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Three Jug Preview splits

on 09/06/2003 8:00 PM
There will be three divisions of the Jug Preview at Scioto Downs Saturday night (Sept. 6). The purse for each race will be $75,000. From the rail out, the fields for each division follows: First division-- Scoobycantoo, Look Both Ways, Cool Flying Fun, Art's Chip, Make A Success, Town Bullet and Brando Blue Chip. Second division--Coastocoast Yankee, Stock Market Wiz, First Foxy, Preslash, Dr. D...
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Yankee Cruiser in NJSS

on 09/06/2003 8:00 PM
North America Cup winner Yankee Cruiser returns to action Saturday (Sept. 6) at Freehold Raceway in a New Jersey Sire Stakes. Yankee Cruiser, who missed the cut for the Cane final when he finished fifth in his elim, will start from post three in a six-horse field. Chicago's Andy Miller is scheduled to drive the colt. The rest of the field includes Pair Of Cards, Twofour Eight, Radar Sign, Wacky...
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PASS championships set

on 09/06/2003 8:00 PM
The Pennsylvania Sire Stakes championships for 3 year olds will be contested Saturday night (Sept. 6) at Pocono Downs. The first of the four $100,000 championships will be for 3-year-old filly trotters. The field is topped by Fast Lane K, a nine-time winner this season, who drew post seven. Trainer Charlie Norris will drive the filly who won the Hudson Filly Trot at Yonkers Raceway in her last ...
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Simcoe start for Amigo Hall

on 09/06/2003 8:00 PM
Hambletonian winner Amigo Hall has drawn post position 11 in the second of two Simcoe Stakes divisions at Mohawk Racetrack Saturday night (Sept. 6), the 3-year-old colt trotter's first race since winning the trotting classic on Aug. 2. Trainer Blair Burgess admits that Amigo Hall may not be in the same peak form for the Simcoe as he was at the Meadowlands for his Hambo victory, but he expects a go...
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Coastocoast preps for Jug

on 09/06/2003 8:00 PM
Trainer Dan Altmeyer has high hopes for Coastocoast Yankee, one of two colts he will start in the $75,000 divisions of the Jug Preview at Scioto Downs on Saturday (Sept. 6). "I was pretty easy on him early in the year. Now I've been a little tougher on him since he's gotten so good," explained Altmeyer of the Artsplace colt he co-owns. "I paid a lot of money for him ($120,000) so I staked him p...
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Pizza Dolce vs. Delmartha

on 09/05/2003 8:00 PM
Pizza Dolce and Delmartha, two of the top 3-year-old filly trotters in North America, will be squaring off in a Kentucky Sire Stakes elimination at The Red Mile Friday night (Sept. 5). Pizza Dolce, who has won one of six starts this year, will start from post eight while Delmartha, a winner of eight races with four runner-up finishes, will score from post nine. As usual, David Miller will drive...
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No elims for Lex stakes

on 09/05/2003 8:00 PM
The Lexington Breeders Classic for 2-year-old filly pacers will be raced without eliminations on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Eliminations were scheduled to be held Tuesday, Sept. 2, but a day-long rain forced cancellation of part of the card that night, and along with it two eliminations for the Breeders Classic. Among the entries is Mara's Mojo, a Jenna's Beach Boy filly who has won five of six starts a...
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It’s a boy!

on 09/05/2003 8:00 PM
Luc Ouellette and his wife Anita delivered their first child, a seven pound, eleven ounce baby boy, on Wednesday evening (Sept. 3) at 6:52 p.m. The couple, who did not know the gender of the child before its birth, were nonetheless expecting a girl and had a female name picked. But surprised by their blonde-haired, blue-eyed boy, they have yet to choose a name. Ouellette said he is not partial ...
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Southwind Allaire wins

on 09/05/2003 8:00 PM
Hambletonian Oaks champion Southwind Allaire picked up her fifth victory in 10 starts this season with a 1:56.3 score in a $122,853(C) division of a Simcoe Stakes at Mohawk Thursday night (Sept. 4). Driven by Chris Christoforou, Southwind Allaire used a second-over trip to launch her bid for a victory. Yankee Persuasion, a daughter of Mr. Vic, was second. In the second $122,853 split, EZ Pas...
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No PASS final for top filly

on 09/04/2003 8:00 PM
Gordon's Gin Ms., who set a world record of 1:51 in winning a Pennsylvania Sire Stakes leg at Pocono Downs earlier this summer, will not get a chance to win the $150,000 Sire Stakes championship at Pocono Saturday (Sept. 6). Gordon's Gin Ms. was scratched sick from the final PASS leg of the season at The Meadows on Friday (Aug. 29) and needed a win--and the points--to make the cut for the fina...
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Kadabra is retired

