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No Pan Intended wins Jug

on 09/17/2003 8:00 PM
No Pan Intended became the first Ohio-owned horse since 1973 to win the Little Brown Jug when he paced to a 1:53 win in the second and decisive heat before an announced crowd of more than 52,000 at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds Thursday afternoon (Sept. 18). After winning his elimination, No Pan Intended drew the rail in the second heat and driver David Miller used it to full advantage as he l...
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McArdle wins Magical Mike

on 09/17/2003 8:00 PM
McCardle romped to a nine-length win in the $113,100 Magical Mike at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds Thursday afternnoon (Sept. 18). With Mike Lachance driving, McCardle crossed the wire in 1:50.3 to easily defeat My Pal Mark and six other older pacers. A 4-year-old son of Falcon Seelster, McArdle boosted his career earnings past the $2.4 million mark with his seventh win of the year in 16 start...
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Roberts hurt in spill

on 09/16/2003 8:00 PM
Chicago-based driver John Roberts has suffered injuries more serious than first diagnosed after being hurt in a qualifying accident at Maywood Park Monday (Sept.. 15). Roberts has been transferred to Loyola University Hospital with four crushed vertebrae. All the other drivers and horses involved in the spill were not seriously injured
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Sharp Jugette elims

on 09/16/2003 8:00 PM
Wire to wire were the words of the day at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds as all three Jugette elimination winners led from start to finish to capture their respective splits. Gorey Daze, Numeric Hanover and Animated Art all took the lead at the start and held it through to the finish, and they will draw for the inside three posts in the $193,414 final heat. Gorey Daze and Luc Ouellette used ...
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Rose Run Expert in OBC

on 09/16/2003 8:00 PM
Rose Run Expert won the first of three 22,154 Ohio Breeders Championships for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds Wednesday (Sept. 17) in 1:58, taking home the trophy sponsored by The Horseman And Fair World. Trotting the fastest of the three heats, Rose Run Expert and drdiver Chip Noble won for the fourth time in 15 starts. The son of Armb ro Laser has career...
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Numeric wins Jugette

on 09/16/2003 8:00 PM
Numeric Hanover made history Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 17) at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds when she was declared the winner of the Jugette because of a disqualification in the second heat. Numeric Hanover, who won her elim for driver Dave Palone, finished second behind 30-1 longshot Odds On Charmaine and driver Timi Tetrick. But a stewards' inquiry immediately after the horses crossed the wi...
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Upset in Campbellville

on 09/15/2003 8:00 PM
Cincinnati Kid led a trio of freshman sons of Angus Hall across the wire in Monday night's (Sept. 15) $483,200(C) Campbellville final at Mohawk Racetrack. With Cincinnati Kid's upset 55-1 victory, the six-race unbeaten streak of Peter Haughton Memorial winner Tom Ridge came to an end. With Jack Moiseyev driving, Cincinnati Kid came from eighth at the three-quarter pole to sweep to the lead to e...
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Maywood qualifier accident

on 09/15/2003 8:00 PM
A qualifying accident at Maywood Park Monday, Sept. 15, sent three drivers to a local hospital for precautionary measures. John Roberts, Sam Widger and "Q" driver David Gibbs were all taken to Gottlieb Hospital as a result of a bad accident in the first turn during a qualifier. All three suffered only minor injuries and were expected to be released later that night. When Love That Max, a hor...
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Peaceful Way in Oakville

on 09/15/2003 8:00 PM
Peaceful Way and driver Chris Christoforou led wire to wire to win Monday night's (Sept. 15) $553,400(C) Oakville final for 2-year-old filly trotters at Mohawk Racetrack. Drawing clear in the stretch, Peaceful Way downed favored Forever Starlet (Paul MacDonell) by four lengths, with Funny Malentine (Jack Moiseyev) third. Trainer Dave Tingley shares ownership of the daughter of Angus Hall wit...
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World mark at Delaware

on 09/15/2003 8:00 PM
Uncle Vernon set a world record of 1:58 for 2-year-old colt trotters on a half-mile track in Tuesday's $26,801 second division of The Standardbred at the Delaware County Fair. Co-owner and trainer John Baggitt Jr. was at the lines of the Lindy Lane colt as he swept past the pace-setting American Mike and Charlie Norris for a 1 1/4-length victory. Spring Steel and D.R. Ackerman were third. Baggi...
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Aby Greater Prize drawn

