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2007-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2007|

Chancey Lady cruises to Gold Final triumph

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Chancey Lady delivered her fourth victory in five starts Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack, capturing the $130,000 Gold Final for two-year-old pacing fillies. Driver Mark MacDonald gunned the Camluck daughter out of Post 9 and sent her to the front, rolling by the quarter pole in :27. With the handicap of the

2007-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2007|

Windsong Espoir brings his winning ways to Gold Series

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Two-year-old trotting colt Windsong Espoir made his first appearance in the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Sunday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, cruising to an effortless four and three-quarter length Gold Elimination victory. Hit The Mark was credited with the :28 opening quarter, but was quickly displaced by Windsong Espoir, who cruised to

2007-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2007|

Grassroots rivals to square off in Trillium event

DUNDAS, ON — Bruce MacDonald will harness two sophomore pacing fillies in the Wednesday, Sept. 26 Trillium Series at Flamboro Downs and the trainer says he has mixed expectations heading into the $72,000 event. First time Trillium starter Lethegoodtimesroll will line up from Post 5 in a division loaded with Gold Series talent and MacDonald

2007-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2007|

Jamieson quartet hunting for Grassroots success Tuesday

INNISFIL, ON — Fred Brayford will have an opportunity to see one of his horses race close to home when the two-year-old pacing fillies come to Georgian Downs on Tuesday, Sept. 25, but the Alliston resident admits that he is having trouble drumming up much enthusiasm for the outing. "Quite a disappointment she is," says

2007-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2007|

Claudius Augustus returns to form at Rideau Carleton

GLOUCESTER, ON — Claudius Augustus rebounded from a pair of disappointing efforts to score a Gold Elimination victory at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Friday evening in track record style. Starting from Post 4 in the six horse field, Claudius Augustus and driver Mario Baillargeon took control of the race just after the :28.3 opening quarter

2007-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2007|

Favourites flounder in Hiawatha Grassroots

SARNIA, ON — It was a tough night for favourites at Hiawatha Horse Park on Thursday as only one of the fans' choices delivered the goods in seven Grassroots events. Live In Love and Randy Fritz were sent off as the top choice in Race 2 and came up with an impressive effort to score

2007-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2007|

Jtlady Strong hoping heart and speed equal Gold success

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — After a seven week pause in their schedule, the three-year-old trotting fillies return to Gold Series action on Monday, Sept. 24 at Mohawk Racetrack. While several of the top fillies have enjoyed a well deserved vacation since their last Gold Final, Aug. 19 at Flamboro Downs, Jtlady Strong has spent her time

2007-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2007|

Bigtime Ball attracts a crowd at Kawartha Downs

FRASERVILLE, ON — Bigtime Ball will return to Kawartha Downs on Tuesday, Sept. 25 for his third crack at a $130,000 Gold Final, and the track photographer is preparing a wide-angled lens should the three-year-old pacing gelding make it two in a row at his hometown oval. After Bigtime Ball's track record performance in the

2007-09-19T00:00:00-04:00September 19, 2007|

O U Gus delivering substance over flash in Gold Series

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — O U Gus may not be setting the two-year-old trotting colt division on fire but, heading into the second last Gold Series Eliminations of the season this Sunday at Mohawk Racetrack, the Jerry Duford trainee has certainly been consistent. Through eight starts the son of Angus Hall and former Gold Series competitor

2007-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2007|

Bigtime Ball delivers track record triumph on home turf

FRASERVILLE, ON — Bigtime Ball made his local fans proud on Tuesday night, capturing his Gold Elimination in a Kawartha Downs track record 1:50.4. Starting from the trailing Post 9, driver Paul MacDonell eased Bigtime Ball away from the starting gate and was sitting seventh when Windsun Ben hit the opening quarter in :27.2. As