Keyword: Woodbine

  • Go Bro (outside) just gets his head in front to take the King Edward Stakes at Woodbine

    Go Bro Upsets King Edward at 44-1

    Well positioned by jockey Jesse Campbell behind a slow early pace, Gustav Schickedanz's homebred Go Bro made a three-wide move and just outfinished grade 1 winner Hootenanny by a head to win the $175,000 King Edward Stakes (G2T) July 2 at Woodbine.

  • Green Mask and Javier Castellano take the Highlander by two lengths

    Green Mask Powers to Highlander Score

    Finishing a close second in last year's event, Green Mask was determined to be the winner this time as he powered down the Woodbine stretch to victory in the $250,000 Highlander Stakes (G2T) July 2. 

  • Rainha Da Bateria (outside) wins the 2016 Canadian Stakes

    Well-Balanced Field in Dance Smartly

    Topped by Canadian grade 2 stakes winner Rainha Da Bateria and multiple grade 3 winner Suffused, a well-balanced field of eight fillies and mares are set to contest the Dance Smartly Stakes (G2T) on the July 2 Queen's Plate card at Woodbine.

  • Stronach Stables' Holy Helena winning the Woodbine Oaks

    Holy Helena Favored for Queen's Plate

    Stronach Stables' Holy Helena, a daughter of Ghostzapper and winner of the June 11 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser, is the 3-1 morning-line choice for the July 2 Queen's Plate at Woodbine.

  • King and His Court takes the Wando Stakes

    Casse Duo Set for Queen's Plate Run

    Trainer Mark Casse was at the Royal Ascot meet June 23 to saddle La Coronel to a fifth-place run in the Coronation Stakes (G1) and July 2 he'll be at Woodbine to watch King and His Court and State of Honor compete in the Queen's Plate.

  • Holy Helena scores in the Woodbine Oaks

    Holy Helena Surges to Woodbine Oaks Victory

    In a late charge, Stronach Stables' homebred Holy Helena stormed down the middle of the Woodbine stretch to defeat 11 others by a length in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser June 11. 

  • Tower of Texas (inside) wins the 2017 Connaught Cup

    Tower of Texas Closes to Win Connaught Cup

    Thomas Van Meter II and Scott Dilworth's Tower of Texas returned to the winner's circle for the first time in more than 23 months June 3 with the slightest of victories in the $175,000 Connaught Cup (G2T) at Woodbine.

  • Calgary Cat wins the 2016 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine.

    Calgary Cat Back in Canada for Connaught Cup

    After excursions to California and New York in his last two starts Stephen, Chesney and Cory Hoffman's Calgary Cat will return to the location of his last victory June 3 in the $175,000 Connaught Cup Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine.

  • Grizzel wins Woodbine's Selene Stakes in her fourth North American start

    Grizzel Edges Enstone in Selene Stakes

    In her fourth start in North America, Merriebelle Stable and Anna Doyle's Grizzel earned her first graded stakes victory when she edged favorite Enstone in the final furlong of the $125,000 Selene Stakes (G3). 

  • Southern Ring holds off River Maid in the Whimsical April 23

    Southern Ring Speeds to Whimsical Victory

    Sam-Son Farm's homebred Southern Ring, back home at Woodbine after a winter at Tampa Bay Downs, dug in to win the $125,000 Whimsical Stakes (G3) April 23 and spoiled the seasonal debut of 2016 Canadian Horse of the Year Caren.

  • Midwest/Canada Regional: Future Games

    In 2012 the Ontario provincial government, without consultation with the horse industry and lacking any plan for its future, announced the cancellation of the slots-at-racetracks program. The effects were immediate.

  • Mondialiste - Woodbine, September 9, 2015

    Woodbine Releases 2017 Stakes Schedule

    Woodbine's 2017 Thoroughbred stakes schedule, featuring the $1 million Queen's Plate, was released March 3 by Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG).

  • Pinsonneault to Leave Woodbine Entertainment Group

    Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced Sean Pinsonneault, the company's Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Wagering, will be leaving the organization on March 7, 2017. 

  • Bangkok and Emma-Jayne Wilson win the Valedictory

    Bangkok Upsets Melmich in Valedictory

    Gail Wood and Dr. Ruth Barbour's homebred and longshot Bangkok nabbed odds-on favorite Melmich at the wire to win the Valedictory Stakes (Can-III) Dec. 4 at Woodbine. 

  • River Maid scores by a neck in the Bessarabian

    River Maid Scores in Bessarabian

    The Very Dry Stable's River Maid notched her first graded win and gave her jockey Gary Boulanger a birthday victory as she scored in the Bessarabian Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine Nov. 19.

  • Jockey Rafael Hernandez guides Stacked Deck to victory in the $100,000 Ontario Jockey Club Stakes Sept. 11, 2016 at Woodbine Racetrack.

    Stacked Deck Aims for Kennedy Road Defense

    Bruce Lunsford's homebred Stacked Deck, Canada's champion sprinter in 2015, will aim to defend his title in the $200,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-II) against a field of eight challengers in the six-furlong test at Woodbine Nov. 20.

  • Jockey Luis Contreras guides Calgary Cat to victory (red and black silks) in the $300,000 dollar Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine

    Calgary Cat Up Late for Nearctic Surprise

    Former Canadian champion sprinter Calgary Cat stormed wide down the stretch and won in a tight finish over Stacked Deck and Conquest Enforcer in the $300,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IIT) Oct. 16 at Woodbine.

  • Rainha Da Bateria

    Top Fillies Square Off in E.P. Taylor

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien goes after another grade/group I win Oct. 16 in Woodbine's E.P. Taylor Presented by HPIBet (Can-IT) with Best In The World (by Galileo). The 3-year-old filly catches a pair of runners each from Chad Brown and Bill Mott.

  • Full Mast in September at Woodbine.

    Full Mast Back to Sprinting in Nearctic

    After racing well but failing to register a win in three turf races of one mile or longer, group III winner Full Mast will return to sprinting Sunday, Oct. 16 in the $300,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IIIT) at Woodbine.

  • The Pizza Man Aims for Second Woodbine GI Win

    Fresh off an impressive effort in the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (Can-I) at Woodbine, 7-year-old The Pizza Man seeks back-to-back grade I scores, this time in $1 million Pattison Canadian International Oct. 16 at the Toronto racetrack.