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Springfield (Spr1) Illinois County Fair Replacement Races (10/1/ 20/20 With Uploaded Full Hi-Def Wide Screen Video(s)   Race 1 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY TROT 1st Bbr Lady (2, M Armbro Approach - Zora`s Dream - Dream Vacation) 2nd Lous Voodoo Woman (2, M Lou`s Legacy - Powerful Force - Powerful Emotion) 3rd Lou Lou Lamour (2, M Lou`s Legacy - Any Word Hanover - Donato Hanover) Time: 28.4 59.4 (31.0) 1:31.1 (31.2) 2:00.4 (29.3) Video: FIRST RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 2 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO COLT TROT 1st Sumbodygetdisfool (2, R Armbro Approach - Semjac Legacy - Western Paradise) 2nd Loyz Say When (2, G Dangerous Thing - Malia Ann - Armbro Tropicana) 3rd Mystical Murray (2, G Up Front Murray - Early Decision - Majestic Son) Time: 29.4 1:00.4 (31.0) 1:33.2 (32.3) 2:04.0 (30.3) Video: SECOND RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 3 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY PACE 1st Kandi`s Fortune (2, M Ryan N Hanover - Land D`s Taylor - Ft Apache Hanover) 2nd Hart`s Heart (2, M Major Bombay - Redhot Hart - Sportsmaster) 3rd Dandys Duchess (2, M Sportsmaster - A Very Nice Horse - Incredible Finale) Time: 29.0 1:02.2 (33.2) 1:34.1 (31.4) 2:02.0 (27.4) Video: THIRD RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 4 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO COLT PACE 1st Bombay Bobby (2, G Major Bombay - She`s Sharp - Western Ideal) 2nd Bc`s Tufftiger (2, G Walker Place - Watchbellepace - Watchorlandopace) 3rd Sportsmadness (2, G Sportsmaster - Faith And Trust - Ft Apache Hanover) Time: 29.2 1:00.0 (30.3) 1:30.1 (30.1) 1:58.1 (28.0) Video: FOURTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 5 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY TROT DIVISION 1 1st Reign And Shine (3, M Cassis - Faith And Trust - Ft Apache Hanover) 2nd Tropical Rosie (3, M Dontcheatonmenow - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) 3rd Lous Flashy Dancer (3, M Lou`s Legacy - Fox Valley Lapdanz - Vaporize) Time: 29.1 1:01.0 (31.4) 1:32.4 (31.4) 2:01.3 (28.4) Video: FIFTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 6 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY TROT DIVISION 2 1st El Oh Govner (3, M Cassis - High Game - High Falls) 2nd High Queen Anne (3, M High Falls - Queen Jane - Chocolatier) 3rd Princess Poprocks (3, M Yankee Valor - Mom`s Princess - Victory Sam) Time: 30.4 1:04.0 (33.1) 1:36.1 (32.1) 2:04.3 (28.2) Video: SIXTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 7 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO COLT TROT 1st Lou Paschal (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Bands One Eye Love - Band`s Gold Chip) 2nd Easy Eo (3, G Cassis - Tropical Trixie - Armbro Tropicana) 3rd Heath Bar (3, G Psychic Spirit - Milky Way - Chocolatier) Time: 30.2 1:01.0 (30.3) 1:32.1 (31.1) 2:01.3 (29.2) Video: SEVENTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 8 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY PACE 1st Harper (3, M Sportsmaster - Boss Lady Hanover - Dragon Again) 2nd Locked On It (3, M Sagebrush - Loch Laggan - Life Sign) 3rd Ashlees Spur (3, M Ashlee`s Big Guy - Sharon Spur - Sharky Spur) Time: 28.1 58.1 (30.0) 1:28.0 (29.4) 1:56.0 (28.0) Video: EIGHTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 9 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO COLT PACE 1st Hello Rooster (3, G Lexington Legend - I Bet U - Artsplace) 2nd Grand Ole Party (3, H Party At Artsplace - Summer Sunrise - No Nukes) 3rd Patton Plus (3, G Duneside Perch - Reflect Upon Life - Life Sign) Time: 30.2 1:03.0 (32.3) 1:34.2 (31.2) 2:01.1 (26.4) Video: NINTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 10 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE PACE 1st Pretty Iris (5, M Party At Artsplace - Robyn`s Alive N - Live Or Die) 2nd Flipfloppinflossie (4, M Sportsmaster - Incredible Katie - Incredible Finale) 3rd Prettyfaceuglyways (6, M Yankee Skyscaper - Marg`s Ideal - Ideal Towne) Time: 28.1 57.2 (29.1) 1:27.2 (30.0) 1:56.2 (29.0) Video: TENTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 11 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE 1st Dash Around (5, G Party At Artsplace - Armbro Dasher - Cam`s Card Shark) 2nd Not Me Gram (5, G Lexington Legend - Startrix Gram - Dictionary) 3rd Illini Force (3, G Sagebrush - Bobs Minute Maid - Tattler`s Torpedo) Time: 30.0 1:00.1 (30.1) 1:29.4 (29.3) 1:57.4 (28.0) Video: ELEVENTH RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Race 12 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO. & UP TROT 1st Majistic Caprice (5, G Malabar Aqua - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) 2nd Primed N Powerful (7, G Psychic Spirit - Prim As A Rose - Primrose Lane) 3rd Loussolataire (4, M Lou`s Legacy - Earli Valley - Valley Victor) Time: 29.4 1:02.1 (32.2) 1:31.2 (29.1) 1:58.4 (27.2) Video: TWELVE RACE Hi-Def Wide Screen Video   Springfield Harness Racing 2020 https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826 The Horseman's Voice  

