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Arch Madness rebounds

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Arch Madness used a huge final-quarter kick to capture tonight’s $50,000 Goodtimes Stakes Consolation at Mohawk in a lifetime best clocking of 1:53.4.The colt rebounded brilliantly after making a miscue at the start of his elimination last Saturday night. In that race, he recovered to finish a close third, just missing a qualifying spot for the rich final.Tonight, with Steve Condren taking...
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Favorites win NJSS

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Favorites Arts A Flutter and Platinum Hanover, two fillies who did not race as freshmen, captured their respective division of the New Jersey Sire Stakes 3-year-old filly pace Friday night at the Meadowlands with miles in 1:51.1 and 1:51.4.   Arts A Flutter, with John Campbell up, raced in the outer flow from the half, gained the lead at the top of the stretch and drew off to a 3 3/4-length...
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Oh Oh, she\'s 5 for 5

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Oh Oh It’s Magic kept her record unblemished in five starts this year with a 2:00.1 victory in one of five divisions of the New York Sire Stakes 3-year-old filly trot at Buffalo Raceway Friday night.   With Jim Morrill Jr. in the bike for trainer Carl Gillespie and owner Carolyn Atherton, Oh Oh It’s Magic grabbed the lead on the back stretch the second time and cruised to a three-length...
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Martha gets revenge

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Martha’s Revenge finally got revenge, capturing the first of two non-wagering divisions of the Indiana Sire Stakes for 3-year-old filly pacers in 1:53. The second split went to Go On BB in 1:53.1.   Martha’s Revenge scored her first victory of the year in convincing fashion, drawing off over the last quarter in :26.1 for a five-length triumph over Francie’s Dream. The mile was a lifet...
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Anderson reaches 2,000

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Prince Vince got the worse of the trip, but he still got the best of his seven rivals in Friday night\'s $12,300 feature race at Maywood Park, pulling away with driver Ryan Anderson to a 1:51.4 mile. Seven races later Anderson gave himself an early birthday present when he brought home his 2,000th career dash winner with Mink\'s Success, the betting favorite in the 13th and final event on the card...
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Red White Blues invasion

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
In a field filled with the top female pacers in Florida, it was Meadowlands invader Red White Blues that captured the featured $15,500 Fillies and Mares Winners Over Handicap Pace at Pompano Park on Friday, stopping the timer in 1:54.3.   Starting from post four with trainer/ driver Bruce Ranger at the helm, Red White Blues found a comfortable spot on the pylons in fifth-place as rac...
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Late scratch in NA Cup

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Two Twentytwo, who was to have started from the rail in tonight\'s Pepsi North America Cup at Mohawk, has been scratched sick for the $1.5 million race. The son of Blissfull Hall was a 20-1 morning line starter. He finished fourth in the NA Cup elim won by Sutter Hanover and won the draw among the fourth-place finishers for the last starting slot.   Roger Mayotte was to have driven Two Twen...
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Southwind Tempo in 1:49.3

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Southwind Tempo, driven by Tim Tetrick, established a world record of 1:49.3 for a three-year-old pacing filly on a five-eighths mile track in winning the $250,632 James M. Lynch Memorial Pace Saturday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The mile also equaled the track\'s all-time pacing mark that had been established three races earlier on the card by Quality Western (Jim Taggart Jr.)...
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Distaff to Moving Pictures

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Moving Pictures, locked in along the pylons half way down the stretch, found room late to the outside and overtook Vysoke Tatry just before the wire and captured the $265,350 ( C ) Classic Distaff in 2:37 over 1 3/8 miles at Mohawk Raceway Saturday night. To Helen Back was third.   Moving Pictures and Mark MacDonald led the field past the opening quarter in :28.3 and the half in :58.3 bef...
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Quite Easy Goodtimes

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Quite Easy made it look quite easy in the $334,600 ( C ) Goodtimes final Saturday night at Mohawk, brushing to the lead before the half and going on to a 1:56 victory over Monkey Bones and Xactly Hanover.   Monkey Bones and David Miller flashed into the lead from post 10 and took the field to the opening quarter in :28. Xactly Hanover and Andy Miller took over briefly before John Campbell h...
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Tell All romps in 1:50.3

