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2 1/4-length win in Lady Pace

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Chotat Milk and driver Brett Miller controlled the fractions and the short field to take the $7,650 Lady Pace honoring Katie Terry at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds. The Sunday afternoon program was the first as Little Brown Jug week begins, culminating in the 61st pacing classic Thursday, Sept. 21. Miller eased the Jate Lobell mare off the gate and led the field of three past the open...
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P Glide wins Moni Maker

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Passionate Glide remained perfect in nine starts this year and stretched her overall winning streak to 10 straight with a 1:54 victory in the $234,500 Moni Maker Trot final for 3-year-old fillies at The Red Mile Sunday night. Showing no signs of the hamstring injury that hampered her in August, Passionate Glide cruised to the 1 3/4-length win over Four Starz Lindy, with Susie\'s Magic third. Ro...
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It\'s wide open in 3 elims

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
Twenty-three 3-year-old colt pacers have been entered in this year\'s 61st annual $541,000 Little Brown Jug, and with defending divisional champion Jereme\'s Jet drawing the outside post eight in arguably the toughest of the three eliminations, it leaves the pacing classic Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Delaware (Ohio) County fairgrounds wide open. Trainer Tom Harmer has not yet named a driver for ...
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PASS finals at Pocono

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
Pennsylvania Sire Stakes champions were crowned Saturday afternoon, Sept. 16 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as four $100,000 finals were contested. Favorites carried the day and a new track record was set as filly trotter Undercover Lover won in 1:56.2, shaving a full second off the previous mark. In the first $100,000 final on the card, the afternoon’s fourth race, 1-5 choice Western Graduat...
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Chocolatier wins CTC elim

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
Saddled with the 10-hole and the tall task of defeating Glidemaster, who was starting from the rail, Chocolatier reigned supreme in Saturday evening’s $40,000 elimination for the $1-million Canadian Trotting Classic, defeating the 2006 Hambletonian champion by a head in 1:53.1. Chocolatier ($11.50, $3.70, $2.60), the $1.3-million earning son of Credit Winner, got away mid-pack for driver D.R....
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Nassagaweya splits offered

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
The 2006 Battle of Waterloo victor Warrawee Ideal ($9.90, $4.60, $3.80) was sharp Saturday evening at Mohawk for driver Jody and trainer Carl Jamieson, as the Million Dollar Cam colt recorded a life’s best mile of 1:53.1 in the first of two $173,200 divisions of the Nassagaweya Stakes for two-year-olds. Jamieson left hard from post six and tripped the quarter-mile timer in :27.1 before yieldi...
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Frosh sets Vernon standard

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
The freshmen Kansas Wildcat, Lauren Order, Xactly Hanover and Loch Katrine all reigned as champions after the Kindergarten Classic Series finals at Vernon Downs on Thursday night. Kansas Wildcat established a 1:53 track record for 2-year-old pacing colts with his stirring victory in the $58,000 Kindergarten test for male sidewheelers; Lauren Order came within a second of the Vernon mark for fr...
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Extended meet at Mohawk

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that the 2007 Pepsi North America Cup will be hosted at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville. For the past two years, this premier event for 3-year-old pacers served as the finale of the Woodbine Standardbred meet. The NA Cup is one of the richest horse races on the continent with a purse of $1.5 million. Two years ago, WEG changed its focus b...
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Emantee wins NJSS final

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
The heavily-favored Emantee overpowered her competition to win the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Championship Final for 3-year-old trotting fillies in 1:56.3 over an off track Thursday afternoon at Freehold Raceway. With George Brennan driving, the daughter of Banker Hall took the lead at the three-quarter mile mark and drew off to win by 7 3/4 lengths over Bon Voyage. Love On The Rocks finish...
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Artistic Fella in at Red Mile

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
Artistic Fella, winner of the Meadowlands Pace, is in-to-go in the first race at The Red Mile Saturday night, Sept. 16, in a five-horse Open Pace. Mickey McNichol is slated to drive for trainer Steve Elliott. The 3-year-old son of Pacific Fella has not raced since a resounding 1:48.4 win in an Oliver Wendell Holmes division on Hambo day Aug. 5. He did, however, qualify in Lexington in 1:52 Sept...
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Bill Elliott suspended, fined

