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Terrormissu and T Squared found their way to victory lane in their respective eliminations of the Marian Young Memorial during Friday’s 12-race card at Fraser Downs. In the $7,500 opening division it was Terrormissu winning as she pleased for trainer/driver Bill Davis. The three-year-old Western Terror-Michelles Fury miss brushed to the top past the quarter pole and went on to lead the field through middle splits of 1:01 and 1:31. A :29.1 closing quarter propelled her to the two-length score over Killemwithmyawsome, while Shaleslittlespirit took home the third prize. J J J Stables of Aldergrove, BC owns the four-time winner, who improved this year’s record to 3-1-0 from just five trips to the track. She’s banked just shy of $34,000 to date. To read the rest of the story click here.

DOVER, Del.---- Ron Pierce coming off a 'four-win slam' on Thursday, made it six winning drives on Sunday at Dover Downs. Mike Rossi, who has specialized with longshot wins all meet guided 49-1 shot Twincreeks Indy to victory on the March 9 card. Maximum Terror won the first part of the co-feature $9,500 3,4&5-Year-Old paces when Ben Stafford Jr. wore down Pierce driving Bestofthebunch in 1:54.1. The four-year-old gelding by Western Terror-HTF Cocoa insured his victory in the final strides for his first win of the year. TK Kilowatt Sam (George Dennis) finished third. In the second division, Ross Wolfenden drove JJ Nitro, an altered son of NXample-Farline Hanover, into daylight in the passing lane and came on for a victory. On The Horizon (Vic Kirby) and Leyden (Allan Davis) were second and third respectively. Twincreeks Indy charged down the lane to overtake 8-5 favorite Arpeggio Hanover (A.Davis) in deep stretch at 49-1 to notch his first win of 2014 for owner-trainer Bob Mundell). Brisk Clipper (Rodger Plante) thundered home third. Pierce's six winners were Sucha Bad Girl in the 2nd, Devil's Ivy in the 4th, Reindance Ray took the 5th, Go Big Spinder in race 10, Nuts And Jolts in the 12th and Three Ten #6 in the 14th race. Tony Morgan, Wolfenden, Rossi and breeder, owner, trainer Virginal Louthan had two wins each JK Letitgo puts a four-race win streak on the line meeting Jeremes Sweetheart and Alexachase in the $20,000 Mares Open the Monday feature race. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs  

Terror To Love’s New Zealand CV is complete. The outstanding Canterbury pacer won his first Auckland Cup at Alexandra Park tonight (Friday March 7) when coming from well back in the field to win the 124th edition of the great race. The Graham and Paul Court trained 6-year-old, who has been runner-up in the Group One $250,000 Trillian Trust Auckland Cup the last two years, equalled the New Zealand record in the 2700m mobile. ‘The Terror’ stopped the clock in 3:15.8 – the same time Tintin In America set in the New Zealand Messenger Championship in 2010. He paced his final 800m and 400m in 56.7 and 28.2, and won with a 1:56.7 mile rate. He also beat Themightyquinn’s race record of 3:16.7 set in 2011. Terror To Love was the $2.80 favourite. Adore Me (Mark Purdon), who was the second favourite, ran several lengths clear at the top of the straight after sitting parked from the bell to the 600m. Terror To Love’s driver, Ricky May thought he left his run too late after sitting last for most of the journey. “I thought I sat back for too long, but we got a nice drag into the race by Pembrook Benny and when I hooked him out at the top of the straight he was travelling extra. “He was very lively tonight. He felt like a young colt before the start . He felt completely different to last week. I seriously think it’s now a mental thing with him over there (Australia),” said seven times New Zealand Cup winning driver Ricky May. Last week Terror To Love finished a disappointing ninth in the 2014 Inter Dominion grand final at Tabcorp Park Menangle. He’s now had seven unsuccessful starts across the Tasman. “He’s a legend in New Zealand harness racing and thankfully he won’t be immigrating to Australia in a hurry,” said Prime Minister, John Key. “It was a real pleasure to be here tonight. Terror To Love is certainly one of the best pacers this country has ever seen. He will be remembered for many, many years to come,” he added. Co-trainer Court (Graham) said he had battled to get his stable star back to peak fitness following his flight back to New Zealand earlier this week. “I thought if he was saved for one run at them he could win and even though I said nothing to Ricky that’s exactly what he did. “After the New Zealand Cup this is the race I wanted to win most. It is such a great thrill. I cannot speak highly enough of both the horse and driver,” Court said. For May it was his second win in the Auckland Cup after previously winning with Monkey King (3:21) in 2010. “Apart from Monkey King I haven’t had a lot of luck in the race. I’ve ran second and third quite a few times. It’s a real honour to come up here and win it. It’s one of our most prestigious races,” May told HRNZ. It was Terror To Love’s 27th win in 60 starts. He’s also placed 19 times and now banked $2,155,353. Adore Me was a length back in second, with six lengths back to third placed Saveapatrol and Blair Orange. The first North Islander home was Pembrook Benny (Zac Butcher), who was 1-1/4 lengths back in fourth. Terror To Love is owned by Terry McDonald and was bred by McDonald Bloodstock Limited. by Duane Ranger

