2020-07-31T23:53:47-04:00July 31, 2020|

Freshman fillies impressive in first Gold Series victories

A trio of fresh faces graced the winner’s circle at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday, July 31 as the two-year-old trotting fillies competed in leg two of their Gold Series campaign. Dicentra kicked off the Ontario Sires Stakes action with a mature effort from Post 3 in the first $73,867 split. The fan favourite left

2020-07-31T19:50:10-04:00July 31, 2020|

Dresden Raceway hosts Grassroots and Prospect Series Monday

Dresden Raceway wraps up its 2020 season on Monday, Aug. 3 with a trio of $22,000 Grassroots divisions for the two-year-old trotting colts and a pair of $7,000 Prospect Series divisions for the three-year-old trotting colts. Local colt Magnitude Ten will make his Prospect Series debut in the first division, starting from the advantageous Post

2020-07-31T01:48:48-04:00July 31, 2020|

Macho Martini and Tokyo Seelster repeat in Gold Series

Woodbine Mohawk Park hosted a pair of $108,000 Gold Series divisions for the two-year-old trotting colts on Thursday, July 30 and Macho Martini and Tokyo Seelster both made their third straight appearance in the Milton oval’s winner’s circle. First off the gate was Macho Martini, starting from Post 8 with regular reinsman Bob McClure in

2020-07-30T09:04:03-04:00July 29, 2020|

Muscle Mass misses sweep Grassroots at Grand River

Muscle Mass daughters swept a trio of $23,150 two-year-old trotting filly Grassroots divisions at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday, July 29, with Imextraspecial, Tipsy In Dixie and Top Of The Bar reaching the winner’s circle. Imextraspecial kicked the evening off with an effortless gate-to-wire victory, her second in Grassroots action, for driver Trevor Henry of

2020-07-26T23:30:32-04:00July 26, 2020|

Gold winner P L Notsonice shatters records in Ottawa

Rideau Carleton Raceway rolled out the red carpet for Ontario’s talented three-year-old trotting fillies on Sunday, July 26 and a very fast carpet it turned out to be. Three Gold Series divisions, five Grassroots divisions and one Prospect Series division went postward at the Ottawa oval and in the first $71,467 Gold Series split P

2020-07-25T17:23:16-04:00July 25, 2020|

Fashion Frenzie rewrites Hiawatha Horse Park record book

A gorgeous summer afternoon greeted the two-year-old trotting colts as they arrived at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday, July 25 for their second Grassroots leg and the youngsters celebrated with a track record performance in the first $23,150 division. In spite of starting from Post 9, Fashion Frenzie was the fans’ top choice and the

2020-07-24T23:55:06-04:00July 24, 2020|

Roy delivers Grassroots hat trick as pacing colts sizzle in Milton

Delightful Terror kicked off the second leg of the three-year-old pacing colt Grassroots Series in impressive fashion on Friday, July 24, circling Woodbine Mohawk Park in a personal best 1:49.3. In rein to Louis-Philippe Roy, Delightful Terror got away sixth from Post 7, tucking in behind fan favourite Bettorbuckleup as Messier Seelster led the field

2020-07-24T13:52:22-04:00July 24, 2020|

Warrawee Vicky returns to Ottawa for Gold Series Sunday

Rideau Carleton Raceway fans will be treated to a full slate of three-year-old trotting fillies this Sunday, July 26 as the Ottawa oval kicks off its 2020 Ontario Sires Stakes season. The fillies will compete in three $71,000-plus Gold Series divisions, five $22,000-plus Grassroots divisions and a single $7,500 Prospect Series division. Top Gold Series

2020-07-22T14:56:29-04:00July 22, 2020|

Petro Dealin hoping for hometown advantage Saturday

Two-year-old trotting gelding Petro Dealin will make his Ontario Sires Stakes debut at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday, July 25 and trainer Darryl Laver is hoping the youngster can hold his own in his $23,150 Grassroots division. “I don’t know, I think he should be okay in there,” said Laver. “It’s his home track, and

2020-07-21T23:48:47-04:00July 21, 2020|

Pemberton makes successful leap to Gold Series

Paul Walker has had some nice horses in a career that spans five decades, but the trainer thinks three-year-old trotting gelding Pemberton has the potential to top the list. On Tuesday at Woodbine Mohawk Park, the gelding was so impressive in his Ontario Sires Stakes debut that even the trainers of his rivals were calling