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Doo Wop Hanover, Lucky Be Withyou win 2CP elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
It was oldies night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as Doo Wop Hanover pulled off a major upset in the second of three $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for juvenile pacing colts. Ron Pierce guided the colt to just his second win of the season, this one a personal best of 1:51 3/5. The race had an interesting beginning with Bakersfield leaving alertly along with Crafty Master and Carracc...
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Coffeecake Hanover, Bee A Magician take 3FT elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Coffeecake Hanover at 10-1 made the most of a pocket trip to capture the first of two $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for three-year-old trotting fillies. Driver Matt Kakaley left the gate strongly with Coffeecake Hanover before yielding to Kentucky Futurity Filly division winner To Dream On near the quarter. To Dream On, the defending Breeders Crown champion in this division hit the ...
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Maven, Bax Of Life take Mare Trot elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Yannick Gingras satisfied Maven supporters as the 1-5 choice to win the Breeders Crown Mare Trot at Pocono Downs on Oct.12. Her 1:51.4 victory is a world record for four-year-old trotting mares. Win Missy B shot out to the lead and fired a 27.3 first quarter with Real Babe second, Maven in third and Beatgoeson Hanover in fourth. Intense America broke and Check Me Out trotted in the back o...
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All Laid Out, Spider Blue Chip win 3CT Crown elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
All Laid Out, with David Miller aboard, got a great inside trip, saving ground to close on the wood to win the Breeders Crown first of a pair of 3-year-old colt trot eliminations at Pocono Downs on Oct.12. All Laid Out won in 1:52.4. The 2-1 second choice was three wide before the first quarter to take the lead over Fico and Bluto then and cut the first panel in 27. But favorite Smilin El...
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Lucan Hanover, Captaintreacherous win 3CP elims

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Lucan Hanover was full of steam down the stretch and just got up to beat favorite Sunshine Beach to win the first Breeders Crown elim division for 3-year-old colt pacers on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Pocono Downs. The time for the mile was 1:48, a world record for sophomore gelding pacers. Fool Me Once was quick to take the lead with Lucan Hanover second and Sunshine Beach third. The first...
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Anndrovette aims for third Crown with elim win

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Anndrovette regained winning form at the right time scoring in a blanket finish in the $25,000 Breeders Crown Mare Pace elimiantion. The two-time Breeders Crown winner scored by a head over pacesetting Monkey On My Wheel in 1:49 1/5. Tactics were at work in this division as Brian Sears and Monkey On My Wheel were able to set a sensible pace of :26 3/5 and :55 1/5 with Shelliscape racing p...
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Foiled Again strolls in Crown Pace elim

on 10/13/2013 2:00 AM
Foiled Again, the richest pacer in history added a little more to his bankroll in the $25,000 Breeders Crown pace elimination at Pocono Downs on Oct.12, winning handily in 148.2. Bolt The Duer went straight to the top off the gate with Golden Receiver hot to follow and Foiled Again right behind them as the first panel went in 26. Yannick Gingras pulled Foiled Again out and glided to th...
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Yonkers giving away $10,000 in Crown wagers

on 10/12/2013 2:00 AM
There's an added incentive to make Yonkers Raceway your Breeders Crown simulcast wagering venue of choice…$10,000 worth of free wagers.   Through the courtesy of the Breeders Crown and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, and with the approval of the New York State Gaming Commission, the Raceway is giving away 1,000, $10 wagering vouchers for the Oct. 19 Crown races (first Pocono post tha...
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Somestarsomewhere in world record 2CP crown elim

on 10/12/2013 2:00 AM
Somestarsomewhere became the first star of the Breeders Crown elimination Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs setting a world record of 1:49 4/5 in the first of three $25,000 eliminations for juvenile pacing colts. At the outset both Sometimes Said and Somestarsomewhere left alertly from the outside post positions with Sometimes Said cutting the quarter in :26 3/5 before yielding ...
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Auniqueaquisition cruises again at Maywood

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
State-bred fillies grabbed the spotlight on Thursday at Maywood Park as a field of eight sophomore pacers battled in the $12,000 Betzotic Stake.   As she's done with regularity through her first two seasons on the track, John Carver's Auniqueaquistion proved to be too much for this group as she rolled to a two-length victory in 1:54.3 with driver Dale Hiteman at the controls. &...
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Word Power favored in Saturday's NJ Futurity

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Cane Pace runner-up Word Power makes his next start in the $41,125 New Jersey Futurity for 3-year-old pacers, the featured seventh race on Saturday at Freehold Raceway.   Driven by George Brennan and trained by Larry Remmen, the son of Western Ideal has been installed as the 6-5 morning line favorite and will leave from post five.   Word Power finished a ne...
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Ontario announces 5-year plan for horse racing

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Ontario has released a five-year plan for a sustainable horse racing industry in the province based on the final Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel report. A press conference was held at Grand River Raceway Friday morning that announced the plan.   The plan will strengthen the industry and support future growth by:   Providing up to $400 million over five years to sustai...
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Elizabeth Ann Greenly Parker dies

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Elizabeth Ann Greenly Parker, of Wellington, Fla., died Sunday, Oct. 6, in West Palm Beach, Fla. She was 79.   She was born on May 23, 1934, in Milford, Del., to Fred B. Sr. and Mary M. Greenly of Harrington, Del. Shegraduated from Harrington High School in 1952 and Delaware Hospital School of Nursing in 1955. She practiced nursing at both Milford Memorial Hospital and Kent Gen...
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Schmidt out, Thomas in for Crown signings

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Hall of Fame baseball superstar Mike Schmidt postponed his appearance on Breeders Crown day, Oct. 19, at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, due to a personal conflict, according to his management. The star has confirmed that he would reschedule for Nov. 23, which will be the new closing night for the 2013 harness racing meet, from 4-6 p.m. Fans may line up at 2 p.m. on that day to secure their ...
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Intimidate to race Monday as Crown prep

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
You can tell from talking to trainer Luc Blais that he's familiar with the old adage, "If you take care of the horse the horse will take care of you."   Blais, the trainer of last year's sophomore Breeders Crown champion Intimidate, seems to have no set plans other than to let his horse dictate a course of action. After capturing the $214,000 Credit Winner at Vernon Downs on Sept. 6...
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Will Breeders Crown 2FT be one for the ages?

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Earlier this year at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs when Cooler Schooner trotted the fastest mile ever by a 2-year-old filly there were many in the harness world unwilling to believe a 1:51.3 mile was possible. In that Pennsylvania Sires Stakes mile the Jim Campbell-trained filly defeated Merrie Annabelle champion Shake It Cerry, a filly driver Ron Pierce had earlier proclaimed "The best 2-year-o...
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Woodbine Group responds to 5-year plan

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), Canada's largest horse racing company and owner and operator of Woodbine and Mohawk racetracks, today issued the following statement from Nick Eaves, president and CEO, in response to the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Transition Panel's Five-Year Plan:   "Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) thanks Premier Wynne  and the Horse Racing Industry ...
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Average price up 18.6% at Indiana Premier Sale

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
The Indiana Premier Yearling Sale, held Thursday and Friday (Oct. 10 and 11) at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, concluded late Friday afternoon and posted an 18.6 percent increase in the average price. The average climbed from $7,711 in 2012 to $9,127, with 49 fewer horses sold this year. The median price—the point where half the horses were sold for more and half for less—a...
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Shake It Cerry, Cooler Schooner win 2FT elims

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
Shake It Cerry regained winning form converting a pocket trip and trotting by stablemate Lifetime Pursuit to capture the first of two $25,000 Breeders Crown eliminations for 2-year-old trotting fillies. Fashion Farms' Cooler Schooner, with John Campbell in the bike, went wire to wire to easily win the second Breeders Crown elim. The Broadway Hall filly, trained by Jim Campbell, won this m...
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Gallie Bythe Beach, Allstar Rating win 2FP elims

on 10/11/2013 2:00 AM
The Campbell brothers -- driver John and trainer Jim  --continued their hot hand with Gallie Bythe Beach blasting to a 1:50.3 victory in the first of two Breeders Crown eliminations for juvenile pacing fillies. Gallie Bythe Beach a daughter of past Crown champions Somebeachsomewhere and Galleria took control of the race with an alert leave and never looked back.   Soaring ...
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