Woodbine News

​Uniquely Canadian: Kevin Attard

TORONTO, June 8 – In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, we’re profiling some of the Uniquely Canadian moments, hopes and dreams of…

View From The Booth by WoodbineGeller

TORONTO, June 6 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller will comment on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

​Uniquely Canadian – Meet Sheena Ryan

​TORONTO, June 5 – In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, we’re profiling some of the Uniquely Canadian moments, hopes and dreams of…

American-based fillies invade in force for Woodbine Oaks

By Michael Adolphson for woodbine.com TORONTO, June 5 – The 2017 Woodbine Oaks, Presented by Budweiser, which is slated for Sunday June…

Hendrie Stakes: Code Warrior in winning mode

​TORONTO, June 4 – Code Warrior dueled early and had more than enough left in the tank in taking Sunday’s $129,050 Grade…

‘Texas’ Hold ‘em: Tower of Texas wins Connaught Cup thriller

​TORONTO, June 3 – Tower of Texas had double the work to do – first, collaring the leader and then holding off…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

​June 3 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri will comment on some of the top workouts watched by the clocking…

Blurricane breezes into Grade 3 Hendrie in winning form

​TORONTO, June 2 – Blurricane, a five-year-old daughter of Rebellion, heads into Sunday’s Grade 3 $125,000 Hendrie Stakes at Woodbine off a…

Goo Goo Dolls and Our Lady Peace to Headline at 2-Day Queen’s Plate Festival

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 – Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will headline the 158th Queen’s Plate on Sunday, July 2, while…

At The Wire with WoodbineBratt

​TORONTO, May 31 – Join us each week as TV analyst Jeff Bratt previews the Saturday card from Woodbine in a fast-paced…

Tower of Texas returns in Connaught Cup

​TORONTO, May 31 – Tower of Texas will make his seasonal debut in Saturday’s $175,000 Grade 2 Connaught Cup Stakes, a seven…

A Career with Racehorses: Groom program at Woodbine

By Jennifer Morrison for woodbine.com TORONTO, May 30 – If you ever wondered what it was like to take care of a…

Boulanger to receive 2017 Avelino Gomez Memorial Award

​TORONTO, May 30 – Gary Boulanger, one of thoroughbred racing’s most respected and resilient riders, has been named the 2017 recipient of…

Super duper Souper Tapit impressive in Marine Stakes score

TORONTO, May 28 – Live Oak Plantation’s Souper Tapit seized control as the field headed for home and widened his advantage down…

View From The Booth by @WoodbineGeller

​TORONTO, May 30 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller will comment on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Enterprising run puts Starship Jubilee in Nassau Stakes winner’s circle

TORONTO, May 27 – Starship Jubilee rocketed from near the back of the pack in a seven-horse-horse field to win Saturday’s $177,500…

Silver Princess good as gold in Lady Angela

TORONTO, May 27 – Silver Princess, with Rafael Hernandez aboard, assumed control in mid-stretch and fended off all challengers to take Saturday’s…

Countdown to #QP17 – Which contender will sail from the Marine to the Plate?

​TORONTO, May 25 – Four of the seven starters in Sunday’s $125,000 Grade 3 Marine Stakes at Woodbine are nominated to the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

​TORONTO, May 25 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri will comment on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Malibu Secret quietly improving ahead of Grade 3 Marine

​TORONTO, May 25 – Sam-Son Farm homebred Malibu Secret will look for his first added-money score in Sunday’s $125,000 Grade 3 Marine…

G2 Nassau Stakes: Catch a Glimpse and Caren renew rivalry

​TORONTO, May 25 – An epic battle will play out in Saturday’s $175,000 Grade 2 Nassau Stakes as Canada’s 2015 Horse of…

Player Profile: Ali T. Aksoy—From Turkey to Toronto…and Perhaps Soon to the Top

​By Eric Wing for woodbine.com TORONTO, May 26 – The name Ali T. Aksoy is becoming an increasingly familiar one in handicapping…

Steady Growth Stakes: Third time’s the charm for Keen Gizmo

​TORONTO, May 22 – Keen Gizmo, bred and owned by Ivan Dalos (Tall Oaks Farms), made his third Steady Growth Stakes appearance…

Grizzel, daughter of Kodiac, boots Selene rivals with strong stretch run

​TORONTO, May 21 – Well-traveled Grizzel, confidently piloted by David Moran, wore down favoured Enstone to take Sunday’s Grade 3 $131,300 Selene…