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Tetrick wins six on Dover card

on 11/20/2007 12:00 AM
Tim Tetrick drove six winners at Dover Downs Monday night, with one of his scores a 1:51.2 tally behind Sharky Osborne in a $26,000 Open Pace. Tetrick moved closer to the all-time single season dash title with his six-win feat.   Prince Of Luck needed a lifetime best 1:51.1 performance to win the $32,500 Delaware Special Invitational for the third consecutive week, once again...
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Maryland to vote on slots in November 2008

on 11/20/2007 12:00 AM
Slot machines will go in at Ocean Downs and Laurel Park and not Rosecroft Raceway nor Pimlico Race Course if Maryland voters give the approval in a referendum vote in November of 2008.   Maryland legislators passed the referendum bill early Sunday morning, bringing to a close the special legislative session called by Gov. Marin O’Malley (D) to deal with the state budget which is approxima...
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Breeders Crown post positions set for 3 year olds

on 11/20/2007 12:00 AM
If Donato Hanover is to rebound from his second career loss in last week’s Breeder’s Crown elimination, he will have to do it from the 10 hole in the $610,000 final Saturday night at the Meadowlands.   The leading candidate for Horse of the Year drew the 10 hole Tuesday afternoon during the Breeders Crown draw and press conference at McLoones at Favorites in Fords, N.J. Arch Madness, w...
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Tell All, Always A Virgin set for showdown

on 11/20/2007 12:00 AM
Tell All, whose wins this year include the Little Brown Jug and North America Cup, and Always A Virgin, whose victories include the Cane Pace and Messenger, won their respective Breeders Crown elimination races on Nov. 17 at the Meadowlands Racetrack, setting up a showdown from posts two and three in Saturday’s $555,000 final for 3-year-old male pacers.   Driven by Jody Jamieson for train...
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Morgan wins Harrah\'s Chester Driving Challenge

on 11/19/2007 12:00 AM
Tony Morgan won two races and was second in two others as he topped seven other drivers to capture the inaugural Harrah’s Chester Drivers Challenge on Sunday afternoon. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association, the Challenge spanned eight events and offered total prize money of $60,000, with Morgan earning the top prize of $15,000.   Morgan’s perform...
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Dina\'s Gamble fastest in DSBF prelims

on 11/19/2007 12:00 AM
Delaware Standardbred Breeder Fund (DSBF) attention moved to the colt and gelding division with six $20,000 1st-leg preliminaries for 2 year olds highlighting the Sunday program at Dover Downs. Dina\'s Gamble scored the fastest victory on a chilly night as Corey Callahan moved the Tune Town gelding into the lead heading to the three quarters and then pulled off for a 1:53.3 triumph f...
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Caviart Farms opens Kentucky nursery

on 11/19/2007 12:00 AM
Caviart Farms’ new 230-acre breeding and boarding facility, located in Kentucky\'s Bluegrass farm country is open and welcoming outside mares, according to owners Buck and Judy Chaffee.   Located on Winchester Road between Lexington and Paris, Ky., the property was purchased in June. Since then professionals in farm design and construction have been busy transforming t...
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Thisbigdogwilfight, Sportsfancy win Maywood features

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
Thisbigdogwilfight completed a sweep of the Maywood Pacing Series with a triumph in Friday night’s $40,000 Associates Stake. Given a pocket trip by driver Dave Magee the 4-year-old gelding nailed the pacesetter Booze Cruzin in deep stretch, posting a neck victory in 1:55 flat.   Sent off as the 7-10 favorites with his entry mate Third Day, Thisbigdogwilfight ($3.40) couldn’t take advant...
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Hall wins $11,000 in Pocono/Meadows drivers challenge

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
Tony Hall held off Eric Goodell and Tim Tetrick to win the inaugural East Meets West Battle of Pennsylvania drivers challenge at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Friday. The challenge featured drivers from Pocono and fellow Pennsylvania track The Meadows. Hall won the first race of the eight-race challenge aboard Dangerous Truth to take the early point lead, and held that lead all the way.&nb...
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Tintabella N edges Velvet Eileen in Pompano open

