TORONTO, September 15 – Woodbine’s award-winning track photographer Michael Burns checked in with some of the contenders leading up to the 21st running of the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Grade 1).
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at some of the Woodbine Mile hopefuls heading into Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ turf test.
DEAUVILLE (with exercise lad Gary O’Connor):
LANCASTER BOMBER (with exercise lad Chris Geoghagan):
LANCASTER BOMBER & DEAUVILLE:
DRAGON BAY (with exercise rider Kevin Mayers and pony boy Kevin Hoffmans):
DUTCH CONNECTION (with exercise lad Michael Murphy):
LONG ON VALUE (with exercise rider Meagan Johnston and groom Hagan Southword):
LONG ON VALUE (with exercise rider Meagan Johnston):
TOWER OF TEXAS (with jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva):
WORLD APPROVAL (with groom Gary Sutherland):
WORLD APPROVAL (with exercise rider Jason Hoyte):
Saturday’s program kicks off at 1 p.m., with the Ricoh Woodbine Mile scheduled for race 12. For more information on the Woodbine Mile, visit WoodbineMile.com.