A private purchase in November, Ontario-bred Romantic Gamble won the Dads Caps Starter on Claiming Championship Day at Aqueduct.
The Chicago connection of owners Foglia and Sagan, trainer Rivelli and jockey Loveberry have a Kentucky Derby contender in Two Phil's.
Canadian-owned and trained Shirl's Speight had a strong run while Ushba Tesoro upsets $12 million Dubai World Cup.
From Dubai to Kentucky, Louisiana and New Mexico, there are plenty of stepping-stone races for the 149th Kentucky Derby this weekend.
American star Country Grammer and jockey Frankie Dettori get stuck with post 14 in the Dubai World Cup, Shirl's Speight is in the Turf.
A huge card of racing at Turfway on March 25 includes a major Kentucky Derby stepping stone and stakes with Ontario-breds entered.
Canadian Thoroughbred offers an early look at some of the top contenders for the August 20 King's Plate, colts and fillies.
Trainer Craig Smith drove 3,100 miles from his farm near Calgary, AB in Nov. to compete at the Florida track for the first time since 2012.
A new two-year deal commits to $62M in purses for the 2023-2024 thoroughbred racing meets; season set to open on April 22.
An update on some of the goings-on with Ontario horses and horsepeople as opening day of Woodbine gets closer.
Welland-born horseman moved from Standardbred racing to Thoroughbreds in 2021 and was among the leading trainers at Fort Erie last year.
The 27-year-old top-10 rider in South Africa and champion in Zimbabwe is headed to Ontario to start a new chapter in his career.
Not run in 2022 due to pandemic issues, the 84th International will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8, at a new distance of a mile and a quarter.
Ontario resident celebrates big win by Souper Cohiba, trained by Katerina Vassilieva; this week, Gold Magic returns to the races.
The return of the Canadian International (G1) and the upgrade of the listed Belle Mahone Stakes to Grade 3 among changes.
Expensive Tapit colt continues his development and earns 50 points for the Kentucky Derby while Mission of Joy wins big.
Tampa Bay Downs' biggest day of racing has a ton of stakes action with the Tampa Bay Derby headlining the March 11 card.
In recognition of Canada's great Sovereign Award-winning sprinter, the renamed $100,000 race will be run on Sunday, June 4 at Woodbine.
The 164th King's Plate will be run on August 20th and the iconic Grade 1 Canadian International returns, shortened to 10 furlongs.
Canadian horsepeople look forward to spring as the backstretches open; Moon Landing moves to the top of the charts for the King's Plate.
The biggest race in the Caribbean returned for the first time since 2020 and featured a fascinating field of nine.
From coast to coast, 3-year-olds are showing what they have in rich races leading up to the first Saturday in May
Ontario-bred colt by Nyquist is trained by Kevin Attard and is in post 11 in a large field in the $150,000 race that offers KY Derby points.
The Caribbean classic could have a record crowd and plenty of Canadians are part of the nine-horse field racing for $200,000 (Bar).
Gulfstream Park stakes race offers 100 Kentucky Derby points and has drawn a field of nine on a stakes-laden Saturday card.
News on some Canadian horsepeople and horses who have been busy in the south this winter, including impressive colt Gold Magic.
Golden Sixty was bred in Australia but has a Canadian connection via the E.P. Taylor broodmare line of Queen's Statute, Royal Statute and Konafa.
Son of Candy Ride (Arg) zooms to the top of the Kentucky Derby points leaderboard with his upset win in the slop.
The well-travelled 6-year-old led all the way through 1 1/8 miles to win the richest race in the world over the American star.
Trainer Brad Cox holds a hot hand in the Oaklawn Park feature race for Kentucky Derby hopefuls on Saturday.
A field of nine led by a pair from top American owner Ken Ramsey will run for the Gold Cup in Barbados on March 4
Saturday night's Saudi Cup headlines a rich race card that begins at 7:45 a.m. February 25 Eastern time. TSN1 will show the Cup at noon.
Bill and Sandra Dory and Adam Ference are Derby dreaming with Chase the Chaos, who won the El Camino Real Derby.
The race favourite Lemon Pop captured the February Stakes (G1) title; his dam is Canadian-owned Unreachable.
Trained by Brad Cox, who earlier won his 2,000th career race, Angel of Empire threw his name into the Derby hat.
The journey to the 2023 Kentucky Derby heats up with the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds on February 18.
Trainer Roger Attfield has arrived in Japan to start Charles Fipke's Shirl's Speight, says how the horse handles dirt is an "unknown".
Multiple Canadian champion jockey has picked up the mount on Tallahatchiebridge, trained by Saffie Joseph, for the Sandy Lane Gold Cup.
Al and Bill Ulwelling and trainer Kevin Attard unleashed an exciting Ontario-bred colt, Gold Magic, at Gulfstream on Feb. 11.
Litigate powered through a downpour to win the Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3) to earn Derby points; Dreaming of Snow takes Suncoast.
Charles Fipke's Grade 1 winner, trained by Woodbine's Roger Attfield, would be the first international horse to compete in Japan Grade 1.
The Eclipse Award winning two-year-old filly of 2022 meets up with Woodbine Oaks contender Ticker Tape Home in Suncoast Stakes.
The finalists for the racing categories for the 48th Sovereign Awards have been released and the awards will be held on April 13
The improving Into Mischief colt had a steady rally from a couple of lengths off a slow pace to win by 3/4s of a length.
Son of Reload was 6-to-1 in his American debut, winning the Forego Stakes for trainer Mark Casse and owners Barber, Wachtel and Schleiffer.
Two-time Horse of the Year Mighty Heart won his 2023 opener for new trainer Patrick Country, Jr. and he gets back to stakes action Feb. 4.
Trainer Dale Romans will saddle Holy Bull Stakes favourite Cyclone Mischief whom he says "is one of the best three-year-olds in the country."
The 6-year-old horse, owned and bred by Bruce Lunsford, showed he runs well when fresh by taking the $3 million race off a 4-month break.
Woodbine invader So Suave (Ire) made easy work of the field for the Group 1 Coolmore Stakes at Garrison Savannah in Barbados Jan. 28.
Champion Woodbine rider Patrick Husbands to partner former Woodbine-based So Suave (Ire) in the Group 1 Coolmore Stakes in Barbados Jan. 28.
Barbados-born Joseph has been on the rise in the trainer ranks on the continent and his horses look to upend Pegasus favourite Cyberknife.
Hernandez got 43-to-1 shot Scat Shack up to win the first race and in race 2 steered 12-to-1 shot Tiz Susan Ann to an easy victory.
Ontario owner and trainer picked up two more mares after selling a homebred short yearling at the January Keeneland sale.
Woodbine's leading jockey won another stakes race at Santa Anita when guiding 13-to-1 shot Duvet Day (Ire) to victory in the Astra Stakes.
The Pegasus World Cup will headline a stellar 13-race program with a total of eight stakes being contested for $5.3 million in purses.
Woodbine trainer Katerina Vassilieva picked out the race for Florida-breds for Roaring Forties and had him spot-on for a big win.
Grade 1 winner Shirl's Speight is expected to be the first international horse to compete in the Group 1 February Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse.
Canadian horsepeople and horses have been winning all over this winter as ship-in day to Woodbine looms in one month.
The $400,000 stakes will feature Canada’s best three-year-olds running 1 mile and 3/16 on Fort Erie’s dirt track.
Woodbine's leading rider Kazushi Kimura won his first race at Santa Anita racetrack in California in dramatic fashion.
Clarendon Stakes winner will test US competition in the Pasco Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs on Saturday, January 14.
Flamingo Girl, a Group 3 winner as a filly in 2020, was stripped of that win with elevated testosterone levels.
Also at the Keeneland January Horse of All Ages sale, Ontario horseman Dale Desruisseaux sells a yearling for $120,000.
Voters across Canada will submit ballots by January 22 for the champions of Canadian racing for 2022; ceremony on April 13.
The Canadian champion, under new trainer Pat County, Jr, won an allowance race at Tampa Bay Downs, his first win since 2021.
The Calgary-born horseman won his first race at Northlands Park in 1995 and became the 37th North American trainer to hit the 3,000 win mark.
The Woodbine stakes winner is now owned by Repole Stable and Town and Country Racing who purchased the filly after the Breeders' Cup.
South Africa's biggest race was also inaugurated in the 1860s with a gift from Queen Victoria; this year it is called the King's Plate.
The invitations are out for the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, Pegasus Turf and Pegasus Filly and Mare Turf on Jan. 28.
Also in our Canadian update, Cairo Consort returns in Gulfstream stakes race and Mike Wright wins at his favourite track.
Despite jumping something on the backstretch, the improving bay colt won his way into the Jan. 28 Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
Mike DePaulo, Roger Attfield, Steve Chircop and Pat County, Jr. are already winners since moving some horses to the US for the winter.
Country Grammer, the richest racehorse in training in the world, wins easily and is headed back to the desert.
The gelding was coming off a five-month layoff and received a nice ride by Jose Morelos in a race that was moved from the turf to the Tapeta.
Canada's leading rider has his first mounts at Santa Anita racetrack on Boxing Day, Dec. 26, including two Grade 1 rides.
Son of champion miler Kingman was recently purchased by Santino DiPaola and adds new bloodlines to the province.
Woodbine-based 3-year-old has post 12 in the first stakes race of the Gulfstream Park Championship meeting on December 26.
Here are some of the multiple winning racehorses in Canada in 2022 who didn't get into the headlines but were stars nonetheless.
The top five Alberta breeders for 2022, by bonus earnings for their homebreds, includes Chris and Heather Duggan.
In mid-December, following the last day of racing at Woodbine for 2022, these are some of the leading breeders in the province.
Robertino Diodoro, from Calgary, Alberta, is 13 wins away from the milestone at officially recognized racetracks.
Three-year-old colt wins South America's biggest race and gets the first berth to the 2023 Breeders' Cup in the Win and You're In turf race.
Ontario-bred Pleasecallmeback, multiple Woodbine winner and now steeplechase winner, returns to the flat at Gulfstream.
Wagering records were set across the board as Woodbine completes 132 race dates for 2022; some dates shaved off for 2023.
Woodbine racing is growing in popularity and the 2022 meeting will show record wagering; 2023 season is set to begin Apr. 22.
Claimed for $40,000 in the spring, Avoman upset the last stakes race of the Woodbine season at 13-to-1 with Justin Stein riding.
The Longines Hong Kong International races returned to Sha Tin for the first time in three years and large crowds enjoyed the weekend.
Ontario-sired and -bred Il Malocchio cruises to La Prevoyante win under sizzling-hot rider Sahin Civaci, who has 12 wins in last 4 days.
Two new Ontario-bred juvenile stakes winners began the Friday card including Dom Romeo's fourth generation filly Fashionably Fab.
The 1 1/16 mile event is one of 14 races on the final day of racing and it has attracted two graded stakes winners.
Golden Sixty, a multiple champion, is an immediate descendent of some important Canadian-bred broodmares from E.P. Taylor.
Graded stakes winner Il Malocchio goes for another victory and Silent Causeway is the reigning champion in the Ontario-sired event.
As is its history, the Plate takes on the name of the ruling monarch of Canada. The 2023 King's Plate will be run at Woodbine on August 20.
Kentucky-bred 'iron horse' has won 13 of 28 races in 2022 and was co-bred by Vancouver horse owner George Gilbert.
Kimura posted career-best numbers in 2022; Mark Casse announced as leading trainer, while leading owner is still up for grabs.
Who's the Star likely wrapped up Champion Older Male in Canada honours for 2022 with the dead-heat victory.
Toronto trainer is having a career season and won one of three races that were run at Woodbine on Dec. 3 before strong winds set in.
Emma-Jayne Wilson seeks a record 5th winning ride in the popular marathon race that previously closed down the Woodbine season.
The December 3rd card at Woodbine features two Ontario-sired stakes races including the Shady Well Stakes for fillies.
Eligible participants can take advantage of a number of programs and special races for 2- and 3-year-olds, and broodmare purchase incentives.
Candy Overload and jockey Sahin Civaci captured the Grade 2 Kennedy Road Stakes at Woodbine on November 27.
Florida invader Bluebirds Over remained undefeated in his Grey win and Renegade Rebel led a 1-2 Mark Casse finish in the Mazarine.
Alberta farm is one of the country's most successful Thoroughbred breeding and stallion stations, founded by the late Lynne Chouinard.
The four-year-old won three stakes in Canada in 2022 and gets on the short list for Champion Older Horse in the country.
Forever Dixie, Renegade Rebel and Ryder Ryder Ryder have been entered in both 1 1/16 mile races on Saturday at Woodbine.
Colleen Dalos praises Bossy Holiday's win in the colts/geldings division; Gordon Lickrish details Pleasure’s Gold route to the fillies' title.
It was the first stakes win for the Woodbine-based runner; Attfield also updates his star runners Lady Speightspeare and Shirl's Speight.
The latest news on BC horses and horsepeople, including recent weanling purchases, is compiled by Nigel Reid at Horseracing BC.
The November 20 card was canceled after two races due to tough weather that included strong wind gusts, but warmer temps are expected.
Graded stakes-winning sprinters of 2022 gather in the $175,000 Kennedy Road on November 20 at Woodbine to determine a champion.
Bossy Holiday has won the first-place prize for the Heritage Series and will contest the Nov. 18 final; Pleasure's Gold heads filly final.
Trainer Martin Drexler is having a career year and won three races on Nov. 13 while a 10 furlong allowance ended in a tie.
Ontario sire gets first graded stakes winner and Our Flash Drive wins Grade 2 Bessarabian on November 12 card at Woodbine.
Champion Munnyfor Ro looks for her first win of 2022 in the Maple Leaf and Hazelbrook seeks to keep dream season going.
Rycroft and jockey Enrique Gonzalez repeat as leaders in Alberta as Cates and Anderson take first owner's title.
Mickey Gonzalez's Who's the Star has won three straight stakes races at Woodbine with Emma-Jayne Wilson riding.
Kevin Attard's team at Woodbine prepared an army of 2-year-olds to contest the $253,000 Coronation Futurity and its field of 14.
The Breeders' Cup World Championships realized record wagering at jam-packed Keeneland racecourse and Canada's Queen headed to farm.
Coming into the Breeders' Cup Classic, Flightline was being compared to some of the greats. After the race he landed among the greats.
It is the most exciting two days in racing and toughest to handicap; who do you like in the nine Breeders' Cup races on Saturday?
On Future Star Stars Friday, Nov. 4 at Keeneland, trainer Nathan Squires watched Cairo Consort finish third in the Filly Turf.
The 1 1/8-mile Tapeta event for Canadian-foaled 2-year-olds is a significant race on the road to the Queen’s Plate.
The 2-year-olds kick off the Breeders' Cup World Championships on Friday, November 4 at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington.
Saturday at Woodbine will determine if Hal can keep the winning ball rolling, plus a large field contests the Glorious Song.
It is shaping up to be an exciting two days of world-class racing, with several Canadian hopefuls vying for the rich purses.
Queen's Plate winner and the 'Queen' of Canada trained at Keeneland on Tuesday morning preparing for the Breeders' Cup
The 5-year-old horse had just one career win coming into the 'race that stops a nation' but powered to victory in front of 73,000 fans.
