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2010-11-02T00:00:00-04:00November 2, 2010|

Pacing filly hoping to party in Toronto Friday night

TORONTO, ON — The owners of three-year-old pacing filly Preppy Party Girl have not had much to celebrate this season, but driver Jody Jamieson is hoping that may change as the filly heads into Friday's $130,000 Gold Final off a strong start in last week's elimination. "I think she's sitting on a big start," says

2010-11-02T00:00:00-04:00November 2, 2010|

Lexis Noah defends Gold Final title in Fraserville

FRASERVILLE, ON — Off a confident steer by reinsman Jack Moiseyev, three-year-old trotting gelding Lexis Noah cruised home to his second straight Gold Final victory with a 1:55.3 clocking at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday. Kawartha Downs fans sent the reigning Gold Final champ off as their second choice behind locally owned Text Me, but Moiseyev

2010-11-02T00:00:00-04:00November 2, 2010|

Stonebridge Tonic angling for another big effort Saturday

LONDON, ON — Elimination winner Stonebridge Tonic heads back to Western Fair Raceway on Saturday night for the last Gold Final of his career, and his owners would love to see their handy three-year-old pacing colt pick up another victory over the half-mile oval. "On the turns he hugs the inside and he gets around

2010-10-30T00:00:00-04:00October 30, 2010|

Stonebridge Tonic lands local owners in winner’s circle

LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway's leading reinsman Doug McNair put his knowledge of the half-mile oval to work in Saturday's $40,000 Gold Elimination and drove lightly rated three-year-old pacing colt Stonebridge Tonic straight to the winner's circle. Drawing Post 7, McNair knew Stonebridge Tonic would have his work cut out for him in the

2010-10-29T00:00:00-04:00October 29, 2010|

Random Destiny hoping for more Gold in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Wednesday's Gold Final at Windsor Raceway is the second last start of the season for the province's elite three-year-old trotting fillies, and owner Esa Lahtinen feels elimination winner Random Destiny is peaking at the perfect time. "She looks like she is getting better and better right now. She looks so fresh," says

2010-10-28T00:00:00-04:00October 28, 2010|

Western Silk flawless in Gold Elimination victory

TORONTO, ON — Western Silk extended her undefeated streak in Ontario Sires Stakes company to four on Thursday evening, with a trademark late burst that propelled her to a one length victory in Gold Elimination action at Woodbine Racetrack. Using a formula that has propelled the three-year-old pacing filly to $1.2 million in lifetime earnings,

2010-10-28T00:00:00-04:00October 28, 2010|

Random Destiny earns Gold Elimination trophy

WINDSOR, ON — Random Destiny found her way back to the Ontario Sires Stakes winner's circle on Wednesday evening, scoring a 1:56.2 victory in a $40,000 Gold Elimination at Windsor Raceway. When trainer-driver Riina Rekila lined Random Destiny up behind the starting gate at Windsor Raceway on Wednesday, the three-year-old trotting filly was sporting a

2010-10-28T00:00:00-04:00October 28, 2010|

Text Me hoping for a third Gold Final title Tuesday

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs fans would be wise to break with traditional thinking and send three-year-old trotting colt Text Me off as their top choice from Post 8 in Tuesday's $130,000 Gold Final. The colt has drawn outside posts in two other Gold Finals this season — the May 31 season opener at Mohawk

2010-10-26T00:00:00-04:00October 26, 2010|

Steady Stonebridge Tonic ready for battle Saturday

LONDON, ON — Ontario's high speed sophomore pacing colts will battle in one $40,000 Gold Elimination at Western Fair Raceway on Saturday evening and trainer Gregg McNair is hoping Stonebridge Tonic can earn his way into the final in spite of landing the outside Post 7. "Post position isn't as big a deal for him,"

2010-10-26T00:00:00-04:00October 26, 2010|

Text Me, Windsun Galaxie triumph in Fraserville

FRASERVILLE, ON — Three-year-old trotting colt Text Me cruised to his third Gold Elimination victory of the season with an impressive effort up the outside at Kawartha Downs on Tuesday. Starting from Post 3, the Kadabra colt and driver Randy Waples landed in third spot as Grumpy Jake rolled off the gate to a :28.2