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"Foiled" foiled in first attempt at 100th win

on 01/21/2018 12:00 AM
Foiled Again has enjoyed any number of spectacular nights throughout his prolific, record-setting career. ) was not one of them.   Foiled Again, as the 2-1 third choice, was making his 305thcareer purse start, remaining in the same class a week after winning his 99thcareer race. His bankroll remains at $7,568,478. "Try it again next time,"  Brennan said. Saturday nig...
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Woodbine Jackpot Hi-5 hit for $56,495 Saturday

on 01/21/2018 12:00 AM
A horseplayer wagering on Woodbine Racetrack through Western Fair hit the Jackpot Hi-5 Saturday for a $56,495.71 score. Five-year-old pacer Fancourt and driver Randy Waples struck for an 8-1 upset in Saturday's final-race at the Toronto oval. The public's top-choice Blatantly Best finished second, but was followed in the top-five by a trio of longshots, including Shadow Place at 4...
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Melady's Monet wins Yonkers open handicap trot

on 01/21/2018 12:00 AM
  Favored Melady's Monet (Jason Bartlett, $4.60) was just barely good enough Sunday morning (Jan. 21th), winning Yonkers Raceway's $50,000 Open Handicap Trot. The field of seven (down from nine after a couple of defections) went as the opener and the first of seven 'French' trots. His eight-hole now a six-hole after those scratches, Melady's Monet made the first lead, unimpeded b...
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Quartet of Snowshoe divisions contested

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
Winter Series action continued Friday night at Woodbine Racetrack with four divisions of the Snowshoe Series for three and four-year-old pacers. A total of 32 pacers competed over four $17,000 divisions for the first leg of the three-week series. Abbeydorney and driver James MacDonald captured the first division at odds of 9/2. Trained by Scott Friend, Abbeydorney was hustled from...
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Saturday night highlights for the Meadowlands

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
Saturday's featured seventh race, a $20,000 Preferred Handicap Pace will be the stage for the return to racing of the popular veteran and double millionaire Bettor's Edge. Away from racing since a solid third place finish in the $427,400 WR Haughton Memorial on Meadowlands Pace night last July, Bettor's Edge has had three qualifiers in preparation for Saturday's race, including a 1:54.4 win...
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Layoff no problem for American Girl at Miami Valley

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
Despite a six-week layoff, American Girl returned to the races a winner in Miami Valley’s Friday (Jan. 19) night featured $22,000 Mares Open Pace.  Leading driver Trace Tetrick pushed the 9-year-old winner from the gate with authority but didn’t clear to the front until just past the :27 opening quarter.  With Dalianna (Kayne Kauffman) finally tucked behind, Juslikeaqueen (Jeremy S...
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New race, same script for Classicality at Meadows

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
  It was a new race but the same script for Classicality and Wind Of The North, as Classicality defeated his rival for the third straight time in Friday's $18,000 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. In their first two match-ups, Classicality got the early lead and forced Wind Of The North to chase him home. That was the case again Friday when Classicality quarter-poled to the fro...
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Annabeth wins Friday night feature at Yonkers

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
A well-out-of-it Annabeth (Brent Holland, $57) was fastest through the lane Friday night (Jan. 19th), winning Yonkers Raceway’s high-condition $25,000 pacing feature for the ladies. Sitting chilly early from post position No. 7, Annabeth saw Best of Jenna (Dan Dube) make the first lead before yielding to just-over-even-money fave All About Madi (Jason Bartlett). ‘Madi’ led th...
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Fantastic four for Dobson at Big M

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
Billy Dobson finished second in the driver standings at Saratoga Raceway in 2017 and the 33-year-old proved Friday night at the Meadowlands that he is anything but a one-trick, half-mile track pony by guiding four winners over the mile oval on the 14-race card. Dobson got underway in the third race $10,000 claiming pace, scoring with Windsong Gorgeous in 1:53 at odds of 5-1. His second winn...
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Lenny Mac, Itsonlyrocknroll A win Buffalo features

