Woodbine News

Dual-breed Crossover Pick-5 to debut Friday

MILTON/TORONTO, October 15, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment, home of world class Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing, is set to debut a new dual-breed…

Casse goes after ninth Glorious Song Stakes title

TORONTO, October 14, 2020 – Trainer Mark Casse will look to add to his record eight Glorious Song Stakes victories when he…

Husbands and Casse team up again with Durham Cup champion Salute With Honor

TORONTO, October 11, 2020 – Jockey Patrick Husbands and trainer Mark Casse completed a sweep of the Thanksgiving weekend stakes events at…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 11, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Woodbine Entertainment mourns the loss of Jim Sabiston

TORONTO, October 11, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Canadian breeder and…

Master Spy triumphs in Cup and Saucer Stakes

TORONTO, October 10, 2020 – Master Spy seized the lead in the 84th running of the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes and…

OLG Canadian Triple Crown contender Mighty Heart tops Breeders’ Stakes nominees

TORONTO, October 9, 2020 – OLG Canadian Triple Crown contender Mighty Heart tops a list of a dozen Canadian-bred three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 9, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

New Friday post times for Woodbine Thoroughbred racing

TORONTO, October 9, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that Friday post times for its live Thoroughbred race cards at Woodbine Racetrack…

Woodbine Entertainment and TSN deliver more weekly horse racing coverage with Racing Night Live, airing Friday nights beginning October 16

Live horse racing series moves to marquee Friday night timeslot this fall on Canada’s Sports Leader. TORONTO, October 9, 2020 – TSN…

Armistice Day looks for another Cup, this time in Durham

TORONTO, October 8, 2020 – Armistice Day, owned by Bruce Lunsford and Lansdon Robbins, faces six rivals in the $125,000 Durham Cup…

Credit River more than ready for Cup & Saucer Stakes challenge

TORONTO, October 7, 2020 – Trainer Breeda Hayes is hoping for an encore performance from Credit River in Saturday’s $250,000 Cup &…

Not So Quiet makes some noise in Vice Regent Stakes

TORONTO, October 4, 2020 – Heste Sport’s homebred five-year-old Not So Quiet thundered past the favoured graded stakes winner City Boy down…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 4, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Woodbine community mourns the loss of Martha Gonzalez

TORONTO, October 4, 2020 – The Woodbine horse racing community is mourning the loss of long-time assistant trainer Martha Gonzalez who passed…

Sophomores Proven Strategies and Boardroom share stakes spotlight at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 3, 2020 – Leading jockey Justin Stein deployed front-end tactics in the $100,000 Toronto Cup and the Mark Casse-trained Proven…

John Fielding: “I think the future is going to be very bright for horse racing in Ontario”

By: Chris Lomon for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 2, 2020 – Although John Fielding remains modest in speaking of his time on the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 2, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Forester’s Turn looks to turn it up in Vice Regent Stakes

TORONTO, October 1, 2020 – Ten starters, including three-year-old Forester’s Turn, take to the Toronto oval Inner Turf for the $150,000 Vice…

Turf and Tapeta: Toronto Cup, Duchess set for Saturday stakes action at Woodbine

TORONTO, September 30, 2020 – Nine three-year-olds, including Shirl’s Speight, take to the E.P. Taylor Turf Course for the $100,000 Toronto Cup…

Mighty Heart conquers second jewel of OLG Canadian Triple Crown

FORT ERIE, September 29, 2020 – The Queen’s Plate champion Mighty Heart made it look mighty easy winning the $400,000 Prince of Wales Stakes on…

Queen’s Plate champion Mighty Heart continues OLG Canadian Triple Crown chase in Prince of Wales Stakes

TORONTO, September 28, 2020 – Queen’s Plate winner Mighty Heart will continue his pursuit of the prestigious OLG Canadian Triple Crown when he...

De Only Solution looks to grab Bull Page by the horns / Eight hopefuls seek to rule Victorian Queen

TORONTO, September 25, 2020 – Eight colts & geldings, including De Only Solution, face off in the $100,000 Bull Page Stakes, while…

Ultra-consistent Sav seeks to make Ontario Fashion statement / Belle Mahone also on tap

TORONTO, September 24, 2020 – Sav, a four-year-old daughter of Big Screen, chases her second added-money title in Saturday’s $125,000 Ontario Fashion…