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In The Arsenal making first start in Canada in Cup

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Making his first start on Canadian soil in the second $50,000 North America Cup elimination on Saturday night, In The Arsenal will be looking to extend his sophomore win-streak after going three for three to start his campaign. In his first start of 2015, the American Ideal colt captured a New York Sires Stakes event in a tidy 1:50 before finishing on top in both his Art Rooney elimination ...
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Cambest, p, 1:46.1, dies at age 27

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Cambest, the fastest Standardbred of all time with a mark of 1:46.1, died Wednesday, June 10, at Walnut Hall Ltd. In Lexington, Ky. He was 27. In his four-year racing career, Cambest earned $1,444,835. He achieved his world-record recognition at age five in a time trial on Aug. 16, 1993, at Springfield, Ill., pacing to the all-time standard with Bill O'Donnell driving for trainer Fred Grant...
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Ohio 3YOFP division at Northfield Friday

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Five $40,000 Ohio Sires Stake divisions for Ohio-bred sophomore fillies will be contested Friday (June 12) at Northfield Park as the co-featured events alongside the prestigious $175,000 Battle of Lake Erie. Post time for the evening's card is 6 p.m. (EDT). A total of 22 trotting fillies will go postward in races one, three and six, while 17 pacing fillies have been divided into two splits,...
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Horseman Lee Broglio, 90, dies in Florida

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Horseman Eliogio "Lee” Broglio, best known for training Slapstick, Big Towner, Kala Lobell, Cunning Bunny and Dart Hanover, died early Thursday morning (June 11) at his home in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 90. A native of New York, N.Y., Mr. Broglio got his start in harness racing in 1948 when he bought and trained his first horse. He became interested in the sport through his father, Fra...
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First foal of Buck I St. Pat romps by 38 lengths

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Making her second qualifying appearance Thursday morning at The Meadows, Do I, the first foal out of double-millionaire and three-time Dan Patch Award winner as the Older Mare Trotter of the Year, romped to a 1:59.4 victory.   A daughter of Donato Hanover, Do I was driven to the win by Dave Palone for trainer Ron Burke and owners Howard Taylor, Ed Gold, Abe Basen and Richard Gutnick...
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Antonacci pumped about Iron's Goodtimes chances

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Frank Antonacci hopes he can get pumped about Iron, particularly if the 3-year-old trotter sees a favorable change in his fortunes.   Iron was a stakes winner in 2014, but also suffered from some bad luck with post position draws and missed a month of action because of complications from what was believed to be a spider bite. This year, the colt jumped a partition in his trailer on ...
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NA Cup, Pierce's return, in Weekend Preview!

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
It's a big weekend of racing at Mohawk Racetrack, and the new and free HarnessRacing Weekend Preview has plenty of stories about the elims for the Pepsi North America Cup, Goodtimes and all the other divisional contests scheduled to go to post. We've got the scoop on Artspeak, and George Teague Jr. talks about his undefeated colt Wiggle It Jiggleit, who he hopes will join his Total Tru...
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Elims for EBC filly trots, colts go to final

on 06/11/2015 2:00 AM
Twenty-five New York-sired 3-year-old trotters have committed to the Empire Breeders Classic events at Vernon Downs on Sunday, June 21, with 14 fillies contesting a pair of eliminations this Sunday (June 14).   The top four fillies from each elimination and one fifth-place finisher will contest the following week's final, with the connections of elimination winners granted their cho...
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Betting Exchange looks to cash at Mohawk

on 06/10/2015 2:00 AM
Betting Exchange heads to Saturday's eliminations for the Pepsi North America Cup looking for his first win of the season, but trainer Tom Fanning is looking for a strong effort after watching the colt register two near misses in his previous starts at Yonkers Raceway.   Three eight-horse C$50,000 eliminations for the North America Cup for 3-year-old pacers will be contested Sa...
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Winkys Pride sets track record at Buffalo

on 06/10/2015 2:00 AM
The old saying goes, 'Records were made to be broken'. At Buffalo Raceway, that cliche is sure holding true. For the eighth time this season, a track record was broken on the lightning fast half-mile oval at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. There already have been seven different divisional standards re-established in 2015. Wednesday night (June 10) in the $9,500 conditioned trot,&nbs...
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Wilder wins six at The Meadows

on 06/10/2015 2:00 AM
Mike Wilder piloted six winners Wednesday at The Meadows, including the feature — a $20,000 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace — with Seventh Secret. Wilder collected two wins for trainer Tim Twaddle and one each for conditioners Dan Altmeyer, Rick Clapper, Lou Goans and Dane Snyder. Seventh Secret was a newcomer to The Meadows’ top pace, but he didn’t let the ...
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App available for Harness Racing FanZone

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
The Harness Racing Social Media Initiative has announced the development, launch and availability of a new, feature-rich mobile "Harness Racing FanZone” application for Apple (iOS) devices, including iPhone and iPad. It is available free at Apple's iTune Store for immediate download athttps://www.apple.com/itunes/. The launch of the application is an important milestone for the marketing ...
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Battle of Lake Erie champs meet up in '15 edition

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Clear Vision and Foiled Again will go to the gate at Northfield Park on Friday as former winners of the Battle of Lake Erie. However, they face six strong competitors attempting to garner a Battle score of their own.   State Treasurer drew post 7 and has been named the 5-2 slight morning-line favorite in this year's $175,000 Battle field by Northfield Park executive vice presid...
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Complete obituary for Bob Rosenheim

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Robert R. Rosenheim (Bob), 77, passed away peacefully at his home in Sharon, Conn., surrounded by his close friends and beloved pets on June 1 after a long illness. Mr. Rosenheim was born in New York City on October 14, 1937, the only child of Harry and Ruth Rosenheim. He graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1954 and did a post-grad year at Cheshire Academy in Cheshire, CT where he...
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3CTs invade Pocono Saturday for PASS

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
The third preliminary round of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters will be the headliner at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night, with three fields of nine entered in the $223,617 event.   So far this year, "3YO trotting colts in PASS events” has been almost the same as writing "success for Team Takter,” as the barn of the Hall of ...
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3 elims for $1 million Pepsi North America Cup

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
The finest 3-year-old pacers in harness racing will go postward Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack in three eliminations for the 32nd edition of the $1 million Pepsi North America Cup.   A total of 24 three-year-old colts and geldings have been split into three $50,000 eliminations. The top three finishers from each eight-horse elimination, plus a fourth-place finisher drawn by...
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Cowgirl Hall 1:54.3 winner at The Meadows

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Cowgirl Hall re-took the lead past the quarter and never had an anxious moment thereafter as she captured Tuesday's $20,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.   Anaffairtoremember stalked the leader from the pocket, but Cowgirl Hall drew away in the stretch and scored in 1:54.3 for Dave Palone, downing Anaffairtoremember by 2-1/4 ...
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Yonkers returns Saturday with Pick 5 carryover

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Yonkers Raceway returns from hiatus Saturday night (June 13), with first post at 7:10 PM, and with a first, a $60,000 guaranteed Pick 5 pool. When last we left live racing June 2, the Pick 5 went unclaimed, with a tidy carryover of $25,569.51 all dressed up with no place to go.   That carrot figures to attract whole lot of lettuce, so Saturday's "welcome back” wager shall off...
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BJ's Sweetheart wires Harrington field

on 06/09/2015 2:00 AM
Jason and Susan Skinner's BJ's Sweetheart ($6.20, Tony Morgan) recorded her fifth win of the year Tuesday in the featured $10,000 conditioned pace for mares at Harrington Raceway in 1:54.2.   The 5-year-old No Pan Intended mare held off all comers in a wire-to-wire score over favorite A La Notte Hanover and Outrageous Delight N. BJ's Sweetheart is no stranger to the winner's circle ...
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Dream Out Loud N captures Philly feature

on 06/08/2015 2:00 AM
The featured event on Sunday at Harrah's Philadelphia was a pace for non-winners of $27,500 in the last five starts going for a purse of $25,000. The wagering public put their support behind 8-year-old gelding Dream Out Loud N. The son of Bettor's Delight was coming off of a fast-closing third against similar at Yonkers.   Driver Tim Tetrick settled into fourth in the early sta...
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