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News - July 2003

2003-07-31T00:00:00-04:00July 31, 2003|

In Conchnito rolls Lucky Number 7 for Final

WINDSOR, ON — When Ontario's highly talented two-year-old trotting colts return to Windsor Raceway on Sunday for their second $130,000 Gold Final, trainer Bob McIntosh is hoping that seven continues to be In Conchnito's lucky number. The King Conch son posted an impressive 1:59.3 victory, the fastest of four eliminations, from Post 7 last weekend

2003-07-31T00:00:00-04:00July 31, 2003|

Klemencic hoping colts show true colours at Quinte

BELLEVILLE, ON — Quinte Raceway has attracted 66 talented three-year-old pacing colts for Monday afternoon's Grassroots event, the third on the colts' 2003 Ontario Sires Stakes schedule. For Stan Klemencic of Trenton the event will serve as a proving ground for Close The Bank and Artistic Bunny, a pair of talented freshman who have failed

2003-07-31T00:00:00-04:00July 31, 2003|

Trotters and fans will cash in at Dresden Monday

DRESDEN, ON — Dresden Raceway offers up a tremendous matinee program this holiday Monday. Five Grassroots divisions of two-year-old trotting colts will keep the action lively on the track, while 16 draws in the Chatham Daily News "Big Cash and Prize Giveaway" will have fans on the edge of their seats through the remainder of

2003-07-31T00:00:00-04:00July 31, 2003|

For The Luva Moni taking owners on a joy ride

REXDALE, ON — After hosting Gold Eliminations for the three-year-old pacing fillies and colts on Friday and Saturday, Woodbine Racetrack turns the spotlight on the three-year-old trotting fillies Monday night as the talented youngsters compete in their third Gold Series event. Leading the group of 13 into battle on Monday is Canadian Breeders Champion For

2003-07-31T00:00:00-04:00July 31, 2003|

Los Angeles captures second Gold Elimination

WINDSOR, ON — Los Angeles scored the fastest win of four Gold Series Eliminations at Windsor Raceway on Wednesday evening, stopping the clock in a smart 1:55.2. The Robert McIntosh trainee took control of he ninth race just past the quarter pole and set the tempo for the remainder of the mile, cruising under the

2003-07-30T00:00:00-04:00July 30, 2003|

Marlow United back in the Grassroots game

FRASERVILLE, ON — When the three-year-old pacing fillies step onto the track for the tenth race at Kawartha Downs on Saturday night, George Graham is just hoping Marlow United gets back to the paddock safely. In her last Grassroots start, at Hiawatha Horse Park on June 19, the filly was in a serious accident that

2003-07-29T00:00:00-04:00July 29, 2003|

Henrys capture three of four Gold Elims at Elmira

ELMIRA, ON — When Wayne and Trevor Henry packed their gear on Monday night before heading to Elmira Raceway, the Arthur residents were careful to include their maps to the winner's circle. The brothers each drove in two Gold Eliminations, with Trevor capturing two and Wayne winning another to qualify a trio of two-year-old trotting

2003-07-29T00:00:00-04:00July 29, 2003|

Woodbine Gold Eliminations feature new faces

REXDALE, ON — When the three-year-old pacing colts congregate at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening all of the top dogs will be on hand for the Gold Series event, along with a surprising number of colts making their 2003 debut in the provincial stakes program. Of the 28 colts ready to square off in three

2003-07-29T00:00:00-04:00July 29, 2003|

Luck rides with two-year-old pacing filly

WOODSTOCK, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies are the stars of Woodstock Raceway's Family Fun Day this Saturday, competing for a total of $144,000 in eight Grassroots divisions. Hoping for a solid result in the fourth Grassroots contest is Luckisaladytonight, who will start from Post 3 for owners Doug Millard of Woodstock and Peter

2003-07-28T00:00:00-04:00July 28, 2003|

McIntosh trotters land spots in $130,000 Final

WINDSOR, ON — Local favourite In Conchnito scored an impressive 1:59.3 victory in his Gold Series Elimination at Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening. The two-year-old trotting colt delivered a performance that a veteran racehorse would be proud of, starting from Post 7 and driving up the outside through the entire race before pulling away to