Keyword: Sam-Son

  • Enstone gallops at Woodbine June 8

    Enstone Looks Hard to Beat in Woodbine Oaks

    East West Stable's Enstone (by Tiznow), holds a class edge over her fellow 3-year-old fillies in Sunday's Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser. The nine-furlong filly classic drew a field of 12 Canadian-breds.

  • Pin Oak general manager Clifford Barry, trainer Malcolm Pierce, Kentucky state Senator Damon Thayer, jockey Jose Lezcano, and Pin Oak's Nancy Stephens in Turfway Park winner's circle following Don't Leave Me's win in 2015 Bourbonette Oaks.

    Pierce Trains Tampa String for Sam-Son, Pin Oak

    Malcolm Pierce is 59, and like many in the business, he's seen a lot of things in racing come full circle during his career. The Malcolm Pierce story just happens to be one of those "full circle." tales.

  • Windward Islands pulls away late to win the Nijinsky Stakes.

    Nijinsky: Layoff Can't Stop Windward Islands

    Windward Islands caught stablemate Grand Adventure inside the sixteenth-pole and went on to win the $300,000 Nijinsky Stakes (Can-IIT) by 3 1/2 lengths as trainer Mark Frostad ran one-two in the July 24 Woodbine event.

  • Woodchopper winner Jimmy Simms should be the pacesetter in the Fair Grounds Handicap.

    Back Class, Pace Figure in FG 'Cap

    The field that has passed the entry box for the Feb. 7 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) makes for an intriguing handicapping puzzle. The cast, which is about evenly split with horses making their first start off a layoff and those with some recent Fair Grounds experience, is long on back class, but a bit light on early pace.

  • French Beret and James Graham (center, yellow cap) take the Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap by a nose.

    Bradley: French Beret Repeats By a Nose

    French Beret, with James Graham in the irons, won the $100,000 Colonel E.R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) for the second consecutive year, putting his nose down perfectly at the wire to edge Golden Yank in a thrilling photo finish Jan. 10 at Fair Grounds.

  • Whiskey Wisdom

    Whiskey Wisdom to Manitoba

    Whiskey Wisdom, one of Canada's leading sires, will stand in 2009 at Neil McLeod's Thunderbird Horse Centre near Brandon, Manitoba.

  • Regal Intention

    Mazel Trick, Regal Intention Dead

    Canadian stallions Mazel Trick and Regal Intention died in late October at Canmor Farms near Aldergrove, British Columbia.

  • Callwood Dancer Wins Nassau Thriller

    Callwood Dancer was chased by two rivals through the length of the Woodbine stretch, but the Irish-bred daughter of Danehill Dancer had just enough to hold on during a thrilling finish in the $300,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-II) May 31.

  • Dance Smartly

    Hall of Famer Dance Smartly Dead

    Dance Smartly, a Canadian Horse of the Year and Eclipse Award winner, was euthanized over the weekend after suffering an irreparable injury in her paddock at the Samuel family's Sam-Son Farm near Milton, Ontario, Canada.

  • Czech Stallion Secret 'n Classy Dead

    Secret 'n Classy, a half-brother to Canadian Horse of the Year Dance Smartly, has been euthanized at age 19 after breaking a leg at Vitezslav Vanda Stud in the Czech Republic.

  • Ford Every Stream to Clear Creek Stud

    Ford Every Stream, a stakes-placed son of Seeking the Gold, will stand in 2006 at Val Murrell's Clear Creek Stud near Folson, La. His fee will be $2,500.

  • Dance With Ravens to Northview in Maryland

    Dance With Ravens, a Sovereign Award finalist from the family of prominent sire Smart Strike, has been retired from racing and will stand at Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, Md.

  • Canadian Champion Eye of the Sphynx Retired

    Canadian champion Eye of the Sphynx, whose last start came in September in the Ontario Colleen Handicap on turf at Woodbine, has been bred to A.P. Indy and has been pronounced in foal.

  • Soaring Free Shakes Loose in Shakertown

    Sam-Son Farms' Soaring Free got a surprisingly strong challenge from 34-1 Chosen Chief but responded to strong urging from jockey Shane Sellers to win the $115,100 Shakertown (gr. IIIT) for turf sprinters at Keeneland Saturday.

  • Soaring Free Works 5fs at Keeneland

    Sam-Son Farms' Canadian homebred Soaring Free breezed five furlongs over Keeneland's main track Friday morning in preparation for his engagement in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).

  • Noverre To Go In Atto Mile

    The 2002 Atto Mile has become truly international after Godolphin announced that their Group I winner, Noverre, will be making his next start at Woodbine in the $1 million event on Sunday, September 8.

  • Stronach, Chief Bearhart Head List of Hall of Fame Nominees

    Frank Stronach, one of North America's most influential people in the Thoroughbred racing industry, and Sam-Son Farm's Chief Bearhart, winner of the $2 million Breeders' Cup Turf in 1997, head a list of six candidates for nomination into Canada's Horse Racing Hall of Fame.

  • Another Sovereign Award for Dance Smartly?

    Sam-Son Farms' Dance Smartly, who won three Sovereign Awards during her racing career, could earn another of the Canadian honors as a result of her achievements in her second career as a broodmare. Dance Smartly is one of three finalists in the broodmare category on the list of finalists released Monday, Dec. 3 by the Jockey Club of Canada.

  • Maiden Wins Queen's Plate

    Sam-Son Farm's Scatter the Gold, winless in four previous races, rallied for a 4 1/4-length victory in the $1-million Queen's Plate Sunday at Woodbine.