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2012-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2012|

Fillies glitter in Gold Final action at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Some of Ontario's most gifted sophomore fillies stepped into the spotlight at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening and delivered two glittering Gold Final performances. First behind the starting gate were the trotting fillies and fans sent Miss Paris off their top choice off her solid second-place effort in the Sept. 6 Simcoe

2012-09-19T00:00:00-04:00September 19, 2012|

Jet Speed powers to track record in Grassroots Semifinal action

ELORA, ON — Ontario's top three-year-old trotters and pacers squared off at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening and delivered outstanding performances in all eight Grassroots Semifinals, capped off by a sophomore pacing filly track record for locally owned Jet Speed. Recently purchased by Bryan Lawrence of Hanover and Mike Foerster of Elmira, Jet Speed

2012-09-18T00:00:00-04:00September 18, 2012|

Saturday’s Gold events a testing ground for pacing colts

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Warrawee Needy captured nine of 12 starts as a freshman and capped off his season with Ontario Sires Stakes and Canadian honours, but the 2012 campaign has not been as smooth for the pacing colt. The son of E Dees Cam found the winner's circle in his tenth start, an overnight event

2012-09-17T00:00:00-04:00September 17, 2012|

Zeron to steer division big guns at Mohawk Thursday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Oakville resident Rick Zeron will pilot two Ontario Sires Stakes heavyweights in Gold Final action at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening. The Campbellville oval will host the province's toughest three-year-old trotting fillies and pacing fillies and Zeron will be aboard division point leader Miss Paris in the trotting filly contest. Miss Paris

2012-09-17T00:00:00-04:00September 17, 2012|

In The Wheelhouse hoping to find her sweet spot in Gold Series

DUNDAS, ON — In The Wheelhouse gets a promotion to the Gold Series on Friday evening as the two-year-old pacing fillies bring their high speed show to Flamboro Downs. The Stonebridge Regal daughter made four starts in the Grassroots program earlier in the season, with her best effort a third-place result at Woodstock Raceway on

2012-09-17T00:00:00-04:00September 17, 2012|

Freshmen hoping seven is their lucky number Friday

ELORA, ON — Round two of the Grassroots Semifinal battles takes place at Grand River Raceway on Friday evening as the province's top two-year-olds make their bid for a berth in the season ending championship. Trainer Carl Jamieson will send Senorita Santanna after a top four finish in the second $30,000 Grassroots Semifinal and the

2012-09-15T00:00:00-04:00September 15, 2012|

Windsong Jack delivers Gold Final trophy to delighted owners

DUNDAS, ON — As owner Denis Breton predicted, it was Windsong Jack's quick turn of speed that propelled him to Gold Final glory at Flamboro Downs on Saturday evening. The two-year-old pacing colt and driver Scott Zeron lined up at Post 2 in the $130,000 Gold Final and when fan favourite Mach Pride rocketed away

2012-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14, 2012|

Filion extends his Lampman Cup lead

DUNDAS, ON — Sylvain Filion has a slight edge over rival Trevor Henry in the Ontario Sires Stakes driver's standings and the Milton resident added two more Grassroots wins to his point tally on Friday evening at Flamboro Downs. Taking his place in the race bike behind fan favourite Sprite Flight in the sixth race,

2012-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14, 2012|

Sophomores primed for Semifinal battles in Elora Wednesday

ELORA, ON — Post season action gets under way at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday, Sept. 19 with eight $30,000 Grassroots Semifinals for the province's top three-year-old trotters and pacers. After picking up a pair of seconds in the last two regular season events, Jet Speed moved into eighth spot in the sophomore pacing filly

2012-09-14T00:00:00-04:00September 14, 2012|

Local fillies find Grassroots success in Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON — Two local fillies found their way to the winner's circle in Grassroots action at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Friday evening. Princess Lilly led off for the local team in Race 3, laying down an impressive 2:01.3 mile that saw her hit the wire eight and one-quarter lengths ahead of two other locally