JUNE 27, check 2016 (DRESDEN) – The Canada Day Card of racing at Dresden Raceway will be headlined by five divisions of Ontario Sire Stakes Grassroots three year-old trotting fillies.
Locally owned TRUE MUSCLE is the 2-1 morning line favourite in the second race for star driver Jody Jamieson. The Muscle Mass filly has ten starts this season with one win and two seconds, banking over $19,000. The only time Jamieson has been paired with the filly she scored her only win at Mohawk Raceway.
TRUE MUSCLE is owned by Dover Centre’s Randy Zhok.
Jamieson isn’t the only big name scheduled to be in Dresden on Sunday as Jack Moiseyev will be in town with his own filly, MAGICAL VALENTINE. The Kadabra filly is the 7-5 favourite in the seventh race. Moiseyev has almost 9,800 career victories as a driver and has won over $131 million in purse earnings.
Top trainers Bob McIntosh and Jack Darling will square off in the first race as Darling sends the 8-5 favourite DEVILS ADVOCATE behind the gate from the rail while McIntosh sends hopeful TOUGH AFFAIR to post four with a 9-2 morning line.
The special card of racing will also feature a pari-mutual RUS (Riding Under Saddle) race in the ninth dash. Five entries will feature Standardbreds with riders instead of drivers similar to their thoroughbred cousins.
Canada Day will also feature many giveaways, contests and prizes as well as an 8ft cake decorated like a Canadian Flag.
Post time is set for 1:30 p.m.