Labeeb Stakes

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 […]

Glenville Gardens wins Labeeb

Glenville Gardens, with Emma-Jayne Wilson aboard, made his turf debut a winning one, taking the co-featured $102,800 Labeeb Stakes Sunday at Woodbine. After stalking pacesetter Star Contender through fractions of :23.11 and :46.20, Glenville Gardens moved to challenge, got to the front in early stretch and despite drifting, still prevailed by a comfortable two and […]

River Seven Successfully Defends Labeeb Title

River Seven rallied off the sharp pace of Excaper and Best Bard to capture Sunday’s $113,200 Labeeb Stakes, giving Jesse Campbell a sweep of the Sunday stakes at Woodbine. Last year, the Tucci Stables charge, trained by Nick Gonzalez, romped the one-mile event by 10 lengths over a ‘yielding’ turf course with a front-running effort. […]