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Archives for June '09

Paidmedorayme aiming for an eye-catching performance
June 29 - SARNIA, ON — Hiawatha Horse Park fans will have an opportunity to see some of Ontario’s finest trotters in action this Thursday, July 2 when the Sarnia oval plays host to eight Grassroots divisions for the sophomore fillies.

Lexilowguy carries the flag for the home team in Dresden
June 21 - DRESDEN, ON — Lexilowguy scored one for the local team in the first of nine Grassroots divisions at Dresden Raceway on Sunday afternoon.

Gingras hits the jackpot in filly stakes at Flamboro
June 20 - DUNDAS, ON — Mylittlerebel has been a model of consistency for her owners since making her racing debut late last fall, and on Friday night at Flamboro Downs the three-year-old pacing filly finally earned some recognition for her solid work ethic.

Tommy Tiger doing more than paying the bills
June 17 - DRESDEN, ON — Tommy Tiger will make his Ontario Sires Stakes debut in front of a hometown crowd on Sunday afternoon when the three-year-old pacing colts congregate at Dresden Raceway for their Grassroots season opener.

Dainty pacing filly believes she is the best
June 16 - DUNDAS, ON — Three-year-old pacing filly Wen Im The Best is hoping the answer to the question posed in her name is Friday, June 19 at Flamboro Downs.

Pembrook Street impressive in Grassroots action Friday
June 13 - LONDON, ON — Pembrook Street set the bar high at Western Fair Raceway on Friday evening, sprinting around the London oval to a 1:59.2 score in the first of seven Grassroots divisions.

Woodstock breeder looking forward to Grassroots test
June 8 - LONDON, ON — Ontario’s three-year-old trotting colts open their Grassroots season on Friday night at Western Fair Raceway, and Thomas Porchak is looking forward to watching Jayport Johnnykash test his mettle against some of the best trotters in the province.

Rain fails to put a damper on Grand River’s OSS opener
June 8 - ELORA, ON — Arthur resident Wayne Henry hauled four sophomore trotting fillies to Grand River Raceway for Monday night’s Grassroots season opener, and all four were able to earn a share of the $24,000 up for grabs in their respective division.

Fast Pay repeats in Ottawa, claims Gold Final crown
June 7 - GLOUCESTER, ON — Last season’s freshman Grassroots champion Fast Pay got a savvy steer from Paul MacDonell at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday night to earn the first Gold Final title of the sophomore pacing colt campaign.

Trotting fillies star at Grand River Raceway Monday
June 4 - ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway opens its exciting 2009 Ontario Sires Stakes season on Monday, June 8 with six $24,000 Grassroots divisions for the province’s talented three-year-old trotting fillies.

OK Boromir, Stonebridge Terror rivalry heats up in Ottawa
June 4 - GLOUCESTER, ON — Sunday’s $130,000 Gold Final at Rideau Carleton Raceway will be the fourth time in the last month that OK Boromir and Stonebridge Terror have gone head to head in stakes action.

Victory proves Fast Pay is ready for the big leagues
June 1 - GLOUCESTER, ON — Last season’s Grassroots Champion Fast Pay delivered an impressive effort in Gold Series action at Rideau Carleton Raceway on Sunday evening, capturing the second of three $40,000 Gold Eliminations.