Roger Attfield

Aqueduct: Attfield-Trained Tiz A Slam Guns For Another Graded Stakes Win In Red Smith

Six-time graded stakes winner Tiz a Slam will be seeking his fourth victory in the last five starts as he faces an accomplished full field of 3-year-olds and up in Saturday’s 60th running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Red Smith going 1 3/8 miles on the Aqueduct Racetrack inner turf. Tiz a Slam, owned by […]

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Gun Society Runs Down Owlette In Woodbine’s South Ocean

Hall of Fame horseman Roger Attfield’s homebred filly Gun Society took to the Tapeta in top form as she rallied from last to first to win her stakes debut in the $100,000 South Ocean under jockey Kazushi Kimura early Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. The Society’s Chairman-Double Guns Girl filly had a record reading 1-1-2 […]

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Tiz A Slam ‘At His Best’ Ahead Of Canadian International

It has been 20 years since a Canadian-bred took home the top prize in the Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine Racetrack. Thornfield, bred and owned by Knob Hill Stable and trained by Phil England, was the horse of the hour on that October 17, 1999 afternoon as he scored by a length under Richard Dos […]

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Defending Champion Desert Encounter Tops Nominees For G1 Pattison Canadian International

Defending champion Desert Encounter tops the list of stars from around the world nominated to the 82nd running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International. The Grade 1 stakes event for horses three years old and up, contested over 1-1/2 miles on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12 at Woodbine Racetrack. Based […]

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Attfield’s Art Of Almost Joins Contenders For Final Leg Of Turf Tiara

Frederick Seitz, Jon Kelly, Danny Ward, and Theodore Folkerth’s multiple graded-stakes placed Art of Almost is among the 10 fillies invited to the $750,000 Jockey Club Oaks Invitational, third and final leg of the newly-minted Turf Tiara. Trained by Hall of Famer Roger Attfield, Art of Almost arrives at the 1 3/8-mile inner turf test set for […]

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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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