Woodbine News

The stars (and stakes) are set to shine on Saturday at Woodbine

TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – Multiple stakes winner and 2017 Canadian Horse of the Year, Pink Lloyd, looks to add to his…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame now accepting nominations for Class of 2021

TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) invites the public to participate in the nomination of people…

Woodbine Entertainment adds three to Board of Directors

TORONTO, November 18, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) announced today the appointment of Mr. Michael Lay, Mr. Mark Saunders and Ms. Ann…

$100,000 Frost King Stakes rescheduled for this Friday during Racing Night Live on TSN

TORONTO, November 17, 2020 – The $100,000 Frost King Stakes has been rescheduled for Friday, November 20, 2020. Originally slated to run…

Woodbine Entertainment cancels today’s card due to extreme weather forecast

TORONTO, November 15, 2020 – After monitoring the weather forecast closely, Woodbine Entertainment announced today that out of an abundance of caution…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, November 14, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Avoman goes for another stakes crown, this time in Frost King

TORONTO, November 12, 2020 – Avoman, fresh off a win in the Bull Page Stakes, locks horns with eight rivals in Sunday’s…

Attard seeing ‘Red’ ahead of South Ocean Stakes

TORONTO, November 11, 2020 – Red Equinox, a daughter of Signature Red, will try to follow up an impressive debut with a…

Casse and Hernandez sweep Saturday’s graded stakes at Woodbine

TORONTO, November 7, 2020 – Woodbine’s meet-leading trainer Mark Casse teamed up with jockey Rafael Hernandez to sweep Saturday’s graded stakes action…

New post times for the remainder of the Woodbine Thoroughbred meet

TORONTO, November 6, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today post time changes for live Thoroughbred racing at Woodbine Racetrack, effective on Sunday,…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, November 5, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

A Great One goes south: Gretzky the Great heads to Kentucky

By: Chris O’Leary for Woodbine.com TORONTO, November 5, 2020 – Mark Casse and his wife had just arrived in Lexington, Kentucky on…

Grade 2 Autumn, Grade 3 Maple Leaf share the stage Saturday at Woodbine

TORONTO, November 4, 2020 – Six hopefuls, including Mark Casse trainees Dream Maker, Salute With Honor, and Skywire, are set to contest…

Sports betting bill poses existential threat to Canada’s horse racing industry

TORONTO, November 3, 2020 – Racetracks of Canada, Ontario Racing and Woodbine Entertainment are raising significant concerns with Private Member’s Bill C-218....

Stephen heads Coronation Futurity assembly

TORONTO, November 1, 2020 – Al and Bill Ulwelling’s two-year-old colt Stephen tracked down the front-running freshmen for a breakthrough victory in…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, November 1, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Dreaming of Drew delivers in the Princess Elizabeth Stakes

TORONTO, October 31, 2020 – Odds-on favourite Dreaming of Drew delivered on her pari-mutuel promise with a dreamy performance in the 75th…

Not So Quiet thwarts rivals in Overskate  

TORONTO, October 31, 2020 – After an early three-way tussle for the top spot that lasted into the final turn, Not So…

Special post times next Friday and Saturday for Woodbine Thoroughbred racing

TORONTO, October 30, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment has announced special post times for the upcoming Thoroughbred racing programs on Friday, Nov. 6…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 30, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Rookies race for top prize in $250,000 Coronation Futurity

TORONTO, October 29, 2020 – Eight hopefuls, including Barb Minshall trainees British Royalty and Threefiftyseven, and Gail Cox charge Tio Magico, square…

Princess Elizabeth Stakes: Dreaming of Drew a dream come true for Minshall and Co.

TORONTO, October 28, 2020 – Dreaming of Drew, a two-year-old daughter of Speightster, chases her first added-money title in the $250,000 Princess…

Woodbine Entertainment adds PayPal for faster and safer checkout

TORONTO, October 27, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine), Canada’s horse racing and wagering leader has added PayPal, one of the world’s leading…

Merveilleux is marvelous in the Wonder Where Stakes

TORONTO, October 25, 2020 – Al and Bill Ulwelling’s hard luck filly Merveilleux was simply marvelous on Sunday afternoon winning the $250,000…