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News and Insight On Winbak Farm

Read below for the latest on Winbak achievements and graduates. Stories are from the leading industry news sources.

2015 NEWS

Hidden Land wins narrowly in Meadows $24,800 F&M pace

Tuesday, December 22, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA --- Hidden Land shed cover around the final turn and nailed the game leader, Set Me Up, at the wire to capture Tuesday’s (Dec. 22) $24,800 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.

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Arthur Blue Chip makes amends at Pompano

Monday, December 21, 2015  By: John Berry

Pompano Beach, FL --- Pompano Park hosted a trio of features on Sunday night (Dec. 20) with Arthur Blue Chip taking top honors in the $11,500 Open Handicap Pace, Dont Tell Rusty annexing the $10,500 event for $30,000 claiming pacers and Trevor Win For Us scoring in the second leg of the Late Closing Powerline Pace.

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Team Miller poised in featured trotting events at Meadowlands

Thursday, December 17, 2015  By: the Meadowlands Media Relations Department

East Rutherford, NJ --- Trainer Julie Miller's stable accounts for the morning line favorites of both Open Trots on Friday (Dec. 18) evening's 14-race card at The Meadowlands.

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Blazin Benny bounces back to lead North American Standardbreds in wins

Monday, December 14, 2015  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Mark Beckwith thought Blazin Benny’s career was finished. Recurring ligament issues forced the trotter to the sidelines and Beckwith was prepared to retire the horse, even to the point of tentatively finding another home for the gelding.

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Ballots for 2016 Living Horse Hall of Fame are in the mail

Saturday, December 12, 2015  By: Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame

Goshen, NY --- Ballots for the 2016 inductees to the Living Horse Hall of Fame are in the mail and must be postmarked by Dec. 28.

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Full fields, top trotters headline Friday at the Big M

Thursday, December 10, 2015  By: The Meadowlands Media Relations Department

East Rutherford, NJ --- Two Open events for trotters and a $20,000 “Dash for the ‘G’ Notes” final for first-level square-gaiters headline the on-track action Friday (Dec. 11) at The Meadowlands.

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Foal registration reminder

Thursday, December 03, 2015  By: T.C. Lane, USTA Director of Registry

Columbus, OH --- Don’t forget to mail your registration applications for any foals born in 2015 to the USTA before the new year.

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Bruce Aldrich Jr. wins his 6,000th at Monticello Raceway

Thursday, December 03, 2015  By: Shawn Wiles

Monticello, NY --- Bruce Aldrich Jr. drove his 6,000th winner on Wednesday (Dec. 2) at Monticello Raceway with Unimpeachable.

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Opulent Yankee to 'dive back' into the racing pool

Wednesday, December 02, 2015  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Julie Miller likens Opulent Yankee’s return from a nearly five-month layoff to compete in Friday’s Open Handicap for trotters at the Meadowlands to “jumping off the high dive a little bit.”

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Hearts N Flowers Wins $21,000 Winners-Over

Tuesday, December 01, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Starting in the second tier was no problem for Bay Pond Racing’s Hearts N Flowers, who collected her second straight win and ninth this season in winning the $21,000 Mares Winners-Over pace at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

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Mission Brief and Stayin Strong are NJSS Horses of the Year

Tuesday, December 01, 2015  By: Christopher Castens

Trenton, NJ --- Mission Brief has been selected as the New Jersey Sire Stakes Premier Division Horse of the Year for 2015 while Stayin Strong was named the Green Acres Horse of the Year.

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Jokerman Wires Batavia's Open Pacers

Sunday, November 29, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Jokerman ($4.20) led from gate to wire in the $9,000 Open pacing feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Nov. 28) to register his 10th win of the year.

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Pair of fillies repeat in Autumn Series action

Friday, November 27, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Toronto, ON --- The Murmuring Pan and Much Adoo will have a shot at an Autumn Series sweep after victories in round two action Friday night (Nov. 27) at Woodbine.

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Luck Of Macrea Wins at Saratoga

Thursday, November 26, 2015  By: Saratoga Casino

Luck Of Macrea (Lucky Chucky) displayed his skills on Wednesday night as the Margaret Spagnola-trained trotter prevailed in the evening’s feature for New York sired highsteppers.

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Switzer's Stakes Win A Special Occasion

Wednesday, November 25, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

It was a special occasion for owner/trainer Kevin Switzer standing in the winner’s circle with his homebred Apple Bottom Jeans.

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Armbro Feather Passes Away

Tuesday, November 24, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm sadly announces the passing of Champion racemare, Armbro Feather, p, 2, 2:03.3h; 3, 1:53.4; 1:51.3 ($1,454,927).

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Chipoffthewall wins DSBF final

Tuesday, November 24, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---Chipoffthewall swept to victory in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Male Trot at Dover Downs on Tuesday (Nov. 24). Tim Tetrick drove three winners.

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Dead Heat In Valley Victory

Monday, November 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

They say there are few moments in sports that can rival the photo finish and the $489,400 Valley Victory final certainly was representative of that statement.

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Triple Bottom Line Wins $100,000 DSBF FInal

Monday, November 23, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Triple Bottom Line pulled a 7-1 upset to win the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Filly Trot while Wiggle It Jiggleit downed eight rivals for his 21st victory of the season in the Hap Hansen Progress Pace at Dover Downs on Monday, Nov. 23. 

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Bettors Edge Upsets TVG Pacing Championship

Monday, November 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A field of six contested the $400,000 TVG Pacing Championship. Off the wings of the gate, five of the six Free-For-All pacers tried to leave for position.

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Wiggle It Headlines Hap Hansen Elim

Monday, November 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Wiggle It Jiggleit heads a nine-horse field in the Hap Hansen Progress Pace elimination on Monday, Nov. 23 at Downs Downs.

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Cummings' Winning Weekend Continues

Sunday, November 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

How do you top a five-win night?

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Napolitano Dominates Closing Night

Saturday, November 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

George Napolitano Jr., the winningest driver in North America in 2015, put an exclamation point on his superlative season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs by winning seven races on the closing night's 13-race card.

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Venus Delight Rebounds With TVG Championship Win

Saturday, November 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The pacing mares were up first in the $200,000 TVG Championships and delivered a compelling stretch drive with a familiar name finding the winner’s circle.

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McNair Doubles In Autumn Series

Friday, November 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Just one night after a pair of two-year-old series finals at Woodbine Racetrack, the Autumn Series action continued with first leg divisions for the three-year-old fillies.

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Sweet Bettor Goes From Worst To First

Friday, November 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Taking full advantage of a soft second quarter, The Triple C Stables LLC's Sweet Bettor ($6.80) blitzed to the fore, passing all five of her rivals before reaching the far turn and subsequently winning Friday (November 20) evening's featured $6,600 distaff pace at Vernon Downs.

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John's Dream Wins $100,000 DSBF Final

Friday, November 20, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- John’s Dream wins the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Two-Year-Old Male Pace; Rusty Carter takes $20,000 consolation at Dover Downs on Thursday, Nov. 19.

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Patronus sets lifetime mark in Saratoga feature

Thursday, November 19, 2015  By: Mike Sardella

Saratoga, NY---Patronus (Lucky Chucky) set a lifetime mark for his new connections on Thursday evening at Saratoga Casino and Raceway while prevailing in the $10,500 feature.

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'Noodle' Fastest In Delaware Prelims

Wednesday, November 18, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Use Your Noodle won the fastest of three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) second-leg, two-year-old filly pace prelims on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Dover Downs.

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Lady Of The Lake a shocking $398.60 winner at Pocono Tuesday

Wednesday, November 18, 2015  By: Jerry Connors

Wilkes-Barre, PA---Two horses hit the wire virtually inseparable in the seventh race at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Tuesday night.

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Hi Sir doesn't disappoint in Rosecroft Feature

Wednesday, November 18, 2015  By: Pete Medhurst

Ft. Washington, MD---When Hi Sir shows up at Rosecroft in the Open Handicap Pace, he normally doesn't let his backers down.

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Family Horse Continues To Shine

Tuesday, November 17, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

"He’s our family horse. He’s kind of special. We didn’t really expect what he’s been doing the last few starts."

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Escuela From Out Of The Clouds

Tuesday, November 17, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Escuela scored a repeat win in Pompano Park’s $10,000 Open Handicap Trot on Monday night thanks to her 1:55.2 triumph over a very sloppy oval.

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Fall Final Four

Saturday, November 14, 2015  By: Meadowlands Media Relations

The eliminations for the Fall Final Four continued on Saturday.

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Bettor N Better Tightens Up

Friday, November 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Bettor N Better recorded her first charted line for his new connections Friday morning during the Meadowlands Racetrack’s qualifying session.

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Studio City Goes Back To Back At Batavia

Friday, November 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Racing brave in a first-over trip, lightly regarded Studio City ($19.80) scored his second straight top-class win, taking the $10,000 Open Trot at Batavia Downs on Friday night (Nov. 13).

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Ms Mac N Cheese Defeats Mares

Friday, November 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Sophomore pacing filly Ms Mac N Cheese overcame an outside post position and defeated older rivals for her first victory in the $30,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred class at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday night.

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Mosquito Blue Chip Wins Matron Final

Thursday, November 12, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Mosquito Blue Chip held off a late-charging Devil Child to capture the $205,150 Matron Stake final for three-year-old pacing fillies in an eye-catching clocking of 1:49.2 for the tandem of driver Dan Dube and trainer Rene Allard.

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Freshman Fillies Star In Delaware Prelims

Wednesday, November 11, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

First leg prelims ended with 86-1 Mortgage Bags (Roddy's Bags Again), Apple Bottom Jeans and Eternal Ring (Artzina) chalking up wins before heading to next week’s second leg events in the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund two-year-old divisions.

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Callahan wins seven at Dover

Tuesday, November 10, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---Chippoffthewall won the first of two Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Two-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Pace prelims while Sweet Bobbie, one of Corey Callahan’s seven winners, scored in the $15,500 3,4&5-Year-Old Filly and Mare pace during a rainy Tuesday (Nov. 10) over a sloppy track at Dover Downs.

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Three DSBF prelims in action Monday at Dover Downs

Monday, November 09, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover.DE --- Epic Smash, Chestnut Chic and Miss Baltimore triumphed in Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 1st leg for freshman Filly Trotters.

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Preferreds Headline Flamboro Program

Sunday, November 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Pacer Topcornerterror and trotter Spartan Victory shared the spotlight at Flamboro Downs on Sunday night with winning performances in the co-featured $11,000 Preferred 2 Handicaps.

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Devil Child wins American-National for 3-year-old pacers

Saturday, November 07, 2015  By: Balmoral Park

Devil Child led from pillar to post, drawing off by more than 15 lengths in the lane to prevail as the 1-9 favorite for driver Tim Tetrick in the $120,000 American-National for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday night (Nov. 7) at Balmoral Park.

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Cobble Beach Wins Batavia Open Pace

Saturday, November 07, 2015  By: Batavia Downs

Not one to be camera shy, Cobble Beach took the overland route to capture another $9,000 Open pace feature at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Nov. 7).

