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Yankee Glide to relocate to Kentucky for '17

on 10/17/2016 2:00 AM
Kentuckiana Farms has announced that Yankee Glide will relocate to Kentucky for the 2017 breeding season and the balance of his stallion career. He will stand under private treaty. For additional information contact Ken Jackson at 859-335-0928 or email: kjackson@kentuckianafarms.com.
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Hoosier lowers High-5 takeout to 12 percent

on 10/17/2016 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino is pleased to announce a reduction in pari-mutuel takeout on its pentafecta wager, the Hoosier High-5, beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 18, and continuing for the remainder of the 2016 harness racing season. With a reduced takeout of 12 percent, Hoosier Park will now offer the lowest takeout on the pentafecta wager of all harness tracks in North America.   ...
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Spreester wins off layoff at The Meadows

on 10/17/2016 2:00 AM
Showing no ill effects from a layoff of more than six weeks, Spreester used a three-wide backside burst to capture Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.   Aniston Seelster vaulted to the front from post 8 but had to blaze through first-half fractions of :26.1 and 54.4 to stay there. That was the signal for Aaron Merriman to ...
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Rockn Stien trots to Dayton victory

on 10/17/2016 2:00 AM
Rockn Stien, a homebred owned by trainer Bobby Brower and partner Debra Garland, trotted to a new lifetime mark of 1:54.1 to capture the $15,000 Open at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Monday afternoon.   Content to get away fifth in the early going, driver Josh Sutton pushed the accelerator before the field reached the midway point, moving up to third on the rim at the :56.4 half. By t...
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Arque Hanover wins Harrington open

on 10/17/2016 2:00 AM
Thomas Lazzaro, Robert Cooper and Abraham Basen's Arque Hanover ($2.80, Jon Roberts) was a 1:52.3 winner in the $17,700 Open Pace Monday at Harrington Raceway.   The 4-year-old Rock N Roll Heaven stallion set all the fractions in a strong front end win over Remember Me Vk and Little Ben. Trained by Dylan Davis. "Arque" registered his fifth win of the year. The winner returned home a...
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Bill "Moon" Mullin scores driving double at Pocono

on 10/17/2016 2:00 AM
There was a full Moon out at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Monday evening, and it shone very brightly.   Bill "Moon" Mullin, a veteran horseman who these days focuses more on the training end of the business, is a familiar sight to Pocono fans in the local winner's circle, sometimes even a couple of times during a card. But on Monday, Mullin drove two horses back to Victory Lan...
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Favorites prevail in Ohio Sires Stakes

on 10/16/2016 2:00 AM
The top aged horses in a trio of $50,000 Ohio Sires Stakes didn't disappoint their backers as the 2016 season of the rich series for Ohio-sired horses drew to a close Saturday night, Oct. 15 at Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway. Favorites Final Breath, Dancin Yankee and Victory Is Coming all won their respective OSS divisions handily before a modest crowd at the five-eighths mile oval,...
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Indiana crowns champions in $220k finals

on 10/16/2016 2:00 AM
The top two and three-year-old trotters and pacers in the state of Indiana descended upon Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Saturday, Oct. 15 to battle it out in the $220,000 Indiana Sires Stakes Super Finals in front of a packed house on a beautiful, October evening. As expected, the Super finals delivered some spectacular harness racing battles and hard-earned divisional championships. Wit...
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Betting Line, LA Delight defend Ontario titles

on 10/16/2016 2:00 AM
Super Final night 2016 served as a coronation for several of the Ontario Sires Stakes program's stars and a coming out party for others. Leading reinsman Sylvain Filion, who had locked up his fourth Lampman Cup title well before the post season got under way, piloted three of his eight Super Final mounts to victory on the $2 million program at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday. The Milton, ON resid...
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SBOANJ holds meeting; Gingras new director

on 10/16/2016 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras was elected to the Board of Directors of the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey. Of the 758 members, 347 ballots were returned and counted on Friday Oct. 14, by the accounting firm Drucker, Math & Whitman, certified public accountants in North Brunswick, NJ. In one of the two contested categories – driver/trainer – Gingras received t...
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Limelight Beach takes feature at Pocono

