Woodbine News

Woodbine Entertainment Announces Changes To Senior Leadership Team

TORONTO, ON, JANUARY 7, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today changes to its senior leadership team as part of a strategic re-alignment…

Kimura among Eclipse Awards finalists

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, January 6, 2020 – Led by Horse of the Year candidates Bricks and Mortar, Maximum Security, and Mitole, the National…

Woodbine Announces 2020 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule

TORONTO, December 9, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment unveiled its stakes schedule today for the 2020 Thoroughbred racing season, which will run from…

Woodbine Thoroughbred meet generates second largest all-sources handle in its history and exceeds $500M for third consecutive year

TORONTO, December 18, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 2019 Thoroughbred meet produced an all-sources handle of $516,189,880.80 which is…

Da Silva closes his career during Woodbine’s season finale

TORONTO, December 15, 2019 – Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva put the finishing touches on his distinguished career during Woodbine Racetrack’s 16-race…

Vanzzy scores front-running victory in Display Stakes

TORONTO, December 14, 2019 – Vanzzy led all the way in the $100,000 Display Stakes for two-year-olds during the abbreviated penultimate program…

Woodbine cancels remainder of Saturday’s Thoroughbred card

TORONTO, December 14, 2019 – Following the first three races, Woodbine Racetrack was forced to cancel the remainder of Saturday’s 12-race card…

Woodbine Racetrack to close season with biggest race card in its history

TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – This Sunday’s Thoroughbred card features 192 horses entered to compete in 16 races, making it the biggest…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

LongRun’s “Join Jim” Christmas Donation Campaign has Raised a Record $60,000 with More Than Two Weeks Left

TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society is grateful to share that the annual Christmas donation campaign, which includes a…

Defending Valedictory champ Pumpkin Rumble looks to deliver Da Silva one last thrill ride

TORONTO, December 12, 2019 – Eurico Rosa Da Silva, in the final stakes ride of his career, will guide 10-time winner Pumpkin…

Woodbine cancels remainder of Wednesday card

TORONTO, December 11, 2019 – Woodbine Racetrack has cancelled Wednesday night’s final five races due to inclement conditions. Woodbine cancelled the remainder…

Elusive Knight gets first stakes test in Display

TORONTO, December 11, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Elusive Knight, a two-year-old son of Ghostzapper, makes his added-money debut in Saturday’s $100,000…

Curlin’s Voyage wins Ontario Lassie Stakes

TORONTO, December 8, 2019 – Two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage gifted Hall of Fame trainer Josie Carroll with a stakes victory for her…

Woodbine honours jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva

TORONTO, December 7, 2019 – Six-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva, who is approaching the finish line of his successful…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame now accepting nominations for Class of 2020

TORONTO, December 6, 2019 – The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame invites the public to participate in the nomination of people…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, December 6, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Premium grandstand tickets now on sale for 2020 Queen’s Plate

TORONTO, December 6, 2019 – Ticket sales launched today for the 2020 Queen’s Plate Festival, with the best grandstand seats now available…

Cool Shadows steps into the Ontario Lassie spotlight

TORONTO, December 5, 2019 – Chiefswood Stable’ homebred Cool Shadows, a two-year-old daughter of Munnings, chases her third consecutive score, this time…

Dotted Line streaks to Kingarvie Stakes victory

TORONTO, December 4, 2019 – Norseman Racing Stable’s Dotted Line concluded his two-year-old season with an exclamation point as he captured the…

Meet Woodbine’s leading jockey Da Silva on Saturday

TORONTO, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 – Horse racing fans will have the chance to meet Eurico Rosa Da Silva on Saturday when…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, December 3, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Woodbine cancels Sunday’s Thoroughbred race card

TORONTO, December 1, 2019 – Woodbine Racetrack has cancelled its Sunday afternoon Thoroughbred race card due to extreme winter weather conditions in…

Another celebration for Cooler Mike and company

TORONTO, November 30, 2019 – Cooler Mike gave the father-son team of Mike and Nick Nosowenko something to celebrate during their post-race…