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Better Than Most beats Shutter Boy

on 09/05/2007 2:00 AM
Better Than Most [$17.00, $4.80, $2.10] was better than the rest, catching odds-on favorite Shutter Boy for a neck victory in the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Final for 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Freehold Raceway. Better Than Most, driven by Jeff Gregory and trained by his owner, Jonas Czernyson, benefited from a two-hole trip in a 2:01 mile cut by S...
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11 entered, so one Jug Preview race

on 09/05/2007 2:00 AM
A number of top Midwestern horses, headed by Ohio-bred standout KF St Patrick, will defend their turf as 11 three-year-old pacing colts and geldings contest the 38th edition of the Jug Preview at Scioto Downs on Saturday, September 8. The Jug Preview, worth $165,000, will go as a single dash as race nine on an 11-race card. Post time is 6:30 p.m.   The last prep before the famous Little Br...
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Snow White back in winner\'s circle

on 09/04/2007 2:00 AM
After a costly miscue in the $458,000 Merrie Annabelle on Aug. 2, Snow White regained her winning form with a dominant 1:56.2 tally in the fastest of four Champlain Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly trotters Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack. With regular pilot John Campbell in tow, the  daughter of Self Possessed watched patiently throughout most of the first half as Flower Lane p...
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Up Front Ben fastest in PASS

on 09/04/2007 2:00 AM
Three-year-old colt and gelding trotters contested three Pennsylvania Sire Stakes divisions in Labor Day action at Harrah\'s Chester, with Up Front Ben earning speed-badge honors with a 1:57 victory, while two divisions of the Pocahontas late-closing series for 2-year-old pacing fillies were contested as well. Ed Mullinax\'s Up Front Ben ($17) turned in the fastest performance of the trott...
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Red Mile announces race sponsors

on 09/04/2007 2:00 AM
The Red Mile is pleased to announce their sponsors for the 2007 stakes and Grand Circuit season, starting with the Nadia Lobell, sponsored by Post Printing, and the Moni Maker, sponsored by The Horseman And Fair World. Here is a complete list of race sponsors:   9/2 eliminations-9/9 final, 3-year-old filly pace, Nadia Lobell, sponsored by: Post Printing Co. 9/9 eliminations-9/16...
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Pompano postpones Florida Sunshine Stakes

on 09/04/2007 2:00 AM
Due to racetrack surface conditions, the non-wagering Florida Sunshine Stakes scheduled for 12 noon this Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Isle Casino & Racing at Pompano Park will be postponed.   Horsemen are urged to keep in contact with the Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association (FSBOA) for further notice as to if and when the third leg of the Florida Sunshine Stakes will be h...
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Champlain Stakes action at Mohawk

on 09/03/2007 2:00 AM
Windsong Espoir just missed the stakes record with a scintillating 1:56 victory in one of four Champlain Stakes divisions for two-year-old colt and gelding trotters tonight at Mohawk Racetrack. The Steve Condren in tow, the son of Kadabra - Diamond Image made his move to the front in the second quarter of his $91,412 division and then cruised to a dominant win over McCarron and Hit The Mark. â€...
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Michelles Power wins Simcoe in record time

on 09/03/2007 2:00 AM
Yet another track record fell by the wayside tonight at Mohawk Racetrack as Michelles Power turned in a stunning 1:50.1 clocking from post 10 to capture the lone $245,945 division of the Simcoe Stakes for three-year-old filly pacers. The time obliterated the stakes record of 1:51.4 which was held jointly be Ifyoucouldcwhati C and Armbro Amoretto and lowered the track record of 1:50.2 set by Milli...
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Kentucky Sire Stakes action at The Red Mile

on 09/03/2007 2:00 AM
A pair of blazing win times by Real Class (1:49.3) and Digital Z Tam (1:49.4) highlighted the final leg of Kentucky Sire Stakes (KYSS) for 3 year olds at The Red Mile Sunday night, Sept. 2. Real Class cleared at the :54.4 half and hung on for his second consecutive KYSS win. Dave Palone drove the Real Desire colt to his fifth win in seven starts for trainer Eric Reese and owner Joba Stable. Digi...
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Always A Virgin wins Cane

on 09/03/2007 2:00 AM
Always A Virgin took command from his stablemate Fresh Deck at about the halfway mark and then cruised home to a 1:51.1 victory in the Cane Pace, the first leg of pacing\'s Triple Crown, Monday afternoon at Freehold Raceway. Southwind Lynx, the winner of the $1 million Art Rooney Pace earlier this year, nipped Fresh Deck for second after starting the race several lengths behind the field.   ...
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A really quick Tempo--:25.3

