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Yearling session online for Blooded Horse Pre-Jug Sale

on 08/08/2017 2:00 AM
The 61st annual Blooded Horse Pre-Jug Sale will offer 120 yearlings on Monday, August 28 of its 2-day venue at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. Most are featured with black  type pedigrees that can now be viewed online. The yearlings include 87 Ohio-breds, 15 Indiana-breds, 7 NY-breds and 11 from PA, IL, DE and ON; some with dual eligibility. In addition, over ...
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Fear The Dragon, DBSS top Milstein field

on 08/08/2017 2:00 AM
The Carl Milstein Memorial, Northeast Ohio's premier race, is scheduled for its fourth edition on Saturday night. The Milstein, a Grand Circuit event, has graduated the last two winners of the Little Brown Jug.   Fear The Dragon has drawn the rail and has been named the 3-5 morning-line favorite by Northfield Park executive vice president of racing and simulcasting Dave Biancon...
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Appeal filed in What The Hill Hambo DQ

on 08/08/2017 2:00 AM
The connections of What The Hill, who was disqualified from first to ninth in the Hambletonian after driver David Miller was deemed guilty of causing interference to Guardian Angel As that led to that trotter going offstride, have formally appealed the decision to the New Jersey Racing Commission (NJRC). The appeal of the disqualification will go directly to the New Jersey Superior Court, appe...
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World Driving Championship starts Saturday

on 08/08/2017 2:00 AM
On Saturday (Aug. 12) 11 of the top harness racing drivers from around the globe will assemble at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, near Calgary, Alberta, to kick off the 2017 World Driving Championship (WDC). The World Driving Championship, hosted by Standardbred Canada, will take place at five different racetracks in four provinces, with 11 drivers from around the world competing.&n...
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Rainbow Room, Come See The Show win PASS

on 08/08/2017 2:00 AM
Rainbow Room blistered the back half in 54.4 en route to the fastest victory in Tuesday’s $158,254 Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows. The event for freshman filly pacers, known as The Meadow Cheer, was contested over three divisions, with Come See The Show and Cuts Like A Knife taking the other splits, both for Tim Tetrick. Rainbow Room, a Somebeachsomewhere daughter of 2004 Horse o...
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Pure Country's brother wins Stallion Series

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
The Well Said gelding Iluvtomakemoney continued to live up to his name by remaining perfect after three starts in the Pennsylvania Stallion Series for two-year-old pacing colts Sunday night at Pocono Downs, but the 4-5 choice had to be very good to defeat 25-1 shot Size Me Up by a neck in 1:54.1. Tim Tetrick got the colt away in the pocket, normally a great place to be at Pocono, but when Thoma...
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What The Hill Hambo dq to be appealed to NJRC

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
Trainer Ron Burke told harnessracing.com Monday morning that the decision to disqualify What The Hill from first in last Saturday's $1 million Hambletonian final at the Meadowlands will be appealed to the New Jersey Racing Commission. Burke added that What The Hill underwent throat surgery early on Monday morning and the colt is now "50-50" to race in the Zweig Memorial on Aug. 18 at Vernon Do...
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Barn fire kills 5 Standardbreds in Delaware

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
A fire that started around 7 a.m. Monday in the main barn at Trotter Farm, known to many as Dillards, in Seaford, Del., killed five racehorses trained by Mike and Brittany Bounds.   They were 8-year-old pacing gelding In Front Charlie p,1:53f ($158,523), 2-year-old pacing filly My Lil Tater Tot, 2-year-old pacing filly Gangster Granny, 3-year-old pacing filly Standtuecemewin an...
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Ocean Downs cancels Monday

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
Due to severe weather and bad track conditions in the last couple of hours, Ocean Downs has cancelled live racing for Monday. The Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes for 3-year-old Filly Trotters and Colt and Gelding Pacers will be rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 and 6:40 p.m. 
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McKee named Neville Memorial Award honoree

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
Longtime Little Brown Jug simulcast host, Sam McKee has been named the 2017 Joseph Neville Memorial Award honoree by the Delaware County Fair.  The native of Michigan, McKee started calling imaginary races as a young boy. His developed a pen-pal relationship with the Hall of Fame and Little Brown Jug announcer, Roger Huston. Huston’s mentorship helped shape McKee’s career. The d...
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Some Renditions dominates in PA Stallion division

