Archives for November '05
Arlanda Hanover toys with Trillium field Saturday
November 20 - INNISFIL, ON — Arlanda Hanover capped off an impressive season with a commanding victory in the last Trillium Series event at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening.
Lady D M romps to Trillium win on hometown oval
November 20 - LONDON, On — Lady D M went back to her hometown oval for the last Trillium Series event of the season and delivered the kind of effortless performance fans at Western Fair Raceway first glimpsed last November.
Whatthehecklavec bounces back from sickness with win
November 19 - DUNDAS, On — After battling sickness through the past two weeks, Whatthehecklavec returned to competition on Friday afternoon at Flamboro Downs and demonstrated the winning style that earned her $271,815 this season.
Alias Seelster claims Trillium win over local oval
November 19 - LONDON, ON — She won an elimination of the very first Gold Series event of the season and at Western Fair Raceway on Friday evening pacing filly Alias Seelster capped off her two-year-old campaign with a win in the very last Trillium Series event.
Blueridge Yankee looking for second confidence builder
November 16 - INNISFIL, ON — Ontario’s talented two-year-old trotting fillies will bring the curtain down on their season Saturday night at Georgian Downs in one $73,000 Trillium Series division.
Platinum Seelster looking to shine in Trillium Friday
November 15 - LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway will wrap up the Ontario Sires Stakes season with a pair of Trillium Series events this weekend. The two-year-old pacing fillies will battle in one $77,000 Trillium division on Friday, while the talented three-year-old pacing fillies square off in a pair of $34,000 battles Saturday evening.
Witness To Fame hoping to bounce back in Trillium
November 15 - LONDON, ON — Western Fair Raceway hosts an impressive line up of three-year-old pacing fillies for the final Trillium Series event of the season on Saturday evening. Four fillies who competed in last weekend’s Super Final and three who battled in the Grassroots post season will line up behind the starting gate in two $34,380 Trillium divisions.
Sophomore trotting lasses wrap things up at Flamboro
November 14 - DUNDAS, ON — Twenty-one talented sophomore trotting fillies will wrap up their stakes season at Flamboro Downs on Friday evening in a trio of Trillium Series divisions.
Super Final win lucky number 13 for Majestic Son
November 13 - REXDALE, NOV. 13, 2005 — Ontario’s most talented trotters and pacers put on a $2.4 million show at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday night, lowering one Ontario Sires Stakes and track record and matching another under the clear November skies.
Moore content to let Astronomical rest on his laurels
November 12 - REXDALE, ON — Astronomical may be handicapped by Post 9 in Saturday’s three-year-old pacing colt Super Final at Woodbine Racetrack, but Dr. Ian Moore is not losing any sleep worrying about the last race of the season.
Lady Dillinger takes aim at second Super Final title
November 11 - REXDALE, ON — He bred her, raised her and taught her everything she knows about racing, but Gaetan Hebert says that three-year-old pacing filly Lady Dillinger can still surprise him.
Dean sticking to game plan heading into Super Final
November 10 - REXDALE, ON — Three weeks ago James Dean was not sure he would be making the trip to Woodbine Racetrack for the $2.4 million Super Final Championships this Saturday, but since two-year-old pacing colt Doonbeg swept through the last Gold Series event with a pair of impressive victories the Campbellville resident has been hoping the colt can maintain his form for one last start.
Woodbine puts $2.4 million on the line Saturday
November 8 - REXDALE, ON — For the last four months the top trotters and pacers in Ontario have been working toward a single goal — a berth in the season ending Super Final. On Saturday night the top 10 point earners from each division will realise their dream at Woodbine Racetrack, where they will battle for a share of the $2.4 million Ontario Sires Stakes purse.
Home field advantage earns pacing filly gold
November 6 - WINDSOR, ON — Camaronni N Cheese delivered a gritty performance at Windsor Raceway on Saturday night to claim her first Gold Series win of the season in front of a hometown crowd.
Was It A Dream sweeps to second Gold Final win
November 5 - REXDALE, ON — Was It A Dream bounced back from a lacklustre effort in the elimination round to score his second straight $130,000 Gold Final win at Woodbine Racetrack on Friday evening.
Doonbeg claims Gold Final victory at Woodbine
November 5 - REXDALE, ON — Two-year-old pacing colt Doonbeg proved that size is no measure of ability in the $130,000 Gold Final at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday evening.
Freshman fillies on centre stage at Windsor Saturday
November 2 - WINDSOR, ON — Windsor Raceway fans are in for an outstanding evening of Ontario Sires Stakes action on Saturday as the border oval hosts $130,000 Gold Finals for the two-year-old trotting fillies and pacing fillies.
Doonbeg finds winner’s circle in spite of his size
November 1 - REXDALE, NOV. 1, 2005 — Three months ago Scott Horner thought two-year-old pacing colt Doonbeg should retire to a field for the summer in hopes of finding a magic growth flower amidst the grass. However, the Toronto resident agreed to give the tiny pacer a little more time and his patience was rewarded last week when the colt captured his elimination and qualified for Saturday’s $130,000 Gold Final at Woodbine Racetrack.