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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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Metro, She's A Great Lady at Mohawk Saturday

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Rookie pacers will be in the spotlight for the $816,000 Metro Pace and $500,000 Shes A Great Lady this Saturday (September 23) at Mohawk Racetrack. The Metro Pace, harness racing’s richest race for two-year-olds, features a field of 10 colts and geldings led by elimination winners Stay Hungry (1:50.2), Twin B Tuffenuff (1:51.1) and Pedro Hanover (1:51.2). The Shes A Great Lady for paci...
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Indiana's Pinecraft Nellie takes feature at Delaware

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Indiana invader Pinecraft Nellie won the $37,600 Standardbred trot for two-year-old fillies in Tuesday action at the Delaware County Fair. Driver Ronnie Wrenn, Jr. sent Pinecraft Nellie out of the outside post #4 and grabbed the early lead. The daughter of Guccio led the field through the first half mile fractions of :30 1/5 and 1:00.3. Msnaughtyashill (David Miller) challenged the leade...
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Art Stafford Jr. sweeps DSBF at Harrington

on 09/19/2017 2:00 AM
Driver Art Stafford Jr. swept the three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions for 2-year-old pacing fillies at Harrington Raceway Tuesday (Sept. 19). Stafford won six races on the program, following a four win night Monday. Jeff and David Clark's Gracefullyforgiven ($2.80, Stafford Jr.) prevailed in the first DSBF division in 2:00.1. The daughter of Roddy's Bags Again - B...
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Field shaping up for $1 million International

on 09/18/2017 2:00 AM
Seven world-class trotters from six countries have accepted invitations to the 2017 $1 million Yonkers International Trot on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 14, at Empire City Casino.   Last year's champion Resolve of the United States, defending his title in the 1 ¼-mile classic, heads the field. Trainer-driver Ake Svanstedt, who steered the American flag-carrier to last year's world rec...
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99-1 Stealth Hanover tops Perfect Spirit

on 09/18/2017 2:00 AM
At nearly 99-1 odds, the Francisco Del Cid trainee Stealth Hanover made a break in the Hambletonian eliminations, finishing eighth, and failed to make the finals. After another up-the-track finish in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action, the 3-year-old gelded son of Andover Hall-Secret Credit began to figure it out. With the addition of trotting hopples and driver Simon Allard, things began to turn...
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Cash Poor cashes in Saratoga feature

on 09/18/2017 2:00 AM
Cash Poor (Cash Hall) scored in the Sunday feature at Saratoga Casino Hotel to continue what has been a sensational streak for driver Jimmy Devaux.   The Maureen Salino trainee made an easy lead in Sunday's $14,000 Winners Over trot and he never looked back. After cruising through a first half in :58.3, Cash Poor remained untested through three-quarters in 1:27.4 before trottin...
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