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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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Artistic Fella beaten in Lex

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Artistic Fella\'s 10-race winning streak was snapped at The Red Mile Saturday night in the first race when the Meadowlands Pace winner was beaten by Shark Gesture in 1:50.3, who sprinted home in the :26.4 final quarter to snag the victory in a five-horse overnight race. Artistic Fella was driven by Mickey McNichol, who settled the horse at the pylons before making a move to the front just after...
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Balmoral hosts Super Night

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Balmoral Park hosted its annual Illinois Super Night Saturday and a crowd of more than 9,500 turned out to watch the championship card with more than $1.7 million in purses. Ryan Anderson won the opening event and then closed out the card with a splendid victory behind the undefeated 2 year old Home Bed Advantage. Home Bed Advantage shook loose late in the stretch and drew off to win the $285,...
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2 1/4-length win in Lady Pace

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Chotat Milk and driver Brett Miller controlled the fractions and the short field to take the $7,650 Lady Pace honoring Katie Terry at the Delaware (Ohio) County Fairgrounds. The Sunday afternoon program was the first as Little Brown Jug week begins, culminating in the 61st pacing classic Thursday, Sept. 21. Miller eased the Jate Lobell mare off the gate and led the field of three past the open...
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P Glide wins Moni Maker

on 09/17/2006 2:00 AM
Passionate Glide remained perfect in nine starts this year and stretched her overall winning streak to 10 straight with a 1:54 victory in the $234,500 Moni Maker Trot final for 3-year-old fillies at The Red Mile Sunday night. Showing no signs of the hamstring injury that hampered her in August, Passionate Glide cruised to the 1 3/4-length win over Four Starz Lindy, with Susie\'s Magic third. Ro...
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It\'s wide open in 3 elims

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
Twenty-three 3-year-old colt pacers have been entered in this year\'s 61st annual $541,000 Little Brown Jug, and with defending divisional champion Jereme\'s Jet drawing the outside post eight in arguably the toughest of the three eliminations, it leaves the pacing classic Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Delaware (Ohio) County fairgrounds wide open. Trainer Tom Harmer has not yet named a driver for ...
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PASS finals at Pocono

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
Pennsylvania Sire Stakes champions were crowned Saturday afternoon, Sept. 16 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as four $100,000 finals were contested. Favorites carried the day and a new track record was set as filly trotter Undercover Lover won in 1:56.2, shaving a full second off the previous mark. In the first $100,000 final on the card, the afternoon’s fourth race, 1-5 choice Western Graduat...
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Chocolatier wins CTC elim

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
Saddled with the 10-hole and the tall task of defeating Glidemaster, who was starting from the rail, Chocolatier reigned supreme in Saturday evening’s $40,000 elimination for the $1-million Canadian Trotting Classic, defeating the 2006 Hambletonian champion by a head in 1:53.1. Chocolatier ($11.50, $3.70, $2.60), the $1.3-million earning son of Credit Winner, got away mid-pack for driver D.R....
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Nassagaweya splits offered

on 09/16/2006 2:00 AM
The 2006 Battle of Waterloo victor Warrawee Ideal ($9.90, $4.60, $3.80) was sharp Saturday evening at Mohawk for driver Jody and trainer Carl Jamieson, as the Million Dollar Cam colt recorded a life’s best mile of 1:53.1 in the first of two $173,200 divisions of the Nassagaweya Stakes for two-year-olds. Jamieson left hard from post six and tripped the quarter-mile timer in :27.1 before yieldi...
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Frosh sets Vernon standard

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
The freshmen Kansas Wildcat, Lauren Order, Xactly Hanover and Loch Katrine all reigned as champions after the Kindergarten Classic Series finals at Vernon Downs on Thursday night. Kansas Wildcat established a 1:53 track record for 2-year-old pacing colts with his stirring victory in the $58,000 Kindergarten test for male sidewheelers; Lauren Order came within a second of the Vernon mark for fr...
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Extended meet at Mohawk

on 09/15/2006 2:00 AM
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that the 2007 Pepsi North America Cup will be hosted at Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville. For the past two years, this premier event for 3-year-old pacers served as the finale of the Woodbine Standardbred meet. The NA Cup is one of the richest horse races on the continent with a purse of $1.5 million. Two years ago, WEG changed its focus b...
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