The final county fair 'replacement races' as coined by the ongoing team throughout the Covid 20/20 shortened and condensed county and state fairs came to a conclusion on a rather beautiful but brisk Thursday afternoon, October 1, 20/20 as the Illinois State Fair races took place at Springfield. Not even two dozen 'essential' horsepeople were in the stands that day which was a stark contrast to the filled stands and roaring crowds that one would typically see and hear throughout the Prairie State, the State of Illinois, county and state fairs. Twelve (12) races, nine (9) of which fell under the guise of 'replacement races' were held, yet horsepeople around the state apparently haven't seen their purse checks cut by the Comptroller of the State of Illinois, leaving horsepeople throughout the state in crossties themselves. Budgetary constraints might be the cause but shouldn't be the excuse for the people who work tirelessly day in and day out to put on the show both at the fairs and at the pari-mutuel level. Chicagoland circuit Driver Casey Leonard scored four (4) wins on the 'county card' including Illinois-breds Sumbodygetdisfool, Harper, Hello Rooster, Pretty Iris; Driver/Trainer/Owner Freddie Patton Jr. scored two (2) wins with BBR Lady and Kandi's Fortune; while Driver Juan Franco also made the trip 'Down South' from Chicagoland and drove winner Bombay Bobby while posting a 2nd, two (2) 3rd's and a 4th. Special thanks to everyone who worked tireslessly throughout the season to make everything happen for the horsepeople throughout the entire state. There's plenty of people to name but in the end everyone knows who they are; drop a message, make a phone call or thank these people when you see them next. Enjoy the pics as a synopsis of the final day of racing in the State of Illinois for 'Covid 20/20' and see you next Spring? The Horseman's Voice Race 1 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY TROT 1st Bbr Lady (2, M Armbro Approach - Zora`s Dream - Dream Vacation) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Elizabeth Roedl - IL, Freddie Patton Jr - MS Breeder(s): William Miller - IL 2nd Lous Voodoo Woman (2, M Lou`s Legacy - Powerful Force - Powerful Emotion) Registered Owner(s): Steven Renard - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 3rd Lou Lou Lamour (2, M Lou`s Legacy - Any Word Hanover - Donato Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 28.4 59.4 (31.0) 1:31.1 (31.2) 2:00.4 (29.3)   Race 2 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO COLT TROT 1st Sumbodygetdisfool (2, R Armbro Approach - Semjac Legacy - Western Paradise) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Laquinton Shavers - MS Breeder(s): Thundermint Farms - IL 2nd Loyz Say When (2, G Dangerous Thing - Malia Ann - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s): Jackson Loy - IL Breeder(s): Ray Yoder - IL 3rd Mystical Murray (2, G Up Front Murray - Early Decision - Majestic Son) Registered Owner(s): Lindsay Tasker - IL, Sharry Boledovich - CO Breeder(s): Glendon Plank - IL Time: 29.4 1:00.4 (31.0) 1:33.2 (32.3) 2:04.0 (30.3)   Race 3 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY PACE 1st Kandi`s Fortune (2, M Ryan N Hanover - Land D`s Taylor - Ft Apache Hanover) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Brian Herzog - IL, Kandra Herzog - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 2nd Hart`s Heart (2, M Major Bombay - Redhot Hart - Sportsmaster) Registered Owner(s): Donna Crebs - IL, Judy Conzo - IL Breeder(s): Donna Crebs - IL, Judy Conzo - IL 3rd Dandys Duchess (2, M Sportsmaster - A Very Nice Horse - Incredible Finale) Registered Owner(s): Ronald Phillips - IL, John Carver - IL Breeder(s): Linda Grider - IL, Robert Grider - IL Time: 29.0 1:02.2 (33.2) 1:34.1 (31.4) 2:02.0 (27.4)   Race 4 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO COLT PACE 1st Bombay Bobby (2, G Major Bombay - She`s Sharp - Western Ideal) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Karla Santos - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL 2nd Bc`s Tufftiger (2, G Walker Place - Watchbellepace - Watchorlandopace) Registered Owner(s): Jeremy Cavitt - MS Breeder(s): Larry Price - IL 3rd Sportsmadness (2, G Sportsmaster - Faith And Trust - Ft Apache Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL Breeder(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL Time: 29.2 1:00.0 (30.3) 1:30.1 (30.1) 1:58.1 (28.0)   Race 5 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY TROT DIVISION 1 1st Reign And Shine (3, M Cassis - Faith And Trust - Ft Apache Hanover) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL Breeder(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL 2nd Tropical Rosie (3, M Dontcheatonmenow - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Roshun Trigg - MS Breeder(s): Merle Miller - IL 3rd Lous Flashy Dancer (3, M Lou`s Legacy - Fox Valley Lapdanz - Vaporize) Registered Owner(s): Steven Renard - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 29.1 1:01.0 (31.4) 1:32.4 (31.4) 2:01.3 (28.4)   Race 6 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY TROT DIVISION 2 1st El Oh Govner (3, M Cassis - High Game - High Falls) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Donald Huddleston - IL, Sharri Huddleston - IL Breeder(s): Elmer Kaufman - IL 2nd High Queen Anne (3, M High Falls - Queen Jane - Chocolatier) Registered Owner(s): Larry Longnecker - IL, Lacy Longnecker-Motch - IL Breeder(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL 3rd Princess Poprocks (3, M Yankee Valor - Mom`s Princess - Victory Sam) Registered Owner(s): Keli Bell - IL, Toni Bell - IL, Freddie Patton Jr - MS Breeder(s): David Chupp - IL Time: 30.4 1:04.0 (33.1) 1:36.1 (32.1) 2:04.3 (28.2)   Race 7 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO COLT TROT 1st Lou Paschal (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Bands One Eye Love - Band`s Gold Chip) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 2nd Easy Eo (3, G Cassis - Tropical Trixie - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s): Charles Doehring - IL Breeder(s): Charles Doehring - IL 3rd Heath Bar (3, G Psychic Spirit - Milky Way - Chocolatier) Registered Owner(s): Ronald Phillips - IL, Sharry Boledovich - CO, Lyle Lipe - IL Breeder(s): Ronald Phillips - IL Time: 30.2 1:01.0 (30.3) 1:32.1 (31.1) 2:01.3 (29.2)   Race 8 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY PACE 1st Harper (3, M Sportsmaster - Boss Lady Hanover - Dragon Again) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Peter Karras - IL Breeder(s): Peter Karras - IL 2nd Locked On It (3, M Sagebrush - Loch Laggan - Life Sign) Registered Owner(s): Wayne Brown - TN Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL 3rd Ashlees Spur (3, M Ashlee`s Big Guy - Sharon Spur - Sharky Spur) Registered Owner(s): H. Debolt - IL, Scott Durbin - IL Breeder(s): Orville Rursch - IL Time: 28.1 58.1 (30.0) 1:28.0 (29.4) 1:56.0 (28.0)   Race 9 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO COLT PACE 1st Hello Rooster (3, G Lexington Legend - I Bet U - Artsplace) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Douglas Graham - IL Breeder(s): Cynthia Willis - IL 2nd Grand Ole Party (3, H Party At Artsplace - Summer Sunrise - No Nukes) Registered Owner(s): Roshun Trigg - MS, D And J Racing Stables - MS Breeder(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL 3rd Patton Plus (3, G Duneside Perch - Reflect Upon Life - Life Sign) Registered Owner(s): Jabrykel Racing - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL Time: 30.2 1:03.0 (32.3) 1:34.2 (31.2) 2:01.1 (26.4)   Race 10 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE PACE 1st Pretty Iris (5, M Party At Artsplace - Robyn`s Alive N - Live Or Die) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL Breeder(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL 2nd Flipfloppinflossie (4, M Sportsmaster - Incredible Katie - Incredible Finale) Registered Owner(s): Ronald Phillips - IL Breeder(s): Ronald Phillips - IL, John Carver - IL 3rd Prettyfaceuglyways (6, M Yankee Skyscaper - Marg`s Ideal - Ideal Towne) Registered Owner(s): Roshun Trigg - MS, D And J Racing Stables - MS Breeder(s): Lawrence Jensen - WI, Helen Jensen - WI Time: 28.1 57.2 (29.1) 1:27.2 (30.0) 1:56.2 (29.0)   Race 11 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE 1st Dash Around (5, G Party At Artsplace - Armbro Dasher - Cam`s Card Shark) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Clark Fairley - IL, Heighden Fairley - IL, Marlene Fairley - IL Breeder(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL 2nd Not Me Gram (5, G Lexington Legend - Startrix Gram - Dictionary) Registered Owner(s): Shelly Graham - IL Breeder(s): Carol Graham - IL 3rd Illini Force (3, G Sagebrush - Bobs Minute Maid - Tattler`s Torpedo) Registered Owner(s): Allan Miller - IL, Kevin Miller - IL, Keith Miller - IL, Glenn Otto - IL Breeder(s): Bertucci Racing Stables - IL Time: 30.0 1:00.1 (30.1) 1:29.4 (29.3) 1:57.4 (28.0)   Race 12 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO. & UP TROT 1st Majistic Caprice (5, G Malabar Aqua - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): D And J Racing Stables - MS, Roshun Trigg - MS Breeder(s): Merle Miller - IL 2nd Primed N Powerful (7, G Psychic Spirit - Prim As A Rose - Primrose Lane) Registered Owner(s): Sharry Boledovich - CO, Jamaica Patton - IL Breeder(s): John Carver - IL 3rd Loussolataire (4, M Lou`s Legacy - Earli Valley - Valley Victor) Registered Owner(s): Steven Renard - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 29.4 1:02.1 (32.2) 1:31.2 (29.1) 1:58.4 (27.2)   The Horseman's Voice        

Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois. Springfield Harness Racing 2020 - FALL REVIEW 20/20 - September 27, 20/20 As the Summer standardbred harness racing meet in the Prairie State, the State of Illinois, comes to an end and windy, cool and breezy nights start to come in and horsepeople around the state start breaking their babies for next season, the Fall Review is upon us. While most are buckling down and bringing out the layers for upcoming Winter which prepares horses differently then anywhere else in the world, the Fall Review is a pre-emptive to the final county fair 'replacement races' for statewide closing honors in all division this upcoming Thursday, October 1, 20/20, at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois. The Horseman's Voice   Race 1 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Two Year Old Fillies PACE   Winner: 1st Bootsy Bombay (2, M Major Bombay - Artemis Tss - Artiscape) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): James Greer - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL 2nd Hart`s Heart (2, M Major Bombay - Redhot Hart - Sportsmaster) Registered Owner(s): Donna Crebs - IL, Judy Conzo - IL Breeder(s): Donna Crebs - IL, Judy Conzo - IL 3rd Kandi`s Fortune (2, M Ryan N Hanover - Land D`s Taylor - Ft Apache Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Brian Herzog - IL, Kandra Herzog - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 28.0 56.3 (28.3) 1:28.0 (31.2) 1:57.3 (29.3) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 2 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Two Year Old Colt Gelding PACE   Winner: 1st Bombay Bobby (2, G Major Bombay - She`s Sharp - Western Ideal) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Karla Santos - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL 2nd Bc`s Tufftiger (2, G Walker Place - Watchbellepace - Watchorlandopace) Registered Owner(s): Jeremy Cavitt - MS Breeder(s): Larry Price - IL 3rd Sportsmadness (2, G Sportsmaster - Faith And Trust - Ft Apache Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL Breeder(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL Time: 31.1 1:00.0 (28.4) 1:29.1 (29.1) 1:58.2 (29.1) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 3 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Two Year Old Filly TROT   Winner: 1st Bbr Lady (2, M Armbro Approach - Zora`s Dream - Dream Vacation) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Elizabeth Roedl - IL, Freddie Patton Jr - MS Breeder(s): William Miller - IL 2nd Breeze At Sunset (2, M Southwind Breeze - Before Sunset - Donato Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Jamaica Patton - IL, Cedric Daniels - MS Breeder(s): Darrell Schrock - IL 3rd Lou Lou Lamour (2, M Lou`s Legacy - Any Word Hanover - Donato Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 30.0 59.3 (29.3) 1:30.1 (30.3) 2:00.3 (30.2) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 4 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Two Year Old Colt/Gelding Pace   Winner: 1st Sumbodygetdisfool (2, R Armbro Approach - Semjac Legacy - Western Paradise) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Laquinton Shavers - MS Breeder(s): Thundermint Farms - IL 2nd E L Big Game (2, G Cassis - High Game - High Falls) Registered Owner(s): Donald Huddleston - IL, Sharri Huddleston - IL Breeder(s): Elmer Kaufman - IL 3rd Emsroscopcoletrain (2, G Southwind Breeze - Madge`s Dream - Cole Muffler) Registered Owner(s): Jacob Roedl - IL Breeder(s): Ervin Miller - IL Time: 30.0 59.1 (29.1) 1:30.0 (30.4) 2:02.0 (32.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 5 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Filly Pace Division 1   Winner: 1st Fox Valley Exploit (3, M Sportsmaster - She Likes It All - The Big Dog) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): David Brigham - MI, Kyle Husted - IL Breeder(s): Fox Valley Standardbreds - IL 2nd Harper (3, M Sportsmaster - Boss Lady Hanover - Dragon Again) Registered Owner(s): Peter Karras - IL Breeder(s): Peter Karras - IL 3rd Locked On It (3, M Sagebrush - Loch Laggan - Life Sign) Registered Owner(s): Wayne Brown - TN Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL Time: 29.2 58.3 (29.1) 1:28.0 (29.2) 1:56.0 (28.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 6 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Filly Pace Division 2   Winner: 1st June Dale Gram (3, M Lexington Legend - Startrix Gram - Dictionary) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Shelly Graham - IL Breeder(s): Carol Graham - IL 2nd Te`s Smoothas Silk (3, M Sagebrush - T E`s Zenyatta - Western Hero) Registered Owner(s): Thureal Harre Jr - AR Breeder(s): Thureal Harre Jr - AR 3rd Castielle (3, M Yankee Skyscaper - Little Sweetheart - Art`s Conquest) Registered Owner(s): James Rowney - IL, David Rowney - IL Breeder(s): James Rowney - IL, David Rowney - IL Time: 29.0 56.3 (27.3) 1:25.4 (29.1) 1:56.1 (30.2) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 7 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Colt/Gelding Pace Division 1   Winner: 1st Ryans Ambassador (3, G Ryan N Hanover - Caribe Royale - Sportsmaster) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, James Molitor - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 2nd Bagman (3, G Sagebrush - Kiss Of Life - Cole Muffler) Registered Owner(s): Angie Nessa - IL, Noreen Nessa - IL, Ivy Nessa - IL Breeder(s): Kurt Becker - IL 3rd Patton Plus (3, G Duneside Perch - Reflect Upon Life - Life Sign) Registered Owner(s): Jabrykel Racing - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL Time: 27.2 55.1 (27.4) 1:24.3 (29.2) 1:53.4 (29.1) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 8 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Colt/Gelding Pace Division 2   Winner: 1st He`zzz A Wise Sky (3, H Yankee Skyscaper - Gimmeazzzmooch - Four Starzzz Shark) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Triple Zzz Stable - IL Breeder(s): Donald Filomeno - IL, Joann Filomeno - IL 2nd Chick Magnet (3, H Ashlee`s Big Guy - Impressive Char - Jody`s Cam) Registered Owner(s): Ob Stables - IL Breeder(s): Orville Rursch - IL 3rd Illini Force (3, G Sagebrush - Bobs Minute Maid - Tattler`s Torpedo) Registered Owner(s): Allan Miller - IL, Kevin Miller - IL, Keith Miller - IL, Glenn Otto - IL Breeder(s): Bertucci Racing Stables - IL Time: 27.4 56.1 (28.2) 1:23.0 (26.4) 1:51.3 (28.3) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 9 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Filly Trot Division 1   Winner: 1st Reign And Shine (3, M Cassis - Faith And Trust - Ft Apache Hanover) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL Breeder(s): Mr. Carroll Hays - IL, Diane Hays - IL 2nd Lous Abigail (3, M Lou`s Legacy - Sh Four - Valley Victor) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 3rd Princess Poprocks (3, M Yankee Valor - Mom`s Princess - Victory Sam) Registered Owner(s): Keli Bell - IL, Toni Bell - IL, Freddie Patton Jr - MS Breeder(s): David Chupp - IL Time: 29.0 57.4 (28.4) 1:28.0 (30.1) 1:59.4 (31.4) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 10 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Filly Trot Division 2   Winner: 1st Fox Valley Extacy (3, M Pizzazzed - Racy Roz - Conway Hall) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Kevin Miller - IL, Ryan Hochsprung - IL, Bert Hochsprung - IL, David Falzone - IL Breeder(s): Fox Valley Standardbreds - IL 2nd Lous Cover Girl (3, M Lou`s Legacy - Chasin` Credit - Credit Winner) Registered Owner(s): Donald Huddleston - IL, Sharri Huddleston - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 3rd Tropical Rosie (3, M Dontcheatonmenow - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Roshun Trigg - MS Breeder(s): Merle Miller - IL Time: 29.4 58.0 (28.1) 1:27.1 (29.1) 1:57.4 (30.3) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 11 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Colt/Gelding Trot Division 1   Winner: 1st Fox Valley Quest (3, G Pizzazzed - Fox Valley Strata - Vaporize) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Carl Lacy - IL, Benita Simmons - IL Breeder(s): Fox Valley Standardbreds - IL 2nd Lous Paisano (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Any Word Hanover - Donato Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Dr. Patrick Graham - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 3rd Lou Paschal (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Bands One Eye Love - Band`s Gold Chip) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 29.1 59.2 (30.1) 1:30.3 (31.1) 1:58.4 (28.1) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 12 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Three Year Old Colt/Gelding Trot Division 2   Winner: 1st Lousintuit (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Starlix - Giant Triumph) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Dr. Patrick Graham - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 2nd Easy Eo (3, G Cassis - Tropical Trixie - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s): Charles Doehring - IL Breeder(s): Charles Doehring - IL 3rd Frazier (3, G Cassis - Oak Rail - Donerail) Registered Owner(s): Cornelius Cavett - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL Time: 29.1 59.1 (30.0) 1:29.4 (30.3) 1:59.4 (30.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 13 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Mare Pace Division 1   Winner: 1st Lousintuit (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Starlix - Giant Triumph) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Dr. Patrick Graham - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 2nd Easy Eo (3, G Cassis - Tropical Trixie - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s): Charles Doehring - IL Breeder(s): Charles Doehring - IL 3rd Frazier (3, G Cassis - Oak Rail - Donerail) Registered Owner(s): Cornelius Cavett - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL Time: 29.1 59.1 (30.0) 1:29.4 (30.3) 1:59.4 (30.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 14 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Mare Pace Division 2   Winner: 1st Cassie Marie`s T T (6, M Tux Time - Og`s Marie D - Anthony P) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): William Weinberger - IL Breeder(s): Don Brown - IL 2nd The Sis Master (5, M Sportsmaster - Ar Sissy - Incredible Finale) Registered Owner(s): Janet Betley - MO Breeder(s): Janet Betley - MO 3rd Yankee Jubilee (4, M Yankee Skyscaper - Bubbas Joicey B - Western Hanover) Registered Owner(s): Gene Williams - IL Breeder(s): Fox Valley Standardbreds - IL Time: 30.0 59.3 (29.3) 1:29.1 (29.3) 1:57.4 (28.3) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 15 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Mare Pace Division 3   Winner: 1st Rollin Coal (5, M Sagebrush - Emission Control - Cole Muffler) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Hosea Williams - IL Breeder(s): University Of Illinois - IL 2nd Pretty Iris (5, M Party At Artsplace - Robyn`s Alive N - Live Or Die) Registered Owner(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL Breeder(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL 3rd Winter Gram (4, M Lexington Legend - Spndthniteatrtsplc - Artsplace) Registered Owner(s): Shelly Graham - IL Breeder(s): Thomas Graham - IL, Thomas Graham Jr - IL Time: 28.4 59.0 (30.1) 1:29.1 (30.1) 1:56.1 (27.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 16 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Colt/Gelding Pace Division 1   Winner: 1st Not Me Gram (5, G Lexington Legend - Startrix Gram - Dictionary) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Shelly Graham - IL Breeder(s): Carol Graham - IL 2nd Master Sage (4, G Sagebrush - Full Of Life - Life Sign) Registered Owner(s): Hosea Williams - IL Breeder(s): Fair Meadow Farm - IL 3rd Backstreet Lawyer (5, G Sagebrush - Decent Lawyer - Cole Muffler) Registered Owner(s): Steven Searle - IL, James Nellinger - IL, Brian Code - IL, Curtis Spillum - IL Breeder(s): Engel Stable Of Il LLC - IL Time: 27.4 55.3 (27.4) 1:25.1 (29.3) 1:55.0 (29.4) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 17 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Colt/Gelding Pace Division 2   Winner: 1st Sheriff Coffey (5, G Sagebrush - Kiss Of Life - Cole Muffler) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Noreen Nessa - IL, Earnest Sork - IL Breeder(s): Kurt Becker - IL 2nd Lucky Crusader (11, G Cape Crusader - Karis Luck - Northern Luck) Registered Owner(s): Elisa Adam - CO, William Rodosky Jr - IL Breeder(s): William Rodosky Jr - IL, Alex Adam - IL 3rd Coming Up (4, G I Can Only Imagine - Wolf Creek Vixen - Art`s Conquest) Registered Owner(s): Christopher Mroz - IL, Timothy Searle - IL, Steven Searle - IL, Michelle Monier - IL Breeder(s): Ed Miller - IL Time: 28.1 58.1 (30.0) 1:27.0 (28.4) 1:57.0 (30.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 18 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Mare Trot Division 1   Winner: 1st Louzotic (4, M Lou`s Legacy - Fox Valley Lexus - Vaporize) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Dr. Patrick Graham - IL 2nd Joe Joes Violet (4, M Lou`s Legacy - Starlix - Giant Triumph) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 3rd Loussolataire (4, M Lou`s Legacy - Earli Valley - Valley Victor) Registered Owner(s): Steven Renard - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Time: 31.2 1:01.0 (29.3) 1:32.0 (31.0) 2:01.1 (29.1) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 19 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Colt/Gelding Trot Division 1   Winner: 1st Lousraptor (4, G Lou`s Legacy - Fall Creek Mist - High Falls) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL 2nd Captainblacksparow (4, G High Falls - E L Miss Pom - Wonder Worker One) Registered Owner(s): Jackson Loy - IL Breeder(s): Mary Jeffers - IL, Adele Everett - IL 3rd Freddie Da Fox (5, G Pizzazzed - Budda Belly - Vaporize) Registered Owner(s): Keli Bell - IL Breeder(s): Fox Valley Standardbreds - IL Time: 29.4 58.3 (28.4) 1:28.0 (29.2) 1:58.0 (30.0) VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Race 20 Fall Review Illinois Conceived and Foaled (ICF) Four Year Old & Up Colt/Gelding Trot Division 2   Winner: 1st Majistic Caprice (5, G Malabar Aqua - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) Registered Owner(s)/Lessee(s): D And J Racing Stables - MS, Roshun Trigg - MS Breeder(s): Merle Miller - IL 2nd Louscardamon (4, G Lou`s Legacy - Olives And Caviar - Sj`s Caviar) Registered Owner(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Dr. Patrick Graham - IL Breeder(s): Flacco Family Farms LLC - IL, Steven Searle - IL, Samuel Daddono - IL 3rd Primed N Powerful (7, G Psychic Spirit - Prim As A Rose - Primrose Lane) Registered Owner(s): Sharry Boledovich - CO, Jamaica Patton - IL Breeder(s): John Carver - IL Time: VIDEO: Join - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1966047640194826   Springfield Harness Racing 2020  

Springfield Harness Racing 2020 - Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) - Hawthorne Race Course - RECAP - August 21, 20/20   Race 1 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) - 2 yo Winner: Hot Mess Express (2, M Panther Hanover - My Heart Was True - Cole Muffler) 2nd Coach Loman 3rd Drivin Me Crazy Time: 28.1 57.3 (29.2) 1:24.3 (27.0) 1:52.1 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 3 Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) - 2 yo Colts & Geldings Winner: Sudden Approach (2, H Armbro Approach - Louisa Matilda - Malabar Man) 2nd Mystical Murray 3rd Sumbodygetdisfool Time: 30.4 1:02.2 (31.3) 1:34.0 (31.3) 2:03.4 (29.4) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 4 Two Year Old Colts & Geldings Championship Illinois Conceived and Foaled Winner: Well Basically (2, G Sagebrush - Basic Brown - Broadway Express) 2nd Diamond Diesel 3rd Frontier Charley Time: 29.4 58.4 (29.0) 1:28.3 (29.4) 1:56.4 (28.1) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 5 Two Year Old Colts & Geldings Championship Illinois Conceived and Foaled Winner: Bobalou (2, G Lou`s Legacy - Honestly - Deweycheatumnhowe) 2nd Loyz Say When 3rd Fistfullofdollars Time: 31.0 1:00.2 (29.2) 1:31.0 (30.3) 2:01.0 (30.0) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 7 Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) - 3 yo Colts & Geldings Winner: Lousintuit (3, G Lou`s Legacy - Starlix - Giant Triumph) 2nd Fitchey For Fun 3rd Heath Bar Time: 31.1 1:01.1 (30.0) 1:31.1 (30.0)2:00.2 (29.1) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 8 Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) - 3 yo Colts & Geldings Winner: Mighty Tony Mac (3, G Hawaiian Cowboy - Andria Doria - Cole Muffler) 2nd Patton Plus 3rd L L Gram Time: 29.3 58.2 (28.4) 1:28.2 (30.0) 1:56.1 (27.4) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 9 Three Year Old Colts & Geldings - Championship Illinois Conceived and Foaled Winner: He`zzz A Wise Sky (3, H Yankee Skyscaper - Gimmeazzzmooch - Four Starzzz Shark) 2nd Rg`s Tracer 3rd Ryans Ambassador Time: 28.3 56.4 (28.1) 1:25.3 (28.4) 1:52.1 (26.3) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 10 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) - 3 yo & Up Winner: Yankee Bounty (8, G Yankee Cruiser - Bootleg Yankee - Allamerican Native) 2nd Artofficial Flavor 3rd Mingo Time: 28.2 56.2 (28.0) 1:24.3 (28.1) 1:52.4 (28.1) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php   Race 13 Three Year Old Colts & Geldings - Championship Illinois Conceived and Foaled Winner: On Higher Ground (3, G Cassis - Lady Madonna - Angus Hall) 2nd Crooked Creek 3rd Fox Valley Quest Time: 29.1 57.4 (28.3) 1:27.1 (29.2) 1:56.2 (29.1) VIDEO: https://www.hawthorneracecourse.com/live_racing/replays.php Eric M. Poders

Illinois County Fair Stakes RECAPS for August 4, 20/20 Race 1 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO FILLY TROT DIVISION 1 Winner: Loulita (2, M Lou`s Legacy - Olives And Caviar - SJ`s Caviar) 2nd Lous Voodoo Woman 3rd Bc's Rose Time: 29.1 59.3 (30.2) 1:31.1 (31.3) 2:01.3 (30.2) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840732252608770 Race 2 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 1 Winner: Myonly Sin 2, M Lou`s Legacy - Earli Valley - Valley Victor) 2nd Breeze At Sunset 3rd Lou Lou Lamour Time: 31.4 1:04.0 (32.1) 1:35.3 (31.3) 2:05.1 (29.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840777845937544 Race 3 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 1 Winner: Bobalou (2, G Lou`s Legacy - Honestly - Deweycheatumnhowe) 2nd Coco D` Lascito 3rd Shady Maple Spirit Time: 29.2 1:01.1 (31.4) 1:32.3 (31.2) 2:01.4 (29.1) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840821232599872/ Race 4 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 2 Winner: Shady Maple Valor (2, G Yankee Valor - Bands Rumor Has It - Band`s Gold Chip) 2nd Mystical Murray 3rd Emsroscopcoletrain Time: 31.0 1:02.4 (31.4) 1:35.2 (32.3) 2:04.4 (29.2) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840867682595227/ Race 5 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO FILLY PACE DIVISION 1 Winner: Connie On The Go (2, M Sportsmaster - Kyra Revrac - Incredible Finale) 2nd Kandi`s Fortune 3rd Clearly The Bomb Time: 31.0 1:02.0 (31.0) 1:32.3 (30.3) 2:00.1 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840902119258450/ Race 6 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO FILLY PACE DIVISION 2 Winner: Pure Sin (2, M Ryan N Hanover - Are We Rich Now - Sportsmaster) 2nd Hart`s Heart 3rd Dandys Duchess Time: 31.1 1:02.1 (31.0) 1:32.1 (30.0) 2:00.1 (28.0) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840942055921123/ Race 7 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 1 Winner: Ryans Loan Shark (2, G Ryan N Hanover - Bit By A Shark - Cam`s Card Shark) 2nd Ashlee`s Fine Guy 3rd Sportsmadness Time: 30.0 1:01.0 (31.0) 1:31.3 (30.3) 2:00.2 (28.4) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3840980662583929/ Race 8 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 2 YO COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 2 Winner: Well Basically (2, G Sagebrush - Basic Brown - Broadway Express) 2nd Bombay Bobby 3rd Bc`s Tufftiger Time: 30.1 1:00.4 (30.3) 1:31.1 (30.2) 1:58.4 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841015495913779/?t=0 Race 9 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 3 YO FILLY TROT Winner: Lous Abigail (3, M Lou`s Legacy - Sh Four - Valley Victor) 2nd El Oh Govner 3rd Lous Cover Girl Time: 28.4 58.2 (29.3) 1:27.0 (28.3) 1:58.0 (31.0) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841054082576587/ Race 10 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 3 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 1 Winner: Fox Valley Quest (3, G Pizzazzed - Fox Valley Strata - Vaporize) 2nd Lous Paisano 3rd On Higher Ground Time: 28.0 58.1 (30.1) 1:29.2 (31.1) 1:57.1 (27.4) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841088105906518/ Race 11 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 3 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 2 Winner: Crooked Creek (3, G Cassis - Princess Addie - Classic Photo) 2nd Cassy Chip 3rd Lousintuit Time: 30.0 59.4 (29.4) 1:29.4 (30.0) 1:58.3 (28.4) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841120822569913/ Race 12 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 3 YO FILLY PACE DIVISION 1 Winner: Sign Her Up (3, M Sagebrush - Lives To Dance - Life Sign) 2nd Sleazy Gal 3rd Locked On It Time: 28.2 58.0 (29.3) 1:27.4 (29.4) 1:54.4 (27.0)VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841155092566486/ Race 13 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 3 YO FILLY PACE DIVISION 2 Winner: Double Parked 3, M Sagebrush - Parkontheroad - Park Place) 2nd Harper 3rd Dancin Eyes Time: 28.3 1:00.1 (31.3) 1:29.4 (29.3) 1:56.3 (26.4) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841193442562651/ Race 14 DOWNSTATE CLASSIC 3 YO COLT PACE Winner: Ryans Ambassador (3, G Ryan N Hanover - Caribe Royale - Sportsmaster) 2nd Grand Ole Party 3rd Kbtwo Time: 28.4 58.4 (30.0) 1:29.0 (30.1) 1:56.1 (27.1) https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841226332559362/ Race 15 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association IHHA 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE TROT Winner: Louzotic (4, M Lou`s Legacy - Fox Valley Lexus - Vaporize) 2nd Loussolataire 3rd Lous Flashy Dancer Time: 29.3 59.3 (30.0) 1:30.4 (31.1) 1:58.2 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841255542556441/ Race 16 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING TROT Winner: Frontier Manard.(4, G Armbro Approach - Frontier Cangochic - Psychic Spirit) 2nd Primed N Powerful 3rd Majistic Caprice Time: 29.1 1:00.2 (31.1) 1:30.1 (29.4) 1:57.4 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841285059220156/ Race 17 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE PACE DIVISION Winner: Prettyfaceuglyways (6, M Yankee Skyscaper - Marg`s Ideal - Ideal Towne) 2nd Bc`s Southern Bell 3rd Little Adaline Time: 29.4 1:00.3 (30.4) 1:30.1 (29.3) 1:57.4 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841311345884194/ Race 18 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE PACE DIVISION 2 Winner: The Sis Master (5, M Sportsmaster - Ar Sissy - Incredible Finale) 2nd Winter Gram 3rd Sporty Perch Time: 29.0 59.2 (30.2) 1:29.1 (29.4) 1:56.4 (27.3) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841340512547944/ Race 19 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 1 Winner: Talk About It (5, G Sportsmaster - Lets Talk Turkey - Camluck) 2nd Ole Swamp Master 3rd Hello Rooster Time: 28.1 57.1 (29.0) 1:26.0 (28.4) 1:54.0 (28.0) https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841373002544695/ Race 20 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 2 Winner: Mykonos (5, G Corner Blitz - She`s So Keen - Artsplace) 2nd Sporty Mcgrew 3rd Dumas Gram Time: 28.3 58.2 (29.4) 1:28.1 (29.4) 1:57.0 (28.4) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3841401935875135/ "From The Horseman's Voice" 

