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2003-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2003|

Record falls as freshman colts scorch around Clinton

CLINTON, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing colts put on a speed show for Clinton Raceway fans Sunday afternoon that saw the track record lowered by three-fifths of a second and nine of 10 Grassroots divisions go faster than 2:00. Claiming his place in the record books with a 1:57.1 romp in the ninth race

2003-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2003|

Lola J scores first victory in Grassroots action

INNISFIL, ON — Georgian Downs fans were treated to an outstanding evening of racing by Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday, complete with tight finishes and impressive miles. The first two Grassroots divisions saw very tight finishes and in Race 4 local filly Lola J earned her first victory by sticking a head in

2003-09-19T00:00:00-04:00September 19, 2003|

Freshman fillies deliver in spite of rain

DUNDAS, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies did not let a day of rain dampen their on-track performances in a pair of Gold Series Eliminations at Flamboro Downs on Friday afternoon. Division leader Taylor Lynne kicked off the Ontario Sires Stakes action with a wire-to-wire performance, posting a 2:01 effort on the sloppy track

2003-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2003|

Cozy Xample looking forward to Clinton homecoming

CLINTON, ON — An impressive line up of two-year-old pacing colts are headed to Clinton Raceway Sunday afternoon for the second last Grassroots event of the season. In addition to the Grassroots division leaders, several colts who have spent most of the summer battling in the Gold Series will appear at Clinton, including Robert Hamather's

2003-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2003|

Two-year-old pacing colts flock to Mohawk for Gold

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes excitement returns to Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening with four outstanding Gold Eliminations for the two-year-old pacing colts. The top colts will all be on hand to defend their positions in the race toward the season ending Super Final, but there are also a host of new faces leaping

2003-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2003|

Competition heats up as trotting fillies head to Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — With only two Gold Series events remaining on the two-year-old trotting fillies' schedule, the competition will be intense at Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening. Twenty-two fillies will compete in three Gold Eliminations with a top three finish a priority for moving on to the Sept. 28 Final and ensuring a spot in

2003-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2003|

Lola J makes Grassroots debut at Georgian Downs

INNISFILL, ON — After a five-week hiatus, Ontario Sires Stakes excitement returns to Georgian Downs on Saturday evening with nine Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old pacing fillies. Joining the fillies who have been battling on the provincial scene all summer are a number of newcomers to the Grassroots ranks, including Lola J. Trained by Cookstown

2003-09-15T00:00:00-04:00September 15, 2003|

Waterdown trainer sends three freshmen to Gold Series

DUNDAS, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes action returns to Flamboro Downs on Friday afternoon with two Gold Series Eliminations for the talented two-year-old pacing fillies. Waterdown resident Scott McEneny will harness three fillies in the pair of $61,871 eliminations, sending Sentbytheangels and Cheapertokeeper to the post in Race 6 and Elegantreflection behind the gate in

2003-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14, 2003|

Two of a kind for Ritchie and Thorne in Sudbury wild card

SUDBURY, ON — Jim Ritchie and Bud Thorne teamed up for a pair of wins at Sudbury Downs on Saturday night, capturing two of six freshman trotting colt Grassroots wild card divisions. The pair made their first appearance in the Sudbury winner's circle with Grand Sovereign after Race 9. Ritchie piloted the fan favourite to

2003-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14, 2003|

Gold Series fillies cash in on Grassroots wild card

CLINTON, ON — A pair of top Gold Series fillies padded their bank accounts with victories in Grassroots wild card action at Clinton Raceway on Sunday afternoon. Two-time Gold Elimination winner Zorgwijk Emani scored the fastest mile of the seven divisions with a 2:03.1 clocking in the sixth race. The Valleymeister daughter and Hall of