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Archives for June '19

Filion carves out golden path for Century Farroh
June 29 - Century Farroh delivered his second Gold Series victory of the season with an impressive effort at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday evening.

Grassroots a highlight of Canada Day at Dresden Raceway
June 28 - For the past five years the Ontario Sires Stakes program has been featured on Dresden Raceway’s popular Canada Day program and this Monday the half-mile oval will play host to four Grassroots divisions of three-year-old trotting fillies.

HIP contribution for single Gold Series divisions set at $150,000
June 27 - Today the Standardbred Horse Improvement Payment (HIP) Administration Committee announced that the 2019 HIP contribution to Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold Series events with a single division will be $150,000, plus starting fees.

MacDonald and Steacy take top billing in Grassroots action
June 27 - Driver James MacDonald and trainer Shawn Steacy teamed up for two wins and two seconds in Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots action at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday night.

Favourites flawless in Gold Series action Monday
June 24 - There were no surprises at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Monday night as fan favourites Forbidden Trade and Southwind Avenger delivered impressive victories in the second Gold Series event of the three-year-old trotting colt season.

Zorgwijk Tim trots to track record on Legends Day card
June 23 - Ontario’s three-year-old trotting colts laid down some impressive miles in Grassroots action on Clinton Raceway’s Legends Day program Sunday, capped off by a track record for Zorgwijk Tim.

Boadicea roars to Ontario Sires Stakes record
June 22 - A beautiful summer night greeted the three-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday as they assembled at Woodbine Mohawk Park for their second Gold Series event, and the clear skies and fast track resulted in a record setting performance by division leader Boadicea.

McNair scores Grassroots driving double
June 20 - Driver Doug McNair captured a pair of Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Thursday evening, guiding Swift Ally and Sporty Tori to victory over a rain-soaked oval rated two seconds slower than normal.

High priced colt Esa finds his way to Grassroots win in Elora
June 5 - Three-year-old trotting colt Esa’s path to the Ontario Sires Stakes winner’s circle was a winding one, but the youngster finally made it with a 1:58.4 effort in the first $22,800 Grassroots division at Grand River Raceway on Wednesday evening.

Novices take a star turn in Grassroots action Tuesday
June 4 - When the three-year-old trotting fillies gathered at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Tuesday evening for the first Grassroots event of their season it was the novices who had the key to the winner’s circle.

Haveoneforme and Bright Eyes M romp to Gold wins
June 3 - On Monday the three-year-old trotting fillies gathered at Woodbine Mohawk Park for their first Ontario Sires Stakes Gold event and fans got a look at two impressive youngsters who could be battling for divisional supremacy all summer.

Gold Series debutantes triumph at Woodbine Mohawk Park
June 1 - Of the 26 three-year-old pacing fillies that gathered at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday night for their first Gold Series event of the season, 11 were making their Ontario Sires Stakes debut and it was the debutantes that emerged victorious in all three divisions.