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2021-04-12T13:46:30-04:00April 12, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: Believeinbruiser

Believeinbruiser (Mach Three x Believeinyourdream) — True Nature Communications photo   Highlights: Race record: p, 3, 1:53s ($249,654) Sire of Second Bruiser, undefeated in four Grassroots starts in 2020, including his Semi-Final and the two-year-old pacing colt Grassroots Championship, all in 1:51.4 Sire of Bugger Bruiser (p, 4, 1:49.3 $601,917), winner of the 2013 two-year-old

2021-04-08T12:57:28-04:00April 8, 2021|

April 15 Sustaining Payment Update

Ontario Sires Stakes sustaining payments of $600 ($480 USD) for two-year-olds are due April 15, 2021. Due to the current racing shutdown, Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) staff members are working limited hours and may not be able to respond to calls and messages regarding telephone payments before the April 15 deadline. As a result, owners

2021-04-08T12:28:18-04:00April 8, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: Stag Party

Stag Party (Bettors Delight x My Lady Day) — New Image Media photo   Highlights: Race record: p, 2, 1:50.4s; 2, 1:52.3h -'18 ($962,645) $125,000 yearling at the 2017 Harrisburg Sale At two, winner of $890,000 Metro Pace Final in 1:50.4 by four lengths, Metro elimination, Nassagaweya Stakes division and two Ontario Sire Stakes Gold

2021-04-05T11:14:33-04:00April 5, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: Green Manalishi

Green Manalishi S (Muscle Hill x Naga Morich S)   Highlights: Race record: 2, 1:53.4; 3, 1:50.3 ($1,157,395) Standing his first year in 2021. At two, winner of the Willam Wellwood Memorial elimination and final, his Bluegrass division, finished second to Gimpanzee in the Breeders Crown final. At three, winner of his Earl Beal, Jr.

2021-04-01T15:00:35-04:00April 1, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: Dancin Lou

Dancin Lou (Sweet Lou x Dancewiththebest) — New Image Media photo   Highlights: Race record: p, 2, 1:55.3; 3, 1:48.3; 4, 1:47.2-’20 ($1,119,848) The richest and fast son of Sweet Lou, Dancin Lou is standing his first season in 2021. Dancin Lou shows early speed, pacing in 1:50.2 as a two year old. At three,

2021-04-01T14:26:49-04:00April 1, 2021|

2021 Standardbred Improvement Program approved

The 2021 Standardbred Improvement Program (SIP), based upon the recommendations of the industry representative Standardbred Advisory Group, has been approved by the Ontario Racing Board of Directors. The 2021 program total, which includes participation fees, is projected to be $18.043 million, with projected Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) purses of $14.620 million and total reward incentives

2021-03-29T17:28:17-04:00March 29, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: Kadabra

Kadabra (Primrose Lane x Quillo) — 1999-2021   On March 29, Tara Hills Stud announced that Kadabra had been laid to rest. In tribute to the Hall of Fame inductee, whose impact on the Ontario Sires Stakes program will last for generations, today’s Stallion Spotlight belongs to Kadabra.   Highlights As a racehorse: Race record:

2021-03-25T13:08:59-04:00March 25, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: Rockin In Heaven

Rockin In Heaven (Rock N Roll Heaven x Tropics Beachgirl) — New Image Media photo   Highlights: • Race record: p, 3, 1:50f; 1:49.2s ($960,368) • 36 lifetime wins, 20 sub-1:51 wins • Winner of the $290,000 Empire Breeders Classic Final • Winner of his Somebeachsomewhere Stakes division • Winner of New York Sires Stakes

2021-03-22T12:35:51-04:00March 22, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: The Bank

The Bank (Donato Hanover x Lantern Kronos)   Highlights: • Millionaire son of two millionaires • Richest and fastest son of Donato Hanover • Race record: 2, 1:53.4; 3, 1:50.4 ($1,214,895) • At three, winner of the Breeders Crown Final, American-National, Stanley Dancer Memorial and Pennsylvania Sire Stakes leg and Final • Sire of international

2021-03-18T12:51:23-04:00March 18, 2021|

Stallion Spotlight: All Bets Off

All Bets Off (Bettors Delight x Armbro Penelope) — JJ Zamaiko photo   Highlights: • Richest son of super-sire Bettors Delight with career earnings of $3,186,000 • Race Record: p, 2, 1:50f; 3, 1:48.3f; 1:48; BT 1:46.2 • From multiple stakes winner Armbro Penelope p, 2, 1:56s ($166,224), the dam of six winners of over