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Six Pack (Ake Svanstedt) won the first division ($40,600) in the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for harness racing 3-year-old trotting colts at Vernon Downs Friday (May 11). Cruising In Style (Jim Morrill Jr.) went right to the lead and controlled the early fractions (:28.0, :56.2, 1:24.4). Six Pack ($2.90) followed patiently in the pocket. Owned by Little E LLC, Stall Kalmer, and trainer, driver, Svanstedt, he popped out of the pocket just before the three-quarter mark. He was just too strong in the stretch, holding off the late charge of Voss Volo (Corey Calahan) to win in a lifetime best of 1:53.1. Voss Volo was second best while Cruising In Style settled for third. Six Pack a 3-year-old colt by Muscle Mass won the 2-year-old NYSS Final ($225,000) in his last start of 2017. He is now one for one for the season and five for nine in his career. Helpisontheway (Tim Tetrick) took the second division ($39,900) of the NYSS. Vic's Winner (Andy Miller) led the way to the first quarter (:28.2) but Clive Bigsby (Chris Lems) took over before the half and led through three-quarters (:58.0, 1:27.3). Helpisontheway ($4.50), who is owned by The Bays Stable LLC., Camelot Stable Inc., and trained by Linda Toscano, emerged first over from fourth just after the half and trotted right by at the top of the stretch and won easily in a career best of 1:53.1. Clive Bigsby settled for second and Vic's winner got the third spot. Helpisontheway a 3-year-old colt by Chapter Seven is one for one as a sophomore. It was career win number two. The third division ($40,600) of the NYSS went to Don (Andy Miller). Yuge (Andy McCarthy) charged out of his outside post and took them to the first quarter in :27.0. Omaha Omaha (Jim Morrill Jr) popped out the the pocket and controlled the next fractions (:56.4, 1:26.1). Don ($6.30), who is owned by Andy Miller Stable with Little E LLC., and trained by Julie Miller, charged first over and took over in the stretch. It looked like it was going to be an easy victory but Classichap (Trond Smedshammer) came out of the clouds and finished second by just a neck. Seven Iron (Tim Tetrick) fired late as well to get third place. Don a 3-year-old colt by Credit Winner won his first race of the season in a career best time of 1:54.3. It was career win number three. Tim Tetrick won three on the night along with Helpisontheway, he went to the winner's circle with If Not Why Not ($50.50) and Alex The Great ($7.20) Vernon Downs returns to live racing Saturday (May 12) with a 10 race card starting at 6:10 p.m. For more information go too John Horne for Tioga Downs

Vernon Downs will host three divisions of the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) for harness racing 3-year-old trotting colts on Friday (May 11). The first division ($40,600) features 2-year-old NYSS champion, Six Pack (Muscle Mass). He is owned by Little E LLC., Stall Kalmar, and trainer, driver, Ake Svanstedt. This will be the colts first race as a sophomore after winning 4 times as a freshman, including the NYSS final at Yonkers Raceway (10-14-2017). He is the morning line favorite at 5-2. The main competition in the first division will come from The Veteran (Muscle Mass). The 3-year-old is owned by W. Donovan, S. Michaels, J. Winske, and trainer George Ducharme. Driven by Chris Lems, the colt will also be racing for the first time as a 3-year-old. The morning line second choice (7-2), won twice in 2017 and finished third in the NYSS final behind Six Pack. The second division ($39,900) morning line favorite at 2-1, is Clive Bigsby (Muscle Mass), was the runner-up at the 2-year-old NYSS final.. Owned by Winters Racing Stable and trainer George Ducharme, he will be making his 3-year-old debut after winning five times in 2017. Chris Lems will drive the sophomore trotting colt. Helpisontheway (Chapter Seven), was made the second morning line choice (3-1). The sophomore colt is owned by The Bay's Stable LLC. with the Camelot Stables Inc. while trained by Linda Toscano and piloted by Tim Tetrick. He will make his first 3-year-old start of the season after going one for eight as a freshman. His best race was a third place finish at the Kindergarten Final in 2017 at the Meadowlands. The third division ($40,600) morning line favorite at 5-2 is Seven Iron (Chapter Seven). The colt is the 2017 Kindergarten Final runner-up. Owned by Ken Jacobs and trained by Linda Toscano, the 3-year-old is driven by Tim Tetrick. He won two races a season ago. Ronnie Goldstein (Muscle Mass) is the second morning line choice at 7-2. Two for two so far as a 3-year-old, the colt is owned by Steven Goldstein, while trained and driven by Kim Crawford. He won two races as a freshman trotter. Also on the nine race card is three divisions of The New York Excelsior "A' Series and three divisions of The New York Excelsior "B" Series. Post time at Vernon Downs is 6:10 p.m. For more information got John Horne for Vernon Downs  

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – The Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund has released the approved schedule for the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) County Fair series. This year’s season gets underway on July 2 at Historic Track in Goshen, NY. The County Fair Finals, scheduled for September 6 at Monticello Raceway, will be contested for $10,000 purses. The County Fair Series will consist of 20 non-pari-mutuel harness racing fairs open to eligible 2- and 3-year-old New York Standardbreds, separated into eight divisions based on age, gender and gait. These events provide young horses with the opportunity to earn as they learn, while providing an opportunity to reach a new audience of race fans. “County fair racing is part of the rich tradition of harness racing and both horsemen and fans alike look forward to the New York Sire Stakes County Fair Series each summer,” said M. Kelly Young, Executive Director of the Agriculture & NYS Horse Breeding Development Fund. “We love having the opportunity to introduce harness racing to new audiences at the fairs and we hope they will show an interest in the sport for years to come. These events also provide a great proving ground for young horses and young trainers and drivers to begin their careers.” The County Fair Series will also include Racing Under Saddle (RUS) events at nine separate fairs. RUS is similar to Europe’s monte racing in which riders race atop Standardbreds, usually at a trot. RUS-NY was formed in 2014 to increase interest in the sport and showcase the versatility of the Standardbred breed. The New York Sire Stakes promote the breeding, buying, and racing of Standardbred horses in New York State, and are administered by the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund. A complete schedule of this seasons’ races can be found at About the Agriculture & NYS Horse Breeding Development Fund: The Agriculture & NYS Horse Breeding Development Fund is a public benefit corporation established in 1965 by the Laverne Law (Laws of New York, Chapter 567 of the Laws of 1965). The mission of the fund is to promote agriculture through the breeding of Standardbred horses and the conduct of equine research within the state. To carry out its legislative mission, the Fund administers the New York Sire Stakes races, Excelsior/State Fair Series races, and County Fair Races. Jason Politi | Baker Public Relations O: 518.426.4099 | M: 845.913.6394  

