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Total Truth wins at Hoosier

on 06/24/2006 2:00 AM
Total Truth became the sport\'s newest millionaire after capturing the Hoosier Cup at Hoosier Park Saturday night. With Yannick Gingras driving for trainer and co-owner George Teague, Total Truth scored a 1:50.1 victory in his $25,000 elimination and then came back to win the $450,000 final with a 1:51 effort. The first Hoosier Cup elim went to Western Guy, who made a first-over move to the lea...
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Lis Mara wins CPD

on 06/24/2006 2:00 AM
Driver Brian Sears worked out a perfect pocket trip and Lis Mara excelled off it, as the 4-year-old son of Cambest captured the $933,000(C) Canadian Pacing Derby in 1:48.4 Saturday night at Mohawk. With the performance, the student of trainer Erv Miller tied Mohawk\'s all-age track record and also lowered the pacing horse track record in the process. Mypanmar and driver John Campbell finished o...
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Roses Are Red elims held

on 06/24/2006 2:00 AM
Miss Galvinator A and Burning Point came up winners in the two $50,000(C) Roses Are Red eliminations for older mare pacers Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Miss Galvinator A scored in 1:51, lighting up the tote board at odds of 81-1. Burning Point rewarded his faithful at odds of 6-5 with a 1:50.4 victory. A 7-year-old daughter of Fake Left, Miss Galvinator A, trained by Ettore Annunziata fo...
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Peaceful Way takes elim

on 06/24/2006 2:00 AM
Bouncing back from a sub-par 2006 debut, Peaceful Way was dominant for driver Trevor Ritchie in the lone $50,000(C) Armbro Flight elimination Saturday evening at Mohawk, as the sensational mare stopped the clock in 1:52.2, just one-fifth of a second off her Mohawk and Canadian record time. The 5-year-old daughter of Angus Hall sat fourth at the :27.2 quarter pole before Ritchie pulled her firs...
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Filly sets NJSS record

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
Passionate Glide, the divisional champion at two, turned in a dominant performance to win the $175,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes Final for 3-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday night at the Meadowlands. Her mile in 1:52.4 was a stakes record, a personal best and only three-fifths of a second off the world record set by Continentalvictory in the 1996 Hambletonian. Passionate Glide, a perfect thre...
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Blue Mac Lad wins final

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
Blue Mac Lad moved three wide on the turn for home and drew away to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $175,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old trotting colts Thursday night at the Meadowlands. Make You Mine closed strongly for second while DC’s Piggy Bank, who cut the fractions, was third. Blue Mac Lad, driven by Brian Sears and trained by Trond Smedshammer, trotted the mile in 1:54, ...
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Darlin\'s Delight wins at 1-9

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
World champion Darlin’s Delight did just as expected at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway on Thursday night by scoring an easy win in her New York Sire Stakes division. Bet down to 1-9 odds, the crowd buzzed as the filly went to the gate and applauded her as she entered the winner’s circle after tripping the timer in a leisurely 1:57.3. “I just wanted to give her an easy race; she just raced fi...
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New purses for KY frosh

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
The Kentucky Horse Racing Authority has announced its new purse structure for the 2006 Kentucky Sire Stakes for 2 year olds. Through the assistance of the newly established Kentucky Standardbred Breeders Incentive Fund, the 2006 Kentucky Sire Stakes for 2 year olds has been restructured and will offer total purses of over $1,400,000. Each division for 2 year olds, divided by gait and sex, will...
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Rock N Roll Star debuts

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
Rock N Roll Star, winner of the Bluegrass and International Stallion Stakes at two, returned to the track Friday morning with a 3 ½-length win in a qualifier at Scioto Downs in 1:58.1. Driven by Kyle Ater, the 3-year-old son of The Panderosa posted fractions of :28.1, :59 and 1:28.4 in the wire-to-wire win over a track rated “sloppy”. The gelding made $186,379 last year and holds a mark of 1:...
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3 straight for Mr. Pine Chip

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
Mr. Pine Chip appears solidly on his way to the Hambletonian at the Meadowlands the first Saturday in August as the 3-year-old son of SJ’s Caviar won his third straight in the third of four Pennsylvania Sire Stakes divisions at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Friday afternoon. With trainer-driver Trond Smedshammer, Mr. Pine Chip made the front at the three-eighths after leaving from the outside p...
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Windsor cancels Sunday

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
WIndsor Raceway has canceled its card for Sunday, June 25, due to insufficient entries. Windsor is scheduled to resume racing Wednesday night, June 28.
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Titan Cup elims contested

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
Sand Vic and Corleone Kosmos captured their respective $40,000 Titan Cup eliminations for older trotters Friday night at the Meadowlands, both sealing the outcome with a final quarter of :26.4. The 2-5 favored Sand Vic crossed the wire in 1:53 while the 9-2 Corleone Kosmos upset 1-5 choice Strong Yankee in 1:52.3. Brian Sears directed Sand Vic for trainer Trond Smedshammer and owner August Mied...
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Filly wins seventh of year

on 06/23/2006 2:00 AM
Despite being parked the entire mile, The Queen Of Trash won Friday night\'s $175,000 New Jersey Sire Stakes final for 3-year-old filly pacers with a 1:51.3 effort for driver John Campbell. Yannick Gingras found a seam in mid-stretch with Ideal Weather but the bid fell just short, with Pacific Philly and driver David Miller rallying late for third. Future Destiny and driver Ron Pierce left from...
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Jag dq\'d in Elitlopp

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
Jag de Bellouet and Lets Go, who finished first and second, respectively, in the 2006 Elitlopp final at Solvalla in late May, have tested positive and been disqualified. The sad and almost tragic development has resulted in a change of the result, which gives the 5-year-old Swedish-bred, trained and owned Conny Nobell (Pearsall Hanover) the prestigious victory. Conny Nobell has with this repea...
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Striptease Hall breezes

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
In her pari-mutuel debut for the Mickey Burke barn, Striptease Hall breezed to a 1:55.3 victory in one of two $49,625 divisions of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for freshman pacing fillies Wednesday night at the Meadowlands. The 2-year-old daughter of Artiscape-St Anne Hall posted a 1 3/4-length victory for driver Brian Sears over Mr. Deli’s Filly and Yannick Gingras. Pick Up held her ground for t...
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Morrill returns for NYSS

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
Leading Buffalo Raceway driver Jim Morrill Jr., who was involved in a racing accident May 5, will return to the track for the 2006 Buffalo Raceway debut of New York Sire Stakes action on Friday, June 23. The evening will feature five divisions of 3-year-old trotting fillies racing for a combined $135,165 in purses. \"I definitely wanted to be back for the Sire Stakes,\" said Morrill, who drove ...
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It\'s Tweedle Dum--Again!

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
Tweedle Dum ($2.80) extended his winning streak to seven-straight victories on Wednesday at Pompano Park, with the 6-year-old gelding scoring a half-length triumph in the $10,000 Preferred Handicap Trot--his 12th victory of the year. Five Kids and driver Wally Hennessey shot out of the gate from post position six and took early command, but at the quarter pole, timed in :28, driver Walter Ross...
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WEG cuts purses 5 percent

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced effective Sunday, July 2, purses at its Standardbred tracks will be decreased five percent as a \"result of reduced pari-mutuel wagering on standardbred racing at WEG tracks.\" According to a WEG release, in 2006, betting in the Greater Toronto Area on Standardbred, through the end of the Woodbine meet, was off by 6.5 percent compared to the same...
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P-Forty-Seven wins qua.

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
Trainer Kelly O’Donnell told harnessracing.com Thursday afternoon that Little Brown Jug winner P-Forty-Seven will make his first major stakes appearance as a 4 year old in the Breeders Crown late next month after the son of The Panderosa won a qualifier at the Meadowlands earlier that day. In a gate-to-wire performance that impressed both O’Donnell and driver David Miller, P-Forty-Seven left f...
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New track mark at Monti

on 06/22/2006 2:00 AM
Armbro Bannister, a 5-year-old Malabar Man stallion, with Ray Schnittker at the controls, established a new Monticello Raceway track record of 1:57:4 when they combined to win the $15,000 Preferred Trot on Wednesday, June 21. And in his prior start—at Pocono Downs on June 6—Armbro Barrister not only set a track record there but his 1:53:1 triumph was also a new world record for older trotting...
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