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Odds On Charmaine wins

on 02/12/2004 7:00 PM
Odds On Charmaine won her second striaght leg of the Cape & Cutter Series Friday night (Feb. 13) at the Meadowlands. This time she only prevailed by a head over Worldly Beauty in 1:52.2. Molly Can Do It took the second division of the second leg with a three-quarter length victory in 1:52.3. Carolina Sunshine finished second while Odds On Racing Stable had another series contestant, odds On Mic...
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AA Theory on way back

on 02/10/2004 7:00 PM
Trainer Des Tackoor told The Horseman Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 11) that 2003 Meadowlands Pace winner Allamerican Theory is less than a week away from starting his preparations for his 4-year-old campaign. Tackoor is currently vacationing in Las Vegas, from where he will return to his Ontario farm on Saturday (Feb. 14), with Allamerican Theory returning to training two days later. "He's been o...
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Dan Patch winners

on 02/08/2004 7:00 PM
No Pan Intended, who had already locked up divisional honors as the top 3-year-old pacing colt of 2003, won Pacer of the Year and Horse of the Year honors at the annual U.S. Harness Writers Association awards dinner in Atlantic City Sunday night (Feb. 8). Owner Bob Glazer said it was probably his greatest night in racing as he accepted accolades for No Pan Intended, who was pacing's 10th Triple...
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Cape & Cutter at Big M

on 02/06/2004 7:00 PM
Odds On Charmaine, who finished first in a heat of the Jugette last fall only to be disqualified for interference, won a leg of the Cape & Cutter Series for mares at the Meadowlands Friday night (Feb. 6) thanks to a two-hole trip. Odds On Charmaine, who was driven by David Miller, won by 1 1/4 lengths in 1:54.2 over a sloppy track. Arukiddinme finished second while Maybe A Rita, a recent purcha...
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Three wins for mare

on 02/06/2004 7:00 PM
Lookettepoedunk, a 6-yeaar-old pacing mare by Look Sharp, has now won three of four starts this year at Woodbine. Friday night at Woodbine she defeated Armbro Amoretto in 1:52.4. Armbro Amoretto, driven by Luc Ouellette, led for virtually all of the mile before Lookettepoedunk, with Mike Saftic driving, took control in the stretch and won by one length over the track rated "good." Walk On Th...
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Escape The Wind scores

on 02/06/2004 7:00 PM
Escape The Wind, who missed winning the Breeders Crown 3-Year-Old Colt Pace by a head at the Meadowlands in November, made his first start at the Big M since then a winning one Saturday night. He captured the first leg of the Aquarius Series in 1:51.3. With trainer Roger Mayotte driving, Escape The Wind took control of the race at the half and won by three quarters of a length over his stablema...
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He's far from road kill

on 02/06/2004 7:00 PM
Eaton Road Kill is now six for six this year after winning Saturday night at the Meadowlands with a 1:51.3 mile. Eaton Road Kill won three races at Cal Expo in California before heading east and has now won three straight at the Big M. Mark Harder trins Eton Road Kill for California owner Gregg Pistochini. Last year the gelding won 11 of 32 starts.
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Meadows cancels card

on 02/06/2004 7:00 PM
The Meadows in Pennsylvania canceled its Saturday afternoon (Feb. 7) card due to unsafe track conditions. Rain and milder than usual temperatures caused thawing of the track surface that created the conditions the horsemen deemed unsafe.
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Legislation moves forward

on 02/04/2004 7:00 PM
The Indiana House approved a bill Wednesday (Feb. 4) that would permit electronic slot-like gambling machines at the state's two horse racing tracks and in two off-track betting outlets. The bill would allow 5,000 of the electronic machines in the state. Hoosier Park in Anderson would get 1,000 machines, as would Indiana Downs in Shelby County. Off-track betting parlors in Indianapolis and For...
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Governor in attendance

on 02/04/2004 7:00 PM
The newly established Kentucky Horse Racing Authority held its first meeting Thursday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington and Gov. Ernie Fletcher, who created the new authority, was there to address the 16-member board. The authority replaced the Kentucky Racing Commission, which Fletcher abolished shortly after taking office. Gov. Fletcher reitered his earlier remarks about his plans for t...
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First foal by Andover Hall

