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Regis The Horse on "Crowd Goes Wild" Thursday

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
Fox Sports 1's daily sports discussion show, "Crowd Goes Wild,” will once again broadcast Regis The Horse's race live Thursday afternoon from Harrington Raceway.   The race is the first on a 12-race program and will see Regis The Horse attempt to win his third straight race in front of a national audience that includes his namesake host of "Crowd Goes Wild,” TV legend Regis...
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Hanover's Lexington yearling videos online

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
The videos for the 26 Hanover Shoe Farms yearlings selling on Tuesday, Oct. 1, and Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Lexington Selected Yearling sale are now available through the farm's website hanoverpa.com. The consignment includes yearlings by Andover Hall(1), Art Major(2), Bettors Delight(1), Cams Card Shark(1), Cantab Hall(1), Credit Winner(1), Donato Hanover(3), Dragon Again(3), Muscle Massi...
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New Weekend Preview now available!

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
Master Of Law was impressive in winning the Kentucky Sires Stakes final last Sunday at The Red Mile and in the new HarnessRacing Weekend Preview, trainer Frank Antonacci and driver Scott Zeron tell why they believe the 3-year-old trotter has a real chance of another big effort in Saturday's Canadian Trotting Classic eliminations at Mohawk. Also, trainer Ben Wallace reveals not only the reas...
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Clear Vision coming into focus

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
Clear Vision might be just now catching the eyes of harness racing fans after his dramatic stretch duel with A Rocknroll Dance in last weekend's Canadian Pacing Derby, but trainer Ron Burke said the 7-year-old gelding's recent good form is not a surprise to him.   Although he has only two wins in 19 starts, Clear Vision has four second-place finishes in his last five races. He misse...
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Trio of elims set field for Peaceful Way 2FT

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
A trio of $30,000 eliminations of the Peaceful Way highlighted the Thursday program at Mohawk. The top three finishers plus one fourth-place finisher, drawn by lot, advance to next week's $374,000 final, a part of the Canadian Trotting Classic undercard.   Grammas Girl, I Jasmin and Danica Hall found the wire first and earned the right to pick their post positions for next week's ri...
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Boston Bax fastest in NYSS divisions

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
Sophomore fillies descended upon Westchester Thursday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $281,275 New York Sire Stakes Joe Goldstein Trot. Three divisions--worth $94,375, $92,625 and $94,375, respectively---comprised the event.   The opening division, reduced to a quintet with the scratch (sick) of pole-drawing Louise Kemp, was won by a first-up Bostonz Credit (Mark MacDonald)....
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Time N Tide, Chocolate Day win Green Acres

on 09/05/2013 2:00 AM
Time N Tide and Chocolate Day turned in winning performances in a pair of $7,000 New Jersey Sires Stakes-Green Acres divisions for 2-year-old trotting colts on Thursday at Freehold Raceway.   In the first division, the sixth race, Time N Tide ($19) held off Martiniwithmuscle for a half-length tally in 2:03.3. Time N Tide, driven by Eric Abbatiello and trained by Ray Schnittker,...
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Badlands Hanover will remain in Ontario

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
The Badlands Hanover Syndicate, in conjunction with Winbak Farm of Canada, has announced that the proven sire Badlands Hanover, will remain in Ontario for the 2014 breeding season. "Despite the continuing uncertainty, Ontario still is a very lucrative program", stated John Celii, Badlands Hanover Syndicate Manager. "Badlands has performed very well since moving to Canada and has become a leadin...
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Ben Wallace buys Thoroughbred yearling

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
Horseman Ben Wallace has purchased a Thoroughbred yearling at the Canadian Select Sale at Woodbine on Monday and plans to diversify. Wallace told racing writer Beverly Smith that he is hoping to "reinvent” himself.   Wallace spent $22,000 for a filly by Milwaukee Brew, consigned by Gail Wood. "She's a nice, clean filly and I want an Ontario-sired horse,” Wallace said. "A lo...
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Crucial NYSS win puts Olde Time Hockey in final

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
Tuesday wasn't a particularly great day to make speed at Monticello Raceway. The weather was dry with little humidity in the air and the temperature had cooled. However, the sun shone brightly and the winds were minimal and in spite of it not being a "perfect day," Olde Time Hockey and Framed Art each blazed to victory in their respective divisions of the $155,000 New York Sires ...
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ORC denies Brooks/Bulletproof appeal

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
The Ontario Racing Commission on Wednesday issued its ruling regarding the appeal by Jeffrey Brooks and Bulletproof Enterprises against a suspension that was issued in early 2012.   In its ruling, the Commission denied the appeal of the 1o-year suspension that began on Jan. 26, 2010. The Commission also ruled that all purse monies held in escrow of horses owned by Bro...
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"Titans of Trot" to collide Friday at Vernon

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
The $214,000 Credit Winner (open) and $202,000 Muscle Hill (mares) trotting stakes offer a look at the finest trotting talent on the continent in Grand Circuit action on Friday, Sept. 6, at Vernon Downs.   The Credit Winner offers an All-Star field of eight boasting career earnings of nearly $13 million. The talented group includes Arch Madness (a win would put him over the $4 ...
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1991 Hambletonian winner Giant Victory dies

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
Giant Victory, winner of the 1991 Hambletonian, died overnight between Sept. 3 and 4 in his paddock at Hanover Shoe Farms, in Hanover, Pa. He was 25.   The son of Super Bowl-Pink Cheeks showed no signs of illness when last checked on the evening of Sept. 3 and appears to have died of natural causes. He will be buried in the Hanover Shoe Farms cemetery.   Bred by Stoner C...
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Penn National reaches deal to buy Plainridge

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
The Boston Globe reported Wednesday that Penn National Gaming has reached an agreement to purchase Plainridge Racecourse. Penn National had hoped to secure a slots license in Tewksbury, Mass., but voters rejected the proposal. Plainridge officials had also hoped to secure a slots license by the state's gaming commission but were notified in early August that the application had been denied in ...
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Alagna hopes for MVP efort in Credit Winner

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
Trainer Tony Alagna believed My MVP could hold his own against the best older trotters in North America.   After watching My MVP defeat Top 10-ranked Sevruga and Market Share last week at Harrah's Philadelphia, he hopes the 4 year old is ready to prove him correct. My MVP will get that chance in Friday's $214,000 Credit Winner at Vernon Downs in New York, where he will face a field ...
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Mike Wilder gets career win 6,000 at Meadows

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
Mike Wilder notched the 6,000th win of his career Wednesday at The Meadows when he piloted Foolish Attempt to victory in the 11th race . . . and got a jump start on the next milestone by winning with Waikiki Hanover later in the card. "When you start as a driver, if someone were to throw the number 6,000 at you, you would say, ‘No way,’” Wilder said. "I’ve been blessed to dri...
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Right Touch upsets in Indiana Gold Sire Stakes

on 09/04/2013 2:00 AM
Right Touch rattled off a sharp, front end effort in the featured event, the final $30,000 Indiana Gold Sire Stakes preliminary leg for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers, at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Wednesday, September 4. With driver, trainer, Ray Paver at the lines, Right Touch was able to upset the heavily favored, Night Pro, to score his fourth win of the season in 1:52. ...
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Ian Moore has 2 Shadow Play OSS winners

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
Shadow Play daughters Shadows Wonder and Brookdale Shadow provided Dr. Ian Moore with a small measure of consolation at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening as they battled to victory in their respective Grassroots divisions. The fillies' Ontario Sires Stakes success helped ease the disappointment felt in the Moore barn late last week when Arthur Blue Chip, another Shadow Play freshman, ...
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Freshman trotters head to Vernon for Reynolds

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
The Grand Circuit W. N. Reynolds Memorial stakes for 2-year-old trotting colts and fillies swings into town at Vernon Downs on Thursday evening with four divisions, racing for total purses of nearly $150,000.   The fillies split into a pair of sixes, each for $33,000 and Chivaree Hanover is 9-5 on the morning line for Canadian connections in the second race. Gregg McNair owns and tr...
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Odds On Equuleus sent to trainer Tony Alagna

on 09/03/2013 2:00 AM
Heading into the 2013 campaign the 3-year-old pacing colt Odds On Equuleus figured to be among the division contenders, but nine months into the year and still winless after eight starts, has led to the decision by trainer and co-owner Robin Schadt to make a barn change and send the horse to Tony Alagna.   "In the best interest of the horse we decided it was time we had him loo...
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