Woodbine News

Oleksandra heads north for date in Royal North

TORONTO, July 18, 2019 – Team Valor’s Oleksandra will look to make her Canadian debut a winning one in Sunday’s Grade 2…

Sister Peacock struts into Grade 3 Ontario Colleen seeking stakes hat trick

TORONTO, July 17, 2019 – Sister Peacock, a three-year-old daughter of Real Solution, goes after her third straight stakes score in Saturday’s…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, July 16, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Pink Lloyd triples in Grade 3 Vigil Stakes

TORONTO, July 14, 2019 – The distinguished Robert Tiller trainee Pink Lloyd was back in the Woodbine winner’s circle on Sunday after…

Pamina defeats favourite Katie Baby in an Ontario Matron photo finish

TORONTO, July 13, 2019 –Augustin Stable’s four-year-old filly Pamina outduelled favourite Katie Baby to prevail in a photo finish in the $125,000…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 12, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Pink Lloyd could enter uncharted waters with Vigil Stakes score

TORONTO, July 11, 2019 – Multiple stakes winner and 2017 Canadian Horse of the Year, seven-year-old Pink Lloyd, goes after his third…

Stormy Rush kicks off Woodbine Turf Sprint Series

TORONTO, July 10, 2019 – Veteran sprinter Stormy Rush kicked off the Woodbine Turf Sprint Series on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack…

One Bad Boy preps for second leg of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, July 10, 2019 – The Queen’s Plate champion One Bad Boy took to the track on Wednesday morning at Woodbine Racetrack…

Daughters of Curlin look to deliver for Day Phillips in Ontario Matron

TORONTO, July 10, 2019 – Stakes winner Dixie Moon and stakes placed Katie Baby provide trainer Catherine Day Phillips with a solid…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, July 9, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Hernandez completes stakes sweep with Mr. Hustle

TORONTO, July 6, 2019 – Jockey Rafael Hernandez completed a sweep of the two-year-old stakes races at Woodbine this weekend when the…

Fast Scene stays undefeated in My Dear Stakes

TORONTO, July 6, 2019 – Fresh off a successful career debut in mid-June at Woodbine, two-year-old filly Fast Scene returned to the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 5, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Hustle and bustle: Mr. Hustle goes after first stakes title in Victoria

TORONTO, July 4, 2019 – Mr. Hustle, a two-year-old son of Declaration of War, hopes for another head-turning effort, this time in…

Reiterate takes on eight in My Dear Stakes

TORONTO, July 4, 2019 – Gabe Grossberg’s two-year-old filly Reiterate, trained by Hall of Famer Mark Casse, will contest her second consecutive…

Speedy Soul zips to Bison City win

TORONTO, June 30, 2019 – One race earlier, Speedy Soul had to settle for the bronze. In Sunday’s $225,000 Bison City Stakes…

Are You Kidding Me shows no signs of age in game Dominion Day score

TORONTO, June 30, 2019—Are You Kidding Me, the senior member of the field at age nine, split horses in deep stretch and…

Dawn Lupul announces departure from Woodbine Entertainment

TORONTO, June 30, 2019 — Dawn Lupul, a long-time on-air host on Woodbine Entertainment’s simulcast broadcast coverage of Thoroughbred horse racing, announced…

One Bad Boy good to go in coast-to-coast score in 160th running of the Queen’s Plate

One Bad Boy good to go in coast-to-coast score in 160th running of the Queen’s Plate Queen’s Plate day smashes single day…

Wet Your Whistle quenches Grade 1 thirst in Highlander

TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Wet Your Whistle, ridden by Alex Cintron, stormed home down the long E.P. Taylor Turf Course to…

Holy Helena waltzes to victory in Dance Smartly

TORONTO, June 29, 2019—Holy Helena, returning to the scene of her Woodbine Oaks-Queen’s Plate double in 2017, stalked the pace after breaking…

Queen’s Plate Quotes

TORONTO, June 29, 2018 – One Bad Boy and jockey Flavien Prat won the 160th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate…

Synchrony flies home late to take King Edward Stakes

TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Even-money favourite Synchrony rallied determinedly under Javier Castellano to notch a one-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2…