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Husbands Doubles Up In Woodbine’s Saturday Stakes

Patrick Husbands completed a sweep of Saturday’s stakes events at Woodbine taking the $100,000 Victorian Queen and matching Sweet Briar Too in front-end fashion. Husbands continues to lead all jockeys for stakes wins at the current Woodbine meet with 15 added-money scores during his comeback campaign. Owlette ran away with her second stakes title, winning […]

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Graded Stakes Triple Nets Irad Ortiz Jockey Of The Week Title

With more stakes wins than any other jockey, Irad Ortiz, Jr. was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for September 9-16, 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 America. […]

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Woodbine Moves First Post Time On Fridays

Woodbine Entertainment announced today that post time for live Thoroughbred racing on Fridays at Woodbine Racetrack will shift to 3:40 p.m., beginning next Friday, Sept. 20. Woodbine reintroduced Friday twilight racing this summer with a 4:05 p.m. post time. The new 3:40 p.m. post time for Fridays is expected to remain in effect through the […]

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Irad Ortiz Doubles Up As Abscond Nails Natalma Photo

Apogee Bloodstock and Mike Anderson Racing’s Abscond was all heart in Sunday’s Grade 1 Natalma Stakes, rallying between rivals in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the three-way photo by a nose. The 2-year-old daughter of Blame, ridden by Irad Ortiz for his second Grade 1 win on the card, covered a mile […]

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Decorated Invader Overcomes Slow Start To Win Summer Stakes

West Point Thoroughbreds, William Freeman and William Sandbrook’s Decorated Invader proved a deserving 2-1 favorite in Sunday’s Grade 1 Summer Stakes, overcoming a slow start and rallying the stretch to win by about two lengths. The 2-year-old son of Declaration of War, ridden by Irad Ortiz for trainer Christophe Clement, covered a mile over Woodbine’s […]

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Old Persian Delivers As Heavy Favorite In Northern Dancer Turf

Godolphin homebred Old Persian shipped in to Woodbine to deliver as the 1-2 favorite in Saturday’s Grade 1 Northern Dancer Turf, crossing the wire about two lengths the best. The 4-year-old son of Dubawi, ridden by James Doyle for trainer Charlie Appleby, completed 1 1/2 miles over the “good” turf course in 2:27.78. Cooler Mike […]

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44-1 Longshot El Tormenta Out-Finishes Got Stormy In Woodbine Mile

Sam-Son Farm homebred El Tormenta moved up the rail at final odds of 44-1 to defeat the 7-5 favorite in filly Got Stormy by a half-length in Saturday’s Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, earning the first top-level score of his career. The Ontario-bred 4-year-old by Stormy Atlantic was piloted by Eurico Rosa da Silva and […]

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Starship Jubilee Goes All The Way For Canadian Stakes Repeat

Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee got the lead at the start and never looked in doubt for her win in Saturday’s Grade 2 Canadian Stakes at Woodbine, dominating by about five lengths on the finish line. The 6-year-old daughter of Indy Wind, sent off as the 2-1 second choice, ran nine furlongs over the yielding […]

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Yorkton Repeats In Bold Venture; Pink Lloyd Declared Non-Starter

Yorkton, under a smart ride from Patrick Husbands, made it back-to-back wins in the $125,000 Grade 3 Bold Venture Stakes, at Woodbine on Saturday. Trained by Stuart Simon for owner/breeder Chiefswood Stable, Yorkton not only took his second straight Bold Venture crown, but also won his first race since an authoritative 5 ¼-length triumph in […]

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Casse Pair Top Inaugural Running of Woodbine Cares Stakes

Lady Fatima and Quality Heat, both winners on the turf for conditioner Mark Casse, will be looking to add a new stakes to their trainer’s bulky portfolio when they contest Sunday’s first running of the Woodbine Cares. The Woodbine Cares, which offers a purse of $100,000, will be run over five furlongs on the inner […]

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