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Jockey Eurico Da Silva (red and gold silks rail) guides Sam-Son Farms Ready for Romance to victory in the $150,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes.Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Ready for Romance Remains Undefeated with Ontario Damsel Score

Ready for Romance, expertly ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, remained undefeated through three starts while making her stakes debut in Saturday’s $125,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Malcolm Pierce, the Sam-Son Farms homebred ...

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Caren Prevails in Shady Well

Caren, with Jesse Campbell aboard, outbattled Crumlin Spirit in the closing yards to win the co-featured $150,000 Shady Well Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine, by a diminishing head. The Shady Well, for Ontario-bred two-year-old fillies going five and one-h...

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Brooklynsway Surprises in Bison City

Brooklynsway, ridden by Emma-Jayne Wilson, outnodded Galina Point in the last strides to spring a 7-1 upset in the $250,000 Bison City Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. The mile and one-sixteenth Bison City, the second leg of the Triple Tiara for......

Eurico Da Silva (inside rail Turquois silks,#6) guides Pohdi Pohdi to victory in the $125,000 Passing Mood Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Pohdi Pohdi Wires Passing Mood

The Bob Tiller-trained, Eurico Rosa da Silva-ridden Pohdi Pohdi proved a game front-running winner of the featured $125,000 Passing Mood Stakes Saturday at Woodbine. Making her turf debut and coming off her only career loss in four starts when third....

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Toronto Council Approves Expanded Gambling at Woodbine

Toronto Mayor John Tory’s executive committee has voted to expand gaming at Woodbine Racetrack by a 10-3 majority. Just two years ago, Toronto City council struck down similar expansion plans on the site and rejected proposals to build a major......

Rafael Hernandez guides Shaman Ghost to victory in the Queen's Plate Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Shaman Ghost Swoops to Queen’s Plate Win

Stronach Stables’ homebred Shaman Ghost, ridden by Rafael Hernandez, reeled in Danish Dynaformer inside the sixteenth pole to win a thrilling 156th edition of the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous horse race, by one and one-quarter...

Jockeys (L-R)Luis Contreras, Justin Stein, Eurico Da Silva, Gerry Olquin, Alan Garcia, Jesse Campbell, Emma Jayne Wilson, Tyler Pizasrro, and Patrick Husbands. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Danish Dynaformer, Shaman Ghost and Academic Top Queen’s Plate Field

Charles Fipke’s Danish Dynaformer, Stronach Stables’ Shaman Ghost and Bear Stables’ Academic head an ultra-competitive field of 14 for the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous horse race, Sunday at Woodbine. The 156th edition of t...

Emma-Jayne Wilson guides Endless Light to victory in the $100,000 Sweet Briar Too Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Endless Light Upsets Hillaby in Sweet Briar Too

Endless Light, with Emma-Jayne Wilson aboard, outbattled favoured Hillaby and Patrick Husbands the length of the stretch to win the $100,000 Sweet Briar Too Stakes, one of two features on the Canada Day holiday at Woodbine. At the finish of......

Alan Garcia guides Red Rifles to victory in the $150,000 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Red Rifle fires in Dominion Day

Favoured Red Rifle and jockey Alan Garcia held Florida Won safe in a late stretch duel, then had to withstand a steward’s inquiry before officially being declared the winner of the featured $150,000, Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes on Canada......

Queen's Plate contender Shaman Ghost rolls in the sand pen after training at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Will This ‘Ghost’ Story Have a Happy Queen’s Plate Ending?

The start of his career was a little spooky, but after three consecutive wins, this Queen’s Plate starter is the ‘Ghost’ with the most. His first three races didn’t produce the desired results, but Shaman Ghost, owned by Stronach Stables......

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