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Roberts wins 7 at RcR

on 11/19/2006 12:00 AM
Reinsman Jonathan Roberts earned seven wins from the 10 races in which he competed at Rosecroft Raceway on Saturday evening. Roberts is currently the second leading driver in the Rosecroft standings with an average of .350 to date. In the first race, Roberts brought Ramses Two ($3.60) to the winner’s circle with a first-over journey in 1:59. The veteran 12-year-old Abercrombie pacing gelding,...
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DSBF preliminaries raced

on 11/19/2006 12:00 AM
The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries got underway at Dover Downs on Saturday with two first leg events in both filly pace and filly trot divisions, and a pair of CR Commando\'s daughters won the trots, while Badlands Hanover and Powerful Toy progeny took the frosh filly paces. In the first $15,000 DSBF prelim, Lloyd Arnold\'s Ms. Virginia took the lead at the start and ...
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A dreamy win at Pompano

on 11/19/2006 12:00 AM
Welu’s Dreamboat ($4) and driver Anthony Napolitano made amends for losing last week\'s $10,000 Open Handicap Pace by a head, returning on Saturday and wiring the field by a head in the top pace at Pompano Park. Leaving from post four in the first-race feature, Napolitano went right to the front with Doctor Viagra (Brett Miller) grabbing the two-hole garden spot. They raced Indian-style unt...
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The Quiet Mon scores

on 11/18/2006 12:00 AM
The Quiet Mon and Jason Dillander went wire to wire in 1:54.2 and captured the $105,000Abe Lincoln Stakes for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Maywood Park Friday night, scoring by two lengths over He’s A Big Star and Sam Widger. Dillander hustled the Richess Hanover gelding out from post four and his charge was never in danger as he glided through fractions of :29.1, :58.2 and 1:26.3 en...
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Vernon\'s feature trot, pace

on 11/18/2006 12:00 AM
The favorite B Cor Kenny and second wagering choice Besmitten By A Vet posted victories in the top trot and pace, respectively, at Vernon Downs on Friday night. Michael White’s B Cor Kenny captured the $3,885 eighth event, the week’s featured trot, while Dennis Whittemore’s Besmitten By A Vet benefited from a pocket trip to win the $4,500 ninth race, the week’s main event for female pacers...
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Classic Series hits Big M

on 11/18/2006 12:00 AM
Vivid Photo won the first of four $85,000 Classic Series divisions Saturday at the Meadowlands, taking the lead just past the opening quarter and leading the rest of the one-mile distance to annex the older horse trotting division in 1:54.4. Trainer-driver Roger Hammer got away second with Vivid Photo behind the Ron Pierce-driven Mr. Muscleman. Just past the first-quarter marker in :28.1, Hamme...
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Ackermans head to Carolina

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
After winter training at Del Mar Thoroughbred track in California the past 50 years, Hall of Fame horseman Doug Ackerman will be spending the upcoming cold-weather months at Pinehurst Harness Track in Pinehurst, N.C. Ackerman, along with Joe Mullins, had the only two harness stables based at Del Mar, and had to do a lot of track maintenance by themselves. Ackerman and his son, D.R., were forced...
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Real Desire to Pennsylvania

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
Real Desire, the 2002 Horse of the Year who has stood stallion duty at Brittany Farms in Kentucky the past four years, will be moving to Walnridge Farm in Pennsylvania for the 2007 breeding season. Real Desire, whose first crop of 2 year olds this year have earned more than $1 million, will be joining fellow Brittany Farms-managed pacing stallion Four Starzzz Shark and first-year trotting sire Gli...
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Holborn\'s positive confirmed

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
Harnessracing.com has learned the split-sample test on Holborn Hanover’s positive for Pyrilamine in the American National in late August has also come back positive. Illinois Racing Board projects manager Mickey Ezzo said early Friday afternoon that the second sample was sent to the lab at Louisiana State University (LSU), which confirmed the positive for the Class 3 drug. “There will be a ...
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Jereme\'s Jet wires field

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
Jereme’s Jet went wire to wire, holding of even-money co-favorite My Boy David at the wire, and captured the $250,000 Windy City Pace final in 1:52.2 Friday night at Maywood Park. Dave Magee was in the bike as the Western Hanover colt cut fractions of :26.2, :55.1 and 1:23.2 en route to his sixth win of the year in 14 starts. Also bet down to even money, Jereme’s Jet looked like an F-16 tak...
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Big M opens with Singers

