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2009-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2009|

Kingbily Of Orange slays the division leader in Elora

ELORA, ON — Kingbily Of Orange assumed the role of giant slayer at Grand River Raceway on Friday evening, bringing to a halt the six race win streak of two-year-old trotting colt division leader Zorgwijk Knight. Starting from Post 1 in the last $24,000 Grassroots division, Kingbily Of Orange and driver Dave Boughton got away

2009-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2009|

Putnam Mackenzie makes Gold Series debut Wednesday

WINDSOR, ON — Of the 14 freshman pacing fillies heading to Windsor Raceway on Wednesday for a pair of $40,000 Gold Eliminations, five will be making their first start at the Gold Series level. Among the newcomers is Putnam Mackenzie, who heads into Wednesday's test off a 1:55.3 victory over Mohawk Racetrack in her first

2009-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2009|

Haul Away hoping to add more points to his golden tally

GLOUCESTER, ON — Rideau Carleton Raceway fans are in for an exceptional night of racing Sunday as nine talented two-year-old pacing colts square off in a $130,000 Gold Final, and 20 two-year-old trotting colts battle in a trio of $40,000 Gold Eliminations. Heading into last week's pacing colt Gold Eliminations, trainer Dave Menary was nervous.

2009-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2009|

I Wont Dance captures Gold Final trophy number two

GLOUCESTER, ON — After kicking off his sophomore season in impressive fashion, trotting colt I Wont Dance struggled through July and August, but on Thursday evening at Rideau Carleton Raceway the gelding announced his return to form by dominating his peers in a $130,000 Gold Final. I Wont Dance made a break in his racing

2009-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2009|

Sooner Than Later ready to get back to work Tuesday

WINDSOR, ON — After winning the first Gold Final, Sooner Than Later failed to advance out of the elimination round in the second and third Gold Series events, so trainer Doug McIntosh decided a mini-vacation in the September sun was the best way to prepare the two-year-old trotting filly for her Tuesday, Sept. 29 test

2009-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2009|

Western Silk completes the OSS trophy trifecta

DUNDAS, ON — Western Silk overcame her outside post to score an impressive victory in the two-year-old pacing filly Gold Final at Flamboro Downs on Thursday afternoon. Handicapped by an outside post for the second time in Gold Final action, driver Mark MacDonald opted for an aggressive strategy in Thursday's $130,000 skirmish. Starting from Post

2009-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2009|

Forward records three more Grassroots wins in Sarnia

SARNIA, ON — With just over seven weeks remaining in the Ontario Sires Stakes season, Brad Forward is on course to repeat as the program's top driver, adding three wins in Grassroots action at Hiawatha Horse Park on Thursday evening to the pair he captured at Georgian Downs on Tuesday. Forward struck early at Hiawatha

2009-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2009|

Herestopatrick hoping to pad his point tally Sunday

WINDSOR, ON — Windsor Raceway kicks off two weeks of outstanding Ontario Sires Stakes action on Sunday evening with five $24,000 Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old pacing colts. Hoping to deliver another strong effort in his second Grassroots start is locally owned Herestopatrick, who will make his bid for provincial glory from Post 2 in

2009-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2009|

Yellow Diamond adds Gold Final trophy to her collection

FRASERVILLE, ON — Yellow Diamond's resume is impressive, and on Tuesday night at Kawartha Downs the three-year-old pacing filly added a Gold Final to the list of stakes events she has captured this season. Starting from the advantageous Post 1 in the $170,000 Gold Final, driver Mark MacDonald sent the filly straight to the font.

2009-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2009|

Forward and McIntosh on familiar ground in Innisfil

INNISFIL, ON — Brad Forward and Bob McIntosh, the leading driver and trainer in the Ontario Sires Stakes program, teamed up for a pair of Grassroots victories at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening. In the second of six $24,000 Grassroots events, Forward and three-year-old trotting colt Berndt Energy got away fourth from Post 3 and