12/15/2013 8:58PM

Woodbine: Contreras, Casse finish atop standings


ETOBICOKE, Ontario—Luis Contreras won his third consecutive riding title when the 133-day Woodbine meet wrapped up on Sunday. His win total of 168 was 25 more than runner-up Eurico Da Silva, who had 220 fewer mounts. Neither of them rode on the final three days of the meet.

Da Silva won the money title by about $5,000 over Contreras. Da Silva’s mounts earned $8,427,148, and he also had a meet-leading 27 stakes victories.

Emma-Jayne Wilson won four races to lead all jockeys on the 13-race closing day card. She ranked sixth in the standings with 83 wins, behind Jesse Campbell (91), Patrick Husbands (89), and Justin Stein (89).

Mark Casse notched his seventh straight training title and eighth overall, winning 85 races, after notching 94 wins in 2012. Casse recorded a record 119 wins in 2011. Casse also led in the earnings category, with $5,447,130 compared with $6,864,988 in 2012.

Bear Stable won the most races among all owners, 33. John Oxley led all owners in money won with slightly more than $2.2 million.

Phil’s Dream led all horses in number of wins with seven, from 10 starts.