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Monticello cancels Wed.

on 02/13/2007 12:00 AM
Due to the impending heavy snowstorm, Monticello Raceway has canceled Wednesday\'s race card but the track expects to resume its normal race schedule this Thursday. With the cancelation of the track\'s Valentine\'s Day race card, the fifth annual Lady Godiva Pace, featuring a full field of women drivers, will be rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 21. (Monticello)
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Nansemond\'s victory tops

on 02/13/2007 12:00 AM
Although it occurred over 35 years ago, Nansemond’s three-heat epic battle with Albatross remains in the minds of many and was voted as the greatest upset in Little Brown Jug history, according to a poll of harness racing officials, media and fans. Fake Left’s upset of Western Hanover in 1992 was picked as the second biggest upset. Albatross, trained and driven by the late Stanley Dancer, ...
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Record dh at Monticello

on 02/13/2007 12:00 AM
When Let’s Roll Joe and Special Report crossed the finish line simultaneously in a time of 1:55.1 in Monticello Raceway’s $15,000 Preferred Pace on Tuesday, they established a new track record for a dead-heat victory. With Special Report and driver Larry Stalbaum on the front end, Let’s Roll Joe, in rein to Yannick Gingras, went first-up at the half, which was clocked in :58, and slowly...
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Tetrick takes DD features

on 02/12/2007 12:00 AM
Bettor Watch Him and Wrangler Sam, both driven by Tim Tetrick, won the Sunday feature races at Dover Downs. Tetrick finished with five wins while Roger Plante and George Dennis had three each as they combined for all but four of the 15 winning drives. Tetrick and Terry McClements\' Bettor Watch Him came on with a rush from far back to overtake Scootin Scholar and Brandon Givens after building ...
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Jenna\'s Choice scores

on 02/11/2007 12:00 AM
Jenna\'s Choice picked up his first victory since his comeback from a long layoff when he edged Nuclear Breeze by a head in 1:50.4 Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Driven by Daniel Dube, Jenna\'s Choice launched a three-wide rally on the last turn and finally pulled even with Nuclear Breeze before putting his head on the wire first. Jenna\'s Choice, a 5-year-old gelded son of Jenna\'s Beach B...
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Yonkers open to John Adams

on 02/11/2007 12:00 AM
The second president was second to none Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway as John Adams won the $35,000 Open Handicap Pace in 1:54.1. Leaving alertly from post position three--after consecutive eight holes--John Adams avoided an incident at the outset that took out the two horses directly to his inside. Ithinki\'msomebody (James Marohn) suffered a broken line, badly impeding the inside horse, P...
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First Isle leg contested

on 02/11/2007 12:00 AM
He Wants It All edged Load The Dice in the $50,000 first leg of the Isle of Capri Pacing Series Saturday night at Pompano Park. With Wally Hennessey driving for trainer Tom Harmer, He Wants It All hit the wire first in 1:51.2. Maltese Artist was third. He Wants It All started from post five but had the lead before the first quarter was reached in :26.4. Load The Dice was the leader at the half ...
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David Miller takes two

on 02/11/2007 12:00 AM
Driver David Miller picked up a pair of wins in the Senior Trendsetter Series as the Meadowlands kicked off its first Sunday matinee of the 2007 season. Miller steered Woodbine shipper Tiger Tinch [$10.20, $6.40, $5.60] to a 1:51 victory in the second of four $12,500 Senior Trendsetters on the card. Owned and trained by Dan Ater of Clarksburg, Ohio, Tiger Tinch notched his first win in six star...
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January Davies dies

on 02/11/2007 12:00 AM
January Davies, 31, a harness racing TV producer and videographer, died on Saturday, February 10, in New Jersey. Davies was born January 9, 1976, six minutes after her twin brother Beau. Davies, a resident of Acton, Ontario, graduated from Mohawk College in Ontario with an arts degree and pursued a career in television production. She worked at Woodbine Entertainment Group for six years in the ...
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Pick 6 pays $131,071

on 02/10/2007 12:00 AM
One lucky ticket connected all the winners for a $131,071.20 payoff in the Pick 6 on Friday night at the Meadowlands. The payoff was a record for a $1 base wager at the Meadowlands. There was a $58,491.60 carryover entering Friday’s card, which attracted an additional $120,966 in Pick 6 wagering. The first leg of the Pick 6 saw Miss Galvinator’s 13-race streak fall to Nanny Withafanny [$10...
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First Mack Lobell leg

