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Quartet of ISS finals

on 08/19/2006 2:00 AM
The first round of Indiana Sires Stakes finals for two year old pacers and trotters were contested Aug. 18 at Indiana Downs. The fast Shelbyville oval produced record times and exciting action as part of the Grand Circuit card. Two freshmen kept their undefeated streak intact with key victories. In the first final, a $52,900 contest for colt and gelding trotters, JSC Merit Raise remained perfec...
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Fox Stakes card postponed

on 08/19/2006 2:00 AM
Saturday afternoon\'s Grand Circuit racing program that included the Fox Stake for 2-year-old colt pacers at the Indianapolis State Fairgrounds has been postponed until Sunday morning, with a post time of 9 a.m. (ET). The Indianapolis area received rain Friday night and although the sun came out Saturday, the racetrack itself was still not in race-ready form.
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Daley denied Indiana license

on 08/19/2006 2:00 AM
Four horses set to compete at Indiana Downs Friday, Aug. 18 and Saturday, Aug. 19 were scratched after trainer Noel Daley was denied a license by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission. Three of the entries were slated to start in Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes. \"Indiana has relatively high standards,\" said IHRC Executive Director Joe Gorajec. \"I reviewed past rulings of Mr. Daley and b...
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Colt electrocuted at Red Mile

on 08/19/2006 2:00 AM
Leon Russell, an unraced 2-year-old Yankee Paco colt trained by Mario Zuanetti, died Friday morning after apparently being accidentally electrocuted in his stall at The Red Mile. What exactly transpired is unknown, but harnessracing.com has learned a horse in a nearby stall got loose and an altercation between that filly and the colt somehow led to an electric fan falling into the stall. The horse...
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Fever at Indy Downs

on 08/19/2006 2:00 AM
Cabana Fever took home top prize in the $217,850 Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stake for two year old filly pacers Saturday, Aug. 19 at Indiana Downs. The Joe Seekman trainee paced to victory in 1:54.2 to collect her second win in as many starts. The Real Desire filly started from the outside post in a scratch-shortened field of seven and was unhurried early for driver Ricky Macomber Jr. Glen...
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West Nile found in MI horse

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
Michigan\'s state veterinarian Dr. Steve Halstead today announced the state\'s first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse for 2006. The horse was a 3-year-old gelding from Washtenaw County. Dr. Halstead urges residents to take precautions that include preventing mosquito exposure during late summer outdoor activities and vaccinating horses. The virus is spread by mosquitoes that have fed on...
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No foul play at Pompano

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
The investigation into an abnormal pari-mutuel payout in a race on July 5 at Pompano Park has been released by track management showing that no foul play took place. The 10th race on July 10 saw Rip Rock And Roll (#6), at odds of 3.90 to 1, lead from start to finish and paid $9.80 to win for a $2 wager. Winchendon Walt (#5), at odds of 130.30 to 1, followed in second place and paid $54.20 to pl...
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3 Filly splits at The Meadows

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
Gyration Hanover needed an extended first-over move, but it carried her to a stake record in the $89,185 Meadow Bright, a Pennsylvania Sires Stake for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday night at The Meadows. The victory gave Dave Palone his 400th stakes win at The Meadows, far and away the best mark among drivers. The stake was contested over three divisions, with Hidden Viggorish and Tori...
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Two divisions for Smullin

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
Two divisions of the Wayne Smullin Memorial Pace, each worth $64,565, are featured on the Saturday program at Rosecroft Raceway and some of the nation\'s best freshman contenders will meet on the Maryland oval. In the ninth race, Mattdultery is set to open on the board as the 9-5 early choice. The son of Real Desire out of The Mattican has been traveling the country to compete in various stakes...
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Always Cam\'s sister scores

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
Definitely Cam, a 2-year-old full sister to Breeders Crown champion and $969,333 winner Always Cam p, 1:49.2, earned her first career victory at The Meadows Thursday night with a 1:56.1 score. With Brian Zendt driving, Definitely Cam started from post eight, took the lead early in the race, and then held on for a head victory in 1:56.1. She was making just her second pari-mutuel start. In her f...
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Confederation Cup drawn

