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Archives for June '14

Grassrooters Celebrate Canada Day
June 30 - While most of Canada prepares to celebrate the nation’s birthday tomorrow, there will be some fireworks on the racetrack at Mohawk where six

Gold Handed Out At Mohawk's OSS Anniversary Celebration
June 28 - Boomboom Ballykeel, Jet Airway, and Victor Bayama posted victories in the three $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series events

Glamour Boys Return To Gold Action
June 27 - With a break in action between Ontario Sires Stakes Gold events for three-year-old pacing colts, several of the regular competitors

Trotting Colts Invade Mohawk For Grassroots
June 26 - Earlier this week driver James MacDonald notched his 1,000th career victory and he hasn’t taken long to add to that total including

Counting On Cliffy
June 25 - When Meadowview Cliffy scored his first lifetime victory at Georgian Downs on June 14, it helped brighten a rather dismal week for his owner and breeder

Jitterbug & P L Hercules Strike Gold
June 24 - Jitterbug and P L Hercules overcame the sloppy racing conditions tonight at Mohawk to capture their respective $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold

Ole Jack Hoping For Some Magic
June 23 - Last year Chris Christoforou schooled the young trotting colt Ole Jack Magic for trainer Jerry Duford and owner/breeder Joanne Wray

My Secret Belle & Sudoku Capture Gold
June 23 - Joe Hudon, Canada’s O’Brien Award winner as Horseman of the Year two decades ago, showed he still has the touch tonight at Mohawk, winning the second and fastest of two $105,000 Ontario Sires

The Shadow Play Show
June 20 - When the three-year-old pacing fillies kick off their 2014 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold season on Monday night at Mohawk

Sophomore Pacing Fillies Kick Off Grassroots Season
June 19 - It certainly proved a worthwhile trip from Bowmanville to Mohawk Racetrack tonight for trainer/owner Dave Snowden. He had a pair of his homebred

Snowden’s Stablemates To Test Grassroots
June 18 - Long time horseman Dave Snowden of Bowmanville, Ontario, has a pair of fillies entered into the first Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots event


June 17 -

Quadrophenia Quickest In Grassroots
June 17 - The combination of owner Kjell Andersen of Norway, trainer Dave Menary and driver James MacDonald are on a roll. Last night their Muscle Babe

Pierce To Make OSS Grassroots Appearance
June 16 - With more than $200 million in purses won and 9,267 wins to date in his career, Ron Pierce is one of the elite drivers in harness

Third Straight For Muscle Babe
June 16 - The three-year-old trotting fillies were in the spotlight tonight at Mohawk Racetrack in two $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold


June 16 -

Grassroots Glamour Boys in Action at Mohawk
June 14 - On the night prior to the $1 million North America Cup, the three-year-old colt and gelding pacers of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Division got a chance in the spotlight

Muscle Babe Turning Heads
June 13 - While the horse garnering most of the attention this week in the Dave Menary stable is Hes Watching, a top contender

Several Ontario-Breds To Contest Rich Finals
June 11 - This Saturday night at Mohawk is one of the most highly anticipated on the harness racing calendar with a multitude of rich stakes

Darling’s Colts Switch It Up
June 10 - Jack Darling, a trainer well known for his skill with young horses, has a trio of three-year-old pacing colts competing

Kadabra Colts Perform In OSS Grassroots
June 9 - Kadabra has been the leading trotting stallion in Ontario for several years now and his sons showed exactly why tonight at Mohawk

Windsun Revenge Makes Grassroots Debut Monday
June 5 - The Van Camp family of Port Perry, Ontario, is well known both in Hollywood and in harness racing and the two shall meet