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New colts led by New Day

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
New Day was the fastest juvenile trotter at Wednesday’s qualifiers at The Red Mile, winning by 21 3/4 lengths in 2:00.1 for driver-trainer Jan Johnson. New Day, by Conway Hall, is a half sister to Hambletonian Oaks winner Must Be Victory. New Day was a $55,000 yearling buy for co-owners Adelaide Skoglund and Arden Homestead Stable. Twin B Navigator won the second-fastest 2-year-old qualifi...
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Ill. imposes EPO rules

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
At its monthly meeting on Aug. 15, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill., the Illinois Racing Board approved emergency rules authorizing the Board’s equine testing laboratory to test for EPO (Erythropoietin or Darbepoietin) antibodies. In the event of a positive test for EPO the horse will be placed on the steward’s list and excluded from racing until a clean test demonstr...
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Fox Valley Tribal scores

on 08/16/2006 2:00 AM
Fox Valley Tribal used his great gate speed to grab the early lead from post eight, then sat behind Thisbigdogwilfight from mid-backstretch until the home stretch, where he shook loose and scored a stakes record 1:49 victory over Thisbigdogwilfight by one-half length in the $50,000 final of the Illinois State Fair Colt Stakes at Springfield Wednesday evening. World champion My Boy David was third....
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A voracious win at Harr

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Kathleen Stafford and John Heckler\'s Voracious Hanover earned his first win of the year Monday in a co-featured $15,000 winners-over event in 1:53.4 at Harrington Raceway. Driven by Ben Stafford Jr., the 4-year-old Dragon Again stallion gained position early and outlasted Harry Hornet and Gold Rocket A to the wire. He boosted his lifetime earnings to more than $230,000. \'Voracious\' had been ...
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No Cane for the Fella

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Artistic Fella, who has a 10-race win streak after his Aug. 5 victory in his division of the Oliver Wendell Holmes at the Meadowlands, will be heading to Lexington shortly to compete at The Red Mile before going to Canada for the Breeders Crown. According to owner Joe Alborano, the plan is to supplement Artistic Fella–who is not eligible to any other stakes this season–to the Oct. 7 Tattersall...
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Jugbarn.com eligibles listed

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Little Brown Jug Fantasy players have two important races to consider before making changes in their stables starting Sunday, August 13 through Tuesday, August 15. Both next Saturday’s $175,000-est. Cleveland Classic at Northfield Park (August 19) and Sunday’s $600,000-est. Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs (August 20) are included in the contest sponsored by Youbet.com. Players may ...
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No parallel to Park Free in Open

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Park Free and driver Larry Stalbaum got up to beat the favorite Passing Lane Penny in the featured $10,000 Fillies & Mares Open Pace Monday at Tioga Downs. The mile of 1:53.4 was a new lifetime mark for the 5-year old daughter of Park Place who is conditioned by Kevin Johnson. Passing Lane Penny and Tim Curtin were second while Vegas Style and Kevin Sizer closed for third. Miss Livia N and ...
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Maltese Artist at Plainridge

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Trainer Mickey Burke, North America’s leading dash-winning trainer, has confirmed that he will accept an invitation to bring 2005 Bert Beckwith Memorial Pace champion Maltese Artist back for the 2006 edition of the event. The centerpiece event of the season and the Labor Day celebration, the 2006 Bert Beckwith Memorial Pace will be held on Monday afternoon, Sept. 4, at Plainridge Racecourse ...
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Rosecroft to host stars in Sept.

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
On Tuesday, September 12, Rosecroft Raceway will present the $35,000 All-Star Drivers Challenge featuring eight of North America\'s leading reinsman. The line-up will include Ron Pierce, Brian Sears, Tony Morgan, Dave Palone, Mark MacDonald, Tim Tetrick, Jody Jamieson and Rosecroft\'s own John Wagner. The drivers will vie for the $35,000 purse during a series of eight races held throughout the ...
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Deuce in, Friskie out

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
As reports are out that Feelin Friskie has foot problems that will keep him sidelined for awhile, Meadowlands Pace third-place finisher Armbro Deuce has reportedly been supplemented to Sunday\'s $600,000(C) Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs. The son of Western Ideal was paid into the race at a cost of $25,000(C) to his owners Bob Burgess, Karin Olsson-Burgess, Neal Cooper and Richard Kostoff. ...
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3rd Jug pool ready to open

