‘Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad’; Ontario-Sired Winners In The Yonkers Blue Chip Matchmaker

Yonkers Raceway’s Blue Chip Matchmaker for high-end pacing mares began Friday night, with a trio of $40,000 divisions. The opening event saw odds-on choice Shesjustadelight N (Ron Cushing, $3.60) parlay a perfect pocket trip into a handy, 1:53 victory. Winning the draw, Shesjustadelight N watched as Empress Deo (Matt Kakaley) grabbed the lead before a […] Read more »

Ontario Sired Mare Impressing

  When trainer Rich Banca purchased Mach It A Par sight unseen last winter, he thought he was getting a mare who knew how to win and who could be effective in the mid-level conditions at Yonkers Raceway. When she showed up to the barn, her appearance didn’t instill confidence, but Banca was undeterred. “If […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Mach It A Par, Delivers In Mares Open

Odds-on favourite Mach It A Par (Brian Sears, $2.80) took advantage of a generous getaway locale Friday night (October 14), easily winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. In play from post position No. 5 (after winning the five-through-eight draw), she wasted no time claiming her territory. Mach It A Par worked […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired And Bred, Mach It A Par, Makes It Three In A Row

Favourite Mach It A Par made it three wins in succession Friday night thanks to her come-from-behind score in Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. Watching the floor show early from what turned into an outside post position seven, Mach It A Par and driver Brian Sears saw Loveineveryminute (Dan Dube) and […] Read more »

Ontario-Bred, Mach It A Par, Wins $45,000 Filly and Mare Open At Yonkers

Favoured Mach It A Par (Brian Sears, $4.40) saved her best for last Friday night (May 27), winning Yonkers Raceway’s $45,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. Unhurried from post position No.3, Mach It A Par watched as outside numbers Anndrovette (Jason Bartlett) and Tessa Seelster (George Brennan) lined ‘em up early. The former led […] Read more »

Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Filly And Mare Open Handicap Pace Goes To Ontario-Bred, Mach It A Par

Pocketed Mach it a Par edged past pace-setting Tessa Seelster in mid-stretch Friday night, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $40,000 Filly and Mare Open Handicap Pace. The field, pared to a half-dozen after outside assignee Krispy Apple came up injured, saw Tessa Seelster (George Brennan)—last week’s victress—once again do her damage on the lead. The 3-4 choice […] Read more »