Undefeated Flightline won the Pacific Classic (G1) with a 126 Beyer speed figure from Daily Racing Form, one of the highest ever.
Post positions will be drawn for all 14 Breeders' Cup World Championship races on Monday, October 31 in Lexington.
The BC-bred older male won his fourth stakes race of the season in Century Mile's Speed to Spare Stakes on Oct. 29.
Alberta's Don Danard purchased two yearlings at the recently completed Fasig-Tipton October sale through agent Kim Kozak.
A field of 24 will go in the 3,200 metre Melbourne Cup (G1) at Flemington Racecourse in Victoria, Australia.
A trip to the Breeders' Cup at Keeneland next week with the 2-year-old would be another career highlight for the trainer.
Canadian stallions Souper Speedy in Ontario and Fed Biz in Alberta reported the most mares bred in 2022 - 77 and 75, respectively.
Buyers at the 2022 Fasig-Tipton October yearling sale included Canadians Colebrook Farms, Keith Johns and Ted Holder.
Woodbine trainers Kevin Attard, Nathan Squires and Roger Attfield have starters in the 39th Championships at Keeneland Nov. 4 and 5.
The Kentucky-bred son of Palace has won six straight races (disqualified from one) at Century Mile in 2022 for owner and trainer Jim Wyness.
The 125th racing season at Fort Erie Racetrack wrapped up October 24 with an increase in wagering despite weather woes.
The British Columbia Thoroughbred season came to a conclusion on October 22 with close finishes in the owner and trainer races.
$7,000 CTHS yearling purchase, Ironstone won the Grade 3 Ontario Derby; Woodbine's golden rail path continues to get stronger.
American invader Kate's Kingdom upset the Grade 3 Ontario Matron; Alpha Mia Joins 4 Wins Club at Woodbine for 2022.
The Ontario Sire Heritage Series is in for an exciting finish on November 18 with many horses collecting points through the program.
Two-year-olds take the stage on the last day of the B.C. Thoroughbred season and the trainers' race will come down to the wire.
Trainer Vito Armata sends out Luckman in the Grade 3 Ontario Derby against son William's trainee Ironstone.
The featured race at Woodbine on Oct. 22 is a Grade 3 for fillies and mares at a route distance on the Tapeta.
The four-race Heritage Series continues at Woodbine on the turf on October 21 with Pleasure's Gold and Bossy Holiday leading by points.
Canadian-owned X-Men Racing have named legendary jockey Frankie Dettori on their star filly and 2-year-old filly Last Call.
Ray and Debbie Burke's 2-year-old filly upset the richest race for Canadian-bred 2-year-old fillies on Oct. 16.
The fast son of Twirling Candy will stand at stud at the new Ballycroy Bloodstock, located in Loretto, Ontario.
Heavily-favoured Hazelbrook rolled to her third stakes win in 2022, taking the Ontario Fashion Stakes (G3) on Oct. 15 at Woodbine.
Sons of the stallion New Bay captured two of the biggest events on British Champions Day at Ascot on October 15.
The Owens' family's Poulin in O T takes the Frost King Stakes while Howard Walton fillies finish 1-2 in the South Ocean.
The 77th running of Canada's biggest race for Canadian-bred 2-year-olds has a field of 10 travelling 1 1/16 miles on Tapeta.
The brilliant four-year-old's unbeaten record is put on the line for the eleventh and final time on Saturday at Ascot.
Ontario stallions and their 2-year-olds of 2022 are on display in a pair of stakes races on the Friday card at Woodbine
BC-bred mare rolled to an 8 3/4 length win in the biggest race for older mares at Hastings Racecourse - her ninth straight stakes win.
Stamping himself as the top 2-year-old colt in Ontario, Philip My Dear came from far off the pace to take the $251,600 turf race.
Inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame this year, Keogh is the last Triple Crown-winning trainer.
While Peter Brant's Rougir recovered from trouble, Canadian-bred Moira barges her way to second only to be disqualified.
Emma-Jayne Wilson guided the Mark Casse trainee to victory – the gelding's third in as many outings at Woodbine.
The 85th edition of the 1 1/16-mile event for Canadian-bred 2-year-olds runs over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course.
Older horses will travel 1 1/16 miles on the Tapeta in the Durham Cup including Buttigieg Training Centre's Artie's Storm.
Ontario-bred Grade 1 winner Silent Poet will meet Highlander Stakes winner Bound for Nowhere in Oct. 8 turf dash.
The Queen's Plate and Woodbine Oaks winner will try turf and older horses in the Grade 1 E.P. Taylor at Woodbine on Oct. 8.
Queen's Plate and Woodbine Oaks winner Moira will take part in the Grade 1 Taylor, trying grass and older horses for the first time.
Rene and Darlene Hunderup's homebred Sir for Sure provided the King City couple with their biggest racing win.
The grey mare has won six straight Group 1s and may compete next in the Japan Cup or Breeders' Cup Turf at Keeneland.
The Lent gelding has won three stakes races in four starts in 2022; earlier, Air Force won the $100,000 Sadie Diamond Futurity.
Fleet filly is unbeaten on Tapeta and a 2-time stakes winner in 2022 for LNJ Foxwoods and Gainesway Stables
A field of 20 is entered for one of the world's greatest races with last year's victor Torquator Tasso meeting 3-year-old Luxembourg and mare Alpinista.
The Canadian Triple Crown wraps up on Sunday, October 2 with the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor turf course.
More money will be up for grabs for overnight races at Woodbine racetrack beginning October 13; the starters bonus has also increased.
The Mark Casse-trained pair of Hall of Dreams and Sir for Sure are top contenders in the third jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
The four-year-old by Mank took the September 24 Red K. Smith Stakes at Century Mile for owner Mohamad Khan.
The Lookin at Lucky gelding takes his first stakes victory, also first stakes win for Dominic Liscio and Danny Iandoli partnership.
Moira headlines the international list of 23 fillies and mares for the Grade 1 event October 8 at Woodbine Racetrack.
The winners of the two Ontario-sired stakes races on the day well represented stallions Signature Red and Reload.
Sunday's $150,000 feature race at Woodbine has attracted a field of nine for the 6-furlong main track sprint.
A pair of Ontario-sired stakes for two-year-olds, the Bull Page and Victorian Queen, are featured on Woodbine's Saturday card.
The 2020 Champion Female Sprinter in Canada set a track record on Sept. 19 in the Grade 2 Presque Isle Masters.
A track lighting malfunction at the Winnipeg track resulted in the remainder of the race card being cancelled on September 14th.
This marks the 9th time that trainer Roger Attfield has won this event, thanks to a brilliant ride by Emma-Jayne Wilson.
Multiple Grade 1 winning colt Modern Games (Ire) flew to victory in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile and earned another trip to the Breeders' Cup.
The 2-year-old Mysterious Night romped to a 5 3/4-length win in the Grade 1 Summer while Kevin Attard trainee Last Call took the Natalma.
Charles Fipke's 4-year-old filly won the Grade 3 Seaway Stakes at Woodbine on September 17, putting her in line for year-end awards.
The two important juvenile races offer the winners free berths into the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland.
The forecast is hot and humid for Super Saturday at Woodbine on Sept. 17 with the Woodbine Mile headlining the action.
Pleasure's Gold won the Rondeau Bay and Bossy Holiday took the Lake Erie at Fort Erie as the Heritage Series continues on.
Some 25 of the 900 owners of Josie Carroll-trained colt crammed the winner's circle at Fort Erie for the second jewel of the Crown.
While Modern Games (Ire) will be a solid favourite, there are some good ones in the Mile field. Let's look at their recent races.
With no Moira, Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry's homebred filly has bested the locals in the final two legs of the Triple Tiara.
Early Breeders' Cup Mile contender Modern Games will try and get a free pass to the November race with a win at Woodbine.
The Jersey Town gelding won BC-bred race for owner Lance Giesbrecht and Kim Peacock and trainer Robert Anderson.
Plucked from a maiden win in June, the gelding came from miles behind to upset the Saturday feature for his 4th straight win.
Favourites were left toiling on a 'freaky' Friday and there are some strategies you can use to uncover the longshots this late in the season.
Canada's head of state, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited Woodbine four times for the Queen's Plate, making lasting memories.
The Plate Trial winner was third in the Plate to super filly Moira and will test the dirt at Fort Erie on Sept. 13.
Gail Cox sends out the Sam-Son duo of Whimsical Dance and Swoop to Finish to meet four rivals on Sunday at Woodbine.
Double Group 1-winning colt was second to the undefeated superstar Baaeed in the Group 1 Sussex Stakes in his last start.
Both are Wertheimer et Frere homebreds; Serifos tries his first stakes race while Zatip gets a chance on grass.
Ontario-sired and bred Lorena adds another stake win and Treason powers to stunning win with 101 Beyer figure after one year layoff.
Flightline's jaw-dropping victory at Del Mar has the horse racing community comparing him to some of the greats.
One of the last horses bought and trained by the late Laurie Silvera, Forester's Fortune won his first stakes race for the family.
Saturday's litany of major stakes races throughout the world include the Grade 1 Pacific Classic at Del Mar with undefeated Flightline.
“He just needs a little luck” says trainer Rodney Barrow of the chestnut's chances after a couple of tough trips.
The daughter of Silent Name bred, co-owned and trained by Shelley Fitzgerald, will test the stakes waters for the first time on Sunday.
With Queen's Plate winner Moira bypassing the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, a nice purse awaits one of these sophomores.
Three yearling sales stakes winners each cost less than $10,000 at auction while the fourth winner did not reach his reserve.
The son of Not This Time is the top 3-year-old in America following his easy win for Winchell Thoroughbreds.
The Elgin, Algoma, Muskoka, and Simcoe Stakes showcase Canadian-bred sale graduates ahead of the CTHS yearling sale on August 31.
The 'Midsummer Derby' has lured a trio of Chad Brown sophomores taking on Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) winner Epicenter.
The CTHS Ontario Canadian Premier Yearling Sale is coming up Wednesday, August 31 at the Woodbine sales pavillion.
The great BC-bred mare has won eight straight races and could head back to Hastings to race in the Sept. 10 Delta Colleen.
The new standings show the Mark Casse-trained Irish-bred on top with just one race to go, the Grade 1 E.P. Taylor Stakes on October 8.
The King Edward and Canadian Stakes were on the Queen's Plate undercard at Woodbine and didn't lack in the excitement factor.
The 3-year-old filly blows by the boys to win the 163rd edition of the Canadian classic in track record time.
The 2-year-olds offered plenty of excitement in the Saturday stakes races on turf at Woodbine as Queen's Plate weekend begins.
Trainer Robertino Diodoro saddled the 1-2 finishers in the Grade 3 Canadian Derby, his fourth win in Alberta's big race
Ajax Downs QH jock Ramiro Castillo has galloped Rondure for most of 2022; plus a look at the Plate field and the Thoro-Graph numbers.
Twelve three-year-olds will race 1 1/4 miles, including two trained by three-time Derby winner Robertino Diodoro.
Moira is tabbed as the 5-2 morning-line favourite as 11 will vie for Plate honours on a stakes-filled Sunday card of racing at Woodbine.
Jockey didn't realize how big the Plate was when he won it as a visitor in 2015; now firmly based in Canada, he really wants to win it.
The Soaring Free for colts and Catch a Glimpse Stakes for fillies are featured on Saturday's card at Woodbine.
The finishing touches were put on the Queen's Plate probables as they prepare for the August 21 classic worth $1 million.
The daughter of Hard Spun edged front-runner Strega in the final yards; War Bomber steals the show in the Seagram Stakes at 18-to-1.
Stacey van Camp, Carlo d'Amato and Mike Mattine celebrated a big win with $9,000 purchase Secret Reserve, while Lady Speightspeare rolls.
With 11 Canadian-bred 3-year-olds on the probable starter list for the Plate, race tactics will be crucial; will speed continue to dominate?
Carrothers makes his Canadian debut in the Grade 3 Seagram Cup, while five fillies will chase top prize the Bison City Stakes.
A pair of Ontario sired stakes races highlighted an interesting day of Woodbine racing on August 12 as Plate week nears.
Winner of the Canadian Derby gets a free ticket to the Ontario Derby at Woodbine and a win in both races earns a $50,000 bonus.
Adena Springs' stallions Awesome Again, Ghostzapper, Sligo Bay, Hunters Bay and Shaman Ghost have a hold on this year's Plate.
The Grade 3 Bold Venture and Trillium Stakes featuring $150,000 purses have attracted some impressive rivals.
Former Sam-Son Farms' manager Dave Whitford and friends bred the son of Cupid who is owned by the MyRacehorse syndicate.
Anderson and the Haydens sell three Ontario-breds during an explosive yearling sale that featured multi-million-dollar priced horses.
Canadian Thoroughbred has a list of 11 possible entrants for the Queen's Plate, Aug 21, including Duke of Love who has many Canadian owners.
Live Oak Plantation's Uncle Mo filly is 2-for-2 in 2022 with another graded stakes win and first-timer Friends for Life has a fitting name.
The popular Canadian riding star guided Jungle Cove to victory as part of the team jockey competition now in its 21st year.
The rich multi-race series for Ontario-sired 3-year-olds begins with the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay Stakes on August 7.
Six stakes worth $50,000 each highlighted an exciting day of racing at the Vancouver oval which saw a handle of $1.1 million.
The Sam-Son Farm homebred trained by Gail Cox will take on nine rivals in the Grade 3 event at Woodbine on Saturday.
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame had its first in-person induction ceremony since 2019 on August 3 in Mississauga.
Trainer Robertino Diodoro had three starters in Assiniboia Downs' premier race and finished 1, 2, 3 in the 74th edition.
Favourites British Royalty, Frosted Over and Town Cruise faded while longshot Who's the Star wins his first-ever stakes contest.
Assiniboia Downs seeks to erase the haunting memories of the past two quiet Derbies due to Covid restrictions.
Purses over $300,000 are up for grabs on the holiday card in Vancouver, with multiple champion Infinite Patience among the stars on track.
The Breeders' Stakes-winning son of English Channel will take on 10 rivals, including Mighty Heart, in the Niagara Stakes.
The regulating agency of Assiniboia Downs concluded that no rules were violated in the race involving Sheldon Chickeness and King Witt.
Moira wows in the Woodbine Oaks while Rondure waits in the wings. Those are the top two 3-year-olds for the 163rd Queen's Plate.
President of the HBPA Sue Leslie calls the new pay structure "a very good outcome for the jockeys and good outcome for the owners.”
Ontario-sired Sir for Sure upset the $150,000 Plate Trial and gave owners/breeders Rene and Darlene Hunderup their biggest win.
Despite having to race without hind shoes, Moira was a dominating winner, the biggest winner for Canadian Donato Lanni and his X-Men Stable.
Sunday at Woodbine featured multiple graded stakes, inquiries, invading winners and some longshot surprises.
With Luis Contreras in the irons, the pair led the field all the way to win by 2 1/2 lengths over March to the Arch.
Moira and The Minkster headline the Woodbine Oaks and Plate Trial Stakes respectively on a big Sunday card at Woodbine.
In the 5th race there is concern regarding the stretch run of King Witt, ridden by Sheldon Chickeness, who appeared to pull up then ride aggressively.
A talented field of 14 contest the Grade 2 Connaught Cup over the E.P. Taylor Turf on Saturday at Woodbine.
