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Jesse Campbell guides Tucci Stable's Riker to victory in the $125,000 Swynford Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Riker All the Way in Swynford

Tucci Stables’ Riker had no trouble winning the featured $125,750 Swynford Stakes for two-year-olds Saturday at Woodbine. With Jesse Campbell at the controls, odds-on Riker, a Kentucky-bred son of Include-Desviacion, led every step of the way in th...

Luis Contreras guides #5 (outside Purple and green blocks) Elusive Collection to victory in the $100,000 Etobicoke Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Elusive Collection Remains Unbeaten After Etobicoke Win

Ivan Dalos’ homebred Elusive Collection, ridden by Luis Contreras, followed up on her sensational debut by winning the featured $105,800 Etobicoke Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. The victory was a hard-fought one, though, as the heavy favourite was onl...

Luis Contreas guides Harp N Halo (#3 rail green hat,blue shamrock silks) to victory in the $100,000 Avowal stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Harp N Halo Prevails in Avowal

Harp N Halo, with Luis Contreras up, won a three-way stretch battle with Silent Treat and favoured Stellar Path to emerge the winner of the featured $104,000 Avowal Stakes, Monday at Woodbine. The Labour Day stake, at seven furlongs on

Justin Stein Records 1,000th Career Win

Justin Stein picked up his 1000th career win when he guided Battle Castle to a 1 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s opening race at Woodbine. Battle Castle, a two-year-old daughter of Marcavelly trained and part-owned by Denyse McClachrie in a partner...

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Rexton Wires OLG Kenora

Rexton, the second longest shot in the six-horse field, made every pole a winning one while pulling off a 15-1 upset in the OLG Kenora Stakes, Wednesday at Woodbine. The six furlong Kenora, presented by the H.B.P.A. of Ontario, appeared

Brooklynsway Outlasts Galina Point in OLG Algoma Stakes

Brooklynsway, expertly piloted by Emma-Jayne Wilson, held off a rallying Galina Point to capture Wednesday night’s $125,000 OLG Algoma Stakes, presented by Adena Springs Canada, at Woodbine. Owned and trained by John Ross, Brooklynsway arrived ...

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Shake Down Baby Dominant in OLG Muskoka

Shake Down Baby and jockey Gerry Olguin made it look easy in the $200,000 OLG Muskoka Stakes for two-year-old fillies, drawing off by five and one-quarter lengths over favoured Crumlin Spirit in the six and one-half furlong event Wednesday at

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Melmich Prevails in Elgin

The $125,000 Elgin Stakes, presented by Bear Stables, was a test of endurance, as Stephen Chesney and Corey Hoffman’s Melmich outlasted the Sovereign Award-winning Pender Harbour in the 1 1/16 mile Polytrack event. Breaking clean from the gate, Mel...

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Hampstead Heath Successfully Defends Halton Title

The $125,000 OLG Halton Stakes presented by Tipperary Equestrian, was contested at a flat mile over a firm E.P. Taylor Turf Course and drew a field of 10, including the defending champion Hampstead Heath, who scored as the 2-1 choice

Amis Gizmo Dazzles on Six-pack Yearling Sales Stakes Card

Wednesday night’s Yearling Sales Stakes program at Woodbine was highlighted by a stylish winning debut for Ivan Dalos’ homebred Amis Gizmo on an evening showcasing Canadian-breds purchased at previous Canadian Premier Yearling Sales. Trained ...

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