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Carolyn AS wins OSS

on 08/28/2006 2:00 AM
Carolyn AS stretched her winning streak to four with a 1:57.3 victory in the $130,000(C) Ontario Sire Stakes final for 2-year-old filly trotters Sunday night at Mohawk. The homebred daughter of Striking Sahbra was driven by Steve Skilton for trainer Anette Lorentzon, who shares ownership with her father, John Erik Magnusson. Constance Hall finished second behind the 8-1 winner with Caught My Ey...
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Yonkers\' marathon man

on 08/28/2006 2:00 AM
While Yonkers Raceway may not be up and running quite yet, the assistant racing secretary certainly is. And not even the rain could stop him. Bob Miecuna successfully completed his fourth half-marathon Sunday, taking on a 13.1-mile Manhattan course which began with a tour of Central Park. It was Miecuna’s second such distance race this season. For the record, Miecuna traversed his many soggy ...
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Armbro Damien in 1:52.1

on 08/28/2006 2:00 AM
Armbro Damien won the $150,000 Nat Christie Memorial final Sunday afternoon at Stampede Park, turning in a 1:52.1 effort to seal the deal for driver Ron Pierce and trainer Bob McIntosh. Last year Pierce won the race with All Over The Place. Armbro Damien, a son of Western Hanover-Armbro Romance, won the Diplomat Pacing Series at Woodbine earlier this and competed in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes, ea...
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Holborn sets Blml record

on 08/27/2006 2:00 AM
Holborn Hanover won the $203,000 American National for older pacers Saturday night, scoring an all-time track record at Balmoral Park of 1:47.4 with driver George Brennan at the controls. Trained by Brett Robinson for John Fielding and Canamerica Capital Corp., the 5-year-old gelded son of Cam\'s Card Shark cruised to his seventh victory of the season in 20 tries. The time bested Quik Pulse Mindal...
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Canadian horseman dies

on 08/27/2006 2:00 AM
Ottawa-based horseman Lyle Anderson was killed in the Sunday morning plane crash of Comair flight 5191 in Lexington, Ky. Anderson, 55, was returning home after racing a horse at The Red Mile Thursday night, and was accompanied by his girlfriend, Christina Anderson (no relation), who was also among the 49 killed in the crash leaving Blue Grass Airport en route to Atlanta. Anderson\'s River Ridge...
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A grandiose KYSS win

on 08/27/2006 2:00 AM
Grandiose Gal, with driver Mike Lachance subbing for the injured Glenn Berger, won the $60,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old filly pacers Sunday night. The 7-5 second choice behind even-money-favorite Designer Gal, Grandiose Gal beat that one by 1 1/2 lengths in 1:51.1. Clova was third. Lachance left with Grandiose Gal from the outside nine post, securing the lead by the opening :27...
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Buck I St Pat cruises at Nfld

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Northfield Park hosted the final leg of Ohio Sires Stakes action for 3-year-old fillies Friday night, with two $20,000 divisions each for trotters and pacers featured. The first race may have yielded the most impressive performance as Ryan Stahl steered Still Standing to a gate-to-wire, 1:53.3 win, her 10th victory in 15 career starts for her owner, Northfield Park Wall-of-Famer Gerry Bookmyer of ...
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Sires share NYSS winners

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Two daughters of Conway Hall and two daughters of Credit Winner came up winners in New York Sire Stakes action for 3-year-old filly trotters Friday night at Saratoga. Conway Hall daughter Velma K and Credit Winner daughter Ackbro Ms. Perfect earned honors as co-fastest with 1:59.1 efforts. Velma K won her $46,734 by four lengths with driver Stephane Bouchard and trainer Paul Buer. Scott Mongeo...
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Cane elim to Artstanding

