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Jet Fueled fastest in OBC

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
John Campbell sent Jet Fueled on his afterburners down the Delaware backstretch and circled three wide to go on to a 1:55 victory in the fastest of three $27,433 Ohio Breeders Championship divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers. Jet Fueled came up alongside 1-5 favorite Noble Falcon at the head of the stretch and was able to edge past his rival in the final strides. Murph\'s Tiki Bar ...
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Big winners in Buckettes

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
Love On The Rocks led wire to wire to win the first of two $50,000 Buckette divisions for 3-year-old filly trotters at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds Wednesday afternoon. The second split went to Bee Line, who drew clear down the stretch to win for the fifth time this year. Driven by John Campbell, Love On The Rocks reached the wire in 1:58 on a crisp, cool day. The win was Campbell\'s ...
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TCO2 positives at Delaware

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
Seven horses have been scratched during Little Brown Jug week at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds--including two on Jugette day Wednesday--for pre-race elevated blood-gas tests. All seven horses tested over the Ohio limit of 38 in the tests taken in the Delaware paddock. The two horses scratched on Wednesday due to high TCO2 tests were the Barbara Redder-trained Mac\'s Jess P Punch out of...
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A Ms. Versatility shocker

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
Lavec Dream trotted to a world-record 1:55.2 victory while springing a 48-1 upset in the $100,000 Ms. Versatility final for older mare trotters. George Brennan was in the sulky as she lowered the previous mark for the division on a half-mile track by one full second. Mystical Sunshine and driver Ron Pierce were on the lead and cruised through fractions of :27.4, :57.1 and 1:26.1, but as the fas...
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A bomb of a birthday

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
Speed Bomb gave trainer and owner Tom Davis a nice 55th birthday present when the 3-year-old colt won the second of two $29,224 Ohio Breeders Championship events for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds Wednesday. The first division went to This Sands Hot for trainer-driver John Konesky III. Speed Bomb reached the wire first in 1:58 with Ray Paver in th...
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Eternity just a delight

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
Eternity\'s Delight won the $252,000 Jugette for 3-year-old filly pacers Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds in straight heats, scoring a 1:52.4 decision in the first split and coming back to win the second in 1:53.2. The win with Eternity\'s Delight gave Ohio native driver David Miller his first-ever Jugette trophy. Eternity\'s Delight sat back in sixth in the first h...
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Cash Hall to time trial

on 09/20/2006 2:00 AM
Five-year-old trotter Cash Hall, a winner of $554,298 and a mark of 1:52.4, will time trial Thursday afternoon at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds in an attempt to beat Pine Chip\'s 1:54 world record set over the same half-mile racetrack in 1994. Trainer Bob McIntosh is bringing the 2004 Hambletonian third-place finisher to Delaware off a six-week layoff. Cash Hall\'s last start came Aug....
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Unbeaten filly wins Oakville

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
Extending her career record to a perfect six-for-six, the Jimmy Takter-trained Pampered Princess was very sharp in the $547,300(C) Oakville Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies Monday evening at Mohawk, as the daughter of Andover Hall notched a three-quarters of a length victory in 1:58.1 Rated two seconds slow and fully deserving of its \"sloppy\" tag, the track was very messy for the occasi...
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Wellwood colt wins Wellwood

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
Laddie won the $525,000(C) William Wellwood Memorial Trot for 2 year olds Monday night at Mohawk, giving trainer Paula Wellwood her second straight victory in the race named in memory of her late father. In 2005, Wellwood scored the surprise victory with Was It A Dream, who was driven by Paul MacDonell. On Monday she caught lightning in a bottle once again, as MacDonell reigned supreme in the o...
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A quick and deadly win

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
Mildred Ventriglio\'s Quick And Deadly earned his fifth win in six tries Monday at Harrington Raceway in 1:52.4 in the $20,000 Open Pace. Driven by Tony Morgan for trainer Tim Crissman, the 7-year-old Western Hanover gelding was positioned second-over toward a half mile in :57.1, when he would soon pursue pacesetting Bobnoxious up the back stretch and seize the lead near three-quarters in 1:25....
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Cal Expo added in Vegas

