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The harness racing 3 year old trotting colts/geldings made their final sire stakes appearance on Sunday July 23rd at Ocean Downs going for a purse of $69,800.   After and up and down start to his career the hybrid colt EI EI O (Cam’s Rocket-My Baby Momma) found his way to the winners for the second week in a row with stablemate Hybrid Henry up for place in the 1:57 mile. Brian Burton was in the bike for owner/trainer/breeder Richard Hans.   After sitting back in the field last week and getting beat by a neck in the filly pace pilot Roger Plante Jr. sent Miss Valerie (Allie’s Western) out of the gate, taking air to the quarter pole. When the clock stopped in 1:59, the favorite Miss Valerie was 2 lengths ahead of long shot A Blue Believer in the $63,700 Final.   Steve LeBlanc trains for owners Leblanc Racing Inc., Count De Money Stable and William Lutz. Tom and Linda Winebrener are the breeders.   The finals continued on Monday July 24th with another large enthusiastic crowd in attendance. Their favorite Mr Ham Sandwich (Cam’s Rocket) did not disappoint setting a new stakes record for 3 year old pacing colts of 1:53 on the half opening up 9 lengths over second place Adios Muchachos in the $70,000 Final. Reinsman Russell Foster was between the wheels for owner/breeder Brian Emerson, Judy Welty trains.   Once again the combo of Roger Plante Jr. and trainer Steve LeBlanc proved successful when Holy Trout (Holy Guacamolie) remained undefeated notching her 9th win in 2017 taking the $70,150 final for trotting fillies.  Camita coming from back in the pack was the place victor the close photo over Starz And Deuces who was third. Dr. William Solomon is the owner/breeder, time for the mile was 2:01.4.   Sunday July 30th and Monday July 31st start the 2 year old Maryland Standardbred Fund (foaled) Stakes at the Ocean, come out and meet three of the drivers for autographs and photos at 6:30 prior to the races.   By Cheri Stambaugh

On Sunday July 16th the second leg of Maryland Sire Stakes for harness racing 3 year olds were held at Ocean Downs.   With a Richard Hans entry and a short field the trotting colts and geldings went as a non-wagering event but very exciting one when the inconsistent Ei Ei O (Cam's Rocket) set a stakes and track record of 1:56.3 destroying the old record set by GooGoo GaaGaa in 2012. Brian Burton was in the bike for owner/trainer/breeder Richard Hans. Stablemate Hybrid Henry was up for place.   In the first division for pacing fillies Cheap Ain't Fast (Dontloseyourdayjob) notched her first win of the season holding off a strong challenge by Maxkenna in the stretch stopping the clock in 1:58.4. Gloria Kinnamon owns and bred the filly, Frank Milby was the reinsman for trainer Tony Sapienza.   Evergreen Marla (Capitol Power) and driver Russell Foster pulled the upset in the second division for the fillies besting the favorite Miss Valerie by a neck in the 1:57 mile. Jerry Nock trains for owner Frank Lemon, the breeder is Dan Myer.   The preliminaries continued on Monday July 17th with no surprise in the pacing colts and geldings when Mr Ham Sandwich (Cam'sRocket) was able to recover from a skip at the start and still win by 4 lengths over Adios Muchachos. Judy Welty trains for owner/breeder Brian Emerson, and Russell Foster was the pilot in the 1:54.4 mile.   The three year old preliminaries concluded with the filly trotters. In an unusual move driver Roger Plante Jr. was content to sit in the pocket until the ¾ pole with Holy Trout (Holy Guacamolie) unleashing her to win by five over the entry of Camita and LG's Hotshoegirl in 2:01.3. Holy Trout remains undefeated in 2017 with 8 wins. Steve LeBlanc trains for owner/breeder Dr. William Solomon.   The three year old Maryland Sire Stake Finals will be contested next Sunday July 23 and Monday July 24.   By Cheri Stambaugh

