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2018-10-04T00:00:00-04:00October 4, 2018|

Few fireworks as the freshman trotters wrap things up

There was very little movement in the point standings as the two-year-old trotting colts and fillies gathered at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening for their last regular season Gold event. Three of the four Gold Series divisions were captured by the favourites and the fourth went to the fans' second choice, Presto Change O.

2018-10-02T00:00:00-04:00October 2, 2018|

Favourites falter in trotting filly finale at The Raceway

Ten sophomore trotting fillies made the trip to The Raceway at Western Fair District on Tuesday evening to compete in a pair of $94,000 Gold Series divisions, and both races featured upsets as the favourites failed to live up to fan expectations. Apprentice M scored her first win of the season in the first division,

2018-09-29T00:00:00-04:00September 29, 2018|

Lampman Cup champ Filion triples in Grassroots Championships

As he often does on the Ontario Sires Stakes program's biggest nights, driver Sylvain Filion made multiple trips to the Woodbine Mohawk Park winner's circle on Saturday evening as the best Grassroots competitors gathered for their $400,000 season finale. The Milton resident opened the Grassroots Championship program with a win, guiding two-year-old trotting filly At

2018-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2018|

Capers 3 Stable members on the ride of a lifetime

When Wayne McGean was warming up Bronx Seelster at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night the trainer figured the two-year-old pacing colt's win streak was going to be halted at two. The youngster was sluggish and did not seem keen to engage his Ontario Sired peers in the fourth Gold Series event of their season.

2018-09-27T00:00:00-04:00September 27, 2018|

Milestone years land Walker and Young in Championships

Whether they reach the winner's circle in Saturday night's Grassroots Championships at Woodbine Mohawk Park or not, Scott Young and Julie Walker have already had milestone years in the Ontario Sires Stakes program. While not met with great fanfare, their achievements have been deeply meaningful for two people who never dreamed of doing anything other

2018-09-27T00:00:00-04:00September 27, 2018|

Run Director battles to third Gold Series victory

Run Director wrapped up the three-year-old trotting colt regular season with his third Gold Series victory on Thursday evening, circling the Woodbine Mohawk Park oval in 1:54.1. Starting from Post 8 driver Sylvain Filion eased the heavy favourite away from the starting gate and trotted along in the outer lane waiting for a wind break.

2018-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2018|

Blue Magic and Tommi Canu Hearme vault into top 10

After making waves in open stake action in recent weeks, the two-year-old trotting fillies returned to Gold Series competition at Flamboro Downs on Tuesday for the second last event of the regular season. Blue Magic captured the first $96,400 division, rocketing away from Post 4 and playing catch me if you can with the field

2018-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2018|

Roy strikes Gold in both Dundas and Campbellville

It is not every day a driver can win Gold Series events at two different racetracks, but Louis Philippe Roy accomplished the feat on Tuesday evening, steering two-year-old trotting filly Blue Magic to a win at Flamboro Downs and three-year-old pacing filly Shower Play to a victory at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Roy kicked off his

2018-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2018|

Forbidden Trade shreds OSS, Canadian record in Elora

Canadian racing history was rewritten at Grand River Raceway for the second time this season as Ontario's top two-year-old trotting colts and geldings gathered at the Elora oval for Gold Series action on Monday evening. Five of the six top-ranked trotters in the division squared off in the second $64,800 Gold division and delivered a

2018-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2018|

Pretty Handsome in position to repeat as Grassroots champ

Reigning Grassroots champion Pretty Handsome delivered an emphatic statement at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night, laying down a :27.4 final quarter in his 1:51.3 Semi-Final victory on a night when the wind slammed into each field as they turned for home. "It's about a three second wind really," said driver Jody Jamieson, who won