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Jettin' in the Metro

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
Jeremes Jet, a 2-year-old Western Hanover colt trained by Tom Harmer and driven by Paul MacDonell, powered to the lead in the last turn and then held off the tenacious Palone Ranger to capture the $1 million Metro in a track record time of 1:50.4 Saturday night at Mohawk. Jeremes Jet, who is owned by Genesis Racing Stable, now is undefeated in three career starts. Joe Anderson had trained the h...
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Little Miss K a Great Lady

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
Little Miss K, an Artsplace filly trained by Erv Miller, overcame a first-over journey down the backstsretch to win the $688,200 She's A Great Lady Pace for 2-year-old fillies in 1:52.2. Driven by Brian Sears, Little Miss K easily held off the rallies by Style and Don't You Smile. Little Miss K has now won five of seven starts for owners MJG Racing Stable and Hill View Enterprieses.
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Field set for Trotting Classic

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
With elims held Saturday night, the fiefld for the $1 million Canadian Trotting Classic will be as follows: Sir Perseverance, Classic Photo, Northern Ensign, Self Professed, Stormont Welldone, Ken Warkentin, Vino Camielle, Great George Two, Muscle Bound and Strong Yankee. Strong Yankee won the first elim in 1:53.4 Saturday night, but was placed second for interference. Northern Ensign was bumpe...
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World record in PASS final

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
On a night when the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes awarded four crowns to 2-year-old champions, none shined more brightly than that of Armbro Dancer, who paced to a world record-equaling 1:52.3 Saturday at The Meadows. Other winners of championships, each worth $100,000, were the 2-year-old trotting colt Mr. Pine Chip (1:58), 2-year-old pacing colt Up Front Peyton (1:53) and 2-year-old trotting fi...
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Coulantine a Moni Maker

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
Two-time Pennsylvania Sire Stakes champion Coulantine had tried the top fillies at the Meadowlands and had no racing luck, but that all changed in the $271,780 Moni Maker, which she won in 1:55.3 Saturday night at The Red Mile. In the inaugural edition of the Moni Maker, a field of 10 fillies, incuding Third Reef, Magenta Hall, Ladymatic, Jersey Gal, Dodger Blues, Her Culese and Blur, all were ...
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NY champions crowned

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
New York's Night of Champions took place at Saratoga Raceway Saturday night with most of the top contenders winning the $150,000 events. Starting with the 2 year olds, Winbak Dimensions, a colt by Village Jove, won the 2-year-old colt pace in 1:55.3; RC Royaltywon the 2-year-old colt trot in 1:58.2, setting a stakes and track record; Quick Credit slipped up the passing lane to win the 2-year-...
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Illinois Super Night

on 09/18/2005 2:00 AM
Balmoral Park was the site Saturday night for Illinois Super Night. The card opened as expected as Sherrie's Delight romped to an easy victory in the $105,000 Su Mac Lad final for sophomore trotting colts and geldings. With Tony Morgan at the lines, the son of Keystone Kim kicked in for his 10th victory of the year in 12 tries for owner Michael Polansky of Loudonville, N.Y. Trained by Tom H...
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20 entered in LBJ

on 09/17/2005 2:00 AM
Little Brown Jug favorite Rocknroll Hanover drew post six in the third of three eliminations for this year's 60th renewal of the pacing jewel at the Delaware, Ohio County Fairgrounds next Thursday afternoon. The field of 20 entries for this year's race is the smallest since 1993 when 14 lined up behind the gate the year Life Sign won. Meadowlands Pace and North America Cup winner Rocknroll Hano...
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A Savage win in Dancer

on 09/17/2005 2:00 AM
Keystone Savage, with Brian Sears in the sulky, took the lead entering the final turn and stayed in front thereafter to win the featured $116,000 Harold Dancer final for New Jersey-sired juvenile trotting colts and geldings at Freehold Raceway on Friday. Keystone Savage, a son of Yankee Glide owned by King, Hartley, Stepanian and Shoplik, finished 2 3/4 lengths in front of his nearest rival in ...
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Frosh trotters win in rain

on 09/16/2005 2:00 AM
Miss Wisconsin rallied to score her fifth victory in eight tries by capturing the $128,000 American National for 2-year-old trotting fillies Thursday night at Balmoral Park. Over a "sloppy" oval, the daughter by Muscles Yankee used a come-from-behind effort to notch the win in 2:00.2, pushing her career earnings to $326,830. Trained by Ron Gurfein, Miss Wisconsin is owned by the Miss Wisconsin ...
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Garland Crown OM scores

on 09/16/2005 2:00 AM
Coasting to an easy win in Thursday night's $60,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 2-year-old filly trotters, Garland Crown OM suddenly went offstride in midstretch, but gathered herself and regained her gait, going on to a 1:57.4 victory. With John Patterson Jr. driving for trainer Jan Johnson, the 1-5 favorite Garland Crown OM led through fractions of :29.1, :58.4 and 1:28.4, a task likely ma...
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Filly trains at Red Mile

on 09/16/2005 2:00 AM
Although Just Wait Kate has just one pari-mutuel start under her belt since making a break in the Mistletoe Shalee final at the Meadowlands Aug. 6, trainer Travis Alexander said Friday morning that, "She'll be ready for the Jugette; I'll cut her loose there. One hole or eight hole, she's ready." Just Wait Kate, a 3-year-old sister to the $1 million-winning Kikikatie, has won five of eight start...
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19 soph fillies entered

on 09/16/2005 2:00 AM
The draw for the Jugette for 3-year-old filly pacers at the Delaware, Ohio Fairgrounds on Wednesday, September 21, was held earlier Friday. Here is the complete draw: 35th Jugette 3-Year-Old Filly Pace $322,650 Total Purse 1st Elimination -- $59,877 Post Filly Driver Odds 1 Just Wait Kate Eric Ledford ...
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Red Mile hosts KYSS finals

on 09/16/2005 2:00 AM
Otherpeoplesmoney once again took all the money, capturing the $83,500 Kentucky Sire Stakes final for 2-year-old filly pacers Friday night at The Red Mile. With driver Dan Shetler, Otherpeoplesmoney moved to the lead past the quarter and led the rest of the way to win in 1:54.4. Grandiose Gal (Mike Lachance) finished second with Clova (Eric Ledford) third. The win was the fifth in a row for ...
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Indiana dates requested

on 09/15/2005 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park and Indiana Downs filed their preliminary 2006 dates requests with the Indiana Horse Racing Commission earlier this month and harness horsemen are again looking at the prospect of an extended gap between race meetings. Both tracks have asked for a number of dates consistent with their 2005 schedules. Hoosier Park has asked for 60 days of Standardbred racing next season to be conduc...
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Miss Gibbons sets mark

on 09/15/2005 2:00 AM
For the fourth time this year, Miss Gibbons has lowered the Monticello Raceway for older trotting mares, winning over the New York half-mile oval Wednesday afternoon in 1:57.3 with 79-year-old trainer-owner Dr. Howard E. Gill in the sulky. The time also equaled the national season's mark for her division. Miss Gibbons, who usually does her thing on the front end and when she doesn't get her way...
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Meeting set for PA track

on 09/15/2005 2:00 AM
The Pennsylvania State Harness Racing Commission has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 10 a.m. to consider a joint motion by the racetrack applicants in the Bedford Downs/Valley View Downs matter. Both Bedford Downs and Valley View Downs have applied for the last harness racing license in the state. Both are proposed for locations in western Pennsylvania. The meeting wi...
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Karen Bergstein dies

on 09/15/2005 2:00 AM
Karen McBeth Bergstein, daughter-in-law of Stan and June Bergstein, died Saturday, Sept. 3, after a long battle with bone cancer. In 1984 Karen married Al Bergstein. A scholar and athlete, Karen held a teaching degree from California State College with credentials in English and mathematics, and a master's in organizational psychology and management from Antioch West in Seattle. A spectacular s...
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Huge Mohawk card on tap

on 09/14/2005 2:00 AM
Over $3 million(C) in total purses will be up for grabs Saturday evening at Mohawk, as a spectacular 13-race program has been drawn featuring the $918,500 Maple Leaf Trot, $1 million Metro Pace and the $688,200 She's A Great Lady. The Maple Leaf Trot has been carded as race seven, at an estimated post time of 9:26. The She's A Great Lady will be the evening's eighth race (9:52) and the Metro Pa...
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Oakville elims in the book

on 09/14/2005 2:00 AM
Two-year-old trotting filly Pure Ivory was the fastest of three Oakville elimination winners Tuesday night at Mohawk Racetrack. The other eliminations went to Celebrity Sweedie in 1:57.3 and Oaklea Opal in 1:58.3. Pure Ivory was driven by Steve Condren for trainer Brad Maxwell. Condren sent the daughter of Striking Sahbra on a second-over trip and rallied to win by a length. Celebrity Sweedi...
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