News & Press Releases

Ajax Downs Press Releases

2020 News & Press Releases

Jockey Cory Spataro Rides 5 Straight Winners and Country Boy 123 Wins Again – Sept 21 2020

Country Boy 123, Canada’s Richest Quarter Horse Goes for 27th Win in Monday’s Feature – Sept 18 2020

Fillies Streakinlilwagon, Ah Candyland win Trials for $100,000 Alex Picov Memorial Futurity Final on Big Day at Ajax Downs –Sept 14 2020
Six Time Trials for Three Stakes Races Highlight Huge 10-race Card – Sept 11 2020
Tony Phillips Rides 4 Winners, Owner James Bogar Wins 3 On Labour Day – Sept 7 2020
From 0 to 60 in the Gridiron Gallop! Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs returns to Monday schedule – Sept 3 2020
Hanover Hill Chalsee wins Ontario Bred Derby for Picov Cattle Company – Sept 2 2020
A Dynasty in the Making?  $56,300 Ontario Bred Derby Headlines Sept. 2 Race Day at Ajax Downs – Aug 31 2020 
Twixt of Fate Lands $66,000 Ontario Bred Futurity by a Nose -Aug 26 2020
Twixt of Fate Headlines $66,000 Ontario Bred Futurity Wednesday – Aug 24 2020
Hanover Hill Chalsee, One Kool Dynasty win Ontario Bred Derby Trials;Country Boy 123 sails to second easy win in a week –Aug 19 2020
Ontario Bred Derby Trials Wednesday and Country Boy 123 headlines Sprint Series – Aug 17 2020
Country Boy 123 returns home a winner; Streakinlilwagon Captures $16,000 QROOI Overnight Dash –Aug 12 2020
Country Boy 123 Makes First 2020 Ajax Downs Appearance/ 2-Year-Olds Compete in QROOI Overnight Feature – Aug 10 2020
Ontario-bred One Kool Dynasty captures $54,550 Princess Derby; Shake It Twice wins thrilling Ontario Sired Stakes Maturity – Aug 5 2020
Who will win the Princess Derby, Plus Ontario Sired Maturity, Trials for Ont. Bred Futurity – Aug 3 2020
Don Reid Returns to the Winner’s Circle with Marianita CSJ – July 29 2020
$18,000 Overnight Series Offers Big Payday for Ontario Quarter Horse Owners – July 26 2020
Virtuosi, Tempting First Dash win Princess Derby Trials, 10 finalists set for Aug. 5 – July 22 2020
Princess Derby Trials Headline Big Card at Ajax Downs July 22 – July 19 2020
Cassandra Jeschke Rides Three Winners Including the 150th of Career – July 15 2020
One Famous Glass, Horse of the Year 2013, Returns to Ajax Downs – July 12 2020

‘Spy’ Sizzles in Distance Series Stakes; 3 wins for Pontypool’s Pascoe – July 8 2020

It’s Magic Time; Three-race Distance Series Begins July 8 – July 5 2020

Had to Be Ivory Wins Thrilling Renewal of Picov Maturity – July 2 2019

Fiesty Icon Rolls to 18th Career Victory and New Owners Syndicate Has Big Win – June 24 2020

Fiesty Icon and Ghost Pines Continue Rivalry – June 22 2020

‘Ivory’ Towers Over Rivals On a Super Day of Racing at Ajax Downs – June 17 2020

Horse of the Year Had to Be Ivory Returns – June 14 2020

The Quarter Horses Are Back in Town! – June 10 2020

Racing Returns to Ajax Downs! Quarter Horses are Back June 10 – June 5 2020

51st season of Ajax Downs Quarter Horse Racing Set for June 10, 2020 – May 25 2020

QROOI/Ajax Downs Press Release – March 24th 2020

DOWN THE STRETCH PODCAST!

Down The Stretch Podcast is the first podcast to deal completely with all three breeds racing in Ontario. The Down The Stretch podcast, starting January 20, will be available on Spotify, Apple, Google, I Heart Radio and wherever you get your favourite podcasts.
https://www.torontomike.com/down-the-stretch/

Watch the Agend while they discuss the horse industry, Featureing our very own Nick Coukos! – Aired Jan 23, 2020 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mylyeP1aTI

HAD TO BE IVORY voted Horse of the Year for Ontario Quarter Horse Racing in 2019;  EMILIO TROTTA presented with Ken Mucklestone Award – Jan 26 2020

2019 Press Releases
CKDO Morning Show game: Racehorse or Firework?

Listen to Nick Coukos on CKDO Mornings with Terry Johnston!!
https://soundcloud.com/user-212069307/andtheyre-off

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50th Anniversary Press Release By: Jennifer Morrison – Ajax Downs 2019
HUGE 50TH YEAR COMING UP AT AJAX DOWNS – Feb 16 2019

2018 Press Releases

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2017 Press Releases

February 18 2018
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May 28 2017
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2016 Press Releases

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