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Tell all that Tell All is the Pepsi North America Cup winner. The Real Desire 3-year-old colt swept past Yankee Skyscaper rounding the final turn and drew off to a convincing 1:50.3 victory in the $1,500,000 Pepsi North America Cup Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Sutter Hanover was second and Watta Hotshot finished third.   It was Domitian Hanover who sprinted from post five to the lead...
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Pampered Princess scores

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Pampered Princess romped to a 1:55 victory in the $531,800 ( C ) Elegantimage final for 3-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk Raceway Saturday night, giving driver John Campbell a sweep of the two 3-year-old stakes for trotters. Godiva Hall won a stretch battle with Vulcanize to be a distant second.   JM Aggie, Keystone Shana and Sing Me To Sleep took themselves out of contention with breaks ...
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Favorites win MDSS

on 06/16/2007 2:00 AM
Betting favorites lived up to their promise in several $3,000 preliminary divisions of the Maryland Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacers on Saturday evening at Rosecroft Raceway. In the first race, Southern Myles [$2.10, $2.10, $2.10] stole the show with an easy win in 1:53.2. The three-year-old Nuclear High colt took to the lead immediately off of the gate with driver Brandon Givens along for ...
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3CT\'s in Big M action

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
Operation Lindy rebounded from a miscue last week to win the first of two $34,050 New Jersey Sire Stakes divisions for 3-year-old trotting colts on Thursday night at the Meadowlands. Driven by Andy Miller, Operation Lindy catapulted off the cover of the leader, Biz Hub, and drew off to a 1 1/4-length victory in 1:53.3, equaling the stakes record set by New York Yank in 2005. Operation Lindy paid $...
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Top mares meet at Ppk

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
Divisional supremacy will be on the line at Pompano Park on Friday, as seven female pacers will line up for the featured $15,500 Winners Over Handicap Pace, highlighted by a meeting between rivals Tintabella N and My Metallica.   Glenn Del Russo and Daryl Bier’s Tintabella N returns for the Friday feature after checking in fifth while competing with male rivals last weekend. Prior to tha...
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ORC ruling for Friedman

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
Horses owned by Aubrey Friedman that are entered in Ontario-sired events and meet the qualifying standards and conditions have been ordered to be accepted by all Ontario racetracks by the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC).   In a June 6 ruling, the ORC ruled the tracks must accept Friedman\'s horses Yorky\'s Girl and Hare In Motion, as well as any of his 2 year olds. Previously, Friedm...
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Fahy takes two 3FT Classics

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
Despite being parked out the first quarter mile, Gia found enough trot for a stretch drive that carried her to victory in a division of the $68,998 Keystone Classic for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday night at The Meadows. The stake was contested over three divisions, with Decanter and Bluer Than Blue taking the other splits. Bill Fahy earned a driving double in the stake, piloting Decan...
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Moon marks the spot

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
Driver Josh Marks and the high-class trotter Scorpion Moon shared the limelight during Thursday night’s nine-race harness program at Vernon Downs.   Marks, the second leading race-winning teamster at Vernon’s 54th meeting, posted four wins for the second time at the Downs this season, including a 1:56.4 score with Scorpion Moon in the $10,000 featured eighth event, the week’s...
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Barzgar qualifies in 1:56.2

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
The 2006 Woodrow Wilson winner Fox Valley Barzgar won a qualifier at Maywood Park Thursday, drawing clear to a 6 3/4-length victory for trainer-driver Tom Harmer in 1:56.2. It was the first appearance for the 3-year-old son of Incredible Finale since a pair of qualifying efforts at Pompano Park in April.   Fox Valley Barzgar has been out of action due to a bacterial infection in his intes...
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Turning Point ruled legal

on 06/15/2007 2:00 AM
The federal Department of the Interior has ruled that the 1993 gaming compact between the Oneida Indian Nation and then New York Governor Mario Cuomo is valid, thus allowing Turning Stone Resort Casino, located near Vernon Downs, to remain open.   A letter from associate deputy secretary of the Interior James Cason to the Oneida Nation stated, “After a proposed compact is subm...
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