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Action Majesty's 1:54 fastest Ontario Gold

on 06/27/2017 2:00 AM
James MacDonald climbed onto the race bike behind Future Headlines for the first time at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening and piloted the three-year-old pacing filly to her first victory of the year in a personal best 1:54.1. Starting from post 2 in the first of two $95,600 Gold Series divisions, MacDonald was able to follow post-sitter Fade into the first turn. Content to shadow Fade ...
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Southwind Warsaw steps up for victory

on 06/27/2017 2:00 AM
Horses claimed out of their last start were noses apart in the $14,000 featured claiming handicap trot at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Monday, with Southwind Warsaw overcoming a step up in class to hang the smallest possible margin of defeat on What A Peach in 1:57.1. What A Peach was either a peach or the pits in his last six starts for trainer Jason Robinson – second, break, win, brea...
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Fair Winds Farm, Hogan Equine team up for outreach

on 06/27/2017 2:00 AM
The last weekend in June was outreach time at Fair Winds Farm, in Cream Ridge, NJ, for nearly 400 visitors. Fair Winds' owner, Mark Mullen, teamed up with Dr. Patty Hogan's Hogan Equine Clinic, located on the grounds of the farm, to open their doors to the public and hold a workshop for future equine health professionals. On Saturday (June 24), high school students spent the morni...
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Resolve, Crazy Wow draw 1-2 in Cleveland trot

on 06/27/2017 2:00 AM
Northeast Ohio's newest premier race, the Cleveland Trotting Classic, will go to post Saturday (July 1) at Northfield Park. The Classic carries a $185,000 purse and has attracted some of the best veteran trotters in North America. The Grand Circuit race is the featured event on a program that includes four $40,000 divisions of Ohio Sire Stakes for 3-year-old colt pacers. Resolve drew post one a...
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Mach It So taking a shot in Franklin final

on 06/27/2017 2:00 AM
He might not be the same beast he was in the past, but Mach It So still has a little King Kong in him. Mach It So, an 7-year-old gelding with 36 career wins and $1.81 million in earnings, faces eight foes in Saturday's $500,000 Ben Franklin Stakes for older male pacers at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Trained by Jeff Bamond Jr. for owner Bamond Racing, Mach It So starts from post five with ...
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2CT Count On Cody wins PM race in 2:00.3

on 06/27/2017 2:00 AM
Glidinthruparadise followed the first-over cover of Bessie, then overtook her in mid-stretch to capture her second straight victory in Tuesday’s (June 27) $20,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. Glidinthruparadise broke stride in three straight starts before righting the ship in her last outing, a conditioned event. On Tuesday, she looked mor...
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With hobbles, Rose Run Parker back winning

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
It's unusual to see a major equipment change made in midseason on a winner of $856,065. But perhaps that's why Ron Burke isn't just another trainer. Burke put trotting hobbles on the veteran Jailhouse Jesse gelding Rose Run Parker after the horse broke in two straight starts, and the equipment seemed to help straighten out the trotter as he won the $20,000 featured event at The Downs at Moh...
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Boli back winning, takes Saratoga Open

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
Boli (Kadabra) was one of the trotting stars at the Isle of Pompano Park in Florida this season for trainer Dan Hennessey. The 5-yeaer-old trotter returned to Saratoga earlier this month and finished second and third in his two tries in the Saratoga Open Trot but was a beaten favorite both times.   On Sunday afternoon, Boli was once again the public's top choice and driver Wally Hen...
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Rodney Mitchell Jr., owner of Danae, dies

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
Rodney Mitchell Jr., 65, who owned 2007 Hambletonian Oaks winner Danae, passed away Wednesday, June 21, at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., after a short illness.   Mitchell was born on April 10, 1952, in Dover, Del., son of the late Kathryn and Rodney Mitchell Sr. He was a successful land developer and stable owner. In addition to Danae, he also campaigne...
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Allergic to horses, but still enjoying them

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
Allergies prevent Ross Scheuerman from working with horses, but not from enjoying them. Scheuerman, who on Sunday began his second season as a running back with the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, since childhood has followed his family's exploits in harness racing. Among his favorite memories is traveling with his grandfather, trainer Del Cote, to watch pacer Next Flight compete...
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Outrider's horse was once in jeopardy

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
On Nov. 20, 2015, Missy Rothfuss was scrolling through Facebook when a video of a Palomino being ridden caught her eye. She decided to watch the video closer, only to see the horse was skinny, every bone could be seen, and in overall poor health. The horse had no name, just a number and it was number 64. Number 64 was in a kill pen and only had a couple of days for someone to bail him out. Miss...
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Red Mile stall applications due July 1

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
The Red Mile would like to remind all horsemen that stall applications for the Fall and Grand Circuit meet are due by Saturday, July 1. Everyone racing at The Red Mile must fill out a stall application. The Early meet will commence on July 27with qualifiers occurring on Friday July 21 and Tuesday July 18. Due to limited space, Grand Circuit stall applications must be submitted. Please contact H...
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Framed Art takes Delaware Special in 1:51.4

on 06/26/2017 2:00 AM
Art and Andrew Stafford's Framed Art ($4.60, Art Stafford Jr.) was a 1:51.4 winner in the $15,000 Delaware Special Monday (June 26) at Harrington Raceway. Framed Art assumed the early lead from Im Supersonic A, last week's winner, to an opening quarter in 27 seconds. He led the field to the half mile in 55.4 seconds and three-quarters in 1:23.2. "Art" opened up four lengths on the field ...
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Ariana G, DBSS, Mel Mara win big in Sun elims

on 06/25/2017 2:00 AM
Ariana G, Mel Mara, and Downbytheseaside were impressive in victories in the Sun Super Stakes eliminations Saturday at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in a night with a healthy dose of favorites and a sprinkling of longshots as victors. Each of next week's (July 1) championship events on the $2 million Sun Stakes Saturday card – the $500,000 Ben Franklin Free-For-All Pace, the $500,000 Earl ...
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Resolve holds off Obrigado at Yonkers

on 06/25/2017 2:00 AM
 The people’s preferences prevailed Saturday night, with Resolve (Ake Svanstedt, $6.20) and Somewhere in L A (Jason Bartlett, $3.80) winning Yonkers Raceway’s $55,000 co-featured Open Handicaps. Double-millionaire Resolve showed no ill effects from his sojourn to Solvalla. Returning to the scene of a Yonkers International Trot world record last Oct., he proved as proficient at eigh...
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Bettor's Edge captures Meadowlands feature

on 06/25/2017 2:00 AM
 Picture perfect weather conditions greeted a large crowd on Saturday evening at The Meadowlands for live racing on the track and the annual Winefest off the track.  The featured event of the night, a conditioned event carrying a purse of $18,000, lived up to expectations with the classy Bettor's Edge (Victor Kirby) surviving a tough journey to score in 1:48.2, just one-fifth of a...
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1-9 Barn Bella breaks, Mamora Bay wins

on 06/25/2017 2:00 AM
All eyes were focused on Barn Bella in the $58,000 first division of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old trotting fillies at Buffalo Raceway on Sunday afternoon (June 25). But a break in stride by the heavy 1-9 favorite going into the first turn sure changed the entire complexion of the race in a real hurry. Mamora Bay (Sam Schillaci) took advantage of Barn Bella's misfortune and...
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Brent Holland wins 5,000th career race

on 06/24/2017 2:00 AM
Driver Brent Holland won the 5,000th race of his career Friday night, doing so at his place of residence, Yonkers Raceway. Holland and Delightful Dragon ($7.40) lasted on the lead by a scant schnoz in the sixth race, a $40,000 Filly and Mare Preferred Handicap Pace, giving the 46-year-old, as of this past Sunday, the milestone in a season’s-best 1:53.2 mile.  The affable Holland is a na...
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Rainbow Room shines in 2YO debut

on 06/24/2017 2:00 AM
Nearly five years after her world champion full sister Somwherovrarainbow won her first career start, Rainbow Room debuted with an eye-catching victory Friday night in the first 2-year-old race of the season at the Meadowlands. Rainbow Room, by Somebeachsomewhere out of Rainbow Blue, had been the talk of the morning after a pair of impressive Meadowlands baby race victories earlier this mon...
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Enoch earns lifetime best in Hoosier victory

on 06/24/2017 2:00 AM
Enoch, with Trace Tetrick in the bike, provided a slight upset in the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday. With a final time of 1:49.2, Enoch recorded his second consecutive Hoosier Park victory and established a new lifetime mark in the process. Tetrick elected to use off-the-pace tactics with Enoch as he was uninvolved in t...
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