Woodbine News

View from the Booth by Robert Geller

TORONTO, September 25, 2018 – Each week, track announcer Robert Geller comments on some of the performances that caught his eye, highlighting…

Lookin for Eight pulls off Durham Cup upset

TORONTO, September 23, 2018 – A last minute decision to race in the $125,000 Durham Cup (Grade 3) paid off for the…

Bourbon Stritta gets up in time to win the Bull Page Stakes

TORONTO, September 23, 2018 – With a well-timed stretch run, Bourbon Stritta got up at the wire to win the $100,000 Bull…

Silent Mistake breaks her maiden in Victorian Queen Stakes

TORONTO, September 22, 2018 – Silent Mistake celebrated a maiden-breaking victory in stakes action with a front-end effort in the $100,000 Victorian…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, September 22, 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, September 22, 2018 – Join us each week as Woodbine commentator Jeff Bratt shares some analysis on horses that have run…

Stolen Identity looks to grab the Bull Page by the horns

TORONTO, September 2, 2018 – After a thoroughly convincing win in his career bow, Stolen Identity, a bay son of Old Forester,…

Woodbine cancels remainder of Friday card due to high winds

TORONTO, September 21, 2018 – Woodbine Racetrack has been forced to cancel the remainder of Friday’s nine-race card following the fourth race…

Who wants to be a millionaire? Melmich looks to reach milestone mark in Durham Cup

TORONTO, September 20 – Melmich, a seven-year-old son of Wilko, can hit the $1 million mark in career earnings with a repeat…

Notice Me earning attention ahead of Victorian Queen

TORONTO, September 19, 2018 – 4 – Notice Me, an emphatic 5 1/2-length maiden winner last time out, heads a talented group…

Fog of War a focused winner in Grade 1 Summer Stakes

TORONTO, September 16, 2018 – Peter Brant’s undefeated two-year-old colt Fog of War kept his eye on the prize and split horses…

La Pelosa flies to victory in Grade 1 Natalma Stakes

TORONTO, September 16, 2018—La Pelosa, invading from England for trainer Charlie Appleby, rallied from well back and was in full flight through…

Silent Poet triumphs in Vice Regent Stakes

TORONTO, September 16, 2018—Silent Poet, favoured at 7-5, came through loud and clear when scoring by a measured length in Sunday’s $100,000…

Johnny Bear repeats in Grade 1 Northern Dancer

TORONTO, September 15, 2018—Colebrook Farms and Bear Stables’ Johnny Bear turned in another thrilling victory, getting up in time to defend his…

Yorkton wires Bold Venture

TORONTO, September 15, 2018—Yorkton was no match for superstar Pink Lloyd in two earlier meetings but benefited from the crowd favorite’s misfortune…

Oscar Performance pitch perfect in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 — Amerman Racing LLC’s Oscar Performance seized command early and played the pacemaker’s role to perfection while registering…

Starship Jubilee upsets in Canadian Stakes

TORONTO, September 15, 2018— Trainer Kevin Attard and Soli Mehta’s Starship Jubilee pulled off an 11-1 upset with a last-to-first run to…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Quotes

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – Oscar Performance and jockey Jose Ortiz won the 22nd running of the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a…

Moonlit Promise defends title in Sweet Briar Too

TORONTO, September 15, 2018—Moonlit Promise, the defending champion in the Sweet Briar Too Stakes, overcame a less than perfect trip to eke…

La Sardane scratched from the Ricoh Woodbine Mile

TORONTO, September 15, 2018 – La Sardane, slated to be the lone filly in the $800,000 Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, was scratched…

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes for Saturday, September 14, 2018

FIELD FOR THE GRADE 1 $800,000 RICOH WOODBINE MILE Post / Horse / Owner / Trainer / Jockey 1 / Good Samaritan…

Da Silva Reaches 2,000-Win Milestone

TORONTO, September 14, 2018 – Eurico Rosa Da Silva, Woodbine’s leading jockey for the past four straight seasons, reached the 2,000th career…

Clocker Report: Horses to watch this weekend

TORONTO, September 14, 2018 – Each week, Woodbine’s head clocker Ernie Perri comments on some of the top workouts watched, highlighting horses…

Eskiminzin faces Ontario-sired company in Vice Regent

TORONTO, September 13, 2018—Eskiminzin has faced difficult assignments in his last two starts, finishing fourth in both Fort Erie’s Prince of Wales…