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Multiple 2YO filly trotting winners in Grassroots

on 09/10/2014 2:00 AM
The 2014 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots regular season for two-year trotting fillies came to a close on Tuesday night (September 9) at Mohawk Racetrack as the Campbellville oval played host to six $18,000 divisions. Sires Kadabra and Deweycheatumnhowe dominated the action with Kadabra picking up a trio of winners and Deweycheatumnhowe grabbing two credits. Magical Lass was the first win...
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Rosecroft to request 54 dates in 2015

on 09/10/2014 2:00 AM
Rosecroft Raceway announced Wednesday that the track will continue live racing operations and will be applying for 2015 race dates. Rosecroft is about to start the track's 27-night summer-fall meet on Saturday, Sept. 13.   "We will applying for the same number of dates (54) for live racing at Rosecroft in 2015 under the same terms, conditions and preferences that we operated ou...
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Jug day tickets still available

on 09/10/2014 2:00 AM
A wide variety of seating options still remain for the Grand Circuit races at the Delaware County Fair from Sept. 14-18.   The supply of reserved seats for the Little Brown Jug presented by Fazoli's on Thursday, Sept. 18, are available starting at just $25 per seat. A limited number of box seats (six or eight seats) are also available.   Patrons wishing for a more complet...
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Little Brown Jug television details announced

on 09/10/2014 2:00 AM
The Little Brown Jug and CBS Sports Network have finalized plans for the 69th edition of the pacing classic. The Little Brown Jug brought to you by Fazoli’s telecast will air live from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network on Thursday, September 18th. The last Jug elimination heat will be shown live at approximately 5:11 p.m. The remaining eliminations will be covered on a tape d...
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San Pail's sibling looks to make own name in CTC

on 09/09/2014 2:00 AM
Glenn Van Camp says there are similarities between 3-year-old gelding trotter Damfoolrmillionair and his award-winning half-brother San Pail. Whether the two will have similar careers still remains unknown, but Van Camp would be happy even if Damfoolrmillionair is only half as good.   Damfoolrmillionair is among seven horses competing in Saturday's $682,000 Canadian Trotting Classic...
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Kindergartners set for Thursday at Red Mile

on 09/09/2014 2:00 AM
The current point leader in both the filly and colt standings for the Kindergarten series will be racing over the Kentucky clay at The Red Mile on Thursday night as no fewer than seven divisions will be contested, each for a $10,000 purse. Forty fillies made for a nice even four divisions of 10 and the colts line up as a nine and two 10s in the Grand Circuit event.   Lady Clarabella...
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Canadian Trot Classic headlines Mohawk card

on 09/09/2014 2:00 AM
The $682,000 Canadian Trotting Classic headlines an outstanding stakes filled card this Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack.Along with this year’s Trotting Classic, the $409,000 Elegantimage Stakes, the $390,000 William Wellwood Memorial and the $385,000 Peaceful Way Stakes are also carded for Saturday night. In total, over $2 million in purses are up for grabs on the 13-race card.  ...
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Post positions drawn for NY Night of Champions

on 09/09/2014 2:00 AM
Post positions have been drawn for the 25th edition of the New York Night of Champions, hosted by Yonkers Raceway Saturday night. The $1.8 million event, richest night of racing in the state, offers eight, $225,000 Sires Stakes finals for 2-and 3-year-olds of both sexes and gaits. Once again, each race is sponsored by a prominent Empire State breeding farm.   Some hot-off-the-o...
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Stevensville among PA Stallion Series champs

on 09/09/2014 2:00 AM
Stevensville, who has chased the elite of his division for most of the year, reveled in their absence Tuesday at The Meadows when he captured the $40,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series championship for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers in a nifty 1:50.4.   The Meadows also hosted the three other $40,000 finals for sophomores, with Broadway Socks (filly trotters), Lucy's Pearl (filly ...
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Monochromatic posts 52nd career victory

on 09/09/2014 2:00 AM
North State Street Stable's Monochromatic ($4.20, Jim Morand) registered her 52nd career win Tuesday in the $17,000 Mares Open at Harrington Raceway in 1:52.3.   The venerable Monochromatic, who has been a top mare on the Delaware circuit for several years, assumed command early and never relented in her one length score over Springforth and Embassy Seelster.   The 9-year...
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Kadabra filly sets track mark in Quebec

