YESTERDAY July 22, 2014
The Jackpot Hi 5 carryover is $47,911 heading into the eighth race, a $10,000 maiden claimer at six furlongs.
July 21, 2014
Lafontaine (18-1) sprung the upset as the longest shot on the board when he won his stakes debut in the $128,500 Toronto Cup Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday for 3-year-olds over 1 1/8 miles.
Given the success of her sire and dam on the grass throughout their racing careers, it shouldn’t have been a surprise that Regal Conqueror would find success on turf as well.
After two disappointing results to start the season, 2013 Canadian Horse of the Year Up With the Birds appeared to relish a return to his home track on Saturday as he captured the Grade 2, $236,400 Nijinsky Stakes by four lengths over Dynamic Sky and ...
The improving Eighty Nine Red shoots for his second consecutive stakes score on Wednesday night at Woodbine in the $125,000 Deputy Minister, a seven-furlong sprint for Ontario-sired 3-year-olds.
July 20, 2014
The favored Pirate’s Trove barely held off another shipper, the 11-1 shot Cactus Kris, to take the $125,000 Duchess Stakes under Florent Geroux at Woodbine on Sunday.
July 19, 2014
Reigning Canadian Horse of the Year Up With the Birds made a triumphant return to Woodbine on Saturday with an impressive last-to-first score in the Grade 2, $236,400 Nijinsky Stakes.
On Rainbow Bridge finished sixth in Saturday’s Ontario Damsel Stakes, and will be scratched from the seven-furlong Duchess on Sunday, leaving a field of eight 3-year-old fillies, half of whom are trained by Mark Casse.
Regal Conqueror ran to her terrific turf pedigree in Saturday’s $150,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes, winning the one-mile event for 3-year-old fillies over a game Skylander Girl.
July 18, 2014
The Grade 2 Nijinsky looks to have the best field of grass runners assembled so far at the meet, including reigning Canadian Horse of the Year Up With the Birds (2-1 on the morning line).