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Titan Cup, Haughton moved

on 07/03/2006 2:00 AM
The $200,000 Titan Cup for free for all trotters and a pair of elimination races for the $650,000 William R. Haughton Memorial for free for all pacers have been rescheduled for Saturday, July 8 at the Meadowlands. The final for the $650,000 Haughton has been moved to July 15 and will share the spotlight with the $1 million Meadowlands Pace. Both events were originally carded on Saturday, Jul...
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No supplements for Pace

on 07/03/2006 2:00 AM
There will be no supplementary entries to the $1 million Meadowlands on July 15. The deadline for supplements, which required a fee of $100,000, passed at 12 noon on Monday without anyone being entered. The draw for Saturday\'s Meadowlands Pace eliminations will take place on Tuesday.
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Special session in NJ?

on 07/03/2006 2:00 AM
According to reports, New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine plans to call a special session of the legislature Wednesday in an attempt to end the state’s budget crisis. Assemblyman Joseph Cryan said the governor plans to lay out his arguments for a sales tax increase as necessary to close a $4.5 billion budget shortfall. New Jersey’s racetracks and the state’s casinos have been told the close t...
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PASS at The Meadows

on 07/03/2006 2:00 AM
Rusty’s For Real, a colt by Real Artist-Cam’s Exotic, was the fastest Pennsylvania Sire Stakes 2-year-old pacing colt winner at The Meadows Monday night, scoring in 1:54.3. Other division winners were Pacific Hoss (1:56), Art Star (1:55.4), Hot Rod Mindale (1:56), The Double Dion (1:55.2) and Pardon You (1:55.1). Rusty’s For Real is trained by Robert Myers Sr. and is owned by Carter Racin...
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New world mark at Rock

on 07/02/2006 2:00 AM
Our First Falcon N, who was driven superbly by Ron Cushing, established a new world record for the unorthodox harness racing distance of fifteen-sixteenths of a mile at Rockingham Park on Saturday. The 6-year-old gelded New Zealand-bred crossed under the wire in 1:44.1 on a fast track in the $12,000 One For The Books Invitational Pace, and he took almost a full second off the previous world ma...
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Favorites dominate MDSS

on 07/02/2006 2:00 AM
Four divisions of the Maryland Sire Stakes were contested at Rosecroft Raceway on Saturday evening, and the odds-on favorite in each race proved victorious. The third race of the evening, worth $46,350, brought Mandas Mistyclover to the winner’s circle. The 3-year-old trotting filly wired the field under the guidance of driver Cliff Green. Owned by Donnie and Nancy Drewer of Delmar, MD, ...
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Holton trainee wins PASS split

on 07/02/2006 2:00 AM
Muckross won a division of a $116,965 Pennsylvania Sires Stake for 2-year-old trotting fillies at The Meadows on Saturday, giving trainer Terry Holton his first stakes victory since his most recent cancer surgery. The stake, known as the Meadow Gladys, was contested in five divisions, with Real Hope, Fancy Flash, Kingsgold Hanover and Upmarket Hanover taking the other splits. Dan Altmeyer score...
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Big M re-opens

on 07/02/2006 2:00 AM
Monmouth Park and the Meadowlands will be open for live and simulcast racing through the last live Thoroughbred race at Monmouth on Tuesday, July 4. \"We will keep our horsemen, guests and employees apprised of the status of live and simulcast racing at both racetracks beyond the July 4th holiday card as soon as we are informed,\" said Dennis Dowd, senior vice president of racing for the New J...
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Stardust equals Goshen mark

on 07/02/2006 2:00 AM
It hasn’t been an easy road back to the sophomore season for Stardust, who was crowned the New York Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Trotting Filly champion last year. But the Conway Hall lass put herself back in the spotlight with a track-record equaling 1:59.1 performance in the New York Sire Stakes at Goshen Historic Track on Sunday, July 2. After a relatively easy winter, the filly’s training sch...
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Pocono staff aid flood victims

on 07/01/2006 2:00 AM
Ten Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs\'s employees volunteered their services this past Wednesday and helped prepare about 800 meals for Wyoming Valley. Penn. residents who had to evacuate when their homes were threatened by the swollen waters of the Susquehanna River. The threat of a major flood in Wyoming Valley and vicinity forced the mandatory evacuation of 200,000 residents on Wednesday, which se...
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Armbro Dancer wins PASS split

