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.
MacDonald has won with three of his first seven starters at Century Mile and is among the leaders at the Alberta track.
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.
One of the most popular juvenile sales with a high rate of stakes winners sold takes place June 9 to 11 in Ocala, Florida.
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.