August 23, 2015
Reporting Star rallied stoutly along the inside to edge out a charging Tower of Texas to capture Sunday’s Grade 2 Play the King Stakes, a prep for next month’s Grade 1 Woodbine Mile.
Billy’s Star ($7.60) notched his first stakes from off the pace Sunday in the $140,100 Victoria Park at Woodbine.
August 22, 2015
Don’t Leave Me left them in her wake Saturday at Woodbine in the $159,700 Ontario Colleen, winning the Grade 3 stakes decisively under Eurico Da Silva.
August 17, 2015
Don’t Leave Me, who was a troubled fourth in her most recent start in the Grade 3 Regret Stakes at Churchill Downs on June 13, will start in Saturday’s Grade 3 Ontario Colleen Stakes, Pierce said.
Should all go well for Tower of Texas in Sunday’s Grade 2 Play the King Stakes, he likely will start in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile on Sept. 13, trainer Roger Attfield said.
Two-time graded stakes winner Deceptive Vision has been retired from racing due to bone bruising on her left hind leg, trainer Malcolm Pierce said.
August 16, 2015
The favored Danish Dynaformer blew away the field Sunday in the $500,400 Breeders’ Stakes at Woodbine, giving trainer Roger Attfield a record ninth win in the final leg of the Canadian Triple Crown.
Interpol ($44.50) made a three-wide bid in the stretch and held off Golden Sabre and Are You Kidding Me in the final sixteenth to capture his first career graded stakes victory Sunday in the Grade 2, $232,400 Sky Classic Stakes at Woodbine.
August 15, 2015
Habibi out-stayed everybody to capture Saturday’s $101,800 Flaming Page Stakes, a 12-furlong marathon that covered one lap around Woodbine’s expansive turf course.
Ruth Less Blue ran them off their feet in the $150,000 Vandal Stakes, leading all the way in the six-furlong sprint for Ontario-bred 2-year-olds Saturday at Woodbine.