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Shake It Off Lindy best in Old Oaken Bucket

on 09/21/2017 2:00 AM
Shake It Off Lindy led from start to finish to win Thursday's $105,125 Old Oaken Bucket for 3-year-old male trotters in a lifetime-best 1:54 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Andy M was second and Moonshiner Hanover was third.   Scott Zeron drove Shake It Off Lindy for trainer Frank M. Antonacci and ownerK R Breeding, which is Antonacci and his father Frank and uncle Gerald. It was...
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Emoticon Hanover rolls in Miss Versatility

on 09/21/2017 2:00 AM
Coming off a world-record performance in her previous race, Emoticon Hanover just missed adding her name to the record book again.   Emoticon Hanover won Thursday's$120,500 Miss Versatility Series championship for older female trotters in 1:52 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. The time was one-fifth of a second shy of Maven's world record of 1:51.4 for a female trotter on a half-mile tr...
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Filibuster Hanover wins 72nd Little Brown Jug

on 09/21/2017 2:00 AM
After finishing second in a blanket finish in the first $188,928 heat of Thursday's $590,400 Little Brown Jug at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, Filibuster Hanover and driver Yannick Gingras took no prisoners in the $401,472 decisive second heat as he won in gate-to-wire fashion,   Filibuster Hanover finished behind first-heat winner Fear The Dragon by a neck despite a lack of racin...
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Keystone Apache holds on in Standardbred 2CT

on 09/21/2017 2:00 AM
Keystone Apache went three wide heading to the final turn, passed leader M S Triple J, and then held off Can't Afford It in the stretch to win Thursday's $52,200 Standardbred Stakes for 2-year-old male trotters by a neck in 1:56.2 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.   Can't Afford It was second and M S Triple J, who raced on the outside for nearly the entire mile, was third. &n...
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OBC 2CPs raced on Jug day undercard

on 09/21/2017 2:00 AM
Four divisions of the $145,184 Ohio Breeders Championship for freshman pacing colts were held on Thursday as part of the Little Brown Jug Day undercard at the Delaware County Fair.g Three $36,296 divisions were won by trainer Brian Brown -- Rock On Creek (Chris Page), Dragonology (David Miller) and Slick Mick (Ronnie Wrenn Jr.). The final division was won by Born To Be Bad (Andy Mille...
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Wisdom Tree picks up first win in NYSS

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
On Tuesday (Sept. 19) Monticello Raceway hosted it’s 8th and final leg of the 2017 Sire Stakes Season featuring 2-year-old pacing fillies. The first Sire Stakes event of the afternoon was a 6 horse field that competed for a purse of $53,500. Betting favorite KJ’s Bekah (Jason Bartlett) made a nasty break in the middle of the first turn and went to his knees. Jim Morrill Jr. took advanta...
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Big Stakes card at Hoosier Park Friday

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
Grand Circuit racing action will return to Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the third time this season on Friday, September 22 and with it, bring some of the top rated horses in North America. With purses topping the $1.4 million mark, Hoosier Park will host a standout card that includes the $240,000 Centaur Trotting Classic, the $240,000 Kentuckiana Stallion Management Stakes, the $160,00...
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Little Brown Jug Preview now available!

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
All the Little Brown Jug news you want to know can be read in the new and free special Little Brown Jug Preview now available. Trainer Brian Brown brings a formidable duo to Delaware in Downbytheseaside and Fear The Dragon, but there are six other starters hoping to spring the upset. Read what all the connections have to say in the new Jug Preview.   You are going to want to follow ...
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Caviart Ally bests Blazin Britches in Jugette

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
Caviart Ally parlayed a pocket trip from driver Andrew McCarthy into a 1:51,3 victory in the decisive $163,950 second heat of the $273,250 Jugette for 3-year-old filly pacers on Wednesday afternoon at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.   Elim winners Blazin Britches and Caviart Ally started from posts one and two, respectively. Driver Trace Tetrick played hard ball from the start as h...
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Cool Cates cruises to Buckette victory

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
Cool Cates cut all the fractions to win Wednesday's $80,575 Buckette for 3-year-old filly trotters at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Driven by Andrew McCarthy, Cool Cates set splits of :27.2, :57.3 and 1:26.4 before closing out her 1:56 win with a final quarter of :29.1.   Cool Cates received some mild pressure from a first-over Maewegonow, which kept Satin Dancer along the pylons...
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3YOs contest Simpsons at Harrah's Philadelphia

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
There were four divisions of the John Simpson Memorial for 3-year-old filly pacers and trotters at Harrah's Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, each going for a purse of $30,000. The first division for filly pacers went to Magic Forces (Marcus Miller). The daughter of Art Major-Magic Of Michelle went right to the top, setting fractions of :27.3, :56.1, and 1:24. The final time was 1:52, a lif...
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Fraser Ridge sets national season's mark in OBC

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
Seventeen 3-year-old colt trotters competed in the $94,334 Ohio Breeders Championship on Wednesday (Sept. 20) at Delaware. Trainer Chris Beaver swept the two divisions with Buckeye Boss (Aaron Merriman) in the first division and Fraser Ridge (Ronnie Wrenn, Jr.) in the second. Fraser Ridge established a national season’s record of 1:55 in the second $47,167 division with a 4-1/2 length ...
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Deja Vu Blue wins first start, a DSBF division

on 09/20/2017 2:00 AM
The opening round of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes action for 2-year-old trotters commenced on the Wednesday program at Harrington Raceway with four $20,000 divisions. The first winner came in the filly division when owner/trainer Thomas Leager's Deja Vu Blue ($4.40, Ross Wolfenden) was an impressive first-time starter winner in 2:02.1. The daughter of first crop sire An...
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Record performances in Wellwood, Peaceful Way

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Alarm Detector set a Canadian record, while Manchego set a stakes record in Monday's rich trotting finals at Mohawk Racetrack.   A field of nine 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings competed in the $400,000 William Wellwood Memorial, while a field of 10 two-year-old trotting fillies squared off in the $375,000 Peaceful Way.   Ben Baillargeon trainee Alarm Detector put ...
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Bit Of A Legend N captures Quillen Memorial

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Harry Von Knoblauch Stable's Bit Of A Legend N ($4, Jordan Stratton) won the 11th Annual Bobby Quillen Memorial in 1:52.1 Monday at Harrington Raceway.   Trained by Peter Tritton, the 8-year-old Bettor's Delight stallion never had an anxious moment in his wire-to-wire win over pocket-sitting Mach It So and All Bets Off, who rallied well for third. It was his seventh win of the year and 40...
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Surprises in NYSS 2CT divisions at Yonkers

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway Monday night hosted the $157,600 New York Sires Stakes Lew Barasch Trot for 2-year-old colts and geldings. The race again honored the memory of ‘Tootie,' the iconic Hall of Fame harness publicist from the sport's golden age.   A pair of equally-parsed, $78,800 divisions comprised the event, which, as it turned out, was not for the squeamish.   Fourth Dimensi...
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Tickets on sale for betting carrel seating at HoP

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for premium betting carrel seating at the 34th edition of the Breeders Crown at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28. The Breeders Crown, harness racing's annual series of 12 championship events with purses valued at $6 million, is returning to the Midwest for the first ti...
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A bushel of wins for "Apple"

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Joe Paver thought Carmensdaleyapple would be a good horse, but he never expected the homebred 2-year-old male pacer to produce win after win after win. Fifteen, to be exact, without a single setback as he heads Wednesday to an Ohio Fair Racing Conference division at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. "It's a big surprise," said Paver, who bred, owns and trains Carmensdaleyapple. He added with a la...
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Tambur looks to do "boogie shuffle" in Delaware

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Boogie Shuffle will have to beat the best 3-year-old pacers in North America to win Thursday's $590,400 Little Brown Jug and owner Bob Tambur wouldn't want it any other way.   "That's what sports are all about," said Tambur, the owner of Fox Hollow Farm, which bred and owns Boogie Shuffle. "You want to be there. The fact you're there, that you're one of the better horses in the coun...
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Winbak videos for London yearlings online

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Winbak Farm will be selling 50 yearlings by top Ontario sires at the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale. Pacing Yearlings selling are sired by: Badlands Hanover, Betterthancheddar, Bettor's Delight, Royal Mattjesty, Shadow Play, Sportswriter and Vintage Master. Trotting yearlings selling are sired by: Angus Hall, Archangel, Glidemaster and Royalty For Life.   This is the fir...
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