Woodbine News

Woodbine Oaks champ Curlin’s Voyage, runner-up Afleet Katherine headline Wonder Where

TORONTO, October 22, 2020 – This year’s edition of the Canadian Triple Tiara comes to a conclusion when 10 three-year-old Canadian-bred fillies…

Painting’s next stakes canvas comes in Friday’s Sweet Briar Too

TORONTO, October 22, 2020 — Painting, a four-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, looks to build off an impressive victory last time out…

Mighty Heart chases OLG Canadian Triple Crown champion history in Breeders’ Stakes

TORONTO, October 21, 2020 —Mighty Heart will continue his quest to join an elite group of horses to sweep all three legs…

Field for the 129th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes

TORONTO, October 21, 2020 – The field is set for the 129th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third and final jewel…

Watch the Breeders’ Stakes post position draw today

TORONTO, October 21, 2020 – The field for the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third jewel of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, will be…

Fresh flowers and flair: Putting the pomp in the Triple Crown’s memorable moments

By: Antonietta Culic for Fort Erie & Woodbine TORONTO, October 20, 2020 – Mary Currie is a little bit of a perfectionist,…

Post position draw for historic Breeders’ Stakes to be held October 21

TORONTO, October 19, 2020 – The post position draw for the 129th running of the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third and final jewel…

Helium rises to the occasion, becoming stakes winner in Display

TORONTO, October 18, 2020 – Helium, who had stamped himself as one to watch in his victorious debut at Woodbine on September…

Silent Poet, Stein engineer emotional Nearctic Stakes score for Gonzalez

TORONTO, October 18, 2020 – Silent Poet, under Justin Stein, delivered an emotional victory for trainer Nick Gonzalez in Sunday’s $290,000 Nearctic…

Etoile stars in Grade 1 E.P. Taylor, repelling late bid of outsider Court Return in Grade 1 turf fixture

TORONTO, October 18, 2020 – Etoile, runner-up as the favourite when invading from New York for trainer Chad Brown in the August…

Say the Word speaks volumes in Northern Dancer Turf

TORONTO, October 18, 2020 – Smooth sailing and a stellar steer from Emma-Jayne Wilson put the exclamation point on a primetime performance…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 18, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Souper Sensational is perfect in Glorious Song

TORONTO, October 17, 2020 – Live Oak Plantation’s two-year-old filly Souper Sensational kept her record perfect with a stunning score on Saturday at Woodbine…

Honouring the legacy of Janet Bedford

By: Chris Lomon for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 17, 2020 – It might not have been a popular choice, or even a consideration…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 16, 2020 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Grade 2 Nearctic, Display complement stellar Sunday stakes bonanza at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 16, 2020 – Nine starters bring their turf talents to the Nearctic Stakes (G2), a six-furlong grass test for three-year-olds…

Grade 1 turf classics share the spotlight on star-stacked Sunday at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 15, 2020 – Seven fillies and mares will vie for top honours in the $600,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (G1T), while…

Dual-breed Crossover Pick-5 to debut Friday

MILTON/TORONTO, October 15, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment, home of world class Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing, is set to debut a new dual-breed…

Casse goes after ninth Glorious Song Stakes title

TORONTO, October 14, 2020 – Trainer Mark Casse will look to add to his record eight Glorious Song Stakes victories when he…

Husbands and Casse team up again with Durham Cup champion Salute With Honor

TORONTO, October 11, 2020 – Jockey Patrick Husbands and trainer Mark Casse completed a sweep of the Thanksgiving weekend stakes events at…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, October 11, 2020 – Track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye in this regular…

Woodbine Entertainment mourns the loss of Jim Sabiston

TORONTO, October 11, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Canadian breeder and…

Master Spy triumphs in Cup and Saucer Stakes

TORONTO, October 10, 2020 – Master Spy seized the lead in the 84th running of the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes and…

OLG Canadian Triple Crown contender Mighty Heart tops Breeders’ Stakes nominees

TORONTO, October 9, 2020 – OLG Canadian Triple Crown contender Mighty Heart tops a list of a dozen Canadian-bred three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated…