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2013-07-09T00:00:00-04:00July 9, 2013|

Pacing colts wade to glory at Mohawk on Monday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Falcon Justice enjoyed the fairest weather and fastest surface at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday, July 8 and the two-year-old pacing colt took full advantage, employing a sharp finishing kick to capture the first of four Gold Series divisions. After sitting seventh through much of the mile, Falcon Justice shifted into high gear

2013-07-09T00:00:00-04:00July 9, 2013|

Second time is the charm for Justabit Mean

INNISFIL, ON — Murray Brethour trainee Justabit Mean improved on her result from the season opening Grassroots event with a 1:56.3 score at Georgian Downs on Tuesday, July 9. Justabit Mean came from behind to finish second in last week's two-year-old pacing filly test, but driver Jody Jamieson opted to control the pace on Tuesday

2013-07-08T00:00:00-04:00July 8, 2013|

Local fillies looking for luck Thursday

OTTAWA, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes excitement rolls into Rideau Carleton Raceway on Thursday, July 11 with three Gold Series divisions for the two-year-old pacing fillies. Early season winners Alibi Seelster and Brickyard Val will be looking to jump out in front of their peers with a second Gold Series victory, but both fillies will

2013-07-06T00:00:00-04:00July 6, 2013|

Fan favourite Muscle Girl delivers Grassroots win

FRASERVILLE, ON — Kawartha Downs fans made local filly Muscle Girl their top choice in the first $18,000 Grassroots division on Saturday, July 6 and the trotting lass rewarded their faith with an impressive victory. Driver Mario Baillargeon sent Muscle Girl straight to the front from Post 3 and the filly controlled the fractions from

2013-07-06T00:00:00-04:00July 6, 2013|

Henry scores trio of Grassroots wins in Innisfil

INNISFIL, ON — Trevor Henry missed a few Ontario Sires Stakes races while he was representing Canada at the World Driving Championships in France, but the Arthur resident made up for lost time at Georgian Downs on Saturday night. Henry, a two-time winner of the Ontario Sires Stakes driving title, posted his first win of

2013-07-05T00:00:00-04:00July 5, 2013|

Profound Wisdom sharp in trotting filly opener

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Freshman trotting fillies stepped to centre stage at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday, July 5 to compete in five $42,000 Gold Series divisions. Profound Wisdom set the early season standard with a 1:57.3 mile for driver Kevin Sizer, trainer Rebecca Titus and owner-breeder Steven Titus of Hamburg, NY. The Ken Warkentin daughter led

2013-07-05T00:00:00-04:00July 5, 2013|

Etsell, Brethour ready two Grassroots hopefuls

INNISFIL, ON — Barrie resident Mark Etsell will send out a pair of hopefuls when the two-year-old pacing fillies return to Georgian Downs on Tuesday, July 9 for their second Grassroots event. Kiss Me Or Not will line up on the outer half of the starting gate for the second straight week in the first

2013-07-04T00:00:00-04:00July 4, 2013|

Pacing colts go a second round at Mohawk Monday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario's exciting two-year-old pacing colts are back in action at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday, July 8 in their second Gold Series leg. The first two $52,500 divisions are crowded with colts who have already found their way to the Mohawk winner's circle. Arthur Blue Chip and driver Jody Jamieson of Moffat recorded

2013-07-04T00:00:00-04:00July 4, 2013|

Hope For Justice takes no prisoners at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Hope For Justice kicked off the two-year-old trotting colt Gold Series season opener with a sharp 1:57.2 mile over the Mohawk Racetrack oval that would prove to be the quickest of five $42,000 divisions. Campbellville resident Luc Ouellette crafted the front end trip for trainer Bernie Noren of Guelph and his partner,

2013-07-03T00:00:00-04:00July 3, 2013|

Angies Lucky Star sparkles in Elora

ELORA, ON — Second in a record setting mile at Mohawk Racetrack in June, three-year-old trotting filly Angies Lucky Star carved her own name into the history books at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday, July 3. Sent off as the overwhelming favourite in the first of three $70,000 Gold Series divisions, Angies Lucky Star and