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Building a Toy Mountain at Woodbine

TORONTO, December 12, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment is hosting raffles, bake sales and a toy drive once again this month in support of…

Racing in Abby Grace’s honour

By: Hayley Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, December 11, 2018 – As morning training wraps up on Woodbine’s backstretch, the horses within Colebrook’s…

On the record: Measuring success

By: Hayley Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, December 2, 2018 – No matter the sport, whether it’s within a hockey rink, on a…

Challenge Accepted: Ian Leggatt vs. Gary Boulanger

TORONTO, November 26, 2018 – Pound for pound, jockeys are arguably the toughest athletes in the sporting world. Woodbine’s riders exercise balance,...

In Pictures: A star-studded Breeders’ Cup weekend

Photos & Recap by Mr. Will Wong for Woodbine.com TORONTO, November 5, 2018 – Canadian connections at the 35th edition of the Breeders’…

Canadian ties for Breeders’ Cup weekend (Updated with results)

TORONTO, October 30, 2018 – Canadian horse racing fans will have some horses with local ties to root for over Breeders’ Cup…

Turf racing rooted in Woodbine’s future

TORONTO, October 24, 2018 – The installation of Woodbine’s new inner turf course is coming down to the homestretch. The final sections…

In Pictures: Highlights from the 2018 Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 15, 2018 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns captured highlights from the 81st running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian…

Pedigree Matters: Sid Fernando assesses the Pattison Canadian International

By Sid Fernando for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 13, 2018 – The Grade l Pattison Canadian International Stakes at 12 furlongs is a test of…

Geller rooting for Vega Magic in Climbing Everest

TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Participating in Sky World Racing’s Climbing Everest promotion for a chance to win a $5,000 (USD) donation…

Geller hoping to win big for Longrun Thoroughbred Retirement Society

TORONTO, October 6, 2018 – The world will be watching as a field of 12 horses descends on Australia’s Royal Randwick racecourse…

Woodbine’s front-runners heading into October

TORONTO, October 3, 2018 – Defending dash-winning champion Eurico Rosa Da Silva padded his meet-leading win total with a pair of five-win…

DeRosa’s GRID: How to Play the Ricoh Woodbine Mile card

By Ed DeRosa for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – The 12-race Woodbine Mile day card on Saturday, Sept. 14, is one…

In Pictures: Prepping for the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns captured highlights from the post position draw and some of the…

How to play the JackPot Hi-5 MANDATORY payout

By Emily Gullikson for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 14, 2018 –  On Saturday at Woodbine, much of the focus will be on the…

FEATURE: A look back at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

By Emily Shields for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 14, 2018 – The Ricoh Woodbine Mile, Woodbine’s $800,000 ‘Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In’…

Back To School: Kemp’s pursuit of equine excellence

By: Beverley Smith for Woodbine.com TORONTO, August 30, 2018 – Michaela Kemp has already packed her duds and headed south – to…

In Memory of Conrad Belaire

By: Tom Cosgrove for Woodbine.com TORONTO, August 24, 2018 – Long-time Thoroughbred horseman Conrad Belaire passed away recently. His death occurred just…

Challenge Accepted: Kane Heron vs. Omar Moreno

TORONTO, August 21, 2018 – Pound for pound, jockeys are arguably the toughest athletes in the sporting world. Woodbine’s riders exercise balance,…

In Pictures: Prepping for the Breeders’ Stakes

​TORONTO, August 18, 2018 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns visited some of the contenders leading up to the 128th running…

Challenge Accepted: Elias Theodorou vs. Eurico Rosa da Silva

TORONTO, August 14, 2018 – Pound for pound, jockeys are arguably the toughest athletes in the sporting world. Woodbine’s riders exercise balance,…

National Book Lovers Day: For the love of a horse…

By Beverley Smith for Woodbine.com TORONTO, August 9, 2018 – In a far corner of Woodbine Racetrack, amid the water pails, and…

Woodbine’s front-runners heading into August

TORONTO, August 1, 2018 – Rafael Hernandez jumped out to a big lead early in the meet and continues to top the…

“Manny” Ycaza and his Canadian connection

By Tom Cosgrove for Woodbine.com TORONTO, July 30, 2018 – The world of thoroughbred racing recently lost a legend. “Manny” Ycaza passed…