Woodbine News

Mr Havercamp returns a winner in Steady Growth Stakes

TORONTO, June 16, 2018 – Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s homebred stakes winner Mr Havercamp was victorious in his four-year-old debut on Saturday…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, June 15, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Gamble’s Ghost headlines Sunday’s Trillium Stakes

TORONTO, June 14, 2018 – Multiple graded stakes winner Gamble’s Ghost will be looking to add another to her resume in this…

Mr Havercamp set for seasonal debut in Steady Growth

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 – The highly-regarded stakes winner Mr Havercamp from the Catherine Day Phillips stable will make the first start…

Woodbine celebrates milestone for new turf course

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment celebrated an historic moment on Wednesday as the first section of sod was placed on…

Woodbine cancels Wednesday night’s Thoroughbred program

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 – Woodbine Racetrack has been forced to cancel the live Thoroughbred racing program tonight (Wednesday, June 13) due…

In Pictures: The making of The Queen’s Plate Style Guide

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 – Some of Woodbine’s own gathered at Toronto’s Revival 629 film studios to shoot the 2018 Queen’s Plate…

Hugh Mitchell Joins Woodbine Entertainment’s Board of Directors

CAMPBELLVILLE, June 12, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment Group (Woodbine) today announced the appointment of Mr. Hugh Mitchell to its Board of Directors….

Pink Lloyd pointed to Woodbine’s Shepperton Stakes

TORONTO, June 12, 2018 —Pink Lloyd, winner of an unprecedented 11 straight stakes races at Woodbine, will be looking to extend that…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, June 12, 2018 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

In Pictures: Highlights from Woodbine Oaks Day

TORONTO, June 11, 2018 – Woodbine's award-winning track photographer Michael Burns and social media coordinator Adrienne Shaw captured highlights from this weekend's...

Code Warrior repeats in Hendrie Stakes

TORONTO, June 10, 2018 – Code Warrior successfully defended her title in the $125,000 Hendrie Stakes, winning the 68th running of the…

Dixie Moon eclipses favoured Wonder Gadot in Woodbine Oaks Presented By Budweiser

TORONTO, June 9, 2018—Dixie Moon, sent off as the second choice at 3-1, held off the late surge of odds-on favourite Wonder…

Telekinesis triumphs in Plate Trial

TORONTO, June 9, 2018—Telekinesis, sent off at 2-5, didn’t exactly have to move mountains but found the Plate Trial to be more…

Road to Victory remains undefeated in Alywow Stakes

TORONTO, June 9, 2018—Road to Victory, sent off as the 6-5 choice, shifted sharply off the rail in early stretch and closed…

Kimura celebrates first victory at Woodbine

TORONTO, June 9, 2018 – Pulling off a 70-1 surprise, Kazushi Kimura celebrated his first career win as an apprentice jockey at…

Wilson presented 2018 Avelino Gomez Memorial Award

TORONTO, June 9, 2018 – Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson received the 2018 Avelino Gomez Memorial Award during a special presentation held on the…

In Pictures: Behind the scenes with the Woodbine Oaks contenders

TORONTO, June 9, 2018 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns caught up with the contenders for the 63rd running of the…

Jockey Meet and Greet set for Woodbine Oaks Day

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 – Woodbine Oaks day will kick off with a Jockey Meet and Greet autograph signing session before Saturday’s…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation sponsors Canadian Triple Crown

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 – Woodbine Entertainment is proud to announce the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) is the official partner…

Get your Queen’s Plate Festival tickets before prices increase!

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 – Ticket prices to this summer’s highly anticipated 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival at Woodbine will increase starting Tuesday,…

Canadian breeder anticipates Justify’s Triple Crown bid

By: Rob Longley for Woodbine.com TORONTO, June 7, 2018 – In the admittedly biased gaze of his breeder John Gunther, Justify was…