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Tripped Out Winners In Pocono Features

Saturday, November 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

In the $24,000 co-featured events at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Saturday night, both winners used "pocket rocket" tactics to emerge with victories - Extracurricular on the trot and Arthur Blue Chip on the pace.

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DSBF 2-year-old stakes kick off 2015 season

Friday, November 06, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Hail To The Master, Power To Perform and John’s Dream opened the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes season with wins in three $20,000 first leg 2-year-old male paces at Dover Downs on Thursday (Nov. 5).

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Twinbrook Farm sells Harrisburg day three sales topper

Wednesday, November 04, 2015  By: Ellen Harey

Harrisburg, PA --- Tammy McNiven, proprietor of Twinbrook Farm in Embro, Ontario, with her husband, Rob, had small dreams for a pacing filly they raised and sold on Wednesday.

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Speed Is King In Preferreds

Tuesday, November 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Front-end wins were celebrated by Eat Me Up and Cluster Hanover in the set of $7,500 Preferred 3 contests Monday evening at The Raceway at Western Fair District.

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Cobble Beach and Historian highlight Batavia Downs matinee

Saturday, October 31, 2015  By: Tim Bojarski

Batavia, NY---The last matinee card of the year at Batavia Downs was held on Saturday (Oct. 31) and featured the top-two pacing classes on the grounds and the performances turned in by the winner of each were equally impressive.

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Island Breeders Finals Set For Saturday

Friday, October 30, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The curtain will fall on the stakes season after divisions of the Island Breeders Finals take the track Saturday at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Bolt The Duer to Stand at Winbak Farm of New York

Thursday, October 29, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm of New York is proud to announce the addition of Bolt The Duer to its already strong New York lineup.

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Winbak Videos For Harrisburg Online

Wednesday, October 28, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm’s videos for the Harrisburg Select and Mixed Sales are now online.

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Sing Like An Angel Streaks In Open

Saturday, October 24, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Sing Like An Angel surpassed the $100,000 earnings mark this season with her 15th victory in the $12,500 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino on Saturday.

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Repeat Winners In B.C. Breeders Stakes

Saturday, October 24, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Two-year-old male pacers One Big Cat and Bettors Mark continued their perfect Robert Millbank Memorial Breeders Stakes campaigns on Friday night at Fraser Downs while Mach And Roll Baby earned her second consecutive victory in the Betty Millbank filly division.

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Saratoga Mares Open To Ella V Horse

Saturday, October 24, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ella V Horse scored a front-running victory in Friday’s $18,000 Fillies and Mares Open at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

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Beckwith & Coppola Hit 5,000 Wins

Thursday, October 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Coming into Thursday afternoon, there were 102 drivers in the history of harness racing to pilot 5,000 winners in their career. That number grew by two as a pair of the local regulars at Saratoga Casino and Raceway reached the 5,000 win plateau on the evening card.

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Silverhill Shadow Popular At Red Shores

Wednesday, October 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Everyone is treating Silverhill Shadow as the one to beat in the Thursday night feature at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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Freshmen Shine In Delaware Finals

Wednesday, October 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

More than $550,000 in total purses were up for grabs as part of a showcase of Delaware's top bred horses Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

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Dunavant stable captures three Virginia-bred titles

Monday, October 19, 2015  By: Darrell Wood

Arrington, VA --- Trainer Charlie Dunavant collected a trio of big wins Sunday.

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Acton O So Royal At Summerside

Sunday, October 18, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Acton O So Royal sprinted through the stretch to capture the Sunday afternoon feature at Red Shores Summerside.

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Winbak Farm to Host World Trade Center Institute

Friday, October 16, 2015  By: World Trade Center Institute

Winbak Farm will host on October 16th and 17th the inaugural class of the World Trade Center Institute’s Emerging and Developing Global Executives (EDGE) program.

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Virginia’s Best Set To Battle

Thursday, October 15, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Blueridge Pushy and Riggy, respective two year old Virginia-bred champions last year in the filly and colt pacing divisions, return as favourites to repeat in 2015 as they headline Sunday's $363,825 "Champions Day" Extravaganza at the Oak Ridge Estate in Nelson County.

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Swedish Delegates Tour Winbak Farm

Thursday, October 15, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

On October 13th, Winbak Farm held a tour for representatives of the Maryland Horse Council and a 6-member Swedish delegation.

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Freshmen Impress At Harrington

Tuesday, October 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Just eight days from their $100,000 final event, three $20,000 elimination divisions were held Tuesday at Harrington Raceway for Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund two-year-old pacing colts and geldings.

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Winbaks Forest City Videos Online

Tuesday, October 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Winbak Farm’s videos for the Forest City Sale are now posted on the farm’s website.

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Cougar Creek Clicks At Harrington

Monday, October 12, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Three $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund's second leg for two-year-old pacing fillies were contested Monday at Harrington Raceway with Joann Looney-King's Cougar Creek the fastest winner of the trio in 1:57.4.

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Recommended Videos to Watch

Monday, October 12, 2015  By: Winbak Farm

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Winbak Farm's Clydesdales at Meadowlands

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Virginia Champs Win Sophomore Preps

Sunday, October 11, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Blueridge Pushy and Riggy, respective two-year-old Virginia-bred champions last year in the filly and colt pacing divisions, captured their three-year-old $5,000 prep races Saturday at the Oak Ridge Estate as harness racing returned to the scenic venue for the first time since 2001.

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Oak Ridge Meet Continues

Sunday, October 11, 2015  By: USTA

Trainer Charlie Dunavant swept both Virginia-bred 2-year-trotting prep races Sunday afternoon.

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Bourbon Bay sets world record, Saratoga all-age track record for trotters

Sunday, October 11, 2015  By: Mike Sardella

Saratoga Springs, NY --- Bourbon Bay (Sand Vic) set a world record and the all-age track record for trotters on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 11) at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

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Schoeffel, Brown team for pair of $25K PA Fairs Championships at Meadows

Sunday, October 11, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA --- Trainer Steve Schoeffel and driver Brady Brown — the master and his protégé — concluded their successful Pennsylvania Fairs season by notching a pair of fairs championships Saturday (Oct 10) at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino.

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Ontario Sires Stakes Season Concludes

Saturday, October 10, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The 2015 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) season wrapped up on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack with $2 million in purses on the line for a star-studded card of harness racing.

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MSOA, The Meadows to host PA Fair Finals on Saturday night

Thursday, October 08, 2015  By: Jeff Zidek

Washington, PA --- The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association and The Meadows Racetrack & Casino will host the $200,000 Pennsylvania Fair Finals this Saturday (Oct. 10).

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Menary On His Super Final Starters

Wednesday, October 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Dave Menary will arrive at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening with eight Super Final contenders, including two divisional point leaders, but the Cambridge, Ont. resident says his starters have their work cut out for them in the Ontario Sires Stakes program’s $2 million season finale.

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Freshmen Star In Delaware Stakes

Wednesday, October 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A trotting extravaganza was displayed at Harrington Raceway on Wednesday with 13 trotting races on the program, including four divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Stakes for two-year-old trotters.

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Colts Clash In Delaware Stakes

Tuesday, October 06, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The first leg of action for the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings highlighted a 14-race Tuesday program at Harrington Raceway.

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Favourites Dominate Harrington Stakes

Monday, October 05, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes action for Delaware sired two-year-olds debuted for the season Monday at Harrington Raceway with four $20,000 divisions completing the first leg for pacing colts and geldings.

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Opens To Big N Bad And Meladys Monet

Sunday, October 04, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

One horse who figured - Meladys Monet - and one who didn’t - Big N Bad - hogged the headlines Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $48,000 co-features.

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Maximuscle Minds His Manners

Sunday, October 04, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

With patience at the start of the race and then getting live outside cover, Maximuscle and driver Mario Charron returned to their winning ways Sunday in the featured trot at the Hippodrome Trois Rivieres.

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Seelster-Bred Fillies Sweep Golds

Thursday, October 01, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A quartet of OSS Gold Series divisions were featured Thursday evening at Flamboro Downs, with three-year-old pacing fillies sparring in a set of $105,000 events and two-year-old pacing colts and geldings chasing the same in their set of Gold divisions.

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Newborn Sassy stretches winning to six in Keystone Classic

Wednesday, September 30, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA --- Newborn Sassy extended her winning streak to six with an effortless victory in Wednesday’s (Sept 30) Keystone Classic at The Meadows.

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Ten Straight For L A Delight

Monday, September 28, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The countdown is on for this year’s OSS Super Finals, and Monday night was crunch night as many of the program’s stars were on the lookout for some late-season points leading up to that rich night of racing.

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Venus Delight Wins Milton Stakes

Saturday, September 26, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Venus Delight and driver James MacDonald surged to the lead in deep stretch to capture the $300,000 Milton Stakes on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Ella V Horse Wins Saratoga Feature

Friday, September 25, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario-sired Ella V Horse went coast to coast on Friday night at Saratoga Casino and Raceway to prevail in the local feature for fillies and mares for the first time.

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More Liberty Bell action at Harrah's Philadelphia

Thursday, September 24, 2015  By: Mike Bozich

Chester, PA --- There were four divisions of the Liberty Bell series at Harrah's Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 24) for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers, each going for a purse of $35,000.

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Bettor N Better Wins Jugette Elimination

Wednesday, September 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The Ron Burke-trained and Yannick Gingras-driven Bettor N Better was electric in the first opening-heat elimination of the Jugette for three-year-old pacing fillies (Race 12), as the daughter of Bettor Delight fired home off a first-over trip and stopped the clock in 1:51.1.

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Excellent racing at PA fairs' penultimate 2015 stop at Gratz

Tuesday, September 22, 2015  By: Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association

Gratz, PA ---  The Pennsylvania Fair Circuit 2015 swung into this Pennsylvania town, slightly southeast of the state’s center.

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Bluechip Boys Grab The Gold

Tuesday, September 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Two-year-old pacing colts and geldings sparred in a rich set of OSS Gold Series divisions Tuesday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, and favourites went down to defeat in each of those $105,000 affairs.

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Free Show Back In Elora Spotlight

Monday, September 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Battle of the Belles champion Free Show returned to Grand River Raceway on Monday evening and the two-year-old pacing filly earned an Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series trophy with her third winning effort over the Elora oval.

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Will The Real Maximuscle Show Up?

Saturday, September 19, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

This Sunday, the Hippodrome 3R features two strong trotting features on its 10-race program, headed by the return of three-time Quebec-Bred Series champion Maximuscle.

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Cobble Beach Wins Batavia Open

Saturday, September 19, 2015  By: Batavia Downs

Winning the $9,000 Open pace at Batavia Downs seemed like a walk in the park for Cobble Beach on Saturday night (Sept. 19) as he made putting away the competition look pretty much, stress-free.

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Peoplesayimnogood equals York (PA) all-age record of 2:01.2

Wednesday, September 16, 2015  By: Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association

York, PA --- The "King of the Pennsylvania Fairs," Roger Hammer, has generated a lot of headlines during the summer season.

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Fountain Pen scores sixth straight win at Northfield Park

Wednesday, September 16, 2015  By: Ayers Ratliff

Northfield, OH --- Fountain Pen paced home for her sixth straight win on Tuesday (Sept. 15) in Northfield Park’s 13th race.

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Purrfect Bags A Photogenic Filly

Tuesday, September 15, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

There isn't much Joann Looney-King's Purrfect Bags hasn't accomplished this season.

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Dough Dough Wins at The Meadows

Tuesday, September 15, 2015  By: The Meadows

Dough Dough made the front with a quarter-pole move and held firm from there as she captured Tuesday’s $15,000 Filly & Mare Winners Over $10,000 Life trot.

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Miss Babe Delight Romps In Bombardier

Sunday, September 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Miss Babe Delight continued her winning ways, leading from start to finish in capturing the $35,200 Lucien Bombardier Stakes at the Hippodrome 3R on Sunday afternoon.

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Preceptor Debuts A Winner In N.S. Stake

Sunday, September 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Two-year-old pacing colt Preceptor was a winner right out of the starting gate on Sunday at Truro Raceway, going wire-to-wire to win the $8,940 Nova Scotia Series Stake.

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Ontario-Sired Colts Shine In Champlain Stakes

Saturday, September 12, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Betting Line and Nvestment Bluechip scored victories in the Champlain Stakes for two-year-old pacers Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Big City Jewel Wins Vernon Feature

Friday, September 11, 2015  By: Vernon Downs

Including his last-to-first victory in Friday evening's featured $8,000 Open II Pace, Jimmy Whittemore captured five driving wins.

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Three Wizzards Passes

Wednesday, September 09, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm is sad to announce the passing of proven pacing stallion, Three Wizzards, p, 2, 1:54; 3, 1:52.2f ($815,154).

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Winbak Farm Videos for Lexington Selected Sale now Posted

Wednesday, September 09, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm’s videos for the Lexington Selected Sale are now posted on their website at www.winbakfarm.com.

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Henry Doubles In Final Grassroots Leg

Wednesday, September 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Southwind Shania clocked the quickest mile in a quartet of $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old pacing fillies at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening.

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Pacing colts again headline PA Fair Sire Stakes action at Stoneboro

Monday, September 07, 2015  By: Pennsylvania Fair Harness Horsemen’s Association

Stoneboro, PA --- The last western stop on the Pennsylvania Fair harness racing circuit took place this past Friday and Sunday.

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Hanover Wins Send Fillies To Semi-Finals

Sunday, September 06, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Muscle Mass daughter Desis Dream arrived at Hanover Raceway on Saturday needing a win to keep her Ontario Sires Stakes season alive and the three-year-old trotting filly got the job done in thrilling fashion.

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McIntosh Discusses L A Delight

Thursday, September 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

With a golden pedigree to back up her nearly perfect record this year, it comes as no surprise that L A Delight has become a contender to be reckoned with in the two-year-old pacing division.

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Indiana, Wattsburg have successful runs on PA Fair Circuit

Thursday, September 03, 2015  By: PA Fair Harness Horsemen's Association

Harrisburg, PA---The final full week of the Pennsylvania Fair Circuit’s tour through the western part of the state started on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Grassroots Triple For Sports Expert

Wednesday, September 02, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Her season has not unfolded quite the way Blake MacIntosh imagined it would, but the trainer has been encouraged by the steady forward progress being made by his two-year-old pacing filly Sports Expert.

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Huge Mohawk Saturday Card Set

Wednesday, September 02, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The Canadian Pacing Derby and Metro Pace headline Mohawk Racetrack's $2.4-million program of live racing which is set for this Saturday (September 5) at the Campbellville, Ont. raceway.

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After rough start, Sports Expert tops Grassroots standings

Wednesday, September 02, 2015  By: OSS News

Campbellville, ON --- Her season has not unfolded quite the way Blake MacIntosh imagined it would, but the trainer has been encouraged by the steady forward progress being made by his 2-year-old pacing filly Sports Expert.

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Purrfect Bags takes Lady Maud

Sunday, August 30, 2015  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY---Odds-on choice Purrfect Bags (Victor Kirby, $2.40) completed her Yonkers Raceway Lismore/Lady Maud personal stakes double Saturday night, winning the latter event in 1:53.

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Betting Exchange equals track record at Batavia Downs

Sunday, August 30, 2015  By: Tim Bojarski

Batavia, NY---There was no doubt who the best New York bred 3-year-old colt competing at Batavia Downs was on Sunday (August 30) after Betting Exchange (Bettor’s Delight-Cheeky Hanover) tied the track record of 1:51.2 for sex and gait in winning his division of the $120,400 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS).

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Eliminations Held For Shes A Great Lady

Saturday, August 29, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A group of 12 two-year-old pacing fillies were split into a pair of six-horse $35,000 eliminations for the Shes A Great Lady Stakes.

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Breakfast With Babies at The Meadowlands

Thursday, August 27, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Overcast skies plagued the Saturday morning June 27th edition of Breakfast With The Babies at The Meadowlands.

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Badlands Love Upsets Batavia Mares

Wednesday, August 26, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A patient steer from a veteran driver produced an upset victory in the $9,500 Mares Open Pace feature at Batavia Downs on Wednesday night (Aug. 26).

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Elimination Mania Hits Mohawk

Tuesday, August 25, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The present and future of harness racing’s pacing ranks will be on display Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack for the eliminations of the Canadian Pacing Derby, Metro Pace and Shes A Great Lady.

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Darling On His Sunday Grassroots Wins

Monday, August 24, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Jack Darling hauled five two-year-old pacing colts to Georgian Downs on Sunday evening (August 23) and went home with two Grassroots trophies and two runner-up cheques.

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Framed Art wins Harrington feature

Monday, August 24, 2015  By: Matt Sparacino

Including his last-to-first victory in Friday evening's featured $8,000 Open II Pace, Jimmy Whittemore captured five driving wins.

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Freshmen Streak In Grand Circuit Stakes

Saturday, August 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Rookie pacers Voracity, The Catamount Kid and Control The Moment scored Grand Circuit victories Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack in the Nassagaweya Stakes.

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Winbak Farm Videos for Goshen Yearling Sale now Posted

Thursday, August 20, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm is excited to be a partner in the inaugural Goshen Yearling Sale, which will be held September 13th.

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Metro-Eligible Makes A Statement

Tuesday, August 18, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The connections of Nocturnal Bluechip will certainly have an eye on the Nassagaweya divisions this Saturday in order to size up the potential opposition in the two-year-old pacing colt division.

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McClure Hot At Georgian

Tuesday, August 18, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

 Driver Bob McClure had the hottest hands on the Tuesday night card at Georgian Downs, finishing his assignments with five wins.

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Big City Jewel Wins Vernon Feature

Sunday, August 16, 2015  By: Vernon Downs

Taking advantage of a second-over trip, Big City Jewel ($3.80) kicked cover at head-stretch and held off a stout late charge from 18-1 longshot Some Or Lis to capture Sunday (Aug. 16) afternoon's featured $8,000 Open II Pace at Vernon Downs.

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Cobble Beach Wins Batavia Open

Saturday, August 15, 2015  By: Batavia Downs

John Cummings Jr. bought a ticket to ride and he didn’t care while winning the $9,500 Open pace feature with Cobble Beach ($6.80) at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Aug. 15).

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Sophomores contest Standardbred Fund Stakes at Ocean Downs

Friday, August 14, 2015  By: Cheri Stambaugh

Berlin, MD --- There were eight divisions of 3-year-old Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes contested on Thursday (Aug. 13) at Ocean Downs.

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Freshmen Flaunt Talent At Rideau

Friday, August 14, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Rideau Carleton Raceway fans were treated to six outstanding battles by the two-year-old pacing colts on Thursday evening as the province’s best Grassroots and Gold Series competitors brought their 'A' game to the Ottawa oval.

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Zero repeat winners in PA Stallion Series

Wednesday, August 12, 2015  By: the PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre PA --- And then there were 19.

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Royaltyhasarrived Continues Fair Streak

Wednesday, August 12, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A two-day meet of harness racing held in conjunction with the Greene County Fair in this southwestern Pennsylvania town, the home of Dave Palone, was completed Wednesday, with many of the circuit’s top performers during the first half of the year continuing their winning ways.

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Bourbon Bay Hangs On For Open Win

Sunday, August 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

While he was able to draw clear of his four rivals on the far turn, Bourbon Bay ($9.00) needed every last ounce of energy he could muster to stave off late charges from two of his foes in Saturday (August 8) evening's $12,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs.

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Goldstar Badlands Pulls Off 39-1 Upset

Sunday, August 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Overlooked as the longest shot on the toteboard, Goldstar Badlands produced an $81.00 win payout as he upset a field of Preferred 2 pacers at Georgian Downs in the Sunday night finale.

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Bourbon Seelster Sets Clinton Record

Sunday, August 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Nine divisions of two-year-old pacing fillies invaded Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon and in the eighth Grassroots split Bourbon Seelster rewrote the half-mile oval’s history books.

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Joe Larry N Curly Dominates Freshmen

Sunday, August 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Batavia Downs hosted two divisions of the $108,000 New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) two-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Sunday (Aug. 9) and the star of the show was Joe Larry N Curly (Roll With Joe-Lovely Lady) with his overpowering win.

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Racing Roundup

Saturday, August 08, 2015  By: USTA

Saturday's (Aug. 8) edition of Racing Roundup features results stories from Batavia Downs, Yonkers Raceway, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Running Aces, Tioga Downs, Vernon Downs and Kawartha Downs.

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Magical Steph Extends Grassroots Streak

Saturday, August 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Magical Steph scored her third straight win in Grassroots action during Georgian Downs’ celebration of the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Saturday evening.

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Inspired Art Is Unstoppable At St. John's

Saturday, August 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

There was no catching Inspired Art as the pacer distanced himself from his Preferred rivals once again to continue his win streak on Saturday at St. John's Racing and Entertainment Centre.

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Sing Like An Angel Streaks Again

Friday, August 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Sing Like An Angel made it four wins in a row in the $11,500 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace as she swept by pacesetter Rummys Command in the stretch on Friday evening at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino.

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McKnight Earns 1,000th Career Win

Friday, August 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Gorden McKnight scored his 1,000th career driving win on Friday night at Grand River Raceway.

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Lima Playtime Stars In Sire Stakes

Friday, August 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Yonkers Raceway Friday night hosted the $151,625 New York Sire Stakes Mike Cohen Trot for two-year-old fillies.

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Five Straight Fair Wins For 'Royalty'

Wednesday, August 05, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The four-day meet at the Clearfield County Fair came to an end on Wednesday, with the last card featuring sophomore pacers: two geldings upped their fair records for the year to 6-5-1-0, and one filly – already very familiar with winning – also notched her fifth fair win of 2015.

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Byron guides inattentive colt to Grassroots victory

Wednesday, August 05, 2015  By: the Ontario Sires Stakes

Innisfil, ON --- Ontario’s 2-year-old trotting colts kicked off the second half of their Grassroots season at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening (Aug. 4) with six impressive performances.

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Free Show Wins $141,246 Battle of the Belles Final

Monday, August 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Driver Jody Jamieson ensured Free Show lived up to her name as the rookie pacing filly was responsible for a dominant and impressive performance in the $141,246 Battle of the Belles Final.

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Ms Mac N Cheese Wins Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Leg 3

Monday, August 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ms Mac N Cheese gave betting favourites a sweep of the Ontario Sires Stakes events, winning the second Ontario Sires Stakes Gold leg for three-year-old pacing fillies.

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Hometown hero Hammer wins six during Bedford PA meet

Wednesday, July 29, 2015  By: PHHA/Pocono

Bedford, PA --- Roger Hammer, “King of the Pennsylvania Fairs” and coming to race in his home town of Bedford, where he is in the Sports Hall of Fame, posted three victories on both Monday and Tuesday at the local fairgrounds

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Colt bounces back from allergic reaction to triumph in Grassroots

Wednesday, July 29, 2015  By: the Ontario Sires Stakes

Campbellville, ON --- After having his early season derailed by allergies, 2-year-old trotting colt Willyorwonthe finally found his way to the Ontario Sires Stakes winner’s circle at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening (July 28).

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Harrington Raceway's richest program of season set for Thursday

Wednesday, July 29, 2015  By: Matt Sparacino

Harrington, DE --- Harrington Raceway will showcase many of Delaware’s top Standardbreds Thursday evening (July 30) as part of the annual Governor’s Day program during the Delaware State Fair.

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Upsets Galore In Grassroots

Tuesday, July 28, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Fifty-six freshman trotting colts and geldings flocked to Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening to take part in the third OSS Grassroots event of the season, and there were upsets aplenty.

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Oldford wins Billings Trot at Fowlerville (Mi) Fair

Tuesday, July 28, 2015  By: John Manzi

Monticello, NY --- Right on the heels of two regional mid-season finales the C.K.G. Billings amateur driving series returned to its roots for a competition over the double oval at the Livingston County Family Fair in Fowlerville, Mich.

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Maryland 2-year-old Sire Stake finals held at Ocean Downs

Monday, July 27, 2015  By: Cheri Stambaugh

The July series of 2-year-old finals were conducted as early non-wagering events on Sunday evening (July 26) at Ocean Downs.

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Stage Set For 'Battles' In Elora

Monday, July 27, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Grand River Raceway is just one week away from hosting its biggest card of the year, but in order to have that ‘monster matinee’ an elimination round was needed to determine the finalists for the main events.

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Posterity Just Misses Track Record

Monday, July 27, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Four divisions of New York Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies went postward on Monday’s opening night card at Batavia Downs, and as a result the first record of the season just missed being broken.

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Stage Set For 'Battles' In Elora

Monday, July 27, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Grand River Raceway is just one week away from hosting its biggest card of the year, but in order to have that ‘monster matinee’ an elimination round was needed to determine the finalists for the main events.

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Grand River Prepares For Battle

Thursday, July 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

On Monday night, 17 colts and 25 fillies will vie for a spot on centre stage of Grand River Raceway’s marquee event, Industry Day.

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Canadian Pacer Sets World Record

Thursday, July 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Very quietly, an eight-year-old pacer set a world record on Canadian soil Wednesday night by erasing a mark set nearly a decade ago.

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Gingras to drive Maven in Sweden

Wednesday, July 22, 2015  By: Karsten Bønsdorf

Yannick Gingras will go to Sweden next week to drive Maven in the prestigious Aabergs Memorial at Jägersro in Southern Sweden on Tuesday (July 28).

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Pennsylvania Fair Records Smashed

Wednesday, July 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The all-age track records on both gaits were rewritten at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds in this central Pennsylvania city this afternoon during Pennsylvania Fair Sire Stakes action for three-year-olds, with pacer Royaltyhasarrived (1:58.1) and trotter Aloysius (2:01) erasing the previous standards with powerful victories.

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Sales Topper Ties Summerside Record

Wednesday, July 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Undefeated freshman Instant Shadow was a very impressive winner in the fifth race on Wednesday night at Summerside Raceway.

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Meganou Back In Quebec Spotlight

Wednesday, July 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

It was most certainly “ladies night” at the Hippodrome 3R as two sophomore trotting fillies out-shined their male counterparts in winning both divisions of the Quebec-Bred Series on Wednesday.

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Fall Bliss Looking For More

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Racing will return to the picturesque Fredericton Raceway on Thursday, July 23, as Horse Racing New Brunswick will present a seven-dash program that will kick off at 6:30 p.m.

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Higher purses means more young horses are heading to Yonkers

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  By: the SOA of New York

Yonkers, NY --- Hall of Fame trainer Chuck Sylvester is a name familiar to everyone in the sport of harness racing.

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Yonkers hosts NYSS Cyde Hirt Pace

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY --- “Young Ladies on Parade” was the theme Monday night (July 20), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $147,723 New York Sire Stakes Clyde Hirt Pace for 2-year-old fillies.

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Cluster Hanover Clicks In Preferred

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Scott Coulter rushed Cluster Hanover to the lead at the mid-way point of Monday’s $11,000 Preferred 2 for pacers at Grand River Raceway, and it proved to be the winning move for the gelding.

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OSS record holder earns second Gold trophy

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  By: Ontario Sire Stakes

Campbellville, ON ---  Two weeks after Thatsoveryverynice lowered the Ontario Sires Stakes record at Mohawk Racetrack, the 2-year-old pacing fillies returned to the Campbellville oval for their second Gold Series event and delivered another set of impressive performances.

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NYSS freshman trotters kick off Buffalo's closing week

Tuesday, July 21, 2015  By: Brian J. Mazurek

Hamburg, NY --- The final installment of the New York Sire Stakes starts the closing week of the 2015 racing season at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 22).

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Grand Slam For Sistas

Monday, July 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Sistas blew away the field in Monday’s Pennsylvania Stallion Series for three-year-old trotting fillies at The Meadows, capturing her fourth consecutive win and third straight in the stallion series.

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Golden Night For Freshman Fillies

Monday, July 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Twenty-one pacing fillies from this year’s freshman class butted heads in a trio of $70,000 OSS Gold Series divisions Monday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, with daughters of Bettors Delight, Vintage Master and Sportswriter winning their respective assignments.

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Caution Signs Again At Pocono

Saturday, July 18, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The ascension of Caution Signs continued at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Saturday, as he won his fourth straight race, and second straight Open over a less-than-prime track on a cooling and wet evening.

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Vintage Babe Wins As She Pleases

Friday, July 17, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

First year sire Vintage Master has churned out some nice fillies in his first crop, and trainer Tony Alagna would be the first to admit it.

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Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes contested Thursday at Ocean Downs

Friday, July 17, 2015  By: Cheri Stambaugh

Berlin, MD --- An enthusiastic crowd was treated to a great night of racing at Ocean Downs, featuring eight Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes, on Thursday (July 16).

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'Beach' Babies Triple In Sires Stakes

Wednesday, July 15, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Somebeachsomewhere, newly-installed into the Living Harness Horse Hall of Fame, sired three of the five winners in the first round of the Pennsylvania Sires Stakes for two-year-old pacing colts Wednesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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Buffalo welcomes NYSS freshman filly trotters Wednesday

Tuesday, July 14, 2015  By: Brian J. Mazurek

Hamburg, NY --- It's 'Ladies Night' at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday (July 15) as the New York Sire Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies are in the spotlight in four $27,500 divisions.

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Stallion Series Kicks Off Wednesday

Monday, July 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Pennsylvania-sired two-year-colt pacers see the first action of their summer long state series during the first part of the week at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with $160,000 divided among eight divisions of the first preliminary leg of the Stallion Series Tuesday, and Wednesday featuring five sections of babies racing for $268,940 in Sire Stakes action.

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Leaders Brainstorm At Summit

Monday, July 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

On Monday, 40 key industry stakeholders met in Columbus, Ohio, to exchange dozens of ideas on how to address the problem of declining foal crops and the challenge of attracting new owners to harness racing at a summit organized by the U.S. Trotting Association.

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Gold Stakes & Series Finals At Mohawk

Saturday, July 11, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario’s top two-year-old pacing colts kicked off their Gold Series season at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening with three impressive performances.

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Senior K Scores For Racing Legend

Saturday, July 11, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario’s 2015 two-year-old pacing colt crop kicked off their provincial careers at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday night in the presence of a Canadian harness racing legend.

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No 'Shadow' Of A Doubt

Friday, July 10, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

“It sure would be nice if she continued the way she has so far. It’s always nice when you have an exceptional horse and that’s what she is."

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Delaware Elim Winners Back For More

Wednesday, July 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for three-year-old trotters was completed Wednesday at Harrington Raceway with four divisions heading to post.

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Multiple Stakes Wins For McIntosh & Carroll

Tuesday, July 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Thirty-seven freshman fillies of the trotting gait flocked to Georgian Downs for a Tuesday evening five-pack of OSS Grassroots events, and trainer Bob McIntosh and driver Alfie Carroll joined forces to win a set of those stakes.

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Intouchable could be untouchable in C$200,000 3R Series

Tuesday, July 07, 2015  By: Quebec Jockey Club

Trois-Rivieres, QC --- The second round of preliminary competition in the C$200,000 Quebec-Bred Series for 3-year-old trotters takes place Wednesday (July 8) at the Hippodrome 3R and the question on everyone’s mind is if Intouchable is untouchable.

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Chalk City In Delaware Stakes

Tuesday, July 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A total of 21 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund pacing fillies completed their second leg of stakes action Tuesday at Harrington Raceway.

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Thatsoveryverynice breaks OSS record at Mohawk

Tuesday, July 07, 2015  By: Ontario Sire Stakes

Campbellville, ON --- Mohawk Racetrack hosted the first 2-year-old Ontario Sires Stakes event of the season on Monday (July 6) and the pacing fillies set the bar extremely high for the other three freshman divisions.

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World champion Shelliscape is retired

Monday, July 06, 2015  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Two-time Breeders Crown winner and world champion Shelliscape has been retired and is in foal to stallion Somebeachsomewhere, owner-trainer Jeff Bamond Jr. said Monday. She is expected to be sold at November’s Standardbred Horse Sale, unless a deal is reached with a buyer sooner.

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Cufflink Hanover sets stakes mark in career debut at the Meadows

Monday, July 06, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA --- Cufflink Hanover enjoyed a dream career debut Monday (July 6) at The Meadows. Not only did he capture a division of a $100,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series event, but he also trotted to a stakes record 1:57.

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Green trainees take both divisions of DSBF stakes Monday

Monday, July 06, 2015  By: Matt Sparacino

Harrington, DE --- Delaware-sired pacing colts and geldings kicked off the second week of Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes action Monday (July 6) at Harrington Raceway.

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DSBF stakes second leg starts Monday night at Harrington

Monday, July 06, 2015  By: Matt Sparacino

Harrington, DE --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund stakes for 3-year-olds will complete their second leg of eliminations this week at Harrington Raceway.

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Ladies win two of three Billings trots at Goshen

Monday, July 06, 2015  By: John Manzi

Monticello, NY --- There were three C.K.G. Billings amateur trots on the 13-race card at Goshen Historic Track last Saturday (July 4) and of the 17 drivers who competed five were women.

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Thomson honored in Hall of Fame induction ceremonies

Sunday, July 05, 2015  By: T.J. Burkett

Goshen, NY---Joe Thomson, founder and co-owner of the expansive Winbak Farms breeding operation, was inducted into the Living Hall of Fame during ceremonies at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame Sunday night (July 5).

