Jennifer Morrison

  • Midwest/Canada Regional: Standing Tall

    Ivan Dalos will tell you his foray into Thoroughbred racing and breeding began purely by chance. He will tell you one of the first horses he bred, Victory Gallop—who stunned the racing world when he won the 1998 Belmont Stakes (G1)—was a “fluke.”

  • CTHS Yearling Sale Opens With Declines

    A cloud of uncertainty hovered over the first session of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society's (Ontario division) annual selected yearling sale Sept. 3 at the Woodbine sales pavilion in Rexdale, Ontario.

  • CTHS Sale Average Jumps 11%

    A strong second select session at the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society's yearling sale of Canadian-bred youngsters at Woodbine helped spur an 11% jump in average price from 2010.

  • Zoom Wins Barbados Gold Cup Via DQ

    Mrs. Gay Smith's homebred 6-year-old gelding Zoom was placed first in the March 5 Sandy Lane Barbardos Gold Cup in Bridgetown, Barbados, after fellow local Show Me the Money was disqualified after finishing first.

  • Stormy Atlantic Filly Tops Canadian Sale

    The cream of the Canadian-bred sales yearling crop rose to the top at the selected session of the annual sale held by the Ontario division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society on Sept. 7 at Woodbine.

  • Average Falls 23% at Canadian Yearling Sale

    Marked by a severe 22.9% decrease in average price, the annual selected Canadian-bred yearling sale, hosted by the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario division) at the Woodbine racetrack sales pavilion on Sept. 8 was yet another North American auction that was a victim of a struggling economy.

  • Average Rises for Canadian Yearlings

    Four days after the select session of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario division) yearling sale realized a small dip in average price, the preferred session boasted a 3% increase in average despite a large increase in the number of yearlings not sold and a drop in median price.

  • Average Price Rises at Woodbine Sale

    Four days after the selected session of Canadian-bred yearlings realized a small dip in average price, the preferred session boasted a 3% increase in average price despite large hikes in yearlings not sold and a drop in median price.

  • Numbers Decline at Canadian Sale

    Steady and solid was the theme of the 2008 selected session of the Woodbine yearling sale on Sept. 2, hosted by the Ontario division of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society.

  • Ontario-bred Bonuses May Boost Sale

    The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society yearling sale is hoping to get a boost from new bonuses offered at Woodbine to Ontario-bred runners. The purse bonuses are attracting new buyers to the sale, like top U.S. trainer Steve Asmussen.

  • Mutuel Clerks on Strike at Woodbine

    Mutuel clerks at Woodbine went on strike Wednesday evening after their 600-member union, the independent Canadian Racetrack Workers Union, voted against the latest contract proposal offered by Woodbine Entertainment Group.

  • Woodbine to Build Entertainment Complex

    Woodbine Entertainment Group enters a new era in horse racing and entertainment with its announcement today that, in partnership with American-based The Cordish Co., the Toronto track will build a $310 million, 25-acre entertainment district on the track's property.

  • Jockey Richard Hills raises his arms in celebration after riding Mutamam to win the Canadian International.

    Woodbine Race Report: Mutamam Wins Roughly Run International

    You have to give the folks at Woodbine credit--their grade I races are never dull. For the second consecutive year, the CAN$1.5-million (about US$950,800) Canadian International provided a thrilling finish and more than its share of drama as four separate claims of foul--including one against the victorious Mutamam--and a dead heat delayed the official posting of the Sept. 30 race for about 20 minutes.

  • Lunch Specials at the Spa

    Leonard Leveen will never forget what his trainer said to him a decade ago when he wanted sell one of his racing fillies.<br>"I raced a mare and when she retired, I wanted to sell her. But my trainer said I wouldn't get a ham sandwich for her."

  • Canadian Horse of the Year Quiet Resolve, winning Pimlico&#39;s Dixie Handicap.&lt;p&gt;

    Quiet Resolve, Sam-Son Top Sovereign Award Winners

    Quiet Resolve, winner of the Dixie Handicap (gr. II) at Pimlico and runner-up in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I), was named Friday as Canadian Horse of the Year. The 5-year-old son of Affirmed also won a Sovereign Award as Canada's top champion male turf horse. Quiet Resolve's honors led a sweep of the major awards by the horse's connections. Sam-Son Farms, which bred and campaigned the Horse of the Year, received Sovereigns as both outstanding owner and breeder.