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2002-10-23T00:00:00-04:00October 23, 2002|

Hawaiian Clipper has been no surprise for Burgess

DUNDAS, ON — Flamboro Downs plays host to one of the last regular season Gold events this Saturday, rolling out the red carpet for 13 freshman trotting colts in a pair of Gold Series Eliminations. Competition will be fierce between the youngsters hovering just below the current cut off for a berth in the season

2002-10-23T00:00:00-04:00October 23, 2002|

Colt’s owners are living a dream

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario's exciting three-year-old pacing colts head to Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night for the final Gold Series Elimination of their careers. Among the talented group of 10 lined up to compete for $116,225 are all four Gold Final winners and all but one of the division's top 10 point earners. Leading the

2002-10-20T00:00:00-04:00October 20, 2002|

McIntosh and McElroy take Georgian Downs by storm

INNISFIL, OCT. 20, 2002 — Fans found an easy recipe for doubling their money during the two-year-old pacing colt Grassroots events on Saturday night at Georgian Downs — take one colt trained by Bob McIntosh, put driver Don McElroy in the race bike, add $2, wait two minutes and collect $4. McIntosh and McElroy captured

2002-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2002|

Pat Me Up leads pacing fillies into post season

FRASERVILLE, ON — Pat Me Up scored the fastest win of five Grassroots divisions over a sloppy track at Kawartha Downs on Friday evening and also rewarded her backers with the largest win pay out. The two-year-old pacing filly crossed the wire three-quarters of a length ahead of Special Beauty and pacesetter Missys Fame, stopping

2002-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2002|

Mackenzie hits the jackpot at Western Fair

LONDON, ON — Paul Mackenzie had the key to the winner's circle at Western Fair Raceway on Friday night. The Puslinch-based driver teamed a trio of three-year-old pacing colts to victory in five Grassroots divisions, including a track record performance with Daylon Frontier in the eighth race. In spite of track conditions rated two seconds

2002-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2002|

Waples teams North To Alaska to first win

GLOUCESTER, ON — With a picture perfect drive by Hall of Fame horseman Ron Waples, North To Alaska scored the fastest win of three Trillium Series divisions at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Friday evening. Leaving from Post 2, Waples manoeuvred the Valleymeister daughter into fourth spot and watched as a trio of fillies battled for

2002-10-16T00:00:00-04:00October 16, 2002|

Pacing colts ready for final Grassroots battle

INNISFIL, ON — Ontario's top two-year-old pacing colts are elbow to elbow in the Grassroots point race heading into their last regular season event at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening. Less than 20 points separate the colts currently sitting in tenth spot in the division ranking and the trailing group that are still angling for

2002-10-16T00:00:00-04:00October 16, 2002|

Sheza Charm hoping for Trillium magic in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — An impressive line up of three-year-old trotting fillies are heading back to Windsor Raceway this Friday for their final Trillium Series event of the season. Open to both Ontario-sired and 100 per cent Ontario-owned fillies, the pair of Trillium divisions spotlights four Gold Series regulars, seven Grassroots competitors and two American-breds. Among

2002-10-16T00:00:00-04:00October 16, 2002|

Corona Grande looking for morale booster Friday

LONDON, ON — The level of competition in the three-year-old pacing colt Grassroots division has been exceptional this season and Friday night's regular season finale at Western Fair Raceway promises nothing less as the top colt vie for one of 16 spots in the Oct. 27 Semifinal. Heading into Friday's event the cut off for

2002-10-14T00:00:00-04:00October 14, 2002|

Armbro Arrow takes aim on Semifinal berth

FRASERVILLE, ON — With the post season rapidly approaching, this weekend marks the end of the Grassroots regular season and Kawartha Downs plays host to the final event for the two-year-old pacing fillies on Friday evening. To extend their season the fillies must finish among the top 16 point earners from the six regular season