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News - November 2009

2009-11-30T00:00:00-05:00November 30, 2009|

Northern Duchess, Apricot Brandy victorious in Trillium swan song

TORONTO, ON — Wrapping up the 2009 provincial stakes season at Woodbine Racetrack on Monday evening, the three-year-old pacing fillies delivered a pair of impressive miles in Trillium Series action. Leading off the talent showcase was Northern Duchess, who scored just her second win of the season in the first $34,421 split. Starting from Post

2009-11-28T00:00:00-05:00November 28, 2009|

Keep The Spirit and Daylon Mystique claim Trillium trophies

LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway fans were treated to outstanding performances by Ontario's top three-year-old trotting fillies on Saturday evening, as the pacesetters were collared in the stretch of both $33,263 Trillium Series divisions. In the opening division Ross Battin and Found An Angel sprinted away from Post 3 to a :29 opening quarter,

2009-11-26T00:00:00-05:00November 26, 2009|

Trillium Series contestant Nora Lee is in the pink

TORONTO, ON — Although three-year-old pacing filly Nora Lee has not captured any Ontario Sires Stakes events this season, Woodbine Racetrack fans will have no problem picking her out of the crowd in Monday night's Trillium Series finale. "She's a unique filly," says trainer Gary Adair. "We race her all in pink — pink harness,

2009-11-24T00:00:00-05:00November 24, 2009|

Former stablemates meet in Trillium Series Saturday

LONDON, ON — When Putnam residents Bonnie and Arne Berg purchased Amigococoa from the Summer Sizzler Sale in August, they purchased her as a broodmare, but the three-year-old trotting filly's recent success in the overnight ranks has earned her a start against Ontario's top fillies in Trillium Series action this Saturday at Western Fair Raceway.

2009-11-22T00:00:00-05:00November 22, 2009|

Jamieson edges closer to goal with Trillium Series wins

DUNDAS, ON — Cambridge resident Jody Jamieson put two more ticks in his win column at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening, steering two sophomore pacing fillies to victory in Trillium Series action. Jamieson made his first appearance in the Trillium winner's circle with Apricot Brandy, who delivered an admirable effort from Post 7 to earn

2009-11-21T00:00:00-05:00November 21, 2009|

Friendly Amigo, Windsong Soprano triumph in Trillium

TORONTO, ON — Friendly Amigo cruised to victory in the first of two $33,263 Trillium Series divisions at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening. In high gear from the outset, the Amigo Hall lass accelerated away from Post 5 to reach the opening quarter four lengths ahead of her three-year-old trotting filly peers in :28.1. Maintaining

2009-11-19T00:00:00-05:00November 19, 2009|

Notable Beauty finds her form in time for Trillium events

DUNDAS, ON — Notable Beauty failed to crack the top five in three Grassroots starts this summer, but trainer Alan Fair is hoping the sophomore pacing lass can earn a share of the provincial purse up for grabs in the last of three $22,947 Trillium Series divisions at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening. "Every time

2009-11-17T00:00:00-05:00November 17, 2009|

Elusive Desire headlines Trillium Series contest Saturday

TORONTO, ON — Woodbine Racetrack hosts the second of three Trillium Series events for the three-year-old trotting fillies this Saturday evening, and fans of Super Final champion Elusive Desire will have one last opportunity to see her in action in the second $33,263 division. Guelph resident Paul MacDonell will steer the winner of $1,286,348 from

2009-11-15T00:00:00-05:00November 15, 2009|

Poof Shes Gone lowers OSS record in Super Final win

TORONTO, ON — Standing in the Woodbine Racetrack winner's circle for the second time on Saturday evening, John Fielding was basking in the light of a season that has sparkled as brightly as the Irish crystal trophies awarded to his Super Final winners. For the second time in two weeks the Toronto resident captured two

2009-11-15T00:00:00-05:00November 15, 2009|

Lost cause colts emerge as Super Final champions

TORONTO, ON — If you had asked Bob McIntosh last fall which of his trotting colts would make an appearance in the Ontario Sires Stakes Super Final, the Windsor resident would never have responded with the name Text Me. On Saturday night the veteran horseman's early assessment of the young trotter proved to be wildly