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Dubois has another winner

on 08/17/2004 2:00 AM
The Vincennes track in Paris, France, is famous for its prestigious winter meeting from November to March, with the Prix d'Amerique taking place in January, but its summer meet has also become quite lucrative and classy. Also, purses for races for 2 year olds have been boosted by about 15 percent, with the minimum now about $28,000. Total purses at the track have increased by about 6 percent. T...
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Invitro to face Blue

on 08/17/2004 2:00 AM
Earlier this week Paul MacDonell told The Horseman he was looking forward to driving Ontario Sire Stakes champion Invitro in the Fan Hanover and a possible match-up against standouts Rainbow Blue and Kikikatie. MacDonell won’t have to wait long as Invitro, who is riding a seven-race win streak, drew in against Rainbow Blue in the first of three Fan Hanover elims at Woodbine Racetr...
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Magenta Hall in 1:55.2

on 08/17/2004 2:00 AM
Magenta Hall, making her first official lifetime start, surged into the lead in deep stretch and captured the Review Stakes 2-year-old filly trot in a stakes and national season’s record of 1:55.2 Tuesday evening at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Her time was just one-fifth of a second off the world record set by CR Kay Suzie in 1994. Mike Lachance was in the bike as t...
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New trotting winners

on 08/16/2004 2:00 AM
Armbro Barrister and Enflammatory were new faces in the winner's circle for a big trotting race as the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial Trot returned to the Syracuse Mile at the New York State Fairgrounds Sunday, Aug. 15. Enflammatory, the betting favorite, trotted to a 1:54.1 victory. Driven by Brian Sears, the colt by Enjoy Lavec came first-over and drew off in the stretch, winning by 2 3/4 length...
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Ky. final does the Mambo

on 08/16/2004 2:00 AM
Mambo Hall led at every call to win Sunday night's $75,000 Kentucky-Sired Summer Championship for 3-year-old filly pacers. With George Brennan driving, Mambo Hall took no prisoners from the start and turned in a career-best 1:52 effort, with Precious Beauty and Terri Hall finishing second and third, respectively. Mambo Hall was a two-time winner in 2003, both coming during the fall meet at The ...
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Tom Ridge trains in 1:55

on 08/16/2004 2:00 AM
Trainer Jimmy Takter told The Horseman Sunday night he trained the 3-year-old colt trotter over The Red Mile Saturday morning, the first time the Hambo elim winner and beaten Hambo favorite appeared on the track after having surgery to repair a flipped palate four days earlier. "I trained him a mile in (1):55, with a last half in :55," said Takter. "He was very good and now we'll go to the Yonk...
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Mako Sica sets record

on 08/16/2004 2:00 AM
Mako Sica went right to the front from post one and never relinquished the lead en route to a Review Stakes and national season’s record 1:51 mile for 2-year-old gelding pacers at the Illinois State Fair Monday evening (Aug. 16) in Springfield. In the first race of the first twilight racing card in the history of Grand Circuit racing at the Illinois State Fair, Andy Miller drov...
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Invitro wins OSS Gold

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Invitro racked up yet another win Saturday night, capturing the $130,000(C) Ontario Sire Stakes Gold final for 3-year-old filly pacers at Woodbine Racetrack. Driven by Paul MacDonell, Invitro led wire to wire, pacing her opening quarter in :26.3 and then coming her final stanza in :26.2 to win in 1:51.1. Under the wire Invitro had three lengths over runner-up Serious Comfort, with Illusionist t...
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Runover Feeling romps

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Runover Feeling paced to a track record 1:52 victory in the fastest of five Arden Downs divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers at The Meadows Saturday afternoon. Driven by George Brennan, Runover Feeling ran over the competition, drawing away to win by 6 1/4 lengths over Kublai Pan and Kansas City Spur. The son of Western Hanover remains perfect in four starts this year for trainer Ro...
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Sophs shine at Springfield

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Three-year-olds were featured when the second day of Illinois Colt Stakes eliminations were raced over the one-mile oval at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Hy’s Foxie Peggy and trainer-driver Erv Miller led through the three-quarters but were overtaken by Pixie’s Dixie Gal and driver Tony Morgan in 1:57.2. The win was the daughter of Valley Victor's ...
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Big wins in KYSC elims

