November 6 – Doug McNair has been posting big numbers all season long and
Monday night at Woodbine Racetrack was no different for the Woodbine
Entertainment Group’s leading driver.
McNair participated in eight-races on Monday’s card and
posted an impressive four victories and four runner-up finishes.
The evening started off well for the Guelph, Ontario
resident, as he swept the “Early-Double” with claiming pacer Four Card Major
and veteran trotter Wild And Crazy Guy.
McNair would then finish second in the evening’s fourth and
fifth-races before steering claiming trotter The Power Of Many to a 7-1 upset
in the sixth-race.
After once again posting back-to-back runner-up finishes in
races-seven and eight, McNair would pick up his “Grand Slam” victory with
claiming pacer Think On It in the ninth-race to complete his successful
A leading candidate for Canada’s Driver of the Year, McNair
leads all drivers on the WEG Circuit in wins and dollars this season with 254 victories
and over $5 million in earnings.
Over the weekend while driving in stakes action at Hoosier Park, McNair surpassed his previous
season’s best for earnings set in 2012 and Monday evening he added to that
career high total by raising it to $5.9 million.
Following Monday’s card, McNair now holds a 26-win lead over
nearest rival Louis Philippe Roy for top spot in the 2017 WEG driver’s
Live racing continues Thursday at Woodbine Racetrack. Post
time is 7:30 p.m.