Woodbine News

Close ‘Encounter’ of the second kind: Desert Encounter doubles up in Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 12, 2019 – Desert Encounter, who trailed through much of Saturday’s 1 ½-mile Pattison Canadian International, found a seam in…

Starship Jubilee the star of the E.P. Taylor Stakes show

TORONTO, October 12 – Starship Jubilee, under Luis Contreras, surged to the lead at the top of the stretch, and went on…

“This one’s for Gus”: City Boy delivers upset, emotional Nearctic Stakes score

TORONTO, October 12 – City Boy, the second-to-longest shot at 24-1, closed determinedly to prevail by a head under rider Jesse Campbell…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 11, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Ever-improving Ziyad brings his top-tier talents to the Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 12, 2019 – A four-year-old gelding by Rock of Gibraltar, Ziyad, the morning line favourite for Saturday’s Grade 1 $800,000…

Tiz a Slam skips Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 10, 2019 – The prospect of a Canadian-bred winning the Canadian International at Woodbine for the first time since Thornfield…

Sister Peacock seeks to rule Ruling Angel

TORONTO, October 10, 2019 – Sister Peacock, a three-year-old daughter of Real Solution, goes after her fifth career win in Sunday’s $100,000…

Yorkton out to take down Nearctic after tough beat in last year’s edition

TORONTO, October 10, 2019—Yorkton, an unlucky second in last year’s edition of the Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes, will be looking for a…

Ten turf talents try for E.P. Taylor title

TORONTO, October 9, 2019 – Ten fillies and mares, including a pair of starters who have recorded high-profile victories at Woodbine, will…

The 82nd running of the Pattison Canadian International set for Saturday

TORONTO, October 9, 2019 — Desert Encounter, returning to Woodbine Racetrack from England for trainer David Simcock, will be looking to become…

Watch the Pattison Canadian International post position draw live today

TORONTO, October 9, 2019 – The post position draw for the 82nd running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International will be streamed…

Pattison Canadian International notes for Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 GRADE 1 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7) Horse – Trainer – Owner –…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 8, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Pattison Canadian International notes for Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7)  Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey Alounak…

Muskoka Gold game in Cup and Saucer victory

TORONTO, October 6, 2019 – Muskoka Gold, prominent from the outset under jockey Jerome Lermyte, turned back the challenge of favoured Pleasecallmeback…

Pattison Canadian International notes for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey Alounak…

Curlin’s Voyage not smooth but filly gets the money via DQ in Mazarine Stakes

TORONTO, October 5, 2019 – Curlin’s Voyage, interfered with by an erratic Skygaze in early stretch, finished second but was promoted to…

Pattison Canadian International notes for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey Alounak…

Pattison Canadian International notes for Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PROBABLE FIELD FOR THE $800,000 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (7) Horse – Trainer – Owner – Jockey Alounak…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 4, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Something brewing? Attard sends out strong Cup & Saucer Stakes duo

TORONTO, October 3, 2019  – Trainer Kevin Attard serves up the solid one-two punch of Malibu Mambo and More Chances in Sunday’s…

Woodbine launches new Power Pick 6 wager

TORONTO, October 3, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment will launch an exciting new wager called the Power Pick 6, featuring a low 15…

Toronto Maple Leafs alum Carlo Colaiacovo named drawmaster for the Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 3, 2019 – The post position draw for the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International (Grade 1) will be conducted next Wednesday,…

Casse, master of the Mazarine, sends out trio in Saturday stake

TORONTO, October 2, 2019  – Trainer Mark Casse, who has won five of the past seven editions of the Mazarine Stakes, will…