on 02/03/2004 7:00 PM
The first foal by Andover Hall has been born. Lovelytobehold 3, 1:54.3 ($457,568) delivered a colt by Andover Hall Jan. 27 at David Meirs' Concorde Stud in New Jersey. Lee and Linda DeVisser own Lovelytobehold, a daughter of Armbro Goal out of a Crowning Point mare. She has one other offspring, a 2 year old by SJ's Photo.
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Sept. 14 date for Messenger

on 02/03/2004 7:00 PM
Harrington Raceway has moved the date of the Messenger for 3-year-old colt pacers and Lady Maud for 3-year-old filly pacers to Tuesday, Sept. 14. Harrington had picked up the races for 2004 from Yonkers Raceway and had originally scheduled them for Oct. 4, which was in direct conflict of the Tattersalls and Glen Garnsey Memorial during Grand Circuit action at The Red Mile. Normally pacing's thi...
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David Miller vacationing

on 02/03/2004 7:00 PM
David Miller won't be in action at the Meadowlands Wednesday night (Feb. 4). He and his wife, Misty, are vacationing in the Carribbean. Miller was planning to fly home Thursday morning so he could be back in action at the track Thursday night for several drives in legs of the Jr. Trendsetter.
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Northfield bars Hawk

on 02/01/2004 7:00 PM
According to sources, driver Dave Hawk was turned away at the gate Friday night (Jan. 30) at Northfield Park and told he had been barred. Hawk becomes the third driver at Northfield to be barred in recent weeks, with Jim Pantaleano and Randy Tharps losing track privileges a little more than two weeks ago. Although no specific incidents have been mentioned as the reason for any of the barrings, ...
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Iron Legend wins series

on 01/30/2004 7:00 PM
Iron Legend, who was purchased by Mark Silva and Mathias Meinzinger on Jan. 8 after the horse raced in the first leg of the Clyde Hirt Series, won the $90,000 series final Saturday night (Jan. 31) at the Meadowlands. Silva and Meinzinger paid $100,000 for Iron Legend, a 4-year-old by the sire Life Sign. With Ron Pierce driving, Iron Legend won the Clyde Hirt Series final by 2 1/4 lengths in 1:5...
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Claimers in 1:51 miles

on 01/30/2004 7:00 PM
Two races of high-priced claimers turned in sub-1:52 clockings at the Meadowlands Saturday (Jan. 31). In a $75,000 claimer, Prince Edward won in 1:51.4. Then in the very next race, a claimer for horses with tags of $50,000 and $60,000, Michael Q scored in 1:51.4.
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Yonkers Trot moves

on 01/29/2004 7:00 PM
The Yonkers Trot, the second leg of trotting's Triple Crown, will be raced at Hawthorne Racecourse in 2004. This is the 50th renewal of the trotting classic but due to impending construction at Yonkers Raceway for the addition of video gaming machines, a change in venue was needed for this year. Eliminations for the Yonkers Trot at Hawthorne will be held Saturday, Aug. 21, with the final on Sat...
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Top Big M Open efforts

on 01/29/2004 7:00 PM
My Fantasy and driver Jim Morrill Jr. overcame the outside nine hole, finding room in deep stretch to win the $40,000 Open Pace for mares at the Meadowlands Friday night (Jan. 30). My Fantasy crossed the wire in 1:53.3, holding off a late-closing Worldly Beauty (Mike Lachance) at the wire, with Her Own Art (Brian Sears) also coming from far back to finish third. Stormies Girl, gunning for her e...
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Snowshoe winners

on 01/29/2004 7:00 PM
Raider Rain looked every bit the 1-9 odds he was backed down to at Woodbine Friday night (Jan. 30) as he was a good-looking 1:58 winner in a $16,000(C) division of the second leg of the Snowshoe Pacing Series. With Chris Christoforou in the sulky, the 4-year-old Raider Rain kept rival Ph Tidal Wave at bay through the stretch to win by a half length and post his second win in four starts in 2004...
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Wednesday cancellations

on 01/27/2004 7:00 PM
Freehold Raceway has canceled its Wednesday (Jan. 28) program due to the fierce winter storm that dumped several inches of snow on the area. On Tuesday, the storm forced the cancellation of racing in states from Michigan to Pennsylvania to New Jersey and New York. Any other cancellations will be posted on this website as soon as they are available.
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