Monday, December 11, 2017
TORONTO, December 11, 2017 – Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling country music superstar, Brad Paisley, will headline the 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival at Woodbine Racetrack. The three-day Festival will run from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, July 1.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
TORONTO, December 10, 2017 – Leavem in Malibu scored a front-running victory in the $125,000 Valedictory Stakes (Grade 3) for Mark Casse, who finished second in the trainer standings for the first time in over a decade as Norm McKnight took the lead with a five-win performance during Woodbine’s final program of the 2017 Thoroughbred season on Sunday.
Saturday, December 9, 2017
TORONTO, December 9, 2017 – Stronach Stables’ Silent Sting came flying through the stretch along the rail to win the $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-olds on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.
Friday, December 8, 2017
TORONTO, December 8, 2017 – Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) today announced the appointment of Mr. Bob Aziz and Mr. Ed Hannah to its Board of Directors.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
With reference to the election of Directors for the Ontario Division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society held December 6th, 2017. The following is a list of successful candidates in the election of Regional Directors of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) for the three-year term 2018 – 2020.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
TORONTO, December 5, 2017 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 159th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, first jewel of the Canadian Triple
Sunday, December 3, 2017
TORONTO, December 3, 2017 – Dixie Moon closed out her juvenile campaign with an exciting victory in the $125,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes for Ontario-bred two-year-old fillies on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine.
Saturday, December 2, 2017
TORONTO, December 2, 2017 – Kingsport, winner of the $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes two years ago, swept by his rivals in the stretch to claim the 2017 edition of the stakes event for Ontario-sired horses three years old and up on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
TORONTO, November 29, 2017 – Grey Stakes champion Archaggelos has returned to Woodbine to put his talents on display in this weekend’s stakes action.
Monday, November 27, 2017
The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce that Camille Casse will take over as General Manager of The Jockey Club of Canada, effective immediately.
Saturday, November 25, 2017
November 25, 2017, Toronto –The annual CTHS Winter Mixed Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto where 88 horses were catalogued resulted in
Saturday, November 25, 2017
TORONTO, November 25, 2017 – Pink Lloyd has made his case for Horse of the Year honours, closing out his 2017 campaign undefeated in eight stakes races after taking the $175,000 Kennedy Road (Grade 2) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
TORONTO, November 22, 2017 – Woodbine’s meet-leading jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva will partner with Horse of the Year candidate Pink Lloyd in what could be a significant race for both horse and rider on Saturday afternoon (November 25).
Saturday, November 18, 2017
TORONTO, November 18, 2017 – Be Vewy Vewy Quiet delivered on his pari-mutuel promise winning the $125,000 Frost King Stakes for Ontario-sired two-year-olds in a photo finish over Silent Sting on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
TORONTO, November 16 – The 2017 season has been filled with winner’s circle photo ops and memorable experiences for trainer Catherine Day Phillips, and this weekend of racing at Woodbine Racetrack marks another opportunity for the third generation horsewoman to see the progress of her trainees and watch her team’s hard work play out on the racetrack.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
TORONTO, November 15 – Two-year-old filly Line of Vision picked up her second straight stakes victory with a big last-to-first run in the $125,000 South Ocean on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
TORONTO, November 12 – Melmich’s win streak came to an end as Gigantic Breeze swept to victory in the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2) on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
TORONTO, November 11 – Ghostly Presence out-sprinted a field of Ontario-bred fillies in the $125,000 Jammed Lovely to emerge a sophomore stakes winner on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, November 10, 2017
TORONTO, November 10 – Fresh off her Princess Elizabeth Stakes victory at the end of October, Clickity Clack is back in to go in next Wednesday’s $125,000 South Ocean Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack for trainer and co-owner Tony Gattellaro.
Friday, November 10, 2017
TORONTO, November 10 – Undefeated in five starts this meet at Woodbine, Melmich will put his win streak on the line this Sunday in the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade 2) for three-year-olds and up.
Sunday, November 5, 2017
TORONTO, November 5 – Aheadbyacentury pulled ahead of his rivals by two lengths in an impressive stretch run to close out his two-year-old campaign with a victory in the 114th running of the $225,000 Coronation Futurity for Canadian-breds on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
TORONTO, November 4 – Ami’s Mesa, a strong contender for Canada’s Horse of the Year, made the lead at the top of the lane only to be caught in the final stride by longshot Bar of Gold in the Grade 1 $1-million Filly and Mare Sprint on Breeders’ Cup Saturday at Del Mar Racetrack in California.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
TORONTO, November 4 - Tower of Texas circled a compact field of four to claim his second stakes victory of the meet in Saturday’s $100,000 Labeeb Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
TORONTO, November 4 – Less than an hour after trainer Josie Carroll and owner Ivan Dalos watched their filly Ami’s Mesa finish just a nose shy of a Breeders' Cup victory at Del Mar, Gamble’s Ghost completed an exciting day of racing for the duo back home winning the Maple Leaf Stakes (Grade 3) at Woodbine Racetrack.
Friday, November 3, 2017
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) & Ontario Racing are pleased to announce the continuation and enhancement of the Mare Purchase Program.
Friday, November 3, 2017
TORONTO, November 3 – Charles Fipke of Kelowna, B.C. and John Fielding of Toronto, Ontario, notched important wins on the opening day of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar Racetrack in California.
Friday, November 3, 2017
DEL MAR, November 3 - Updates and results on the 2017 Woodbine starters and Canadian connections of horses entered in the 34th Breeders' Cup World Championships, to be held at Del Mar Racetrack in California on Friday, Nov. 3 and Saturday, Nov. 4.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Dixie Moon in good company DEL MAR, November 2 - Dixie Moon, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf contender, has made her home in Del Mar’s Barn BB since arriving from Louisville with 18 Breeders Cup’ horses on Monday.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
TORONTO, November 2 – A change of course has led the promising youngster Kitten’s Boy to the 114th running of $225,000 Coronation Futurity, set for Sunday afternoon (November 5) at Woodbine Racetrack.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
TORONTO, November 1 – While trainer Josie Carroll will be at Del Mar on Saturday with Breeders’ Cup hopeful Ami’s Mesa, a pair of her stablemates will be looking to hold down the fort back home at Woodbine in the $125,000 Maple Leaf Stakes (Grade 3).
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The Jockey Club of Canada is now accepting submissions for the annual Sovereign Award 2017 Media Category Awards for Outstanding Writing, Photograph and Digital Audio/Visual and Broadcast. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2017 EST and all submissions must be sent by email to:
Sunday, October 29, 2017
TORONTO, October 29 – Clickity Clack pulled off a 10-1 upset in the 72nd running of the $225,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes defeating favourite Avie’s Mineshaft in a photo finish on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Sunday, October 29, 2017
TORONTO, October 29 – Entourage Stable’s rock star Pink Lloyd played another winning tune in Sunday’s $125,000 Overskate Stakes, blasting by his rivals down the stretch for his seventh straight stakes victory of the Woodbine meet.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
TORONTO, October 26 - The talented chestnut Pink Lloyd, in the midst of a six-race win streak, has been a rock for trainer Robert Tiller in 2017 and the band will look to keep the ball rolling in Sunday's $125,000 Overskate Stakes, at Woodbine.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
TORONTO, October 26 – Following a training program that focuses on developing young horses for longterm success, the best has yet to come for the eye-catching two-year-old filly Clickity Clack, who will compete in Sunday’s $225,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Throughout 2017 events, commemorative miles and race presentations have taken place across country to celebrate Canadian horse racing’s milestone anniversary. As the year draws to a close, The 250th Anniversary of Horse Racing will be featured at Toronto’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Thursday, October 26, 2017
TORONTO, October 25 – The following is an early look at the Canadian-connected horses for the 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships, set for Del Mar Racetrack, in California, Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
TORONTO, October 22 – Inflexibility, ridden by Luis Contreras, overcame a troubled start and traffic-filled trip to eke out a neck win in Sunday’s featured $125,000 Carotene Stakes, at Woodbine.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
TORONTO, October 21 – Three-year-old Mr Havercamp schooled his older rivals in the $125,000 Bunty Lawless Stakes, kicking away to a seven and a half length victory on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack.
Monday, October 16, 2017
TORONTO, October 13 - The conclusion of Friday’s card marked the 99th day of racing at Woodbine, and with two months left in the season, the race for Canadian Horse of the Year is beginning to heat up.