Michael Burns
Jockey Eurico Da Silva guides Sweater Weather to victory in the Algoma Stakes at Woodbine on Aug. 30.
Sweater Weather won the Algoma Stakes and Classy 'n Smart Stakes in back-to-back starts in 2016 and will look to repeat that feat at Woodbine on Sunday.Full Story >>
September 21, 2017
After a troubled fifth in the Grade 3 Saranac at Saratoga, Mr Havercamp returns to Woodbine in Saturday's $125,000 Vice Regent Stakes, a one-mile turf route for Ontario-sired 3-year-olds.
September 20, 2017
There's only one non-claiming race on Friday's Woodbine program, a seven-furlong maiden special on turf that contains some promising 2-year-olds, including Larkwood.
September 18, 2017
Leading trainer Mark Casse started training at Woodbine in 1998, but had to wait until 2016 to record his first win in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile with Tepin. He quickly doubled up this year when World Approval won the Woodbine Mile by 2 1/2 lengths over ...
Trainer Ashlee Brnjas said she had seen the replay of Saturday's Grade 1 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes too many times to count by the time training ended here Sunday morning. Brnjas and her father, John Burness of Colebrook Farms, recorded their first ...
Gierkink: Woodbine horses to watch for week of Sept. 18
September 17, 2017
The diminutive Capla Temptress used her impressive turn of foot to capture Sunday’s Grade 1, $265,900 Natalma Stakes, a Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In contest at Woodbine.
Untamed Domain punched his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Del Mar with a well-timed victory in Sunday’s Grade 2, $208,400 Summer Stakes at Woodbine.
September 16, 2017
The favored World Approval put away a host of challengers on the lead before spurting away in the stretch to take Saturday’s Grade 1, $801,600 Woodbine Mile convincingly, giving jockey John Velazquez a record fifth win in the race.
Johnny Bear ($20.20) nailed favored Hawkbill on the wire to win the Grade 1, $340,800 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes on Saturday at Woodbine, giving trainer Ashlee Brnjas the first graded stakes win of her career.
Quidura ($2.80) recorded the first win of her 2017 campaign in the Grade 2, $250,000 Canadian Stakes at Woodbine on Saturday afternoon with a ground-saving trip under jockey Junior Alvarado.