The week did not have any stakes races at Woodbine but a few impressive efforts by young horses and some roughhousing, too.
Stakes action in western Canada has been heating up and Hastings Racecourse changes its racing dates mid-meet in search of more wagering.
A chromosomal defect also observed in humans is the reason why a significant proportion of horse pregnancies fail within the first two months.
In 50 years there has only been a handful of Kentucky Derby starters off at even-money or less. Tiz the Law could be one coming up September 5th.
The second week of racing in August at Woodbine heads into a stakes-less weekend but just one week out from the Woodbine Oaks and Plate Trial.
Roy and Dixie Jaconson's 7-year-old stretch runner rallied three wide on the last turn to defeat heavily-favoured Five Star General.
Each member of the winning team will select a charity and Woodbine Entertainment will make a $2,500 donation on their behalf.
Melisandre, a full sister to 2019 champion Hidden Grace, and Freezing Jimmy both capture stakes races this week at Assiniboia in Winnipeg.
With restrictions on the number of attendees at sales this fall across Canada, buyers can bid on horses online through internet marketing company.
Zammit becomes ORM’s second Executive Director, succeeding Katherine Curry who held the position since the formation of Ontario Racing in 2018.
Early Kentucky Derby favourite TIZ THE LAW will look to keep things going in Saturday's Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga.