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Series finals at Hawthorne

on 06/14/2006 2:00 AM
In the $15,500 Forest View Pacing Series Final, Fluff O Macktic left no doubt with a stunning 11-length victory in 1:53.2. The Armbro Mackintosh filly was slipped into leg two last week by owners Bill and Agnes Mowen and trainer Nick Prather and they held their breath that their fine filly wouldn’t be claimed. That didn’t happen and she responded with an easy 4-length victory in that leg t...
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Gingras now 4th at Big M

on 06/14/2006 2:00 AM
With seven weeks left in the Meadowlands’ 2006 racing season, driver Yannick Gingras is having his best meet ever, and the 26 year old has now picked up Artstanding, a mount that could land him a spot in the $1 million Meadowlands Pace. Gingras will drive Artstanding in Saturday’s night $75,100 leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes, reuniting him with the horse he finished second with last year in...
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NJSS at Meadowlands

on 06/14/2006 2:00 AM
New Jersey Sire Stakes action at the Meadowlands Wednesday night featured two close finishes and one open-lengths score. Simple Task and Passionate Glide eked out victories in 1:55.2 and 1:54.4, respectively, for Brittany Farms while Queen Serene jogged home first in 1:55.1. In the first $25,500 division, Simple Task was carried three-wide at one point in the mile, but cleared to the lead at ab...
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Artiscape 2YO winners

on 06/14/2006 2:00 AM
Two-year-old pacers lined up behind the starting gate just before the start of the pari-mutuel card at the Meadowlands Wednesday night and the victors were two offspring by Artiscape. The filly Artcotic scored in 1:56.1 while Wearable Art won in 1:57.2. Aartcotic is another bargain buy by trainer George Teague Jr., who has enjoyed success with the Artiscape fillies Rainbow Blue and Future Desti...
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NJ court denies Rucker

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
The New Jersey State Supreme Court has denied trainer Ken Rucker\'s request for a stay pending appeal of the refusal of the Meadowlands Racetrack to accept his entries. The ruling, by State Supreme Court chief justice Deborah T. Poritz, was issued on June 9, and filed as of June 13, 2006. Rucker\'s request for a stay of his suspension was also denied last week by the Superior Court of New Jers...
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Sire Stakes at Rosecroft

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
Mandas Mistyclover, a 3-year-old Dedicated Yankee filly owned by Donnie and Nancy Drewer, trotted wire to wire in a $3,000 division of the Maryland Sire Stakes Monday at Rosecroft Raceway. With Cliff Green in the sulky, the filly cut fractions of :29.3, 1:01.3 and 1:32.4 to draw away for the win with a mile timed in 2:03.2. Trained by Darryle Dennis, Mandas Mistyclover earned her first win of ...
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Bad Boy wins Open

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
Gary Wolf\'s Casimir Bad Boy won his second straight race Monday and in dramatic fashion in the featured $18,500 Open at Harrington Raceway, stopping the clock in 1:52.4. The 7-year-old Make A Deal gelding and driver Eddie Davis Jr. wore down pacesetting Gold Rocket A, who set fractions of :26.2, :55.2 and 1:24.2 on the back stretch and surged by on the paddock turn for a powerful one length win. ...
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A three-wide blast at Nfld

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
Former world champion Blastaway Sahbra took Monday\'s $7,500 Open Trot at Northfield, using a three-wide move going to the three-quarters to easily win in 1:57.1 Kurt Sugg trains and drives the son of Striking Sahbra, who has been limited to just 11 starts over the last two years. Trot Like Dad used the rail to his advantage as Brett Miller put him on the lead and posted fractions of :27.1, :58...
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Posts drawn for NA Cup

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
Post positions have been drawn for the $1.5 million (C) Pepsi North America Cup, which will be contested Saturday night at Woodbine in Toronto. Winter book favorite Jereme\'s Jet, who barely qualified, drew post 10. The complete field is as follows. At draw time driver Ron Pierce had yet to choose which horse he will drive. He is down to drive on Total Truth and Western Ace, two colts trained by G...
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Lady Liberty field set

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
Loyal Opposition, a three-time divisional champion, and Burning Point, the 3-Year-Old Pacing Filly of the Year in 2003, will be among nine of the premier pacing mares in Friday night’s $201,000 Lady Liberty Final at the Meadowlands. Loyal Opposition, who won the 2004 edition of the Lady Liberty, drew post nine while Burning Point, the 2005 winner and 2004 runner-up, will leave from the rail. ...
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Sears to drive Western Ace

