pattison canadian international

Desert Encounter Explodes Late In Canadian International

Making his first start in North America, Abdulla Al Mansoori’s Desert Encounter proved explosive over the Woodbine lawn when he captured the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International on Saturday. The 6-year-old gelded son of Halling, sent off at odds of 8-1, circled the field in the stretch to run down 3-1 favorite Thundering Blue by […]

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Europeans Look To Regain Dominance Of Pattison Canadian International

Thundering Blue, coming off an impressive win in Sweden’s Group 3 Stockholm Cup International, heads a large and competitive field of 11 for Saturday’s Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine Racetrack. The Pattison Canadian International, encompassing the full mile and a half layout of the E.P. Taylor Turf Course, offers Grade 1 status and […]

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No ‘Illusion’: Former Claimer Could Provide Owners A Storybook Finish

An Ontario-bred claimer, four local owners, an astute conditioner and a Grade 1 dream – English Illusion and his connections are hoping for a storybook finish in the Pattison Canadian International. Owned by 4U Thoroughbred Racing Stable (Ron McRae, brothers Dave [Ron’s son-in-law] and Steve Robinson, along with Rob Loescher [Dave and Steve’s cousin]), English […]

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‘Cheeky’ Thundering Blue Arrives At Woodbine For Canadian International

Touching down in Toronto late Monday evening, Pattison Canadian International contender Thundering Blue had his first feel of Woodbine’s E.P Taylor turf course on Tuesday morning with assistant trainer Kim Johnstone aboard. “I think it was a massive culture shock for him,” said Johnstone. “At home, the gallops, we don’t really share them, he’s on […]

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‘Bogged Down’ In Joe Hirsch, Spring Quality Hopes For Firm Ground In Canadian International

Spring Quality comes into the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International off his lowest finish to date. But trainer Graham Motion, who also sends out Mekhtaal in the 1 ½-mile fall classic, has faith his Grade 1 champ will be back at the top of his game on Saturday at Woodbine. A son of Quality Road, […]

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‘Consistent’ Desert Encounter Brings Simcock Back To Woodbine For Canadian International

Trainer David Simcock, who won the 2014 edition of the Woodbine Mile, goes after a different Grade 1 trophy at the Toronto oval, this time with Desert Encounter in the Pattison Canadian International. Four years ago, Simcock watched Trade Storm take top honours in the turf Mile at Woodbine. His day proved to be twice […]

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Northern Dancer Winner Johnny Bear Among 27 Nominations For Pattison Canadian International

Twenty-seven horses have been nominated to the 81st running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International, a 1-1/2 mile Grade 1 event which will be contested on Saturday, Oct. 13 over Woodbine’s world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course in Toronto. The Pattison Canadian International will headline a stellar stakes program, which also includes the $500,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (Grade […]

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El Pattison Canadian International: Otra Demostración De Que Nada Está Escrito En Las Carreras De Caballos

La única carrera que no se gana es la que no se corre. Esta es una de las más grandes verdades de nuestro deporte predilecto. El Pattison Canadian International (G1, $800,000), una de las competencias más importantes del hipismo canadiense, se disputó el pasado domingo en el hipódromo de Woodbine (Toronto). La prueba de 2400 […]

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Bullards Alley Runs Away With Pattison Canadian International At 42-1

He hadn’t found the winner’s circle in 2017, but Bullards Alley thoroughly dominated Sunday’s Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International by 10 3/4 lengths for the first top-level victory not only of his career, but also that of his trainer Tim Glyshaw and his owners Wayne Spalding and Faron McCubbins. Off as the second-longest shot on […]

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Maker Foursome Arrive For Pattison Canadian International Card

Michael Maker trainees Oscar Nominated and Enterprising, for the Grade 1 Pattison Canadian International; Kitten’s Joy, for the Grade 1 E.P. Taylor; and Gorgeous Kitten, for the Grade 3 Ontario Derby, checked into Woodbine on Friday evening following a 12-hour van ride from Louisville. “Everything looks good, everybody’s training well,” said Nolan Ramsey, grandson of […]

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