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2015 Woodbine Thoroughbred Dates

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) today jointly announced Woodbine’s 2015 Thoroughbred racing calendar. Opening day for Woodbine’s 60th season, which will offer 133 dates pending Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approval, is set for…

Hillaby Rises to the Occasion in Bessarabian

Stonestreet Stables’ Hillaby made the grade with a powerful stretch-running victory in Sunday’s $232,000 Grade 2 Bessarabian Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, the bay daughter of Distorted Humor, out of Canada’s 2007 Horse of the Year Sealy Hill,…

Patrick Husbands guides Stonestreet stable's Hillaby to victory in the $200,000 Bessarabian Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Galina Point Prevails in South Ocean

Gary Barber’s Galina Point kicked clear at the top of the stretch and never looked back en route to a smart score in Saturday’s $125,400 South Ocean Stakes, at Woodbine. The victory in the 1 1/16-miles ‘Poly’ stake for Ontario-sired…

Patrick Husbands guides Galina Point to victory in the $125,000 South Ocean Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Phil’s Cocktail Earns Frost King Cheers

Ron Clarkson’s Phil’s Cocktail swept to the lead at the top of the lane and never looked back to capture Saturday’s $125,000 Frost King Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John LeBlanc Jr., the bay son of Philanthropist-Sunset Cocktail arrived at…

David Moran guides Phil's Cocktail to victory in the $125,000 Frost King Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Executive Allure Wires Jammed Lovely

William Sorokolit’s Executive Allure went gate to wire to capture Saturday’s co-featured $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Darwin Banach, the Bold Executive dark bay lacked running room last time out when turning for home behind a wall…

Jesse Campbell guide's Executive Allure to victory in the $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lukes Alley Impressive in Autumn Score

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley rallied from last to capture Sunday’s $224,800 Grade 2 Autumn Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll and ridden by Luis Contreras, the four-year-old Flower Alley bay was shuffled to last of six in the final…

Luis Contreras guides Lukes Alley to victory in the $200,000 Autumn Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Glenville Gardens Blossoms in Fine Display

Eugene Melnyk’s Glenville Gardens broke his maiden in fine style with a front-running score in Saturday’s $132,250 Display Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the dark bay son of Street Cry-Navy Gardens arrived at the 1 1/16-miles ‘Poly’ stake…

Luis Contreras guides Glenville Gardens to victory in the $125,000 Display Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Strut the Course Makes the Grade in Maple Leaf

John Unger’s Strut the Course uncorked a tremendous turn of foot to capture Saturday’s co-featured Grade 3 $150,000 Maple Leaf Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Barb Minshall, the four-year-old daughter of Strut the Stage-Bold Course settled well off the early…

Luis Contreras guides Strut the Course to victory in the $150,000 Maple Leaf Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Judy the Beauty Leads Canadian-bred Breeders’ Cup Charge

Judy the Beauty, bred in Ontario by Adena Springs, captured the $1-million Filly and Mare Sprint on Saturday’s 31st Breeders’ Cup World Championships, at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California. Owned and trained by Wes Ward, the five-year-old Ghostzapper-Holy Blitz…

Brooklynsway Conquers Princess Elizabeth

Brooklynsway enjoyed a ground-saving trip under Emma-Jayne Wilson, before splitting rivals in deep stretch to capture the 69th running of the $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes on Sunday, at Woodbine. Owned and trained by John Ross, the dark bay daughter of…

Emma-Jayne Wilson (#3 Green silks) out duels Shez a Masterpiece (pink silks) and (#5) London Tower to capture the 69th runnning of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography


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