DOVER, Del.---- Trace Tetrick topped a five-win day guiding Artists Rally to a 1:52.1 victory on a windy and chilly Thursday, Feb 27 in the $27,500 Delaware Special/Handicap at Dover Downs. Artists Rally left from post 1 and controlled all quarters en route to victory in the week's top pace, the $27,500 Del. Special. Ed Gannon Jr. owns and trains the Real Artist-Spunky Gal black gelding who won for the second time this year. Jeremy's Successor (Sean) Bier) finished second in front of Feel Like A Fool (George Dennis). Ice Scraper, driven by Roger Plante, and EZ Noah with Allan Davis, finished in a 1:52.3 deadhead for win in the $17,500 4&5-Year-Old Open Handicap. Phyllis Copeland conditions Ice Scraper, a Yankee Skyscraper-Chilli Breezes gelding owned by Jim Behrendt. EZ Noah is a Western Terror-Her Majesty gelding trained by Josh Green for owner Baron Racing. Harry von Knoblauch's Ohoka Texas N streaked along the passing lane to get up in 1:52. To win the $15,000 Male Winners-Over pace. The win was one of two for Ross Wolfenden. Peter Tritton trains the Christian Cullen-Millwood Touche seven-year-old. Dreamfair Kovu (Jim Morand) was the place horse with Bad Man Sam (Kirby) the early leader finishing a close third. Ron Pierce was aboard Manhattan Rusty N, a 1:53.3 winner of the $25,000-$30,000 Male Claiming Handicap. Wade Wyatt owns the Artsplace-Miss Matao N gelding trained by Joe Skowyra. The victory was the fourth in a row for Manhattan Rusty N, with three different owners due to being claimed three straight weeks. Adams Hanover ( ) was second with Hasty Western (A.Davis) the show horse. There were several $14,500 4&5-Year-Old Winners-Over paces. In one Patron Racing and trainer Jim King's Sea Harrier was one of Tetrick's early wins. The Jereme's Jet-Ingrid Ingrid Bergrin gelding won for the fourth time in his last five outings recording a 1:53.4 triumph. Tetrick returned for another victory in a $14,500 pace for younger male horses steering John Dayton's Just A Jolt, sired by Village Jolt from Just Wait Kate, also conditioned by Jim King, for a 1:53.1 score. Lauren Allen owned and trained Cruising West, by Yankee Cruise-Best Western, was Ross Wolfenden's third trip to the winners circle thanks to a 1:54.3 win in a third $14,500 pace. The Delaware-bred Spinfiniti, owned by Howard Taylor, notched his sixth win in his last seven starts as Wolfenden drove a 1:56.1 victory. The No Spin Zone-Hurricane Jenna brown four-year-old finished second in his only none-win of the year. In addition to Trace Tetrick quintet of wins and Wolfenden's triple, trainer Bobby Myers, Josh Green along with Jim King had two wins each. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs  

DOVER, Del.---- Lord Terror scored a relentless 1:53.4 victory to best two rivals at the finish of the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Ponder won the other co-feature. Driver Vic Kirby shook up Lord Terror on the backstretch as he challenged front-pacing Poker Hat (Corey Callahan), the leader from the start. Cash Cab (Trace Tetrick) was also closing strongly on the far outside. Lord Terror and Kirby got up in the final stride for trainer Eric Ell and owner Bill Emmons for his third win of 2014. The Western Terror-Cheryl Hanover gelding also has a second and two thirds to his credit this year. He has won $309,528 lifetime. Poker Hat was a nose behind in second with Cash Cab, third by a neck. Partner stalked leader Little Michael B until the passing lane, then driver Jonathan Roberts zipped along the inside to quickly move past on the way to a 1:52.2 victory, his career fastest, to win a $20,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Allowance. Bobby Glassmeyer owns and trains the Ponder-Dominique Semalu gelding who won for the second time this year. Little Michael B (Callahan) was second nipping Here Is The Future (Montrell Teague) third. Leading driver Corey Callahan piloted four winners, Vic Kirby won twice and Arty Foster Jr. also had an owner-trainer double. A pair of million-dollar winners head the top two trots on the Wednesday card; Green Day in the $20,000 Open and Looking Hanover in the $15,000 Winners-Over. by Marv Bachrad, for Dover Downs

Woodbine Racetrack's current leading driver Jody Jamieson was in the hot seat on Saturday night as a guest host of the Woodbine Racing Live broadcast to offer up some insight on his drives for handicappers and discuss his 2013 racing season. During the pre-game show, Jamieson declared his 11th race mount, Carmen Auciello trainee Champagne Phil, as his "most probable winner" on the card and proved to be correct. "I really drove him bad [last week]," explained Jamieson. "He's been at Yonkers and they didn't like the trips he's been getting there. They weren't trying him as much as they wanted him to be tried so I gave him a shot and I actually over-drove him and I'm not planning on doing the same thing tonight. I believe there is some competition in there...but I really like Champagne Phil in there tonight. I think it's his race to win." In the evening's finale, Jamieson sent Champagne Phil first over from fourth down the backstretch and wore down early leader Roethblissberger to win by a head in 1:51.3. Icr Racing's four-year-old Shanghai Phil gelding was backed by the bettors and paid $5.40 to win as the 8-5 favourite. The victory was his first in five starts this year. During the interview, the three-time O'Brien Award winning driver also reflected on his 2013 campaign in which he ranked second nation-wide for earnings ($5,338,101) behind 2013 Driver of the Year Sylvain Filion and third for wins (337). "I had a great year," said Jamieson. "This biggest disappointment for me was I had a lot of seconds in major races and classic races. It took me until the middle of December to win the Cleveland Classic with a great horse, Apprentice Hanover, who you folks are well adhered to right here at Woodbine. He's got seven [wins] in a row now dating back to the Cleveland Classic or the week before. He's just a hell of a horse and he seems to be getting better as we go forward." While the Preferred class in which Apprentice Hanover has been dominating of late was not carded on Saturday, Jamieson catch-drove another "ultra consistent horse" to victory lane in a top conditioned event. "I think he was in over his head last week," Jamieson said of Lucky Terror, who finished sixth in the Preferred on Feb. 15. "He's not an Open horse, but he is, however, a very decent, middle of the road, conditioned horse and this is his class." The $22,000 ninth race was indeed Lucky Terror's class as he closed from second over and edged out a from-last Grin For Money to win by three-quarters of a length in 1:52.2. The win was his second in six starts this year and gives him a seasonal bankroll of $27,560. Trained by Shaun McDonald and owned by Glenview Livestock Ltd. and Leonard Christopher, the seven-year-old gelded son of Western Terror paid $9.10 to win. In Commando's 1:51.1 score in the 10th race co-feature was the fastest of the night and one of the biggest upsets as he rallied home from third over at odds of 10-1 for driver Chris Christoforou. The class-climbing Camluck gelding paid $22.80 for his second straight win. He prevailed by three-quarters of a length over Joshua My Boy, who closed from the back of the pack to place. Don Lindsey trains and co-owns the winning five-year-old pacer with Paul Kleinpaste, William Alempijevic and Dennis Mavrin. In Commando now has three wins and one second in five seasonal starts to add $31,000 to his career bankroll. To view Saturday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Saturday Results - Woodbine Racetrack. Reprinted with permission by www.standardbredcanada.ca

Im Corzin Terror continued a consistent harness racing season when taking out the Terang Co-Op  Pacing Cup in gritty fashion over Abettorpunt and Our Blackbird. In a race that was built up as a speed war, that very scenario ensued as Arber help out Im Corzin Terror with Abettorpunt three-wide and unable to cross the pair. Eventually Arber relented and Im Corzin Terror found the top from Abettorpunt who was forced to sit parked throughout the 2680-metre journey. The blistering lead time of 1:17.1 was followed by easy quarters of 32.8secs and 31.1secs  before they wound up in 29.2secs and 27.8secs for the final section. Im Corzin Terror kept his rivals at bay by 2.7 metres with Abettorpunt holding off Our Blackbird and Arber for the minor placings. The Western Terror gelding, now a six-year-old, took his prizemoney earnings to over $200,000 in 16 wins from his 52 starts for trainer Dean Braun and driver Nathan Jack. by Blake Redden Harness Racing Victoria

