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Capetown Hall wins KYSS

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Capetown Hall won the Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old colt trotters Friday night at The Red Mile for driver David Miller, who earlier on the card reached the 8,000-win milestone for his career. Capetown Hall scored a 1:56.1 victory over Berto Primo and Garlands Dream to notch his first win in eight starts in 2006. A son of Garland Lobell out of the mare Chatty Hanover, Capetown Hall i...
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Shocker in PASS 2FP

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Pantathlon, a maiden in only her third career start, matured in a hurry and blew up the tote board, scoring at 77-1 in a division of a $120,065 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for 2-year-old pacing fillies Friday night at The Meadows. The stake, known as the Meadow Cheer, was contested over five divisions, with Tidewaterdragonfly, Village Mirage, Get A Cab and Western Graduate taking the other splits. Tr...
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David Miller wins 8,000th

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
David Miller scored his 8,000th career victory Friday night at The Mile, an evening capped off with his win aboard Capetown Hall in the Kentucky Sire Stakes final. The Buckeye native came into the card with 7,998 career victories and he won the opener on the program with Anbilanunoit to reach 7,999. His milestone win came in the very next race as he scored with trainer Gary Neafus\'s Lady Ann Spur...
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Chocolatier sweeps

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Chocolatier and driver D. R. Ackerman endured a photo finish in the first heat then came back with a convincing victory in the second heat and captured the $530,000 World Trotting Derby at Du Quoin Saturday afternoon with miles in 1:55 and 1:53, respectively. Make You Mine and Mike Lachance finished second and third in the two heats to earn second-place money. Third in the placing system went to E...
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Jereme Jets in :24.2

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Jereme’s Jet turned in one of harness racing most incredible finishes to a mile when he paced the last quarter of the $48,000 Hayes Memorial 3-year-old colt and gelding pace in :24.2, crossing the finish line in a Du Quoin track record of 1:48.1. Stunned by the final time, track officials checked the tapes and verified the time for the last panel. Dave Magee was in the bike as Jereme’s Jet ...
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Maple Leaf Trot field set

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Over a ‘sloppy’ Mohawk Racetrack rated two seconds slow, Elegant Man and Sand Vic reigned supreme Saturday evening in Campbellville during their respective $55,000 eliminations for the prestigious Maple Leaf Trot. In the opening elimination, driver George Brennan had Elegant Man ($13.60, $6.20, $4.80) widest of all through the stretch and the seven-year-old Malabar Man stallion came on to ...
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She\'s A Great Lady shocker

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Appleoosa Hanover, driven by Jody Jamieson, pulled off a major upset in the $754,500 She’s a Great Lady Stakes, Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack. Avoiding some wild stretch action, Appleoosa Hanover came from first-over to defeat Luck of Michelle and Isabella Blue Chip for the shocking three-quarters of a length win, at 22-1, in a career best 1:53.3 for her co-owner and trainer Carl Jamie...
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Metro to Yankee Skyscaper

on 09/02/2006 2:00 AM
Shortly after steering Appleoosa Hanover to a shocking 22-1 victory in the $754,500 She’s A Great Lady Stakes, 29-year-old Jody Jamieson came back with an ever bigger score in the $1 million Metro Pace with another outsider, Yankee Skyscaper, at 8-1, Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack. On a tremendously windy and wet evening, Yankee Skyscaper collared Honky Tonk Hanover in mid-stretch, then...
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JSC Merit Raise 5-for-5

on 09/01/2006 2:00 AM
Chivas Merit gelding JSC Merit Raise remained undefeated Thursday, Aug. 31 with a nine and one-half length romp in Indiana Sires Stakes competition at Indiana Downs, stopping the clock in 2:01.2. Owned by Jeff and Sharon Bislich, the freshman trotter is now five-for-five for his career. Driver Mark O’Mara and the favorite lined up behind the gate in the eighth post position in the evening’s...
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Sweet Alabama wins trot

on 09/01/2006 2:00 AM
Sweet Alabama swept past an off stride Apecs in mid stretch and cruised to a 1:57 victory in the $48,000 Hayes memorial 2-year-old filly trot Thursday night at the Du Quoin State Fair. Entrymate Sheer Soul was second and Rhonda T, who broke stride at the start, rallied to be third. David Miller was in the bike as Sweet Alabama picked up cover behind Apecs and Andy Miller around the last turn. A...
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Penalties levied in Indiana