Trainer Kevin Attard aims for his second straight Oaks with the filly owned by X-Men, Madaket and SF Bloodstock.
Fields of seven to nine look likely for the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks and $125,000 Plate Trial this Sunday, July 24.
The Winnipeg track has announced a purse increase across the board in every category, including a 25% increase in Maiden Allowance races.
Steve and Beverley Owens' 2-year-old son of Reload remained unbeaten in two races with a handy win over open company.
Kentucky-bred Collecting Flatter remained undefeated in two races with a gritty win in the My Dear Stakes at Woodbine on July 16.
Ontario-bred trained by Kevin Attard had a big maiden win for owners and breeders Al and Bill Ulwelling; Victoria Stakes first run in 1903.
A field of five 2-year-old fillies, including Canadian/Ontario-bred Speedy River, will take part in the $125,000 dash.
The series is comprised of three opening legs in two divisions now worth $100,000 each and a pair of $100,000 finals.
Wagering at Assiniboia Downs is up over 64 per cent as fans embrace Manitoba action and provincial-breds win big.
The historic summer meeting opens on July 14 and has attracted two Casse-trained Ontario-bred fillies, Adora and Me And My Shadow.
The small track stuns the racing world with a $50,000 Pick-4 guarantee, while the prime rib buffets, food truck wars and night markets keep drawing crowds.
A start in the 163rd running of Canada's most famous horse race is a longshot but fans hope the Ontario-bred Grade 2 winner will come home.
Shippers ran 1-2 in the $100,000 stakes race at 6 1/2 furlongs on the turf, with Ontario-bred Breathing Fire landing third.
American invaders account for half the field which will speed 6 1/2 furlongs on the grass in race named for Horse of the Year
Bred by the late Bill Graham, the daughter of Classic Empire was expected to come for the Woodbine Oaks but she stays in the U.S.
There was plenty of movement with hopefuls for the Plate and Oaks in the past week and Oaks fave Interstatedaydream is entered elsewhere.
Three-year-olds were in the spotlight on July 3 at Hastings with U Did It and Regal Riot winning the feature races.
Brisk wagering, impressive young horses, new people winning races and much more marked last week at Woodbine.
Borders Racing Stable of Hazel Bennett and Harry Dobson have a Queen's Plate contender in Rondure, an $8,000 auction buy-back.
Great weather on the Canada Day weekend brought fans out in droves to witness great finishes and a historic win by one of Canada's greats.
Two-time BC Horse of the Year stars on three-stake Friday, two more stakes coming up Sunday at the Vancouver track.
Gary Barber's Champion 3-year-old of 2021 cruised to a big win in the 1 1/8 mile Grade 3 for his fourth career win in 10 races.
The Marine and Selene Stakes could have Queen's Plate and Woodbine Oaks implications and the Grade 2 Highlander and Nassau add to card.
Canada's two-time Horse of the Year and fan favourite meets eight rivals in the Canada Day feature at Woodbine on Friday.
Bred by Jeff and Annabel Begg, the 1996 Champion 3-year-old had been living at Old Friends Retirement since 2014.
Grade 3 winner was recently 15th in Kentucky Derby and the Sam-Son Farms-bred colt has had light recent training.
Trainer Josie Carroll won four races last week and it was a good week also for Richie Morden and a couple of 'Joes'.
Barbadians Saffie Joseph, Jr. and Patrick Husbands joined forces at Woodbine June 26 to win the Ballade Stakes with champion Artie's Princess.
Halfinthewrapper, Brody's Cause and Real Grace take stakes victories while Manitoba track continues to be popular with bettors.
Sunday's Ballade Stakes will include a homebred daughter of Court Vision with an interesting connection between baseball and horse racing.
The Ontario-sired sprint for fillies and mares is named for a champion broodmare who gave us Glorious Song, Devil's Bag and more.
'We need to find new ways to create ambassadors for our sport - to find new owners and encourage on-track visitation.' - Kelli Hemingson
Trainer Aidan O'Brien has supplemented the Epsom Oaks-winning filly for Ireland's top race; the trainer has won the Irish Derby 14 times.
The Minkster, Dancin in Da'Nile and Giant Teddy make noise on road to Queen's Plate but we await news from US camps.
There was something for everyone last week at Woodbine and purse money was spread around as Mark Casse barn was held to one win.
BC-bred colt wins the first stepping stone event for the Grade 3 Canadian Derby on August 20; Stone Carver battles to win Journal.
Veteran trainer Jim Brown is well represented in the added-money races at the Alberta track on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
Colt with a backwards question mark on his forehead was no joke in his win; Kyprios wins the Gold Cup over Stradivarius.
The brilliant colt is unbeaten in eight races and he earned a free berth into the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The world's top-rated horse BAAEED seeks to remain unbeaten in the opening day's Queen Anne Stakes (G1) on June 14.
The 2021 Coronation Futurity winner remained unbeaten with a sizzling victory in his season debut for trainer Dan Vella.
Sprinting for the first time, Moira took the Fury Stakes over the promising Pioneer's Edge as the road to the Oaks begins.
New York boys Mike Repole and trainer Todd Pletcher celebrate an emotional Belmont Stakes win with son of their star Uncle Mo.
The June 12th stake, at seven furlongs, is the first start of the year for Coronation Futurity winner The Minkster.
Eight hopefuls will meet on Saturday in this key prep for the July 24th $500,000 feature at Woodbine Racetrack.
The 1 1/2-mile 'test of the champion' has lured new faces to the Triple Crown's last leg including morning line favourite We The People.
There are 60 3-year-olds that remain eligible for the 163rd Queen's Plate on August 21 and 24 fillies eligible for the July 24 Woodbine Oaks
Kentucky Derby champion could meet 10 rivals in the 1 1/2 mile third jewel of the American Triple Crown at Belmont.
The Sovereign Award finalist for Champion 3-year-old Male in 2021 starts 2022 with an exciting victory in the 6 1/2 furlong sprint.
Two very different stakes races saw Boardroom rallying in the Royal North and Dreaming of Drew's front-running trip in the Belle Mahone.
Plagued by troubled trips on more than one occasion throughout her career, Boardroom was finally able to call the shots with a smooth journey.
The 3-year-old British-bred colt remained undefeated from three races with his Derby romp over 150-to-1 longshot Hoo Ya Mal.
The daughter of Munnings arrives at the 1 1/16-mile main track Belle Mahone on a two-race win streak and with a Sovereign Award crown.
Peter Redekop's stakes winner Anyportinastorm makes his Hastings debut against some fast local sprinters in the 6 1/2 furlong feature.
Saturday's Group 1 Cazoo Derby at Epsom Downs in England has attracted a field of 17 3-year-olds.
A trio of grass events will be featured on the card, while the first turf stakes of the season will be the Gr. 2 Royal North Stakes on June 4.
Erratique and jockey Helen Vanek were first across the finish line in the 1st for Colebrook Farms to kick off a spectacular day of racing.
The Woodbine series consists of three premier turf races for fillies and mares plus a $250,000 bonus for the horse that wins all three legs.
Gerl, also fined $100,000, had two horses test positive for the non-therapeutic substance ostarine last fall at Woodbine.
The 7-year-old son of Awesome Again earned a free berth into the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) this fall with his victory and became a millionaire.
Ontario-sired and bred Artie's Storm posted a mild upset in the Grade 2 Eclipse; CT wraps up the week at Woodbine.
The Ontario and Manitoba tracks will open their 2022 Thoroughbred seasons on Tuesday May 31; Fort Erie has a huge card.
Fellow jockey Isabelle Wenc has launched a GoFundMe page and a charity baseball game will take place June 20th to raise funds.
The popular one-eyed 5-year-old, winner of the Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales in 2020, is coming off a big season as a 4-year-old.
Canadian Thoroughbred's May 27th update of Queen's Plate and Woodbine Oaks contenders currently centres on a filly.
The first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown is Sunday, August 21 and will feature live entertainment, dining and world-class racing.
A new Player Portal has been launched on the track's website while takeout percentages have been lowered across the board.
Opening day highlights include the Summer Solstice and Sprint into Summer Cup, anniversary t-shirt giveaways and a free concert.
Clearing off the desk with some news and notes from the past racing week across Canada with the month of June on the horizon.
On Sunday the stable won four of the 10 races, following three on Saturday, making for an 8-for-27 week at the Toronto track.
Trainer Mendoza takes both Hastings stakes as Soaringforthesun won the Jack Diamond Maturity on the May 22 card.
Following a 42-minute delay in getting the May 20 card underway due to a violent storm, speed runners did well at Woodbine.
As he did five years ago, trainer Chad Brown kept a top 3-year-old out of the Kentucky Derby and won the Preakness Stakes.
The filly becomes an early favourite for the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, although the American Oaks at Saratoga would also seem a likely target.
With Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike passing up the second jewel of the Triple Crown, Epicenter, the hard-trying Derby runner-up, is favoured.
Casse trainees Join the Dance, Mrs. Barbara and Summertime Magic will take on Saturday’s $100,000 Ruling Angel Stakes at Woodbine.
The horse would have to finish top-three in the middle jewel of the Triple Crown for the owners to recoup their entry investment.
Ontario business owner has only been racing horses for a year but his second-ever winner gets a chance at classic glory.
Grandson of the great Caribbean jockey Challenor Jones will be riding as a five-pound apprentice at Woodbine with agent Tom Patton.
Trainer Josie Carroll and her team won three of the 10 races at Woodbine on May 15, while American-based Arzak takes Grade 3 Cartier.
With Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Rich Strike bypassing the second leg of the American Triple Crown, Epicenter looms large.
Hazel Bennett's homebred by Oxbow won a loaded maiden race by 10 3/4 lengths in fast time and jumps into the picture for the Aug. 21 Plate.
'Seven' once again pulled off an upset win at Woodbine, this time on May 1, setting a track record for 1 1/16 miles in a strong allowance.
Epicenter and Zandon will battle again and the filly Secret Oath is also expected to try the second jewel of the Triple Crown.
Maryland-based Arzak is back after the colt set a track record in the Thorncliffe Stakes in his latest visit to Woodbine.
The top contenders for the Aug. 21 Plate have lots of questions, but new faces are appearing; Oaks leader Moira getting close to 2022 opener.
The meet at the Winnipeg track, originally scheduled to begin on May 23rd, will now open May 31st due to poor weather in recent weeks.
The longshot Kentucky Derby (G1) winner will have plenty of new faces to battle at Pimlico, but Canadian-bred Messier is not one of them.
The purse money was spread out over three racing days at Woodbine last week, while Barber and Casse won another stakes race.
The 2022 Hastings racing season began in Vancouver on May 7 with a large crowd, sunshine and some popular winners.
Rich Strike, claimed for $30,000 in September at Churchill Downs, upsets the 148th Kentucky Derby at 80-to-1.
The Sunday headliner at Woodbine will include the winner of last year's Thunder Bay and Ashbridges Bay Stakes.
The rain held off until right after the Oaks which was just fine with the big, tough filly Secret Oath who powered to victory.
Who do you like? This is one of the best handicapping editions of the Derby with so many possible winners in the 1 1/4 mile classic.
Fifty years after Ernie Samuel purchased his first racehorse, one of the last colts born on the MIlton, ON farm has a chance at the roses.
The British Columbia track has a full slate of stakes races highlighted by the BC Derby (G3) on September 10 and the BC Oaks.
A product of the Mare Recruitment Program, the fast filly set a new track record to kick off what looks to be a very promising career.
Get a look at some of the best 3-year-olds in America who will compete in the Derby and Oaks this week at Churchill Downs.
The pedigrees of Kentucky Derby starters are the most scrutinized of any horse race in the world. Here are notes for the 148th edition.
Favourite Zandon will leave from gate 10 with Flavien Prat aboard; a stellar field of fillies is coming together for the Oaks, May 6.
Alberta track opened its 2022 season on April 30 and its new owners initiative, an affordable syndicate, celebrated a win.
A strong card of racing at Woodbine for its sixth racing day had two track record-setting performances (maybe).
The first European classic races were held April 30 and May 1 with exciting results in the 1000 and 2000 Guineas at Newmarket.
The April 30 card of racing at Woodbine was an all-fillies day and the long-striding Beautiful Empire took the Star Shoot.
Fillies getting ready for the 148th Kentucky Oaks were busy at Churchill on April 29 while Derby contender Zandon wowed the crowd.
The 125th running of the six-furlong stakes race has lured half a dozen American shippers in the May 1 feature.
A field of 15 has been assembled for the QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, including the undefeated Native Trail.
The top 3-year-olds in America are going through their paces at Churchill Downs as they prepare for the Derby (G1) May 7 and Oaks, May 6.
The six-furlong Saturday feature at Woodbine marks the return of Sovereign Award finalist filly from Mark Casse barn.
One track from each province will be featured in the racing picks section of Canadian Thoroughbred, providing selections and some comments.
The 54-day meeting in Nisku, Alberta, features the $200,000 Canadian Derby (G3), part of a 'Derby double' with Woodbine.
The Irish connection had a big day on Sunday, April 24 over a Tapeta surface that was much quicker than the meet's first three days.
Saturday was a thrilling one for longshot players and almost every race on the day resulted in a double-digit payoff for a $2 wager.
A full field of 20 sophomores will be running for the roses in the $3 million Derby on May 7 and Milton, ON-born Messier is a contender.
Also at Keeneland, two-time Canadian Horse of the Year Mighty Heart runs out of gas and finishes sixth in the Grade 3 Ben Ali.
The $50,000 Welcome Back Handicap welcomes back 10-year-old Reconfigure to Ontario and field size improves.
The penultimate day of racing at the Keeneland spring meet also features the return of Ontario-bred multi-millionaire Channel Maker.
Both the Derby and the Kentucky Oaks (G1) could have very strong fields and there is plenty of Canadian breeding represented.
Maryland invader Arzak dominates Thorncliffe on day two of the Woodbine season and the Barbara Minshall, Wesley Ward starters are on point.
There were smiles all around as the 2022 Woodbine Thoroughbred season, the 71st in the history of the track, opened.
Charles Fipke's homebred horse came from far off the slow pace to win the prestigious race over Chad Brown trainee Masen.
Owner John Scott claimed Richiesinthehouse in 2021 and is hoping for a quick return in the featured Thorncliffe Stakes April 17.
One of Canada's top juvenile fillies in 2020 makes a comeback in the 5 1/2 furlong featured race on opening day at Woodbine, April 16.
Josie Carroll and Kevin Attard, both finalists for Outstanding Trainer in Canada at the April 14 Sovereign Awards, are pumped for new season.
The best of 2021 will be celebrated with a long-awaited in-person ceremony April 14 and Woodbine opens on time April 16.
Thoroughbred racing will begin on May 31 at Fort Erie and its season is highlighted by the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes.
Following a second-place finish to stablemate Taiba in the Santa Anita Derby, Messier's trainer Tim Yakteen is excited.
The Uncle Mo colt edged the unbeaten Early Voting to give Todd Pletcher a seventh win in the Wood Memorial while racking up 100 Derby points.
The probable field for the May 7 Kentucky Derby is in this list of points leaders, with four weeks to the big race.
The major stepping stone races for the Derby are done and the Chad Brown-trained colt is added to a very interesting potential field.