Tonight the Florida Chapter of USHWA awarded Ernesto Alvarez as its January Caretaker of the Month for his fine work, in the Joe Pavia Stable, handling the red-hot open pacing mare Arodasi (5f, Western Terror-Do Me Justice-Keystone Raider). An October, 2012 purchase by Joe Pavia Jr. Stable Inc., Peter V. Shank, Joseph Barbera and AGC Stables Inc., Arodasi recorded three January wins in fillies/mares open handicap competition and took a 1:52f mark, which she lowered to 1:51.4k shortly after the award presentation. Tonight she scored with an impressive overland move from seventh to record a hard neck fought win. Mr. Alvarez received a plaque and check from the Florida Chapter for his efforts, which he mentioned on interview that the success was due to "good care and walking her a lot." Arodasi now sports career earnings of $190,311 with 13 victories. Her four 2014 victories have been worth $20,000 and she banked over $88,000 last year in 31 starts. The combination of great care and solid pedigree has made this one work. First dam Do Me Justice (3, 1:53.2f, $412,844), by the legendary iron-tough Michigan stallion Keystone Raider, is a 100% produced from eight foals, all with records of 2:00 or better and four with earnings of over $100,000. Second dam Always In Style generated 12 money winners from 13 foals including two more $400,000 plus career earners, Another Mile and Do Me Good. Here's wishing Ernesto Alvarez, Arodasi and her connections continued success in their journey toward "another mile" victory. Thomas H. Hicks and Steve Wolf    

HAMBURG, N.Y. --- A nose, two heads and a neck. Sounds like a blanket finish but it's not. It's the margin of victory Beechwood Wayne has recorded in his past four starts. While Beechwood Wayne sure does like cutting it close it's proving to be a winning formula as the 7-year-old gelding is now a perfect 4-for-4 on the 2014 season with another narrow win in the $10,500 Open Pace at Buffalo Raceway Saturday night (Feb. 15).   Beechwood Wayne ($4.90) won this week by the slimmest margin yet, a nose. While the margin of victory may be narrow, the results are still the same...a trip to the winner's circle.   Dont Say Goodby (Peter Wrenn) scooted out from the gate and put up fractions of 29, 58.3, 1:28.3 but had Beechwood Wayne breathing down his neck In The Pocket to the three-quarter pole.   Salazar (Kevin Cummings), meanwhile, cruised three-wide down the back stretch and had the lead entering the lane. But driver Ron Beback Jr. managed to slip Beechwood Wayne to the outside and collared Salazar at the wire in 1:58.1 over the good track. Every Girls Desire (Billy Dobson) skimmed the pylons for third.   Trained by JD Perin and owned by Tessa Roland and Mark Jakubik, Beechwood Wayne (Western Terror-Sanskrit Hanover) has now earned $18,500 this season and $178,596 lifetime. It was his 13th victory since the start of 2013 and 28th victory in his career for Beechwood Wayne.   The harness action returns on Wednesday night at 5 p.m. with a 12-race program slated.   For more information including replays, race results, news and upcoming promotions, go to www.buffaloraceway.com   by Brian J. Mazurek, for Buffalo Raceway  

