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2016-07-30T00:00:00-04:00July 30, 2016|

Pacing colts bring Hanover fans to their feet on Dream Of Glory Night

With four divisions settled by a margin of one length or less, Ontario's talented three-year-old pacing colts did their part to warm-up the big crowd gathered for Hanover Raceway's signature event, the Dream Of Glory Trot, on Saturday evening. The colts kicked things off in the first race and Kokanee Seelster found his way to

2016-07-29T00:00:00-04:00July 29, 2016|

Delcrest Magicstar triumphs in her delayed Grassroots debut

It took longer than expected, but Delcrest Magicstar finally made her debut at Grand River Raceway on Friday and the two-year-old trotting filly went home with a Grassroots trophy and the fastest clocking of the three Ontario Sires Stakes divisions. Starting from Post 1 with co-owner James MacDonald in the race bike, Delcrest Magicstar eased

2016-07-28T00:00:00-04:00July 28, 2016|

Themanofmydreams flawless through three Grassroots starts

Themanofmydreams scored his third straight Grassroots victory on Thursday evening at Mohawk Racetrack to take sole control of top spot in the two-year-old trotting colt Grassroots division. In rein to Denis St. Pierre, the fan favourite got off to a slightly rocky start from Post 5 in the third $18,000 division, but quickly settled into

2016-07-26T00:00:00-04:00July 26, 2016|

Henry hoping trotting filly’s new shoes are the right fit

Grand River Raceway's Fun and Frivolity Friday Night will be even more entertaining this week as the Elora oval hosts three divisions of Grassroots action for the two-year-old trotting fillies and the Ontario Sires Stakes "Be A Winner" contest. The novice trotting fillies will test their skills in Races 1, 4, and 6 and trainer

2016-07-25T00:00:00-04:00July 25, 2016|

Modest investments produce major returns at Mohawk Monday

Mohawk Racetrack fans got their first look at Ontario's top two-year-old trotting colts on Monday evening and went home impressed with the winners of all three $70,000 Gold Series divisions. Rose Run Speedster led things off with a come-from-behind effort in the first division to garner his second straight Gold Series trophy. In rein to

2016-07-23T00:00:00-04:00July 23, 2016|

Betting Line makes it six; Nvestment Bluechip starts with one

Reigning division and North America Cup champion Betting Line captured his sixth straight victory in the second of two $105,000 Gold Series divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening. Starting from Post 8 in a skirmish that also featured the number one and two point earners in the three-year-old pacing colt division, Magnum J and

2016-07-22T00:00:00-04:00July 22, 2016|

Perfect trip keeps Noone To Depend On at the top

Six divisions of sophomore pacing fillies battled at Mohawk Racetrack on Friday evening and Noone To Depend On captured her second Grassroots trophy to retain control of top spot in the division standings. Starting from Post 3 in the second $18,000 Grassroots division, Noone To Depend On dropped into second behind Twin B Thong and

2016-07-21T00:00:00-04:00July 21, 2016|

Fresh faces impress Mohawk fans in Grassroots action

Mohawk Racetrack hosted the second Grassroots event for the two-year-old trotting fillies on Thursday evening and fans welcomed three first-time Ontario Sires Stakes winners back in front of the grandstand. In the first $18,000 Grassroots division, Mohawk fans wisely overlooked the mistake made by Inner Drive in the July 10 season opener and sent the

2016-07-20T00:00:00-04:00July 20, 2016|

Handy trotter proves Reibeling right at Grand River Raceway

Long before two-year-old trotting colt Kitarro made his Grand River Raceway debut in the second of four Grassroots divisions on Wednesday evening, trainer Kyle Reibeling thought the youngster might find success on the Elora oval. "Once he got rolling and we got him working in our sets, I thought this is kind of a nice

2016-07-19T00:00:00-04:00July 19, 2016|

On A Sunny Day and Winter Sweet Frost two for two in Gold Series

On A Sunny Day and Winter Sweet Frost put some distance between themselves and the rest of the two-year-old trotting filly field with repeat Gold Series wins at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening. On A Sunny Day made it clear from the start of the first $70,000 division that she was looking for her second