Familiar Names Atop Woodbine Final Standings

Mark Casse, Luis Contreras, and John Oxley lead way as season ends Dec. 15.

There were familiar names on top of the leaderboard at the end of the 13-race season-ending card Dec. 15 at Woodbine.

Mark Casse recorded his seventh straight training title and eighth overall, winning 85 races, after notching 94 wins in 2012. Casse recorded a record 119 wins in 2011. Casse also led in the purse earnings category, with $5,447,130 compared to $6,864,988 in 2012.

Robert Tiller, third a year ago, was second with 62 wins improving on his 48 triumphs in 2012 to leapfrog last year's second-place trainer, Reade Baker who notched 54 wins.

Luis Contreras collected his third consecutive Woodbine jockey title, recording 168 victories, 27 shy of the 195 wins he posted in 2012. Mickey Walls' classic 1991 record of 221 wins remains the most victories posted in a single meet. 

Eurico Rosa da Silva finished with 143 victories to be second, improving on last year's third-place effort of 160 wins. Jesse Campbell finished third in the table with 91 wins.

John Oxley led all owners at Woodbine once again with $2,235,359 in purse earnings, compared to $2,534,602 in 2012. Sam-Son Farms finished second with $2,173,383, while Bear Stables, who recorded the most wins with 33, finished third in purse earnings with $1,844,560.