YONKERS, NY, Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - New York Sire Stakes season began Tuesday night (May 8th), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $171,900 Joe Goldstein Trot for harness racing 3-year-old fillies. Four, seven-horse fields-at $42,975 each-comprised the event. The opening event saw odds-on Plunge Blue Chip (Ake Svantsedt, $2.40) make amends for her lone off day (last season's final of NYSS here) by making short work of the other six lasses. From post position No. 3, the frosh track record-holder had nary had an anxious moment (:29.4, :59.4, 1:29.1, 1:57.3) in her seasonal purse debut. Tribute to Seven (Tim Tetrick) came first-up into second, beaten a couple of lengths. White Cheetah (Mark MacDonald), as the 84-1 rank outsider, was a pocket third. For Plunge Blue Chip, a daughter of Muscles Yankee co-owned (with Blue Chip Bloodstock and Tomas Andersson) and trained by her driver, she's now 10-for-11 in her career, earnings in excess of $425,000. The exacta (two wagering choices) paid $4.30, with the triple returning $29. "She was really good and it was an easy race for her," Svanstedt said. He wasn't lying. The second division saw Svanstedt double up when Fury Road ($7.70) finished what she started (:30.2, 1:01.3, 1:30.4, 1:59.3). From, post No. 4, her job was made much easier when the other leavers-stateside-debuting 2-5 favorite Alloveragain (Tim Tetrick) and Red Reign (Andy Miller)-both jumped it off. The former did get back in it and challenged until the three-quarters before backing away. Fury Road whipped pocket-sitting Logetta Hanover (MacDonald) by a length-and-a-half, with Lima Novelty (Corey Callahan) and Perfect Summer K (Scott Zeron) third and fourth, respectively. For second choice Fury Road, a Muscle Mass miss owned by Knutsson Trotting and trained by Svanstedt, she now has four wins and four seconds in 10 career starts. The exacta paid $39, the triple returned $154 and the superfecta paid $532. The evening's third statebred sojourn saw border-crossing, people's choice Jordan Blue Chip (Zeron. $2.50) easily win her NYSS/American debut. Away third from post No. 4, she went up and over early leader (:29.2, 1:00.2) Somedew Somedon't (Tetrick) before the 1:29.3 three-quarters en route to a life-best 1:58.1 effort. Jordan Blue Chip widened to 3¾ lengths at the wire. Somedew Somedon't stayed at it and finished second, with Ciao Dolce (Svanstedt) third. For Jordan Blue Chip, a Chapter Seven ma'am owned by Dreamville Stable and trained by Paula Wellwood, it was her first win in a pair of seasonal starts. The exacta paid $16.80, with the triple returning $50 "She was great, especially for her first time over a half-(mile track)," Zeron said. "I didn't even have to pull the plugs." In the spirit of the hockey playoffs, Svanstedt had himself a hat trick in the final NYSS event with 11-10 fave Lucky Ava ($4.30). Lucky Ava, last seen here upsetting (at 21-1) the $225,000 statebred finale a season ago, pole-danced to a handy, down-the-road work night (:29.2, :59.4, 1:28.3, life-best 1:58). The final. margin was a length-and-a-half. Dew to Win (Trond Smedshammer), at 46-1, snapped Mooshka Stride (Jeff Gregory) for second, with Caviart Cady (Marcus Johansson) rounding out the gimmick finishers. For Lucky Ava, a season-bowing daughter of Lucky Chucky, co-owned by (trainer) Svanstedt, Little E LLC and Van Camp Trotting, it was her sixth win in 11 career starts. The exacta paid $103, the triple returned $416.50 and the superfecta paid $2,051. Frank Drucker

YONKERS, NY, Sunday, May 6, 2018 - New York Sire Stakes season begins Tuesday night (May 8th), with Yonkers Raceway hosting the $171,900 Joe Goldstein Trot for harness racing 3-year-old fillies. It was quite convenient, as four, seven-horse fields-at $42,975 each-go consecutively as races 7 through 10. Post time for the 11-race card is 6:50 PM. The opening event is led by the season-debuting Plunge Blue Chip (Ake Svantsedt, post 3), The daughter of Muscles Yankee tore through her division a season ago, including a track-record (1:56.2) flogging for her weight class here in mid-September. She then came up ugly in the $225,000 final, but rebounded to win the $420,750 Goldsmith Maid at the Meadowlands. Plunge Blue Chip, co-owned (with Blue Chip Bloodstock and Tomas Andersson) and trained by her driver, went 9-for-10 as a frosh, earning $404,690. The second division finds Fury Road (Svanstedt, post 4), who nearly pulled off a 64-1 tote buster in last season's statebred finale. A Muscle Mass miss, she won thrice with four seconds ($143,895) as a rookie. Svanstedt trains for Knutsson Trotting. Alloveragain (Tim Tetrick, post 1) wins the draw for her sire stakes/small track/stateside debut. The daughter of Credit Winner, co-owned (as Bax Racing), by (trainer) John Bax and Glengate Farms, enters off a pair of overnight wins, the latter in a life-best 1:54.4 The evening's third statebred soiree is an invasion of 'those Marion Marauder people,' Paula Wellwood, Mike Keeling and Scott Zeron have Jordan Blue Chip from post position No. 3. Taking the same route as Alloveragain, the daughter of Chapter Seven is making her first try over four turns, in sire stakes and across the border. Her frosh highlight was a third-place effort in Mohawk's $307,5000 Peaceful Way. The first shall be last, at least as far as these races were divided. Lucky Ava (Svanstedt, post 1), last seen winning the 225G finale a season ago (at 21-1), gets to pole dance in the evening's final NYSS group. The season-bowing daughter of Lucky Chucky, co-owned by (trainer) Svanstedt, Little E LLC and Van Camp Trotting, won half of her 10 '17 tries ($203,596). Frank Drucker

The Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund announces the release of the 2018 Stallion Directory for this year’s New York Sire Stakes harness racing program. The Directory includes the pedigrees, career statistics and earnings, and stud fees of 40 registered, New York-bred Standardbred stallions, of which, 8 are new to the directory this year. “This time of year we are filled with anticipation of the coming months—deciding on the perfect mating, seeing the foals born we have anxiously awaited, and receiving early training reports on the next crop,” said M. Kelly Young, executive director, Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund. “There is no better place to do this than the Empire State. Breeders who choose New York not only have the backing of a strong state-bred program when marketing their yearlings, but those with resident mares have the potential for Breeders Award earnings when their youngsters perform well on the track.” The New York Sire Stakes is the state's premier harness racing program for 2- and 3-year-old Standardbreds designed to stimulate the breeding, buying and racing of Standardbred horses in New York State. It is the nation's oldest harness racing program of its kind, and is administered by the Fund, which provides assistance to county agricultural societies to maintain and repair racing facilities. The Fund also contributes to both the statewide 4-H program and the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Fund for Equine Research at Cornell University. More than $14.3 million was paid out in stakes purses and $1.1 million in Breeders Awards last year. About the Agriculture & NYS Horse Breeding Development Fund: The Agriculture & NYS Horse Breeding Development Fund is a public benefit corporation established in 1965 by the Laverne Law (Laws of New York, Chapter 567 of the Laws of 1965). The mission of the fund is to promote agriculture through the breeding of Standardbred horses and the conduct of equine research within the state. To carry out its legislative mission, the Fund administers the New York Sire Stakes races, Excelsior/State Fair Series races, and County Fair Races. Jason Politi  |  Baker Public Relations O: 518.426.4099  |  M: 845.913.6394

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.  Harness racing expert M. Kelly Young has been named executive director of the entity that runs the prestigious New York Sire Stakes series. Young’s appointment was unanimously approved by the Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund board of trustees. A fifth-generation participant in harness racing, Young grew up on a leading horse breeding farm outside Goshen, where the national Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is located. An Albany resident, she is currently president of the Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame. Also, most recently Young was deputy director of public policy for New York Farm Bureau where her legislative and regulatory portfolio has included dairy, forestry, aquaculture and food policy and access. She has held various positions over the past decade with Farm Bureau and has expertise in general agricultural matters, which are critical to the fund’s mission to support the state’s harness racing industry. “I look forward to working with horse persons, breeders, tracks, fans and everyone in the industry to uphold harness racing’s important place in our state’s agricultural sector,” Young said in a statement. Young was previously executive director of the Harness Horse Breeders of New York State, and was associate editor of The Horseman and Fair World, where she developed and wrote stories on harness racing. “Kelly brings a fresh perspective with welcome expertise and leadership to the Fund,” said Peter Arrigenna, a standardbred breeder and Fund trustee. “She is well-respected by all facets of the industry and deservedly so. I welcome her to the fund as we continue to grow the sport and enhance our state’s racing infrastructure to get more breeders in the game.” Young was selected for a 2013 McCloy Fellowship in Agriculture and completed the Empire State Food and Agricultural Leadership Institute (LEAD-NY) program. She received multiple awards for her writing from the American Farm Bureau Federation, the U.S. Harness Writers Association and the New York Agricultural Society. She is currently a member of the New York State Racing Fan Advisory Council, which provides recommendations to the New York State Gaming Commission on matters related to growing the fan base of horse racing. The Breeding Development Fund receives money from the mutual handle at licensed tracks across the state to provide purse money for the New York Sire Stakes in several major areas. They are: • Sire Stakes Races: The most talented New York-bred 2- and 3-year-olds vie for enhanced purses at the state’s pari-mutuel tracks. Each year, the top performers compete in eight races, traditionally known as the “Night of Champions.” • Excelsior/State Fair Series: 2- and 3-year-old New York-bred trotters and pacers compete in these races, including the annual State Fair race held at the Goshen Historic Track. • County Fair Racing: The best “earn as you learn” program in Sire Stakes racing is non-betting racing that takes place at 20 agricultural fairs throughout the state, culminating in championship races for each age and gait at the end of summer. • Agriculture and Equine Research: The fund provides assistance to county agricultural societies to maintain and repair racing facilities and also contributes to both the 4-H program and the Dr. Harry M. Zweig Fund for Equine Research at Cornell University. Reprinted with permission of The Saratogian News

On Monday October 16, Monticello Raceway hosted the $400,000 New York Sire Stakes Consolations, with eight harness racing divisions each racing for a purse of $50,000 each. When one thinks of Sire Stake events, one thinks of hot balmy days of July and August. Today the conditions were far from the Sire Stake norm, with temps in the mid 50's, with intermittent sun and a persistent raw wind. 2-Year-Old Filly Pace The short 5 horse field only offered win and place wagering, Dan Dube and Python Blue Chip (Roll With Joe - Michell's Dream) eased their way to the front past the ¼ in 27.4 and stayed there every step of the mile. Michelle's Jazz (Andrew McCarthy) popped out from the garden spot to take a shot at Python Blue Chip at the top of the lane, but Dube hit the wheel disc for extra measure and the filly responded to win by 4 lengths in 1:55.3 for her 2nd win of the year for trainer Ake Svanstedt. Michelle's Jazz was second, followed by Sand Artist (T. Tetrick) 2-Year-Old Colt Pace Aces in Heaven (PP1) protected his position from the rail and left briskly, the post time favorite Courtly Choice (Mark MacDonald) patiently took the lead past the ¼ pole in 27.2 and tripped the following beams in 56.4 1:25.4. and played catch me if you can. Cheese Melt (Dan Dube) didn't see the wood often during his mile, he made a hugh 3 wide move to pass Aces In Heaven in the lane. Courtly Choice scored in 1:56.1, Cheese Melt was 2nd followed by Aces In Heaven 3rd. The son Art Major - Lady Ashlee is trained by Blake Macintosh did not disappoint his faithful, returning $4.40. 3-Year-Old Trotting Colts Zack's Zoomer took the overland route to score in the most impressive effort of the day, as Cresurrey was cutting the fractions (28.4, 58.4 1:27.4) followed by Aces and Eights. Zack's Zoomer was doing his Avis impression and was trying harder. Marcus Miller unleased Zack's Zoomer down the backside in an impressive 3 wide move a the 5/8's pole. The son of Deweycheatumnhowe continued to grind it out to prevail in 1:57.1, LQ 28.3, Cresurrey was 2nd and Aces and Eights (Dan Daley) sat the pocket the entire mile and finished 3rd. 2-Year-Old Trotting Colt The barefooted Cruising In Style (Jason Bartlett), scored a win, but not without some anxious moments. The son of Muscle Mass carved out splits of 30.2, 1:01.4 1:31.4, past the ¾ marker Cruising In Style got rough gaited and was 1 bad step away from jumping off stride, but kept his composure to record the win in 2:01.1 over a hard closing Seven Irons (Tim Tetrick) with Seven Knights (Bruce Aldrich Jr.) Cruising In Style is trained by Andrew Harris for Thestable Cruising Group. 2-Year-Old Filly Pace The eight-horse field was reduced to 7 with the scratch of Oooteeny, Eunice (Eric Goodell) from the rail showed the way barely to the ¼ before Sevenbuyeleven took the lead and reeled off fractions of 29, 59.3, 1:30 to scamper away to an easy 4 length victory in 1:59.3 over the pocket sitter Eunice, finishing 3rd was Perfect Summer K (J. Stratton) Sevenbuyeleven by Chapter Seven is trained by Linda Toscano and is owned by Ken Jacobs and paid a paltry $2.70. 3-Year-Old Pacing Colts Following the successful trend of the day, Octane Bluechip (Dan Dube) from the rail, went down the road for as far and fast as he could go. Dan Dube put the Art Major sleeper hold on the field with a 30 second 2nd quarter and had just enough in the tank to hold off Outrajus Blue Chip (Andy McCarthy) in the fastest mile of the cold afternoon in 1:54.4 and Twin B Cowboy ranged up for 3rd. The 3/5 fav Talent Soup was never a threat and finished last. 3-Year-Old Filly Trot Ostrich Blue Chip made short work of the 7-horse filed and was never headed in an easy 6 length win over Busy Doing Nothin (Ray Fisher Jr.) and Flyhawk Charm (J. Bartlett) in 1:58.1. The Chapter Seven lass is owned by the estate of the great patron of the sport Fred Monteleone, who recently passed away. In the winner's circle was his daughter and other family and friends and shared a special moment. 3-Year-Old Filly Pace The lass with the class was World Apart (Art Major), her wins this year include the Simpson Stake and the The Lady Maud. Candlelight Dinner and Jim Morrill cut the mile to the half, 27.2 - 56.0, she was trailed by World Apart to the 5/8 pole. World Apart pulled the pocket to challenge the now tiring Candlelight Dinner and came first over on the outside at the ¾ marker in 1:25.2, once on the lead World Apart hug on in a tight photo. Touchamatic (George Brennan) was bobbing and weaving thru traffic the entire mile was able to get up and finish 2nd, Magic Forces was 3rd for Marcus Miller. Drivers Jason Bartlett and Dan Dube each had a driving double, Art Major and Chapter Seven each recorded two sire wins each. By Shawn Wiles

YONKERS, N.Y. – Leading harness racing local driver Jason Bartlett is ranked number one in North America with $9.9 million in purse money won this season and third by wins with 497 victories. Just over $1 million of the 36-year-old reinsman’s earnings this season have come in New York Sire Stakes, making him the leading driver on the New York stakes circuit by earnings and his 24 victories top the win column. Bartlett will drive in all eight of the $225,000 New York Sire Stakes Finals at Yonkers Raceway Saturday afternoon (October 14). The rich races for statebreds are part of a $3.3 million card that includes the $1 million Yonkers International Trot, the $250,000 Harry Harvey Invitational Trot, and the $250,000 Dan Rooney Invitational Pace. Many of Bartlett’s contenders drew advantageous post positions and all but two are the first or second choice on the morning line. “It’s been a really good year throughout the stakes races for me,” Bartlett said. “Hopefully we can cap it off with a good day. The draws were favorable for me. Good spots, good horses, the home track. Now it’s up to me not to mess up. “I’m very grateful to all the owners and trainers for giving me an opportunity to drive all these nice horses,” he continued. Bartlett gave his thoughts on all eight of his drives in New York Sire Stakes Saturday: 2-Year-Old Colts and Geldings Pace CASUAL COOL (Post 3, 3-1 ML): The son of American Ideal is 5-for-9 this year with a pair of seconds and a third, good for $137,538. Bartlett drove in three of the colt’s victories, including a wire-to-wire win in NYSS from post one at Yonkers August 25. One of three sire stakes finalists Bartlett will drive for trainer Linda Toscano. Won his last start in the Simpson at Philadelphia October 1. “Nice handy little horse, can race either way. By the looks of that field, we have options. The one to beat is inside of us and the other one to beat is in the eight hole, so we’ve got some options going into that race. (Linda) has had a good year in stakes races this year and all of her babies seem to have got a little bit sick, but now they’ve been pretty good as of late. He had a race down at Chester coming in, the Simpson and he won down there, which is a plus going into this race that he was able to get a race in between the three-and-a-half weeks between races. He was very fortunate to get that race.” 2-Year-Old Filly Pace HURRIKANE SHORTY (Post 6, 5-2 ML): After posting two wins and two seconds with Jim Marohn Jr. at the lines, the daughter of Art Major won her first two starts with Bartlett in the sulky at Yonkers August 17 and 29. Although all her wins have come on the front end, the filly showed Bartlett a new dimension last time at Monticello September 19, racing off the pace to finish second beaten a half-length. Qualified in 1:55.4 at Philadelphia October 3. Brings an 8-4-3-0 record into the sire stakes final for trainer Kevin Mc Dermott. “She got a little sick there her last two or three starts and then her last start at Monticello, I was very happy with her racing off the pace. Kevin said she’s a lot healthier now. She got a nice qualifier in down at Chester, so she looks pretty good in there, too. She’d been raced a lot on the front end, so putting her on a helmet, trying to race off a helmet was something that I had been trying to do. That front end all year long is going to catch up to them sooner or later. She’s very versatile, she’s very quick off the gate and the way she raced at Monticello, you’re not scared to race her from behind.” 2-Year-Old Filly Trot LIMA NOVELTY (Post 2, 3-1 ML): Posted four wins and a second in NYSS company this summer, including a track record 1:57.3 victory at Monticello August 21. Made a break when trying open company in the Peaceful Way at Mohawk September 11 before finishing second in sire stakes individually timed in 1:55.4 at Vernon September 22 and qualifying at Pocono in 1:58.0 October 4. “We have not seen the best of her. She’s a very, very nice trotting filly. Very disappointing up at Mohawk, but very nice filly. She can do it either way, too. She’s won on the front and from behind at Monticello with a track record. She drew a very good spot too, in between the two favorites, so just kind of play off of other people there. She grabbed her boot behind and she just ran. I mean, she’s never run in her life. You would think that getting around Buffalo and Monticello and all those other tracks, in a straightaway at Mohawk, she’d be able to get around there easily enough. It was very surprising to say the least.” 3-Year-Old Filly Pace PLANET ROCK (Post 1, 6-1 ML): Winless this season in 14 starts, but the daughter of Rock N Roll Heaven enough seconds and thirds in sire stakes company to earn a place in the final and drew the inside post. Toscano trainee went 8-for-12 as a 2-year-old, but enters this year’s sire stakes final off a sixth in the Simpson September 20 and a seventh against older mares in a $17,500 overnight September 29 for Toscano. “She’s been getting better. I raced her on the front end at Monticello, she raced really well. I had never really driven her before and I put her back on the front at Chester and Linda said two weeks in a row on the front end for her is not the thing to do. She has enough speed to get herself involved early, and then hopefully we can find the right helmet.” 2-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Trot CLIVE BIGSBY (Post 3, 5-2 ML): Gelded son of Muscle Mass is 5-for-8 with another two placings to start his career. Impressed when winning a sire stakes leg from post seven at Yonkers by 3 lengths August 8 and won by 3 ¼ at Batavia August 27. Qualified for the William Wellwood Final at Mohawk September 18, but was scratched. Enters the NYSS Final off a 1:57.4 tune up at Vernon September 29 for trainer George Ducharme. “He’s an honest trotting colt. He’s also a very handy little horse. He’s a nice little horse. He tries, he tries really hard. Got a great little attitude and just a handy little horse. He’s one that you can play the gate and see what everybody else is doing and kind of react, but it looks like he’ll be pushing off the gate and going from there. He’s good. He gets over the track really well. He can stop and go, he’s very good that way. He was sick up there (at Mohawk), so that’s why they scratched him there. George will have him ready, that’s for sure.” 3-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Pace AMERICA’S FLEET (Post 3, 20-1 ML): The longest shot of Bartlett’s Saturday drives, the Edward Hart trainee is 4-for-22 this year, including a nose victory in NYSS at Yonkers July 10. Enters the final off a fourth in an overnight at The Meadows October 7. “He’s the type of horse that’s going to have to get tripped out pretty good. That race, it’s just going to come down to if there’s any speed or not. We’ve got to trip that horse out a little bit. With the right trip, he can go with them. He’s always been right there with those horses. He may not win a lot of races, but he’s right there. Seconds, thirds, fourths. He’s got a lot of nice checks throughout the year.” 3-Year-Old Colt and Gelding Trot GUARDIAN ANGEL AS (Post 1, 8-5 ML): After making breaks in the stretch of the Hambletonian Final and at the start of the Yonkers Trot, the son of Archangel finished second in NYSS at Batavia September 13 before winning in sire stakes next out at Yonkers September 23. Shipped to Lexington for the Bluegrass October 1 and finished second beaten a neck in 1:52.1. Anette Lorentzon trains. “We drew the rail and he looks like he raced really well out at Lexington. He got to stretch out before Yonkers, which is going to help him a lot. With the rail, he can leave and with him, he’s just got to mind his manners. With him, I just let him do what he wants to do and then I’ll just go from there. If he wants to go out of there, he usually drags me out of there anyways, but I’m not going to rush him to get to someplace I don’t need to be. I think I’ve got the best horse, we got a good spot not to do too much rushing, which I’m very happy to see. He can get himself in position, so I’m not really worried about that.” 3-Year-Old Filly Trot CELEBRITY RUTH (Post 2, 9-5 ML): Unraced at 2, Trond Smedshammer’s filly by Archangel is 4-for-14 this year with another six seconds and $359,113 earned, making her the third highest-earning finalist on the card behind 3-year-old pacer FunkNWaffles and rival Barn Bella. Has three recent wins over the track, including the Hudson Trot September 2 and a 1:55.3 score in NYSS September 14. Enters off a second in a $27,000 Yonkers overnight October 5. “Very nice filly. She’s quite handy too. She can leave the gate very fast, she’s been in very good spots and it looks like we’re in a very good spot for the final, too. Obviously the one to beat is Barn Bella. I know the half isn’t (Barn Bella’s) forte, so I’d expect her first-over or something like that. (Celebrity Ruth) has been very good in her races coming in, so I’d expect another similar performance from her. She was very good in the Hudson Trot and came back and was actually better in her latest race at Yonkers. She was very good at Batavia, so she’s coming into the race pretty good.” by Brandon Valvo for the SOA of NY

On the heels of the harness racing Night of Champions, Monticello Raceway will host the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) consolations on Monday October 16, post time for the 12 race card is 12:50 . There will be 8 races, for each division of age, sex and gait, each division will race for a purse of $50,000. Owners that plan on being attendance for the afternoon will be given a free food voucher for the new state of the art Sports Bar, a free program, along with a special gift. Any owner that plans on being in attendance should contact the Race Office at (845) 794 - 4100 ext. 557 or 555 to make accommodations. The Monticello Harness Horseman's Association in conjunction with Monticello Raceway and the Harness Breeders of New York State will have a BBQ in the paddock for participating horseman and grooms throughout the card. 2 Year Old Filly Trotters Sevenbuyeleven (Tim Tetrick) earned her speed badge of 1:55.1 last week at the Red Mile winning a heat of the International Stallions Stakes, she is the richest and fastest filly in the race, she scores from post position 4. Setntheworldonfire (PP6) has only been off the board once this year for trainer Noel Daley, Andrew McCarthy will drive the Muscle Yankee lass. 2 Year Old Colt/Geldings Trotters Seven Iron (PP4 - Tim Tetrick) was impressive at the Red Mile in the Bluegrass stake, taking a LTM of 1:55.3, equally as impressive is his tally for the year 10 2-2-4, with freshman earning of $91,893. Cruising in Style (Jason Bartlett) has been in the thick of things all year on the NYSS circuit, he will start from the rail in the 5-horse contest. My Lindy Winner (Jim Morrill Jr.) looks to regain her early season form (PP2) that saw her win at Saratoga Raceway in a brisk 1:56.4. 2 Year Old Filly Pacers Michelle's Jazz is the 5-2 favorite from the rail with Andrew McCarthy at the helm. American Myth (Jason Bartlett) brings her 2-race win streak in overnight company at the Meadows, she will score from post 2 for trainer Ed Hart. Mink Pink (Eric Goodell) has been model of consistency with 3 seconds and 2 thirds in her last 5 starts, but she has yet to enter the winners circle this year. She will start from (PP4) 2 Year Old Colts/Geldings Pacers Persist Blue Chip (George Brennan) was a winner earlier in the year at Monticello Raceway in 1:58.1, in this company he will start from the 6 hole. Trump Nation has been very sharp lately, he has 2 Excelsior A wins and a place finish to his credit for trainer Andrew Harris. Aces In Heaven will score from the rail with John MacDonald in the bike and is the morning line favorite. 3 Year Old Filly Trotters Twice the bridesmaid in NYSS competition and heat winner of the Zweig, Ostrich Blue Chip (PP3) in her last 7 starts she has 5 wins and 2 place finishes, Scott Zeron will drive the favorite. Busy Doing Nothing knows her way around a ½ mile oval will benefit from the rail, Ray Fisher will drive. 3 Year Old Colts/Geldings Trotters The Trond Smedshammer stable brings an entry with Cresurrey (PP6 - Jason Bartlett)) and Texican (PP7) for owner Purple Haze Stable LLC. Arch Credit is the morning line second favorite at 3-1, the son of Credit Winner has recently rounded into consistent form. The often-erratic Optimist Blue Chip will start from the rail with Tim Tetrick in the bike. Aces And Eights was impressive in his Vernon Q 1:55.4 last week for Dan Daley. 3 Year Old Filly Pacers World Apart (PP4 - Jason Bartlett) has been a model of consistency, her potent resume includes 3 wins and earnings over $140,000, along the way she earned wins in the Simpson Stake and the Lady Maud, she was 2nd in her NYSS division at Monticello in September. Artrageous (Mark Macdonald) is looking to extend her win streak to 3. 3 Year Old Colts/Geldings Pacers Outrajus Blue Chip looks to be in top form from post 3 and has been installed the morning line fav at 5-2. Octane Blue Chip (Dan Dube - PP1) will also be in the hunt. Benji 's Best was a NYSS winner at Monti this summer in 1:53.4, he was a winner of the EBC consolation in 1:50 at Tioga Downs, post position 8 will hampers his efforts today. By: Shawn Wiles

YONKERS, NY, Saturday, September 23, 2017-- Yonkers Raceway Saturday night (Sept. 23rd) hosted the $172,000 New York Sire Stakes Michael Sorentino Trot for harness racing 3-year-old colts and geldings. It was the last of 16 sire stakes local legs, leading up to the Oct. 14th New York 'Day' of Champions. That afternoon, eight, $225,000 NYSS finals take place during Yonkers' $3.3 million International Trot matinee program. A pair of groupings, at $85,250 and $86,750, respectively, comprised this event. The opening division saw Seven and Seven (George Brennan, $4.90) give nothing else a chance in 1:55. Making just his second sire stakes appearance of the season, Seven and Seven--from post position No. 4--took over from Eye ofa Tiger AS (Jason Bartlett) after a :28.1 opening quarter-mile. He continued leading through intervals of :57.2 and 1:26 before Yonkers Trot winner Top Flight Angel (Andy Miller). The pole-sitting, 3-4 favorite was in no particular hurry early and thus had way too much to do late. Seven and Seven opened 2¼ lengths into the lane, then finished it off by 2½ lengths. Top Flight Angel was a non-threatening second, with Eye ofa Tiger AS third. For second choice Seven and Seven, a Chapter Seven homebred (Mrs. Durand) Ontario co-owned by (trainer) Tom Durand, the missus, June, and Allan Smith, it was his second win in nine seasonal starts. Durand had not started a horse locally in nearly four years, but made up for lost time Saturday (more about that in a bit). The exacta paid $9.30, with the triple returning $18.20. "I didn't know anything about him and drove him accordingly," Brennan said. "I did know that Tom would send them here with purpose." "We made a decision before the season to race him in Grand Circuit events," Durand said. "We didn't have much luck with that, so we tried him in the final sire stakes of the season. Maybe he can make the final." Saturday's second Sorentino division had even-money Guardian Angel AS (Bartlett, $4)--whose early Yonkers Trot break did him--get the better trip and the bigger check here. Working it out second-over from post No. 3, he stalked Swell Chap (Brian Sears) after that one swallowed up early leader Zach's Zoomer (Miller). 'Zach' was done after fractions of :28, :57.2 and 1:26.3. Swell Chap opened a length lead in and out of the final turn but couldn't stave off Guardian Angel AS. The latter prevailed by a hard-earned head in 1:56, with Icanflylikeanangel (Jordan Stratton) rallying for third after finding himself pocketed to a tiring leader. For Guardian Angel AS, a son of 2012 YR Trot winner Archangel trained by Anette Lorenzton for co-owners ACL Stuteri AB and Kjell Johansson, it was his eighth win in 15 '17 tries. The exacta (two wagering choices) paid $9.40, with the triple returning $43.60. Saturday's pair of $50,000 Open Handicaps were won by... --Pace--The Real One (Pat Lachance, $6.90) in 1:50.3, fastest local mile of the season; --Trot--Dia Monde (Brennan, $3.70) in 1:54.2. Durand's other starter also went down the road, matching the track record for 4-year-olds geldings. Between races, driver Mark MacDonald was feted with a congratulatory sign for his 6,000th win, the milestone reached the previous night at Vernon Downs. A friendly reminder from Yonkers Raceway that Monday evening’s (Sept. 25th) Pick 5 wager starts with a double carryover of $7,779.95. The Pick 5 is a 50-cent base wager comprising races 7 through 11 during every racing card. It has no consolation payoff, meaning if no one selects all five winners (as was the case Friday and Saturday nights), the entire pool (minus takeout) moves to the next racing program. Frank Drucker

