Current News for June '18
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First-time Grassroots starters storm to victory in Campbellville
June 7 - A trio of fresh faces graced the Ontario Sires Stakes winner’s circle at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening in the first Grassroots event of the three-year-old trotting filly season.
Patience pays Gold dividends to Alexus Eh’s owners
June 4 - Alexus Eh made her Ontario Sires Stakes debut in the first of two Gold Series divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening and the three-year-old trotting filly recorded her fourth win in an early season that has come as a pleasant surprise to her connections.
Pretty Handsome wins Grassroots rematch fair and square
June 1 - Freshman Grassroots champion Pretty Handsome picked up where he left off last season, scoring a victory in the three-year-old pacing colt season opener at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday, but this time there was nothing controversial about the win.
Steacy strikes early in defence of Johnston Cup title
May 31 - Mark Steacy earned his second straight Johnston Cup award as the Ontario Sires Stakes program’s leading trainer in 2017, and the horseman tallied two wins in support of a third title in the three-year-old pacing filly Grassroots opener at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday, May 31.
A night of firsts in trotting colt Gold Series opener
May 28 - Upsets were the name of the game as the three-year-old trotting colts and geldings made their Ontario Sires Stakes debut at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening. The favourites in both $97,200 Gold Series divisions made early mistakes that left the door open for their less celebrated peers, and Jula Downton and Tinas Majesty took full advantage.
Percy Bluechip and Big Thong cruise in London Gold Leg
May 26 - Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing fillies opened their Gold Series season in front of the appreciative crowd gathered for Saturday’s Camluck Classic card at The Raceway at Western Fair District.
Ontario Sired colts sharp in provincial debut
May 20 - Ontario’s three-year-old trotting and pacing colts served up five impressive performances on the $425,000 Confederation Cup program at Flamboro Downs on Sunday, May 20.
Ontario Sires Stakes stars debut on Confederation Cup card
May 17 - For the second straight year the Ontario Sires Stakes program will kick off its season during Flamboro Downs’ $425,000 Confederation Cup program, this Sunday, May 20.