on 09/03/2007 2:00 AM
Southwind Tempo won the $144,325 Shady Daisy at Freehold Raceway Monday afternoon, staying game after making an early move to the front that resulted in a sizzling first quarter of :25.3.   Southwind Tempo was fired away from post five by driver Tim Tetrick, but Platinum Hanover, driven by Andy Miller, made \"Tempo\" work for the lead, which resulted in the mind-boggling first panel. T...
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Artistic Fella squeaks out BC Open Pace triumph

on 09/02/2007 2:00 AM
Joseph Alborano\'s Artistic Fella put the finishing touches on a special day for trainer Steve Elliott as driving phenom Tim Tetrick drove the four-year-old son of Pacific Fella to a gate to wire winning effort in the Breeders Crown Pace in 1:49.2 in the final of the four Breeders Crown events at Mohawk Raceway. The 2006 Meadowlands Pace champion, Artistic Fella dug in gamely in the final stride...
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A record night at Northfield

on 09/02/2007 2:00 AM
Northfield Park hosted Ohio\'s $1,000,000 Super Night Saturday, with eight $100,000 Ohio Sires Stakes Championships and $200,000 in Scarlet And Gray Stakes, and track records were the theme throughout. The evening started with a pair of Scarlet and Gray Stakes for the girls and both saw new divisional track records set. Greg Grismore helped Tady Strikes Again ($2.80) knock a fifth of a second off...
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Total Truth scratched from Breeders Crown

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Total Truth has been scratched \"sick\" out of Saturday night\'s $500,000 Breeders Crown Open Horse Pace The 4-year-old son of Jenna\'s Beach Boy was never brought to the detention barn Friday by trainer Brenda Teague of the George Teague Jr. stable after the sickness was revealed following a Friday morning jog.
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Hands To Yourself destroys Tioga track record

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Hands To Yourself and Jim Morrill, Jr. destroyed the previous track record for 2-year-old gelding pacers on Friday night (August 31) at Tioga Downs. The mile of 1:53.3 erased the previous mark of 1:55.3 set last year by Lessman. It was the fourth New York Sires Stakes victory of the year for the son of Sealed N Delivered, and his fifth win in six lifetime starts. Hands To Yourself has sure paid h...
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Donato Hanover defeats Adrian Chip in 1:51.2.

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
There was no world record in Saturday’s $600,000 World Trotting Derby at Du Quoin, but Donato Hanover still won the race, defeating his arch rival Adrian Chip by 1 1/4 lengths in 1:51.2. Anderberg was third.   An opening quarter in :27 by Adrian Chip was right in step with a world record attempt, but after regaining the lead before the half driver Ron Pierce elected to slow the ...
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Exotic Destination wins filly Trotting Derby in 1:52.2

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
A stakes record was set in the World Filly Trotting Derby as Exotic Destination pulled an upset, scoring in 1:52.2 for George Brennan. The stakes mark was one of six stakes records set on the 11-race card as racing concluded at the Du Quoin State Fair.   With George Brennan in the bike, Exotic Destination rushed to the lead in the :27.1 opening quarter then relinquished the lead to Hambleto...
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Equinox Bi inherits Breeders Crown Trot

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Equinox Bi, an American-bred trotter who had spent his entire racing career in Europe until late July, tracked down leader Corleone Kosmos in the stretch and benefited from a late break at the wire to be placed first and capture the $726,000 Breeders Crown Trot at Mohawk Raceway. For Equinox Bi, owned by Scuderia Gina Biasuzzi of Italy and Florida, a six-year-old son of Valley Boss Bi out of the ...
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A and GsConfusion sets record in Shes A Great Lady

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
There was no confusion as to who was the winner of the $782,200 Shes A Great Lady stakes tonight – and it wasn’t either of the favourites, but 12-1 upset A and GsConfusion, who set a new Mohawk track record for two-year-old pacing fillies as well as a new lifetime mark of 1:51.3, in the process. Driver Dave Miller and the two-year-old daughter of Allamerican Native-Colorado Creek, who has nev...
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Roberts Rage takes Metro consolation

on 09/01/2007 2:00 AM
Roberts Rage, co-owned and trained by Carl Jamieson, took over from stablemate and pacesetter Legacy N Diamonds in mid-stretch, before going on to register a two and one-half length score in the $100,000 Metro Pace Consolation, Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. Six two-year-olds went postward in the Consolation, after failing to qualify last weekend for the $1 million Metro Pace, scheduled as part of...
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