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Lantern's Law prevails

on 08/21/2004 2:00 AM
Lantern's Law, a 3-year-old Pine chip gelding, used a two-hole trip to win the $80,000 Kentucky-Sired Summer Championship at The Red Mile Friday night. The track condition was sloppy due to downpours throughout the evening, but the time of the mile was 1:56. Lantern's Law won by a nose over Citation, with Sand Vic third and Justice Hall fourth. Jim Campbell trians Lantern's Law while Yannick Gi...
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Indiana fair card wiped out

on 08/21/2004 2:00 AM
The Saturday afternoon card at the Indiana fairgrounds, which included two $50,000 Fox Stakes divisions for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers, was canceled when early rains precluded the track from being dried out and ready by post time. Other activities were scheduled to take place in the grandstand at 3 p.m., so the decision was made to scrap the card. The added money for stakes races on the...
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$350G yearling cruises

on 08/21/2004 2:00 AM
Cabrini Hanover, a $350,000 yearling purchase last year, cruised to a 2 ¾-length win in 1:53.1 in a $110,700(C) division of the Robert Stewart for 2-year-old filly pacers Friday night. Mike Lachance drove the daughter of Western Ideal-Cathedra to her second straight victory for trainer Jimmy Takter and owners Bob Anderson and David Willmot. Cabrini Hanover is a three-quarter sister to W...
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Invincible Dream wins KYSC

on 08/20/2004 2:00 AM
Invincible Dream trotted to a 1:53.1 victory in Thursday night's $75,000 Kentucky Sired Summer Championship for 3-year-old fillies, missing Pizza Dolce's divisional track record by only two-fifths of a second. With trainer Jimmy Takter driving, Invincible Dream made the front from the two hole, reaching the quarter in :27.3. Parked from post seven, Ray Paver rushed to the lead with Three LIttle...
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Ky 2FTs moved to Saturday

on 08/20/2004 2:00 AM
The four divisions of the $294,000 Kentucky Standardbred Sales for 2-year-old filly trotters at Indiana Downs were moved from Friday night to Saturday night because of earlier rains that changed the track condition. Horsemen wanted to give all the juvenile competitors a fair chance and it was believed the deeper track condition would not warrant that. The remainder of the Indiana Downs card wen...
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Freshmen meet at Ind Downs

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
Freshman filly trotters and pacers will converge on Indiana Downs August 20 and 21 to compete in the Kentucky Standardbred Sales Company stakes. Four divisions of 2-year-old trotters have been carded for Friday, while three divisions of pacers will go to post Saturday evening. Blur and Southwind Catlin headline the group of 30 trotters competing in splits that will go for $73,000 and $74,250. B...
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NJ online betting near

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
The Daily Racing Form is reporting today that online wagering in New Jersey should be available by October 15. Beside being able to place a bet via computer, bettors will be able to watch the races on streaming video. Also, the possibility exists that voice-activated telephone wagering will also be launched at the same time. A call center will be constructed at the Meadowlands and phone bets wi...
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Tough choice for Pierce

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
With the $728,000(C) Fan Hanover Stakes at Woodbine and the $391,200 Yonkers Trot at Hawthorne both being held Saturday night, August 28, drivers may have to make a choice between mounts. That’s the case for Ron Pierce, who drives the Fan Hanover-eligible filly Rainbow Blue and the Yonkers Trot hopeful Tom Ridge. Complicating matters for Pierce is that elims for the Canadian P...
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Donon supp to Yonkers Trot

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
Trainer Bob Stewart originally planned to skip the upcoming Yonkers Trot with Eilean Donon and instead head to Du Quoin for the World Trotting Derby over Labor Day weekend. But when the $391,200 Yonkers Trot, which had elims scheduled for Saturday night at Hawthorne Race Course, appeared to be lacking entries, Stewart had a change of plansâ€"at a cost of $30,000. “The ra...
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No Canadian filly rematch

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
Artbitration has been scratched from Saturday night's Fan Hanover elims, so there won't be a rematch on Canadian soil between that filly and Kikikatie. Last year the two filly pacers engaged in one of the most memorable duels of the season in the final of the She's A Great Lady. The two fillies had drawn in the same elimination for Saturday night's Fan Hanover. Trainer Norm Parker entered Artbi...
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Belcher suspended 1 year

