Michael Burns
Leavem in Malibu and jockey Patrick Husbands win the Valedictory Stakes by 2 1/2 lengths.
Leavem in Malibu desperately needed a stakes win to have a decent chance of going to stud in the future, and the handsome son of Malibu Moon got it in Sunday’s $145,850 Valedictory Stakes, Woodbine’s closing-day feature.Full Story >>
December 02, 2017
Admiralty Pier staked his claim for Canadian champion male 2-year-old honors with a gutsy win over Pipers Warrior in Saturday’s $106,800 Display Stakes at Woodbine. Also on the card, Kingsport rallied to his second career victory in the Sir Barton ...
November 27, 2017
Gigantic Breeze, who upset Melmich in the Grade 2 Autumn Stakes on Nov. 12, will make his next start in the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel at Gulfstream Park on Dec. 2.
With no stakes options remaining at Woodbine before the end of the meet on Dec. 10, trainer Josie Carroll said Gamble's Ghost would likely make her next start in the Grade 3 Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Top sprinter Ami's Mesa will get the rest of the season off, and will join trainer Josie Carroll's string at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida in the new year.
November 26, 2017
Like mother, like daughter. Trainer Josie Carroll sent out Smart Surprise to capture the 2008 Bessarabian Stakes, and she won Sunday’s edition of the Grade 2 event at Woodbine with that horse’s daughter, Moonlit Promise.
November 25, 2017
Canadian Horse of the Year contender Pink Lloyd capped a remarkable 8-for-8 campaign in Woodbine stakes with a decisive score in near track-record time in Saturday’s Grade 2, $197,050 Kennedy Road Stakes.
November 20, 2017
The 2-year-old filly Dixie Moon finished sixth in the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Del Mar on Nov. 3, and has resumed light training at her Woodbine base.
Wonder Gadot made her first start on dirt in the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies at Del Mar on Nov. 4, and will run back in the Grade 2, $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes at Aqueduct on Dec. 2, trainer Mark Casse said. The Demoiselle is 1 1/8 miles on ...
Caren, the 2016 Canadian Horse of the Year, has been retired from racing and will be bred to Curlin next spring, trainer Michael De Paulo said.
November 19, 2017
Win the War ($11.20) benefited from an early front-end battle involving 1-5 favorite Grace and Dignity before drawing off for an authoritative score in Sunday’s $104,200 Glorious Song Stakes at Woodbine.