A September to remember kicked off at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (Sept. 4) with a star-studded lineup of Grand Circuit stakes events, including eliminations for the 2021 Pepsi North America Cup, Goodtimes and Fan Hanover, plus finals for the Roses Are Red, Maple Leaf Trot and Canadian Pacing Derby.
The Saturday night card of harness racing commenced with a pair of Ontario Sires Stakes events for two-year-old pacing colts before a swarm of stakes races featuring many of the sport's premier performers.
Trot Insider provided live coverage of the stakes events below.
Bulldog Hanover, Perfect Sting Pop In ‘Cup’ Eliminations
The eliminations for the 38th Pepsi North America Cup are in the books, with Bulldog Hanover and Perfect Sting emerging top of the flock on Saturday (Sept. 4) at Woodbine Mohawk Park heading to the $1,000,000 final next week....read on
Allywag Hanover Serves Notice In Derby
Todd McCarthy more than made his first venture to Woodbine Mohawk Park a worthwhile one, capturing Saturday's (Sept. 4) $590,000 Canadian Pacing Derby at Woodbine Mohawk Park with the seemingly unstoppable Allywag Hanover ($4.20)....read on
Lindy The Great Wins Maple Leaf Trot
After finishing second to Atlanta in last year's Maple Leaf Trot and racing in the shadow of Manchego through much of 2021 to date, Lindy The Great ($17.80) stalked the front flight and stormed home to a 1:51.3 victory in Saturday's (Sept. 4) $546,000 Maple Leaf Trot at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on
Lyons Sentinel Large In Roses Are Red
Sent the 3-5 favourite, Lyons Sentinel worked a second-over trip in the overflow field of 12 and roared in front of the cavalry charge to win the $316,000 Roses Are Red final at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (Sept. 4)....read on
Favourites First In Fan Hanover Eliminations
The betting favourites prevailed in the pair of eliminations for the Fan Hanover on Saturday (Sept. 4) at Woodbine Mohawk Park, with Hot Mess Express and Fire Start Hanover emerging victorious as decisive choices on the board....read on
Fashion Frenzie, Locatelli Clinch Goodtimes Elims
Fashion Frenzie ($5.80) and Locatelli ($12.20) recorded matching 1:53.2 miles to win their respective $30,000 eliminations of the Goodtimes, for three-year-old trotters, to kick off Saturday night's (Sept. 4) slate of Grand Circuit races at Woodbine Mohawk Park....read on
Stonebridge Helios Moves To Head Of OSS Class
Ontario’s top two-year-old pacing colts opened an action-packed night of stakes racing at Woodbine Mohawk Park on Saturday (Sept. 4), competing in two $100,000-plus Gold Series divisions on a card worth more than $1.9 million....read on
To view the results from Saturday's card, click the following link: Saturday Results - Woodbine Mohawk Park.