But tensions continue to simmer over logging in the Whisky Jack Forest surrounding the northwest Ontario community.
At stake is who will inherit the logging permits to the provincially issued Sustainable Forest License in the Whisky Jack.
"Grassy Narrows First Nation is right in the middle of the Whisky Jack Forest," Chief Fobister Sr.
William Muir, trainer of Whisky Jack
"I gave him two months off after a long
3.40 Veracity (Nap), 4.10 Diamond Yas, 4.40 Pondapie, 5.10 Alsace Lorraine WARWICK: 1.50 All Spin, 2.20 Muftarres, 2.50 Darcey, 3.20 Glowing Praise, 3.50 Whisky Jack
, 4.20 Best Prospect, 4.50 Myfrenchconnection, 5.20 Jenny Soba WINDSOR: 2.30 Popiel, 3.00 Cheviot, 3.30 Tank Commander, 4.00 Higgy's Boy, 4.30 Baby Rock, 5.00 Dancing Jest
Two more in-form trainers made their mark on the card as William Muir saddled his seventh winner from 24 runners with Whisky Jack and Simon Callaghan kept the winners flowing courtesy of Belinsky, who was bought back in for 5,200gns after shading a tight finish to the seller.
For all the drama of the photo-finish, it was Muir who was more relieved with his victory after a hare ran across the track during the second division of the 7f handicap, but Martin Dwyer kept his composure aboard 14-1 winner Whisky Jack.