Brown-Trained Shipper Seek And Destroy Captures Ontario Colleen

Woodbine invader Seek and Destroy was able to seize another Grade 3 victory as she took the $125,000 Ontario Colleen while jockey Luis Contreras completed a sweep of Saturday’s turf stakes at the Toronto oval. The Grade 3 Ontario Colleen, a one-mile added-money event for three-year-old fillies, was the first stakes to be contested over […]

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Woodbine Adds Extra Heat Precautions For Saturday’s Card

Woodbine Entertainment announced today that it will implement extra precautions for today’s Thoroughbred race card at Woodbine Racetrack in accordance with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s Temperature Standards-Based Rule Cancellation for Racetracks policy. The extra measures include additional veterinarians to monitor temperature and pulse rates, extra hosing stations or mobile cooling stations with […]

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One Bad Boy Draws The Rail For Second Leg Of Canadian Triple Crown

Five contenders from the Queen’s Plate will rematch on the dirt surface at Fort Erie Race Track for the 84th Prince of Wales Stakes. The race is the 2nd Jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, to be held on Tuesday, July 23. After conquering the Queen’s Plate with a 3 1/2 length lead, One […]

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Woodbine Cancels Friday Card, Will Monitor Heat Wave Before Saturday Decision

Due to high heat, humidity and extreme weather in the Toronto area, Woodbine Entertainment announced today that its Thoroughbred race card for Friday, July 19 has been cancelled. Woodbine Entertainment’s Thoroughbred Racing Department is continuing to monitor the unsettled weather in the area and will announce its decision by 8:15 a.m. tomorrow morning if Saturday’s […]

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‘He’s Never Been Better’: Pink Lloyd Three-Peats In Vigil Stakes

The distinguished Robert Tiller trainee Pink Lloyd was back in the Woodbine winner’s circle on Sunday after collecting a record third straight edition of the Vigil Stakes. With regular reinsman Eurico Rosa Da Silva aboard, Canada’s reigning Champion Male Sprinter turned in another remarkable performance, winning the afternoon’s Grade 3 six-furlong sprint in 1:08.68 for […]

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Pamina Nails Favored Katie Baby For The Photo In Ontario Matron

Augustin Stable’s four-year-old filly Pamina outduelled favorite Katie Baby to prevail in a photo finish in the $125,000 Ontario Matron Stakes (Grade 3) featured on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack. Jockey Luis Contreras had the Michael Dickinson trainee in contention, sitting outside of the 2-1 favorite down the backstretch in the 1-1/16-mile Tapeta test for fillies […]

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Stormy Rush Takes Woodbine Turf Sprint Series Opener On New Inner Turf Course

Veteran sprinter Stormy Rush kicked off the Woodbine Turf Sprint Series on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada, with an 11-1 upset in the $55,000 first qualifying round. With Jesse Campbell picking up the mount, True North Stable’s 11-year-old gelding Stormy Rush ($24.40) prevailed in a three-across finish in the first five-furlong sprint under the […]

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Fast Anna Gets First Black-Type Winner With Fast Scene At Woodbine

Fresh off a successful career debut in mid-June at Woodbine, two-year-old filly Fast Scene returned to the Toronto Tapeta and delivered as the even-money favorite in Saturday’s featured $100,000 My Dear Stakes over 5-1/2 furlongs. She is the first black-type winner for freshman sire Fast Anna. Despite being a step slow out of the gate, […]

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Age Is Just A Number For Are You Kidding Me; 9-Year-Old Wins Dominion Day

Are You Kidding Me, the senior member of the field at age nine, split horses in deep stretch and powered to a half-length victory in Sunday’s Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. The field for the Dominion Day, a 1 ¼ mile stakes for three-year-olds and upward, was reduced to five by the […]

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Heavy Favorite Synchrony Delivers In King Edward

Even-money favorite Synchrony rallied determinedly under Javier Castellano to notch a one-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 $178,850 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine. A one-mile turf race for three-year-olds and upward, the King Edward attracted a field of eight and Synchrony was making his Toronto oval debut for trainer Michael Stidham. The chestnut son of […]

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