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Win Missy B, whose hopes for divisionalharness racing honors were jostled by three consecutive losses to start the year, got back on track Monday at The Meadows by capturing a division of the $120,000 Currier & Ives in stake record-matching time.

Fountainbleau Volo completed a sweep of the Horse & Groom Series with a dominant five-length harness racing win in the $82,000 final on Friday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Win Missy B easily won the 22nd edition of harness racing's e $365,000 Goldsmith Maid at Harrah's Chester on Sunday, November 13. Superstar Hanover finished second, Lady Andi was third and Pittypat Hanover finished fourth.

Charlie Norris notched career win number 2,000 when he piloted Muscle Source to a nice harness racing victory in Monday's (October 24) second race at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino. "I don't drive that much any more, so it feels very good," Norris said. "It's a big thing."

Faced with a serious challenge from a new shooter, Sir Caviar reached down for more in the stretch and won his fourth straight harness racing event in Monday's (October 24) $22,500 Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.

Caviar Forthe Lady opened a daylight lead with a blistering third quarter, then hung on late to capture Monday's (October 17) $22,500 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows. After Charlie Norris sent Caviar Forthe Lady to the front past the quarter, the 5-year-old daughter of SJ's Caviar-Croupier Lady reeled off the third panel in 27.3 to put away all pursuers on the outside.

The second week of Grand Circuit harness racing at The Red Mile opened up on Thursday night (Oct. 6) with three $93,000 divisions in the $279,000 International Stallion Stakes for 2-year-old trotting fillies.

Harness racing's Hambletonian Oaks winner Bold And Fresh has an ambitious fall stakes schedule planned, but whether or not she makes those engagements depends to a large extent on her performance in Friday's Keystone Classic at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino.

Two divisions of the New York State Sire Stakes for two-year-old trotting fillies highlighted the card at Batavia Downs Casino, Saturday night (9-17) and the harness racing fans on hand saw a big longshot and a heavy public favorite lay claim to the winners circle.

Win Missy B, confidently handled by harness racing driver Trevor Ritchie, blazed her way to a track, stakes and Canadian record of 1:53.3 in winning the $447,000 Peaceful Way Stakes for two-year-old filly trotters Saturday at Mohawk Racetrack.

A trio of $30,000 Peaceful Way eliminations took place Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack featuring the continent's top harness racing freshmen trotting fillies. Win Missy B and driver Trevor Ritchie gave the 1-9 favourite, Check Me Out, her first career defeat in nine tries to advance to next week's $447,000 final.

Yonkers Raceway, back at it Monday night after Hurricane Irene left town, offered the $248,710 New York Sire Stakes Pat Quaglietta Trot for 2-year-old fillies. The harness racing event remembered a harness 'lifer,' who served with distinction for several organizations, including the U.S. Trotting Association, Harness Horsemen's International and the Standardbred Owners Association of New York.

New York's future harness racing stars were on display at Vernon Downs again on Friday night, competing in State Fair match-ups for 2-year-old filly trotters and freshmen female pacers that totaled $192,926 in prize money.

Reigning Gold Final champ Witch Way began defence of her title with a front end victory in Gold Elimination action at Flamboro Downs on Wednesday afternoon. With Milton resident Randy Waples in the race bike, Witch Way powered off the starting gate and led the field of two-year-old trotting fillies through harness racing fractions of :30.3, 1:00.4 and 1:30.4 before cruising home to a one and one-quarter length victory in a personal best 2:00.2.

Forever Ivy, the longest shot on theharness racing board, stunned a group of top-notch distaff pacers to win the featured Open pace for fillies and mares on Wednesday night (May 25) at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried the evening's top purse of $60,000.

The talented harness racing trotters Jezzy and Ice Machine lived up to their top billing in Saturday night's $143,432 John Simpson Memorial Stakes action at Vernon Downs.

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