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Prince of Wales Contenders Get Lost in the Fog

It reads like a Hollywood story line. Matador and East Side, both trained by Mark Casse, worked Monday morning over the Woodbine training track in a thick veil of fog. In fact, the morning air was so dense that the

Protect Your Horse from Hazards on the Farm

Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and

Ahlmann Wins the Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen

Christian Ahlmann fulfilled his childhood dream today with this 12-year-old Hanoverian Codex One. The 39-year-old from Marl was the only rider to jump clear in the jump-off of the Rolex Grand Prix, the Grand Prix of Aachen. “It is simply

Christian Ahlmann and Codex One claimed the Rolex Grand Prix at CHIO Aachen.

Prince of Wales: Ami’s Holiday Tops List of 11 Contenders

Ami’s Holiday, a rallying runner-up to Lexie Lou in the Queen’s Plate, heads a list of 11 horses nominated to the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, to be held on Tuesday, July 29 at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition

Regal Conqueror reigns in Ontario Damsel

Regal Conqueror battled bravely down the lane to take the co-featured Ontario Damsel Stakes for Ontario-bred juvenile fillies, Saturday at Woodbine. The William Sorokolit homebred, trained by Darwin Banach, was making her turf debut in the one-turn mile with Eurico

Jockey Eurico Da Silva guides Regal Conqueror to victory over the E.P.Taylor turf course in the; $150,000 dollar Ontario Damsel stakes at Woodbine. Photo Michael Burns Photography

Up With the Birds Swoops to Nijinsky Score

Sam-Son Farms’ homebred Up With the Birds rallied last-to-first to capture Saturday’s Grade 2 $236,400 Nijinsky Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Malcolm Pierce and expertly ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Up With the Birds was in full flight for

Jockey Euico Da Silva guides Sam-Son Farm's Up With the Birds to victory in the $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lafontaine Springs Toronto Cup Upset

Lafontaine, under a ground-saving trip from Steve Bahen, overtook favoured Heart to Heart in the final strides through the pouring rain to capture Sunday’s $128,500 Toronto Cup Stakes for three-year-olds, at Woodbine. Trained by Liz Charalambous, the Cudney Stables homebred

Jockey Steven Bahen guides Lafontaine to victory in the $125,000 Toronto Cup Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Pirate’s Trove Ships in for Duchess Coup

Al Shahania Racing’s Pirate’s Trove earned a hard-fought nose score over Cactus Kris to capture Sunday’s co-featured $125,000 Duchess Stakes for sophomore fillies, at Woodbine. Trained by Michael Stidham and ridden by Florent Geroux, the Speightstown bay arrived at Woodbine

Jockey Florent Geroux (blue and white silks midlle) guides Pirate's Trove to victory in the $125,000 Duchess Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography