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2013-07-31T00:00:00-04:00July 31, 2013|

Deweykeepumnwhy sharp in Grassroots debut

INNISFIL, ON — Deweykeepumnwhy stormed to an impressive victory in Grassroots action at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening, becoming the fastest two-year-old trotting gelding ever to circle the Innisfil oval with his 1:57.4 clocking. Starting from Post 6, driver Jody Jamieson settled Deweykeepumnwhy in fourth spot on the rail and watched favourite Harper Blue Chip

2013-07-29T00:00:00-04:00July 29, 2013|

Diamonds For Life sharp in second Grassroots win

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — The second showdown between two-year-old trotting fillies Chelseas Chance and Diamonds For Life resulted in the fastest of five Grassroots divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday, July 29. After finishing one-two in the July 6 season opener at Kawartha Downs, the fillies squared up for their second battle in Race 9 and

2013-07-28T00:00:00-04:00July 28, 2013|

Mach It So moves to head of the pacing colt class

OTTAWA, ON — Mach It So took sole ownership of top spot in the three-year-old pacing colt division standings with a victory in the second of two $105,000 Gold Series legs at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, July 28. The Mach Three son and driver Scott Zeron sat fourth through the bulk of the mile

2013-07-27T00:00:00-04:00July 27, 2013|

Champagne Phil celebrates win in Innisfil

INNISFIL, ON — Champagne Phil uncorked a personal best effort at Georgian Downs on Saturday night to capture his second Grassroots division. The three-year-old pacing gelding and driver Brad Forward sat third through the early going while fan favourite Regal Hope rolled through fractions of :26.2 and :55.3. Heading for the three-quarter marker Forward sent

2013-07-26T00:00:00-04:00July 26, 2013|

Clements pilots four homebreds in Grassroots Tuesday

INNISFIL, ON — Georgian Downs regular Daniel Clements will steer four homebred trotting colts in Grassroots action on Tuesday, July 30. The first freshman out of the barn for Prince Lee Acres of Uxbridge is P L Hombre, who makes his first lifetime start from Post 1 in the fourth $10,000 Grassroots division. The son

2013-07-25T00:00:00-04:00July 25, 2013|

Mach It So and Roar duel in Ottawa Sunday

OTTAWA, ON — Three-year-old pacing colt division leaders Mach It So and Roar will face off in the second of two $105,000 Gold Series divisions at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday, July 28. Since capturing his division in the June 24 Gold Series season opener at Mohawk Racetrack Mach It So has strung together a

2013-07-25T00:00:00-04:00July 25, 2013|

Grassroots showdown at Mohawk Monday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack rolls out the red carpet for the two-year-old trotting fillies on Monday, July 29 as the precocious youngsters compete in their third Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots contest. Five divisions of fillies will go postward on the Monday evening program, and Ontario Sires Stakes fans will be paying close attention to

2013-07-24T00:00:00-04:00July 24, 2013|

Champagne Phil looking for second Grassroots win Saturday

INNISFIL, ON — Ontario's exciting three-year-old pacing colts sweep into Georgian Downs on Saturday, July 27 for six Grassroots divisions and local colt Champagne Phil will be looking for his second victory on the Ontario Sires Stakes circuit. Champagne Phil posted a 1:52.4 personal best in the Grassroots season opener at Mohawk Racetrack and will

2013-07-23T00:00:00-04:00July 23, 2013|

Riveting Rosie triumphs at Georgian Downs

INNISFIL, ON — Well before Riveting Rosie made her Ontario Sires Stakes debut trainer John Bax felt the two-year-old trotting filly would find success on the province's premier circuit and on Tuesday night at Georgian Downs the filly proved him right with an effortless victory in her Gold Series division. Riveting Rosie and driver Paul

2013-07-22T00:00:00-04:00July 22, 2013|

Momara moves to head of freshman pacing filly class

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Momara jumped to the top of the two-year-old pacing filly Grassroots division with a commanding victory at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening. In rein to Doug McNair, Momara took command of the race before the halfway marker and pulled away from her peers to a ninth length triumph in a personal best