The final stakes race of the 2023 Woodbine season is for Ontario-sired older horses and two past winners head the field.
It's her favourite time of year and on Saturday, Fashionably Fab goes for her fourth straight stakes win in the La Prevoyante at Woodbine.
Martin Drexler sent out five winners in nine races at Woodbine on Sunday but there wasn't any joy as they lost Artie.
Gary Barber has had another stellar year with his horses at Woodbine, close to a career best, and Palazzi could be another SW.
There was a lot going on last week in Ontario racing with some interesting and fun races and winners including full brothers.
Jockeys Eswan Flores and Leo Salles scored the biggest wins of their Canadian careers on Nov. 25 on Canadian juveniles.
The 2022 Horse of the Year had a strong 2023 campaign and ended the season with a third-place run in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Canadian-bred two-year-olds go for big money this weekend at Woodbine and local breeders have their fingers crossed.
The week of racing through Nov. 19 at Woodbine saw a fast inside speed-biased track, fast times and some notable efforts.
Purses for Woodbine Thoroughbred racing will remain the same for 2024, which will have 129 racing dates beginning in late April.
Apprentice rider Desean Bynoe and a gate crew member ended up in hospital as the last race of the day was abandoned.
Well-prepared by trainer Julia Carey, Flag of Honour was making only his second start in Canada since arriving from down under.
One of Woodbine's most popular stars will try to stay unbeaten this year with a win in the Kennedy Road Stakes on Saturday.
Both Woodbine stakes races were won by daughters of star Kentucky stallion Hard Spun and both could win Sovereign Awards.
Tyson suffered a minor sesamoid injury and will not be offered at Keeneland; mandatory payout on the Jackpot Hi-5, Race 11, Nov. 11.