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Bartlett wins 5 NYSS consolations

on 09/16/2019 8:35 AM
Jason Bartlett won six races, including five of the eight New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) consolations, raced at Vernon Downs on Sunday.  All divisions raced for a purse of $40,000.   Gobi Princess (Bartlett) much the best in the race for 3-year-old trotting fillies. Avalonia (Tyler Buter) led to the first quarter in :27.1 and to the half in :57. Gobi Princess ($2.80) ...
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Ballerat Boomerang rebounds at Philly

on 09/15/2019 8:25 PM
Class relief enabled Yonkers invader Ballerat Boomerang ($10.80) to sustain a first-over bid en route to a 1:50.3 victory in the Sunday afternoon feature at Harrah’s Philadelphia, an $18,000 top-level conditioned pace. On the undercard, George Napolitano Jr. led all drivers with five wins, capped by a 1:49.2 mile from Dealt A Winner ($3.20) in the sub-feature. The 6-year-old If I Can Drea...
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Looksgoodinaromper sets OBC 2FP record

on 09/15/2019 8:21 PM
Looksgoodinaromper established a new stakes record in winning the first division of the Ohio Breeders Championship for two-year-filly pace in Sunday action at the Delaware County Fair. The Pet Rock filly yielded the early lead to Corner Pocket (Ronnie Wrenn, Jr.), but Looksgoodinaromper retook the lead before the quarter in :29. Driver Chris Page was able to set a comfortable pace through the...
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Gingras hits grand slam in KYSS finals; Greenshoe, Bettor’s Wish win

on 09/15/2019 8:19 PM
Driver Yannick Gingras visited the winner’s circle six times as he swept the remaining $50,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) consolations and collected victories in four of the eight $250,000 KYSS Finals on Sunday at The Red Mile.   Gingras swept the early double as he wired the KYSS consolation for three-year-old trotting fillies with Fade Into You and held on by a neck to ...
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Warrawee Ubeaut headlines Jugette field

on 09/15/2019 5:07 PM
Warrawee Ubeaut, winner of $1,071,553, headlines a field of 13 filly pacers in the $259,600 Jugette on Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair. The fillies will race a pair of $51,920 eliminations with the top four finishers in each elim coming back for the $155,760 final. Warrawee Ubeaut is coming into the Jugette on a three race win streak, including a win in the $253...
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Shartin N scratched sick from Milton

on 09/15/2019 11:55 AM
Wharton N, the fastest Standardbred mare in the world, will not be contesting the upcoming Milton Stakes at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The news of Shartin N’s scratch from the $250,000 Milton (due to sickness) was conveyed by Woodbine Entertainment via social media on Saturday, prior to the stakes-packed card at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Shartin N, who is trained by Jim King Jr. and...
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Rock Diamonds sparkles in Yonkers open

on 09/15/2019 7:36 AM
Rock Diamonds N (Ron Cushing, $17.20) and Benhope Rulz N (Shaun Vallee) were a two-speed dance number Saturday night, the former winning Yonkers Raceway’s $42,000 Open Handicap Pace.   Rock Diamonds N, the Master of the Maritimes by virtue of his win in last month’s Gold Cup & Saucer, had no issues in his first appearance since early summer. From post position No. 5, h...
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Despite post 10, Evident Beauty wins Elegantimage

on 09/15/2019 7:32 AM
Evident Beauty overcame a post 10 starting spot to score a 9-1 upset victory in Saturday night’ Elegantimage at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   The Richard “Nifty” Norman trainee capitalized off a great steer from driver David Miller to rally from third-over at the head of the lane for a 1:53 victory in the $376,000 event for 3-year-old trotting fill...
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Stunning performances in Metro, SAGL elims

on 09/15/2019 7:27 AM
The fields are set for next weekend’s $750,000 Metro Pace and $540,000 Shes A Great Lady following eliminations on Saturday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   Each event required a pair of eliminations to determine the 10-horses advancing to each final.   Alicorn jogged to a 1¾-length win in the first of two $35,000 eliminations of the She’s A G...
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Doc's Hooligan hustles in KYSS consolations

on 09/14/2019 11:54 PM
Doc's Hooligan blew by the field to score in the $50,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes consolation for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Saturday at the Red Mile. Winning driver Elliott Deaton kept his gelding to task down the lane and got up to nab Shipshape in the final strides, stopping the clock in a lifetime-best 1:49.2. Military Secret was stepped around by the top two in the str...
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Green Manalishi S and Tetrick victorious in Canadian Trotting Classic