In our prominent harness racing stallion series we have reviewed American Ideal,  Art Major, Bettors Delight, Christian Cullen, Courage Under Fire, Mach Three and Western Terror so far and today we have produced an in depth review for the outstanding trotting stallion Sundon (In North America called Sondon) Enjoy the read. Sundon was bred in North America by prominent New Zealand breeder Sir Roy McKenzie whose father established the famous Roydon Lodge stud in New Zealand. He was a son of Arndon who was bred by Sir Roy from his good mare Roydon Gal. The dam of Sundon was the B F Coaltown mare in Sungait Song.  Brought to New Zealand with her foal Sundon at foot, this mare has established an outstanding record at stud in New Zealand. Apart from Sundon she has left Sungait Reb (US,1:57.1s), 15 wins 15 seconds and 8 thirds for $178,000 in stakes, Sunning ($95,077), Sunbeam Song ($14,475) and A Touch Of Sun ($37,576). Sunning is the dam of Burano ($105,000) and other daughters have left Roydon Flash ($214,000) and Solar Fire ($214,00) who is the dam of Sheemon ($137,964). RACE RECORD - Bred to North American time, Sundon was giving away six months to his age group competition when he stepped on to the track at two. But that didn't stop him winning 11 straight at that age and he started the same way at three winning 8 of his first 9. He carried on through to Grand Circuit company as a older horse and although he was a bit inconsistent at times, when he put it all together he was nigh unbeatable. All up he faced the starter 60 times for 27 wins and 8 placings on his way to earning $264,000 AMERICAN STUD RECORD - Sundon was known as Sondon in North America. He never stood in North America but he does have 81 horses who have been imported from New Zealand and they have compiled an outstanding record. They are headed by the brilliant Westland Sun 1:52.3s ($729,624) and include such talented horses as Locofoco 1:53.4s ($714,998), Lets Get Serious 1:52.2m ($621,912), Supreme Pat 1:54.3m ($322,891), and Ima Gold Digger 1:55f ($271,289).  As the stats below show his percentages and average earnings are up there with the very best. US statistics Eligible to race - 81 Winners - 76 $100,000+ winners - 34 Sub 1:54 - 4 Average earnings per starter - $119,716 Average earnings per eligible horse - $116,760 Total earnings to date - $9,457,553 AUSTRALIAN STUD RECORD - Surprisingly he has only produced 259 live foals in Australia (spread over 16 seasons with his biggest crop totaling just 44 foals) which given his complete dominance of the trotting sires list over nearly twenty years is hard to fathom. Never the less from those foals he has sired such standouts as the outstanding I Didn't Do It ($455,554) along with such smart horses as Donny Bouchea ($326,062), Red Samurai ($230,722), Compressor ($212,303), Right Interest ($202,096) and Aleppo Sunrise ($183,090) to name a few. Australian statistics Foals 3yr old and older - 259 Winners - 107 % of winners to foals born 3yr old and older - 41% $100,000 plus - 16 Average earnings per starter - $37,721 Average earnings per eligible horse - $22,000 Total earnings to date - $5,698,092 BROOD MARE STATS - Already his daughters have produced 47 winners in Australia headed by last years leading two year old in I"m Stately ($182,915) along with Sassy Pinevale ($176,195) and Spidergirl ($139,075) for stakes totaling $1,995,461 to date.    NEW ZEALAND STUD RECORD - He has completely revolutionized the trotting breed in New Zealand. From his first crop he has stamped himself as a sensational sire and any look at his record in NZ shows how dominant he has been for over 20 years. He has been voted New Zealand 'Stallion Of The Year' four times and he has been the leading trotting sire for many seasons and even managed to top the overall stakes won by all stallions in 2007 which considering the difference in stakes and racing opportunities in New Zealand is truly remarkable. He has left superstars galore with his male offspring headed by the millionaire and champion Sundons Gift ($1,275,264) along with such top performers as Springbank Richard ($651,245), Whatsundermykilt $510,484), Houdini Star ($427,327), Pompallier ($398,138) and Delft $353,910) whilst his females are headed by the brilliant One Under Kenny ($1,060,394) along with such stars as Allegro Agitato ($524,399), Martina H ($391,867), Our Sunny Whiz ($348,781), Some Direction ($307,804) and Escapee ($242,363). His latest star is Master Lavros ($210,868) who is currently the best trotter in NZ. New Zealand statistics Foals 3yr old and older - 1,706 Winners - 670 % of winners to foals born 3yr old and older - 39% $100,000 plus - 54 $1,000,000, plus - 2 Average earnings per starter - $28,622 Average earnings per eligible horse - $14,562 Total earnings to date - $24,844,368 BROOD MARE STATS - Going to be as dominant here as he has been in the siring barn. His mares have already left 278 winners including Vulcan ($858,793), Sovereignty ($716,496), Paramount Gee Gee ($497,100), Habibti ($258,790), Stent ($283,140), Royal Aspirations ($256,149) and Prime Power ($136,759). Stakes won to date are nearing 10 million and he has the opportunity in the next ten years to set benchmarks as a brood mare sire that may never be bettered. POSITIVES - A dominant sire in Australasia for near on 20 years and now doing the same as a brood mare sire. Completely changed the standard of trotting down under and his ability to lift non descript families is legendary. Credit must be given to his owners who have always kept his stud fee very affordable which has allowed the average breeder to access this great sire. NEGATIVES - The word "HOT" and Sundon have always gone together. Gelding was one of the first things you did when acquiring a Sundon colt, hence the absence of any of his star sons at stud. One that may have proved the exception was the speedy Last Sunset 1:55.2 ($312,423) who died prematurely when looking a very promising sire. He sired just 41 foals before his death of which 16 have started for 11 winners to date that have earned $568,198 in stakes to give him an average earnings per starter of a very good $35,512. He only bred the two small crops of 10 and 31. OVERVIEW - Without doubt the greatest trotting sire to have ever stood in Australasia. His  dominance at stud over such a long period has cast a huge shadow over his competition during that period. With over $40,000,000 on his card worldwide and his daughters now leaving the next generation of stars, Sundon has lifted the trotting breed in Australasia to a much higher level than breeders thought possible. A truly great sire and top brood mare sire. OVERALL RATING - 9.5/10 JC A Sire review - American Ideal A Sire review - Art Major A Stallion review - Bettors Delight A Stallion review - Christian Cullen A Stallion review - Courage Under Fire A Stallion review - Mach Three A Stallion review - Western Terror Harnesslink has had such positive feedback on our "forgotten sires series" that we are running a series of reviews on our more prominent harness racing sires. As they say in racing you can criticize some ones car, house or wife but never their horse, and that still rings true. As a disclaimer to our next chapter of analysis we look to provide educated opinion based on years of industry knowledge and the truest form of critique backed by statistical data. The above PREVIEWS are set to strip back any sugar coated publicity often associated with Stallion promotion and give you the cold hard facts as JC sees them.  (All statistical data was provided by TrackIt for North American stats and the official organizations of New Zealand and Australia)  And here is "The forgotten sires series" This is a series of stallion reviews that Harnesslink have already completed with a view to sheading some light on some of  the "forgotten"sires in Australasia. Elsu - Redemption awaits McArdle - The quiet achiever Santanna Blue Chip - On the up and up! Major In Art - Big and fast Mr Feelgood - Dual hemisphere champion Pay Me Christian - Blistering speed Monkey Bones - All class Tinted Cloud - Still going strong Real Desire - The real deal Washington VC - Continuing excellence Wetern Ideal - A superstar sire Bacardy Lindy - Blue blood Monarchy - Out of Sundons shadow Artiscape - Frozen semen blues? Dream Vacation - Frozen semen superstar Badlands Hanover - Great value Lis Mara - The quiet achiever Brylin Boyz - Potential fulfilled    