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
Tintabella N unleashed a powerful late charge to thrust her nose in front in the shadow of the wire and steal a victory away from Velvet Eileen in Friday’s featured $14,000 Fillies and Mares Open Handicap Pace at Pompano Park.   Driven from post six by Daryl Bier, Tintabella N settled in seventh place through the early stages of the Friday feature as first Hypnotize (Kevin Wall...
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DSBF first rounders highlight Dover card

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
Six $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeder Fund (DSBF) first-leg preliminaries for 2 year olds highlighted the Saturday card at Dover Downs, with a sureshot and a longshot marking the two $20,000 trotting prelims and a 19-1 shot pulling a surprise in the pacing sections. In the first trot, as expected, Juanita, a daughter of CR Commando, scored her sixth victory in seven st...
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Little Pedro comes up big at Balmoral

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
State-bred freshman pacing colts were back in action on Saturday night at Balmoral Park as a field of six was sent postward in a $25,000 Illinois Standardbred Owners & Breeders Association Stake, and leaving no doubt as to who was the best on this night was Owen Brennan, William DeCicco and Bruce Pacitti’s Little Pedro, who stormed right to the front and proceeded to make every call a w...
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2-year-old Breeders Crown final draws

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
The four Breeders Crown finals for the 2 year olds have already been drawn, with the elimination winners choosing their posts. Here is the draw for the four Crown finals for the freshman pacers and trotters:      $650,000 Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Filly Pace
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Crown showdowns on tap for 3 year olds

on 11/17/2007 12:00 AM
Always A Virgin and Tell All continued their battle for divisional honors as each won his elimination for the $550,000 Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old Colt Pace Saturday night at the Meadowlands.   With Brian Sears at the lines, Always A Virgin hustled to the lead down the backstretch and held off Southwind Lynx by a half-length to take the first of the two elims in 1:51.1.  Ohio invader...
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Sparkler shines in Dover feature

on 11/16/2007 12:00 AM
Sparkler, after finishing second by a head in his last two starts, made the winner\'s circle in the first of two $25,000 claiming paces on Thursday at Dover Downs, while Iwannabesedated won the other co-feature. Tony Morgan had a five-win day. Morgan drove Sparkler into the lead in mid stretch and then sped away for a 1:54 victory in the first $25,000 claiming pace. Bobby Glassmeyer&...
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91-year-old owner says \'no deal\' for freshman trotter

on 11/16/2007 12:00 AM
The calls come at all hours of the day, often at night, with the question always the same: \"Would you like to sell Lear Jetta?\" and the answer always the same: \"No.\"   It doesn\'t matter if the sellers persist, Jim McAuliffe still says no. He simply doesn\'t want to part with his prize 2-year-old trotting colt.   \"I don\'t need the money,\" he says bluntly. \...
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Molski hoping for a sweet latte in Crown elims

on 11/16/2007 12:00 AM
Clara Molski is waiting nervously--waiting like an anxious parent whose child is ready to step onto the stage in their first school play--however, it won’t be a child--but a horse--that will have all of her attention Friday night as the enthusiastic owner-operator of Dreamland Farms of Cream Ridge, N.J. will travel to the Meadowlands to watch her homebred filly, Dreamlands Latte, ...
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Five named HTA scholarship winners

on 11/16/2007 12:00 AM
Five outstanding young students from harness racing backgrounds have been named winners of $5,000 college grants by Harness Tracks of America’s College Scholarship Committee. The winners are:   Brittany A. Burns, 20, of Vernon Center, N.Y., a junior at Cazenovia College in Cazenovia, N.Y., majoring in equine business management. Ms. Burns, raised on a dairy farm, has been a groom in the ...
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Tell All to stand at Kentuckiana in NJ

on 11/16/2007 12:00 AM
This year\'s top pacing colt Tell All, the winner of the North America Cup and Little Brown Jug and a contender for the upcoming Breeders Crown 3-Year-Old Colt Pace, will be retired to stud duty at Kentuckiana Farms in New Jersey. He is scheduled to compete in a Breeders Crown elimination at the Meadowlands Saturday night.   Tell All, this year’s top candidate for Pacer of ...
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