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Curlin Fillies Give Catherine Day Phillips Strong Hand In Ontario Matron

Stakes winner Dixie Moon and stakes placed Katie Baby provide trainer Catherine Day Phillips with a solid one-two punch in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Matron, at Woodbine in Toronto, Canada. The 1 1/16-mile main track feature for fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and upward, has drawn a competitive field of 11 starters, including Day Phillips’ […]

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Avie’s Mineshaft Defeats Dixie Moon In Wonder Where At Woodbine

Ivan Dalos’ homebred filly Avie’s Mineshaft wore down the favored Woodbine Oaks champion, Dixie Moon, in the $225,000 Wonder Where Stakes, third leg of the Triple Tiara for Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies, on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jockey Gary Boulanger completed a sweep of the Sunday stakes after guiding Decorated Soldier to […]

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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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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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Woodbine Oaks Kicks Off Canadian Triple Tiara; Wonder Gadot Favored

Wonder Gadot, who has been holding her own against the best of her set south of the border, returns to friendlier confines on Saturday for the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser. The Woodbine Oaks, a 1 1/8 mile race for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies, attracted a field of five and will go as the 11th […]

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Dixie Moon Tries To Regain Winning Form In Woodbine’s Selene Stakes

Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s highly-regarded filly Dixie Moon headlines Saturday afternoon’s featured $125,000 Selene Stakes (Grade 3) for three-year-old fillies at Woodbine Racetrack. The 65th running of the Selene will be contested over 1 1/16 miles on the Tapeta track. The homebred Curlin–Dixie Chicken filly, who is trained by Catherine Day Phillips, received Sovereign Award consideration […]

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