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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

2002-10-13T00:00:00-04:00October 13, 2002|

Our Pleasure trots to top of standings

INNISFIL, ON — Our Pleasure scored her third Grassroots win on Saturday night at Georgian Downs to jump to the top of the three-year-old trotting filly point standings and establish herself as a favourite for the Oct. 27 Grassroots Semifinal. Owned and trained by John Bosworth of Newmarket, Our Pleasure tucked in behind favourite Equine

2002-10-13T00:00:00-04:00October 13, 2002|

First time winners come up trumps in London

LONDON, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old trotting colts wrapped up their Grassroots season at Western Fair Raceway on Saturday night with Hieway Earl posting the fastest win of three divisions for trainer Roger Hie of Cobourg and Hielite Acres Inc. of Fraserville. The Earl son and driver Carman Hie tailed local favourites Best Ball and

2002-10-12T00:00:00-04:00October 12, 2002|

Maddy Girl tops sophomore filly standings

LONDON, ON — Maddy Girl cruised to the three-year-old pacing filly point title on Friday night with an impressive 1:56.4 victory over Western Fair Raceway's half-mile oval. With trainer Jim Ainsworth in the race bike, the Run The Table daughter shot to the front of the seven-horse field from Post 1 and never glanced back,

2002-10-12T00:00:00-04:00October 12, 2002|

Queen Of Jewels leaps into Semifinal berth

SUDBURY, ON — Queen Of Jewels trotted to the fastest win in four Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting fillies at Sudbury Downs on Friday evening. The King Conch daughter and trainer-driver Carman Hie stepped around the Sudbury Downs half-mile in a smart 2:03.2 to score their first victory in three starts and sneak into

2002-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2002|

Best Ball looking for final round success in London

LONDON, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old trotting colts wrap up their Grassroots season at Western Fair Raceway this Saturday evening, their last opportunity to garner points toward a post season berth. Only the top 16 point earners will advance to the Nov. 2 Semifinal and at present eight colts are tied for 16th in the

2002-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2002|

Victorious Killean ready to roll in Grassroots

LONDON, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes excitement roars back into London this weekend as Western Fair Raceway offers up Grassroots events on Friday and Saturday evening. On Friday the half-mile oval welcomes the exciting three-year-old pacing fillies, who will compete for a total of $105,928 in seven divisions. Leading the fillies into their last Grassroots

2002-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2002|

Trotting fillies wrap up Sudbury’s OSS season Friday

SUDBURY, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes action returns to Sudbury Downs for the final time this season on Friday night, with four divisions of two-year-old trotting fillies ready to battle in their final regular season Grassroots event. While the top 10 point earners have already secured a spot in the Grassroots post season, competition will

2002-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2002|

Fillies ready to battle in last regular season contest

INNISFIL, ON — When the three-year-old trotting fillies arrive at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening for their last regular season Grassroots event the gloves will be off as the top 20 fillies vie for 16 spots in the Oct. 27 Semifinal. Hovering just below the current cut off for the Semifinal is Norma and Clarence

2002-10-08T00:00:00-04:00October 8, 2002|

Ontario-sired Sir Luck joins harness racing elite

MISSISSAUGA, ON — Harness racing's $1 million dollar club is an exclusive one. Only a handful of horses reach the seven-figure mark in their racing career and fewer still accomplish it in one season. Achieving a spot among the sport's superstars during a two-year-old campaign is a rare feat worthy of the superlatives that people