Here is a recap of the IL Race Replacement Days recap from the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Illinois on July 14. Race 1 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY TROT Mile in 205.0 Time: 31.4 1:04.4 (33.0)1:34.4 (30.0) 2:05.0 (30.1) Winner - BBR (Lady Armbro Approach - Zora`s Dream - Dream Vacation) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776415565707106/   Race 2 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 1 Mile in 204.0 Time: 31.2 1:03.3 (32.1) 1:33.2 (29.4) 2:04.0 (30.3) Winner - I'mnotalocaldude (Yankee Valor - Gabrielle Grace - Son Of Grace) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776461332369196/   Race 3 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY PACE Mile in 206.0 Time: 32.1 1:04.1 (32.0) 1:35.4 (31.3) 2:06.0 (30.1) Winner - DH (Dead Heat) between Mystical Murray (Up Front Murray - Early Decision - Majestic Son) and Emsroscopcoletrain (Southwind Breeze - Madge`s Dream - Cole Muffler) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776494239032572/   Race 4 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO FILLY PACE Mile in 202.4 Time: 31.2 1:03.2 (32.0) 1:34.2 (31.0) 2:02.2 (28.0) Winner: Kandi`s Fortune (Ryan N Hanover - Land D`s Taylor - Ft Apache Hanover) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776529092362420/   Race 5 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 2 YO COLT PACE Mile in 158.3 Time: 29.4 59.4 (30.0) 1:30.2 (30.3) 1:58.3 (28.1) Winner-Bc's Tufftiger (Walker Place - Watchbellepace - Watchorlandopace) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776572655691397/   Race 6 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY TROT Mile in 200.4 Time: 30.1 59.2 (29.1) 129.2 (30) 200.4 (31.2) Winner: Lous Flashy Dancer (Lou`s Legacy - Fox Valley Lapdanz - Vaporize) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776600649021931/   Race 7 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO COLT TROT Mile in 200.2 Time: 30.4 1:01.0 (30.1) 1:30.4 (29.4) 2:00.2 (29.3) Winner: Lou Paschal (Lou`s Legacy - Bands One Eye Love - Band`s Gold Chip) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776633965685266/ Race 8 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY PACE DIVISION 1 Mile in 157.3 Time: 29.3 59.3 (30) 129.1 (29.3) 157.3 (28.2) Winner: Harper (Sportsmaster - Boss Lady Hanover - Dragon Again) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3675947959087201/   Race 9 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO FILLY PACE DIVISION 2 Mile in 158.1 Time: 29.4 59.3 (29.4) 1:29.3 (30.0) 1:58.1 (28.3) Winner - Sporty Perch (Duneside Perch - Fox Valley Tyra - Sportsmaster) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776695959012400/   Race 10 ILLINOIS COUNTY FAIR STAKES 3 YO COLT PACE Mile in 157.3 Time: 29.0 58.4 (29.4) 1:29.2 (30.3) 1:57.3 (28.1) Winner: Hello Rooster (Lexington Legend - I Bet U - Artsplace) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776724605676202/   Race 11 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE PACE DIVISION 1 Mile in 158.4 Time: 30.3 1:00.0 (29.2) 1:30.1 (30.1) 1:58.4 (28.3) Winner: Winter Gram (Lexington Legend - Spndthniteatrtsplc - Artsplace) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776759682339361/   Race 12 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association 3 YO & UP FILLY/MARE PACE DIVISION 2 Mile in 157.3 Time: 30 59.4 (29.4) 128.3 (28.4) 157.3 (29) Winner: The Sis Master (Sportsmaster - Ar Sissy - Incredible Finale) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776792192336110/ Race 13 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 1 Mile in 156.4 Time: 28.3 57.3 (29) 126.3 (29) 156.4 (30.1) Winner: Unimagineable (I Can Only Imagine - Wolf Creek Vixen - Art`s Conquest) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776824178999578/   Race 14 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE Mile in 153.2 Time: 28.0 57.3 (29.3) 1:25.2 (27.4) 1:53.2 (28.0) Winner - Talk About It (Sportsmaster - Lets Talk Turkey - Camluck) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776855668996429/   Race 15 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association 3 YO & UP TROT Mile in 159.3 Time: 31.0 1:01.3 (30.3) 1:32.0 (30.2) 1:59.3 (27.3) Winner - Majestic Caprice (Malabar Aqua - Tropical Caprice - Armbro Tropicana) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776890625659600/   Race 16 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 2 YO PACE DIVISION 1 Mile in 200.1 Time: 31.4 1:02.1 (30.2) 1:32.1 (30.0) 2:00.1 (28.0) Winner - Always B Mimi (Always A Virgin - Sportsmistress - Sportsmaster) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776922405656422/ Race 17 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 2 YO PACE DIVISION 2 "Sorry but we had technical difficulties on Race 17" Mile in 156.4 Time: 30.3 1:00.2 (29.4) 1:30.0 (29.3) 1:56.4 (26.4) Winner - Coach Loman (Net Ten Eom - Bubbas Joicey B - Western Hanover) VIDEO: (Technical Difficulties - NO VIDEO)   Race 18 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 2 YO FILLY TROT Mile in 203.1 Time: 30.4 1:01.3 (30.4) 1:32.4 (31.1) 2:03.1 (30.2) Winner - Alwaysbmygg (Creatine - April Fooling - Broadway Hall) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3776985388983457/ Race 19 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 2 YO COLT TROT Mile in 205.1 Time: 32.2 1:04.0 (31.3) 1:34.4 (30.4) 2:05.1 (30.2) Winner: Cold Rage (Whom Shall I Fear - Fox Valley Lotus - Pizzazzed) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3777016698980326/ Race 20 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 3 YO & UP FILLY PACE Mile in 159.3 Time: 29.4 1:00.1 (30.2) 1:31.1 (31.0) 1:59.3 (28.2) Winner: Cassie Marie`s T T (Tux Time - Og`s Marie D - Anthony P) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3777042098977786/ Race 21 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 3 YO & UP COLT PACE DIVISION 1 Time in 157.4 30.1 59.3 (29.2) 129 (29.2) 157.4 (28.4) Winner: Get Rockin (Rockin Image - Romantic Getaway - Life Sign) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3777067072308622/ Race 22 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 3 YO & UP COLT PACE DIVISION 2 Mile in 156.4 Time: 28.0 57.3 (29.3) 1:26.4 (29.1) 1:56.4 (30.0) Winner: Mingo (Barber Pole - A Good Witch - Allamerican Native) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3777092305639432/   Race 23 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 3 YO & UP FILLY TROT Mile in 201.3 Time: 31 101.3 (32.3) 130.4 (29.2) 201.3 (30.4) Winner: Little Ms Aryss (Southwind Breeze - Luv To Trot - Mr Lavec) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3777115538970442/   Race 24 Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) 3 YO & UP COLT TROT Mile in 202.2 Time: 30.4 102.4 (32) xx (xx) 202.2 Winner: Primed n Powerful (Psychic Spirit-Prim As a Rose-Primrose) VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3777139308968065/   (Production by the Illinois County Fair Stakes Program in Conjunction with the Topline (Illinois Trotting & Pacing Assoc.) and the Illinois Harness Horseman's Association; Video Footage Provided by multi-generational horsewoman Tina Walker-Schrock of Chatham, Illinois - Disseminated by The Horseman's Voice) From the Horseman's Voice  

Here is a recap with the harness racing replays from the Illinois County Fair held Monday in Springfield, Illinois.   Illinois County Fair Stakes RECAP June 29, 20/20 Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois State Fair, Springfield, Illinois   1 Illinois County Fair Stakes 2 YO FILLY TROT Time: 31.2 1:03.0 (31.3) 1:36.1 (33.1) 2:06.3 (30.2) Bc’s Rose, Murray’s Layaway, Miss Bob A Lou VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3730871183594878/   2 IIllinois County Fair Stakes 2 YO COLT TROT DIVISION Time: 30.4 1:00.0 (29.1) 1:31.0 (31.0) 2:03.1 (32.1) Sudden Approach, Conway Cassy, Release Cassis VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3730905780258085/   3 Illinois County Fair Stakes 2 YO COLT TROT DIVISION 2 Time: 32.2 1:02.1 (29.4) 1:33.4 (31.3) 2:04.1 (30.2) Bobalou, Big Approach, Shady Maple Valor VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3730941310254532/   4 Illinois County Fair Stakes 2 YO FILLY PACE Time: 31.0 1:03.2 (32.2) 1:34.4 (31.2) 2:02.3 (27.4) Kandi’s Fortune, Ryans Secret, Ryanscontellation VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3730982360250427/   5 Illinois County Fair Stakes 2 YO COLT PACE Time: 29.2 59.1 (29.4) 1:29.1 (30.0) 1:58.4 (29.3) Bc’s Tufftiger, Bombay Bobby, Ryans Loan Shark VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731018596913470/   6 IIllinois County Fair Stakes 3 YO TROT RACE Time: 29.2 58.2 (29.0) 1:29.3 (31.1) 2:01.0 (31.2) Lous Merlin, Heath Bar, Lous Cover Girl VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731044056910924/   7 Illinois County Fair Stakes 3 YO FILLY PACE Time: 29.0 58.4 (29.4) 1:27.3 (28.4) 1:57.1 (29.3) Harper, Te’s Smoothas Silk, Locked On It VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3716578291690834/   8 Illinois County Fair Stakes 3 YO COLT PACE Time: 29.4 1:00.0 (30.1) 1:28.1 (28.1) 1:57.2 (29.1) Grand Ole Party, Patton Plus, Scoobie Doobie VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731103950238268/   9 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO. & UP FILLY/MARE PACE Time: 29.4 59.4 (30.0) 1:28.4 (29.0) 1:57.4 (29.0) Winter Gram, Red Hot N Flashy, Razzleme Dazzleme VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731131286902201/   10 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO. & UP FILLY/MARE PACE Time: 29.1 59.4 (30.3) 1:27.1 (27.2) 1:56.2 (29.1) Cowgirl Too, Cassie Marie`s T T, She`s So Funny VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731163580232305/   11 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 1 Time: 28.2 58.0 (29.3) 1:27.3 (29.3) 1:57.0 (29.2) Ole Swamp Master, Lovedancinwithyou, Sporty Mcgrew VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731191233562873/   12 Illinois Harness Horseman's Association (IHHA) 3 YO & UP COLT/GELDING PACE DIVISION 2 Time: 30.2 1:00.4 (30.2) 1:31.0 (30.1) 1:59.2 (28.2) Dumas Gram, Fox Valley Reggie, Mighty Danny VIDEO: https://www.facebook.com/tina.schrock.31/videos/3731213230227340/ Production by the Illinois County Fair Stakes Program in Conjunction with the Illinois Harness Horseman's Association; Video Footage Provided by multi-generational horsewoman Tina Walker-Schrock of Chatham, Illinois - Disseminated by The Horseman's Voice)

Springfield, IL — Weather permitting, harness racing qualifiers will be held at Springfield, Ill., on Friday (May 29) and Saturday (May 30) at 11 a.m. Entries can be made online or by phone Thursday (May 28) and Friday (May 29) from 7-10 a.m. by calling LeAnn Shinn at 618.783.2589. All horses must have a current Coggins on file and a current EHV. Please submit these ASAP by e-mail (leshinn@aol.com), fax (618.783.2589) or text photos to 217.433.8938. Entry fees will be determined by the number of horses to qualify. We will try to use the fair’s racing office. By LeAnn Shinn  

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Beautiful weather, big crowds, and great harness racing led to record handle figures at the recently completed state fair in Springfield. The four day Springfield fair saw handle numbers easily surpass prior years to the tune of a nearly $200,000 increase in handle off last year's races. DuQuoin unfortunately was a washout, but all 25 DuQuoin events are being brought to Hawthorne on August 30. The Illinois State Fair at Springfield saw the first two days of eliminations as Illinois-bred two-year-old and three-year-old trotters and pacers positioned themselves for the week two finals. While the youngsters raced through eliminations, it was an older state-bred pacer who stole the show on day two. The Brett Wilfong trained You'remyhearthrob paced a huge mile to a career best mark of 1:49/4 for driver Kyle Wilfong, posting the only sub-1:50 of the racing week. While You'remyhearthrob's time was fast, career marks were set for the winner of each of the 12 races on Championship day. The first of the eight finals was for two-year-old trotting fillies as a pair of Steve Searle trainees would finish 1-2 in the $32,500 event. Leading the way was Bee See for driver Kyle Husted, winning in 1:56.2 over Lous Abigail. Lauren Hall went on to finish third. Bee See is owned by Molly Baldes, Michael Paloma, Chris Paloma, and trainer Steve Searle. Two-year-old filly pacers followed next for $32,500 as another upset took place. This time it was Kyle Wilfong guiding home the Erv Miller trained Sleazy Gal in 1:54.1. She was a length ahead of Ashlees Fine Girl while Amazon Princess finished third. Sleazy Gal was the first of two winners on the day for Engel Stable of IL, LLC. Next up were two-year-old colt and gelding trotters in the $32,500 final. Another upset was in store as Ridge Warren drove On Higher Ground to a length and a quarter score over favored Fox Valley Quest. Desert Sheik would finish third as Mike Brink trained the winner and third-place finisher. On Higher Ground won in 1:55.1 for owner Bill Wright and trainer Mike Brink. Juvenile colt and gelding pacers faced off in the next $32,500 final as a favorite was able to get the job done. The win came for Fox Valley Ren as Kyle Wilfong grabbed his second finals win, this time for trainer Nelson Willis. Fox Valley Ren won in 1:52.3, a neck ahead of Rg's Tracer as Western Perch was third. Fox Valley Ren is owned by Megan Rogers Racing Stables Inc. Three-year-old filly trotters followed as trainer Steve Searle and driver Kyle Husted grabbed their second finals win. The win came with another favorite as 1-5 shot Louzotic didn't disappoint. A two-length winner, Louzotic was followed by Heidi High and Joe Joes Violet, winning in 1:54.3. Louzotic is owned by Flacco Family Farms LLC. Favorites strung together three wins in a row in the $31,500 final for three-year-old colt and gelding trotters. The win came from Lousraptor as he won impressively by four-lengths for driver Casey Leonard and trainer Roshun Trigg. The win in 1:54.4 came over Lourhianon, who was followed by Prince Cassis. Lousraptor was the second finals score for owners Flacco Family Farms LLC. Three-year-old filly pacers competed for $31,500 and led back to an upset and also the third finals win on the day for the fair's leading driver Kyle Wilfong. Wilfong was able to work out a trip from the outside with Jay Garrels trained Perch, rallying to win by a length and a quarter. The speedy 1:51.1 time was good enough to best Fox Valley Torrid and Fox Valley Halsey. Perch is owned by Jay Garrels, Susan Garrels, and Del Insko Training Stable, Inc. The championship card concluded with three-year-old colt and gelding pacers in the $31,500 final as Kyle Husted grabbed his third finals win on the card. This win came impressively as Husted drove home Meyer on Fire to a two and a half-length score over Fox Valley Triton and Maximus. The win was in 1:51.2 and was the second finals win on the card for owner Engel Stable of IL LLC. With less than a month before Night of Champions at Hawthorne Race Course, many of these winners will be looking to position themselves for their best effort of the year in the state's biggest night of harness racing Hawthorne Race Course, Chicago's Hometown Track, returned for live harness racing on Friday, May 3. The summer harness meet opened on Friday, May 3 and races through September 22. Fall thoroughbreds close out the year, running from October 10 through December 28. For more information, visit www.Hawthorneracecourse.com or contact Hawthorne at 708-780-3700. by Jim Miller, for Hawthorne Race Course

Du Quoin, IL - As the county fair and state fair season winds down in Illinois, major harness racing took place over the past two weeks at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield before moving this weekend to the Du Quoin State Fair. Mother Nature tried to put a damper on the racing in Springfield, forcing the cancellation of one card and another to be shifted, but stakes eliminations and finals were able to be contested when the skies were clear. After the completion of elimination races during a hot Friday afternoon on August 12, over five inches of rain fell in a matter of hours in Springfield, forcing the cancellation of the Saturday card on August 13. A couple of dark days included more rain, forcing the postponement of the card on Tuesday, August 16 as that card was moved to the following Thursday. Round the clock work by the Springfield track crew had the surface ready for the finals though on Wednesday, August 16 as the top Illinois-breds took to a fast track. The following were the winners of the Illinois State Fair Championship races: Two-year-old filly trot - Annas Lucky Star Two-year-old colt & gelding trot - Polar B Two-year-old filly pacers - Artemesia Two-year-old colt & gelding pacers - Fox Valley Inferno Three-year-old filly trot - Praise Singer Three-year-old colt & gelding trot - PJ Boy Three-year-old filly pace - Bucklegirl Bobette Three-year-old colt & gelding pace - BS Tyriffic This Saturday and Sunday the Du Quoin State Fair takes place as many of the two and three-year--olds that squared off in Springfield will meet once again. While live wagering is available on-site at the Du Quoin State Fair, races can be viewed online at www.duquoinstatefair.net under the "Entertainment" and "Harness Racing" tab. Post time each day is Noon. Jim Miller  

Louisville, KY --- His record stands at a perfect 14 for 14, he’s paced in 1:51.2 at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield and ended his freshman season with a triumph in the $86,000 American-National Stake over Earndawg, the Orange and Blue victor, so it’s pretty difficult to imagine getting Roland N Rock on stride was no simple task. “He always wants to trot and we just let him do it now,” said his co-owner/trainer Duane Roland. “He’ll even trot right up until the gate, but once he’s racing he’s all pace. We have never had one problem with him breaking so we allow him to do whatever he wants.” Born in Iowa, a son of Rocknroll Hanover and the Cambest mare Hank’s Chip, Roland N Rock competed primarily on the fair tracks in his native state and is the product of Duane and Connie Roland’s Harrisburg excursion in 2011. The couple, whose entire family has been heavily involved in the sport since 1969, were hoping to cash in on the Perretti Farms dispersal of their broodmare band. After spending $6,000 for Hank’s Chip, who was already in foal, it appears the Rolands did just that. “We have about 75 to 80 horses out here, with about 25 foals a year,” said the Grinnell resident, who owns, conditions and steers all his own stock. “We were looking for some mares in foal to Rocknroll Hanover, but we have a budget as we own a 1,500 acre farm that produces soybeans and corn. That is how we make our living and our horses are just for pleasure. We were able to purchase two mares, as we paid $9,000 for another, but her foal turned out nothing like Roland.” As Roland N Rock paced his way through the Iowa fair circuit, offer after offer came through to buy him, but there was not even the most remote possibility they would sell. “I am 47 years old and I’ve waited a lifetime for a horse like this,” Roland said. “My entire family is in this business and we have had some nice horses. My father Roger sold Panaramic Art for $60,000 and that was one of them, but I think this one is even more special. “Ones like these sometimes never come along. I knew we had something different on my hands in July when he paced the fastest half in Iowa history (:57.2) at Oskaloosa. When John Delong got off him at Springfield, he said he could have went much faster and was very impressed with him. All the way back to the paddock after that race, people were asking me how much they could buy him for, while I just kept shaking my head.” The Roland family certainly is a mainstay and/or cornerstone of the Iowa harness industry, as cousin Dan has grabbed headlines for his driving and brother Royal is no slouch in the sulky either. Royal is also a director for the United States Trotting Association and the treasurer for the Iowa Harness Horsemen’s Association. Duane is the secretary and Dan is on the board. “We all have our own places, half-mile tracks and training facilities,” Roland said. “We race against each other because when we tried keeping our horses together, no one could agree on anything. We all have our own ideas on how things should be done and no one is willing to change that.” There is, however, an alteration in the Roland family’s agenda for the summer of 2015. “We think he is the real deal and we are taking him out East to race against the best,” Roland said. “We are coming with him as I want to do all the work on him myself. I could ship him out there to someone else, but this horse means a lot. Connie and I are looking forward to the journey. “In fact, I just finished staking him and he’s in just about everything. There’s the Meadowlands Pace, the Progress Pace, the Matron and the Messenger. He will have to earn his way into the Jug or Lexington, but I think he will give a good account of himself. We just used the money he made to give him the opportunity. I don’t know about the Breeders Crown right now. That depends on how well he races. “We are just very excited to have this kind of opportunity with him and to be on the road all summer long. I can’t explain the kind of thrill this horse has provided us with. He was so much better than these other horses, some guys were wondering if it would take the heart out of them having to chase him all the time and never being able to catch him. “Also, you just can’t describe the feeling of holding a horse back for a half behind the entire field and just waiting for the chance to let them loose because you know he is going to go by them all. It’s absolutely unbelievable.” by Kimberly French, USTA Web Newsroom Senior Correspondent 

For the second time in the last three years veteran Prairie State harness racing trainer Tom Simmons has returned from the mid-January Meadowlands Sale to his Springfield based farm with a highly regarded 4-year-old pacing colt purchased by his primary owner Illinoisan Dave Clinard. In 2013 it was Time To Roll, a well-bred stakes champion who has won 21 races over the past two seasons for Clinard, including a bevy of Midwest Invites (six at Balmoral). The son of Rocknroll Hanover out of the Real Artist mare Kikikatie was a $105,000 purchase, who has hauled in almost $223,000 since for his Mt. Sterling owner, This past Monday at the New Jersey Clinard dished out $90,000 for Somestarsomewhere, one of the many elite pacers from the powerful Ron Burke Stable. The colt is one of the many recent successful pacers sired by world champion Somebeachsomewhere. His dam is Lovely Assistant, an unraced daughter of Art Major. Burke and three of his owners bought Somestarsomewhere for $110,000 as a yearling at the 2011 Harrisburg Sale. “Dave wanted another good horse and hopefully he’ll have it in Somestartsomewhere,” said Simmons. “We missed on 3 or 4 of them at the sale before we got him. The horse is now at by farm and he is a big, good-looking colt. “We’re hoping he turns out to be a very good horse for us. You never know how these things will work out but he the breeding, the looks and the potential to do very well racing in Illinois and Indiana for us.” The new Clinard purchase certainly arrives in Illinois with the credentials to be a force in the Midwest Invitational ranks. Somestarsomewhere was the first two-year-old colt pacer to go a sub 1:50 mile when he won his Breeders Crown elimination at Pocono Downs in 1:49.4 for Burke. He went on to finish third in that $500,000 Final Two weeks earlier in early October that year the well-regarded pacer won a division of the International Stallion Track at The Red Mile in a track record time of 1:49.2. Somestartsomewhere was the early favorite to capture the 534,500 at The Meadowlands in 2013 but was scratched by Burke because a minor industry, ending his freshman season with over $137,000 on his card. “He pulled a curb training,” Burke told the news media, adding: “With a horse like him I wasn’t going to take a chance and race him.” As a three-year-old he added another $138,893 to his purse account, facilitated by victories in a $66,783 PASS stake and the $50,000 Monument Circle Stake at Hoosier Park. To view Archived Notes and Quotes click here By Mike Paradise The Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association

Going into the Du Quoin State Fair it appeared that a couple of the upcoming Super Night championships pretty much looked like slam-dunks but in horse racing things can change in a hurry, and they did in the ICF 3-year-old colt and gelding trotting division. Fox Valley Veto had dominated the group, winning every major ICF stake including the Mike’s A Mystery against older ICF foes but the Curt Grummel trainee was passed at Du Quoin in the stretch by the 9-1 longshot Nino Marino, raising the hopes his trainer, and others in the division, for the upcoming Su Mac Lad Final on Super Night. “I have to admit I’m more optimistic about our chances for Super Night now than I was going into the State Fairs,’ said Randy Tuftie, the trainer of Nino Marino. “I knew we had a good trotter but I didn’t know if we could beat Fox Valley Veto but we did.”   In his freshman season Nino Marino won over $26,000 for his owners Ron Marino of Ft. Myers, Florida and Dave Herman of Ottawa, winning his Lincoln Land elimination but the gelding began his 3-year-old season winless in his first 12 starts. “He started off as a 2-year-old slowly going through some growing issues but he got good as the season went on.” continued Tuftie. ‘”Nino Marino is a big horse and he also started slowly this year. He raced better at Springfield when he was fourth and I thought he would be good for Du Quoin. “It turned out he was better than just good. Nino Marino can leave pretty well and he’ll settle into a hole and race well that way. At Du Quoin he got a good trip behind Fox Valley Veto and when Dean pulled him, Nino Marino looked that horse right in the eye and went pass him. “As I’ve told my owners, if we stick around you never know what’s going to happen. Going into Du Quoin Fox Valley Veto looked unbeatable but you never know what’s going to happen in a horse race.” The ICF 3-year-old colt division may be of the eight Super Night championships that may not be need eliminations next weekend. Elims weren’t necessary at Springfield and only seven trotters went postward in the Pronto Don Championship at Du Quoin. A $1,500 starting fee is needed to enter Wednesday morning for the Su Mac Lad and the Lady Ann Reed for 3-year-old ICF trotting fillies. The starting fess for the 2 and 3-year-old championships is $2,000. The Tony Maurello and Lorna Propes for older ICF pacers both have $1,250 starting fees. The circuit’s leading driver Casey Leonard brought home five winners last night. Trotter Bought: The ICF 3-year-old trotter Big Bill Breeze, successful in his last 10 straight races on the Illinois Fair Circuit, was sold last week by Amy and Derek Jacobus and trainer Nick Prather to Donald Edmond of Taunton, Massachusetts. Big Bill Breeze, winner of 17 of 25 lifetime starts, is eligible for the $100,000 Su Mac Lad on Super Night (September 13). Entries for Illinois most anticipated night of racing will be taken this Wednesday morning at Balmoral Park. by Mike Paradise, for IHHA

This Week: Review Stakes, Illinois State Fair, Springfield, Ill.; Fox Stake, the Ralph Wilfong, the Horseman Stakes and the Hoosier Stakes, Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis, Ind.; Carl Milstein Memorial, Northfield Park, Northfield, Ohio; Gold Cup and Saucer final, Red Shores Racetrack & Casino, Charlottetown, PEI; Joe Gerrity final, Saratoga Casino and Raceway, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Nassagaweya and Eternal Camnation, Mohawk Racetrack, Campbellville, Ont.; and Tompkins-Geers, Tioga Downs, Nichols, N.Y. Schedule of events: An extremely busy week of Grand Circuit action kicks off on Monday (Aug. 11) at the Illinois State Fair with the $35,900 Review Stake for 2-year-old trotters, the $21,450 Review Stake for 2-year-old colt pacers and the $18,800 Review Stake for 2-year-old filly pacers. The Tuesday (Aug. 12) program features the $30,500 Review Stake for 3-year-old pacers and the $28,600 Review Stake for 3-year-old trotters. The Indiana State Fair will host one day of Grand Circuit racing on Wednesday (Aug. 13) with the feature being the $55,462 Fox Stake for 2-year-old colt pacers. The co-featured event is the $36,080 Ralph Wilfong for 2-year-old colt trotters. The Hoosier Stakes for 2-year-olds will see two divisions each in the $26,920 2-year-old colt pace, the $26,632 2-year-old filly pace, the $25,928 2-year-old filly trot and the $22,404 2-year-old colt trot. The Horseman Stakes for 3-year-olds features single divisions in the $36,028 3-year-old colt pace, the $33,664 3-year-old filly pace, the $32,728 3-year-old filly trot and the $32,156 3-year-old colt trot. Then on Friday (Aug. 15), Northfield Park will host the $400,000 (est.) Carl Milstein Memorial for 3-year-old colt pacers and a $100,000 (est.) consolation in the same event. Red Shores Racetrack & Casino will host the C$60,000 (est.) Gold Cup and Saucer final for older pacers on Saturday (Aug. 16) and a C$20,000 (est.) consolation on Friday (Aug. 15). Also on Saturday, Saratoga Casino and Raceway will feature the $260,000 Joe Gerrity for open pacers and Mohawk Racetrack will contest the C$245,000 (est.) Nassagaweya for 2-year-old colt pacers and the C$215,000 (est.) Eternal Camnation for 2-year-old filly pacers. Grand Circuit action concludes on Sunday (Aug. 17) at Tioga Downs with Tompkins-Geers stakes for 3-year-olds of both sexes and gaits, as well as the 2-year-old colt and filly trotters. These events carry purses estimated from $53,000 for the 3-year-old filly pacers to $85,000 for the freshman colt trotters. Complete entries for the races at the U.S. tracks are available at this link. Entries for the Canadian tracks are available at this link. Last time: Sweet Lou, driven by Ron Pierce, paced the fastest mile in Hoosier Park history with a 1:47.2 score in the $250,000 Dan Patch Invitational on Friday (Aug. 8). Sweet Lou defeated stablemate Bettor's Edge in 1:47.2 in the Dan Patch. In a talented group of nine, Pierce sent Sweet Lou away from the gate firing, but stablemate Bettor's Edge and Ricky Macomber Jr. were quickest off the car and reached the opening panel in a speedy :25. Carol's Comet and Aaron Merriman were well-placed In The Pocket second with the 1-5 favorite, Sweet Lou, next in line in third. Pierce, sensing the outer flow starting to form, gave Sweet Lou the green light and he easily reached the front at the second station in a blazing :52.4. Heston Blue Chip and Corey Callahan had the daunting task of beginning the first-over charge down the backside and had reached the leader's wheel at the three-quarter mark in 1:20.1. With the torrid pace taking its toll, Bettor's Edge and Sweet Lou settled into a match race and paced away from the rest of the field. Using a :27.1 final panel, Sweet Lou was able to hold off his stablemate by a half-length to score his ninth win of the season and first Dan Patch Invitational win. Bettor's Edge was a game second while Carol's Comet finished third as the longest shot on the board at 53-1. Sweet Lou returned $2.40 to his backers at the window. Trained by Ron Burke, Sweet Lou won for the 31st time in 67 lifetime starts for owners Burke Racing Stable, Weaver Bruscemi, Larry Karr, and Phil Collura. The victory pushed his career earnings over $3 million to $3,033,961. The 5-year-old has now paced a record six consecutive winning miles under 1:48. Complete recaps of all the races are available at the Grand Circuit website. Grand Circuit Standings: In 2014, the Grand Circuit leaders in three categories (driver, trainer and owner) will once again be tracked on a points system (20-10-5 for the top three finishers in divisions/finals and 10-5-2 for the top three finishers in eliminations/legs). Winbak Farms is the sponsor for the 2014 Grand Circuit awards. Here are the leaders following the past weekend. Drivers: 1. Yannick Gingras - 646; 2. Tim Tetrick - 502; 3. Ron Pierce - 369; 4. David Miller - 290; 5. Brian Sears - 245.   Trainers: 1. Ron Burke - 1,016.5; 2. Jimmy Takter - 529; 3. PJ Fraley - 204; 4. Ray Schnittker - 189; 5. Ake Svanstedt - 172. Owners: 1. Burke Racing - 233.05; 2. Weaver Bruscemi - 211.8; 3. Bamond Racing - 156.5; 4. 3 Brothers Stable - 112; 5. Knutsson Trotting - 105. Looking ahead: Grand Circuit action will be taking place next week at Mohawk Racetrack and Tioga Downs. Mohawk Racetrack with contest eliminations in the Canadian Pacing Derby for older pacers, the Metro for 2-year-old colt pacers and the She's A Great Lady for 2-year-old filly pacers on Saturday (Aug. 23). The Sunday (Aug. 24) card at Tioga Downs will offer eliminations for the Cane Pace for 3-year-olds and the second leg of the Kindergarten for 2-year-old colt and filly trotters. Paul Ramlow Grand Circuit Publicity Director

Through the years fast miles have been the norm on the mile clay oval at Springfield. The fastest in a pari-mutuel race was eight years ago when My Boy David sped to a 1:47.4 clocking with Andy Miller in 2006. While many may remember My Boy David’s fastest mile in Springfield history that came in his Illinois State Fair Stake elimination race, most fans may not know that the 3-year-old Homer Hochstetler trainee didn’t go on to win that $50,000 Final four days later. Fox Valley Tribal, driven by Tim Tetrick for trainer Bob Sanders, took the championships in 1:49 flat, a half-length ahead of Thisbigdogwilfight. My Boy David settled for third (1:49.2), beaten two lengths. My Boy David would bounce back to take the Dudley Hanover title at Du Quoin and the Pete Langley Memorial Championship on Super Night and would go on to compete into 2012 at the age of nine, amassing over $1.3 million for owner Shirley Le Vin of Barrington Hills. My Boy David winning at Balmoral The great Mack Lobell holds the Springfield record for a trotter when he motored to a 1:52.1 clocking with John Campbell in the 1987 George Alexander Memorial as a 3-year-old. The fastest mile ever paced on the Springfield big track came in a time trail in 1993 when Cambest (Bill O’Donnell) stopped the timer in a sizzling 1:46.1. The oldest Springfield track record goes back to the year 2000 when the Erv Miller Stable’s Incredible Tillie (Andy Miller) took the 3-year-old filly pace in 1:49.2 some 14 years ago. The newest track record belongs to PQ Three, another Erv Miller trainee.  Last year Mike Oosting drove PQ Three to a 1:50 flat victory in the 2-year-old colt pace championship, bettering the old mark by 2/5’s of a second shared by Hot N Sporty (2005) and Lucky’s Z Tam (2006). To view Archived Notes and Quotes click here     County Fair Report   EFFINGHAM COUNTY FAIR AT ALTAMONT   Tuesday Afternoon-1 pm FIRST: $1,125 2 and 3-Year-Old Pace: Horse (Driver)                                     Time (Track Fast) Perfectly Clear (Kyle Wilfong)                       2:00.2  Trainer: Bob Rittof. Owners: Angela Coleman and Bob Rittof. SECOND: $1,125 2 and 3-Year-Old Pace: Togetherforver (Michael Johnson)                  2:02.4 Trainer: Michael Johnson. Owner: Rhonda Manship. THIRD: $1,300 Open 3-Year-Old Trot: Morgans Majestic (Ladarrius Whitaker)         2:0.2 Trainer: Ladarrius Whitaker. Owner: Gloria Gillis. FOURTH: $1,300 Non-Winners of $7,500 LT Pace: Ava Destruction (Darla Martin)                      2:00.3 Trainer: Joan Brown. Owners: David and Joan Brown. FIFTH: $1,900 ICF Maidens Trot: At Risk (Darla Martin)                                    2:06.4 Trainer: Darla Martin Owner: Darla Martin. BOONE COUNTY FAIR AT BELVIDERE   Tuesday Afternoon-Noon FIRST: $3,575 NICA 2-Year-Old Filly Pace: Horse (Driver)                                     Time (Track Slow) Rockin Cassinova (Jay Garrels)                      2:15.1 Trainer: Jay Garrels/ Owners: William and Wm. Pat De Long. SECOND: $3,496 NICA 2-Year-Old Colt Pace: Miss Mascoutin (Robert Yohn)                      2:25.1 Trainer: Robert Yohn. Owners: Philips Krogman and Robert Yohn. THIRD: $6,039 NICA 2-Year-Old Trot: New Achiever (Orval Bronkhorse)                 2:21.3 Trainer: Orval Bronkhorse. Owner: Orval Bronkhorst. FOURTH: $3,300 ICF 4-Year-Olds and Up Trot: Fall Creek Bandit (John Roberts)                   2:13 Trainer: Don Brown. Owners: Don and Vicky Brown. FIFTH: 1,000 Non-Winners of $1,500 Trot: Foxiesbandofgold (Robert Yohn)                  2:14.4 Trainer: Robert Yohn. Owner: Richard Thompson. SIXTH: PACE, 2 and 3-Year-Old Pace: Elusive Return (Gary Rath)                            2:11.1 Trainer: Gary Rath. Owners: Gary and Kathryn Rath. WILLIAMSON COUNTY FAIR AT MARION     Tuesday Afternoon: 1 pm FIRST: $5,852 ECS 3-Year-Old Pace: Horse (Driver)                                     Time (Track Fast) Cypress Hill Rose (Clay Simpson)                  1:59.2 Trainer: Donald James. Owner: Donald James. SECOND: $5,752 ECS 3-Year-Old Trot: Battleshoe King (Clay Simpson)                    2:04.3 Trainer: Clay Simpson. Owners: Buddy and Clay Simpson. THIRD: $800 Non-Winners of $3,500 LT Trot: Hoosier Jared (Cleon Woods)                         2:03.4 Trainer: Cleon Woods. Owner: Cleon Woods. FOURTH: $800 Free For All Pace: Smoke Rings (Larry Ward)                             2:00.3 Trainer: Larry Ward. Owner: Larry Ward. FIFTH: $6,700 ICF 4-Year-Old and Up Trot: Hong Kong Kwyne (Dennis Gardner)           2:04.4 Trainer: Dennis Gardner. Owner: George Knackmuhs. By Mike Paradise The Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association

This Week: Dan Patch Invitational, Hoosier Park, Anderson, Ind., Currier & Ives, The Meadows, Washington, Pa. and Gold Cup and Saucer trials, Red Shores Racetrack & Casino, Charlottetown, PEI. Schedule of events: Grand Circuit action kicks off this Friday (Aug. 8) at Hoosier Park with the $250,000 Dan Patch Invitational for older pacers. On that same evening, The Meadows will host two $60,000 divisions in the Currier & Ives for 3-year-old open trotters. Then on the weekend, Red Shores Racetrack & Casino will host two days of trials for the Gold Cup and Saucer for older pacers. Twelve horses have been nominated, thus setting the stage for trials on Saturday (Aug. 9) and Monday (Aug. 11). The top finishers in the trials will advance to the final on Saturday (Aug. 16). Complete entries for the Hoosier Park and Meadows races are available at this link. Entries for the Red Shores Racetrack & Casino races are available at this link. Last time: Meadowlands Racetrack closed out their Championship Meet this past Saturday with several lucrative Grand Circuit races led by the $1,006,125 Hambletonian, the first leg of trotting's Triple Crown for 3-year-olds. Trixton edged stablemate Nuncio to win the Hambletonian. Trixton and trainer/driver Jimmy Takter bested a stubborn stablemate Nuncio (John Campbell) in a stretch drive down the lane to win the Hambletonian in 1:50.3. The time was the second fastest in the history of the race, behind his sire Muscle Hill, who won the 2009 Hambletonian in 1:50.1. With three horses making breaks at the gate, including the favorite at 3-5, Father Patrick, the picture changed abruptly as the field turned in to the :26.3 first quarter with Nuncio (John Campbell) in the lead, with Royal Ice (Ron Pierce) behind him. Those two led the field to the :54 half when Royal Ice and Pierce tipped out alongside Nuncio past the half-mile mark. Royal Ice could not get by and when the field entered the turn, following the 1:23 three-quarter clocking, Trixton was three wide around a tiring Royal Ice and was up to engage Nuncio and Campbell. Those two went stride for stride down the stretch, with Nuncio not giving ground until the final strides, when Trixton got a half-length in front for the win. Trixton is owned by Brixton Medical Ab of Sweden and Christina Takter. The Muscle Hill-Emilie Cas El colt won for the seventh time in nine starts this year and increased his season's bankroll to $786,917. The $360,000 yearling has now banked $840,604 lifetime. A Jimmy Takter-trained filly won the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks, but not as expected. Lifetime Pursuit, sent off at odds of 10-1 with driver Yannick Gingras, won the Oaks for 3-year-old female trotters by 2-1/2 lengths over favorite Designed To Be in a world-record 1:50.4. Take The Money finished third, followed by Lifetime Pursuit's better-known stablemate Shake It Cerry, who was the second choice in the betting. Lifetime Pursuit, leaving from post seven, got the early lead and led the field to the first quarter in :26.3. Shake It Cerry, who started from the second tier in post 11, took the top spot on the backstretch as the group reached the halfway point in :55.1. Coming off the final turn, Shake It Cerry led, with Lifetime Pursuit sitting behind her and Heaven's Door on the outside. Lifetime Pursuit powered to the front and pulled away, with Gingras punching the air triumphantly well before the finish line. The time broke the world record for a 3-year-old filly trotter, which was 1:51, set in 2013 by Bee A Magician. Takter became the second trainer to win the Oaks and Hambletonian in the same year. Armbro Goal and Nan's Catch were trained by Jan Johnson in 1988. Complete recaps of all the weekend races are available at the Grand Circuit website. Grand Circuit Standings: In 2014, the Grand Circuit leaders in three categories (driver, trainer and owner) will once again be tracked on a points system (20-10-5 for the top three finishers in divisions/finals and 10-5-2 for the top three finishers in eliminations/legs). Winbak Farms is the sponsor for the 2014 Grand Circuit awards. Here are the leaders following the past weekend. Drivers: 1. Yannick Gingras - 626; 2. Tim Tetrick - 502; 3. Ron Pierce - 349; 4. David Miller - 270; 5. Brian Sears - 245. Trainers: 1. Ron Burke - 961.5; 2. Jimmy Takter - 529; 3. PJ Fraley - 204; 4. Ray Schnittker - 189; 5. Ake Svanstedt - 172. Owners: 1. Burke Racing - 220.55; 2. Weaver Bruscemi - 201.8; 3. Bamond Racing - 156.5; 4. 3 Brothers Stable - 112; 5. Knutsson Trotting - 105. Looking ahead: Grand Circuit action will be taking place next week at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield with the Review Stakes; at the Indiana State Fair with the Fox Stake, the Ralph Wilfong, the Horseman Stakes and the Hoosier Stakes; at Northfield Park with the Carl Milstein Memorial; at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino with the Gold Cup and Saucer final; at Saratoga Raceway with the Joe Gerrity final; at Mohawk Racetrack with the Nassagaweya and Eternal Camnation; and at Tioga Downs with the Tompkins-Geers. Paul Ramlow Grand Circuit Publicity Director  

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