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Florida's Gold Star Briana now 17-for-17

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
Arsenal, given perfect rating by Dave Ingraham, fired bullets start to finish at Pompano Park on Sunday night, easily handling a quartet of rivals in a 1:53.4 victory.   The 9-year-old gelded son of Artiscape, leaving from the coveted post five, won a brief early tussle with Stirling Cadillac (Bryce Fenn), post four, and went on to card panels of :27.1, :57.1 and 1:25.4 before a :28...
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Rosberg wins Ontario Sires Stakes in 1:58

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
The 3-year-old trotting colt Rosberg won the first Ontario Sires Stakes event of the season at Flamboro Downs on Sunday and was immediately promoted to the head of the class in trainer Julie Walker's stable. "He is now; if he wasn't, he is now," said Walker with a laugh. Rosberg and driver Louis-Philippe Roy left smartly from post 2 in the first $64,800 Gold Series division and had ...
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Resolve draws post 8 in Elitlopp elim

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
The field is set for Sweden's prestigious Elitlopp, which will be held Sunday, May 27, at the Solvalla track in Stockholm. Among the starters will be Hall of Famer John Campbell, who had already planned a trip to Solvalla and has now picked up a drive on the Swedish trotter Tjacko Zas, a son of Crazed with a mark of 1:51.4.   There are two elimination heats for the Elitlopp, wi...
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Draw held for Friday's Molson Pace

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
The field for this year's Molson Pace on Friday night at Western Fair has now been finalized, but not before some last-second changes to the line-up had to be made.   The connections of Rockin In Heaven accepted an invite to join the seven previously confirmed entries and the son of Rock N Roll Heaven is coming off a victory this past weekend at Mohawk-- his first victory in three t...
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New USTA rule book available online

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
The new USTA rule book is now available online. It can be found under the USTA or Horsemen/Regulatory tabs on the homepage of http://www.ustrotting.com/ or by clicking this link. Following are some of the highlights of the new rules and bylaws in the 2017 USTA Rule Book: •The bylaw pertaining to procedures and eligibility for election of directors representing racetracks specifies a varie...
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LBJ winner Michael's Power retired

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
Michael's Power, who was Canada's Horse of the Year in 2012, has been retired, co-owner Michael Snyder said Monday. The 8-year-old gelding last competed in September 2016.   A son of stallion Camluck out of the mare Michelle's Jackpot, Michael's Power was bred and co-owned by Snyder's father, Jeff. The horse won 37 of 98 career races and earned $1.90 million. In 2012, Michael's Powe...
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Downbytheseaside draws post 3 in Rooney

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
World champion Downbytheseaside drew post position No. 3 for Saturday night’s 27th edition of Yonkers Raceway’s Art Rooney Pace for 3-year-olds.  Downbytheseaside, a sophomore son of Somebeachsomewhere, won last week’s lone $40,000 elimination race in 1:52.2. Dave Miller, who won this race consecutively in 2002 (Ashlee’s Big Guy) and 2003 (No Pan Intended-via disqualification),...
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Crown runner-up Moonshiner Hanover wins

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
Breeders Crown runner-up Moonshiner Hanover, looking for a soft opening for his sophomore campaign, found it in Monday’s (May 22) Pennsylvania Stallion Series at The Meadows, where he cruised to victory in a stake-fastest 1:55.3. The $80,000 event for colt and gelding trotters was contested over four divisions, with Two AM, Thisguyisonfire and Skaterly taking the other splits. Moonshiner ...
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Special T Rocks scores again at Harrington

on 05/22/2017 2:00 AM
Bill Sartin and Mark Salerno's Special T Rocks ($11, Jim Morand) was a repeat winner in Monday's (May 22) $17,500 Open at Harrington Raceway in 1:50.2 over a sloppy racetrack. Special T Rocks seized the lead from Im Supersonic A at the quarter mile in 27.4 seconds. Arque Hanover, who was parked the mile, applied pressure through the half-mile in 55.1 before yielding to three-quarters in 1:2...
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"Donna" bests Dayson in Graduate at Big M

on 05/21/2017 2:00 AM
Broadway Donna outlasted Dayson after a stirring stretch duel to capture the first leg of the Graduate Series for 4-year-old trotters at the Meadowlands Saturday night. The 6-5 favorite Dayson, who bled after failing one week ago in his Graduate prep, was sailing along on the lead with Lasix added as Broadway Donna inched closer racing on the rim after vacating the five hole just after th...
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Rooney & Lismore elims contested at Yonkers

on 05/21/2017 2:00 AM
  World champion Downbytheseaside (Dave Miller, $3.10) was as odds-on advertised Saturday night (May 20th), winning Yonkers Raceway's lone $40,000 elimination for the 27th Art Rooney Pace for 3-year-olds. Starting from the second tier in the nine-to-get-to-eight foray, Downbytheseaside found himself three-wide at the half in a race that had much more movement than expected. L...
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Northern Courtney takes 3YOFT final at Tioga

on 05/21/2017 2:00 AM
Northern Courtney (Mike Simons)captures M&J Oil Lube Trot Final ($25,000) for 3 year-old fillies at at Tioga Downs Saturday night (May 20).  The 3 year-old Deweycheatumnhowe filly marched out to the lead and never relinquished it.  Trained by John Butenschoen,the filly was trailed by Seven Magic Words (Tom Jackson) who road the pocket the entire way to finish second. Norther...
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Scibbereen wins co-feature at Vernon Downs.

on 05/21/2017 2:00 AM
Scibbereen (John MacDonald) wins Anthony Farina Pacing Series Final at Vernon Downs on Saturday night (May 20).  Scibbereen ($8.60) who is trained by Kyle Spagnola was fourth after three-quarters passing Nostrovia (Wade Tomaszewski)in the stretch to win in 1:55.4. American JJ (Michael Miller) would be placed first to capture the the Robert Keller series final when Pipe Dream Expr...
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First Turn Stable finds winner's circle at Hoosier

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
  G's High Shooter made his second start for Hoosier Park Racing & Casino's fractional ownership group, First Turn Stable, on Friday, May 19 and found the winner's circle in thrilling fashion to the delight of many of the First Turn Stable members that were in attendance. With driver John DeLong in the bike, G's High Shooter stopped the timer in 1:53.1 and established a new lifetim...
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Ariana G dominant at Meadowlands

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
Ariana G gave notice Friday night at the Meadowlands that the road to the Hambletonian Oaks goes through her as she crushed seven overmatched foes in a division of the first leg of the New Jersey Sire Stakes for 3-year-old trotting fillies by 7¾ lengths in 1:52.2. The Jimmy Takter trainee was more than prepared for her seasonal debut as driver Yannick Gingras put the daughter of M...
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Super Soph takes Tioga Downs feature

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
Super Soph (Mike Merton) beat four other mares to take the Fillies and Mares Open 2 at Tioga Downs (May 19). Super Soph, a 7 year-old Admirals Galley mare went right to the front. Owned by Mark Wamp and trained by Todd Buter, Super Soph would hit the first quarter in 27.3 and never look back, winning gate to wire in 1:52.1. Super Soph paid $14.60 for the upset win. A Wish For Wings (John ...
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SRF's auction opens with surprises

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
The Standardbred Retirement Foundation's (SRF), online auction is now open. New additions include NASCAR trips; colors from John Campbell, Yannick Gingras, Tim Tetrick, and Andy Miller; a trip to the CMA Country Music Awards; in addition to an exotic sports car experience driving a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bentley and others in real world driving; tickets to sporting events; Foiled Again's shoes ...
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No collar, no problem for Sortie in PASS

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
  They couldn't collar Sortie in Saturday's $146.628 Pennsylvania Sires Stake at The Meadows — literally. The Hambletonian hopeful, one of the most promising freshmen of 2016, had been racing with a Cornell Collar to help his breathing. Moments before Saturday's race, however, trainer Noel Daley was informed that Cornell Collars can't be used in Pennsylvania, and the device had ...
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Topville Cadillac returns to winner's circle at Hoosier

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
  Topville Cadillac found the winner's circle for the second consecutive week at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino as she pulled the slight upset to capture the featured event of the evening, a $21,000 Invitational Pace for fillies and mares, on Saturday, May 20. Topville Cadillac responded to a bump in class to score in 1:50.2 to establish a new lifetime best after scoring last week in...
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SBOA stakes thrill fans on family night at Mohawk

on 05/20/2017 2:00 AM
The finals of the S.B.O.A. Stakes for Ontario sired three-year-old fillies highlighted the racing portion of Fireworks and Family Fun Night Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack. A large crowd flooded Mohawk to celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend. Despite cool and windy conditions, excitement filled both the grandstand and paddock for the evening's festivities. The first on-track fea...
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