TODAY May 28, 2015
Something Extra was only a half-length away from winning his third straight Grade 2 Connaught Cup last year, and the speedy 7-year-old is entered to take another run at the seven-furlong turf stakes on Saturday at Woodbine.
YESTERDAY May 27, 2015
The fast-working comebacker Flashaway makes his turf debut Friday at Woodbine in a featured first-level allowance.
May 25, 2015
Ron Gierkink's horses to watch at Woodbine for the week of May 25.
Trainer Ian Black said Excaper is set for the Grade 2 Connaught Cup Stakes at Woodbine on Saturday after posting a bullet four-furlong work in 46.80 seconds on the turf training track here Sunday.
Canada’s champion juvenile filly of 2014, Conquest Harlanate, is getting close to making her 2015 local debut after breezing five furlongs in 59.80 seconds on the turf training track here Sunday.
After running sixth in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on May 16, Danzig Moon will be pointed toward the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine on June 14, trainer Mark Casse said.
May 24, 2015
Ol’ Fashion Gal ($14.20) held off the charging favorite Don’t Leave Me to notch her first stakes Sunday at Woodbine in the Grade 3, $154,800 Selene.
May 23, 2015
Sky Treasure buried a quality group of fillies and mares while notching her first stakes win Saturday at Woodbine in the Grade 2, $211,200 Nassau.
May 22, 2015
Trainer Norm McKnight has gotten off to a hot start through the first six weeks of the Woodbine meet, with 10 wins from 28 starters. McKnight entered Friday’s card one win behind Mark Casse for the lead in Woodbine’s trainer standings.
Robert Geller has been hired as Woodbine’s new race caller, replacing the popular Dan Loiselle, who is retiring May 31. Geller, a 55-year-old native of Birmingham, England, has been the track announcer at Emerald Downs since it opened in 1996.