Archives for June '17
Ontario Sires Stakes double for leading reinsman Roy
June 27 - Driver Louis-Philippe Roy piloted two Ontario Sires Stakes winners at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening during a sophomore trotting colt contest that saw all three winners collect their first-ever Gold Series trophy.
MacDonald and McNair pilot fillies to Gold glory in Elora
June 26 - James MacDonald climbed onto the race bike behind Future Headlines for the first time at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening and piloted the three-year-old pacing filly to her first victory of the year in a personal best 1:54.1.
Four wins for nephew Filion a fitting tribute to a legend
June 22 - Thursday, June 22 was an emotional day for harness racing driver Sylvain Filion. In the early morning hours the Milton, ON resident learned that his uncle, the legendary horseman Herve Filion, had passed away after a prolonged illness.
McNairs notch win and second in Grand River Grassroots
June 19 - Father-son duo Gregg and Doug McNair picked up one win and one second in four Grassroots divisions at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening.
Filly taking a different path to OSS success than her big brother
June 13 - While three-year-old trotting filly Literally may not be poised to follow in the footsteps of her illustrious elder brother Dont Rush, the Dustin Jones trainee earned her second Ontario Sires Stakes trophy with a Grassroots win at Mohawk Racetrack on Tuesday evening.
Investment in patience nets Reid a Gold Series win
June 9 - April and May did not unfold quite the way Paul Reid had hoped, but the trainer is hoping Sweet Of My Heart’s Gold Series victory at Mohawk Racetrack on Thursday evening signals a change in fortune for his three-year-old trotting filly contingent.
Jones earns a Grassroots double at Mohawk Tuesday
June 6 - Trainer Dustin Jones opened the three-year-old trotting colt Grassroots season with victories in the first two divisions, but the Waterdown resident is hoping Tuesday’s contest at Mohawk Racetrack will be the only time this season Try Try Again and Northern Major earn him a Grassroots double.
Soiree Seelster gives partners a pair of Gold Series trophies
June 1 - With two Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series events for sophomore pacers in the books, trainer Tony O’Sullivan is batting .500, taking home two of four trophies awarded.