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Scioto Sire Stakes action

on 09/04/2004 2:00 AM
One Wild Woman posted a 13-1 upset in the second of three $20,000 Ohio Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly pacers at Scioto Downs Friday night. With the 1:56.3 winning effort, One Wild Woman put an end to heavily-favored Annabelle Lou's three-race win streak, with that one having to settle for fourth. Bob Harper directed One Wild Woman to the win, her second in nine starts this year, and...
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Freshmen colts at Meadows

on 09/04/2004 2:00 AM
Two-year-old trotting colts and geldings were in action Friday at The Meadows, with $125,616 in total purses offered in the four divisions. Up Front Prince won the opening split, holding on by a neck over favored Green Dot in 2:00.1. Doug Snyder trains and drives the winning son of SJ's Photo who won his second straight. SJ's Cebulla was a 4 1/2-length winner in 1:59.2 for trainer-driver Dav...
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Big efforts by Ky. fillies

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Sugar Glider and Orchid Beach each posted impressive victories in their respective $7,500 Lexington Breeders Classic eliminations for 2-year-old filly pacers at The Red Mile Thursday night. Orchid Beach won the first split in 1:53.4 for driver Yannick Gingras. Gingras sat the pocket trip behind Filly's Victory and Brendan Johnson until popping out at the top of the stretch and blowing past to a...
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Coulantine still perfect

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Coulantine remained undefeated in five career starts with a 1:59.4 wire-to-wire victory in the first of four Pennsylvania Sire Stakes divisions for 2-year-old filly trotters at The Meadows Thursday night. Dave Palone drove the daughter of Lindy Lane to the victory for trainer Doug Miller, who shares ownership with Doug Kistler, David French and Stephan Kallas. The second PASS division went ...
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Jetsetting Palone

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Earlier in the week driver Dave Palone told The Horseman he was lamenting Thursday night because he was going to have to make a choice between climbing in the sulky behind the 2-year-old filly trotter Coulantine in a Pennsylvania Sire Stakes race at The Meadows or directing the 2-year-old filly pacer Sugar Glider in a Lexington Breeders Classic elimination at The Red Mile. Palone's concern was unw...
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Gingras wins six

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras padded his already-bulging lead in the drivers' standings at The Red Mile with a six-win binge on Thursday night's card. Gingras, 25, came into the night with a 36-16 margin over runner-up Don Irvine Jr., and left with a 42-17 lead. Irvine booked off his last mounts on the night complaining of back pains, according to presiding judge Marc Guilfoil. Gingras, the 2003 Rising Star ...
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$1 million for Peaceful Way

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Peaceful Way went past the $1 million mark in career earnings while setting a Rideau Carleton track record for 3-year-old filly trotters with a 1:55.3 clocking in Thursday night's $130,000(C) Ontario Sire Stakes Gold final. Chris Christoforou directed the daughter of Angus Hall to the four-length win over Incredible Iam with Miss Michelle H third. It was the fifth win in seven starts this yea...
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Blue, Katie get Nadia byes

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Rainbow Blue and Kikikatie both received byes into the $220,000 Nadia Lobell final at The Red Mile Sept. 12, while nine peers will go postward this Sunday in a single elimination with the top seven moving on the following week. "I got a call Wednesday from (Red Mile race secretary) Nick Salvi and he said that with only 11 in, Blue and Kikikatie would get a bye right into the final," Rainbow Blu...
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Cash Hall 3rd in qualifier

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Cash Hall finished a close third in a qualifier at The Red Mile Friday morning, racing on Lasix for the first time. The 3-year-old colt trotter needed minor throat surgery following his third-place finish in the Hambletonian but came back three weeks later to win a Simpson division at The Red Mile Aug. 27. “We scoped him to make sure things were OK with the surgery and we found s...
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Silent Springs filly winner

on 09/03/2004 2:00 AM
Silver Springs was declared the winner of the $130,000 Filly World Trotting Derby after rain interrupted the Friday (Sept. 3) card at the DuQuoin State Fair for a second straight year, preventing the fillies from returning for a second heat. With George Brennan in the bike, Silver Springs came first-over after a half in :56 by Self Indulgent (David Miller). Once she took command at the rail she...
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Honour in Gold final

