Larry Cordes gives a lot of credit to his granddaughter for the success of his 3-year-old colt who tries for the Triple Crown Saturday.
Starship Jubillee and unbeaten 3-year-old Shirl's Speight will try to knock off Gary Barber's fancy colt on Saturday in the $1 million race.
Trainers are worried and confused, HBPA Ontario is investigating and paying for split sample testing in ongoing mystery of pepper positives.
Grande Prairie residents Norm and Natalie Tremblay own a dozen horses scattered throughout the U.S. and Canada, but they are supporters of local racing.
Owners at Century Mile will be allowed to visit their horses in the afternoon two days a week beginning July 22 while respecting strict protocols.
Fast grass, 3-year-olds gearing up, and some big speed numbers from horses across Canada for last week in these news and notes.
American owners grabbed both graded stakes races held at Woodbine on July 18 and Kazushi Kimura rides first graded winner.
Trainer Martin Drexler won a pair of races, Just Run With It dropped a 45-to-1 bomb, and noses to win were the order of the day.
The Woodbine racetrack community is helping out horseperson April LeBlanc, who suffered a serious injury recently when bringing a horse to a race.
Dazzling Gold won the July 14 R.C. Anderson Stakes and is headed to the Manitoba Oaks while Real Grace won the Derby Trial July 13
In an unusual year, the Haskell comes before the Kentucky Derby and a small field includes heavily-favoured Authentic, son of Into Mischief.