Woodbine News

Daughters of Curlin look to deliver for Day Phillips in Ontario Matron

TORONTO, July 10, 2019 – Stakes winner Dixie Moon and stakes placed Katie Baby provide trainer Catherine Day Phillips with a solid…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, July 9, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Hernandez completes stakes sweep with Mr. Hustle

TORONTO, July 6, 2019 – Jockey Rafael Hernandez completed a sweep of the two-year-old stakes races at Woodbine this weekend when the…

Fast Scene stays undefeated in My Dear Stakes

TORONTO, July 6, 2019 – Fresh off a successful career debut in mid-June at Woodbine, two-year-old filly Fast Scene returned to the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 5, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Hustle and bustle: Mr. Hustle goes after first stakes title in Victoria

TORONTO, July 4, 2019 – Mr. Hustle, a two-year-old son of Declaration of War, hopes for another head-turning effort, this time in…

Reiterate takes on eight in My Dear Stakes

TORONTO, July 4, 2019 – Gabe Grossberg’s two-year-old filly Reiterate, trained by Hall of Famer Mark Casse, will contest her second consecutive…

Speedy Soul zips to Bison City win

TORONTO, June 30, 2019 – One race earlier, Speedy Soul had to settle for the bronze. In Sunday’s $225,000 Bison City Stakes…

Are You Kidding Me shows no signs of age in game Dominion Day score

TORONTO, June 30, 2019—Are You Kidding Me, the senior member of the field at age nine, split horses in deep stretch and…

Dawn Lupul announces departure from Woodbine Entertainment

TORONTO, June 30, 2019 — Dawn Lupul, a long-time on-air host on Woodbine Entertainment’s simulcast broadcast coverage of Thoroughbred horse racing, announced…

One Bad Boy good to go in coast-to-coast score in 160th running of the Queen’s Plate

One Bad Boy good to go in coast-to-coast score in 160th running of the Queen’s Plate Queen’s Plate day smashes single day…

Wet Your Whistle quenches Grade 1 thirst in Highlander

TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Wet Your Whistle, ridden by Alex Cintron, stormed home down the long E.P. Taylor Turf Course to…

Holy Helena waltzes to victory in Dance Smartly

TORONTO, June 29, 2019—Holy Helena, returning to the scene of her Woodbine Oaks-Queen’s Plate double in 2017, stalked the pace after breaking…

Queen’s Plate Quotes

TORONTO, June 29, 2018 – One Bad Boy and jockey Flavien Prat won the 160th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate…

Synchrony flies home late to take King Edward Stakes

TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Even-money favourite Synchrony rallied determinedly under Javier Castellano to notch a one-length victory in Saturday’s Grade 2…

Desert Isle delivers in Zadracarta

TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – Desert Isle, given a patient ride by Junior Alvarado, was full of run down the E.P. Taylor…

The Black Album tops the chart in Charlie Barley

TORONTO, June 29, 2019 – The Black Album, under Flavien Prat, outdueled a game Inventing Blame to record the win in the…

Bold Rally wins first race on Woodbine’s new inner turf course

TORONTO, June 28, 2019 – “A new chapter in the history of Woodbine, the inner turf underway” announced Robert Geller as a…

Ciuri hangs tough for neck score in Lady Angela Stakes

TORONTO, June 28, 2019—Ciuri, darting to the front under Eurico Rosa da Silva, made all the running and held sway to prevail…

Clocker Report: Queen’s Plate Edition

TORONTO, June 27 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses to…

Souper Tapit seeks to remain perfect at Woodbine in Dominion Day

TORONTO, June 27, 2019—Souper Tapit, who remained undefeated in two starts at Woodbine when capturing the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes at 1…

Bold Script looks to be seen and heard in Bison City

TORONTO, June 27, 2019 – Bold Script, who finished runner-up in the Woodbine Oaks presented by Budweiser, contests her eighth consecutive stakes…

Silent Sonet looks to get back on winning track in Zadracarta

TORONTO, June 27, 2019 – Silent Sonet, bred and owned by Ivan Dalos, looks for her first victory of the season on…

Emmaus looking to bring ‘A’ game to King Edward Stakes

TORONTO, June 27, 2019—Emmaus, a sharp second when making his local bow in the Grade 2 Connaught Cup, will be looking to…