on 02/10/2007 12:00 AM
Tweedle Dum continued his dominance at Pompano Park on Friday, winning the $25,000 first leg of the Mack Lobell Trotting Series in 1:54.2, although it took the photo finish camera to decide the winner. Driven from post seven by Walter Ross Jr., Tweedle Dum briefly dueled with Guy Gets Girl (Bruce Ranger) for the early lead, before clearing that rival on the first turn and trotting the opening quar...
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Illinois mares finish 1-2

on 02/10/2007 12:00 AM
Two Illinois-sired pacing mares--Nanny Withafanny and Street Dancer--finished heads apart in the first leg of the Capea & Cutter Series Friday night at the Meadowlands. Nanny Withafanny, a 6-year-old mare by Incredible Finale, won by a head in 1:51.1. Street Danver, the runner-up, is owned by group which includes former Illinois governor Jim Edgar. Miss Galvinator A was the betting favorite, b...
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Exit 16W Series underway

on 02/10/2007 12:00 AM
Two legs of the Exit 16W Series for 4 year olds were contested at the Meadowlands Friday night, and the only big surprise was that the fast Devilfih broke stride and finished last in the second split. The divisions were won by Western Shore in 1:51.4 and JK CU Later in 1:52.3. Western Shore turned in a powerful performance, starting from post eight and then rolling to a 5 3/4-length score with ...
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Fox Valley Appeal wins

on 02/10/2007 12:00 AM
Fox Valley Appeal [$16.60, $9.60, $3.80] rocketed off the cover of Real Mean Art in the stretch and charged home in 1:51.3 to win the first of two $35,000 Aquarius Series divisions on Saturday night at the Meadowlands. A second Aquarius division went to Royal Man, who won in 1:51.3 over Woodbine\'s Willowdale Series champion Mister Big. Driven by Cat Manzi, Fox Valley Appeal held off the pocke...
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Prime minister also rules

on 02/09/2007 12:00 AM
The Junior Trendsetter Series for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings kicked off with four $12,500 divisions on Thursday night at the Meadowlands, with the fastest split going to Be Bad Bill in 1:54.4 for the team of driver Cat Manzi and trainer Joe Hundertpfund Jr. The son of Badlands Hanover recorded his third win in five career starts. Now I’m A Believer lit up the tote board at 37-...
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Wdb Pick 7 pays $211,408

on 02/09/2007 12:00 AM
Stepaside Larry came charging late to win Thursday\'s ninth race at Woodbine, sending one happy racing fan home with the entire Pick 7 pool of $211,408.75(C). The sharp and lucky handicapper bought the winning ticket at a SAM machine on-track at Woodbine. In the Pick 7, bettors must correctly select the winners of races three through nine. If there are no winning tickets, 25 percent of the net ...
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He wants to defend title

on 02/09/2007 12:00 AM
He Wants It All, the two-time defending Isle of Capri Pace Final winner, and Load The Dice, the recent Presidential Series Final runner-up, headline a field of 10 pacers that will line up for the $50,000 first leg of the Isle of Capri Pacing Series, which will go as the fourth race from Pompano Park on Saturday. He Wants It All enters the first leg of the 2007 series off a second-place performa...
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Wood back from Ghana

on 02/09/2007 12:00 AM
Ken Wood, the popular Dover Downs horseman, has returned from his third trip to Ghana where he personally is continuing a humanitarian project to enable natives to have plentiful water. Last fall, Wood, a longtime horse owner and trainer and driver from Easton, Md., traveled to Ghana with equipment and his know-how to dig wells, enabling the native population to have a water supply. Wood donate...
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Fire in the Cal Expo rain

on 02/09/2007 12:00 AM
The track came up sloppy, which she loves, and her archrival broke before the start, which she had to love, so Benn\'s Fire romped to an easy victory in the $8,500 Invitational Handicap Trot on a wet Thursday night at Cal-Expo. It was Benn\'s Fire\'s 57th win over her career. In advance of starting from post six in the field of the same number, driver Bruce Clarke wanted to do what was best for...
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Bouncing to fourth straight

on 02/09/2007 12:00 AM
Bouncing Hanover notched her fourth straight win in Thursday\'s single $17,000(C) division of the Miss Vera Bars Pacing Series at Woodbine, crossing the wire in 1:56.2 for driver Mark MacDonald. MacDonald sent the daughter of Cam\'s Card Shark to the lead early and led the rest of the route, holding on over a late-rallying Simply Mavelous by a neck. Streetcarnamedsire also closed late to take s...
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