on 07/01/2006 2:00 AM
Five fields of fillies raced for $115,000 in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action Friday afternoon at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Armbro Dancer won the fastest $20,442 split in 1:52.2. Armbro Dancer and driver Dave Palone won by one half-length. The 3-year-old filly by Blissfull Hall is owned by Louie Camara and trained by Jimmy Takter. Other split winners were Riley Rose (1:52.4), Armbro Davina...
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Racing canceled at Big M

on 07/01/2006 2:00 AM
Because the state of New Jersey failed to pass a budget Friday night, the Saturday night card at the Meadowlands was canceled and the track shut down at 6 p.m. that night. The Titan Cup for free-for-all trotters will not be rescheduled. The purse was distributed to all finalists. The Haughton eliminations for free-for-all pacers have been postponed until next Saturday. Monmouth Park Racetrack i...
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Burning Point wins at Mohawk

on 07/01/2006 2:00 AM
Burning Point and driver Ron Pierce proved to be much the best Saturday night during the $387,250 final of the Roses Are Red Stakes for pacing fillies and mares, as they tallied an open-length victory in 1:52-flat. Racing over a course somewhat off due to rain showers, Pierce left from post three with the multi-million dollar daughter of Camluck and tucked into third as KG Katriona blasted to t...
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Peaceful Way takes Flight

on 07/01/2006 2:00 AM
Peaceful Way, Canada’s trotting queen, successfully defended her Armbro Flight Stakes title Saturday evening at Mohawk, as the dominant daughter of Angus Hall showed the field her heels in the late stages of the $347,250 event and powered off to a six-length score for driver Trevor Ritchie in 1:54. Peaceful Way now sports 30 wins and over $2.6-million in career purse earnings. Snazzy Milli...
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Mac Action to post parade

on 06/30/2006 2:00 AM
Mac Action, who won the 1997 edition of the Titan Cup, will lead the post parade for Saturday night’s $200,000 Titan Cup Final at the Meadowlands Now 16, Mac Action retired in 2003 with 46 wins, 32 seconds and 26 thirds from 180 starts with earnings of $489,470. He took his lifetime mark of 1:53 in winning the Titan Cup, which was then a $40,000 invitational. His mile stood as the stakes recor...
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Loyal Opposition beaten

on 06/30/2006 2:00 AM
Fox Valley Fussy pulled off a stunning upset in Thursday night’s $17,500 Ideal Angel Stakes at Maywood Park, where she won a four-horse blanket finish, in 1:53.4 and defeated Loyal Opposition. Having to leave from the outside post position in a field of eight proved to be too much to overcome for Loyal Opposition (Dave Magee). The multimillionaire, 6-year-old mare from the Erv Miller Stable race...
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2YOs in action at HoP

on 06/30/2006 2:00 AM
Although live racing concluded June 24, Hoosier Park played host to a final set of qualifiers Thursday, June 29 specifically for freshman. A total of 15 races were offered for two year olds with 29 trotters and 84 pacers going to post. Eden Burst recorded the fastest pacing mile of the morning with a 1:57.1 clocking. The Safety Patrol colt was driven by trainer Bobby Brower. He is owned by bree...
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Upset in Historic-Dickerson

on 06/30/2006 2:00 AM
Longshot Johnny Muscles nipped RC Royalty at the wire to win the $90,900 Historic-Dickerson Cup, the first race on Friday night at the Meadowlands, and marked himself as a contender for the $1.5 million Hambletonian on August 5. Johnny Muscles, sent off at odds of 50-1, returned $104.60. The 3-year-old son of Muscles Yankee trotted the mile in a lifetime best of 1:54.4 It was a head back to ...
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Rip finally wins PM race

on 06/29/2006 2:00 AM
Rip Rock And Roll finally won a pari-mutuel race after 98 career tries in four years of competition at Pompano Park Wednesday night. A 5-year-old Florida-bred gelding, bred, owned and trained by Ralph Collins, Rip Rock And Roll scored a 1 1/4-length victory in a $3,080 race for driver Justin Mahar. The 25-1 longshot won in 1:56.4. He followed pacesetter Ten Times Wanted (Robert Williams Jr.) f...
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New mark for 11 year old

on 06/29/2006 2:00 AM
He found himself in a new stable, but retained his regular pilot, and the 11-year-old Claddagh N posted his 11th win of the year Wednesday night at Cal Expo, scoring in a lifetime best of 1:52.3 for the Summersby Stable, which claimed the horse on June 21. Claddagh N shook loose in time for the victory. Starting from post-position four in the field of eight, driver Luke Plano was fairly confi...
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