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News and Insight On Winbak Farm

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2019 NEWS

Five records fall in NYSS finals at Batavia Downs

Saturday, September 14, 2019  By: Tim Bojarski for Batavia Downs

Batavia, NY — The weather was perfect, the track was lightning fast and 3,500 excited fans filled the property to watch eight divisions of the $1.8 million New York Sire Stake finals during the Night of Champions at Batavia Downs on Saturday night (Sept. 14).

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Winbak Farm Videos for Lexington Yearling Sale Posted

Monday, September 09, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm will be selling 92 yearlings at the 10/1-10/5 Lexington Yearling Sale. Their sale lineup has yearlings eligible to Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario.

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Canadian Stakes Winners Return

Thursday, September 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Courtly Choice and Guardian Angel AS head to Scioto Downs off big wins this past weekend in Ontario and both will see familiar faces when they line up behind the starting gate for their respective stakes events Saturday (Sept. 7) at the central Ohio racetrack.

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Choices Made, Or Made For Us

Wednesday, September 04, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

James MacDonald had a choice to make with two horses qualified for the final of the 2014 Canadian Pacing Derby. The driver that picked up the horse MacDonald didn't drive went on to win the race in an upset for local connections. It took five years, but those scales finally tipped in his favour.

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Goshen Yearling Sale alumni making big waves in New York

Wednesday, September 04, 2019  By: Tim Bojarski for the Goshen Yearling Sale

Middletown, NY — The 2019 Goshen Yearling Sale will be held at the Mark Ford Training Center on Sunday (Sept. 8) at noon and to say there is a bit of a buzz around the sale this year might be an understatement.

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Lovedbythemasses Leads Grassroots Winners

Wednesday, September 04, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

An outside post did not hinder Lovedbythemasses, who scored a five-and-one-half length victory in the first of four $23,500 divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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Rookies All The Rage At Tioga

Monday, September 02, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Tioga Downs welcomed two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for freshmen pacing colts and geldings on Monday, with each divisions racing for a purse of $52,000.

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Freshman pacers thrive in NY Sire Stakes at Tioga

Monday, September 02, 2019  By: John Horne for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs welcomed two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for freshman pacing colts and geldings on Monday (Sept. 2). Both divisions raced for a purse of $52,000.

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Tall Dark Stranger Romps In OSS Gold

Sunday, September 01, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Tall Dark Stranger delivered the quickest mile of the three $73,000 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold Divisions for two-year-old pacing colts on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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National Debt Repeats At Rideau

Sunday, September 01, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Travelling first over, race-favourite National Debt snagged victory again in the $10,000 Preferred Pace at Rideau Carleton Raceway, going a 1:51.4 mile on Sunday, Sept. 1.

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Maple Leaf Trot To Guardian Angel As

Saturday, August 31, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Driver Tim Tetrick circled elimination-winner Guardian Angel As to the point past the quarter and withstood a late push by Atlanta to take the $600,000 Maple Leaf Trot with a stakes-, track- and Canadian-record mile of 1:50.4 on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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Courtly Choice Upsets In Canadian Pacing Derby

Saturday, August 31, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Off two rebounding efforts Courtly Choice swept the field and past race-leader Lather Up to pull a 34-1 shocker in the $525,000 Canadian Pacing Derby final on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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An All Wrapped Up Win At Mohawk

Tuesday, August 27, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Archangel gelding All Wrapped Up took command early and faced no challenge when posting a four-and-a-quarter length victory in the $19,000 featured trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

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Zero Tolerance and The Buckeye in NYSS at Batavia Wednesday

Tuesday, August 27, 2019  By: Tim Bojarski for Batavia Downs

Batavia, NY — Zero Tolerance is the second richest sophomore filly in all of North America this year and she will be competing in the final division of the $111,900 New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old pacing fillies at Batavia Downs on Wednesday (Aug. 28).

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Powerful Chris Crushes Track Record

Monday, August 26, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Rideau Carleton Raceway hosted a battle of the three-year-old pacing filly heavyweights on Sunday evening and fans were treated to a championship display in the $158,000 Gold Series division on Sunday, Aug. 25.

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Blackcheddar Lowers Track On 2 Record

Sunday, August 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Race-favourite Blackcheddar rode the pylons towards the rear of the field and zipped to a three-and-three-quarter length victory in a track-record mile on Sunday, Aug. 25 at The Track On 2.

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Taking The Knight Angel Ride

Sunday, August 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Knight Angel was a modest $26,000 yearling purchase in the fall of 2017.

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Five Straight For Backstreet Shadow

Sunday, August 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Since arriving in the Ron Burke stable in early July, Backstreet Shadow has been on an absolute tear. The four-year-old Shadow Play gelding ran his winning streak to five with a measured 1:49.1 victory in Sunday afternoon's (Aug. 25) $30,000 Great Northeast Open Series pacing event at Harrah's Philadelphia, which was also his first appearance at the riverside track.

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Freshmen star in Reynolds races at Tioga

Sunday, August 25, 2019  By: John Horne for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs played host to five W.N. Reynolds Memorial Grand Circuit races on Sunday (Aug. 25).

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Grassroots Triple For Saftic; Balanced Image To Aphrodite Duke

Sunday, August 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The fillies were serving as the opening act on Balanced Image Final night and Saftic kicked off the festivities in the first race with Preeminence. Starting from Post 4 the filly made a brief break in stride at the start and was sitting last when fan favourite Landry Seelster reached the opening quarter in :29.4.

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Bettors Wish Wins Messenger Elim

Saturday, August 24, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

It was a ‘Non-Bettors Wish’ Saturday night during Yonkers Raceway’s eliminations for the 64th Messenger Stakes.

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$40,000 Maple Leaf Trot – 1st elimination

Saturday, August 24, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A short field of six faced the gate in the first elimination, and Guardian Angel AS turned in a front-stepping masterpiece for driver Tim Tetrick en route to a popular score in 1:51.4.

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Strip It Downs blows up tote in KYSS

Saturday, August 24, 2019  By: Ray Cotolo for Red Mile

Lexington, KY — Off at odds of 120-1, Strip It Down As reeled in tempo-setter Asiago and nailed the 1-9 favorite on the wire to upset in the first of two $30,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes (KYSS) divisions for 3-year-old trotting fillies at Red Mile on Saturday (Aug. 24).

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Winbak Farm Videos for onGait Yearling Sale Posted

Tuesday, August 20, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

In 2019, Winbak Farm will participate in the onGait Yearling Auction. The auction will take place 9/18-9/21 on onGait.com.

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Greenshoe Rebounds In Zweig

Saturday, August 17, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Sent the 1-9 favourite, Greenshoe returned following his runner-up effort in the Hambletonian to down his competition in the $330,000 Dr. Harry M. Zweig Memorial at Vernon Downs on Saturday, Aug. 17.

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Winbak Farm Videos for Ohio Selected Jug Yearling Sale Posted

Friday, August 16, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

For the first time in 2019, Winbak Farm will be selling yearling at the Ohio Selected Jug Sale. The sale will be located at the Brave Horse Show Park in Johnstown, OH on September 13th.

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Grassrooters Put On Speed Show

Friday, August 16, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario’s talented two-year-old pacing colts put on a good show at Woodbine Mohawk Park Thursday as three of the youngsters paced to personal best efforts winning their Grassroots divisions.

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Winbak Farm Videos for Goshen Yearling Sale Posted

Thursday, August 15, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm is excited to be a partner in the Goshen Yearling Sale, which will be held September 8th at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, New York.

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Bettors Wish Blazes Over Red Mile

Thursday, August 15, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Chris Ryder trainee Bettors Wish—off five days rest—paced a meeting’s best at The Red Mile when winning the third of three $30,000 Kentucky Sires Stakes opening-preliminary divisions for three-year-old pacing colts and geldings in 1:47.4 on Thursday evening.

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Perfect record for Teddys Littleangel at Georgian Downs

Wednesday, August 14, 2019  By: the Ontario Sires Stakes

Innisfil, ON — Sophomore trotting filly Teddys Littleangel made the second trip of her career to Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening (Aug. 13) and delivered the same result as she did in last summer’s debut, an open length victory in Ontario Sires Stakes action.

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Rejuvenated Hanna Dreamgirl ready for Zweig test

Wednesday, August 14, 2019  By: Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager

Hightstown, NJ — After giving Hanna Dreamgirl the opportunity to boost her confidence, owner Ken Jacobs and trainer George Ducharme will give the filly the chance to reestablish herself on the Grand Circuit.

