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2017 QROOI Awards Banquet – February 17th 2018

The QROOI will host their 2017 Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at the beautiful facility, Ajax Convention Centre. Cocktails are at 6 pm and dinner will be at 7 pm. Tickets are $25 each (includes HST). The QROOI is very excited to have ‘Two For the Show’ DJ our Awards Banquet and the lovely Jennifer Morrison will be our MC. Please come join us and help us to celebrate our 2017 Champions! Please contact Monique at the office to purchase your tickets. A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at Ajax Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and the Homewood Suites Ajax.  If you would like a room for that evening please speak with Monique or contact the hotels directly. Ajax Hilton Garden Inn can be reached at tel:(905) 686-9400 and Homewood Suites can be reached at (905) 686-5969. Please use the QROOI code when booking your room for a cheaper rate.

Title for leading rider is still up for grabs

AJAX DOWNS – TUESDAY OCTOBER 24, 2017 – Three wins by jockey BRIAN BELL and two by CASSANDRA JESCHKE on Monday, Oct. 23 brought both riders to 31 victories for this year’s AJAX DOWNS QUARTER HORSE SEASON, within three of leading rider RAMIRO CASTILLO. Read More →

October 23-Ajax Downs Ajax Bell Jeschke close gap

Three wins by jockey BRIAN BELL and two by CASSANDRA JESCHKE on Monday Oct. 23 brought both riders to 31 victories for this year’s AJAX DOWNS QUARTER HORSE SEASON, within 3 of leading rider RAMIRO CASTILLO.
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Two Mondays Left of Quarter Horse Racing

There are just two Monday’s of Quarter Horse racing remaining at Ajax Downs for the 2017 season and plenty of action remaining.
Monday, October 23 has a 10-race card and one of the biggest battles will be for leading jockey.
Going into the last two days (Oct. 30 closes the season), Ramiro Castillo has 34 wins, just head of Cassandra Jeschke and Tony Phillips who are tied with 29 and Brian Bell, who has 28.
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HAD TO BE IVORY & COUNTRY BOY 123

Had to Be Ivory is the real deal; Country Boy 123 keeps his crown

AJAX DOWNS, OCTOBER 9, 2017 – A new champion was crowned and a reigning champion kept his title on an incredible day of Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs on holiday Monday, October 9.

HAD TO BE IVORY, one of the most exciting young horses to be seen at Ajax in almost a decade, kept his unbeaten record unblemished with a three-quarter length score in the $119,750 Alex Picov Memorial Futurity, the richest race for Quarter Horses in Canada. Read More →