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Favorites take 3 splits

on 02/18/2007 12:00 AM
Favorites reigned in the $12,500 second leg of the Senior Trendsetter Series on Sunday afternoon at the Meadowlands with Crawdad, Natural Talent and Hard To Beat winning their respective divisions. Crawdad ($2.60) kicked off fourth-over cover at the top of the stretch and flew home to win the first Senior Trendsetter division in 1:53.3. Driven by Andy Miller, Crawdad flashed a final panel of...
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JK CU Later wins seventh

on 02/17/2007 12:00 AM
In an impressive front-end performance on a frigid Friday night, Street Dancer wired the field in the $35,000 second leg of the Cape & Cutter Series at the Meadowlands. Driven by Ron Pierce, Street Dancer held off the late charge of Nanny Withafanny to win by a half-length in 1:52.4. Riley Rose was third. Trained by Nelson Willis, Street Dancer posted her first win in three starts this season ...
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Dum smart in PPK win

on 02/17/2007 12:00 AM
A cool and breezy evening by South Florida standards couldn’t prevent Tweedle Dum from putting forth another sizzling performance at Pompano Park on Friday, as the gelding took the $25,000 second leg of the Mack Lobell Trotting Series in 1:54. Driven from the rail by his regular pilot Walter Ross Jr., Tweedle Dum briefly battled for the lead with Dink Adoo (Wally Hennessey) before assuming h...
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Plenty of kisses at Yonkers

on 02/17/2007 12:00 AM
One lady grinded her business and one lady minded her business, but Stonebridge Kisses and KD Girl both ended up in the same place after Friday night\'s $35,000 co-features at Yonkers Raceway. Stonebridge Kisses, back in Westchester for the first time in a month, did it the hard way in the Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. With Stephane Bouchard (four winners on the 11-race card) drivin...
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A game victory at Buffalo

on 02/17/2007 12:00 AM
Gamesmanship, an 8-year-old Yankee Glide gelding, went wire to wire in 2:01.4 to win the $10,000 Featured Trot for owners Marc Vogel and R. Scott Wagner on Friday night at Buffalo Raceway. Capably driven by reinsman Ken Holliday, Gamesmanship made every pole a winning one beating six rivals for his second win of the 2007 season over a track rated \"good.\" Setting fractions of :30.1, 1:00.3 and...
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See you in winner\'s circle

on 02/17/2007 12:00 AM
I\'ll Be Seeing You closed from out of the clouds to earn bragging rights and the lion’s share of the $45,600(C) purse in Friday\'s final of The Count B Pacing Series at Woodbine Racetrack. The Blair Burgess pupil, who went into the final with his maiden label intact, overcame a tough post and a ton of traffic to notch the 1:57.2 victory. Let go at odds of 11-1, the 3-year-old son of Real Des...
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A colt for Numeric Hanover

on 02/17/2007 12:00 AM
The 2003 Jugett and Nadia Lobell winner Numeric Hanover reportedly delivered her first foal early Friday morning at Hanover Shoe Farms. Numeric Hanover\'s foal--a Western Hanover colt--was foaled at 12:05 a.m. A 7-year-old mare by Real Artist out of the Albatross mare Nappie Hanover, Numeric Hanover will be bred back to Western Hanover in 2007. Owned by Harold Shelton Jr. and John Deters\' ...
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Artist\'s Review redeems

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
After a miscue cost him the victory last week, Artist’s View redeemed himself with a 1:52.4 mile in the first race, one of three $12,500 divisions of the Junior Trendsetter Series, on Thursday night at the Meadowlands. Trained by Buzzy Sholty and driven by George Brennan, Artist’s View held off the late charge of Be Bad Bill for a 2 3/4-length win in the second leg of the series. Spin Rat...
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Another 7 for Tetrick

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
Pure Class and Tycoon Bill A won the feature races on a claiming-filled Thursday card at Dover Downs, while Tim Tetrick continued his multiple-win days driving seven winners to increase his total to 26 this week. He won five on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, four on Wednesday and seven on the Thursday card. Previously this meet, Tetrick has had days of eight and seven winners. Roger Plante drove M...
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Bouncing bars at Woodbine

