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2008-07-19T00:00:00-04:00July 19, 2008|

Hall of Famer Waples captures pair of Grassroots trophies

INNISFIL, ON — Driver Robert Shepherd and Hall of Fame horseman Keith Waples teamed up to capture two of five freshman pacing colt Grassroots divisions at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening. In Race 7 Shepherd and Hundred Diamonds started from the advantageous Post 1, but the 28 year old reinsman opted to sit in the

2008-07-18T00:00:00-04:00July 18, 2008|

Fortune smiles on Cambridge-owned St Lads Popcorn

DUNDAS, ON — She drew an outside post and ended up with a dreadful trip in the Gold Elimination last week, but in her return to Flamboro Downs on Friday night, two-year-old pacing filly St Lads Popcorn had luck riding squarely on her shoulders. First, trainer Mark Horner was forced to scratch Pantecostal out of

2008-07-17T00:00:00-04:00July 17, 2008|

Saftic confident in colts heading back to Kawartha

FRASERVILLE, ON — The cream of Ontario's two-year-old trotting colt crop will return to Kawartha Downs on Tuesday, July 22 to battle in their first $120,000 Gold Final and $20,000 Gold Consolation. Mike Saftic will steer Hitithard in the Consolation and Winning Mister in the Final, and the veteran reinsman likes his chances in both

2008-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2008|

Amigo Hall daughters head back to Flamboro Sunday

DUNDAS, ON — Two years after Brian Newman decided to skip the yearling sales and race his trotting fillies under his own colours, the Chatsworth resident is heading to Flamboro Downs on Sunday to watch Justwin compete in a $120,000 Gold Final and Larissa battle in a $20,000 Gold Consolation. "We used to follow the

2008-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2008|

Byron stops at Georgian Downs in pursuit of OSS success

INNISFIL, ON — Thornton native Aaron Byron will make the trip home to Georgian Downs on Saturday evening to steer two freshman pacing colts in their Grassroots debut. The young reinsman has been making his presence felt on the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) circuit this season, recording five wins, two seconds, one fourth and one

2008-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2008|

Smooth performance earns Dashing Earl Grassroots glory

DUNDAS, ON — Dashing Earl delivered a stylish victory in the first of three $20,000 Grassroots divisions at Flamboro Downs on Wednesday evening. With Milton resident Randy Waples in the race bike, Dashing Earl sat in the middle of the pack though much of the mile before sprinting down the stretch to claim a four

2008-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2008|

Senator Hall sweeps to victory in Gold Elimination

FRASERVILLE, ON — Two-year-old trotting colt Senator Hall delivered a convincing eight length victory in the fastest of three Gold Eliminations at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday evening. With Douglas R. Ackerman in the race bike, the Angus Hall son powered away from Post 4 to a :29.3 opening quarter, gaping the field of nine freshman

2008-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2008|

Silver Sunset looking for luck in Gold Final Sunday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing colts will serve up a second helping of excitement to Mohawk Racetrack fans this Sunday, July 20 as they wage battle in their $120,000 Gold Final and $20,000 Gold Consolation. Trainer Carl Jamieson will harness three colts in the Gold Final and the Princeton resident is hoping the

2008-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2008|

Jamieson duo heads back to Flamboro for Gold Final

DUNDAS, ON — After an accident marred their Gold Series debut last week, Ontario's two-year-old pacing fillies will be looking to generate excitement of a different sort when they return to Flamboro Downs for their $120,000 Gold Final on Friday, July 18. Trainer Carl Jamieson qualified two fillies for the Gold Final and was grateful

2008-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2008|

Freshman trotting fillies star in Woodstock matinee

WOODSTOCK, ON — Woodstock Raceway is gearing up for its first Ontario Sires Stakes event of the summer this Saturday, July 19, rolling out the red carpet for five $20,000 divisions of two-year-old trotting fillies in their Grassroots debut. Anahar Jillian will make the short trip to Woodstock from her home base in Harley for