on 09/14/2019 11:28 PM
Green Manalishi S and driver Tim Tetrick went to the front and never looked back to capture the $605,000 Canadian Trotting Classic on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   The Marcus Melander trainee held off a late push from Pilot Discretion to win Woodbine's marquee event for three-year-old trotters by half a length in 1:52.4. Tetrick becomes the winningest driver in the histo...
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Five records fall in NYSS finals at Batavia Downs

on 09/14/2019 11:24 PM
The weather was perfect, the track was lightning fast and 3,500 excited fans filled the property to watch eight divisions of the $1.8 million New York Sire Stake finals during the Night of Champions at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Sept. 14).  Two stake and three track records were rewritten during the night led by 2-year-old trotting filly Hypnotic Am (Chapter Seven-Daydream Am S) wh...
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Southwind Chrome sets new track record at Hoosier

on 09/14/2019 11:19 PM
For the second time in one week, a track record was lowered over Hoosier Park's seven-eighths mile oval, marking the seventh track record that has been re-established this season. After stopping the timer in 1:51.3, Southwind Chrome and driver Sam Widger lowered the track record for older trotting horses in the featured event of the evening, the $20,000 Open Trot, on Saturday, September 14. ...
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Anythingforlove A scores at Pocono

on 09/14/2019 10:42 PM
The Rock N Roll Heaven gelding Anythingforlove A, in his second start back since competing in the Levy Final, had anything but an easy trip, but still posted a 1:50.2 victory at 11-1 in the $17,500 pacing feature Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Pat Berry got the winner of $327,308 away well and right to the lead, but after the :27 quarter he was passed in turn by second cho...
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Noble drives 6 winners at Dayton

on 09/14/2019 10:39 PM
Fan Of Terror (Dan Noble) notched the first sub-1:50 mile of the young season at Hollywood Dayton Raceway, scoring in 1:49.3 in the initial $17,500 Open Pace of the meet.  The razor-sharp 7-year-old gelded son of Western Terror has had a sensational season winning half of his 28 starts and banking $179,475.   Second choice My Hero Ron (Tyler Smith) fired off the gate for early comm...
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HP Royal Theo wins Wellwood Memorial

on 09/14/2019 10:36 PM
HP Royal Theo came off the final turn three-wide and stormed by rivals to win the $370,000 William Wellwood Memorial for two-year-old trotters on Saturday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   The Ben Baillargeon trained Hp Royal Theo and driver Louis Philippe Roy flipped the script after a narrow loss in last week’s elimination to defeat elimination winner Capricornus by a length ...
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Dip Me Hanover captures Peaceful Way

on 09/14/2019 10:31 PM
Dip Me Hanover powered to a 1:55.2 victory in Saturday evening’s $405,000 Peaceful Way Stakes at Woodbine Mohawk Park.   The Linda Toscano trainee and driver David Miller angled out from third on the final turn and wore down rival Hello Tomorrow in the stretch to capture the rich event for two-year-old trotting fillies.   “Coming first up on Hello Tomorrow that ...
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OBC freshman filly pace to kick off 'Jug Week'

on 09/14/2019 3:10 PM
The $121,000 (div) Ohio Breeders Championship for two-year-old filly pacers headlines the 17 race card on the opening day of Grand Circuit Week at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Looksgoodinaromper will become an Ohio Triple Crown winner if the Pet Rock filly can beat the field of five in the first $60,500 division. Looksgoodinaromper is coming off a 1:52 4/5 win in the $300,000 Ohio Sire...
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Pet Rock colt tops Ohio Jug sale at $100,000

on 09/14/2019 1:02 PM
A capacity crowd filled the sales arena at the Brave Horse Show Park to select and purchase 243 Ohio-bred yearlings for a gross of $4,953,000 producing an average sale price of $20,383.  Sunny skies and a pleasant breeze allowed consignors to showcase their trotters and pacers to an eager group that recognizes the strength and excellent opportunities inherent in the Buckeye state harne...
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More Gold for Century Farroh at Woodbine Mohawk

on 09/14/2019 8:44 AM
His rivals took a run at him on Friday night, but three-year-old pacing colt Century Farroh proved up to the challenge and wrapped up the Gold Series regular season with a perfect record of five wins in five starts. Bronx Seelster pressed Century Farroh through Woodbine Mohawk Park’s opening turn, challenging the division leader for the early lead, but Century Farroh refused to cede his...
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