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2010-08-31T00:00:00-04:00August 31, 2010|

Dalhousie Dave has ceased to amaze O’Sullivan

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — When the province's top three-year-old pacing colts line up behind Mohawk Racetrack's starting gate on Friday night for their $130,000 Gold Final, Tony O'Sullivan is not expecting Dalhousie Dave to top the impressive 1:49.4 effort he delivered in the elimination round, however the Cambridge, ON resident admits that he stopped being surprised

2010-08-29T00:00:00-04:00August 29, 2010|

Epoxy Queen a Grassroots standout at Kawartha

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs hosted the two-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday evening in five $24,000 Grassroots divisions, and Epoxy Queen distinguished herself with a commanding seven length victory over the sixth race field. Woodville, ON resident Brad Rae piloted Epoxy Queen and dropped the Camluck miss into second through the early going, on the

2010-08-27T00:00:00-04:00August 27, 2010|

Pacing colts sizzle in Gold Eliminations at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Last time the three-year-old pacing colts faced off at Mohawk Racetrack in Ontario Sires Stakes action, Mach Dreamer needed a 1:50.1 mile to win the Gold Final title, but when the talented pacers returned to the Campbellville oval on Friday night for a pair of $40,000 Gold Eliminations, fully half of the

2010-08-27T00:00:00-04:00August 27, 2010|

Imperial Count earns Gold Series crown

OTTAWA, ON — After capturing both Gold Eliminations last weekend, driver Steve Condren selected Imperial Count as his mount for Friday's $130,000 Gold Final at Rideau Carleton Raceway, and when the starting gate pulled away from the field of two-year-old trotting colts it was evident that he had made a wise decision. Iroquois, ON resident

2010-08-26T00:00:00-04:00August 26, 2010|

Beach Party AS enjoys moment in the sun at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Patience proved very virtuous to Peter Wallinder and Beach Party AS in the two-year-old trotting filly Gold Final at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening. The pair started from Post 1 in the $130,000 contest and Wallinder had Beach Party AS in gear early, but opted not to get into a first turn

2010-08-25T00:00:00-04:00August 25, 2010|

Blue Angel Cam joins Grassroots crowd Saturday

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs will be the site of the third Grassroots battle for the two-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday evening and trainer Kevin Benn is hoping Blue Angel Cam can hold her own against the Ontario Sires Stakes veterans in the first $24,000 division. Blue Angel Cam heads into her Grassroots debut off

2010-08-24T00:00:00-04:00August 24, 2010|

Change is the key to Code Word’s Gold Series goals

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Code Word returns to Ontario Sires Stakes action on Friday evening at Mohawk Racetrack and trainer Kevin O'Reilly is hoping some changes to the three-year-old pacing colt's routine will see him regain the form that propelled him to a Super Final victory last season. "We mixed his routine up," says O'Reilly. "We

2010-08-24T00:00:00-04:00August 24, 2010|

Local colt aiming for steady Gold Final result Friday

OTTAWA, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old trotting colts will return to Rideau Carleton Raceway on Friday evening for their third $130,000 Gold Final, and Dr. Frederick Albert is hoping Holy Kadabra can plod along to another top three finish. "He's not one of the fastest ones, but he seems to keep plodding along," says the

2010-08-23T00:00:00-04:00August 23, 2010|

This Is Wyatt turns perfect steer into Grassroots success

ELORA, ON — This Is Wyatt was treated to the ideal tour around Grand River Raceway on Monday evening, and the three-year-old pacer took full advantage, posting the quickest mile of six $24,000 Grassroots divisions. Starting from Post 4 with trainer-driver Joe Hudon Jr. in the race bike, This Is Wyatt left smartly and dropped

2010-08-23T00:00:00-04:00August 23, 2010|

Owners view Peach Martini as a long term investment

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Although he has been involved with Standardbreds for a number of years, Stephen Waldman is a novice when it comes to purchasing and racing young horses, so the Toronto, ON resident is thoroughly enjoying the early season success of two-year-old trotting filly Peach Martini who competes in her third $130,000 Gold Final