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Cactus Creek, Western Ace, and Total Truth, the top-three finishers in this past Saturday\'s Coors Delvin Miller Adios at The Meadows, are the morning-line favorites for the third Little Brown Jug Future Wager. The third pool will open at noon (EDT) Thursday, Aug. 17, and will close at 11:30 p.m. (EDT) on Sunday, Aug. 20, and will be available at racetracks and on internet wagering sites throughou...
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Connections win two PASS

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Bossy Boss and David Miller trotted past Que Pasa and Roger Hammer to win a $28,238 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes (PASS) division in 1:57.4 Tuesday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. A 2-year-old gelded son of SJ’s Caviar, Bossy Boss is now two-for-three lifetime after winning an Arden Downs division at The Meadows last week. He is trained by Jim Arledge Jr. and co-owned by Tim Lane and Tom...
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Fan Hanover elim showdown

on 08/15/2006 2:00 AM
Twenty 3-year-old filly pacers have been divided into two eliminations Saturday for the $709,100(C) Fan Hanover final to be held the following weekend. Darlin’s Delight headlines the first elim while the second features a rematch of Mistletoe Shalee winner Armbro Dancer and runner-up My Little Dragon. Trainer Jeff Stafford has listed George Brennan to steer the White Birch Farm homebred Darli...
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Big pledge by Hambo Society

on 08/14/2006 2:00 AM
At the July annual meeting of the board of directors, the 25 members of the Hambletonian Society made both personal and collective commitments to raise $100,000 to further fund the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium Inc.\'s efforts. The consortium was created in 2000 with the intent of developing and coordinating policies, research, and educational programs which seek to ensure the fairness ...
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Baby Bounces Back

on 08/14/2006 2:00 AM
With the Illinois State Fair’s top dash-winning driver, Dave Magee, at her lines, Me And My Baby bounced back from her disappointing Sweetheart performance and easily captured the $45,000 Review Stakes 2-year-old filly pace in 1:54.3 Monday over a damp track at Springfield. Leaving from the outside post eight, Magee steadied the Artiscape filly around the sticky first turn. Then once on the b...
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Miller fillies impress

on 08/14/2006 2:00 AM
Fox Valley Sarong and Miss Intuition, a pair of 2-year-old pacing fillies from the Erv Miller Stable, swept over the Springfield mile track Monday afternoon in the fastest performances of the year for their age sex and gait. Fox Valley Sarong made her career debut in a $3,000 non-winners event and blew away the competition with an open lengths victory in 1:53. At the time the mile clocking equa...
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Lady Mattgalane wins NJSS

on 08/13/2006 2:00 AM
Two Matt\'s Scooter-sired colts (Outsource and Jimmy\'s Scooter) and two fillies by Artiscape (Lady Mattgalane and Artcotic) won four of the five New Jersey Sire Stakes (NJSS) Pari-Mutuel Division races for 2-year-old pacers, worth $128,500 in purses, Saturday at Freehold Raceway. Meanwhile, driver George Brennan continued to have a hot hand, winning six races on the Freehold program, three of ...
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Algiers Hall romps in Zweig

on 08/13/2006 2:00 AM
Algiers Hall won his division of the 32nd Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot at Tioga Downs on Saturday night and demolished the track record in the process. The New York-bred 3-year-old trotting colt scored in 1:55.2 in his $120,000 division. Trainer-driver John Stark Jr. steered the horse quickly off the starting gate to take the early lead. He cut the rest of the mile and held off stretch char...
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Magical Man conjures fair stakes win

on 08/13/2006 2:00 AM
Magical Man and Stephane Bouchard took the lone New York State Fair Stakes division for colts and geldings Saturday afternoon at Tioga Downs, pacing in a lifetime best of 1:56.2. Magical Man, a 2-year old son of Magical Mike, sat in the pocket behind Brian Cross and Rocker Hall, then used a :27.4 final quarter to get up and win by one length at the wire. Magical Man is owned by James Dunn of N...
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Lucky in Kentucky for colt

on 08/13/2006 2:00 AM
Lucky Point Blank won the $71,600 Kentucky Summer Championship final Saturday night at The Red Mile in a blistering 1:50.3. Joe To Go and driver Ricky Macomber Jr. led the field of tem through a :54.4 half and 1:23 three quarters. At the top of the stretch, Marcus Johansson tipped Lucky Point Blank from second and the duo paced on. Lucky Point Blank knocked two seconds off his lifetime best...
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