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Sintra wins Gold Cup & Saucer 63


Sintra came into the 63rd edition of the Gold Cup and Saucer as the class of the field, and the classy campaigner converted for his multitude of fans and 30 owners through TheStable.ca to deliver the much sought-after title for driver Anthony MacDonald on Saturday (Aug. 20) at Red Shores Racetrack & Casino at the …

Patrikthepiranha A wins Gold Cup Trial


The Atlantic Lottery Gold Cup & Saucer Trial #3 went postward Monday evening (August 15) at the Charlottetown Driving Park, and Hall of Famer Wally Hennessey returned to his native land to capture the $12,500 contest with heavily-favoured Patrikthepiranha A in an eye-catching clocking of 1:51.3. In no hurry in the early going, Hennessey got away fifth with Patrikthepiranha …

Sintra Scintillating In Gold Cup Trial


Canadian stalwart Sintra trekked his trade to Prince Edward Island to land himself in the province’s largest race after a 1:50.3 sizzler in the second of two $12,500 Gold Cup & Saucer Trials on Saturday night (Aug. 13) at Charlottetown Driving Park. With James MacDonald returning home for the drive, Sintra sat third as Island …

2022 Partnership Programs


Terminology: Partnership Programs – There will be a Partnership Program for each major yearling sale in 2022: Ohio Partnership Program Lexington Sale Partnership Program Ontario Partnership Program Harrisburg Sale Partnership Program Buckets – There will be one or more buckets in each Partnership Program. For example, there may be a $75,000 Bucket (buy-in is $750 …

Crantini unbeaten; TheStable sweeps three Stallion Series divisions


July 13, 2022 Washington, PA — Crantini idled while the field settled, then powered to the point and drew off late to keep his two-race career unblemished in Wednesday’s (July 13) $152,430 Pennsylvania Sire Stake at The Meadows. Kenobi captured the other split in the event, known as the Hickory Pride, for freshman colt and …

Crantini looks to double-up


July 12, 2022 If you could draw up a dream debut for your colt, it probably would look a lot like the race Crantini recoded in his first start. In a $35,000 Pennsylvania All Stars split at Pocono, the two-year-old trotter left alertly from post eight, found the pocket, then rolled to victory in a …

Banner day for TheStable.ca


GUELPH, ON — TheStable.ca celebrated an unprecedented seven wins on July 4, including a track record, series sweep and one of its flashiest victories to date. Perhaps the biggest winners of the day are the track photographers at the five tracks where the victories were secured for the fractional ownership operation. A total of 199 …

Spring Open House


GUELPH, ON — TheStable.ca’s annual Spring Open House will be held at Woodbine-Mohawk Park on Sunday, May 8. The event features brunch in the Mohawk Harvest Kitchen overlooking the track where TheStable.ca two-year-olds will train in sets. The sets will also be livestreamed on TheStable.ca website and social media. A list of the horses in …

L Dees Patrick wins Farwick Memorial final


Lebanon, OH — Anthony MacDonald, founder and manager of TheStable.ca fractional ownership groups, experienced a slight delay at the Canada-U.S. border crossing on Wednesday (April 6), but made it to Miami Valley Raceway just in time to accomplish his mission. If the delay gave him time to mull over his driving options with L Dees Patrick …

It takes confidence


By Marcia R Harmelink, DVM James MacDonald accepted the 2021 Keith Waples Driver of the Year Award during the O’Brien Awards virtual ceremony recently.  The thirty-six-year-old Guelph, Ontario driver led all drivers in Canada with the most wins, 304 (322 total in North America), and the most purse money won, $7,121,175 ($7,541,377 total in North …