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Flamboro Racing Sep-Dec 4 days a week
Training Hours Thu, Fri 8:00-12:00PM

Live Racing at Flamboro Downs is taking place 4 days a week in December 2023. The Live Racing schedule for 2024 will be announced soon.

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The racetrack training hours are Thursday and Friday from 8:00AM until 12:00PM (noon).

Autumn Series Finale Dead Heat

Autumn Series Photo Finish

October 21, 2023 - The early miscue from heavy favourite Lady All Star left Saturday's Ontario Sired Autumn Series final for two- and three-year-old filly trotters wide open for another filly to find the Flamboro Downs winner's circle.

As it turned out, a pair of fillies did just just that.

Second choice Allstar Goldi (Scott Coulter) took the early lead in the $21,000 event and carved out first half fractions of :30 and 1:01. At the half, Northern Classic (Anthony Haughan) was flushed out from third by Fast Resolution (Todd Ratchford) and Northern Classic cleared to the top just past the 1:31 third station. Fast Resolution was left uncovered and kept advancing steadily up on the rim.

Turning for home, Allstar Goldi darted back inside to the passing lane and Fast Resolution found her best stride to challenge Northern Classic and provide a three-across finish too close for announcer Gary Guy to call. And with good reason: there was a dead-heat between Fast Resolution and Northern Classic in 2:01.4, with Allstar Goldi just a head back in third.

Two-year-old Fast Resolution (Resolve - Candy Lanel) is trained by Jacob Roberts of Fergus, Ont., and he co-owns the filly with Steve Adams of Toronto, Ont. and James Woods of Guelph, Ont. That was her first win in six tries, and she paid $9.50 to win.

Northern Classic (Muscle Mass - Her Name Is Lola) is trained by Gabby Sasso for Jeff Courchesne of Cambridge, Ont. and Martwest Racing Stable of Mississauga, Ont. The sophomore paid $8.50 to win, with this her second career victory.

Autumn Series Finale Photo Finish (SC)

Funtime Bayama Breaks A Track Record

Photo of Funtime Bayama
Photo credit: Racehorsephoto

October 1, 2023 - Flamboro Downs played host to the final leg of Ontario Sire Stakes Gold action for two-year-old pacers as part of the 11-race Sunday (Oct. 1) card. Two-divisions each for the pacing fillies and colts were featured, highlighted by Funtime Bayama pacing to a track record and equaling the all-time Canadian record for two-year-old pacing geldings on a half mile track.

Starting from post two in the $99,500 first division for two-year-old pacing colts and geldings, driver Sylvain Filion wasted no time getting Funtime Bayama to the front, leading the field to the opening quarter in :28. The Richard Moreau trainee remained unchallenged on the lead to the halfway point in :57.1. Funtime Bayama began to assert himself on the lead in the third-quarter, opening up on the field by five lengths to reach that station in 1:25.1. The race was against the clock in the final stanza, with Funtime Bayama powering home in :27.3 as a geared down winner by five in 1:52.4. Nijinsky and James Macdonald finished second, with Wikipedia and Jonathan Drury third. Funtime Bayama paid $2.10 as the 1-9 favourite.

The victory was the fourth of the season for the son of Hes Watching-Tymal Sugrbabydoll, all of which have come consecutively. The homebred for Bayama Farms Inc is yet to finish worse than second in six career starts and now boasts a career bankroll of $212,880. Now the fastest freshmen in Flamboro history, the 1:52.4 clocking lowered the previous mark of 1:53.4 for two-year-old pacing geldings shared by Nebupanezzar, I Found My Beach and Moment Is Here and equaled the all-time Canadian Record for two-year-old pacing geldings on a half held by Betterhavemymoney.

Funtime Bayama Breaks Track Record (SC)

Stretch Drive panorama
Date Key Headline
November 30, 2023 SC Gias Surreal Takes Flamboro Feature
November 29, 2023 SC PL Quicksand Tops Flamboro Wednesday
November 23, 2023 SC Henry Collects Five at Flamboro
November 22, 2023 SC Wildcat Rocky Wins Flamboro Feature Race
November 16, 2023 SC Major League N Wires Flamboro Preferred
November 15, 2023 SC Arties Ideal Awesome At Flamboro
November 12, 2023 SC Hunter Hill, Brodys Scrapper Headline Flamboro Sunday
November 8, 2023 SC Wilcat Rocky Swiftest At Flamboro
November 5, 2023 SC 'Shadow', 'Dewey' Take Flamboro Co-Features
November 1, 2023 SC Demers Triples At Flamboro
October 29 2023 SC Ed Hensley Secures 6000th Victory
October 25 2023 SC Cullen, 'Dragon' Share Wednesday Honours
October 22 2023 SC D A Jiminy Cricket Wins Autumn Series Final
October 21 2023 SC Autumn Series Finish Too Close To Call
October 19, 2023 SC So Frisky Tops At Flamboro
October 18, 2023 SC Lawless Shadow Wires Flamboro Preferred
October 15, 2023 SC Royalty Beer Romps In Flamboro Preferred
October 14, 2023 SC Lady All Star Poised For Autumn Series Repeat
October 11, 2023 SC Dontpokethedragon Repeats In Preferred
October 8, 2023 SC Bucktober Back In The Winner's Circle
October 7, 2023 SC Lady All Star Shines In Autumn Series Opener
October 5, 2023 SC Exotic Dragon Wins Flamboro Preferred
October 4, 2023 SC Dontpokethedragon Takes Flamboro Preferred
October 1, 2023 SC Future Bayama Breaks Track Record
September 26 2023 SC Flamboro Cancels Tuesday Card
September 25 2023 SC Power And Grace Strong In Flamboro Feature
September 24 2023 SC Six In A Row For Sheplaysforkeeps
September 19 2023 SC Hunter Hill Nabs Flamboro Preferred
September 17 2023 SC Borth Sweeps Prospect Series
September 16 2023 SC 1st Win For Toll; 5th Straight for Sheplaysforkeeps
September 14 2023 SC Winner Bells Gate-To-Wire in Flamboro feature
September 12, 2023 SC Radical Legacy Continues Prospect Series Streak
September 5, 2023 SC Radical Legacy Tops Prospect Series
September 3, 2023 SC Flamboro Kicks Off Fall 2023 Meet
May 28, 2023 SC Flamboro Wraps 2023 Winter-Spring Meet
May 21, 2023 SC Fourever Boy Wins Juravinski Memorial Cup

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