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).
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.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
TORONTO, October 27, 2019 – Chiefswood Stables’ homebred Cool Shadows rallied impressively in taking the 74th edition of the $225,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes, Saturday at Woodbine.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
TORONTO, October 27, 2019 – Even-money favourite Dixie’s Gamble saved his best for last in the $100,000 Overskate Stakes, finding a seam along the rail and then dashing away for an authoritative win, Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
TORONTO, October 24 - In keeping with its commitment to support and champion a strong and vibrant Ontario horse racing and breeding industry, Ontario Racing today announced an offer of lucrative bonuses and significant incentives through its Mare Purchase Program (MPP).
Thursday, October 24, 2019
TORONTO, October 23, 2019 – Curlin’s Voyage, a two-year-old daughter of Curlin, goes after her second straight added-money title and third consecutive win when she contests the $225,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes, one of two ($100,000 Overskate) features on Saturday’s 10-race card at Woodbine.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
TORONTO, October 20, 2019 – Trainer Kevin Attard and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva teamed up to win Sunday afternoon’s first three races at Woodbine including the $125,000 Carotene Stakes for Ontario-bred three-year-old fillies.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
TORONTO, October 17, 2019 – Monastery Lane, a three-year-old daughter of Lookin At Lucky, goes after her first added-money title in the $125,000 Carotene Stakes, one of two ($100,000 Bunty Lawless) features on Sunday’s 10-race card at Woodbine.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
TORONTO, October 17, 2019 - Sanity, a five-year-old daughter of City Zip, steps up to the stakes stage in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Fashion, at Woodbine.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
TORONTO, October 12, 2019 – Desert Encounter, who trailed through much of Saturday’s 1 ½-mile Pattison Canadian International, found a seam in deep stretch under Andrea Atzeni and recorded his second straight score in the Grade 1, $800,000 turf race for 3-year-olds and upward.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
TORONTO, October 12 – Starship Jubilee, under Luis Contreras, surged to the lead at the top of the stretch, and went on to take all the spoils in the 63rd running of the Grade 1 $603,200 E.P. Taylor Stakes for fillies and mares, Saturday at Woodbine.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
TORONTO, October 12 - City Boy, the second-to-longest shot at 24-1, closed determinedly to prevail by a head under rider Jesse Campbell in Saturday’s Grade 2, $280,900 Nearctic Stakes.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
TORONTO, October 12, 2019 – A four-year-old gelding of Rock of Gibraltar, Ziyad, the morning line favourite for Saturday’s Grade 1 $800,000 Pattison Canadian International, rolls into the turf classic full of feistiness, and in fine form.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
TORONTO, October 10, 2019—Yorkton, an unlucky second in last year’s edition of the Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes, will be looking for a happier ending in Saturday’s six-furlong turf test for three-year-olds and upward.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
TORONTO, October 9, 2019 – Ten fillies and mares, including a pair of starters who have recorded high-profile victories at Woodbine, will contest the Grade 1 E.P. Taylor Stakes (with an increased purse to $600,000), on Pattison Canadian International day, Saturday at Woodbine.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
TORONTO, October 9, 2019 —Desert Encounter, returning to Woodbine Racetrack from England for trainer David Simcock, will be looking to become the first repeat winner of the Pattison Canadian International since Joshua Tree in 2012-2013.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
TORONTO, October 9, 2019 —Desert Encounter, returning to Woodbine Racetrack from England for trainer David Simcock, will be looking to become the first repeat winner of the Pattison Canadian International since Joshua Tree in 2012-2013.
Monday, October 7, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7)
Sunday, October 6, 2019
TORONTO, October 6, 2019 – Muskoka Gold, prominent from the outset under jockey Jerome Lermyte, turned back the challenge of favoured Pleasecallmeback for a 1 ¾-length victory in Sunday’s $226,600 Cup and Saucer Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, October 6, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7)
Saturday, October 5, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7)
Saturday, October 5, 2019
TORONTO, October 5, 2019 – Curlin’s Voyage, interfered with by an erratic Skygaze in early stretch, finished second but was promoted to the top spot in Saturday’s Grade 3, $145,250 Mazarine Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, October 4, 2019
AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7)
Thursday, October 3, 2019
TORONTO, October 3, 2019 – The post position draw for the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International (Grade 1) will be conducted next Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Woodbine Racetrack with Toronto Maple Leafs alum Carlo Colaiacovo serving as guest drawmaster.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
TORONTO, October 3, 2019 - Woodbine Entertainment will launch an exciting new wager called the Power Pick 6, featuring a low 15 per cent pari-mutuel takeout rate and 20-cent minimum, this Friday, Oct. 4.
Thursday, October 3, 2019
TORONTO, October 3, 2019 - Trainer Kevin Attard serves up the solid one-two punch of Malibu Mambo and More Chances in Sunday’s $225,000 Cup & Saucer Stakes, at Woodbine.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
TORONTO, October 2, 2019 - Trainer Mark Casse, who has won five of the past seven editions of the Mazarine Stakes, will have a trio of opportunities to add to his impressive total, Saturday at Woodbine.
Sunday, September 29, 2019
TORONTO, September 29, 2019 – After coming up just a neck short in her prior two stakes engagements, She’s the Berries got up in time to nab the victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes at Woodbine, defeating the streaking Red Cabernet.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
TORONTO, September 28, 2019 – Another Saturday at Woodbine, another stakes sweep for jockey Patrick Husbands.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Starting in March 2020, the AGCO will no longer be accepting paper forms, cash or cheques for horse racing-related licences and registrations.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
TORONTO, September 26, 2019 – Defending champion Desert Encounter tops the list of stars from around the world nominated to the 82nd running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
TORONTO, September 26, 2019 – Thor’s Rocket, a six-year-old son of Old Forester, and jockey Justin Stein will take on four other rivals in the Grade 3 $125,000 Durham Cup, one of two (Grade 3 Ontario Derby) stakes events on the slate this Saturday at Woodbine.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
A team of equine veterinarians and researchers from the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) are excited to announce clinical trials are ready to begin using allogeneic umbilical cord blood stem cells in the treatment of superficial digital flexor tendonitis or “bowed tendons” in horses.