Woodbine News

Grade 2 Royal North and Grade 3 Trillium share Saturday spotlight at Woodbine

TORONTO, July 15, 2020 – Summer Sunday, one of two Stuart Simon trainees in the field, seeks to defend her crown in…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, July 12, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Silent Poet perseveres in Grade 2 Connaught Cup

TORONTO, July 11, 2020 – Stronach Stable’s homebred gelding Silent Poet persevered over Admiralty Pier in a Connaught Cup clash on the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 10, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Extra precautions to be taken for today’s Thoroughbred race card at Woodbine

TORONTO, July 9, 2020 — With Environment Canada issuing a heat warning for the City of Toronto, Woodbine Entertainment will implement extra…

Sixty-one contenders continue on the road to The Queen’s Plate

TORONTO, July 9, 2020 – Sixty-one of the finest Canadian-bred three-year-olds remain on target for the 161st running of the $1 million…

Graded stakes champ City Boy makes seasonal debut in Grade 2 Connaught Cup

TORONTO, July 8, 2020 – City Boy, who pulled off a 24-1 upset in last year’s Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes, faces seven…

New post time for Woodbine’s Thursday cards effective July 16

TORONTO, July 8, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that post time for live Thoroughbred racing on Thursdays at Woodbine Racetrack will…

Thirty-six fillies remain eligible to the Woodbine Oaks

TORONTO, July 7, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment released an updated list today of Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies eligible to the 65th running of…

Curlin’s Voyage prevails in Fury photo finish

TORONTO, July 5, 2020 – Canadian champion filly Curlin’s Voyage nosed out 65-1 longshot Justleaveitalone in a photo finish to win the…

Hernandez sweeps Saturday stakes as favourite Halo Again delivers in Queenston and Skywire upsets in Eclipse

TORONTO, July 4, 2020 – Leading jockey Rafael Hernandez swept the back-to-back stakes features as part of a five-win performance on Saturday…

Gun Society aims for Fury victory

TORONTO, July 3, 2020 – Six fillies, including Gun Society, vie for top prize in Sunday’s $125,000 Fury Stakes, at Woodbine. A…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 3, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Queenston, Eclipse on Saturday’s plate at Woodbine

TORONTO, July 2, 2020 – The $125,000 Queenston Stakes, a key race on the road to this year’s Queen’s Plate, and the…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, June 28, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Elizabeth Way prevails in Grade 2 Nassau Stakes

TORONTO, June 27, 2020 – Elizabeth Way got up in the final strides to steal the spotlight in the $175,000 Nassau Stake…

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame induction gala cancelled

TORONTO, June 26, 2020 – At a meeting held June 23, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, June 26, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Pink Lloyd streaks to a record fourth straight Jacques Cartier Stakes victory

TORONTO, June 25, 2020 – Canada’s reigning three-time Champion Male Sprinter Pink Lloyd kicked off his eight-year-old campaign with a record fourth…

Motion trainee Malakeh to make Canadian debut in Grade 2 Nassau

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 – Malakeh, a five-year-old daughter of Harbour Watch (IRE), goes after her third straight score in Saturday’s Grade…

Nugent-Hopkins hopes to score at Woodbine as his star filly targets Fury Stakes

By: Chris Lomon for Woodbine.com TORONTO, June 23, 2020 – The 2019-20 NHL season hasn’t resumed yet, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is already…

Jean Elizabeth rockets to Whimsical win for eight straight

TORONTO, June 21, 2020 – Jean Elizabeth earned her eighth consecutive stakes victory as she dominated her rivals in the $125,000 Whimsical…

Tiller hits the 2,000-win mark

TORONTO, June 19, 2020 – Hall of Fame horseman Robert Tiller celebrated a career milestone on Friday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack as…

Champion sprinter Pink Lloyd goes after Jacques Cartier record

TORONTO, June 19, 2020 – Multiple stakes winner and multiple Sovereign Award champion Pink Lloyd, with Rafael Hernandez in the irons, will…