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Lawrence wins Woodruff

on 05/30/2006 2:00 AM
Lawrence took advantage of swift early fractions for a 1:53.1 win in the $57,175 Hiram Woodruff final for older trotters Monday afternoon at the Meadowlands. Driven by John Campbell, Lawrence brushed to the top past the opening quarter and yielded to heavy favorite Corleone Kosmos in a hot :54.1 half. As the pacesetter suffered a piece of broken equipment and grew leg weary in the stretch, La...
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Surprise mark in London

on 05/30/2006 2:00 AM
The 2006 Molson Pace week at Western Fair Raceway got off to a rousing start with an unexpected track performance on Monday, May 29 program. In the 6th race, a conditioned trot for a purse of $ 11,200 Windsongbraveheart stopped the clock in 1:57.2, besting the London track\'s category record for older horses by one-fifth of a second, which had been set two weeks ago by Nobananas. Trevor Henry h...
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Western Cyclone starts Sat.

on 05/30/2006 2:00 AM
Western Cyclone, second to Jereme\'s Jet in this week\'s Road to the Meadowlands Pace, is scheduled to face older horses on Saturday at the Meadowlands. \"He\'s doing very good,\" trainer Travis Alexander said of Western Cyclone. \"I couldn\'t be happier with him. He trained sharp on Saturday morning. I\'m going to race him this Saturday at the Meadowlands against older horses. I\'m not concern...
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Chocolatier first Hambo fave

on 05/30/2006 2:00 AM
The Road to the Hambletonian on August 5 at the Meadowlands begins with last year’s Two-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year, Chocolatier, at the top of the standings. The son of Credit Winner, who set a world record of 1:54.4 at The Red Mile for the team of Hall of Famer Doug Ackerman and his son, D.R. Ackerman, and won the Breeders Crown at the Meadowlands, qualified on May 26 at Hazel Park...
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Memorial Day Billings action

on 05/30/2006 2:00 AM
Action in the C.K. G. Billing Amateur Driving Series took place over the Memorial Day weekend at Rockingham Park in Salem, N.H. in the eastern region and at Scioto Downs in Columbus, Ohio in the Midwest division. At The Rock on May 29, business executive Dave “Yes It’s True” Offenberg reined his first winner of the Billings 25th anniversary season when he guided Mr. Constant to a romping ...
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Morgan sets Harrington mark

on 05/29/2006 2:00 AM
Tony Morgan won six races Sunday, giving him 119 for the meet and establishing a record at Harrington Raceway for most wins at a meeting. Morgan started the card with a win in the first with Promdeck Patty ($5.40) and didn\'t strike again until the seventh with Tossofthecoin ($3.40). He won the ninth with Believe This Point ($4.80) and then races 11 thru 13 with Johnny Burton N ($4.20), Wands ...
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Stephanie wires OHSS

on 05/29/2006 2:00 AM
I Like Stephanie went wire to wire, drawing off by 4 1/4 lengths and captured her second Ohio Sire Stakes 3-year-old filly trot in 1:58.3 for Brett Miller Sunday at Scioto Downs. The race was one of four $20,000 division of the Sire Stakes on the afternoon card. A daughter of Ilooklikemymom, I Like Stephanie won six of 11 starts as a freshman, including divisions of the Ohio State Fair Stakes a...
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Mr. Pine Chip wins debut

on 05/29/2006 2:00 AM
Mr. Pine Chip made his season debut a success, capturing one of the five Pennsylvania Sire Stakes 3-year-old colt and gelding trots in 1:56.2 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Sunday. Trainer Trond Smedshammer was in the bike as the son of SJ’s Caviar collared the pace-setting Adonis B in deep stretch for the three-quarter-length victory. Last year Mr. Pine Chip won the PASS final and was sec...
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Friskie New Jersey Classic

on 05/28/2006 2:00 AM
Feelin Friskie tipped out four-wide in the stretch and drew off to a 4 1/4-length victory in the $500,000 Anthony Abbatiello New Jersey Classic Saturday night at the Meadowlands, pacing the mile in a stakes record of 1:49.1. The previous mark was 1:50 shared by Art’s Conquest (1999) and Bettor’s Delight (2001). The son of Artiscape provided Hall of Fame driver John Campbell with his four...
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Future Destiny Scores

on 05/28/2006 2:00 AM
Future Destiny took the lead with 40 yards to go and scored a three-quarter-length victory over Ideal Weather in the $175,000 Thomas N. D’Altrui Miss New Jersey Saturday night at the Meadowlands, pacing the mile in a lifetime-best 1:50.3. Art’s Temptress was third by 3 1/4 lengths. “It looked like Yannick (Gingras with Ideal Weather) wanted to cut it,” said winning driver Ron Pierce of...
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PASS colts at The Meadows

on 05/28/2006 2:00 AM
Armbro Damien, who swept the Diplomat series at Woodbine, added to his growing resume Saturday night at The Meadows when he smashed the stakes record in a $107,560 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers, scoring in 1:50.4. The Sire Stakes were contested over five divisions, with the other splits going to Dave Panlone, Sand Gogh, Texas Shootout and Big Tim. All winners are ...
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Bobcat Tops American Ideal

on 05/28/2006 2:00 AM
The Primetime Bobcat show continued Saturday night at Woodbine, as the Tony Montini-trained Abercrombie 9 year old was first at every call and rang up a final time of 1:49.1 in the $50,000 Open pace for driver Jody Jamieson. Making his seasonal debut, and first as an aged horse, Casie Coleman-trained American Ideal finished second after sitting third through the opening half-mile which saw Pr...
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Sporty Hot at Hawthorne

on 05/28/2006 2:00 AM
Hot N Sporty captured the second leg of the Hothead Series for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Hawthorne Saturday, scoring by one-half length over Wonderful One in 1:51.2. Tony Morgan was in the bike as the Sportsmaster gelding was first-over at the half and three quarters while Fox Valley Tribal cut the fractions of :56.1 and 1:24.1. With a final panel in :27 Hot N Sporty held off the st...
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Jag captures Elitlopp

on 05/28/2006 2:00 AM
Two-time Prix d’Amerique champion Jag De Bellouet added to his laurels Sunday by capturing the final of the $408,000 Elitlopp at Solvalla Racetrack in Stockholm, Sweden. The 9-year-old Viking’s Way stallion equaled the 1:51.3 all-age world record for a five-eighths mile track held by Varenne. Lets Go was second and Conny Nobell was third. There were two eliminations leading to the $347,000...
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Glowing Report in 1:49.4

on 05/27/2006 2:00 AM
Glowing Report claimed the lead in mid-backstretch and held on for a one-length victory over Burning Point in the $40,000 Mares Open Pace Friday night at the Meadowlands. Glowing Report paced a lifetime best of 1:49.4 for the mile. It was 1 1/2 lengths to Nanny Withafanny in third. Glowing Report, driven by David Miller and trained by Jerry Silverman, picked up her second straight victory, hav...
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Hez Striking wins Open Trot

on 05/27/2006 2:00 AM
Hez Striking captured the $35,000 Open Trot at the Meadowlands Friday night, going gate to wire in 1:53.2. Lhasa Muscles, the Father Foley final winner, was second by 2 3/4 lengths, and it was 3 3/4 lengths to Self Professed, the Su Mac Lad winner, in third. Hez Striking, driven by Brian Sears and trained by Richard “Nifty” Norman posted his fifth win in 10 starts this year. The 7-year-o...
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Chip And Gale A wins fourth

on 05/27/2006 2:00 AM
Chip And Gale A once again showed her dominance as the top pacing mare at Pompano Park Harness Track this year, winning her fourth straight start Friday. Despite racing over a rain-soaked track, she covered the one-mile race in 1:54.2. Trained and driven to victory by Daryl Bier, Chip And Gale A won by one-half length over Magie Lilly Rose N (Steve Trites) and Tasma Walton N (Wally Hennessey) ...
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Ponder misses Molson

on 05/27/2006 2:00 AM
Rob Roy Mattgregor and Our Lucky Killean captured their respective Molson Pace eliminations at London\'s Western Fair Raceway Friday and in doing so punched their tickets to next week\'s rich final. Defending race champion Ponder was late in arriving at the track for his Lasix administration due to a traffic tie up and that forced the O.R.C. judges to scratch the Bob McIntosh trainee. Rob Roy M...
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PASS Fillies at Pocono

on 05/27/2006 2:00 AM
Three-year-old filly trotters took to the track at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for the second round of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes with each winner scoring in a career-best effort. Gyration Hanover picked up her second win in the Sire Stakes with a 1:56.3 triumph, while Caviar Cram Puff (1:57.3) and Freeze Frame (1:58) each scored their first Sire Stakes victories this year. Gyration Hanover, with...
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Fillies, mares at Hawthorne

on 05/27/2006 2:00 AM
Bow Wow Wine and Street Dancer picked up wins in the second round of the Plum Peachy Series and Loyal Opposition scored in the series named for her in racing action at Hawthorne Friday night. In the first division of the Plum Peachy for 3-year-old filly pacers, Bow Wow Wine raced first-over from the half then overtook the pace-setting Free in the lane and posted a 1 1/4-length victory in 1:54 f...
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