Keyword: Sid Attard

  • Trainer Sid Attard and former claimer Glenville Gardens

    A Woodbine Mile Shot with a Former Claimer

    Former claimer Glenville Gardens flourished under Canadian Hall of Fame trainer Sid Attard's care. On Sept. 17 he heads postward as Attard's sixth shot at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), off a victory in the Aug. 20 Play the King (Can-IIT).

  • Glenville Gardens wins the 2016 Play the King Stakes

    'Glenville' Makes Grade With Strong Rally

    Janice Attard's longshot Glenville Gardens overtook pacesetter Conquest Enforcer with a furlong to run and fended off the closing rush of Tower of Texas to win Play the King (Can-IIT) Aug. 20 at Woodbine.

  • Interpol preps for the Pattison Canadian International Oct. 15.

    Interpol Seeks Second Grade I in Pattison

    JMJ Racing Stables' Interpol has caught much of the betting public by surprise in his last two upset victories, but he won't be sneaking up on anyone in the $1 million Pattison Canadian International Stakes (Can-IT) Oct. 18.

  • Interpol wins the Sky Classic Stakes.

    Interpol Upsets Sky Classic

    Interpol was the longest shot on the board but the first at the wire in the $200,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine, earning his first graded victory in his second attempt at that level Aug. 16.

  • Native Bombshell faces 11 in the Bessarabian Stakes.

    New Owner for Native Bombshell in Bessarabian

    Winner of the Ontario Fashion Stakes (Can-III) following a year's layoff, recently sold Native Bombshell will try to avoid a bounce as she returns to action in the $200,000 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-II) Nov. 16 at Woodbine.

  • Early Morning Training at Woodbine

    Questions Linger for 2013 Woodbine Meet

    After a year of uncertainty due to the cancellation of the Ontario slots-at-racetracks program, Woodbine is set to begin its 133-day Thoroughbred meet April 20.

  • Eternal Rule in in control in the Presque Isle Mile Stakes.

    Eternal Rule Shows Way in Presque Isle Mile

    Eternal Rule, whose unbeaten record was spoiled last time out, got back in the win column for trainer Sid Attard with a front-running victory in the $250,000 Presque Isle Mile Stakes on the evening of Sept. 7.

  • Smokey Fire wins the Highlander Stakes.

    Long-Missing Smokey Fire Scores in Highlander

    Smokey Fire, making his first start in nearly 20 months, overcame traffic problems in upper stretch to sweep past the leaders close to home for a 1 1/4-length win in the $230,726 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.

  • Stunning Stag leaves the rest behind in the Autumn Stakes.

    Stunning Stag Gets the Dough in Autumn Stakes

    Stunning Stag, charging from the rear of the pack, swept past his rivals leaving the furlong pole to easily register his first graded stakes win Nov. 13 in the $169,461 Autumn Stakes (gr. II) at Woodbine.

  • Smokey Fire wins the Play the King Stakes.

    Smokey Fire All In for Play the King Win

    Smokey Fire wore down stablemate Jungle Wave and pacesetter Fatal Bullet in the long Woodbine stretch to give trainer Sid Attard the first two finishers in the $213,628 Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) Aug. 29.

  • Signature Red wins the Highlander Stakes on the Queen's Plate program at Woodbine.

    Signature Red Enjoys Highlander Fling

    Signature Red, who has come into his own on the turf in his last two starts, held off all challengers for jockey Chantal Sutherland to win the $192,403 Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) on the Queen's Plate program at Woodbine.

  • Smokey Fire is in control in the Kennedy Road.

    Smokey Fire Blazes to Kennedy Road Win

    Smokey Fire, making his stakes debut for trainer Sid Attard, took the lead approaching mid-stretch and held off Field Commission for a three-quarters of a length victory in the $159,787 Kennedy Road (Can-III) at Woodbine Nov. 21.

  • Ghost Fleet Scares Up a Win in Swynford

    Odds-on choice Ghost Fleet fought off the filly Jenny's So Great by a neck in an all-out stretch duel in Canada's $157,004 Swynford for 2-year-olds Sept. 13, earning his second stakes win over the Woodbine Polytrack.

  • Jungle Wave holds off Field Commission to take the Play the King Stakes.

    Jungle Wave Rumbles Home in Play the King

    Favored Jungle Wave shook loose in upper stretch and held off Field Commission by three-quarters of a length in the $189,754 Play the King Stakes (Can-IIT) on a "yielding" Woodbine turf Aug. 29, making him a major contender in next month's Woodbine Mile (Can-IT).

