Treasures Pearl, Bid Writer, Yaris Bayama And Sports Beauty- Four Sportswriters Win OSS Grassroot Divisions

  Two-year-old pacing fillies sparred in a four-pack of $18,000 OSS Grassroots divisions Friday evening at Mohawk Racetrack, and if you didn’t have a Sportswriter filly you were chasing one. Treasures Pearl, a Sportswriter miss out of the mare St Lads Treasure, took the opening split in 1:55.1 for driver Sylvain Filion. The Ron Adams […] Read more »

Two Sportswriter Daughters Win Divisions Of The Petticoat Pacing Series

Yonkers Raceway’s stakes season began Monday night, with the opening round of the Petticoat Pacing Series for three- and four-year-old young ladies who were non-winners of four races and/or $40,000 through last Dec. 1. Four, $20,000 divisions went postward, with odds-on Kryptos (George Brennan, $2.60) turning in a-night’s-fastest/life-best 1:54.3 effort. The three-year-old daughter of Somebeachsomewhere, […] Read more »

Blake MacIntosh Discusses His Sportswriter Rookies

Trainer Blake MacIntosh has taken some time to discuss his Sportswriter duo of Sports Expert and Sporty Mercedes in advance of the eight Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots Semi-Finals that will be raced Thursday (September 17) at Mohawk Racetrack. The races for two-year-old trotters and pacers will officially kick off the 2015 OSS post season action. […] Read more »

Sportswriters Write A New Track Record

  Two-year-old pacers of both sexes competed in Ontario Sires Stakes Gold Series action on Sunday evening at Georgian Downs and the top performance was turned in by Sportskeeper, who established a new track record of 1:52.3 for a rookie pacing colt. Each race went for a purse of $70,000. Sportskeeper (Jody Jamieson) competed in […] Read more »

Strong Showing By Sportswriters In Battle Eliminations

Sportswriter has taken the province by storm this season, and all you had to do was watch Monday’s Battle Of Waterloo and Battle Of The Belles eliminations if you wanted proof. The white-hot sire has been on fire to start the 2014 season, and he produced four of the five elimination winners on the card. […] Read more »