on 09/04/2003 8:00 PM
Reigning Trotter of the Year Kadabra has been retired from racing due to a suspensory ligament injury in his right hind leg. According to trainer Jimmy Takter, the 4-year-old Kadabra is at the University of Guelph Veterinary Hospital in Ontario recovering from the injury. After dominating his division in his home state of Illinois his 2-year-old season and earning $450,933 for his breeders and ...
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No Pan Intended wins Cane

on 09/03/2003 8:00 PM
No Pan Intended won the $331,000 Cane Pace at Freehold Raceway Monday afternoon, Sept. 1, capturing the first jewel of this year's pacing Triple Crown. With David Miller driving, No Pan Intended was able to duck back into the two hole approaching the far turn behind the pacesetting 1-5 favorite Allamerican Native and John Campbell. Down the stretch No Pan Intended was too much for his rival as ...
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Nadia Lobell elims

on 09/03/2003 8:00 PM
Remember When, fresh off a victory in the Fan Hanover at Woodbine on Aug. 23, captured the first of two $10,000 Nadia Lobell eliminations for 3-year-old filly pacers on Opening Day action at The Red Mile on Monday (Sept. 1). With Chris Christoforou driving, Remember When was a come-from-behind winner in 1:53, downing Animated Art and My Fantasy. The second Nadia Lobell elim went to Numeric H...
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Track record at Indiana

on 09/02/2003 8:00 PM
Trainer Peter Foley made the most of a lightning fast racing surface Saturday (Aug. 30) at Indiana Downs. The trainer sent out an entry in two open events, with each crossing the wire in record time. In the $10,000 Open Pace, Ricky Macomber made a late charge with Hidden Past to establish a new 1:51 record. “I didn’t think I had enough track to get there,” Macomber said after ...
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Cantab Hall wins Hayes

on 08/30/2003 8:00 PM
Cantab Hall remained unbeaten with a 1:56.2 mile in the second division of the Hayes Memorial Thursday afternoon at the DuQuoin State Fair. Mike Lachance drove the 2-year-old Self Possessed colt to his fourth victory in as many starts for owners Brittany Farms, Lindy Racing Stable, Jerry Silva and the Sampson Street Stable and trainer Ron Gurfein. Cantab Hall swept into the lead after three ...
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NYSS at Yonkers

on 08/30/2003 8:00 PM
Goodlookngirl and driver Jeff Gregory won the opening $35,896 New York Sire Stakes division for 3-year-old filly trotters at Yonkers Raceway Friday night (Aug. 29). Gregory directed the daughter of Giant Hit from the outside eight post to the 2:01.2 score, her second of the year in 10 starts. Also winning their respective $35,196 NYSS divisions were: Esta Kash (El Paso Kash), who won in 2:0...
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Fool's Goal takes inside

on 08/30/2003 8:00 PM
Trainer Jim Doherty has chosen the inside number one post position for Fool's Goal to defend his title in Saturday's (Aug. 30) $1 million (C) Breeders Crown Open Trot at Woodbine Racetrack. By winning his Crown elim last weekend, Fool's Goal's connections earned the right to pick their post, while the other nine finalists, including Rotation, who received a bye into the final as the richest entran...
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Metro trio for Fielding

on 08/30/2003 8:00 PM
The name John Fielding can be found on the ownership line of three of the 10 freshmen lining up behind the gate in Saturday night’s (Aug. 30) $1.1 million(C) Metro Pace at Woodbine Racetrack. Fielding is a co-owner of Dave Aint Here, Western Affluence and Osage Hanover, all conditioned by different trainers. “Western Affluence is a very fast and long-reaching horse and has got a gre...
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Breeders Crowns drawn

on 08/30/2003 8:00 PM
Post positions for Saturday night's (Aug. 30) Breeders Crown events at Woodbine Racetrack were drawn Tuesday night by defenseman Bryan Marchment of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Marchment helped draw the posts for the Open Pace and Mares Pace, but didn't participate in the Open Trot draw as teammate Mats Sundin is a co-owner of starter Rotation and he didn't want to "jinx" the horse. Here are the dr...
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World Trotting Derby drawn

on 08/30/2003 8:00 PM
Seven 3-year-old trotters, the smallest field in the history of the World Trotting Derby, will line up behind the gate in Saturday's (Aug. 30) 23rd renewal at Du Quoin, Ill. Included among the seven is Mighty Moses, whose connections paid a $25,000 supplemental fee, bringing the total purse to $550,000. Here is the field, in post position order: 1 Valiant Chip (Ron Marsh) 15-1 2 Mutineer (E...
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