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Quebec's Roy to move base to East Coast

on 10/24/2016 2:00 AM
Quebec-based driver driver Louis-Philippe Roy has announced that he will be leaving the province within a month to take on the best drivers in the world at the Meadowlands and Yonkers. Roy hopes to follow in the footsteps of world-renowned drivers Yannick Gingras and Daniel Dube and make the big move from Quebec to the New York-New Jersey area.   Roy, 28, hails from Mont-J...
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BC elim winner Frost Damage Blues looks to buck trend

on 10/24/2016 2:00 AM
In the first of two Breeders Crown eliminations for older mare pacers last Friday night at the Meadowlands, Solar Sister won but was disqualified and placed fourth for interfering with Sassa Hanover, who went offstride nearing the wire. Thus, Frost Damage Blues, who finished second by a neck, was declared the winner after going 1:51.1. Divine Caroline was placed second and Sassa Hanover third....
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Spreester repeats at The Meadows

on 10/24/2016 2:00 AM
Spreester retook the lead past the quarter and rolled to her second straight victory — and 11th this year — in Monday’s $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.   Spreester grabbed the early lead for Aaron Merriman but briefly released Aniston Seelster. Spreester powered back to the front, put away the first-over Show Runner and pre...
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Insomniac wakes up at 9-1 at Dayton

on 10/24/2016 2:00 AM
Insomniac, with 20-year-old Brady Galliers at the controls, upset a talented field of trotters on Monday afternoon at Hollywood Dayton Raceway, copping the weekly $15,000 featured Open event in 1:54.4. The 4-year-old son of Crazed left alertly and dropped into the two-hole behind Revenue Agent (Peter Wrenn) through early panels of :27 and :55.4.   Eased out down the backstretch, Ins...
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Take ARCI survey for input on racing

on 10/24/2016 2:00 AM
The agencies regulating American horse racing want to know what issues the sport’s participants and patrons believe most urgently need addressing and the best way to do so.   The Association of Racing Commissioners International, a not-for-profit trade association representing the regulatory bodies for horse and greyhound racing in North America and parts of the Caribbean, has cra...
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Jim Morrill Jr. wins 7 of 13 races at Batavia

on 10/23/2016 2:00 AM
Jim Morrill Jr. was on fire at Batavia Downs Saturday night (Oct. 22) as he won seven of the 13 races carded and vaulted himself into the dash driving lead for the meet.   Morrill started early and was relentless as the night went on. He scored with Thunderbolt Jaxon ($4.80, 1:56.3), Outoftexas ($5.50, 1:55.3), Green Olives ($3.30, 1:56.2), Dodger Hanover ($2.80, 1:57.3), Littlebita...
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Downbytheside draws off in 1:51.2 in BC elim

on 10/23/2016 2:00 AM
Sweeping to command before the half, Downbytheseaside held the front as he advanced to a 1:51.2 mile in the second of two $20,000 eliminations for the Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Pace on Saturday, October 22 at the Meadowlands.   Driver David Miller positioned Downbytheseaside into fifth heading to the quarter. Timed in :28.1, he pulled to the outside and brushed to...
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Draws complete for all Breeders Crown finals

on 10/23/2016 2:00 AM
A full slate of elimination races on Saturday (October 22) evening at The Meadowlands narrowed down the fields for next weekend's $5.8 million Breeders Crown, presented by Mullinax Ford.   Given that the withdrawal of likely favorite Betting Line from his elimination due to injury drastically changed the complexion of next week's $500,000 Crown final for 3-year-old pacing colts and ...
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Services set for Stonegate Farm's Bob Tucker

on 10/23/2016 2:00 AM
Robert Tucker, the owner of Stonegate Farm in Glen Gardner, NJ, died early Sunday morning in New Jersey. He was 90.   A celebration of Mr. Tucker's life will include a visitation from 4-8 pm on Friday at William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ. On Saturday, Oct. 29, a service will take place at 2 pm at Lamington Presbyterian Church, ...
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Sister to Arthur Blue Chip tops Forest City

on 10/23/2016 2:00 AM
Noted Canadian trainer Dr. Ian Moore is looking to replace his recently retired champion pacer State Treasurer and he took the first steps this afternoon at the Forest City Yearling Sale as he purchased the two sale toppers, both sired by another one of his outstanding performers, Shadow Play.   A great crowd was on hand to watch a total of 133 colts and fillies go through the sales ring ...
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Meadows raises funds with Pink Out program

on 10/23/2016 2:00 AM
The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association's 8th Annual Pink Out for Breast Cancer Research was held on Saturday (October 22), and the event was a rousing success.   A new twist was added this year – a miniature horse race featuring Meadows reinsman Mike Wilder along with trainer Scott Betts and several other members of the community.   The non-wagering event was part of a day f...
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Widger steals show at HoP, wins 8 of 14

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
Hoosier Park Racing & Casino played host to action packed 14-race card on Friday, Oct. 21, and it was driver Sam Widger who stole the show.   Winning eight of the evening's 14 races, Widger tied the record for most wins in one night at Hoosier Park joining Eric Ledford, Don Irvine Jr. and Trace Tetrick. Ledford established the record at Hoosier Park during the 1999 harness racin...
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Hoosier holds round 2 of Driver Series

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
The top ten drivers at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will take center stage on Saturday, Oct. 22 as they compete in a five-race challenge in the second and final round of the 2016 All-Star Driver Series. The All-Star Driver Series will once again pit the top-ten drivers at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino against one another in a five-race challenge competing for the dream prize of their ch...
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Tony Hall drives 5,000th winner

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
Tony Hall notched career win 5,000 Saturday at The Meadows when he piloted Political Cash to victory in the 13th race. It was Hall's fifth victory on the card, making the day productive as well as historic.   Hall, 38, grew up in Carlisle, Ohio, near Lebanon Raceway, where he began his career and won several driving titles. He moved from Lebanon to Northfield Park and relocated...
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Pure Country powerful in Crown elim for 3FP

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
After pacing off the gate into fourth, Jimmy Takter-trainee Pure Country was flushed first-over heading to the half and sustained her uncovered bid to win the first of two $25,000 eliminations for the Breeders Crown Three-Year-Old Filly Pace on Saturday, October 22 at the Meadowlands in 1:51.   The second elim for 3-year-old filly pacers went to Newborn Sassy.   In the fi...
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Walner, Sortie capture BC 2CT elims

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
Walner and Tim Tetrick were the unchallenged winners by three lengths in 1:53.3 of the first, $20,000 elimination for the $600,000 Two Year-Old Colt and Gelding Trot, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, at The Meadowlands.   The Linda Toscano trainee, owned by Ken Jacobs, took the lead away from Giveitgasandgo (Corey Callahan) past the :28 first quarter and held that lead to the :...
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BC 2FP: Roaring To Go controls; Tori edges

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
Brett Miller drove Roaring To Go to an aggressive final half to win the first $20,000 Breeders Crown Two-Year-Old Filly Pace at The Meadowlands on Oct. 22. The time for the mile was 1:52.4. The second elim went to Tori Hanover, who closed late to edge Someomensomewhere in 1:54.4.   Roaring To Go, a daughter of Art Major trained by Kevin Lare, left swiftly from post 7 to g...
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Meadows holds annual "Pink Out"

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
The Meadows and The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) staged their annual "Pink Out" Saturday to aid cancer awareness and treatment with events that included a pair of $22,000 benefit races. War Chief captured the "Pink Out for Cancer Trot" while Dapper Dude took the companion pace.   War Chief was jumping to the elite class after a series of mixed-bag wins at fairgroun...
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Rockin Finish overcomes parked out trip

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
Despite never seeing a pylon and still racing sixth at the three-quarter mile marker, Rockin Finish angled four-wide at the head of the stretch and swept to a 1:51.3 victory in Hollywood Dayton Raceway's $15,000 Open Pace on Saturday night (Oct. 22).   Driver Eric Goodell, recently relocated to southwest Ohio and planning to compete on the Hollywood Dayton-Miami Valley circuit throu...
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Somewhere In LA wins from post 8 at Pocono

on 10/22/2016 2:00 AM
The sizzling pacer Terror Time A won his sixth straight race Saturday night at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, taking the biggest purse race of the evening, the card's $18,000 opener, in 1:51.1 – but for the fourth time after his last seven races, he'll start his next day in a different barn.   The $25,000 claimer, an altered son of Western Terror, didn't let a little thing like ...
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