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
The draw for Sunday\'s $500,000(C) Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs was held Thursday. The field was split into two eliminations. $50,000 Elimination PP, Horse, Driver, Trainer 1 Western Search - P. Hudon - M. Ford 2 Cardmaster - R. Zeron - B. Robinson 3 Impeccable - J. Jamieson - I. Moore 4 Scootin Delight - J. Morrill Jr. - D. Marfisi 5 Jake Of Diamonds - M. MacDonald - S. Ker...
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Fox Stake draws a dozen

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
Twelve 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers have been divided into two $37,250 divisions of the Fox Stake at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. With $40,568 in earnings and a mark of 1:53.2, Coastal Highway is the richest and fastest of the dozen that will line up behind the gate, drawing the outside post six in the second split. A son of Jenna’s Beach Boy out of the $100,000-win...
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Quebec track takeover near

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
The Société nationale du cheval de course (SONACC), Attractions Hippiques and their respective affiliates signed an agreement Thursday which will allow for the private sector to take over Hippodrome de Montreal as well as all racetrack operations in the province of Quebec. This agreement is a major step forward in the process of the private-sector takeover of all racetrack operations and the ...
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One more day at Tioga

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
The New York State Racing and Wagering Board has approved the addition of one race day to Tioga Down’s 2006 season. Tioga Downs will add an additional day to its racing schedule for 2006 with the addition of Saturday, Aug. 26, with a post time of 6:50 p.m. (EDT).
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Emantee by 8 at Freehold

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
A week after winning her Helen Smith Memorial elimination by nearly five lengths as the 1-9 favorite, the 3-year-old filly trotter Emantee romped by eight lengths in the $85,000 final as the 1-5 choice Friday afternoon at Freehold. Emantee cleared to the lead coming out of the first turn and expanded the margin throughout the mile, crossing the wire in hand in 1:57.2. With George Brennan drivin...
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3YO world record in Sweden

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
Going Kronos, a 3-year-old colt by Viking Kronos out of a Pine Chip mare, trotted to a world record of 1:53.1 Friday over the five-eighths mile Gevle track in Sweden. The previous record for a 3-year-old trotter on a five-eighths mile track was the 1:54 standard set by Sir Perseverance last December at Dover Downs. Going Kronos turned in his record-setting effort over a distance of 1,640 meters...
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Suzie\'s daughter wins PASS

on 08/18/2006 2:00 AM
My Intuition, a daughter of Andover Hall out of the great trotting mare CR Kay Suzie, won her first career race in five attempts Friday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, capturing the third of six Pennsylvania Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly trotters at odds of 7-1. With trainer, driver and co-owner Rod Allen in the sulky, My Intuition rallied three wide in the last turn and ...
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Filly pacers to vie at Indy

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
A full field of nine freshman filly pacers will go to post Saturday, Aug. 19 in the $220,350 Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stake at Indiana Downs. Me And My Baby headlines the field after winning the $45,000 Review Stakes Monday afternoon at Springfield. In addition, millionaire and world champion Loyal Opposition will compete in a $16,000 filly and mare invitational. Me And My Baby has drawn...
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Vet breezes to Open win

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Wayne Pryor and Wendy Crissman\'s Breeze Hill Will received a dream trip and took full advantage to win Wednesday\'s featured $18,500 Open Trot at Harrington Raceway in 1:57.1. Driven by Ross Wolfenden, the 9-year-old King Conch stallion settled behind dueling early leaders Hunt M Down and Travelin Lite, who fought to a brisk half-mile in :56.3 and three-quarters in 1:26.4. Meanwhile, Wolfenden...
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Will she be a delight in Fan?

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Darlin\'s Delight recorded the first off-the-board finish of her career in the Mistletoe Shalee final, but trainer Jeff Stafford has confidence in the flashy Bettor’s Delight miss as she heads into this Saturday evening\'s eliminations for the $709,100(C) Fan Hanover Stakes, which will be raced on Aug. 26 at Mohawk Racetrack. \"I think she\'s heading into (the eliminations) well,\" Stafford,...
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