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Crown Pace to

on 09/03/2005 2:00 AM
Boulder Creek, the 4-5 betting favorite, enjoyed a second-over trip and won the Breeders Crown Pace over 23-1 shot Georgia Pacific, with the final time 1:49.1. Brian Sears drove Boulder Creek to the victory, the 5-year-old gelding's fifth of the season for owners Cliff Siegel, Lee Wasserman and John Fodera. Mypanmar, a 22-1 shot driven by John Campbell, took the lead at the start and eventua...
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Loyal Opposition rallies

on 09/03/2005 2:00 AM
Loyal Opposition, driven by George Brennan, rallied from third-over in a relatively slow final quarter and won the Breeders Crown Mare Pace in 1:51 over Glowing Report and Burning Point. Canadian millionairess Invitro started from post eight and left quickly to take the early lead, then yielded to betting favorite Burning Point before the :54.1 half. The 11-mares were lined up two abreast throu...
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Peaceful Way prevails

on 09/03/2005 2:00 AM
Racing on her home turf, Peaceful Way captured the Breeders Crown Mare Trot, sweeping to the front just past the half nad cruising home one-length the best in 1:53.1 over Mystical Sunshine and Housethatruthbuilt. Peaceful Way won the Classic Final at the Meadowlands in her previous start. She is undefeated this season with seven victories in as many starts for trainer David Tingley. The mare's ...
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Palone Ranger gets win

on 09/03/2005 2:00 AM
Palone Ranger, a 2-year-old colt by Western Ideal, picked up his first career victory with an impressive 1:51.3 score in a Champlain division Saturday night at Mohawk. Palone Ranger had finished second in his only two previous starts, a New Jersey Sire Stakes and the Smullin Memorial. In the Champlain he won by a comfortable 2 1/2 lengths for trainer Chris Ryder and driver David Miller.
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Garland Crown OM in 1:59.2

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Garland Crown OM, a half sister to 1994 Hambletonian winner Victory Dream and 1998 Delvin Miller Memorial runner-up Dream Valley OM, led wire to wire to win Thursday night's $15,000 2-year-old filly trot for Kentucky-sired Breeders Classic eligibles. With Sonny Patterson driving for the first time for trainer Jan Johnson, Garland Crown OM crossed the wire 3 1/2 lengths ahead of runner-up Stunni...
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Fatguy sets Red Mile record

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Fatguyinalilcoat, named for the phrase "Fat guy in a little coat" uttered in the 1995 movie Tommy Boy by star Chris Farley, became the highest-priced claim in The Red Mile history when he was plucked out of a conditioned-claimer for $22,500 Thursday night. A 3-year-old Michigan-bred gelded son of Admiral's Galley, Fatguyinalilcoat was driven to a career-best 1:54.3 victory by Jim Meittinis in t...
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PASS records equaled

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
More than $250,000 was offered in seven Pennsylvania Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly pacers and 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters Thursday night at The Meadows. Carousel Flame won the first of four splits for the freshman fillies with a 1:55.1 effort for owner, trainer and driver Ben Stafford Jr. The second went to She's Game, who led wire to wire for driver Yannick Gingras to sco...
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Soph trotters at Indy

on 09/02/2005 2:00 AM
Sophomore trotters were on display Thursday, Sept. 1 as Indiana Downs played host to two Indiana Sire Stakes finals. Favorites JL Bystem Pathway and Chiva's Rocket claimed victory in their respective divisions. In the $82,825 final for 3-year-old fillies, JL Bystem Pathway was able to break through and win with a 1:58.1 effort. Trained by Dirk Simpson and driven by Jay Cross, the Bye Tsem filly...
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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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