A 15-length winner of the Grade 2 Robert Lewis in his latest race, Messier can use the Santa Anita Derby as his final run before Kentucky.
Undefeated sophomores Early Voting and Morello meet the improving Mo Donegal in the prestigious New York stepping-stone to Kentucky.
Opening day, April 8, features the Ashland Stakes (G1) with ON-bred Interstatedaydream in the field; Saturday it's the Blue Grass Stakes (G1).
The winner of the Grade 3 Canadian Derby at Century Mile in Alberta will get a free entry for the Grade 3 Ontario Derby at Woodbine.
Chiefswood Stables' Ontario-bred colt posts 102 Beyer Speed Figure at Gulfstream, which wrapped up its Championship meet.
Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. is headed to the Kentucky Derby (G1) with the impressive grey colt who is now second by Derby points.
The fast-improving Gun Runner colt, trained by Brad Cox, lands 100 Kentucky Derby points; filly Secret Oath rallies for third.
Woodbine jockey Luis Contreras will once again partner with top filly Secret Oath, this time against colts in the $1.25 million Oaklawn event.
Co-featured $250,000 Bourbonette Oaks lures Canadian-owned filly Mrs. Barbara who drew post nine with Rafael Hernandez riding.
Current Kentucky Derby contenders Simplification and Classic Causeway meet nine in $1 million Curlin Florida Derby (G1).
Showing a new style to track the pace, the impressive Epicenter is heading to the May 7 Kentucky Derby (G1) as a strong contender.
WinStar, Zedan Racing and Commonwealth Thoroughbreds' Tonalist colt defeated Hot Rod Charlie with a strong late rally.
At Gulfstream Park on March 25, Canadian/Woodbine-based horses and horsepeople win over one-third of the nine-race card.
The Louisiana Derby (G2) offers 170 points for the Kentucky Derby and Canadian-bred Messier is one of four Bob Baffert horses moved.
Race schedule, news, notes and photos for the Dubai World Cup card on March 26, beginning at 8:20 a.m. with the Godolphin Mile.
Here are some updates on Canadian horses and horsepeople who are in action in the south during the winter of 2022.
Barbados-born horseman is in charge of preparing American colt Drain the Clock for the $2 million Golden Shaheen on March 26.
The annual 'celebration of the horse' festival in South Carolina returned after a one-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Todd Pletcher-trained Life Is Good faces stiff opposition from three of his American-based compatriots in the 2000m contest on dirt.
Graded stakes winner Messier, headed for the Santa Anita Derby Apr. 9, sped in a Santa Anita workout; 'Daydream' roars into Oaks picture.
There were some good races by Canadian horses and people on March 12th in Florida as wild and windy weather played a role.
Strong and speedy colt from the last crop of the top racehorse and sire Giant's Causeway leads all Kentucky Derby hopefuls by points.
One of Canada's top 2-year-olds of 2021 is scheduled to begin her sophomore campaign at Tampa Bay Downs on March 12.
Also on the Derby card is the Grade 3 Florida Oaks on turf which marks the season debut of top Canadian 2-year-old filly Mrs. Barbara.
A top rider at Arlington Park in 2021, the 22-year-old has embarked on a promising career that he hopes to continue in Toronto.
The Ontario-bred three-year-old Full Screen won his maiden on the grass on Feb. 26 at Tampa Bay Downs at 28-to-1.
Speedy colts took a pair of Kentucky Derby stepping-stone races on March 5, including the undefeated Morello.
Florida-bred colt nabs 50 Kentucky Derby points while a pair of Bill Mott trainees were involved in a tight-traffic accident on the final turn.
The first condition book of 2022 is to be released Friday for the racing season which is scheduled to begin on Saturday, April 16.
From a huge card of graded stakes races at Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita to a Derby prep in New York, it is a fun weekend for fans.
There are 100 Canadian-bred 3-year-olds nominated to the 2022 Canadian Triple Crown which begins with the 163rd Queen's Plate.
One-eyed New York-bred was 75-to-1 in $1 million Rebel, edging past Ethereal Road, ridden by Woodbine's Luis Contreras.
Kentucky-bred Emblem Road overcame a slow start to upset Mishriff, US stars Midnight Bourbon and Mandaloun.
A couple of lucrative programs designed to attract entries to the British Columbia track, available to BC residents only.
Il Malocchio's trainer Martin Drexler is having a super first winter season in Florida and gets Franco Meli's top filly started on Saturday.
World-famous trainer D. Wayne Lukas and Woodbine jockey Luis Contreras will combine with colt Ethereal in the Feb. 26 Rebel Stakes.
The reigning champion of the $20 million dirt race meets a deeper field in the 2022 edition including Mandaloun.
The owner's appeal to have H C Holiday's placing and purse reinstated from a race last June has been granted by The Horse Racing Appeal Panel.
Young Woodbine rider takes his first graded stakes win in California with Barraza for trainer Vladimir Cerin.
Two years after Maximum Security won the first Saudi Cup and still has not been declared the official winner, the third edition is Feb. 26.
Winchell Thoroughbreds' colt won the important race on the road to the Louisiana Derby and the Kentucky Derby.
There are 40 graded stakes races scheduled to run in Canada, down one from a year ago, that being the Grade 1 Canadian International.
This weekend's Risen Star Stakes (G2) offers Derby points to the top finishers; Mark Casse trainee Pappacap seeks improvement.
Classic Causeway, from the last crop of the late Giant's Causeway, sizzled in his win at Tampa Bay Downs, earning 10 Kentucky Derby points.
This marks the third year in a row where the event will be held in September instead of the traditional July date.
The lucrative 2022 program offers more than $16.9 million in stakes events, including 37 graded stakes and two $1 million classics.
A Queen's Plate favourite, the Mark Casse trainee will try the dirt in his return to see if he could be on the Kentucky Derby trail.
Horses and their people will begin shipping into Woodbine and tracks around Canada this month. Time to begin the Queen's Plate rankings.
The program will provide horsepeople who bring in out-of-province runners to the track this summer a number of incentive bonuses.
Colt wins Robert Lewis Stakes (G3) by 15 lengths but did not receive Kentucky Derby points as his trainer Bob Baffert is barred from Churchill.
At Tampa Bay Downs, Canadians got together with Kentucky-bred Shirl's Speight to win the $175,000 Tampa Bay Stakes.
The Kentucky Derby trail is heating up and a very fast Holy Bull Stakes was won by modestly-bred White Abarrio over two troubled rivals.
Charles Fipke's Lady Speightspeare meets Colebrook Farms' Nantucket Red in the $175,000 Endeavour Stakes; Fipke has Shirl in Tampa Bay Stakes.
Who do you like? Get started on picking out your favourite Derby horse with a series of Derby stepping stone races this weekend.
Manitoba's Thoroughbred season at the Winnipeg track gets underway on Victoria Day and horsepeople are already dreaming.
The latest doings of Canadian-based horses and people including plenty of wins from the Woodbine jockey colony.
Ontario-bred God of Love is expected to make his 2022 debut in the Grade 3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct for trainer Mark Casse.
The Todd Pletcher-trained colt outran defending champion Knicks Go out of the gate and galloped to a big win in the $3 million race.
A huge racing day at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, FL, highlighted by the sixth Pegasus World Cup, has plenty of Canadian interest.
During his testimony in a hearing vs. the New York Racing Association, trainer Bob Baffert noted that the Medina Spirit case will be heard.
A field of nine will go postward for Gulfstream Park's marquee race including Knicks Go, the 2021 winner and Mark Casse-trained Sir Winston.
Post positions for Saturday’s $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) will be drawn Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
News out of Vancouver's track includes a full slate of stakes races for the new season and the CTHS BC will host a Horses of Racing Age sale.
Son of Midnight Lute was traded about from weanling through his juvenile season and now he is an early Kentucky Derby contender.
Canadian fans can cheer for the six-year-old who raced 7 times at Woodbine and arrives at the Pegasus World Cup with earnings of $1,189,873.
A stakes-packed card at Fair Grounds In New Orleans features an early Kentucky Derby stepping stone and turf stakes.
Voters must have their ballots in for the 47th Sovereign Awards, presented by the Jockey Club of Canada, on Jan. 23.
Plenty of Canadian owners, trainers, jockeys and horses have been busy racing this winter at American tracks.
Canadian trainer Mike Wright has six straight winners at Tampa Bay Downs, having won another race on Sunday, January 16.
The probable champion 2-year-old colt of 2021 is headed to Aqueduct Racetrack in New York to try the dirt in the Grade 3 on Feb. 5.
Knicks Go, Life Is Good, and Flightline highlight a roster of 19 horses invited to compete in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
Matthew Brice O'Connor began training just over two years ago and his new claim Clear Vision won the Grade 3 Tropical Turf, Jan. 8.
There is a Mandatory payout for the Rainbow Pick 6 at Gulfstream on January 8 and racing further north could be affected by heavy snow.
A $3,500 claim in January in Arizona, Shinny won 12 races in 2021 while Alberta-bred Greek Geek won seven races, four stakes.
Mike Wright sent out his 795th winner last week and his fourth straight winner (from 4 starters) at Tampa Bay with Isabelle Wenc on board.
Lady Speightspeare blows turn while Queen's Plate winner Safe Conduct is out-paced in Gulfstream stakes.
Year two of the COVID-19 pandemic once again hung over the world and racing in this country struggled, but also had many great stories.
Anderson-bred Halo Again wins his turf debut in Buddy Diliberto Memorial at Fair Grounds and his own Summer in Saratoga takes Blushing K.D.
Three-year-old son of Tapit romps in Malibu Stakes on opening day of the Santa Anita Winter Meeting to remain unbeaten.
The undefeated son of Tapit headlines the Malibu Stakes on opening day at Santa Anita, which features a litany of graded stakes races.
Catching up with Canadian-breds and local owners and trainers through the winter of 2021-2022 south of the border.
Canada's reigning Horse of the Year Mighty Heart landed third behind the imposing Fearless in the Grade 3 Harlan's Holiday Stakes.
US Attorney Damian Williams said trainer's case reflects failings, greed and corruption at virtually every level.
Canada's reigning Horse of the Year and candidate for the honour again in 2021 races December 18 at Gulfstream in Grade 3 Harlan's Holiday.
Plenty of Canadian trainers from the west to the east have set up stables at American tracks this winter and hope to add wins, and horses.
Japan's brilliant mare came off her victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1) to win the $3.8 million Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin.
Canadian-born Paul Reddam's homebred Slow Down Andy sped up and defeated Canadian-bred Messier in $300,000 juvenile stake.
The $3.8 million (US) Hong Kong Cup (G1) headlines Sha Tin's Hong Kong International Racing Festival December 12.
Despite a delayed start, foreign gains, impressive fields and a record number of HPIbet users pushed the 2021 figures.
Bob Baffert-trained 2-year-old goes for second straight graded stakes win on the west coast on December 11 and is favoured in small field.
Racing starts on May 7th and runs through October 16th on a regular Saturday and Sunday schedule with a post time of 2:00pm.
The 2019 Belmont Stakes hero Sir Winston won the final stakes of the 2021 season under Patrick Husbands, who could retire.
Silent Causeway won the La Prevoyante and Paul Buttigieg's Artie's Storm won the Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine Dec. 4.
Fielding, well known in Standardbred racing, was brought into Thoroughbred breeding by friend Hertrich and it's a powerful partnership.
The good news is, wagering on Woodbine racing in 2021 will be up marginally but that growth has come from the U.S.
Eight horse deaths in October due to leg fractures have led the Maryland Jockey Club and Stronach Group to cancel racing and workouts.
The Grade 3 Valedictory Stakes is the final stakes event on the 2021 Woodbine calendar and highlights a huge final weekend.
The 163rd running of the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown will be held on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at Woodbine Racetrack.
The six-year-old mare will then be on her way to greener pastures in Ireland to begin a new life as a broodmare.
The victory marked the Deep Impact colt's fifth G1 score and final career race, shaking off Shahryar and Authority in the stretch.
Trainer Mark Casse and his Woodbine team won both Grade 3 juvenile stakes at Woodbine on Nov. 28 and jockey Rafael Hernandez sweeps weekend.
Canada's darling and one of the country's all-time top sprinters surged to a thrilling win in the Grade 2 Kennedy Road in his final race.
Wellspring Stables' top colt has not raced since getting bogged down in the Breeders' Stakes and seeks firmer grass in New York.
Japanese horses have had a stranglehold on the Japan Cup for 15 years but this year there are three British entries.
The major 2-year-old stakes races at Woodbine on Nov. 28 could determine Sovereign Award candidates for both filly and colt divisions.
The great Canadian sprinter will be retired to LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society's farm in Hillsburgh, ON following his final race.
Adena Springs North stallion Silent Name (Jpn) has two new juvenile stakes winners on Nov. 21 with Silent Runner and Ya Mar.
The Ontario Heritage Series wrapped up November 19 with wins by Lorena in the Ashbridges Bay and Artie's Storm in the Lake Ontario.
Dreaminofpassion took her fast workouts into her career debut at Woodbine on November 18 and won for her young sire.
Eighteen years after winning the Frost King Stakes as a rider, Francine Villeneuve has a contender as a trainer.
The 2020 Horse of the Year and jockey Patrick Husbands got to know each other in a previous race and then zoomed to a big win Nov. 14.
Early mornings, long hours and hard work in the background make up the lives of backstretch workers at the track.
Fourth generation Sam-Son Farm-bred colt is now two for three in his career after big win at Del Mar on Nov. 14.
News and notes from Saturday's racing at Woodbine, including wins by the hot stables of Phil Hall and Matt Douglas.
Famous stakes races, the Maple Leaf and Autumn, headline this Woodbine weekend as the 2021 meeting winds down to Dec. 5 closing.
The biggest changes involve applying the rules uniformly across every racing state and altering the way violations are dealt with.
The nineteen-year-old son of Canadian star Smart Strike became ill on November 9 at Calumet Farm and died Nov. 11.
The Oregon track ended its 2021 season in the black as the final race was run in complete darkness when the track lights went out.
A total of 26 stakes races were run on the E.P. Taylor Turf Course while eight stakes were run on the Inner Turf.
A look at some of the winners of the latest four cards at Woodbine as the 2021 closes in on completion in early December.
Knicks Go flies to powerful Classic win, Godolphin completes two days with three wins and Japanese horses win two.
Future Stars Friday, day one of the 38th Breeders' Cup World Championships, was an almost perfect day of racing. Almost.
Selections and notes about the nine races on the Saturday card of the 38th Breeders' Cup World Championships.
It is the toughest handicapping day of the North American racing season, where longshot winners are prevalent.
Canadian hero has made a friend in jockey Rafael Hernandez and the pair have an easy task in Woodbine's weekend feature race.
It is the largest European contingent for a Breeders' Cup even though the Del Mar turf course may be better for locals.
Several starters on Future Stars Friday used races at Woodbine to prepare for their Breeders' Cup journey including Summer winner Albahr.
Fourteen races over two days were drawn on Nov. 1 for the 38th Breeders' Cup at Del Mar in San Diego; Essential Quality heads Classic.
Favourite Incentivise finished a gallant second with quality British raider Spanish Mission a long neck away in third.
Fourteen races over two days with the best racehorses in the world, the Breeders' Cup edition 38 is Friday and Saturday, November 5 and 6.
Raroma Stables' 3-year-old filly completed a dream year on Halloween while Gary Barber's Frosted Over was the hunch bet for the Ontario Derby.
Purchased from the CTHS Ontario yearling sale, The Minkster parlayed a turf sprint debut win into a score in the biggest race for juveniles.
Nearing her retirement, Summer Sunday hangs on to win the October 29 feature for her 11th career win for Anne and William Scott.
The expensive colt Dolder Grand can win back some of that price when he goes off as favourite in the Ontario Derby at Woodbine on Sunday.
Cup & Saucer Stakes winner God of Love slogged over the turf to win that big juvenile race; how will he do on the Tapeta for the Coronation?
Rags-to-riches 5-year-old seeks to become 12th horse to win Caulfield Cup-Melbourne Cup double and first in 20 years.
The $100,000 Friday feature at Woodbine will see Canada’s champion female sprinter of 2019 face six rivals.
The two-day, 14-race event, this year held at Del Mar in California, has a record number of overseas entrants, but few Canadians.
The 39th and final day of the season came to an early end due to heavy rain, but spectators were welcomed back in 2021.
Following the first 77 days of the 2021 Woodbine season, there is a new face on top of the jockey standings; plus a weekend wrap.
The door is wide open for the Sovereign Award for Champion 3-year-old colt in Canada should Safe Conduct not make his third required start.
Trained by Kevin Attard, the Adena Springs-bred filly provided new ownership group X-Men Racing with its second winner, first stakes winner.
The $9,000 purchase Secret Reserve is three for four in 2021 with two stakes wins for Stacey Van Camp and Carlo d'Amato.
Del Mar hosts the 38th Breeders' Cup World Championships on Nov. 5 and 6, with 14 races worth $31 million led by the $6 million Classic.
The $250,000 race for fillies has a wide-open field of 11 led by four starters from the Mark Casse barn including stakes winner Baksheesh.
The Thunder Bay and Lake Superior Stakes at Woodbine on Friday are scheduled for turf but could be moved to the main track due to rain.
Alberta-bred four-year-old won the Oct. 16 CTHS Sales Stakes at Century Mile, stamping himself as one of the top older horses of the year.
Winner of the Dance Smartly Stakes (G2) in her previous race, the Christophe Clement-trainee held over stablemate La Dragontea.
On British Champions Day, Baaeed rules and Sealiway upsets the Champion Stakes in two Win and You're In Races for the Breeders' Cup.
Through stakes scores, winless streaks, good luck and bad fortune, the six-year-old looks good heading into the Nearctic Stakes.
Brandon and Terry Greer's plucky 6-year-old gelding will turn back to six furlongs for the Grade 2 on October 17.
Last year's Taylor winner Etoile, set to sell next month at auction, meets a good field for the prestigious $600,000 turf show.
The former Finish Line Bar, located on the second level of the Grandstand right at the wire, has been transformed into an exclusive lounge.
The biggest names in British racing will compete on the richest day of racing in the country on October 16.
The 2-year-old God of Love slogged his way to victory on soft turf in the $250,000 Coronation Futurity, Special Forces wins rough Durham Cup.
Heste Sport's homebred Not So Quiet took the off-the-turf Overskate Stakes while owner and trainer Debra Rombis has a nice prospect.
Bought for $7,000 as a yearling, Ironstone has two stakes wins while Marie MacKay won her maiden in the Shady Well Stakes.
Popular champion Mighty Heart, the one-eyed wonder, heads the Grade 3 Durham Cup Stakes on October 10; Cup & Saucer also on tap.
Broodmares, weanlings and yearlings are up for sale at the annual Winter Mixed Sale to be held at the Woodbine sales pavillion.
The son of Old Forester heads into his seventh stakes engagement, a race for Ontario-sired three-year-olds and up, in good order.
Ken Lee, Dennis Mitchell, Don and Gaye Bell and trainer Martin Drexler are having fun with the laid-back gelding Artie.
Horsepeople are reminded of the Wintering Incentive Program for claiming horses at Hastings; Yearling Incentive Program announced for 2021/22.
The Kevin Attard trainee notched her stakes hat trick when ridden by Justin Stein in the six-furlong Tapeta race for fillies and mares.
Co-owner and trainer Barbara Minshall sends out the English Channel gelding for a big win in the third jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
Over soft turf in Paris, Torquator Tasso became just the third German-bred to win the famous French classic.
Alberta-breds were celebrated at the annual Fall Classic race day, October 2, at Century Mile and there were several impressive winners.
Raj Maharajh's chestnut 3-year-old filly added to her Woodbine Oaks win with a romp in the third leg of the Triple Tiara.
Trainer Phil Serpe believes she holds the key to victory in the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes on Sunday at Woodbine.
The Alberta Fall Classic is the showcase race card of the season celebrating the Alberta breeding industry.
A full field of 12 has been entered for the third jewel of Canada's Triple Crown on Oct. 3 including Queen's Plate winner Safe Conduct.
Munnyfor Ro, Il Malocchio are only turf winners in nine-horse field tackling 10 furlongs on the E. P. Taylor course.
Just two days of live racing are left at the Vancouver oval and despite plenty of uncertainty in 2021 things are looking good for 2022.
Pinkie wins his 24th stakes race and rain plays havoc with turf racing at Woodbine on the weekend; check out the weekend wrap.
The latest match-up between top 3-year-olds Hot Rod Charlie and Midnight Bourbon was a thriller at Parx racetrack.
Woodbine had to cancel its September 23rd card due to heavy rain on the Tapeta, but two stakes races on Saturday are good to go.
Ontario-bred colt bypassed the Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales Stakes to try $1 million Derby at Parx racetrack.
The huge stakes-packed weekend was topped by a record Ricoh Woodbine Mile handle; Woodbine Mohawk Park also saw an increase.
Canadian International winner galloped to a big win in the Grade 1 while locally trained Primo Touch lands a solid third.
Trainer Charlie Appleby sent three horses from England to Woodbine's Turf Festival and won with all three with Frankie Dettori riding.
Brandon Greer and his father Terrance have raced a small stable for 17 years. They won their first stakes race Sept. 18, the Woodbine Mile.
On a day of mind-bending longshot winners, Godolphin's classy Walton Street crushed the field as the odds-on choice in the Grade 1 Pattison.
Swinging Mandy won her maiden in the Victorian Queen Stakes Friday at Woodbine, giving her co-owner and trainer his first stakes winner.
Canadian, American and European juveniles will compete for Grade 1 wins and a ticket to the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar.
Total handle second only to 2020 numbers; Jerry Gourneau wins his third training title and jockey Jorge Carreno leads the meet wire-to-wire.
Casse sends out a trio in Mile; Desert Encounter looks to capture three consecutive International victories at Woodbine.
Kevin Attard gets his second 'Wales win and his trainees finish first, second and fourth in the second jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
The second jewel of Canada's Triple Crown does not have the Queen's Plate winner but it is a big day for other Canadian-bred 3-year-olds.
The Sept. 18 Mile is a Win and You're In race for the Breeders' Cup; the Pattison International is also on Saturday.
Bruno Schickedanz's War Bomber zipped to victory in the $134,800 Cup in his first race off the claim for trainer Norm McKnight.
Claimed for $8,000 in September, Uncharacteristic surged to victory in the $124,875 Canadian Derby (G3) at Century Mile.
Mark Casse's Woodbine team sent out 4 winners on Sept. 11 including Tap It to Win who upset Horse of the Year Mighty Heart in the Seagram Cup
Classy nine-year-old will arrive at Woodbine on Sept. 11 for a run at a record-tying third International a week later.
Tony's Tapit is the reigning king of western Canada and he meets Manitoba Derby winner Uncharacteristic and improving Bodemonster.
HC Holiday, third in the Queen's Plate, is 5-to-2 morning line choice marginally over Keep Grinding (3-to-1).
Larry Cordes' one-eyed fan favourite four-year-old looks to extend his fruitful 2021 campaign; Daisuke Fukumoto once again gets the nod.
The Kevin Attard trainee faces eight rivals in the Inner Turf feature for Ontario-bred fillies and mares on Friday at Woodbine.
The popular Puss n Boots Cup at Fort Erie means the winning connections take a dip in the Fort Erie pond, like the race's namesake.
There were a slew of eye-catching runs at Woodbine on the Labour Day long weekend, spicing up a few stakes-less days.
Top Alberta 3-year-old Tony's Tapit meets Manitoba Derby winner Uncharacteristic, rising star Myopic and stretch runner Bodemonster.
The four Grade 1 stakes will be contested over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course on Saturday, September 18 and Sunday, September 19.
A look at the highlights, handles and current standings in the races for top jockey, trainer, owner and horse at tracks across Canada.
With Plate winner Safe Conduct awaiting the Breeders' Stakes, a number of Plate starters will get a chance to do better on dirt.
The winners of the two CTHS Sales Stakes at the BC track, U Did It and Mount Asgard, sold as Hip 54 and 55 at last year's sale.
Dr. Robert Vukovich's Canadian-bred colt will prepare for the October 3 Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine at 1 1/2 miles on turf.
Grey colt's sizzling win highlights four CTHS Ontario Yearling Sales Stakes at Woodbine on August 29 heading into sale week.
The BC-bred, Canadian-owned three-year-old filly has won three of her four starts this summer at Hastings.
Souper Speedy filly provides owner and breeder Franco Meli with his second stakes win and the biggest win for trainer Martin Drexler.
Tapit colt continues his reign over the three-year-old set in America with another well-timed bid to the lead.
The Triple Tiara continues Aug. 28 with the $250,000 Bison City while four yearling sales stakes get us ready for Sept. 1 sale.
Brad Cox may become just the third trainer ever and first since 1942 to win the Travers and Whitney in the same year with different horses.
New York trainer talks about Dr. Robert Vukovich's Safe Conduct, the large colt who was plucked from a breeding sale as a weanling.
A total of $16,122,170 was wagered on Sunday’s 13-race card, including $3,491,564 on the Queen’s Plate alone.
New York-based Ontario-bred makes a victorious return to his home province, fulfilling a lifelong dream for Toronto breeder Mitchell Kursner.
The Ontario-bred/Ontario-sired gelding won the Grade 1 for Stronach Stables and trainer Nick Gonzalez on Plate day.
Stamping herself as the top sprinter in the country, Boardroom glided to victory in the Grade 3 Seaway Stakes.
Worlds collided August 19 when the 2-year-old Standardbred trotter Safe Conduct won a division of the Ontario Sires Stakes Gold.
The series includes the Dance Smartly Stakes, Canadian Stakes and E.P. Taylor Stakes, all on the E.P. Taylor Turf at Woodbine.
Supporting stakes races on Plate weekend are so much more than that, as US invaders such as the fast Caravel visit.
Lots of interesting little tales of the Queen's Plate entrants for the August 22 race at Woodbine, worth $1 million.
Keep Grinding is named the 4-1 morning-line favourite in the curtain-raiser at Woodbine for the Canadian Triple Crown.
Thirteen are expected to enter for Canada's most famous horse race coming up Sunday August 22 at Woodbine.
Toronto businessman Mitch Kursner has put together a boutique breeding operation and a colt from his first broodmare is in the Queen's Plate.
Kayla Sanchez will serve as post position drawmaster while Penny Oleksiak will perform the ceremonial ‘Riders Up’ announcement.
Eight longtime Ontario trainers, and owners, seek their first Queen's Plate win on August 22, the 162nd edition of the famous race.
After many near misses in graded stakes on Tapeta and turf, Gary Barber's steady stretch runner got his first big win on August 15.
The field for the Plate continues to hover around 17 as owners and trainers are set to enter their Canadian-bred 3-year-olds.
Canadian champ returns to home track victorious, DePaulo saddles milestone win, Gallardo is making a statement and first win for Sealys.
The Oaks was run in a much faster time than the Trial, but received a lower Beyer Speed Figure as confusing Plate draws near.
The Champion Two-Year-Old Colt in Canada for 2020 has been battling a foot issue since the spring but is ready for his return.
A large field is expected for the most famous Canadian race as Chiefswood rules out top colt from August 22 race.
During the most recent four-day Woodbine week, more than half the races were won by different trainers in competitive races.
Horsepeople breathed a sigh of relief as a $3 million grant from the BC government will be split between Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing.
Canada's reigning Horse of the Year has rematch with Sprawl in the Grade 3 West Virginia Governor's Cup Aug. 7; could encounter sloppy track.
Ontario-sired 3-year-olds compete in two sprint stakes on the turf to begin the $750,000 Heritage Series of races.
Thirteen-time Sovereign Award champion trainer at Woodbine was inducted in 2020 and will join 2021 inductees in a ceremony on August 6.
The Plate Trial and Woodbine Oaks were held last weekend but did not yield a standout horse for the Queen's Plate.
Claimed last year for $8,000, the grey 3-year-old posted a mild upset over heavily-favoured Myopic for owner Adam Isfeld.
More Sunday racing from Woodbine featured two other stakes races that were each drama-filled for both winners, losers.
Raroma Stable's filly wins first leg of Triple Tiara in workmanlike fashion and could go to Queen's Plate next.
The Ontario-sired son of Old Forester earned a chance to race in the Queen's Plate on August 22nd with a gritty win.
Eight million dollars was bet on 11 races July 31 including three stakes as Woodbine heads into the championship season.
Ten gals line up for the Oaks, with three other stakes races on the card including the $150,000 Plate Trial which only attracted four.
Chiefswood Stables' big colt will take on champion Essential Quality in the Saratoga race that leads to the important Grade 1 Travers.
Recent purchase Myopic will reign as favourite off a big maiden win at Indiana Grand for trainer Robertino Diodoro.
The first jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown showcases Canada’s top three-year-olds; tickets on sale Friday July 30.
Woodbine Entertainment continues partnership with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. for the 2021 Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.
Due to government-imposed capacity limits, fans are encouraged to buy tickets early to secure the best seats before they sell out.
March to the Arch and Patrick Husbands reeled in the tiring leaders and went on to score, with Belichick finishing second.
The lure of a $500,000 purse for a Canadian-bred 3-year-old filly, plus a modest crop, may ensure a big field.
Tuesday, the remarkable Stradivarius attempts a fifth consecutive Goodwood Cup (G1) at 2 miles; Wednesday features the Sussex Stakes (G1).
High-profile Brazilian mare romps in her Canadian debut for Fox Hill Farms and Canadian trainer Josie Carroll.
Atras cut his teeth in the barns of Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg, trained his own claiming stable and was an assistant to Robertino Diodoro.
"They jerked us around for a year only to tell us that we have no right to appeal," said disappointed trainer Nick Nosowenko.
A new week at Woodbine began with the Woodbine Club re-opening, owners allowed to watch morning workouts, and first wins for trainers.
The Grade 2 Nassau Stakes at Woodbine on July 24, as the Tokyo Olympics gets underway, has a full field of 12 with five US/European shippers.
Fully immunized fans will be welcomed back to the Winnipeg track at 50% capacity as dictated by Manitoba health authorities.
The big ones are coming up quickly, with the Woodbine Oaks on Aug. 1 and the Queen's Plate on Aug. 22. Who are the contenders?
Connaught Cup (G2) just one of several thrilling grass races; two veteran US jockeys set to make Woodbine home.
Elizabeth and Gordon Lickrish have been racing and breeding horses in Ontario for several decades and Golden Vision wins big at Woodbine.
Hot Rod Charlie won the Grade 1 feature at the New Jersey track but was disqualified after Midnight Bourbon appeared to clip heels.
Weyburn is a unanimous number one, although unlikely to run in the Plate; Hombre and Keep Grinding follow in the voting points.
The Grade 2 Connaught Cup on Sunday, July 18, is the featured race of the weekend at Woodbine that will open up more to fans.
Stakes stars and multi-leg wagers and carryovers have been attractive to bettors as track awaits return of spectators.
The nine trainers involved in the appeal have lost over $200,000 in prize money after their horses tested positive last year.
American-breds won the two graded stakes races for 3-year-olds at Woodbine on July 10 and 11, but Tio Magico scoots in Queenston.
And Oaks contender Munnyfor Ro impresses as runner-up to Our Flash Drive in Selene Stakes for trainer Kevin Attard.
John Fowlis, Jamie Graham and trainer Craig Smith may have a Canadian Derby contender with $4,500 purchase Jumeirah Coast.
Saturday features the fillies in two stakes races, the Selene and Fury; on Sunday the boys battle it out in the Marine and Queenston.
Many factors have led to the number of trainers in North America decreasing sharply in recent years, says Matt Stahl for Horse Racing Nation.
American-based colts rated highly on Plate contenders' list, while light Woodbine Oaks list has just 26 fillies.
With purse money set to run out August 2nd, the meet at the Vancouver track can now run through to the end of the month.
Stakes races this weekend will be extremely important for horses heading to the Plate and Oaks in August. It's crunch time!
Horse racing is in full swing from coast-to-coast and here is a look at the leaderboards from track to track.
Fans were in the stands at Woodbine for the first time since December 2019 and got to witness Mighty Heart win in his return home.
Fans can register online to reserve a visit to the border oval which races on Mondays and Tuesdays this summer.
Longshots prevail on a hot summer's day and wagering tops $7 million on a Woodbine card that was one of the best of the meeting so far.
The Toronto racetrack will open its doors for live racing on Canada Day, July 1st; here's what you need to know.
Hastings has cancelled Monday and Tuesday’s racing due to record high temperatures in the Vancouver area expected to reach 43°C on Monday.
The 2020 Champion Older Mare began her 5-year-old campaign with a brave win in the Grade 3 feature June 26.
While Woodbine and other Ontario tracks will have fans on site beginning July 1, Fort Erie has stated it will not open to spectators yet.
The Canadian Horse of the Year returns to Woodbine Racetrack on Canada Day, Thursday July 1st, to face six challengers.
DAZN Day at the Races will kick off Saturday, June 26th and feature racing from Woodbine, Belmont, Delaware Park and Churchill Downs.
For the first time since December 2019, fans will be allowed at Woodbine racetrack to watch horse racing from the apron or Champions dining.
With the early Plate favourite Weyburn not likely to come to Canada, the 'gallop for the guineas' is up for grabs less than two months out.
Hastings has carded a seven-race card for June 29 and the HBPA BC will meet with backstretch workers on Friday, June 25.
Crystal Glacier, Heavenly Curlin and Skygaze will take aim at the Grade 3 race on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine.
Live Oak Plantation's Souper Stonehenge won his first stakes race in the Grade 3 Jacques Cartier while the champ Pink Lloyd is second.
Two races after Manitoba-bred star Hidden Grace won the Red Tail Landing Stakes in a track record, Stone Carver did the same in the Journal.
LNJ Foxwood's brilliant filly Boardroom wins first graded stake of Woodbine season, trained by Josie Carroll.
Sunday at Woodbine, all eyes will be on 9-year-old Pink Lloyd, while Derzkii takes on six in the Woodstock Stakes.
Highlights of the first three days of the five-day Royal Ascot meeting, plus a look at Friday's races that were to be held on soft ground.
The 2020 Champion Female Sprinter takes on Boardroom and others; Star Shoot Stakes for sophomore fillies also on June 18 card.
Last year the show cumulatively reached more than 2.4 million viewers, showcasing racing to a new audience in 2020.
The 12-race opening day card of Fort Erie's 124th season saw veteran rider Pierre Mailhot win three races including the Sprint Into Summer.
American trainer Wesley Ward is at Royal Ascot this week and so is poplar US sprinter Extravagant Kid, who competes on Day 1.
The opening day card for the 124th season of racing at the border oval will include The Sprint into Summer and the Summer Solstice Cup.
Mandaloun, second in the Kentucky Derby (G1), had a rough trip in the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park in New Jersey but Weyburn was tough.
The June 13 card of racing featured stunning performances by Avie's Flatter and Town Cruise off long layoffs.
Wagering on 11 races on the long-awaited first day of Thoroughbred racing was $6.9 million, up from $5.5 one Covid-19 year ago.
Chiefswood Stables's Ontario-bred colt returns from a short layoff due to a spiked temperature to take on Kentucky Derby runner-up.
Almost seven months since racing abruptly ended in 2020, the Ontario industry gets back on track this week.
John LeBlanc Jr. shares memories of his first Woodbine win, jockey Leo Salles is looking to have a big year, plus Ones To Watch.
On Tuesday, June 15th the first race will go off at 3 p.m. with enhanced COVID protocols to ensure the health and safety of all participants.
With Ontario entering Step 1 earlier than expected, the meet will open Saturday with additional races for the first two weekends.
Kirby lost the mount on John Leeper days before the English classic but won the race anyway on an improving son of Frankel.
The grey Tapit colt won a long stretch battle with Hot Rod Charlie to give his sire a record-tying fourth winner of the famous race.
Once again this year, Woodbine has mandated that any horse that leaves Woodbine to race at Fort Erie will be required to stay for the meet.
The 2020 Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales winning jockey is back in Toronto after riding and winning in Bahrain and Turkey.
The two biggest races in England for 3-year-olds take place June 4 and 5 at Epsom Downs and racing fans in Canada can watch and wager.
Overtook, a $1 million purchase, is 20-to-1 for the Belmont Stakes on June 5, the third jewel of the American Triple Crown.
The post positions were drawn for the Epsom Derby (G1) on June 5 and trainer Aidan O'Brien will start favoured Bolshoi Ballet.
Confirmation of a positive finding in the split sample of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit leaves Derby win up in the air.
English classic likely to be run on firm ground and eight-time Derby winner Aidan O'Brien has a strong hand again.
A small field has been gathered for the 1 1/2-mile final jewel of the American Triple Crown, including Preakness winner Rombauer.
Horse of the Year Mighty Heart was back in Josie Carroll's barn at Woodbine May 30 following his win in the Blame Stakes.
A field of nine is expected for the 1 1/2 mile 'Test of Champions' as the American Triple Crown comes to a close.
The 242nd running of the most famous Derby in Europe will allow 4,000 fans at Epsom Downs in Surrey on June 5.
Moosomin First Nation is part of a group that presented plans to build a track near Saskatoon; HBPA continues to fight for Marquis.
Horse of the Year and Queen's Plate winner Mighty Heart fought back gamely between horses in a wild stretch run.
Woodbine Entertainment is targeting June 18 (or earlier) as a start date for the Thoroughbred season; Queen’s Plate remains on August 22.
Canada's Horse of the Year of 2020 meets six rivals in Blame Stakes at Churchill Downs while Kevin Attard starts two Plate prospects May 29.
The May 26th edition features the Hall of Fame trainer's first-ever win, the top jock's goals for 2021, and the return of Red Cabernet.
The New Jersey Racing Commission have implemented the strictest rules in Thoroughbred racing in North America.
Winnipeg track hosts first card of the new season and longtime Florida jockey takes a triple on the seven-race card.
Alberta track's first two race cards of delayed 2021 season realizes $1 million in wagering; Rycroft wins one-third of races.
Queen's Plate contender continues to point to American racing campaign and the Pegasus Stakes could be next.
Travel and Leisure writer Dan Koday went to the Preakness with 10,000 others and writes about his experience.
The rescheduled opening day for the 2021 season will depend on the province meeting its target of 60% first dose vaccinations administered.
Alberta and Manitoba tracks had opening days delayed a week but are set to get 2021 underway on the Victoria Day long weekend.
Canadian Derby (G3) winner Real Grace was the star of the 47th annual Alberta Thoroughbred Awards, held virtually May 20th.
The 2021 Thoroughbred season at Woodbine Racetrack will commence on Friday, June 18 through June 20 for the opening weekend.
Veteran rider Gary Boulanger is getting closer to returning to the saddle and trainer David Bell has plenty of horses to watch.
A closed session of 'Stronger Together' on May 19 addressed the current state of racing in Ontario and development plans for Woodbine.
Toni Collette and Damian Lewis star in the film about a woman bartender who convinces friends to get together and buy a racehorse.
Plate hopefuls at Woodbine could be aiming for the June 20 Queenston Stakes should the meeting get underway June 5.
More than a dozen 3-year-olds are being considered for the June 5 Belmont Stakes, including Ontario-bred Weyburn.
Bred and owned by small-scale breeder John and Diane Fradkin and trained by Michael McCarthy, Rombauer won for the 'little guy'.
Alberta tracks were informed on Friday that due to required COVID protocols, they are unable to open on time.
Field of 10 includes Kentucky Derby winner who tested positive following his big win and stablemate Concert Tour, both trained by Baffert.
COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions have led to the two tracks postponing the start of their 2021 racing seasons.
The request for an increase has been met with some resistance by Ontario trainers and owners due to the timing.
Twenty-three racing dates will have been lost if racing can begin June 5, which amounts to approximately $9 million in overnight purses.
Medina Spirit and mate Concert Tour are permitted to race in the Preakness Stakes May 15 against eight others.
Stakes winner Miss Prospector heads the featured race on the second day of the 2021 Hastings meeting, May 10.
The draw for posts for the second jewel of the Triple Crown has been moved to May 11 as officials await further tests on Derby winner.
Trainer Bob Baffert confirmed in a press conference Sunday morning findings of an anti-inflammatory in the Derby winner's test.
Barbara Minshall, Norm McKnight and Chiefswood Stables all celebrated wins in the US on Saturday, May 8, while waiting for Woodbine.
The Grade 1 $700,000 Man o' War will feature Gufo and third-place finisher in the 2019 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine, Ziyad.
Jockeys, breeders and First Nations with interests in horse breeding and racing to ask Saskatoon to change lease with Prairieland.
While racing at Woodbine remains on hold, Queen's Plate eligibles and contenders are busy racing and training.
BC track is the first to open up for Thoroughbred racing this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on in Canada.
A drop-in vaccine clinic for people living in the Covid "hot spot" will take place May 5-7 as racing waits to be given the green light.
Kentucky Derby winner will face plenty of new faces in the second leg of the Triple Crown at Pimlico Racetrack in Baltimore.
Monday, May 3rd card of seven races begins the season which is scheduled for 50 days, but purse money available for just 25 days currently.
In England, Poetic Flare won the prestigious 2000 Guineas and he comes from a famed Canadian family, plus stakes results elsewhere.
Originally a $1,000 yearling purchase, Medina Spirit, owned by Amir Zedan, fends off all challengers to win 147th Kentucky Derby.
Shadwell Stable’s Malathaat edged Search Results by a neck after a stretch battle of undefeated fillies to win the 147th running of the Oaks.
The Oaks is Friday April 30, the Kentucky Derby, May 1, and here are some picks and plays and longshots to consider.
Western Canada has a Kentucky Derby starter with the Kentucky-bred Keepmeinmind who will be one of the longest shots.
Woodbine's leading trainer usually has a lot of high-priced horses, but it is $55,000 Helium who leads his Derby twosome.
Post 17 is 0 for the last 41 Derbys, post 15 has been successful recently and outside posts have the best record recently.
Favourite draws well while Derby field made up of half strong contenders, half fillers, in the 147th edition of the famous race.
Winnipeg track will open for live racing on the date (May 17) that they scheduled for 2021 with plenty of horses.
Undefeated filly from Todd Pletcher barn meets 13 others including Canadian-trained Maracuja for Rob Atras.
The Nova Scotian trained at Woodbine alongside Frank Merrill, who had led all Canadian trainers until April 23.
Derby week begins with several recent dropouts and additions to the field; Oaks post draw Monday, Derby draw on Tuesday.
The prospect of rain on April 24 means many Kentucky Derby entrants will have their final workouts on Friday morning.
Queen’s Plate hopeful Took a Wrong Turn, trainer Nathan Squires, Ones To Watch, Ontario stallion Souper Speedy, and more.
With less than two weeks to the Run for the Roses and Kentucky Oaks, the fields for the big races are firming up.
Newly-crowned Sovereign Award Champion Turf Male Say the Word wins big, Horse of the Year Mighty Heart fights hard.
Canada's newly-crowned Horse of the Year makes his 4-year-old debut at Keeneland Apr. 17 while Woodbine is still on hold.
Canadian Triple Crown-winning trainer Mike Keogh, Queen’s plate hopeful Derzkii, trainer Bill Tharrenos, and more.
Blackmore has risen to the top of the jump jockey ranks overseas in a short time while the white filly Sodashi successfully begins JRA Crown.
Super Stock stormed to victory in the Arkansas Derby at 12 to 1 for the Asmussen family and flies up the Derby points list.
Gary and Mary West's undefeated colt has just five rivals in the final major stepping-stone event before the May 1 Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby update with point leaders and what is coming up April 10 as the Run for the Roses, edition 147, nears.
Champion juvenile of 2020 wins Blue Grass, while Bourbonic upsets Wood Memorial, Rock Your World takes Santa Anita Derby.
The four-week, province-wide shutdown due to the pandemic has halted harness racing but the Woodbine CEO hopes the season opener can go ahead.
Ontario-bred colt seeks another big win in New York in $750,000 stake that leads to the Kentucky Derby on May 1.
The 15-day spring meeting begins April 2 with some fans permitted and a host of important stakes races on most of the cards.
Graham Motion talks Queen’s Plate, trainer Sandy McPherson closes in on 900 career wins, Ontario stallion American Guru, and more.
There is movement on Canadian Thoroughbred's Top 15 Queen's Plate contenders' list for the Aug. 22 Canadian classic.
Canadian-breds Gretzky the Great and Smiley Sobotka faded at Turfway in the Jeff Ruby on the Tapeta surface.
Godolphin's 4-year-old colt Mystic Guide wins but the showcase evening of racing was marred by the breakdown of Zenden.
An application has been made to the AGCO to add two additional days at the end of the season, October 25-26, for a total of 42 race days.
Canada's famous jockey looks forward to 2021 season at Woodbine, hopes home country steps up its racing industry.
Canadian-bred colt trained by Mark Casse is in post 10 in a big field for the Grade 3 Jeff Ruby Steaks on March 27.
Also on the Meydan card is the $5 million Classic on the turf and Ontario-bred Channel Maker heads that field from post 2.
Led by Greatest Honour, the race is one of the most significant stakes races leading up to the Kentucky Derby.
Philip Serpe's high hopes for Safe Conduct, sophomore trainer Rodney Barrow seeks another strong campaign, and more.
One of the most significant stakes races on the trail to the Kentucky Derby is Mar. 27 at Gulfstream Park; Greatest Honour fans excited.
