Ontario-Sired, Charmed Life, Wins Mohawk Feature Monday

After coming up just a bit short as the favourite last week at Mohawk Racetrack, trotting mare Charmed Life returned to the Campbellville, Ont. oval and redeemed herself with a facile score in the Monday evening feature. In rein to Louis Philippe Roy this time around, Charmed Life got away fifth and held that position while Whiskey […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Up The Alley, Dead Heats In The Saratoga Open Trot

The Open Trot had its first dead heat of the season on Tuesday night at Saratoga Casino Hotel. The $18,000 Open saw seven top-flight square off in what would be the first ‘tie’ of the year in a feature at the Spa. Kyle Spagnola’s Cash Me Out (Cash Hall) was co-favoured at odds of 2-1 […] Read more »

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Gives Notification About West Nile Virus

On August 21, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) was notified of two positive test results for West Nile Virus (WNV); one from a 10-year-old gelding in Simcoe County and the other from a 25-year-old mare in Bruce County. The Simcoe County gelding was euthanized after developing severe neurological signs and […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Artful Way, Takes $18,000 Open At Plainridge

In what could only be described as an overpowering performance, Artful Way took no prisoners en route to a career matching performance in the $18,000 Open handicap pacing feature at Plainridge Park on Monday afternoon. Artful Way (Greg Merton) took an immediate lead off the gate and everyone seated behind him except Deetzy (Gary Mosher) who […] Read more »

Wildriverbumblebee, The Dark Shadow, And Frontier Seelster Win OSS Divisions In Georgian

 Ontario’s talented three-year-old pacing colts kicked off the Honourable Earl Rowe Invitation Trot program at Georgian Downs on Sunday evening and trainer Jack Darling picked up two more Grassroots trophies to add to his collection. The Cambridge, ON resident shipped three pacing geldings to the Innisfil oval and Southwind General was first off the gate […] Read more »

Lady Grande, Declan Seelster, Hudson Phil, And Percy Bluechip Win OSS Gold Divisions In Mohawk

Mohawk Racetrack hosted a total of four divisions of the Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold Series on Saturday, August 19, with two splits for the two-year-old pacing colts and two for the two-year-old pacing fillies. Lady Grande wired the field in the first $96,400 OSS division for the fillies, winning in 1:52.3. The Big Jim […] Read more »