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2003-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2003|

Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association launches web site

MISSISSAUGA, ON — Today the Ontario Horse Racing Industry Association (OHRIA) has launched its official website The site will act as a key source of information about the horse racing industry in Ontario. "We are launching the first phase of the site today," said Wendy Rinella, Executive Director of OHRIA. "In the future more

2003-07-14T00:00:00-04:00July 14, 2003|

Waples has pick of elimination winners for Final

REXDALE, ON — Randy Waples qualified three two-year-old pacing colts for Thursday night's Gold Final at Woodbine Racetrack, two elimination winners and a runner-up, and hours after the draw on Monday afternoon the Milton resident was still struggling to decide which one he would drive in the $130,000 Final. "Putasmileon is head and shoulders above

2003-07-13T00:00:00-04:00July 13, 2003|

Fosse scores upset in Gold Final

FRASERVILLE, ON — All the pieces fell into place at the perfect time for three-year-old trotting filly Fosse at Kawartha Downs on Saturday evening. Making her debut in a Gold Series Final, the Balanced Image daughter delivered a classic come-from-behind effort to score the 1:58 victory and carry off the lion's share of the $130,000

2003-07-13T00:00:00-04:00July 13, 2003|

Designable maintains flawless Grassroots record

SUDBURY, ON — Reigning division champion Designable captured her second Grassroots victory of the 2003 season at Sudbury Downs on Saturday evening. The three-year-old trotting filly and trainer-driver Wayne Langille left smartly from Post 2 and led the field through fractions of :30.2, 1:01.2 and 1:31.2 en route to the 2:02 victory, the fastest of

2003-07-13T00:00:00-04:00July 13, 2003|

Local trotting fillies impress fans at Rideau Carleton

GLOUCESTER, ON — Local fillies Hollywood Beauty and Ifhallscouldtalk scored impressive victories in their Gold Series Eliminations at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening. Hollywood Beauty and Jacques Hebert kicked off the local talent parade with a 2:02.2 victory in the sixth race. Leaving from Post 1 the pair landed in third spot through the

2003-07-13T00:00:00-04:00July 13, 2003|

Fit For Carl scores Grassroots win at local oval

WOODBINE, ON — Local colt Fit For Carl earned his second set of Grassroots points at Hanover Raceway on Saturday evening, scoring a 2:04 victory in the sixth of seven divisions for the two-year-old pacing colts. Leaving from Post 7, Walkerton resident Terry Fritz and Fit For Carl eased off the gate into fifth spot

2003-07-11T00:00:00-04:00July 11, 2003|

Waples, Robinson team up for two elimination wins

REXDALE, ON — In spite of the rain, which caused Woodbine Racetrack officials to rate the track sloppy and one second slower than normal, the two-year-old pacing colts put on an impressive speed show on Thursday evening. In the first of three Gold Series Eliminations Sauble Jackson and driver Stephen Byron rolled to a four

2003-07-11T00:00:00-04:00July 11, 2003|

Trillium winner returns to Georgian Downs for Gold

INNISFIL, ON — Ontario's gifted two-year-old pacing fillies return to Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening for three Gold Series Eliminations just three and a half weeks after opening their Ontario Sires Stakes season at the Innisfil oval. Among the fillies heading back to Georgian Downs is Lucy's Fame, who dominated the June 21 Trillium event

2003-07-11T00:00:00-04:00July 11, 2003|

Winning Breed captures Gold Final at Flamboro

DUNDAS, ON — Winning Breed chose the perfect day to step up and claim his first Gold Series win when he captured the $130,000 Gold Final at Flamboro Downs on Friday. The three-year-old pacing colt had been a winner in Grassroots action earlier this spring and finished second in his Gold Elimination at the Dundas

2003-07-10T00:00:00-04:00July 10, 2003|

How Is That Fair captures Flamboro Gold Final

DUNDAS, ON — How Is That Fair trotted to an impressive four and one quarter length victory in the two-year-old trotting colt Gold Final at Flamboro Downs on Wednesday afternoon. The Mr Lavec colt, owned by Warren Waxman of Dundas, trainer Scott McEneny of Waterdown and Alan Alber of Thornhill, circled the Flamboro half-mile in