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Riveting Rosie’s Remarkable Return
September 30 - Riveting Rosie was the standout two-year-old trotting filly in Canada last season but she struggled for that same dominance this year – until recently

Rookie Trotters Fight The Fog In Gold Series At Mohawk
September 30 - Three $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series events for two-year-old male trotters were staged on Tuesday night (September 30) at Mohawk Racetrack

Skippin By Collects More Gold at Flamboro
September 29 - A big pot of $150,000 was up for grabs in a single Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series event for three-year-old filly pacers on Sunday night at Flamboro Downs

Gaining Trust Pays Off For Luck O The Irish
September 29 - Luck O The Irish, one of the top two-year-old trotting colts in the Ontario Sires Stakes program this year, took some time before he relaxed

Hanover Boys Double Up In OSS Gold
September 29 - Two-year-old pacing colts bred by Hanover Shoe Farms, the undefeated Reverend Hanover and the bargain yearling Drachan Hanover

The Season Of Sportswriter
September 28 - The main story to emerge from this year’s Ontario Sires Stakes rookie pacing division is the dominance of sire Sportswriter whose

Exciting Conclusion To OSS Grassroots Season
September 27 - The top performers in this year’s Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots program faced off in eight $50,000 Finals tonight at Mohawk. The competitiveness

Jet Airway Hits A Grand Slam
September 26 - Jet Airway’s Ontario Sires Stakes record for the year is now a perfect four-for-four following a 1:50.1 tally

Bob’s Grassroots Brigade
September 26 - Bob McIntosh is a rarity amongst those competing in the Ontario Sires Stakes program. Not only does he train one of the largest stables to compete in the popular provincial program, he is also the co-owner and breeder on

Stubborn Belle & Danielle Hall Take Gold
September 25 - Stubborn Belle cruised to a new life mark in the first and fastest of two $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for two-year-old trotting

Jet Airway Vies For Perfect OSS Record
September 25 - Three-year-old pacing colt Jet Airway has yet to taste defeat in his tough Gold division of the Ontario Sires Stakes and he’ll attempt to end

Grassroots Finals Saturday
September 24 - The 2014 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots season will go out with a flourish on Saturday night at Mohawk as the top performers in all eight

Third Straight For Caulfield
September 23 - Two-year-old trotting colt Caulfield recorded his third straight victory in the third and final $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division

Harper Blue Chip Remains Undefeated In OSS
September 22 - Three-year-old trotting colt Harper Blue Chip has made three starts in the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division this year and has won them all

Riveting Rosie Fastest In Gold
September 21 - Riveting Rosie and Kate Smith captured the two $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for three-year-old trotting fillies

Sophomores’ Turn In Grassroots Semifinals
September 20 - Three-year-olds of both sexes and gaits set the fields for their $50,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series Finals with eight $20,000 Semifinals

Bax & Rosie On The Move
September 19 - This weekend may not be as exciting as the last one for Peterborough, Ontario, trainer John Bax who enjoyed a huge night

Two-Year-Olds Clash In Grassroots Semifinals
September 19 - Rookie pacers and trotters of both sexes competed in eight $20,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Semifinals on Friday night at Mohawk Racetrack

Grassroots Galore This Weekend At Mohawk
September 18 - The best performers in the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots this year, pacers and trotters, colts and fillies, will be on display at Mohawk

Ontario-Sired Horses In Jug & Jugette
September 16 - The Little Brown Jug for three-year-old pacing colts and its filly companion race, the Jugette, are highly coveted races to win and this

Jamieson Family Doubles Up In Gold Series
September 16 - The father-son team of trainer Carl Jamieson and driver Jody Jamieson won two of the three $70,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series contests for rookie colt and gelding pacers

Dancin Caroll & Sports Chic Grab Gold
September 15 - Dancin Caroll and Sports Chic, who are both half-sisters to famous performers, are making themselves known as well

Emma's Joy Is Cowboy Tough
September 14 - Not many 12 year-olds own stakes winning horses, but given Emma Christoforou’s family tree, it would be rather surprising

Grassroots Races Rescheduled
September 12 - The four Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots races for three-year-old pacing fillies that were cancelled on at Grand River Wednesday night due to unsafe track

OSS Stars Taking On The Best At Mohawk
September 12 - Mohawk Racetrack offers a stakes laden card tomorrow evening anchored by the $682,000 Canadian Trotting Classic which

Her Own Land Impressive In Grassroots
September 12 - Her Own Land concluded the regular season Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots season atop the leader board in points with a convincing seven length

2015 Purse Bonuses for Ontario Sired Standardbred Two-Year-Olds
September 12 - Ontario Horse Racing (OHR) is pleased to announce that in the 2015 calendar year, Ontario Sired Standardbred two-year-olds racing

Moonwards Hanover & Thinkofagameplan Remain Hot
September 12 - The regular season for the two-year-old colt and gelding pacers of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series concluded on Friday (September 12) night at Mohawk Racetrack

Grassroots 3FP Rescheduled To Friday
September 11 - Grand River Raceway was forced to cancel the remainder of its September 10 card after race one due to unsafe track conditions

Sophomore Trotting Fillies Wrap Up Grassroots
September 11 - The three-year-old trotting fillies completed their Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots regular season tonight at Flamboro Downs

Sassafras Girl Quickest In Grassroots At Mohawk
September 11 - Mohawk Racetrack had four $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series contests for rookie pacing fillies on their Thursday (September 11) program

Rookie Trotting Fillies Wrap Up Their Grassroots Regular Season
September 9 - The 2014 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots regular season for two-year trotting fillies came to a close on Tuesday night

Shadow Play Girls Grab Gold
September 8 - Daughters of Shadow Play captured both $105,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Gold divisions for three-year-old pacing fillies tonight at Mohawk

Public Choices Deliver in Grassroots at Rideau Carleton
September 7 - A trio of $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series dashes for three-year-old colt and gelding pacers were the marquee races on Sunday evening (September 7) at Rideau Carleton Raceway

Henry Strikes Five Times in Grassroots at Hanover
September 6 - Driver Trevor Henry was the star of the show on Saturday night at Hanover Raceway as he won five of the six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Series events

Hometown Colt Vies For Grassroots Glory At Hanover
September 5 - Charlie Ward isn’t sure if his two-year-old trotting colt, Secret Muscle, will be the hometown hero when he competes tomorrow night at his home track of Hanover Raceway

OSS Fillies Headline Flamboro’s Fall Meet Opener
September 2 - Flamboro Downs will kick off its fall meet tonight and four divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots for two-year-old pacing

Henry Hat Trick In OSS At Flamboro
September 2 - Trevor Henry, consistently one of the leading drivers in the Ontario Sires Stakes program, captured three of the four $18,000 Grassroots events for two-year-old trotting fillies on the opening night of Flamboro Downs’ fall meet

Torches Star Shines Again in Grassroots
September 2 - Torches Star picked up her third consecutive victory and added to her lead atop the Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots standings in the three-year-old filly trot group with a 1:57.2 victory

Sixth Straight For Warrawee Promesse
September 1 - A driving rain did little to deter Warrawee Promesse from scoring his sixth consecutive victory in the third of four $18,000 Ontario

Final Grassroots Rescheduled To Tuesday
September 1 - The fourth and final Grassroots division for three-year-old trotting colts at Mohawk was not contested tonight as racing was cancelled