Ontario-Sired Mare Tops In Yonkers Open

The favoured Charmed Life was first-up and faultless on Sunday afternoon (November 12), as the Ontario-sired mare captured Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Open Handicap Trot. With ‘only’ a seven-horse field, the weekly trotting feature was raced at the distance of one mile. Charmed Life(Yannick Gingras, $5.50), who was unhurried from Post 3, witnessed an early scrum for […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Watch My Luck, Takes Elimination Of Lady Elements

Sisters Watch My Luck and Tajmeallover invaded Fraser Downs on Sunday afternoon (November 12) and swept the $10,000 eliminations of the Lady Elements for Alberta-based horseman J.F. Gagne. The half-siblings, out of the As Promised mare Watch Over Me, used different strategies to win their respective eliminations, which were contested over a sloppy track. Watch […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Raising Richard, Takes New Mark

Raising Richard turned in a career-best performance for trainer Ed McHale with a ten and three-quarter-length romp in Sunday night’s $8,550 Winners Over Handicap Trot at Rideau Carleton Raceway. Driven by Darrell Coville, Raising Richard led the way through fractions of :27.2 and :57.1 before beginning to gain some separation from the rest of the field on […] Read more »

250th Anniversary Celebrated At The Royal Winter Fair

This past Friday evening, the 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing was showcased as part of the 95th Annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Under the lights and glamour of the Royal Horse Show, an exhibition celebrating the racing industry’s milestone anniversary included a combination of video, current and retired racehorses, Canadian Horse Racing Hall […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Pauly Wally, 11 Wins In 16 Starts This Year

To say that pacer Pauly Wally has had a bounce back season would be a gross understatement. After toiling through an 0-for-16 campaign in 2016, the four-year-old son of Shadow Play-Armbro Brio has answered with an 11-for-16 record this year for trainer Dean Nixon. Pauly Wally joined Nixon’s barn earlier this spring, and after an inauspicious […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Iwontdothatagain, Takes Fraser Down’s Open Pace

Stablemates Iwontdothatagain and Wrangler Cash shipped in and swept the top two spots in Friday night’s featured $12,000 Open Pace at Fraser Downs for Alberta-based trainer Kelly Hoerdt. Its Eds Idea led the field through fractions of :27.2, :57 and 1:24.3 with last week’s winner Buddy Weiser, the 2-1 favourite, tracking in the pocket spot […] Read more »