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Somebeachsomewhere is proving his dominance in the breeding shed

Source: Jay Bergman: Somebeachsomewhere is proving his dominance in the breeding shed | Daily Racing Form. A popular beer commercial asks us to “Find Your Beach.” Harness racing has found its own definition of the popular slogan. As we approach … Continue reading

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MacGrath hopes for big things from son of Somebeachsomewhere

MacGrath hopes for big things from son of Somebeachsomewhere – Sports – Truro Daily News BIBLE HILL – Somebeachsomewhere’s legacy is spread all over Truro Raceway. From photos on the walls of the Douglas Grandstand to a billboard on the … Continue reading

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Somebeachsomewhere fee now $20,000

Somebeachsomewhere to stand in 2013 for a fee of $20,000 Jim Simpson, the President of Hanover Shoe Farms and the syndicate manager of the stallion Somebeachsomewhere announced today that the horse will stand the 2013 season at a stud fee … Continue reading

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Somebeachsomewhere continues to shine

The ‘Beach’ party continues for Brent MacGrath and Stephanie Smith-Rothaug. After watching pacer Somebeachsomewhere dazzle on the racetrack, winning 20 of 21 career races, earn $3.22 million and receive the 2008 Horse of the Year Award in the U.S. not … Continue reading

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Island Breeders Finals last major stakes action of season in region

Island Breeders Finals last major stakes action of season in region – Sports – The Guardian. The final mega stakes card of the 2012 Maritime racing season lines up Saturday afternoon at the Charlottetown Driving Park. Post time for the … Continue reading

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Trotting group hails Somebeach as leading money-winning sire

Trotting group hails Somebeach as leading money-winning sire | The Chronicle Herald. It’s been nearly four years since world-champion pacer Somebeachsomewhere retired to stud. But his offspring are continuing his legacy on harness tracks across North America. Somebeach, who was … Continue reading

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Harrisburg Loaded With Yearlings | Standardbred Canada

Harrisburg Loaded With Yearlings | Standardbred Canada. The Standardbred Horse Sales Company has announced its 2012 edition of The Black Book. This year’s edition of The Black Book includes more yearlings by the top winning sires than any other sale … Continue reading

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Hammer Time At Clearfield County Fairgrounds | Standardbred Canada

Hammer Time At Clearfield County Fairgrounds | Standardbred Canada. The second day of the race meet at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds saw freshman pacers face each other and the weather, as storms played havoc with the race card. In the … Continue reading

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Somebeachsomewhere to stand Down Under

Somebeachsomewhere to stand Down Under. One of the greatest harness racing horses of the modern era is coming ‘Down Under’ – not via frozen semen – but the actual champion himself! Somebeachsomewhere (1:46.4), the 2008 North America Horse-of-the-Year, will stand … Continue reading

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Are The Odds In MacGrath’s Favour?

Are The ‘Odds’ In MacGrath’s Favour? | Standardbred Canada. The best Christmas gift, at least an early one, that owner/trainer Brent MacGrath could have asked for came true when his Weigh The Odds received a favourable post position in one … Continue reading

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Record Yearling Price Set At Harrisburg | Standardbred Canada

Record Yearling Price Set At Harrisburg | Standardbred Canada. John and Tom Cancelliere of New Jersey have not only purchased the the full brother to Somebeachsomewhere, they have also collared the highest priced yearling in standardbred sale history. Hip 203, … Continue reading

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2011 Lexington Selected Yearling Sale

Lexington Catalogue Now Online SOURCE: Standardbred Canada For those that prefer not to wait for mail delivery, the entire catalogue for the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale is now available on the sales company’s website. This year’s sale is scheduled for … Continue reading

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Life’s still a ‘Beach’ for Brent MacGrath

Life’s still a ‘Beach’ for Brent MacGrath – harnesslink.com. Talk about getting out of the gates in great fashion. This past Saturday marked the initial edition of the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes (previously called the Burlington Stakes) at Mohawk Racetrack. The Pepsi … Continue reading

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Racing season begins in earnest

Racing season begins in earnest, as Beach Stakes replace Burlington Stakes. For the purists who passionately follow harness racing the racing season officially gets under way tonight at Mohawk Racetrack. There will be three divisions of the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes for … Continue reading

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Third Straight Qualifying Win For ‘Beach’ Sis

Third Straight Qualifying Win For ‘Beach’ Sis | Standardbred Canada. Someheartsomewhere, a three-year-old full sister to the great Somebeachsomewhere, recorded her third consecutive qualifying victory Thursday, May 26 at Pocono Downs. Owned by Ronald Michelon of Northbrook, Illinois and John … Continue reading

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Turning risks into rewards – Truro Daily News

Turning risks into rewards – Local – News – Truro Daily News Stu Rath is a well-known Truro businessman who will be recognized tonight with the Truro and District Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Classic Wish Passes

Classic Wish Passes | Standardbred Canada Today is a sad day in Winbak Farm history. Last night the U.S. Harness Racing Hall of Fame and Canadian Hall of Fame mare, Classic Wish, passed away during foaling. She gave birth to … Continue reading

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Rath Recognized by Chamber of Commerce

Rath recognized by chamber of commerce – Local – News – Truro Daily News. TRURO – Stu Rath has been named the Truro and District Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2011. The annual award recognizes a lifetime … Continue reading

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The wedding gift of a lifetime – Somebeachsomewhere

Source: Harnesslink – The wedding gift of a lifetime – Somebeachsomewhere. Ernie Martinez will never ever forget the time he suggested to his friend Stephanie Smith-Rothaug that she have a look at a Beach Towel mare who was in foal … Continue reading

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Somebeachsomewhere Stakes Set For Mohawk

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced that it has renamed the Burlington Stakes, the key stakes prep race for the Pepsi North America Cup, the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes. via Somebeachsomewhere Stakes Set For Mohawk | Standardbred Canada.

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CBC Radio Talks Somebeachsomewhere

On Wednesday Dec. 1, CBC Radio’s Maritime Noon will revisit 2008’s Newsmaker of the Year, pacing phenom turned stallion Somebeachsomewhere. The interview with Dr. Bridgette Jablonsky, Farm Manager for Hanover Shoe Farms, airs at 12:00 p.m. Atlantic Time. Jablonsky provides … Continue reading

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Beach Baby – Sports – Truro Daily News

Beach Baby – Sports – Truro Daily News. Somebeachsomewhere trainer MacGrath buys son of legendary pacer TRURO – He looks a lot like his father and Brent MacGrath is hoping Sepia Sands paces like him too. The Truro resident bought … Continue reading

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Somebeachsomewhere lands his first New New Zealand Foal

Somebeachsomewhere lands his first New Zealand foal. Arguably the greatest harness racing pacer of the modern era has sired his first foal in New Zealand. A colt by Mach Three stallion Somebeachsomewhere from L’Oiseau De Nuit, by Christian Cullen, found … Continue reading

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Celebrating Ont.’s Finest At ‘The Fair’ | Standardbred Canada

Celebrating Ont.’s Finest At ‘The Fair’ | Standardbred Canada. Not only will Saturday night’s card at Western Fair Raceway be the richest in the history of the London, Ont. track, it will also be one of the busiest, as several … Continue reading

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Happy 34th To The Big M | Standardbred Canada

Happy 34th To The Big M | Standardbred Canada. It’s 34 years ago today that the Meadowlands opened its doors and night-time mile track harness racing was introduced to the Metropolitan area of New York for the first time. Here’s … Continue reading

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