Woodbine News

Two-year-olds shine in Sunday stakes action

TORONTO, August 23, 2020 – Two-year-olds Gretzky the Great and Alda shared the spotlight on Sunday as Woodbine hosted the $100,000 Soaring…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, August 23, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Court Return and Fukumoto celebrate first stakes win

TORONTO, August 22, 2020 – Ivan Dalos’ homebred filly Court Return celebrated stakes success with jockey Daisuke Fukumoto after taking the $100,000…

Stein is a powerhouse Friday at Woodbine

TORONTO, August 21, 2020 – The hot-handed Justin Stein was a force to be reckoned with on Friday at Woodbine Racetrack, winning…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, August 21, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Pair of 6 ½-furlong turf stakes sprints set for Sunday at Woodbine

TORONTO, August 20, 2020 – Seven two-year-old fillies, including Dreaming of Drew, are set to contest the $100,000 Catch a Glimpse Stakes,…

Clayton takes top spot in the 161st Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by OLG Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, August 20, 2020 – A victory in the Plate Trial on Saturday at Woodbine Racetrack propelled Clayton to the top spot…

Introducing The Queen’s Plate @ Home

INTRODUCING THE QUEEN’S PLATE @ HOME Building new traditions for one of Canada’s oldest traditions and most prestigious events   TORONTO, August…

Connections hope Royal Wedding says ‘I do’ to Eternal Search win

TORONTO, August 19, 2020 – Nine starters, including four-year-old Royal Wedding, will travel 1 1/16 miles on the Inner Turf in the…

Souper Escape doubles up in graded stakes at Woodbine

TORONTO, August 16, 2020 – Fresh off a victory in last month’s Trillium Stakes, Live Oak Plantation’s homebred filly Souper Escape doubled…

Curlin’s Voyage wows in Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser

TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Curlin’s Voyage, patiently handled by Patrick Husbands, put away her rivals in early stretch en route to…

Woodbine Oaks Quotes

TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Curlin’s Voyage and jockey Patrick husbands won the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser on Saturday at…

King Edward champ March to the Arch gives Hernandez third straight stakes win

TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Leading jockey Rafael Hernandez collected his third straight stakes win on the Saturday program at Woodbine, as…

Clayton connects: Plate Trial drama sets the table for Queen’s Plate

TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Clayton, a son of 2012 Arkansas Derby winner Bodemeister, dug deep to fend off a pair of…

Third time’s a charm for Bold Venture champ Pink Lloyd

TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Sprint superstar Pink Lloyd claimed an elusive Bold Venture crown in his third attempt, earning his 25th…

Theodora B. produces A-plus effort in Dance Smartly

TORONTO, August 15, 2020 – Theodora B. led from start to finish in the Dance Smartly (Grade 2) to kick off the Saturday stakes…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

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

Trio of graded stakes on sizzling, star-stacked Saturday card; Grade 2 Seaway set for Sunday

TORONTO, August 13, 2020 – A trio of graded stakes, the Dance Smartly (G2), King Edward (G2) and Bold Venture (G3), complement…

Halo Again tops 161st Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by the OLG Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, August 13, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment today announced the first edition of the 161st Queen’s Plate Power Rankings presented by the…

MEDIA ADVISORY: Update on media access at Woodbine

TORONTO, August 13, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment is preparing to welcome back limited and approved media for live Thoroughbred racing coverage at…

Will Halo Again run rings around Plate Trial foes?

TORONTO, August 12, 2020 – Halo Again goes after his fourth career win in his sixth start in Saturday’s $150,000 Plate Trial…

Woodbine Oaks: Carroll seeking a fantastic ‘Voyage’

TORONTO, August 12, 2020 – Josie Carroll trainee Curlin’s Voyage headlines the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, Saturday at Woodbine. Inaugurated…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, August 9, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout highlights Woodbine card

TORONTO, August 8, 2020 – Woodbine Racetrack’s Saturday card of Thoroughbred racing culminated with a Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout in the afternoon’s…