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Day Phillips Brings Along Another Promising Filly In Ontario Lassie Winner Artilena

With another promising filly in her care, trainer Catherine Day Phillips won the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes for the second consecutive year as Artilena prevailed in the 1-1/16 mile main track event co-featured on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson worked out the winning trip aboard the Ontario-bred two-year-old filly for owners George […]

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Hometown Hero Mr Havercamp Keeps Owner Riding A High With Autumn Stakes Win

Mr Havercamp provided his connections with another thrill at the 2018 Woodbine meet, winning the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2) on Saturday. With Mr Havercamp’s stablemate, the Woodbine Oaks champion Dixie Moon also recently a winner two weeks ago in the Carotene Stakes, owner/breeder Sean Fitzhenry is riding a high.  “We dream of this stuff […]

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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 […]

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‘A Bit Of A Ham’: Local Star Mr Havercamp Seeks Grade 1 Glory In Woodbine Mile

Fans flocked to see local star Mr Havercamp up close and personal during this past weekend’s Backstretch Tour at Woodbine Racetrack, where he will be seeking Grade 1 glory in the upcoming $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Saturday, Sept. 15. “He’s a bit of a ham, he enjoys the cameras,” said trainer Catherine Day Phillips, […]

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Voodoo Song, Irish War Cry Top Nominees To Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Grade 1 winner Voodoo Song, multiple graded stakes winner Irish War Cry and local hero Mr Havercamp headline a list of 20 horses nominated to the Grade 1 $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, to be held Saturday, September 15, at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The prestigious Ricoh Woodbine Mile, which offers ‘Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re […]

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Mr Havercamp Splits Rivals For Play The King Score

Mr Havercamp provided owner/breeder Sean Fitzhenry with a graded stakes victory for his birthday on Saturday as the four-year-old Court Vision gelding took the $175,000 Play the King Stakes (Grade 2) over seven furlongs on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course. Sent postward as the 4-5 favourite, Mr Havercamp navigated a yielding turf and came through […]

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Heroine Wonder Gadot Demolishes Queen’s Plate Foes

Gary Barber’s Wonder Gadot has been knocking on the door in all six of her 2018 starts, including a hard-fought second in the Kentucky Oaks, but she finally found the winner’s circle with the addition of blinkers in Saturday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate. The 3-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro defeated a 16-horse field by a […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Will Stars Align For Another Filly In Queen’s Plate?

Catherine Day Phillips traveled across the globe to find her way back home. Canadian born and bred, Day Phillips now trains a string of 25 Thoroughbreds at Woodbine, and will saddle the filly Dixie Moon, winner of the Woobine Oaks, in Saturday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate. “She’s very seasoned for a young horse,” said Day […]

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Mr Havercamp Makes Successful 2018 Debut In Steady Growth Stakes

Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s homebred stakes winner Mr Havercamp was victorious in his four-year-old debut on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine, defeating past winners of the Steady Growth Stakes in this year’s $100,000 edition. With Eurico Rosa Da Silva aboard, Mr Havercamp took over command in the stretch of the 1-1/16 mile Ontario Sired Stakes from […]

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Dixie Moon Eclipses Wonder Gadot In Woodbine Oaks

Dixie Moon, sent off as the second choice at 3-1, held off the late surge of odds-on favourite Wonder Gadot to prevail by a head in Saturday’s $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser at Woodbine Racetrack. Trained by Catherine Day Phillips and ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Dixie Moon had pressed the pace of Fairy Hill […]

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