Woodbine News

Woodbine Entertainment proud to partner with AGCO, HBPA & JBAC in new urging rule test period at Woodbine Racetrack

TORONTO, September 30, 2019 – As part of its ongoing commitment and leadership in the safety of horse racing, Woodbine Entertainment is…

She’s the Berries by a nose in the Classy ‘n Smart

TORONTO, September 29, 2019 – After coming up just a neck short in her prior two stakes engagements, She’s the Berries got…

Husbands caps off a great day with a track record victory

TORONTO, September 28, 2019 – Another Saturday at Woodbine, another stakes sweep for jockey Patrick Husbands. The hot-handed reinsman had a great…

Classy ‘n Smart Stakes: Another vintage effort for Red Cabernet?

TORONTO, September 27, 2019 – Just like a fine wine, Red Cabernet, who’ll contest Sunday’s $100,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes, at Woodbine,…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, September 27, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Defending champion Desert Encounter tops Pattison Canadian International nominees

TORONTO, September 26, 2019 – Defending champion Desert Encounter tops the list of stars from around the world nominated to the 82nd…

The countdown’s on: Stein and Thor’s Rocket set to launch Durham Cup bid

TORONTO, September 26, 2019 – Thor’s Rocket, a six-year-old son of Old Forester, and jockey Justin Stein will take on four other…

Grade 3 (times two): Ontario Derby and Durham Cup co-featured on Saturday

TORONTO, September 25, 2019 – Roaring Forties, a three-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, roars into Saturday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Derby, at…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, September 24, 2019 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Amalfi Coast makes her turf stakes debut a winning one in Ontario Damsel

TORONTO, September 22, 2019 – Terra Racing Stable’s Amalfi Coast took an immediate liking to Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course, making her…

Red Giveaway runs away with Bull Page victory

TORONTO, September 22, 2019 – Red Giveaway took all the spoils in the co-featured $100,000 Bull Page Stakes, defeating the favoured Simcoe…

Husbands sweeps Saturday’s stakes at Woodbine

TORONTO, September 21, 2019 – Patrick Husbands completed a sweep of Saturday’s stakes events at Woodbine taking the $100,000 Victorian Queen and…

Tournament legend Paul Shurman threads the needle in final race to win Woodbine Mile Horseplayers Tournament

By: Eric Wing for Woodbine.com TORONTO, September 21, 2019 – He’s one of the most accomplished players in handicapping tournament history, and…

Ontario Damsel and Bull Page in Sunday spotlight at Woodbine

TORONTO, August 21, 2019 – Seven starters will take to the world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course in the $125,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes,…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, September 20, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Cool Society steps up to contest Victorian Queen

TORONTO, September 18, 2019 – Cool Society, a two-year-old daughter of Society’s Chairman, steps up to the stakes spotlight in Saturday’s $100,000…

Woodbine shifts post time for Friday Thoroughbred racing

TORONTO, September 16, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that post time for live Thoroughbred racing on Fridays at Woodbine Racetrack will…

Fast Scene gets act together for Woodbine Cares victory

Toronto, September 15, 2019—Fast Scene, who had seized command on the final turn, held safe a resurgent Bayerly Seen to capture the…

Abscond steals victory in thrilling Natalma finish

TORONTO, September 15, 2019—Abscond, battling throughout on the outside, got the bob over a dead game Walk In Marrakesh in the final…

Decorated Invader comes to Woodbine, takes Summer crown

TORONTO, September 15, 2019 – Christophe Clement charge Decorated Invader wasn’t in the picture early, but was in full view at Woodbine…

Old Chestnut wires Ontario Racing rivals

TORONTO, September 15, 2019 – Old Chestnut, a two-year-old son of Speightstown, made it two straight scores after taking Sunday’s $100,000 Ontario…

Old Persian conquers new ground in Northern Dancer Turf

TORONTO, September 14, 2019 – It wasn’t the smoothest of starts, but Godolphin homebred Old Persian finished in style to make his…

El Tormenta pulls off record upset win in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 14, 2019 –El Tormenta, who had endured a string of troubled trips, found clear sailing under jockey Eurico Rosa Da…

Starship Jubilee defends Canadian Stakes title

TORONTO, September 14, 2019 – Starship Jubilee went to the front and never looked back en route to a 4 ¼-length victory…