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Merga Hanover, Movie Town are impressive in NYSS at Batavia

Wednesday, August 14, 2019  By: Tim Bojarski for Batavia Downs

Batavia, NY –  $107,000 was up for grabs when the New York Sire Stake (NYSS) 2-year-old pacing fillies visited Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 14) and the winners of both divisions put in stellar performances.

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Hambletonian champion thrills fans with Gold Series win

Tuesday, August 13, 2019  By: Ontario Sires Stakes

Milton, ON — Hambletonian champion Forbidden Trade returned to Ontario Sires Stakes action at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening (Aug. 12) and posted his second Gold Series win of the season.

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Freshmen Flurry Mohawk Qualifiers

Tuesday, August 13, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Sunshine Beach colt Twin B Frenchtoast went the quickest of the babies Tuesday morning (Aug. 13) during the Woodbine Mohawk Park qualifying session.

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Nine Ways remains unstoppable at Running Aces

Monday, August 12, 2019  By: Darin Gagne for Running Aces

Columbus, MN — The Sunday evening (Aug. 11) program at Running Aces featured the $17,000 weekly top pacing event, headlined by Nine Ways, who was sent off as the 1-2 favorite from post nine in the ten-horse Open Handicap field.

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Seventimesalady fastest in NYSS at Monticello

Monday, August 12, 2019  By: Shawn Wiles for Monticello Raceway

Monticello, NY — On Monday (Aug. 12) Monticello Raceway and the New York Sire Stakes program featured 2-year-old trotting fillies. The seven-race card featured two divisions of Sire Stakes, each racing for a purse of $51,000, three splits of the Excelsior A group ($15,000) and two Excelsior B ($6,500).

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Custom Cantab is upset winner in Joie De Vie at Tioga Downs

Sunday, August 11, 2019  By: John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY – Custom Cantab (David Miller) was the winner of the $132,000 Joie De Vie open mare trot at Tioga Downs on Sunday (August 11).

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Benjis Best handles step up winning Pocono Saturday feature

Sunday, August 11, 2019  By: PHHA / Pocono

Wilkes Barre, PA – The Roll With Joe gelding Benji’s Best, who snapped Atta Boy Dan’s five-race winning streak in the top claiming handicap pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono last Saturday (Aug. 3), handled the jump to the $21,500 conditioned company this Saturday (Aug. 10).

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Bettor’s Wish wins the $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial at MGM Northfield Park

Saturday, August 10, 2019  By: Ayers Ratliff for MGM Northfield Park

Northfield, OH – Dexter Dunn hails from Down Under in New Zealand and traveled to the United States less than a year ago.

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Nine Ways aces the competition again in Minnesota

Monday, August 05, 2019  By: Darin Gagne for Running Aces

Columbus, MN — Nine Ways was back in action at Running Aces on Sunday (Aug. 4) making his first appearance since becoming the first two-time Dan Patch FFA champion on July 21.

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No End In Sight: Angus Hall

Monday, August 05, 2019  By: Melissa Keith

One of Ontario’s all-time leading trotting sires, who would know Angus Hall better than the man who oversaw most of the stallion’s career at Winbak Canada?

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Winbak Farm of Maryland Seeks Veterinarian

Monday, August 05, 2019  By: Winbak Farm

Winbak Farm of Maryland will be looking for a veterinarian to join the team soon. The farm is located in Chesapeake City.

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JK First Lady leads PaSS winners at Pocono

Monday, August 05, 2019  By: the PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA — It required a photo to decide all three divisions of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes second preliminary round Sunday night (Aug. 4) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and the closest finish was in the third section, as JK First Lady rebuffed Sweet Ace by a head in 1:54.1.

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Yonkers hosts $153,900 NYSS Frank Becerra Pace

Friday, August 02, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY — Yonkers Raceway hosted the $153,900 New York Sire Stakes Frank Becerra Pace for 2-year-old fillies on Friday night (Aug. 2).

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Groovy Joe remains undefeated in NYSS at Batavia

Monday, July 29, 2019  By: Tim Bojarsk

Batavia, NY — Three $34,866 divisions of 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings went postward in the New York Sires Stakes at Batavia Downs on Sunday (July 28) with Groovy Joe putting in the fastest performance of the day allowing him to remain undefeated.

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Stakes Galore At Summerside

Sunday, July 28, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Summerside Raceway played host to 13 dashes on Sunday (July 28), as every race on the card was either a division of the Callbeck Stakes for two-year-olds or the Tyndal Semple Memorial for three-year-old trotters.

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Tetrick Sweeps Plainridge Stakes

Sunday, July 28, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Guardian Angel As lived up to his billing in the $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot on Sunday (July 28) at Plainridge Park as he led every step of the way en route to an impressive victory, setting a new track record in the process, while Shartin N paced the fastest mile in the track's history to capture the $100,000 Clara Barton Distaff Pace.

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Seven Straight For Boadicea

Saturday, July 27, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

About the only thing that can look three-year-pacing filly Boadicea in the eye these days is her feed tub.

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NYSS Frosh To Batavia Sunday

Saturday, July 27, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A total of $104,598 in purses will be up for grabs at Batavia Downs on Sunday (July 29) when the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) rolls into town for the second of nine 2019 stops at the oldest lighted race track in America.

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Sicily wins Governors Cup; 3-year-old DSBF finals held

Friday, July 26, 2019  By: Matt Sparacino for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE — Harrington Raceway hosted its annual Governor’s Day program Thursday (July 25) during the Delaware State Fair, featuring the richest program of the season locally.

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Barn Holden and Third Shift get NYSS wins at Vernon

Friday, July 26, 2019  By: John Horne

Vernon, NY — Barn Holden (Kevin Cummings) and Third Shift (Jim Morrill Jr.) each won their division of the New York Sire Stakes for freshman trotting colts and geldings at Vernon Downs on Thursday (July 25). Both divisions raced for a purse of $54,000.

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Tetrick wins five at Harrah’s Philadelphia

Thursday, July 25, 2019  By: the PHHA/Harrah's Philadelphia

Chester, PA — Tim Tetrick continues to motor along at Harrah’s Philadelphia, coming off 16 wins at the southeast Pennsylvania oval last week and five victories here Wednesday (July 24).

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McNairs Grab Grassroots Doubles

Thursday, July 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Father-son duo Gregg and Doug McNair captured two $23,500 Grassroots divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening with three-year-old pacing fillies Swift Ally and Kylie Seelster.

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Guardians Sights Set On Plainridge

Wednesday, July 24, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Guardian Angel AS has been on a roll of late and is heading into Plainridge Park’s $250,000 Spirit of Massachusetts Trot razor sharp.

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Freshmen Fire At Mohawk Park

Tuesday, July 23, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Woodbine Mohawk Park’s program Tuesday, July 23 featured mostly two-year-old contests which featured sharp miles from many of harness racing’s potential stars.

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All Wrapped Up gifts Rideau Carleton fans with a track record

Monday, July 22, 2019  By: Ontario Sires Stakes

Ottawa, ON — Sophomore trotting colts battled over the Rideau Carleton Raceway oval on Sunday evening (July 21) and All Wrapped Up saved the best for last — a 1:54.1 track record in the final Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series split.

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Goshen Yearling Sale catalogs now available online

Monday, July 22, 2019  By: Goshen Standardbred Sales Co.

Middletown, NY — Catalogs for the Goshen Yearling Sale that will be held at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, N.Y., on Sunday (Sept. 8) are now available for online viewing by clicking here.

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Nine Ways repeats as Dan Patch champion at Running Aces in track record time

Monday, July 22, 2019  By: Darin Gagne for Running Aces

Columbus, MN — The Sunday evening (July 21) program at Running Aces featured the main event on Dan Patch weekend, the $50,000 Dan Patch FFA Pace sponsored by Watch And Wager.

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Local reinsmen star in Grassroots

Saturday, July 20, 2019  By: Ontario Sire Stakes

Fraserville, ON — A collaborative effort between Per Henriksen and Richard Moreau put two-year-old trotting colt Ripped And Ready in the Grassroots winner’s circle at Kawartha Downs on Saturday (July 20) evening.

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Freshman Fillies Flaunt It In Grassroots

Friday, July 19, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Six Grassroots splits of the OSS for the two-year-old pacing fillies went postward Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park, and fractional ownership venture TheStable.ca captured two of them with Capistrano and Wiggle Delight.

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Unbeaten Gimpanzee in NYSS at Tioga on Friday

Wednesday, July 17, 2019  By: John Horne

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs features two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for sophomore trotting colts and geldings on Friday (July 19). Unbeaten Gimpanzee is the headliner as he will be making his third start of the year.