The rise of the horse Darren's Fortune, named for the Woodbine outrider who died in a track accident, is special.
Son of Oxbow leads all the way in the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby on same day Baffert-trained Life Is Good drops out of Kentucky Derby.
Juddmonte Farms' Mandaloun is the 8-to-5 favourite for the premier race at Fair Grounds on a stakes-packed card of racing.
The Heritage Series of races will run at Woodbine and Fort Erie racetracks and is open to Ontario Sired 3-year-olds.
Trainers can enter horses, manage their stables and submit stall applications online on a computer or smartphone with Jockey Club system.
Dale Romans on QP prospect Smiley Sobotka; Robert Tiller talks Pink Lloyd and other stable stars; and more.
Gary and Mary West's unbeaten colt romps in the Grade 2 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park to join trainer Bob Baffert's Derby team.
Canadian-born trainer who left hockey for horse racing has 4-to-1 chance in Grade 2 Rebel Stakes on March 13 at Oaklawn Park.
Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales champ is getting ready in Florida for his 4-year-old opener, plus other news from Woodbine.
US-based Chiefswood Stable colt could point to Kentucky Derby or Belmont Stakes; Sam-Son's Tio Magico races this week.
Bob Baffert trainee Life is Good waltzed to a huge win in the Grade 2 San Felipe to remain unbeaten; Woodbine stakes winner Helium wins Tampa.
Ontario-bred picks up 50 Kentucky Derby points, likely to be supplemented to US Triple Crown series following gritty win.
A day following the passing of Walter Gretzky, his famous son has high-profile horses named after him; The Great One is on the Derby trail.
The Tampa Bay Derby features 12 Kentucky Derby hopefuls including Woodbine Display Stakes winner Helium, trained by Mark Casse.
Ontario-bred Weyburn, a Queen's Plate hopeful, will first find his place against American colts at Aqueduct March 6.
This week trainer Mark Casse gives updates on Curlin’s Catch and Master Spy, Stuart Simon shares his hopes for the 2021 campaign, and more.
Ontario Racing and Woodbine Entertainment will present a free preview of HPItv throughout the month to help promote the sport.
Stronach Stables' Riptide Rock is an exciting prospect at Oaklawn, Weyburn is in NY for Chiefswood, locals arrive at Woodbine.
Both colts overcame obstacles to win the Fountain of Youth, Southwest Stakes respectively on way to the Kentucky Derby.
From Queen's Plate hopeful Gretzky the Great Friday night to Curlin's Catch and others Feb. 27 there are many Canadian-based horses in action
Undefeated Essential Quality makes his much-anticipated sophomore debut at Oaklawn in the Southwest Stakes; Fountain of Youth on at GP.
Early Queen's Plate favourite goes for Kentucky Derby points in John Battaglia Stakes on the all-weather track.
Making just her fourth start following a one-year layoff, the 6-year-old Into Mischief mare upsets Laurel stakes race at 41 to 1.
John Gosden-trained Mishriff (Ire) powered past fast US colt Charlatan to win the 2nd Saudi Cup (G1) in Riyadh.
The February 14th deadline for all CTHS BC Sales Stakes 2021 sustaining fee payments has been extended to March 15th.
A change in the COVID-19 rules for a test made on Thursday led to the California jockey of Max Player being denied entry.
The Feb. 20 Saudi Cup day of racing includes the Neom Turf Cup with Canadian-bred Channel Maker; card begins 8 a.m.
This week, 17-year-old owner Joshua Attard talks about his Plate hopeful, Silent Poet readies for his Woodbine campaign, plus much more.
Early favourite 'Gretzky' continues to work in Florida, 'Smiley' fizzles and 'Riptide' rocks at Oaklawn in the mud.
Eclipse award winner Channel Maker is on the other side of the world to compete in the $1 million Neon Turf.
Canadian horsepeople getting ready for tracks to open, others racing in the U.S., and more updates through Feb. 15.
Juddmonte Farms' homebred is 87th stakes winner for his sire Into Mischief and now a leading Kentucky Derby contender.
Undefeated Senor Buscador meets Keepmeinmind, trained by Canadian-born Robertino Diodoro in important Grade 2 at Fair Grounds.
Hall of fame trainer Mark Casse talks Sovereign Award finalist Gretzky the Great; trainer Rachel Halden looks back on 2020 Woodbine season.
The Grade 1 Northern Dancer Stakes and Grade 2 Play the King Stakes are among four graded races that are on hold for 2021.
Risk Taking was a smart winner of the Grade 3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct on Feb. 6 and puts trainer Chad Brown in the Derby picture.
Breeze Easy's 3-year-old filly wins $150,000 Suncoast Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs; Ontario-bred Il Malocchio grabs third.
Smiley Sobotka seeks a trip to the Kentucky Derby in 'Davis while Curlin's Catch, 'Malocchio point for Oaks.
This week’s report features trainer Dan Vella and Giant Waters, Mike De Paulo, Sir Dudley Digges, and much more.
With just three weeks until the Woodbine backstretch is scheduled to open, 3-year-olds here and there are getting legged up.
Tall and leggy Tapit colt leads the east coast on the road to the Kentucky Derby for Courtlandt Farm, Shug McGaughey.
All Grade 3 stakes purses have been increased by 20% to $150,000 as the Thoroughbred racing season is set to open April 17th.
Lightly-raced colts on both coasts attempt to up their chances for the first Saturday in May; big stakes card at Gulfstream.
A new weekly lead-up to Woodbine's 2021 Opening Day of the Thoroughbred season will feature stories, stats and important information.
The second jewel in the Canadian Triple Crown is set to take place Sept. 14 as the pandemic pushes the date for the second year in a row.
Pegasus World Cup winner could meet up with California star Charlatan, co-owned by Toronto's John Fielding.
Korea Racing Authority's fast grey horse romps in the $3 million Pegasus for top trainer Brad Cox, while limited fans crowd the track.
Trainer Gail Cox saddles a winner for Sam-Son at Gulfstream while that farms' Say the Word competes in Pegasus Turf.
The $3 million Pegasus is an intriguing betting race even without any big name stars such as past winners Gun Runner and Arrogate.
The DePaulo family celebrated a win at Gulfstream on Jan. 17 and the Norm McKnight barn has three entered for Oaklawn's opener.
For the second consecutive year, the most famous Canadian horse race will be held later in the summer due to COVID-19.
News on some Canadian-based horses and people who are in action south of the border early in the new year, 2021.
Talented 6-year-old horse, fresh off conquering the mighty Pink Lloyd at Woodbine, continues to shine since missing more than 2 years.
Now 5, the one-eyed mare comes off a layoff for her owners and trainer John Shirreffs and has a new rider in Ricky Gonzalez.
Gary Barber celebrated On A Tour's win on Jan. 3 at Gulfstream Park in a $50,000 maiden claiming under Luis Saez.
Owner, trainer and breeder Kristin Mulhall performed emergency tracheotomy on her four-month-old colt, saved his life, and now he's a winner.
Two-time Sovereign Award winner and Eclipse Award winner has ridden two races in Riyadh to start 2021 and will return when Woodbine begins.
A 2-time graded stakes winner at Woodbine in 2020, Lou Tucci and Gary Barber's gelding tops Prairie Bayou Stakes.
22-year-old son of Woodbine rider Simon Husbands, nephew of Patrick, is a rising star in Barbados and recently takes Derby on War Eagle.
Coming off an eight-month layoff, the Speightstown colt ran away from previously undefeated Nashville in Boxing Day feature at Santa Anita.
This is not a happy holiday story; 7-year-old multiple stakes winner of $620,000 seemingly did not have anyone looking out for him.
Ontario's biggest stallion station with a large racing stable to match had a good day Dec. 19; plus more racing, stakes news.
Late-developing filly meets eight rivals in Gulfstream's $100,000 Via Borghese Stakes Dec. 19 at Gulfstream.
While racing at Woodbine is expected to return to its usual April opening, fans may not be on site until summer or fall.
Okay, so we are stuck inside but there sure is a lot of neat horse racing going on around the world. Here is a short recap.
Ivan Dalos' undefeated filly competes in Grade 3 Sugar Swirl Stakes Saturday at Gulfstream and other locals get in some racing action.
Orphaned as a foal, the Bodemeister gal has won 6 of 8 races this year for a litany of owners and trainers and Dec. 5 won an $80,000 event.
Some Canadian horses and horsepeople have headed south for the winter; some to rest, some to race, or maybe a bit of both.
Sam-Son Farms' homebred, now owned in partnership with Agave Stable and trained by Phil d'Amato, boosts Sovereign Award case.
Saskatoon financial advisor Kane Kuchar sold his claiming filly for big money at Keeneland November when a sibling won big.
Concerted efforts to convince the Government of Ontario that the final days of the meet could safely be completed were unsuccessful.
Under the new proposed legislation permitting single event sports betting, fixed odds wagering will not be permitted on horse racing.
The owners of Chief Know It All have lost an appeal to reinstate their former gelding as the winner of of the 2017 Canadian Derby.
Woodbine is in discussions with government officials and noted that November 28th would be the earliest date that racing could resume.
Toronto ‘Lockdown’ prohibits live racing although training can continue, but is expected to wind down this week.
A fabulous afternoon of racing brought out most of the stars of the 2020 season while industry hopes racing continues through lockdown.
To combat the spread of COVID-19 and help protect live racing in Ontario, Woodbine is updating their best practices and protocols.
Pink Lloyd, Mighty Heart, Curlin's Voyage star in their final outings of the Woodbine season on a graded stakes-packed card.
Originally slated to run on Sunday, Nov. 15, all racing was cancelled due to high winds; now part of Friday's Racing Night Live broadcast.
Woodbine Saturday recap also includes sensational performances by Golden Ami and invader True Valour (Ire).
The Old Forester juvenile is co-owned and trained by Don MacRae and meets 8 others in the Ontario-sired stake.
Red Equinox is one of 10 promising juvenile fillies set to go in the $100,000 sprint for Ontario-sired gals.
Canada's darling mare stumbles and loses rider in what is expected to be her final career start; Europeans win all four grass races.
A fabulous Classic, intriguing Distaff and Canada's Horse of the Year in the Filly & Mare Turf are just a few of the highlights.
Godolphin's grey colt was one of 2 Breeders' Cup winners for trainer Brad Cox on Future Stars Friday, day 1 of the Cup.
Two-year-olds in 5 races kick off the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland Friday Nov. 6; who are your picks?
Graduate of Olds College Exercise Rider Program has been galloping Juvenile Turf Sprint contender Bodenheimer.
The U.S. horses figure to rule at Keeneland's Breeders' Cup, at least on the dirt, but the overseas horses are a solid group.
Bred by Ivan Dalos, 6-year-old Channel Maker comes off two straight Grade 1 wins and could become the richest Canadian-bred ever with a BC win
First Cup ride and win for jockey Jye McNeil aboard the 8-year-old gelding; Epsom Derby winner Anthony Van Dyke suffers fatal injury.
Canada's reigning Horse of the Year is listed at 10-to-1; Gretkzy The Great post 11 for Juvenile Turf at Breeders' Cup.
As Aidan O'Brien, one of the world's leading trainers, tries to win his first Melbourne Cup, his favoured Tiger Moth drew a tough post, 23.
Kevin Attard sent out Al and Bill Ulwelling's maiden 2-year-old to win the rich Coronation Futurity on Nov. 1.
Dreaming of Drew, an Ontario-bred 2-year-old filly, won the prestigious Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine on Oct. 31.
Woodbine is in the heart of winter racing with large fields, hot stables to watch and a brisk claiming business.
From recording commercials on a phone in his closet to getting Assiniboia off and running during COVID-19, Darren Dunn talks 2020.
Trainer Barb Minshall is confident her young star will be up for Saturday’s test against seven rivals in one of two big features at Woodbine.
This big race on the road to next year's running of the Queen’s Plate has attracted a field of eight including a pair for Barb Minshall.
A small group of Canadian-based, owned, trained or bred horses were pre-entered for the two-day Breeders' Cup.
Developed successful bloodlines from mares purchased in late 1970s that continue on strongly these days, such as English Conqueror.
Pre-entries for the Nov. 6 and 7 World Championships will be announced Oct. 28 and 'Jubee' is among a few from Woodbine.
Some notes on racing at Woodbine and Century Mile, leaderboards and big runs by Amalfi Coast and the Tony Gattellaro barn.
Bill and Al Ulwelling and their top filly have had a hard luck year but celebrated a big win Oct. 25 in the Wonder Where Stakes.
Trainer Josie Carroll sent out the fast-improving Belichick to win his maiden with flair in the third jewel of Canada's Triple Crown.
Undefeated son of Deep Impact was rated stoutly in the 1 7/8 mile third jewel of the Triple Crown and battled to victory.
The 2020 Canadian Triple Tiara comes to an end on Sunday when 10 Canadian-bred fillies take to the turf in the $250,000 Wonder Where.
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.
$100,000 Stakes Race has a Post Time Friday night of 7:38 p.m. and lures top main track older females, female sprinters.
New York Times' Joe Drape reports the third-place finisher in the Kentucky Oaks, Gamine, has come back with the Class C positive.
Son of Where's the Ring fights for his first stakes win at Century Mile for Hurley Racing Stable and trainer Deanna Walper.
11 are going to try the champ as he goes for the Canadian Triple Crown on Saturday Oct. 24 on the grass at Woodbine, 1 1/2 miles.
Canada's unique Triple Crown is really tough to win these days, as it is run on an all-weather surface at Woodbine, dirt at Fort Erie and grass at Woodbine.
The post position draw for the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, final jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, will be streamed live online Wednesday.
A 1 1/2 mile tour around the Woodbine turf course awaits the Queen's Plate and Prince of Wales winner as he tries for the Triple Crown.
A collection of stakes races on Oct. 18 included the Grade 1 E.P. Taylor and Northern Dancer, but the popular race was the Nearctic.
The Curlin juvenile Souper Sensational is well named and there was a fun variety of winners on the Oct. 17 card at Woodbine.
Wolfe-Bell from Brampton, ON, is believed to be the first black woman to ride a winner at famed Woodbine racetrack, doing so on Friday.
Sunday’s card will include the $600,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes, $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, $250,000 Nearctic and $100,000 Display Stakes.
The border oval saw record wagering despite Covid restrictions - $40.2 million in 39 days and 15 days where more than $1 million was wagered.
Trainer sends out Souper Sensational and Right to Freedom in the $100,000 seven-furlong feature for two-year-old fillies on Saturday at Woodbine.
Lady Speightspeare, winner of the Grade 1 Natalma, has been sidelined until the winter, reports Daily Racing Form; the week's winners.
October 12 was the 100th anniversary of one of the greatest races to be held on Canadian soil, Man o' War's victory over Sir Barton in the Kenilworth match.
The Mark Casse team chugged along as Salute with Honor won his first stakes race in the Durham Cup while longtime trainer Kierans gets first graded placing.
Silent Name (Jpn) colt lead all the way to win 84th edition of Canadian-bred event for US owner Tracy Farmer, trainer Mark Casse.
Woodbine Entertainment and TSN set to deliver more weekly coverage with a two-hour show featuring at least three TB and four SB races.
The Kentucky-bred will chase his second stakes score and first graded stakes title on Sunday at Woodbine for trainer Barbara Minshall.
