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

Star Ontario Breds Headline 124 Nominated to OLG Canadian Triple Crown

2023-04-21T12:24:09-04:00April 21, 2023|

TORONTO, April 21, 2023 - 124 three-year-old thoroughbreds, foaled in Canada, have been nominated to this year’s OLG Canadian Triple Crown, announced Woodbine Entertainment. The Canadian Triple Crown is presented by OLG in 2023 further demonstrating OLG’s commitment to supporting the horse racing industry. The 164th running of The King’s Plate, for a purse of $1 Read more

Trio of Ontario Breds Nominated to Triple Crown

2023-02-08T11:29:08-05:00February 8, 2023|

TORONTO, February 8, 2023 – Three Ontario Bred colts, Moon Landing, Kalik, and Equivoque have been nominated to the 2023 Triple Crown series, which begins with the 149th Kentucky Derby pres. by Woodford Reserve on Saturday May 6, 2023. Among the three, Moon Landing leads the way in earnings with over $60,000 CAD banked thanks Read more

Seven New Stallions Among 43 to Stand in Ontario in 2023

2023-01-20T09:18:34-05:00January 20, 2023|

TORONTO, January 20, 2023 – Seven new stallions are joining the Ontario ranks in 2023, as the provincial breeding program continues to be one of fastest growing jurisdictions in North America. Avie’s Flatter, Collusion Illusion, Mohaymen, Serve The King (GB), and Tamarkuz will all stand stud in Ontario for the first time, while Ami’s Flatter Read more

Bossy Holiday Victorious in Ontario Sire Heritage Series

2022-11-23T10:58:53-05:00November 23, 2022|

TORONTO, November 23, 2022  - The Ontario Sire Heritage Series concluded last Friday at Woodbine Racetrack, with Bossy Holiday winning the colts and geldings division and $20,000 in bonus money. A Talk Oaks Farm homebred, his performance in the first three legs had secured his position atop point standings heading into the $100,000 Lake Ontario Read more