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Reason for positives?

on 03/18/2007 2:00 AM
Freedom Health LLC., the company associated with the SUCCEED conditioning system, recently issued the following release that, in its opinion, sheds light on the recent rash of Aminorex positives. Below is the release: Over the past 2 + years, racehorses (principally Standardbreds) have tested positive for the amphetamine, Aminorex. This drug is a Class 1 substance, where positives result i...
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Flo Found George scores

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
The multiple-stakes winning mare Flo Found George scored her first victory of the season on Friday when taking the $10,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace from Pompano Park, although it took a tight three-horse win photo to determine the winner. Driven from post two by Bruce Ranger, Flo Found George rocketed off the gate to take the lead entering the first turn, as five-time Mares Open Pace winner Hy...
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Look To Book Again

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
Gerald Goldberg\'s Look To Book, who posted her first win of the season Friday, March 9, in the $8,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace, made it two in a row last night at Northfield Park. Look to Book, with Todd Jones driving, sat behind M D Jewel after a take-retake at the :28.1 quarter and then waited until the the top of the stretch to go by in the passing lane to post a 1:56.3 win. Nells Bells, d...
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Tracks respond to OHHA

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
In a press release issued by the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) on March 13, statements below were attributed to Jim Whelan, President of OHHA, which we believe demonstrate both a lack of understanding of our position, and a lack of knowledge with respect to both regulatory and private property law in Ontario. 1. \"Every trainer who has received a positive test for Aminorex o...
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Trainers face retention

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
An executive from Woodbine Entertainment Group confirmed with Trot Insider Friday afternoon that any new trainers who receive a positive test for Aminorex would have to race out of retention. It is believed there has been another positive test for Aminorex, however, Trot Insider has not been able to receive confirmation from the Ontario Racing Commission. \"If that\'s correct, then we will...
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Cam Cool set to sweep

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
Cam Cool is on course to sweep this year\'s Apaches Fame Pacing Series thanks to a pair of impressive victories in the preliminary legs of the event. The 3-year-old son of Camluck – Lartesienne sped to a career-best clocking of 1:53.4 last week, and he followed up with a 1:56.1 triumph in Friday night\'s $17,000 division for trainer Bob McIntosh and driver Randy Waples. Waples quarter-pole...
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Moiseyev nearing 9,000 wins

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
After reaching the winner\'s circle twice Thursday evening at Woodbine, veteran driver Jack Moiseyev is just 10 wins shy of notching his 9,000th career driving victory. The 47-year-old native of Asbury Park, New Jersey currently sits 10th on harness racing\'s all time dash winners list and sixth on the career earnings list ($108-million). In 2004, Moiseyev made the move to the WEG circuit ...
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Axelrod new USTA chairman

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
The annual meeting of the board of directors of the US Trotting Association got underway in Columbus Saturday and already the organization has a new chairman, Ivan Axelrod of California, who defeated incumbent Joe Faraldo in a paper-ballot election. Faraldo was one of several directors who were not in attendance at the opening session because storms on the East Coast caused cancellation of thei...
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Happy b-day Rich N Elegant

on 03/17/2007 2:00 AM
Rich N Elegant, the dam of the winners of $7.5 million, including 2005 Horse of the Year Rocknroll Hanover, celebrated her 17th birthday at Hanover Shoe Farms on St. Patrick\'s Day. The daughter of Direct Scooter-Proven Perfect (by Abercrombie) was bred by Armstrong Bros. of Canada. Rich N Elegant is the dam of Rustler Hanover ($971,638), Royalflush Hanover ($2,153,893), Richess Hanover ($557,5...
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Ericskarri takes Gen. Brock

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
Ericskarri, given a razor-sharp drive by Roger Mayotte, established command on the first turn and was never challenged in taking the $52,800(C) final of the General Brock Trotting Series on Thursday night at Woodbine. Lance Hall was in front off the wings, but before the turn Mayotte astutely guided his Angus Hall gelding to the lead through an early split of :28.4. Through steady middle fracti...
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McGee win on St. Pats Day?

