Woodbine News

Malibu Mambo tops 2020 Queen’s Plate Winterbook

TORONTO, February 20, 2020 – The 2020 Queen’s Plate Winterbook was released today featuring a list of 92 three-year-old Thoroughbreds nominated to…

Catching up with Barb Minshall

TORONTO, February 19, 2020 – Trainer Barb Minshall has a small string of horses with her in Florida this winter, but has…

Outstanding Groom Award winner and Media Finalists announced for 2019 Sovereign Awards

TORONTO, February 18, 2020 – The Jockey Club of Canada announced today that Michael Williams is the recipient of 2019 Outstanding Groom…

Woodbine 2020 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule Finalized

TORONTO, February 14, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment has released an updated stakes schedule for the 2020 Thoroughbred meet with dates adjusted for…

The Jockey Club of Canada Graded Stakes Committee announces six stakes upgrades for 2020

TORONTO, February 5, 2020 – The Jockey Club of Canada’s Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the Graded and Listed…

Catching up with Kevin Attard

TORONTO, February 4, 2020 – Trainer Kevin Attard had a career-year at Woodbine in 2019, finishing the meet with personal bests of…

The Jockey Club of Canada announces 2019 Sovereign Award finalists

TORONTO, January 29, 2020 – The Jockey Club of Canada has announced the finalists for the 2019 Sovereign Awards honouring Canada’s champions…

Fipke and Warner to be honoured at Sovereign Awards

TORONTO, January 25, 2020 – The Jockey Club of Canada has announced that Charles E. Fipke will be presented with the E….

Woodbine-based Kimura named Champion Apprentice Jockey at 2019 Eclipse Awards

TORONTO, January 24, 2020 – Kazushi Kimura left his native Japan with the hope of making an impression on the Canadian Thoroughbred…

Woodbine Entertainment Announces Changes To Senior Leadership Team

TORONTO, ON, JANUARY 7, 2020 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today changes to its senior leadership team as part of a strategic re-alignment…

Kimura among Eclipse Awards finalists

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, January 6, 2020 – Led by Horse of the Year candidates Bricks and Mortar, Maximum Security, and Mitole, the National…

Woodbine Announces 2020 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule

TORONTO, December 9, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment unveiled its stakes schedule today for the 2020 Thoroughbred racing season, which will run from…

Woodbine Thoroughbred meet generates second largest all-sources handle in its history and exceeds $500M for third consecutive year

TORONTO, December 18, 2019 – Woodbine Entertainment announced today that the 2019 Thoroughbred meet produced an all-sources handle of $516,189,880.80 which is…

Da Silva closes his career during Woodbine’s season finale

TORONTO, December 15, 2019 – Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva put the finishing touches on his distinguished career during Woodbine Racetrack’s 16-race…

Vanzzy scores front-running victory in Display Stakes

TORONTO, December 14, 2019 – Vanzzy led all the way in the $100,000 Display Stakes for two-year-olds during the abbreviated penultimate program…

Woodbine cancels remainder of Saturday’s Thoroughbred card

TORONTO, December 14, 2019 – Following the first three races, Woodbine Racetrack was forced to cancel the remainder of Saturday’s 12-race card…

Woodbine Racetrack to close season with biggest race card in its history

TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – This Sunday’s Thoroughbred card features 192 horses entered to compete in 16 races, making it the biggest…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

LongRun’s “Join Jim” Christmas Donation Campaign has Raised a Record $60,000 with More Than Two Weeks Left

TORONTO, December 13, 2019 – LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society is grateful to share that the annual Christmas donation campaign, which includes a…

Defending Valedictory champ Pumpkin Rumble looks to deliver Da Silva one last thrill ride

TORONTO, December 12, 2019 – Eurico Rosa Da Silva, in the final stakes ride of his career, will guide 10-time winner Pumpkin…

Woodbine cancels remainder of Wednesday card

TORONTO, December 11, 2019 – Woodbine Racetrack has cancelled Wednesday night’s final five races due to inclement conditions. Woodbine cancelled the remainder…

Elusive Knight gets first stakes test in Display

TORONTO, December 11, 2019 – Stronach Stables’ homebred Elusive Knight, a two-year-old son of Ghostzapper, makes his added-money debut in Saturday’s $100,000…

Curlin’s Voyage wins Ontario Lassie Stakes

TORONTO, December 8, 2019 – Two-year-old filly Curlin’s Voyage gifted Hall of Fame trainer Josie Carroll with a stakes victory for her…

Woodbine honours jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva

TORONTO, December 7, 2019 – Six-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva, who is approaching the finish line of his successful…