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2010-10-06T00:00:00-04:00October 6, 2010|

Just Asign To Me joins his sire in record books

WINDSOR, ON — Just Asign To Me wrapped up a perfect Grassroots regular season with a spectacular Ontario Sires Stakes record performance at Windsor Raceway on Wednesday evening. Starting from Post 1 in the second $24,000 Grassroots division, Just Asign To Me was on fire from the moment the starting gate swung away from the

2010-10-06T00:00:00-04:00October 6, 2010|

Lauren looking for a dose of luck in Gold Final

FRASERVILLE, ON — Last week's elimination winners will line up on opposite ends of the Kawartha Downs gate on Saturday, and trainer Bob McIntosh is not sure whether two-year-old pacing filly division leader Lauren can overcome her outside draw to earn a second Gold Final title. "She's had a good week, she came out of

2010-10-06T00:00:00-04:00October 6, 2010|

Owner got more than he bargained for with Andy Baran

DUNDAS, ON — Andy Baran was one half of a pair of siblings that Melvin Willis purchased six months ago, and heading into the last regular season event on the three-year-old pacing colt Grassroots calendar, the Cambridge, ON resident figures he got a pretty good deal. "I'm satisfied. I didn't pay that much for him,

2010-10-05T00:00:00-04:00October 5, 2010|

Easygoing Mach Of Ballykeel looking for luck Saturday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mach Of Ballykeel heads into Saturday's $170,000 Gold Final off an easy victory over the Mohawk Racetrack oval, but trainer Cam McKnight knows the colt faces a stiff test from Post 9 in this weekend's talent laden field. "He raced very well the last time, but it was a little softer than

2010-10-05T00:00:00-04:00October 5, 2010|

Ramadawn heads home for regular season finale

OTTAWA, ON — On Friday evening two-year-old pacing filly Ramadawn returns to Rideau Carleton Raceway, making her first start over her hometown oval since beginning her Grassroots career in early August. Bred and owned by Ottawa, ON resident Peter Haime, Ramadawn finished a narrowly beaten second in that Aug. 2 test at Kawartha Downs and

2010-10-05T00:00:00-04:00October 5, 2010|

Sophomore trotters wrap up regular season in Innisfil

INNISFIL, ON — Bertos Angel laid down the fastest mile in five $24,000 Grassroots divisions at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening to propel herself up the standings and into a post season berth. The Ken Warkentin daughter got a perfect pocket trip behind Isthatallyagot and then roared by in the stretch to a three-quarter length

2010-10-05T00:00:00-04:00October 5, 2010|

Twin B Warrior hits Gold Final home run in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Trainer Jeff Gillis had a successful evening at the races on Tuesday night, harnessing the top two finishers in the $130,000 Gold Final for three-year-old pacing colts. The Hillsburgh, ON resident sent Twin B Warrior after his second straight victory from Post 2 and Code Word after his second of the season

2010-10-04T00:00:00-04:00October 4, 2010|

Mr Joe Sixpack debuts for local connections Thursday

DUNDAS, ON — When the two-year-old trotting colts arrive at Flamboro Downs on Thursday afternoon for their final Grassroots event of the regular season, fifth ranked colt Mr Joe Sixpack will be carrying a new set of colours. Louis Arsenault acquired Mr Joe Sixpack on October 1 and the Freelton, ON resident is hoping the

2010-10-04T00:00:00-04:00October 4, 2010|

Lexis Noah scores Gold Final upset at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Lexis Noah made his first-ever appearance in a Gold Final on Monday evening at Mohawk Racetrack and the three-year-old trotter enjoyed a hearty dose of beginner's luck as he sprinted home to a head victory in 1:55.3. Lexis Noah finished third in last week's Gold Elimination at Mohawk — his best ever

2010-10-04T00:00:00-04:00October 4, 2010|

Anahar Chase ready for Grassroots battle Friday

DUNDAS, ON — Anahar Chase heads into Friday's Grassroots finale sitting in seventh spot in the three-year-old trotting colt division standings so drawing Post 7 on the Flamboro Downs half-miler is not causing trainer Michel Rivest to lose any sleep. With 113 points earned in his first five Grassroots appearances, Anahar Chase should advance to