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2009-11-13T00:00:00-05:00November 13, 2009|

Superstar trotting fillies primed for Saturday’s Super Finals

TORONTO, ON — Two weeks ago John Fielding made the long trek from the Woodbine Racetrack grandstand to the winner's circle after two Breeders Crown Finals, and the Toronto resident is hoping this Saturday's $2.4 million Super Final event sees him getting just as much exercise over the course of the evening. "I will definitely

2009-11-12T00:00:00-05:00November 12, 2009|

Patience pays off for owners of sophomore trotting colts

TORONTO, ON — Gold Final winners Equity and I Wont Dance will square off in their last Ontario Sires Stakes duel at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday, wrapping up sophomore careers in which the virtue patience has been richly rewarded. Neither colt raced at two, and both have made 18 appearances behind the starting gate so

2009-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2009|

Spunky Shacked Up ready for Super Final battle Saturday

TORONTO, ON — Five of the starters in Saturday's three-year-old pacing filly Super Final hail from the Tracy Brainard barn, and while the New York native is expecting strong efforts from all five, she admits to being a little biased toward division point leader Shacked Up. "She's one of my favourite fillies," admits Brainard, who

2009-11-10T00:00:00-05:00November 10, 2009|

Pacing colts bringing an entourage to Woodbine Saturday

TORONTO, ON — The size of the crowd standing by the rail at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening will swell by more than 200 people when the two-year-old pacing colts make their way onto the racing surface for their $300,000 Super Final. "Denis Breton has 50 people coming from Welland; Phil Silvestri, it's his daughter's

2009-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2009|

Western Silk earns her third Gold Final trophy

TORONTO, ON — Balmy temperatures had the two-year-old pacing fillies stepping lively at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening, as they battled in their last regular season Gold Series contest. With V C Asteroid and Exotic Pleasure scratched, only eight fillies went in behind the gate for the $170,000 Gold Final, and the fillies starting furthest

2009-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2009|

Wilsonator equals track record in Gold Final triumph

LONDON, ON — Consistent two-year-old trotting filly Wilsonator found her way to the Gold Final winner's circle at Western Fair Raceway on Saturday evening with a commanding front end effort. Starting from Post 3 with Sylvain Filion in the race bike, Wilsonator leapt out to a two and one-half length lead before the :29.4 quarter

2009-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2009|

Zorgwijk Kingpin finally earns a Gold Final crown

TORONTO, ON — Two and a half months after capturing his first Gold Elimination victory, freshman trotting colt Zorgwijk Kingpin finally landed a Gold Final title with a 1:56.1 performance on Friday evening at Woodbine Racetrack. The Southwind Lustre son and driver Trevor Ritchie started from Post 6 and found themselves sitting on the outside

2009-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2009|

MacLean sticking to his plan through final Gold starts

TORONTO, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old trotting colts wrap up their regular season at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday evening, and trainer Ron MacLean is putting the finishing touches on the plan he designed for Zorgwijk Kingpin before the gelding made his debut in August. "We didn't have him ready early, we missed a few, but

2009-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2009|

Tiz To Dream returns to action in lucrative Gold Final

TORONTO, ON — After an extra week of vacation, Ontario's top two-year-old pacing fillies return to Gold Series action at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening, competing for $170,000 in the last Gold Final of their campaign. With only 10 fillies entering for the last Gold Series contest, no eliminations were necessary and all 10 fillies

2009-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2009|

Owners enjoying a thrill ride with Grin For Money

LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway hosts an outstanding night of harness racing this Saturday, featuring Ontario's top two-year-old trotting fillies and two-year-old pacing colts in a pair of $130,000 Gold Finals, and four $48,000-plus Finals for the Middlesex County Pacing Series'. After making an early break in the elimination round and storming back to