Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Charles E. Fipke will be presented with the E. P. Taylor Award of Merit and Harvey Warner will be presented with the Special Sovereign Award in recognition of their outstanding commitment to the Thoroughbred Industry in Canada.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
The OAHN equine network developed an infographic to help owners understand the biosecurity measures to be taken to reduce the risks of EHV-1 abortion.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Following the recent introduction of a new Digital Tattoo system to identify Thoroughbreds, the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau (TRPB) plans to continue its educational efforts throughout the country to ensure that regulators and operators of small racetracks and fair meets are taking steps to adopt the new process.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
TORONTO – December 18, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 2019 Thoroughbred meet produced an all-sources handle of $516,189,880.80 which is the second largest handle in its history and the third straight year it has exceeded half a billion dollars.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
TORONTO, December 15, 2019 – Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva put the finishing touches on his distinguished career during Woodbine Racetrack’s 16-race season finale on Sunday, adding one more stakes win and a sixth meet title to his achievements.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
TORONTO, December 14, 2019 – Vanzzy led all the way in the $100,000 Display Stakes for two-year-olds during the abbreviated penultimate program of Woodbine’s 2019 Thoroughbred meet on Saturday afternoon.
Friday, December 13, 2019
TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society is grateful to share that the annual Christmas donation campaign, which includes a pledge from Woodbine Entertainment CEO Jim Lawson to personally match up to $15,000 in donations, has already raised a total of more than $60,000 with two weeks left in the campaign.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
TORONTO, December 12, 2019 – Eurico Rosa Da Silva, in the final stakes ride of his career, will guide 10-time winner Pumpkin Rumble in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Valedictory, at Woodbine.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Jockey Club of Canada is accepting submissions for the 2019 Media Category Awards for Outstanding Writing, Photograph and Digital Audio/Visual and Broadcast
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
TORONTO, December 11, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Elusive Knight, a two-year-old son of Ghostzapper, makes his added-money debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Display Stakes, at Woodbine.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
TORONTO, December 8, 2019 – Two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage gifted Hall of Fame trainer Josie Carroll with a stakes victory for her birthday on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack, prevailing in a photo finish over Merveilleux in the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes.
Saturday, December 7, 2019
TORONTO, December 7, 2019 – Six-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva, who is approaching the finish line of his successful racing career with plans to retire at the conclusion of the meet, was feted in a winner’s circle ceremony on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, December 6, 2019
The AGCO is seeking your input on the future of interference adjudication in Ontario
Friday, December 6, 2019
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame invites the public to participate in the nomination of people and horses who have made a significant contribution to Canadian horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2020.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
TORONTO, December 5, 2019 – Chiefswood Stable’ homebred Cool Shadows, a two-year-old daughter of Munnings, chases her third consecutive score, this time in Sunday afternoon’s $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Memo ECTA members:I regret to inform you that the Board of Directors has unanimously voted to dissolve the Eastern Canadian Thoroughbred Association effective December 30, 2019 after 36 years of operation.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
TORONTO, November 30, 2019 – Norseman Racing Stable’s Dotted Line concluded his two-year-old season with an exclamation point as he captured the $100,000 Kingarvie Stakes on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
TORONTO, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - Horse racing fans will have the chance to meet Eurico Rosa Da Silva on Saturday when Woodbine will celebrate the career of the six-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey a week before he hangs up his tack.
Saturday, November 30, 2019
TORONTO, November 30, 2019 – Cooler Mike gave the father-son team of Mike and Nick Nosowenko something to celebrate during their post-race tradition after the four-year-old chestnut gelding won the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, November 29, 2019
TORONTO, November 29, 2019 – Dotted Line, a two-year-old son of Signature Red, looks for another vintage performance, this time in Wednesday evening’s $100,000 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
TORONTO, November 27, 2019 – Two-time stakes winner Cooler Mike, a four-year-old son of Giant Gizmo, takes on six rivals in Saturday’s $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
TORONTO, November 27, 2019 - Woodbine Entertainment has designated Saturday, Dec. 7 as "Eurico Rosa Da Silva Day" at Woodbine Racetrack to celebrate the career of the top jockey, who announced earlier this year that he will be retiring at the conclusion of the 2019 Thoroughbred meet.