  • Just Rushing draws off in the Play the King Stakes under James McAleney.

    Play the King: Just Rushing Gets Revenge

    Tucci Stables' Just Rushing, who missed by less than a length in last year's Play the King Stakes (Can-IIIT), would not be denied in the 2008 edition of the $215,600 turf event, as he shook clear in mid-stretch and went on to win by 1 1/4 lengths Aug. 23 at Woodbine.

  • Jiggs Coz Dominates Plate Trial for Attard

    It's been 15 years since a winner of the Plate Trial Stakes went on to capture the Queen's Plate, but Jiggs Coz could be the one to buck that trend after he coasted to victory in the CAN$151,200 event for 3-year-olds Sunday at Woodbine.

  • Wilson First Female to Win Woodbine Riding Title

    Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson put an exclamation point on her 2005 riding title with four wins on the final card of Woodbine's 167-day, eight-month Thoroughbred meet on Sunday.

  • One for Rose Bests Males Again in Seagram Cup

    Tucci Stables' champion mare One for Rose captured her second straight Seagram Cup (Can-III) Saturday at Woodbine, besting a field of older colts and geldings in the $161,500 (Canadian) feature.

  • Jockey Castellano to Pilot Ready and Alluring in Canadian Oaks

    Jockey Javier Castellano will ride Ready and Alluring in Sunday's $500,000 Labatt Woodbine Oaks, the premier event for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies at Woodbine. Ready and Alluring could face as many as 10 challengers in the 1 1/8-mile race.

  • Canadian Champ One for Rose Returns

    One for Rose, Sid Attard's million-dollar baby, is back and, according to the veteran trainer's assistant conditioner, Canada's two-time champion older mare still has plenty of fight left in her.

  • Kabel Has 'Enough' to Tie Woodbine Mark

    Jockey Todd Kabel equaled a 38-year-old record with his 36th stakes victory of the season by guiding 2-year-old Enough Is Enough home first in the $134,875 Kingarvie Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday, the final card of the 167-day long meet.

  • Millionaire One For Rose Rips Maple Leaf Foes

    One For Rose became racing's latest millionaire when she crushed four rivals in the $218,850 Maple Leaf Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine for the second year in a row.

  • One for Rose to Defend Maple Leaf Title

    One for Rose, last year's Sovereign Award winner as Canada's top older filly, is back to defend her title in the $175,000 Maple Leaf (Can-III) Saturday at Woodbine, a 1 ¼-mile main track event the Ontario-bred won by 6 ¼ lengths in 2003.

  • One For Rose On Top Again in Ontario Matron

    Stronach Stable's solid stakes-winning mare Winning Chance has faced reigning older female Sovereign Award champion One For Rose in five of her last six starts, including Sunday's $175,750 Ontario Matron Stakes at Woodbine, and finished second each time.

  • One For Rose Battles Males in Eclipse Stakes

    One For Rose, last year's champion older female in Canada, challenges males in Monday's $163,350 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) in her first test as a 5-year-old at Woodbine.

  • One For Rose Blooms Again in Maple Leaf

    Tucci Stables' 4-year-old filly One For Rose continued her late season surge for a Sovereign Award with dominating wire-to-wire 6 1/4-length victory over seven rivals in the $196,250 Maple Leaf Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine Saturday.

  • Gary Stevens, will not ride at Woodbine Sunday.

    Stevens Won't Ride at Woodbine Sunday

    Gary Stevens, Hall of Fame jockey and star of the hit movie 'Seabiscuit,' will not be aboard Numerous Times for the Atto Mile (Can-I) Sunday at Woodbine.

  • Ginger Gold Could Use Some Luck in Hendrie

    The post Ginger Gold drew for Sunday's $172,950 George C. Hendrie Stakes at Woodbine doesn't suggest it, but trainer Sid Attard is hoping for a little luck when the champion grey makes her return to racing.

  • Streakin Rob Named Early Queen's Plate Favorite

    Streakin Rob was named the 4-1 Winterbook favorite for the 143rd running of the Queen's Plate. The 1 1/4-mile Queen's Plate, Canada's most famous horse race and North America's oldest continuously run stakes event, is set for Sunday, June 23 at Woodbine.

  • Numerous Times Turns In Sharp Workout

    Canada's best Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships hope, Numerous Times, is 100 percent following a slight illness, and is ready to contest the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT). The colt turned in a sharp five-furlong workout over Woodbine's sloppy main strip on Tuesday morning. Regular rider, Patrick Husbands, guided the four-year-old son of Numerous over five furlongs in 1:00 1/5.