Patches O’Houlihan with Impressive Lake Huron Win / Souper Sunday a Saturday Star in Georgian Bay

2023-07-10T10:19:48-04:00July 10, 2023|

By Woodbine Communications/ Chris Lomon TORONTO – The Ontario Sire Heritage Series launched Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack with a pair of $100,000 stakes, the Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. The five-furlong Inner Turf events are part of the Ontario Sire Heritage Series, an eight-leg stakes series open to Ontario sired 3-year-olds, to be contested Read more

Georgian Bay, Lake Huron Kick Off Ontario Sire Heritage Series

2023-07-05T17:15:35-04:00July 5, 2023|

By Woodbine Communications/ Chris Lomon TORONTO, July 5, 2023 – A pair of stakes, the $100,000 Georgian Bay and $100,000 Lake Huron, mark the start of this year’s Ontario Sire Heritage Series, Saturday at Woodbine. Established in 2021, the Ontario Sire Heritage Series is comprised of three $100,000 legs and a $100,000 final for two divisions: Read more

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