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Kafka Hanover paced to a career-best 1:51.1 victory in capturing the first of tw Kentucky Summer Championship eliminations for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers at The Red Mile Saturday night. Driven by Daniel Dube, Kafka Hanover rushed past the tiring pacesetter and race favorite Rapid Dialing in the stretch to win for the second straight time and third in 19 starts this year. Sir Milton fini...
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OSS action at Northfield

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Upsets prevailed in all three $20,000 Ohio Sire Stakes divisions for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Northfield Park Saturday night. Woody Woodrow won the opening split in 1:58.3 for driver Bob Harper, scoring at odds of 9-1. The second division went to the 10-1 longshot Jobo Da'Shabra in 1:59.1 for Harper, and then Chip Noble directed Striking Rum to a 15-1 upset in the third split in ...
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Artesian sets Rock mark

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Bruce Ranger drove favorites Artesian and Boulder Creek to wins Saturday in their respective $20,000 eliminations for the $112,000 New Hampshire Sweepstakes final at Rockingham Park Aug. 21. Artesian set fractions of :26.3, :55.1 and 1:23.1 before crossing the wire in 1:50, besting the competition by more than six lengths. The time set an all-age track mark at Rockingham. In the second elim,...
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Pun tops yearling sale

on 08/15/2004 2:00 AM
Pun, a half-brother to world champion and 2000 Illinois Horse of the Year Pleasac 4, 1:53 ($2,481,758) and from the first crop by International Chip 2, 1:57, topped the Land of Lincoln yearling sale at Walker Standardbreds Farm in Sherman, Ill., Sunday (Aug. 15) afternoon. Making the winning bid was USTA president Phil Langley. Pun was one of 140 yearlings who sold at the annual yearling sale j...
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Lantern's Law rebounds

on 08/14/2004 2:00 AM
Lantern’s Law, a Hambletonian finalist last week, won an elimination of the Kentucky Summer Championships Friday (Aug. 13) night at The Red Mile in 1:54.4. The second elimination went to Citation in 1:57.1. Driver Yannick Gingras edged Lantern’s Law out at the top of the stretch and won by 1 1/2 lengths over Sand Vic and T J’s Conway. Owned by...
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Sire Stakes in Indiana

on 08/14/2004 2:00 AM
Shezahotmark lowered her lifetime mark by nearly two seconds to 1:53.2 and Bluebird Wanda scored in 1:54 in third-leg divisions of the Indiana Sire Stakes for 3-year-old filly pacers at Indiana Downs Friday (Aug. 13) night. Shezahotmark (Mark Johnathan) raced first-over from the half into the lane for driver-trainer Don Eash before going on to win by one length over Townline Lily. Blubird Wanda...
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Freshmen at Syracuse

on 08/14/2004 2:00 AM
The entire 14-race card at the New York State Fair in Syracuse was devoted to New York Sire Stakes for 2 year olds. The races were conducted over a good track. The 2-year-old colt and gelding trot winners were Victory Speech (Sir Tarurus) in 2:02.2, Cromwell (Credit Winner) in 2:04.3, Maximum Return (Credit Winner) in 2:05, The Big Cat (Lion King) in 2:05.4 and Proud Hit (Giant Hit) in 2:07.1. ...
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Whotookwhat still unbeaten

on 08/14/2004 2:00 AM
Whotookwhat, a daughter of Inquirer, remained undefeated in six lifetime starts as she captured an Ohio Sire Stakes 2-year-old filly trot Friday (Aug. 13) evening at Scioto Downs. Hers was one of three divisions for filly trotters while freshman filly pacers raced in four divisions of the Sire Stakes. Also winning trot divisions were Miss Mirandy (Crown’s Triumph) in 2:00.3 and...
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Timesareachanging wins

on 08/14/2004 2:00 AM
Timesareachanging overcame a tough first-over trip to capture the $350,350 Coors Delvin Miller Adios final heat in a world record 1:49.3. Ron Pierce drove the 3-year-old gelding to the victory, which came shortly after winning his elim in 1:50. Georgia Pacific won the opening Adios elim for driver Brian Sears in 1:50, which at the time established a new world record and track mark for sophomore...
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Green Dot fastest in Arden

on 08/13/2004 2:00 AM
With a winning time of 1:58.4, Green Dot was the fastest of six Arden Downs divisions for 2-year-old cllt and gelding trotters at The Meadows Thursday night, with total purses of $87,966. Driven by Dave Palone, Green Dot's time is a national season's mark for his division on a five-eighths mile oval. The son of SJ's Photo is trained by Steve Bush for the Have A Dream Stable. Magic Swan, who ...
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