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Casse Already Thinking Queen’s Plate With Coronation Futurity Contender Muskoka Gold

Conrad Farms’ Muskoka Gold, a 2-year-old son of Lea, will go after his second added-money crown in Saturday’s $225,000 Coronation Futurity Stakes, at Woodbine in Toronto, Canada. The Grade 2 $175,000 Kennedy Road Stakes, for 3-year-olds and upward, is also on tap. Trained by Mark Casse, Muskoka Gold takes on seven rivals in the 1 […]

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‘Happy To Be Back In The Saddle’: Emma-Jayne Wilson Returns From Injury Friday At Woodbine

Champion jockey and fan favorite Emma-Jayne Wilson, out of action since a spill on Sept. 8, makes her return to racing action with five mounts on Friday, and a stakes engagement on Saturday, at Woodbine. Sidelined two months ago after suffering a broken left clavicle and fractures to her right hand when she was dismounted, […]

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Ontario Derby, Durham Cup Share Spotlight At Woodbine

Roaring Forties, a 3-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, roars into Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Derby, at Woodbine, on a two-race win streak. Trained by Daniel Vella, the Borders Racing Stable Ltd.-owned chestnut arrives at the 1 1/8-mile main track Ontario Derby – complemented by another Grade 3 event, the $125,000 Durham Cup – off […]

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Silent Poet Looking For Initial Graded Stakes Success In Woodbine’s Play The King

Stronach Stables’ homebred Silent Poet goes for his first graded crown in Saturday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Play the King Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Nicholas Gonzalez, Silent Poet, a 4-year-old son of Silent Name, heads into the seven-furlong turf feature in winning form. The dark bay was sharp in his 2019 debut on July 21, […]

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Curlin Fillies Give Catherine Day Phillips Strong Hand In Ontario Matron

Stakes winner Dixie Moon and stakes placed Katie Baby provide trainer Catherine Day Phillips with a solid one-two punch in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Matron, at Woodbine in Toronto, Canada. The 1 1/16-mile main track feature for fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and upward, has drawn a competitive field of 11 starters, including Day Phillips’ […]

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Bear Paw Bids For Initial Graded Stakes Win In Woodbine’s Trillium

Stakes winner Bear Paw, a 4-year-old daughter of Bear’s Kid, goes after her first graded score in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Trillium Stakes at Woodbine in Canada. Trained by Ashlee Brnjas, the ultra-consistent Ontario-bred heads into the 1 1/16-mile Tapeta event off a pair of impressive starts at the Toronto oval, including a win in […]

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Katie Baby Tries Graded Stakes Competition In Hendrie

Bred and owned by Anderson Farms Ontario, Katie Baby, a 4-year-old daughter of Curlin, takes on seven rivals in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Hendrie Stakes, at Woodbine in Toronto, Canada. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips, Katie Baby arrives at the 6 ½-furlong main track Hendrie, for older fillies and mares, off a sharp allowance score […]

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‘He’s A Cool Dude’: Gritty Federal Law Tops Plate Trial At Woodbine

Trainer Mark Casse, who has two Queen’s Plate crowns on his outstanding racing résumé, sends out the battle-tested Federal Law in Saturday’s $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes, a traditional prep for Canada’s most famous race, the $1 million ‘Gallop for the Guineas,’ scheduled for June 29. A three-time winner from 10 starts, Federal Law, who began […]

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Canada’s Triple Tiara Kicks Off With Saturday’s Woodbine Oaks

After a rough beginning in her last start, Bold Script looks for a mighty effort in the 64th running of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, Saturday at Woodbine. The filly classic, which attracted 10 Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies carrying 121 pounds over one mile and one-eighth on the Tapeta, will go postward at 5:51 […]

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Da Silva Looking For Woodbine Stakes Double With Skywire, Pink Lloyd

Eurico Rosa Da Silva, a six-time Sovereign Award winner and Woodbine’s five-time leading rider, goes for an added-money double this Saturday at the Toronto, Canada, oval when he teams with Skywire in the Grade 3 $125,000 Marine Stakes, and Pink Lloyd in the $125,000 Greenwood Stakes. The first Woodbine jockey to achieve 200 wins or […]

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