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CLEARFIELD PA - The two-year-old pacers were featured at the Clearfield (PA) Fair on Tuesday, and the relative parities of and within the colt and filly divisions on the twicearound circuit were on display throughout the day. Unless you are a 15-month-old owner named Mason Shaw. In consecutive races, young Mr. Shaw saw two of his 2PF score victories that kept them 1-2 in their division's pointstandings after eight fair events. Both winners were trained by Mason's father Jason, and driven by uncle Chris, who would later add a third sulky score for the day. First, and faster, was the Western Terror miss La Fiesta, who, after opening her fair campaign with four straight deuces, now has won two in a row, this one a pocketrallying tally in 2:05.1. 15 minutes later stablemate Hopeful Trust, a Quik Pulse Mindale lass, posted her fourth fair win, tops in that grouping, with a move to the lead at the half that carried her on to an open-length victory. The team of driver Cory Kreiser and trainer Robert Krenitsky Jr. took down the two fastest divisions of the 2PF, both with horses winning their second straight fair start. Equaling the fastest mile of the day with a 2:04 clocking was the Dragon Again filly TSM Maija Star, who followed the move of Bellas Quik and then wore down that rival late for owner/breeder Ted Tomson; Allstar Desire made every pole a winning in 2:04.3 for Kreiser/Krenitsky Jr., sire Four Starzzz Shark, and owners Robert and Julie Krentisky. Both Kreiser/Krenitsky Jr. fillies took new marks. The other 2:04 mile Tuesday came from the Western Terror gelding Spy The Lie, a crushing 12 length winner for doubling trainer/driver Steve Schoeffel, and owners Virginia and Kathy Schoeffel (who also visited Victory Lane twice), James Nelson, and Marion Schilling. Spy The Lie is undefeated after three visits to the fairs. Trainer Krenitsky Jr. had a third win, and owner/breeder Tomson a second, when their altered son of Dragon Again, TSM Wulf Poof Toof (the favorite horse of all PA fair announcers), caught Heat Of A Dragon in the last step for pilot Aaron Johnston, who had two driving wins on a day where his brother Shawn had two training tallies. Slightly less photogenic here was Heat Of A Dragon, who determinedly overcame an early break and a raw trip to be in winning position in the lane, just to succumb by the narrowest of margins - but retaining his status atop the 2PC fair pointstandings. FINISHING LINES - Three-year-olds take center stage at Clearfield during the second half of the meet, with the trotters rolling out today and the pacers lowering the curtain Thursday ... Regular readers of this column may remember our evaluation of this year's 2TC fair crop as a solid one; this was further reinforced Tuesday afternoon at The Meadows, where recent fair winners Fly Past Hanover ($87.40 with Hall of Famer Dick Stillings!) and Uriel ($12.80 for Hall of Famer Dave Palone and red-hot trainer Syl King Jr.!) took down divisions of a Pennsylvania Stallion Series event. by Jerry Connors  

Cat Manzi will be the ninth harness racing driver competing in the $10,000 Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge Gerry Memorial Trot for Hall of Fame members at Goshen Historic Track on July 7.

Schoolkids worked out a cozy pocket trip, then brushed through the Lightning Lane to pull off a 15-1 upset in Monday's $22,500 Winners Over $10,000 Life/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.

Roger Hammer, who hit the big time when Vivid Photo won the 2005 Hambletonian, proved that he's still "King of the Fairs" in Pennsylvania when 3-year-old filly pacers he trains swept the first four harness racing positions in a PA Fairs championship Saturday at The Meadows.

Dick Stillings, who was elected to harness racing's Living Hall of Fame this summer, added another laurel Friday at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino when he passed $40 million in career purses.

Parked to the quarter before getting the lead, Fashion Athena kept right on rolling to a stake record 1:55.1 in a harness racing division of Wednesday's (September 19) Keystone Classic at The Meadows. The $115,997 event for 2-year-old filly trotters was contested over three divisions, with My America Bi and Classic Martine capturing the other splits.

Trailing by five lengths at the top of the stretch and pinned along the pylons, Isabella's Magic went from worst to first to score a 16-1 upset harness racing victory in Wednesday's (September 12) $22,500 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Pace at The Meadows.

Fashion Athena captured her second straight Pennsylvania Sires Stake victory Friday at The Meadows when she made a quarter-pole move stand up in a harness racing stake-fastest 1:56.

Winning Mister showed that his track record last week was no fluke as he again demolished a top harness racing field of trotters in Wednesday's $22,500 Preferred at The Meadows. Winning Mister won his last start in 1:52.4, fastest ever by an older stallion at The Meadows.

Winning Mister hadn't raced since Dec. 13, but he was adding Lasix. The public wasn't certain what that combination might mean, sending him off a middling 9-2. But harness racing driver Dick Stillings was sure.

Anastasia Whinnie followed live cover down the backside, then knifed through an icy wind in the stretch to pull off a 30-1 harness racing shocker in Tuesday's (January 3) $22,500 Filly & Mare Preferred Handicap Trot at The Meadows.

Pushed five wide around the final turn, Rembrandt Spur charged through the slop to capture Wednesday's $22,500 harness racing 'Preferred Handicap Trot' for his third straight victory.

Returning to The Meadows' top trot after sharpening his harness racing game in a conditioned race, Rembrandt Spur made up 6-3/4 lengths late to capture Wednesday's (November 10) $22,500 Preferred Handicap Trot.

With the help of live cover, Tunearrific zipped the back half in a snappy 54.4 en route to a nice harness racing victory in Tuesday's (November 8) Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows.

Hammered down to 1-9, Pennsylvania harness racing champion Sand Violent Blu needed every bit of her talent and determination to eke out a victory Friday in a division of a $92,998 Keystone Classic at The Meadows.

Ooga Booga worked out a comfortable pocket trip, then blew by in the lane Wednesday at The Meadows to capture a division of a $77,800 Keystone Classic. Groom Hanover took the other split in the stake for 3-year-old harness racing colt and gelding trotters.

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