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Lexie Lou Takes to Turf in Wonder Where

Gary Barber’s Lexie Lou makes her first start since a glorious 1 1/2-length win in the Queen’s Plate last month in Sunday’s $250,000 Wonder Where Stakes at Woodbine. Lexie Lou, who also won the Woodbine Oaks in June, will be

Lexie Lou, under Patrick Husbands. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

“GoingStick” Added at Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) has added another handicapping tool to the Thoroughbred horseplayer’s arsenal. Beginning Friday, August 8, Woodbine will report the TurfTrax GoingStick measurement in its daily track maintenance commentary. The “GoingStick” will offer a systematic and objective assessment

The GoingStick, when inserted in the turf, measures the firmness of the ground.

His Race to Win Swoops to Seagram Cup Score

Sam-Son Farm’s homebred colt His Race to Win swooped last to first to capture Sunday’s co-featured Grade 3 $178,500 Seagram Cup, at Woodbine. Trained by Malcolm Pierce, the bay son of Stormy Atlantic-Fleet of Foot raced last of six as

Eurico Da Silva (red and gold silks)guides His Race to Win to victory in the $150,000 Seagram Cup Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photograhy

Paso Doble Steps to Shepperton Score

Paso Doble set a moderate pace under Eurico Rosa da Silva and then finished with authority to capture Monday’s $125,000 Shepperton Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Fournier for owners Centennial Farms Niagara Inc. and Craig Racing, the eight-year-old son

Eurico Da Silva guides Paso Doble to victory in the $125,000 Shepperton stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Silent Star Shines Brightest in Victoriana

Silent Star emerged victorious from a neck and neck stretch battle with race favourite Strut the Course in Wednesday’s $126,200 Victoriana Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by David Bell and perfectly ridden by Justin Stein, the dark bay daughter of Silent

Justin Stein guides Silent Star to victory in the $125,000 Victoriana Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Conquest Tsunami Much the Best in Colin

Conquest Tsunami opened up under a hand ride down the lane to win Saturday’s $157,250 Colin Stakes for two-year-olds, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse for Conquest Stables LLC, Conquest Tsunami arrived at the six furlong ‘Poly’ sprint with a

Patrick Husbands guides Conquest Tsunami to victory in the $125,000 Colin Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

La Tia Wires Ontario Matron

La Tia made every pole a winning one to capture the co-featured Grade 3 $155,800 Ontario Matron Stakes for fillies and mares, Saturday at Woodbine. Trained by Armando De la Cerda, the Salvador Hernandez homebred set sharp splits of :24.42

Justin Stein guides La Tia (red and white silks #5) to victory in the $150,000 Ontario Matron Stakes at Woodbine. Photoo by Michael Burns Photography

Ageless Makes the Grade in Royal North

Ageless held off the rallying Sky Treasure, while equaling the course record, to capture Sunday’s Grade 3 $153,700 Royal North Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Arnaud Delacour for Roy and Gretchen Jackson’s Lael Stables, the five-year-old daughter of Successful Appeal

Jockey Luis Garcia guides Ageless to victory in the $150,000 Royal North Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lynx Ready for a Canadian Homecoming in Prince of Wales

Peachtree Stable’s Lynx, a maiden winner in Pennsylvania, returns to his Canadian roots for Tuesday’s $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, at Fort Erie Racetrack. The 79th edition of the Prince of Wales for Canadian-foaled three-year-olds will be televised live on

Prince of Wales Contenders Get Lost in the Fog

It reads like a Hollywood story line. Matador and East Side, both trained by Mark Casse, worked Monday morning over the Woodbine training track in a thick veil of fog. In fact, the morning air was so dense that the