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Meadows & Yonkers cancels

on 02/28/2005 12:00 AM
The Meadows and Yonkers Raceway have canceled their Monday night live racing cards due to a snowstorm spreading through the Northeast. Also, the Meadowlands has announced that it will not be open for simulcasting.
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He Wants It All wins Isle

on 02/27/2005 12:00 AM
He Wants It All and driver Tony Morgan led from start to finish in capturing the $160,200 Isle of the Pacing Series Final at Pompano Park Saturday. He Wants It All won by 1 1/4 lengths in 1:50.4 over Maltese Artist and Dee Magic Man. Trained by Tom Harmer and owned by Michael Polansky, it was the second straight win and third victory of the year for He Wants It All, a 5-year-old stallion by Th...
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Chucaro Ahijuna sweeps

on 02/27/2005 12:00 AM
Chucaro Ahijuna and driver Kevin Wallis took the lead after the opening quarter in the $80,000 Mack Lobell Trotting Series and sped away to a 1 3/4-length triumph in 1:53.3, the fastest trotting mile ever in the 41-year history of Pompano Park. The mark surpassed the former world record set by Mack Lobell in 1987 of 1:54.1. Trained by Paul Bernardo and owned by the Berry Stable, it was the thi...
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Cape & Cutter shocker

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
Feathery Fame pulled a 55-1 shocker Friday night at the Meadowlands, winning the $91,600 Cape & Cutter final for older pacing mares in a stakes record 1:51. Driven by David Miller, Feathery Fame ralllied off cover to win by a short head over Odds On Charmaine and Artbitration, the three horses across in a tight photo finish. "The trip worked out good," said Miller. "I had cover until the to...
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Mary Sue in TLC

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
Mary Sue Too extended her winning streak to four and completed a series sweep with a victory in the $79,500 Tender Loving Care final for 3-year-old pacing fillies at the Meadowlands Friday night. Ron Pierce put even-money favorite Mary Sue Too on the lead by the half and then drew away in the stretch to win by 1 3/4 lengths over Alexa Hall in a stakes record 1:53.3. Mary Sue Too, a daughter ...
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EHV hits The Meadows

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
One barn at The Meadows is now under quaraintine following the testing positive of a horse for Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) at the Pittsburgh-area track. The horse, Twilight Mystery, died Feb. 18 and the barn has been placed under a 21-day quarantine. Twilight Mystery was trained by Jeff Indof. According to a story in Saturday's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, other trainers whose horses are now under qu...
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Francam wins Exit 16W

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
Francam got up in the last stride, edging Shattered Halo at the wire and capturing the $71,000 Exit 16W Series final in a stakes record 1:50.2 Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Ron Pierce popped the earplugs on Francam as the gate opened and the 4-year-old Cambest gelding shot out from post nine, was three wide in the first turn and gained the top at the opening quarter in :27. David Miller an...
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Live Out Loud sweeps

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
Live Out Loud tipped off cover third-over at the head of the stretch, charged down the middle of the homestretch and held off Driven To Win by less than a length to win the $78,250 Aquarius Series final in 1:50.2 Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Patrick Lachance, who became the first trainer-driver to take the Aquarius final in 18 years, settled fifth while Brandon's Cowboy took the field to ...
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Jenna's Choice in final

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
After making a break behind the gate in last week's second leg of the Jr. Trendsetter Series, Jenna's Choice made a clean start and went wire to wire in winning the $95,000 final in a series record 1:52.2 Saturday night at the Meadowlands. Brian Sears was in the bike as the 3-year-old Jenna's Beach Boy gelding grabbed the early lead from post two and dictated fractions of :26.4, :54.4 and 1:23....
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Allamerican Theory retired

on 02/26/2005 12:00 AM
Allamerican Theory, the Meadowlands Pace winner in 2003, will now be retired, according to his trainer, Des Tackoor. The 5-year-old son of Jenna's Beach Boy made his last start Wednesday night, Feb. 23, finishing eighth in the fourth race at the Meadowlands. According to the Meadowlands release, arrangements are not finalized, but Allamerican Theory is expected to stand stud in Indiana. Onl...
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Racing cards canceled

