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News - June 2016

2023-06-15T14:17:56-04:00June 15, 2023|

OSS NA Cup Undercard Preview

MILTON - The $1 million Pepsi North America Cup is the star of the show Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park, but the undercard features over $1 million in additional stakes, and we've previewed all the Ontario Sired content on the undercard. ARMBRO FLIGHT – Older Trotting Fillies and Mares  ADARE CASTLE (Muscle Mass –

2016-06-30T00:00:00-04:00June 30, 2016|

Grassroots fillies highlight Dresden Raceway’s Canada Day program

For the second straight year Dresden Raceway's annual Canada Day celebrations will feature some of Ontario's most talented three-year-old trotting fillies as the half-mile oval hosts five $18,000 Grassroots divisions. "People really look forward to the OSS," said Dresden Agricultural Society President Lucille Laprise. "And for them to come on Canada Day makes it that

2016-06-30T00:00:00-04:00June 30, 2016|

Saturday’s “Be A Winner” contest puts fans in the winner’s circle

North America Cup champion Betting Line makes his return to the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Saturday evening and if the talented three-year-old pacing colt can extend his four-race win streak one lucky Mohawk Racetrack fan could find themselves in the winner's circle with a champion. Trainer Casie Coleman of Cambridge, ON says the colt

2016-06-28T00:00:00-04:00June 28, 2016|

Saftic scores Grassroots double at Georgian Downs

Mike Saftic picked up an extra mount 45 minutes before the first three-year-old trotting colt Grassroots division went behind the gate at Georgian Downs on Tuesday and turned the unexpected opportunity into an Ontario Sires Stakes driving double. Stepping into Parkhill Maximus's race bike for the first time, Saftic eased the gelding away from Post

2016-06-27T00:00:00-04:00June 27, 2016|

Will Take Charge scores decisive Gold victory at Mohawk

Will Take Charge delivered a commanding performance in the Gold Series season opener for three-year-old trotting colts at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening, posting the fastest mile of three $70,000 divisions. Starting from Post 1, Will Take Charge left the gate smartly for driver Paul MacDonell. Heading for the :27 quarter the pair allowed Smoke

2016-06-18T00:00:00-04:00June 18, 2016|

Jamieson posts Grassroots hat trick at Mohawk Friday

After winning a pair of Grassroots divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening, driver Jody Jamieson topped that accomplishment by capturing three more divisions on Friday. Picking up where their masculine peers left off, the three-year-old pacing fillies delivered seven impressive Grassroots performances on the Campbellville oval's Friday evening program and Jamieson waved at fans

2016-06-17T00:00:00-04:00June 17, 2016|

Filion and Jamieson capture pair of Grassroots trophies

Driver Sylvain Filion, the reigning Lampman Cup title holder, is off to another quick start in the Ontario Sires Stakes program, padding his early season lead with a pair of Grassroots victories at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening. Filion opened the program, which featured six $18,000 divisions for the three-year-old pacing colts and geldings, with

2016-06-15T00:00:00-04:00June 15, 2016|

Fresh faces shine in Grassroots action at Mohawk

Six $18,000 Grassroots divisions were featured on Mohawk Racetrack's Tuesday evening program as the three-year-old trotting fillies opened their 2016 season. Things got off to a quick start as Magical Valentine and trainer-driver Jack Moiseyev fired to the front before the halfway marker and sailed home to a 1:56.2 personal best in the first division.

2016-06-14T00:00:00-04:00June 14, 2016|

Caprice Hill and Emoticon Hanover triumph in season opener

Reigning Ontario Sires Stakes champion Caprice Hill picked up where she left off last season, capturing the three-year-old trotting filly Gold Series season opener at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening. In rein to Milton resident Randy Waples, fan favourite Caprice Hill took command before the quarter-mile marker and led the field of seven through fractions