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
The Sacramento Harness Association, the operator of Cal Expo Raceway harness racing, has reached an agreement with the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association to send the Cal Expo signal to Nevada, in which 86 race and sports book association members throughout the state will be offered the Cal Expo signal. \"Cal Expo will be a great later evening fit for the association,\" John Avello, race and sports...
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LBJ elects new directors

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
Jay Scott and Kent (Chip) Hastings were elected Tuesday as directors of the Little Brown Jug Society during the annual meeting at the Brown Jug Restaurant. In other business, the LBJ board changed the date of the Little Brown Jug late nominating fee payment from Dec. 15 to Feb. 15. Scott and Hastings, both Delaware residents, replace the deceased Richard Bump and George Hoffman, who resigned be...
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Michigan Super Night nears

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
The stars of harness racing in the state of Michigan will be out in full force this Saturday, Sept. 23, at Hazel Park Raceway for the annual clash of the state\'s top 2- and 3-year-old pacers and trotters. Million Dollar Night is back and better then ever, featuring nearly $1 million in total purses for the night. The 2-year-old colt trot will feature the standout Benn\'s Cowboy, who has alrea...
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$40,000 sale topper in Ohio

on 09/19/2006 2:00 AM
Moment Like This, a 2-year-old colt by Pegasus Spur out of the mare Precious Moment, was the $40,000 sale topper Monday night at the opening session of the 2006 Ohio Selected Jug Sale held at Eden Park Equestrian Park in Sunbury, Ohio. Jay Cross, acting as agent, was the purchaser. Moment Like This is a half brother to Lovin Every Moment 3, 1:55.1f ($221,556), who last year at two won divisions...
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Symposium on NJ racing

on 09/18/2006 2:00 AM
The Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey (SBOANJ) is joining with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA), Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association of New Jersey (TBANJ) and the Rutgers University Equine Science Center and representatives from the pleasure horse community to sponsor the first New Jersey Horse Industry Symposium on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Monm...
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Jet\'s quarter slowed to :26.4

on 09/18/2006 2:00 AM
The official time for Jereme\'s Jet\'s three-quarter clocking in the Hayes Memorial at Du Quoin earlier this month has been changed to 1:21.2 from 1:23.4. As a result, the last quarter that has been listed as :24.2 is now recorded at :26.4 in the 1:48.1 mile posted by the 3-year-old colt pacer in the $48,000 Hayes Memorial Saturday afternoon, Sept. 2. Jereme\'s Jet rattled off first-half fracti...
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Jug driver changes made

on 09/18/2006 2:00 AM
Several driver changes have been announced for Thursday\'s Little Brown Jug at Delaware, including Tony Morgan getting the mount behind Jereme\'s Jet in the third elimination from trainer Tom Harmer. Also in that third elimin, Four Starz Lights will be driven by Mark MacDonald as David Miller stuck with Dave Panlone. The first elim is clear, while in the second elim Brian Sears will drive Rock ...
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Tilly Bomb sets Del record

on 09/18/2006 2:00 AM
Tilly Bomb (Ray Paver), Beehomeontime (Jim Dailey) and High Class Broad (Richard Stillings) won divisions of the $76,800 Ohio Breeders Championship 2-year-old filly trot at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds Monday afternoon. And, all three juvenile fillies scored impressive open length victories in gate-to-wire fashion. Tilly Bomb, a Chip Chip Hooray filly owned by Slaugther Racing Stable,...
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Darlin\'s Delight big in NY

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Darlin’s Delight led the parade of New York Sire Stakes champions at Saratoga Gaming & Raceway Saturday night as she obliterated the track record for 3-year-old pacing fillies with her 1:52, open-lengths performance in the $150,000 NYSS final. Eight NYSS championships were held on a beautiful late summer evening before a crowd of about 4,000. Driven by Yannick Gingras, Darlin’s Delight open...
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Digital Z Tam wins KYSS

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Digital Z Tam rallied from off the pace to win the $200,000 final of the Kentucky SireStakes for 2-year-old colt pacers in a career best 1:52.2 Saturday night at The Red Mile. Digital Z Tam was reserved in seventh through the early stages as first Proven Lover and then All Due Respect set a fair pace on the lead. Driver Mike Lachance worked out a third-over trip behind race favorite Cue The Pai...
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