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Breedings for winners

on 06/12/2006 2:00 AM
This year The Red Mile will award a breeding choice to the owner, trainer and driver with the most wins in both the early Fall Meet and the Grand Circuit Meet. The top owner by wins during the Fall Meet will have their choice of a breeding to either Real Desire or Tom Ridge, the trainer the choice of Four Starzzz Shark or Striking Sahbra, and the top driver the choice of either Artiscape and Li...
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on 06/11/2006 8:00 PM
World champion 9-year-old pacer Primetime Bobcat has been supplemented at a cost of $85,000 into this year\'s Canadian Pacing Derby, which will have eliminations at Woodbine Saturday night, June 17, and an $831,000(C) final June 24. Trainer Tony Montini co-owns the Abercrombie gelding along with Basil Michele and William and Joseph Rogers. On May 13 at Woodbine, Primetime Bobcat recorded the fa...
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OHSS at Northfield

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
The Battle of Lake Erie’s undercard at Northfield Park Saturday night included the second leg of Ohio Sire Stakes for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters and pacers. There were four divisions of each gait. In the pace splits, Psiluvheartbreaker scored his fifth straight victory with a wire-to-wire triumph in 1:54.3 for trainer-driver Steve Carter. The winner’s share of the $20,000 purse gi...
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Currier & Ives Divisions

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
Kerogen and Macdeen Star scored their first victories of the year and Santana Bluestone won his third race of the year in $44,588 divisions of the Currier & Ives Stakes at The Meadows Saturday. Santana Bluestone turned in the fastest performance, scoring in 1:58.4 for trainer-driver Ray Romanetti. Lori Romanetti owns the gelded son of SJ’s Caviar who. Kerogen’s victory was the first in...
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He Wants It All wins prep

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
He Wants It All went wire to wire in 1:50.2 and captured the $24,000 Robert Carey Memorial Preview at Hawthorne Saturday by one-half length over Cheyenne Hollywood. The $100,000 Carey is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, at the Chicago track. Dave Magee was in the bike as the 6-year-old stallion by The Big Dog scored his sixth win in nine starts this year for owner Michael Polansky and trainer T...
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ISS action at Hoosier

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
The $12,000 fourth leg of Indiana Sire Stakes for sophomore colt and gelding pacers attracted two splits Saturday, June 10 at Hoosier Park. Competitors looked to secure enough points to lock up a place in the $100,000 final June 24. Hat-ies RC and Intendto’s punched their tickets to the final with impressive performances. In the first contest Hat-ies RC bounced back from a second-place effort...
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INSS fillies at Hoosier

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
Electric Showcase, second in two previous legs of the Indiana Sire Stakes 3-year-old filly pace, rallied in deep stretch and captured the Sire Stakes fourth leg at Hoosier Park Friday night in 1:53.4, a career-best performance by two seconds. Joshua Sutton was in the bike as the Electric Yankee lass was a three-quarter-length winner over Sensuous Girl with Ho Lotta Speed third. This was the sec...
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Lis Mara in 1:48 open

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
Lis Mara and driver Brian Sears kicked off the Pepsi North America Cup elimination night at Woodbine Racetrack Saturday night with a lifetime best 1:48 win in the $50,000 ( C ) Open Pace. Sent off at odds of 6-1, Sears and the 4-year-old son of Cambest-Lisheen got away second and sat the pocket as Rair Earth notched out fractions of :26, :53.3 and 1:20.3. Lis Mara powered past the pacesetter i...
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Surprises in Goodtimes

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
After an event-packed final quarter, long shot Kelso was declared the winner in the first of two $30,000 eliminations of The Goodtimes at Woodbine while Chocolatier, last year’s class champion, went off stride with the lead at the half and failed to qualify for next week’s final with a distanced ninth-place finish. In the second elimination Algiers Hall romped to a 1:56.1 victory. Kelso, a ...
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Lynch elims at Pocono

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
Darlin’s Delight and Eternity’s Delight captured James M. Lynch Memorial Pace elimination races for 3-year-old pacing fillies Saturday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Driven by Yanick Gingras, Darlin’s Delight left quickly from the eight hole but grabbing the early lead were Ron Pierce and Future Destiny from the six post. Darlin’s Delight got caught on the outside as the fir...
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Feelin Friskie in 1:49.1

