Woodbine Weekend Wrap

An action-packed weekend of major stakes races attracted international attention and put iconic Sam-Son Farms back in the Grade 1 winner's circle

Pitons Cup ushers in racing at new Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club

$150,000 race will be the richest in the Caribbean and has already lured leading American owners and trainers for Dec. 13 race

Decorated Invader comes to Woodbine, takes Summer Stakes crown

Kentucky-bred colt headed to Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf following exciting victory at Woodbine in Grade 1 test on the turf

Abscond steals victory in thrilling Grade 1 Natalma Stakes

Kentucky-based filly earns a berth to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf with hard fought victory on yielding turf at Woodbine

Old Persian and jockey James Doyle winning the $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (Grade 1)on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)

Old Persian makes Canadian debut a winning one in Northern Dancer Turf

It wasn’t the smoothest of starts, but Godolphin homebred Old Persian finished in style to win the $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes at Woodbine.

El Tormenta and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva winning the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade 1) on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)

Upset win for El Tormenta in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

El Tormenta found clear sailing under jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva and rallied for a victory at 44-1 in Saturday’s $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade 1).

Starship Jubilee and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $250,000 Canadian Stakes Presented by the Japan Racing Association (Grade 2) on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)

Canadian Stakes title goes to Starship Jubilee for second time

Starship Jubilee went to the front and never looked back en route to a 4 ¼-length victory in the $250,000 Canadian Stakes at Woodbine on Saturday.

Fair Maiden Returns to Woodbine for Natalma Stakes

Fabulous filly Fair Maiden heads field of fancy shippers in Grade 1 Natalma Stakes at Woodbine, a Win and You're In race for Breeders' Cup

Yorkton and jockey Patrick Husbands winning the $125,000 Bold Venture Stakes (Grade 3) on Saturday, Sept. 14 at Woodbine Racetrack. (Michael Burns Photo)

Yorkton takes second straight Bold Venture Stakes at Woodbine

Yorkton, under a smart ride from Patrick Husbands, made it back-to-back wins in the $125,000 Grade 3 Bold Venture Stakes, at Woodbine on Saturday.

Pace Makes the Race; What does that mean for the Woodbine Mile?

Handicapping the 23rd Woodbine Mile is a puzzle in itself but projecting the pace is another matter altogether. Will the closers have a chance?