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2003-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2003|

Local filly Oh Emma captures second Grassroots win

INNISFIL, ON — Crown Royalty came within a breath of equalling the three-year-old trotting filly track record at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening. Leaving from Post 5 in the second of five Grassroots divisions, the Wesgate Crown daughter and driver Stephen Byron took command of the race heading for the three-quarters and extended their lead

2003-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2003|

SOS Hotshot shows off in Hiawatha Grassroots

SARNIA, ON — SOS Hotshot delivered an impressive performance in Grassroots action at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday evening to claim her first Ontario Sires Stakes victory in a sharp 2:00.3. Mark MacDonald piloted the two-year-old trotting filly to the victory from Post 4, taking control just past the half and cruising home well in

2003-09-27T00:00:00-04:00September 27, 2003|

Strauss scores driving double in Grassroots

GLOUCESTER, ON — Veteran reinsman Tom Strauss scored a driving double at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Friday evening, piloting the winners in two of four Grassroots divisions for the talented three-year-old trotting colts. Strauss's first visit to the Rideau Carleton winner's circle came after Race 8 with Armbro Acme, who stalked pacesetter and fan favourite

2003-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2003|

Princetown Michael earns Grassroots crown in Sarnia

SARNIA, ON — Doug Brown piloted Princetown Michael to the fastest win in six Grassroots divisions at Hiawatha Horse Park on Thursday evening. The veteran horseman sent the U S Open son directly to the front from Post 2 and never saw a challenger, coasting under the wire six lengths up on Nichols Lavec and

2003-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2003|

OSS takes centre stage at Mohawk Monday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack features an impressive line-up of Ontario-sired talent on Monday evening with a $130,000 Gold Final for the two-year-old pacing colts and a pair of Gold Series Eliminations for the three-year-old trotting colts. Trainer Duane Marfisi will harness a pair of pacers in the Gold Final, sending the gifted Grin Tin

2003-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2003|

Serious Comfort sails to Gold Final win at Flamboro

DUNDAS, ON — Serious Comfort romped to a 1:56 victory in the two-year-old pacing filly Gold Final at Flamboro Downs on Friday evening, extending her win streak to an impressive three races. The Precious Bunny daughter and driver Roger Mayotte left smartly from Post 2 and controlled the pace through fractions of :28.4, :58.3 and

2003-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2003|

Cincinnati Kid trots to OSS record at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Completely oblivious to the cool September evening, Cincinnati Kid scorched around Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday to post a new Ontario Sires Stakes record and match the two-year-old trotting colt track record of 1:56.1. The Angus Hall son and driver Jack Moiseyev sat in the middle of the nine horse field through much

2003-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2003|

Speed and cake on the menu at Dresden Sunday

DRESDEN, ON — Dresden Raceway wraps up another outstanding season on Sunday afternoon with an exciting program on and off the racetrack. The historic half-mile oval will celebrate the Ontario Sires Stakes program's 30th birthday with cake for all fans and an opportunity for 100 fans in their thirties to pop a balloon and win

2003-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2003|

Windsor showcases Ontario Sires Stakes stars

WINDSOR, ON — Windsor Raceway's Sunday evening program features an exceptional line up of Ontario Sires Stakes action, including the $130,000 Gold Final for the two-year-old trotting fillies and three Gold Eliminations for the provincial program's marquee division, the three-year-old pacing colts. Leading the trotting fillies back to Windsor is Peaceful Way, who posted an

2003-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2003|

McHale looks forward to filly’s homecoming Sunday

GLOUCESTER, ON — Rideau Carleton Raceway wraps up an exciting weekend of Ontario Sires Stakes action with a pair of Gold Eliminations for the three-year-old pacing fillies on Sunday evening, and no one is more thrilled to have the talented group in Ottawa than Woodlawn resident Ed McHale. "Eddie is pretty happy about his big