Woodbine Mile

World Approval Sets Sights On $6 Million Dubai Turf

Charlotte Weber’s World Approval, an Eclipse Award finalist for both Horse of the Year and older turf male in 2017, will make his next target the $6 million Dubai Turf on Mar. 31. According to drf.com, the 6-year-old gelding will prep for that contest in the G3 Tampa Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs on Feb. 10. […]

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World Approval ‘Really High On Himself’ Heading Into Breeders’ Cup Mile

Live Oak Plantation’s World Approval has won a pair of Grade 1 races in 2017, positioning himself as a prime contender for next month’s Breeders’ Cup Mile at Del Mar. The 5-year-old gelded son of Northern Afleet had a two-month break prior to targeting the Fourstardave at Saratoga, which he won by 2 1/4 lengths. […]

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Woodbine Mile, Arlington Million Winner Mondialiste Retired To Stud

Mondialiste has been retired from racing, according to bloodhorse.com, and will stand stud in 2018 at his owner Geoff Turnbull’s Elwick Stud in England. The 7-year-old Galileo horse will stand for a for a fee of £6,000 (approximately US$8,000) in 2018. Winner of both the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile in 2015 and the Arlington Million in 2016, […]

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World Approval Makes It Back-To-Back Grade 1 Wins In Woodbine Mile

Charlotte Weber’s Live Oak homebred World Approval took the Grade 1 United Nations in 2016 over good turf, and captured his second G1 over a yielding course in last month’s Fourstardave Handicap. On Saturday the course was firm, but the betting public had plenty of faith in the gallant grey and sent him off as […]

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Weekend Lineup: Milers And Juveniles

This weekend’s racing action features five North American opportunities to earn automatic berths into the Breeders’ Cup this fall at Del Mar. The G3 Iroquois Stakes Saturday at Churchill Downs is a “Win and You’re In” to the BC Juvenile, and offers a full field of ten 2-year-olds. Saratoga Special runner-up Hollywood Star is the […]

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McLellan Brothers ‘Pretty Happy To End Up’ With Woodbine Mile Contender Dragon Bay

It’s usually the sport of horse racing that bring brothers Brent and Russell McLellan together and Ricoh Woodbine Mile contender Dragon Bay has taken them on a thrilling ride to some of their bucket list racetracks they never thought was possible as kids growing up watching the races at Stampede Park with their father. A […]

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Woodbine Mile Distance Should Suit Deauville As He Turns Back From Arlington Million

Deauville and Lancaster Bomber, both trained by Aidan O’Brien, enjoyed an easy canter over the Woodbine Tapeta ahead of their start in Saturday’s Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ event boasting an $800,000 purse. “They went very good. Really, they’re just stretching their legs. They’ve done all their work before they […]

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TCI: Breeders’ Cup Preps For Juvenile, Mile

Jon & Joel take a closer look at the Juvenile & Mile divisions this week, with key Breeders’ Cup Challenge races looming in the Iroquois S. at Churchill and Woodbine Mile in Canada.

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Globetrotting Arod Hopes To Add Ricoh Woodbine Mile Win To Resume

Qatar Racing Ltd.’s Arod will look to improve on last year’s fifth in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile when he bursts from the gate for the first time under the tutelage of trainer David Simcock. The six-year-old Teofilo bay was in the care of Peter Chapple-Hyam when a prominent fifth behind a victorious Tepin in the […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Woodbine Jackpot $1.4M Carryover: Where’s The Hammer?

It’s been a wild ride lately for the seedier side of horse racing. A video that surfaced on the Internet revealed talk of “juice” and bookies. A serial violator of medication rules had his suspension reduced. And some connections trying to hide syringes had the book thrown at them. Where is the consistency in enforcement? […]

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