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Southwind Farms welcomes visitors

on 07/21/2016 2:00 AM
World champion Googoo Gaagaa 3,1:504f ($665,339) has joined world champion Muscle Hill and Muscle Hill's stakes winning son, EL Titan, at Southwind Farms, Pennington, NJ, for freezing semen for European and Southern Hemisphere export. For the 2016 season, the pacing-bred trotter Googoo Gaagaa stood at owner Richard Hans' farm in Maryland. Muscle Hill stood in Pennsylvania at Marion Farms...
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Batavia Downs opens 70th season Monday

on 07/21/2016 2:00 AM
A new era gets underway at America's oldest lighted harness track on Monday (July 25) when Batavia Downs raises the curtain on its 70th season of live harness racing action. Opening night features the $100,000 New York Sires Stakes division for 2-year-old trotting fillies along with free racing programs and magnetic racing schedules for the fans on track. Post time is set for 6:15 p.m. The 201...
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Martin Truex Jr. to present Hambo trophy

on 07/21/2016 2:00 AM
As the driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Bass Pro Shops Toyota, Martin Truex Jr. knows all about horsepower. But on Saturday, August 6, the Daytona 500 runner-up will experience a new brand of horsepower when he serves as the celebrity trophy presenter at The 91st Hambletonian, America's Trotting Classic, at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. Truex is a Mayetta, NJ, nativ...
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Levy champ taking on WIJI in Gerrity

on 07/21/2016 2:00 AM
After either drawing or being assigned the outermost starting spot in each of his past four races, Bit Of A Legend looks to return to his winning ways when he leaves from post 1 in Saturday's $260,000 Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Pace at Saratoga Casino Hotel.   The New Zealand-born Bit Of A Legend is a 7-year-old stallion who arrived in the U.S. in December. He won eight of 10 rac...
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New Weekend Preview now available!

on 07/21/2016 2:00 AM
Wiggle It Jiggleit is back in action this weekend, heading to Saratoga for the $260,000 Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Pace. George Teague Jr.'s thoughts about the horse's schedule is in the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview. The latest edition also contains updates from Jimmy Takter, who trains Always B Miki, and Larry Rheinheimer, who has been traveling with Freaky Feet Pete. Before th...
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That's All Moni fastest in PASS 2FT splits

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Five divisions of Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies were featured in their second preliminary round Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with all five cuts producing new lifetime marks, and the division pitting three of the first round winners providing the fastest victory, a 1:54.4 by That's All Moni.   The victorious daughter of Cantab Hall had...
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Bye Bye Felicia one of 6 repeat OSS winners

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Ten $40,000 divisions of Ohio Sires Stakes for freshman trotting and pacing fillies were contested Tuesday afternoon at Scioto Downs. Of those 10 divisions, four fillies were first time winners in the four-leg series, while six have now swept both of the first two legs.   One filly who won OSS leg one on July 3 at Northfield Park in 1:56.1 and then returned to lower her career ...
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Fly Jesse Fly flies to Hoosier Park record

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
For the first time this season, a track record was re-established at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino during the evening's 13-race card on Tuesday. Fly Jesse Fly kicked the evening's program off with a bang as he lowered the track record for 3-year-old trotting geldings to 1:53.2 in the first race of the program. The 1:53.2 mark was a new lifetime best for Fly Jesse Fly and re-established the ...
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Season's best for Donttellmeagain; Charlino update

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Donttellmeagain zipped to the lead and rolled home in 1:52.1—fastest mile this year by a freshman pacing gelding on a five-eighths-mile track—in Tuesday's $140,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake at The Meadows.   The event for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers was contested over seven divisions, with Beach Boogie, Maconupwithedragon, Mac's Jackpot, Ponderingjacksfame, Betto...
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Little Brown Jug reaches deal with United Tote

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
United Tote, a leading worldwide supplier of pari-mutuel totalisator operations, systems and financial services, announced Tuesday that it has entered into new, long-term agreements with the Little Brown Jug.   United Tote was originally founded in 1957 to service county racing fairs in Montana, and the addition of the Little Brown Jug continues United Tote's commitment to trad...
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On A Sunny Day, Winter Sweet Frost undefeated

