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2023-10-01T00:36:24-04:00October 1, 2023|

Winmebak Rises to Late Challenge, Prevails in Grassroots

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – Off the strength of three preliminary-round scores and a decisive 1:51 semifinal win, 1-5 favourite Winmebak and catch-driver Scott Young had all the answers to stave off a late challenge from Palladium Hanover in Saturday's $75,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots final for three-year-old male pacers at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Young

2023-10-01T00:23:32-04:00October 1, 2023|

New Partnership Pays Big Dividends for Moore in Grassroots Final

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – Longshot Kinnder Thinktwice and Sylvain Filion, sent off at odds of 25-1, tracked down favourite New Rules late in the lane to spring the upset in Saturday’s $75,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots final for sophomore trotting colts. Trained by Tyler Moore, the Wheeling N Dealin-Majestic Joy colt tripped the timer

2023-10-01T00:05:35-04:00October 1, 2023|

Enforcer Fights to the Finish, Nets Grassroots Crown

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – When the two-year-old pacing colts turned for home in their $75,000 Grassroots Championship on Saturday night, Aaron Waxman was pretty confident he was going to be visiting the Woodbine Mohawk Park winner’s circle. “I knew he had a big shot to keep fighting,” said Waxman of Enforcer, the Big Jim-Rough N

2023-09-30T23:56:45-04:00September 30, 2023|

Century Jamila Calls All the Shots in Grassroots Triumph

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – Following a traffic-troubled fifth-place finish in the semifinal round, Century Jamila made sure to control her own destiny in Saturday night's $75,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots final for three-year-old pacing fillies at Woodbine Mohawk Park, quarter-moving to the top and outlasting a pair of stout challenges en route to a

2023-09-30T23:51:46-04:00September 30, 2023|

Salem Seelster Delivers in First Drive by Jody Jamieson

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – The two-year-old male Grassroots trotters had a competitive rivalry brewing before their Ontario Sires Stakes championship final Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Semi-final winner and divisional leader Northernchancellor (Muscle Mass–Honor Grad) was not favoured from the rail. Neither was Alexander (Muscle Mass–Peace Rose), starting from post four and the number-two

2023-09-30T23:47:06-04:00September 30, 2023|

“Flirty” Finish in Filly Final

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – Strutting in front of the crowd, favourite Flirty Dancer (Lookslikeachpndale–Hola Lola) looked the part, playing to the fans on a balmy September evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park. And that was even before her 1:56.2 lifetime-best victory for regular driver Scott Young. A full field of 10 lined up for race

2023-09-30T23:40:31-04:00September 30, 2023|

Pretty Special an Easy Grassroots Winner

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – Pretty Special lived up to her name Saturday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The sophomore filly trotter, driven by Chris Christoforou and sent off as the 3-5 favourite, sprinted home in dominating fashion to capture her $75,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots final. The Resolve-Pretty Crafty sophomore stopped the clock in

2023-09-30T23:35:58-04:00September 30, 2023|

Bonitas Best Bet Grinds to Grassroots Frosh Filly Victory

MILTON, September 30, 2023 – Despite compiling an undefeated record in three Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots preliminary events and finishing second in her semifinal, Dave Menary trainee Bonitas Best Bet provided something of a shock as the fourth favourite, at 6-1, in Saturday night's $75,000 Grassroots series final for two-year-old pacing fillies at Woodbine Mohawk

2023-09-30T10:59:18-04:00September 30, 2023|

Willys Home Run Rounds the Bases For Fifth OSS Gold Win

MILTON, September 29, 2023 - The Archangel filly Willys Home Run registered another ‘W’ to stay unbeaten in Gold action with a 1:55.3 win in the second of two divisions for the $201,700 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) for two-year-old trotting fillies on Friday night (Sept. 29). Off the 1-9 favourite, Willys Home Run swung out

2023-09-30T22:06:52-04:00September 29, 2023|

OSS Grassroots Finals Preview

MILTON - This Saturday, September 30, the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Championships will bring big fields of two and three-year-old trotting and pacing talent to Woodbine Mohawk Park for eight $75,000 finals. Post time is 7:10 p.m. and the two-year-old trotting fillies will kick off the championship action in race two. Race 2 Among the 10