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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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3YO trotters take first two openers on Balmoral Super Night

on 09/15/2007 2:00 AM
Balmoral Park played host to Super Night Saturday, when the best horses in Illinois viyed for $1.5-million in purses.  The program opener went to Before He Cheats, who posted a 1:55 mile in the $120,000 Su Mac Lad Championships for three-year-old trotters.   Starting from post position five, Before He Cheats got away eighth and was parked the rest of the mile.  Posting a :27.1 las...
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Filly trotters aim for Moni Maker title at Red Mile

on 09/14/2007 2:00 AM
Ten 3-year-old filly trotters, including Possess The Magic, who received a bye, and elimination winner Gerri’s Joy, will go behind the gate Sunday night at The Red Mile in the $178,000 Moni Maker final.   Possess The Magic, who earned her pass into the rich final by virtue of her $308,973 in earnings this year, is coming off a third-place finish in the World Trotting Derby filly division....
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Sunshine State Stakes top Pompano opener Friday

on 09/14/2007 2:00 AM
Pompano Park, which begins its 44th season of live racing on Friday night, will host a stakes-laden opening night program featuring nine fourth-leg divisions of the Sunshine State Stakes, six of which will be contested as non-wagering events beginning at 6:15 p.m.   Headlining the three Sunshine State Stakes that will be held on the pari-mutuel program is the $9,053 fourth-leg fo...
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Lis Mara wins Red Mile qualifier

on 09/14/2007 2:00 AM
Reigning Older Pacer of the Year Lis Mara cruised to a 1:51.3 victory in a qualifier late Thursday afternoon at The Red Mile, his first appearance since finishing fourth in the $500,000 Breeders Crown final Sept. 1 at Mohawk.   Driven by Dave Palone, Lis Mara led at every call to best runner-up Big Tim by three lengths. Three-year-old filly pacer Cabana Fever, who finished third in division...
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14 fillies entered in Jugette

on 09/14/2007 2:00 AM
Fourteen 3-year-old pacing fillies were entered in the Jugette, set to be held at the Delaware, Ohio, County Fair on Wednesday, and pre-race favorite Southwind Tempo has drawn post four in her elimination.   Southwind Tempo, the morning line favorite at odds of 8-5,  will race from post position four in the first elimination heat with driver Tim Tetrick.  Mystical Dreamer, who was...
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Green Day equals world record--again

on 09/14/2007 2:00 AM
Green Day, the Yonkers Trot winner, extended his winning streak to three in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes for 3-year-old trotters on Friday at Freehold Raceway and also tied the 1:56 world record, which he equaled in capturing the Yonkers Trot on Aug. 25.   Green Day [$3.00, $2.40], a son of Enjoy Lavec, was driven by Cat Manzi and sent off as the 1-2 favorite. He took t...
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Lear Jetta flies to PASS victory

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Prohibitive 1-5 favorite Lear Jetta cleared for the lead just past the half and never looked back in a track record performance Wednesday in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes (PASS) at Harrah\'s Chester Casino and Racetrack. The 2-year-old son of Lindy Lane held a two-length margin over Manhattan (George Brennan) through the stretch to trot the mile in 1:57.1 in the second  of three PASS div...
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Twilight Mist sets Harrington mark

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Mist Stable\'s Twilight Mist ($5.60, Corey Callahan) set a track record for 3-year-old trotting fillies Wednesday at Harrington Raceway in 1:58.2. The Jim Thompson trainee surged by pacesetting Sandys Attitude late to earn the milestone win. The CR Commando filly has banked more than $111,000 this year and shattered the previous mark of 1:59.2, held by Devilish Miss. In the featured $26,000 Op...
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Mya Tri runs record to eight straight

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Freshman Mya Tri raised her record to eight wins in as many starts Wednesday, Sept. 12 with a six-length victory at Indiana Downs. Driven by Walter Haynes Jr., the trotting filly captured her $12,000 Indiana Sires Stakes division with a lifetime best 1:58.3 performance. The contest was one of four ISS events held at the Shelbyville track. Haynes, who co-owns the filly with breeder Bob Wientjes, g...
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Hoosier Park to host community outreach event

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park at Anderson will host a Community Outreach event Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007. A reception will take place at 4:30 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room at Hoosier Park followed by the formal program at 5 p.m. The program will offer an overview of projects, timelines, and guidelines to be included in the construction and development stages of the new casino facility set to open in 2008. Included ...
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Green Day favored in NJSS final

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Yonkers Trot winner Green Day carries a two-race winning streak into the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Friday at Freehold Raceway.  The gelded son of Enjoy Lavec, driven by Cat Manzi and trained by Jim Raymer, has been installed as the 6-5 morning line favorite in the field of eight in the sixth-race feature.   A $6,000 yearlin...
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World Cup face-off in Maple Leaf Trot

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Corleone Kosmos and Equinox Bi, tied in the World Cup Trot standings with 74 points each, will face off in the final leg of the series, the $750,000(C) Maple Leaf Trot, to be raced Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. After the race, the top seven point leaders in North America will be invited to compete in the World Cup Trot final, the Coupe Du Monde at Vincennes, Paris, France, on Sept. 30, as will the...
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Breeders Crown champ on target for Delaware

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Trainer Doug Miller told harnessracing.com Thursday morning that Breeders Crown champion Charley Barley, fresh off recent throat surgery and a 1:52.2 victory at Harrah’s Chester on Wednesday, is heading to Delaware, Ohio, for the 62nd renewal of the pacing classic on Sept. 20.   “We are heading to Delaware,” said Miller the day after Charley Barley scored a 5 ½-length, career-best wi...
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Red Mile cancels Saturday night

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
The Red Mile, which was scheduled to race its first Saturday night card of the 2007 fall meet this Saturday, has canceled that program due to insufficient entries. Although the entry box has been overflowing since the track in Lexington, Ky., opened in early August, only approximately 50 horses were entered for the card.   The Red Mile has been racing Thursday, Sunday and Monday nights, wit...
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Southwind Tempo to race in Jugette

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
Trainer Steve Elliott told harnessracing.com Thursday afternoon that his top-ranked 3-year-old filly pacer Southwind Tempo will be entered in next week’s Jugette and not in the Little Brown Jug against her male peers.   “I talked it over with the owners and I don’t really think she should be in against the colts (in the Sept. 20 Jug). We discussed it and decided to go in the Jugette (...
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Ontario Commission joins with Crime Stoppers

on 09/13/2007 2:00 AM
The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Crime Stoppers in order to help it maintain the honesty and integrity of horse racing. The release reads as follows: In order to maintain the honesty and integrity of horse racing, the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has officially signed a partnership agreement with Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers is a no...
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