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Freshman DSBF winners

on 10/27/2005 2:00 AM
Ireneonthemove set a Harrington Raceway track record in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for 2-year-old filly pacers Wednesday night, one of four rich contests for freshmen contested on the card. Driven by Kevin Sizer for trainer Jason Skinner and owner Rodney Wyatt, Ireneonthemove overcame the outside post eight to win by two lengths over Bamba Hanover in 1:56.4. It was t...
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Cinderella splits strong

on 10/27/2005 2:00 AM
A pair of $65,000 divisions of the Cinderella stake on Friday's program at Maywood Park drew some of the best 3-year-old pacing fillies in North America. The second race seven-horse field is particularly strong. The early favoritism is divided among a trio of distaffers - the Bob McIntosh trainee Belovedangel (2-1, John Campbell), last season's Dan Patch freshman filly winner Restive Hanover (...
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Pompano in tough shape

on 10/26/2005 2:00 AM
Pompano Park officials are reportedly meeting Wednesday morning to discuss the fate of racing at the southern Florida track that suffered serious damage from Hurricane Wilma that roared through on Monday. Marty Dannevall, assistant trainer to Gary Lewis, said Wednesday that "we're not good. I've never been through any devastation like this." Dannevall said her eight horses came through the stor...
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Breeding advice available

on 10/26/2005 2:00 AM
Standardbred Horse Sales Company has asked the noted pedigree researcher Norman Hall to evaluate all the broodmares and race mares to be sold at the 2005 Harrisburg Mixed Sale for potential breeding crosses with North American and European sires. Hall has applied the principles he has developed for his Standardbred breeding software, Globetrotter, to make a breeding choice for each mare. His...
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Mick Jag rocks again

on 10/26/2005 2:00 AM
Mick Jag N, recently voted the Older Pacing Horse of the Year at Monticello Raceway, won over the half-miler for the eighth time in 2005 on Tuesday afternoon, scoring in 1:56.2 over a rain-soaked racetrack in the $12,000 Open Pace. Driven by Greg Merton for trainer Mark Ford and owners George and Rose Bonomo, the 6-year-old gelded son of Jaguar Spur won by three lengths over the Larry Stalbaum-...
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3 for Schnittker in Galt

on 10/26/2005 2:00 AM
Last year on Windy City Night at Maywood Park, the Goshen, N.Y.-based duo of trainer-driver Ray Schnittker and assistant trainer Paul Doherty invaded the Illinois trotting ranks by storm, using a one-two punch to win the Galt Trot with Armbro Barrister, just steps ahead of stablemate Last Call At Dem's. This year the dynamic team brings not one, not two, but three diagonally gaited invaders loo...
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Florida track damaged

on 10/26/2005 2:00 AM
Sitting in a darkened hallway at Pompano Park, marketing director Steve Wolf was able to telephone harnessracing.com Wednesday afternoon to confirm that the track will be closed for an undetermined amount of time after suffering considerable damage from Hurricane Wilma. Reading from a prepared release, Wolf said that the Pompano Park barn area and the clubhouse grandstand building suffered cons...
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Pompano roofs damaged

on 10/25/2005 2:00 AM
According to reports, the winds of Hurricane Wilma caused plenty of damage to barn roofs at Pompano Park. The track is also requesting that all ship-in horses stay home. Reports about other damage is sketchy, but for those who have been to the track, damage was serious near the track. The Marriott Hotel located south between Powerline Rd. and Interstate 95 sustained damage to its upper floors. ...
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Hennessey says track lucky

on 10/25/2005 2:00 AM
Horseman Wally Hennessey said Pompano Park sustained damage, but was extremely lucky as no horses or people were injured by the fierce winds of Hurricane Wilma. Hennessey, who lives in Coconut Creek, about five miles northwest of Pompano Park, said he went to the track after the storm cleared through Monday afternoon. "I'd say 60 to 70 percent of the barn roofs are damaged," said Hennessey, ...
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Welch has one-two punch

on 10/24/2005 2:00 AM
Trainer Roger Welch delivered a one-two punch in the $13,800 ISOBA Stakes on Sunday night at Balmoral. His Victor's Pursuit won the state-bred stake for 3-year-old trotting fillies in 1:57.1, while his other charge Arcola picked up second prize. Dave Magee was in the sulky behind the Valley Victor winner, while Tim Tetrick piloted the other daughter of Valley Victor. Victor's Pursuit now has 11...
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Orsi Mangelli field set

on 10/24/2005 2:00 AM
The field has been set for the Gran Premio Paolo Orsino Orsi Mangelli, set to be contested Nov. 1 in Milan, Italy. There will be two elimination heats for the open division, with the final carrying a purse of about $290,000, and a 19-horse single-dash filly division, worth about $158,000. First Elimination (1,600 meters) 1--Yankee Valor 2--For Kelly Park 3--Free Dream SM 4--Muscle Bound 5...
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Horse wins Florida bonus

on 10/23/2005 2:00 AM
I've Got The Power was able to win the $56,686 Florida Breeders Stakes Final for 2-year-old pacing colts at Pompano Park Saturday and lay claim to a $100,000 bonus for sweeping all four Florida Sire Stakes events. Pompano Park featured eight stakes races and more than $500,000 in purses Saturday for its third annual Super Night program. The Florida Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association a...
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Rock N Roll Star upset

on 10/23/2005 2:00 AM
Rock N Roll Star, who had won back-to-back stakes during the Grand Circuit meet at The Red Mile and was not eligible to the Governor's Cup, was upset in a Keystone Classic division at The Meadows Saturday night. The division was won by Sea Dragon, who scored in 1:55.1 for trainer Chris Ryder. The 2-year-old son of Dragon Again had won a late closer at The Red Mile in his previous start. Rock N ...
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Millionaire gets second win

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
The million-dollar winner Timesareachanging overcame post eight and a sloppy racing surface to win the $15,000 Invitational Saturday afternoon in 1:55.3. Driver Ron Pierce sent Timesareachanging flying off the gate and passed up a hole in the first turn, eventually clearing to the lead at about the quarter-mile mark (reached in :27.3). Last year's Little Brown Jug winner, Timesareachanging pace...
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Windy City field set

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
Eliminations were held for the Windy City Pace Friday night at Maywood Park and the post positions for the final have already been drawn, with the field from the rail out as follows: Thin Blue Line, Gold Dust Beach, Cam's Fool, I Zee, Lis Mara, Chevie Cash, Arts Day, and Leading X Ample. Leading X Ample and Gold Dust Beach won the Windy City Pace eliminations with authority and thus established...
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Passionate Glide scores

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
Passionate Glide, a filly by Yankee Glide who had finished first or second in seven of her previous eight starts, won the $557,510 Goldsmith Maid Saturday night at Woodbine, trotting the mile in 1:59. Trained by Jimmy Takter and driven by Ron Pierce, Passionate Glide defeated the betting favorite Quick Credit, who took control of the race just past the half, by one-half length. Passionate Glide...
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Darlins Delight a diamond

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
Darlins Delight, who won the New York Sire Stakes championship last month, is now a Three Diamonds victress as well with her 1:55.4 score in the $531,880 event at Woodbine Saturday. Nascar Babe and Darlins Delight took turns leading the way to the half, then Little Miss K, the She's A Great Lady winner at Mohawk last month and 4-5 betting favorite, took control of the race. At about that point ...
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Escape The Wind scores

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
Escape The Wind picked up his sixth victory of the season when he won the $100,000 Woodbine Gold Cup Invitational in 1:51.3 over a sloppy track Saturday night. Trained and driven by Roger Mayotte, Escape The Wind defeated Casimir Camotion, who came into the race off of two straight wins. Admirals Express, the gray pacing sensation, started from post 10 but managed to finish third. Escape The...
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Jereme's Jet wins easily

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
The Fall Four night at Woodbine Saturday featured the $697,685 Governor's Cup and Jeremes Jet continued his victory parade in Canada, winning handily in 1:53.3 over a sloppy track. Jeremes Jet and Artstanding were fast leavers from the inside at the start of the race, as was Sahara Hall from the outside. Artstanding was leading from the pylons as they paced into the first turn, with Sahara Hall...
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RC an easy Valley winner

on 10/22/2005 2:00 AM
RC Royalty, a colt trained and driven by Dan Daley, dominated the $555,485 Valley Victory Trot at Woodbine Saturday night, wiring the field and winning by 5 1/2 lengths in 1:58.2. RC Royalty started from post four and never faltered throughout the mile. Daley had the Credit Winner colt leading by five lengths at the top of the homestretch and opened up slightly on the runner-up, Majestic Son, w...
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