Ontario-Sired, Bet Ya, Takes $10,000 Preferred At Georgian Downs

A second-over trip turned into a narrow triumph for Bet Ya and trainer/driver Jack Moiseyev in Tuesday’s $10,000 Fillies & Mares Preferred 2 Handicap for pacers at Georgian Downs. Bet Ya hustled into an early four-hole for Moiseyev while Dawn Shooter sprinted to the lead and sliced out fractions of :27.2, :56.3 and 1:25.1. Heels […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Make Some Luck, Gives Jamieson First Training Win

Make Some Luck hauled down even-money favourite Champagne Phil in the featured $11,000 Preferred 2 Pace to give Stephanie Jamieson her first career training victory on Sunday night (June 18) at Georgian Downs. Jamieson’s husband Jody drove Make Some Luck to the 1:51.4 triumph in the evening’s finale. He also shares ownership of the five-year-old […] Read more »

First Georgian Preferred To Ontario-Sired, Willyorwonthe

Live harness racing returned to Georgian Downs for the 2017 season opener on Saturday night (June 3), with Willyorwonthe stealing the spotlight in the first Preferred event of the meet. Driven by Alfie Carroll for owner/trainer Bill Megens, the four-year-old Angus Hall gelding led gate-to-wire in 1:55.4 to win the $7,500 Preferred 3 Trot. His […] Read more »

Sheer Talent Proves Trainer Correct, Wins First Grassroots Trophy

       After a fierce battle down the Georgian Downs stretch on Tuesday evening, local filly Sheer Talent rewarded her connections’ faith with her first Grassroots victory. Starting from Post 6 in the third $18,000 Grassroots division, Sheer Talent eased off the starting gate and was sitting fifth when fan favourite Village Jamie reached […] Read more »

Muscle Hustle Demolishes Trotting Colt Record At Georgian Downs

 Trainer Per Henriksen and driver Chris Christoforou, Jr. had a golden map to the winner’s circle at Georgian Downs on Saturday evening, sweeping both $105,000 Gold Series divisions for the three-year-old trotting colts and geldings. First off the gate from the Henriksen stable was Bee In Charge, who was sent to the front from Post […] Read more »

Piranha, Continual Hanover, Red Dog Saloon, And Big Place Score OSS Grassroot Wins

Driver Jody Jamieson made the trip to Georgian Downs on Tuesday evening to drive a quartet of three-year-old pacing colts in their second last regular season Grassroots start and scored two wins, one second and one third. Jamieson posted his first win with Piranha, guiding the Badlands Hanover son to a front-end victory in a […] Read more »