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Buck I St Pat cruises at Nfld

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Northfield Park hosted the final leg of Ohio Sires Stakes action for 3-year-old fillies Friday night, with two $20,000 divisions each for trotters and pacers featured. The first race may have yielded the most impressive performance as Ryan Stahl steered Still Standing to a gate-to-wire, 1:53.3 win, her 10th victory in 15 career starts for her owner, Northfield Park Wall-of-Famer Gerry Bookmyer of ...
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Sires share NYSS winners

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Two daughters of Conway Hall and two daughters of Credit Winner came up winners in New York Sire Stakes action for 3-year-old filly trotters Friday night at Saratoga. Conway Hall daughter Velma K and Credit Winner daughter Ackbro Ms. Perfect earned honors as co-fastest with 1:59.1 efforts. Velma K won her $46,734 by four lengths with driver Stephane Bouchard and trainer Paul Buer. Scott Mongeo...
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Cane elim to Artstanding

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Artstanding won the $100,000 Cane Pace elimination Saturday afternoon at Freehold Raceway in 1:52.3, becoming one of the eight finalists for the Cane Pace final, set for Monday, Sept. 4. The first six finishers in the elim advanced to the final, where they will join Total Truth and Feelin Friskie, who received byes as a result of being the top money earners for 2006. Artstanding, driven by Ron ...
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on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Darlin’s Delight, driven by Yannick Gingras, turned a second-over trip into a 1:50.3 victory in the $709,100 Fan Hanover Stakes final Saturday night at Mohawk. The 4-5 betting favorite Armbro Dancer finished third while My Little Dragon rallied for third. Darlin’s Delight, a 3-year-old daughter of Bettor’s Delight out of the million-dollar winner Town Pro, earned her sixth victory of the ...
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She\'s A Great Lady elims

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Fresh off her triumph in the Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes at Indiana Downs, Cabana Fever set a 1:51.4 track record at Mohawk Saturday night in winning one of three eliminations for the She’s A Great Lady Pace. Trained by Joe Seekman and driven by Luc Ouellette, Cabana Fever bested the undefeated Luck Of Michelle, who was the leader before her foe edged to the front coming off the la...
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Two Metro elims held

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Mr. Apples and Artzina, the second- and third-place finishers, respectively, in the Woodrow Wilson final, won the two eliminations for the upcoming $1 million Metro Saturday night at Mohawk. The first five finishers in each elim advanced to the final, with the winners earning the right to select their post positions. The Metro, the richest event in North America for 2 year olds, has been won in...
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Redford Hall takes KYSS

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Redford Hall rallied with a late burst to win the $48,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers at The Red Mile Saturday night in a career-best 1:50.2. Although Redford Hall had won his elim last weekend at odds of 6-5, he rewarded his backers with an 11-1 payoff of $24.40. Lucky Point Blank and Marcus Johansson left and set fractions of :26.4, :53.2 and 1:21.1 but t...
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Chocolatier coasts in AmNat

on 08/26/2006 2:00 AM
Chocolatier coasted to an open-lengths 1:54 win in the $190,000 American National for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Balmoral Park Saturday night. It was the first start for the defending divisional champion since his Hambletonian runner-up finish three weeks ago. Driver D.R. Ackerman floated the son of Credit Winner out of the gate and then charged to the front shortly past the openin...
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Bobnoxious at Chester Mon.

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack will host its first equine visitors on Monday, Aug. 28, at 10 a.m. when the 6-year-old pacer Bobnoxious and driver Tim Curtin traverse the beautiful, five-eighths mile riverfront oval. Bobnoxious is expected to be joined by stablemate Corporate Rrraider in a training exercise that will mark the debut of the new facility’s racing surface. Harrah’s Chester...
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Monticello accord reached

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
On Thursday morning, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, acting in the capacity of an arbitrator, rendered its decision in the long-simmering dispute between the management of Monticello Raceway and its horsemen. The arbitration was the result of a consensual submission made by both parties in February of this year regarding several key issues which divided the parties, preventing the ex...
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Run The Table accepts HOF

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Millionaire pacer Run The Table, who went on to sire the winners of more than $80 million, was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Thursday night and was on hand to accept the honor. A conversation between Hanover Shoe Farms’ Murray Brown and Jack McNiven of Run The Table’s home, Killean Acres, led to the 22-year-old horse joining in the festivities at the Mississauga Conventi...
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Future voice of Red Mile?

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
University of Kentucky graduate and former mutuel clerk at The Red Mile-turned-Standardbred owner Gabe Prewitt will add announcer to his resume when he calls the first two races on the Friday night program at the famed clay oval. Prewitt, who is still two years shy of his 25th birthday, shares ownership in Kentucky Sire Stakes champion filly Otherpeoplesmoney and currently works as assistant manag...
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Sept. 27 target date in Pa.

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has announced it will issue up to six racetrack/casino licenses Sept. 27, with the sites likely to open in early 2007. The Pennsylvania law provides for 14 casinos to be approved in the state, including seven at racetracks, five at non-racetrack locations, and two at resort hotels. Additionally, the Board has approved slot machine supplier licenses for two ...
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Leading X Ample dies

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Leading X Ample, a 4-year-old stallion by The Panderosa, died early Friday morning at the veterinary hospital at Purdue University in Indiana. Leading X Ample was stabled near Balmoral Park, where he was to race Saturday in the American National, when he was stricken. “He apparently was in shock when he arrived at Purdue,” said Peter Heffering, a partner in the Leading X Ample Stable with A...
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Bobcat wins qualie easy

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
On what turned out to be a less than pristine morning to race a horse, Primetime Bobcat put in his first charted mile in seven weeks during the Friday qualifying session at Mohawk. The 9-year-old son of Abercrombie went through a rather eventful dash before hitting the wire first in 1:58.4 for driver Jody Jamieson. The track had been deemed \"good\" and two seconds slow by the residing ORC judges....
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Gural to fund Herveys

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Jeff Gural, operator of New York State tracks Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs and a noted Empire State horseman, has agreed to fund the 2006 U.S. Harness Writers Association’s (USHWA) year-end journalism awards. The John Hervey Writing Awards, which began in 1963 and include both newspaper and magazine journalism, join with the Communicator’s Awards (electronic media) and George Smallsreed Awa...
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Hogan to leave NJ Equine

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Equine surgeon Dr. Patty Hogan, the wife of veteran trainer Ed Lohmeyer, has announced she is leaving the New Jersey Equine Clinic to become head surgeon of a planned equine medical center near Belmont Park. The $7 million facility will be financed by International Equine Acquisitions Holdings Inc. and Hogan will share ownership. Construction is scheduled to begin later this year with the clinic o...
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Versatility at Tioga Downs

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Ticket To Glide and driver Cat Manzi are slated as the 3-1 morning line favorite in the $25,000 first leg of the Miss Versatility trot to go postward at Tioga Downs on Sunday. The $25,000 second leg will be held at Vernon Downs on Thursday, Sept. 7 and the $75,000 (est.) final will be battled out over the half-mile track in Delaware, Ohio on Wednesday, Sept. 20, which is Jugette Day. Breeders C...
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PASS 3YO filly pacers race

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Pilgrims Witchie, a daughter of The Panderosa, paced to her fourth straight victory, scoring in 1:52 in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Friday afternoon. With Dave Palone driving, Pilgrims Witchie was caught outside in the first quarter but cleared to the lead as the first fraction flashed :26.4. Xhilaration, driven by Tony Hall, challenged Pilgrims Witchie for th...
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Real Girl scores in 1:53.4

on 08/25/2006 2:00 AM
Real Girl won the first of three$20,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly pacers Friday night at The Red Mile, scoring in a career-best 1:53.4 for driver David Miller. The daughter of Real Desire won for the second time in three starts, the other winner\'s circle trip coming in a Molly Pitcher division at Freehold Aug. 19. Finishing second was Cantor\'s Daughter (Brendan Johns...
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