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Chris Christoforou directed Honour Way to a 1:59.2 victory Thursday night in a $130,000(C) Ontario Sire Stakes Gold final for 2-year-old trotting fillies at Windsor Raceway. Honour Way at every call, holding on to win by a half length over Philhallmonic after opening up a three-length lead turning for home. Meadowview Princess finished third, completing a trifecta sweep by daughters of Angus Hall....
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Sagebrush heads Carey

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
The $107,000 Robert F. Carey Jr. Memorial Free-For-All Pace highlights Saturday's card at Hawthorne Race Course, the last of 55 nights of racing at the suburban Chicago racetrack in 2004. Sagebrush, who set a Hawthorne all-age pacing standard with a 1:49.1 victory July 24, heads a field of seven entered in the rich contest, with Tony Morgan named to drive. Owned by Marty Engel and trainer Ken R...
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Pompano closes for Frances

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Pompano Park will be closed effective 5 p.m. Thursday until further notice due to the expected arrival of Hurricane Frances. That means there will be no live racing, simulcasting or poker at the South Florida track. Hurricane Frances is currently a Category 4 hurricane with the possibility of increasing to a catastrophic Category 5, with winds of more than 156 miles per hour. "We have approx...
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Dual-breed card at The Rock

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
A few years ago the Meadowlands raced two Thoroughbred contests as part of their harness program, and on Sunday night Rockingham Park will do the same. The first eight races on the program will be harness events with the final three races being on the turf for Thoroughbreds. Founded 98 years ago, Rockingham was originally a Thoroughbred track but switched to a harness-only track in 2003.
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Times favored in Cane

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Adios winner Timesareachanging has been installed as part of a favored entry at odds of 9-5 on the morning line for Monday’s (Labor Day) $334,875 Cane Pace at Freehold Raceway. Driven by 2005 Hall of Fame inductee Ron Pierce, the continent’s leading money-winning driver this year, Timesareachanging finished second by a head to Camelot Hall in last weekendââ‚...
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Draw set for Trotting Derby

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
The draw has been held for Monday's World Trotting Derby at Du Quoin, Ill., and Cantab Hall will start from the rail. He is the 8-5 favorite in the race. The remainder of the field, in post position order, is Tom Ridge (9-5), Skywatch (10-1), Citation (6-1), Rumsfeld (30-1), Coventry (9-2) and Rocky Balboa (12-1). The first heat will go to the post at 1:20 p.m. (CDT). A second heat will follow at ...
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Mystical Sunshine in NJSS

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Three-year-old filly trotter Mystical Sunshine made it two straight New Jersey Sire Stakes victory, capturing the $32,900 second leg Thursday afternoon at Freehold Raceway in 1:56.3, one-fifth of a second off the track mark for her division. With Ron Pierce driving, Mystical Sunshine was parked through an opening quarter of :28 but then led the rest of the route to get the decision. Although th...
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Flirtin Miss wins Hayes

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Favored Flirtin Miss shook loose from second at the top of the stretch to go on to win the $43,000 Hayes Memorial for 2-year-old trotting fillies in 1:56.1 at the Du Quoin, Ill. fairgrounds Thursday afternoon. With David Miller driving, Flirtin Miss took the early lead, controlling the tempo through an opening quarter of :28.3. The pace began to slow and John Campbell, directing Maple Grove Smo...
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Muscles flexed in Hayes

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Muscles In Blue outgamed stablemate Wintergreen Hanover down the stretch at the Du Quoin, Ill., fairgrounds Thursday afternoon to win the $46,500 Hayes Memorial for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters. Driven by Ron Marsh, Muscles In Blue needed every bit of a final quarter of :27.1 to edge Wintrgreen Hanover and John Campbell in 1:56.3. Self Professed was third for David Miller. The top-tw...
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Wishfora Fullhouse in 1:54.1

on 09/02/2004 2:00 AM
Wishfora Fullhouse, the Cam’s Card Shark half-sister to 2003 Horse of the Year No Pan Intended, made a spectacular debut at DuQuoin Thursday (Sept. 2) afternoon with a 1:54.1 victory in a non-winners pace for fillies and mares. Andy Miller settled the filly last in the field of seven, spotting the leaders by more than 10 lengths to a 1:26.1 three quarters. He then swooped the f...
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