News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Eight-Horse Field in 2016 Prince of Wales Stakes

Eight-Horse Field in 2016 Prince of Wales Stakes

  FORT ERIE, July 22 – Eight of the finest Canadian-bred three-year-old thoroughbred horses will compete in the 81st running of the Prince of Wales Stakes. A $500,000 purse will be up for grabs on Tuesday, July 26 at the read more

Summer Arrives at Hastings

While the Deighton Cup patrons are gone for another year, it looks like summer days are finally here. After several weeks of unseasonable cloud drizzle and rain, Sunday’s card was blessed with brilliant sunshine and absolutely perfect temperatures. While a read more

Calling Rhy Rhy Answers the Call in Ontario Damsel

Robert Harvey’s Calling Rhy Rhy battled for the early lead but had plenty left in the stretch run for jockey Alan Garcia in Saturday’s $150,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield, the victory for Calling Rhy Rhy read more

Alan Garcia guides Calling Rhy Rhy (brown and yellow silks middle) to capture the $150,000 Ontario Damsel Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lokinforpursemonee Graduates in Style in Victoria

Lokinforpursemonee, patiently handled by Gary Boulanger, rallied from last of eight to earn his first career win in Sunday’s co-featured $143,000 Victoria Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John Ross for his J.R. Racing Stable, the Silent Name bay arrived at read more

Gary Boulanger guides Lokinforpursemonee to victory in the $125,000 Victoria Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Midnight Miley Gate to Wire in Ontario Matron

Little Red Feather Racing’s Midnight Miley, with Rafael Hernandez in the irons, made every pole a winning one to make the grade in Sunday’s $156,100 Grade 3 Ontario Matron Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Julia Carey, Midnight Miley used a read more

Rafael Hernandez guides Midnight Miley to victory in the $150,000 Ontario Matron Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Ontario Racing Hires New Executive Director

Horse racing industry association Ontario Racing (OR) is proud to announce that their new Executive Director is in place. Rob Cook joins Ontario Racing with a wealth of experience in the leadership of industry associations. With the appointment of Mr read more

Wiener Dog Days and More at Hastings

The track dried out for Sunday’s racing and we knew that all was well when the wiener dogs were able to return to the main track after Saturday’s stint on the asphalt. The two Wiener Dog Days drew huge crowds, read more

Hastings Racing Club 11’s Shooting Jacket was an easy winner of Sunday’s fourth race. Photo by Photo Patti Tubbs

Caren Takes a Bite out of Bison City Rivals

Robert Marzilli’s Caren went gate to wire to capture Sunday’s $250,000 Bison City Stakes, second leg of the filly Triple Tiara, at Woodbine. Trained by Mike DePaulo, Caren arrived at the 1 1/16-mile Tapeta test from a gritty third-place run read more

Jesse Campbell guides Caren to victory in the $250,000 Bison City Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

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