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2011-10-11T00:00:00-04:00October 11, 2011|

Fate handed Moiseyev the keys to Daylon Magician

TORONTO, ON — Sixteen months ago Jack Moiseyev was asked to drive a two-year-old trotter in a baby race at Mohawk Racetrack. The veteran reinsman agreed, and returned to the paddock two minutes later a charter member of the Daylon Magician fan club. On Saturday night Moiseyev will line Daylon Magician up behind the Woodbine

2011-10-10T00:00:00-04:00October 10, 2011|

Warrawee Needy spectacular in OSS record effort

TORONTO, ON — Looking like he was out for a Sunday afternoon stroll, two-year-old pacing colt Warrawee Needy cruised into the Ontario Sires Stakes record books with an outstanding 1:49.4 performance at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening. Lining up from the outside Post 6 in the abbreviated Gold Final field — all six colts advanced

2011-10-10T00:00:00-04:00October 10, 2011|

Gold Final champs hope to retain their titles Thursday

TORONTO, ON — On Thursday, Oct. 13 Ontario's top three-year-old pacing fillies and two-year-old trotting fillies will kick off three straight nights of Gold Final action at Woodbine Racetrack. The pacing fillies get things under way in the third race on Thursday, competing for a rich $170,000 purse after all eight fillies advanced directly to

2011-10-09T00:00:00-04:00October 9, 2011|

Magic Wheel finally strikes Gold in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — No worse than third in four previous Gold Series starts, three-year-old trotting filly Magic Wheel finally found the winner's circle at Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening. Last year's freshman trotting filly champion at the Grassroots level, Magic Wheel returned to the Grassroots at the start of her sophomore season and romped to

2011-10-08T00:00:00-04:00October 8, 2011|

Freshmen impressive in Gold Eliminations at Woodbine

TORONTO, ON — For the second straight night, the favourites brought their �A' game to Ontario Sires Stakes action at Woodbine Racetrack. Starting with the two-year-old trotting colts in Friday's first race, fan favourites delivered impressive efforts in three Gold Series Eliminations, setting the stage for a pair of exciting Gold Finals next week. William

2011-10-06T00:00:00-04:00October 6, 2011|

Top pacing colts gearing up for Monday’s battle

TORONTO, ON — The field for Monday's $170,000 Gold Final may be small, but Woodbine Racetrack fans are looking forward to a no-holds barred showdown between previous Gold Final winners Warrawee Needy, I Found My Beach and Machapelo. Warrawee Needy captured the first two Gold Finals at Mohawk Racetrack and Rideau Carleton Raceway in July,

2011-10-06T00:00:00-04:00October 6, 2011|

Miss Paris and Circles cruise to Gold Elimination victory

TORONTO, ON — There were few surprises at Woodbine Racetrack on Thursday evening, as the favourites in both two-year-old trotting filly Gold Eliminations sailed home to effortless victories. The first $40,000 elimination saw Miss Paris and driver Scott Zeron sit briefly on the rail in third before making a move to the front. The Kadabra

2011-10-05T00:00:00-04:00October 5, 2011|

Oh Sweet Baby hoping to repeat in Windsor Sunday

WINDSOR, ON — Oh Sweet Baby's summer was not without drama, but the three-year-old trotting filly still amassed over $200,000 and hopes to add to that total in Sunday's $130,000 Gold Final at Windsor Raceway. "She's been pretty steady most of the year," says trainer Benoit Baillargeon. "But she has had her ups and downs."

2011-10-04T00:00:00-04:00October 4, 2011|

Grassroots champion steps up to Gold Series Friday

TORONTO, ON — She conquered the Grassroots fillies last weekend, and on Friday night Eat Me Up will test her skills against the province's upper tier competitors in a $40,000 Gold Elimination at Woodbine Racetrack. The two-year-old pacing filly captured Saturday's Grassroots Championship at Mohawk Racetrack with a commanding 1:54.3 victory and will make her

2011-10-03T00:00:00-04:00October 3, 2011|

No elims for sophomore filly pace at Woodbine

TORONTO, ON — Eight 3-year-old filly pacers were entered this morning (Monday) for the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold Elimination scheduled to be contested on Thursday, October 6 at Woodbine Racetrack. The OSS rules state that if there are not more horses entered in the elimination than can compete in the Final, the elimination will