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September 9, 2005 | Bill Christine, Times Staff Writer
Stanley Dancer, one of harness racing's most famous drivers and trainers, who guided horses to three Triple Crowns and seven horse-of-the-year titles, died Thursday at his home in Pompano Beach, Fla. He was 78. Dancer had been in failing health in recent years, the U.S. Trotting Assn. said. He had undergone several operations for back injuries suffered while racing and had battled prostate cancer. The son of a New Egypt, N.J.
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September 9, 2005 | Bill Christine, Times Staff Writer
Stanley Dancer, one of harness racing's most famous drivers and trainers, who guided horses to three Triple Crowns and seven horse-of-the-year titles, died Thursday at his home in Pompano Beach, Fla. He was 78. Dancer had been in failing health in recent years, the U.S. Trotting Assn. said. He had undergone several operations for back injuries suffered while racing and had battled prostate cancer. The son of a New Egypt, N.J.
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July 7, 1986 | Associated Press
Bill Haughton, a Hall of Fame harness racing driver-trainer, remained in critical condition Sunday with head injuries suffered in a three-horse spill Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway. Haughton's family had no comment Sunday, but Stanley Dancer, a Hall of Fame member and longtime friend and rival of Haughton, said the 62-year-old Haughton was in a coma at the Westchester Medical Center at Valhalla, N.Y.
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July 7, 1986 | Associated Press
Bill Haughton, a Hall of Fame harness racing driver-trainer, remained in critical condition Sunday with head injuries suffered in a three-horse spill Saturday night at Yonkers Raceway. Haughton's family had no comment Sunday, but Stanley Dancer, a Hall of Fame member and longtime friend and rival of Haughton, said the 62-year-old Haughton was in a coma at the Westchester Medical Center at Valhalla, N.Y.
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August 2, 1990 | From Associated Press
Royal Troubador, last year's 2-year-old trotting colt of the year, and Embassy Lobell, another star in Lou Guida's stable, have been named early favorites for the two divisions of Saturday's $1.34-million Hambletonian. Ten horses were entered in each of the divisions of the most prestigious trotting event in harness racing, and both Royal Troubador and Embassy Lobell drew favorable post positions for the highlight of the Meadowlands Racetrack season.
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September 9, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
It isn't much of a surprise, but it looks as if Mark Martin's retirement from NASCAR's Nextel Cup series is going to be postponed for a year. In the afterglow of a victory in Thursday night's IROC race at Richmond International Raceway, Martin said it appeared he would be back in Jack Roush's No. 6 Ford next season. "It's looking more and more like that all the time," Martin said.
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March 4, 1992 | STEVE ANDERSEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Owner-driver Hank Hayward's victory in last Saturday's $20,000 California Sires Stakes for 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings represented a victory for harness racing's small owners. Very small. Hayward and his wife, Paula, own one horse in training--Picture Perfect-A, who won his second stakes race last weekend. They also own a 2-year-old they hope will be racing at Sacramento this summer. Otherwise, the couple work as grooms for trainer Jim Grundy and live on the backstretch.
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February 21, 1990 | STEVE SCHUELEIN
Joe Anderson, the traveling man, is back, full time, in the seat of a sulky. Anderson, who has visited every continent except Antarctica, disappeared from the driver and trainer standings at Los Alamitos last year after having been among the leaders for a decade. Anderson has trained at Rancho Monterey, a private 30-acre site in San Jacinto, for the last 12 years.
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