breeders’ cup mile

44-1 Longshot El Tormenta Out-Finishes Got Stormy In Woodbine Mile

Sam-Son Farm homebred El Tormenta moved up the rail at final odds of 44-1 to defeat the 7-5 favorite in filly Got Stormy by a half-length in Saturday’s Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, earning the first top-level score of his career. The Ontario-bred 4-year-old by Stormy Atlantic was piloted by Eurico Rosa da Silva and […]

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Woodbine Mile News Minute: Depth Of Field

The 23rd running of Saturday’s Ricoh Woodbine Mile features a field of 11 horses vying for an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile Nov. 2 at Santa Anita. In today’s Paulick Report News Minute Woodbine Mile edition, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the depth of this year’s contenders and pick out a couple […]

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Woodbine Mile News Minute: Win And You’ll Win?

The 23rd running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile is only a couple days away, and if history is any indication, this year’s field has a lot to gain in this Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series event. In this first of two special Woodbine Mile editions of the Paulick Report News Minute, Scott Jagow and […]

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Filly Got Stormy Draws Post Five, Favoritism In Woodbine Mile

Got Stormy, coming off an impressive win over males in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Stakes, will be looking to replicate that feat when she goes postward as the one to beat in the Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Saturday. This 23rd running of the Ricoh Woodbine Mile, worth $1 million and contested over the E.P. Taylor Turf […]

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Draw For ‘Win And You’re In’ Woodbine Mile To Be Live Streamed

The post position draw for the 23rd running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series ‘Win And You’re In’ event, will be streamed live online this afternoon. The media event, with NBA Champion Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors serving as guest drawmaster, will be held in the Trackside Clubhouse […]

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‘Very Consistent’ British-Bred Filly Awesometank Takes On Males In Woodbine Mile

This Saturday at Woodbine, Awesometank, a four-year-old daughter of Intense Focus, will look to go one better than she did in her impressive Grade 1 effort last time out. Owned by Lee Yuk Lun Alan, and trained by William Haggas, the dark bay heads into the Grade 1, $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile off an […]

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Raging Bull Ready For A Fight In Woodbine Mile

The movie “Raging Bull,” screened in 1980, was the story of boxer Jake LaMotta, portrayed by Robert De Niro in an Academy Award-winning performance. The horse Raging Bull figures to have a serious fight on his hands when he attempts to turn the tables on the filly, Got Stormy, in Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 million […]

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Woodbine Mile: Emmaus ‘Always Shows Up’ For Murphy

Will the third straight time at Woodbine be the charm for Emmaus? Trained by Conor Murphy, five-year-old Emmaus, a son of Invincible Spirit, will make his third consecutive start at the Toronto oval, when he goes postward in next Saturday’s Grade 1 $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile. The Kilcarn Stud-bred dark bay finished second, a […]

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El Tormenta Hopes To Avoid ‘Troubled Trip’ In Woodbine Mile

El Tormenta, whose name translates from Spanish as “The Storm,” has been the victim of poor racing luck in his last three starts after becoming a stakes winner in his local seasonal bow. Now, trainer Gail Cox will be hoping the four-year-old Sam-Son Farm homebred can find smoother currents in next Saturday’s Grade 1, $1 […]

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Consistent Synchrony Seeks Grade 1 Status In Woodbine Mile

Synchrony was flawless in his first appearance at Woodbine, overcoming a less than ideal trip to get up for a one-length score in the Grade 2 King Edward on June 29, Queen’s Plate Day. “We were experimenting with the one-turn mile, because he hadn’t done that,” said Michael Stidham, who trains the son of Tapit […]

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