Content tagged with "Woodbine"

Puntrooskie Surprises in Woodstock

Puntrooskie swooped to a geared-down victory in Sunday’s $127,750 Woodstock Stakes, at Woodbine. Puntrooskie, a dark bay son of In Summation, was claimed for $50,000 by trainer Nick Gonzalez for Tucci Stables from a February 8 maiden event at Gulfstream

Jockey Jesse Campbell guided Tucci Stable's Puntrooskie to victory in the $125, 000 Woodstock Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

‘Egg-citing’ Finish for Zensational Bunny in Star Shoot

Zensational Bunny, under a patient ride from Patrick Husbands, proved to be a winning Easter weekend hunch play with a driving score in the $144,000 Star Shoot Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse for owner Gary Barber, Zensational Bunny

Zensational Bunny, under jockey Patrick Husbands, captured the $125,000 Star Shoot Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

EHV-1 Update: All Restrictions on Woodbine Barn 10 Lifted

ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that all restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 10 are now removed, effective April 10, 2014. In a March 27 notice, a requirement to maintain increased biosecurity measures, monitor

Woodbine Thoroughbred Racing Season Kicks Off Saturday

The 2014 Canadian live Thoroughbred racing season will kick off this Saturday at Woodbine, the first of 133 programs scheduled for the year. The Opening Day 10-race card was drawn Wednesday and features 87 horses. First race post time is

Making a full-time return to Woodbine is Chantal Sutherland-Kruse, the 2002 Sovereign Award winner as Canada’s top apprentice, after three years competing at tracks in southern California. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Woodbine EHV-1 Update: Restrictions on Barn 10 Lifted

ORC Manager of Veterinary Services Dr. Adam Chambers announced that the training time restrictions placed on horses stabled in Woodbine’s Barn 10 are now removed, effective March 27, 2014. Horses from Barn 10 are now free to train during regular

We Miss Artie Named Queen’s Plate Winterbook Choice

We Miss Artie, currently a top prospect on the Kentucky Derby trail for trainer Todd Pletcher, was today installed the early 4-1 favorite for the 155th edition of the Queen’s Plate. Last year, Midnight Aria led gate to wire to

We Miss Artie has been named the early 4-1 favorite for the 155th edition of the Queen's Plate. Photo by Coady Photography

Equine Herpes Case at Woodbine

There has been a report of EHV-1 in a five-year-old Thoroughbred filly residing in Barn 10 at Woodbine Racetrack. The horse showed neurological signs on Thursday March 13th, but did not have a fever. The horse was removed from Woodbine

Woodbine Unveils 2014 Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule

Toronto, ON – One hundred and two stakes races, worth nearly $20 million in purses, will highlight Woodbine’s 133-day Thoroughbred meet in 2014. The Woodbine stakes schedule, unveiled today by the Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), is highlighted by the 155th running

Midnight Aria Jockey Jesse Campbell leading the way in the 2013 Queen's Plate. WEG/Michael Burns photo

2014 Woodbine Racing Program Exciting for Ontario Breeders

The  Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario wishes to clarify the memo issued on February 27th (see below) with the following statement: Further to the memo issued to Woodbine Thoroughbred Horsemen on February 27th, regarding the revisions to the

Woodbine Sees Per Card Thoroughbred Wagering Rise in 2013

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced its results for Woodbine’s 2013 Thoroughbred racing season, which concluded Sunday, December 15. The 131-day meet produced “all-sources” per card wagering of $3,095,872, a 6.41 per cent increase over the $2,909,394 per card recorded in

The field at the 2013 Queen's Plate. Photo by WEG/Michael Burns Photography