Ten races put a bow on the 2023 Woodbine Thoroughbred season and familiar faces led owners, trainers and riders.
A look at the leading trainers, jockeys and owners by win percentage as the 2023 Woodbine season comes to a close.
The next-to-last racing day at Woodbine for 2023 saw the Weber's Bedazzle Me win again for trainer Pottinger and promising bug Aebly win, too.
The popularity of racing under the lights on a Friday evening has led Hastings management to add more dates for 2024.
The Ontario-bred was third in the Breeders' Stakes in October and will get a chance to try more distance in a unique Florida stake.
The final stakes race of the season saw a rash of scratches including favoured Artie's Storm, resulting in a field of eight.
The flashy stallion had a 'great turn of foot' and was a back-to-back winner of the prestigious Sword Dancer Handicap (G1).
The 8-year-old is slated to retire following his next two runs in 2024, the Stewards’ Cup on January 21 and FWD Champions Mile on April 28.
The fourth generation Terra Racing-bred filly won the December 9th La Prevoyante Stakes for trainer Kevin Attard and jockey Patrick Husbands.
Five open stakes races in Alberta were won by Alberta-breds and breeders collected valuable breeders' bonuses.
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.
Four Group 1 races at Sha Tin on Sunday have drawn strong fields including a loaded team from the top yard of Aidan O'Brien.
American jockey Julien Leparoux visited Jamaica to ride in the second Mouttet Mile and he won on Florida invader Rough Entry.
Martin Drexler sent out five winners in nine races at Woodbine on Sunday but there wasn't any joy as they lost Artie.