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2005-10-31T00:00:00-05:00October 31, 2005|

Shiny new shoes give Majestic Son a lift

REXDALE, ON — Majestic Son will be hampered by the outside Post 10 in Friday night's $130,000 Gold Final at Woodbine Racetrack, but trainer Mark Steacy hopes a recent change in footwear will help the two-year-old trotting colt overcome the handicap. "We were able to go back to his regular shoes, steel shoes, for last

2005-10-31T00:00:00-05:00October 31, 2005|

Lady Dillinger notches personal best in Gold Final victory

REXDALE, ON — There were no tricks in store for Lady Dillinger on Halloween Night at Woodbine Racetrack, as she captured her third straight $130,000 Gold Final in commanding style. Leaving from Post 9, driver Mike Saftic fired the three-year-old pacing filly straight to the front where they rolled through fractions of :26.4, :55.4 and

2005-10-31T00:00:00-05:00October 31, 2005|

Smooth Moves on a roll heading into post season

WINDSOR, ON — Smooth Moves cruised to a convincing victory at Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening, taking home the last Gold Final trophy of the three-year-old trotting colt season and vaulting to the top of the division standings. With trotting specialist Trevor Ritchie at the helm, Smooth Moves powered straight to the front from Post

2005-10-30T00:00:00-04:00October 30, 2005|

Lincoln Parke extends season with Gold Final victory

REXDALE, ON — Lincoln Parke got a perfect trip around Woodbine Racetrack's seven-eighths mile oval on Saturday night to claim his first Gold Final trophy of the season and earn a berth in the lucrative Super Final two weeks from now. Leaving from Post 3 the three-year-old pacing colt and driver Jody Jamieson positioned themselves

2005-10-30T00:00:00-04:00October 30, 2005|

Condren scores Gold Elimination triple at Windsor

WINDSOR, ON — Steve Condren had the key to the winner's circle at Windsor Raceway on Saturday evening, capturing three of four Gold Eliminations and finishing third in the other. The veteran reinsman kicked off his hat trick in Race 6 when he piloted fan favourite Even Now to a nose victory in 1:55.2. Leaving

2005-10-29T00:00:00-04:00October 29, 2005|

Majestic Son earns second Gold Elimination trophy

REXDALE, ON — Fresh off a runner-up performance in the Valley Victory Final, two-year-old trotting colt Majestic Son delivered the fastest win in a pair of Gold Eliminations at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday evening. The Angus Hall son and driver Rick Zeron sat near the back of the pack through the initial stages of the

2005-10-29T00:00:00-04:00October 29, 2005|

Busta Balls completes dream month for owners

DUNDAS, ON — Just two weeks after she claimed the three-year-old trotting filly Grassroots Championship by a neck, Busta Balls wrote the final chapter in her Cinderella story by capturing Friday's $130,000 Gold Final at her hometown oval, Flamboro Downs. In spite of starting from Post 1, Busta Balls and driver Scott Coulter ended up

2005-10-27T00:00:00-04:00October 27, 2005|

Lady Dillinger aims for Gold Final hat trick Monday

REXDALE, ON — Heading into Monday's $130,000 Gold Final at Woodbine Racetrack, division leader Lady Dillinger is on cruise control. With 16 starts and seven wins under her belt this season, the three-year-old pacing filly is in peak condition and trainer Gaetan Hebert says she does not have to work hard between races to maintain

2005-10-27T00:00:00-04:00October 27, 2005|

Smooth Moves hoping to dazzle his peers Sunday

WINDSOR, ON — After racing against the top trotters in North America for the last six weeks, Smooth Moves celebrated last weekend's return to Ontario Sires Stakes action with a solid 1:57 Gold Elimination victory. Heading back to Windsor Raceway this Sunday, the three-year-old trotting colt will be among the favourites for the last $130,000

2005-10-26T00:00:00-04:00October 26, 2005|

Wallis hoping for big effort from pacing filly Saturday

WINDSOR, ON — Two-year-old fillies step into the spotlight at Windsor Raceway on Saturday evening as the five-eighths mile oval plays host to Gold Eliminations for both pacers and trotters. Kevin Wallis will pilot a starter in all four eliminations, including Zeglarska Street, a recent addition to his wife Linda Wallis's barn. The pacing miss