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Clinton Track Record Lowered In Grassroots Action
August 31 - The 2014 racing season at Clinton Raceway came to a close on Sunday afternoon (August 31), and six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions were contested on the program

Rookie Pacing Colts Anchor Clinton’s Closing Card
August 30 - Clinton Raceway will end their 2014 racing season this Sunday with a jammed packed card which includes Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots action for two-year-old pacing colts, the track’s 34th annual Charity Drivers’ Challenge

Grassroots Three-Peat for Dana Dearest
August 25 - Four $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots tests for three-year-old pacing fillies were held on Monday night (August 25) at Mohawk Racetrack

Torches Star Pads Her Lead In OSS Grassroots
August 24 - Torches Star maintained her position atop the leaders in the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots division for three-year-old trotting

Seaforth Breaks Track Record in Grassroots at Georgian
August 24 - ight $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots contests for two-year-old colt and gelding pacers were staged on Sunday night (August 24) at Georgian Downs, and the last of those eight splits saw a new track record of 1:52.2

Mystical Wishes Vies For Fourth Straight
August 23 - Trainer Tony Alagna is best known for his skill as a trainer of pacers thanks to the exploits of champion Captaintreacherous who

Southwind Luna Fastest in Grassroots at Georgian
August 23 - There were five $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots events for two-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday night (August 23) at Georgian Downs

OSS Fillies Highlight Earl Rowe Undercard
August 22 - On Saturday night Georgian Downs’ signature event, the $100,000 Earl Rowe Memorial Trot will anchor their card which also

Triumphant Return To Rideau For Harper Blue Chip
August 21 - “He impreses me every time I sit behind him, I can’t ask any more than what he does. He’s very efficient. I love this horse

OSS Birthday Party Shifts East
August 20 - The season long 40th birthday party for the Ontario Sires Stakes Program shifts to the most eastern track in the province, Rideau Carleton Raceway, on Thursday

Regal Babe Takes Top Spot After Grassroots Win
August 19 - Regal Babe earned the top spot in the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots point standings for three-year-old pacing colts with his victory in the first

Repeat Winners In OSS Gold
August 18 - Youre Majestic, Danielle Hall and Juanitas Fury were victorious in the three $70,000 Gold divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes

Grassroots Galore For Rookie Filly Trotters At Clinton
August 17 - Fillies dropping down from the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division to the Grassroots level proved successful in several of today’s

Her Own Land Pads Grassroots Lead
August 17 - With her closest competition Shadows Wonder opting to race in the Gold Series, Her Own Land boosted her advantage in the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots point standings

OSS Rookies Shift To Grand Circuit
August 16 - Several talented two-year-old Ontario-sired colts and fillies will take on Grand Circuit rivals in tonight’s Eternal Camnation and Nassagaweya divisions at Mohawk

Henry Triples in Grassroots Action at Georgian
August 16 - Six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots dashes for rookie trotting colts and geldings were the marquee events on Saturday night (August 16) at Georgian Downs

Waples & McIntosh Double in Mohawk Grassroots
August 15 - The driver-trainer combination of Randy Waples and Hall of Famer Bob McIntosh connected for victories

Triumphant Return To OSS For Harper Blue Chip
August 14 - Harper Blue Chip made a triumphant return to the Ontario Sires Stakes tonight at Mohawk as he won the first of three $70,000 Gold divisions handily for Sylvain Filion. It marked the colt’s first 2014 appearance in the OSS and

Rookie Colts In OSS Spotlight
August 14 - Rookie colts, trotters and pacers, will star in Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots action over the next two nights at Mohawk Racetrack and Georgian Downs. On Friday

Riveting Rosie Returns To Winner's Circle
August 13 - Last year’s two-year-old trotting filly of the year in Canada, Riveting Rosie, recorded her first 2014 victory in the second of two $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for three-year-old trotting fillies tonight at Grand River

Harper Blue Chip Returns To OSS
August 13 - Harper Blue Chip will make his first Ontario Sires Stakes start of 2014 tomorrow night in the first of three $70,000 Gold divisions for

Hambo Winner’s Sis Makes OSS Debut
August 12 - The three-year-old trotting fillies of the Ontario Sires Stakes are back in action in both Gold and Grassroots action over the next two days

Lady Shadow & My Secret Belle Win Gold
August 12 - A sloppy racing surface did not deter Lady Shadow and My Secret Belle from recording convincing victories in the two $105,000 Ontario

Mystical Wishes Stays Hot with Grassroots Win
August 12 - uesday night (August 12) marked the second straight card Mohawk Racetrack hosted six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series races

Warrawee Colts Double Up In Grassroots
August 11 - Three-year-old trotting colts bred and raised by Dr. Mike Wilson’s Warrawee Farm of Rockwood, Ontario, captured two of the six $18,000

Wicked Speed Remains Perfect with Grassroots Victory
August 11 - Headlining Mohawk Racetrack’s Monday night (August 11) program were six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series events for two-year-old pacing fillies

Track Record Set In Both Rideau Golds
August 10 - Rideau Carleton’s track record for two-year-old trotting fillies took a beating tonight first by Danielle Hall then Stubborn Belle in two $105,000

Track Records Toppled in Georgian Golds
August 10 - Two-year-old pacers of both sexes competed in Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series action on Sunday evening at Georgian Downs

Rookie Pacers Go For Gold At Georgian
August 9 - Win The Gold will try to do just that when she competes in one of three $70,0000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for two-year-old pacing

Mystical Brat Breaks Through in Grassroots
August 9 - There were six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots events for rookie trotting fillies on Saturday night at Georgian Downs

Bax’s Busy OSS Week
August 8 - For the next seven days Peterborough, Ontario horseman John Bax will be spending a lot of time in this second office, behind the wheel of his truck. Starting

Second Straight For Pilgrims Joy
August 8 - Pilgrims Joy trotted to his second straight Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots victory in the sixth and final $18,000 division for two-year-old

Alacrity & Luck O The Irish Win Gold
August 5 - Alacrity and Luck O The Irish each picked an opportune time to score their first lifetime win as they both captured an $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division

Glamour Boys Put On A Show At Grand River
August 4 - Three $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for three-year-old pacing colts were part of the Battle of Waterloo undercard today at Grand

Skippin By & My Secret Belle Collect Gold
August 4 - A pair of $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series events for three-year-old pacing fillies were staged on Monday night

McNair Double In Clinton Grassroots
August 3 - Doug McNair captured two of the four $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions for three-year-old filly pacers this afternoon at Clinton

New Track Record Set In Grassroots At Hanover
August 3 - Coming into Sunday (August 3) evening’s program at Hanover Raceway, the track record for a three-year-old pacing gelding was 1:55.1

Busy Long Weekend For Moore
August 2 - Guelph, Ontario based trainer Dr. Ian Moore won’t have much time to relax this holiday long weekend as he has horses racing in stakes events

OSS Glamour Boys Anchor Signature Cards
August 1 - Anyone who enjoys watching harness racing will be in heaven this weekend. The Meadowlands is hosting the always outstanding Hambletonian day tomorrow while two Ontario racetracks, Hanover and Grand River, will showcase