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PA All-Star races continue at Pocono
Friday, July 04, 2014 - by Jennifer Starr, for Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

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Wilkes-Barre, PA --- Five divisions of the Pennsylvania All-Stars for 2-year-old trotting colts and geldings were held at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Friday (July 4), under a perfect summer night.

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Jimmy Takter drove The Bank to a 1:56.3 triumph.

Trainer/driver Jimmy Takter had wins in two divisions -- the first division with Uncle Lasse (Donato Hanover–Solveig) in 1:57 and the fourth division with The Bank (Donato Hanover–Lantern Kronos), with the fastest time of all divisions in 1:56.3.

Other winners included Broadway Appolo (Broadway Hall–Raising Rachel), driven by Corey Callahan and trained by Jim Campbell in 1:58.3 in the second division; Billy Flynn (Cantab Hall–Zeta Jones), driven by Brett Miller and trained by Stefan Lind in 1:57.2 in the third division; and Gifted Way (Cantab Hall–Rare Gift), driven by Scott Zeron for trainer Tony Alagna in a 1:57.3 clocking.

The PA All-Stars continue on Saturday night with four divisions for 3-year-old pacing fillies and three divisions for 3-year-old trotting colts and geldings. Post time is 6:30 p.m.

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