Harness racing driver Mark MacDonald would pilot Atlanta to a track record for freshman trotting fillies by capturing the first division of New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) and getting his 6,000th career driving victory at Vernon Downs on Friday night (September 22). Plunge Blue Chip (Ake Svanstedt) remained undefeated winning the second division. Fury Road (Chris Lems) would lead the first division ($55,500) trotters into the first quarter in 28.3. It was short-lived when Atlanta (Chapter Seven - Hemi Blue Chip) claimed the top spot just before the top of the back stretch. Owned by Rick Zeron Stables, Holland Racing Stable, Howard Taylor, and Brad Grant while trained by Zeron, she would be joined by the first-over by Supergirl Riley (Marcus Miller) just before the three-quarter marker. The two fillies would then have an epic battle all the way down the stretch. Atlanta ($7.50) would dig down deep to hold off the heavy pressure from Supergirl Riley (Muscle Mass - Crown Royal), to set the track record in 1:54.0, while getting her fifth career win. All this making win number 6000 even sweeter for MacDonald. MacDonald would later on add win 6001 with Padua Hanover ($3.60). Supergirl Riley had to settle for second with Perfect Summer K (jimmy Whittemore) getting third. Plunge Blue Chip (Muscle Mass - Dunk The Donato) would get her sixth win in six starts taking the second division ($56,500). Big Checkmate (Donald Dupont) would grab the early lead but Plunge Blue Chip ($2.10), who is owned by Blue Chip Bloodstock Inc. and trainer, driver Svanstedt, would take over before the first quarter and put up all the fractions :28.3, :58.0, 1:27.2, 1:55.0. The 2 year-old filly was in complete control and would get a career best time beating her top rival Lima Novelty (Jason Bartlett), who came on late to finish second three lengths back. Big Checkmate hung on for third. Chris Lems would win four on the night. He got victories with Give Angel Credit ($7.50), Sweet Thing ($2.10), Dreams Beach Boy ($3.30), and In The Clear ($5.10). Vernon Downs returns to live action on Saturday (September 23) with a 13 race card starting at 6:45 p.m. For more information go to John Horne for Vernon Downs.    

YONKERS, NY, Friday, September 22, 2017 - It's a homecoming weekend of sorts, with Yonkers Trot winner Top Flight Angel returning Saturday night (Sept. 23rd) as the harness racing conquering hero. He does so in the first division of Yonkers Raceway's $172,000 New York Sire Stakes Michael Sorentino Trot for 3-year-old colts and geldings. A pair of groupings, at $85,250 and $86,750, respectively, go as the fourth and fifth races in an event named for the one of the Raceway's long-time popular horse owners. As if we needed the assistance, Top Flight Angel won the draw, with the Mr. (Andy Miller) driving for the Mrs. (Julie Miller). The son of 2012 Yonkers Trot winner Archangel grabbed the half-million-dollar Trot by a moist nose in 1:56.3. He then shuffled off to Batavia, airing in a NYSS event (1:54.3). For the season, the Legacy Standardbred (Alan Hainsworth) homebred has won four of his 13 starts ($362,016). Brian Sears, Top Flight Angel's Trot date, tries to beat him this time around with Stick with Me Kid. The Dewycheatumnhowe gelding, trained by George Ducharme, is also 4-for-13 this season. He starts at the opposite end of the seven-horse gate. Seven and Seven (George Brennan, post 4) is Ontario-based trainer Tom Durand's first local visit in since October of 2013. The homebred (Mrs. Durand) son of Chapter Seven has been trying open stakes company for much of the summer, though his lone win was a Tioga sire stakes event. Saturday's second Sorentino division includes Guardian Angel AS (Jason Bartlett, post 3). The Archangel colt has won half of his 14 '17 tries ($153,143), though that may be overshadowed by breaks in the finals of both the Hambletonian and Yonkers Trot. Anette Lorenzton trains for co-owners ACL Stuteri AB and Kjell Johansson. Swell Chap (Sears, post 4) has come to hand late in the summer, entering with consecutive NYSS wins (Saratoga and Batavia). The Son of Chapter Seven colt, trained by Todd Rooney, has hit the board in 11-of-13 starts this season ($157,451). Saturday is the last of 16 sire stakes local legs, after which the judges tabulate the scores to see who's good enough for the $1.8 million Oct. 14th New York 'Day' of Champions. The eight, $225,000 NYSS finals take place during Yonkers' $3.3 million International Trot matinee program. Frank Drucker

YONKERS, NY, Thursday, September 21, 2017-- Paprike Blue Chip (Jim Morrill Jr., $7) and Hitman Hill (catch-driver Eric Goodell, $2.20) were the Empire's elite Thursday night (Sept. 21st), highlighting Yonkers Raceway's $157,600 New York Sire Stakes Jim Crawford Pace for the harness racing 2-year-old colts and geldings. A pair of $78,800 divisions comprised the event. The opening group saw Paprike Blue Chip put in play from post position No. 5 (in one notch after a scratch). Grabbing the first lead, he relented to 3-10 choice Casual Cool (Jason Bartlett). The odds-on number took over just after a :27.2 opening quarter-mile, then rated a 57-second intermission and 1:26 three-quarters. Silver Arrow (Mark MacDonald) was loitering first-up while Casual Cool maintained a not-so-casually contested lead into the lane. The people's choice took Paprike Blue Chip to the passing lane, and pass he did. The second choice whipped the fave by a length-and-three-quarters in 1:55, with Silver Arrow photoing American Vision (Jordan Stratton) for third. For 'Paprike,' a Roll with Joe gelding, trained by John Butenschoen for co-owners Harmony Oaks & Crawford Racing and VIP Internet Stable, it was his fifth win in 10 seasonal starts. The exacta paid $9.80, with the triple returning $22. "It's not hard to get along with him," Morrill Jr.--who has won three times with Paprike Blue Chip--said. "There's some class there." Thursday's second sire stakes event saw undefeated, pole-sitting Hitman Hill break in a new chauffeur after Brett Miller was unable to get here (from Delaware, OH) in time. As for Goodell's post-mortem, "He was rank and wild leaving the gate. Very talented, but he needs to control it." There were few stop signs early as My Delight (Brent Holland) made the first lead passing the :26.3 first subsection. Hitman Hill wanted no place in the pocket, making the lead and throwing it down (:55.2, 1:23.4). He owned a 'iffy' length-and-and-a-half lead into the lane, appearing there for the taking. However, in a slow (:29:3) final quarter, no one took it. Hitman Hill held off Topville Olympian (Morrill Jr.) by a head in 1:53.2, with Keystone Tenacious (Jim Marohn Jr.) third. For Hitman Hill, an American Ideal gelding co-owned by Tom Hill & North Fork Racing and trained by Chris Oakes, he's won all six of his career tries. The exacta (two wagering choices) paid $5.30, with the triple returning $26.40. Special Thursday props to Marohn Jr., whose four victories were a personal local best. No props, at least not this night, for MacDonald, who remains at 5,999 career wins after going 0-for-9. MacDonald ventures to Vernon Downs Friday night (Sept. 22nd) for statebred frosh trotting fillies. Frank Drucker

