Woodbine News

Lady Speightspeare eyes Breeders’ Cup berth after game Natalma victory

TORONTO, September 20, 2020 – Lady Speightspeare, under vigorous handling by Emma-Jayne Wilson, punched her ticket to the Breeders’ Cup with a…

Gretzky the Great shoots for Summer Stakes glory… and scores!

TORONTO, September 20, 2020 – Gretzky the Great netted his second added-money trophy in taking Sunday’s Grade 1, $250,000 Summer Stakes, a…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, September 20, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Starship Jubilee schools the boys, claims Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 19, 2020 — Blue Heaven Farm’s Starship Jubilee was the oldest starter and only mare in Saturday’s $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Quotes

TORONTO, September 19, 2020 – Starship Jubilee and jockey Justin Stein won the 24th running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile,…

Dirty Dangle cleans up in Woodbine Cares Stakes

TORONTO, September 19, 2020 – Dirty Dangle, under a heads-up ride from Sheena Ryan, closed resolutely to score by 1 ¼ lengths in Saturday’s…

Count Again rolls to Singspiel upset in first stakes try

TORONTO, September 19, 2020 – Count Again, making his stakes debut, rallied strongly at odds of 9-1 to take down Saturday’s Grade…

Credit River flows to 41-1 Ontario Racing upset

TORONTO, September 19, 2020 – Credit River, a two-year-old son of More Than Ready, was exactly that in making his debut a…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, September 18, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Attfield chases ninth Singspiel score

TORONTO, September 18, 2020 – The Woodbine weekend stakes parade includes a trio of complementary added-money events on Ricoh Woodbine Mile Saturday,…

Lady Speightspeare gets top billing in competitive cast for Natalma Stakes

TORONTO, September 17, 2020 – On Saturday, trainer Roger Attfield and owner/breeder Charles Fipke will be looking to knock off some big…

Budding stars set to shine in Grade 1 Summer Stakes

TORONTO, September 17, 2020 – Seven first-year stars take their talents to the E.P. Taylor Turf Course in Sunday’s Grade 1 $250,000…

Turf talents look to go the extra mile in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 16, 2020 – Starship Jubilee, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, will take on a gifted group of seven rivals,…

Watch the Stronger Together online panel and Ricoh Woodbine Mile post position draw today

TORONTO, September 16, 2020 – The post position draw for the 24th running of the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Grade…

Stronger Together Online Panel and Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw set for Wednesday

TORONTO, September 14, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment is hosting the post position draw for the 2020 Ricoh Woodbine Mile as part of…

Post time changes for live Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine

TORONTO, September 13, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment has announced post time changes for its live Thoroughbred racing schedule that will begin this…

The 161st running of The Queen’s Plate generates third highest handle in its history

TORONTO, September 13, 2020 – Mighty Heart’s dominate performance in the 161st running of The Queen’s Plate highlighted a day of racing…

Stein doubles up in stakes action with Ruling Angel winner Artie’s Princess

TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Leading jockey Justin Stein struck again to bookend the stakes action on Queen’s Plate day, winning the…

One-eyed Mighty Heart mighty in Queen’s Plate triumph, Carroll finishes one-two

TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Mighty Heart lived up to his name in a dominating score in the 161st running of the…

Queen’s Plate Quotes

TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Mighty Heart and jockey Daisuke Fukumoto won the 161st running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, first…

Rideforthecause finishes strongly to capture Canadian Stakes 

TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Rideforthecause, rallying from next-to-last in the field of eight, launched a relentless rally around the final turn…

Mizzen Beau blows them away in Bison City

TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Mizzen Beau, under Steve Bahen, was strong early and powerful late in taking Saturday’s $250,000 Bison City…

Francatelli equals inner turf record in King Corrie Stakes

TORONTO, September 12, 2020 – Favourite Francatelli ($4.90) kicked off the stakes action on Queen’s Plate day at Woodbine, equalling the track…

Expert horseplayers weigh in for final Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by OLG Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, September 11, 2020 – The field is set for Saturday’s $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine and the experts have weighed…