Woodbine Mile

‘Consistent’ Desert Encounter Brings Simcock Back To Woodbine For Canadian International

Trainer David Simcock, who won the 2014 edition of the Woodbine Mile, goes after a different Grade 1 trophy at the Toronto oval, this time with Desert Encounter in the Pattison Canadian International. Four years ago, Simcock watched Trade Storm take top honours in the turf Mile at Woodbine. His day proved to be twice […]

Continue reading
Jose Ortiz’ Stakes Duo Nets Jockey Of The Week Title

With two stakes wins and a leading rider title to his credit, Jose Ortiz was named the Foundation Detox Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for September 10 – 16, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more […]

Continue reading
Oscar Performance Delivers Lynch Team An ‘Emotional’ Woodbine Mile Win

Oscar Performance punched his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Mile with a commanding gate-to-wire victory in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile Saturday afternoon. The Brian Lynch trainee held off a late charge from hometown hero Mr Havercamp in the longest stretch in North America. Jose Ortiz was aboard the Amerman Racing homebred son of Kitten’s […]

Continue reading
Day Phillips Calm And Collected Ahead Of First Woodbine Mile Bid With Mr Havercamp

Catherine Day Phillips has the chance to pick up her first Grade 1 Woodbine Mile on Saturday, but the trainer remained cool as a cucumber Friday, despite getting home from the Keeneland September Sale a few hours before. “Every race is a big race, to be honest,” she said. “Every race we run in, a […]

Continue reading
Woodbine Mile Card Includes $631,143 Carryover, Mandatory Payout In Jackpot Hi-5

Saturday’s 12-race Ricoh Woodbine Mile card at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, offers a bounty of wagering options including a mandatory payout of the Jackpot Hi-5 which boasts a carryover of $631,143.79. The Jackpot Hi-5 will go as Race 12 (7:06 p.m. post) with a full field of 12, including one also eligible, set to […]

Continue reading
Jet-Setting Hawkbill ‘Has Been Nearly Everywhere’, Looking For Redemption In Northern Dancer

If horses could be given airline rewards accounts, it’s safe to say Hawkbill would probably have more frequent flier miles than you do. The 5-year-old, who takes aim at the Grade 1 Northern Dancer at Woodbine Saturday, took a somewhat circuitous path to get to Toronto, but assistant trainer Sophie Chretien said it’s nothing he […]

Continue reading
Weekend Lineup: Breeders’ Cup Qualifiers Up And Down The Slate

It’s a big weekend of high-class turf racing north of the border and overseas, with eight of those races being “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup. Plus ready or not, it’s time once again to jump on the Road to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks, as Churchill Downs hosts the Iroquois and Pocahontas […]

Continue reading
The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Pharoah’s Foals?

The Keeneland September Yearling Sale is off to a strong start, in part due to the prices being generated by American Pharoah’s yearlings. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the 2015 Triple Crown winner’s success in the auction ring and potential future when matched up with history. Plus, […]

Continue reading
Equibase Analysis: Who Has The Edge In The Woodbine Mile?

The 22nd running of the Grade 1, $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile is a “Win & You’re In” race for the Breeders’ Cup Mile on November 3 so the spotlight is on the nine runners entered, most with graded stakes winning credentials. Two of those, Stormy Antarctic (GB) and Lord Glitters (FR), cross the pond to […]

Continue reading
Belmont, Woodbine To Offer Cross Country Pick 4 Saturday

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will team up with Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday, September 15, to offer a Cross Country Pick 4 highlighted by the Grade 1, $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. The latest in NYRA’s Fall series of Cross Country Pick 4s, Saturday’s edition will include three graded stakes between Belmont Park and Woodbine, with live […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram