Archives for May '04
Taylor Lynne triumphs in Gold Final
May 28 - LONDON, ON — Elimination winners Taylor Lynne and A And Gs Rockette delivered a thrilling finish in Friday evening’s $130,000 Gold Final at Western Fair Raceway.
McNair colts almost flawless in Grand River Grassroots
May 25 - ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway hosted its first ever Ontario Sires Stakes event on Monday evening and the three-year-old pacing colts delivered 15 races of outstanding Grassroots action.
Pacing fillies co-star on Molson Canadian Pace card
May 25 - LONDON, ON — Ontario’s top three-year-old pacing fillies return to Western Fair Raceway on Friday night as part of the London oval’s exciting Molson Canadian Pace program.
Sophomore trotting fillies flock to Hiawatha
May 24 - SARNIA, ON — Hiawatha Horse Park’s 2004 Ontario Sires Stakes season starts off with a bang on Thursday when 71 three-year-old trotting fillies head to the Sarnia oval for Grassroots action.
Gassien earns hat trick in Belleville
May 24 - BELLEVILLE, ON — In spite of the soggy weather, Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing fillies delivered an exciting show at Quinte Exhibition Raceway on Monday afternoon, with Sentbytheangels clocking the fastest time of nine Grassroots divisions.
Shady Suspect returns to freshman form at Dresden
May 24 - DRESDEN, ON — Dresden Raceway fans enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of racing on Monday with seven divisions of three-year-old trotting colts jump starting their Grassroots season in impressive fashion.
Pacing colts flood to Grand River Raceway
May 22 - ELORA, ON — A record setting 132 horses will compete for $225,000 in 15 Grassroots divisions at Grand River Raceway on Monday. The three-year-old pacing colts will occupy the entire holiday Monday program at the new half-mile oval, with the first division going postward at 6:50 pm.
Steacy, Reid send strong duo to Quinte Monday
May 20 - BELLEVILLE, ON — Quinte Exhibition Raceway celebrates Victoria Day in style Monday as nine divisions of the top three-year-old pacing fillies compete for a total of $135,000 in Ontario Sires Stakes action.
Trotters star in Victoria Day celebrations at Mohawk
May 19 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Mohawk Racetrack hosts its annual Victoria Day fireworks extravaganza this Sunday, with a nine race program beginning at 6:35 pm and wrapping up just in time for the spectacular light show.
Trotting colts star in holiday Monday fun at Dresden
May 19 - DRESDEN, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes excitement makes its 2004 debut at Dresden Raceway on Monday and to celebrate the arrival of the province’s top three-year-old trotting colts fans will enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of great deals and prize draws.
London draws OSS stars for Gold Eliminations
May 18 - LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway kicks off its 2004 Ontario Sires Stakes season with an impressive line up of three-year-old pacing fillies competing in five Gold Series Eliminations on Saturday evening.
Miss Michelle H equals OSS record at Mohawk
May 17 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario’s remarkably talented three-year-old trotting fillies impressed Mohawk Racetrack fans on Monday night when all three Gold Series Eliminations were clocked faster than 1:57. The award for fastest mile of the night went to Miss Michelle H, who crossed the wire in 1:55.4 to equal the Ontario Sires Stakes track record set in 1997 by the great Elegantimage.<
Pokagon captures first win of season in $130,000 Final
May 16 - DUNDAS, ON — Three-year-old pacing colt Pokagon took full advantage of his post position at Flamboro Downs on Sunday evening, scoring a wire-to-wire victory in his Gold Final debut.
Ritchie pilots pair of trotters to Gold Series victory
May 15 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Three-year-old trotting colt Coventry emerged from the shadows at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday evening to capture the third Gold Series Elimination of his career in impressive style.
Celias Counsel winner aims for Gold
May 13 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Fresh off a victory in the Celias Counsel Final last week, three-year-old trotting filly Armbro Beseech will make her first lifetime start in the Ontario Sires Stakes program at Mohawk Racetrack on Monday, May 17.
Daylon Boy a dream come true for trainer
May 13 - DUNDAS, ON — Although Mario Macri was disappointed to see Daylon Boy draw Post 8 for Sunday’s Gold Final at Flamboro Downs, nothing could put a damper on the Oakville resident’s excitement about the pacer’s three-year-old season.
Local trainer preps pair of trotters for OSS Gold
May 11 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario Sires Stakes excitement returns to Mohawk Racetrack Saturday evening with the three-year-old trotting colts making their 2004 debut in a trio of $35,556 Gold Series Eliminations.
Daylon Boy victorious in Flamboro Gold Elimination
May 9 - DUNDAS, ON — Local favourites Luc Ouellette and Daylon Boy delivered a victory in their 2004 Ontario Sires Stakes debut on Sunday evening at Flamboro Downs, capturing the third of four Gold Series Eliminations in a sharp 1:54.3.
Colts flock to Flamboro for season opener
May 6 - DUNDAS, ON — Thirty-five sophomore pacing colts with visions of provincial stardom in their eyes will kick off the 2004 Ontario Sires Stakes season at Flamboro Downs this Sunday.