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News - November 2003

2003-11-09T00:00:00-05:00November 9, 2003|

Super Finals deliver superb racing to Mohawk fans

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack fans got their money's worth on Saturday evening as the top Ontario-sired trotters and pacers delivered outstanding racing in eight $300,000 Super Finals. Two-year-old trotting filly Peaceful Way opened the talent show with an impressive Ontario Sires Stakes record performance to score her eighth straight victory and move within $8,500

2003-11-08T00:00:00-05:00November 8, 2003|

Horse Racing Industry goes to the Royal

Mississauga, ON — For the second straight year the Ontario Horse Racing Industry has joined together to promote the "World of Horse Racing" at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Nov. 7 to 16. "As the third largest agricultural industry in Ontario it is important for us to promote our product and demonstrate to the public

2003-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2003|

Amigo Hall, Queen Of Jewels aim for lucky number 7

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — When Amigo Hall pulls up after the seventh race at Mohawk Racetrack tomorrow night, trainer Blair Burgess is hoping he can offer the colt a Super Final trophy to scratch his head on. "When he comes off the track he always has an itchy head," says the Milton resident. "If he doesn't

2003-11-06T00:00:00-05:00November 6, 2003|

Jeffries and Mayotte revising plan for Saturday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario's top two-year-old pacing fillies proved that they are still in high gear in spite of the date on the calendar when Serious Comfort stopped the clock in a record setting 1:52.3 last weekend at Mohawk Racetrack. Heading into their $300,000 Super Final at the Campbellville oval on Saturday evening, trainer Roy

2003-11-05T00:00:00-05:00November 5, 2003|

Colt’s success what the doctor ordered for Firlotte

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Saturday night's Super Finals at Mohawk Racetrack come with no shortage of wonderful stories, but none are so poignant as the one surrounding three-year-old pacing colt Casimir Camotion. Veteran trainer Stew Firlotte acquired Casimir Camotion for just $8,000 as a yearling and opted not to race him as a two-year-old. After a

2003-11-04T00:00:00-05:00November 4, 2003|

Intimidating filly looks for eighth straight win Saturday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — There is $2.4 million on the line at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night as 76 premier Ontario Sires Stakes horses battle in eight $300,000 Super Finals. After gathering points through 10 regular season Gold Series Eliminations and Finals, the top point earners from each division are headed to the Campbellville oval to

2003-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2003|

Sophomores deliver Championship efforts in spite of rain

DUNDAS, ON — In spite of the rain soaked conditions Ontario's top Grassroots competitors delivered an outstanding evening of Championship action at Flamboro Downs Sunday. Two races were decided by margins less than a length and one featured a dead-heat for third as the three-year-old trotters and pacers battled for top honours in four $100,000

2003-11-03T00:00:00-05:00November 3, 2003|

Owners find $130,000 reasons to smile at Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Windsor Raceway's 2003 Ontario Sires Stakes season drew to a close on Sunday with an impressive Gold Final victory by a two-year-old pacing colt whose provincial career is just getting started. Reason To Smile made his Ontario Sires Stakes debut in last weekend's Gold Elimination at Windsor, and the Grinfromeartoear son delivered

2003-11-02T00:00:00-05:00November 2, 2003|

Jasper Avenue storms to track and OSS record in Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Jasper Avenue scored a minor upset in Gold Final action at Windsor Raceway on Saturday evening and rewrote the track and Ontario Sires Stakes record books in the process. The Village Jasper daughter and driver Paul MacDonell abandoned their usual come-from-behind tactics in favour of an impressive front-end effort that saw them

2003-11-02T00:00:00-05:00November 2, 2003|

Grand Sovereign smashes track record in London

LONDON, ON — Grand Sovereign put the icing on an already impressive season with a Gold Final victory at Western Fair Raceway on Saturday evening, stopping the clock in a track record 2:00. The two-year-old trotting colt and veteran reinsman Bill O'Donnell eased off the gate from Post 3 into third spot, allowing Odee Scoot