Woodbine News

Turf Endurance Series wraps up at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 14, 2018—Camp Creek, saving ground throughout under Rafael Hernandez, moved to the lead on the final turn and drew off…

Sharp trainee Devine Mischief ships in for Ruling Angel victory

TORONTO, October 14, 2018—Devine Mischief, the first Canadian starter for trainer Joe Sharp, was up in the last jump to edge out…

Woodbine turf is (E.P.) Taylor-made for jockey Andrea Atzeni

TORONTO, October 13, 2018— Sheikha Reika capped off a stellar Saturday afternoon at Woodbine for jockey Andrea Atzeni, winning the 62nd running…

Desert Encounter triumphs in the Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 13, 2018—Desert Encounter, closing stoutly on the outside under jockey Andrea Atzeni, ran down the 3-1 favourite Thundering Blue in…

Pattison Canadian International Quotes

TORONTO, October 13, 2018 – Desert Encounter and jockey Andrea Atzeni won the 81st running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International contested over…

Hembree rallies late for Nearctic victory

TORONTO, October 13, 2018— Hembree, finishing strongly down the centre of the track under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., was up in time…

Lookin to Strike strikes Ontario Derby paydirt

TORONTO, October 13, 2018—Gary Barber’s Lookin to Strike was kept in striking distance of the leader throughout most of the Grade 3,…

Apprentice jockey Kimura wins five races at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Apprentice jockey Kazushi Kimura enjoyed one of the biggest days of his promising career with a five-win…

Seasoned jockey Bahen keeping his eye on the prize

By: Hayley Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Canadian-born rider Steven Bahen will be looking to add another graded stakes…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Win the War returns to Woodbine looking to conquer Ruling Angel

TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Win the War, undefeated in three starts at Woodbine, returns to her preferred environs for Sunday’s $100,000 Ruling Angel…

Turf Endurance leader Artistico aims to wrap up series a winner

TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Artistico already has nailed down the honours in this year’s Turf Endurance Series at Woodbine, with victories in two…

Strike Me Down sets sights on Grade 3 Ontario Derby crown

TORONTO, October 11, 2018 – Strike Me Down, an Ontario-bred son of Tapit, will chase his first added-money score in Saturday’s Grade…

Holding Gold seeking firmer ground in Nearctic

TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Holding Gold is back in town, hoping for firmer going in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic at six furlongs on…

A fine field of nine ready to contest the E.P. Taylor Stakes

TORONTO, October 10, 2018 – An impressive field of nine fillies and mares will go postward in the Grade 1, $500,000 E.P….

Field set for the 81st edition of the Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 10, 2018—Thundering Blue, coming off an impressive win in Sweden’s Group 3 Stockholm Cup International, heads a large and competitive…

Pattison Canadian International post position draw to be streamed live

TORONTO, October 10, 2018 – The post position draw for Saturday’s $800,000 Pattison Canadian International, a Grade 1 stakes event to be…

Pattison Canadian International Notes for Tuesday, October 9, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (13) Horse – Owner – Trainer – Jockey Arklow – Donegal Racing, Bulger,…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 9, 2018 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Kingsport prevails in Bunty Lawless duel

TORONTO, October 8, 2018— Kingsport, benefitting from a ground-saving trip under Patrick Husbands, was headed in deep stretch but battled back for…

Pattison Canadian International Notes for Monday, October 8, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (13) Horse – Owner – Trainer – Jockey Arklow – Donegal Racing, Bulger,…

Avie’s Flatter golden in Cup and Saucer Stakes

TORONTO, October 7, 2018—Avie’s Flatter had experienced problems at the start in his first two appearances but was the consummate professional on…

Pattison Canadian International Notes for Sunday, October 7, 2018

EARLY LOOK AT THE GRADE 1 PATTISON CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL (13) Horse – Owner – Trainer – Jockey Arklow – Donegal Racing, Bulger,…

Tiz Breathtaking captures thrilling renewal of Mazarine Stakes

TORONTO, October 6, 2018—Tiz Breathtaking, rallying from last place in the field of seven, got the bob on the outside under jockey…