Wednesday, September 18, 2019
TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – Cool Society, a two-year-old daughter of Society’s Chairman, steps up to the stakes spotlight in Saturday’s $100,000 Victorian Queen, at Woodbine. The $100,000 Sweet Briar Too, for fillies and mares, three-year-olds and upward, is also on tap.
Monday, September 16, 2019
TORONTO, September 16, 2019 – 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.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
TORONTO, September 14, 2019 – 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.
Saturday, September 14, 2019
TORONTO, September 14, 2019 –El Tormenta, who had endured a string of troubled trips, found clear sailing under jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva and rallied for a half-length victory at 44-1 in Saturday’s 23rd running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade 1).
Friday, September 13, 2019
TORONTO, September 13, 2019—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.
Friday, September 13, 2019
TORONTO, ON, September 13, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today its dynamic new animated horse racing simulator will be on display as part of this fall’s marquee horse racing and community events.
Friday, September 13, 2019
TORONTO, September 13, 2019 – Horse racing fans will have an opportunity to see the recently retired multiple stakes winner Melmich back at Woodbine Racetrack on Saturday for his retirement celebrations.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
TORONTO, September 12, 2019—Fair Maiden was very impressive when romping by 7 1/2 lengths in the Catch A Glimpse Stakes over 6 1/2 furlongs of yielding turf at Woodbine on August 17.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
TORONTO, September 12, 2019 – Following two outstanding efforts to launch his career, Ontario-bred Keep On Truckin faces his stiffest challenge to date when he goes postward in Sunday’s Grade 1, $250,000 Summer Stakes, a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” event that’s part of a stellar stakes-stacked weekend at Woodbine.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
TORONTO, September 11, 2019—Got Stormy, coming off an impressive win over males in Saratoga’s Fourstardave Stakes, will be looking to replicate that feat when she goes postward as the one to beat in the Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Saturday.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
TORONTO, September 11, 2019 – Hall of Fame trainer Robert Tiller has admittedly run out of ways to describe one of Canada’s all-time great sprinters. But he was able to find one more ahead of Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Bold Venture Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
TORONTO, September 11, 2019—Starship Jubilee ran perhaps the best race of her career in the 2018 running of the Canadian Stakes Presented by the Japan Racing Association, springing an 11-1 upset as the second longest shot in a field of six which included a pair of favoured Chad Brown shippers.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
TORONTO, September 11, 2019 – Old Persian, who impressed in taking the Group 1 Dubai Sheema Classic in March, brings his sizable turf talents to Woodbine for Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes.
Sunday, September 8, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11)
Sunday, September 8, 2019
TORONTO, September 8, 2019 –Lift Up, finishing strongly under rider Patrick Husbands, was along in time to score by a neck over She’s the Berries as the 9-5 favourite in Sunday’s $100,000 Belle Mahone Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, September 7, 2019
TORONTO, September 7, 2019 –Dun Drum, rallying from last place at the quarter pole, finished strongly to prevail by a going-away 1 1/2 lengths under Emma-Jayne Wilson in Saturday’s $100,000 Vice Regent Stakes at Woodbine.
Saturday, September 7, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11)
Friday, September 6, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11)
Thursday, September 5, 2019
TORONTO, September 5, 2019 – Augustin Stables’ homebred Lift Up chases her second straight added-money win, this time in Sunday’s $100,000 Belle Mahone Stakes, at Woodbine.
Thursday, September 5, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $1 MILLION RICOH WOODBINE MILE (11)
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
TORONTO, September 4, 2019 - NBA Champion Norman Powell of the Toronto Raptors will serve as guest drawmaster at the post position draw for the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile next Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
TORONTO, September 4, 2019 – King Causeway, a three-year-old son of Giant Gizmo, rolls into Saturday’s $100,000 Vice Regent Stakes, at Woodbine, on a winning note.
Sunday, September 1, 2019
TORONTO, September 1, 2019 – Powell, a three-year-old son of Munnings, continued to show his penchant for the Toronto oval Tapeta in taking Sunday’s $100,000 Ontario Jockey Club Stakes at Woodbine.
Sunday, September 1, 2019
TORONTO, September 1, 2019 – Souper Escape, under confident handling by Luis Contreras, sprinted away from her rivals to win with authority in Sunday’s $100,000 La Lorgnette Stakes, at Woodbine.
Saturday, August 31, 2019
TORONTO, August 31, 2019 – Joey Gee Thoroughbreds’ homebred filly Speedy Soul was full of run down the stretch to earn her fourth career added-money victory, this time in Saturday’s $100,000 Passing Mood Stakes at Woodbine.
Friday, August 30, 2019
TORONTO, August 30, 2019 – Twenty-eight horses have been nominated to the 23rd running of the million-dollar Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Breeders' Cup ‘Win And You're In’ race, to be contested on Saturday, Sept. 14 over the world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019, Toronto –Two yearlings take top spot selling for $200,000 plus, at the annual Canadian Premier Yearling Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto where 157 yearlings sold for $3,381,400 a 20% increase from 2018 gross sales.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
TORONTO, August 28, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment will honour multiple graded stakes champion and local fan favourite Melmich with a retirement ceremony at Woodbine Racetrack on Ricoh Woodbine Mile day, Saturday, Sept. 14.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
TORONTO, August 28, 2019 – Norseman Racing Stable’s Peace Sign will look to build off an impressive first start when she takes on seven rivals in Saturday’s $100,000 Passing Mood Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
TORONTO, August 28, 2019 – Three-time Kenora Stakes winner Pink Lloyd was among the star-studded cast that delivered winning performances during the seventh annual Canadian Millions Sales Stakes Night, sponsored by the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp. (OLG), on Wednesday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
TORONTO, August 25, 2019 – Alnilah put an end to multiple graded stakes winner Summer Sunday’s Woodbine win streak as she defeated the heavy favourite in the Grade 3 Seaway Stakes.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
TORONTO, August 24, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Silent Poet turned in a track record performance under jockey Gary Boulanger, winning the $175,000 Play The King Stakes (Grade 2) on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
TORONTO, August 24, 2019 – Camp Creek and Luis Contreras came out on top in a three-across finish at the end of the 1-1/2-mile second leg of the Woodbine Turf Endurance Series contested on Saturday afternoon.
Friday, August 23, 2019
TORONTO, August 23, 2019 – Several notable Canadian Premier Yearling Sale graduates will be in the spotlight on Wednesday evening (August 28) as Woodbine showcases six yearling sales stakes with $750,000 in purses on the line.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
TORONTO, August 22, 2019 – Anne and William Scott’s Summer Sunday goes in search of her fourth straight added-money score in Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Seaway Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
TORONTO, August 21, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Silent Poet goes for his first graded crown in Saturday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Play the King Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019 – Toronto, On -- Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) CEO Jim Lawson was appointed to The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Safety Committee during the recent 2019 Round Table held in Saratoga Springs, New York.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
TORONTO, August 21, 2019 – Reconfigure made a late dash to take the $75,000 final of the inaugural Woodbine Turf Sprint Series by less than a length with Patrick Husbands aboard on Wednesday evening (August 21) at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
TORONTO, August 17, 2019 – L and N Racing’s Tone Broke closed out the OLG Canadian Triple Crown with his second victory in the series for Canadian-foaled three-year-olds by taking the 128th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes under Woodbine’s leading jockey Rafael Hernandez on Saturday.
Saturday, August 17, 2019
TORONTO, August 17, 2019 – Godolphin’s homebred filly Fair Maiden took off in the stretch to win the $100,000 Catch a Glimpse Stakes with authority in her Woodbine debut over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course on Saturday.