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News - October 2007

2007-10-21T00:00:00-04:00October 21, 2007|

Kawartha Downs record falls in freshman Semifinal battle

FRASERVILLE, ON — Ontario's talented two-year-olds delivered an exceptional evening of racing at Kawartha Downs on Saturday, capped by a track record performance in the first pacing filly Grassroots Semifinal. A Fiesty Affair and driver Brad Forward rocketed around the Fraserville oval to a 1:54 score, three-fifths of a second faster than the former track

2007-10-21T00:00:00-04:00October 21, 2007|

Tinys Million steps off a stunner at Woodbine Sunday

REXDALE, ON — When Tinys Million stuck his head in front of Transcending at Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday evening, the three-year-old pacing colt triggered a pay out that was anything but tiny. Battling in the last Gold Elimination of their careers, the sophomore pacers raised the excitement level at Woodbine as soon as the starting

2007-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2007|

After remarkable recovery, filly is ready to tackle the OSS

INNISFIL, ON — In the spring Casie Coleman thought Stacer The Racer was a heavyweight contender for the three-year-old pacing filly title, but things did not work out quite as planned and the filly will get just one opportunity to prove her mettle, squaring off in the last Gold Elimination of the season on Tuesday,

2007-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2007|

Laddie matches OSS record, Arch Madness romps to win

REXDALE, ON — Laddie returned to the Ontario Sires Stakes in spectacular style Friday, matching the provincial record for three-year-old trotting colts on a seven-eighths mile track with a 1:54.3 Gold Elimination triumph at Woodbine Racetrack. Starting from Post 1 in just their third Gold Series start of the season, Laddie and driver Paul MacDonell

2007-10-19T00:00:00-04:00October 19, 2007|

Hi Edith impressive in Grassroots Semifinal romp

FRASERVILLE, ON — Local favourite Hi Edith came up with a personal best effort to claim the first three-year-old trotting filly Grassroots Semifinal at Kawartha Downs on Thursday evening. In rein to part-owner Doug Hie, the Earl daughter powered up the outside heading by the three-quarter pole and then accelerated down the stretch to a

2007-10-18T00:00:00-04:00October 18, 2007|

Henry entries dominate Grassroots Semifinals Saturday

FRASERVILLE, ON — A second wave of Grassroots stars are headed to Kawartha Downs on Saturday night, led by two trailer loads of freshman trotters from the Henry Stable. Wayne Henry qualified five trotting fillies and five trotting colts for the two-year-old Semifinal round, and the Arthur resident is hoping the talented youngsters can maintain

2007-10-18T00:00:00-04:00October 18, 2007|

Chancey Lady delivers OSS record effort from second tier

SARNIA, ON — Hiawatha Horse Park fans decided Post 11 would not be a handicap for Chancey Lady in Thursday's $107,798 Gold Elimination, and the two-year-old pacing filly proved them right as she sailed to an Ontario Sires Stakes record equalling 1:52.3 triumph. Driver Mark MacDonald landed Chancey Lady in seventh in the early going,

2007-10-18T00:00:00-04:00October 18, 2007|

Hypnotist hopes starting gate spell is finally broken

REXDALE, ON — With any luck, Ontario Sires Stakes fans will finally get to see what Hypnotist is truly capable of in this Sunday's Gold Elimination at Woodbine Racetrack. After 14 lifetime starts, trainer Roger Mayotte says the three-year-old pacing colt has at last conquered his fear of the starting gate. "Just in the last

2007-10-18T00:00:00-04:00October 18, 2007|

Constance Hall hoping for a hometown win Sunday

WINDSOR, ON — The aptly named Constance Hall and her three-year-old trotting filly peers will invade Windsor Raceway on Sunday evening in a pair of $53,000 Gold Eliminations. For the past two seasons, Constance Hall has been a steady player on the Gold Series circuit, and trainer Bob McIntosh hopes the filly can maintain her

2007-10-16T00:00:00-04:00October 16, 2007|

Durable Duke tackles Gold colts for first time Friday

REXDALE, ON — When the three-year-old trotting colts arrive at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday evening for their last Gold Series Eliminations, the pressure will be on the top colts to lock up a place in next week's Gold Final and the season ending Super Final. The only colt not feeling any pressure is first time