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Exotic Destination wins Red Mile qualifier

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
World Filly Trotting Derby winner Exotic Destination returned to the racetrack Tuesday morning, winning a qualifier at The Red Mile in 1:54.3 with trainer Buzzy Sholty in the bike.   In another qualifying mile, Lady Mattgalane was a 1:54 winner for trainer Gregory Peck. Burlington Stakes winner Sutter Hanover was scratched from the qualifier won by Lady Mattgalane.
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Schedule change for Sunshine State Stake

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
The Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association (FSBOA) has announced a scheduling change due to the recent postponement of Sunshine State Stake (SSS) Leg #3 due to track conditions at Pompano Park.   Leg #3 will be conducted on Sept. 26, 28 & 29. The SSS Finals, originally scheduled for that weekend, will be moved to Oct. 3, 5 & 6. All races will be held at Pompano Park. ...
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Somebeachsomewhere\'s freshman season is over

on 09/18/2007 2:00 AM
According to reports, the connections of world champion freshman pacer Somebeachsomewhere have decided to curtail his juvenile season after going unbeaten in six starts, including that world-record 1:49.3 win in the $1 million Metro Sept. 1 at Mohawk Racetrack.   Somebeachsomewhere’s sixth win of his young career came last Saturday night when he won the fastest of the three $145,300(C) Na...
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Snow White ties world mark in Oakville

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
The amazing Snow White turned in another devastating performance in winning Sunday night\'s $575,400(C) Oakville Stakes final for 2-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk in a world-record equaling 1:54.2. The clocking by the daughter of Self Possessed-Mom’s Millionaire equaled the world mark, which was set by another daughter of Self Possessed, Possess The Magic, last fall in Lexington, Ky. In S...
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Windsong dominates in Wellwood final

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
Windsong Espoir turned in another dominating performance and equaled his own Canadian record with a 1:55.3 victory in winning the $533,700(C) William Wellwood Memorial final for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters Sunday at Mohawk Racetrack. Steve Condren guided the son of Kadabra-Diamond Image to his fourth straight victory after finishing third in his debut race back on August 16th. In Sund...
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Cruzin to an OBC win; BV\'s Sister notches Triple Crown title

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
Cruzin Inya Jammys and Kyle Ater were forced to go a long mile but held off Corner Cruiser (Sam Noble III) to take the second division of the $77,656 Ohio Breeders Championship for freshman filly pacers on Sunday\'s opening day of the Grand Circuit stop at the Delaware County Fair Yankee Scorch (Ray Paver) took control as the gate opened and led past a :28.2 quarter. Noble sent C...
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Muscle Mass sets Balmoral mark in American National final

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
World Champion Muscle Mass added another track record to his early freshman season, capturing the $115,000 American National for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Balmoral Park in 1:56.1 Sunday night.   With Brent Holland in the bike, the son of Muscles Yankee sat third through the :29.1 opening quarter then moved to the lead at the :58.3 half. From there the race was all his as he pa...
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Governor says no slots at Plainridge

on 09/17/2007 2:00 AM
A published report in Monday\'s Sun Chronicle in Massachusetts says that Gov. Deval Patrick will not recommend putting slot machines in at Plainridge Racecourse, or the states three other struggling racetracks, when he makes his proposal to expand gaming in the state.   Instead, according to an Associated Press report, he wants to auction three regional casino licenses that would allow...
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Equinox Bi takes Maple Leaf Trot

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
While Donato Hanover was proving he’s the best 3-year-old trotter in the land by taking the Canadian Trotting Classic, Equinox Bi stated his claim as the best older trotter around with a gutsy win in the C$693,500 Maple Leaf Trot on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. With Trevor Ritchie at the controls, Equinox Bi, trained by Jan Nordin, was hustled to the front after an opening quarter of :27.4, c...
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NJSS to Artzina, Friday Night Lights

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
Artzina, the Dan Patch Award winner as the 2-Year-Old Pacer of the Year in 2006, posted his first win of the year in a $27,200 New Jersey Sire Stakes, the ninth race on Saturday at Freehold Raceway. The 3-year-old son of Artiscape scored a head victory over Tiber Hanover (Cam’s Card Shark), pacing the mile in 1:52.4. It was 5-1/2 lengths back to St Pete Star (Life Sign), in third. Artzina, d...
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Kenneth J wins on Night of Champions at Yonkers