The Maryland Sire Stakes 4 & 5 year old open pace was contested on Sunday June 25.as race 6. Harness racing driver Russell Foster sent the favorite Toms Typhoon (Cam's Rocket-High Speed Racer) to the front and never looked back in the stakes record of 1:55.3 for gelding pacers. Roger Hans trains the 5 year old for owner/breeder Thomas Cooke. Toms Tae Kwon Do was up for place while Whitesville Mason finished third.   On Monday June 26th 2 divisions of the 4 & 5 year old Maryland Sire Stake for trotters went as early non wagering events. In the first division it was a family affair when Rock The Game (Cam's Rocket-Game Speed) returned to the winners circle for owner Breakaway Racing (Dolly Callahan), trainer Shaun Callahan and breeder Nick Callahan. The 17 length lead, mile in 1:58.4 gave Rock the Game the stakes record for older filly trotters. Frank Milby was in the bike. Whitesville Deb was second.   After spending a couple of starts at Yonkers, trainer Arlene Cameron brought Speed It (Cam's Rocket - Hyercast) back to his Maryland roots. Pilot Brian Burton went right to the lead setting another stakes record for older gelding trotters of 1:56.1 with Doggone Slots coming up for place. Richard Hans is the owner/breeder of Speed It.   July 2 & 3rd brings the 3 year old Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes to Ocean Downs.   by Cheri Stambaugh

Ft. Washington, MD --- A 16-race card with more than $300,000 in purses highlights the Wednesday night (May 31) harness racing card that concludes the Spring meet at Rosecroft Raceway. Four Maryland Sires Stakes races will be conducted and showcase the continued growth in the Maryland Sires Stakes program. A couple of seasons ago one of these races included a walkover. All four finals have enough horses to be carded as part of the pari-mutuel card. The 3-year-old filly trotting division for $70,400 is highlighted by the Holy Guacamole distaff, Holy Trout. Two starts back she set the standard for the MDSS program, trotting a mile in 1:57. She has a record of 12 wins in 16 starts and earnings of $70,706 for breeder-owner Dr. William Solomon and trainer Steve LeBlanc. Roger Plante has been her regular pilot over the past two years. She will score from post seven. The Les Givens trained entry of Camita (Givens) and LG’s Hotshoegirl (Orlando Greene) have been her closest pursuers. Mr Ham Sandwich is the 6-5 computer generated morning line choice in race four for 3-year-old colt pacers. Rosecroft’s leading driver Russell Foster won both finals during the 2-year-old season with the son of Cam’s Rocket, and Mr Ham Sandwich won last week’s elimination in 1:53.2. He has won nine of 12 lifetime starts and $58,042. Tom’s Tarzan has chased him home in both eliminations for driver Brian Burton. The sophomore colt trotters are highlighted by the powerful Richard Hans entry, Ei Ei O and Hybrid Henry. Hybrid Henry won nine of 10 in his freshman year, dominating the MDSS to the tune of $78,949. Last week he drew off for Foster after his stablemate made a break trying to gain on him before the three-quarter pole. Ei Ei O made his lifetime debut at three and has won three of five starts. His only losses have come when the son of Cam’s Rocket broke stride. Burton will drive and have the rail. The 3-year old filly pacing division has seen the most depth with improvement from several fillies so far this season. The biggest eye opener has been Hybrid Heidi. The Cam’s Rocket filly made only two starts last year, and a barn change to Carlin Savage has seen her find some good footing of late. She has won two straight in the care of Savage including last week’s eye popping 1:53.1 score. Richard Hans is the owner-breeder. Miss Valerie, a daughter of Allie’s Western, suffered her first career loss in 12 lifetime starts last week. A winner of $75,450 as a 2-year old, Miss Valerie draws post six for Plante and trainer LeBlanc. Evergreen Marla, sired by Capitol Power, was an easy winner for Foster in her elimination in 1:55.1. She made $34,887, finishing second or third in eight of 13 starts, at two. She has the rail in the final for owner Frank Lemon and trainer Jerry Nock. Cheap Aint Fast kept up with Hybrid Heidi last week, only missing by three-quarters of a length. She has had an adventurous start to her season, making a break, falling before a start and then last week towing along behind a fast winner for owner Gloria Kinnamon and trainer Tony Sapienza. Kinnamon was the owner of the champion filly from last year, Fastestgirlaround.  Whitesville Michele might be a live longshot for driver David Hill III and owner-trainer Gary White. The Capitol Power filly has been aggressive in her first two starts, parked to the half in :57 in her debut and last week closing well to be second in Evergreen Marla’s division. The $10,000 Open for Mares is highlighted by the last two winners, Breadcrumb Income (Burton) and Rhapsody Rose (Plante). Each has won by a neck the last two weeks. Its a battle for young versus old and Burton campaigns the 4-year-old mare while Brian Fisher trains the 11-year-old mare for the Twin Ponds Stable. She has 39 wins and lifetime earnings of $366,463. Post time is 5:40 p.m. (EDT) and features a Pick-5 (races 7-11) with a 12 percent takeout and a Pick-4 (races 12-15). by Pete Medhurst, for Rosecroft Raceway

