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Favorite makes history as first undefeated Hambo winner

on 08/02/2008 2:00 AM
Deweycheatumnhowe continued his historic march Saturday at the Meadowlands, capturing the 83rd edition of the $1.5 million Hambletonian in wire-to-wire fashion. Guided by trainer Ray Schnittker, Dewey remained undefeated with his 15th consecutive victory in 1:52, becoming the first undefeated Hambletonian champion. Crazed and Tim Tetrick used a two-hole trip to finish a half-length back in second ...
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Misterizi trots to world record in Nat Ray victory

on 08/02/2008 2:00 AM
Misterizi and Tim Tetrick used the cover of Arch Madness to carry them to the stretch before taking the lead mid-way through the lane and drawing away in the $300,000 Nat Ray Invitational Saturday at the Meadowlands, winning in a world record time of 1:51. Arch Madness finished second for Brian Sears while Enough Talk raced third. Starting from post three, Misterizi got away near the...
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Mister Big repeats in $332,000 U.S. Pacing Championship

on 08/02/2008 2:00 AM
The stretch drive of the $332,000 U.S. Pacing Championship came down to a clash between older pacing titans Artistic Fella and Mister Big. When the dust settled, Mister Big, driven by Brian Sears, successfully defended his title, winning in 1:48.2. Mypanmar finished third. Mister Big raced from off the pace early for trainer Virgil Morgan Jr. as Special Report and Larry Stalbaum fired for...
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Tiz A Masterpiece perfect in Oliver Wendell Holmes

on 08/02/2008 2:00 AM
Kentuckiana Racing Stable’s Tiz A Masterpiece rebounded nicely from a sixth-place effort in the Meadowlands Pace to score a 1:49 victory in the $210,000 Oliver Wendell Holmes Saturday at the Meadowlands. Driven by Andy Miller, the Western Hanover colt outpaced Lis Deo and Harley D Hanover in the winning effort. Starting from post seven, Miller moved for position with the Blair Burgess t...
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Darlin’s Delight holds off My Little Dragon in Golden Girls

on 08/02/2008 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras pulled Darlin’s Delight from the pocket before the three quarter mile marker and held off a hard-charging My Little Dragon to win the $232,000 Golden Girls Saturday at the Meadowlands in 1:49.2. Tidewaterdragonfly finished third. Darlin’s Delight left from post three for the lead before being supplanted by Street Dancer and Andy Miller. Gingras would keep the Jeffrey S...
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Holiday Credit wins NYSS

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
The 2008 New York Sire Stakes series for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters made a stop at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway on Thursday as five divisions were contested, with Holiday Credit putting forth the most impressive performance of the night when taking his $51,952 split in 1:57.4. Driven from post three by Jim Morrill Jr., Holiday Credit bided his time in third place through early fractions o...
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Schnittker climbs off Dewey to let Brothers aboard

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Trainer Ray Schnittker\'s regimen of training Hambletonian favorite Deweycheatumnhowe is to ride the 3-year-old colt trotter, and on Wednesday it was former jockey Donna Barton Brothers\' turn to climb aboard. Brothers was at Schnittker\'s farm with NBC producers taping a segment that will be aired during the hour-long Hambletonian coverage on the network on Saturday afternoon from ...
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Native Bride sets track record in PASS

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Native Bride sat well off the dueling leaders, then launched a powerful uncovered move that carried her to victory in a track record 1:50.1 in a division of a $208,760 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for 3-year-old pacing fillies yesterday at The Meadows.   The stake, known as the Romola Hanover, was contested over four divisions, with Up Front Bethann, Twin Oaks Tess and Pavla Hanover taking...
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Hitchiker makes nine in a row at Cal-Expo

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Yesterday, Open Handicap trotters, racing for a purse of $7,700, were featured on the final night of the spring-summer meet at Cal-Expo, on which Hitchiker remained unbeaten on the year in five starts.   Being assigned the outside combined with being off three weeks couldn\'t stop Hitchiker from another dominating performance.   In advance of starting from his assigned post-fiv...
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Late-closing events highlight Red Mile card

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Thursday night\'s Red Mile action was highlighted by six late-closing events on the 10-race card starting with a $6,000 late-closing event for colt and gelding trotters, and a host of breakers paved the way for the two longest shots on the board to hit the wire together in a photo finish.    Stylish Lad, a 3-year-old Angus Hall colt, with Steve Waller at the controls, would p...
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It\'s Backstreet Sweetie in Whenuwishuponastar Pacing Series

