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News - July 2013

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

2013-07-02T00:00:00-04:00July 2, 2013|

Aunt versus niece in Gold Series action Friday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — When the two-year-old trotting fillies kick off their Ontario Sires Stakes season at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday, July 5, the third Gold Series leg will feature a rare family reunion. Lining up behind the starting gate will be both a daughter and a granddaughter of broodmare Red Hot And Blue. The Valley

2013-07-02T00:00:00-04:00July 2, 2013|

Brethour fillies claim two Grassroots trophies

INNISFIL, ON — Sunderland resident Murray Brethour took home a pair of Grassroots trophies from Georgian Downs on Tuesday, July 2. The trainer sent out four freshman pacing fillies in the Grassroots season opener and enjoyed immediate success, capturing the first $18,000 division with Murrayfield. Oakville resident Rick Zeron piloted Murrayfield to the commanding victory,

2013-07-02T00:00:00-04:00July 2, 2013|

Novice fillies hope to follow in sibling’s footsteps

FRASERVILLE, ON — Four of broodmare Sahalee's offspring have earned more than $100,000 for owner-breeder Edward Wilson, and the Seagrave resident will be assessing Jamandra's potential when the two-year-old trotting filly makes her Grassroots debut at Kawartha Downs on Saturday, July 6. Jamandra will make her debut from Post 5 in the third $18,000 Grassroots

2013-07-01T00:00:00-04:00July 1, 2013|

Fillies make impressive debut at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — The 2013 crop of freshman pacing fillies opened their Gold Series season in impressive fashion at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday, July 1. The novice pacers turned in three sharp miles, with the fastest clocking coming from Book Babe in the last $70,000 split. In rein to Billy Davis Jr., the Shadow Play

2013-07-01T00:00:00-04:00July 1, 2013|

Durand sends pair of posh colts out Thursday

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario's two-year-old trotting colts get to show off their skills in the Gold Series season opener at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday, July 4. Five $42,000 divisions will go postward at the Campbellville oval on Thursday, and Puslinch resident Tom Durand sends a pair of impressively bred youngsters into the fray in the

2013-07-01T00:00:00-04:00July 1, 2013|

Christoforou records Canada Day triple

CLINTON, ON — Driver Chris Christoforou celebrated Canada Day with a trio of Ontario Sires Stakes victories at Clinton Raceway. The Campbellville resident kicked off his win streak in the fourth $11,250 Grassroots division, guiding fan favourite Northern Matador to a comfortable one and three-quarter length victory in 2:03.4. The win was Northern Matador's first