Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Jockey Club of Canada is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Media Category Awards for Outstanding Writing, Photograph and Digital Audio/Visual and Broadcast
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
TORONTO, November 14, 2018 – A two-year-old daughter of Court Vision, Notice Me sets her sights on her first added-money triumph in Saturday’s $100,000 South Ocean Stakes, at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
TORONTO, November 10, 2018 – She’s the Berries didn’t have the greatest of starts, but the daughter of Badge of Silver finished with a flourish to take Saturday’s $100,000 La Prevoyante Stakes, at Woodbine.
Friday, November 9, 2018
Dear Members: It is with dismay that we advise you that the CTHS (Ontario Division) has received formal notice from Ontario Racing (OR) of termination of our Agreement to manage the Breeders Portion of the Thoroughbred Improvement Program effective January 31, 2019. Click here to view the Termination Notice.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
TORONTO, November 8, 2018 – Dancing Doll, an Ontario-bred two-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller, makes her stakes debut in Sunday’s $100,000 Glorious Song, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
TORONTO, November 7, 2018 – Trainer Andrew Smith and owner Joey Gee Thoroughbreds send out the one-two punch of Line of Vision and Stormy Summer in Saturday’s $100,000 La Prevoyante Stakes, at Woodbine.
Sunday, November 4, 2018
TORONTO, November 4, 2018—Chiefswood Stable’s homebred two-year-old filly Bold Script was a dominant winner in the 73rd running of $225,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
TORONTO, November 3, 2018—Mr Havercamp provided his connections with another thrill at the 2018 Woodbine meet, winning the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2) on Saturday.
Friday, November 2, 2018
TORONTO, November 2, 2018 – Tiz Breathtaking headlines a field of a half-dozen two-year-old Canadian-bred fillies set to face off in the 73rd running of $225,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
TORONTO, November 1, 2018 – Gigantic Breeze and Gamble’s Ghost will set out to defend their titles in this year’s editions of the Grade 2 Autumn and Grade 3 Maple Leaf Stakes co-featured on Saturday’s 11-race program, which will have a special post time of 12:20 p.m.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
TORONTO, October 31, 2018—My Silencer was a winner right out of the gate, taking the $100,000 Frost King Stakes for two-year-olds in his career debut on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
TORONTO, October 31, 2018 – For the past eight weeks, every night just before he nods off, William Werner envisions what it would be like to win a Breeders’ Cup race. On Friday, he’ll find out if it becomes a reality.
Sunday, October 28, 2018
TORONTO, October 28, 2018— Owner/breeder Ivan Dalos’s 2017 Breeder’s Cup runner-up Ami’s Mesa was the 5-2 favourite competing back at Woodbine for the first time this year in Sunday’s $125,000 Ontario Fashion Stakes (Grade 3), but it was his longshot that stole the show.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
TORONTO, October 27, 2018—Thor’s Rocket launched his attack in the stretch and blasted from last to first for the mild upset in the $100,000 Overskate Stakes featured on Saturday’s program at Woodbine.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
TORONTO, October 25, 2018 – Already a two-time Grade 3 stakes winner this year, Zilli Racing Stable’s Code Warrior is among a dozen distaffers set to contest this Sunday’s $125,000 Ontario Fashion Stakes (Grade 3) at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
TORONTO, October 24, 2018 – Silent Poet, a three-year-old son of Silent Name, seeks his third straight trip to the winner’s circle when he takes on eight rivals, including Pink Lloyd, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, in Saturday’s $100,000 Overskate Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
TORONTO, October 24, 2018 - The installation of Woodbine's new inner turf course is coming down to the homestretch.
Monday, October 22, 2018
The Jockey Club today released Report of Mares Bred (RMB) statistics for the 2018 breeding season. Based on RMBs received through October 16, 2018, The Jockey Club reports that 1,214 stallions covered 30,274 mares in North America during 2018.
Sunday, October 21, 2018
TORONTO, October 21, 2018—After finishing just a head shy of victory in last year’s inaugural running of the $50,000 Grey Handicap at Woodbine, the aptly-named Gray Phantom defeated a field of fellow gray and roan coloured horses to make his second appearance in the captivating Grey Day event a winning one.
Saturday, October 20, 2018
TORONTO, October 20, 2018— Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s talented homebred filly Dixie Moon returned to winning form as she wore down rival Avie’s Mineshaft in the $125,000 Carotene Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
TORONTO, October 18, 2018 – 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.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society BC Division is pleased to announce we will be having a Horses of Racing Age Sale March 16, 2019 at Hastings Racetrack. The sale will be open to all horses that are of racing age. A gallop/work preview will be held on March 9, 2019.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
TORONTO, October 17, 2018 – Stronach Stables’ homebred three-year-old filly Zestina will look to net her third straight added-money triumph in Saturday’s $125,000 Carotene Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, October 14, 2018
TORONTO, October 14, 2018—Camp Creek, saving ground throughout under Rafael Hernandez, moved to the lead on the final turn and drew off for a 3 3/4-length victory in the 2 1/4-mile finale of Woodbine’s second annual Turf Endurance Series on Sunday.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Holding Gold is back in town, hoping for firmer going in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic at six furlongs on the turf course.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
TORONTO, October 10, 2018—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.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
TORONTO, October 10, 2018 – An impressive field of nine fillies and mares will go postward in the Grade 1, $500,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes, slated for Saturday on Pattison Canadian International day at Woodbine Racetrack.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (13)
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Ajax Downs will be staying open, it was announced this morning.
Monday, October 8, 2018
EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (13)
Monday, October 8, 2018
TORONTO, October 8, 2018— Kingsport, benefitting from a ground-saving trip under Patrick Husbands, was headed in deep stretch but battled back for a very game neck victory in Monday’s Bunty Lawless Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, October 7, 2018
TORONTO, October 7, 2018—Avie’s Flatter had experienced problems at the start in his first two appearances but was the consummate professional on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack as he cruised to a 5 1/4 length score in the 82nd running of the Cup and Saucer Stakes.
Saturday, October 6, 2018
TORONTO, October 6, 2018—Tiz Breathtaking, rallying from last place in the field of seven, got the bob on the outside under jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva to capture the 1 1/16-mile Mazarine Stakes by a head on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, October 5, 2018
TORONTO, October 4, 2018—Bold Script and Avie’s Flatter, both exiting Grade 1 one-mile turf stakes at Woodbine, will be in with fellow Canadian-bred two-year-olds in Sunday’s $225,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
TORONTO, October 3, 2018 --Tiz Breathtaking, winner of the 5 ½-furlong Shady Well Stakes in her third career start at Woodbine on August 4, will be stretching out to 1 1/16 miles while looking to double up in Saturday’s Mazarine Stakes.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
TORONTO, October 3, 2018 - The post position draw for the 81st running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International (Grade 1) will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Woodbine Racetrack with Toronto Maple Leafs alum Darcy Tucker serving as guest drawmaster.
Monday, October 1, 2018
The Jockey Club today reported that 1,778 stallions covered 34,288 mares in North America during 2017, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 26, 2018. These breedings have resulted in 21,130 live foals of 2018 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports.
Sunday, September 30, 2018
TORONTO, September 30, 2018 – Bear Paw trailed the field most of the way before running on late between rivals to prevail in the $100,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes for Ontario-sired fillies and mares on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
TORONTO, September 29, 2018 – Hall of Fame trainer Sid Attard celebrated his birthday in the Woodbine winner’s circle as Zestina turned in a gutsy performance to win the $125,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes on Saturday afternoon over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course.
Friday, September 28, 2018
TORONTO, September 28, 2018 – 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.