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2019-09-30T00:00:00-04:00September 30, 2019|

Alicorn romps to record equalling effort

Two-year-old pacing filly Alicorn wrapped up the Gold Series regular season on Monday evening with another impressive effort over the Woodbine Mohawk Park oval, matching her Ontario Sires Stakes record with a spectacular late sprint. Lining up at Post 5 in the six-filly field, driver Louis-Philippe Roy opted to ease Alicorn away from the gate

2019-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2019|

Top OSS driver Henry triples in Grassroots Semi-Finals

Trevor Henry arrived at Woodbine Mohawk Park for Saturday's three-year-old Grassroots Semi-Finals with an almost insurmountable lead in the Ontario Sires Stakes driver's standings and the Arthur resident boosted his point tally with three victories. Henry's first two wins came with Bob McIntosh trainees Judge Ken and Splurge On Me in the three-year-old trotting colt

2019-09-27T00:00:00-04:00September 27, 2019|

OSS freshmen were on fire at Mohawk Park Friday

It was a speed show at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night as all eight of the freshman Grassroots Semi-Final winners equalled or bettered their personal best times. The two-year-old pacing colts set the standard in the first $20,000 Semi-Final as seven of the ten starters fired off the gate. Tabloid Writer won the early

2019-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2019|

Sports Flix may need a little luck to maintain Grassroots crown

On Saturday night the three-year-olds are headed to Woodbine Mohawk Park for their $160,000 Grassroots Semi-Finals and pacing filly Sports Flix is the only freshman champion with a shot at defending her title. The task will be a tough one. Sports Flix drew the outside Post 10 in what trainer Gregg McNair calls the tougher

2019-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2019|

Trotting stars pad their point tally in final Gold Leg

Ontario's top three-year-old trotters wrapped up their Gold Series regular season at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening and division stars Bright Eyes M and Forbidden Trade padded their division leading point totals. The trotting fillies kicked off the Ontario Sires Stakes action in the fifth race with 10 hopefuls lining up behind the starting

2019-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2019|

Shawn Steacy hoping to continue the family win streak

Shawn Steacy heads into Friday night's two-year-old Grassroots Semi-Finals at Woodbine Mohawk Park sitting second in the Ontario Sires Stakes trainer standings, just four points behind leader Gregg McNair. The 33-year-old took over official training duties from his father Mark Steacy this season and would love to keep the Johnston Cup in the family; the

2019-09-24T00:00:00-04:00September 24, 2019|

Temperamental fillies find the winner’s circle at Mohawk Park

Jula Shes Magic and Wine Rack Hanover arrived at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday evening sitting in a tie for fifteenth in the two-year-old trotting filly Gold Series standings. Both fillies had been victorious in an early season Grassroots event, but a Gold Series win had been elusive due to temperament rather than talent. Fortunately

2019-09-23T00:00:00-04:00September 23, 2019|

Major Bay triumphs in his Gold Series debut

Neither of the favourites in Monday night's two-year-old trotting colt Gold Series divisions enjoyed their trip around Grand River Raceway, but Major Bay and Threefiftytwo thoroughly enjoyed all of the Elora oval's amenities, including the winner's circle. In the first $105,600 division fans sent Horse Trader off as their top choice and the colt made

2019-09-22T00:00:00-04:00September 22, 2019|

Sunny Dee crushes OSS and Flamboro Downs records

Ontario's top three-year-old pacing fillies waged an epic battle at Flamboro Downs on Sunday night as they wrapped up their Gold Series regular season in a single $158,000 division. Top point earners Sunny Dee, Boadicea and Powerful Chris lined up at Posts 2, 4 and 10 in the 10-filly field and when the gate swung

2019-09-20T00:00:00-04:00September 20, 2019|

Henry pads Lampman Cup lead with Grassroots double

Trevor Henry wrapped up the Grassroots regular season with two wins at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday night, padding his lead atop the Ontario Sires Stakes driver standings. Heading into Friday night's regular season finale for the two-year-old pacing fillies Henry had a 56 point lead over his perpetual rival Sylvain Filion in the Lampman