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2010-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2010|

Overachiever Air Stewart primed for battle Saturday

DUNDAS, ON — Flamboro Downs kicks off two weeks of Ontario Sires Stakes excitement this Saturday afternoon with a pair of $40,000 Gold Series Eliminations for the province's best two-year-old trotting colts. Reigning Gold Final champion Imperial Count will begin defence of his title from Post 6 in the first elimination, while two-time Gold Final

2010-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2010|

Pair of Gold Finals on tap at Mohawk Saturday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Second off a tough trip in his elimination, Twin B Legend will be among the favourites in Saturday night's two-year-old pacing colt Gold Final at Mohawk Racetrack, but if things do not work out for the pacer on the Ontario Sires Stakes circuit trainer Jack Darling can always polish up his jumping

2010-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2010|

Pretty Crafty bringing her big appetite to Ottawa Friday

OTTAWA, ON — Following hot on the heels of their sophomore cohorts, Ontario's gifted two-year-old trotting fillies sweep into Ottawa on Friday evening for a pair of $40,000 Gold Eliminations. Pretty Crafty takes her second shot at the province's top trotters from Post 6 in the second elimination and trainer Darren McCall is hoping the

2010-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2010|

Emmylou Who returns to Ottawa rested and refreshed

OTTAWA, ON — Emmylou Who delivered a commanding Gold Elimination victory in her first start off a month long vacation last week, and trainer Lyle MacArthur says the three-year-old trotting filly heads back to Rideau Carleton Raceway for this Thursday's $130,000 Gold Final in top form. "It was kind of forced time off. I didn't

2010-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2010|

Byron and Bax team up for two Grassroots wins

NNISFIL, ON — Thornton, ON resident Stephen Byron teamed up with trotting specialist John Bax to capture a pair of two-year-old trotting filly Grassroots divisions at Georgian Downs on Friday evening. Byron and Bax made their first appearance in the winner's circle following the fourth $24,000 division with Incredible Emmy Go. Starting from Post 2,

2010-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2010|

Idle Time charges to Woodstock track record

WOODSTOCK, ON — Woodstock Raceway's 2010 Ontario Sires Stakes season wrapped up on an exciting note Saturday, as Idle Time sprinted around the half-mile oval to a new two-year-old trotting colt track record. Starting from Post 1 in the second $24,000 Grassroots division, trainer-driver Joe Hudon had Idle Time in gear early. The colt accelerated

2010-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2010|

Watermelonwine, Mystician star in Gold Eliminations

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Watermelonwine found his way to the Ontario Sires Stakes winner's circle on Saturday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, battling down the stretch to a three-quarter length victory in a personal best 1:52.4. Starting from Post 5, Oakville, ON resident Rick Zeron eased Watermelonwine away from the starting gate and was sitting fifth when

2010-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2010|

Lauren claims second Gold Elimination trophy

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — One month after she claimed the title, two-year-old pacing filly Lauren began a vigorous defence of her Gold Final crown with a powerful victory in the $40,000 Gold Elimination at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday evening. Catch driver Ron Pierce, in town for the weekend's lucrative stakes events, had Lauren on her toes

2010-09-16T00:00:00-04:00September 16, 2010|

Emmylou Who, Wilsonator shine in spite of rain

OTTAWA, ON — Ontario's top three-year-old trotting fillies faced a sloppy oval for the first time this season as rain soaked the Rideau Carleton Raceway surface for much of the day Thursday, but that did not put a damper on the performance delivered by either Gold Elimination winner. In the first $40,000 skirmish Rideau Carleton

2010-09-16T00:00:00-04:00September 16, 2010|

Coulter posts Grassroots driving double in Sudbury

SUDBURY, ON — Driver Scott Coulter earned a pair of victories in Grassroots action at Sudbury Downs on Wednesday evening to boost his Ontario Sires Stakes win total to 10, a season's best for the 39-year-old reinsman. Coulter made the trip to Sudbury from his Brantford, ON base to steer Ciona Bromach in the second