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Racing Roundup: Lookinforadventure lowers Miami Valley track record to 1:51.4
Monday, February 17, 2014 - from harness publicists across North America

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Sunday’s (Feb. 16) edition of Racing Roundup features results stories from Miami Valley Raceway and Dover Downs.

Lookinforadventure lowers Miami Valley track record to 1:51.4

Lebanon, OH --- Despite sub-freezing temperatures, Lookinforadventure scorched the new Miami Valley five-eighths-mile oval in 1:51.4 on Sunday night to capture the featured $10,000 Open-Preferred Pace and lower the track record.

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Lookinforadventure lowered the Miami Valley track record to 1:51.4.

Driver Ronnie Wrenn, Jr. left alertly and opted to sit the pocket throughout most of the record-setting mile. Eventual runner-up I'm Feeling Good (Tony Hall) posted front-end fractions of :26.4, :55.3 and 1:23.4 before yielding halfway down the stretch to finish 1-1/2 lengths behind. Ardyne Ace (Jim Pantaleano) raced gamely from the outside post position in the field of nine to garner the show dough.

Green Acquisition Corporation owns Lookinforadventure, a 6-year-old gelded son of Rocknroll Hanover out of the Jate Lobell daughter Student Driver. The winner was recently moved to the Virgil Morgan, Jr. stable as he approaches the half-million dollar in career earnings plateau.

Racing will resume at Miami Valley Raceway on Wednesday night with a 6:30 p.m. post time.

-- Miami Valley Raceway Media Relations

Dover Downs
Cams Art, a former standout juvenile in the Delaware Breeders Fund events, has regained his winning touch by taking his third win of the meet and scoring a 1:51.4 victory in the $9,500 male pace at Dover Downs on Sunday.
With Bret Brittingham in the bike, the Jeanne and Morgan McInnis homebred Cams Fortune-My Foolish Art gelding, trained by their son Ryan McInnis, romped home an easy winner. Charger (Trace Tetrick), an 8-1 shot, was second with Polaris N (Ron Pierce) getting the show money in the nine-horse field. Tim Tetrick had a driving triple, while Bret Brittingham and Ron Pierce had two wins each. Trainers Bobby Myers and Jim King also had doubles.


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