SIBLINGS TO CANADIAN MILLIONS STAKES WINNERS FROM WEDNESDAY in Thursday’s Yearling Sale! RACE 2 HALTON #4 Cooler Mike Hip 85 1/2 bro by Big Screen RACE 3 KENORA #3 Pink Lloyd Hip 103 full bro RACE 5 SIMCOE #6 Rockcrest Hip 205 […]


HIGHEST WINNING BEYER SPEED FIGURES according to Daily Racing Form Wed – Sunday, Canada (except Century Mile Sunday) 100 SILENT POET – Play the King Stakes – Grade 3 92 BRASS COMPASS 92 ALNILAH – Seaway Stakes – Grade 3 89 BOREAL SPIRIT 86 ROARING FORTIES 86 RECONFIGURE 895 MARTEN LAKE 84 ROYAL LASER 81 […]


UPSETS IN GRADED STAKES AT WOODBINE Summer Sunday streak stopped; Silent Poet is ‘King’ for a day Just like her mother Tribal Belle did 10 years ago, ALNILAH won her first stakes race in the Seaway Stakes at Woodbine. The victory in the Grade 3, seven furlong sprint for fillies and mares, was a big […]


  SUMMER SUNDAY a super SALES STORY The 2019 Canadian Premier Yearling Sale is Thursday Aug. 29 SUMMER SUNDAY seeks her fourth straight stakes victory Sunday (of course) in the Grade 3 Seaway Stakes and this Silent Name (Jpn) – Dancing Allstar, Millenium Allstar filly is just one of many great advertisements for buying a […]


SUMMER SUNDAY BACK IN ACTION SUNDAY Just days before the 2019 Canadian premier Yearling Sale, graduate SUMMER SUNDAY seeks to continue her stellar season in Sunday’s Seaway Stakes  (Grade 3) at Woodbine. A four-year-old Ontario-bred daughter of Silent Name owned by William and Anne Scott, Summer Sunday rolls into the seven-furlong feature on the second […]


LONGRUN THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT SOCIETY welcomes MELMICH                                           Millionaire and multiple graded stakes winner MELMICH, recently retired by owners Cory Hoffman and Stephen Chesney, was presented to some visitors and media at an event at the […]


TONE BROKE TAKES BREEDERS’ Moves to top of 3-year-old ranks TONE BROKE muscled his way out of some traffic through the long stretch of the E P Taylor turf course on Saturday to take the 129th Breeders’ Stakes at 1 1/2 miles, the 3rd jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown. The big, sleek dark bay won […]


 129th BREEDERS’ STAKES Tone and Avie seek lead  for top 3yo in Canada With files from Woodbine TONE BROKE and AVIE’S FLATTER headline a field of nine Canadian-bred 3-year-olds in Saturday’s $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown, at Woodbine. With ONE BAD BOY, the Queen’s Plate winner, back in California and […]


WINNING BEYER FIGURES IN CANADA LAST WEEK, through Aug 11 95 MR RITZ – won the Grade 3 Seagram Stakes for owner Earle Mack and trainer Josie Carroll;  2018 champin older male and turf horse Mr Havercamp was a fading fourth 88 CANMORE – -turf 87 AMERICAN GURU – turf 82 SOUPER SUCCESS – turf […]


RACING FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE MEETING Panel discussion today at Woodbine begins 1:30, watch livestream, check for update on link Horse racing industry leaders John Hayes (Independent Chair, Ontario Racing), Stephen Rigby (President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.), Jean Major (Chief Executive Officer, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario) and […]


PINKIE PARTY CONTINUES * 17 stakes wins, 20 career wins from 25 starts * Four Sovereign Awards including a Horse of the Year title for his perfect eight-for-eight campaign in 2017 * A track record of 1:08.05 for six furlongs on Woodbine’s synthetic surface set in the 2018 Jacques Cartier * More than $1.5 million […]