Woodbine News

Another great Grey Day effort from Gray Phantom

TORONTO, October 21, 2018—After finishing just a head shy of victory in last year’s inaugural running of the $50,000 Grey Handicap at…

Solidify circles Grey Stakes rivals

TORONTO, October 21, 2018— Two-year-old colt Solidify was the stakes star of Woodbine’s second annual Grey Day on Sunday, as he circled…

Dixie Moon rebounds in Carotene Stakes

TORONTO, October 20, 2018— Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s talented homebred filly Dixie Moon returned to winning form as she wore down rival…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 19, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

MacRae can’t ‘Pass’ up return to Grey Handicap

TORONTO, October 18, 2018 – The current Toronto area weather forecast for Sunday is calling for a mix of sun and clouds,…

Jammin Still hopes to deliver another thrill in Grey Stakes

TORONTO, October 18, 2018 – Jammin Still, a two-year-old son of Take Charge Indy, will look to build off an impressive career…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, October 18, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Zestina goes for stakes natural hat trick in Carotene

TORONTO, October 17, 2018 – Stronach Stables’ homebred three-year-old filly Zestina will look to net her third straight added-money triumph in Saturday’s…

Turf Endurance Series wraps up at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 14, 2018—Camp Creek, saving ground throughout under Rafael Hernandez, moved to the lead on the final turn and drew off…

Sharp trainee Devine Mischief ships in for Ruling Angel victory

TORONTO, October 14, 2018—Devine Mischief, the first Canadian starter for trainer Joe Sharp, was up in the last jump to edge out…

Woodbine turf is (E.P.) Taylor-made for jockey Andrea Atzeni

TORONTO, October 13, 2018— Sheikha Reika capped off a stellar Saturday afternoon at Woodbine for jockey Andrea Atzeni, winning the 62nd running…

Desert Encounter triumphs in the Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 13, 2018—Desert Encounter, closing stoutly on the outside under jockey Andrea Atzeni, ran down the 3-1 favourite Thundering Blue in…

Pattison Canadian International Quotes

TORONTO, October 13, 2018 – Desert Encounter and jockey Andrea Atzeni won the 81st running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International contested over…

Hembree rallies late for Nearctic victory

TORONTO, October 13, 2018— Hembree, finishing strongly down the centre of the track under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., was up in time…

Lookin to Strike strikes Ontario Derby paydirt

TORONTO, October 13, 2018—Gary Barber’s Lookin to Strike was kept in striking distance of the leader throughout most of the Grade 3,…

Apprentice jockey Kimura wins five races at Woodbine

TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Apprentice jockey Kazushi Kimura enjoyed one of the biggest days of his promising career with a five-win…

Seasoned jockey Bahen keeping his eye on the prize

By: Hayley Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Canadian-born rider Steven Bahen will be looking to add another graded stakes…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Win the War returns to Woodbine looking to conquer Ruling Angel

TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Win the War, undefeated in three starts at Woodbine, returns to her preferred environs for Sunday’s $100,000 Ruling Angel…

Turf Endurance leader Artistico aims to wrap up series a winner

TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Artistico already has nailed down the honours in this year’s Turf Endurance Series at Woodbine, with victories in two…

Strike Me Down sets sights on Grade 3 Ontario Derby crown

TORONTO, October 11, 2018 – Strike Me Down, an Ontario-bred son of Tapit, will chase his first added-money score in Saturday’s Grade…

Holding Gold seeking firmer ground in Nearctic

TORONTO, October 11, 2018—Holding Gold is back in town, hoping for firmer going in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic at six furlongs on…

A fine field of nine ready to contest the E.P. Taylor Stakes

TORONTO, October 10, 2018 – An impressive field of nine fillies and mares will go postward in the Grade 1, $500,000 E.P….

Field set for the 81st edition of the Pattison Canadian International

TORONTO, October 10, 2018—Thundering Blue, coming off an impressive win in Sweden’s Group 3 Stockholm Cup International, heads a large and competitive…