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Vernon to feature NYSS 3-year-old male pacers on Thursday

Tuesday, July 16, 2019  By: John Horne

Vernon, NY — Vernon Downs welcomes two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for sophomore pacing colts and geldings on Thursday (July 18).

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Nine Ways posts track record with Dan Patch elimination win at Running Aces

Monday, July 15, 2019  By: Darin Gagne for Running Aces

Columbus, MN — On Sunday evening (July 14) Running Aces hosted elimination races for the biggest harness racing event of the summer in Minnesota — The Dan Patch FFA Pace.

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Best In Show - Meadowlands Pace upset caps dream week for Toscano

Saturday, July 13, 2019  By: Mike Farrell

On Sunday evening (July 7), the trainer gave a gracious acceptance speech at her induction into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame in Goshen, N.Y., and on Saturday night (July 13), she stood in the winner’s circle after Best In Show pulled a 27-1 upset in the $682,650 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace.

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Got Power Pounces In Grassroots

Wednesday, July 10, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Got Power, a half-sister to top three-year-old pacing filly Powerful Chris, collected her second victory while also pacing the fastest of five $23,500 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for two-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday, July 9 at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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Groovy Joe impressive in NYSS action at Buffalo

Wednesday, July 10, 2019  By: Brian Mazurek for Buffalo Raceway

Hamburg, NY – Groovy Joe ($8.40) stamped himself as one of the top 2-year-old male pacers on the New York Sire Stakes circuit on Wednesday night (July 10) as he rolled to a dominating 5-1/4 length triumph over the highly-touted Sandy’s Bolt in 1:54.3 at Buffalo Raceway.

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Fleet Footed Fillies Flaunt It In Golds

Tuesday, July 09, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario’s top two-year-old pacing fillies put on a speed show at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening (July 8), competing for a total of $218,400 in a trio of Gold Series divisions.

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Sandy’s Bolt, Groovy Joe set for Buffalo showdown

Tuesday, July 09, 2019  By: Brian Mazurek for Buffalo Raceway

Hamburg, NY — They may be just beginning their careers but a pair of talented and undefeated colts are set to square off in the fifth race at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (July 10) as two $52,000 divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for the freshman male pacers are slated.

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Qualifying Win For $300K Yearling

Tuesday, July 09, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted a 13-race qualifying session on Tuesday (July 9), and the docket featured no less than eight races for two-year-olds. One of the winners was definitely of the high-priced variety, as a $300,000 yearling purchase was able to nail the wire first in her respective tilt.

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Shesgotitgoingon is spectacular in lifetime debut at Running Aces

Monday, July 08, 2019  By: Darin Gagne, for Running Aces

Columbus, MN — The Sunday evening (July 7) program at Running Aces was loaded with thrilling contests and exciting finishes.

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Columbo wins fastest Sheppard elimination at Yonkers

Sunday, July 07, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

A trio of $25,000 eliminations for the Lawrence B. Sheppard Pace saw 18 (after one defection) 2-year-olds, 17 colts and one gelding, vie for an invite to next Saturday night’s (July 13) $120,250 finale.

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Horse Trader Delivers In Georgian Grassroots

Sunday, July 07, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Coming into the event off a June 28 win in qualifying action, fans sent Horse Trader off as one of the favourites and the young trotter did not let them down in the first division of Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots at Georgian Downs on Sunday, July 7.

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Bettor At Hightide sails to Gold Series win

Sunday, July 07, 2019  By: the Ontario Sire Stakes

Milton, ON — Twenty-one freshman pacing colts launched their Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series careers at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday night (July 6) and it was Bettor At Hightide and YS Mathis who emerged triumphant.

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Captain Crunch, Bettor’s Wish take Big M Pace eliminations

Saturday, July 06, 2019  By: Dave Little, Meadowlands Media Relations

East Rutherford, NJ — The stage is set for a glamour division grudge match.

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Tall Dark Stranger impresses at Breakfast With The Babies

Saturday, July 06, 2019  By: Meadowlands Media Relations

East Rutherford, NJ —-Breakfast With The Babies, sponsored by Jules Siegel’s Fashion Farm, took place on another muggy Saturday morning (July 6) at The Meadowlands.

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Tequila Monday wins Yonkers feature

Friday, July 05, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY — A week after matching Yonkers Raceway’s all-age track record—1:50 flat— Tequila Monday (Matt Kakaley, $2.50) ‘crawled’ in 1:50.1 on Friday evening (July 5).

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Eliminations for Yonkers’ Sheppard Pace set for Saturday night

Friday, July 05, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY — Back in ancient times — 1964 — it was decreed there would be a race honoring one of the titans of the industry.

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Rosiemunn wins Vernon feature

Friday, July 05, 2019  By: John Horne

Vernon, NY — Rosiemunn ($6.20) and Howard Parker won the featured $6,000 fillies and mares pace on Thursday (July 4) at Vernon Downs.

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'Poseidon' Storms Home At Mohawk

Friday, July 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Keith Cassell's Poseidon Seelster led an 11-race qualifying session on Friday morning (July 5) at Woodbine Mohawk Park with a 1:57 mile, the fastest of 71 two-year-olds to set foot on the track.

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Bright Eyes M lowers Grand River Raceway record

Thursday, July 04, 2019  By: Ontario Sire Stakes

Elora, ON — Grand River Raceway fans were treated to a trio of impressive performances by Ontario’s top 3-year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday night (July 3), starting with a commanding track record effort by Bright Eyes M in the first C$73,066 Gold Series division.

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Fast freshman take center stage at Harrah’s Philadelphia

Wednesday, July 03, 2019  By: PHHA / Harrah’s Philadelphia

Chester, PA – Two-year-old pacers were in the spotlight as the racing week opened at Harrah’s Philadelphia on Wednesday (July 3), with four $13,000 events highlighting the freshmen, three for fillies and one for colts and geldings.

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Ongait Fall Yearling Auction, Sept. 18-21

Wednesday, July 03, 2019  By: Maurice Chodash, from onGait.com

Boca Raton, FL – onGait.com, harness racing’s fastest growing horse sales company, has announced the dates of their 2019 onGait.com Fall Yearling Auction.

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Stakes upsets, Austin Series showdown at Dresden

Monday, July 01, 2019  By: Gary Patterson

Dresden, ON — Three heavy favorites were beaten Monday (July 1) at Dresden Raceway in Ontario Sires Stakes action for 3-year–old trotting fillies.

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Bartlett doubles in Monticello Sire Stakes

Monday, July 01, 2019  By: Shawn Wiles

Monticello, NY — The fourth New York Sire Stakes event of the season to be held at Monticello Raceway took place on Monday (July 1), with 2-year-old pacing colts and geldings taking center stage and driver Jason Bartlett capturing two of the four $26,500 divisions contested.

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Banker Volo, Pridecrest deliver big as headliners at Running Aces

Monday, July 01, 2019  By: Darin Gagne

Columbus, MN — The Sunday evening (June 30) harness racing program at Running Aces was jam-packed with featured events and competitive contests spanning the twelve race card.

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Guardian Angel AS sets world record in Cleveland Trotting Classic

Sunday, June 30, 2019  By: Ayers Ratliff

Northfield OH — Guardian Angel AS went to post as the public choice in Saturday’s $175,000 Cleveland Trotting Classic at Northfield Park and did not disappoint. He delivered a spectacular 1:52 world record victory.

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Four-year-old Open returns to Saturday lineup at Yonkers

Saturday, June 29, 2019  By: Brandon Valvo

Yonkers, NY — The rich 4-year-old Open Pace returns to the regular Saturday night lineup at Yonkers Raceway June 29 and trainer Randy Bendis has been eagerly awaiting the return of the class.

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Clock gets rocked at Big M

Saturday, June 29, 2019  By: Dave Little

East Rutherford, NJ — Caviart Ally, Always A Prince and The Downtown Bus all established lifetime bests while Always A Prince went one step further, going a Meadowlands season’s-fastest 1:47.3 Friday night (June 28) at the Big M.

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Capt Midnight leads 2-year-old winners at Meadowlands

Saturday, June 29, 2019  By: Meadowlands Media Relations

East Rutherford, NJ — Breakfast With The Babies took place on a muggy Saturday morning (June 29) at The Meadowlands.

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Steve Oldford wins Meadows Billings leg

Saturday, June 29, 2019  By: Evan Pattak

Washington, PA — Trailing by 4-1/2 lengths and wide at the half, Steve “You’re Never Too” Oldford and Utopia tracked down the leader in the shadow of the wire and captured Friday’s (June 28) $10,000 leg of the C.K.G. Billings Amateur Trot at The Meadows.