The trip was tough, but Euro Classic was tougher en route to winning Tuesday’s featured $11,600 Preferred 2 Trot at The Raceway at Western Fair District. The six-year-old son of Chocolatier-Donven Fury spent the entire mile parked out – including a short stint in the three-wide path – but it didn’t keep him from digging down deep and posting a two-length score in 2:01 for the tandem of trainer Ann Karin Larsen and driver Per Henriksen. Larsen, who co-owns Euro Classic with Tor Jan Larsen of Norwood, Ontario and Odd Larsen of Joakobsli, Norway, won for the 20th time in his career and pushed his lifetime earnings to $143,134. Ostinato was treated to a sweet, second-over trip by James MacDonald in the $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap, and the Jim Wellwood trainee kicked back a sweet return of $48.10 to her backers thanks to her 1:58.4 score. The eight-year-old daughter of Western Terror-Rojens Patriot tracked race favourite Jenna Casimir in the final half of the contest before kicking off that foe’s back and using a :30-second closing quarter to win by a half-length margin over Andro Madi. Lady Latte, who chopped out panels of :28.2, :58.3 and 1:28.1, tired late and settled for third. Jim and Jeff Wellwood share ownership on the distaffer who improved this year’s record to 3-0-2 from five trips to the track. The 28-time winner has stashed away career earnings of $266,191. Rubber Belly clicked in the $7,350 Fillies & Mares Preferred 3 for the team of driver Rob Sparling, Jr. and trainer Randy Parish. Sparling marched the five-year-old daughter of L H Stryker-Rubber Head first-over, and she simply drew away from the eight rivals she squared off with in a time of 1:59.4. Sent off at odds of 10-1, Rubber Belly defeated Release The Magic and race favourite Ideal Odds. Randy, James and Brent Parish own the career winner of purses in excess of $62,000. To view results for Tuesday's card of harness racing, click the following link: Tuesday Results – The Raceway at Western Fair District. Reprinted with permission by www.standardbredcanada.ca

YONKERS, NY, Friday, January 31, 2014--Yonkers Raceway's pair of Friday night $33,000 Open Handicaps--a Pace for the ladies and a Trot for all qualified participants--were won by Economy Terror (Ron Pierce,$15.20) and DW's NY Yank (George Brennan, $5.50). Ordered behind the eight-ball, Economy Terror--a winner in her last effort two weeks ago--saw a whole lot of action take place in front of her. A wide-early Lorrie Please (Eric Carlson) made the first lead, going past Rockaround Sue (Jason Bartlett) after a :26.3 opening quarter-mile. "Sue" was hard to handle in the two-hole, so she played leapfrog on the lead. No sooner did that happen than last week's winner, Carol's Desire (Dan Dube), took her turn on the lead. "Carol" found a :56.1 intermission, leaving tepid 5-2 favorite Magic Starlight (Brennan) first-up and Economy Terror right on her back,. The battle was in full swing in and out of the 1:24.4 three-quarters, with Carol's Desire owning a scant lead. However, Economy Terror rolled wide and by, whipping a from-last Ramalama (Matt Kakaley) by a length-and-three-quarters in 1:53.3. Rockaround Sue, Little Santamonica (Jordan Stratton) and Lorrie Please came away with the minor spoils. For fourth choice Economy Terror, a millionairess (and then some) 5-year-old daughter of Western Terror trained by Chris Oakes for co-owners Chuck Pompey, Howard Taylor and Edwin Gold, it was her second win in three seasonal starts. The exacta paid $39.40, with the triple returning $290.50 The week's marquee trot was a two-speed number. It was 8-5 choice D W's NY Yank--assigned outside his seven rivals--in play early. He worked around Calchip's Brute (Pierce), setting soft Earl intervals of :28.1 and :58.3. War Cry Hall (Bartlett) tried it first-up from a long way back, offering minimal objections at the 1:28 three-quarters. The leader remained so, taking a length-and-a-quarter advantage into the lane. He won by that margin in 1:56.4. It was Calchip's Brute holding off Zooming (Tyler Buter) for second, with Facing Justice (Dube) and Lorenzo Dream (Eric Goodell) settling for the remainder. For "D W", a 5-year-old Dilbert Hanover gelding co-owned (as Burke Racing by (trainer) Ron Burke, Weaver Bruscemi and Howard Taylor, it was his second win in as many '14 tries The exacta paid $28.80, the triple returned $85 and the superfecta paid $591. by Frank Drucker for Yonkers Raceway  

