Content tagged with "Woodbine"

Exercise Rider and Horse Die at Woodbine

An exercise rider and the horse he was riding died at Woodbine Racetrack on Tuesday June 24th. The three-year-old filly, Tawney’s Wish, collapsed and fell on top of Mourad Boudraa, who suffered head injuries, and was pronounced dead on the

Phil’s Dream Defends Ontario Jockey Club Title

Phil’s Dream, Canada’s reigning champion sprinter, outdueled Go Blue Or Go Home to defend his title in Saturday’s $143,800 Ontario Jockey Club Stakes, at Woodbine. The six-year-old Philanthropist gelding, owned and trained by Paul Buttigieg, settled off the early pace

Justin Stein guides Phil's Dream(insde purple silks) to victory over Go Blue Or Go Home in the $100,000 Ontario Jockey Club Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Conquest Tsunami Romps in Victoria

Conquest Tsunami blew away the competition with a scintillating 7 3/4-length score in Saturday’s $154,500 Victoria Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse for the Conquest Stables of Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell, Conquest Tsunami broke sharply and never looked

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

Conquest Top Gun Cruises to Victoria Park Score

Conquest Top Gun made every pole a winning one under a confident ride by Eurico Rosa da Silva in Sunday’s $148,250 Victoria Park Stakes for three-year-olds, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse for the Conquest Stables of Ernie Semersky and

Eurico Da Silva guides Conquest Top Gun to victory in the $125,000 Victoria Park Stakes at Woodbine Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Grand Arch up in time in King Edward

Jim and Susan Hill’s Grand Arch closed with authority to capture Sunday’s $202,000 Grade 2 King Edward Stakes, at Woodbine. Grand Arch, a five-year-old bay son of Arch-Bacinella, arrived at the one-mile turf stake off a narrow half-length defeat when

David Moran guides Grand Arch to victory in the $200,000 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Checkered Past Topples Trillium Field

Sam-Son Farms’ homebred Checkered Past swept past Royal Fury with a swift move to capture Saturday’s $112,600 Trillium Stakes for fillies and mares, at Woodbine. Trained by Malcolm Pierce and patiently ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Checkered Past earned

Jockey Eurico Da Silva guided Checkered Past to victory in the Trillium Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Flashy Margaritta Wires Bold Ruckus Field

Flashy Margaritta, with Patrick Husbands, made every pole a winning one to just outlast Spin the King and take the co-featured Bold Ruckus Stakes for three-year-olds, Saturday at Woodbine. The Bold Ruckus, an Ontario Sires event, was contested at six

Jockey Patrick Husbands guides Flashy Margarita to victory over the E.P.Taylor turf course in the Bold Ruckus Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

We Miss Artie Tops Plate Trial Sunday at Woodbine

Ken and Sarah Ramsey’s We Miss Artie, the 4-1 favourite when the Queen’s Plate Winterbook odds were released in March, heads a field of seven for Sunday’s $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine. The Plate Trial, at one mile and

Paladin Bay, Wild Catomine and Hot and Spicy head Ultra-Competitive Oaks

Paladin Bay, Wild Catomine and Hot and Spicy top a select but ultra-competitive field of nine Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies for the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, Sunday at Woodbine. The filly classic, at one mile and one-eighth, will go

Woodbine Oaks probable favourite Paladin Bay breezes under jockey Gerry Olquin early at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

On Rainbow Bridge Hangs on to Win Lady Angela

Triple K Stables’ On Rainbow Bridge, making a belated seasonal debut, gutted out a nose decision over Sweater Weather in the featured $125,000 Lady Angela Stakes for Ontario-sired three-year-old fillies, Saturday at Woodbine. Trained by Dave Cotey and ridden beautifully

On Rainbow Bridge, piloted by jockey Skye Cherntez, won the $125,000 Lady Angela Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography