WOODBINE, Rexdale, ON , CAN
|1||Eye of the Leopard||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$528,600|
2006 | Bay Horse | A.P. Indy - Eye of the Sphynx, Smart Strike
Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Raced 2 years. 11 starts, 8 wins, $2,979,815. Lifetime: 374 yearlings sold, median $360,000.
Broodmare Sire: Smart Strike , Bay, 1992.
|2||Mr. Foricos Two U||Margin: head||TrueNicks: B+||$176,200|
2006 | Chestnut Gelding | Porto Foricos - Song Spring, Dauphin Fabuleux
Sire: Porto Foricos, Bay, 1995. Raced 3 years. 12 starts, 2 wins, $128,834. Lifetime: 58 yearlings sold, median $5,324. In 2009: 1.76 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Dauphin Fabuleux, Chestnut, 1982.
|3||Milwaukee Appeal||Margin: 2¾||TrueNicks: B||$96,910|
2006 | Bay Mare | Milwaukee Brew - Appealing Forum, Open Forum
Sire: Milwaukee Brew , Bay, 1997. Raced 4 years. 24 starts, 8 wins, $2,879,612. Lifetime: 162 yearlings sold, median $10,000. In 2009: .74 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Open Forum, Gray or Roan, 1994.
Others: Tasty Temptation, $52,860; Flip for the Coin, $26,430; Keino West, $352; Shut It Down, $352; Rapid Release, $352; Stardust Ziggy, $352; Bucephalus, $352; Reservoir, $352; Active Duty, $352; El Brujo, $352.
|1||Eye of the Leopard||Eurico Rosa Da Silva||Mark R. Frostad|
|2||Mr. Foricos Two U||Mike E. Smith||Catherine Day Phillips|
|3||Milwaukee Appeal||Stewart Elliott||Scott H. Fairlie|
|4||Tasty Temptation||Patrick Husbands||Mark E. Casse|
|5||Flip for the Coin||Emile Ramsammy||Vito Armata|
|6||Keino West||Gerry Olguin||Steve Attard|
|7||Shut It Down||Russell A. Baze||Lorne Richards|
|8||Rapid Release||Jono C. Jones||Roger L. Attfield|
|9||Stardust Ziggy||Jerry Baird||Lorna M. Perkins|
|10||Bucephalus||Tyler Pizarro||Kevin Attard|
|11||Reservoir||James McAleney||Julia Carey|
|12||Active Duty||Corey Fraser||Mark E. Casse|
|13||El Brujo||Emma-Jayne Wilson||Malcolm Pierce|
Seventy-three horses have been made eligible for the 154th edition of the historic Queen's Plate, to be held July 7 at Woodbine.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Uncaptured, Canada's 2012 Horse of the Year, was caught a bit short in his return to Woodbine May 5 when Pyrite Mountain swept past him to deep stretch to take the $115,690 Wando Stakes.Sunday, May 05, 2013
Woodbine Entertainment Group announced March 18 the first segment of Woodbine's 2013 Thoroughbred stakes schedule, featuring 37 added-money events.Monday, March 18, 2013
Woodbine Entertainment Group released Woodbine's full 2013 live Thoroughbred racing schedule.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Eye of the Leopard, a Canadian champion and classic-winning son of A.P. Indy, has been retired from racing and will enter stud for $10,000 at Calumet Farm near Lexington.Thursday, January 17, 2013
South African Horse of the Year Variety Club, narrowly beaten in last year's L'Ormarins Queen's Plate (SAf-I), would not be denied this year when scoring a clear victory Jan. 12 at Kenilworth in Cape Town.Saturday, January 12, 2013
Trainer Roger Attfield is hoping a stretch-out to 1 1/4 miles in the $250,000 Sky Classic (Can-IIT) will enable Forte Dei Marmi to land his first North American stakes victory Aug. 19 at Woodbine.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Now the winner of four consecutive races, Strait of Dover not only went gate to wire to defeat Irish Mission but set a new Woodbine track record of 2:01.99 for the Polytrack surface.
Wally and Terry Leong come up with a Queen's Plate winner.Tuesday, July 03, 2012
The result hardly seemed in doubt as Strait of Dover led from the outset en route to capturing the prestigious 153rd Queen's Plate in track-record time June 24 at Woodbine.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Strait of Dover, on a three-race win streak for trainer Dan Vella, has been installed as the slight 3-1 morning line favorite for the 153rd renewal of the Queen's Plate, Canada's most famous race.Thursday, June 21, 2012
As Woodbine prepares to hold the 153rd edition of the Queen's Plate June 24, Nick Eaves, the track's president, stunned the crowd at the June 21 post-position draw by revealing that Woodbine may be forced to close next April.Thursday, June 21, 2012
Hall of Fame trainer has 2009 and 2011 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) winner Musketier and recent Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) victor Simmard for the 1 1/2-mile test on Queen's Plate undercard.Thursday, June 21, 2012
From an owner's point of view, there is no better time for a 3-year-old to make rapid improvement than when the spring classics are on the line, as Irish Mission did in winning the Woodbine Oaks.
Unbeaten in two seven-furlong outings, Donver Stable's homebred Beeker Street stretches out June 3 in Woodbine's $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes. The Plate Trial is a prep for the June 24 Queen's Plate.Thursday, May 31, 2012
Woodbine Polytrack specialist Stunning Stag makes his third attempt at winning the $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) in the seasonal debut for Janice and Sid Attard's 8-year-old May 26.Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Strait of Dover, whose career has taken off since arriving in trainer Daniel Vella's barn at Woodbine, emerged as an early Queen's Plate favorite with his 6 1/2-length romp in the $156,206 Marine Stakes May 12.Saturday, May 12, 2012
A 167-day meet at Woodbine in Ontario, Canada, is set to begin April 6, but the lingering slots-at-racetracks issue could make the 2012 meet the last one of its kind.Wednesday, April 04, 2012
A 102-race, $23 million stakes calendar, will highlight Woodbine's 167-day Thoroughbred meet in 2012.Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Mike Fox, the 2007 Queen's Plate Stakes winner for breeder/owner D. Morgan Firestone, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Firestone Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The 1 3/4-mile Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) came down to just a head when distance-loving Eagle Poise outfought Harrods Creek in deep stretch to capture the $150,388 event on Woodbine's closing day Dec. 4.Sunday, December 04, 2011
Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) winner Afleet Again is the headliner in the $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) Dec. 4 at Woodbine, but for those looking for a better price there are reasons to look elsewhere.Thursday, December 01, 2011
Eye of the Leopard, the 2009 Queen's Plate Stakes winner and Canada's champion 3-year-old male, will be making his first start of the year as he takes on several fellow stakes-winning veterans in the Durham Cup.Thursday, September 29, 2011
Guest blogger/photographer Mathea Kelley returns with another update on Zenyatta.Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Woodbine Entertainment Group reported all-source betting on the live Woodbine Racecourse meet increased 11.82% on wagering handle of $206,056,400 at the halfway mark of the 167-day meet.Thursday, August 11, 2011