DOVER, Del.---- Little Man Joe turned back eight rivals in 1:54.2 to at Dover Downs on Tuesday, Jan.28. Corey Callahan rung up his first of two wins guiding Tina Clark's Little Man Joe to victory in the $20,000 4&5-Year-Old Claiming Allowance pace. The Bobby Clark-trainee, a Western Terror-Ain't Given Up gelding, held off a strong-stretch charge by Terror On My Side (Jonathan Roberts) for his first win of 2014. Ilikethemtrashy (Jim Morand) closed to pick up show money. Five drivers won two races each; Callahan, Ross Wolfenden, George Dennis, Tony Morgan and Vic Kirby. Trainer Les Givens also had a double. Traverse Seelster, last week's winner, starts from the outside in the Wednesday feature, $20,000 Open/Handicap trot. Wednesday qualifiers moved to Thursday Dover Downs has rescheduled Wednesday morning Qualifying races, to one day later, to Thursday, January 27.  With low temperature readings and snowfall predicted to begin on Tuesday (Jan. 28), Wednesday qualifiers have been rescheduled to Thursday morning, beginning at 10 a.m. Traverse Seelster takes on seven rivals in the $20,000 Open Handicap trot on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Dover Downs. First post is 4:30 p.m. Track record holder heads Wednesday feature Keith Pippi’s Traverse Seelster, who set a track record for older gelding trotters of 1:51.2 last season and in his last start led off his 2014 season with a 1:53.1 victory for driver Corey Callahan, heads the feature trot Wednesday. The rest of the competitive field includes Diane Giuliano’s Lovely Vacation, fresh from victory last start leaving from the rail guided by Ron Pierce; E&K Stable and Lois & Earl Walters’ fast finishing I’m So Striking and Eddie Dennis, gets a big change in starting position starting from post 3 while Jersey Boy, piloted by Trace Tetrick, drew post 2. Ken Wood, Bill Dittmar and Steve Iaquinta’s steady Enrico AS with Allan Davis and Mary Raymer’s $1-million winning veteran Green Day, teamed with Vic Kirby complete the lineup. Major Herby (Corey Callahan) looks for a repeat stepping up to the sub-feature $15,500 Winners-Over trot. Tina Clark and Joe Clark’s Baximum (Daryl Bier), Chris Giaccio and driver Vic Kirby’s Can Do and hard-hitting Looking Hanover (Trace Tetrick), owned by Dawn Gannon and YAnnick Gingras, returns to the track after a month’s respite while David Hamm’s Backstreet Hanover arrives from Yonkers. by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

WASHINGTON, PA, Jan. 27, 2014 -- Phone Terror followed the first-over cover of Certified Ideal, then brushed by her in the lane to capture Monday's $20,000 Filly & Mare Not Listed Preferred/Preferred Handicap Pace at The Meadows. Certified Ideal worked hard to wrest the lead from Foxy Lady, setting the stage for Phone Terror's rally. The 5-year-old daughter of Western Terror-Miss Lex scored in 1:56 on a "slow" track for Peter Wrenn and owner/trainer Robert Barnard. Certified Ideal was 3-3/4 lengths back in second while Ladystar found late racing room for show. Phone Terror now has banked $237,807 in her career. Dave Palone drove four winners and Mike Wilder three on the 15-race card while Tyler Stillings was a double threat -- three training wins and a driving victory. The Meadows has canceled Tuesday's live card due to anticipated frigid weather. Live racing is set to resume Wednesday, first post 12:55 PM. by Evan Pattak for The Meadows

