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2022-09-27T09:54:25-04:00September 26, 2022|

Millar Farms Homebreds Continue to Dominate Sophomore Pacing Filly Division

MILTON, September 26 – Saying that the 2019 Millar Farms foal crop produced superb pacing fillies is like saying Andre the Giant was a big guy, or the Mariana Trench is deep. Tonight, at Woodbine Mohawk Park the Stouffville, Ont., farm’s homebreds continued to prove the class of the division, with Velvet Stinger and Prohibition

2022-09-26T10:37:26-04:00September 26, 2022|

Stockade Seelster back on winning track in Metro Pace

MILTON, September 24, 2022 – After tasting defeat for the first time in his career one week ago, rookie Stockade Seelster started a new win streak courtesy of an impressive performance in the $900,000 Metro Pace, Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. A bay son of State Treasurer-Soiree Seelster, Stockade Seelster arrived at the Metro

2022-09-23T17:25:26-04:00September 24, 2022|

Defending Super Final Champ Prepares for Title Defense in Final Gold Leg

MILTON, September 24 – 2021 Super Final champion Prohibition Legal has been out of action for two months and will make her return in the one of two $104,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies on Monday at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The daughter of Big Jim was nearly flawless as a freshman,

2022-09-23T16:13:40-04:00September 23, 2022|

Glengate Farms and Team Bax Looking for Magic in the Mohawk Million

MILTON, September 23 – The Merriam Webster dictionary defines magic as “the use of means (such as charms or spells) believed to have supernatural power over natural forces.” On Saturday September 24 at Woodbine Mohawk Park Glengate Farms homebred Oh Look Magic won’t be able to rely on supernatural assistance, he’ll have to win the third

2022-09-22T14:04:56-04:00September 22, 2022|

2023 Ontario Sires Stakes Finals Purses Increasing by $720,000

TORONTO, September 21 – Ontario Racing’s Standardbred Improvement Program Committee is announcing a $720,000 increase to the purses for the 2023 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Super Finals and Grassroots Championships and raising the purse for Prospect Series legs to $8,000. All eight Gold Super Finals will have a purse of $300,000 in 2023, a boost of

2022-09-22T12:57:46-04:00September 22, 2022|

Grassroots Semi-Finals Tonight and Tomorrow at Woodbine Mohawk Park

MILTON, September 22 – The Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Semi-Finals are tonight at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with eight two-year-old races tonight, and eight three-year-old races tomorrow night. The entrants are battling for a spot in the $60,000 Grassroots Championships on October 1 at Woodbine Mohawk Park where $480,000 will be up for grabs. Check out

2022-09-12T10:40:43-04:00September 10, 2022|

Velvet Stinger thwarts stablemate in Simcoe

MILTON, September 10, 2022 – Not many trainers want a dead head but that’s what Nick Gallucci was hoping for it at the conclusion of the single Simcoe Stakes division for three-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Silver Label and Velvet Stinger, both trained by Gallucci, finished inches apart at the wire.

2022-09-04T23:06:46-04:00September 4, 2022|

Roy with Driving Double in OSS Gold Action at Flamboro Downs

DUNDAS, September 4 – Louis-Philippe Roy scored a driving double tonight as the province’s top freshman trotters clashed in four $100,000-plus Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions at Flamboro Downs. The nine race card featured two divisions for colts and geldings, and two divisions for fillies. Roy swept the male half of the OSS quartet. Race five

2022-09-06T10:55:50-04:00September 4, 2022|

Bulldog Hanover fetches Canadian Pacing Derby crown

MILTON, September 3, 2022 – World-record holder Bulldog Hanover lived up to his reputation and 1-9 odds in yet another head-turning triumph, this one coming in Saturday’s $650,000 Canadian Pacing Derby at Woodbine Mohawk Park. On a night when the first 1,000 fans in attendance received a free t-shirt bearing his likeness, Bulldog Hanover fashioned

2022-09-04T13:31:36-04:00September 4, 2022|

Horse Racing is a Family Business for Caretaker Natasha Steacy

MILTON - The horse racing industry creates more than 25,000 jobs in Ontario, and a common theme for thousands of people who work in racing is that it’s a family business. Natasha Steacy is a perfect example. Her grandfather, the late well-known horseperson Florian Rivest, got her into the business. Now she’s married to leading