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
It was 'girl power' as Lenny Mac beat the boys in the $9,500 Open Trot while Itsonlyrocknroll A showed who the 'man' was in the $9,500 Open Pace to highlight Buffalo Raceway's card on Saturday (Jan. 20). Also in the spotlight was driver Shawn Gray. After posting a four-bagger on Wednesday night, he remained on fire with a five-win evening. Trainer James Clouser impr...
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Tetrick wins seven at Miami Valley on Saturday

on 01/20/2018 12:00 AM
Best known as the winningest driver in Hoosier Park history, 31-year-old Trace Tetrick is also making his presence well known in the neighboring Buckeye State. After winning his first Ohio meet dash crown at Miami Valley Raceway in 2017, Tetrick has taken the five-eighths mile oval by storm again early in 2018. After capturing the $10,000 first prize in the second annual North America Drive...
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Blizzard leg to Circle The Page, Franschoek

on 01/19/2018 12:00 AM
Circle The Page and Franschoek drew first blood in Thursday evening's opening round of the Blizzard Series at Woodbine Racetrack. A group of 18 three and four-year-old pacing ladies were split into two $17,000 divisions. Meadows invader Circle The Page came up the inside to win the first split in 1:54.2. Sent up to Victor Puddy by co-owner John Sullivan, Circle The Page stepped out to the e...
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Winning Fireworks standing at Pine Grove Acres

on 01/19/2018 12:00 AM
Winning Fireworks will be standing at Pine Grove Acres, located at 6354 State Route 39 in Millersburg, Ohio 44654 for the 2018 breeding season. His stud fee is $2 500. From his first crop (2017 2-year-olds), he had 15 live foals and 10 starters, with average earnings per starter of $20,378. His top performers included multiple Ohio Sires Stakes winner In My Dreams 2,1:56.3f-'17 ($79,015) an...
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Stephane Bouchard new USTA ID tech

on 01/19/2018 12:00 AM
Former driver Stephane Bouchard has signed an agreement to serve as a U.S. Trotting Association ID Technician, covering the upstate New York and New England territories, areas that were previously serviced by Keith Hamilton for 43 years. After he receives training in late February, Bouchard is expected to be fully operational on or about March 1, 2018.   A native of Montreal, Quebec, who ...
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Harp, Thompson, Daley to FL Hall of Fame

on 01/19/2018 12:00 AM
The Florida Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association's president, Steven Wolf, has announced the Hall of Fame inductees for 2018 and the annual award winners for the 2017 harness racing season. They will be honored at the association's 27th annual Florida Harness Racing Hall of Fame Awards dinner on Friday (March 2) at the Royal Fiesta Catering Ballroom in Deerfield Beach.  ...
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Canadian Hall invites memories of Somebeach

on 01/19/2018 12:00 AM
The recent passing of the 2009 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame inductee Somebeachsomewhere, has left fans and supporters reminiscing about his races, the impact he had on the sport of harness racing and the legacy he leaves. Starting today, Friday, Jan. 19, the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is providing an opportunity for fans and supporters to share their Somebeachsomewhere memories an...
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"The Beach" remembered in new Weekend Preview!

on 01/18/2018 12:00 AM
Harness racing lost one of its greatest this past week in Somebeachsomewhere, the 2008 Horse of the Year who went on to have a brilliant career in the breeding shed at Hanover Shoe Farms. In the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, Hanover's Dr. Bridgette Jablonsky talks about the star pacer's time at Hanover and what he meant to her and the staff. Also, co-owner Brent MacGrath, who trave...
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Cantab Hall, Western Ideal new to Hall of Fame

on 01/18/2018 12:00 AM
The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2018 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame. Annual members voted for the two horses they felt best exemplified greatness. Their choices are stallions Cantab Hall and Western Ideal. The other nominees were Chapter S...
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Camera Lady gets another win photo at Meadows

on 01/18/2018 12:00 AM
Camera Lady got her picture taken again Thursday (Jan. 18) at The Meadows when she swooped the field in the final quarter to capture the $18,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace. Following her November acquisition by trainer Ron Burke for Burke Racing Stable and Weaver Bruscemi, LLC, Camera Lady won five of six starts but didn’t face the track’s elite distaf...
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