DOVER, Del.---- Lord Terror took the lead just after the start and then bid farewell to seven pursuers to win the $20,000 Male Claiming Allowance pace at Dover Downs on Sunday, Jan.26. Hall of Famer Ron Pierce drove four winners. Vic Kirby drove the Bill Emmons-owned son of Western Terror-Cheryl Hanover gelding to an uncontested 1:51.2 victory in the feature race. In his eight Dover starts, Lord Terror has won four, with a second and two thirds. Cash Cab (Trace Tetrick) finished second with Hasty Western (Allan Davis) rolling along the passing lane to take third. One race earlier, Ron Pierce steered Hillbilly Kid to an open-lengths 1:52.3 triumph, his third of the day, to win a Delaware $9,500 3,4&5-Year-Old pace. On The Horizon (Kirby) was runner-up. Champion's Club (Chris Page) was the show finisher. In addition to Pierce driving a 'grand-slam' four wins, Allan Davis, Chris Page and breeder Virginia Louthan has two wins each. Monochromatic heads Monday feature Monochromatic seeks another $20,000 Mares/Handicap pace win this meet on Monday, Jan. 27 at Dover Downs. Post time is 4:30 p.m. Corey Callahan has been regular driver for North State Street Stable’s Monochromatic, who has dominated this and last season’s top female pace. Peter Tritton’s Sam Fran Lady N has won this event twice in the last four weeks. Ken Wood, Bill and Steve Iaquita’s Jeremes Sweetheart and Ron Pierce have a win and four seconds in her last seven outings. Strong opposition is expected from Cooking The Books, owned by Rich Lombardo, Dave Kryway and Seafood Delight Stable, with Allan Davis in the bike; Bob Winkleman’s Paradise Lost with Ross Wolfenden; Art Stafford bred, owned, trained and driven Valerya; Jim Carr’s Narancia Hanover teamed with Trace Tetrick in from the Meadowlands and Jason and Susan Skinner’s BJ’s Sweetheart, driven by George Dennis. Legacy Racing’s Bonita Rocks (Allan Davis) is the lone winner last time in the sub-feature $15,000 4&5-Year-Old Mares Winners-Over pace. Don Reed and trainer George Wagner’s Grandview Hanover (George Dennis), and Joel and Diane Halpern’s Mindale’s Smile (Ben Stafford Jr.) have been sharp of late. Brit Evans’ Kiss My Yankee (Tony Morgan; Rich Ashley and Mike Cain’s Beechwood Diana has a win and two seconds in her last three races. The other starters are Charles Winbrow and Jim Lund’s Indefinite Leave (Eddie Davis Jr.), Glenda Fulcher’s Bareboat (Roger Plante) and Tim Mumford’s Romanascape (Corey Callahan) . by Marv Bachrad for Dover Downs  

Sent postward at odds of 12-1, the class-climbing Lucky Terror upset the popular millionaire, Mystician, in a final quarter sprint to take the top conditioned class at Woodbine Racetrack on a cold Saturday night. With Jack Moiseyev catch-driving, Lucky Terror prevailed by a nose in the 10th race for non-winners of $28,000 in the last five starts (also eligible non-winners of $175,000 lifetime). Mckinney (Sylvain Filion) set up shop on the front-end after leaving from post three and led the field of seven through fractions of :27.1, :55.3 and 1:24.2. Meanwhile, Lucky Terror moved underway from fifth at the half with 3-5 favourite Mystician (Scott Zeron) following his cover. Lucky Terror battled the leader around the final turn, eventually edging by, while Jeff Gillis trainee Mystician launched his late attack to make it into the win photo in a 1:52.3 mile. Lucky Terror paid $26.40 to win. Third-place honours went to Mckinney, who held off Frankies Dragon (Chris Christoforou) and Grande Seelster (Randy Waples) over a length and a half behind. Lucky Terror is trained by Shaun McDonald and owned by Glenview Livestock Ltd. of Guelph-Eramosa, Ont. and Leonard Christopher of Acton, Ont. The win was the seven-year-old Western Terror gelding's 28th lifetime and the lion's share of the $28,000 purse lifted his career bankroll to $254,683. Lucky Terror pulled off the biggest upset on the 12-race card, which only saw three post-time favourites make it to the winner's circle. The fastest mile of the -10 degree night was 1:51.4, posted by post 10 starter Alexas Jackpot ($18.10) and Jonathan Drury in the fourth race for conditioner Marty Fine. The winner upset another popular Gillis-trained and Zeron-driven starter, Speed Again, who cut fractions of :26.2, :55, and 1:23 from post nine. To view Saturday's harness racing results, click on the following link: Saturday Results - Woodbine Racetrack. Videos of all races are attached. Printed with permission of Standardbred Canada

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