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
The 3-year-old colt pacer Kenneth J won to surpass the million-dollar mark in career earnings when the $1.2 million New York Night of Champions returned to Yonkers Raceway on Saturday, Sept. 15.   The evening featured eight New York Sire Stakes finals, each worth $150,000, and proved successful for two trainers who had multiple starters. Conditioner Linda Toscano, who found great success on...
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King Johnny & Mini Me take Dan Patch

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
King Johnny and Tim Tetrick led from the half mile marker on to win the $125,000 Dan Patch for older horses at Balmoral.  The 1:50 race time was the fastest of the evening.  My Boy David (Ryan Anderson) finished second while Thisbigdogwilfight (Dave Magee) held on for third.   Just one month ago the nine-year-old gelding took a new lifetime mark of 1:48.4 at Springfield.  Kin...
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Falls For You emerges in 1:53.4

on 09/16/2007 2:00 AM
Falls For You proved to be the best in 1:53.4 as a host of 3-year-old filly trotters were spread out across the track nearing the wire in the $178,000 Moni Maker final Sunday night at The Red Mile.   With Brian Sears in the bike, Falls For You raced fourth on the inside past the :55.2 half then picked up cover in the outer flow from Flash Lightning as the field, lead by last week’s elimin...
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Pompano opens with Sire Stakes action

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Alice Springs used the opening night of Pompano Park’s 44th meet to once again assert her supremacy over the South Florida juvenile filly pacing division, capturing her $5,380 leg of the Sunshine State Stakes, with an effortless romp in 2:01. Guided from post position seven by Hall of Fame driver Wally Hennessey, the daughter of the first-crop sire N Aboriginal wasted little time taking contro...
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OSS Gold elims hosted on sloppy track

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Voelz Hanover turned in an eye-catching, 1:53.4 mile over a sloppy track in the fastest of three C$39,182 Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Series Eliminations for 2-year-old filly pacers on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Over a Mohawk oval which was left rain-soaked after some heavy, early evening showers, the daughter of Astreos--Vassar Hanover took command on the way to a wicked :55.1 half, and the...
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Mohawk open to near millionaire

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Moving Pictures posted a stylish, 1:52.1 victory in Friday night’s $40,000(C) Fillies and Mares Open pace at Mohawk Racetrack. The strapping, 4-year-old daughter of DM Dilinger--Killer Queen came into the race needing less than $80,000 to become the sport\'s newest millionaire, and talled following a powerful, first-over tally. Her earnings now stand at $939,490 following the vi...
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Tell All, Southwind Lynx to square off

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Two eight-horse eliminations will contest the $480,000 Little Brown Jug this coming Thursday at the Delaware, Ohio, County Fairgrounds. All of the major contenders were entered, including North America Cup Tell All, Meadowlands Pace champ Southwind Lynx, and Cane Pace victor Always A Virgin.   The field will be split into a pair of $76,800 eliminations, with the top four in each elim advanc...
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Getupngo takes Kindergarten Classic Final

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Driver Tim Tetrick and Dragoon K won the $80,500 Kindergarten Classic Final for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers on closing night at Tioga Downs.   The 2-year old son of Dragon Again is owned by Robert Key of Leechburg, Pa. and is trained by Richard Gillock. It was the third win in six lifetime starts for the freshman, who has banked more than $51,000 in his short racing career.  ...
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:27.3 last quarters prove to be winning ones in Nassagaweya

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
With 16 two-year-old colt and gelding pacers entered in the Nassagaweya Stakes Saturday at Mohawk, the two divisions were won in speedy 1:52 and 1:52.4 times.  Lis Deo took the first division, going for C$143,800, with Mark MacDonald up.  Posting a :27.3 last quarter, the Erv Miller trainee posted his fourth win in five lifetime starts.   Race favorite Roberts Rage and Jody Jamies...
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Win takes Donato near $2-million in seasons earnings

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Donato Hanover has proved time and again the champion he is and further proved that winning the C$1-million Canadian Trotting Classic in 1:54 at Mohawk Saturday.  Now a perfect eight for eight this year, Donato Hanover is closing in on $2-million in seasonal earnings.   Pampered Princess took the lead at a :27.1 first quarter with Arch Madness sitting in the two hole and Donato ju...
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