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Backstreet Sweetie turned in a determined front-end victory in yesterday\'s $53,100 Whenuwishuponastar Pacing Series Final for two-year-old fillies at Mohawk Racetrack.   The daughter of Dragon Again-Cindys Place had finished a closing third in the first leg of the series for driver Mike Saftic and then opted to bypass round two, giving her two weeks off heading into the final.   Saf...
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NJSS opens

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
The New Jersey Sire Stakes, which recently completed its Pari-Mutuel Division racing program at The Meadowlands, begins its “second season” at Freehold Raceway on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 7 and 8, with Green Acres Division racing for 3-year-old pacers.   The top level NJSS Pari-Mutuel Division begins Aug. 9 at Freehold with competition for 2-year-old pacing colts.   The Green Ac...
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Sudden Speed wins Monti Trotting feature in 1:59.1

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Sudden Speed, a useful trotter owned by Nick Logothetis and April Aldrich, scored his eighth seasonal victory when Bruce Aldrich, Jr. guided the 7-year-old Guided Speed gelding to a 1:59:1 triumph in the trotting feature at Monticello Raceway on July 30.   Aldrich sent Sudden Speed  to the front from post four  and circled even-money favorite Heaven And Hall (Jordan Stratton) on t...
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Subscribers: please resend subscriptions, address changes

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Due to harnessracing.com website server issues, new and renewed subscriptions and address changes for Horseman magazine subscribers that were sent during the week of July. 21-28 were not processed. If you submitted your information via the website during that time period, please send again or call The Horseman\'s circulation department at (859) 276-4026. We apologize for any inconvenience this has...
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Rockingham Park lifts restrictions

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
As of Friday, the chief veterinarian of the State of New Hampshire, Dr. Stephen Crawford, and New Hampshire Racing Commission Veterinarian Dr. Matt Levesque have lifted all restrictions on horses stabled at Rockingham Park. There have been no clinical cases of horses with strangles at Rockingham and negative tests results have been returned for all horses stabled in the one barn in question...
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Shadow Play sets world record in Adios elimination

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Shadow Play electrified the crowd on Friday afternoon in winning one of three Delvin Miller Adios elimination races at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, setting a world record with a time of 1:48.2 for a 3-year-old pacing colt on a five-eighths-mile oval. David Miller was in the bike. Each of the elimination races carried a purse of $50,000 and the top three finishers in each moved on to th...
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Gold Star Rosie romps in Florida Stallion Stakes action

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Undefeated Gold Star Rosie ($4.80) posted her fourth straight win with a nine length romp in the $23,625 Florida Stallion Stakes for two-year-old pacing fillies at the isle casino & racing at pompano park Friday. Driven by Dan Clements, Gold Star Rosie took the lead from Howard’s Pride (Bruce Ranger) after the opening quarter mile and then held the field at bay, pulling away in the stretch ...
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Major In Art captures Woodrow Wilson final in 1:50.4

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Major In Art dug in gamely after a backstretch duel to win the $350,000 Woodrow Wilson for two-year-old pacing colts on Friday night at the Meadowlands.Major In Art, with Brian Sears in tow, put away the challenge of Get It Now before the three-quarter marker and held off a late bid by Mysticism for a three-quarter-length  tally in 1:50.4.  He paid $14.40 to win the night’s eighth race...
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Unida Hanover paces to fourth straight win at Tioga

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Bruce Clarke and Unida Hanover came from off the pace to score in the featured Winner’s Over pace for fillies and mares on Friday night. The 6-year old daughter of Western Hanover out of the Troublemaker mare Uncoupled is owned by Richard Cronce of Visalia, California. It was the fourth straight win at Tioga Downs for Unida Hanover, and the fifth win in her last six starts. The winner’s share ...
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Pedigree Snob sets 1:51.4 stakes record in Sweetheart

on 08/01/2008 2:00 AM
Pedigree Snob stole the lead at the top of the stretch and drew off to a two and three-quarter lengths victory in the $431,000 Sweetheart Pace for two-year-old fillies Friday night at the Meadowlands. Tim Tetrick piloted Pedigree Snob to a stakes record 1:51.4 in the night’s sixth race.  The previous record was 1:52.2 and was held by both Clover Hanover and Isabelle Blue Chip.  Right R...
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