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2011-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2011|

Daylon Magician cruises to victory in Elora

ELORA, ON — it required no magic for Daylon Magician to score his sixth straight victory at Grand River Raceway on Friday evening. Starting from Post 7, driver Jack Moiseyev allowed the three-year-old trotting colt to float away from the starting gate, landing in fifth spot as Incredable Frank led the field of 10 to

2011-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2011|

Track record holder hopes for sophomore success in Elora

ELORA, ON — On Wednesday, Sept. 28 Prodigal Seelster will return to Grand River Raceway for the first time since he set a track record winning the 2010 edition of the Battle Of Waterloo. The three-year-old pacing colt returns to the Elora oval as the reigning Gold Final champion, and he will be looking to

2011-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2011|

Kadabra colts sweep Gold Eliminations at Flamboro

DUNDAS, ON — One was making his debut in the Gold Series while the other is ranked in the top five, one controlled the tempo from start to finish while the other swept by the leaders in the stretch, but both Prestidigitator and Heres The Magic got the job done in Gold Elimination action at

2011-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2011|

Local fillies scorch around Rideau Carleton

OTTAWA, ON — Freshman trotting fillies with local connections dominated a trio of Gold Eliminations at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Thursday evening, starting with an effortless performance by reigning Gold Final champion Circles. Starting from Post 2 with regular reinsman Jacques Hebert at the lines, Circles floated away from the gate and sat briefly in

2011-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2011|

China Pearls first OSS victory comes in rich Gold Final

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — China Pearls captured her third straight victory with an impressive sprint home in Thursday's $170,000 Gold Final at Mohawk Racetrack. As has become his custom, driver Randy Waples did not hurry the fan favourite away from Post 1, and China Pearls was sitting third when early leader Oh Sweet Baby trotted by

2011-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2011|

Warrawee Needy racing for more than OSS glory

ELORA, ON — When Warrawee Needy rolls in behind the starting gate at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening, the two-year-old pacing colt will be facing a little more pressure than the rest of the field. In spite of his status as the division point leader and two-time Gold Final champion, the pressure will not

2011-09-21T00:00:00-04:00September 21, 2011|

Zeron has full confidence in Apogee Hanover

WINDSOR, ON — They say confidence can carry you a long way, and driver Scott Zeron is hoping his confidence in two-year-old pacing filly Apogee Hanover carries them straight to the Gold Final winner's circle at Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening. "Last week at Windsor was, bar none, the best she's ever been for me,"

2011-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2011|

Carr keen on his trio of Grassroots Semifinalists

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Jim Carr is bullish on the Ontario Sires Stakes program, and the Hamilton resident demonstrated his enthusiasm at the Summer Sizzler Sale in August by purchasing two sophomore pacers who have advanced to Saturday's Grassroots Semifinals at Mohawk Racetrack. Carr's first acquisition at the Aug. 28 sale was three-year-old pacing filly Pearl

2011-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2011|

Monkey On My Wheel earns second Gold Final trophy

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Jody Jamieson had Monkey On My Wheel on cruise control at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening, guiding the three-year-old pacing filly to her second straight Gold Final victory. With only nine fillies entered in last week's Gold Elimination all of the entrants proceeded straight to Tuesday's final and when Tanned For Life

2011-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2011|

Grassroots challengers looking to shine in Semifinals

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Each division has been winnowed down to 20 horses and Friday's Grassroots Semifinals at Mohawk Racetrack will further reduce the ranks of two-year-olds to 10 finalists. Trainer Jack Darling will harness one pacing filly in each of the $30,000 Semifinals, and the Cambridge resident is hoping both Twin B Elite and St