The June 13 card of racing featured stunning performances by Avie's Flatter and Town Cruise off long layoffs.
Wagering on 11 races on the long-awaited first day of Thoroughbred racing was $6.9 million, up from $5.5 one Covid-19 year ago.
Plate and Woodbine Oaks contenders will be getting some local racing soon as they head towards the August Canadian classics.
Once again this year, Woodbine has mandated that any horse that leaves Woodbine to race at Fort Erie will be required to stay for the meet.
The 2020 Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales winning jockey is back in Toronto after riding and winning in Bahrain and Turkey.
Jockey Moran looks to pick up where he finished off, trainer MacRae recalls his first Woodbine win, plus ones to watch.
Veteran rider Gary Boulanger is getting closer to returning to the saddle and trainer David Bell has plenty of horses to watch.
A closed session of 'Stronger Together' on May 19 addressed the current state of racing in Ontario and development plans for Woodbine.
Twenty-three racing dates will have been lost if racing can begin June 5, which amounts to approximately $9 million in overnight purses.
Eager to get racing in 2021, Nosowenko has some new purchases and Cole-Simpson has a possible Queen's Plate starter.
Lawson appeals for the prompt beginning to the 2021 Thoroughbred season, as delays have serious implications for horse racing.