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2010-08-21T00:00:00-04:00August 21, 2010|

Just Asign To Me rolls into record books in Sudbury

SUDBURY, ON — On Saturday evening Sudbury Downs fans got a taste of the excitement this season's two-year-old pacing colt crop has been generating when Just Asign To Me lowered the track record in the second of four $24,000 Grassroots divisions. Starting from Post 3, driver Trevor Henry had Just Asign To Me ready to

2010-08-20T00:00:00-04:00August 20, 2010|

Condren sweeps Gold Eliminations in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON — As he did two weeks ago with a pair of freshman pacing fillies, Steve Condren swept both two-year-old trotting colt Gold Eliminations at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Friday evening. Starting from Post 4 in the first $40,000 Gold Elimination with Imperial Count, the veteran reinsman dropped the colt into second spot on

2010-08-19T00:00:00-04:00August 19, 2010|

Peach Martini grabs third straight Gold Elim

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack fans were treated to four $40,000 Gold Series Eliminations by the two-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday evening and Peach Martini scored her third straight elimination win with a 1:57.3 effort. Oakville, ON resident Rick Zeron fired Peach Martini away from the starting gate, but three of her peers had the

2010-08-19T00:00:00-04:00August 19, 2010|

Encore Seelster hoping for a little more luck Monday

ELORA, ON — After a freak accident in his stall last month, Encore Seelster's three-year-old season seemed to be in jeopardy, but luck was on the pacer's side and trainer Jim Ritchie says he is ready for battle at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening. "I was racing in Barrie about three weeks ago and

2010-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17, 2010|

Buckhams Bay aiming for number five Friday

OTTAWA, ON — Rideau Carleton Raceway plays host to the province's top two-year-old trotting colts on Friday evening, and it will be standing room only as fans flock to the Ottawa oval to see undefeated local colt Buckhams Bay attempt a fifth straight victory. Bred and raised northwest of Ottawa in Woodlawn, ON by John

2010-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17, 2010|

Here Comes Herbie sons dominate Grassroots at Kawartha

FRASERVILLE, ON — Sons of sire Here Comes Herbie captured four of six Grassroots events at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday evening, led by Mister Herbie, who delivered a commanding 1:59.1 triumph. Starting from the advantageous Post 1, trainer-driver Carl Jamieson sent Mister Herbie straight to the front and the colt rolled out fractions of :29.1,

2010-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17, 2010|

Sandys Candy, Rileys Luck hoping for Grassroots repeat

SUDBURY, ON — A well bred pacing colt who has already scored one Grassroots victory in his freshman season and is among the early favourites for Saturday's event at Sudbury Downs, Sandys Candy was plucked out of last fall's Forest City Yearling Sale more for his emotional connection to owner Kim McNiven than for his

2010-08-16T00:00:00-04:00August 16, 2010|

Magic Wheel earns promotion to the big leagues

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Acton, ON resident Karen Hudon returned to the Ontario Sires Stakes driving ranks last month after a two year hiatus and has racked up an impressive three victories in six starts with a pair of two-year-old trotting fillies, one of whom will make her Gold Series debut at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday,

2010-08-15T00:00:00-04:00August 15, 2010|

Lauren battles to Gold Final victory in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies put on a brilliant show for Rideau Carleton Raceway fans on Sunday evening, as the top three finishers engaged in a high speed battle down the stretch to finish less than a length apart. After her impressive effort in the slop last week, Rideau Carleton fans awarded

2010-08-15T00:00:00-04:00August 15, 2010|

Text Me, Mach Of Ballykeel overcome odds to grab Gold

DUNDAS, ON — A come from behind effort and a patient steer earned Text Me and Mach Of Ballykeel their respective Gold Final crowns at Flamboro Downs on Sunday afternoon, as Ontario's finest three-year-old trotting colts and two-year-old pacing colts warmed up the sun drenched crowd ahead of the $547,000 Confederation Cup. The trotting colts