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Red Mile card canceled

on 09/21/2003 8:00 PM
The Red Mile has canceled racing on Monday, Sept. 22, due to a sloppy track condition caused by unrelenting rain from early morning until noon. The 11-race card, which consisted solely of late-closing events, will not be rescheduled. The connections of all horses entered today will divide the nominating payments accordingly.
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NYSS champions crowned

on 09/20/2003 8:00 PM
New York Sire Stakes championships, with each division worth $150,000, were held at Yonkers Raceway Saturday night. The winners were as follows: 2YO Filly Trot--Becca J (Sir Taurus) in 2:02.1; 2YO Filly Pace--Donna's Girl (Village Jove) in 1:58.3; 2YO Colt Trot--Last Call At Dems (Sir Taurus) in 2:04; 3YO Filly Trot--Miss Gibbons (Giant Hit) in 2:01.3; 2YO Colt Pace--Uleavemebreathless (Sealed ...
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Southwind Allaire wins

on 09/19/2003 8:00 PM
Hambletonian Oaks winner Southwind Allaire cruised to a 1:57.3 victory Friday night at The Red Mile in the second of two $12,000 divisions of the Max Hempt Memorial late closer for 3-year-old filly trotters. Ron Pierce was in the bike as the daughter of Muscles Yankee scored by two lengths over Sunday Yankee and Mike Lachance. Mass Protest and Jacqueline Ingrassia were third. Jimmy Takter tr...
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No Pan Intended wins Jug

on 09/19/2003 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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Amigo Hall scratched

on 09/19/2003 8:00 PM
Amigo Hall, the favorite to win the Canadian Trotting Classic at Mohawk Saturday night (Sept. 20), was scratched early Saturday due to an infection in a foot. The Hambletonian winner had drawn post three in the $1,314,250 race. The second favorite on the morning line was the 5-2 Sugar Trader, who will start from post four. Power To Charm is 3-1 but starts from post eight.
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Modern Art in 1:54.1

on 09/19/2003 8:00 PM
Modern Art, the winner of the $640,000 Woodrow Wilson at the Meadowlands on Aug. 1, made his first start since that race and won it at The Red Mile Saturday night (Sept. 20). His winning time was 1:54.1. The victory wasn't a perfect effort, however. The colt by Artsplace put in a few steps at the top of the homestretch, but then settled down and finished off the final quarter in :26.4. "I li...
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Mr. Muscleman upsets

on 09/19/2003 8:00 PM
Mr. Muscleman, with Ron Pierce in the sulky, pulled off an upset in the $1,314,250 Canadian Trotting Classic Saturday night (Sept. 20) at Mohawk. Hambo winner Amigo Hall was scratched from the race and Power To Charm, the Hambo betting favorite, drew post eight. John Campbell got Power To Charm away quickly and settled him in the two hole. Upalazyriver, with Brian Sears driving, led the way unt...
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KYSS elims for 2YO colts

on 09/19/2003 8:00 PM
Dave Aint Here (Blissfull Hall), Boys Town (Jenna's Beach Boy), Deseeker (Jenna's Beach Boy) and Peyote (Cambest) won Kentucky Sire Stakes elims for 2-year-old pacing colts Saturday night at The Red Mile. Dave Aint Here scored in 1:52.1 for trainer Bob McIntosh, edging Nineteenth Hole; Boys Town pulled away in 1:52.4 for trainer Pete Foley; Deseeker won with a 1:53.2 effort for trainer Joe Seek...
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PASS at The Meadows

on 09/19/2003 8:00 PM
Pennsylvania Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies were held at The Meadows Saturday night and Eye Perfect, a daughter of Lindy Lane, clearly was the class of the division on this night. Driven by Doug Snyder, the daughter of Lindy Lane pulled away to win in a big 1:57 over the five-eighths mile oval. Her previous best winning time was 2:00.2 in a qualifier at The Meadows on Sept. 16. Don...
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Horseman staff news

on 09/18/2003 8:00 PM
The Horseman's associate editor M. Kelly Young will be taking a new position as executive assistant to the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State, which manages the New York Sire Stakes program, at the conclusion of the Lexington Grand Circuit meet. Young has been on staff for more than two years and in that time earned a Hervey Award for excellence in writing. Robert A. Brooks, a well-kno...
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Freshmen Sharp in KYSS

on 09/18/2003 8:00 PM
Fresh off his Little Brown Jug victory with No Pan Intended, David Miller directed Great Challenger to a 1:58.2 win in the first of four $8,000 Kentucky Sire Stakes eliminations for 2-year-old colt trotters at The Red Mile Friday night (Sept. 19). The win was the third straight for the freshman son of Conway Hall-Ali's Cat, a half brother to Hambletonian winning Amigo Hall. Finishing second was...
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Southwind Allaire wins

on 09/18/2003 8:00 PM
Hambletonian Oaks winner Southwind Allaire cruised to a 1:57.3 victory Friday night at The Red Mile in the second of two $12,000 divisions of the Max Hempt Memorial late closer for 3-year-old filly trotters. Ron Pierce was in the bike as the daughter of Muscles Yankee scored by two lengths over Sunday Yankee and Mike Lachance. Mass Protest and Jacqueline Ingrassia were third. Jimmy Takter tr...
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Southwind Allaire wins

on 09/18/2003 8:00 PM
Hambletonian Oaks winner Southwind Allaire cruised to a 1:57.3 victory Friday night at The Red Mile in the second of two $12,000 divisions of the Max Hempt Memorial late closer for 3-year-old filly trotters. Ron Pierce was in the bike as the daughter of Muscles Yankee scored by two lengths over Sunday Yankee and Mike Lachance. Mass Protest and Jacqueline Ingrassia were third. Jimmy Takter tr...
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Mac's Crown K wins Bucket

on 09/17/2003 8:00 PM
David Miller moved Mac's Crown K to the lead past the quarter and then held off a first-over challlenge from the filly Southwind Flanders to win the $111,670 Old Oaken Bucket at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds Thursday (Sept. 18). Mac's Crown K's winning time of 1:54.3 equaled the world record for sophomore colt trotters on a half-mile track, set last year in the Bucket by Chip Chip Hooray. Sout...
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Jug eliminations decided

on 09/17/2003 8:00 PM
No Pan Intended inched a step closer to Triple Crown glory when he captured the second of three Little Brown Jug eliminations at the Delaware, Ohio fairgrounds Thursday afternoon (Sept. 18). With David Miller driving, the Cane Pace winner No Pan Intended rebuffed a first-over challenge by Dr. Drew (Dale Hiteman) to win in 1:53.2. First Foxy (Ray Paver) finished a length back in second, with Mak...
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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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