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2003-10-23T00:00:00-04:00October 23, 2003|

$1 million winner makes Sires Stakes debut Saturday

WINDSOR, ON — When the three-year-old pacing fillies make their last Gold Elimination stop at Windsor Raceway Saturday evening the field will include three fillies making their Gold Series debut. And while it is not unusual to see horses jump up to the Gold Series at this stage in the season, it is rare when

2003-10-23T00:00:00-04:00October 23, 2003|

Top three-year-olds on stage at Flamboro Downs Sunday

DUNDAS, ON — Flamboro Downs fans will witness an outstanding evening of harness racing Sunday when the top three-year-old trotters and pacers from across Ontario converge on the Dundas half-mile for eight $30,000 Grassroots Semifinals. After gathering points through six regular season Grassroots events the top 16 colts and fillies from each division are ready

2003-10-22T00:00:00-04:00October 22, 2003|

OSS excitement continues Saturday at Western Fair

LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway's outstanding opening weekend continues on Saturday with two Gold Series Eliminations for the talented two-year-old trotting colts. Eleven youngsters will battle for a total of $102,612 and a berth in next weekend's $130,000 Gold Final, the last one of the season. Also up for grabs are points toward the

2003-10-21T00:00:00-04:00October 21, 2003|

Gritty effort earns Casimir Camotion a golden victory

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Three-year-old trotting fillies For The Luva Moni and Queen Of Jewels both started from Post 1 in their Gold Eliminations at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening. Each filly followed her own path around the seven-eighths mile oval — For The Luva Moni coming from off the pace and Queen Of Jewels using

2003-10-21T00:00:00-04:00October 21, 2003|

Two-year-old Grassroots stars open London meet Friday

LONDON, ON — Friday is the opening night of Western Fair Raceway's fall meet and the line-up of trotters and pacers heading for the London oval is unrivalled by any in recent memory. Sixty-four of the finest two-year-old racehorses ever produced in Ontario are headed for Western Fair to compete in the $240,000 Semifinal round

2003-10-20T00:00:00-04:00October 20, 2003|

Trotting colts primed for $130,000 showdown Thursday

GLOUCESTER, ON — Rideau Carleton Raceway wraps up its 2003 Ontario Sires Stakes season on Thursday with what promises to be an outstanding showdown between the top three-year-old trotting colts in the province. Reigning Gold Final champ Armbro Approach starts from Post 4 in the $130,000 Gold Final, division leader JM Vangogh gets Post 6

2003-10-20T00:00:00-04:00October 20, 2003|

Gifted trotting fillies battle at Mohawk Friday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Heading into Friday evening's Gold Series Eliminations at Mohawk Racetrack, all eyes are focused on the talented Peaceful Way. Undefeated since her racing debut, the two-year-old trotting filly has six straight victories under her belt against the top competition in North America. More impressive, she has overcome Post 8 three times and

2003-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2003|

Mr. OSS scores double in Grassroots finale

WINDSOR, ON — Dave Wall scored a pair of victories in Grassroots action at Windsor Raceway on Saturday evening, kicking off the competition with a 1:59.3 win behind Princetown Michael. "Mr. OSS" sent two-year-old trotting colt Princetown Michael directly to the front from Post 6 and cruised around Windsor's five-eighths mile oval in fractions of

2003-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2003|

Trillium trotters wrap up OSS season at Kawartha

FRASERVILLE, ON — Local trainer John Bax helped wrap up the Ontario Sires Stakes season at Kawartha Downs on Saturday night by harnessing one winner and one runner-up in Trillium Series action for the two-year-old trotting fillies. The Peterborough resident and driver Jason Woodward teamed up to get Yankee Dakota across the line on top

2003-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2003|

MacDonald scores a double in Grassroots showdown

INNISFIL, ON — In spite of the weather and less than favourable track conditions, the three-year-old pacing fillies delivered impressive performances on Saturday evening to wrap up Georgian Downs' 2003 Ontario Sires Stakes season. Clinton Raceway track record holder Feathery Fame continued her Grassroots hot streak with an authoritative victory in the eighth race. The