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Ami’s Flatter Named Queen’s Plate Winterbook Choice

Ami’s Flatter, currently a top prospect on the Kentucky Derby trail for trainer Josie Carroll, was today installed the early 5-2 favorite for the 156th edition of The Queen’s Plate. Last year, it was filly Lexie Lou who thrilled a…

Ami's Flatter, with Luis Contreras, in the irons. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Tapeta to Replace Polytrack at Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has announced Tapeta™ will be installed on Woodbine’s one-mile main track in time for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season. The synthetic surface will replace Polytrack, which has been in place since August of 2006. Construction on…

Tapeta™ Layers: Top - Tapeta™ Surface; Second - Separating layer comprised of either geo-textile membrane or porous blacktop; Third - Drainage Layer; Bottom - A Compact, Solid Base.

Woodbine Re-Opens Expanded Gaming Debate

According to a report in the Toronto Star, the issue of expanding gaming operations at Woodbine Racetrack may be back up for debate, after a May 2013 decision to ban table games at the facility. Back in 2013, Toronto’s city…

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Woodbine 2015 Stakes Schedule Unveiled

One hundred and two stakes races, worth more than $20-million in purses, will highlight Woodbine’s 133-day Thoroughbred meet in 2015. The Woodbine stakes schedule, unveiled today by the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), is highlighted by the 156th running of The…

Kingsport Cruises to Kingarvie Score

Kingsport led at every call under Eurico Rosa da Silva to capture Saturday’s $125,400 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Sid Attard for Goldmart Farms, the dark bay son of Milwaukee Brew made amends for a stumbled start last time…

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payout at Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced the next mandatory payout dates for its Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 wager. The Jackpot Hi-5 will have a mandatory payout on the final race of the Saturday, December 6 card of racing at Woodbine. The…

Decision Day Conquers All in Coronation Futurity

Decision Day, under Jesse Campbell, battled back along the rail to win a photo over a game and determined Nipigon to capture the $250,400 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine, a key event on the road to the 2015 Queen’s Plate. In…

Jesse Campbell guides Decision Day (rail inside red and black silks) to victory over Nipigon (outside green and yellow silks) with jockey Steven Bahen to capture the 111 Running of the Coronation Futurity at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

San Nicola Thunder Storms to Victory in Sir Barton

San Nicola Thunder pressed the early pace of Spadina Road and stayed on gamely down the lane to capture Sunday’s co-featured $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John Cardella for owners Paul Cooper and Joe Pirone, San Nicola…

Jesse Campbell guides San Nicola Thunder to victory in the $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

London Tower Reaches New Heights in Ontario Lassie

London Tower set a reserved pace under Emma-Jayne Wilson leaving plenty in the tank for the stretch run to capture Sunday’s $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine. The Steve Owens homebred daughter of Head Chopper-Mrs. Donaghy arrived at the 1…

Emma-Jayne Wilson guides London Tower to victory for owner and trainer Steve Owens in the $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Calgary Cat Pounces to Kennedy Road Score

Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Calgary Cat exploded down the lane to capture Sunday’s Grade 2 $207,200 Kennedy Road Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard, the victory marked a second graded win this season for the former claimer who…

Eurico Da Silva guides Calgary Cat to victory in the $200,000 Kennedy Road Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography


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