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  • Marchfield takes the Autumn Stakes Nov. 9 at Woodbine.

    Chilly Ride Helps Marchfield Win Autumn

    On a 43-degree day at Woodbine, jockey Patrick Husbands sat chilly on Marchfield until the last possible moment, rallying for a half-length victory in the $139,125 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) on the Toronto oval's Polytrack Nov. 9.

  • True Metropolitan tries to snap a five-race losing streak in the Autumn Stakes.

    True Metropolitan to Defend Autumn Title

    The two-time Sovereign Award winner True Metropolitan, in the midst of a five-race losing streak, returns to Woodbine to defend his title in the $150,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) on the Polytrack Nov. 9.

  • Local Hero Wasserman Wins Longacres Mile

    It was a great day for Washington racing and breeding, as fan favorite Wasserman defeated Canadian invader True Metropolitan and Southern California-based favorite Tropic Storm in a three-horse blanket finish in the $300,000 Longacres Mile Handicap (gr. III) at Emerald Downs Aug. 17.

  • Two-time Sovereign Award winner True Metropolitan is the highweight in the Longacres Mile.

    Tropic Storm Favored in Longacres Mile

    California shipper Tropic Storm, graded stakes-placed in his last two efforts, was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite in the $300,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) Aug. 17 at Emerald Downs.

  • Artie Hot overtakes favorite True Metropolitan to win the Chinese Cultural Centre Seagram Cup at Woodbine.

    Artie Hot Burns Favorite in Seagram Cup

    Artie Hot slipped through an opening along the rail to challenge even-money choice True Metropolitan at the eighth pole and gamely prevailed in the $148,281 Chinese Cultural Centre Seagram Cup (Can-III) at Woodbine July 27.

  • True Metropolitan pulls away in the Eclipse Stakes.

    'Metropolitan, Sterwins 1-2 in Eclipse

    True Metropolitan and Sterwins were the class of the field in the $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (gr. III), and those two proved it by finishing one-two in the 1 1/16-mile event at Woodbine June 7.

  • Ben Ali winner Sterwins faces five in the Eclipse Stakes.

    Sterwins, 'Metropolitan' Head Eclipse

    Eugene Melnyk's homebred Sterwins, longshot winner of the April 20 Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland last time out, seeks the second graded score of his career when he faces Bahadur Cheema's True Metropolitan and four other runners in the $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (gr. III) at Woodbine June 7.

  • 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.

  • Canada's Arravale, here winning the Del Mar Oaks, named Sovereign Award winner as Horse of the Year for 2006.

    Arravale Named Canada's 2006 Horse of Year

    Arravale was named Canada's Sovereign Award winner as Horse of the Year, the Jockey Club of Canada announced during its annual award ceremony Dec. 16 at InterContinental Toronto Centre.

  • 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.