The precocious colt, called 'a bit of a punk' by his trainer Breeda Hayes, will face eight rivals in the Saturday feature with Emma-Jayne Wilson aboard.
The hot topic of the capsaicin positives has been ongoing since June as regulators and horsepeople try to find the source.
Starship Jubilee, Lady Speightspeare and Channel Maker are among the stars Canadians can cheer for at the two-day Cup in November.
The very popular horsewoman, owner, trainer and assistant to husband Nick won two Queen's Plates, dozens of stakes races and loved her horses.
The French colt Sottsass won the 99th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on Oct. 4 while two-time Arc winner Enable lands sixth.
Trainer Josie Carroll continues her roll and Chatham's Kevin Drew wins his first race as an owner with his first starter on the Oct. 3 card.
Remarkable 3-year-old filly wins quarter-mile battle with Kentucky Derby winner Authentic to win Pimlico's Preakness for owner Peter Callahan.
Bruce Lunsford, who has a stable of horses at Woodbine, has his first Preakness Stakes horse in Art Collector, who missed the Kentucky Derby.
Sovereign Award champion mare of 2019 Here's Hannah all guts in Delta Colleen victory on stakes-packed final day of track's meeting.
Features will see Shirl’s Speight look to get back on the winning track on the turf and 10 fillies vie for top honours on the Tapeta.
The storylines were plentiful in the past week in Canadian racing; here is a quick recap of some of the stuff that happened.
The great mare may have to contend with soft turf on Sunday when she tries for another Arc, one year after she was upset on unstable ground.
In the year of the pandemic, a year most would rather forget, the Ontario-bred colt Mighty Heart is making it exciting and memorable for his sport.
Kentucky Derby winner meets 10 rivals in a contentious third and final jewel of the 2020 Triple Crown; filly Swiss Skydiver rated at 6 to 1.
Queen’s Plate winner will take on eight contenders at Fort Erie Race Track in the 85th Prince of Wales Stakes on Tuesday, September 29.
Tears flowed as Real Grace, co-owned and trained by Shelley Brown who is fighting cancer, held on to win the Grade 3 Canadian Derby at 18 to 1.
Il Malocchio, a homebred for Frank Meli, won the Victorian Queen Stakes Sunday at Woodbine, while Jim and Graeme Bruce's Avoman takes Bull Page.
Impeccably-bred filly adds to her value with exciting win for Glenn Sikura, John Sikura and Windsor Boys Racing; Summer Sunday steals Belle Mahone too.
Queen's Plate hero, folk hero, has thrived since the Plate and will try the dirt at Fort Erie on Tuesday Sept. 29 in the Wales.
A quiet weekend at Woodbine, but the fillies and mares go for year-end honours and the focus for Ontario racing switches to Fort Erie.
A superior field of 11 brings together the top 3-year-olds from three western provinces on a stakes-packed card of racing Sept. 27.
Turf racing dominated Woodbine last week, several trainers grab their first 2020 wins and Alberta's biggest race comes up this weekend.
Ontario-bred Gretzky the Great and Kentucky-bred Lady Speightspeare are likely headed to the fanless Breeders' Cup at Keeneland in November.
Irish-born Hayes sends out Credit River to win career debut at 40-to-1 in Ontario Racing Stakes, while favourites go 2-for-11 on Woodbine Mile day.
Reigning Canadian Horse of the Year, pint-sized Starship Jubilee, easily brushes off the boys in the Grade 1 Mile, earning a Breeders' Cup ticket.
Nine horses have been nominated to the second jewel of Canada's Triple Crown to be run Tuesday Sept. 29 on the dirt at the border oval.
Winnipeg track changes course due to COVID-19 pandemic and cyber meeting, and while difficult, yields big wagering numbers on shortened season.
Locals get a chance to win a ticket to the Breeders' Cup at Keeneland in November in the Summer and Natalma Stakes on the grass.
Prior to the post position draw for the Woodbine Mile (G1), trainers Mark Casse and Kevin Attard discusssed several topics facing racing with Jim Lawson.
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.
From Nova Scotia to Kentucky and parts in between. Mighty Heart was news; now Woodbine heads into Woodbine Mile weekend with a WOW factor.
Woodbine's second $1 million race of the 2020 season comes up Sept. 19, luring Preakness Stakes winner War of Will who will face few rivals.
The World Championships, offering $31 million in purses, will go on but due to the COVID-19 pandemic fans will not be in attendance.
Poor air quality in the Vancouver area Sunday led to the Sunday race card at Hastings Racecourse to be postponed until Thursday.
Hall of Fame trainer Josie Carroll sends out 13 to 1 Mighty Heart to 7 1/2 length Plate win and 26 to 1 Belichick to a second-place finish.
Under rider David Moran, the Gail Cox trainee rallied from next-to-last and blew past 4-5 favourite Cambier Parc for a convincing four-length score.
The two fillies are strong in the 161st Plate, the first jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown; 12 boys will try to topple them.
Tod Mountain Stable take the feature with favourite Stay Fantastic, and one other win on the day moves the outfit to just two behind in the owner standings.
Supporting features on Queen's Plate day at Woodbine include the 2nd leg of the Triple Tiara series for 3-year-old fillies.
A True Tale of Three Gamblers, The Kentucky Derby, and the Mexican Cartel; A review of this wild tale of a bet on Winning Colors.
Although Woodbine can't welcome fans to this year’s event, the longstanding traditions of top racing, fashion, food, and more will still be available.
Formidable filly Curlin's Voyage gets post 10, Clayton 12, as fillies tackle the boys, Canada vs the US, in 10-furlong classic for 3-year-olds.
A quick look at the horses expected to be entered in the Queen's Plate, edition 161, Saturday Sept. 12 at Woodbine, the Canadian classic.
The top contenders are not scaring anyone off for the 1 1/4 mile Canadian classic Sept. 12 as maidens and maiden winners join the list.
Seven stakes races were held Sunday Sept. 6 celebrating Alberta racing and Maskwecis won a thrilling Beaufort Stakes, the final prep for the Canadian Derby.
Woodbine had 5 straight racing days heading into Queen's Plate week (Sept. 12), lots of winners and purse money galore, racing resumes Friday
It was another great day to be at Hastings Racecourse, which completed its 18th racing day this season without patrons and fans in attendance.
From post 16 to the lead and to the finish line in front, Authentic gives trainer Bob Baffert a record-tying 6th Derby win.
The remarkable 8-year-old Woodbine hero Pink Lloyd set another milestone in a fast victory in his 4th Vigil Stakes win at Woodbine.
Tiz the Law will be one of the heaviest favourites in decades, but who are the ones who might be able to post the upset in the Run for the Roses?
Woodbine perennial champion trainer is driving north from Florida to saddle Enforceable as he seeks his first Derby win in the upside-down year that is 2020.
A couple of Alberta breeders will be cheering hard for Oaks fave as they own close relatives to the sensational and talented filly.
A $25,000 supplement, a maiden and a collection of US invaders have suddenly been put into the Plate picture as the $1 million purse lures everyone.
The eight-year-old faces 8 rivals and looks to boost his earnings to $2 million, as post times for Friday and Saturday are shifted to 12:50.
Tiz the Law, winner of the Travers Stakes (G1) in his last start, winner of the first leg of the 2020 Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, goes for Ky glory.
Field of 18 after Shirl's Speight was removed this week, Art Collector withdrawn Tuesday morning; Tiz the Law will be odds-on for Sackatoga Stable.
Some news from the most recent week in Canadian racing and it appears as if the country's leading trainer Jerry Gourneau will try his hand at Woodbine.
Owner/trainer Randy Thompson wins first stake with $2,000 filly; Goldmart, Stacey Van Camp, Rainbow Stables also big winners.
Some big wins by CTHS Ontario sales graduates on Saturday as Yearling Sales Stakes day and the sale Sept. 2 highlight the next few days.
Ivan Dalos-bred son of English Channel takes $500,000 Grade 1 and boosts earnings to almost $2.5 million with front-running victory.
It is time to shop for your racing prospects for 2021 as the CTHS Ontario Yearling Sale week begins with sales stakes Sunday and the sale Wednesday.
Tino's son notches 500th training win with CTHS sales graduate Martini Sue on a Friday afternoon at Woodbine as August winds down.
Wagering at Century Mile on August 23 reached $1.18 million, setting a single day record at the Alberta track; overall wagering way up.
Robert Tiller's Reconfigure won the third and final leg of the Turf Sprint Series that was moved to the Tapeta surface; Mickey Demers has another good one.
Fields taking shape for classics and some Canadian content includes Shirl's Speight, Art Collector, Enforceable and Gamine.
“I think we can win this one” predicts owner and trainer Alexander Patykewich of the Kentucky-bred maiden's chances in the Saturday feature at Woodbine.
Justin is Stein-o-mite and a training track workout at Woodbine gets buzz, a move by Kentucky Derby hopeful Shirl's Speight.
Very hot and humid still in southern Ontario as CTHS Ontario sales grads are winning and the inner turf course is on hiatus as it undergoes maintenance.
Maximum Security tow-roped his rivals in the Pacific Classic Aug 23; Canadian Horse of the Year Starship Jubilee fourth in Grade 1 Diana.
Coming off a maiden win, Court Return wins the Ontario-sired Eternal Search Stakes after favoured Bramble Queen falls on the inner turf.
Trainers Mike Mattine and Julia Samulak grab their first wins of the meeting on a sunny Thursday at Woodbine, where turf racing dominates.
The 161st Queen's Plate is just over three weeks away and the field is coming to hand following the Woodbine Oaks and Trial.
Champion Maximum Security, looking to confirm his ranking as the top older horse on the continent, meets a handful of rivals in the Del Mar feature Aug. 22.
From Horse Racing Alberta, Curtis Stock wraps up recent stakes races at Century Mile including the Sinoma win by Music at Work.
Woodbine Entertainment is bringing the race to the fans and building new traditions for one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious events.
CTHS sales graduate seeks first stakes victory in August 22nd featured race at Woodbine; was a $14,500 purchase by the late Laurie Silvera.
Canadian-owned and trained SHIRL'S SPEIGHT appears to have made it into the 20-horse Kentucky Derby field for Sept. 5, according to Charles Fipke.
Big races, big performances as the big stakes are underway and the fall season is coming quickly in a very different racing year.
Leaders throughout Canada as August flies by into the fall - a recap of the Thoroughbred racing COVID-19 season of 2020 by categories.
"The Queen of Hastings”, Canada’s 2019 Sovereign Award winner Here’s Hannah added another jewel to her crown Sunday afternoon at Hastings.
The traditional prep for the first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown sees a dramatic stretch duel as Dotted Line and Halo Again fight the colt to the finish.
The Champion 2-year-old filly of 2019 came from virtually last place and blew past rival fillies to win the 65th Woodbine Oaks on Aug.15th.
It wasn't easy but the champ gets his 22nd stakes win, 25th win as he bursts between rivals and holds on for the score over Olympic Runner.
Woodbine packs the biggest races of 2020 into the next 4 1/2 weeks, beginning with this weekend's six stakes race smorgasbord.
Mandatory payouts on Jackpot bets continue to fuel interest in Winnipeg Thoroughbred racing, attracting attention North America-wide.
Woodbine will now offer owners and a guest the opportunity to watch their horses train in the morning from the Grandstand apron starting Aug 15, 2020.
Eight friends from Windsor, ON, have loved horse racing and hockey and three years ago formed the racing syndicate the Windsor Boys.
A big weekend of racing begins Saturday August 15 with the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks and Plate Trial; no fans, but some owners will be there.
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.
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.
Melisandre, a full sister to 2019 champion Hidden Grace, and Freezing Jimmy both capture stakes races this week at Assiniboia in Winnipeg.
Early Kentucky Derby favourite TIZ THE LAW will look to keep things going in Saturday's Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga.
Preakness Stakes (G1) is next for 3-year-old coming off maiden win at Los Alamitos for his breeder Mongolian Stable and partner Stronach.
And Queen's Plate contenders were in action with Olliemyboy and Tecumseh's War posting good efforts as Sept. 12 classic nears.
It was an Old Forester exacta in Saturday afternoon’s co-feature with Forester’s Turn putting forth a courageous effort over Forester’s Fortune.
Conditioner sends two-year-olds All Canadian and Ready to Repeat to face four rivals in Sunday’s $100,000 Victoria Stakes.
Owners are able to pop in and watch their horse race at Woodbine beginning Aug 1 and there have been some awesome performances so far.
Gold Buyer wins the Manitoba Mile and business continues to boom at the Winnipeg track which nears it biggest day of the season, the Manitoba Derby.
Charles Fikpe's undefeated Kentucky-bred colt will work on the dirt soon and his next start could be in the US, perhaps even the Derby.
Woodbine Entertainment CEO provides news on the Stage 3 Reopening Plan, capsaicin positives, foreign participants, racing silks, and more.
Co-featured Greenwood Stakes has 3-year-old Ontario-breds on the turf and Turf Endurance Series gets underway with first marathon.
It was a first Qatar Sussex Stakes for trainer Marcus Tregoning and owner Hamdan Al Maktoum, while jockey Jim Crowley was winning his second.
English and Irish 2000 Guineas winners Kameko and the unbeaten Siskin meet in Breeders' Cup Win and You're In Sussex, tabbed a 'race of the season'.
The race for Massachusetts-foaled TBs with a guaranteed $35,000 purse had to be postponed when delays prevented horses from arriving at Fort Erie.
Recent 12-length winner bred by Bill Graham will take part in the Oaks and fillies are prominent on the top 12 list of Queen's Plate contenders.
Maskwecis won the $40,000 Western Canada Handicap at Century Mile on July 26 on his journey to the Canadian Derby in September.
It's still hot and humid as racing at Woodbine nears August and the championship races; invaders continue to have luck shipping in.
Charles Fipke's homebred may have to hit the road to race next after Kentucky-bred wins Grade 3 Marine; Florida-bred Two Sixty upsets Selene.
Canada's Queen of the Turf, Starship Jubilee, went to Saratoga and defeated another US star when winning the Grade 2 Ballston Spa.
Facing just two rivals, good ones, Enable powered through the rain at Ascot to add another record to her illustrious career.
One of America's favourite horses made his first start for new trainer Bob Baffert and needed all of the 1 1/16 miles of the San Diego Handicap to win.
The health and welfare of the jockey colony resulted in the decision, which aligns with racing jurisdictions in Kentucky, Florida and New York.
Eclipse winner Skywire, runner-up Avie’s Flatter, and third-place finisher Mr Ritz will square off against five other rivals in Sunday’s $125,000 feature.
September 2 is when breeders sell their yearling crops for 2020 and at this point, there will be people at the Woodbine sales pavilion.
Champion Pinkie perks up another Thursday afternoon at Woodbine with his 21st stakes win as he nears $2 million in earnings.
Glorious Tribute on Plate trail for Bruce Lunsford, Barb Minshall in Marine Stakes; Merveilleux uses Selene Stakes for Oaks and Plate.
On the July 20th card at Hastings, Christine Ammann saddles 3 winners and her 4 victories in 2020 are already her best season ever.
Fort Erie Race Track was to host the Rise Jim Stakes July 21 but the race is now scheduled for next week as horses do not get to the track.