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Blue Rae upsets undefeated Miss Scarlett

on 09/09/2007 2:00 AM
Indiana Downs played host to the Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes Saturday evening, September 8. The event attracted 15 freshman pacing fillies, yielding two lucrative divisions. Oldfield Farm’s Blue Rae handed Hayes Memorial and Review Stakes winner Miss Scarlett her first career defeat on the way to a 1:54.2 score in the $126,150 second division. In the $124,900 first split Edra Hanover,...
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Little Miss Dragon Rallies For 1:51 victory

on 09/09/2007 2:00 AM
Little Miss Dragon, racing last for three quarters of the mile, swept six wide and past a wall of 3-year-old filly pacers in the stretch and drew away to capture the $161,500 Nadia Lobell Pace in 1:51 Sunday night at The Red Mile.   With John Campbell in the bike, the daughter of Dragaon Again left from the outside post eight and trailed the field  as Captiva Island and Tim Tetrick mov...
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Beachy Girl wins $200,000 KYSS final in 1:52

on 09/09/2007 2:00 AM
Beachy Girl rebounded from her first lifetime loss last week in the She’s A Great Lady at Mohawk Raceway and captured the $200,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 2-year-old filly pacers in 1:52 Sunday night at The Red Mile. Cuz She Can was second in a photo finish.   Cuz She Can and David Palone grabbed the lead after an opening quarter in :27.4 and took the field to the half in :55.1 and...
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Champlain churns out track record mile

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Red In The Face, a filly by Red River Hanover who was sold as a yearling for just $8,000, turned in a 1:51.3 track-record equaling performance in the fastest of three C$113,362 divisions of the Champlain Stakes for 2-year-old pacing fillies Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack.   The clocking also lowered the Champlain Stakes record of 1:51.4 which was set last year by Southwind Rio. ...
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Woman Rebels sets new track record in 2yo pacing filly NYSS

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Tioga hosted five divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for 2-year-old pacing fillies on Friday night and in the process the track record was broken three times. The last to do so was Woman Rebels and Jim Morrill Jr. in 1:53.4 for trainer Paul Reid and Perfect World Enterprises of Old Westbury, New York. It was the second win of the season for the Art Major daughter and established a new lifetime ...
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Pompano track ready for opening day

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Management at the Isle Casino & Racing at Pompano Park announced today that the new racing surface will be ready for their opening night program on Friday, September 14. Horses will be training over the new surface early next week. Due to the delay in getting the track ready, there will be a 60-day rule in effect for qualifying standards for older horses and any Florida-bred 2 and 3-year-...
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Stacelita & Manzi become new Yonkers track record holders

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Stacelita became the fastest trotter in Yonkers Raceway history Friday night, winning her gait\'s $30,000 Open Handicap in a zippy 1:55.3. With Catello Manzi escorting the 6-year-old daughter of Angus Hall, Stacelita--empowered by her week of R&R--elbowed her way into the record book. She eclipsed the previous all-aged record of 1:55.4, originally set by Impeccable Image (Walter Case Jr.) in...
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Pompano track to be ready soon

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Management at the Isle Casino & Racing at Pompano Park announced today that the new racing surface will be ready for their opening night program on Friday, Sept. 14. Pompano had begun a major renovation of the track surface in late August, then brought in Dan Coon of Charles E. Coon & Sons on Tuesday, Sept. 4. According to Pompano officials, horses will be training over the new ...
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Seminoles offer state big bucks

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
The Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper has reported that the Seminole Tribe of Florida has offered the state $50 million up front and at least $100 million a year in exchange for the right to have Las Vegas-style slot machines, blackjack and baccarat, and could possibly expand its operation in Coconut Creek, about 10 miles from Pompano Park, in the future.   The state of Florida is negotia...
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Donato Hanover, Val Taurus take splits

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
The $1 million Canadian Trotting Classic (CTC) final, set for next Saturday at Mohawk, will feature two horses riding 15-race win streaks--Donato Hanover (1:52.3) and Val Taurus (1:53.2), and they will start side-by-side--in posts two and three--in the CTC final.   Donato Hanover took the first $40,000 elim on Sept. 8. The Andover Hall colt raced very wide in the first turn b...
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Somebeachsomewhere sets stakes mark