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
Northfield Park-based Bob Belcher, who leads the 2004 North America trainers' standings with 285 victories, has been handed a one-year suspension and $1,000 fine by the Ohio State Racing Commission for a morphine positive on a horse at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds in 2001. The suspension and fine come as a settlement after a three-year battle that landed in court. Belcher's horse, Hat's Off T...
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Perdition wins frosh pace

on 08/19/2004 2:00 AM
Perdition, driven to perfection by Ryan Anderson, rallied off her cover in the lane, swept past the previously undefeated Chevie Cash and captured the Illinois State Fair Colt Stakes for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Springfield Thursday (Aug. 19) afternoon in 1:55 over a track dampened by rain. Rain began to fall during the 2-year-old colt and gelding trot, the 13th of 15 races on the ...
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Arden Downs winner sold

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Runover Feeling, who lowered Western Shooter's stakes record when he won the Arden Downs in 1:52 at The Meadows last Saturday afternoon, has been sold by owners Patrick Leavitt, Craig Rancourt and Roland Mallar. The price is reportedly in the $200,000 range and the new owners are clients of trainer Kelly O'Donnell. Runover Feeling is undefeated in four career starts. He was the cheapest West...
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So Artsi races Friday

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Last year's Sweetheart Pace winner So Artsi will make her first pari-mutuel start of the season Friday night at Indiana Downs. She'll be competing in a non-winners of two conditioned pace. The filly was eligible to the Fan Hanover, but her owners elected to take it slow with her comeback from an injury. "We knew she might not be ready for the Fan Hanover," said co-owner Lou Domiano of Sampson S...
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Fox field set

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Two divisions of 2-year-old pacing colts will compete in the Fox Stakes Saturday afternoon at the Indiana State Fair. Each division will carry a purse of $50,941. From the rail out, the field in the first division is Chesapeake Royal, AB Spur, Noble Jetta, Can U Hear Me, Up Front Jerry and With Anticipation. The second division, from the rail out, includes Up Front Biggin, Dr. Zip, Lexington Le...
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Bunny Lake to race at home

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Bunny Lake, the 2001 Horse of the Year and one of the best mare pacers this season, will compete in the 10th race at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway this Saturday night in a $15,000 Open Pace. Owned by Wendy and Skip Spring (W. Springtime Racing Stable) from Johnstown, N.Y. and John Stark Jr. of Wilton, N.Y., Bunny Lake started her career at Saratoga Raceway and is stabled in the spa backstretch. ...
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Only 7 entered in trot jewel

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Hambletonian winner Windsong's Legacy will face only six rivals in this year's Yonkers Trot, the second leg of the Trotting Triple Crown that will be held at Hawthorne Race Course in Chicago. With only seven 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters were entered, no eliminations are needed for the $391,200 final scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 28. Here are the entries for this year's Yonkers Trot: Ame...
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Two Cleve. Classic splits

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Adios elim winner Basil Hanover has been installed the 5-2 morning line choice in the second of two $94,500 Cleveland Classic divisions at Northfield Park Saturday night. Up Front Brad, fresh off an Open victory at The Meadows last week, is the 2-1 favorite in the opening Cleveland Classic split. Basil Hanover, trained by Dan Altmeyer and driven by Mike Wilder, won his Adios elim in 1:50.3 befo...
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Quik Pulse a Confed supp

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Driver Tony Morgan told The Horseman following Quik Pulse Mindale's August 7 win in the $100,000 Motor City Pace at Hazel Park that plans called for the 3-year-old colt to make his next start in the $600,000(C) Confederation Cup at Flamboro Downs, the first time he would travel over a half-mile track in a race. It will cost owner Lloyd Arnold $25,000 to find out just how good his colt will take to...
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Powerful Emotion scores

on 08/18/2004 2:00 AM
Powerful Emotion, making only his second start of the year, captured the Review Stakes Alexander Memorial for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters in 1:54.2 Wednesday (Aug. 18) afternoon, the final day of Grand Circuit racing at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Mike Lachance drove the Self Possessed colt to the victory, but not before holding off a furious rally in the home stretch by Ch...
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