July 03, 2015
Sky Treasure came with a strong run under Gary Boulanger to win the Grade 2 Nassau Stakes in her last start on May 23 and will be looking to double up in Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Dance Smartly Stakes over 1 1/8 miles on Woodbine’s turf course.
Danish Dynaformer has evolved from a grass expert into a promising stakes winner on Polytrack, and he will try to give trainer Roger Attfield a record-breaking ninth Queen’s Plate win in the 156th running of the $1 million event at Woodbine on Sunday.
Something Extra will try to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Highlander Stakes for the second year in a row on the Queen’s Plate undercard at Woodbine on Sunday.
July 02, 2015
Plate Trial Stakes winner Danish Dynaformer has been made the 3-1 morning-line favorite and will start from post 7 in a field of 14 Canadian-bred 3-year-olds for the 156th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate on Sunday at Woodbine.
Ernie Semersky and partner Dory Newell’s Conquest Stables has ascended to prominence after just three years in operation, and the stable will have its first Queen’s Plate starter Sunday at Woodbine.
Calgary Cat, Canada’s reigning champion sprinter, will try to rebound off a rare subpar showing on Saturday at Woodbine in the $150,000 Achievement Stakes.
July 01, 2015
Red Rifle, the favored shipper from Belmont Park, fired big in Wednesday’s Grade 3, $153,600 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine, scoring by 1 1/4 lengths over Florida Won in the 10-furlong event.
Whenever trainer Armando de la Cerda comes to Woodbine from his Arlington base, it’s time sit up and take notice, and he sends out Tamazula in Friday’s headliner, a second-level optional claimer for fillies and mares.
June 29, 2015
Gierkink: Woodbine Horses to Watch for the week of June 29
Plate Trial winner Danish Dynaformer and Grade 3 Marine Stakes winner Shaman Ghost were among the top contenders who worked here last weekend for Sunday’s 156th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine.