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2009-10-12T00:00:00-04:00October 12, 2009|

Good Bad Lucky wraps up season on perfect note

LONDON, ON — Good Bad Lucky wrapped up the Grassroots regular season with a perfect record, scoring his third win in three starts at Western Fair Raceway on Monday afternoon. The two-year-old pacing colt and Woodstock resident Brad Forward cruised away from the starting gate into fourth spot on the rail as High Net Worth

2009-10-10T00:00:00-04:00October 10, 2009|

Elusive Desire cruises to second Gold Final victory

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs fans decided to overlook last week's runner-up effort and place their faith squarely on Elusive Desire on Saturday, and the three-year-old trotting filly did not disappoint, touring unchallenged around the Fraserville oval to her second Gold Final victory. With Oshawa native Paul MacDonell in the race bike, Elusive Desire trotted

2009-10-10T00:00:00-04:00October 10, 2009|

Freshman fillies wrap up Grassroots season at Flamboro

DUNDAS, ON — Ontario's two-year-old pacing fillies wrap up their Grassroots season at Flamboro Downs on Wednesday afternoon, and trainer Lowell Brown is hoping Jenna Casimir has better luck over her local oval than she did in her first Grassroots test. "I tried her in the Grassroots at Woodstock," recalls the Brantford resident. "She had

2009-10-10T00:00:00-04:00October 10, 2009|

Haul Away and Ideal Race triumph in Toronto

TORONTO, ON — Standardbred racing does not get much more exciting than it was on Saturday night at Woodbine Racetrack when the province's top two and three-year-old pacing colts squared off in Gold Final action. In the two-year-old pacing colt Gold Final, fan favourite Grin For Money sprinted away from the outside Post 10 to

2009-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2009|

Equity returns to OSS winner’s circle in London

LONDON, ON — After finishing in the runner-up position in his last three starts, sophomore trotting colt Equity reclaimed his place in the victor's chair with a Gold Final triumph at Western Fair Raceway on Friday evening. Equity and regular reinsman Jack Moiseyev lined up at Post 4 in the $130,000 contest and were in

2009-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2009|

Small but mighty Shacked Up victorious in Gold Final

TORONTO, ON — Driver Luc Ouellette was confident that Shacked Up could deliver her second Gold Final title at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday night, and the diminutive pacer did not disappoint Ouellette or the fans who sent her off their top choice in the $130,000 skirmish. In spite of sloppy conditions that left the racing

2009-10-08T00:00:00-04:00October 8, 2009|

Burnt Stew delivers savoury victory at Flamboro Thursday

DUNDAS, ON — Campbellville resident Larry Small piloted three-year-old trotting colt Burnt Stew to an impressive 1:59.2 victory in the last $24,000 Grassroots division at Flamboro Downs on Thursday. Starting from Post 2, Small eased the gelding away from the gate and was sitting fifth on the rail when Mopey Corey reached the opening quarter

2009-10-08T00:00:00-04:00October 8, 2009|

Pondo Mazey hoping for success on home turf

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs wraps up its 2009 Ontario Sires Stakes season next Tuesday with four $24,000 Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting fillies. Among the fillies hoping to add a few more points to their tally in the last regular season event is Pondo Mazey, who will start from Post 6 in the

2009-10-07T00:00:00-04:00October 7, 2009|

Western Silk sails to Gold Final victory Wednesday

WINDSOR, ON — Western Silk scooped up her third straight victory with an effortless 1:53.1 mile in Gold Final action at Windsor Raceway on Wednesday evening. The talented two-year-old pacing filly and driver Mark MacDonald eased away from Post 6 and were sitting fifth on the rail when early pacesetter FBs Terror reached the opening

2009-10-07T00:00:00-04:00October 7, 2009|

Overachiever Shacked Up hoping for second Gold title

TORONTO, ON — As the province's top three-year-old pacing fillies head back to Woodbine Racetrack this Friday for the last $130,000 Gold Final of their career, driver Luc Ouellette is crossing his fingers that Shacked Up can maintain her late season momentum. "She is really in her element right now, she's really, really good," says