on 09/14/2003 8:00 PM
The second richest race in Sweden for aged and international performers is the Åby Greater Prize, raced at the Åby track outside Gothenburg. It's not much of an international this season as the foreign stars are shining elsewhere. Scarlet Knight has been prepped with two wins after his unfortunate Anniversary Trot performance, in which he had an infection and his performance was compromised. ...
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Super Night at Balmoral

on 09/13/2003 8:00 PM
It may have seemed that owner-breeder Clyde Stevens of LaCenter, Ky., had given up his chance to win the Illinois Orange & Blue this year when he sold his 2-year-old pacing gelding Chevie Duramax. But Stevens had a pretty good backup in the barn. Chevie Winner, a 2-year-old gelding by Art's Conquest, won the $280,000 Orange & Blue in 1:54 Saturday night (Sept. 13) at Balmoral Park. Mike Oosting...
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Character fastest Harvest

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Character Counts and driver Rick Zeron overcame Post 9 and converted a perfect pocket trip to win the fastest of three Harvest Stakes divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies on Friday night (Sept. 12) at Mohawk. The daughter of Shady Character—Objection Denied defeated the 10 horse, Economic Clout (Paul MacDonell) by one-and-a-half lengths in 1:53 in the $113,400 test. Blissfull Bami an...
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30 entered in Jug

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Exactly 30 horses--the maximum number--were entered in the Little Brown Jug Saturday morning (Sept. 13). There will be three 10-horse elimintions, with only eight horses starting on the gate. First Elim 1. Art's Chip 2. Whatanartist 3. Acres Up 4. Escape The Ty 5. Allamerican Native 6. Armbro Animate 7. Gone West 8. Last Call Crombie 9. Leavnona Jate Plane 10. Coastocoast Yankee S...
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Buckette to Under My Thumb

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Under My Thumb was able to take advantage of an off day by Filly At Bigs, winning the $101,140 Buckette on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 13), the opening day of racing at the Delaware County Fair. With Dave Palone driving, Under My Thumb won by 3 1/2 lengths in 1:57.1. Fast Lane K took second while Medoland Miracle was third. Filly At Bigs, the betting favorite, broke stride. Bruce Riegle trains...
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Mr. Eero trots 1:54.4

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Mr. Eero, a 3-year-old gelding by Conway Hall, showed that he might have the step to go with the big boys when he won a Kentucky Sire Stakes final in 1:54.4 Saturday night (Sept. 13). With Mark O'Mara driving for trainer Gary Bourgon, Mr. Eero took control of the race just before the half and then held off the late charge of the pocket-sitting Valiant Chip, a Pine Chip colt driven by Sonny Patt...
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Sundin's Rotation wins Trot

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Toronto Maple Leafs captain Mats Sundin scored his first major win as a standardbred owner on Saturday night (Sept. 13) when his four-year-old trotter Rotation fittingly won the $851,500 Maple Leaf Trot at Mohawk. It was the 52nd edition of Canada's most prestigious trotting event for older horses. Rotation, a son of Balanced Image out of Expressway Hanover, came from second over to defeat H P ...
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Amigo Hall easy victor

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Amigo Hall (Mike Lachance) was an easy winner in the second of two $30,000 eliminations on Saturday night (Sept. 13) at Mohawk for the $1.1 million Canadian Trotting Classic. The three-year-old son of Balanced Image - Alis Cat drew off in the lane to win in 1:54. Mr Muscleman (Ron Pierce) rallied from last to second, finishing two-and-a-half lengths back. Favoured Mutineer (Eric Ledford), who s...
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O'Mara sweeps in Lex

on 09/12/2003 8:00 PM
Horseman Mark O'Mara won both of the stakes at The Red Mile Saturday night (Sept. 13) as a catch-driver. O'Mara won the first stakes with Mr. Eero, then came back in the very next race and won with Nineteenth Hole. Nineteenth Hole, a 2-year-old colt by Jate Lobell, won the $90,000 Lexington Breeders Classic with a 1:52.3 effort. Said O'Mara of the time, "That's more than Jate went here." O'M...
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Dancer Trot to

on 09/11/2003 8:00 PM
Dreamlands Big C remained undefeated in three career starts by winning the $91,050 Harold R. Dancer Memorial Open Trot for New Jersey-sired 2-year-olds Thursday (Sept. 11) at Freehold Raceway. The gelded son of Donerail, driven by Cat Manzi, took the lead just past the three-quarter mile mark and drew off to win by 4 1/4 lengths over Yankee Elegance. Finishing third was Affaro Hanover. The ...
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