Roger Attfield

Tiz A Slam Repeats In Nijinsky, Stretches Win Streak To Three

Chiefswood Stable’s Tiz a Slam was a repeat winner in the $175,000 Nijinsky Stakes after delivering a strong front-end performance on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. With Steven Bahen aboard, even-money favorite Tiz a Slam led most of the way in the Grade 2 event contested over 1-1/2 miles on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course. […]

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Woodbine: Tiz A Slam Chases Back-To-Back Nijinsky Glory For Attfield

Tiz a Slam, last year’s Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes winner, heads into Sunday’s 1 ½-mile turf test at Woodbine on a two-race win streak for owner/breeder Chiefswood Stable. Trained by Hall of Famer Roger Attfield, Tiz a Slam, a five-year-old son of Tiznow, seeks his third consecutive stakes score and second straight Nijinsky crown. Last […]

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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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The Queen’s Plate News Minute: Girl Power Up North?

Things appear to be going smoothly leading up to the 160th running of Canada’s prestigious Queen’s Plate. In today’s edition of the Queen’s Plate News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick report from Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack on the history of the race; specifically, why have fillies had so much success racing against the boys? Renowned […]

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Queen’s Plate Winner Holy Helena Back At Woodbine For Dance Smartly Stakes

It’s only fitting: two years after her dominant victory in the Queen’s Plate, Holy Helena has come home to race on Plate day at Woodbine, albeit in the Grade 2 Dance Smartly Stakes. The 5-year-old daughter of Ghostzapper, owned by Frank Stronach’s Adena Stables, was chosen Canada’s top 3-year-old filly in 2017 after she swept […]

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Tiz A Slam All The Way In Singspiel

Tiz a Slam led throughout to tally to two lengths in Saturday’s Grade 3 Singspiel Stakes as the odds-on favourite, giving trainer Roger Attfield his eighth victory in just 15 runnings of the 1-1/2-mile turf race at Woodbine. “It looked like there was no speed to contend with, and that’s how he likes to do […]

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Champion Are You Kidding Me Seeks Fourth Eclipse Stakes

Multiple Sovereign Award champion and millionaire Are You Kidding Me goes for the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes grand slam, Holiday Monday at Woodbine. A 12-time winner from 42 career starts, nine-year-old Are You Kidding Me will look to add to his record trio of wins in the 1 1/16-mile event for four-year-olds and upwards. Trained […]

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Tiz A Slam Caps Big Day For Attfield With Frontrunning Louisville Score

Canadian-invader Tiz a Slam led every step of the way in Saturday’s 82nd running of the $100,000 Louisville Stakes (Grade III) at Churchill Downs and turned back fierce challenges in deep stretch from Shahroze (IRE), Nessy and Vettori Kin (BRZ) to win the 1 ½-mile turf marathon by three-quarters of a length. Ridden by Steven […]

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Ickymasho Out For A Gallop In Easy Searching Stakes Win

Triton Stable’s Ickymasho cruised around the Pimlico turf like she owned it on Saturday, setting leisurely fractions en route to a 3 1/4-length triumph in the $100,000 Searching Stakes. The 7-year-old daughter of Multiplex, ridden by Jose Ortiz for trainer Roger Attfield, covered 1 1/2 miles over the firm turf in 2:29.58, winning as the […]

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Ickymasho Determined In Bewitch Triumph

Triton Stable’s Ickymasho (GB) turned in a commanding performance to win the 58th running of the $150,000 Bewitch (G3) before a crowd of 17,229 on closing day of Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet. With the victory, trainer Roger Attfield earned his fourth win in the Bewitch. He also won the race with Sweetest Thing (2002), Noble […]

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