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Archives for May '07

Western Fair fans ready to witness history in action
May 31 - LONDON, ON — If the forecast for hot and humid weather holds through Friday evening, Western Fair Raceway fans could witness the kind of racing that people talk about for years.

Flirtin Man makes it five straight with Gold Final victory
May 27 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — For the second straight week three-year-old trotting colt Flirtin Man stood head and shoulders above his peers, capturing the first $130,000 Gold Final of the 2007 season at Mohawk Racetrack on Sunday evening.

Rival Michelle’s Power edges local favourite in London
May 26 - LONDON, ON — In the highly anticipated clash of the three-year-old pacing filly titans, round one went to Michelle’s Power on a Friday evening at Western Fair Raceway that did not go as well as local horseman John Pentland had envisioned.

Puslinch resident confident in Flirtin Man
May 23 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Flirtin Man may have half as much experience as his main rivals in Sunday’s $130,000 Gold Final at Mohawk Racetrack, but the three-year-old trotting colt can already match most of them in wins.

J M Aggie steps into the spotlight at Grand River Raceway
May 22 - ELORA, ON — Of the three Trillium Series divisions that went postward at Grand River Raceway on Monday evening, only one saw the fans’ top choice make a visit to the winner’s circle.

Secret Grin flashes her dimples at Georgian Downs
May 22 - INNISFIL, ON — Tymal Trinity rocketed to the forefront of the three-year-old pacing filly class on Tuesday with an outstanding 1:52.4 victory in the Grassroots season opener at Georgian Downs.

Flirtin Man gives fans a thrill at Mohawk Sunday
May 21 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Whether they picked him because of his catchy name, his number, or the opinion of the program handicapper, the enthusiastic group of young fans rooting for Flirtin Man at Mohawk Racetrack on Sunday evening went home a couple of dollars richer.

Fillies make their highly anticipated debut Friday
May 21 - LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway has assembled an exceptional program of racing this Friday, May 25, highlighted by three eliminations for the Molson Pace and the Gold Series season opener for the highly touted three-year-old pacing fillies.

Secret Grin hoping to make owners smile Tuesday
May 18 - INNISFIL, ON — Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing fillies will burst out of the starting gate at Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening, competing for a total of $108,000 in the first Grassroots event of the 2007 season.

Filly’s uneven season a paradox for Waples
May 17 - ELORA, ON — Victoria Day at Grand River Raceway will feature three divisions of Ontario Sires Stakes royalty as the three-year-old trotting fillies kick off their 2007 season.

Rockwood horseman has two shots at Gold Sunday
May 16 - CAMPBELLVILLE, ON — Ontario’s mighty Sires Stakes program gears up for its thirty-fourth season this Sunday evening at Campbellville’s Mohawk Racetrack. An impressive line up of three-year-old trotting colts will fire out of the gate in four Gold Eliminations, including 2006 division champion Beer Budget, who heads into the sixth race off a pair of solid qualifying efforts.