Woodbine News

El Tormenta steps up for first stakes victory in Grade 2 Connaught Cup

TORONTO, June 1, 2019 – Sam-Son Farm’s El Tormenta out-finished the favourites to earn his first stakes victory in Saturday’s co-featured $175,000…

Pink Lloyd delivers in postponed Greenwood Stakes

TORONTO, June 1, 2019 – Fans have been along for the thrilling ride and have witnessed the undeniable bond between Canadian sprint…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, May 31, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Souper Hot looks to ladle out top effort in Bold Ruckus

TORONTO, May 30, 2019 – Souper Hot, who missed notching his first stakes win by a neck last year, gets another shot…

Simon says Yorkton primed and ready to contest Connaught Cup

TORONTO, May 29, 2019 – Multiple stakes winner Yorkton looks to rebound off an off-key effort as the Chiefswood Stables’ homebred takes…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, May 28, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Frank Barroby named 2019 recipient of the Avelino Gomez Memorial Award

By: Beverley Smith for Woodbine.com TORONTO, May 27, 2019 – Frank Barroby is a lifer at the horse racing game. Countless honours…

Secret Message unleashes late kick to take Grade 2 Nassau Stakes

TORONTO, May 26, 2019 – Secret Message came flying late to reel in runaway leader Starship Jubilee down the stretch in Sunday’s…

Global Access makes Husbands proud winning Grade 3 Marine Stakes; Final two races cancelled due to weather

TORONTO, May 25, 2019 – Eight-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Patrick Husbands had full confidence in Live Oak Plantation’s homebred colt Global Access…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Starship Jubilee looks for stellar travel in Nassau

TORONTO, May 24, 2019 – Multiple graded stakes winner and Sovereign Award champ Starship Jubilee goes after her 13th career win in…

Woodbine’s top rider seeks Saturday sweep of Grade 3 Marine and Greenwood Stakes

TORONTO, May 22, 2019 – Eurico Rosa Da Silva, a six-time Sovereign Award winner and Woodbine’s five-time leading rider, goes for an…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, May 21, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Eclipse Stakes win caps off Casse’s ‘Souper’ weekend

TORONTO, May 20, 2019 – Trainer Mark Casse completed a sweep of the Victoria Day long weekend stakes at Woodbine Racetrack as…

Casse’s winning momentum continues in Woodbine’s Queenston Stakes

TORONTO, May 19, 2019 – After celebrating former Woodbine runner War of Will’s Preakness Stakes victory yesterday at Pimlico, Canadian Hall of…

Power Gal prevails in Grade 3 Selene Stakes

TORONTO, May 18, 2019 – Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson worked out a perfect pocket trip aboard Power Gal to take the $125,000 Selene…

Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes: Attfield over the moon with Are You Kidding Me

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 – Multiple Sovereign Award champion and millionaire Are You Kidding Me goes for the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

More success for Souper Success in Queenston Stakes?

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 – Fans across the country will have the opportunity to watch some of the top contenders for Canada’s…

‘Spirited’ Bold Script set for big Selene effort

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 – Queen’s Plate-eligible Bold Script chases her second lifetime added-money title in Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Selene Stakes, at…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, May 14, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Casse trifecta in Fury Stakes

TORONTO, May 12, 2019 – Led across the finish line by Joey Gee Thoroughbreds’ homebred Speedy Soul, Mark Casse trainees swept the…

Summer Sunday keeps perfect Woodbine record with Ballade Stakes score

TORONTO, May 11, 2019 – It was a super spring Saturday for Summer Sunday as the four-year-old filly added the $100,000 Ballade…

Mother’s Day Feature: Carignan’s balancing act

By: Hayley Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, May 10, 2019 – In the irons, Krista Carignan is truly living out her passion. However,…