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Shakopee Town Gives Attard First Stakes Win Of Woodbine Season In Whimsical

And they’re off… The 2019 Thoroughbred meet kicked off on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack and trainer Kevin Attard picked up where he left off as Shakopee Town was victorious in the first stakes event of the season. Attard, who won the final stakes of the 2018 meet with Al and Bill Ulwelling’s Valedictory champion […]

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Attard Sends Shakopee Town Out For Canadian Debut In G3 Whimsical On Woodbine Opening Day

Shakopee Town, a homebred for Bill and Al Ulwelling, makes her Canadian debut in the $125,000 Grade 3 Whimsical Stakes presented by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing, on Saturday, Opening Day of the 2019 Woodbine Thoroughbred meet. A four-time winner from 10 starts, Shakopee Town, trained by Kevin Attard, will be contesting her fifth race of the […]

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After Pegasus Disappointment, Channel Maker Seeking Redemption In G2 Mac Diarmida

R.A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Gary Barber and Wachtel Stable’s millionaire gelding Channel Maker seeks a return to winning form as the horse to beat in Saturday’s $200,000 Mac Diarmida (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The 24th running of the 1 3/8-mile Mac Diarmida for older turf horses is among nine graded stakes worth $1.65 million […]

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Big Sunshine Millions Day Leads Castellano To Jockey Of The Week Title

The only jockey to win multiple stakes last week, Javier Castellano was named Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week title for January 14-20, 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in North […]

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Starship Jubilee Defends Her Title In Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf

Thirteen proved to be a lucky number for Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee, as the multiple Grade 2 winner overcame the far outside post to overpower 12 rivals and defend her 2018 victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf at Gulfstream Park. The 16th running of the 1 1/16-mile Filly & Mare […]

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Pumpkin Rumble Outduels Stablemate Melmich In Valedictory

The Kevin Attard-trained seven-year-olds Pumpkin Rumble and Melmich provided an exciting finish to the 2018 stakes season at Woodbine with the former fending off the latter in the Grade 3 Valedictory on Sunday. Owned by Al and Bill Ulwelling, Pumpkin Rumble defeated 2015 champion and two-time runner-up Melmich in the $125,000 co-feature contested over 1-3/4 […]

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Melmich Seeking Second Valedictory Win As Part Of Entry Trio For Kevin Attard

A pair of $125,000 added-money features, the Grade 3 Valedictory and Ontario Lassie Stakes, share the Sunday spotlight at Woodbine. Two standout 7-year-olds, each with 41 starts to their name, and both with seven starts on the year, will vie with seven other starters to take top honors in the 1 3/4-mile Valedictory, one of […]

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Eurico Rosa Da Silva Sets New Win Record At Woodbine

Jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva celebrated a major sports achievement as he broke the long-standing record for most wins at a Woodbine meet on Saturday at the Toronto racetrack. Da Silva earned his 222nd victory this season to break the previous record of 221 that was established by Mickey Walls at the Woodbine meet in […]

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A. A. Azula’s Arch Bests Older Rivals In G3 Maple Leaf

Three-year-old filly A. A. Azula’s Arch earned the biggest win of her career defeating older mares, including the streaking graded stakes winner Gamble’s Ghost, in the $125,000 Maple Leaf Stakes (Grade 3) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.  While Not Taken set a moderate pace in the 1-1/4-mile event, A. A. Azula’s Arch stalked the […]

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Jammin Still Hoping To Give His Backers In Trinidad A Grey Stakes Thrill

Jammin Still, a two-year-old son of Take Charge Indy, will look to build off an impressive career bow, this time in Sunday’s Grade 3, $125,000 Grey Stakes, at Woodbine in Canada. Owned by Derek Chin and trained by Kevin Attard, the Ontario-bred colt made his presence known in his first lifetime start on September 28, […]

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