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2015-06-30T00:00:00-04:00June 30, 2015|

Big Moment and Drachan Hanover seize Gold at Mohawk

JUNE 29, 2015 � It was an evening of upsets at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday as the province's top three-year-old pacing colts and geldings competed in a pair of $105,000 Gold Series divisions. Lightly regarded Big Moment and driver Trevor Henry kicked things off in the first division, sprinting down the stretch to nab pacesetter

2015-06-29T00:00:00-04:00June 29, 2015|

Dresden Raceway celebrates Canada Day with return of OSS

JUNE 29, 2015 � Dresden Raceway will ring in Canada Day with exciting prize draws, an eight-foot long cake and seven Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for the talented three-year-old trotting fillies. It will be the first Ontario Sires Stakes event at the historic half-mile since September 2013 and Dresden fans are looking forward to

2015-06-25T00:00:00-04:00June 25, 2015|

Lets Be Honest squeaks out Grassroots victory at Grand River

JUNE 24, 2015 � Lets Be Honest battled in the Gold Series as a two-year-old, but Rockwood, ON resident Benoit Baillargeon decided to start the trotter in the Grassroots this season and the decision proved a wise one as the gelding captured his first Ontario Sires Stakes trophy at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday. Lets

2015-06-23T00:00:00-04:00June 23, 2015|

OSS Grassroots 3FT Dresden Draw Date Change

The OSS Administration would like to inform owners and trainers of a draw date change for the Grassroots 3-year-old Filly Trot at Dresden Raceway on July 1st. The original draw date of Thursday, June 25th has been moved to Friday, June 26th. The box will close on Friday at the regular time of 10:00 a.m.

2015-06-23T00:00:00-04:00June 23, 2015|

Campbellville resident Christoforou nets two Grassroots trophies

JUNE 22, 2015 � Campbellville, ON resident Chris Christoforou found his way to the winner's circle twice in Monday's three-year-old trotting filly Grassroots season opener at Mohawk Racetrack. Teaming up with regular mount Bistrobistro Taj in the first $18,000 Grassroots division, Christoforou hustled the filly away from the outside post and settled her in fourth

2015-06-21T00:00:00-04:00June 21, 2015|

Maracasso battles to top of Grassroots standings

JUNE 21, 2015 � Ontario's talented three-year-old pacing colts put on an impressive show for Clinton Raceway fans on Sunday afternoon, kicked off by a 1:54.4 mile from Maracasso in his second straight Grassroots win. In rein to Phil Hudon, Maracasso fired to the front from Post 3 and sprinted through sharp early fractions of

2015-06-19T00:00:00-04:00June 19, 2015|

Muscle Baby Doll steps into sophomore spotlight

June 18, 2015 � Ranked the number three filly on the Ontario Sires Stakes circuit last season, Muscle Baby Doll has her connections hoping for an even higher finish in 2015 after she kicked off her sophomore campaign with an impressive Gold Series win at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening. Starting from Post 3 in

2015-06-14T00:00:00-04:00June 14, 2015|

Stonebridge Quest resumes winning ways in Innisfil

JUNE 13, 2015 � Last season's Grassroots champion Stonebridge Quest took a direct route back to the Ontario Sires Stakes winner's circle in the three-year-old pacing filly season opener at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening. Starting from Post 1 in the second $18,000 Grassroots division, Stonebridge Quest and driver Nick Steward took immediate command and

2015-06-07T00:00:00-04:00June 7, 2015|

Solar Sister and Ms Mac N Cheese off to impressive start

JUNE 6, 2015 � Solar Sister and Ms Mac N Cheese established themselves as the early stars of the three-year-old pacing filly division with impressive outings in their respective $105,000 Gold Legs at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening. Ms Mac N Cheese opened the Ontario Sires Stakes action with a commanding front end performance that

2015-06-05T00:00:00-04:00June 5, 2015|

Freshman champ Dont Rush makes impressive debut

JUNE 4, 2015 � Last season's freshman trotting colt champion Dont Rush made his Ontario Sires Stakes debut at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening, capturing an $18,000 Grassroots division in impressive fashion. In rein to Campbellville, ON resident Chris Christoforou, Dont Rush eased off the starting gate into eighth and then sat patiently in the