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

Eilean Donon posts sharp mile in Kawartha Grassroots

FRASERVILLE, ON — Eilean Donon scored the fastest win of four Grassroots divisions at Kawartha Downs on Thursday evening. The two-year-old trotting colt and driver Tom Strauss circled the Fraserville oval, rated two seconds slower than normal due to the wet weather, in 2:03.3. Sent off as the fans' top choice, Strauss and Eilean Donon

2003-07-09T00:00:00-04:00July 9, 2003|

Fit For Carl in shape for Hanover Grassroots

HANOVER, ON — After an impressive Canada Day debut that featured four miles faster than 1:57, the two-year-old pacing colts spring back into Grassroots action on Saturday evening at Hanover Raceway. A total of 56 colts will compete for $126,000 in seven Grassroots divisions and hoping to earn another piece of the Ontario Sires Stakes

2003-07-09T00:00:00-04:00July 9, 2003|

Kawartha showcases OSS trotting fillies Saturday

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs presents an outstanding program of Ontario Sires Stakes action Saturday evening, featuring the $130,000 Gold Final for three-year-old trotting fillies and five Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting fillies. Gold Elimination winners Wanabeamillionaire, Chelemark Ginger and Wescott will depart from Posts 1, 2, and 6 in the sixth race and

2003-07-08T00:00:00-04:00July 8, 2003|

Langille heads to Sudbury with veteran and novice

SUDBURY, ON — Sudbury Downs kicks off its four event 2003 Ontario Sires Stakes schedule on Saturday evening with five Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old trotting fillies. Last year's Grassroots Champion Designable made her 2003 debut in the May 19 Grassroots season opener at Quinte Raceway where she overcame Post 7 to score a 2:04.4

2003-07-07T00:00:00-04:00July 7, 2003|

Bax’s trotting colts a study in contrast

FRASERVILLE, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes action returns to Kawartha Downs on Thursday evening with four Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting colts. A pair of colts making their racing debut hail from local trotting specialist John Bax's stable, Rob Ray, who will start from Post 3 in the third race and Kingma Kosmos, who

2003-07-07T00:00:00-04:00July 7, 2003|

Freshman pacing colts back in action Thursday

REXDALE, ON — Just two weeks after their provincial debut, Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing colts swing back into action at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday evening for their second Gold Elimination. Several new faces will join the colts that made the trip to Rideau Carleton Raceway for the season opener, while others have opted to skip

2003-07-07T00:00:00-04:00July 7, 2003|

Double Creme flawless in Gold Final victory

REXDALE, ON — Double Creme delivered an impressive finishing kick to capture the two-year-old pacing fillies $130,000 Gold Final at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening. Sitting at the back of the pack through lightning fast early fractions of :26.3, :55.1 and 1:24, Double Creme did not make a move until the fillies were heading for

2003-07-07T00:00:00-04:00July 7, 2003|

Famous Seelster aims for Gold Series glory Friday

DUNDAS, ON — When Bill Budd heads to Flamboro Downs on Friday evening the Carlisle resident will once again require a two-horse trailer. Both Famous Seelster and Village Blitz qualified for Friday's $130,000 Gold Final — Famous Seelster capturing his elimination with an impressive 11 length romp in an Ontario Sires Stakes record equalling 1:52.1

2003-07-06T00:00:00-04:00July 6, 2003|

Missys Fame equals track record in Hanover

HANOVER, ON — Missys Fame roared around Hanover Raceway on Saturday night to post the fastest win in three Trillium Series divisions and equal the three-year-old pacing filly speed record established by Ghost Of Sweepall in 1998. The Apaches Fame daughter and veteran reinsman Ross Battin fired out of Post 1 and never faced a

2003-07-06T00:00:00-04:00July 6, 2003|

JM Vangogh scores resounding victory in Gold Final

WINDSOR, ON — The first time JM Vangogh found himself in the spotlight after an Ontario Sires Stakes event was last October when he was involved in an accident that cost him the remainder of his freshman season and put his entire racing career in jeopardy. After a remarkable recovery the colt returned to the