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Kikikatie in 1:53.2

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Kikikatie keeps rolling along. The 2-year-old filly pacer won her 10th race in 10 starts this season, this time taking a $35,400 Keystone Classic at The Meadows Friday night (Oct. 10). The filly covered the mile in 1:53.2, setting a national season's mark. The 1:52.3 world record is held by both Odie's Fame and Gordon's Jin Ms.. Kikikatie will race next in the $100,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes ...
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Chicago stakes action

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Chevie Duramax, 2-year-old gelding, paced to his 11th win in 12 starts when he won the $65,000 Cardinal for 2-year-old male pacers Friday night (Oct. 10) at Maywood Park. Chevie Duramax holds the world record for geldings on a mile track with his 1:50.3 effort at Springfield. He turned in a 1:53.1 effort at Maywood Friday, establishing a new world record for freshman geldings on a half-mile tr...
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Valley Victory elim results

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
In Cognito and driver Steve Condren let American Mike (John Campbell) do the heavy lifting on the front end, popping out of the pocket in mid-stretch to win the fastest of two $24,000 eliminations of the Valley Victory for two-year-old trotting colts on Saturday night (Oct. 11) at Mohawk. In Cognito (King Conch - Inas Gaetane) stopped the clock in 1:57, fending off American Mike by a length. Dr...
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Peaceful Way dominates

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Peaceful Way, the stellar daughter of Angus Hall - Royal Bait, lowered her lifetime mark to 1:56.2 with a dominant victory on Saturday night (Oct. 11) in the second of two $24,000 eliminations for the Goldsmith Maid at Mohawk for two-year-old trotting fillies. Chris Christoforou powered Peaceful Way to the front up the backstretch, and despite being pressured from there, the driver didn't get a...
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Glowing in Diamonds

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Glowing Report and George Brennan were shining 1:53.1 winners in the second of two $24,000 eliminations of the Three Diamonds for two-year-old pacing fillies contested Saturday night (Oct. 11) at Mohawk. The daughter of Artsplace - Grand Lady, a full-sister to 2002 Sweetheart winner Must See, pulled away in the stretch to record a three-and-a-half-length victory over Character Counts. Armbro Bo...
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Abbey Road takes Rowe

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Abbey Road C won his home track’s signature event, dominating the $83,500 final of the Honourable Earl Rowe Memorial on Saturday night (Oct. 11) at Georgian Downs. The four-year-old gelded son of Incredible Abe—Jayport Whimsey and his trainer/driver Keith Jones was in command early and drove off to a three-and-a-half length victory in 1:55.2. The victory improved the trotter to $...
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Messenger Stakes elims

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
No Pan Intended moved one step closer to Triple Crown glory when he easily won his Messenger Stakes elimination at The Meadows Saturday night (Oct. 11). With David Miller in the sulky, No Pan Intended took the lead early and then held off The Globe (Brian Sears) to win in 1:52.2. Whatanartist and driver Dave Palone made a first-over bid and were able to hold on to third. Finishing fourth and al...
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Keystone Classic winners

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Great Plains won the fastest of three Keystone Classic divisions for 2-year-old colt pacers at The Meadows Saturday night (Oct. 11). With Bill Fahy driving, Great Plains caught a breaking Georgia Pacific (Richard Stilings) at the wire to win in 1:54.1. Georgia Pacific looked to have the race locked up but right at the wire suddenly lost his gait. Great Plains was surging and was able to put his...
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Rotation wins Am-Nat

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Making his final North American start before being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean to compete in Europe, Rotation dominated his nine rivals in Saturday night's (Oct. 11) $215,000 American-National for older trotters at Balmoral Park. With Trevor Ritchie driving, Rotation came charging from mid-pack down the long Balmoral stretch to draw clear from his competition in 1:53.1. Magician and drive...
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Governor’s showdown set

on 10/10/2003 8:00 PM
Metro Pace winner Camelot Hall and Woodrow Wilson champ Modern Art will go toe-to-toe next Saturday night (Oct. 18) in the $700,000+ final of the Governor's Cup at Mohawk Racetrack. Both two-year-old pacing colts won their respective $32,000 eliminations - Timesareachanging won the other -  on Saturday night (Oct. 11) at Mohawk. Camelot Hall was the fastest of the three elimination win...
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Pacing champ at Blue Chip

on 10/09/2003 8:00 PM
Art Major, presently the leading candidate for 2003 Horse of the Year honors, was welcomed to his new home at Blue Chip Farms Thursday (Oct. 9). Art Major will stand at stud at Blue Chip beginning with the 2004 breeding season. Art Major is being syndicated for $5 million. He was retired from racing with earnings of $2,727,224, a 1:48.4 mark, and a 32-7-2 slate in 49 starts. Art Major is the...
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Stakes at The Meadows

on 10/09/2003 8:00 PM
Eye Perfect, the track record holder for 2-year-old filly trotters at The Meadows, continued her record-shattering ways at western Pennsylvania track on Thursday (Oct. 9). She turned in a 1:58 victory in Keystone Classic division, setting a stakes mark. Doug Snyder drove Eye Perfect, a daughter of Lindy Lane. The filly now sports earnings of $48,359 and a mark of 1:57. Also winning divisions...
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New slots legislation?

on 10/09/2003 8:00 PM
According to an Ohio state senator, legislation calling for the state's voters to decide the fate of slots at the tracks will be introduced in the Ohio Senate next week. Sen. Kevin Loughlin said the enabling legislation would require a referendum which would be voted on in the March primary. It calls for proceeds from slots to go to scholarships at Ohio's universities and colleges. Couglin s...
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Services for Tish Arledge

on 10/08/2003 8:00 PM
Tish Arledge, the wife of horseman Jim Arledge Jr., died Wednesday (Oct. 8) at a Columbus (Ohio) area hospital after being diagnosed with a brain aneurysm just two days earlier. Mrs. Arledge, who was 44, had owned horses in her husband's stable over the years and was often at racetracks watching the stable's horses compete. Tish and Jim have two children, ages 15 and 7. Funeral services for...
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Aiming for Triple Crown

on 10/08/2003 8:00 PM
David Miller says his decision to drive No Pan Intended in Saturday’s eliminations for the $421,575 Messenger Stakes at The Meadows was an easy one. Miller had a choice of traveling to Mohawk Racetrack in Canada to drive several horses in eliminations for the lucrative “Fall Four” for 2 year olds, but he says it was a no-brainer to go for the Triple Crown with No Pan Intended. ...
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Rookie stakes in Quebec

on 10/08/2003 8:00 PM
The rookies dominated Hippodrome de Montreal’s evening card on Wednesday (Oct. 8), as the two-year-old filly and colt trotters, and the two-year-old colt pacers took to the track for Quebec Distinction Stakes action. Owners Fernand Lussier and Alain Durivage made the first of two trips to the winner’s circle on the night when their novice Mr A D Fern took the pacing colt stakes race...
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Wagering up at Clinton

on 10/08/2003 8:00 PM
Clinton Raceway, which closed for the season on Oct. 5, saw a six per cent climb in the live racing wager over last year’s 17-day meet. The rural Ontario oval staged two major fundraising racing events — Legends Day and the Drivers’ Charity Challenge (DCC). The return of Legends Day raised $18,000 for the local hospital, while the 22nd annual DCC granted $6,000 towards literac...
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No Nukes retired as stud

on 10/08/2003 8:00 PM
No Nukes, who has sired the winners of more than $118 million - the most of any living sire - has been officially retired from stud duty at Hanover Shoe Farms. The pacing great is 24. The son of Oil Burner - Gidget Lobell was inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame this past July in Goshen, NY. No Nukes was the first sire to have three double-millionaires -  Die Laughing, Western...
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Fall four underway

on 10/07/2003 8:00 PM
Freshman competition is set to light up Mohawk Racetrack Oct. 11 as the youngsters line up behind the gate for eliminations of the ‘Fall Four'. With the finals set for next Saturday, Oct. 18, a number of early standouts will take on their peers in the eliminations of the Valley Victory, Goldsmith Maid, Three Diamonds and Governor's Cup. In two $24,000 divisions of the Valley Victory elims t...
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Ky. Standardbred dates

on 10/07/2003 8:00 PM
The Kentucky Standardbred Sales Company has set the dates for its fall yearling sale in Lexington in 2004. Kentucky Standardbred will kick off its sale on Sunday, Oct. 3, and continue Monday, Oct. 4, and then conclude Tuesday, Oct. 5. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. The schedule mirrors the same format used last week.
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