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
When vying for the biggest purse in harness racing it’s not a bad thing to have the two drivers leading the money-winning standings in the sulky behind your horses, and that’s what trainer George Teague has done as he has named Ron Pierce to drive Total Truth and Brian Sears to direct Western Ace in Saturday’s $1.5 million North America Cup final at Woodbine. Pierce, who leads the 2006 mo...
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American Ideal out of CPD

on 06/13/2006 2:00 AM
American Ideal, the powerful 4-year-old son of Western Ideal, has been scratched out of his Canadian Pacing Derby elimination this Saturday evening at Woodbine apparently due to lameness. The Casie Coleman-trained bay last raced on June 10 at Woodbine in a $50,000 Open, where he finished fourth to Lis Mara, beaten 6 1/4 lengths, pacing his mile in 1:49.1. \"The horse is scratched and he\'s goin...
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Housethatruthbuilt in foal

on 06/12/2006 2:00 AM
Breeders Crown champion Housethatruthbuilt is in foal to Triple Crown champion Windsong\'s Legacy, according to Ted Gewertz, who shared ownership in both millionaire trotters. \"If she wasn\'t able to compete with the best, we didn\'t want to bring her back,\" said Gewertz of Housethatruthbuilt, who retired last year at the end of her 4-year-old season with a mark of 1:52.4 taken in the Kentucky F...
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Breedings for winners

on 06/12/2006 2:00 AM
This year The Red Mile will award a breeding choice to the owner, trainer and driver with the most wins in both the early Fall Meet and the Grand Circuit Meet. The top owner by wins during the Fall Meet will have their choice of a breeding to either Real Desire or Tom Ridge, the trainer the choice of Four Starzzz Shark or Striking Sahbra, and the top driver the choice of either Artiscape and Li...
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on 06/11/2006 8:00 PM
World champion 9-year-old pacer Primetime Bobcat has been supplemented at a cost of $85,000 into this year\'s Canadian Pacing Derby, which will have eliminations at Woodbine Saturday night, June 17, and an $831,000(C) final June 24. Trainer Tony Montini co-owns the Abercrombie gelding along with Basil Michele and William and Joseph Rogers. On May 13 at Woodbine, Primetime Bobcat recorded the fa...
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OHSS at Northfield

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
The Battle of Lake Erie’s undercard at Northfield Park Saturday night included the second leg of Ohio Sire Stakes for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters and pacers. There were four divisions of each gait. In the pace splits, Psiluvheartbreaker scored his fifth straight victory with a wire-to-wire triumph in 1:54.3 for trainer-driver Steve Carter. The winner’s share of the $20,000 purse gi...
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Currier & Ives Divisions

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
Kerogen and Macdeen Star scored their first victories of the year and Santana Bluestone won his third race of the year in $44,588 divisions of the Currier & Ives Stakes at The Meadows Saturday. Santana Bluestone turned in the fastest performance, scoring in 1:58.4 for trainer-driver Ray Romanetti. Lori Romanetti owns the gelded son of SJ’s Caviar who. Kerogen’s victory was the first in...
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He Wants It All wins prep

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
He Wants It All went wire to wire in 1:50.2 and captured the $24,000 Robert Carey Memorial Preview at Hawthorne Saturday by one-half length over Cheyenne Hollywood. The $100,000 Carey is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, at the Chicago track. Dave Magee was in the bike as the 6-year-old stallion by The Big Dog scored his sixth win in nine starts this year for owner Michael Polansky and trainer T...
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ISS action at Hoosier

on 06/11/2006 2:00 AM
The $12,000 fourth leg of Indiana Sire Stakes for sophomore colt and gelding pacers attracted two splits Saturday, June 10 at Hoosier Park. Competitors looked to secure enough points to lock up a place in the $100,000 final June 24. Hat-ies RC and Intendto’s punched their tickets to the final with impressive performances. In the first contest Hat-ies RC bounced back from a second-place effort...
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INSS fillies at Hoosier

on 06/10/2006 2:00 AM
Electric Showcase, second in two previous legs of the Indiana Sire Stakes 3-year-old filly pace, rallied in deep stretch and captured the Sire Stakes fourth leg at Hoosier Park Friday night in 1:53.4, a career-best performance by two seconds. Joshua Sutton was in the bike as the Electric Yankee lass was a three-quarter-length winner over Sensuous Girl with Ho Lotta Speed third. This was the sec...
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