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2012-08-19T00:00:00-04:00August 19, 2012|

Henry inches closer to top of standings with double in Innisfil

INNISFIL, ON — Trevor Henry has a pair of Lampman Cup trophies on the mantle of his Arthur home and the driver is in the hunt for a third Ontario Sires Stakes title with an outstanding week that he capped off by guiding a pair of three-year-old pacing colts to Grassroots victory at Georgian Downs

2012-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17, 2012|

Pryjma hopes Sudbury results keep him from eating crow

SUDBURY, ON — Symon Pryjma will arrive at Sudbury Downs on Wednesday, Aug. 22 with a pair of two-year-old pacers whose early season Grassroots performances have forced the trainer to re-evaluate his winter-long opinion of the pair. Throughout the winter Pryjma was confident that Tendtowin would outshine stablemate Rude Boy once the Ontario Sires Stakes

2012-08-17T00:00:00-04:00August 17, 2012|

Charmed Life storms to Gold Elimination win in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON — Two-year-old trotting filly Charmed Life beguiled Rideau Carleton Raceway fans on Friday night with an impressive Gold Elimination victory that saw her hit the wire just shy of the track record. Stephen Byron positioned Charmed Life behind the number five on the Rideau Carleton starting gate and landed in third through the

2012-08-16T00:00:00-04:00August 16, 2012|

Gold Elimination Not Required at Rideau Carleton

Seven 3-year-old colt pacers were entered today (Thursday) for the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Elimination scheduled to be contested on Sunday, August 19 at Rideau Carleton Raceway. The OSS rules state that if there are not more horses entered in the elimination than can compete in the Final, the elimination will be cancelled and all

2012-08-16T00:00:00-04:00August 16, 2012|

Brethour trainees triumph in Grassroots action Thursday

FRASERVILLE, ON — Sunderland resident Murray Brethour landed two Grassroots trophies at Kawartha Downs on Thursday evening when three-year-old pacing fillies Jet Speed and Machet Rocket captured their respective divisions. Jet Speed opened the Grassroots program with a 1:54.2 victory that saw her battle hard through the final quarter to secure a half length decision

2012-08-16T00:00:00-04:00August 16, 2012|

Mach A Wish aspiring to Gold Elimination success Monday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Monday's three-year-old pacing filly Gold Elimination at Mohawk Racetrack attracted just 11 competitors, and Tony O'Sullivan is confident that his first time Gold starter Mach A Wish will earn one of the 10 spots up for grabs in next week's Gold Final. "She raced well enough the other night that she's worth

2012-08-16T00:00:00-04:00August 16, 2012|

Murmur Hanover rebounds at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Murmur Hanover bounced back from a disappointing performance in the last Gold Series event with an impressive win in Gold Elimination action at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening. Starting from Post 2 with regular reinsman Mario Baillargeon in the race bike, Murmur Hanover powered out to a :13.4 opening eighth and was

2012-08-15T00:00:00-04:00August 15, 2012|

Coach Cal hoping to boost his Grassroots point tally Saturday

INNISFIL, ON — The high speed of Ontario's talented three-year-old pacing colts will be on display at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening as eight divisions of the gifted youngsters compete for a total of $192,000 in Grassroots action. Coach Cal delivered a second-place result in his first two Grassroots appearances this season and trainer Corey

2012-08-15T00:00:00-04:00August 15, 2012|

Keeling colts hoping for OSS luck in Clinton Sunday

CLINTON, ON — Mike Keeling is heading to Clinton Raceway on Sunday with a trio of three-year-old trotting colts hoping to pad their Grassroots resumes. Our Mojo bats lead off for the Keeling team and the gelding will be looking for his third Grassroots trophy from Post 3 in the first $24,000 division. The Kadabra

2012-08-15T00:00:00-04:00August 15, 2012|

Henry helps trainer to perfect night at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Arthur resident Trevor Henry helped trainer Christopher Beaver take home a total of three Grassroots trophies from Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening. Aboard Pointe De Vue in the first $24,000 Grassroots division, Henry fired the two-year-old trotting filly away from the outside Post 8 and had her on top by two