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Don Reid Returns to the Winner’s Circle with Marianita CSJ

circle for the first time since August 2018 with her gate to wire victory in the Overnight Series dash at 300 yards under jockey Cassandra Jeschke.

wagering Quarter Horse racing on the Ajax Downs website and wagering through the Horseplayer In- teractive betting platform. Marianita CSJ put her owner and trainer Don Reid of Bowmanville, ON, back in the winner’s

AJAX DOWNS, JULY 29, 2020 - Longshots dominated the results on a sunny and breezy summer af- ternoon at Ajax Downs July 29 capped by the 9 to 1 upset by the filly MARIANITA CSJ in the featured $18,000 QROOI Overnight Series. Just two favourites won on the eight-race card setting up nice payouts for fans watching and

turned this year. Third in her first two career starts, Marianita CSJ paid $19.80 to win and keyed a $351.36 superfecta. One race earlier it was CHICKSDIGMYMONEYBAGS, owned and trained by Ruth Barbour

and by visiting For more information on how to buy into a Quarter Horse, contact the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario at

turing 10 fillies that qualified in Trials two weeks ago. You can gets news updates on Ajax Downs by following @AjaxDowns on Twitter and Instagram

he scored a natural hat trick with The Lady Is a Winner in race 2, Jess Carolinas Award in race 3 and Voleeta in race 4. All three winners are owned by Rick Crispi of Guelph. Stakes race action is on tap for next Wednesday August 5 with the $50,000 Princess Derby fea-

of Hillsburgh, upsetting a top field of older horses and paying $11.40 for the win, speeding 350 yards in:17.577 for career best 99 speed index. Regan Knowles rode Chicksdigmymoneybags to the gelding’s sixth career win. For the second straight Wednesday, trainer Tom Dunlap won three races on the day. This week

Reid, one of Ajax Downs all-time leading trainers, stepped away from training in 2018 and re-

Don Reid and Aubrey Leigh pose with their filly MARIANITA CSJ, winner of the $18,000 QROOI Overnight Series Dash, with Cassandra Jeschke up.

$18,000 Overnight Series Offers Big Payday for Ontario Quarter Horse Owners

AJAX DOWNS, Sunday July 26, 2020 - John Wil- son’s EAGLE RIVER COWBOY and Amanda McCormack’s RED WAGON DUST will duel for favoritism in Ajax Downs’ featured $18,000 Overnight Series presented by the Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario, Wednesday July 29. The two promising 3-year-olds will also line

up beside each other in the starting gate in a super nine-horse field which goes as race 8 on the eighth day of racing at Ajax Downs in 2020. Eagle River Cowboy, a new purchase by Wil-

son who has raced many good horses at Ajax, made an impressive Ajax debut July 1 finishing second by a neck for trainer Scott Reid of Lansdowne, ON. The ‘Cowboy’ starts from post 3 under Brian

Bell. To his inside in post 2 is Red Wagon Dust, an

impressive-looking Ontario bred owned and trained by McCormack who resides in Cavan. Red Wagon Dust and his rider Tony Phillips finished a fast closing second July 8 in the gelding’s first ca-

reer race. It will be an exciting race for Toronto’s

Katherine Young who starts her very first horse in the race, JC Separates You, trained by Jason Pascoe of Pontypool. McCormack is also well represented in race

7, a 350-yard event for top older horses including her mare Not Whistlin Dixie. The grey Ontario- bred meets champion Eazy Street, who is coming off his first defeat in six career starts and Distance Series winner Spy for the Senate in the $10,500 dash.

First race post time Wednesday is 12:55 p.m.

and once again, Horseplayer Interactive (www.hpi- will reward 5% cash back for anyone wa- gering $40 or more on the Ajax card Wednesday. Watch all the action on HPI or at our website. You can gets news updates on Ajax Downs by

following @AjaxDowns on Twitter and Instagram and by visiting

RED WAGON DUST had an exciting career debut July 8 and is a contender in the July 29 feature

CHICKSDIGMYMONEYBAGS and Regan Knowles take the co-feature at Ajax Downs July 29

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