Ron Gierkink's horses to watch at Woodbine for the week of June 26.Full Story >>
June 19, 2017
Noholdingback Bear, Canada's champion male sprinter of 2016, has returned to trainer Mike De Paulo's barn at Woodbine after a brief stint with trainer Brian Lynch in New York.
June 18, 2017
Despite competing on short rest, Minks Aprise justified her favoritism with a one-length score under Rafael Hernandez in Sunday’s $107,400 Trillium Stakes at Woodbine.
June 12, 2017
Trainer Mark Casse saddled Queen's Plate Trial runner-up King and His Court and third-place finisher State of Honor, and said following the race that both horses would likely run in the Queen's Plate on July 2.
Guy Caballero sprung an upset in the $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday, giving trainer Catherine Day-Phillips two prospects for the Queen's Plate in three weeks' time.
The lightly raced Holy Helena surged past Mythical Mission in the final sixteenth to take the featured $501,600 Woodbine Oaks for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies under jockey Luis Contreras at Woodbine on Sunday afternoon.
June 11, 2017
Stronach Stable’s filly Holy Helena came charging on the outside in the stretch to take Sunday’s $501,600 Woodbine Oaks, stamping herself as the probable favorite for the $1 million Queen’s Plate in the process.
Guy Caballero came wide from the back of the pack under Rafael Hernandez to capture the $125,000 Plate Trial Stakes at 20-1 on Sunday at Woodbine.
U.S. shipper Queen Del Valle lowered the 6 1/2-furlong turf course record in a determined win over Will She in the $105,000 Alywow Stakes on the Woodbine Oaks undercard Sunday.
June 10, 2017
After some tense pre-race moments, Pink Lloyd ($3.30) broke on top and never looked to back to take the $125,000 Achievement Stakes in a romp under Eurico Da Silva at Woodbine on Saturday.
June 05, 2017
Tower of Texas won Saturday's Grade 2 Connaught Cup Stakes and will now proceed to the Grade 2, $175,000 King Edward Stakes over one mile on the turf as part of the Queen's Plate undercard here July 2.