzin Inya Jammys and Yankee Oak for her...
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Lou\'s Legacy wins Harold Dancer Memorial

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Lou’s Legacy rallied in the stretch and drew off to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $85,000 Harold Dancer Memorial Open Trot, the featured sixth race on Wednesday at Freehold Raceway. The Harold Dancer Memorial Open Trot for 2 year olds by New Jersey-based stallions is sponsored by the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey. Lou’s Legacy, bred and owned by Mal and J...
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Career bests set in OBC for sophomore colt pacers

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Show Me Big Slick won the first of two $26,289 Ohio Breeders Championships for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, while Roxies Big Guy captured the second split in wire-to-wire fashion.   Show Me Big Slick was driven by Tim Tetrick to the 1:52.4 victory, defeating Raps Big Boy (Dan Noble) and C\'Mon Lew W (Ray Paver). The gelded son of T...
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World record for Dennis in Old Oaken Bucket division

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
David Miller captured both $75,560 Old Oaken Bucket divisions Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, including a world-record 1:53.3 effort by the 3-year-old gelding Dennis, as well as a 1:56.2 score with The Budster.   Miller had the 3-5 favored Dennis on the lead early, setting first-half fractions of :27.3 and :56, although he had to do a give-and-take with the R...
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Nob Hill High, Mobile take Standardbred splits

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Nob Hill High, a son of McArdle out of the mare Anniecrombie, the winner of the 1988 Jugette, posted a 13-1 upset victory in 1:54 in the first of three $30,349 Standardbred divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds.   Driven by David Miller for trainer Bill Webb, Nob Hill High won for the second time in six starts to go along with ...
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Pedigree Snob, Indulge Me wins Standardbred 2FP splits

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Sweetheart Pace winner Pedigree Snob had no problems from her inside post position as she easily won the first of two $34,173 Standardbred divisions for 2-year-old filly pacers Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds in 1:54.4, with Indulge Me romping to a 1:53.2 decision in the second split.   Pedigree Snob, driven by Sam \"Chip\" Noble, had the lead in the first turn but brie...
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Mister Big cruises in Winbak Pace

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Mister Big, sent off the 1-9 favorite, led wire to wire to win the $56,650 Winbak Pace for older horses in 1:51 Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds. Brian Sears was behind the 5-year-old son of Grinfromeartoear as he posted his sixth straight victory, a streak that includes the Breeders Crown, Canadian Pacing Derby and William Haughton Memorial.   Mister Big led through fra...
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Shadow Play, Lonestar Legend, Art Official win Jug elims

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
David Miller captured the first two eliminations for the 63rd Little Brown Jug Thursday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, scoring a stakes record-equaling 1:50 win in the first split with Shadow Play and then shattering that mark with a 1:49.3 score behind Lonestar Legend in the second division, and Art Official overcame a couple of missteps throughout his journey to win the third ...
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Susie\'s Magic wins Ms Versatility final

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Susie\'s Magic sat second behind the tempo-setting Godiva Hall and then rallied past in deep stretch to win the $117,500 Ms Versatility final for older trotting mares Thursday at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds. Jody Jamieson was behind the 5-year-old daughter of Dream Vacation as she scored in 1:54.2 in finding the winner\'s circle for the first time in 12 starts this year.   Godiva Hall an...
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Little Brown Jug goes to Shadow Play in two-heat record

on 09/18/2008 2:00 AM
Shadow Play led from start to finish to win the second and deciding heat of the $551,225 Little Brown Jug Thursday at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, posting a 1:50.1 finish for driver David Miller, the second Jug victory for the Ohio native. The combined time with his elim victory of 1:50 established a new world mark for two heats.   Drawing post one among the three elimination winners, Mi...
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Classic Lane wins Buckette

on 09/17/2008 2:00 AM
Pennsylvania Sire Stakes champion Classic Lane led wire to wire to win the $82,830 Buckette for 3-year-old filly trotters Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds. Driven by David Miller, Classic Lane crossed the finish line a length in front of Charged Freight and Ray Paver in a national season\'s best 1:55.3.   Classic Lane set fractions of :28.2, :58 and 1:27.1 in the short ...
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Sugarcane Yankee wins Standardbred

on 09/17/2008 2:00 AM
John Campbell sent Sugarcane Yankee three wide around the final turn and the daughter of Windsong\'s Legacy went on to a 2:01 victory in the $60,047 Standardbred for 2-year-old filly trotters Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds.   Under urging from Campbell down the stretch, Sugarcane Yankee was able to hold off the late rally of Northmedo Esther and Jody Jamieson. Gracefu...
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Magician dies at age 13

on 09/17/2008 2:00 AM
Magician, winner of $3.5 million and 49 races with a mark of 1:52.2, including most of harness racing’s prestigious events, died early Wednesday morning at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center at the age of 13. Magician’s owner, Leslie McLaren, who first came to know the horse when he was on turn out at her Columbus, New Jersey farm, said the horse was euthanized whe...
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Standupnkissmee, Somethinsgotagive take OBC splits

on 09/17/2008 2:00 AM
Standupnkissme won the fastest of two $34,388 Ohio Breeders Championship divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, touring the half-mile oval in 1:54.4. Somethinsgotagive won the second OBC split in 1:55.1.   David Miller was in the sulky behind Sandupnkissme, who won for the seventh time in nine starts, equaling his career best ...
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Good News Lady wins opening heat of Jugette

on 09/17/2008 2:00 AM
It was good news for Good News Lady as the 3-year-old filly pacer won the first heat of the $300,475 Jugette Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds, in 1:53.1, the first win of the year for the daughter of Western Ideal.   A field of nine lined up behind the gate--Ideal Morning was scratched \"sick\" earlier in the day--and at the outset the inside four horses battled for pos...
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One Awesome Master awesome n OBC

on 09/17/2008 2:00 AM
One Awesome Master was one awesome trotter Wednesday afternoon as the 3-year-old gelding romped to a 1:54.3 victory in the $43,376 Ohio Breeders Championship at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds. With Sam \"Chip\" Noble driving, One Awesome Master coasted to an easy score, equaling the track record and just missing the world record for sophomore geldings trotters on a half-mile track by one-fifth of ...
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