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Another Glorious Effort from Inglorious in Ontario Lassie

Jockey Chantal Sutherland netted her meet-leading eighteenth stakes score, guiding 6-5 favourite Inglorious to her second added-money win in as many starts, in Saturday’s $151,600 Ontario Lassie Stakes at Woodbine. Inglorious, a two-year-old daughter of Hennessy, trained by Josie Carroll,

Ultimate Win for Ulrich in Budapest

What nobody expected in Hungary’s capital city happened today: Switzerland’s Werner Ulrich stayed ahead of top favourite Boyd Exell from Australia and won the FEI World Cup™ Driving competition in Budapest. Exell made two mistakes and came second, ahead of

Werner Ulrich set a solid base for his victory as first starter in the Winning Round. Photo by FEI/Rinaldo de Craen

Casse Wins Fourth Straight Title; da Silva Wins First

Mark Casse fell short in his chase of a 15-year-old record, but managed his fourth straight Woodbine training title as the track’s eight-month live Thoroughbred season came to a close on Sunday. Casse was three wins away from tying the

Pool Play’s late kick speaks volumes in Valedictory

Bill Farish, Jr.’s Pool Play rallied with authority to take the $177,400 Valedictory Stakes, the final added-money event of Woodbine’s 2010 thoroughbred season. The five-year-old son of Silver Deputy drew off late to defeat 2009 Queen’s Plate champ Eye of

Dressage Canada Launches Search for Technical Leader

Dressage Canada and Equine Canada have launched a search for a dressage Technical Leader. This position is part of a high performance program developed to assist not only in identifying talented athletes (both human and equine), but also in creating

Eric Lamaze Scores Victory in Paris

Canada’s Eric Lamaze continued to dominate the European competition by winning the €50,000 Le Figaro Prix on Friday, December 3, at the CSI5* Gucci Masters show jumping tournament in Paris, France. The Olympic Champion was one of eight riders to

Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze and Coriana van Kalpscheut won the €50,000 Le Figaro Prix on December 3, at the CSI5* Gucci Masters show jumping tournament in Paris, France. Photo by Hippo Foto

da Silva’s Dream Comes True

In 2004, Eurico Rosa da Silva grinned when he spoke of his desire to one day win the Woodbine riding title. Six years later, that grin has turned into a wide-eyed smile as he closes in on his coveted first

Guatemala to stage FEI World Jumping Challenge Final

The FEI World Jumping Challenge Final, which takes place at Club Ecuestre El Cortijo, Guatemala City (GUA) next week (8-12 December), has attracted a field of 22 riders from 15 countries. Riders from Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Israel, Lebanon, Egypt,

A German Rider for Totilas

The rumours proved true when it was announced on Tuesday that Matthias Alexander Rath will take the ride on the famous dressage stallion Totilas, formerly ridden by Edward Gal. Twenty-six-year-old Rath, who is coached by his father, Klaus Martin Rath,

Ainsley Vince Wins 2010 Jump Canada Series Title

For the second year in a row Ainsley Vince of Milton, ON, was named the Jump Canada Series Champion following the final event in the 2010 Series, the $100,000 Canadian Show Jumping Championships, which was held November 5 and 6

Ainsley Vince was presented with the2010 Jump Canada Series Trophy and a cheque for $10,000 Jump Canada, on November 12 at the Royal Horse Show in Toronto, ON. Photo by Cealy Tetley