Woodbine News

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, August 7, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Woodbine’s top jockeys and drivers team up in Heinz Challenge for charity

TORONTO/MILTON, August 6, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment, in partnership with Kraft-Heinz Canada, today announced the launch of the Heinz Challenge, a six-week…

Ready to Repeat wins Victoria Stakes; Lermyte injured in accident

TORONTO, August 2, 2020 – A fitting repeat winner at Woodbine, the Gail Cox-trained two-year-old Ready to Repeat fashioned a front-end score…

Forester’s Turn triumphs in Greenwood Stakes

TORONTO, August 1, 2020 – A late decision to enter Forester’s Turn in Saturday’s $150,000 Greenwood Stakes Presented by Stella Artois at…

Joy’s Rocket takes off in My Dear Stakes

TORONTO, August 1, 2020 – Team Hanley’s undefeated two-year-old filly Joy’s Rocket was impressive in her stakes debut at Woodbine Racetrack on…

Jackpot Hi-5 mandatory payout set for August 8

TORONTO, August 1, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that there will be a mandatory payout for the Woodbine Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 31, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Cox sends out talented twosome in Victoria Stakes

TORONTO, July 30, 2020 – Gail Cox trainees All Canadian, an Alberta-bred son of Reload, and Ready to Repeat, a Kentucky-bred son…

Remembering a Triple Crown first

By: Chris Lomon for Woodbine.com Barb Minshall wasn’t chasing history on that picture-perfect summer day 25 years ago at Fort Erie Racetrack….

Laura Diakun: The Winning Edge

By: Chris Lomon for Woodbine.com It should really come as no surprise that Laura Diakun, who has found herself at ice level,…

Rookie fillies look to shine in My Dear / Sophomores tussle on the turf in Greenwood

TORONTO, July 29, 2020 – Seven two-year-olds, including Silent Mamba, take to the main track for the $100,000 My Dear Stakes, while…

Mr. Ritz defends Seagram Cup title

TORONTO, July 26, 2020 – Defending champion Mr. Ritz was the star of the show once again in the $125,000 Seagram Cup…

Two Sixty leads all the way in Grade 3 Selene Stakes

TORONTO, July 25, 2020 – Two Sixty dashed to the lead out of the gates and never looked back in the $125,000…

Shirl’s Speight superb (again) in Marine Stakes

TORONTO, July 25, 2020 – Charles Fipke’s homebred Shirl’s Speight put on another impressive show, this time in Saturday’s $125,000 Marine Stakes…

Woodbine to raise minimum weight for jockeys

TORONTO, July 25, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment, in consultation with the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario (HBPA), announced today that…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 24, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Pink Lloyd powers to third Shepperton score

TORONTO, July 23, 2020 – The incomparable Pink Lloyd deployed his usual tactics, powering past the competition in the stretch to add…

Top three finishers from Eclipse meet up in Seagram

TORONTO, July 23, 2020 – Eclipse Stakes (G2) winner Skywire, runner-up Avie’s Flatter, and third-place finisher Mr Ritz will square off in…

Seven ready to test Marine waters / Seven also set for Selene

TORONTO, July 22, 2020 – A pair of Grade 3 events, the $125,000 Marine Stakes and $125,000 Selene Stakes, share the spotlight…

Trust 15 to takeover Woodbine social media channels to promote its impactful work with at-risk youth in Rexdale

TORONTO, Monday, July 20 – This Wednesday, July 22, charitable organization Trust 15 is taking over Woodbine Entertainment’s Twitter and Facebook accounts…

Lady Grace just misses track record in Royal North

TORONTO, July 18, 2020 – Lady Grace and jockey Kazushi Kimura just missed the track record, taking the Grade 2 Royal North…

Souper Escape runs away with Trillium trophy

TORONTO, July 18, 2020 – Live Oak Plantation’s Souper Escape gave her filly and mare foes the slip in the $125,000 Trillium…

Pink Lloyd looks to spin another record, this time in Shepperton

TORONTO, July 17, 2020 – Canada’s sprint superstar Pink Lloyd will attempt to share the record for most wins in the Shepperton…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 17, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…