Plate and Woodbine Oaks contenders will be getting some local racing soon as they head towards the August Canadian classics.
Plate hopefuls at Woodbine could be aiming for the June 20 Queenston Stakes should the meeting get underway June 5.
While racing at Woodbine remains on hold, Queen's Plate eligibles and contenders are busy racing and training.
There is movement on Canadian Thoroughbred's Top 15 Queen's Plate contenders' list for the Aug. 22 Canadian classic.
US-based Chiefswood Stable colt could point to Kentucky Derby or Belmont Stakes; Sam-Son's Tio Magico races this week.
Stronach Stables' Riptide Rock is an exciting prospect at Oaklawn, Weyburn is in NY for Chiefswood, locals arrive at Woodbine.
Early Queen's Plate favourite goes for Kentucky Derby points in John Battaglia Stakes on the all-weather track.
Early favourite 'Gretzky' continues to work in Florida, 'Smiley' fizzles and 'Riptide' rocks at Oaklawn in the mud.
With just three weeks until the Woodbine backstretch is scheduled to open, 3-year-olds here and there are getting legged up.
A (very) early guide to the leading players for the Plate and Woodbine Oaks for 2021, set for August at Woodbine.
For the second consecutive year, the most famous Canadian horse race will be held later in the summer due to COVID-19.