Gamble's Ghost

Carroll has contenders on both sides of the border

While trainer Josie Carroll will be at Del Mar on Saturday with Breeders’ Cup hopeful Ami’s Mesa, a pair of her stablemates will be looking to hold down the fort back home at Woodbine in the $125,000 Maple Leaf Stakes (Grade 3). The Carroll-trained fillies Gamble’s Ghost and Involuntary headline a field of eight distaffers […]

Gamble’s Ghost Heads Competitive Woodbine

Gamble’s Ghost heads an extremely competitive 61st edition of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, Sunday at Woodbine. The filly classic, which attracted 10 Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies carrying 121 pounds over one mile and one-eighth on the Tapeta, will go postward at 6:12 p.m. and will be televised live on TSN, as part of […]

Gamble’s Ghost Rallies to Selene Score

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Gamble’s Ghost, patiently handled by Luis Contreras, swooped to a smart score in Sunday’s $174,600 Grade III Selene Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the dark bay daughter of Ghostzapper-Gambling Girl arrived at the 1 1/16-mile Tapeta route for sophomore fillies from a deceptively good sixth-place run, defeated just two lengths, […]

Gamble’s Ghost Makes the Grade in Mazarine

Gamble’s Ghost swooped the field in the final furlong with an impressive turn of foot to capture Sunday’s co-featured $179,100 Grade 3 Mazarine Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the Ivan Dalos homebred daughter of Ghostzapper arrived at the 1 1/16-mile ‘Poly’ route for juvenile fillies from a closing second-place finish to Catch a […]