Archives for June '16
Grassroots fillies highlight Dresden Raceway’s Canada Day program
June 30 - For the second straight year Dresden Raceway’s annual Canada Day celebrations will feature some of Ontario’s most talented three-year-old trotting fillies as the half-mile oval hosts five $18,000 Grassroots divisions.
Saturday’s “Be A Winner” contest puts fans in the winner’s circle
June 30 - North America Cup champion Betting Line makes his return to the Ontario Sires Stakes program on Saturday evening and if the talented three-year-old pacing colt can extend his four-race win streak one lucky Mohawk Racetrack fan could find themselves in the winner’s circle with a champion.
Saftic scores Grassroots double at Georgian Downs
June 28 - Mike Saftic picked up an extra mount 45 minutes before the first three-year-old trotting colt Grassroots division went behind the gate at Georgian Downs on Tuesday and turned the unexpected opportunity into an Ontario Sires Stakes driving double.
Will Take Charge scores decisive Gold victory at Mohawk
June 27 - Will Take Charge delivered a commanding performance in the Gold Series season opener for three-year-old trotting colts at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening, posting the fastest mile of three $70,000 divisions.
Jamieson posts Grassroots hat trick at Mohawk Friday
June 18 - After winning a pair of Grassroots divisions at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening, driver Jody Jamieson topped that accomplishment by capturing three more divisions on Friday.
Filion and Jamieson capture pair of Grassroots trophies
June 17 - Driver Sylvain Filion, the reigning Lampman Cup title holder, is off to another quick start in the Ontario Sires Stakes program, padding his early season lead with a pair of Grassroots victories at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening.
Fresh faces shine in Grassroots action at Mohawk
June 15 - Six $18,000 Grassroots divisions were featured on Mohawk Racetrack’s Tuesday evening program as the three-year-old trotting fillies opened their 2016 season.
Caprice Hill and Emoticon Hanover triumph in season opener
June 14 - Reigning Ontario Sires Stakes champion Caprice Hill picked up where she left off last season, capturing the three-year-old trotting filly Gold Series season opener at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday evening.