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2023-08-04T10:57:27-04:00August 4, 2023|

Tyler Borth Ready for First Battle of Waterloo

ELORA, AUGUST 4, 2023 – Grand River Raceway is hosting the 34th edition of Industry Day on August 7, with the Battle of Waterloo headlining the $616,100 card and Tyler Borth – Canada’s leading driver by wins in 2023 – is making his debut in the $205,200 dash for two-year-old Ontario Sired male pacers. Borth

2023-08-01T17:13:10-04:00August 1, 2023|

34th Industry Day is Ramping Up to Be One of Grand River Raceway’s Best!

ELORA, August 1, 2023 – Grand River Raceway’s (GRR) 34th Industry Day is Civic holiday Monday, August 7 with a post time of 12:30 pm! At GRR, you can always expect an experience for the whole family. Featuring The Battle of Waterloo, presented by Winbak Farm, and The Battle of the Belles, the event is well

2023-08-01T13:40:10-04:00August 1, 2023|

McIntosh Sweeps Battle of Waterloo Eliminations

ELORA, August 1, 2023 — Hall of Fame conditioner, Bob McIntosh, will send out a pair of hopefuls in the Battle Of Waterloo Final next week, following a sweep of the two $15,000 eliminations contested Monday night at Grand River Raceway. In race seven, reinsman Bob McClure secured the first of two bids for McIntosh,

2023-07-28T12:05:36-04:00July 28, 2023|

Ghostly Casper Among Trio of Ontario Sired Colts Heading to Hambletonian

EAST RUTHERFORD, July 28 – The 97th Hambletonian begins on Saturday night at the Meadowlands Racetrack with a pair of $100,000 eliminations and there are three sons of Ontario Sires in the field, Ghostly Casper, Osceola, and Tuscan Prince.  Ghostly Casper from the barn of Ben Baillargeon is in race six, the first elimination. Hall

2023-07-26T17:00:08-04:00July 26, 2023|

Battle of Waterloo Draws 11; ‘Belles Attracts 12

ELORA, July 26, 2023 — Eliminations will go for both of Grand River Raceway’s marquee events after 11 dropped into the box for the Battle of Waterloo, presented by Winbak Farm, and 12 entered for the Battle of the Belles. A total of four eliminations – two for the Battle of Waterloo and two for

2023-07-24T13:07:02-04:00July 24, 2023|

Upsets Reign In Glamour Boys Action and More in Busy OSS Weekend

TORONTO - It was a busy weekend in the Ontario Sires Stakes with six Gold divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday and Saturday and five Grassroots dashes for freshman pacing fillies at Hiawatha Horse Park on Saturday. Catch up on all the action below. The Glamour Boys headlined the Saturday July 22 card at

2023-07-24T09:46:42-04:00July 21, 2023|

Its A Love Thing Flies Late to Win Gold on Busy OSS Night

MILTON, July 21, 2023 – Its A Love Thing won the second race tonight at Woodbine Mohawk Park, a $102,200 Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold division for two-year-old pacing fillies. James MacDonald kept Its A Love Thing (Bettors Delight) off the pace set by leader Resilience (Jimmy Freight) out of post two through fractions of

2023-07-20T14:33:40-04:00July 20, 2023|

Resilience One to Watch on Big OSS Weekend at Woodbine Mohawk Park

TORONTO, JULY 20, 2023 – The Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) is descending on Woodbine Mohawk Park this weekend with six Gold races on Friday and Saturday and each division going for over $100,000.  Pacing freshman are the centre of attention on Friday night with a pair of divisions each for the boys and girls. Jimmy

2023-07-18T11:38:39-04:00July 18, 2023|

Jimmy Freight Stakes to Be Contested October 7 at Woodbine Mohawk Park

MILTON – Woodbine Entertainment and Adriano Sorella provided an update on the date and conditions for the inaugural Jimmy Freight Stakes. Initially announced in December of 2019, the inaugural Jimmy Freight Stakes is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2023, at Woodbine Mohawk Park. The race and $100,000 purse are sponsored by Adriano Sorella. The event

2023-07-18T09:51:40-04:00July 18, 2023|

T H McMurry Gives Taylor Dream Night at Woodbine Mohawk Park

TORONTO – Last week Ontario’s top two-year-old male pacers were at Woodbine Mohawk Park for two $100,000-plus Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold divisions. That’s business as usual at Ontario’s premier racetrack but for Jeff Taylor the evening was anything but typical. Taylor, a long time industry participant, has 245 career training starts. The biggest purse in