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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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Heavy Favorite Synchrony Delivers In King Edward

Even-money favorite Synchrony rallied determinedly under Javier Castellano to notch a one-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 $178,850 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine. A one-mile turf race for three-year-olds and upward, the King Edward attracted a field of eight and Synchrony was making his Toronto oval debut for trainer Michael Stidham. The chestnut son of […]

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Emmaus Looking For Breakthrough North American Win In Woodbine’s King Edward

Emmaus, a sharp second when making his local bow in the Grade 2 Connaught Cup, will be looking to go one better as he returns from his Kentucky base for Saturday’s Grade 2 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine. The $175,000 King Edward, a one-mile turf race for th3ee-year-olds and upward, attracted a field of eight. […]

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Woodbine Mile: Regally-Bred Delta Prince ‘The Best He’s Ever Been’

Delta Prince enjoyed the finest hour of his career here at Woodbine this June, winning the Grade 2 King Edward over the Ricoh Woodbine Mile course and distance. Now the up and coming five-year-old trained by James Jerkens will be looking for a new crowning achievement in the Grade 1, $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. “He’s […]

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Delta Prince Crowned Off The Layoff In King Eddie

Stronach Stables’ homebred Delta Prince found the wire first by 1 3/4 lengths in Saturday’s Grade 3 King Edward Stakes on Queen’s Plate Day at Woodbine, making his first start since September. The 5-year-old son of Street Cry, a half-brother to champion Royal Delta, was ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer Jimmy Jerkens. Favored at […]

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Turf Veterans Tower Of Texas, Shakhimat Give Attfield Strong Hand In King Edward

Tower of Texas, who has been riding high both home and on the road for several years now, tops a field of eight for Saturday’s Grade 2 King Edward at Woodbine. The King Edward, a one-mile turf stakes for 3-year-olds and upward, offers a purse of $175,000. Tower of Texas, a 7-year-old gelding, will be […]

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Go Bro Surprises With $91.30 King Edward Victory

Gustav Schickedanz’ homebred Go Bro was the surprise winner of Sunday’s G2 King Edward Stakes, winning a photo finish over Hootenanny on Woodbine’s turf course to earn his first graded stakes victory. The 6-year-old gelded son of Proud Citizen covered one mile over the firm turf in 1:34.09 under Jesse Campbell for trainer Michael Keogh. […]

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Dimension On The Rise Again In King Edward Stakes

Riverside Bloodstock’s Dimension proved that his last out victory was no fluke when he won this Saturday’s Grade 2 King Edward Stakes over Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor turf course. The 8-year-old gelded son of Medicean covered a mile over the firm turf in 1:33.19 for jockey David Moran and trainer Conor Murphy, crossing the wire 1 […]

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Tower Of Texas Takes Inside Route To Win King Edward

Tower of Texas is now three-for-three this year after rallying up the inside to win convincingly in Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine Racecourse. Ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Tower of Texas was kept off a quick pace up front, then seized the lead in mid-stretch to pull away from a […]

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Grand Arch Flies Late in King Edward

Jim and Susan Hill’s Grand Arch closed with authority to capture Sunday’s $202,000 Grade 2 King Edward Stakes, at Woodbine. Grand Arch, a five-year-old bay son of Arch-Bacinella, arrived at the one-mile turf stake off a narrow half-length defeat when third in a Churchill Downs turf allowance on May 9. Trained by Brian Lynch and […]

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