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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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14 to go in Confed. Cup

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Although the draw will take place later Thursday, 14 three-year-old colt pacers have been entered in Sunday\'s $500,000(C) Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs. Notable names among the entries include Western Ace, Armbro Deuce and Impeccable. Entries for Confederation Cup (in alphabetical order): Horse-Driver-Trainer Areyouinorout - J Jamieson - A Montini Armbro Deuce - G Brennan - B Burgess...
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VD opening appears delayed

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Published reports today state that the New York State Racing and Wagering Board has given Vernon Downs and the Harness Horse Association of Central New York until next Wednesday to sign an agreement or the track could possibly not be able to reopen this year. A meeting mediated by the Board was held Tuesday between the HHACNY and Vernon Downs, and it gave the two sides until 5 p.m. on Aug. 23 t...
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Beam Of Life wins in NJSS

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Beam Of Life won his $10,000 division of the New Jersey Sire Stakes (NJSS) Green Acres by seven lengths at Freehold Thursday afternoon, breaking his maiden in 1:56.3. A $40,000 yearling by Life Sign, the 2-year-old gelding is out of Mystical Moonbeam, who is a full sister to 1996 Three-Year-Old Filly Pacer Of The Year Mystical Maddy. Daniel Dube drove Beam Of Life for trainer William MacKenzie ...
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Continentalvictory foal wins

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Gastine, a 3-year-old filly out of Continentalvictory, tipped out from third at the top of the stretch and trotted away to a 1:56.4 win in the $45,000 Kentucky Summer Championship Thursday night at The Red Mile. Driven by Mickey McNichol, Gastine won for the third time this year. The Garland Lobell filly is owned by Dreamwithme Stable and trained by Robert Stewart. “I’ve had her about th...
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Glass Pack lowers mark

on 08/17/2006 2:00 AM
Glass Pack kept his young record perfect in seven starts with a 1:50.4 victory in the $50,000 Illinois State Fair Colt Stakes as racing came to a conclusion at Springfield with a 14-race card that included six Colt Stakes finals. Driven by Dale Hiteman, Glass Pack never saw the rail, but followed live cover to the three quarters where he tipped three wide and came home in :27.2 for a 1 1/4-len...
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Jereme\'s Jet in 1:48.1

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
Jereme’s Jet moved into the lead off a :55.1 first half, then sprinted away from the field with a :53.1 final half and captured the $50,000 Review Stakes at the Illinois State Fair in a stakes and lifetime-best record of 1:48.1. Dave Magee was in the bike as the Western Hanover colt scored his third win of the year in eight starts. “He’s had a few problems, but nothing major,” said tra...
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Vernon holds qualifiers

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
Vernon Downs, preparing for a late-August opening pending approval by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, conducted qualifying races for the first time in more than a year on Tuesday morning. Competing in bright sunshine and mid-70\'s temperatures over Vernon\'s seven-eighths mile oval, Hard Shoe Hannah captured the fastest of 11 prep events, pacing to a decisive 1:56.2 victory for d...
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Morgan wins seven

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
Wendy Crissman and Ruthi Joseph\'s Crossfire N won her fifth race of the year in 1:55.1 in the featured $15,000 Filly and Mare Open Tuesday at Harrington Raceway. It was one of seven wins on the card for the continent\'s leading driver Tony Morgan. Morgan put the 7-year-old Sonofafella mare on the front with pedestrian like fractions of :29.3, :59.2 and 1:27.2 before a 27.4 last quarter opened ...
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Minieri remembered at MR

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
He set training records at Monticello Raceway that may never be equaled, and on Thursday, Aug. 17, the fourth anniversary of his death, Joe Minieri will be remembered with a race named in his honor. The \"Joe Minieri Memorial,\" will be the eighth race on the 13-race card. Four years ago, Minieri succumbed to complications from a stroke, at age 65, and at the time was en route to his 12th loca...
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27 frosh fillies at Indy

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
Friday’s Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes at Indiana Downs attracted a group of 27 freshman filly trotters, resulting in three $88,500 divisions. The contests are slated as the sixth, seventh and ninth on the 13-race program. Acorn Stakes winner Maryanne K headlines the first group of nine. Owned by Ira Kristel, the Yankee Glide filly possesses the most earnings in the field, $30,625, a...
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Emantee fave in Smith Mem.

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
Emantee, who finished second in the prestigious $750,000 Hambletonian Oaks, heads a field of eight New Jersey-sired 3-year-old fillies in the $85,000 final of the Helen Smith Memorial Trot on Aug. 18 at Freehold Raceway. The daughter of Banker Hall, who won her $10,000 elimination heat in 1:59.3 on Aug. 11, will be driven by George Brennan from post five. Trond Smedshammer trains the filly for ...
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