A huge card of racing at Turfway on March 25 includes a major Kentucky Derby stepping stone and stakes with Ontario-breds entered.
An update on some of the goings-on with Ontario horses and horsepeople as opening day of Woodbine gets closer.
Ontario resident celebrates big win by Souper Cohiba, trained by Katerina Vassilieva; this week, Gold Magic returns to the races.
Ontario-bred colt by Nyquist is trained by Kevin Attard and is in post 11 in a large field in the $150,000 race that offers KY Derby points.
Al and Bill Ulwelling and trainer Kevin Attard unleashed an exciting Ontario-bred colt, Gold Magic, at Gulfstream on Feb. 11.
Two new Ontario-bred juvenile stakes winners began the Friday card including Dom Romeo's fourth generation filly Fashionably Fab.
Queen's Plate winner and the 'Queen' of Canada trained at Keeneland on Tuesday morning preparing for the Breeders' Cup
Post positions will be drawn for all 14 Breeders' Cup World Championship races on Monday, October 31 in Lexington.
Woodbine trainers Kevin Attard, Nathan Squires and Roger Attfield have starters in the 39th Championships at Keeneland Nov. 4 and 5.
American invader Kate's Kingdom upset the Grade 3 Ontario Matron; Alpha Mia Joins 4 Wins Club at Woodbine for 2022.
The 77th running of Canada's biggest race for Canadian-bred 2-year-olds has a field of 10 travelling 1 1/16 miles on Tapeta.
Stamping himself as the top 2-year-old colt in Ontario, Philip My Dear came from far off the pace to take the $251,600 turf race.
Look for the Queen's Plate date to be moved back to its traditional date in 2023 now that COVID-19 is in the rearview mirror.
The 2-year-olds offered plenty of excitement in the Saturday stakes races on turf at Woodbine as Queen's Plate weekend begins.
Jockey didn't realize how big the Plate was when he won it as a visitor in 2015; now firmly based in Canada, he really wants to win it.
Despite having to race without hind shoes, Moira was a dominating winner, the biggest winner for Canadian Donato Lanni and his X-Men Stable.
Trainer Kevin Attard aims for his second straight Oaks with the filly owned by X-Men, Madaket and SF Bloodstock.
Brisk wagering, impressive young horses, new people winning races and much more marked last week at Woodbine.
Sprinting for the first time, Moira took the Fury Stakes over the promising Pioneer's Edge as the road to the Oaks begins.
Eight hopefuls will meet on Saturday in this key prep for the July 24th $500,000 feature at Woodbine Racetrack.
The daughter of Munnings arrives at the 1 1/16-mile main track Belle Mahone on a two-race win streak and with a Sovereign Award crown.
Josie Carroll and Kevin Attard, both finalists for Outstanding Trainer in Canada at the April 14 Sovereign Awards, are pumped for new season.
The major 2-year-old stakes races at Woodbine on Nov. 28 could determine Sovereign Award candidates for both filly and colt divisions.
Raroma Stables' 3-year-old filly completed a dream year on Halloween while Gary Barber's Frosted Over was the hunch bet for the Ontario Derby.
The 2-year-old God of Love slogged his way to victory on soft turf in the $250,000 Coronation Futurity, Special Forces wins rough Durham Cup.
The Kevin Attard trainee notched her stakes hat trick when ridden by Justin Stein in the six-furlong Tapeta race for fillies and mares.
Raj Maharajh's chestnut 3-year-old filly added to her Woodbine Oaks win with a romp in the third leg of the Triple Tiara.
Kevin Attard gets his second 'Wales win and his trainees finish first, second and fourth in the second jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
The Kevin Attard trainee faces eight rivals in the Inner Turf feature for Ontario-bred fillies and mares on Friday at Woodbine.
Keep Grinding is named the 4-1 morning-line favourite in the curtain-raiser at Woodbine for the Canadian Triple Crown.
Thirteen are expected to enter for Canada's most famous horse race coming up Sunday August 22 at Woodbine.
Eight longtime Ontario trainers, and owners, seek their first Queen's Plate win on August 22, the 162nd edition of the famous race.
More Sunday racing from Woodbine featured two other stakes races that were each drama-filled for both winners, losers.
Raroma Stable's filly wins first leg of Triple Tiara in workmanlike fashion and could go to Queen's Plate next.
Eight million dollars was bet on 11 races July 31 including three stakes as Woodbine heads into the championship season.
Canada's Horse of the Year of 2020 meets six rivals in Blame Stakes at Churchill Downs while Kevin Attard starts two Plate prospects May 29.
Ivan Dalos' undefeated filly competes in Grade 3 Sugar Swirl Stakes Saturday at Gulfstream and other locals get in some racing action.
Rafael Hernandez edged Justin Stein in a heated and very close jockey race, while Mark Casse earned his 12th Woodbine training title.
Canada's reigning Horse of the Year is listed at 10-to-1; Gretkzy The Great post 11 for Juvenile Turf at Breeders' Cup.
