Keyword: Eccentric

  • True Metropolitan (blue silks) turns for home on the way to a win in the Autumn Stakes.

    True Metropolitan Wins Autumn

    True Metropolitan entered 2007 hard-pressed to repeat the successful campaign he had a year ago, when the Proud and True gelding took home Champion Older Horse of the Year honors in Canadia by winning seven stakes events.

  • Connaught Cup Stakes winner Eccentric looks for his fourth win of 2007 in the Autumn Stakes.

    Autumn: Eccentric Faces Stiff Test

    Gary Tanaka's Eccentric has won four of his last seven starts, but two of those losses have come against horses that he will face in the $150,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-III), to be held Nov. 17 on the Woodbine Polytrack.

  • Nine-year-old Revved Up will go to post as the favorite in the Sky Classic on Sept. 23rd at Woodbine.

    Revved Up Headlines Older Geldings in Sky Classic Field

    One of these days, 9-year-old gelding Revved Up will have had enough. But based on recent performances, that time is nowhere in the near future. The Live Oak Plantation homebred is the favorite in the $300,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Can-IIT) Sept. 23, a 1 3/8-mile test on the Woodbine turf that will include 11 challengers, seven of them geldings.

  • Idle Rumor Finds Tight Spot in Connaught Cup

    Idle Rumor, who three consecutive wins at Fair Grounds came at margins of a head, a neck and a nose, should find another tight spot in Sunday's $150,000 Connaught Cup (Can-III), the first turf stakes race of the 2007 Woodbine season.

  • True Metropolitan Hits Jackpot at Woodbine

    British Columbia invader True Metropolitan proved his mettle Saturday when he rolled to a dominating four-length victory in the $150,400 Woodbine Slots Cup (Can-III) at the Toronto oval.

  • True Metropolitan Rolls Dice in Woodbine Slots Cup

    British Columbia invader True Metropolitan will need to be at his best when he faces a quality field of seven rivals with a possible divisional championship at stake in Saturday's $150,000 Woodbine Slots Cup (Can-III) on the Toronto track's all-weather surface.

  • Eccentric Gets His Way in Fayette Victory

    Gary Tanaka's overlooked Eccentric slipped through along the inside to overtake Ball Four in the final furlong to win the $150,000 Fayette (gr. III) on Polytrack by three quarters of a length on closing day of the Keeneland fall meet Saturday.

  • 13 Vie in Keeneland's Closing Day Fayette S.

    A.P. Arrow faces a near capacity field of 12 rivals in Saturday's $150,000 Fayette (gr. III) for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/8 miles on closing day of Keenland's fall meet.

  • TVG to Air, Take Wagers on Japan Cup, Japan Cup Dirt

    TVG will become the first American TV network to present live, on-site coverage of horseracing from Japan when it telecasts that country's two most important international racing events – the Japan Cup Dirt (Jpn-I) and the Japan Cup (Jpn-I) on Nov. 25 and 26, respectively.

  • Lava Man won the Californian (gr. II) earlier this year.

    Lava Man Heads American Contingent for Japan Cup Weekend

    Hollywood Gold Cup Handicap (gr. I) winner Lava Man, who will try to give trainer Doug O'Neill his second victory in three years in the Japan Cup Dirt, worked six furlongs in 1:12 1/5 at Hollywood Park Saturday morning and is set to head to Japan on Tuesday.