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2002-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2002|

Local filly scores Grassroots Semifinal upset

INNISFIL, ON — Petals Of A Flower scored the biggest upset in eight Grassroots Semifinals at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening and emptied half the grandstand into the winner's circle as local owners Mardon Stables of Loretto and Sit N Go Stable of Barrie celebrated with family and friends. Leaving from Post 6 Petals Of

2002-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2002|

Dreamfair Vogel wraps up regular season a winner

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Freezing temperatures and snow did not deter Dreamfair Vogel from posting his fifth straight victory at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening. The three-year-old pacing colt and driver Randy Waples eased off the starting gate from Post 4 in the $130,000 Gold Final and landed in fourth spot as Camystic took the field

2002-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2002|

Village Blitz seizes Gold Elimination trophy

LONDON, ON — Village Blitz stepped up to take his first Gold Series victory at Western Fair Raceway on Saturday evening. The two-year-old pacing colt and trainer-driver Carl Jamieson took full advantage of Post 1, firing to the top and reeling off fractions of :28, :58.3 and 1:28.2 on their way to the one and

2002-11-02T00:00:00-05:00November 2, 2002|

Ethen Seelster scores upset in Gold Final

DUNDAS, ON — When trotters are sold at auction as yearlings their new owners should receive a complimentary one year supply of antacid to guard against the heartburn that goes along with the typical two-year-old trotter's season. Saturday afternoon's freshman trotting colt Gold Final at Flamboro Downs was clear proof of this medical necessity as

2002-11-01T00:00:00-05:00November 1, 2002|

Bax sweeps top two spots in Gold Elimination

GLOUCESTER, ON — Pepi Lavec continued to roll through the three-year-old trotting filly Gold division with an effortless 1:59 victory over the Rideau Carleton Raceway oval on Thursday evening. The Mr Lavec daughter and driver Paul MacDonell fired out of Post 6 and trotted through fractions of :29.1, :59.2 and 1:29.1 en route to the

2002-11-01T00:00:00-05:00November 1, 2002|

Workaholic filly looks for second Gold Final win

CAMPBELLVILLE, OCT. 31, 2002 — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies wrap up their regular season on Monday evening at Mohawk Racetrack and Elimination winner The Patriot will be looking for a second Gold Final trophy to add to her collection. The Albert Albert daughter captured the July 26 Gold Final at Rideau Carleton Raceway and

2002-11-01T00:00:00-05:00November 1, 2002|

Halloween Night full of surprises at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — There were lots of treats available at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening for fans clever enough to select the winners of three Gold Series Eliminations. With all three favourites in the two-year-old trotting filly event failing to hit the board, the winning tickets started at $6.70 and went up from there. Snazzy

2002-10-31T00:00:00-05:00October 31, 2002|

Three-year-olds put it all on the line in Windsor Sunday

WINDSOR, ON — For Ontario's top three-year-old Grassroots competitors the focus of their season has narrowed to one race, their $100,000 division Championship at Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening. Eight contestants, the top four finishers from each Semifinal held at Windsor Raceway last weekend, will vie for the Grassroots title in their division and the

2002-10-31T00:00:00-05:00October 31, 2002|

Freshman set to take Georgian Downs by storm

INNISFIL, ON — Georgian Downs' Saturday evening program will be the hottest ticket in town this weekend as the Innisfil oval hosts eight $30,000 Grassroots Semifinals for the top two-year-old trotters and pacers in Ontario. Hoping to steal the show in the two-year-old pacing colt division is trainer Bob McIntosh, who will send four contestants

2002-10-30T00:00:00-05:00October 30, 2002|

Au Rumba hoping for more Gold Series riches

LONDON, ON — With just two weeks remaining in the Ontario Sires Stakes season the two-year-old pacing colt division has been whittled down to just five entrants for Saturday night's Gold Series Elimination at Western Fair Raceway. However, the five colts who will line up behind the starting gate in the twelfth race are a