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Upsets in Desperate Lady

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Upsets were the order of the evening at Maywood Park Friday as Dr Nabrinsky and Mrs Grant Seven captured their respective $15,000 divisions of the Desperate Lady Stakes for Illinois Conceived and Foaled 3-year-old filly pacers.   In the first division 3-1 second choice Dr Nabrinsky and Del Chupp sat second at the pylons before coming up the passing lane in the stretch to post a 1 1/2-length...
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ISS action at Hoosier Park

on 04/20/2007 2:00 AM
Wannahuckaloogi was victorious in the first leg of the Indiana Sires Stakes Friday, April 20. Driven to the winner’s circle by trainer-driver Mark O’Mara, the three-year-old filly closed in the lane to score the win in a time of 1:55.3. The mile tied her lifetime best. “I thought she (Wannahuckaloogi) raced great tonight,” said O’Mara. “She did not give up once. She just dug right in ...
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5 wins for Little More Faith

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The 4-year-old pacer Little More Faith posted his fifth win of the year when he scored at Pompano Park on Wednesday in 1:55.1.Driven from post four by Bruce Ranger, Little More Faith settled in fourth place through the early stages as Time Slips Away (Gaston Lareau) took the field through opening fractions of :27.4 and :57.4. As the field made its way down the backstretch, Ranger angled Little Mor...
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Dead heat, record at Harr

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
Albert Hanna\'s Honolulu Hunk (Tony Morgan) set a new track record for 4-year-old trotting horses Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a dead-heat win shared with Bud Ross in 1:57.3 in the $14,500 Junior Open Trot. Johnny Peanuts (1:58) was the former track record holder. \"Hunk,\" a 4-year-old son of Program Speed, made a power brush to the front after the quarter mile in :28.1 with Tony Morgan a...
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Brooms poised at Big M

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
Crawdad and Go On BB bid for series sweeps in their respective finals, the $43,000 Fox Sports Net and $62,000 Blossom, on Thursday night at the Meadowlands.Crawdad guns for his fifth straight win and second Meadowlands series crown in the $43,000 Fox Sports Net, an early non-wagering event that will be conducted prior to the start of the racing card at 6:50 p.m. He will start from post three with ...
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3 stolen sulkies recovered

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The New York State Police recovered three stolen sulkies on Sunday morning, April 18, after an anonymous caller told them that they could be found in the driveway of the home of a horseman. That horseman is not a suspect.The three sulkies—two owned by the Paul Kelley Racing Stable and another owned by Bob Rosenheim—were not damaged except that the names had been scratched off. The sulkies were...
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Qualifying record set

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The 2006 Dan Patch Award winner Lis Mara turned in a scintillating 1:49.1 performance in a qualifier at the Meadowlands Thursday, beating Total Truth by 10 3/4 lengths and setting a record for the fastest qualifying effort in history. With Brian Sears in the sulky, Lis Mara was second in an opening quarter of :28.1 before moving to the lead and subsequent fractions of :55.3 and 1:23. He then paced...
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Slots to highest bidder?

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
If Indiana’s two pari-mutuel tracks are unwilling to pay the $400 million licensing fee to operate slots, a state senator has suggested the licenses could be auctioned by the state. Republican Luke Kenley, chairman of the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee, said Thursday that the right to operate slot machines could go to the highest bidder.“The legislature has a fiduciary obligation to th...
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Art has become a star

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
He may have been ignored at the yearling sale, but Art Star is a standout now. A shrewd purchase by trainer John Marshall, Art Star is rated as the 3-1 second choice in the $70,000 Robert Suslow final on Friday night at the Meadowlands. He will start from post four in the night’s featured fifth race with George Brennan at the lines. Art Star heads into the Suslow final off a 1:52.4 score in the ...
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ORC issues Hudon ruling

on 04/19/2007 2:00 AM
The Ontario Racing Commission\'s (ORC) 10-year suspension and $100,000 fine imposed upon Patrick Hudon was recently overturned. The ORC today issued the following: IN THE MATTER OF THE RACING COMMISSION ACT, S.O. 2000, c.20; AND IN THE MATTER OF THE APPEAL OF STANDARDBRED LICENSEE PATRICK HUDON The Director ordered the Immediate Suspension of Standardbred licensee Patrick Hudon pursuant to section...
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Shake Away takes feature

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
Shake Away, a 7-year-old mare by Dream Away who has a 2-year-old son by Western Hanover, circled the field late to win the featured $15,000 Mares Open in 1:54.4 Tuesday at Harrington Raceway. Owned by Joann Looney-King and JEB Enterprises Inc., Shake Away initally pulled second-over approaching the half mile, but got rough-gaited and was taken back to last in the six horse field. Remarkably, sh...
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Pa. hopefuls in court

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
Representatives of Centaur Incorporated and Bedford Downs appeared before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday stated their belief is that the licensing process in the state was flawed and that the Pennsylvania State Harness Racing Commission erred when it denied both entities the chance at the last harness racing license. The commission earlier stated it had rejected Valley View’s bid t...
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T-G nominations up at Tioga

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
The Tompkins-Geers has seen its nominations for 2 year olds rise 37 percent from 2006 to 2007. A total of 780 nominations were received, up from 571 in 2006. Every division increased except the 2-year-old trotting fillies, which was down only three entrants. The largest increase saw the 2-year-old filly pacers go from 125 in 2006 to 211 in 2007. The nominations for 3 year olds totaled 231 horses, ...
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Nfld\'s Battle field set

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
L & L Devisser\'s Gold Dust Beach drew post four and was named the 5-2 morning line favorite in Saturday’s $125,000 Battle of Lake Erie at Northfield Park. Trainer Joe Holloway has named David Miller to drive the World Champion 5 year old, who rides a two-race winning streak. My Boy David, a double world champion shipping in from Chicago, drew the all important post position one and has been ...
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Home Bed Qualifies

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
Home Bed Advantage, who scratched out of his first start of the year last Saturday at Balmoral after making a qualifying start the day before, qualified again at Balmoral this morning, winning in 1:54.3 for regular driver Ryan Anderson. Home Bed Advantage took the lead after a :29 opening quarter and cut the rest of the mile with fractions of :57.3 to the half and 1:27 to the three quarters. ...
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Teague\'s 3YOs qualify

on 04/18/2007 2:00 AM
Trainer George Teague Jr. took a big step toward the 3-year-old pacing colt season by winning qualifiers with Funny Bones (1:56), Allamerican Karnak (1:57), Whats Up Now (1:55.4) and Mattdultery (1:56.1) Wednesday morning at Rosecroft Raceway. The biggest of Teague’s winners was undoubtedly Whats Up Now, a colt by western Hanover out of Beach Guest. He won by 17 ¼ lengths with Teague in the ...
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Corleone Kosmos in 1:54.4

on 04/17/2007 2:00 AM
World record holder Corleone Kosmos, the third-place finisher in last year’s $800,000 Breeders’ Crown Open Trot, showed no signs of rust when shaking off a seven-month layoff to win the featured $10,000 Isle Mile I Trot at Pompano Park on Monday in 1:54.4. Driven from post five by trainer Tom Haughton, Corleone Kosmos settled in fourth place through the early stages of Monday’s trot, as V...
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Clinton the longshot at Harr

on 04/17/2007 2:00 AM
Marjorie Richards\' Clinton Longshot surged by the leaders late to win the featured $17,500 Delaware Special Monday at Harrington Raceway. The Real Gregorie-trained 5-year-old Dauntless Bunny stallion settled off the hot early pace set by Skedaddle Hanover (Tony Morgan) who blitzed to the front with sizzling fractions of :27.4, :55.2 and 1:24.3, particularly fast considering the 40-mph wind gus...
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Doug Snyder wins 6,000th

on 04/17/2007 2:00 AM
Driver Doug Snyder captured his 6,000th career victory on Monday night at The Meadows. His milestone win came in the eighth race when he guided Southwind Utica to victory--and survived an inquiry for possible interference. A native of Fremont, Ohio, who was raised in Painesville, Snyder began his harness racing career by accompanying his father, trainer Richard Snyder, on a circuit that include...
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