Woodbine News

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

​TORONTO, May 18 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri will comment on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Are You Kidding Me seeks Grade 2 Eclipse triple

​TORONTO, May 18 – Are You Kidding Me, Canada’s champion older horse of 2015 and 2016, will be making his fourth appearance…

At The Wire with @WoodbineBratt

TORONTO, May 17 – Join us each week as TV analyst Jeff Bratt previews the Saturday card from Woodbine in a fast-paced…

View From The Booth by WoodbineGeller

​TORONTO, May 17 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller will comment on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Ballade Stakes: Rock you like a Blurricane!

TORONTO, May 14 – Blurricane blew by her rivals late to spring the upset in Sunday’s $125,400 Ballade Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained…

FEATURE: Galloping Ami, a champion mom

​By Beverley Smith for woodbine.com TORONTO, May 14 – Galloping Ami was bred to be a racehorse. But she was born to…

Front-running Yorkton impressive in winning Queenston Stakes

​TORONTO, May 13 – Yorkton made the fourth start of his season the most memorable of his career, notching his first added-money…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

​TORONTO, May 12 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri will comment on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Countdown to #QP17 – Queenston Stakes loaded with Plate hopefuls

TORONTO, May 12 – Saturday’s seven furlong Queenston Stakes at Woodbine will feature seven Queen’s Plate nominated horses in a field of…

River Maid set to defend Ballade title

​TORONTO, May 11 – The Very Dry Stable’s River Maid, Canada’s reigning outstanding female sprinter, will look to defend her title in…

Lokinforpursemonee in search of Queenston score

​TORONTO, May 10 – Lokinforpursemonee continues his quest for success in Saturday’s $125,000 Queenston Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John Ross for…

VIDEO: Relive the Derby Day Party with @MrWillW

​TORONTO, May 9 – On Saturday, Woodbine Entertainment Group hosted its inaugural Derby Day Party and we sent celebrity blogger and popular…

King and His Court reign supreme in Wando

​TORONTO, May 7 – A return to familiar ground ended in a return to form for King and His Court, who captured…

All in all, Pink Lloyd goes to the wall in New Providence

​TORONTO, May 6 – Pink Lloyd, with Eurico Rosa da Silva up, turned in another excellent effort, this time in Saturday’s $125,000…

Scott Fairlie records 1000th career win

​TORONTO, May 5 – Trainer Scott Fairlie notched his 1000th career win when Aunt Sue arrived in the final stride to capture…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

May 5 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri will comment on some of the top workouts watched by the clocking…

Tiz a Slam primed and ready for Wando Stakes

​TORONTO, May 5 – Tiz a Slam, the 2017 Queen’s Plate Winterbook favourite, takes on five rivals, including Coronation Futurity champ King…

Countdown to #QP17 – State of Honor and Tiz a Slam in action

TORONTO, May 4 – As we move ever closer to the 158th running of The Queen’s Plate, the top contenders for the…

Jacks Escarpment looks to scale new heights in New Providence

​TORONTO, May 4 – Jacks Escarpment, a five-year-old son of Old Forester trained by Nick Gonzalez, seeks his second career added-money score…

A Career with Racehorses: Hotwalker Program at Woodbine

​By Jennifer Morrison for woodbine.com TORONTO, May 4 – Laura De Bellis has lived just minutes from Woodbine racetrack for many years…

Advance wager on the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby via HPIbet

​TORONTO, May 3 – On Wednesday morning, Classic Empire, trained by Woodbine-based conditioner Mark Casse, was installed as the 4-1 morning line…

Classic Empire 4-1 Morning-Line Favorite for Kentucky Derby

(Files provided by Churchill Downs) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, May 3, 2017) – John Oxley’s Classic Empire, the unanimous Eclipse Award selection as…

FEATURE: Team Casse rolls into Derby with two aces in hand

​By Gene Kershner for woodbine.com LOUISVILLE, MAY 2 – For nearly 40 years, Mark Casse​ has been in search of racing’s Holy…

View From The Booth by @WoodbineGeller

​TORONTO, May 2 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller will comment on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…