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
The quarter-pole move had been her forte through the preliminary legs of the Miss Vera Bars Pacing Series, so Mark MacDonald didn\'t fiddle with Bouncing Hanover\'s success in the $47,200(C) final Thursday evening at Woodbine. Riding a four-race win streak, the Cam\'s Card Shark bay came first-up after the opening call, made the lead before the half and went on to notch her fifth straight score...
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Isle of Capri, round two

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
He Wants It All and Load The Dice, separated by a just a head in their last encounter, will meet again at Pompano Park on Saturday when the two pacers headline a field of nine that has been assembled for the $50,000 second leg of the Isle of Capri Pacing Series, which goes as the fourth race on a 12-race program. Michael Polansky’s He Wants It All, the two-time defending Isle of Capri Final w...
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WEG orders 4 to detention

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
Trainers Todd Clements, Sandra Houghton, David Menary and Wayne Preszcator have been reportedly ordered by Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) to race out of the detention barn, effective immediately. The decision was based on WEG\'s policy regarding trainers who have positive tests, although the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has yet to announce any positives for the four above-named trainers. ...
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Crouch a kettleone winner

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
Tom Crouch, whose claim to fame in the Standardbred sport came via Kentuckiana Farms, is now hoping to make his mark with Thoroughbreds as well, starting his highly-regarded 4-year-old filly Kettleoneup in the $50,000 Pippin at Oaklawn Park Saturday afternoon. Bred and owned by Crouch, of Lexington, Ky., Kettleoneup has won three of her last four starts by a combined 31 ½ lengths, with her onl...
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Lady Godiva to ride again

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
Monticello Raceway originally scheduled its fifth annual Lady Godiva Pace for Valentine\'s Day but a massive winter snowstorm forced the cancellation of that race card. Though the race card was scuttled the track noted that the Lady Godiva Pace would be rescheduled for the following Wednesday. “Now, after today’s (post position) draw, we are set once again to go with the Lady Godiva (Pace)...
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Ont. positives investigated

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has launched a detailed investigation into 20 positive tests at five Ontario racetracks in late January and early February. The post-race tests were conducted under the auspices of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency\'s (CPMA) Drug Control Program. The number of positives suggest some individuals continue to doubt the ORC\'s commitment to medication control. The ...
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Lebanon cancels Friday

on 02/16/2007 12:00 AM
Live racing at Lebanon Raceway has been canceled for Friday night due to dangerous track conditions.
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Windylane Hanover a mom

on 02/15/2007 12:00 AM
Windylane Hanover, the champion trotting mare owned by the Odds On Nourrir, the breeding division of Odds On Racing, delivered first foal, a strapping colt by top sire Andover Hall, Wednesday night at 7:45 p.m. at Peninsula Farm in Kentucky. Windylane Hanover was purchased for Odds On Nourrir last Nov. 9 at the Standardbred Horse Sale in Harrisburg, Pa., for $600,000. Born on May 27, 1999, at ...
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Mighty Moses wins Open

on 02/15/2007 12:00 AM
Mighty Moses scored a 1:56.2 victory in the $27,500 Valentine\'s Day Open Trot while Armbro Corbin led from the start to win the $24,000 Jr. Open trot, the feature events on a cold and windy Wednesday at Dover Downs. For the third time in four nights, the sport\'s leading driver Tim Tetrick collected five wins. As has become his pattern, Jim Morand patiently waited in the middle of the field u...
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Candy surprise at PPK

on 02/15/2007 12:00 AM
In a Valentine’s Day trot headlined by five horses that were victorious in their last start, it was Fimo, the lone mare in the field who hadn’t visited the winner’s circle since Sept. 6, that prevailed in the $4,700 trotting feature at Pompano Park. Driven from post four by David Ingraham, Fimo settled along the rail in second place while Modern Marvel cruised through the opening quarter ...
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Mr. Pine Chip\'s bro wins

on 02/15/2007 12:00 AM
Jack N Sam, a 3-year-old half-brother to Stanley Dancer Memorial Trot winner Mr. Pine Chip, broke his maiden Wednesday night at Northfield Park--needing only 2:16.2 over a \"good\" racetrack to do so! The maiden trot was the opening event on the card and, despite making a break at the start, Jack N Sam recovered to post the three-quarter-length victory over Bob Anjua. Bred and owned by Joe Sbro...
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