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, Deetzy, Takes $18,000 Open Pace Feature At Saratoga

Sitting off of quick fractions, Deetzy capitalized from an off-the-pace effort to take the $18,000 Open Pace in 1:50 on Saturday, September 23 at Saratoga Harness. Behind splits of :26.1 and :54.1, the Heidi-Rohr trained son of Jereme’s Jet moved first over to challenge dueling leaders, soon pouncing on the faltering tandem and extending to […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, The Real One And In Secret, Win $50,000 Open Handicaps At Yonkers

The Real One and In Secret were the names above the marquee Saturday, September 16, winning Yonkers Raceway’s $50,000 co-featured Open Handicaps. All-age track record-holder The Real One prevailed from second-over in the weekly pacing feature. From post-position five, The Real One sat as Orillia Joe lead through intervals of :27.4, :56.2 and 1:23.4. Slight […] Read more »

Ontario-Sired, Dragin The Wagon, Takes Tioga Open

The Ontario-owned Dragin The Wagon captured the featured $10,000 Open Handicap Trot at Tioga Downs on Friday (September 8). Wisenheimer (Mike Simons) called the shots early (:27.2, :55.4, 1:24.3) with Dragin The Wagon following in the pocket until mid-stretch. Owned by James, Michael, and David Cantelon while trained by Jeff Byron, the seven-year-old homebred Angus […] 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-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 »