So much happening in horse racing these days it is hard to keep up!

Today at Woodbine is the annual LADIES LUNCH, everyone welcome, $85.00, it is a fun event with proceeds going to Longrun Thoroughbred Retirement Society.

10 races at Woodbine today, 12 tomorrow.

Tonight at WOODBINE MOHAWK PARK, 15 races including the NORTH AMERICA CUP, featuring the best 3-year-old pacers on the continent.

Tomorrow, a big Father’s Day card at AJAX DOWNS with the Bonus Challenge Derby (first start of the year for the undefeated HAD TO BE IVORY) and the Sprint Series (with the amazing 10-year-old One Kool Wave) and the Distance Series (Country Boy 123 is back in action after winning the Picov Maturity).

Tuesday, ROYAL ASCOT Begins.




The Mark Casse operation, with horses at Woodbine, Kentucky, Gulfstream etc. won its 100th race of 2018 yesterday at Gulfstream with Sierra Aleone.

At Woodbine the stable is 9 for its last 24 starters.



The Bear is back


The ROYAL ST. LUCIA TURF CLUB bought a bunch of horses at the 2yo sale to populate its new track, 20 in all, and the Puerto Rico racing group bought 56 horses.


Canadian buyers:

PETER REDEKOP bought the sale topping Scat Daddy colt for $360,000 through agent Alistair Roden.

TERRY HAMILTON, through agent Alistair Roden, bought a Twirling Candy filly for $36,000.

BEAR STABLES paid$102,000 for a filly by the The Factor and  $22,000 for  a Gemologist filly, bought through agent Patrice Miller.

RYAN KERBEL bought a Forty Tales juvenile for $7,000 and a Morning Line colt for $20,000.

KANNY NG paid $5,500 for an Uncaptured colt.


Ontario -breds in sale with workout time – breeding; consignor and buyer

42 out     C Trappe Shot Miss Olive Oil ON Jose Munoz Withdrawn Out
177 33.1    F Magician (IRE) Ristretta ON Point of Gravity Thoroughbred LLC Yendri Pena 30,000
194 22.3    C Not Bourbon Rouge Lady ON RiceHorse Stable (Brandon & Ali Rice) Nick Gonzalez 13,000
206 out    F Mucho Macho Man Samsal ON Top Line Sales LLC, Agent XVI Withdrawn Out
239 out    F Kitten’s Joy Silver Holiday ON de Meric Sales, Agent I Withdrawn Out
244 out    C Street Sense Siwa ON Grassroots Training & Sales LLC Withdrawn Out
266 10.2   F Exchange Rate Spider Dust ON Eddie Woods, Agent III Hidden Brook, Agent 85,000
777  out 10.3   F To Honor and Serve J’s Hot Shot Lady ON James Layden, Agent  sells today↓
832 out 10.4   C Shackleford London Snow ON McKathan Bros., Agent I
885 not sold 16,000 10.3   C Big Screen Tell No One ON Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent II
925 22.2   C Wilko Iron Baby Angel ON Santa Fe Thoroughbreds, Agent