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2010-07-20T00:00:00-04:00July 20, 2010|

Luvumeanit aims for second win in Friday’s Gold Final

DUNDAS, ON — In an online poll conducted in March, only 6 per cent of respondents said they were looking forward to seeing Here Comes Herbie's first crop appear on racetracks this summer, so it is fair to say that the trotting stallion far exceeded expectations when three of his daughters qualified for Friday night's

2010-07-19T00:00:00-04:00July 19, 2010|

Buckhams Bay delivers commanding Gold Final win

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Luck of the draw landed last week's elimination winners on the outer half of the Mohawk Racetrack starting gate for Monday's $130,000 Gold Final, but the two-year-old trotting colts proved bad luck can be overcome by talent and hard work. Elimination winners Holy Kadabra, Buckhams Bay and Plato lined up at Posts

2010-07-18T00:00:00-04:00July 18, 2010|

Listowel resident’s online buy earns Grassroots trophy

CLINTON, ON — Three weeks ago Bruce Gilkinson's girlfriend thought he had gone slightly crazy, purchasing a horse he had never seen off the internet, but on Sunday afternoon when two-year-old pacing colt Just Asign To Me captured a $24,000 Grassroots division at Clinton Raceway, crazy started to look an awful lot like smart. "In

2010-07-18T00:00:00-04:00July 18, 2010|

Henry lands three Grassroots trophies in Hanover

HANOVER, ON — Ontario's talented three-year-old pacing colts set the Hanover Raceway surface ablaze on Saturday night with a host of lightning fast Grassroots divisions, three of them engineered by Arthur, ON resident Trevor Henry. A two-time winner of the Lampman Cup as the leading driver in the Ontario Sires Stakes program, Henry kicked off

2010-07-17T00:00:00-04:00July 17, 2010|

Peach Martini and Luvumeanit strike early season Gold

DUNDAS, ON — Peach Martini delivered a commanding performance at Flamboro Downs on Friday night to kick off the two-year-old trotting fillies' Gold Series season. With Oakville, ON resident Rick Zeron in the race bike, Peach Martini eased away from Post 2 into fifth spot as Some Like It Hot led the Gold Elimination field

2010-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2010|

Grassroots winners dominate rivals at Grand River

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway fans witnessed a trio of commanding performances by two-year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday evening, as the winners of all three $24,000 Grassroots events controlled the race from start to finish. Kicking off the freshman trotting filly Grassroots season was Here Comes Jenny who started from Post 2 and laid

2010-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2010|

Mystician rocks up inside to 1:52.1 Gold Final victory

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes fans were expecting speed during Thursday's $130,000 Gold Final at Mohawk Racetrack, and the two-year-old pacing colts did not disappoint. With a 1:52.3 clocking in his elimination victory, Mohawk fans sent Lyons Elite off as their top choice from Post 1. From Post 3, 1:53.4 elimination winner Bullet Speed

2010-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2010|

Mr. OSS earns pair of Grassroots wins in Sarnia

SARNIA, ON — The path to the winner's circle at Hiawatha Horse Park was not smooth for two-year-old trotting colt Daylon Magician, but once he arrived the view was sparkling as the youngster recorded the fastest mile of four Grassroots divisions. Starting from Post 1 with veteran reinsman Dave "Mr. OSS" Wall in the race

2010-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2010|

Village Janus two-for-two after Grassroots win

DRESDEN, ON — Village Janus rocketed around the Dresden Raceway oval on Wednesday evening to the fastest clocking of the four $24,000 Grassroots divisions. In rein to Don Rankin Jr., the two-year-old pacing filly eased away from Post 5 and settled into fifth as Look Cheap and Pockets Of Gold vied for top spot heading

2010-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2010|

Ritchie hoping to solve Post 10 puzzle Monday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Post 10 at Mohawk Racetrack is no trainer's idea of a picnic, but if that's where fate lands you, as it did two-year-old trotting colt Plato in Monday's $130,000 Gold Final, Trevor Ritchie is not a bad guy to have in the race bike. Ritchie has engineered more than one big event