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Ontario Bred Horses Well Received at Keeneland Yearling Sale

2021-09-24T10:37:20-04:00September 23, 2021|

TORONTO, SEPT. 23, 2021 – The Keeneland September Yearling Sale does not come to a close until Friday, Sept. 24, but the 10 day sale has already been an unqualified success for Ontario breeders. Through the first nine days two Ontario Bred horses have sold for $750,000, the Practical Joker-Gal Factor colt consigned by St. Read more

Still The Talk Of The Town

2021-09-09T10:09:24-04:00September 7, 2021|

Michael Burns Photo     Story by Chris Lomon   The energetic chestnut was the talk of the town long before he ever set his hooves on the racetrack. As Brandon Greer recalled, the event at a farm near Barrie, Ontario, brought out what seemed to be half of the local community, people from all Read more

Price is Right: Canadian Sales Stakes Grads Deliver Huge Paydays

2021-09-02T14:45:55-04:00August 29, 2021|

Price is right: Canadian Sales Stakes grads deliver huge paydays    TORONTO, August 29, 2021 – Woodbine’s Sunday card of racing spotlighted graduates of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society’s sales vying for over $600,000 in purses across four stakes events. Rookies competed over 6 ½-furlongs on the main track in the $201,200 Simcoe Stakes for colts Read more

Path to the Plate: Tidal Forces

2021-06-25T13:39:37-04:00June 25, 2021|

By Chris Lomon / @ChrisLomon  It was a victory Gail Cox perhaps didn’t quite see coming a mile and a sixteenth away, but one that was a game changer for the trainer and the striking Sam-Son Farm homebred. The odds, 6-1 on the Woodbine infield toteboard, suggested Tidal Forces had a decent shot at winning Read more