Two divisions of the New York Sire Stakes for harness racing 2 year -old filly trotters take center stage at Vernon Downs on Friday (September 22). In the first division ($55,500) the morning line favorite at 2-1 is Supergirl Riley (Marcus Miller). The 2 year-old by Muscle Mass - Crown Laurel, is owned by Paymaq Racing, George Golemes, and Harvey Eisman, while trained by Erv Miller. She has captured three legs of the NYSS with wins at Yonkers (7-18), Saratoga (9-2), and again at Yonkers (9-11). The top competition is the Ake Svanstedt trained entry of Fury Road (Chris Lems) and Lucky Ava (Svanstedt), who are the morning line second choice at 3-1. Fury Road (Muscle Mass - Bar Ballad) is owned by Knutsson Trotting Inc. She has captured three legs of the NYSS with wins at Batavia (7-26), Monticello (8-21), and Saratoga (9-2). She was second to Supergirl Riley her last time out at Yonkers. Lucky Ava (Lucky Chucky - Ava Marion) is owned by Ake Svanstedt Inc., Little E LLC, and Van Camp Trotting Corp. The 2 year-old has four NYSS victories with wins at Buffalo (6-30), Batavia (7-26), and two victories at Yonkers (7-18 and 9-11). In the second division ($56,500), undefeated Plunge Blue Chip (Ake Svanstedt) is the morning line favorite at 2-1. She is part of another Svanstedt trained entry along with Natalie Hanover (Marcus Miller). Plunge Blue Chip (Muscle Mass - Dunk The Donato) is owned by Ake Svanstedt Inc. and Blue Chip Bloodstock Inc. She is five for five, winning all of her NYSS starts. She has wins at Buffalo (6-30), Batavia (7-26), Tioga Downs (8-13), and two at Yonkers (7-18 and 9-21). The top rival is Lima Novelty (Jason Bartlett), who is part of the Linda Toscano trained entry with Sevenbuyeleven (John MacDonald), at 3-1. Lima Novelty (Chapter Seven - No Pictures Please) is owned by Kenneth Jacobs. The freshman filly is four for four in NYSS races. She has scored victories at Buffalo (6-30), Yonkers (7-18), Monticello (8-21), and Saratoga (9-2). The only blemish on her record was during the Peaceful Way eliminations at Mohawk (9-11) when she went on a break and finished ninth. Post time for the 12 race card at Vernon Downs is 6:50. For more information go to John Horne for Vernon Downs

On Tuesday September 19, Monticello Raceway hosted it's 8th and final leg of the 2017 New York Sire Stakes Season featuring harness racing 2 year old pacing fillies. The first Sire Stakes event of the afternoon was a six horse field that competed for a purse of $53,500. Betting favorite KJ's Bekah (Jason Bartlett) made a nasty break in the middle of the first turn and went to his knees. Jim Morrill Jr. took advantage of the miscue with the improving Wisdom Tree (PP2) and reeled off fractions of 28.2, 58.2, 1:27.4 tripping the beam in 1:55.2 to score a no nonsense win by 2 lengths, over longshot Sand Artist (Jim Marohn Jr.) and Mink Pink (Matt Kakaley). Wisdom Tree (Betterthancheddar - Wisdom) filly is trained by Ed Hart, and is owned by Thomas Pollack and Jeff Cullipher, in the process she scored her first pari mutual win and returned $6.50 to the faithful. In typical Jim Morrill Jr. fashion, he sent the 4/5 favorite Alexis Faith from the rail, down the road and played catch me if you can in the final Sire Stakes ($54,500) of the afternoon and led the field to the first stanza in a brisk 27 and continued to show the way to the half in 56.1, down the backside former regular top Monticello driver Jim Marohn Jr. had Azreal As It Gets in perfect striking position and came first over. Alexis Faith was still on top as the field sped to the ¾ in 1:25.2, at this point it looked like the track record of 1:55 was in serious jeopardy as Marohn Jr and Azreal As It Gets continued to grind down pace setter Alexis Faith who tired late in the lane to prevail in 1:55.2 by a slim margin, the win was 2/5's off the track record of 1:55 set by Planet Rock last year. Hurrikane Shorty (Jason Bartlett) redeemed herself after being off her grain in a dull performace last week, finished a game 2nd, pacesetter Alexis Faith was third. The win was Azreal As It Gets second consecutive win after her win last week at Batavia Downs for trainer Jake Huff. The So Surreal - Vanite Semalu filly is owned by Our Horse Cents Stable and Stable 45. Jim Morrill had 3 wins on the afternoon, Bruce Aldrich Jr. took both divisions of Excelsior B's, leaving him just 5 wins shy of career win 7,000. Leading Monticello Raceway driver Jim DeVaux had 1 win on the card, he needs 27 more wins to become a member of the 5,000 club. Breeding shed banter saw both Rock N Roll Heaven and Art Major each has a pair of winners. Excelsior A - $15,000 Majorette Angie - 1:57.2 - $8.60 - Jim Morrill Jr./ Checkered Past - 1:58 - $6.60 - Jim Morrill Jr. Jericho Diva - 1:57.3 - Jim DeVaux - $9.30 Excelsior B - $6,500 Heavens Diva -2:00.4 - $2.10 - Bruce Aldrich / With Wings - 1:59.1 - $3.50 - Bruce Aldrich By: Shawn Wiles

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