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Pedigree Snob fastest in PASS

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
Pedigree Snob posted the fastest winning time in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action on Tuesday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Pedigree Snob (Allamerican Native-Hallmark Hanover), driven by Tim Tetrick for trainer Jim Arledge, Jr., dominated a field of 2-year-old pacing fillies in 1:53.3.   The winner of the Sweetheart final earlier this season at the Meadowlands, Pedigree Snob ...
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Red Mile gearing up for Unbridled Evening of Champions

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
The Red Mile will be the place to be on Sunday night, Aug. 31, as the historic harness racetrack in Lexington, Ky., will host its second annual $2.4 million Kentucky Sire Stake’s Unbridled Evening of Champions, the richest final’s event of its kind in North America. Eight $300,000 finals for 2 and 3-year-old pacers and trotters will highlight the program at the historic site deemed “The Race...
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Broodmare Miss Marita euthanized

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
Brittany Farms’ outstanding broodmare Miss Marita, the dam of 2006 Hambletonian Oaks champion Passionate Glide, 2000 Hambletonian Oaks champion Marita’s Victory, and two-time New Jersey Sire Stakes champion Mr. Vic, was euthanized Monday after having undergone colic surgery a week earlier, at the age of 20.   “Most horses wouldn’t have survived what she went through, but she actuall...
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Michigan\'s Otis Boring dies

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
Longtime Michigan horseman Rolland “Otis” Boring, the brother of Wolverine State Hall of Famer Chris Boring, died Tuesday. He was 65. Mr. Boring was born June 6, 1943 to James “Leon” and Helen Boring in Indianapolis, Ind. On Jan. 26, 1965 he married Penelope Sue Head, settling in Adrian and raising seven children, his most proud accomplishment. Mr. Boring spent his entire life i...
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Tie atop Jug Fantasy Contest halfway standings

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
John (Boomboom) Bell 111 and James (eharness) Guagliardo are the co-leaders at the halfway point in the Little Brown Jug Fantasy Contest and they, along with the remaining eight in the top 10, will receive two stadium seat tickets for this year’s Little Brown Jug Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds.  The Meadowlands Pace final on July 19 was the halfway point in the 20...
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Hogies Cam notches win number 20 at Mighty M

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
North America in races won this year. He continues to put more distance between himself and runner-up, Batalj Launcher, who has won 15 times. “I can’t believe this guy (Hogies Cam),” said Stratton after Hogies Cam’s victory. “Bo (trainer Bob Beauregard) put him in for $10,000 this time after racing many weeks for a $7,000 tag and even though Billy’s (Parker Jr) horse ...
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14 entered in Cane, including Art Official, Badlands Nitro

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
The field is set for a pair of eliminations for the 54th edition of the Cane Pace, with 14 colts entered in the race to be contested at Freehold Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 23, with the top four finishers in each of the $65,475 elims advancing to the $392,85 final set for September 1.   Three horses were supplemented into the race at a cost of $35,000: Art Official, Badlands Nitro and Ma...
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Four NYSS wins for B Intensified

on 08/20/2008 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway\'s state-bred action resumed Tuesday night with the $195,009 New York Sire Stakes Clyde Hirt Pace for 2-year-old filly pacers, and the star of the show was B Intensified, who held off all challengers in the second $48,527 event, winning a by a hard-fought nose in 1:56.4.   B Intensified, a daughter of Art Major, is trained by Carmine Fusco for Carmen Iannacone...
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Badlands Nitro favored in second Jug Future pool

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
The second of three pools on the 2008 “Future Wager” for the Little Brown Jug is fast approaching and Badlands Nitro, winner of the $500,000 Battle of the Brandywine and $538,270 Art Rooney final, is the 4-1 favorite. Wagering will get underway at noon Thursday and run through 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24. Somebeachsomewhere, who was the 3-1 betting choice in the first f...
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Brian P wins sixth of year at Harrington

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Melvin Givens and Niel Gargiulo\'s Brian P ($5, Brandon Givens) was an impressive winner in Monday\'s featured $20,000 Junior Open Pace at Harrington Raceway in 1:52.2. The 5-year-old Western Hanover stallion earned his sixth win of the year and fourth in recent starts, with a front-end two-length triumph over Eagle Real One and Village Blitz. Brian P has now earned $91,410 in 2008. Drivers Ro...
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Jamieson wins two OSS Gold 2CP elims