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
Feelin Friskie, Doonbeg and Dave Panlone captured $50,000 ( C ) eliminations of the Pepsi North America Cup at Woodbine Saturday night. The top three finishers in each elim, plus Jereme\'s Jet, who was drawn by lot from the three fourth-place finishers, will advance to the $1.5 million ( C ) final Saturday night, June 17. A powerful sweep on the backstretch paid off for Feelin Friskie and drive...
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Buckeye One wins Battle

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
Buckeye One took advantage of wicked early fractions and swooped into the lead on the final turn and went on to capture the $125,000 Battle Of Lake Erie in 1:51.2 at Northfield Park Saturday night. Ponder also rallied late to be second, just over a length behind the winner. Rebleman (Brett Miller) and Spirit Of A Shark (Greg Grismore) went head to head to the opning quarter in :26.2. Spirit Of ...
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Delaware to honor Waples

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
Ron Waples, a two-time Little Brown Jug winner, has been elected as the 22nd Little Brown Jug Wall of Fame honoree. The Toronto, Ontario.native was elected by a panel of national and international harness racing enthusiasts and is the sixth Canadian to be honored. Waples will be officially inducted and presented a commemorative gold ring at the Little Brown Jug breakfast at Ohio Wesleyan Univer...
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Hawthorne series final set

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
Three divisions of leg two of the Stickney Pacing Series were contested at Hawthorne on Wednesday night, with Artie’s Quest, Get Real and TJ”s First scoring victories, setting the stage for next week’s final. Artie’s Quest, in hand to Brent Holland, moved from the back of the pack with live cover, closed the final quarter-mile in :27.1, and prevailed by just a head over the longshot GW ...
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Devilfish not bluffing

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
Off of a pair of monstrous May qualifiers downstate, Devilfish debuted at Hawhthorne Thursday night with high expectations for trainer Erv Miller, and the 3-year-old son of Cam’s Card Shark certainly didn’t disappoint, romping to victory in 1:51.2 in his first lifetime start. Owned by Vandalay Racing, Devilfish was sent right to the top by Hall of Famer driver Dave Magee in the evening’s ...
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Jereme\'s Jet fav in elim

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
Morning-line odds for Saturday’s three Pepsi Northa America Cup eliminations have been set by Woodbine. Jereme’s Jet, who will leave from post four in the first elimination with Paul MacDonell in the sulky, has been established as that split’s favorite at odds of 8 to 5. In the second division the nod goes to Western Cyclone at 7 to 2 from post three with Brian sears up. And in the third eli...
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New York track to open

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
It took the help of the New York State Police, but Tioga Downs held its offical ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning before a crowd of more than 300, about eight hours before the track was scheduled to begin live racing for the first time. Track owner Jeff Gural was delayed when a car fire on the highway leading to Tioga caused a 15-mile back-up, resulting in the State Police having to escort Gu...
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PASS with Viggorish

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
Hidden Viggorish, leaving from post position one, grabbed the early lead and didn’t let anyone take it away from her in a career-best 1:56.1 in the $29,595 third division of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for 3-year-old filly trotters at Pocono Downs Friday afternoon. Trainer Bill Zendt was in the bike for Harmony Oaks Stable as the daughter of SJ’s Caviar cut fractions of :28, :58 and 1:27.2...
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Racing at Tioga Downs

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
An enthusiastic, overflow crowd of 6,000 patrons filled Tioga Downs Friday night for the track’s opening harness racing card of 11 races. The night’s feature race, a $12,500 Open Trot, went to Speed Pilot and driver Stephane Bouchard in 1:57.4. The mile was a lifetime mark for the 5-year-old CR Aviator gelding owned by Francis Rapone and Thomas, Betty and Christopher Buckley. Trained by Lou...
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Dube returns with victory

on 06/09/2006 2:00 AM
After sitting on the sidelines for two months due to injury, Dan Dube made his return to the races, a winning one, with Marnie Hall in the $40,000 mares open for Lady Liberty eligibles Friday night at the Meadowlands. Marnie Hall launched a first-over attack and emerged the winner of a fierce stretch duel with 3-5 favorite Glowing Report and Burning Point for a neck victory in 1:50. Dube d...
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