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Maywood track record

on 09/09/2006 2:00 AM
Hall of Famer Dave Magee piloted Westward Vision to a Maywood Park track record of 1:50.2 Friday night, in that half-mile oval\'s featured $12,100 conditioned sixth race pace. The 7-year-old son of Western Hanover is trained by Darcy Pletcher for owners Par IV Stables, Terry Ryan, Dennis Hauck and Ron Latham of Illinois. Westward Vision took the lead early to a :26.4 first quarter and followe...
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Digital the fastest in KYSS

on 09/09/2006 2:00 AM
Digital Z Tam earned the speed badge of the three $20,000 third-leg Kentucky Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old colt pacers at The Red Mile Saturday night, scoring a 1:54.2 victory. Active Trader won the first split in 1:55.1 while Cue The Paige captured the second in 1:56. Terry Cullipher directed Digital Z Tam to his second win in four career starts, lowering the gelded son of Cambest\'s ma...
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Glidemaster in stakes record

on 09/09/2006 2:00 AM
Hambletonian winner Glidemaster made it look easy with a stakes-record performance in his $131,003 Simcoe Stakes division on Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. John Campbell had the 2-5 favorite powering up from third to take over from Was It A Dream, who led to the half-mile marker in :56.4, approaching the far turn. From there, the 3-year-old son of Yankee Glide reached the three-quarter pole in 1:25...
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Running Book bounces back

on 09/09/2006 2:00 AM
Running Book and Two Twentytwo were both victorious in their rich Champlain Stakes divisions for 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack, and both pacers earned lifetime marks in the process. Running Book bounced back from a poor performance in last Saturday\'s Metro Pace final to trounce six other rivals in his $107,385 division. Steve Condren had the Bill Elli...
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Peaceful Way Pulls Upset

on 09/09/2006 2:00 AM
Five-year-old Peaceful Way, the only mare in the field of 10 older trotters, struck a blow for the ladies Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack with a dominating 1:53.3 performance in the $877,500 Maple Leaf Trot, winning by 3 3/4 lengths over 42-1 shot Stiletto, with another longshot, 24-1 Med Vac, third. Race favorite Sand Vic was fourth, 7 ½ lengths behind the winner. With Trevor Ritchie at th...
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Artcotic wins NJSS final

on 09/09/2006 2:00 AM
Artcotic overcame post position eight to win the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Championship final for 2-year-old pacing fillies in 1:55.1 Saturday over the Freehold Raceway half-mile oval. With Jack Baggitt Jr. driving, the daughter of Artiscape was parked to the quarter in 28 seconds, but overtook Mr Deli\'s Filly by the half-mile pole and stayed in front to win by a 1 1/2 lengths. Kisskissb...
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Last chance Jug players!

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
This is it Little Brown Jug Fantasy Players! Your last chance to make changes in your 10-horse stable, with the timeframe closing at 11:59 p.m. TONIGHT--Thursday night, Sept. 14. Contestants may log on to www.jugbarn.com to make their changes, which includes having the chance to replace up to two colts in their stable and activate their final five Jug contenders. The Little Brown Jug Fantasy Co...
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Hazel to honor Marshall

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
A five-decade career in harness racing will be recognized Saturday, Sept. 23, when Hazel Park Harness Raceway pays tribute to veteran racing official Ken Marshall as part of its Michigan Super Night program. Following in the footsteps of a Hall of Famer is never easy, but Marshall has certainly succeeded. Marshall began working as race secretary at Hazel Park in 1980 following the retirement of...
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Rosecroft all-stars Tues.

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Rosecroft Raceway will present the $35,000 All-Star Drivers Challenge featuring eight of North America\'s leading reinsman on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The line-up will include Ron Pierce, Brian Sears, Tony Morgan, Dave Palone, Mark MacDonald, Tim Tetrick, Jody Jamieson and John Wagner. Wagner currently leads the Rosecroft driver standings with a .397 UDRS and 194 seasonal wins from 812 starts. The d...
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Black Book \'06 online

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
The yearling portion of the 2006 Harrisburg sale is now available on the Standardbred Horse Sales Company\'s web site, www.theblackbook.com. This year\'s select yearling sale includes 1,078 yearlings, the vast majority of them by North America\'s leading trotting and pacing sires. There were initially over 1,500 yearlings nominated to the Standardbred Horse Sales auction in Harrisburg. On the b...
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Tough EPO penalties in Ky.