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Artstanding won the $100,000 Cane Pace elimination Saturday afternoon at Freehold Raceway in 1:52.3, becoming one of the eight finalists for the Cane Pace final, set for Monday, Sept. 4. The first six finishers in the elim advanced to the final, where they will join Total Truth and Feelin Friskie, who received byes as a result of being the top money earners for 2006. Artstanding, driven by Ron ...
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on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Darlin’s Delight, driven by Yannick Gingras, turned a second-over trip into a 1:50.3 victory in the $709,100 Fan Hanover Stakes final Saturday night at Mohawk. The 4-5 betting favorite Armbro Dancer finished third while My Little Dragon rallied for third. Darlin’s Delight, a 3-year-old daughter of Bettor’s Delight out of the million-dollar winner Town Pro, earned her sixth victory of the ...
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She\'s A Great Lady elims

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Fresh off her triumph in the Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes at Indiana Downs, Cabana Fever set a 1:51.4 track record at Mohawk Saturday night in winning one of three eliminations for the She’s A Great Lady Pace. Trained by Joe Seekman and driven by Luc Ouellette, Cabana Fever bested the undefeated Luck Of Michelle, who was the leader before her foe edged to the front coming off the la...
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Two Metro elims held

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Mr. Apples and Artzina, the second- and third-place finishers, respectively, in the Woodrow Wilson final, won the two eliminations for the upcoming $1 million Metro Saturday night at Mohawk. The first five finishers in each elim advanced to the final, with the winners earning the right to select their post positions. The Metro, the richest event in North America for 2 year olds, has been won in...
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Redford Hall takes KYSS

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Redford Hall rallied with a late burst to win the $48,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers at The Red Mile Saturday night in a career-best 1:50.2. Although Redford Hall had won his elim last weekend at odds of 6-5, he rewarded his backers with an 11-1 payoff of $24.40. Lucky Point Blank and Marcus Johansson left and set fractions of :26.4, :53.2 and 1:21.1 but t...
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Chocolatier coasts in AmNat

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Chocolatier coasted to an open-lengths 1:54 win in the $190,000 American National for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Balmoral Park Saturday night. It was the first start for the defending divisional champion since his Hambletonian runner-up finish three weeks ago. Driver D.R. Ackerman floated the son of Credit Winner out of the gate and then charged to the front shortly past the openin...
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Bobnoxious at Chester Mon.

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack will host its first equine visitors on Monday, Aug. 28, at 10 a.m. when the 6-year-old pacer Bobnoxious and driver Tim Curtin traverse the beautiful, five-eighths mile riverfront oval. Bobnoxious is expected to be joined by stablemate Corporate Rrraider in a training exercise that will mark the debut of the new facility’s racing surface. Harrah’s Chester...
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Monticello accord reached

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
On Thursday morning, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, acting in the capacity of an arbitrator, rendered its decision in the long-simmering dispute between the management of Monticello Raceway and its horsemen. The arbitration was the result of a consensual submission made by both parties in February of this year regarding several key issues which divided the parties, preventing the ex...
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Run The Table accepts HOF

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Millionaire pacer Run The Table, who went on to sire the winners of more than $80 million, was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Thursday night and was on hand to accept the honor. A conversation between Hanover Shoe Farms’ Murray Brown and Jack McNiven of Run The Table’s home, Killean Acres, led to the 22-year-old horse joining in the festivities at the Mississauga Conventi...
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Future voice of Red Mile?

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
University of Kentucky graduate and former mutuel clerk at The Red Mile-turned-Standardbred owner Gabe Prewitt will add announcer to his resume when he calls the first two races on the Friday night program at the famed clay oval. Prewitt, who is still two years shy of his 25th birthday, shares ownership in Kentucky Sire Stakes champion filly Otherpeoplesmoney and currently works as assistant manag...
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Sept. 27 target date in Pa.

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has announced it will issue up to six racetrack/casino licenses Sept. 27, with the sites likely to open in early 2007. The Pennsylvania law provides for 14 casinos to be approved in the state, including seven at racetracks, five at non-racetrack locations, and two at resort hotels. Additionally, the Board has approved slot machine supplier licenses for two ...
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Leading X Ample dies

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Leading X Ample, a 4-year-old stallion by The Panderosa, died early Friday morning at the veterinary hospital at Purdue University in Indiana. Leading X Ample was stabled near Balmoral Park, where he was to race Saturday in the American National, when he was stricken. “He apparently was in shock when he arrived at Purdue,” said Peter Heffering, a partner in the Leading X Ample Stable with A...
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