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2004-09-30T00:00:00-04:00September 30, 2004|

Mill Work back on track for Gold Final

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — When the two-year-old trotting colts meet at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday Rick Zeron trainee Mill Work will be looking for his third straight Gold Final victory. The Mr Lavec son delivered a personal best 1:57.4 triumph in the elimination round after a trio of lacklustre finishes in Stake events at the Campbellville

2004-09-30T00:00:00-04:00September 30, 2004|

McIntosh fillies up for challenge Sunday

WINDSOR, ON — Only seven three-year-old pacing fillies will make the trip to Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening to tackle division queen Invitro in the last Gold Series Elimination of their career. Two of the fillies taking up the challenge hail from trainer Bob McIntosh's La Salle facility and the veteran conditioner jokes that he

2004-09-29T00:00:00-04:00September 29, 2004|

Super Final berth on the line for Angus Scot Saturday

INNISFIL, ON — Ontario's talented three-year-old trotting colts compete in their last Gold Eliminations on Saturday evening at Georgian Downs and the pressure is on as colts attempt to score enough points to secure a berth in the season ending $300,000 Super Final. Among the youngsters hovering just below the current cut off line for

2004-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2004|

Taylorlane Bliss triumphs in Grand River Grassroots

ELORA, ON — Taylorlane Bliss overcame Post 8 at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening to score her third Grassroots victory, stopping the clock in 2:05.4. In rein to regular driver Ross Battin, the Royal Ballad daughter fired directly to the front and never needed to glance back, sailing under the wire four and a

2004-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2004|

Honour Way and Philhallmonic triumph in Gold Elims

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — A pair of Angus Hall daughters were impressive winners in two-year-old trotting filly Gold Series action at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening. Reigning Gold Final champion Honour Way and Chris Christoforou seized control of the first Gold Elimination just past the opening quarter and cruised home to a three and one-quarter length

2004-09-28T00:00:00-04:00September 28, 2004|

Golden night at Mohawk Racetrack Saturday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack features an exceptional evening of Ontario Sires Stakes racing on Saturday, featuring the two-year-old pacing filly Gold Final and a pair of Gold Eliminations for the three-year-old pacing colts. Freshman pacing filly Lucks Mistress will be looking for her third Gold Final victory from Post 7 in the fifth race,

2004-09-27T00:00:00-04:00September 27, 2004|

Breeder hopes colt can deliver happy ending

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — When you ask Dr. Michael Wilson about two-year-old pacing colt Make My Day, the Rockwood resident offers a choice of two tales. There is the sad story of the colt's mother Matt'll Be The Day being sold in 2001 or the joyous tale of a reunion between the breeder and the promising

2004-09-27T00:00:00-04:00September 27, 2004|

Mill Work impressive in Gold Elimination win

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Reigning Gold Final champion Mill Work looked impressive on Monday evening capturing the fastest of three Gold Series Eliminations at Mohawk Racetrack. The Mr Lavec colt and driver Rick Zeron employed their trademark come-from-behind style to achieve the 1:57.4 score, sailing across the finish line one length ahead of favourite Feeling Frazzled

2004-09-26T00:00:00-04:00September 26, 2004|

Northern Jade triumphs at Ontario’s northern oval

SUDBURY, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-old pacing fillies lit up the night sky at Sudbury Downs on Saturday, and Northern Jade set the tone for the Grassroots event with a track record in the first division. Leaving from Post 4, driver Jody Jamieson sent the Northern Luck daughter directly to the front and never needed

2004-09-25T00:00:00-04:00September 25, 2004|

Stormont Welldone on fire at Georgian Downs

INNISFIL, ON — Georgian Downs fans were treated to some impressive performances from the two-year-old trotting colts on Saturday evening, including a track record effort by Stormont Welldone in the first of five Grassroots divisions. With local reinsman Stephen Byron in the bike, Stormont Welldone stalked pacesetters He Rocks and Kenny Boy through fractions of