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Kentucky has begun testing for erythropoietin (EPO), using an Elisa test developed by a Lexington-based company and then the confirmatory process developed by a toxicology lab in Pennsylvania. Kentucky Horse Racing Authority director of Standardbred racing Marc Guilfoil told harnessracing.com that the EPO testing began about one week ago. He said current penalties for the trainer call for a max...
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Hennessey reflects on HOF

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Wally Hennessey says when he received the phone call Thursday notifying him he had been elected to the Harness Racing Living Hall of Fame he had to ask for the words to be repeated. And then Hennessey—who turns 50 on Oct. 4—says he had a flashback of his entire life, beginning from his roots in Prince Edward Island to his current home in southern Florida. “What it does, it brings you back...
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4,000 for Brett Miller

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Brett Miller scored the 4,000th victory of his career Thursday night at his home base of Scioto Downs. The 33-year-old reinsman started the card needing three wins, which he got in quick succession. He captured the second with favored Lady Millbucks; the fifth with longshot Betta Ona Freddie; then won his 4,000th with Country Welcome in the sixth. Miller drove in his first pari-mutuel race in ...
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Bet sports at Casino Windsor

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Hazel Park Harness Raceway has been battling the competition of blackjack, craps and slots at three casinos in downtown Detroit and one in neighboring Windsor for a more than a decade, and now that casino across the border in Canada is offering sports betting. Beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday the Windsor Casino will offer gamblers the chance to bet on pro and college football, baseball, hockey, and p...
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Auction for Equine Dreams

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Once again this year Cottonwood Farm will conduct a stallion service auction at its yearling sale to benefit Equine Dreams, a registered not-for-profit organization that provides free therapeutic riding services for children and adults with physical and/or mental disabilities. Cottonwood’s annual yearling sale is this Sunday, Sept. 10, at its location in Big Rock, Ill., and the auction to benefi...
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Enough Talk NJSS champ

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Enough Talk, with Hall of Fame driver Catello Manzi in the sulky, led from start to finish in winning the $85,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Championship final for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings Friday in 1:57.1 at Freehold Raceway. The gelded son of Enjoy Lavec held off a strong challenge from the five-eighths-mile mark to win by a nose over Wildwood Days and driver Jeff Gregory. Limbo Glide...
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Field set for PASS final

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Two-year-old filly Undercover Lover won her third consecutive Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Friday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, stamping herself as the one to beat in her trotting division for the Pennsylvania Championship finals next week. Driver Joe Pavia, Jr. never had an anxious moment with Undercover Lover, who led at every pole and won in 1:59. Lori Castranuovo trains the Tagliabue ...
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Frosh fillies shine in KYSS

on 09/08/2006 2:00 AM
Real Girl scored a career-best 1:53.4 victory and My Fave Wave equaled her mark of 1:54.2 in capturing their respective $25,000 third-leg divisions of Kentucky Sire Stakes for 2-year-old filly pacers at The Red Mile Friday night. The 2-5 favored Real Girl cleared to the lead down the backstretch after following the cover of Clydes First Cam and then held off that one down the stretch after rebu...
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Vernon burnin\' Thursday?

on 09/07/2006 2:00 AM
Racing at Vernon Downs Thursday night will be hot as the best drivers and the best horses vie for big purses and potentially record setting times. “We haven’t seen speed burners like some of these horses in years here at the Downs,” said Jason Settlemoir, regional vice president of racing and simulcast. “Their pedigrees are impeccable and, if conditions are right, we may see a track ...
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Naked streaks to victory

on 09/07/2006 2:00 AM
William M. Camp’s Racing Naked shrugged off a six-week layoff to score yet another victory at Colonial Downs Wednesday night. Racing Naked’s biggest career win came in the 2003 three-year-old colt and gelding division of the Virginia Breeders Fund final. The 6-year-old Misfit horse was a multiple winner at Colonial last fall, including a 1:51 mile that set his lifetime mark. Racing Naked wa...
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