Kevin Attard sent out Al and Bill Ulwelling's maiden 2-year-old to win the rich Coronation Futurity on Nov. 1.
Bill and Al Ulwelling and their top filly have had a hard luck year but celebrated a big win Oct. 25 in the Wonder Where Stakes.
Prior to the post position draw for the Woodbine Mile (G1), trainers Mark Casse and Kevin Attard discusssed several topics facing racing with Jim Lawson.
Tino's son notches 500th training win with CTHS sales graduate Martini Sue on a Friday afternoon at Woodbine as August winds down.
The traditional prep for the first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown sees a dramatic stretch duel as Dotted Line and Halo Again fight the colt to the finish.
Canada's Queen of the Turf, Starship Jubilee, went to Saratoga and defeated another US star when winning the Grade 2 Ballston Spa.
Bonnie Baskin's bay continues her remarkable career at the age of seven with a Grade 2 win at Tampa Bay Downs March 7th - her 17th win.
Two-time Valedictory Stakes (G3) winner had "small injury" and owners Al and Bill Ulwelling have retired their 9-year-old star
Trainers Barbara Minshall and Kevin Attard win stakes while Ontario-bred Share the Upside gets first stakes win for Windsor Boys.
Coming off a career year, Kevin Attard shares updates on Starship Jubilee, Special Forces, Amalfi Coast and his 3-year-old prospects.
Starship Jubilee won her third straight Sunshine Millions; Elizabeth Way wins maiden Allowance; Queen's Plate hopeful Auburn Hills finishes second on turf.
The $16,000 claim has won $1.2 million and her third straight Sunshine Millions. The 7-year-old will continue racing this year for trainer Kevin Attard.
Canada's reigning Champion turf mare starts her 2020 campaign going for third Sunshine Million Mare Turf at Gulfstream Park for Blue Heaven.
Breeders Terra Racing and Nick and Mike Nosowenko celebrate Woodbine stakes wins; Eurico Da Silva wins six races on Oct. 20 card
Cheers and tears; Emotional wins for Kevin Attard, Mike Keogh, Jesse Campbell; wagering on Canadian International day at Woodbine takes a hit.
Two-time Canadian champion mare gives Ontario trainer Kevin Attard his first Grade 1 victory with beautiful trip under Luis Contreras
The Kevin Attard trained Malibu Mambo and More Chances will contest the $225,000 Cup & Saucer Stakes, at Woodbine, over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course.
Dom, Frank and Mike Romeo are three generations of Thoroughbred owners still breeding and racing; Amalfi Coast wins Sunday's $125,000 Ontario Damsel.
Eight-year-old gelding has won at seven tracks and is a stakes winner on turf and all-weather surfaces for Bill and Al Ulwelling
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.
Woodbine Entertainment will honour multiple graded stakes champion Melmich with a retirement ceremony on Ricoh Woodbine Mile day, Saturday, Sept. 14.
Special Forces is set to contest his second straight Grade 3 race when he goes postward in Sunday’s $125,000 Seagram Cup Stakes at Woodbine.
A field of nine broke from the gate in the first-ever race on the new inner turf course on the Friday kick-off card of the Queen’s Plate Racing Festival.
Queen's Plate notes: Lucas N’ Lori looks to spring Queen’s Plate upset; Can one of de Paulo’s maiden runners secure the Plate?
Sovereign Award champ Starship Jubilee goes after her 13th career win in Sunday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine.
The 2019 Thoroughbred meet kicked off on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack with a stakes win for trainer Kevin Attard and Shakopee Town.
The Grade 3 Valedictory on Sunday at Woodbine saw the Kevin Attard-trained seven-year-olds Pumpkin Rumble and Melmich finish 1-2.
Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Melmich returns to defend his title in Sunday’s co-featured Grade 3 $125,000 Seagram Cup at Woodbine.
Trainer Kevin Attard could be in store for a big weekend of stakes action, headlined by the 126th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes .
It took a photo finish to decide the winner, but Melmich and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva defeated two-time Sovereign Award winner Are You Kidding Me by a nose in the $125,000 Seagram Cup (Gr. 3) for horses three years old and up on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Despite a rough start out of […]
The final race card of the 2016 Woodbine thoroughbred racing season was drawn Thursday afternoon, signaling the end of the eight-month campaign, which kicked off on April 9. Sunday’s closing day, which has a first-race post time of 1:00 p.m., features 151 horses, plus four also-eligible runners, spread over a 14-race card. The bumper card […]
Yvonne Schwabe’s homebred Surtsey rallied from last of seven to capture Saturday’s $127,400 Avowal Stakes for fillies and mares, Saturday at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard, the four-year-old Heatseeker-Kick’em Jenny chestnut left the gate at odds of 16-1 in the seven furlong grass stake, but was full of run down the lane to collar the […]
Calgary Cat went from claimer to graded stakes winner with an energetic stretch run to capture Saturday’s Grade 3 $150,000 Bold Venture Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard and patiently ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Calgary Cat was last out of the gate in a field of 11 but improved position steadily along […]