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
Three divisions of the Charles Singer Series for 3-year-old trotters were the feature events as harness racing returned to the Meadowlands Friday night. Scoring victories were the filly Soapy Sap in1:57.3, the colt Fielders Choice in 1:55.3 and the gelding Likeabatoutahell in 1:55.4. In the first division George Brennan tipped Soapy Sap three wide in the final turn then chased down the leaders ...
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Street Dancer in a waltz

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
Street Dancer was the belle of the ball as she romped to an open lengths victory in the $100,000 Cinderella Friday night at Maywood Park in 1:54.1 for Dale Hiteman. From post five Street Dancer raced second-over through fractions of :27.1 and :56.2. Once on the backstretch the second time, Hiteman tipped the Richess Hanover filly three wide and she streaked into the lead and immediately drew of...
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Investor wins Galt

on 11/17/2006 12:00 AM
Investor went wire to wire for Andy Miller and captured the $110,000 Galt Stakes for 3-year-old trotters in 1:58.2 Friday night a Maywood Park. Leaving from post one the son of Angus Hall trotted fractions of :29.4, 1:00.2 and 1:29.1 en route to his third straight victory and fourth of the year in 13 starts. Man About Town and Joe Poliseno were a distant second. Anthony Monini trains the ho...
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Glidemaster works on a half

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
Trainer Blair Burgess told harnessracing.com Wednesday he finally decided to supplement Glidemaster to the Yonkers Trot after he worked the colt behind the gate at Flamboro Downs in an effort to see how he’d do on a half-mile track. The workout came late last week, and although Burgess declined to reveal how fast the training mile went, he said he came away pleased. “I worked him at Flambor...
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Truth is, tuff field in Matron

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
There is no rest for the $348,900 Progress Pace winner Total Truth as he leads a strong field of nine 3-year-old colt pacers in a single-division $71,275 Matron elimination on Monday at Dover Downs. Owner-trainer George Teague enters a powerful two-horse entry in the Matron elim. Total Truth, winner of the rich Progress Pace final, co-owned by Only Money Inc., and Western Ace, partnered with K...
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Jake\'s Nordic in Dover open

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
Jake\'s Nordic rolled to a 1:57.1 victory in the $24,000 Open trot on a sometime fog-shrowed Wednesday at Dover Downs, while in the $21,500 sub-feature, Musclesextrodinair won for Tim Tetrick. Michigan-bred Jake\'s Nordic took the lead as the field of seven marched in front of the grandstand and Tim Curtin controlled the fractions the rest of the way for his fifth win of the year. The 7-year-ol...
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Battleshoe won at PPK

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
Battleshoe Victor ($3.80) was the 4-5 betting favorite and raced that way at Pompano Park Wednesday in the $10,000 Open Handicap Trot, leading gate to wire to win in 1:55.4. With driver Wally Hennessey handling the lines, Battleshoe Victor left swiftly from post seven and had the lead before the opening quarter mile in a speedy :27.3. Damon Runyon (Brett Miller) had left from post four to grab...
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Champion horse cloned

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
A champion barrel-racing horse has been cloned—at a cost of $150,000 to his owners—and except for some white markings between his eyes the now 3-month-old foal is nearly identical. Associated Press is reporting Scamper, a 10-time world champion who helped propel Charmayne James to status as the sport’s all-time leading moneywinner and is the only barrel-racing horse in the Pro Rodeo Hall ...
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Will Shark bite 3 times?

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
What you see isn\'t necessarily what you might get, as trainer Erv Miller said Thursday he likely won\'t be starting Shark Gesture in both the Messenger and Matron, two major stakes at two different tracks scheduled two days apart, that the colt has been entered into. Three-year-old colt pacer Shark Gesture has been entered in both the Matron at Dover Downs and Messenger at Yonkers, with the tw...
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A classic Big M opening

on 11/16/2006 12:00 AM
A quartet of $85,000 Classic Series divisions for older horses on Saturday highlights opening weekend of the Meadowlands’ fall harness meet. The 21-date meet opens Friday evening and runs through Saturday, Dec. 30. Live racing is scheduled Wednesday through Saturday nights, post time 7:30 p.m. Dark days are November 23 (Thanksgiving) and December 20-21 and 27-28. Sand Vic, whose 10 victori...
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