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Tequila Monday’s 1:50 equals all-age Yonkers track record

Friday, June 28, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY – Favored Tequila Monday (Matt Kakaley, $4.30) sat well off insane (:26.1, :53.4, 1:21.2) fractions by Write Me a Song (Jordan Stratton) Friday evening (June 28), then blew by everyone to match Yonkers Raceway’s all-age track record of 1:50 flat.

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NYSS freshman pacing colts to visit Monticello Raceway

Friday, June 28, 2019  By: Shawn Wiles

Monticello, NY — A total of 52 freshman pacing males will go behind the gate at Monticello Raceway in New York Sire Stakes action on Monday (July 1), with more than $155,000 in purses up for grabs.

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Tioga Downs to host NYSS freshman trotters on Sunday

Friday, June 28, 2019  By: John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs will feature two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for freshman trotting colts and geldings on Sunday (June 30). Both divisions will race for a purse of $55,000.

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Ontario Sires Stakes purse increase announced

Thursday, June 27, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Campbellville, ON — On Thursday (June 27), the Standardbred Horse Improvement Payment (HIP) Administration Committee announced that the 2019 HIP contribution to Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold Series events with a single division will be C$150,000, plus starting fees.

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Fillies Flood Two-Year-Old Qualifiers

Thursday, June 27, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Two-year-old fillies were in full force during Woodbine Mohawk Park’s Thursday morning (June 27) qualifying session, as 12 races featuring the young ladies were featured over the Campbellville, Ont. oval.

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Rookie Fillies Flood Mohawk

Friday, June 21, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The girls of summer were out in full force on Friday morning (June 21) at Woodbine Mohawk Park as the Campbellville, Ont. area oval hosted 13 baby races for pacing and trotting fillies.

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Yonkers hosts NYSS Jim Meagher Pace

Thursday, June 20, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY — The New York Sire Stakes returned downstate Thursday night (June 20), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $155,300 Jim Meagher Pace for 2-year-old colts and geldings.

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Three straight for Gold Medal Swan

Thursday, June 20, 2019  By: PHHA/Harrah's Philadelphia

Chester, PA — Gold Medal Swan extended his winning streak to three races on Thursday (June 20) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, closing for a 1:54.1 victory in the $18,000 top-level trotting feature before a storm hit the area.

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Fillies Flock To Mohawk For OSS

Thursday, June 20, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

It was a busy Thursday night for the Ontario Sires Stakes as Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted six Grassroots divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies.

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The action rolled on at The Pickaway County Fair despite the rain

Wednesday, June 19, 2019  By: Thom Pye, for O.H.H.A.

The Steve Carter-trained Homer Hall (Broadway Hall) and Ryan Holton clipped a mile in 2:03 as he trotted off by two over Secret Jet (Derek Wattiker) and Roger Hughes’ Forgotten Treasure.  Ken Holiday took Black Magic Racing LLC’s, So Romantic  (My MVP) to a seven-length win in 2:03.4.

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Field taking shape for $175,000 Cleveland Trotting Classic

Wednesday, June 19, 2019  By: Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park

Northfield, OH –  A deep and accomplished field of the sport’s best Open trotters have tentatively accepted invitations to MGM Northfield Park’s premier trotting event, the $175,000 Cleveland Trotting Classic next Saturday (June 29).

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Ten freshman qualifiers at Pocono

Wednesday, June 19, 2019  By: the PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA — Ten qualifying events for 2-year-olds were staged Wednesday morning (June 19) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with many well-pedigreed performers turning in solid efforts.

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Ghost Pine takes the Harrah’s Philadelphia Wednesday feature

Wednesday, June 19, 2019  By: PHHA / Harrah’s Philadelphia

Chester, PA – Ghost Pine could not be caught in a 1:50.3 victory in the $14,500 featured pace Wednesday (June 19) afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

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Skinner fillies vie for DSBF sweep

Tuesday, June 18, 2019  By: Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE — Harness racing in Delaware this week is highlighted by the second elimination leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund for 3-year-olds at Harrington Raceway.

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DSBF fillies completes 2nd leg

Tuesday, June 18, 2019  By: Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE — Two Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund $20,000 divisional eliminations for pacing fillies headlined the Tuesday (June 18) Harrington Raceway program.

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Freshmen pace in 1:54.4 at Harrahs Philadelphia

Tuesday, June 18, 2019  By: the PHHA/Harrah's Philadelphia

Chester, PA — North American season’s records were reported for both sexes of 2-year-old pacers on Tuesday morning (June 18) at Harrah’s Philadelphia, as 15 qualifying races were held for the freshmen.

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Chillaxin Away, Aintnosunshine win DSBF splits

Monday, June 17, 2019  By: Matt Sparacino, for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE — Two $20,000 divisions of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund’s second leg of stakes action for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings headlined the Monday (June 17) program at Harrington Raceway.

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Bettor’s Promise upsets North Metro Pace field at Running Aces

Monday, June 17, 2019  By: Darin Gagne, for Running Aces

Columbus, MN — The 2019 Father’s Day (June 16) program at Running Aces was a huge success, perpetuating a long history of large, enthusiastic crowds making their way to the north-metro Minnesota track to celebrate the holiday with the whole family and enjoy all of the amenities that Running Aces has to offer.

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First Responders Day a huge success at Goshen Historic Track

Sunday, June 16, 2019  By: Ross Cohen

Goshen, NY — The weather threatened but the storm held off as State Police Captain Jennifer Gottstine and trainer Carl Tirella guided their charge Meetyouatmidnight to victory in the inaugural First Responders race at Goshen Historic Track Sunday (June 16).

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Hickfromfrenchlick leads NYSS winners at Tioga

Sunday, June 16, 2019  By: John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs hosted three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Sunday (June 16).

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Kneedeep N Custard Cracks Century Record

Sunday, June 16, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Trainer-driver Kelly Hoerdt directed three-year-old Custard The Dragon gelding Kneedeep N Custard uncovered to wear down the quick pacesetters and lower the Century Downs track record for his division in the $50,000 Brad Gunn Breeders’ Final on Sunday, June 16.

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2019 Pennsylvania Fair circuit opens at Wattsburg

Saturday, June 15, 2019  By: PA Fair Harness Horsemen's Assn.

Wattsburg, PA — The 2019 Pennsylvania Fair circuit got underway this weekend in this northwest Pennsylvania town just outside Erie, with 2-year-olds taking to the track in Pennsylvania Fair Sire Stakes action Saturday (June 15).

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Melander’s freshman colts impress at Meadowlands

Saturday, June 15, 2019  By: Meadowlands Media Relations

East Rutherford, NJ — The Saturday (June 15) edition of Breakfast With The Babies, sponsored by Jules Siegel’s Fashion Farms, came an hour earlier at 9 a.m. on a beautiful, windless morning at The Meadowlands with the temperature at 70 degrees and the track fast.

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Highalator and Guardian Angel As win co-features at The Meadowlands

Saturday, June 15, 2019  By: Dave Little, Meadowlands Media Relations

East Rutherford, NJ — Highalator and Guardian Angel As extended their respective winning streaks in style Friday night (June 14) in the co-features at The Meadowlands.

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Marvalous Jet flies late to win Tioga feature

Friday, June 14, 2019  By: John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY – Marvalous Jet (Mike Merton) won the featured $10,000 Fillies and Mares Pace ($10,000) at Tioga Downs on Friday (June 14).

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More Two-Year-Olds At Mohawk

Friday, June 14, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The second seasonal session of two-year-old qualifiers carded at Woodbine Mohawk Park is now in the books after 15 baby races went postward on Friday (June 14).

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New York Sire Stakes, wiener dogs highlight Tioga Sunday

Thursday, June 13, 2019  By: John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs will host three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16).

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Hes Marvalous Wires Them Up

Thursday, June 13, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Team Heffernan watched Hes Marvalous live up to his name by turning in a wire-to-wire triumph in the Thursday evening feature at the Charlottetown Driving Park.

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In And Out Again, Biggiessecondshot score in Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund divisions

Tuesday, June 11, 2019  By: Matt Sparacino for Harrington Raceway

Harrington, DE – Jason Skinner co-owned and trained fillies swept both $20,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) divisions for 3-year-old pacing fillies Tuesday (June 11) at Harrington Raceway.