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Jody Jamieson steered home two of Monday night\'s three winners in a trio of $40,000(C) Ontario Sire Stakes eliminations for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Mohawk Racetrack. The leading driver on the WEG circuit clicked first with Hibbler in the second split as the son of Striking Sahbra-Meghans Memories wired the field in 2:00.2. Play Right came charging late to pick up the place...
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Long Live America at Batavia Downs

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Racing to victory in Monday night\'s featured $5,500 pace for $10,000 claimers at Batavia Downs Gaming was Long Live America with Ray Fisher Jr. in the drivers\' seat for his third win on the night, pacing the mile in a commendable 1:56.2, while the quarter times were :28.4, :59 and 1:27.2, respectively.   Just behind for the place was PH Cardshark with Troy Boring ...
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War Boots captures Meadows invitational

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Taking advantage of a field with little early speed, War Boots worked out a perfect pocket trip and went on to capture the $25,000 Invitational Handicap Pace on Monday at The Meadows, his ninth victory in 19 starts this year. While War Boots customarily reserves his brush for the back half of the mile, trainer-driver Ray Paver today asked him for pace from the gate. The 4-year-old gelded son of ...
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Artsplace colt Lisdean impressive at Red Mile

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Late-closers for freshman filly trotters and freshman colt pacers were featured on the Monday card at The Red Mile, with the most impressive performance of the night turned in by the lightly-raced Lisdean. Mark Harder trains the Artsplace colt, and was also in the bike for the colt\'s second lifetime start.   The race unfolded with Harder grabbing leather and s...
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Mister Big, Artistic Fella headline 10 entered in open pace

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
A nostril separated them at the wire in last year’s Breeders Crown, with Artistic Fella crowned the winner, though Mister Big eventually wrested the divisional title away. Same place, same event and once again the two dominant players are the headliners in a group of 10 of North America’s richest and fastest pacers entered in the Breeders Crown Pace, one of four open events worth a combined $1...
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3-year-old colt trotters in NYSS action Friday at Yonkers

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway continues its New York Sire Stakes display Friday night, with the $236,883 White Plains Trot for 3-year-old colts and geldings with Holiday Credit, last seen here snatching Yonkers Trot defeat from the jaws of victory with an excruciating late-stretch break, returning in the opening $59,770 division.   Jim Morrill Jr. drives for trainer Jimmy Tatker from post position f...
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Bouchard trifecta in NYSS late-closer action at Mighty M

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
Stephane Bouchard won three of the four New York Sire Stakes late-closer trots at Monticello Raceway on Monday, with his fastest ride coming behind Ken Jacobs’ Princessofhollywd, with the daughter of Conway Hall-J’onetta winning in 1:59.3 victory in their respective $10,700 split. Bouchard began his assault with a 1:59.4 triumph behind Purple Haze Stables’ Prince...
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Indy Downs to host quartet of Kentuckiana contests Friday

on 08/19/2008 2:00 AM
A group of 31 freshman trotting fillies will converge on Indiana Downs Friday, August 22 for the Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes. Four divisions will be offered on the 13-race card, and will feature several notable entries. The $70,225 first division includes Dover Miss, runner up in the $523,600 Merrie Annabelle final at the Meadowlands. The Andover Hall freshman has two wins to her cred...
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Manzi breaks clavicle, ribs

on 08/18/2008 2:00 AM
Hall of Famer Cat Manzi suffered a broken clavicle and two fractured ribs in a spill at Harrah\'s Chester on Sunday, August 17, according to his wife, Ellen Manzi, who added that driver Eric Goodell was released from a hospital Sunday night with only bruises. \"He has lots of pain and the trauma doctors are with him now,\" said Ellen Manzi, by e-mail, at 10:00 a.m. on Monday morning. \"I wo...
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Southwind Madonna lone Breeders Crown supplement

on 08/18/2008 2:00 AM
Carl MacArthur and Talacadac Stable’s Southwind Madonna will take the supplemental route to the $331,500 Breeders Crown Mare Pace, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30, at Mohawk Racetrack.   The 5-year-old daughter of 1991 Breeders Crown champion Camluck has won eight of 20 starts this year, all in preferred or open company on the Woodbine/Mohawk circuit. Her consistency–Southwind Mad...
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