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2014-12-16T00:00:00-05:00December 16, 2014|

Many Ontario-Sired Performers Among O’Brien Finalists

A total of 11 Ontario-sired pacers and trotters are among the nominees for Canada's highest Standardbred honour, an O'Brien Award, which recognize the absolute best in harness racing in the country over the past racing season. Two nominees in each of the 12 categories were announced this week for the 2014 awards with Ontario-sired trotting

2014-11-24T00:00:00-05:00November 24, 2014|

Great Showing For Ontario-Sired Performers

A total of 13 Ontario-sired horses competing in last weekend's rich Breeders Crown finals and 10 of those performers earned money in their events. On Friday night it was the great Bee A Magician leading the way, winning the Mare Trot final with an impressive performance. Last year's horse of the year in both Canada

2014-11-21T00:00:00-05:00November 21, 2014|

Ontario-Sired Bee A Magician Wins Breeders Crown Final

Last year's Horse of the Year in both Canada and the US, Ontario-sired Bee A Magician, needed no magic in tonight's $250,000 Breeders Crown final for trotting mares at the Meadowlands as she relied on sheer talent to win. Bee A Magician grabbed early control of the event for Brian Sears and was by the

2014-11-14T00:00:00-05:00November 14, 2014|

Go Daddy Go Carries Ontario Hopes In Crown Final

"He's fun to be around and pretty to look at." Harness driver John Campbell wasn't referring to his long time friend and fellow Hall of Famer Bob McIntosh, but rather the Windsor, Ontario, trainer's rookie pacing colt Go Daddy Go who earlier today drew post five in the $500,000 Breeders Crown final Saturday at the

2014-11-14T00:00:00-05:00November 14, 2014|

OSS Horses Among Breeders Crown Contenders

A total of 16 Ontario-sired performers will compete in the Breeders Crown races at the Meadowlands, which have attracted the top harness horses from across North America and beyond. There are a total of 12 divisions, divided by age, sex and gait, and the OSS is represented in all but one, the three-year-old pacing fillies.

2014-11-04T00:00:00-05:00November 4, 2014|

OSS Stars In Matron Finals

Several successful Ontario Sires Stakes graduates will go postward in Thursday's rich Matron Series Finals at Dover Downs. Two sophomore trotting fillies by Angus Hall will contest the $160,950 final for that division. Sweetie Hearts has drawn post four and will have leading driver Tim Tetrick at the lines for the first time. Owned and

2014-10-31T00:00:00-04:00October 31, 2014|

Former OSS Star Takes On The Best

Coming off a race described by trainer Dave Menary as "vicious," former Ontario Sires Stakes star Charmed Life might finally be sitting pretty as she gets ready for Saturday's $178,000 Muscle Hill Stakes for older female trotters at Vernon Downs. Charmed Life drew outside starting spots in four of her previous five races, but will

2014-10-22T00:00:00-04:00October 22, 2014|

McNairs Make OSS History

The father and son team of Gregg and Doug McNair of Guelph, Ontario, made history in the Ontario Sires Stakes program's recently concluded 2014 season. Gregg topped the leader board as the program's top trainer, taking home the Johnston Cup, while his son was the leading OSS driver, winning the Lampman Cup. The McNairs are

2014-10-11T00:00:00-04:00October 11, 2014|

Three Of Clubs Comes Up Aces

Three Of Clubs fought off challenges early and late on his way to an authoritative 1:51.1 triumph in the $250,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final for sophomore colt and gelding pacers on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Driver Doug McNair shot Three Of Clubs to the front from post position six, and he would chop

2014-10-11T00:00:00-04:00October 11, 2014|

OSS Super Finals By The Numbers

This evening the Ontario Sires Stakes presents eight $250,000 Super Finals at Mohawk Racetrack which will conclude the 2014 OSS racing season. This year the OSS celebrated its 40th anniversary and tonight marks the 15th edition of the Super Finals. The Super Finals were introduced in 2000 to provide an exciting and fitting conclusion to