Woodbine News

Woodbine’s Magical Breeders’ Cup

By Jennifer Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 28, 2019 – D. Wayne Lukas gushed. International media saluted and racing people worldwide raved. On a…

Chapalu tops two-year-olds in Grey Stakes

TORONTO, October 27, 2019 – Chapalu sprinted out for the lead early and held sway to win the $125,000 Grey Stakes for…

Cool Shadows finishes with a flourish in Princess Elizabeth

TORONTO, October 27, 2019 – Chiefswood Stables’ homebred Cool Shadows rallied impressively in taking the 74th edition of the $225,000 Princess Elizabeth…

Dixie’s Gamble hits the Overskate jackpot

TORONTO, October 27, 2019 – Even-money favourite Dixie’s Gamble saved his best for last in the $100,000 Overskate Stakes, finding a seam…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 25, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Nine rookies look to make the grade in Grade 3 Grey Stakes

TORONTO, October 24, 2019 – Nine two-year-olds, including Torres Del Paine and Bel Bimbo, are set to go postward in Sunday’s Grade…

Curlin’s Voyage sets course for strong Princess Elizabeth showing

TORONTO, October 23, 2019 – Curlin’s Voyage, a two-year-old daughter of Curlin, goes after her second straight added-money title and third consecutive…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 23, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Special post times for Woodbine Thoroughbred racing this weekend

TORONTO, October 21, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment has announced post time changes for this upcoming weekend at Woodbine Racetrack. Post time for…

Winning momentum continues for Attard and Da Silva

TORONTO, October 20, 2019 – Trainer Kevin Attard and jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva teamed up to win Sunday afternoon’s first three…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 18, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Monastery Lane seeks righteous path to Carotene glory

TORONTO, October 17, 2019 – Monastery Lane, a three-year-old daughter of Lookin At Lucky, goes after her first added-money title in the…

Sanity looks to lay claim to Ontario Fashion crown

TORONTO, October 17, 2019  – Sanity, a five-year-old daughter of City Zip, steps up to the stakes stage in Saturday’s Grade 3…

Success is sweet for Gamble’s Candy in Ruling Angel

TORONTO, October 13, 2019—Gamble’s Candy, making her stakes debut for owner/breeder Ivan Dalos and trainer Josie Carroll, forced the rapid pace of…

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…