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Miss Speedy Lives Up to Her Name in Ballade Stakes

2023-06-26T10:14:48-04:00June 26, 2023|

TORONTO– Miss Speedy, under Sahin Civaci, rocketed away from her rivals down the lane to take the $100,000 Ballade Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine. The 5-year-old daughter of Souper Speedy-Miss Dorothy came into the six-furlong main track event for Ontario sired fillies & mares, 4-year-olds and upward, having gone winless in her past three starts. On Read more

Ballade Stakes: Pleasure’s Gold Arrives in Winning Form

2023-06-21T16:59:33-04:00June 21, 2023|

TORONTO– Pleasure’s Gold, a 4-year-old daughter of Souper Speedy-Good as Gold, chases her second stakes crown in Saturday’s $100,000 Ballade, at Woodbine. A six-furlong main track event for Ontario sired fillies & mares, 4-year-olds and upward, the Ballade has attracted a competitive field of 10 starters. Trained by Tino Attard for owners/breeders Elizabeth and Gordon Read more

Looking at the Top Contenders Nominated to the King’s Plate

2023-06-12T13:28:00-04:00June 9, 2023|

TORONTO - Woodbine Entertainment has released the latest nomination numbers for The King’s Plate with 70 three-year-old on the trail to the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown on August 20, 2023 at Woodbine Racetrack. Below are five interesting Ontario Bred horses eligible for the $1 million race. KALIK (COLLECTED - CORONATION STREET, BY Read more

Poulin in O T Looks to Net Queenston victory

2023-06-08T16:19:56-04:00June 8, 2023|

TORONTO, June 8, 2023 – The $125,000 Queenston Stakes, a key prep on the road to this year’s King’s Plate (August 20), takes the spotlight on Sunday’s 11-race card at Woodbine. The seven-furlong Queenston, for 3-year-olds foaled in Canada, has attracted some top Plate contenders, including Poulin in O T. Trained by Steve Owens, who co-owns Read more

Attard pair ready for Fury Stakes challenge

2023-06-07T16:02:14-04:00June 7, 2023|

TORONTO, June 7, 2023 – A pair of Ontario Bred fillies, Courtly Ro and Fashionably Fab, will chase top prize in Saturday’s $125,000 Fury Stakes Presented by Stella Artois, at Woodbine for trainer Kevin Attard. A key prep on the road to this year’s $500,000 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser (July 23, at Woodbine), the seven-furlong Read more

Rockcrest all heart in Pink Lloyd Stakes

2023-06-05T10:24:09-04:00June 4, 2023|

TORONTO - In the first running of the Pink Lloyd Stakes, Rockcrest rumbled away from his rivals down the lane to take the $100,000 race for Ontario Sired four-year-olds and up at Woodbine Racetrack. Rockcrest, sent off at 6-1 in the six-furlong Tapeta sprint, got away quickly and took his 10 rivals through early splits of Read more

Thirteen Contest First Running of Pink Lloyd Stakes

2023-06-01T16:20:13-04:00June 1, 2023|

TORONTO, June 1, 2023 - This Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack is the first running of the $100,000 Pink Lloyd Stakes (formerly known as the Ontario Jockey Club Stakes), a six-furlong Tapeta race for Ontario-sired 4-year-olds and up. ​ Thirteen starters, including Rockcrest, will contest the race named after the gelding who was recently named to Read more

Rebel with a Jacques Cartier Cause

2023-05-11T15:57:18-04:00May 11, 2023|

TORONTO, May 11, 2023 – Ontario Bred Red River Rebel will face seven foes in the Grade 3 $150,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes on Sunday at Woodbine. A six-furlong main track event for 4-year-olds and upwards, the Jacques Cartier is the first start of the season for the 5-year-old son of Reload. Bred by Denny Andrews Read more

Hard Edge Looks for Winning Edge in Grade 3 Whimsical

2023-05-11T15:36:07-04:00May 11, 2023|

TORONTO, May 10, 2023 –  Ontario Bred Hard Edge is chasing her first stakes win in Saturday’s G3 $150,000 Whimsical Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Stuart Simon, Hard Edge will take on seven rivals, including three other Ontario Bred mares. The Whimsical is a six-furlong main track event for fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and upward. Read more

Eighteen Ontario Breds to Enter OBS April Sales Ring

2023-04-24T15:42:10-04:00April 24, 2023|

Toronto, April 25 - The April OBS Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale begins tomorrow with Hips 1-306 entering the sales ring, and eighteen Ontario Breds slated to pass through over the four day sale. Among the Ontario Breds listed on day one, is Hip 77 who worked in 10.0 during the under tack show, the co-fastest Read more