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2019-06-01T00:00:00-04:00June 1, 2019|

Gold Series debutantes triumph at Woodbine Mohawk Park

Of the 26 three-year-old pacing fillies that gathered at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday night for their first Gold Series event of the season, 11 were making their Ontario Sires Stakes debut and it was the debutantes that emerged victorious in all three divisions. Unraced at two due to an injury, Sunny Dee made her

2019-05-31T00:00:00-04:00May 31, 2019|

Filly goes from red dirt to pay dirt in 10 days

So Much More has not quite settled into her new digs at the Beatson farm in Granton, but the three-year-old pacing filly made herself right at home at The Raceway at Western Fair District on Friday night, scoring an impressive victory in her $22,450 Grassroots division. "She raced great, she raced awesome," said Ken Beatson,

2019-05-29T00:00:00-04:00May 29, 2019|

McNair expects big night of racing on Camluck Classic card

A must-attend event on the Ontario horse racing calendar for almost 50 years, this Friday's $458,650 Camluck Classic program at The Raceway at Western Fair District is loaded with some of the best harness racing talent in North America. Seven Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old pacing fillies and four City of

2019-05-25T00:00:00-04:00May 25, 2019|

Gold Series winners ready to face North America’s best

There are developmental milestones in every young horse's career and Saturday night's Gold Series season opener at Woodbine Mohawk Park was a significant one for the province's best three-year-old pacing colts. Over the next three weeks the top colts in North America will gather at the Campbellville, ON oval for the Somebeachsomewhere stake and the

2019-05-19T00:00:00-04:00May 19, 2019|

Colts show off strength and speed in OSS opener

A few raindrops did not put a damper on the 2019 Ontario Sires Stakes season opener Sunday, as the province's top three-year-old colts impressed fans gathered at Flamboro Downs for the Dundas oval's signature Confederation Cup program. Both the trotting and pacing colts opened their sophomore season Sunday, with the trotters competing in a trio

2019-05-17T00:00:00-04:00May 17, 2019|

Ontario Racing Announces $2.375 Million In Additional Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (SIP) Funds for 2019

Ontario Racing today announced an additional boost of $2.375 million in funds to the 2019 Standardbred Horse Improvement Program (SIP) as part of the $10 million of Horse Improvement Payment (HIP) funds earmarked for the horse racing industry by the Ontario government. On March 21, 2019, the Ministry of Finance announced that it would provide

2019-05-16T00:00:00-04:00May 16, 2019|

OSS colts the opening act for Sunday’s Confederation Cup

The 46th Ontario Sires Stakes season gets under way this Sunday, May 19 with eight exciting races on the $538,551 Confederation Cup program at Flamboro Downs. Ontario's top three-year-old trotting colts will kick off the Dundas oval's signature event at 6:55 pm with the first Gold Series Leg of the season. Race 1 features last

2018-10-13T00:00:00-04:00October 13, 2018|

Trio of Super Final wins puts Roy in the leading driver’s seat

Louis-Philippe Roy won his first Super Final at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday and then won two more to lay emphatic claim to the Lampman Cup title as the leading driver in the Ontario Sires Stakes program. A joyful group met the 28-year-old in the winner's circle after his first victory, as he guided two-year-old

2018-10-11T00:00:00-04:00October 11, 2018|

Roy hoping to land his first Super Final win Saturday

Two years ago Louis-Philippe Roy watched the Super Finals on television, having made just four starts in the 2016 Ontario Sires Stakes program. On Saturday, Oct. 13, when the very best in the province once again gather at Woodbine Mohawk Park for the $1.8 million season finale, the reinsman has a starter in all eight

2018-10-06T00:00:00-04:00October 6, 2018|

Last ditch efforts land freshmen a post-season berth

Eleventh hour victories secured a post-season berth for both Sweet Young Thing and Keystone Concrete as the two-year-old pacing colts and fillies wrapped up their Gold Series regular season at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday evening. With 38 points, Sweet Young Thing was sitting just below the cut off for next weekend's $225,000 Super Final