Keyword: Fort Erie

  • Tiz a Slam training at Woodbine

    Tiz a Slam Heads Prince of Wales Stakes

    Queen's Plate Stakes runner-up Tiz a Slam and multiple graded stakes placed State of Honor are set to face off again in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie July 25

  • Breaking Lucky wins the Prince of Wales Stakes.

    Breaking Lucky Surprises in Prince of Wales

    There will be no bid for a Canadian Triple Crown this year as Breaking Lucky came from last and pulled a 13-1 upset in the Prince of Wales Stakes July 28 at Fort Erie, denying Queen's Plate winner Shaman Ghost by a neck.

  • Uncaptured flies home to win the Prince of Wales Stakes.

    Uncaptured Grabs Prince of Wales

    Heavy favorite Uncaptured stormed to the front in the stretch and held off River Seven to win the Prince of Wales Stakes, the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, for John Oxley and Mark Casse.

  • Woodbine Expects Similar Daily Purses in 2013

    A two-year funding agreement reached with the government of Ontario will see Woodbine reduce Thoroughbred race dates by 14.7% in 2013 but will allow the track near Toronto to offer average daily purses comparable to 2012.

  • Dixie Strike wins the Prince of Wales Stakes.

    Filly Dixie Strike Nabs Prince of Wales

    The filly Dixie Strike, closing from well out on the track, edged past Colleen's Sailor just past the furlong pole to capture the $493,153 Prince of Wales Stakes July 15 in what could be the race's final renewal at Fort Erie.

  • Woodbine Oaks winner Irish Mission was second in the  Queen's Plate.

    Irish Mission 5-2 Choice in Prince of Wales

    Irish Mission, runner-up in the Queen's Plate last month, takes on males once more in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes as the 5-2 morning line favorite at Fort Erie racetrack in Ontario July 15.

  • Woodbine Racetrack

    Woodbine Official Warns of Loss of Slots

    An executive with Woodbine Entertainment Group has told local officials its Woodbine racetrack will not survive if slot machines are removed from the facility in March of next year.

  • Queen's Plate winner Big Red Mike will take on the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, the Prince of Wales Stakes.

    Plenty to Like About Mike in Prince of Wales

    Queen's Plate winner Big Red Mike will attempt to add the second jewel of Canada's Triple Crown to his record when he goes to post as the 6-5 favorite in the July 25 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie Racetrack.

  • Deal Protects Fort Erie Meet for 2009

    Fort Erie Race Track & Slots in Ontario, Canada, will offer live Thoroughbred racing this year, and the local horsemen's group is asking for support from owners and trainers.

  • Fort Erie Poised to Close in 2009

    The owners of Fort Erie Race Track, which is the home of the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, have announced they will likely close the Ontario location by March 31, 2009.

  • Niigon Tops Prince of Wales Field

    A field of seven, including Queen's Plate champion Niigon, is set to compete Sunday afternoon in the Prince of Wales Stakes, second jewel of Canada's Triple Crown, at Fort Erie.

  • Fort Erie Offers 24 Stakes in 2004

    Fort Erie Race Track today released the 2004 Stakes Calendar pending regulatory approval. The stakes calendar features 24 events, highlighted by the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes.

  • Fort Erie To Build New Main Track

    Fort Erie in Ontario will construct a new one-mile main track at the conclusion of this year's live meet Sept. 6.

  • Wando Scares Off Prince of Wales Contenders

    Queen's Plate winner Wando scared off the competition for Sunday's $500,000 Prince of Wales for Canadian-bred 3-year-olds at Fort Erie Race Track, and was installed as the 3-5 morning line favorite in a field of seven.

  • Fort Erie Concludes Live Meet

    Fort Erie concluded its 2002 live season with an increase in everything from handle to purse amounts to the number of races conducted.

  • Scatter the Gold Wins Second Jewel

    Sam-Son Farms' homebred 3-year-old colt Scatter the Gold won the $283,800 Prince of Wales Stakes--the second jewel in the Canadian Triple Crown-- Sunday at Fort Erie. Scatter the Gold won for the first time last month when he won the first leg of the Triple Crown, the Queen's Plate Stakes.