Woodbine News

Utmost denies Tiz a Slam a Sky Classic Stakes score

TORONTO, August 19, 2018 – Augustin Stable’s Utmost denied Tiz a Slam another graded stakes win as he out-finished the favourite in…

Neepawa steals the show in the Breeders’ Stakes

TORONTO, August 18, 2018 – Chiefswood Stable’s homebred Neepawa stole the show with a front-striding performance in the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, the…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, August 17, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Sky Classic Stakes a ‘slam’ dunk for Attfield?

TORONTO, August 16, 2018 – Hall of Fame trainer Roger Attfield will have two shots at taking Sunday’s $175,000 Sky Classic Stakes…

Hernandez and the word on the Breeders’ Stakes

By Jennifer Morrison for Woodbine.com TORONTO, August 16, 2018 – Rafael Hernandez has only been riding full time at Woodbine for two…

At The Wire with Jeff Bratt

TORONTO, August 16, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

No dress rehearsal: Aheadbyacentury ready to take centre stage in Saturday’s Breeders’ Stakes

TORONTO, August 15, 2018 – Aheadbyacentury heads a field of nine Canadian-bred three-year-olds in Saturday’s $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third jewel of the…

Avie’s Mineshaft defeats Dixie Moon in Wonder Where

TORONTO, August 12, 2018 – Ivan Dalos’ homebred filly Avie’s Mineshaft wore down the favoured Woodbine Oaks champion, Dixie Moon, in the…

Decorated Solider earns his stripes in Seagram Cup upset

TORONTO, August 12, 2018 –  Longshot Decorated Solider earned his first graded stakes victory upsetting an accomplished field in the $125,000 Seagram…

Red Cabernet stirs up Victoriana Stakes celebrations

TORONTO, August 11, 2018 – Red Cabernet defeated defending Victoriana Stakes champion Niigon’s Eclipse to give her connections lots to celebrate on…

Daring Duchess reigns from start to finish in Flaming Page Stakes

TORONTO, August 11, 2018 – Woodbine newcomer Daring Duchess led from start to finish over 1-1/2 miles on the E.P. Taylor Turf…

Win the War returns a winner in Duchess Stakes

TORONTO, August 11, 2018 – Gary Barber and John C. Oxley’s three-year-old filly Win the War returned to action off a seven-month…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, August 10, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Dixie Moon looks to eclipse Wonder Where rivals

TORONTO, August 9, 2018 – Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry’s homebred Dixie Moon who, in June, held off the heralded Wonder Gadot to…

Melmich set to defend Seagram Cup title

TORONTO, August 9, 2018 – Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Melmich returns to defend his title in Sunday’s co-featured Grade 3 $125,000…

Jim Phillips, LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society launch ‘I Like Mike’ fundraiser

(Files provided by LongRunThoroughbred Retirement Society) AUGUST 9, 2018 – Retired animal health business executive and equestrian, Jim Phillips, has created a…

Tiller trainee Miss Savvy seeks Duchess crown

TORONTO, August 8 – A three-year-old daughter of Daaher, Miss Savvy looks to hit the stakes jackpot in her first added-money appearance,…

Liberty Kitten looks to ring up Flaming Page win

TORONTO, August 8 – Liberty Kitten, a five-year-old daughter of Kitten’s Joy, goes after her first added-money win in Saturday’s $100,000 Flaming…

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, August 7, 2018 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Woodbine cancels remainder of Monday’s Thoroughbred card

TORONTO, August 6, 2018 – Woodbine Racetrack has been forced to cancel the remainder of Monday’s live Thoroughbred racing program following the…

Royal Intrigue wins second leg of the Turf Endurance Series

TORONTO, August 5, 2018 – Royal Intrigue entered Woodbine’s 2018 Turf Endurance Series for the second leg on Sunday and established himself…

Line of Vision finds path to Eternal Search victory

TORONTO, August 5, 2018 – Joey Gee Thoroughbreds’ Line of Vision collected her third stakes win facing Ontario-sired fillies in the $100,000…

Muskoka Wonder prevails in Clarendon Stakes

TORONTO, August 5, 2018 –  Conrad Farms’ Muskoka Wonder chased down favourite Crawl From the Bar to win the $125,000 Clarendon Stakes…

Tiz Breathtaking blows by in the Shady Well Stakes

TORONTO, August 4, 2018 –  Windhaven Farms’ Tiz Breathtaking lived up to her name with a beautiful stretch run in the $125,000…