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8-Year-Old Scotty’s Model Earns First Stakes Win In Ballade

Bruno Schickedanz’s homebred mare Scotty’s Model earned her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Ballade Stakes featured on Sunday afternoon’s Woodbine program. Trained by Norm McKnight and ridden by Rafael Hernandez, the eight-year-old chestnut mare chased down pacesetter Code Warrior off a ground-saving trip in the six-furlong sprint for Ontario-sired fillies and mares. Code Warrior shot to […]

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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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O’Kratos Wins Marine Stakes To Give Da Silva Weekend Sweep

Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva capped off a big weekend of racing guiding O’Kratos to victory in the $125,000 Marine Stakes (Grade 3) for three-year-olds on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Da Silva completed a sweep of this weekend’s stakes as he also guided Pink Lloyd to the gelding’s 10th successive score earlier on the card in the New […]

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‘LeBron James Of Canadian Horse Racing’: Pink Lloyd Wins Unprecedented 10th Straight

Entourage Stable’s Pink Lloyd, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, earned an unprecedented 10th straight stakes victory at Woodbine Racetrack with a dominant display in the $100,000 New Providence Stakes on Sunday afternoon. Reunited with his regular reinsman Eurico Rosa Da Silva, Pink Lloyd followed up his track record performance in the Jacques Cartier Stakes on Opening […]

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Weekend Lineup: Big Saturday At Belmont

This Saturday’s Grade 1 Man o’War Stakes at Belmont Park has drawn a competitive field of 10 for the 11-furlong turf challenge. Morning-line favorite Hi Happy, a multiple Group 1 winner in Argentina now in the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, most recently dominated the G2 Pan American at Gulfstream, and distance does not look […]

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Curry, Siscos Named To Ontario Racing Management Executive Positions

Ontario Racing Management (ORM) welcomes senior industry leaders, Katherine Curry and John Siscos to the organization. Ms. Curry becomes the organization’s first executive director, while Mr. Siscos assumes the newly established role of director, marketing, communications and stakeholder relations. As executive director, Ms. Curry will oversee all day-to-day operations of the organization, including the transparent […]

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Queen’s Plate: 57 Canadian-Bred 3-Year-Olds Nominated For 159th Running

A total of 57 Canadian-bred three-year-olds are eligible to the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate set for June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack following the sustaining payment deadline on May 2. The initial February 5 nomination list consisted of 109 three-year-olds including 14 fillies. Fifty-six of those horses remain eligible to the Queen’s Plate plus the addition of […]

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Let It Ride Mom Nails Photo Finish In Whimsical

Live Oak Plantation’s Let It Ride Mom edged out favourite Moonlit Promise at the wire to win the $125,000 Whimsical Stakes (Grade 3) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Woodbine’s first graded stakes of the 2018 meet went to the Mark Casse trainee in a photo finish with Patrick Husbands aboard. Let It Ride Mom raced behind […]

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Toronto City Council Approves Expanded Gaming At Woodbine

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Toronto City Council approved expanded gaming at Woodbine Racetrack by a vote of 26 to 15. City Council based its decision to support expanded gaming and an integrated entertainment complex on the nearly 700-acre site in north Toronto based on a City Manager’s report which detailed the successful commitment or […]

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Horse Of The Year Pink Lloyd Sets Track Record In Seasonal Debut At Woodbine

Entourage Stables’ reigning Horse of the Year Pink Lloyd turned in a show-stopping track record performance to win the $100,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes in his season’s debut on Saturday afternoon as the 2018 Thoroughbred meet kicked off at Woodbine. Following a perfect eight-for-eight stakes campaign in 2017 that earned him Canadian Horse of the Year […]

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