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
According to trainer Stan Atkinson, Astreos horse Matty McGee is in fine form heading into Saturday evening\'s $67,000(C) final of the Cam Fella Pacing Series for 3 and 4 year olds at Woodbine. \"I would say that over the last year and a half that I\'ve trained Matty, this is probably the fittest and soundest that he\'s been,\" Atkinson, 31, said about the 4 year old who will be facing off agai...
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Cashall, yes Cashall, wins

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
Cashall won his first race of the year at Dover Downs Thursday night--no, not that Cash Hall, who trotted that world-record 1:51.1 time trial at Delaware, Ohio last year--but a 4-year-old gelding who hails from the same family. Kevin Sizer directed Cashall to Thursday night\'s 1:59.3 win in an $8,500 conditioned trot at Dover, the first win of the year in eight starts for the son of Enjoy Lavec...
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Tetrick wins seven at DD

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
Iwannabesedated, the sixth win of a seven-win night for Tim Tetrick, came when he drove the gelding to a second straight victory in the $30,000 claiming feature on a longshot filled card at Dover Downs on Thursday. Tetrick\'s seven wins is the second time this meet he has done so. Earlier this meet he tied the track record of eight wins, which he shares with Luc Ouellette, Brad Hanners and Tony Mo...
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3 more torsemide positives

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
Trainers David Menary, Mary Paulic and Randy Zhok are the latest to receive a fine and suspension from the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a positive test for the class 3 drug torsemide on one of their horses. That brings the number of trainers the ORC has announced as having a positive test to 11. Menary received a $1,500 fine and suspension from March 17 through June 14 for a positive on ...
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Tracks cancel, TVG shifts

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
The Meadowlands, Yonkers, Freehold and Saratoga Raceway have canceled their live racing programs for Friday because of the winter storm in the Northeast. Television Games Network (TVG) hosts Gary Seibel and Dave Weaver will now have to handicap the races from Maywood Park as TVG will replace the Meadowlands\' races which were the centerpiece of its \"Drive Time\" show from 8-10 p.m. with races 1-5...
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Big names qualify at PPK

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
Several well-known horses won qualifiers at Pompano Park Friday morning, including the $868,875-winning He Wants It All, the first appearance for the 7-year-old son of The Big Dog since finishing fourth in the Isle Of Capri final Feb. 24 in Florida. Trainer Tom Harmer was in the bike behind He Wants It All as he led wire to wire to score by four lengths in 1:58. Harmer also sat behind I Can On...
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New rules in Indiana

on 03/16/2007 2:00 AM
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has promulgated a new regulation that prohibits the transfer of a suspended trainer’s horses to his or her spouse, member of the immediate family, assistant, employee or household member. It is believed that Indiana is the first state to impose such restrictions on the transfer of a suspended trainer’s horses. The decision to adopt the regulation was m...
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Viva Las Dover for Elvis!

on 03/15/2007 2:00 AM
Elvis Cole romped to his fourth win in his last five starts winning the $27,500 Open Trot at Dover Downs on Wednesday, while the $17,500 winners-over trot went to RC Destiny, his second straight win. Tim Tetrick and Ross Wolfenden each had a three-win night. Four horses left the starting gate in the Open with Elvis Cole tucking in third briefly. Approaching the first quarter Corey Callahan pul...
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Jersey Girls Series begins

on 03/15/2007 2:00 AM
After tangling with the open mares in the Cape & Cutter Series last month, Riley Rose picked up an easy win in the $20,000 opening round of the Jersey Girls Series on Wednesday night at the Meadowlands. Riley Rose put away first-over challenger Faith Leigh halfway down the stretch and held off a late, rail-rocketing bid by Binions to win the evening’s second race by a neck. Despite the duel,...
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Grismore wins five more

on 03/15/2007 2:00 AM
Greg Grismore, quickly making a name for himself since relocating from Ohio, relocated to the winner\'s circle five times during Wednesday night\'s 13-race program at Yonkers Raceway. Grismore, who had just seven drives, began the proceedings with Petey\'s Tweety ($24.60) in the $8,000 pacing opener. He then won the $8,000 seventh-race trot with the aptly-named Seven Habits ($6.20), the $6,500...
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