Track information and stakes schedule for the 2013 Woodbine Spring thoroughbred meet, which starts Saturday, April 20, highlighted by the 154th $1 million edition of the Queen's Plate, the first jewel in Canada's Triple Crown of Racing, on Sunday, July 7.Full Story >>
April 17, 2014
Mike DePaulo led all trainers after opening weekend, with three wins from six starts.
Jockey Patrick Husbands, who missed about half of the 2013 meet after breaking his leg and ankle in a spill in May, seemed to be back on top of his game late in the fall. However, he said his foot was causing him some discomfort because he rushed back ...
Zensational Bunny, who recently returned to Woodbine racing fit after a lackluster winter campaign, should be prominent in Saturday’s $125,000 Star Shoot Stakes, a six-furlong sprint for 3-year-old fillies.
April 16, 2014
Former Canadian champion Pender Harbour will launch his 6-year-old campaign Friday at Woodbine in the featured $74,500 allowance, a seven-furlong sprint for nonwinners of $60,000 since Aug. 18.
April 14, 2014
One notable absence from the Jacques Cartier Stakes on Sunday was Canada’s champion male sprinter of 2013, Phil’s Dream. While the Jacques Cartier appeared to be a logical starting point for Phil’s Dream’s 2014 campaign, owner and trainer Paul ...
Laurie Silvera hit a milestone during Sunday’s card at Woodbine when he recorded his 1,000th career training victory in the seventh race, an optional claimer open to Ontario-sired horses.
Horses who wintered in Ontario held their own during Woodbine’s opening weekend, but winter-raced horses swept the top four positions in the only stakes race of the weekend, Sunday’s $125,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes.
April 13, 2014
Dan the Tin Man dug in late to take the $131,250 Jacques Cartier Stakes over another gelding who saved ground until the stretch, Victory Exchange.
April 10, 2014
Tumultuous times and a harsh winter in Ontario have given way to a wet spring, but a sure sign that the tide has turned is the return of live racing to Woodbine on Saturday with a 10-race card of mostly shorter sprints that attracted 87 entries.
April 09, 2014
Harold Ladouceur bought Paladin Bay for $10,000, and his wife, Jessie, was listed as owner. Nineteen months later, Paladin Bay is a two-time stakes winner and a finalist for a Sovereign Award as Canada’s champion 2-year-old filly of 2013.