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2019-07-20T00:00:00-04:00July 20, 2019|

Southwind Avenger looking for third straight Gold win Sunday

Rideau Carleton Raceway raises the curtain on its 2019 Ontario Sires Stakes season this Sunday, July 21, featuring the province's top three-year-old trotting colts in three Grassroots and three Gold Series divisions. With a flawless record of two wins in two Gold Series starts, Southwind Avenger heads into Sunday's test atop the sophomore trotting colt

2019-07-20T00:00:00-04:00July 20, 2019|

Local drivers dominate Grassroots action at Kawartha Downs

A collaborative effort between Per Henriksen and Richard Moreau put two-year-old trotting colt Ripped And Ready in the Grassroots winner's circle at Kawartha Downs on Saturday evening. After Ripped And Ready made a break and finished eighth at the Gold Series level in the July 4 season opener, trainer Moreau enlisted the help of friend

2019-07-19T00:00:00-04:00July 19, 2019|

Sizzling mile puts Alicorn into OSS record books

Steamy summer evenings often lead to stakes records and that was the case at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday as two-year-old pacing filly Alicorn stormed to an Ontario Sires Stakes record 1:51 in Gold Series action. "It's hot, there's not much wind, it's perfect conditions to go fast," said Chantal Mitchell, who trains Alicorn for

2019-07-18T00:00:00-04:00July 18, 2019|

Bright Eyes M headlines big night of OSS action

Fillies of both the pacing and trotting persuasion invaded Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday night for six Grassroots and two Gold Series divisions and sophomore trotting filly Bright Eyes M delivered a standout performance in the first $105,600 Gold contest, romping to a four length victory in 1:53. Sent off as the heavy favourites, regular

2019-07-18T00:00:00-04:00July 18, 2019|

Tymal Tarot hoping for a little hometown magic Saturday

Kawartha Downs will roll out the red carpet for the Ontario Sires Stakes program this Saturday, July 20, welcoming four divisions of two-year-old trotting colts and geldings for the second Grassroots start of their campaign. Among the youngsters vying for a share of the $91,900 in Ontario Sires Stakes purse money is Tymal Tarot, who

2019-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2019|

Trotting fillies take centre stage at Georgian Downs

Thirty-nine of Ontario's talented three-year-old trotting fillies took a star turn at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening, highlighting a card that was dedicated to fillies and mares. In the first $23,500 Grassroots division fans sent Halo Its Me off as their top choice and the Archangel daughter did not disappoint. In rein to Robert Shepherd

2019-07-16T00:00:00-04:00July 16, 2019|

Filion dominates in Grassroots action Tuesday

Woodbine Mohawk Park held 10 races on Tuesday evening and driver Sylvain Filion won six, including four wins in the second Grassroots leg for the two-year-old pacing colts. "It was one of those nights when nothing goes wrong you know, and even a bad drive, my horses were so good they overcame it," said the

2019-07-15T00:00:00-04:00July 15, 2019|

Gold Series colts raise the bar in round two

Ontario's top two-year-old pacing colts stepped up their game at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening as both Gold Series divisions were clocked in 1:52.1, a full second faster than the quickest split in the Gold Series opener nine days ago. Velocity Rukkus captured the first $108,000 division with an impressive late rush that saw

2019-07-14T00:00:00-04:00July 14, 2019|

Highland Foxytrotr quickest of the Grassroots debutants

Georgian Downs fans were treated to five divisions of two-year-old trotting fillies competing for a total of $115,400 in their Ontario Sires Stakes debut on Sunday evening. The fastest mile of the five Grassroots divisions was delivered by Highland Foxytrotr who left smartly from Post 1 and never relinquished control. The E L Titan daughter

2019-07-11T00:00:00-04:00July 11, 2019|

Warrawee Vicky gets third straight in Gold Series debut

Rounding out the string of two-year-old season openers at Woodbine Mohawk Park in recent weeks, the trotting fillies kicked off their Gold Series campaign on Thursday evening in a trio of divisions. After two victories in overnight action at the Campbellville oval, Warrawee Vicky was the heavy favourite in the first $73,867 division and the