TODAY June 25, 2016
The speedy Court Vision filly Conquest Vivi justified her favoritism with a dominating score in the $125,400 Nandi Stakes for Ontario-sired 2-year-old fillies at Woodbine on Saturday.
YESTERDAY June 24, 2016
Winning the Kentucky Derby practically guarantees the victor will have a leg up against his contemporaries when it comes to attracting quality and quantity for his first book at stud. The Queen's Plate is more of a mixed bag as a stallion-making race.
Trainer Brian Lynch, who had to surrender his New York license on June 8 after failing a drug test for marijuana, will continue to be allowed to train at Woodbine, according to steward Fenton Platts.
Leavem in Malibu could be considered a late bloomer since he didn't make his racing debut until April 16. However, there is something to be said about peaking at the right time, and there are few better opportunities to do so than in the Queen's Plate.
Last year, trainer Mark Casse looked to have a strong contingent pointing toward the Queen's Plate. Danzig Moon had run fifth behind American Pharoah in the Kentucky Derby, Conquest Curlinate was second in the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes, and Conquest ...
Owner/trainer David Bell might have gotten the bargain of the 2015 Canadian Premier yearling sale when he bought Martin River for just $3,500. Martin River could be favored in Sunday's $125,000 Frost King Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong dash for Ontario-sired ...
June 23, 2016
Conquest Vivi should be the prohibitive favorite in Saturday's $125,000 Nandi Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong sprint for Ontario-sired juvenile fillies.
June 22, 2016
The promising Hipp Smitt makes his first start outside the maiden ranks Friday at Woodbine in an Ontario-sired allowance sprint for 3-year-olds.
June 20, 2016
Tower of Texas has not raced since he finished seventh in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile last September, and he'll likely make his return to the races in the Grade 2, $200,000 King Edward Stakes over a mile on turf on July 2.
Aye Aye Captain went into the Plate Trial Stakes on June 12 as a potential Queen's Plate prospect for trainer Catherine Day Phillips, but will not proceed on to the Plate after a fifth-place finish behind winner Amis Gizmo.