Two Year Old payments (foals of 2015) are due to the Maryland Standardbred Fund and the Maryland Sire Stakes on Mar. 15, 2017.   This payment MUST be made to maintain eligibility!!!   All staking forms, race dates and stallion pedigrees are now available online. Please use our website for all your current MSRF info and any updates as they become available.   We recommend that all payments be sent by certified mail. Please use the following address for the Maryland Standardbred Race Fund, P.O. Box 540, Union Bridge, MD 21791   Regulations can be found on our website at www.msrfonline.com or you may call 410-775-0152 (o) or my cell at 240-285-0326.   Cheri Stambaugh MSRF

In order for their foals to be eligible to the slots enhanced Maryland Sire Stakes all stallions standing in Maryland for the 2017 harness racing breeding season must be registered with the Maryland Standardbred Race Fund by Dec. 1, 2016.   Forms and payment info can be found on our website at www.msrfonline.com   All stallion forms must be postmarked by Dec. 1, 2016.   A late yearling nomination can be made by Dec. 31st for anyone that missed the May 15th payment date for the Maryland Sire Stakes and/or the Maryland Standardbred Fund Stakes.   A fee of $500 for each stake, along with the nomination form must be postmarked by Dec. 31st 2016.   Please use our website for all your Maryland Staking information and forms at www.msrfonline.com or call 410-775-0152 of 240-285-0326   by Cheri Stambaugh  

Rosecroft Raceway hosted the final Maryland Sire Stakes of the year Thursday Oct. 6th. All four harness racing three-year-old finals went for purses of $39,000.   The three year old trotting colts and gelding were up first and it was no surprise when pilot Brian Burton sent Speed It (Cam's Rocket) to the front opening up 9 1/2 lengths on the field in the 1:59 mile giving him his 9th straight stakes win and 10th for the year. Righteous Renegade crossed the wire second. Richard Hans owns, trains and bred the winner.   Filly trotters were up next and reinsman Frank Milby cut a fast 27.2 quarter with Rock The Game (Cam's Rocket) to keep Star Rose parked out and keep control of the mile. Rock The Game crossed the wire 1:58.3 giving her a new lifetime mark. Shaun Callahan trains for owner Breakaway Racing. Nick Callahan was the breeder. Star Rose hung on for place.   Once again driver Frank Milby took Fastestgirlaround (Dontloseyourdayjob) to the front in the filly pace and never looked back as they stopped the clock in 1:56.2, a new lifetime mark. Mo Power finished second. Tony Sapienza trains for owner/breeder Gloria Kinnamon.   Frank Milby picked up a catch drive aboard Steal N Go (Bonnie And Clyde) in the pacing colts with Jeff Fout being in Kentucky this week. Milby was very content to sit in the pocket until the stretch catching the leader What I Say Goes by a neck at the wire in 1:58. This was a lifetime mark for the Winbak Farm owned and bred colt.   The Maryland Standardbred Race Fund wants to thank everyone that participated and supported our program in 2016.   By Cheri Stambaugh

