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2009-09-30T00:00:00-04:00September 30, 2009|

Addison Bay heads home for second Grassroots start

WINDSOR, ON — Harrow resident Larry Pollard is escorting two very special two-year-olds to Windsor Raceway on Sunday. Two-year-old pacing filly Addison Bay will make her second Grassroots start from Post 4 in the third $24,000 division, and Pollard's two-year-old granddaughter Addison will be on hand to watch her namesake compete. "She's named after my

2009-09-30T00:00:00-04:00September 30, 2009|

Local fillies take home Grassroots hardware

DUNDAS, ON — Pretty Amigo blazed around the Flamboro Downs oval on Wednesday afternoon to an impressive 13 length victory in the third of six $24,000 Grassroots divisions. The two-year-old trotting lass and driver Paul Mackenzie sprinted away from Post 5 to a :29.2 quarter, six lengths ahead of their peers. The Amigo Hall miss

2009-09-29T00:00:00-04:00September 29, 2009|

Filly hoping to kick up her flashy heels at Mohawk Friday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — My Red High Heels will take her second stab at the Ontario Sires Stakes on Friday evening, when the top three-year-old pacing fillies in the province gather at Mohawk Racetrack for a pair of $40,000 Gold Eliminations. In her first provincial appearance, My Red High Heels finished seventh in an event where

2009-09-29T00:00:00-04:00September 29, 2009|

Talented trotting fillies cruise to victory in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Freshman trotting fillies Angostura and Random Destiny delivered dominant performances in Gold Elimination action at Windsor Raceway on Tuesday evening. Angostura kicked off the evening with an effortless gate to wire performance from the outside Post 7. With regular reinsman Trevor Ritchie in the race bike, the Angus Hall miss rolled through

2009-09-29T00:00:00-04:00September 29, 2009|

Kopas confident as pacing colts invade Mohawk Saturday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack fans will be treated to an Ontario Sires Stakes double feature on Saturday evening, as the province's top two and three-year-old pacing colts square off in Gold Elimination action. Milton resident John Kopas will harness three colts in the freshman battle and one colt in the sophomore showdown, and the

2009-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2009|

McIntosh readies trio of colts for Grassroots Thursday

GLOUCESTER, ON — Hall of Fame horseman Bob McIntosh is heading to Rideau Carleton Raceway on Thursday evening with a trio of two-year-old pacing colts hoping to earn enough Grassroots points to receive a return invitation to the Ottawa oval. The top 16 point earners through the regular season will return to Rideau Carleton for

2009-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2009|

Go West Lucky Cam earns Grassroots victory in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Go West Lucky Cam raised the curtain on Windsor Raceway's Sunday evening Grassroots line up, touring his local oval in 1:53.2. With Brad Forward in the race bike, three-year-old pacing colt Go West Lucky Cam grabbed control of the race early and never relinquished his hold, stepping home to a 1:53.2 victory.

2009-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2009|

Parlay hoping to recapture his early season success

LONDON, ON — A game of musical horses will see Jeff Gillis start three-year-old trotting colt Parlay in the first of two $40,000 Gold Eliminations at Western Fair Raceway on Friday evening. "Ricky MacPhee and I each had a horse we weren't getting along with, so we decided to swap horses for a month or

2009-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2009|

Haul Away claims pacing colt crown in Ottawa

GLOUCESTER, ON — Proving to be a golden acquisition for his new owners, two-year-old pacing colt Haul Away captured Sunday's $130,000 Gold Final at Rideau Carleton Raceway in commanding fashion. Canada's leading reinsman, Jody Jamieson, made the trip to the nation's capital to steer Haul Away in the Gold Final, and eased the colt off

2009-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2009|

Ipromisenottotell returns to her roots at Flamboro

DUNDAS, ON — Ipromisenottotell heads back to the Grassroots program on Wednesday afternoon at Flamboro Downs after failing to gain a toehold against the top two-year-old trotting fillies in the province. "She just had no luck," says trainer Joe Hudon. "She had the rail in the Gold Elimination and made a break, then she got