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
The Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) has suspended Canadian trainer Bill Elliott for 60 days and fined him $1,500 for having an elevated TCO2 (blood-gas) test on the horse Fightertown Pilot on Aug. 31 at Mohawk Racetrack. The penalty was issued Thursday by the ORC. Elliott’s positive test made news earlier in the week and even caused the delay of the draw for the $1 million Canadian Trotting C...
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Took Hanover 1:52.1 at Lex

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
Cane Pace runner-up Took Hanover turned in a 1:52.1 winning effort in a qualifier Friday morning at The Red Mile in one final prep before next week\'s Little Brown Jug. \"He\'s already entered,\" said trainer Noel Daley. \"We weren\'t out to do a hard hit like that but (driver) John (Campbell) said we\'re going in (to the Jug) right.\" Took Hanover paced away from the rest of the field over ...
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One scratch in NYSS finals

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
The 2-year-old pacing filly Bettoronthebeach was the only early scratch for the $1.2 million New York Night of Champions at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway. The filly was declared sick and unable to race on Saturday, Sept. 16, allowing the first also eligible, Bet Your Booty, to move into post five of the $150,000 final. Bettoronthebeach finished first or second in all of her six starts this season...
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Just 9 entered in Jugette

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
Former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman could wind up in the winner’s circle during the 2006 Delaware, Ohio, County Fair. Foreman is part owner of the filly Future Destiny who will face eight challengers in Wednesday’s $252,000 Jugette 3-year-old Filly Pace. This is the first year since 1979 that the Jugette will be raced in only one division. After the first heat all nine star...
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Filly\'s first win a big one

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
Cantor’s Daughter, a full sister to Breeders Crown champion Cam Swifty, picked up her first career win when she captured the $200,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Filly Final in 1:53.3 Friday night at The Red Mile. Cantor’s Daughter paid $17.40 to win and Forever Showin Off gave backers a $41.20 payoff for a place bet. Those prices, and with the 1-9 shot Real Girl finishing off the board...
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Is life like a box of Godiva?

on 09/14/2006 2:00 AM
The talented freshman trotting filly Godiva Hall will look to continue her local dominance in the $200,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final at The Red Mile on Thursday night. Owned by Stephen and Eugene Oldford and the North South Partnership #2, the Like A Prayer lass has proven too strong for her competition thus far in the new KYSS format, which offers three $50,000 preliminary legs and a $200,000 fi...
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Superman dies

on 09/14/2006 2:00 AM
Superman, Michigan\'s premier trotting stallion of the 1980s and \'90s, died Sept. 1 at Starwin Farm in Coleman, Mich., at the age of 33. A son of Speedy Scot and out of the Florican mare Desert Wind, Superman sired 757 registered foals, and 68 2:00 performers. These included 11 Michigan champions and two world champions: Jeff’s Playboy, and Super Timkin. Superman was born in 1973 at Castl...
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8-1? You\'re putting me on!

on 09/14/2006 2:00 AM
It\'s not often you get 8-to-1 odds on a potential repeat winner, but Put Them On Hold ($18) was just that Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:56.1 triumph in the $20,000 Open Trot. Owned and trained by Toby Lynch Jr., the 7-year-old Call Toll Free gelding and driver Roger Plante Jr. took full advantage of miscues by favorites Hunt M Down and Wildfire Julie, who both broke stride, and scor...
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Patriotic trotters at Colonial

on 09/14/2006 2:00 AM
Connections of 2005 Hambletonian winner Vivid Photo and 2006 Breeders Crown and Nat Ray winner Sand Vic have accepted invitations to the inaugural $100,000 Patriot Trot at Colonial Downs Oct. 13, highlighting an Octoberfest celebration at the track. The stake, which will be an annual event, is an invitational, open to trotters age three and up. Director of racing Craig Andow has commitments fro...
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Busy stakes at Pompano

on 09/14/2006 2:00 AM
Trotters were in the Pompano Park spotlight on Wednesday night with six Florida Sunshine State Stakes on the card along with a $10,000 Open Handicap Trot. The star of the stakes-loaded program was JP Sage, the magnificent roan Basil filly owned by the Comedy Hill Racing Stable of Plantation, Fla. With trainer Stephan Lareau in the bike, JP Sage took top honors in her division of the 3-year-old ...
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