With the east coast getting hit with heavy rain, The Maryland Sire Stakes harness racing prelims at Rosecroft got lucky with just drizzle and wind.   The 3 year old trotting colts and gelding were up first and it was no surprise when pilot Brian Burton sent Speed It (Cam's Rocket) to the front opening up 21 lengths on the field in the 1:59 mile giving him his 8th straight stakes win and 9th for the year.. Righteous Renegade crossed the wire second. Richard Hans owns, trains and bred the winner.   Filly trotters were up next and reinsman Frank Milby had to back Rock The Game (Cam's Rocket) out of the pocket to come three wide down the stretch to catch the leader Star Rose at the wire in 2:01.3. Shaun Callahan trains for owner Breakaway Racing. Nick Callahan was the breeder.   Driver Frank Milby took Fastestgirlaround (Dontloseyourdayjob) to the front and never looked back as they stopped the clock in 1:57.4 with Evergreen Silky coming in for place. Tony Sapienza trains for owner/breeder Gloria Kinnamon.   The upset of the night came in the colt and gelding pace when Toms Tae Kwon Do (Cam's Rocket) stopped Steal N Go's seven race win streak catching him at the wire in 1:59. Russell Foster was in the bike for trainer Roger Hans and owner/breeder Thomas Cooke.   The stallion Cam's Rocket once again showed he produces both trotters and pacers taking 3 of the 4 stakes.   The Maryland Sire Stakes finish their season next week with the 2 year old finals on Tuesday Oct. 4th and the 3 year old finals on Thursday Oct. 6th at Rosecroft.   By Cheri Stambaugh

On Tuesday Sept 27 the second preliminaries for harness racing two year old Maryland Sire Stakes were held at Rosecroft.   The non-wagering card opened with the trotting fillies. Driver Roger Plante Jr. sent Holy Trout (Holy Guacamolie) to the front to take control of the well rated mile stopping the clock in 2:00.4 holding off a challenge by Camita. Steve LeBlanc trains for owner/breeder Dr. William Solomon.   In the trotting colts and geldings the sometimes unpredictable Hybrid Henry (Cam's Rocket) minded his manners for pilot Brian Burton setting the Sire Stakes record for 2 year old trotting geldings of 1:59. JA On The Way was up for place. Richard Hans owns, trains and bred the winner.   Reinsman Russell Foster and Mr Ham Sandwich (Cam's Rocket) got away 6th out of the gate, waiting for everyone to settle in position. Pulling at the half, Foster slowly guided Mr Ham Sandwich up until the head of the stretch where they charged to the wire, pacing in 1:54.1 three lengths in front of Toms Tarzan. Judy Welty trains for owner/breeder Brian Emerson.   The Steve LeBlanc and Roger Plante Jr. combination teamed up again in the first split for filly pacers with the undefeated Miss Valerie (Allie's Western). In their usual style Roger sent Miss Valerie to the front and the rest is history in the 1:59.3 mile, giving her 9 wins in 9 starts. Evergreen Marla was up for place. Leblanc Racing Inc., Count De Money Stable and William Lutz Jr. are the owners and Tom & Linda Winebrener are the breeders.   In the second split for filly pacers, Mia Love (The Fraternity Pan) earned her first lifetime win with Russell Foster in the bike pacing the mile in 1:58.2, catching the leader Cheap Aint Fast at the wire. Harold Savage trains for owner Ruben Lourenco. Marjorie Kazmaier is the breeder.   Roger Plante Jr and Russell Foster both picked up 2 stakes wins on the card.   The stakes continue with the three year olds on Thursday Sept. 29 at Rosecroft.   By Cheri Stambaugh

