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Pellegrino gives Attfield career stakes win 300

Toronto, Ontario – Pellegrino, a seven-year-old son of Nugget Point, gave Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield his 300th stakes victory, besting nine rivals in the October 28th $100,000 Chief Bearhart Stakes at Woodbine. Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1999, Attfield, who has saddled seven Queen’s Plate winners, three of […]
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Prayers answered for Half Heaven in River Memories

Toronto, Ontario – A determined effort from Half Heaven, the longest shot on the board at 42-1, landed the daughter of Regal Classic in the winner’s circle in the $100,000 River Memories, the last of three stakes on the October 28th racing card at Woodbine. Half Heaven, a bay four-year-old owned by David Cassidy and […]
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Pellegrino gives Attfield career stakes win 300

Toronto, Ontario – Pellegrino, a seven-year-old son of Nugget Point, gave Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield his 300th stakes victory, besting nine rivals in the October 28th $100,000 Chief Bearhart Stakes at Woodbine. Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1999, Attfield, who has saddled seven Queen’s Plate winners, three of […]
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Grandy’s Glory runs a dandy in Fanfreluche

Toronto, Ontario – Benjamin Hutzel’s Grandy’s Glory, sent off at 14-1, captured her first career stakes victory, winning Saturday’s $150,000 Fanfreluche Stakes at Woodbine. The daughter of Bold Executive, with Steve Bahen in the irons, rated just off the pacesetters, even-money choice Midnight Shadow and Saskawea, before making an authoritative three-wide move around the final […]
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Survivalist Retires to Park Stud

Park Stud announced that the Phipps Family bred and raced Survivalist, a royally-bred, Graded Stakes winning son of Leading Sire Danzig, out a full-sister to Seeking the Gold, has been retired and will enter stud at park Stud in Ontario, Canada. A brilliant miler, Survivalist won the one mile Gotham Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct and […]
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Field of 10 set to contest Pattison Canadian International

Toronto – A well-matched field of 10, headed by the morning line 5-2 choice, Go Deputy, will contest the $2-million Pattison Canadian International, Canada’s richest horse race, Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. This year’s renewal of the Pattison, the 69th edition of the Grade 1, one and one-half mile battle over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course, […]
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Welfare & Safety Summit

A cross-section of prominent participants from the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry who attended the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit in Lexington, Ky., on October 16 and 17 have drafted action plans in six areas to improve conditions in various facets of the Thoroughbred industry. The six areas: Education & Licensing Racing Conditions/Racing […]
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2006 Sovereign Awards

The 32nd Annual Sovereign Awards will be held at the InterContinental Toronto Centre on Saturday, December 16, 2006. Eligible voters may begin voting online at 9:00 am (EDT) on Wednesday, November 29th and must cast their final ballots by 5:00 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, December 4th, 2006. PricewaterhouseCoopers Chartered Accountants will continue to audit the […]
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World’s finest nominated for Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races 2006

In terms of both quantity and quality, this year’s Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races have attracted a terrific range of entries from all over the world. The Hong Kong Jockey Club has received 322 first nominations, including 79 individual Gr.1 winners, for the December 10 extravaganza at Sha Tin. Twenty-six of the world’s top […]
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The Jockey Club Releases 2005 Breeding Statistics

The Jockey Club today reported that 3,992 stallions covered 64,123 mares in North America during 2005, according to statistics compiled through Sept. 6, 2006. These matings have resulted in 36,630 live foals of 2006 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports received as of Sept. 6, 2006. As in past years, The […]
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Live Webcast Connects All To CTHS Yearling Sale

Thoroughbred enthusiasts will now have the opportunity to view the CTHS September Yearling Sale from the comfort of their own home. The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division) has partnered with Streamlogics, a leading provider of webcasting solutions, to deliver its 2006 Canadian-Bred Yearling Sale over the Internet through a live webcast. “We’re taking advantage […]