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3 receive Nadia Lobell byes

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Thirteen 3-year-old filly pacers have been entered in this year's Nadia Lobell, prompting a single 10-horse elimination Sunday night at The Red Mile, with Cabrini Hanover, Just Wait Kate and Chotat Milk receiving byes directly into the $225,000 final Sept. 11. Cabrini Hanover, who won the Fan Hanover final at Mohawk Racetrack last Saturday night, along with the other two received byes based on ...
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Her Culese sweeps fillies

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Her Culese, with 23-year-old southern Illinois native Tim Tetrick driving, pulled a upset, winning the $100,000 Filly World Trotting Derby in straight heats of 1:53.3 and 1:54.4 Friday afternoon at the DuQuoin State Fair. Flawless Bluestone and David Miller finished second in both heats. The Illinois-bred filly Silhouette Star finished 3-4 with Eric Ledford at the lines while Reinvent and Ron Mars...
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Otherpeoplesmoney scores

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Otherpeoplesmoney wore down Sweetheart Pace winner Lonesome Day in the final strides to win Friday night's $74,000 Lexington Breeders Classic final for 2-year-old filly pacers at The Red Mile. With Dan Shetler driving, Otherpeoplesmoney took the lead down the backstretch, yielded to the Jim Meittinis-driven Lonesome Day, then came back in deep stretch to pass the odds-on choice to win in 1:54. ...
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Magenta Hall wins KYSS

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Magenta Hall, whose season has been marked with a string of outside post positions, drew post two for Friday night's $56,500 Kentucky Sire Stakes final at The Red Mile and the 3-year-old filly trotter responded with a 1:55.4 victory. With regular driver Mike Lachance in the sulky, Magenta Hall was moved to the lead past the tempo-setting Odessa Hall (Mark O'Mara) down the backstretch. Odessa Ha...
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Rocknroll qualifies in 1:53.2

on 09/01/2005 2:00 AM
Meadowlands Pace and North America Cup winner Rocknroll Hanover won a qualifier at Pocono Downs Thursday morning in 1:53.2 with Brian Sears driving. It was the first appearance since the son of Western Ideal finished second to American Ideal in the Oliver Wendell Holmes at the Meadowlands Aug. 6. Earlier this month trainer Brett Pelling told The Horseman that a combination of a string of big ra...
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Cane Pace field drawn

on 09/01/2005 2:00 AM
American Ideal has been made the 9-5 favorite for Monday's $230,800 Cane Pace final at Freehold Raceway. The George Brennan-driven sophomore colt won his elimination last Saturday afternoon in 1:52.2. Cam's Fool, who won his Cane Pace elimination in 1:52.3, and Village Jolt, have been installed as the 2-1 second choice. The pair will race as a Brett Pelling-trained entry, with Cam's Fool and dr...
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Chocolatier equals mark

on 09/01/2005 2:00 AM
Chocolatier, racing from behind for the first half mile, swooped around the field going to the three-quarters then drew away in the lane to score a 1:56.1 victory by three lengths in the $50,000 Hayes Memorial 2-year-old colt trot Thursday afternoon at DuQuoin. The time equals his own national season's record. With D.R. Ackerman in the bike, Chocolatier started from the outside post 10 and had ...
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Fields set for older set

on 08/31/2005 2:00 AM
Trotters Peaceful Way and Mr. Muscleman were joined by pacers Boulder Creek and Burning Point as morning-line favorites for Saturday night's Breeders Crown races at Mohawk Racetrack. Peaceful Way, currently the top-ranked Standardbred in the Hambletonian Society/Breeders Crown poll, drew post two and was made the 3-5 favorite in the Breeders Crown Mare Trot. Trained by Dave Tingley and drive...
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2FT's in PASS at Meadows

on 08/31/2005 2:00 AM
Despite rains brought by the remnants of Hurricane Katrina, four Pennsylvania Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly trotters were contested at The Meadows Tuesday night. Bye Bye Kerry and trainer-driver Jimmy Takter won the opening division over a "sloppy" track in 2:01.3. The daughter of SJ's Photo is owned by Christina Takter, John Fielding and the Anderberg Stable. Palone directed Tu...
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WTD filly field drawn

on 08/31/2005 2:00 AM
Hambletonian Oaks winner Jalopy has drawn post one among six 3-year-old trotters entered in Friday's World Trotting Derby filly division at the Du Quoin, Ill., fairgrounds. Jalopy has not raced since winning the Oaks Aug. 6 at the Meadowlands. Jeff Gregory will once again get the drive for trainer Jonas Czernyson. Oaks third-place finisher Flawless Bluestone drew post two and will have the driv...
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Proud American wins 4th

on 08/31/2005 2:00 AM
Proud American made Rocco Manzi a proud owner when the 2-year-old pacing colt won his division of the $192,715 New York Sire Stakes at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway on Tuesday, Aug. 30, to remain undefeated in four career starts. "He's still learning," said Manzi after the victory, "but he can come from anywhere and race well." This time regular driver Brian Allen steered the Village Jove col...
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Vivid Photo heads WTD

on 08/31/2005 2:00 AM
Hambletonian winner Vivid Photo heads a field of six sophomore male trotters entered in Saturday's $550,000 World Trotting Derby at Du Quoin, Ill. Trained and driven by Roger Hammer, the gelded son of SJ's Photo finished second in his most recent start in the American National at Balmoral Park Aug. 27. Also entered in the World Trotting Derby is Great George Two, who most recently equaled The S...
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Glidemaster in 1:55.3

on 08/31/2005 2:00 AM
Two-year-old trotting colt Glidemaster posted a 1:55.3 victory Tuesday night at Mohawk Racetrack, equaling the fastest time ever posted in a race on a seven-eighths or one-mile track by a division member. The time tied the mark set by Mack Lobell in 1986 at The Red Mile and equaled last year by Ken Warkentin over that same track. The fastest mile ever by a freshman trotter was the 1:53.2 clocki...
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Freshman changes hands

on 08/29/2005 2:00 AM
World record holder 2-year-old colt trotter Here Comes Herbie has been sold to an ownership group led by Peter Heffering and Jerry Silva for approximately $750,000. The purchase of the Hanover Shoe Farms-bred son of Credit Winner was confirmed Monday afternoon by Arild Eggen, who will assume the training duties, and Ernie Martinez, who is also involved in the purchase agreement. "This might be ...
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Cabrini Hanover rallies

on 08/28/2005 2:00 AM
In one of the more remarkable single-race comebacks in harness racing history, Cabrini Hanover rallied five-wide down the Mohawk stretch and captured the $680,100 ( C ) Fan Hanover final in 1:52.1 Saturday night. She defeated Bound For Glory with Lady Dillanger finishing third. With Brian Sears in the bike, Cabrini Hanover's race appeared to be a disaster before the starter said "go," as she g...
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Elims decided BC Open Pace

on 08/28/2005 2:00 AM
Town Champion won a three-horse battle to the wire in 1:51.1 and Boulder Creek held off a challenge in deep stretch for a 1:50.1 victory in the two Breeders Crown Open Pace eliminations at Mohawk Saturday night. In the first elimination town Champion and Eric Ledford came from off the pace, splitting Holborn Hanover and George Brennan, who were on the outside, and Mypanmar and John Campbell to ...
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Glittering Beaches wins

on 08/28/2005 2:00 AM
Glittering Beaches sat through a slow first quarter in :30 then motored into the lead just past the :58 half and cruised home to capture the $54,350 Kentucky Sire Stakes 3-year-old colt and gelding pace final at The Red Mile Saturday night in 1:52.4 by 1 1/2 lengths over Minor De Best and Fleet Week. The victory was the second in a row and seventh in 13 starts this year for the 3-year-old Jenna...
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He Wants It All in Carey

on 08/27/2005 2:00 AM
He Wants It All won Friday night's $101,000 Robert F. Carey Memorial Pace at Hawthorne Race Course with a 1:50 effort for driver Tony Morgan. Closing late, He Wants It All took the lead in the stretch but then had to hold of the rally of Sagebrush to win by a half length. Ohubetterbelievit was third. Cary elim winner Lotsa Guy led for much of the mile but was unable to withstand the charge o...
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Btva mark for Creditability

on 08/27/2005 2:00 AM
New York Sire Stakes races stormed into Batavia Downs, and more than $250,000 in purses were given away--and a new track record was set on Friday. Three divisions of 3-year-old filly trotters, each with purses of more than $85,000, were raced for purses totaling $256,950. Creditability, owned by Steve Jones, continued to shine in the Sire Stakes, cut the mile in her division, and earned a 1:58...
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Northfield's OHSS action

on 08/27/2005 2:00 AM
On Friday night Northfield Park featured the final preliminary leg of Ohio Sire Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, with two $20,000 splits for trotters and two $20,200 divisions for pacing fillies. In addition, $10,000 eliminations for the Scarlet and Gray Mare Pace and Horse Pace were also contested. Whotookwhat posted a 2:00 win, her sixth of the year, and pushed her 2005 bankroll to $66,785. Sh...
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