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Jody Jamieson took two of the three divisions of the Champlain for 2-year-old pacing colts at Mohawk Saturday night, scoring with Legacy N Diamonds and Roberts Rage, but the third split went to Metro champ Somebeachsomewhere in a stakes-record time of 1:51. The previous mark of 1:51.2 was held by Sir Luck.   Somebeachsomewhere was sent to the lead early on the backstretch, taking command fr...
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Tell All scores, now on to Jug

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
North America Cup champ Tell All returned to Mohawk for the first time since winning the million-dollar classic and cruised to a 1:50.4 score in a division of the Simcoe on Saturday night.   With regular pilot Jody Jamieson aboard, Tell All sprinted to the front from post two, yielded to Domitian Hanover at the quarter (:26.2), then retook command for good. Domitian Hanover was pinn...
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Won The West the best in Jug Preview

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
Won The West, fresh off a 1:53.1 qualifier at Northfield Park the previous week, paced past Kinetic Yankee late in the homestretch to win the $165,000 Jug Preview Saturday night at Scioto Downs. With Greg Grismore driving, Won The West hit the wire in 1:51.   Kinetic Yankee, with Dave Palone driving, left quickly from post seven and controlled the race through fractions of :26.1, :55 a...
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Vivid Photo\'s 1:52 equals Mohawk mark

on 09/08/2007 2:00 AM
World champion Vivid Photo equaled the Mohawk track trotting record of 1:52 in winning Saturday night\'s $45,000 Open Trot. The 5-year-old SJs Photo gelding, trained and driven by Roger Hammer, was using the race as a tune-up for next Saturday\'s $693,500 Maple Leaf Trot at Mohawk.   Hammer yielded briefly to Abbey Road C in a :26.2  first quarter before retaking command before th...
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Ace high wins NYSS pot at Yonkers

on 09/07/2007 2:00 AM
Ace High Hall shuffled the Yonkers Raceway record book Thursday night, winning the fastest of four divisions of the $242,100 New York Sire Stakes Milt Taylor Trot for 2-year-old colts. With Jim Morrill Jr.driving for owner Martin Scharf and trainer Mark Ford, the freshman son of Conway Hall bred by Walnut Hall Ltd. edged away from the pacesetting Colie\'s (Stephane Bouchard), winning the $59,975...
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Bruschette fastest in PASS splits

on 09/07/2007 2:00 AM
Of the four divisions of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action held at Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack on Thursday afternoon, 3-year-old daughters of Andover Hall found victory.  Bruschette was the fastest of them on the day’s program, trotting the mile in 1:56.1, just a tick short of the track record for sophomore fillies.   With Pembroke Spice (George Brennan), My Intuition (Eric...
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Isabella Blue Chip wins first of the year

on 09/07/2007 2:00 AM
Pancleefandarpels and The Isle of Pan barged there way into the Batavia Downs Gaming record books Wednesday Night but their stay was short lived thanks to Isabella Blue Chip, who became the new track record holder for 3-year-old pacing fillies by going wire to wire in 1:54.1, in winning her $54,585 New York Sire Stakes event. She paced the mile one-fifth of a second faster then both Pancleefa...
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Possess The Magic draws Moni Maker bye

on 09/07/2007 2:00 AM
Possess The Magic drew the lone bye for Sunday\'s Moni Maker elimination at The Red Mile, advancing directly to the $175,000(est.) final while 10 other 3-year-old filly trotters, including Hambletonian Oaks winner Danae, will vie for the remaining nine starting slots for that Sept. 16 contest.   By virtue of her $308,973 in earnings, the Ron Gurfein-trainee Possess The Magic will get the ch...
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Could Northfield Park buy Thistledown?

on 09/07/2007 2:00 AM
According to a story in Friday\'s Cleveland Plain Dealer, Northfield Park may be on the short list of buyers of Thistledown Thoroughbred racetrack, which has been put up for sale by Magna Entertainment.   Northfield Park CEO Tom Aldrich told the newspaper that track owner Brock Milstein has already has some discussions with Magna officials regarding the possibility of buying Thist...
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The Meadows is talking table games for the future

on 09/07/2007 2:00 AM
With the slots machines at The Meadows raking in $52 million in revenue in their first three months of operation, racetrack officials testified before a House Gaming Oversight Committee that it would be a natural transition to now add table games.   The committee heard testimony on a bill that would add blackjack and craps to the state\'s gaming site. According to reports, The Meadows ...
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