Woodbine News

Statement on Wednesday’s first race cancellation

TORONTO, Novemebr 14, 2018 – The Woodbine jockey colony protested continued turf racing for the rest of the year prompting the cancellation…

Canadian Bob Brooks wins $100,000 grand prize in Capture the Classic Challenge

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, November 11, 2018 – Breeders’ Cup, one of the world’s most prestigious Thoroughbred horse racing events, has announced that Bob…

Notice Me looks to live up to her name in South Ocean Stakes

TORONTO, November 14, 2018 – A two-year-old daughter of Court Vision, Notice Me sets her sights on her first added-money triumph in…

Make it eight! Another Glorious Song crown for Casse

TORONTO, November 11, 2018 – Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse continued his dominance in the Glorious Song Stakes, after Souper Charlotte…

She’s the Berries the pick of the La Prevoyante crop

TORONTO, November 10, 2018 – She’s the Berries didn’t have the greatest of starts, but the daughter of Badge of Silver finished…

A love affair with thoroughbreds beyond the racetrack

By: Beverley Smith for Woodbine.com TORONTO, November 9, 2018 – The first horse that Robin Hannah-Carlton ever owned was a thoroughbred, sprung from…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, November 9, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Dancing Doll set to show her stakes moves in Glorious Song

TORONTO, November 8, 2018 – Dancing Doll, an Ontario-bred two-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller, makes her stakes debut in Sunday’s $100,000 Glorious…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, November 7, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Smith pair primed for La Prevoyante

TORONTO, November 7, 2018 – Trainer Andrew Smith and owner Joey Gee Thoroughbreds send out the one-two punch of Line of Vision…

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…