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
On a beautiful autumn afternoon Sunday, the Hippodrome 3R hosted its richest harness racing program of the 2014 harness racing season with the $425,000 finals of the Quebec-Bred Series for two and three-year-old trotters and pacers. There were seven championship finals on the wagering card. It did not take long for the first track record to be rewritten on the racing card as Meganou got the...
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Bobby B Breeze takes Su Mac Lad elim

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
The elimination action for Super Night 2014 came to a close on Sunday, Sept. 7, at Balmoral Park as a field of 10 sophomore trotting colts looked for nine starting spots in next Saturday's (Sept. 13) $98,000 (est.) Su Mac Lad Stake final which will be part of the big Super Night Card at Balmoral Park. Despite the fact that he was coming off an impressive win in a "conditioned” event agai...
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RUS, amateur races to be held at Red Mile

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
Two added events will be carded during the second week of Grand Circuit. On Thursday, Oct. 2, the "Gentlemen's Driving Club Trot" for licensed amateur drivers will be written as an overnight for $3,500. Horses must be qualified and Non-Winners of $25,000 in 2014 as of Sept. 1. An entry fee of $75 will be donated to the "Stable Of Memories" for preservation of the Round Barn. On Kentucky Fut...
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Gregory ready to return to training

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
Jeff Gregory is not ready to close the book on being a catch driver, but he is set to write a new chapter in his harness racing career. Or, maybe more exactly, rewrite a chapter.   Gregory, who has won nearly 6,700 races as a driver, plans to start training horses again. The New York native last trained regularly in the mid-1990s, prior to moving his base to New Jersey. He qualified...
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Foiled Again, Clear Vision win Quillen elims

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
The eighth annual Bobby Quillen Memorial stakes for older pacers commenced Monday at Harrington Raceway with a pair of $20,000 elimination divisions.   Two-time Quillen champ Foiled Again was making his record sixth start in the Quillen, while 2013 champion, Clear Vision was making his fourth. Those two rivals battled for a memorable finish in the 2013 event that resulted in a narro...
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Harold Shipp, known for "Shipps" horses, dies

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
On Sunday, Sept. 7, developer and philanthropist Harold Shipp, who was also one of Canada's most prominent Standardbred breeders and owners, passed away during the evening hours at the age of 88. News of Shipps' passing comes courtesy of a report by the Mississauga News, which noted that Shipp is considered one of the "founding fathers" of the City of Mississauga, the bustling suburb west of T...
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UF Larry Alltheway's 1:51.4 takes PA final

on 09/08/2014 2:00 AM
Day Lily blew up the toteboard Monday at The Meadows, capturing the $40,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series championship for 2-year-old filly trotters at a lusty 32-1.   The Meadows also hosted the three other PA Stallion Series $40,000 championships for freshmen, which were taken by UF Larry Alltheway (colt and gelding pacers), KY Lucky (colt and gelding trotters) and Half Past Seven ...
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PA crowns new champions in $260k finals

on 09/07/2014 2:00 AM
The best Pennsylvania-sired 2YOs gathered at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Saturday night for their $1,240,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes championship night while the 3 year olds took to the track at Harrah's Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon. Each of the championship events went for a $260,000 bounty; all consolations for the Sire Stakes divisions went for purses of $50,000.   T...
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Dancin Hill, Melmerby Beach win Simcoes

on 09/07/2014 2:00 AM
Grand Circuit week wrapped up with a bang Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Two divisions of the Simcoe Stakes for three-year-old pacers and two divisions of the Champlain Stakes for two-year-old pacers of both sexes highlighted the 12-race card.   In the first $106,038 Simcoe Stakes division, Dancin Hill and driver Scott Zeron picked up the victory in a career best clocking of 1:50.1&n...
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Take It Back Terry tops at YR for Burke brigade

on 09/07/2014 2:00 AM
Take it Back Terry (George Brennan) was first home from second-up Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway's $44,000 Open Pace.   Reserved early from post position 5, Take it Back Terry saw tepid 2-1 choice Rampage Jackson (Jason Bartlett) stuff Dream Out Loud N (Eric Goodell) and Sapphire City (Dan Dube) in behind. A spiffy :26.4 opening quarter-mile was aided by the leader spe...
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