Whether Tio Magico gets a shot at Queen’s Plate glory isn’t certain, but trainer Gail Cox would love to see the red-and-gold silks win again.
The Ontario-bred son of Reload impressed in his 2021 debut and a path is being plotted which may include the Queen's Plate in August.
Gerry Olguin racked up 42 stakes scores during his days in the saddle; now he’s hoping his biggest win comes from the Woodbine owner’s box.
The laid-back Ontario-bred fellow they call 'Brutus' has stamped himself as a legitimate Queen's Plate contender.
His first mount of the 2021 Woodbine season wasn’t a winning one, but for this relatively new jock on the block, it was a good start.
Ontario owner-breeder David Clancy could have a lot on his (Queen’s) Plate with a trifecta of three home-bred hopefuls.
For all her foibles, 'problem child' Samurai Queen had the one quality conditioner Darwin Banach was looking for ‒ talent.
A lifetime of loving horses is evident in this Yugoslavian immigrant with a show jumping background whose first trade was as a chemist.
The Ontario-bred’s first win came later rather than sooner, but for the chestnut’s connections it made the victory all the more memorable.
Trainer Cole Bennett was amazed that the two-year-old daughter of War Dancer was able to go from a hospital room to the winner’s circle.