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2019-09-02T00:00:00-04:00September 2, 2019|

Nearly perfect Sugartown top of the pacing colt class

Ontario's talented three-year-old pacing colts wrapped up their Grassroots regular season at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday night and Sugartown picked up his fourth win in the provincial program to finish atop the division standings. Starting from Post 3 with Louis-Philippe Roy in the race bike, Sugartown got away sixth as Silver Beast sprinted out

2019-09-01T00:00:00-04:00September 1, 2019|

Rivalries and records highlight Clinton’s season finale

Clinton Raceway wrapped up its 2019 season on a high note Sunday afternoon with the 39th annual Charity Driver's Challenge and four $22,800 Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old pacing colts. The first seven races were dedicated to the driver's challenge, which benefitted the Royal Canadian Legion branches in Clinton, Seaforth, Wingham and Brussels. The top

2019-08-31T00:00:00-04:00August 31, 2019|

Tall Dark Stranger romps to second Gold win

On a big Saturday night of stakes racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park Ontario's top two-year-old pacing colts delivered a trio of impressive performances in Gold Series action. The quickest mile of the three $73,000 divisions was clocked by Tall Dark Stranger, who matched his personal best with a 1:51.1 effort. Starting from Post 7 with

2019-08-30T00:00:00-04:00August 30, 2019|

Alicorn dazzles in second record setting effort

On Friday evening two-year-old pacing filly Alicorn rewrote the Ontario Sires Stakes history books for the second time this summer, rocketing around Woodbine Mohawk Park in 1:50.3 for her second Gold Series victory. Starting from Post 3, regular reinsman Louis-Philippe Roy eased the heavy favourite away from the gate and settled in fourth as Kat

2019-08-27T00:00:00-04:00August 27, 2019|

Breeders hoping to benefit as Grand Circuit action heats up

Each year Tammy McNiven enrolls every member of the Twinbrook Farms broodmare band in the Ontario Resident Mare program. The Embro, ON resident enrolls both the mares bred to Ontario sires and those bred to US-based stallions. Those producing Ontario Sired horses are eligible for breeders rewards related to the Ontario Sires Stakes program and

2019-08-25T00:00:00-04:00August 25, 2019|

Powerful Chris crushes the Rideau Carleton track record

Rideau Carleton Raceway hosted a battle of the three-year-old pacing filly heavyweights on Sunday evening and fans were treated to a championship display in the $158,000 Gold Series division. Division leaders Boadicea, Powerful Chris and Sunny Dee were sent off as the top choices in the 10-filly field, with Powerful Chris getting the slight edge

2019-08-24T00:00:00-04:00August 24, 2019|

Grassroots hat trick for Saftic on Balanced Image night

Driver Mike Saftic piloted three freshman pacing fillies to victory in Grassroots action at Hanover Raceway on Saturday evening. The fillies were serving as the opening act on Balanced Image Final night and Saftic kicked off the festivities in the first race with Preeminence. Starting from Post 4 the filly made a brief break in

2019-08-23T00:00:00-04:00August 23, 2019|

Steacy hoping for a little luck on Balanced Image night

On Saturday, Aug. 24 Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies will gather at Hanover Raceway for six $22,000 Grassroots divisions, part of the Grey County oval's annual Balanced Image Final night. Shawn Steacy guided Lifeisgood Hanover to a win in last weekend's Balanced Image Trot eliminations and will send the gelding after a share of the

2019-08-19T00:00:00-04:00August 19, 2019|

First time Grassroots winners keep their dreams alive

Heading into Monday night's Grassroots event at Woodbine Mohawk Park, the pressure was on the three-year-old trotting colts. With just two regular season events left on the calendar, colts below the current cut off for the top 20 needed to accumulate points or face the possibility of not advancing to the post season. Heading into

2019-08-18T00:00:00-04:00August 18, 2019|

Century Farroh, P L Jill deliver superstar efforts in Innisfil

Ontario's top three-year-old pacing colts co-headlined Sunday's Family Day event at Georgian Downs — sharing top billing with the older trotters competing in the Honourable Earl Rowe Invitational Trot — and they delivered a blockbuster performance in the $156,400 Gold Series event. Meadowlands Pace champion Best In Show was sent off the slight favourite over