Woodbine News

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, November 6, 2018 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Update on jockey Patrick Husbands

TORONTO, November 5, 2018 – Seven-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Patrick Husbands has been sidelined from racing action after being injured during a…

Bold Script makes a bold statement in Princess Elizabeth

TORONTO, November 4, 2018—Chiefswood Stable’s homebred two-year-old filly Bold Script was a dominant winner in the 73rd running of $225,000 Princess Elizabeth…

Mr Havercamp triumphs in Grade 2 Autumn Stakes

TORONTO, November 3, 2018—Mr Havercamp provided his connections with another thrill at the 2018 Woodbine meet, winning the $175,000 Autumn Stakes (Grade…

A. A. Azula’s Arch defeats distaffers in Grade 3 Maple Leaf

TORONTO, November 3, 2018— Three-year-old filly A. A. Azula’s Arch earned the biggest win of her career defeating older mares, including the…

Shamrock Rose surges late to win $1 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, November 3, 2018 – Conrad Farms’ Shamrock Rose ($53.80) split horses in deep stretch and nailed Chalon in the shadow…

Tiz Breathtaking favoured in Princess Elizabeth Stakes

TORONTO, November 2, 2018 – Tiz Breathtaking headlines a field of a half-dozen two-year-old Canadian-bred fillies set to face off in the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, November 2, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Autumn and Maple Leaf champions return to defend stakes titles Saturday

TORONTO, November 1, 2018 – Gigantic Breeze and Gamble’s Ghost will set out to defend their titles in this year’s editions of…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, November 1, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

My Silencer wins career debut in Frost King Stakes

TORONTO, October 31, 2018—My Silencer was a winner right out of the gate, taking the $100,000 Frost King Stakes for two-year-olds in…

What’s in a name? My Gal Betty chases a Breeders’ Cup dream

By: Chris Lomon for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 31, 2018 – For the past eight weeks, every night just before he nods off,…

Silent Sonet springs 56-1 surprise in Ontario Fashion

TORONTO, October 28, 2018— Owner/breeder Ivan Dalos’s 2017 Breeder’s Cup runner-up Ami’s Mesa was the 5-2 favourite competing back at Woodbine for…

Tiller two-year-olds headline Frost King Stakes

TORONTO, October 28, 2018 – Canadian Hall of Fame trainer Robert Tiller won the 2017 Frost King with Silent Name son Be…

Thor’s Rocket launches to victory in Overskate Stakes

TORONTO, October 27, 2018—Thor’s Rocket launched his attack in the stretch and blasted from last to first for the mild upset in…

Nick Noce wins Sovereign Award and $10,000 in bonuses as Woodbine’s 2018 Player of the Year

By: Eric Wing for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 26, 2018 – When Nick Noce won the Midsummer Horseplayers Tournament in July, he knew he had…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 26, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Woodbine Entertainment Certified as Great Workplace for the Second Consecutive Year

TORONTO, October 26, 2018 – For the second consecutive year, Woodbine Entertainment (Woodbine) is proud to announce that the company has been…

Code Warrior sets out to master the mares again in the Ontario Fashion

TORONTO, October 25, 2018 – Already a two-time Grade 3 stakes winner this year, Zilli Racing Stable’s Code Warrior is among a…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, October 25, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Silent Poet looks to rhyme off third consecutive win, faces formidable Pink Lloyd in Overskate

TORONTO, October 24, 2018 – Silent Poet, a three-year-old son of Silent Name, seeks his third straight trip to the winner’s circle…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 23, 2018 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Another great Grey Day effort from Gray Phantom

TORONTO, October 21, 2018—After finishing just a head shy of victory in last year’s inaugural running of the $50,000 Grey Handicap at…

Solidify circles Grey Stakes rivals

TORONTO, October 21, 2018— Two-year-old colt Solidify was the stakes star of Woodbine’s second annual Grey Day on Sunday, as he circled…