on 02/24/2005 12:00 AM
Thursday night cards at the Meadowlands, The Meadows and Dover Downs were canceled due to winter storms expected in those areas.
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Magna's revenues up

on 02/23/2005 12:00 AM
Magna Entertainment Corp. (MEC) reported Tuesday that its 2004 revenues climbed to $731.5 million, up from $708.9 million in 2003, but once again the company showed a loss on its bottom line. The 2004 net loss was $95.6 million versus $105 the previous year. Jim McAlpine, president and chief executive officer of MEC, commented on the results in a prepared statement: "While we have made strides...
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Night Styles Series begins

on 02/23/2005 12:00 AM
Theresa Hall grinded first-over and still prevailed at the wire in a first leg division of the Night Styles Series Wednesday night at the Meadowlands. She won by one-half length over betting favorite Follow Your Bliss. The other division was won by Smashingpringipisa. Theresa Hall, a 4-year-old mare by Blissfull Hall, is owned by Joel Tobia and trained by George Anthony. She now has two wins in...
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This

on 02/23/2005 12:00 AM
Allamerican Theory, the winner of the 2003 Meadowlands Pace, returned to the Big M to compete Wednesday night after undergoing throat surgery in December, but didn't show signs of his former championship form. Despite being the betting favorite, he finished eighth, pacing in 1:54.4 for driver David Miller. Stock Market Wiz won the race in 1:53. Allamerican Theory sports lifetime earnings of $83...
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President's Day feature

on 02/22/2005 12:00 AM
Arizona Liar set all the fractions en route to a 1:50.2 victory in the $32,000 Preferred Handicap Pace President's Day at Dover Downs. Driven by Sean Bier, Arizona Liar left quickly from post one and never looked back in downing Cool Flying Fun (Brian Sears) and Bay Sign (Jon Roberts). It was the first win of 2005 for Arizona Liar, a son of Arizona Jack, who was obtained by Rojan Stables and Do...
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Ponder wins 2005 debut

on 02/22/2005 12:00 AM
Ponder, who was considered to be one of trainer Bob McIntosh's top contenders in 2004 for 3-year-old pacing honors, made a successful 2005 debut Monday night at Woodbine, winning a $17,820 conditioned event in 1:52.3 for driver Mark MacDonald. A son of The Panderosa, Ponder made just eight starts last year as a sophomore, winning twice. He was scratched sick out of the Burlington in early June ...
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Fans to vote in Jug poll

on 02/22/2005 12:00 AM
To celebrate the 60thanniversary of the Little Brown Jug, the race's officials are asking fans to select their favorite Jug winner and favorite Jug race. From a list of favorite horses and races already compiled by a panel of 72 trainers, driver, owners, breeders and media, race fans can select their favorites. One horse and one race were selected to represent each of the six decades of the rac...
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Fate's Place scores

on 02/20/2005 12:00 AM
Fate's Place won a stretch battle with Boo's Boy by a neck and captured a $12,500 second leg division of the Sr. Trendsetter Series in 1:52.3 Sunday afternoon at the Meadowlands. Other division winners were Armbro Becalm in 1:51.4 and Hi Ho Silver Star in 1:53.4. Driven by Brian Sears for trainer Michael Taub, Fate's Place scored his second victory of the year, both in Sr. Trendsetter legs. Ken...
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Repeat series winner

on 02/19/2005 12:00 AM
Live Out Loud rallied from a second-over trip to win the $35,000 Aquarius leg at the Meadowlands Saturday night. Trained and driven by Pat Lachance, Live Out Loud won in 1:51.2, a fifth of a second quicker than he paced while winning last weekend's opening round of the Aquarius Series. Brandon's Cowboy finished second for Daniel Dube with Skydancer Hanover and David Miller third. A 4-year-ol...
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Big wins in Isle Of Capri

on 02/19/2005 12:00 AM
He Wants It All paced an opening panel of :26.4 and a final panel of :26.4 to win the third of three $25,000 Isle Of Capri Pacing Series divisions at Pompano Park Saturday night. With Tony Morgan in the sulky, He Wants It All drew clear to an easy 1:50.3 victory, a lifetime mark for the 5-year-old son of The Big Dog owned by Michael Polansky and trained by Tom Harmer. Artesian won the first Isl...
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