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The year-end drama had played out well before Sunday’s huge 13-race season-ending card at Woodbine, but many of the magical moments of the meet were no less historic. Mark Casse set records in both major training categories. It was a…

Just a week after his first FEI World Cup victory of the season in Stockholm, Boyd Exell (AUS) repeated that winning performance by scoring at the fourth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Driving 2011/2012 in Budapest, Hungary today. Exell…

FEI World Endurance Junior & Young Rider Championship

Ariel MacLeod of Montney, BC, will represent Canada at the FEI World Endurance Junior & Young Rider Championship, which will take place on December 10 in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.  MacLeod, 17, will ride Cairos…

Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze of Canada returned to the show jumping arena for the Rolex Top 10 Final, finishing second in the featured event of the Paris Gucci Masters held Friday, December 3, in Paris, France.   The Rolex Top…

Contreras Sets Single-Season Earnings Record

Jockey Luis Contreras, who recently became just the second rider in the history of Woodbine to win 200 races in one meet, recorded another impressive feat, most purse earnings in a Woodbine season, a mark he set on Thursday afternoon….

Record Breaking Ticket Sales for 2012 Paralympic Games

Sales of Paralympic Equestrian tickets for the London 2012 Paralympic Games have broken records, with more than 40,000 tickets already sold. And there is a further opportunity for spectator numbers to increase with remaining tickets going on sale at 1pm…

Is Eagle Poise Poised to Take the Valedictory Stakes?

Eagle Poise, a five-year-old son of Empire Maker, who finished second in the 2009 edition of the $150,000 Grade 3 Valedictory Stakes, looks to go one better in the marathon feature on Sunday, closing day of the 2011 Woodbine thoroughbred…

Woodbine’s 2011 Thoroughbred Meet Set to Wrap

The 2011 Woodbine thoroughbred racing season will take its spot in the history books after Sunday’s 13-race card, which was drawn Thursday. The 165th and final day of the eight-month meet, which has a first-race post time of 1:00 p.m.,…

Francois Lamontagne of St-Eustache, QC, won the 2011 Jump Canada Cup riding Unik Circa, a 12-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Sarah Lemieux. In its inaugural season, the Jump Canada Cup was well received with almost 140 horse and rider…



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