Steven Bahen

Nipissing Sails to Victory in Woodbine Oaks

Chiefswood Stable’s homebred Nipissing, with veteran Steven Bahen aboard, hauled down stablemate Original Script and fended off Spring in the Air in a thrilling three-horse finish to capture the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, Sunday at Woodbine. At the wire of the mile and one-eighth classic for Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies, Nipissing had prevailed by […]

Steven Bahen named 2012 recipient of Avelino Gomez Memorial Award

Steven Bahen, who partnered T J’s Lucky Moon to an improbable Queen’s Plate victory 10 years ago, was today named the 2012 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. Born June 29, 1966, Bahen notched his first win just after his 20th birthday, partnering Micheline to victory on July 7, 1986, at Woodbine. He was […]

Opening Day 2012 for Woodbine Thoroughbreds

Jockey Justin Stein had a strong start to the 2012 Woodbine Thoroughbred racing season with two wins, including the featured $100,000 Debut Stakes, as the Toronto oval kicked off its 57th season on Friday. Stein guided Gypsy Ring, a six-year-old dark bay gelding, to the half-length score over Executive Five for trainer-owner-breeder Paul Buttigieg.  Stein […]