The fall series of Maryland Sire Stakes for harness racing 3 year olds stated with the trotting colts and geldings going to post.   There was no surprise when driver Brian Burton sent Speed It (Cam's Rocket) to the engine, earning his 7th straight win stopping the clock in 2:01.3. Righteous Renegade was two lengths back for place. Richard Hans owns, trains and bred the winner.   The filly trotters had a new contender in the box and she proved to be the best. Debbie's Peanut (CR Renegade) took the whole summer to get her act together but now shows she learned well. Pilot Justin Vincent was very content with the pocket trip and used the stretch to take the lead at the wire in 2:01 for owner Deborah Warnick and trainer Scott Warnick. Winbak Farm was the breeder. Whitesville Deb was up for second.   Reinsman Bill Long sent Mo Power (Capitol Power) to the front and opened up a little at every pole, stopping the timer in 1:59.3 seven lengths in front of Little Bit Wild. Dale Massey is the owner and breeder.   Steal N Go (Bonnie And Clyde) picked up his seventh win in 8 starts for driver/trainer Jeff Fout in the colt and gelding pace. Toms Tae Kwon Do finished second in the 2:01.1 mile. Winbak Farm is the owner and breeder of the winner.   The two year olds return on Tuesday Sept. 27 for their second sire stakes preliminary at Rosecroft.   By Cheri Stambaugh

The fall series of Maryland sire stakes started at Rosecroft on Tuesday Sept 20th with a 6 race non-wagering harness racing card. The 2 year old pacing colts and geldings opened with two divisions of prelims. The continuing rivalry between Mr Ham Sandwich (Cam's Rocket) and Adios Muchachos (Cam's Rocket) once again produced a thrilling stretch drive with Mr Ham Sandwich holding on for the win in 1:55.4 with Russell Foster in the bike. Brian Emerson is the owner and breeder, Judy Welty trains.   In division 2 for the colt/gelding pacers Welcometotheparty (The Fraternity Pan) scored his first lifetime win in 1:57 for owner/trainer Stacey McLenaghan. Corey Braden was the reinsman and Ron McLenaghan is the breeder. Just Jack finished second.   The first split for filly pacers was no surprise when driver Roger Plante Jr. sent Miss Valerie (Allie's Western) to the engine and just coated to a 1:57.2 finish ¾ of a length ahead of Mia Love. Miss Valerie remains undefeated giving her 8 wins in 8 starts. Steve LeBlanc trains for owners Leblanc Racing Inc., Count De Money Stable and William Lutz Jr. The breeders are Tom and Linda Winebrener.   Evergreen Marla (Capitol Power) picked up her first lifetime win in the second division for filly pacers winning by 9 lengths in 1:57.1. This gave driver Russell Foster his second stakes win on the card. Franklin Lemon is the owner/trainer while A. Daniel Myer is the breeder. Fast Ain't Cheap was up for place.   The 2 year old trotting colts/geldings were up next and pilot Brian Burton made Hybrid Henry (Cam's Rocket) mind his manners after a miscue in the August Finals. The pair went to the front and never looked back stopping the clock in 2:00 over rival LG's Hotshoeboy. This gave Hybrid Henry 7 wins in 8 starts for owner/trainer/breeder Richard Hans.   The combination of trainer Steve LeBlanc and driver Roger Plante Jr. picked up their second win of the stakes card in the two year old filly trot. Roger was content to sit in the pocket with Holy Trout (Holy Guacamolie) and let Starz and Deuces cut the mile until the stretch drive, coming up the passing lane to win by a half-length. Dr. William Solomon is the owner and breeder.   Sire Stakes action continues on Thursday September 22 with the first prelims for three year olds at Rosecroft.   By Cheri Stambaugh