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No Ordinary Man With No Ordinary Mile

Tuesday, June 11, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A $15,000 maiden pace highlighted the Tuesday, June 11 card at Woodbine Mohawk Park with Bettor B Going—entering off a 29-length victory at Kawartha Downs—losing to 1-5 favourite No Ordinary Man, who powered past to a blowout victory in 1:50.4.

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Sophomore male trotters arrive at Buffalo for NYSS

Tuesday, June 11, 2019  By: Brian Mazurek, for Buffalo Raceway

Hamburg, NY — The New York Sire Stakes for the 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters will take center stage at Buffalo Raceway on Wednesday night (June 12) with two divisions each worth approximately $58,000 being up for grabs. Post time for the 13-race card is 5 p.m.

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DD Delicious and Zero Tolerance grab NYSS wins at Tioga

Monday, June 10, 2019  By: John Horne, for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — Tioga Downs played host to two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Monday (June 10).

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Big day for DiDomenico in Gaitway qualifiers

Monday, June 10, 2019  By: Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager

Manalapan, NJ — The last time trainer Scott DiDomenico qualified 2-year-olds at Gaitway Farm, it seemed dark clouds followed him at every turn. Of the eight horses he sent into action that morning last June, one posted a win and only one other finished better than fifth.

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Backstreet Shadow takes Graduate leg

Sunday, June 09, 2019  By: John Horne for Tioga Downs

Nichols, NY — The Downtown Bus (Tim Tetrick) charged late to win a leg of the Graduate Series for 4-year-old pacers at Tioga Downs on Sunday (June 10).

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Tioga To Host NYSS Monday

Sunday, June 09, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Tioga Downs will welcome two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies on Monday (June 10).

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Maritime Breeders Elims Complete

Sunday, June 09, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Sophomore pacing colts and fillies competed in two $3,000 eliminations each for the Maritime Breeders Stakes on Saturday, June 8 at Charlottetown Driving Park.

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'None Bettor' In Battle Of Lake Erie

Sunday, June 09, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

None Bettor A — a newcomer from Down Under — continues to take the U.S. by storm, winning the $200,000 Battle of Lake Erie on Saturday, June 8 in 1:49 to match the all-age track record at Northfield Park.

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Quincy Blue Chip establishes new track record in NYSS action at Saratoga

Sunday, June 09, 2019  By: Mike Sardella for Saratoga Casino Hotel

Saratoga Springs, NY — New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) action took center stage on Sunday afternoon (June 9) at Saratoga Casino Hotel as 3-year-old trotting fillies were featured.

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Western Passage rebounds for Buffalo victory

Saturday, June 08, 2019  By: Brian Mazurek

Hamburg, NY —After suffering a gut-wrenching nose setback last week, Western Passage gave himself some breathing room this time around and took the $12,000 Class AA-Open Pace at Buffalo Raceway on Saturday night (June 8). He topped the favored Upfront Countryboy by 1-1/4 lengths in a seasonal best 1:53.4.

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Marvalous Jet Wins Open Pace

Saturday, June 08, 2019  By: John Horne

Marvalous Jet (Mike Merton) won the filly and mare featured Open Pace ($10,000) at Tioga Downs on Saturday (June 8).

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Two-Year-Olds Flood Mohawk

Saturday, June 08, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The first session of 2019 baby races at Woodbine Mohawk Park is in the books after a 13-dash qualifying session on Saturday (June 8).

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Workin Ona Mystery Wins ‘Cup’ Elim

Saturday, June 08, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Odds-on favourite Workin Ona Mystery swept to the lead early and maintained his speed through the wire to win the second $50,000 Pepsi North America Cup elimination in 1:49 on Saturday, June 8 at Woodbine Mohawk Park while giving his driver, Tim Tetrick, his 11,000th victory.

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Engblom, 'Marauder' Impress At Big M

Saturday, June 08, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Per Engblom’s stable got off to a strong start at Saturday’s second edition of Breakfast with the Babies at The Meadowlands, and kept the good times rolling through the morning. Engblom won six times, dominating the eight-race trotting portion of the card for two-year-olds.

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Four-Year-Old Stars Battle Sunday

Friday, June 07, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Tioga Downs will host the third leg of the Grand Circuit Graduate Series for four-year-olds on Sunday afternoon.

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Pocono Flooded With Baby Races

Wednesday, June 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono hosted its first two-year-old qualifying races of the season on Wednesday morning (June 5) and most of the sex/gait divisions were dominated by one particular barn per section.

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Morning Shadow Pounces At Meadows

Wednesday, June 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Shuffled to fourth after taking the early lead, Morning Shadow poured through the Lightning Lane to capture Wednesday’s (June 5) feature at The Meadows, an $11,800 conditioned pace for fillies and mares.

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Betterthancheddar's Book is Full & Closed

Monday, June 03, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm of Ontario is proud to announce that Betterthancheddar’s 2019 book is now full and closed.

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Canada Two-Year-Old Qualifying Winners

Monday, June 03, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

‘Babies’ are beginning to surface in qualifiers, and, as a matter of fact, the first two-year-old qualifying wins of the season in Canada were recorded over the course of the past few days.

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Merton Wins Five At Tioga

Sunday, June 02, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Mike Merton had a productive Saturday thanks to a five-win performance at Tioga Downs.

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Vernon Feature To Bettors Edge

Sunday, June 02, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Bettors Edge came up big on Saturday for driver Jennifer Lappe en route to posting a sharp score in the $9,000 feature pace at Vernon Downs.

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Marseilles Quickest In PASS

Sunday, June 02, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Ake Svanstedt trainee Marseille broke his maiden while posting the fastest victory of the three Pennsylvania Sires Stakes (PASS) divisions for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings on Sunday, June 2 at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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Sunny Dee Perfect In Eight

Saturday, June 01, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Three-year-old pacing fillies were out in full force Saturday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park, as the OSS Gold Series rolled into town with three divisions on tap.

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Bettors Up Gets Up At Philly

Friday, May 31, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Bettors Up was reserved off the front-end pyrotechnics in the $18,000 distaff feature pace Friday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia, then stormed home sharply to post a 1:50.3 victory.

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Best In Show takes Toscano back to the main stage

Thursday, May 30, 2019  By: Ray Cotolo, Woodbine communications

Milton, ON — Trainer Linda Toscano is hoping she’s headed towards the top of harness racing’s “glamour boys” division as she sends out the morning-line favorite Best In Show in the second division of the C$160,000 Somebeachsomewhere Stakes on Saturday (June 1) at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

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Steward Celebrates 2,000th Win

Monday, May 27, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A victory behind pacer Jake Parrish is always special for driver Nick Steward but was particularly so on Monday night at The Raceway at Western Fair District as it marked the 2,000th career trip to the winner’s circle for the London reinsman.

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'Turn N Burn' Best At 3R Again

Sunday, May 26, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Outlaw Turn N Burn photoed with Surf Report in the Preferred Pace feature at Hippodrome 3R on Sunday, May 26 and took victory by a slim margin.

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Brave World Wires Flamboro Foes

Sunday, May 26, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Sent the even-money favourite, Brave World rushed to the top early and cruised to a length-and-a-quarter victory in the $12,700 Preferred 2 Handicap Pace at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, May 26.

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Courtly Choice Back On Course

Sunday, May 26, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Trainer Blake MacIntosh was looking for a bit of redemption after Courtly Choice’s poor showing in Flamboro Downs’ Confederation Cup.

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Tequila Monday Has A Shot On Sunday

Saturday, May 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

On a stakes-laden program this Sunday (May 26) at Harrah's Philadelphia, one of the most anticipated races is the $100,000 Betsy Ross Invitational for aged mares.

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Bettors Wish Wins Art Rooney

Saturday, May 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Sitting pocket to pacesetter Blood Money, Bettors Wish edged out of the pocket moving into the final turn and blew away from his competition in progress to a 1:51.4 victory in the $300,000 Art Rooney Final on Saturday, May 25 at Yonkers Raceway.

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Bettor Joy N, Phaetosive Win At Big M

Saturday, May 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Bettor Joy N and Phaetosive emerged victorious in the co-featured Preferreds on Friday night (May 24) while New Jersey Sire Stakes action continued at Meadowlands Racetrack.

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Ryder Discusses Bettors Wish

Thursday, May 23, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

When Chris Ryder pulled up his entries Monday evening and saw that Bettors Wish had drawn Post 6 for the $300,000 final of the Art Rooney Pace, the trainer was dismayed.

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Betterb Chevron N back to winning ways at Plainridge

Thursday, May 23, 2019  By: Tim Bojarski

Plainville, MA — On the heels of facing top Open mares like Shartin N and Bettor Joy N in the Blue Chip Matchmaker series at Yonkers Raceway this spring, Betterb Chevron N shipped into Massachusetts and captured the $14,000 Winners-Over Handicap Pace for fillies and mares at Plainridge Park on Thursday afternoon (May 24).

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Pollack is looking forward to Wisdom Tree 2019 debut

Tuesday, May 21, 2019  By: Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager

Hightstown, NJ — When it comes to reasons for admiring a horse, Wisdom Tree checks all the boxes for Tom Pollack.

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Casino Classic Clings To Victory

Tuesday, May 21, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Driver Ryan Holliday completed a sweep of the Tuesday (May 21) features at The Raceway at Western Fair District when Casino Classic turned away a late-mile bid from odds-on favourite Buttermilk Hanover to win the $11,600 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace in 1:56.

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OSS Gets Boost Of $2.375 Million

Friday, May 17, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario Racing today announced an additional boost of $2.375 million in funds to the 2019 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (SIP) as part of the $10 million of Horse Improvement Payment (HIP) funds earmarked for the horse racing industry by the Ontario government.

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OSS Season Kicks Off Sunday

Thursday, May 16, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The 46th Ontario Sires Stakes season gets under way this Sunday (May 19) with eight races on the $538,551 Confederation Cup program at Flamboro Downs.

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Artspeak's Book Now Full & Closed

Thursday, May 16, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Winbak Farm of Ontario and the Artspeak syndicate are proud to jointly announce that Artspeak’s book is full and closed for 2019.

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Thomson Grandchildren Visit Farm

Wednesday, May 15, 2019  By: Winbak Farm

Recently the Thomson grandchildren were at the farm for a visit.

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Zero Tolerance, Brooklyn Lilacs win NYSS races at Yonkers

Wednesday, May 15, 2019  By: Frank Drucker

Yonkers, NY — New York Sire Stakes continued downstate Tuesday night (May 14), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the soggy $170,500 Art Watson Pace for 3-year-old fillies. Two consecutively-contested divisions, at $85,250 each, comprised the event.

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Tequila Monday, Guardian Angel AS score in Great Northeast Series

Monday, May 13, 2019  By: PHHA / Pocono

Wilkes Barre, PA — Tequila Monday was a repeat winner in the Great Northeast Open Series (GNOS) for female pacers Sunday night (May 12) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:52.1 over a sloppy track.

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Stars Navigate Sloppy Qualifiers

Monday, May 13, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The qualifying conditions for Woodbine Mohawk Park’s eight-dash morning session on Monday (May 13) were less than optimal, as cold, wind, rain and general dampness was the order of the day. The track was rated ‘sloppy’ and a variant of three seconds was applied.

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Hickfromfrenchlick leads New York Sire Stakes winners at Monticello

Monday, May 13, 2019  By: Shawn Wiles, for Monticello Raceway

Monticello, NY — On Monday (May 13), 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings made their first stop of the New York Sire Stakes season at Monticello Raceway. The conditions were less than ideal as it was a cold, rainy, raw day that was more reminiscent of a fall day than the middle of May.

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New York Sire Stakes to make 2019 debut at Monticello Raceway

Thursday, May 09, 2019  By: Shawn Wiles

Monticello, NY — On Monday afternoon (May 13), the New York Sire Stakes circuit will make its 2019 debut at Monticello Raceway as the glamour division of 3-year-old pacing colts come to town.

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Graduate keeping stars in sight

Thursday, May 09, 2019  By: Meadowlands Racetrack

 East Rutherford, NJ — Finding a way to keep harness racing’s marquee performers on the track has always been a puzzle that if solved would allow the sport’s fan base to follow equine standouts not only through the end of their 3-year-old seasons, but beyond.

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Jammin Jack takes the Open Trot at Harrington

Wednesday, May 08, 2019  By: Matt Sparacino

Harrington, DE – Victor Kirby’s Jammin Jack ($3, Kirby) won his third straight race as he marched to a 1:56.2 triumph in the $18,000 Open Trot Wednesday (May 8) at Harrington Raceway.

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With Out A Doubt Fastest In NYSS

Tuesday, May 07, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

New York Sire Stakes season began Tuesday night, May 7, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $163,499 Joe Goldstein Trot for 3-year-old fillies. The lasses went as three divisions, two six-horse fields—purses $54,833 each—and a five-horse event at $1,000 less with With Out A Doubt going the quickest mile.

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Rollinlikethunder braves the breeze at Harrahs Philadelphia

Sunday, May 05, 2019  By: James Witherite

Chester, PA — A week after being narrowly defeated by Cruise Patrol in the final yards, Daniel Warrington and Donald Hawk’s Rollinlikethunder ($3.80) braved an uncovered journey and sloppy going en route to a 1:52 win in Sunday’s (May 5) featured $18,000 top-level conditioned pace at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

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Sicario Steps Up For Back-To-Back Wins

Sunday, May 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Richard Moreau trainee Sicario moved up into the $12,700 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot off a win in the Preferred 3 and claimed victory by going wire to wire in 1:56 at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, May 5.

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Familiar Bunch To Qualify Monday

Sunday, May 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A group of familiar faces is scheduled to face the starting gate Monday morning (May 6) during Woodbine Mohawk Park’s nine-race qualifying session. An O’Brien Award recipient, some major stakes winners from 2018, and North America Cup eligibles are all set to be in action.

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Saratoga Hosts Series Finals

Sunday, May 05, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A trio of memorials served as features on the Saturday night card at Saratoga Casino Hotel.

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Stars Shine At The Meadowlands

Saturday, May 04, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

A star studded cast of characters invaded the Meadowlands on Saturday evening as the track hosted the Arthur J. Cutler Memorial and the opening leg of the Graduate Series.

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Front End Holds In Moores Mile

Saturday, May 04, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The front end was the place to be as the 2019 stakes season kicked off at Century Downs on Saturday (May 4) with the Moores Mile for three-year-old pacing fillies.

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Melady’s Monet, Tequila Monday impressive at Harrah’s Philadelphia

Saturday, May 04, 2019  By: PHHA/Harrah's Philadelphia

Chester, PA — Melady’s Monet and Tequila Monday proved most photogenic at Harrah’s Philadelphia on a special Derby Day Saturday (May 4) afternoon card of racing, helping to inaugurate the 2019 Great Northeast Open Series by capturing their $30,000 sections of the Open Trot and Mares Open Pace, respectively.

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Angus Hall Takes His Rightful Place In The Hall of Fame

Friday, May 03, 2019  By: Michael Bozich

When Winbak Farm of Canada's Manager Pat Woods heard the news that Angus Hall was among the inductees of the 2019 Hall Of Fame class in Canada, he was 'over the moon.'

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Trotting Fillies To Flaunt It At Yonkers

Friday, May 03, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

New York Sire Stakes season gets underway Tuesday night, with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $163,499 Joe Goldstein Trot for three-year-old fillies.

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Buckeye Stallion Series Underway

Wednesday, May 01, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The 2019 Buckeye Stallion Series launched on Wednesday afternoon (May 1) with nine $17,500 divisions of Ohio-bred sophomore fillies: five for pacers and four for trotters.

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Stars Align Saturday At The Meadowlands

Tuesday, April 30, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Meadowlands Racetrack will open the 2019 Championship Meet with several champions making appearances in stakes competition on Saturday, May 4.

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Ontario Sires Stakes 2-year-old sustained list posted to website

Monday, April 29, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Toronto, ON — The list of 2-year-olds that have been sustained to race in the Ontario Sires Stakes program in 2019 has now been posted to the OSS website under the Notices and Updates section.

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Casino Classic Upsets In London Feature

Monday, April 29, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Casino Classic was treated to a perfect, second over trip in Monday’s $11,500 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap at The Raceway at Western Fair District, and after race favourite The Joy Luck Club got roughed up it left the door wide-open for the Robert Manders trainee to capitalize.

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Tequila Monday Takes Yonkers Open

Friday, April 26, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Odds-on favourite Tequila Monday returned to the adult table and made it look facile Friday night, easily winning Yonkers Raceway’s soggy $44,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace.

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Courtly Choice Serves Notice

Thursday, April 18, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

After having made a splash in qualifying action last week at Woodbine Mohawk Park, Courtly Choice, the returning son of Art Major, upped his game on Thursday (April 18) during the morning session at the Campbellville, Ont. oval.

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Spring In Paris remains undefeated in Weiss action at Pocono

Tuesday, April 16, 2019  By: PHHA / Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Spring In Paris, a sophomore daughter of Explosive Matter, went 3-for-3 in her Bobby Weiss Series preliminary action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, taking one of Tuesday’s (April 16) $15,000 prelim divisions in a lifetime best 1:55.3.

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Dream Nation Returns

Tuesday, April 16, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Ontario Sires Stakes star Dream Nation put in his first sophomore steps south of the border in qualifying action at Pompano Park on Tuesday, April 16.

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Courtly Choice qualifies in 1:53

Thursday, April 11, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Mississauga, ON — The weather may not have been the best for the Thursday (April 11) qualifying session at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but that didn’t stop those in attendance from enjoying watching 2018 Meadowlands Pace and Little Brown Jug winner Courtly Choice make his 4-year-old charted debut.

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Spring In Paris undefeated in Pocono Weiss Series action for Trotting Distaffs

Tuesday, April 09, 2019  By: PHHA & The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA –- The Explosive Matter filly Spring In Paris emerged as the only female with a 2-for-2 record in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting distaffs after three $15,000 second round preliminary divisions on Tuesday (April 9) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Class Of 2019

Tuesday, April 09, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Class of 2019 features international stars of the industry, two horses bred in Québec, a female trainer and individuals representing British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

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Ghosttothepost, Ashlee Sparkles repeat in Weiss at Pocono

Monday, April 08, 2019  By: PHHA / Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA — Perennial local driving leader George Napolitano Jr. accounted for half of the twelve races on the Monday (April 8) twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, including a pair of second-round Weiss Series events.

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Pollack And Cullipher's latest has run the table

Sunday, April 07, 2019  By: James Platz

Last season, the partnership of Tom Pollack and Jeff Cullipher, campagined sophomore pacing filly Wisdom Tree...

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View From The Deck

Saturday, April 06, 2019  By: Ron Gurfein

Beautiful weather great horses and lower than usual attendance made this reporter a happy man.
Before I get to the more mundane writing I want to make note of a few horses that appear to be rising to the upper echelon of the training ranks.

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In And Out Again Sweeps DSBF Series

Wednesday, April 03, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

In And Out Again completed a sweep of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund series for three-year-old pacing fillies, capturing the $100,000 final in 1:54.2 on Wednesday night (April 3) at Dover Downs.

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Larry and Jackie Drysdale

Wednesday, April 03, 2019  By: By Mike Bozich for Post Time with Mike and Mike

Larry and Jackie Drysdale, the husband and wife team that managed Winbak Farm of Canada for many years, celebrated their retirement last August.

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Hiteman and Farwick Championships decided at Miami Valley

Tuesday, April 02, 2019  By: Miami Valley Raceway

Lebanon, OH — Champions were determined in two popular Lebanon Legends series on Tuesday afternoon (April 2) at Miami Valley.

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Ride Away Shark Rips Around London

Tuesday, April 02, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Post-five starter Ride Away Shark shot to the front of a six-horse field and led at every station to win the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, April 2.

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Weiss Series for Trotting Distaffs underway Tuesday at Pocono

Tuesday, April 02, 2019  By: from PHHA / Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Driver Matt Kakaley and trainer Ron Burke combined to take two of the four $15,000 first preliminaries in the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting distaffs during the Tuesday twilight card at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

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Roddys At It Again looks for DSBF crown again

Tuesday, April 02, 2019  By: Ken Weingartner, USTA Media Relations Manager

Hightstown, NJ — Tim Torbert got to race New Zealand-bred mare Terro Franco only a handful of times, but he has enjoyed a good deal of success with her offspring.

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Distaff pacers kick off Weiss Series at Pocono

Monday, April 01, 2019  By: PHHA/Pocono

Wilkes-Barre, PA — The Bobby Weiss Series, a traditional launching pad for young talent named after the man who developed the racetrack at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono into one of the most popular surfaces in the world, opened its 2019 campaign during the Monday (April 1) twilight card, with all three first-round winners posting lifetime bests.

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Lifetime marks in Delaware 3-year-old trotting finals

Monday, April 01, 2019  By: Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund

Dover, DE — Both $100,000 Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 3-year-old trotting finals resulted in lifetime marks on a chilly but still Monday night (April 1) at Dover Downs.

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Lady Neigh Neigh Nabs Bath Memorial

Sunday, March 31, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Away third, second-betting choice Lady Neigh Neigh brushed to the top passing three-quarters and coasted to a three-and-a-half length 1:53.1 victory to take the $75,000 Penny Bath Memorial Final on Sunday, March 31 at Fraser Downs.

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National Debt Rebounds At Rideau

Sunday, March 31, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Finishing second in the $8,100 Preferred Pace after winning at the class in his two starts prior, Yves Tessier-trainee National Debt returned to the Rideau Carleton winner's circle with a 1:55 win in the top class on Sunday, March 31.

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Male pacers in DSBF spotlight on Thursday

Friday, March 29, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Dover, DE — Thursday (March 28) was a beautiful clear spring night and the boys came to Dover Downs for Leg 2 of the DSBF series. Eleven pacers comprised the first and second half of the Daily Double, finalizing the top eight point earners for next week’s $100,000 final on closing night, April 4.

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DSBF second leg Dover Series for 3-year-old filly pacers

Wednesday, March 27, 2019  By: Judy Davis-Wilson

Dover, DE – On the eve of the Twin River merger, the fillies paced swiftly around the oval in two $20,000 divisions for the second leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund Series, one early as a non-wagering event and the second as the second half of the daily double.

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Dewhurst with a big day at Saratoga

Wednesday, March 27, 2019  By: Mike Sardella

Saratoga Springs, NY- Trainer Dave Dewhurst got off to a bit of a slow start to his 2019 campaign at Saratoga Casino Hotel, but the most recent week’s action has shown that the veteran conditioner has turned the corner.

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DSBF Trotters Clash At Dover

Tuesday, March 26, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The threat of rain and dropping temperatures didn’t stop the winners of both early non-wagering Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) events on Monday (March 25) at Dover Downs from obtaining new lifetime records.

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Lifetime marks abound in DSBF trotting prelims

Monday, March 25, 2019  By: Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund

Dover, DE — The threat of rain and dropping temperatures didn’t stop the winners of both early non-wagering Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund (DSBF) events on Monday (March 25) at Dover Downs from obtaining new lifetime records.

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Catch An Ace Clicks In Petticoat

Monday, March 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Catch An Ace rallied from third-over Monday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $58,000 ‘blanketed’ final of the Petticoat Pacing Series.

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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2019 Ballot Announced

Monday, March 25, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2019 ballot. A total of 30 people and horses comprised of 15 Standardbred and 15 Thoroughbred candidates have been selected to appear on the voting ballot.

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Sophomore pacers contest DSBF splits

Thursday, March 21, 2019  By: Judy Davis-Wilson

Dover, DE — On a very rainy Thursday (March 21) at Dover Downs, sophomore pacing colts got their Dover series of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund underway. There was an early non-wagering event followed by the first half of the daily double, with each carrying a purse of $20,000.

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In and Out Again, Vistamist win first legs of DSBF series at Dover

Wednesday, March 20, 2019  By: Judy Davis-Wilson

Dover, DE – Sophomore pacing fillies comprised the Daily Double — In and Out Again and Vistamist ($13.80) — in two divisions of the first leg of the Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund series at Dover Downs for a purse of $20,000 each.

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Vatanna, Dealer’s Table quickest in Miami Valley late closers

Tuesday, March 19, 2019  By: Miami Valley Raceway

Lebanon, OH — The Tuesday (March 19) matinee at Miami Valley Raceway featured both trotters and pacers in Lebanon Legends late-closing series action.

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DSBF 3-year-old trotters in action at Dover Downs

Monday, March 18, 2019  By: Judy Davis-Wilson

Dover, DE – Post St Patrick’s Day celebrations for Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund 3-year old trotters kicked off in leg one on Monday (March 18) at Dover Downs.

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Phoos Girl Goes The Distance

Saturday, March 16, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Assigned Post 5 in the five-horse field, Phoos Girl grabbed the lead and cruised to a 1:59 wire-to-wire victory in the $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs on Saturday, March 16.

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Angels Pride seeks first win in Yonkers distaff feature

Friday, March 08, 2019  By: Brandon Valvo

Yonkers, NY — When Scott Di Domenico thinks back on the journey Angel’s Pride has taken so far, he feels a sense of pride.

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High expectations for Heston Blue Chip

Thursday, March 07, 2019  By: Mike Bozich

Elkton, MD — The tools are all there for Pennsylvania’s newest stallion, Heston Blue Chip, to become one of harness racing’s top sires.