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
Some Renditions dominated the field on the front end, scoring in a stake-fastest 1:54.1 over a "good" surface in Monday’s $60,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series event at The Meadows. The stake for 2-year-old filly pacers was contested over three divisions, with Cult Icon and Round The Beach taking the other splits. Trainer Michael Hall and the ownership team of CTC Stable, Howard Taylor and...
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Callahan, Simple Kinda Man win Battle of Waterloo

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
Grand River Raceway’s Industry Day got off to a thrilling start for owner-breeder Michael Kwietniowski when three-year-old pacing gelding Kazimoto captured his first-ever Ontario Sires Stakes victory on Monday. Starting from post 2, Kazimoto and driver Alfie Carroll were fourth through the early going and then tipped into the outside lane heading for the half. Steadily advancing on pacesetter...
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Biggie best in Plainridge feature

on 08/07/2017 2:00 AM
Biggie lived up to his name, charging late from off the pace to capture the $14,000 conditioned pacing feature in impressive style at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon. Biggie (Greg Merton) left from post six and dropped in third while American Rock (Jim Hardy) went up front to cut the mile. The leader dictated early fractions of :27 and :57 when Lew’s Maverick (Mike Eaton) and Warrawee...
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Sir John F wins Townsend Ackerman; Evelyn wins Duenna

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
Jimmy Takter and Yannick Gingras will team up to go for their unprecedented fourth straight Hambletonian Oaks on Saturday with morning line favorite Ariana G. The duo tuned up Friday night by partnering to win the $50,000 Townsend Ackerman with 7/5 wagering choice Sir John F in a lifetime-best 1:53.4. Gingras, who won four races on the card, steered the Donato Hanover colt to a textbook second-...
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Freaky Feet Pete returns to Hoosier winner's circle

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
World Champion and fan favorite Freaky Feet Pete returned to the winner's circle at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino for the first time this season in the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace, on Friday, August 4. With regular driver Trace Tetrick in the bike, Freaky Feet Pete turned a pocket trip into a 1:50.2 score to notch his first win of the season from four outings....
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Blazin Britches equals record in Shady Daisy

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands got off to a fast start as Brian Brown trainee Blazin Britches scorched the mile en route to a track-record equaling 1:48.4 performance in the $113,950 Shady Daisy for sophomore filly pacers. The homebred, owned by Emerald Highlands Farm, was driven to an open-lengths victory by David Miller. Blazin Britches was one of two supplemental entries in the race.&n...
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Pasithea Face S upsets in Steele Memorial

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
Swedish import Pasithea Face S triggered the first upset of the day in the $176,250 Dr. John R. Steele Memorial for free-for-all trotting mares Saturday, August 5 at the Meadowlands. Sporting the colors of owner Courant Inc., Tim Tetrick steered the Muscle Hill five year old to a 1:51.2 win on the third race of the Hambletonian program. It was the first win in two starts on American soil for t...
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Favored You Know You Do takes Haughton

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
Elimination winner and favored You Know You Do pulled away late in the lane to capture the $360,650 Peter Haughton Memorial for freshman trotting colts Saturday, August 5 at the Meadowlands. With Yannick Gingras in the sulky, the Jimmy Takter-trained son of Muscle Hill tripped the timer in 1:54.2. Takter steered Samo Different Day to a runner-up finish.   Starting fifth in the fie...
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Manchego remains perfect in Doherty win

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
Undefeated Manchego made it look easy in the $330,800 Jim Doherty Memorial for two-year-old filly trotters Saturday, August 5 at the Meadowlands. Driven by Yannick Gingras for trainer Jimmy Takter, the Muscle Hill freshman raised her record to five-for-five with a dominant 1:52.4 effort, easily winning over a late-closing Phaetosive.   An elimination winner one week earlier, Manc...
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Resolve dominates Cashman Memorial

on 08/05/2017 2:00 AM
Bouncing back from a fourth-place finish in the Spirit of Massachusetts Trot, Resolve and trainer Ake Svanstedt captured the $303,050 John Cashman Memorial with authority Saturday, August 5. The Muscle Hill six year old covered the 1 1/8 miles in 2:04.2 at the Meadowlands, with Marion Marauder a distant second and Lookslikeachpndale third.   When the gate folded several free-for-a...
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