Archives for July '19
Kerwood hoping filly’s Grassroots stay a brief one
July 30 - A shift from the Gold Series to the Grassroots saw two-year-old trotting filly Jula Shes Magic cruise to her first-ever victory at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday evening.
Boadicea remains flawless in Gold Series action
July 27 - Boadicea continued her domination of the three-year-old pacing filly division with a third Gold Series win at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday evening.
Team McNair doubles up in Grassroots action Thursday
July 25 - Father-son duo Gregg and Doug McNair captured two $23,500 Grassroots divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening with three-year-old pacing fillies Swift Ally and Kylie Seelster.
Trotting fillies make winning look easy in Elora
July 24 - The favourites in Wednesday’s two-year-old trotting filly event at Grand River Raceway made winning $70,000 Gold Series races look as easy as taking an evening stroll.
Trotting colts mix it up in second leg of Gold Series
July 23 - Ontario’s top two-year-old trotting colts made their second Gold Series start at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening and the top two colts from the first leg swapped places in both divisions.
All Wrapped Up gifts Rideau Carleton fans with a track record
July 21 - Six divisions of three-year-old trotting colts battled over the Rideau Carleton Raceway oval on Sunday evening and All Wrapped Up saved the best for last — a 1:54.1 track record in the final Gold Series split.
Southwind Avenger looking for third straight Gold win Sunday
July 20 - Rideau Carleton Raceway raises the curtain on its 2019 Ontario Sires Stakes season this Sunday, July 21, featuring the province’s top three-year-old trotting colts in three Grassroots and three Gold Series divisions.
Local drivers dominate Grassroots action at Kawartha Downs
July 20 - A collaborative effort between Per Henriksen and Richard Moreau put two-year-old trotting colt Ripped And Ready in the Grassroots winner’s circle at Kawartha Downs on Saturday evening.
Sizzling mile puts Alicorn into OSS record books
July 19 - Steamy summer evenings often lead to stakes records and that was the case at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday as two-year-old pacing filly Alicorn stormed to an Ontario Sires Stakes record 1:51 in Gold Series action.
Tymal Tarot hoping for a little hometown magic Saturday
July 18 - Kawartha Downs will roll out the red carpet for the Ontario Sires Stakes program this Saturday, July 20, welcoming four divisions of two-year-old trotting colts and geldings for the second Grassroots start of their campaign.
Bright Eyes M headlines big night of OSS action
July 18 - Fillies of both the pacing and trotting persuasion invaded Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday night for six Grassroots and two Gold Series divisions and sophomore trotting filly Bright Eyes M delivered a standout performance in the first $105,600 Gold contest, romping to a four length victory in 1:53.
Filion dominates in Grassroots action Tuesday
July 16 - Woodbine Mohawk Park held 10 races on Tuesday evening and driver Sylvain Filion won six, including four wins in the second Grassroots leg for the two-year-old pacing colts.
Trotting fillies take centre stage at Georgian Downs
July 16 - Thirty-nine of Ontario’s talented three-year-old trotting fillies took a star turn at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening, highlighting a card that was dedicated to fillies and mares.
Gold Series colts raise the bar in round two
July 15 - Ontario’s top two-year-old pacing colts stepped up their game at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening as both Gold Series divisions were clocked in 1:52.1, a full second faster than the quickest split in the Gold Series opener nine days ago.
Highland Foxytrotr quickest of the Grassroots debutants
July 14 - Georgian Downs fans were treated to five divisions of two-year-old trotting fillies competing for a total of $115,400 in their Ontario Sires Stakes debut on Sunday evening.
Warrawee Vicky gets third straight in Gold Series debut
July 11 - Rounding out the string of two-year-old season openers at Woodbine Mohawk Park in recent weeks, the trotting fillies kicked off their Gold Series campaign on Thursday evening in a trio of divisions.
Got Power adds Grassroots win to her resume
July 9 - Two-year-old pacing fillies were once again the stars of Woodbine Mohawk Park’s program on Tuesday evening, competing in five $23,500 Grassroots divisions.
Freshman fillies take flight in Gold Series opener
July 8 - Ontario’s top two-year-old pacing fillies put on a speed show at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday evening, competing for a total of $218,400 in a trio of Gold Series divisions.
Horse Trader impresses Grant with Grassroots win
July 7 - Twenty-eight freshman trotting colts invaded Georgian Downs on Sunday night as the Innisfil oval played host to the first Grassroots event of their season.
Bettor At Hightide sails to Gold Series win
July 6 - Twenty-one freshman pacing colts launched their Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series careers at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday night and it was Bettor At Hightide and YS Mathis who emerged triumphant.
Freshman trotting colts debut at Georgian Downs Sunday
July 5 - Georgian Downs kicks off its 2019 Ontario Sires Stakes this Sunday, July 7, hosting the Grassroots debut of the two-year-old trotting colts and geldings.
Hes Watching colts sharp in freshman Grassroots opener
July 5 - It was the two-year-old pacing colts’ turn to shine at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Friday evening and the novices impressed fans in five $23,000 Grassroots divisions.
McClure sweeps freshman trotting colt Gold Series opener
July 4 - The Ontario Sires Stakes two-year-old season got under way on Thursday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park with a pair of $108,000 Gold Series divisions for the freshman trotting colts, and driver Bob McClure was in the race bike of both winners.
Bright Eyes M lowers Grand River Raceway record
July 3 - Grand River Raceway fans were treated to a trio of impressive performances by Ontario’s top three-year-old trotting fillies on Wednesday night, starting with a commanding track record effort by Bright Eyes M in the first $73,066 Gold Series division.
Grassroots win in Dresden makes it four straight for Splurge On Me
July 1 - Dresden Raceway fans were treated to a beautiful afternoon of racing on Canada Day, highlighted by four divisions of three-year-old trotting fillies battling for a total of $89,100 in Grassroots purse money.