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News - November 2004

2004-11-14T00:00:00-05:00November 14, 2004|

Woodbine fans hail Ontario Sires Stakes queens

REXDALE, ON — A pair of three-year-old fillies earned Ontario Sires Stakes crowns at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday night as trotter Peaceful Way and pacing filly Invitro captured their $300,000 Super Finals in commanding style to cap off superlative Ontario Sires Stakes careers. Peaceful Way was at her breathtaking best in the seventh race, allowing

2004-11-12T00:00:00-05:00November 12, 2004|

Last hurrah for sophomore Ontario Sires Stakes stars

REXDALE, ON — Since June 14 Invitro's rivals have been waiting for her to get tired. But while owner Gord Irwin will admit that he has had enough of the long Ontario Sires Stakes season, he says the three-year-old pacing filly is in fine fettle heading into Saturday's $300,000 Super Final at Woodbine Racetrack. "I

2004-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2004|

Jamieson’s $1.2 million season culminates Saturday

REXDALE, ON — Carl Jamieson will harness five horses in Saturday's $2.4 million Super Final Championship at Woodbine Racetrack to put the cap on another outstanding season in the Ontario Sires Stakes program. A fixture on the Ontario Sires Stakes leading trainers list, the Princeton resident is having a banner year in 2004. In the

2004-11-11T00:00:00-05:00November 11, 2004|

Trotting stars ready to shine in Super Finals Saturday

REXDALE, ON — Driver Chris Christoforou calls her a freak of nature, owner Joe Myers says he never imagined she would be so successful and the other eight contestants in Saturday's three-year-old trotting filly Super Final have found her unbeatable for the last two years. Her name is Peaceful Way and she is the highest

2004-11-10T00:00:00-05:00November 10, 2004|

Dream vacation on the line in trotting colt Super Final

REXDALE, ON — With $300,000 up for grabs and division titles to be decided, there is a lot riding on each competitor in the $2.4 million Super Finals at Woodbine Racetrack Saturday. And when trotting colt Mill Work steps up behind the gate, the two-year-old will be carrying some additional weight on his shoulders. "If

2004-11-08T00:00:00-05:00November 8, 2004|

Illusionist extends streak to five with Trillium win

DUNDAS, ON — Ontario's top three-year-old pacing fillies wrapped up their Trillium Series season at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening, with Grassroots Champion Illusionist recording a victory in the first of two divisions. Firing out of Post 5, fan favourites Illusionist and driver Jody Jamieson tucked in behind Cohenikova through opening fractions of :26.3 and

2004-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2004|

Peaceful Way wraps up regular season with perfect record

WINDSOR, ON — Peaceful Way maintained her undefeated streak in Ontario Sires Stakes action with a 1:56.4 victory at Windsor Raceway on Sunday. The Angus Hall daughter and regular reinsman Chris Christoforou allowed Zorgwijk Emani and Kevin Wallis to lead the field of nine three-year-old trotting fillies to a :29 first quarter and then took

2004-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2004|

Geartogear shatters track and OSS record at Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Windsor Raceway suffered an assault on its record books for a second straight week Saturday, but this time it was three-year-old pacing colt Geartogear who earned himself a place in the track's history books with a tremendous 1:50.1 Gold Final victory. With Windsor resident Kevin Wallis in the race bike, Geartogear floated

2004-11-07T00:00:00-05:00November 7, 2004|

Grassroots champions deliver gritty efforts

SARNIA, ON — Hiawatha Horse Park fans got more than their money's worth of excitement on Saturday night with four outstanding battles in the two-year-old Grassroots Championships. "Mr. OSS" Dave Wall and trotting filly Soxy Kosmos set the tone for the evening when they powered three-wide around the final turn to reel in the leaders

2004-11-06T00:00:00-05:00November 6, 2004|

Feeling Frazzled stress free after Gold Final triumph

DUNDAS, ON — Feeling Frazzled scored his second straight victory at Flamboro Downs on Friday afternoon to claim victory in the last $130,000 Gold Final of the two-year-old trotting colt season. Leaving from Post 1, Feeling Frazzled dropped into third on the rail behind pacesetter Stonebridge Diablo and favourite Classic Lavec. As the leader rolled