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Sadinsky moving to Lottery

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) chair Stanley Sadinsky said today (June 26) he will soon step down to take the position of chair of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLGC), the body which governs the province's widely-successful slots at racetracks program. Sadinsky will replace Ron Barbaro as chair of the OLGC. Barbaro also holds the position of chief executive officer of the Lottery...
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Winbak exacta

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Colts bred by Winbak Farm finished first and second in the $130,000 Historic Series for 2-year-old colt pacers at the Meadowlands last night. Cat Manzi put My Roomie on the lead at about the quarter-mile mark and the colt paced on to the win in 1:54.3. Dale Allen trains My Roomie for Wire To Wire Enterprises. My Roomie is a son of Dream Away out of the Big Towner mare Roomie Hanover p, 3, 1:...
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Battle in PA House?

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
The Associated Press (AP) has reported that legislation authorizing slots at Pennsylvania's racetracks will face new battles in the House of Representatives. A slots bill passed the Senate early Thursday morning (June 26), and is headed for the House. The AP reported late Thursday that House lawmakers are lining up to amend the Senate bill, some to restrict gambling and others to allow more th...
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Paper critical of SC

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Standardbred Canada says it is taking steps to improve data entry mistakes by field reps in the wake of a Toronto Star report published Thursday (June 26) which was sharply critical of errors being made in race results. The Star, which published the story on the front page of the sports section, says it found 19 mistakes or omissions in payouts and winners in Standardbred Canada's results over ...
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Are Those Real wins

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Are Those Real, a 3-year-old filly by Jenna's Beach Boy, overcame breaking stride going to the first quarter to win the $75,000 Kentucky-sired Spring Championship Friday night (June 27) at The Red Mile. Going to the first quarter, driver Jim Meittinis was controlling the pace with Color Me Beachy. The judges later ruled that Meittinis slowed the pace too much and jammed up the field. Driver ...
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Kadabra a Titan

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Kadabra won the $200,000 Titan Cup by taking control before the half and trotting his last quarter in a strong :27.2, putting him at the wire in 1:52.3. Driven by David Miller, Kadabra rebounded from a poor performance the previous week when he broke stride and then finished sixth, beaten 17 lengths in 1:56.4. Kadabra's clocking in the Titan Cup gave him a new lifetime mark. Fool's Goal t...
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Hambo eligibles compete

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Historic action for 3-year-old trotting colts showcased Hambletonian eligibles Friday night at the Meadowlands. Mac's Crown K and Sugar Traded prevailed at the wire, but the finishes were tight. In the first $53,700 division, Mac's Crown K enjoyed a two-hole trip behind Upalazyriver and then brushed by that foe in the stretch to win in 1:56. Both colts are eligible for the Hambletonian. Char...
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Campbell wins

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Driver John Campbell won his first race since his return from an injury when he drove Armbro Animate to a 1:50.2 score in an Historic stakes Friday night (June 28) at the Meadowlands. Armbro Animate, a 3-year-old Artsplace colt, was one of five sophomore colt pacers trained by Jim Campbell in the $92,000 race. The entry went off at odds of 1-5. The last time a five-horse entry competed in a Mea...
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Pacing fillies in Historic

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Allamerican Raquel and Animated Art won the two $36,250 Historic splits for 3-year-old filly pacers Saturday night (June 28) at the Meadowlands. Jack Moiseyev drove Allamerican Raquel to a 1:52.3 score in her split for trainer Jeff Stafford. The time is a new lifetime mark for the filly by Life Sign. Princess Callie, a filly owned by Bob Waxman, finished off the board. She was recently moved...
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Two Haughton elims

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
Art Major crusied to a 1:50.4 score in an elimination for the Haughton Memorial while McArdle needed a 1:49.1 effort to take his Haughton elim Saturday night (June 28) at the Meadowlands. Art Major, driven by Chris Christoforou, got to the front easily and then paced without a challenge until the stretch drive. Four Starzzz Shark enjoyed a pocket trip but couldn't overtake Art Major after a :56...
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Jr. Mint KO'd

on 05/31/2003 8:00 PM
The 3-year-old pacing colt Jr. Mint, a winner of 12 of 14 starts this year, broke stride in an elimination for the Motor City Pace and was eliminated from the final, which will be held July 5. Bobnoxious, a 3-year-old colt by the Michigan stallion Nude Beach, won the Saturday night (June 28) elim at Hazel Park Raceway for trainer and co-owner Peter Wrenn. The time of the mile was 1:53.2. The co...
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