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
On A Sunny Day and Winter Sweet Frost put some distance between themselves and the rest of the 2-year-old trotting filly field with repeat Gold Series wins at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening. On A Sunny Day made it clear from the start of the first $70,000 division that she was looking for her second Gold trophy. The Muscle Mass daughter and driver Sylvain Filion left smartly from post ...
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Sam McKee's secret to success Aug. 8 at Gaitway

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Discover the secret to Sam McKee's extraordinary success in life. You are invited to a free lunch at 12 noon on Monday, Aug. 8, at Gaitway Farm where McKee is sure to captivate everyone with his inspirational presentation.   Marybeth DiAngelo and her friends will set the mood with their exceptional music.   Gaitway Farm is a beautiful place to spend a few hours list...
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Free lunch at Gaitway Farm on August 8

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Discover the secret to Sam McKee’s extraordinary success in life. You are invited to a FREE lunch at 12:00 noon Monday, August 8 at Gaitway Farm where Sam McKee is sure to captivate everyone with his inspirational presentation. Marybeth DiAngelo and her friends will set the mood with their exceptional music. Gaitway Farm is a beautiful place to spend a few hours listening to music ...
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Gillespie sends Rip This Joint to Adios

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Brian Gillespie was not actively participating in harness racing when his grandfather, Ed Ryan, passed away in 2012. But after attending a memorial service for Ryan, whose career in harness racing as an owner of The Meadows and amateur driver resulted in enshrinement in the sport's Hall of Fame, Gillespie decided to get involved.   The memorial service was conducted in the winner's ...
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Ohio's Robert Reid, owned stakes winners, dies

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Standardbred owner Robert B. Reid, 75, of Mansfield, Ohio, died July 18, in Parry Sound, Ont. In recent years Mr. Reid shared ownership of numerous stakes winners, among them 2010 Kentucky Sires Stakes champion Beach Boy Tiger, Caviart Key, and this year's Ohio Sires Stakes winner Canadia's Bakin. He owned horses in partnership with trainer Steve Carter, Peggy Carter and Chuck Grubb. &...
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Fear The Dragon equals track record at Meadows

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
Fear The Dragon captured his second straight Pennsylvania Sires Stake win Wednesday at The Meadows when he scorched a mile in 1:50.3, matching the track record for freshman pacing colts. The $190,272 event for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers, known as the Albatross, was contested over four divisions with Western Joe, Downbytheseaside and Normandy Beach taking the other splits. Yannick Gingra...
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What's Goin On stuns field in NYSS at Buffalo

on 07/20/2016 2:00 AM
What's Goin On probably had the fans asking that exact question as he shocked the field in his $36,567 division of the New York Sire Stakes for the 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 20). In covering the mile in 1:56.4, the fastest of the three divisions, What's Goin On (Mark MacDonald) paid a handsome $37.60 to his faithful backers. In other Sire ...
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Favorites dominate in NYSS 2FP divisions

on 07/19/2016 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway Monday night hosted the $150,425 New York Sires Stakes Clyde Hirt Pace for 2-year-old fillies. Five divisions went at it, with a dead heat for fastest femme.   Odds-on numbers Planet Rock ($2.90) and Robin J ($2.10) both owned by Ken Jacobs, trained by Linda Toscano and driven by Tim Tetrick, won in life-bests 1:56. The first two events went for $29,725 and $30,325, ...
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8 PA Stallion 2FTs, 8 new lifetime marks

on 07/19/2016 2:00 AM
Eight $20,000 divisions of the second preliminary of Pennsylvania Stallion Series action for 2-year-old trotting fillies were featured Monday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with the two repeat winners from the six divisions of the first round at The Meadows coming at Pocono in consecutive races for the Hall of Fame team of David Miller and Jimmy Takter, and all eight winners posting...
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Huntsville in the hunt in PASS 2CP divisions

on 07/19/2016 2:00 AM
Charlie Iannazzo is optimistic about the future of his 2-year-old pacer Huntsville, but knows that success at the division's top level won't come easily.   "So far, this guy looks like a monster," said Iannazzo, who bred Huntsville with trainer Ray Schnittker and owns the colt with Schnittker, Ted Gewertz, and Steve Arnold. "He just looks like the real deal.   "But there ...
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