It was a night for upsets in the harness racing two-year-old ranks. The favorite in the $40,475 filly trot the 'Ronald "Doc" Banning Memorial", Holy Trout was three deep in the first turn when she made a break leaving the Givens trained entry in the lead. Jim Morand cut the 2:03.4 mile with Camita (Cam's Rocket) while stablemate L G's Hotshoegirl settled for the pocket trip, taking second and Holy Trout recovered for third. Camita is owned and bred by Jim Morand and Nanticoke Racing Inc.   In race 3 the 'W.W. "Pete" Saw Memorial' for the colt and gelding trotters, the two favorites made breaks in the first turn leaving the field wide open. Reinsman Russel Foster sent Redneck Cowboy (Four Starz Robro) to the front, holding off several challenges on the backside and last turn to pull away by 3 lengths over late closing Guac N Roll. Kasey Bendix and Virginia Marvel own and bred the winner and Jerry Nock trains. Time for the mile was 2:04. The purse was $40,250.   Miss Valerie (Allie's Western) remains undefeated in the filly pacing division. Driver Roger Plante Jr. sent Miss Valerie out of the gate, finally taking the lead at the quarter pole from Evergreen Marla. They maintained a short lead all the way to the wire in 1:59.2. Maxkenna was up for third. Steve LeBlanc trains the winner for owners LeBlanc Racing Inc., Count De Money Stable and William Lutz Jr. The breeders are Tom and Linda Winebrener. This race was the $41,900 'Hubert Jackson Memorial'   Race 7 for pacing colts and geldings was the 'Charles Keller Memorial' with a purse of $37,725. The rivalry between Adios Muchachos and Mr Ham Sandwich continued with leader changes twice in the mile. In the end Mr Ham Sandwich (Cam's Rocket) with Russel Foster in the bike was victorious in the 1:55.4 Stakes record mile. Judy Welty trains for owner/breeder Brian Emerson.   The 3 year olds finish the Ocean Downs stakes on Thursday Sept. 1st.   Maryland Sire Stakes continue at Rosecroft starting September 20th.   By Cheri Stambaugh

On Thursday (Aug. 25) at Ocean Downs, the three year old Maryland Sire Stakes contested four non-wagering harness racing events.   Righteous Renegade took the race for trotting colts and geldings in 2:08 for driver Brandon Henley. Janey Lambert is the owner and Linda Lambert trains the winner.   The filly trotters were up next and Rock The Game (Cam's Rocket) with driver Frank Milby in the bike was able to maintain the 1 length lead over Star Rose at the finish in 2:02.4 for owners Breakaway Racing and breeder Nick Callahan, Shaun Callahan trains.   Driver/trainer Jeff Fout guided Steal N Go (Bonnie And Clyde) to the front in the colt and gelding pace and held that lead to the wire in 2:03.2 for owner and breeder Winbak Farm. What I Say Goes was up for place.   The final stake was for filly pacers. Fastestgirlaround (Dontloseyourdayjob) gave driver Frank Milby his second stakes win, taking the filly pace over Mo Power.   Anthony Sapienza trains for co-owners Brian Callahan and Gloria Kinnamon. Time for the mile was 2:01.1.   The August Finals for 2 year olds will be Sunday Aug 28 at Ocean Downs.   By Cheri Stambaugh

