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Ol’ Fashion Gal by a Head in Selene

Bill and Vicki Poston’s Ol’ Fashion Gal put in a determined drive to stay off the rallying favourite Don’t Leave Me and capture Sunday’s $154,800 Grade 3 Selene Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, the Sky Mesa chestnut arrived…

Alan Garcia guides Ol' Fashion Gal to victory in the $150,000 Selene Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Sky Treasure Strikes Gold in Nassau

John Oxley’s Sky Treasure rallied from near the back of the pack in a 12-horse field to capture Saturday’s $211,200 Grade 2 Nassau Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, the five-year-old Sky Mesa chestnut earned her first added-money score…

Gary Boulanger guided Sky Treasure to victory in the $211,200 Grade 2 Nassau Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Robert Geller New Voice of Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine’s new thoroughbred race caller. Geller, formerly the track announcer at Emerald Downs Racetrack, will call his first race at Woodbine on Saturday, June 13. “Woodbine…

Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine's new thoroughbred race caller.

I’m a Kittyhawk Soars to Ballade Score

I’m a Kittyhawk closed stoutly into swift fractions to spring a 25-1 upset in Holiday Monday’s $125,400 Ballade Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Robert Crean, the dark bay daughter of Tomahawk made her seasonal debut a winning one with a…

Jockey David Moran guides I'm a Kittyhawk to victory in the $125,400 Ballade Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Black Hornet Makes the Grade in Vigil

Black Hornet buzzed to the lead and never looked back en route to a swift score in Sunday’s $150,000 Grade 3 Vigil Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Pat Parente for owners Joey Gee Thoroughbreds and Aldo Ventresca, Black Hornet arrived…

Black Hornet, with Luis Contreras up, won the $150,000 Grade 3 Vigil Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Shaman Ghost Scary Good in Marine Score

Stronach Stables homebred Shaman Ghost found his best stride late en route to a stirring victory in Saturday’s $154,600 Grade 3 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Brian Lynch, the Ghostzapper bay lacked running room at the top of the…

Rafael Hernandez guided Shaman Ghost to victory in the $154,600 Grade 3 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

No Irons? No Problem! A Remarkable Ride by Patrick Husbands

Friday’s fourth race at Woodbine was highlighted by an athletic ride from Patrick Husbands to guide Thebarberofbrazil to victory despite losing his irons entering the final turn. Husbands, who recently earned a record eighth Sovereign Award as the nation’s outstanding…

Patrick Husbands rides Thebarberofbrazil to victory despite losing his irons entering the final turn. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Woodbine Featured During Doors Open Toronto

The highly popular Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf, which offers free and rare access to more than 155 architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across the city, presents a unique opportunity to see Woodbine Racetrack as never…

Skylander Girl Makes the Grade in Hendrie

Skylander Girl, reunited with rider Emile Ramsammy, turned the tables on rival Unspurned to capture Saturday’s $173,400 Grade 3 Hendrie Stakes, at Woodbine. Owned and trained by Alexander Patykewich, Skylander Girl arrived at the 6 1/2-furlong ‘Poly’ sprint from a…

Skylander Girl claimed the $173,400 Grade 3 Hendrie Stakes at Woodbine with Emile Ramsammy in the irons. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Jim Lawson is the New Woodbine CEO

The Board of Directors of Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced the appointment of Jim Lawson as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lawson held the position of WEG’s Chairman of the Board of the Directors from 2012 to 2015. Clay…

Jim Lawson is the new Woodbine Entertainment Group CEO.


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