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DAN PATCH WINNER RETURNS

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — A year ago at this time, Bythemissal was sidelined by illness, leaving the future of his campaign in doubt. But

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BYTHEMISSAL IN A BIG MILE

 By Ed Gray, for 1ST RACING – Weaver Bruscemi’s Bythemissal followed up his decisive Breeders’ Crown Open victory with an even more dominating triumph in Thursday

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8 BREEDERS CROWN FINALS

Edited from Combined Sources — By Kimberly Rinker, for the Breeders Crown: Jiggy Jog S, the 1-9 favorite, cruised to a track-record clocking of 1:51.1

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BREEDERS CROWN RESULTS

Edited from Combined Sources – Trainer-driver Ake Svanstedt wound Warrawee Michelle off the pegs in the straightaway to collar her tempo-setting stablemate and hold off

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TCI SEEKS MILESTONE WIN

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — T C I has the opportunity to become the sport’s richest-ever 2-year-old on Friday when he competes against nine rivals

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JUG DAY UNDERCARD

By Jay Wolf, for L:ittleBrown Jug — The heavily favored M-M’s Dream was forced to race first-over for much of the mile and gutted out

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BURKE, MILLER and T C I

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Ron Burke does not often enter horses in the William Wellwood Memorial for 2-year-old trotters, but the trainer has enjoyed

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BECKWITH LIVING THE DREAM

 By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Brett Beckwith has watched the Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial in the past but will see it from a whole new

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GUNG HO FOR BIG M PACE

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Ron Burke has had a limited amount of time to get to know Gung Ho, but the trainer is enthusiastic

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JUVENILE QUALIFIERS TAB

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — Gaitway Farm held 10 qualifiers for 2-year-olds on Monday (June 26) as its June events for the rookies came to an

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RON BURKE’s 2YOs ROLLING

By Ken Weingartner, USTA — None of Ron Burke’s six winners from last week’s opening round of qualifiers for 2-year-olds at Gaitway Farm were in

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DILLONS HUNGRY FOR LOVE

By Ken Weingartner, for USTA — The father-and-son team of Tom and Scott Dillon recently retired millionaire female pacer Blue Diamond Eyes, but the longtime

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BYTHEMISSAL TAKES THE JUG

By Jay Wolf, Little Brown Jug –The supplemental entry, Bythemissal won the 77th edition of the Little Brown Jug on a sunny, but windy, Thursday afternoon

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HARNESS HALL REFLECTIONS

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media — A crowd of more than 300 people gathered Sunday evening (July 3) at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of

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GAITWAY TO THE FUTURE

By Ken Weingartner, USTA Media — Julie Miller had numerous reasons to feel good following Monday’s second week of qualifiers for 2-year-olds at Gaitway Farm. The

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