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Brett Miller wins seven at Miami Valley matinee

Monday, March 04, 2019  By: Miami Valley Raceway

Lebanon, OH – Brett Miller dominated the Monday afternoon (March 4) action at Miami Valley Raceway winning one-half of the 14 races, a feat equaled only by leading driver Trace Tetrick last Monday (Feb. 25).

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Winbak of Canada Seeks Office Clerk

Thursday, February 28, 2019  By: Winbak Of Canada

We are currently looking for a dedicated, energetic candidate to join our Winbak Farm of Canada team.

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Hanover, Winbak donate breedings to MSOA Scholarship Fund

Thursday, February 21, 2019  By: Jeff Zidek

Washington, PA — The Meadows Standardbred Owners Association has announced that Hanover Shoe Farms and Winbak Farm have each donated a breeding to be auctioned in order to benefit the MSOA’s Collegiate Scholarship Fund.

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'Absolut' London's Leading Lady

Wednesday, February 20, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Thomas and Elizabeth Rankin's Absolut Seelster ($10.50) was the beneficiary of a crafty Colin Kelly drive en route to victory over the boys in Wednesday's (Feb. 20) $11,500 Preferred 2 Handicap Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District.

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Geez Joe primed for breakout year

Wednesday, February 20, 2019  By: Mike Bozich

Elkton, MD — After a relatively slow start to his career, and a few ‘hard luck’ stretches, 5-year-old pacer Geez Joe is starting to find his stride. He has established himself as a major force in the Preferred ranks at The Meadowlands, and is looking for even bigger things in 2019.

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Van Wagoner highlights Thursday Post Time

Wednesday, February 20, 2019  By: Michael Carter

Elkton, MD — Post Time with Mike and Mike presented by the USTA/BetAmerica, is excited to announce the line-up for Thursday morning (Feb. 21) at 10:30 a.m.

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Wagner and Still post driving doubles at Rosecroft

Thursday, February 14, 2019  By: Pete Medhurst

Ft. Washington, MD — John Wagner and Ricky Still posted driving doubles on the Wednesday night (Feb. 13) card at Rosecroft Raceway.

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2019 Goshen Yearling Sale date announced

Wednesday, February 13, 2019  By: Tim Bojarski

Middletown, NY — Goshen Standardbred Horse Sales has announced that the 2019 Goshen Yearling Sale will be held on Sunday (Sept. 8) at the Mark Ford Training Center in Middletown, N.Y.

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Tuxedo Bay repeats in Big M feature

Sunday, February 10, 2019  By: Dave Little

East Rutherford, NJ — Trainer Mark Silva purchased Tuxedo Bay last fall and started out racing the 5-year-old gelded son of Somebeachsomewhere-Spring Break in the middle of the road conditioned classes at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

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My MVP goes BOGO in Canada

Thursday, February 07, 2019  By: Winbak Farm

Winbak Farm has announced that the newest member of its stallion roster at Winbak of Canada, My MVP, is going to a “bogo” stud fee for the upcoming breeding season.

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Three In A Row For Phoos Girl

Saturday, February 02, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

After overcoming her assigned post 6 to clear the early lead, owner-trainer Danielle Neil's Phoos Girl ($5.80) made every call a winning one and parried a late rush from Cenalta Call Girl to take Saturday's (Feb. 2) featured $10,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 2 Pace at Flamboro Downs.

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Ride Away Shark Rolls In London

Tuesday, January 29, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Sent the odds-on favourite, Ride Away Shark overtook early leader Southwind Ion and maintained a neck advantage at the finish to take the $8,500 Fillies and Mares Preferred 3 Pace at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

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Tuxedo Bay scores in Big M feature

Sunday, January 27, 2019  By: Dave Little

East Rutherford, NJ — Tuxedo Bay proved that he belonged in the Preferred Handicap ranks on Jan. 12 when he finished a heart-breaking second to a game Constntlysidewys A.

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Burke trainees come back fresh at Big M

Saturday, January 26, 2019  By: Meadowlands

East Rutherford, NJ — If you were wondering whether Ron Burke trainees could be bet with confidence off a layoff, wonder no more. The answer is a resounding “Yes!”.

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Cheesman has found her niche in harness racing

Friday, January 25, 2019  By: Mike Bozich

Elkton, MD — Ever since she was a child, Winbak Farm Public Relations and Marketing Director Elizabeth Cheesman has been following her passion.

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Millers sweep features as Big M weathers storm

Thursday, January 24, 2019  By: Meadowlands Media Relations

East Rutherford, NJ — The father-son, trainer-driver team of Erv and Marcus Miller won both featured events — the Preferred Handicaps for trotters and pacers — and horsemen and track regulars otherwise made it through a rough Saturday night of inclement weather unscathed over the course of an eventful two days (Jan. 18-19) last weekend at the Meadowlands.

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Dream Season Brings Owner Back

Wednesday, January 23, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Montreal horseman Marc Camirand went to the yearling auction in Kentucky in 2017 looking to buy one horse and get back in the sport after a couple of years on the sidelines.

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Winbak Farm Welcomes First Foal of 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019  By: Elizabeth Cheesman

Early Sunday morning, Winbak welcomed their first foal of 2019. The foal is sired by CR Commando (a leading trotting stallion in Delaware) and out of the mare Too Fast For Math.

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Geez Joe noses K Ryan Bluechip in Big M feature

Sunday, January 20, 2019  By: Dave Little

East Rutherford, NJ — Geez Joe got back into the win column after consecutive failures as the favorite, scoring by the smallest of margins over rival K Ryan Bluechip in the Saturday night (Jan. 19) feature at the Meadowlands, the $21,000 Preferred Handicap for pacers.

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View From The Deck

Saturday, January 19, 2019  By: Ronald Gurfein

To say that I was verbally brutalized upon my entrance to the Deck this morning would be an understatement. The main critique was why I didn’t mention George Segal in my answer to Murray Browns question about my “Rise” in the Harness Racing world.

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Stakes success for Cheesy Fingers

Monday, January 14, 2019  By: Alabar Farm

Cheesy Fingers raced in to the record books after a stunning win in the Group 2 Raith Memorial at Menangle.

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Kendall Seelster Continues Hot Streak

Saturday, January 12, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Kendall Seelster continued her dominance of the Mares Preferred at Woodbine Mohawk Park with a 1:53.2 victory Saturday, Jan. 12.

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MacIntosh hopes for big year with Courtly Choice and Clear Idea

Thursday, January 10, 2019  By: Ken Weingartner

Blake MacIntosh has to wait several months to see if multiple-stakes-winner Courtly Choice can return this year to take care of unfinished business — more on that in a moment — but only a day to get an indication whether Clear Idea can return to business as usual.

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Spring Garden Ranch 2019 Training Roster

Wednesday, January 09, 2019  By: Kendra Casselman

DeLeon Springs, FL — Stallions with first crop foals in training at Spring Garden Ranch in DeLeon Springs, Fla., include Artspeak, Bigrisk, Bring On The Beach, Santa Fe Beach Boy, Sebastian K S and Wheeling N Dealin.

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My MVP a great new choice for Ontario breeders

Tuesday, January 08, 2019  By: Brittany Farms

The classics-winning son of Cantab Hall My MVP 2,1:56.1; 3,1:52 ($879,804), a proven sire with a leading Grand Circuit stakes winner already under his belt, has moved to Ontario for the 2019 season, where he will stand at Winbak Farm at a fee of $4,000 Cdn.

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Southern Oaks 2019 training roster

Monday, January 07, 2019  By: Kendra Casselman

Sorrento, FL — Stallions with first crops in training at Southern Oaks include Artspeak, Bolt The Duer, He’s Watching, Sebastian K S, Time To Roll and Whom Shall I Fear.

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Duspiva doing big things at Winbak

Monday, January 07, 2019  By: Mike Bozich, for Post Time with Mike and Mike

Elkton, MD — A great many horsemen and women got their start in the sport of harness racing at an early age. Winbak Farm of New York Farm Manager Noelle Duspiva was no different.

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Faves Connect In Flamboro Features

Thursday, January 03, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

The first harness racing card of 2019 at Flamboro Downs featured two Preferred Trots, with public choices delivering to their supporters in each event.

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Thankyaverymuch Wins 2019 Opener

Tuesday, January 01, 2019  By: Standardbred Canada

Midnight marked the beginning of the 2019 harness racing season and Fraser Downs on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 1 hosted the first North American race of the year: a $5,800 maiden pace. Favourite Thankyaverymuch rode the rail for most of the mile before surging to a length and a half victory in 2:00.2.

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