Content tagged with "Woodbine"

San Nicola Thunder Rumbles to Bunty Lawless Win

San Nicola Thunder, with Justin Stein in the irons, fended off a late challenge from Iroquois Falls to win the $125,000 Bunty Lawless Stakes, an Ontario Sires Stake for three-year-olds and upward, Sunday at Woodbine. At the finish of the

Justin Stein guides San Nicola Thunder to victory in the $125,000 dollar Bunty Lawless stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Favoured Passion for Action Dominant in Cup and Saucer

Favoured Passion for Action took over in mid-stretch and went on to post a three and one-quarter length score over Java’s Bourbon in the $250,800 Cup and Saucer Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. With Luis Contreras up, the Mike DePaulo-trained Passion

Luis Conteras guides Passion for Action to victory in the $250,000 78th running of the Cup and Sucer Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Llanarmon Upsets in Carotene

Harlequin Ranches’ homebred Llanarmon, ridden by a patient Emma-Jayne Wilson, wore down the leaders in deep stretch to post a 7-1 surprise in the featured $150,000 Carotene Stakes, on the holiday Thanksgiving Monday at Woodbine. Well back on the inside

Emma-Jayne Wilson guides Harlequin Ranches Llanarmon to victory over the E.P.Taylor turf course at Woodbine in the $150,000 Carotene Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns

Woodbine Offers Ship-in Allowance

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced an initiative in an effort to enhance its Thoroughbred allowance race program at Woodbine. Effective immediately, until the end of the meet on Sunday, December 7, WEG will give $1,000 to the owner per

Lukes Alley Makes the Grade in Durham Cup

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley, under leading rider Luis Contreras, notched his first career stakes win with an impressive turn in Saturday’s Grade 3 $174,000 Durham Cup, at Woodbine. It was the second graded stakes win of the afternoon for the

Luis Contreras (blue and yellow silks) out duels His Race to Win (red and gold silks) to capture the $150,000 Durham Cup Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Conquest Harlanate Continues Winning Ways in Mazarine

Conquest Harlanate put in a dominant stretch-running effort to take Sunday’s Grade 3 $201,600 Mazarine Stakes. Trained by Mark Casse for Conquest Stables LLC, the bay daughter of Harlan’s Holiday-Allison’s Pride arrived at the 1 1/16-miles ‘Poly’ route from a

Patrick Husbands guides Conquest Harlanate to victory in the $150,000 Mazarine Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

International Star Shines in Grey

Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey’s International Star made a successful voyage from Kentucky to Toronto to capture Sunday’s co-featured Grade 3 $156,300 Grey Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Michael Maker and patiently steered by Rafael Hernandez, the bay son of Fusaichi

Rafael Hernandez guides International Star to victory in the $150,000 Grey stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Zazinga Zooms to La Prevoyante Score

Zazinga posted a powerful front-running performance to capture Saturday’s $125,000 La Prevoyante Stakes, at Woodbine. The long-striding chestnut made her stakes debut a winning one, setting splits of :23.29 and :45.85 in the one-mile turf tilt for Ontario-sired sophomore fillies,

Gary Boulanger guides Zazinga to victory in the $125,000 La Prevoyante Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Goodoldhockeygame Scores in Bull Page

Frank Di Giulio Jr.’s Goodoldhockeygame skated up the rail to capture Saturday’s co-featured $125,000 Bull Page Stakes, at Woodbine. It was a breakthrough performance for the Bob Tiller trainee, earning his first-added money score in his first attempt to remain

Patrick Husbands guides Goodoldhockeygame to victory in the $125,000 Bull Page Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Strut the Course Conquers Classy ‘n Smart

John Unger’s Strut the Course demonstrated an impressive turn of foot to take Sunday’s $125,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Barb Minshall and expertly ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, the four-year-old daughter of Strut the Stage

Eurico Da Silva guides Strut the Course to victory in the $125,000 Classy 'N Smart Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography