October 25, 2014
River Seven (8-5) ran the race of his life in last year’s Labeeb, scoring by 10 lengths over the yielding ground that he prefers. The turf should be firm on Sunday, just like it was on Friday and Saturday, which will not be ideal for River Seven.
Savvy Hester battled back along the inside after giving up the lead early in the stretch to notch her first stakes Saturday at Woodbine in the $111,200 River Memories.
October 24, 2014
One could go several different ways in the River Memories Stakes for fillies and mares, which will be run in lane 2, over a turf course which was firm on Friday.
River Seven has yet to find the winner’s circle in six graded stakes starts during his 2014 campaign, but will look to defend his title in Sunday’s $100,000 Labeeb Stakes at Woodbine over one mile on the turf.
October 20, 2014
Two-time Sovereign Award-winning jockey Luis Contreras and agent Anthony Esposito have parted ways, Esposito said Monday.
After running second in the Grade 3 Knickerbocker Stakes on Oct. 11 at Belmont Park, Up With the Birds will head to Japan for his next start to run in the Group 1 Japan Cup at Tokyo Racecourse on Nov. 30.
Pohdi Pohdi followed up an impressive debut effort on Aug. 23 with another impressive five-length victory in the Victorian Queen Stakes for Ontario-sired 2-year-old fillies on Oct. 11 at Woodbine. She could be back quickly for her next start, the ...
Hillstar made a three-wide move at the top of the lane under Ryan Moore and continued on strongly to the wire to win the Grade 1 Canadian International at Woodbine on Sunday.
October 19, 2014
The favored English filly Just The Judge came on strongly in the lane and held off Odeliz late to take Sunday’s Grade 1 E.P. Taylor Stakes, the supporting feature on Canadian International Day at Woodbine.
Caspar Netscher ($11.60), the lone European-based horse in the field, split horses in deep stretch Sunday to capture the Grade 2, $315,200 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine.