Woodbine News

Mekhtaal sets out for Nijinsky score in season debut

TORONTO, July 19, 2018 – European Group 1 stakes winner Mekhtaal will make his first start of the season in Sunday’s $175,000…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, June 19, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Got Stormy aims to conquer the E.P. Taylor Turf Course

TORONTO, July 18, 2018 – Already a two-time turf stakes winner, Woodbine newcomer Got Stormy headlines a field of eight three-year-old fillies…

Gamble’s Ghost defeats Casse crew in Ontario Matron

TORONTO, July 15, 2018 – With a well-timed stretch run, favourite Gamble’s Ghost powered up on the far outside to prevail by…

Big Drink of Water floats to Victoria Stakes victory

TORONTO, July 14, 2018 – Endeavor Bloodstock’s two-year-old gelding Big Drink of Water floated to his first stakes victory in the $100,000…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, July 13, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Carroll seeks back-to-back Ontario Matron wins

TORONTO, July 12, 2018 – Fresh off a victory in last month’s Grade 3 Trillium Stakes, Gamble’s Ghost heads into Sunday’s stakes feature…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, July 12, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Juvenile colts set for stakes debut in Victoria

TORONTO, July 11, 2018 –  A handful of youngsters will step into the stakes spotlight for the first time this Saturday in the…

Kingsport wins the Shepperton as Pink Lloyd’s streak ends at 11

TORONTO, July 8, 2018 – Kingsport, sent to post at odds of 18-1, took down his sixth career stakes score while putting…

Stifling elevated in My Dear Stakes

TORONTO, July 7, 2018 – A stubborn Stifling, prominent throughout, stayed on gamely to the wire for second and was elevated to…

Dash for a dozen: Pink Lloyd’s next Woodbine stakes tour stop is the Shepperton

TORONTO, July 5 – Pink Lloyd, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, sets his sights on an unparalleled 12th straight stakes score,…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, July 4, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

My Gal Betty headlines contentious My Dear field

TORONTO, July 4, 2018 – William Werner’s My Gal Betty, an impressive four-length winner on debut, headlines a talented field of eight…

Safe to Say gives Casse and Barber another big win, this time in Bison City

TORONTO, July 1, 2018 – One day after watching Wonder Gadot wow the crowd by winning the Queen’s Plate, owner Gary Barber…

Late brush gives Artistico win in Turf Endurance Series opener

TORONTO, July 1, 2018 – Artistico, under leading rider Rafael Hernandez, was full of run down the lane in taking the first…

Tiz a Slam dominates Dominion Day

TORONTO, July 1—Tiz a Slam seems to have a soft spot for Canada Day weekend. The 4-year-old colt, trained by Roger Attfield,…

Silent Sonet speaks volumes in Zadracarta

TORONTO, July 1, 2018 —Silent Sonet, recipient of a perfect stalking trip under rider Eurico Rosa da Silva, surged to the front…

Tesseron looking to defend title as Turf Endurance Series kicks off Sunday

TORONTO, July 1, 2018 – Tesseron, winner of last year’s inaugural turf endurance series at Woodbine, will be looking to get a…

Fleet footed filly Wonder Gadot wows in Queen’s Plate

TORONTO, June 30, 2018 – Wonder Gadot, who had done everything but win in her first six starts this season, appeared to…

Santa Monica has no peer in Dance Smartly

TORONTO, June 30 — Santa Monica, who trailed the field through the first mile, rallied strongly down the lane to overtake stablemate…

Long On Value rings up Highlander Stakes score

TORONTO, June 30 – Long On Value, ridden by Florent Geroux, tracked down a game Lady Alexandra here in Saturday’s Highlander Stakes,…

Delta Prince rules in King Edward Stakes

TORONTO, June 30 — Delta Prince, backed down to 2-1 favoritism even though he was making his first start in almost 10…

Ride a Comet streaks to Charlie Barley score

TORONTO, June 30 — Ride a Comet, under Patrick Husbands, tracked down a freewheeling El Tormenta to take the Charlie Barley Stakes…