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2002-05-17T00:00:00-04:00May 17, 2002|

McIntosh fillies ready for battle in Gold Final

WINDSOR, ON — Windsor Raceway will host a high speed version of "Family Feud" on Sunday, May 19 when Doug McIntosh's Angel In Disguise goes head-to-head with Bob McIntosh's Miss Frizzle and Lady Graceful in the $130,000 three-year-old pacing filly Gold Final. The McIntosh brothers swept the Gold Eliminations at Windsor last weekend when Angel

2002-05-17T00:00:00-04:00May 17, 2002|

Trio of Bax trainees primed for battle at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — The trailer leaving John Bax's Peterborough farm on Monday, May 20 will be a full one as the trainer sends a trio of talented trotting fillies to Mohawk Racetrack for Gold Series action. Elimination winner Pepi Lavec and third-place finisher Natashas Kiss will start in the first Gold Final of their three-year-old

2002-05-16T00:00:00-04:00May 16, 2002|

Grassroots trotting fillies will celebrate in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes action returns to Quinte Raceway on Monday, May 20 with five divisions of three-year-old trotting fillies ready to light up the Victoria Day crowd. Canada's Trainer of the Year John Bax will send two young trotters to Belleville from his Peterborough farm and is hoping that both fillies benefit

2002-05-15T00:00:00-04:00May 15, 2002|

Dresden will be proving ground for Grassroots fillies

DRESDEN, ON — Dresden Raceway celebrates Victoria Day in style with seven Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old pacing fillies this Monday. The first of five Ontario Sires Stakes events Dresden will host this summer, the sophomore filly event has attracted 56 talented young pacers. Last year's Grassroots Champion Sweetheart Killean will start from Post 7

2002-05-15T00:00:00-04:00May 15, 2002|

Millard hopes colts shine in Woodstock Grassroots

WOODSTOCK, ON — Woodstock Raceway kicks off an exciting season of Ontario Sires Stakes action with six Grassroots divisions for the three-year-old trotting colts this Saturday. With many of last season's top Grassroots colts trying their hand in the first Gold Series, the door is open for newcomers to the Ontario Sires Stakes to show

2002-05-14T00:00:00-04:00May 14, 2002|

Pacing colts primed for action at Rideau Carleton

GLOUCESTER, ON — An impressive line-up of three-year-old pacing colts will kick off the Victoria Day weekend in Ottawa on Friday, competing at Rideau Carleton Raceway in the first Gold event of their 2002 season. Hoping to make an early return to the form he displayed in 2001 is Camystic, who will start from Post

2002-05-14T00:00:00-04:00May 14, 2002|

Ritchie bets on sports model in Gold Final

LONDON, ON — After capturing both of last weekend's Gold Series Eliminations at Western Fair Raceway driver Trevor Ritchie faced a difficult choice. Which three-year-old trotting colt would he drive in Saturday night's $130,000 Gold Final? When both colts drew inside post positions — Ryan Hall will start from Post 2 and Semper Fi Hall

2002-05-14T00:00:00-04:00May 14, 2002|

Freshman champ captures Gold Elimination at Mohawk

CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Last year's queen of the freshman trotting division earned her first three-year-old crown with a victory in her Gold Elimination at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday night. Pepi Lavec survived a tough trip to capture the second of three Gold Eliminations by three-quarters of a length in 2:01.2. Leaving from Post 7 the

2002-05-12T00:00:00-04:00May 12, 2002|

McIntosh brothers sweep Windsor Gold divisions

WINDSOR, ON — Brothers Doug and Bob McIntosh each carried home an Ontario Sires Stakes trophy from Windsor Raceway on Sunday night when three-year-old pacing fillies Angel In Disguise and Lady Graceful captured their respective Gold Series Eliminations. Older brother Doug made the first appearance in Windsor's winner's circle when Angel In Disguise sprinted up

2002-05-11T00:00:00-04:00May 11, 2002|

Doug McIntosh trainees sweep 2002 OSS opener

London, ON — Semper Fi Hall and Ryan Hall, a pair of three-year-old trotting colts trained by Doug McIntosh of Wheatley, ON, swept the opening event of the 2002 Ontario Sires Stakes season at London's Western Fair Raceway tonight. Racing in Gold eliminations that each carried a purse of $49,040, both colts were driven to