On Oct. 7 at Hastings Racecourse in BC, Sunbird and the amazing mare Infinite Patience scored big victories.
Since Secretariat, one of Canada's most famous and cherished races has had quite a list of winners, weather and wonders.
On a windy and very cool October afternoon, Artie's Storm upset the applecart with his win in the Durham Cup (G3).
Moira, owned by X-Men racing, Madaket Stable and SF Bloodstock, will try for Grade 1 glory on Sunday before a possible sale.
The Godolphin, Charlie Appleby and William Buick team are back at Woodbine for the Oct. 8 Canadian International and E.P. Taylor Stakes.
Algiers, 2nd in the Dubai World Cup in March, is at Woodbine on Saturday to start a big weekend of racing in Toronto.
Trainer Roger Varian has a good record when he ships horses to Woodbine from Europe and Royal Champion is an improving runner.
It's early yet, but hot on the heels of sizzling and sunny weather in Ontario this week is a cold and rainy weekend.
There was a lot going on locally and in other locations with Ontario-based horses and horsepeople last week.
Earner of over $3 million is scheduled to prep for the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) in the Durham Cup Stakes (G2) this weekend.
Irish-bred, French-raised colt went past his rivals in a blink to take the famous European race at 1 1/2 miles on turf.
Outsider Touch'n Ride edges the filly Elysian Field in $400,000 Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine on October 1 as Triple Crown wraps up.
The Woodbine-based colt was recently third in the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup and is listed at 5-to-1 for the Woodward.
King's Plate winner Paramount Prince will take on 13 rivals as he makes his turf debut in the 133rd Breeders' Stakes on October 1.
A field of 15 goes to the post for one of the world's most famous races on October 1 in France and the favourite is a hometown star.