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Brief Mission Accomplished

Friday, July 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

‘Breakfast With The Babies’ was held on a picture-perfect Friday morning (July 3) at the Meadowlands Racetrack, and Mission Brief, sporting trotting hopples, took to the track in search of a flat line.

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Go Byem Fastest In Delaware Stakes

Wednesday, July 01, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Wednesday marked the commencement of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for three-year-old trotters at Harrington Raceway with five $20,000 divisions.

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Winbak Farm to sponsor Old Oaken Bucket

Wednesday, July 01, 2015  By: Jay Wolf

Delaware, OH --- The Delaware County Fair is pleased to announce that Winbak Farm has committed to sponsor the $150,000 (est.) Old Oaken Bucket for 3-year-old colt trotters during the 2015 Delaware Grand Circuit meet.

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Totally Rusty equals track record as DSBF filly pacers star on Tuesday program

Wednesday, July 01, 2015  By: Matt Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Three $20,000 divisions of 3-year-old pacing fillies in the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes' first leg were contested Tuesday at Harrington Raceway.

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Joe Thomson - Hoofbeats Feature

Tuesday, June 30, 2015  By: Chris Tully

Joe Thomson was the feature story in the July issue of Hoofbeats.

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New York Sire Stakes freshman filly pacers invade Buffalo Wednesday

Tuesday, June 30, 2015  By: Brian J. Mazurek

Hamburg, NY --- There's a lot of hope and promise on Wednesday night (July 1) at Buffalo Raceway as many of the 2-year-old filly pacers kick off their careers in three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes worth $36,566 each.

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Yonkers increases purses; opens now $48,000

Tuesday, June 30, 2015  By: harnessracing.com

Yonkers Raceway has announced its latest purse increase, beginning with the Monday, July 6, racing program.

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DSBF Stakes for 3-Year-Olds Underway at Harrington

Monday, June 29, 2015  By: Matt Sparacino

HARRINGTON, Del. - Two $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) stakes for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings highlighted the Monday program at Harrington Raceway.

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Morrill wins four in NYSS action at Monticello

Monday, June 29, 2015  By: Shawn F. Wiles

Monticello, NY --- It comes as no surprise that Jim Morrill Jr. continues to dominate the New York Sire Stakes, much like Wally Hennessey and Jeff Gregory have done in the past.

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Action in France - Quinte jackpot

Saturday, June 27, 2015  By: Thomas H. Hicks

Enghien-Soisy hosted today’s harness racing Quinte+ (jackpot €3.65 million) named the Prix du Roussillon (€48,000 purse, 2150 meters autostart, European) with the win going to 1.14.2kr clocked Oro Fks (7m Uronometro-Fuschini America) and teamster Roberto Andreghetti.

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Stallion Series action at Harrah's Philadelphia

Thursday, June 25, 2015  By: Mike Bozich

Chester, PA --- There were five PA Stallion Series races for 3-year-old filly trotters at Harrah's Philadelphia on Wednesday (June 24), each going for a purse of $20,000.

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Mosquito Blue Chip defends her NYSS crown at Saratoga

Thursday, June 25, 2015  By: Melissa Simser

Saratoga, NY---There were three divisions of the $56,125 New York Sire Stakes for three year old pacing fillies on Thursday at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

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Employment Opportunity At Winbak

Tuesday, June 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Winbak Farm in Caledon, Ont. is looking for full-time employees to fill a variety of tasks.

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Rainbow Palace Wins Again

Sunday, June 21, 2015  By: Hippodrome 3R

The little 3-year-old pacing filly Rainbow Palace put her two-race win streak against the boys at the Hippodrome 3R Sunday and came away with her third straight triumph in an exciting four-horse photo finish.

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Lady Shadow Wins Roses Are Red Final

Sunday, June 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Lady Shadow put an end to three-time defending champion Androvette's Roses Are Red Stakes streak as she swept to command down the backstretch in this year's $350,000 final and paced away to a three length victory.

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Tioga Open To Bettorsluckystreak

Sunday, June 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Narrowly missing Fireyourguns in last week's top pacing event, Bettorsluckystreak sustained a first-over grind to just collar even-money favourite That'll Be the Rei in Sunday afternoon's $14,000 Open Pace at Tioga Downs.

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Maven wins in new track record

Sunday, June 21, 2015  By: Karsten Bønsdorf

Jimmy Takter-trained Maven had an easy task Sunday (July 21) at the Swedish track Kalmar and she fulfilled the expectations and won easily with Johnny Takter in the bike in the 1-5/16th mile event in a new track record for older mares of 1:55.1f (mile rate).

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Rave Reviews For New Starting Gate

Saturday, June 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Since the management at the Hippodrome 3R introduced their new slanted starting gate things are changing, for the good, when it comes to win percentages, outside post position statistics, even average win payout prices.

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Biggest Crowd Of Season At Hanover

Saturday, June 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The weather was perfect for Father's Day weekend at Hanover Raceway. The track's biggest crowd of the year included a lot of youngsters with Mom and Dad, as fathers in attendance were treated to a number of great prizes courtesy of Molson.

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No Bad Dreams repeats at Pompano

Saturday, June 20, 2015  By: John Berry

Pompano Beach, FL --- No Bad Dreams, driven by Bruce Ranger, eked out a repeat victory at Pompano Park in the $9,500 Winners Over Pace on Saturday night (June 20), stopping the timer in a lifetime equaling best 1:50.3.

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Miss Read Wins Meadowlands Qualifier

Saturday, June 20, 2015  By: Nick Salvi and Ken Weingartner

The $5,500 SHS chestnut Shadow Play filly Miss Read won her third 2-year-old race for Tyler and Leigh Raymer with Corey Callahan steering her to a front running 1:56 win with a :27.1 final quarter.

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'Steelhead' Kicks Off Tetrick's Five Wins

Wednesday, June 17, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

A field of eight lined up behind the starter for the featured event on Wednesday afternoon from Harrah's Philadelphia, a pace for non-winners of $15,000 in their last five starts.

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Band Of Angels Tops Sire Stakes Winners

Monday, June 15, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Yonkers Raceway hosted the ladies Monday night, specifically the New York Sire Stakes Art Watson Pace for three-year-old fillies.

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Tamarind Takes New Mark In Preferred

Monday, June 15, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario-sired trotter Tamarind ignored the off going and powered to victory in 1:53 in Monday’s $18,000 Preferred Handicap at The Meadows.

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Mares clash in Roses Are Red eliminations

Sunday, June 14, 2015  By: WEG Communications

Campbellville, Ontario---Lady Shadow and Colors A Virgin were victors in their respective $35,000 Roses Are Red eliminations, for pacing fillies and mares, on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Ghost Pine Upsets In Century Open

Sunday, June 14, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ghost Pine, the only horse to beat Who Doesnt since May 2014, did it again on Sunday afternoon at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino.

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Bourbon Bay Wins Fourth Tioga Open

Sunday, June 14, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

After a relaxed mid-pack start, Bourbon Bay ($7.70) sustained a push to the fore en route to a 1:54.2 victory in Saturday (June 13) evening's $14,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs.

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Records Set In Quebec-Bred Finals

Sunday, June 14, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Hippodrome 3R hosted four $35,000 finals of the Quebec-Bred Series for four and five-year-old trotters and pacers on Sunday and the action was fast and furious from the start.

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No Bad Dreams A Nightmare For Foes

Sunday, June 14, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

No Bad Dreams, given a picture perfect drive by Bruce Ranger, gave his competition a nightmare of sorts on Saturday night at Pompano Park, virtually wiring a classy field in the $9,500 Winners Over Pace in 1:52.1.

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Carey Celebrates 3,000th Career Win

Sunday, June 14, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Horseman Dave Carey made his 3,000th driving win a memorable one as he pulled off a 32-1 upset aboard six-year-old pacing mare Scotian Lass in the eighth race at Truro Raceway on Sunday afternoon.

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Another Open Win For Cullen's 'Angel'

Saturday, June 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Sing Like An Angel survived a first over journey to win this week's $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open Handicap Pace on Friday at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino.

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Betting Exchange looks to cash in at Mohawk

Wednesday, June 10, 2015  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Betting Exchange heads to Saturday’s eliminations for the 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.

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Where Is Sports Chic?

Tuesday, June 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

As eliminations for the Fan Hanover Stakes approach this weekend and with Ontario Sires Stakes and SBOA Stakes divisions previously contested, one three-year-old pacing filly conspicuous by her absence in these events is 2014 O’Brien Award finalist Sports Chic.

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Elimination Mania To Rock Mohawk

Tuesday, June 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The red carpet will be rolled out for the sport’s Glamour Boys as they battle in a trio of Pepsi North America Cup eliminations during Saturday evening’s 13-race card at Mohawk Racetrack, but they’re not the only stars in town this weekend.

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Sire Stakes Hat-Trick For Morrill

Monday, June 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Not a stranger to multiple wins on a race card Jimmy Morrill Jr. owned the afternoon at Monticello Raceway after posting four wins on the card, three of which were New York Sire Stakes events.

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Big Night For Robert Shepherd

Monday, June 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Robert Shepherd celebrated a personal milestone with a win aboard Order By Commander in the Preferred 3 Trot at Grand River Raceway.

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Ms Mac N Cheese Wins Ontario Sire Stakes Gold Leg

Saturday, June 06, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Three-year-old pacing fillies were also in the spotlight on Saturday night competing in their first Ontario Sires Stakes Gold leg, which was split into two $105,000 divisions.

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Takter's 2-year-olds get passing grades at qualifiers

Saturday, June 06, 2015  By: Ken Weingartner

East Rutherford, NJ---For trainer Jimmy Takter, one of his favorite days of the year is the first day he brings his 2-year-olds to their first qualifiers. After his stable captured seven of Saturday morning’s (June 6) 11 events for the newcomers at the Meadowlands, it is easy to understand his enthusiasm.

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Mares Open To Dirt Track Momma

Thursday, June 04, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Dirt Track Momma used her powerful finishing kick to capture Thursday’s $2,250 Mares Open in a solid time of 1:58.2 at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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NYSS action to feature 3-year-old pacing colts at Monticello

Thursday, June 04, 2015  By: Shawn F. Wiles

Monticello, NY --- On Monday (June 8), the glamour division of the New York Sire Stakes, the 3-year-old pacing colts, will be at Monticello Raceway.

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Repeat Winners In Quebec Series

Thursday, June 04, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Maximuscle, along with Andovers Touch and Viva Bayama, were all return winners in the third and final leg of the $125,000 Quebec-Bred Series for trotters held Wednesday at the Hippodrome 3R.

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Artful Impulse Caps McDonald's Big Night

Wednesday, June 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Mc Tinys Hope and Ontario-bred Artful Impulse were victorious in their respective $9,700 trotting and pacing feature events hosted by Pompano Park on Wednesday night.

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'Mosquito' Sets Record In Sire Stakes

Wednesday, June 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

"She's back!" Those were the first two words out of the mouth of a relieved Jim Morrill Jr. after he drove Mosquito Blue Chip ($3.70) to an impressive one and a half length victory over Shes Heavenly in a track record time of 1:53.3 in the New York Sire Stakes for the three-year-old filly pacers at Buffalo Raceway Wednesday night (June 3).

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2015 Ontario Budget Passes

Wednesday, June 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The 2015 Ontario Budget was passed in the Legislature on Wednesday, June 3 with the government's stance on the provincial horse racing industry briefly reiterated in the bill.

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Im Drinkin Doubles Wins Truro Feature

Monday, June 01, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Im Drinkin Doubles ($7.50) closed from second over to win his season's debut in Truro Raceway's top class on Sunday afternoon.

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No Bad Dreams, 'Beach' Brother Repeat

Sunday, May 31, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

No Bad Dreams, driven by Kevin Wallis, survived a rugged opening quarter and went on to score a 'three-peat' victory in Pompano Park's $9,500 "Winner's Over" Handicap Pace on Saturday night (May 30).

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Bourbon Bay Wins Another Tioga Open

Sunday, May 31, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Despite a slower beginning than in past weeks, Bourbon Bay ($2.30) maintained his dominance in the trotting ranks at Tioga Downs, sweeping to the fore and edging clear for a 1:55 triumph in Sunday (May 31) afternoon's $14,000 Open Trot.

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Painite Wins On Shortened Vernon Card

Sunday, May 31, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

After tracking prohibitive favourite Sweet Thing for all but the final two hundred yards, Donn Lewandrowski and Gail Farrell's Painite ($13.00) scored a minor upset in Saturday (May 30) evening's $8000 Mares Open II Trot at Vernon Downs.

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Big Surf Impresses In Red Shores Feature

Saturday, May 30, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Big Surf, with Marc Campbell in the bike, stopped the timer in an incredible 1:53.2 performance to win the Saturday night top class at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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In The Arsenal Wins Art Rooney Pace

Saturday, May 30, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Favoured In The Arsenal (Brian Sears, $2.50, part of entry) prevailed after making it interesting Saturday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $300,000 final of the Art Rooney Pace.

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Sing Like An Angel Delivers In Open

Saturday, May 30, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Chosen as the favoured Travis Cullen-trained mare by the bettors in this week's $10,500 Fillies & Mares Open Pace at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino, Sing Like An Angel delivered on her pari-mutuel promise as she prevailed off a pocket trip.

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Tetrick Goes On Winning Crusade

Saturday, May 30, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

With several of the leading Meadowlands drivers racing at The Meadows for Pennsylvania Sire Stakes, Tim Tetrick made the most of his live mounts, scoring four wins in a row on the Friday program at The Big M.

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State Treasurer Triples In Molson

Friday, May 29, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

State Treasurer closed out the meet at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Friday, May 29 earning his third straight Molson Pace title and becoming harness racing's newest millionaire.

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Baby Races At Pocono Thursday

Thursday, May 28, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

On Thursday, May 28, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono conducted a nine-race morning qualifying session which featured three dashes that were exclusively for two-year-olds.

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Intimidate Continues To Prep

Monday, May 25, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Two-time O’Brien Award winner Intimidate continued to prep for his 2015 campaign Monday morning (May 25) during Mohawk Racetrack’s compact, five-race qualifying session.

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Stubborn Belle Wins 2015 Debut

Saturday, May 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario-sired three-year-old pacing and trotting fillies were out in full force for the eliminations of the WEG-SBOA Stakes on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Four divisions of Stallion Series contested at Harrah's Chester

Wednesday, May 20, 2015  By: Harrah's Philadelphia

Chester, PA --- Sophomore fillies were in action at Harrah's Philadelphia on Wednesday (May 20). They competed in four divisions of The Stallion Series with each going for a purse of $20,000.

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Ghost Pine Dethrones Who Doesnt

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Who Doesnt’s 14-race winning streak came to a grinding halt during Monday’s matinee program at Century Downs, and it was Ghost Pine who managed to burst the bubble of that photogenic performer in the $10,500 Open Pace.

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Jimmy Marohn Jr. wins 7 at Tioga

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  By: harnessracing.com

While defending driving champion Jim Marohn Jr. has been competing in the Southern Tier on a more limited schedule this season compared to years past due to increased opportunity and success at the Meadowlands, the 33-year-old reinsman has pounced on every opportunity possible to remain competitive at Tioga Downs.

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City Of London Mania Hits The Raceway

Tuesday, May 19, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Eliminations for the City Of London Series took up the majority of the Tuesday evening program at The Raceway at Western Fair District, as the pacers did battle in 10 tilts on the 11-race card.

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Roger Hammer collects career driving win 4,000 at The Meadows

Monday, May 18, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA --- Roger Hammer notched career driving win 4,000 on Monday (May 18) at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino when he piloted Joevidal to victory in the sixth race.

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All Bets Off captures Confederation Cup

Monday, May 18, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Dundas, ON --- All Bets Off lived up to his 3-5 favorite status to win the $188,057 Confederation Cup for 4-year-old pacers on Sunday night (May 17) at Flamboro Downs.

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Trainer Chris Marino enjoys a perfect day

Sunday, May 17, 2015  By: Melissa Simser

Saratoga, NY --- Trainer Chris Marino started three horses on Sunday’s (May 17) matinee card at Saratoga Casino and Raceway and all he did was go three-for-three.

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C.K.G. Billings Harness Driving Series

Sunday, May 17, 2015  By: Freehold Raceway

Two trots in the season-long C.K.G. Billings Harness Driving Series were presented at Freehold Raceway on Saturday (May 16) and when the judges declared them official Dave “Linemaster” Ehrenberg II and James “Jimmy Boy” Marshall IV each emerged victorious in their respective splits.

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In The Arsenal triumphant in 3-year-old debut

Sunday, May 17, 2015  By: James Witherite

Nichols, NY --- After his 2-year-old season culminated in a second-place finish in the Breeders Crown, In the Arsenal ($2.60) made good on his odds-on promise in one of four New York Sire Stakes events ($110,000 added total purse) for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Sunday (May 17) afternoon at Tioga Downs.

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Another Victory For No Bad Dreams

Sunday, May 17, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

No Bad Dreams, driven by Wally Hennessey, proved to be a nightmare for his competition in Pompano Park's $9,000 Winners Over Pace on Saturday night as the four-year-old son of Dream Away led at every pole in scoring a lifetime best equalling victory in 1:50.3.

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Sassa Hanover dominant in Vernon NY Sire Stakes

Saturday, May 16, 2015  By: James Witherite

Vernon Downs, NY --- Making her return to the races after she spent her 2-year-old season in the shadows of JK She'salady, Sassa Hanover ($2.70) proved dominant in her sophomore debut, trouncing six other 3-year-old pacing fillies in her $30,450 New York Sire Stakes event on Saturday (May 16) evening at Vernon Downs.

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Luminosity, Big N Bad take co-features at Yonkers

Saturday, May 16, 2015  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY --- A repeating Luminosity (George Brennan, $7.40) and Big N Bad (Eric Carlson, $26.20) shared the Saturday (May 16) night glory, winning Yonkers Raceway’s co-featured $42,000 Open Handicaps.

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Pocono boosts purses for select PA owned-sired races

Friday, May 15, 2015  By: Ed Kobesky

Wilkes-Barre, PA --- The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono has added a new incentive: purses enhanced by an additional $2,000 or $4,000 when certain races fill completely with Pennsylvania horses.

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Shaqline Stars In New York Sire Stakes

Friday, May 15, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

After edging clear of her eight rivals in a :27.4 third quarter, Brixton Medical's Shaqline ($5.30) narrowly held off a valiant stand-side charge from Barn Doll to take her $41,300 New York Sire Stakes event at Tioga Downs on Friday (May 15) evening.

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Traverse Seelster Wins Open Trot

Wednesday, May 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Keith Pippi's Traverse Seelster ($3, Ross Wolfenden) was an impressive 1:55 winner in the $16,000 Open Trot at Harrington Raceway on Wednesday.

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All Bets Off and Let's Drink On It capture Confederation Cup elims

Monday, May 11, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Dundas, ON --- All Bets Off and Let's Drink On It scored impressive victories Sunday night (May 10) at Flamboro Downs in the eliminations for the Confederation Cup.

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No Bad Dreams takes Pompano feature

Sunday, May 10, 2015  By: John Berry

Pompano Beach, FL---No Bad Dreams, handled by Wally Hennessey, avoided trouble around the final turn and went on to post a two-length win over E Z Noah (Matt Romano) in Pompano Park's feature $8,500 "Winner's Over" Pace on Saturday night (May 9).

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Cast No Shadow Sets Stakes Record

Saturday, May 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Cast No Shadow turned in a 1:50.4 stakes record performance in the $59,600 Princess championship, one of two series finals on Saturday night's harness racing card at Mohawk Racetrack.

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The Big M Hosts Grand Circuit Action

Saturday, May 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

With The Championship Meet upon us, The Grand Circuit took center stage on Friday night at The Meadowlands.

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Date changed for Lexington Selected Sale

Friday, May 08, 2015  By: Preferred Equine Marketing

Lexington, KY---The schedule for the 2015 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale has been changed slightly from what was originally planned. The auction will now begin on Monday, Oct. 5 and continue through Friday, Oct. 9, with an evening start time for all five sessions.

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Senorita Santanna, Count Speed take Pompano features

Thursday, May 07, 2015  By: John Berry

Pompano Beach, FL --- Senorita Santanna, a bridesmaid to Godiva Seelster in their last two encounters, finally conquered her nemisis on Wednesday night (May 6) in Pompano Park's $10,000 Mares Open Handicap Pace, stopping the clock in 1:53.4.

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Cimeronken On A Roll

Thursday, May 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

When it comes to productivity in the Preferred ranks in Ontario, not many can match what trotter Cimeronken has been able to do in recent weeks.

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Racing Continues To Drive Economies

Wednesday, May 06, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

“These numbers show just how important, demonstrating the endurance and strength of this industry. Racing supports stables, supply stores, veterinarians and our family farms –- all helping keep agriculture strong and vibrant.”

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PA All-Stars events for pacers of both sexes highlight weekend Pocono action

Wednesday, May 06, 2015  By: PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA --- Some $224,000 worth of Pennsylvania All-Stars events for Keystone-sired 3-year-old pacers will highlight the weekend action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with three divisions of colts in the Saturday (May 9) spotlight and four sections of fillies set to go Sunday (May 10).

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Maven draws post two in Copenhagen Cup

Tuesday, May 05, 2015  By: Karsten Bønsdorf

Jimmy Takter trained Maven, with Johnny Takter in the bike, will start from post position two in the Broline Copenhagen Cup at Charlottenlund on Sunday (May 10).

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Panpero Firpo Upsets In Vernon Open

Sunday, May 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

After mustering just minor shares in recent tries against top Saratoga company, Ontario-sired Panpero Firpo ($19.00) employed a change of tactics in Saturday night's $10,000 Open Pace at Vernon Downs, closing the pocket behind duelling leaders before pouncing in deep stretch for a 1:51.4 score.

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Maven to go on a diet

Sunday, May 03, 2015  By: Karsten Bønsdorf

Maven is too fat Jimmy Takter found out Sunday morning (May 3), when he trained the top mare in Sweden.

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Bourbon Bay Lowers Tioga Record

Sunday, May 03, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Enjoying a solid form spree in early-year stakes events on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit, Bourbon Bay ($7.30) shipped south to Tioga Downs as one of six entrants in the Opening Day (May 2) feature, leaving the other five in his wake en route to a 1:52.1 score in the $14,000 Open Trot.

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First Stakes Contested At Century

Saturday, May 02, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Homebred pacing mare Tajmeallover continued her undefeated four-year-old campaign at Century Downs on Saturday afternoon, winning the new Calgary racetrack's first ever stakes event.

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The Diplomat Series Continues

Saturday, May 02, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Three-year-old pacers The Wayfarying Man and Star Cover were each victorious in Saturday night's second leg of The Diplomat Series at Mohawk Racetrack.

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Breeding Banter

Friday, May 01, 2015  By: Kathy Parker

If not for a stakes race named in her honor, Eternal Camnation, the richest pacing mare of all time with $3.7 million in money-winnings, would rarely be thought of during the height of the summer stakes season.

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Angel Plus Fastest In Stallion Series

Friday, May 01, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Angel Plus, a standout at Pennsylvania Fairs last year, showed that she’s elevated her game Friday at The Meadows by capturing the fastest division of a $60,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series stake for three-year-old filly pacers.

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Mohawk Qualifiers Front And Centre

Friday, May 01, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

All eyes were on Mohawk Racetrack’s 14-dash qualifying session on Friday, May 1, as a variety of equine stars took turns tuning up over the seven-eighths-mile oval in Campbellville, Ont.

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NYSS champ Mosquito Blue Chip to make season's debut in Simpson

Tuesday, April 28, 2015  By: Ken Weingartner

Freehold, NJ --- Rivals might consider her a pest, but Mosquito Blue Chip has brought nothing but joy to co-owner John Swider.

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Standardbred racing in Ontario is on track toward a sustainable future

Friday, April 24, 2015  By: John Siscos

Toronto, ON --- The Standardbred Alliance today declared that significant wagering growth, stable purses and integrated marketing efforts from the first year of operation are showing signs that Standardbred racing in Ontario is on track toward a sustainable future.

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12 entered in Dexter; 4 take byes to final

Wednesday, April 22, 2015  By: harnessracing.com

With 12 horses entered in the Dexter Cup, an 8-horse elimination, worth $44,400, has been carded for Saturday, April 25, at Freehold Raceway.

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RN Nate pulls 24-1 shocker in Meadows series final

Tuesday, April 21, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA---Pinned along the pylons in the stretch, RN Nate swerved sharply outside and roared home to pull off a 24-1 upset victory in Tuesday’s (April 22) $32,800 championship of the Visible Gold Pace for 3-year-old colts and geldings at The Meadows.

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She Glides breaks own national seasons mark in Meadow Series

Wednesday, April 15, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA  ---  In the opening leg of the Daylon Miracle Trot at The Meadows, She Glides scored in 1:56.3, fastest of the year by a sophomore filly trotter on a five-eighths-mile track.

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Schwartz gets all the matzos again

Tuesday, April 14, 2015  By: Monticello Raceway

Monticello, NY---The undisputed King of the Passover Pace is Alan Schwartz, who picked up his fourth win in the coveted "Race for the Matzos" Monday (April 13) at Monticello Raceway.

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Vernon Downs readies for 2015 opener

Monday, April 13, 2015  By: James Witherite

Vernon, NY --- Vernon Downs opens the curtain on their 2015 live harness racing season later this week, as Friday (April 17) marks the first of 90 programs over the critically acclaimed seven-eighths-mile stonedust track.

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Brenneman is enjoying his time with Winbak Red

Monday, April 13, 2015  By: Charlene Sharpe

Seaford, DE --- Trainer Justin Brenneman was scrolling through an online listing of horses for sale when one name brought him to a stop. Winbak Red.

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Maven a brave second in Sweden

Saturday, April 11, 2015  By: Karsten Bonsdorf

Jägersro,Sweden---On her European tour 2015, Maven driven by Johnny Takter finished a brave second in an elimination trot at Jägersro in southern Sweden to the Olympic Trot later this month. 

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Youthful Final To American Rock

Saturday, April 11, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

After a win and a second-place finish in the preliminary legs of the Youthful Series, American Rock dug down deep to post a sharp victory in Saturday’s $37,000 final at Mohawk Racetrack.

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PA owners must complete residency affidavit for Mohegan/Harrah's races

Friday, April 10, 2015  By: Ed Kobesky

Chester, PA --- Those planning to enter races for Pennsylvania owned horses during the 2015 season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Harrah's Philadelphia must complete a residency affidavit to be eligible.

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$100,000 DSBF Three-Year-Old Colt Pace

Thursday, April 09, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.--- Sonofa Sizzle edged Smoking Joey to win the 100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Colt pace event-record breaking time of 1:50.2 while Just A Jolt put on a wire-to-wire 1:49.2 performance in the $32,500 Preferred/Handicap on closing day of the 46th Dover Downs season, Thursday, April 9.

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Political Foe wins $100,000 DSBF final

Wednesday, April 08, 2015  By: USTA

Dover, DE --- Stephanie and Brian Cassell's Political Foe posted a 1:56.4 victory in the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund final for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters on Tuesday (April 7) at Dover Downs.

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$100,000 DSBF Soph Filly DSBF Final Tonight

Wednesday, April 08, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. ---- Totally Rusty and Purrfect Bags, undefeated in their two legs of the Delaware Standardbred Breeder Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Filly pace preliminaries head the field for the $100,000 final on the penultimate day of Dover Downs 46th season on Wednesday, April 8.

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She Glides equals seasons fastest at Meadows

Wednesday, April 08, 2015  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA --- She Glides, the 1-2 favorite, powered to the lead at the quarter and drew off to triumph by 12-1/2 lengths in 1:56.3, fastest in Wednesday’s (April 8) opening leg of the Daylon Miracle Trot for 3-year-old fillies at The Meadows.

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Leg one winners repeat in Blossom

Tuesday, April 07, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Toronto, ON --- A pair of sophomore pacing fillies continued their dominance Monday night (April 6) in the second leg of the Blossom Series at Woodbine.

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Callmemza 9-1 Wins $100,000 Final

Monday, April 06, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.---  Overlooked Callmemza (Call-Me-Miz-A) enjoyed a perfect 2-hole trip en route to a 1:58.1 victory in the first of four $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) finals this week- the sophomore filly trot-on Monday, April 6 at Dover Downs. It was the headline event for winning driver Jonathan Roberts who had three wins. 

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DSBF $100,000 Soph Filly Final

Sunday, April 05, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. ---- I Got Spunk, Penny Paratrooper, Callmemza, My Fire Cloud Too and Dancing Shirley, all winners during preliminary legs bid for the $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Filly Trot Final while a $15,000 Mares pace heads the regular card of mostly female paces on Monday, April 6 at Dover Downs.

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Victory At Last still unbeaten in Weiss Series

Saturday, April 04, 2015  By: PHAA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA---Trainer Ron Burke and driver Matt Kakaley swept both $15,000 divisions of the third leg of the Bobby Weiss Series for pacing males Saturday night (April 4) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with Victory At Last now 3-for-3 in the series and Major Uptrend making his initial Weiss start a winning one.

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Jokerman pays $27 in Buffalo feature

Saturday, April 04, 2015  By: Brian Mazurek

Buffalo, NY---Jokerman had the last laugh in the featured $9,500 conditioned pace at Buffalo Raceway Saturday night (April 4) with a stunning upset victory in a seasonal best time of 1:55.1 over the fast track.

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Rosecroft posts significant handle increases in opening month

Friday, April 03, 2015  By: Penn National Gaming

Fort Washington, MD --- Wagering is brisk through the first eight live racing dates in the month of March at Rosecroft Raceway.

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Three $20,000 DSBF Soph Male Elims

Thursday, April 02, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.---  Wins by Sonofa Sizzle, Roddy’s Hot Again and KJ Ben completed 2nd leg Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) $20,000 preliminaries while Bandolito had just enough to win the $28,500 Delaware Special/Handicap again on Thursday, April 2 at Dover Downs.

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Walk The Walk repeats in Weiss Series at Pocono

Wednesday, April 01, 2015  By: PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes Barre, PA --- Walk The Walk, a son of Muscle Hill, emerged as the only horse competing in Bobby Weiss Series action to take a second straight win.

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Three $20,000 DSBF Soph Colt Elims

Wednesday, April 01, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del --- The Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) 2ND leg prelims come to an end with a trio of three-year-old divisions, plus a $28,500 Delaware Special/Handicap top the Thursday, April 2 program at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m.

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$20,000 DSBF Soph Filly Paces

Wednesday, April 01, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del.---  A trio of favorites – Totally Rusty, Spin Vision and Purrfect Bags – dominated $20,000 2nd leg Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries while Wind Of The North held on to win the $20,000 Open/Handicap trot on April1 at Dover Downs.

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Egosnattitudes, Political Foe take DSBF trots

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---Egosnattitudes and Political Foe scored $20,000 victories to complete second leg preliminaries for 3-year-old male trotters in Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) action.

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Three $20,000 DSBF Soph Filly Paces

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. ---- The spotlight is on three Three-Year-Old Delaware Standardbred Breeder Fund (DSBF) Filly pace divisions plus a $20,000 Open trot Wednesday, April 2 at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m.

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Fillies battle in round one of Blossom

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Toronto, ON --- Maplelea and Cast No Shadow scored first leg victories in the Blossom Series on Monday night (March 30) at Woodbine. A group of 15 3-year-old pacing fillies were split into two $11,850 divisions for the first round.

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Favorites post DSBF victories at Dover

Monday, March 30, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Favorites I Got Spunk, My Fire Cloud Too and Penny Paratrooper coasted to victory in three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 3-year-old filly trot second leg preliminaries on Monday (March 30) at Dover Downs.

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Four divisions contested in second leg of Levy

Saturday, March 28, 2015  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY --- Yonkers Raceway offered up Round 2 of the George Morton Levy Memorial Pacing Series Saturday night (March 28).

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Victory At Last makes it two straight in Weiss Series at Pocono

Saturday, March 28, 2015  By: PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre PA --- The Quik Pulse Mindale gelding Victory At Last became the first two-time winner in his section of the Bobby Weiss Series for late-developing pacing males.

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Northern Companion takes Open at Pompano

Saturday, March 28, 2015  By: John Berry

Pompano Beach, FL --- Northern Companion, off at 26-1, scored the upset victory in Pompano Park's $15,400 Open Handicap Pace on Saturday night (March 28), covering the mile in 1:51.2.

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Maven wins in Sweden

Saturday, March 28, 2015  By: Karsten Bønsdorf

In a very impressive manner, the Jimmy Takter-trained Maven, driven by Johnny Takter, won at Solvalla in Sweden on Saturday afternoon (March 28).

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Elitloppet Invite For Maven

Saturday, March 28, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

An impressive effort Saturday afternoon at Solvalla has earned trotting mare Maven an invite to the 2015 Elitloppet in two months time.

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Buffalo Raceway Roundup

Friday, March 27, 2015  By: Buffalo Raceway

Trainer JD Perrin scored the hat trick and was assisted by three different drivers in doing so to highlight the Friday night program at Buffalo Raceway.

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Vintage Master: The “ayes” have it!

Thursday, March 26, 2015  By: Brittany Farms

When it comes to Vintage Master’s first crop, the “ayes” have it!

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Purrfect Bags Wins DSBF Elimination

Wednesday, March 25, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- Three resounding victories, by Purrfect Bags, Totally Rusty and Gigi Deo, highlighted $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Filly Pace preliminaries on Wednesday, March 25 at Dover Downs.

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Three-year-old DSBF filly pacers set to face off at Dover

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---Three first-leg 3-Year-Old Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Filly paces and a $14,000 Winners-Over trot highlight the Wednesday (March 25) program at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m.

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Political Foe, Go Byem win DSBF trots

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---Political Foe, a six-figure winner and Go Byem, a maiden, won 1:57.4 victories in two $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) Three-Year-Old Male trot preliminaries on  Tuesday (March 24) at Dover Downs.

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Dead-heat in one of three DSBF prelims Monday night at Dover Downs

Monday, March 23, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Three $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) preliminaries inaugurated in 2015 for 3-year-old filly trotters got things underway on Monday, March 23 at Dover Downs.

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Stakes Drop Gural's Stallion Rule

Friday, March 20, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Trot Insider has learned that the two stakes administrators that required stallions to race at age four in order to have foals eligible to their stakes races have made decisions to drop the requirement.

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King Royalty, 14-1 Shot, Wins Dover Tuesday Feature

Tuesday, March 17, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

DOVER, Del. --- King Royalty exploded at 14-1 from the rail to win the St. Patrick’s Day $20,000-$25,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming pace on Tuesday, March 15 at Dover Downs.

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Morgan wins three, including co-feature, at Dover

Monday, March 16, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Tony Morgan picked up three wins on Monday (March 16) at Dover Downs and now needs only 10 more winning drives to reach 15,000 in his career.

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Shebestingin Retired

Tuesday, March 10, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Trainer Joe Holloway confirmed to Trot Insider that world champion pacing mare Shebestingin has been officially retired.

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Pari-Mutuel Tax Reduction Revised

Tuesday, March 10, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The allocation of standardbred horse people’s share of the Pari-Mutuel Tax Reduction (PMTR) funds will be revised, following a request from the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA).

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Callahan wins seven at Dover

Monday, March 09, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- It was another big Monday for Corey Callahan.

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Yonkers announces across the board purse increase

Monday, March 09, 2015  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY --- Yonkers Raceway has announced a 20 percent, across the board purse increase, effective with the race week beginning this Sunday (March 15).

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New Patrol Wins Dover Feature

Sunday, March 08, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

New Patrol scored his third win in-a-row besting eight rivals in a career fastest 1:52.3 victory in the Sunday feature (March 8) at Dover Downs. Trace Tetrick and Vic Kirby had three winning drives.

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Last call for March 15 stakes payments

Thursday, March 05, 2015  By: harness publicists across North America

The March 15 deadline is drawing near for many stakes payments.

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Spin Vision makes it four straight in Dover feature

Monday, March 02, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Spin Vision, a Delaware-sired homebred, made it four straight trips to the winner’s circle in the $14,500 Mares Winners Over on Monday (March 2) at Dover Downs.

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Road Bet returns to Saratoga, wins feature

Sunday, March 01, 2015  By: harnessracing.com

Road Bet, the 2014 Saratoga Filly and Mare Pacer of the Year, started out her season in style on Sunday afternoon (March 1) at Saratoga Casino and Raceway.

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Bettor's Delight mare sets 1:47.7 mark

Saturday, February 28, 2015  By: harnessracing.com

Beautide successfully defended his Inter Dominion title on Sunday afternoon (March 1) at the TABCORP Park Menangle track in southwestern Sydney.

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Saratogas 2015 Season Details

Thursday, February 26, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Looking to continue the trend that has shown increases in all-source handle over each of the last five years, Saratoga Casino and Raceway will open its 74th season of live harness racing on Sunday, March 1.

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Inaugural Goshen Yearling Sale slated for Sept. 13

Tuesday, February 24, 2015  By: Chris Tully

Goshen, NY -- The inaugural Goshen Yearling Sale has been established and is scheduled for Sunday, September 13, 2015.

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Raji's Blue Line takes top open at Pompano

Sunday, February 22, 2015  By: John Berry

Pompano Beach, FL --- Raji's Blue Line, skillfully handled by Mike Micallef, took top honors in Pompano Park's $12,500 Open Pace on Saturday night (Feb. 21), eking out a photo finish win in a race where two lengths separated the entire field at the finish.

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Peter Pumpkineater has last laugh in Buffalo Raceway feature

Saturday, February 21, 2015  By: Brian J. Mazurek

Hamburg, NY --- Peter Pumpkineater had the last laugh in the featured $9,500 conditioned pace at a snowy Buffalo Raceway Saturday afternoon (February 21) as he rallied in the shadow of the wire to take a head victory over Peenie in 1:59.3.

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Pinehurst Harness Track: 2015 training roster

Tuesday, February 17, 2015  By: Connie Hochstetler

Here is the 2015 training roster for Pinehurst Harness Track in North Carolina.

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Bourbon Bay crushes in General Brock final

Monday, February 16, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Toronto, ON --- Bourbon Bay completed the General Brock series sweep with a dominating victory Monday night (Feb. 16) at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Canadian Yearling Sale Date Set

Friday, February 13, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Standardbred Canada has announced the details surrounding the 2015 edition of the Canadian Yearling Sale, with entries now being accepted.

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Kayla Grace Wins London Debut

Wednesday, February 11, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Making her debut at The Raceway at the Western Fair District, four-year-old pacing mare Kayla Grace went from last at the half to first across the wire in the featured $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap on a snowy Wednesday night in London, Ont.

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Archangel Book Now Full & Closed

Tuesday, February 10, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm of Ontario is announcing the closing of Archangel’s 2015 book of mares.

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Maryland Sires Stakes payments due Feb. 15

Tuesday, February 10, 2015  By: Cheri Stambaugh

Reminder that sustaining forms and possible payment are due Feb. 15 for the new 4 - 5-year-old open Maryland Sires Stakes for trotters and pacers (foals of 2010 and 2011).

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Chalk City In General Brock

Monday, February 09, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Seventeen trotters found themselves split into a set of $18,000 divisions of the General Brock Series during Monday’s 10-race card at Woodbine Racetrack, and the second leg of the event was dominated by favourites.

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Slight Touch Wins Rideau Feature

Sunday, February 08, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Slight Touch converted off a pocket trip to capture the featured $6,500 Winners Over Pace and give driver Gord Brown and trainer Gerard Demers their third victory together on Sunday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway.

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2014 OBrien Award Winners

Saturday, February 07, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Standardbred Canada has announced the winners of the 2014 O’Brien Awards, which honour Canada’s champions in harness racing over the past season.

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Maven draws the rail in Grand Prix de France

Thursday, February 05, 2015  By: Karsten Bonsdorf

The Jimmy Takter-trained Maven drew post position one in the Grand Prix de France to be raced Sunday afternoon (Feb. 8) at Vincennes.

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Royal Cover Up Upsets In Preferred

Wednesday, February 04, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Royal Cover Up gave way to Murphys Ideal early on, but then retook the lead in deep stretch to pull off a 14-1 upset in the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Wednesday night.

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King Royalty wins blanket finish at Dover

Tuesday, February 03, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---King Royalty, overlooked at 10-1, won a track-meet dash to the wire to win the $20,000-$25,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Allowance at Dover Downs on Tuesday (Feb. 3). On the undercard, Jingle Bell Rock notched his seventh consecutive victory. Corey Callahan collected another four-win performance.

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General Brock Series underway at Woodbine

Tuesday, February 03, 2015  By: Mark McKelvie

Toronto, ON --- The General Brock Series kicked off Monday night (Feb. 2) at Woodbine Racetrack under frigid temperatures at the Toronto oval.

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Meadowlands releases new stakes information

Saturday, January 31, 2015  By: Meadowlands Media

East Rutherford, NJ --- The Meadowlands has added several important new stakes to its existing menu for 2015 with the nomination payment due by Feb. 17 (Feb. 15 falls on a Sunday, so postmarked by Feb. 17 is acceptable) on the whole slate.

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Upsetters Rule In Meadowlands Series

Thursday, January 29, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The first of the Dash For The "C" Notes mini-series this week at The Meadowlands got underway on Thursday night with the filly and mare pacers.

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Winbak Farm foaling season has started

Thursday, January 29, 2015  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Chesapeake City, MD--- As the new year begins, so does foaling season at Winbak Farm.

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Ontario Sires Stakes 2-year-old notice to owners

Wednesday, January 28, 2015  By: Ontario Sire Stakes

Toronto, ON --- Reminder notices for the Ontario Sires Stakes 2-year-old March 15 payment will be mailed within the next two weeks.

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Just Bettor beats post 8 at Dover

Tuesday, January 27, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE---Just Bettor, second from post 8 in three of his previous four races, finally made the winner’s circle in the $20,000-$25,000 Claiming Handicap on Tuesday (Jan. 27) at Dover Downs.

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Southern Oaks: 2015 training roster

Sunday, January 25, 2015  By: Kendra Casselman

Here is the 2015 training roster for Southern Oaks, Sorrento, Fla.

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China King Gets Some Sweet Revenge

Saturday, January 24, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Out of 31 races last week at Cal Expo, a grand total of three were won in coast-to-coast fashion, and one of those was turned in by China King and pilot Chip Lackey while capturing the Open Pace at juicy 19-1 odds.

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Miller Time At The Meadowlands

Friday, January 23, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

It was a double dose of Miller at The Meadowlands on Thursday night with Dave and Brett Miller combining to win six races on the program.

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Harrah’s Philadelphia Schedule Set

Thursday, January 22, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack has announced its 2015 live racing schedule, with the 150-program season slated to begin on March 20, 2015.

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Gelding Proving Miller Right

Wednesday, January 21, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

“I don’t know if he can step up to being a Grand Circuit four-year-old, but for what we’re asking of him right now, I definitely think he’s a major contender.”

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2015 Ontario Sires Stakes Schedule

Monday, January 19, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The 2015 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) schedule is now available.

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Lounge Act is a success in Dover feature

Monday, January 12, 2015  By: Marv Bachrad

Dover, DE --- Lounge Act was a 1:55 winner in a $14,000 Mares Winners Over pace over a sloppy track on Monday (Jan. 12) at Dover Down. Corey Callahan continued his multiple-win barrage with five wins while Ron Pierce had four.

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$12 Million More For Breeders

Monday, January 12, 2015  By: Standardbred Canada

The Standardbred Breeders of Ontario Association (SBOA) is pleased to announce that it has officially signed an agreement with the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a $12 million enhancement of the current breeders rewards program.

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Jean Michel Bazire to drive Maven in Prix Tenor de Baune

Tuesday, January 06, 2015  By: Karsten Bonsdorf

The Jimmy Takter-trained Maven will have the 16-time French champion driver Jean Michel Bazire in the bike this Sunday afternoon (Jan. 11) in the Prix Tenor de Baune at Vincennes.

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