on 09/01/2006 2:00 AM
Four horsemen that competed at Hoosier Park this spring have been assessed severe penalties after horses racing under their care tested positive for dexamethasone. Trainer Mark P’Pool received the harshest administrative penalty handed down by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, calling for a six-year suspension and $30,000 fine. IHRC Executive Director Joe Gorajec issued the preliminary rep...
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First raceoff since 2002

on 09/01/2006 2:00 AM
Cool Muscles came away a winner in her first-ever stakes appearance as the 3-year-old daughter of Muscles Yankee was victorious in the $105,000 World Filly Trotting Derby Friday afternoon at the Du Quoin, Ill. fairgrounds. Cool Muscles defeated Miss Wisconsin by one length in a two-horse raceoff after both were victorious in the first two heats. The stage was set for the two-filly showdown--the...
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Barley hopes for Metro dunk

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
He wasn\'t given much respect on the tote board during his $40,000 elimination for the Metro Pace for 2 year olds last weekend at Mohawk, but, from his performance, Charley Barley has thrust himself into the mix for this Saturday\'s $1 million final at the Campbellville oval. Being paired with driver David Miller and starting from post four didn\'t seem to help the Western Hanover colt in the e...
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Harr record for the Millers

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
Wildfire Julie set a new track record for 4-year-old trotting mares Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with a 1:57.4 triumph in the $14,000 Junior Open Trot. Driven by David Miller for his wife, Misty, who trains the daughter of Inquirer, Wildfire Julie cleared the lead approaching the three-quarters and pulled away by three lengths. It was her seventh win of the year as her lifetime earnings soar...
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Paula\'s Best sets Btva mark

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
Paula’s Best broke the Batavia Downs track record and beat the former track record holder with a 1:55 win in a New York Sire Stakes division for 2-year-old filly pacers Wednesday night, Aug. 30. Jim Morrill Jr. drove the Pro Bono Best filly to a 2 1/2 length, wire-to-wire win over JK Let It Ride, who set the former mark of 1:56.3 on Aug. 19. Ross Croghan trains Paula’s Best for owner Larry ...
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Colonial is rented out

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
Colonial Downs has been “rented out” Saturday, Sept. 16, with the Virginia racetrack expecting a crowd of about 8,000 people to attend the private function. Normally dark on Saturdays, the racetrack will not race the Friday before and instead have a live card with a post time of 1 p.m. on that Saturday. Colonial Downs’ publicity director Darrell Wood told harnessracing.com that a local bu...
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Saturday night fever?

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
Cabana Fever effectively turned the temperature up on the 2-year-old pacing filly division last weekend at Mohawk when she put in a 1:51.4 track record performance and snapped Luck Of Michelle\'s seven-race unbeaten streak during the eliminations for the She\'s A Great Lady Stakes. Set to leave from post three in Saturday\'s $754,500(C) final, the daughter of first-crop sire Real Desire will s...
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Cane Pace final field set

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
North America Cup winner Total Truth on Thursday drew post five for Labor Day’s $300,000 Cane Pace at Freehold Raceway and was made the 3-1 morning line favorite. The Cane Pace is the first jewel in the Pacing Triple Crown. Total Truth, driven by Ron Pierce, received a bye into the final on the basis of seasonal earnings, which top $1 million. In addition to winning the North America Cup, the...
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Scar to remove lights, rail

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
After two recent racing accidents at Scarborough Downs, including one that resulted in the death of the 6-year-old trotter Highway Hanover after he slammed into the hub rail, the racetrack reportedly will removed both the hub rail and its lighting system. Scarborough owner Sharon Terry was quoted as saying that no decision had been reach as to whether a new lighting system would be installed, whic...
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NJSS action at Freehold

on 08/31/2006 2:00 AM
Heathers Dream rallied from last heading into the final turn to win the second of two New Jersey Sire Stakes divisions for 3-year-old filly trotters at Freehold Thursday afternoon. The first division went to Self Admirer, with both winners trotting lifetime bests. Sent off at odds of 11-1, Heathers Dream got away fourth early after being parked through the first turn in her $27,300 split. Aroun...
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