on 10/16/2016 2:00 AM
Limelight Beach, the 2014 Little Brown Jug winner, held off a determined rail-shooting Katies Rocker to take the $20,000 featured conditioned pace Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:51.1.   Matt Kakaley left strongly with the gelded son of Somebeachsomewhere but still had to race two-wide to get around Dreams Beachboy at the :26.2 quarter. Limelight Beach posted ...
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Lakeisha Hall upsets Lispatty in Philly stakes

on 10/16/2016 2:00 AM
Three-year-old pacers of each sex both raced three $35,000 divisions in the John Simpson Sr. stakes series on Sunday afternoon at Harrah's Philadelphia, with the fastest mile of the six the 1:51.3 clocking turned in by "upstart" filly Lakeisha Hall in defeating the favored Lispatty.   Lakeisha Hall is a daughter of Third Straight who won her Kentucky Sire Stakes championship at both...
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Always B Miki heads list of Crown Pace eligibles

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
The world's fastest pacer, Always B Miki, who recently reset the time standard in harness racing to 1:46, leads a group of 39 eligible pacers for the $400,000 Breeders Crown Pace slated for Friday, Oct. 28, at the Meadowlands Racetrack.   Always B Miki, the defending Breeders Crown Pace champion, is one of a record six Breeders Crown champions among the eligible pacers. The 5-year-o...
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Campbell crowned Canada's driving champion

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
Brandon Campbell won the 2016 National Driving Championship (NDC) on Friday at The Raceway at the Western Fair District and will represent Canada in the 2017 World Driving Championship, which will be hosted by Standardbred Canada at racetracks across the country next August.   Campbell accumulated the most points during the eight-race driving tournament over seven other top Can...
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Mach It A Par aces Yonkers F&M open

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
Odds-on favorite Mach It A Par (Brian Sears, $2.80) took advantage of a generous getaway locale Friday night, easily winning Yonkers Raceway's $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace.   In play from post position five, she wasted no time claiming her territory. Mach It A Par worked around Regil Elektra (Joe Bongiorno), then started what became a two-speed number (:27.4, :57.2, 1:2...
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Gural discusses Jersey casino referendum

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
In a story by John Brennan on North Jersey.com. Meadowlands owner Jeff Gural talks about next month's casino referendum and what it means for the future of the New Jersery Racetrack. Gural still remains hopeful the Meadowlands will be a future site for a casino.   To read the full story on North Jersey.com, please click here.
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Brookletssuprsonic upsets in Dayton feature

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
Don't tell this older gray mare that she ain't what she used to be. Brookletssuprsonic, a 6-year-old roan daughter of Personal Power, shocked the open distaff pacers at Hollywood Dayton Raceway on Friday night when she captured the $15,000 race in 1:52.4.   Dispatched at odds of 15-1 and facing open company for the first time in her career, Brookletssuprsonic and driver Kyle At...
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Resolve cruises to International Trot victory

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
Resolve and trainer-driver Åke Svanstadt, representing the U.S., staked out their spot on the lead early on and went 1 1/4 miles with no serious challengers to win the $1 million Yonkers International Trot on Saturday afternoon at Yonkers Raceway. The time of 2:23.4 was a stakes and world record for the distance on a half-mile track.   The field of 10 trotted off the gate...
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WIJI, BAM win Yonkers $250K Invitationals

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
The post position gods made it difficult for Wiggle It Jiggleit (Montrell Teague, $2.80). The opposition did not.   Harness racing's richest horse of 2016 had it easier than expected Saturday afternoon, winning Yonkers Raceway's $250,000 Invitational Pace.   Everything, save for the draw, worked out splendidly. First, there was an inside scratch, moving WIJI in one notch ...
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Three Keystone Classic records at Meadows

on 10/15/2016 2:00 AM
On a brilliant fall Saturday, The Meadows Racetrack & Casino brought down the curtain on its 2016 stake season with four Keystone Classics for 2-year-olds competing for total purses of $460,796. The freshmen were as brilliant as the weather, as Caviart Wonder, Giveitgasandgo and Caviart Cherie all established stake records. Scott Zeron sparkled as well, piloting five stake winners —...
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