The Maryland Sire Stakes second harness racing prelims scheduled for Sunday Aug. 21st at Ocean Downs took two nights to complete due to severe weather that blew thru the area.   The trotting fillies went off as an early non-wagering event at 7 pm with the storm starting at the same time. Holy Trout (Holy Guacamolie) coming back after a short layoff used the pocket most of the way catching Camita in the stretch. Roger Plante Jr. was the pilot for owner/breeder William Solomon with Steve Leblanc picking up the training duties. Time for the race was 2:04.4.   At this point the storm moved thru and the horsemen and management felt the conditions were not safe so the card was cancelled. The three remaining sire stakes were rescheduled for early non-wagering events prior to Monday evening card.   Trainer/driver Les Givens sent L G's Hotshoeboy (Four Starz Robro) right to the lead in the trotting colt/geldings, maintaining a 2 length lead to the wire in 2:04.1. Redneck Cowboy was up for place. Nanticoke Racing Inc. is the owner and breeder of the winner.   Early race 2 was for pacing colts and geldings. Reinsman Roger Plante Jr. took advantage of the inside post position to give Just Jack (Cam's Rocket) his first taste of a front end trip taking the mile in 2:00.3. Clarissa Coughlin owns the winner and Jim Coughlin trains, Roger Hans was the breeder. Hay There Harrison was second.   Filly pacers finished the prelims with a 1:59.4 effort. Miss Valerie (Allie's Western) returned to perfect form after a 2 week break due to sickness upping her record to 6 wins in 6 starts. Cheap Ain't Fast crossed the wire in second place. This race gave driver Roger Plante Jr. his third win in the prelims and trainer Steve LeBlanc his second training win on the card.   The three year olds finish their preliminary races on Thursday Aug. 25th.   By Cheri Stambaugh

On Thursday (Aug. 18) at Ocean Downs, the three year old Maryland Sire Stakes contested four non-wagering harness racing events.   Once again a Richard Hans owned, bred and trained Cam's Rocket trotter left the field in his dust in the colt/gelding trot. Speed It in his usual fashion went to the front and never looked back in the 2:01 for reinsman Jim Morand. Righteous Renegade was second.   The filly trotters were up next and Rock The Game (Cam's Rocket) with driver Frank Milby in the bike was able to maintain the almost 2 length lead over Star Rose at the finish in 2:02.4 for owners Breakaway Racing and breeder Nick Callahan.   Fastestgirlaround (Dontloseyourdayjob) gave driver Frank Milby his second stakes win, taking the filly pace over Mo Power. Anthony Sapienza trains for co-owners Brian Callahan and Gloria Kinnamon. Time for the mile was 2:00.2.   The final stake was for colt and gelding pacers. Driver/trainer Jeff Fout guided Steal N Go (Bonnie And Clyde) to the front and held that lead to the wire in 2:02.3 for owner and breeder Winbak Farm. What I Say Goes was up for place.   The second prelims for 2 year olds will be Sunday Aug 21 at Ocean Downs.   By Cheri Stambaugh

Once again the stallion Cam's Rocket's offspring won both on the trot and pace taking four of five harness racing Maryland Sire Stakes prelims at Ocean Downs on Sunday Aug. 14.   The non-wagering events started with the freshmen filly trotters.   Jim Morand sent his filly Camita (Cam's Rocket) right to the front where she was able to hold off Starz And Deuces in the 2:04.1 mile. Morand and Nanticoke Racing are co-owners and breeders with Les Givens doing the training.   There was no surprise in the colt and gelding trot as Hybrid Henry (Cam's Rocket) remains undefeated in six starts, trotting the mile in 2:00.3 for driver Brian Burton. Richard Hans owns, bred and trains the winner. LG's Hotshoeboy finished second.   In the first race on the evening card, the first split for colt and gelding pacers, there was a mild upset as Mr Ham Sandwich (Cam's Rocket) was able to catch the leader Adios Muchachos in the last turn stretching out to a 2½ length lead at the wire. Russell Foster was the reinsman for trainer Judy Welty and owner/breeder Brian Emerson stopping the clock in 1:57.3   The second split for colt and gelding pacers gave driver Brian Burton his second stakes win of the night behind the favorite Toms Tarzan (Cam's Rocket)cutting the mile in 1:59.2. Welcome To The Party was up for place. Thom Cooke is the owner and breeder of Toms Tarzan and Roger Hans trains.   Pilot Eddie Dennis sent Goodfridaymiracle (The Fraternity Pan) to the front taking control in the filly pace stopping the timer in 2:00.3 Maxkenna took the overland route to get up for second. Jeffery and David Clark are co-owners and breeders of Goodfridaymiracle.   By Cheri Stambaugh

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