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The $10,000 Stan Bergstein Trot headlines the Friday night Watch and Wager LLC harness racing program at Cal Expo, with I Love New York, K D Amazin Spirit and El Azteca looming the major players.

The Watch and Wager LLC meet at Cal Expo offers reduced 16 percent takeout rates on the Pick 5, Pick 4 and High 5, and last Saturday was a great night to take advantage of this attractive harness racing discount.

Big Better Best certainly lived up to his name in his division of last week's opening leg of the Bob Gordon Pacing series at Cal Expo, doing the track-and-attack to perfection for harness racing driver Dave Siegel. The 3-year-old son of Pro Bono Best goes about his business for owner Bernie Wolin and trainer Raul Escobedo and was making his second Cal Expo appearance after shipping in from Indiana.

Friday night was a memorable one for harness racing trainer Bob Johnson, as he accounted for the Winners-over Trot with Franks Best and captured both $15,000 California Sire Stakes for the 2-year-old fillies with Brimstone Threat and Vari Forgetful.

Terang Harness Racing Club President Bruce Clarke had two reasons for celebrating Thursday night's fixture - one for once again hosting a great night's entertainment and two for training and driving the winner of the Matthews Petroleum Pace for C0 class over 2180 metres - The Rogue Trader.

California Sires Stakes, for the freshmen boys, were featured at Cal-Expo on Saturday night (November 21), on which one youngster won for fun, the other on spunk. In the first of the two $15,000 non-wagering events held prior to the races, this for the trotters, Franks Best continued his dominance.

Three $15,000 California Sire Stakes will be contested at Cal-Expo on Friday night (November 13), with one for the 2-year-old pacing fillies, one for the sophomore pacing fillies and another for the 3-year-old trotting fillies.

Harness racing Californian Sires Stakes for filly youngsters on both gaits got the marquee treatment at Cal-Expo on Friday night (November 6). In the $15,000 feature for the filly trotters, Acapulco Gold prevailed.

Sophomore colts & geldings, on both gaits, were co-featured at Cal-Expo on Saturday night (October 31) in a pair of $15,000 California Sires Stakes, on which there was little doubt who the best harness race horses were.

This week will find the return of California Sire Stakes action for the 3-year-olds, with the filly trotters and pacers doing battle on Friday (October 30), while the colt trotters and pacers get the marquee treatment on Saturday (October 31).

Glidemyway and Brian Allen posted the fastest mile for 2-year old trotting fillies in New York Late Closers at Tioga Downs on Saturday night. Allen sent the 2-year old the front through fractions of 29.3, 1:00.4, and 1:31.2 before posting a new harness racing lifetime mark of 2:01.3 over a track listed as good.

Upfront Pattys Boy and Full Tank earned top honors in $10,000 divisions of the Kindergarten Classic trotting series, while Butterscotch Swirl moved back to the top of the open ranks for diagonally gaited harness racing performers during Friday night's (Aug. 21) 11-race program at Vernon Downs.

Things didn't go as her pilot planned, but that didn't prevent Crazy Cathy from ending up in the winner's circle. Conditioned distaffers, racing for a purse of $4,000, were featured at Cal-Expo on Thursday night (March 19), on which Crazy Cathy overcame.

Crazy Cathy, beaten a nose at this level last week as the favorite, heads the cast at Cal-Expo for Thursday night's (March 19) $4,000 featured pace for the fillies and mares. A 5-year-old daughter of Dragon Again, Crazy Cathy carries the banner of Bruce Clarke, Jack Coffey, and Joseph & Lenny Getzler with Bruce Clarke doing the driving and training.

There is a Pick 6 carryover at Cal-Expo of $5,401 going into Thursday night’s (March 12) program, with the pool estimated to reach $12,500 when all is said and one. The wager covers races four through nine on the evening.

His last two wins were in the Open, so it should have come as no surprise that Split Ticket would flex his muscles against easier. A field of mostly conditioned pacers, along with two in for a tag, were featured at Cal-Expo on Saturday night (February 7) for a purse of $5,000, on which Split Ticket showed his superiority.

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