Sunday, November 24, 2019
TORONTO, November 24, 2019 – Terra Racing Stable’s three-year-old filly Amalfi Coast continued her stakes streak at Woodbine on Sunday while earning graded status in the $175,000 Bessarabian Stakes (Grade 2), contested over seven furlongs on the main track.
Saturday, November 23, 2019
November 23, 2019, Toronto –The annual CTHS Winter Mixed Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto where 135 horses were catalogued resulted in 70 sold for a total gross of $344,800 up from $156,700 in 2018.
Saturday, November 23, 2019
TORONTO, November 23, 2019 – Undefeated two-year-old colt Halo Again captured the 116th running of the $225,000 Coronation Futurity for Canadian-foaled two-year-olds on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
TORONTO, November 21, 2019 – Amalfi Coast, a three-year-old daughter of Tapizar, goes after her third straight stakes score when she goes postward in Sunday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Bessarabian, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
TORONTO, November 20, 2019 – Conrad Farms’ Muskoka Gold, a two-year-old son of Lea, will go after his second added-money crown in Saturday’s $225,000 Coronation Futurity Stakes, at Woodbine. The Grade 2 $175,000 Kennedy Road Stakes, for three-year-olds and upward, is also on tap.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame today announced some changes to its Board of Directors, Nomination and Election committees, as well as a change to the nominating and election parameters.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
TORONTO, November 16, 2019 – Hall of Fame horseman Roger Attfield’s homebred filly Gun Society took to the Tapeta in top form as she rallied from last to first to win her stakes debut in the $100,000 South Ocean under jockey Kazushi Kimura early Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
TORONTO, November 13, 2019 – Wake Up Maggie, a two-year-old daughter of Silent Name, looks to navigate her way to a first added-money score in Saturday’s $100,000 South Ocean Stakes, at Woodbine.
Sunday, November 10, 2019
TORONTO, November 10, 2019 – Jockey Justin Stein completed a sweep of this weekend’s stakes at Woodbine courtesy of Sav’s winning effort in the $100,000 La Prevoyante Stakes early Sunday afternoon.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
TORONTO, November 9, 2019 – Overlooked by the betting public and let go at long odds of 49-1, Norseman Racing Stable’s two-year-old gelding Dotted Line defeated the popular filly Artie’s Princess in the $100,000 Frost King Stakes on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
TORONTO, November 7, 2019 – Dotted Line looks to make it two straight scores when he takes on nine rivals in Saturday’s $100,000 Frost King Stakes, at Woodbine.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
TORONTO, November 7, 2019 – Champion jockey and fan favourite Emma-Jayne Wilson, out of action since a spill on September 8, makes her return to racing action with five mounts on Friday, and a stakes engagement on Saturday, at Woodbine.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
In this episode, OAHN Equine Network co-lead Dr. Alison Moore is joined by Dr. Tracey Chenier DVM, DVSc, DACVT, Associate Professor of Theriogenology at the Ontario Veterinary College to discuss equine herpesvirus-1 abortion in mares.
Sunday, November 3, 2019
TORONTO, November 3, 2019 – Woodbine’s leading jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva was a force to be reckoned with on Sunday as he earned his sixth win on the program guiding Special Forces first across the finish line in the featured $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2).
Sunday, November 3, 2019
TORONTO, November 23, 2019 – Canadian superstar Pink Lloyd and his longtime partner Eurico Rosa Da Silva joined forces for the final time to win the $175,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (Grade 2) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
TORONTO, October 31, 2019 - Woodbine Entertainment has announced a special post time for this Friday's Thoroughbred racing program at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
TORONTO, October 31, 2019 – Multiple graded stakes placed Special Forces takes on seven rivals in Sunday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Autumn Stakes, one of two added-money offerings ($100,000 Glorious Song Stakes) on Woodbine’s 10-race card.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
TORONTO, October 30, 2019 – Nine starters, including a pair of Augustin Stable silk bearers, will load into the gate for Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Maple Leaf Stakes, at Woodbine.