News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Shaman Ghost Favoured in Prince of Wales

Shaman Ghost Favoured in Prince of Wales

Adena Springs homebred Shaman Ghost, a rallying winner of the 1-million Queen’s Plate, heads a field of seven in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, to be held on Tuesday, July 28 at…

Queen's Plate Stakes winner Shaman Ghost with jockey Rafael Hernandez and owner Frank Stronach.Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Field for the 80th Prince of Wales Stakes

The field for the 80th running of the Prince of Wales Stakes was drawn this afternoon at Fort Erie Race Track. A group of seven of Canada’s finest 3 year olds will go to post on Tuesday, July 28th for…

Conquest Pacemaker Wires Toronto Cup

Conquest Pacemaker made his added-money debut a winning one with a stirring front end score in Sunday’s $131,500 Toronto Cup, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse for owners Conquest Stables LLC., the Eskendereya-Heart Rate chestnut arrived at the 1 1/8-mile…

Conquest Pacemaker won the $131,500 Toronto Cup under Eurico Da Silva at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Ageless Sets Track Record Defending Royal North Title

Ageless, under a perfect ride by Julien Leparoux, established a new course record while defending her title in Sunday’s co-featured $150,900 Grade 3 Royal North Stakes, at Woodbine. The six-year-old Successful Appeal-Special One bay, trained by Arnaud Delacour for owner…

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

Wine Stock Continues To Rise at Hastings Update

The second qualifying leg of the Champions Starter Series was split into a pair of races and the first was won by Wine Stock ($4.30) who covered a sloppy 6 ½ furlongs in the day’s best time of 1:17.04. That…

Wine Stock and Richard Hamel. Photo by Lisa Thompson

Riker Number One in Colin

Riker remained undefeated with a gate-to-wire score to capture Saturday’s $125,000 Colin Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Nick Gonzalez for Tucci Stables, the dark bay son of Include-Desviacion arrived at the six furlong ‘Poly’ sprint for juveniles from a 1/2-length…

Jesse Campbell guides Riker to victory for Tucci Stable and trainer Nick Gonzalez in the $125,000 Colin Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Uchenna Makes the Grade in Ontario Matron

Uchenna rode the rail to victory in Saturday’s co-featured Grade 3 $160,200 Ontario Matron Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield for owners Triton Racing LLC., the Irish-bred four-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock-Uriah, was making just her fourth start in…

Alan Garcia guides Uchenna (IRE) to victory in the $150,000 Ontario Matron Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Checkered Past Seeks Graded Status in Ontario Matron

Sam-Son Farm’s homebred Checkered Past will try to make the grade in Saturday’s $150,000 Grade 3 Ontario Matron Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Malcolm Pierce, the chestnut daughter of Smart Strike-Catch the Flag arrives at the 1 1/16-miles route over…

Eurico Da Silva guides Sam-Son Farms Checkered Past to victory in the $100,000 Trillium Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Kingsport Crowned Victorious in Deputy Minister

Kingsport, expertly piloted by Patrick Husbands, swept to the lead at the top of the lane and never looked back capturing Wednesday night’s $125,000 Deputy Minister Stakes in stylish fashion, at Woodbine. Trained by Sid Attard for owner Goldmart Farms…

Patrick Husbands guides Kingsport to victory in the $125,000 Deputy Minister stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Hastings Scorching Sunday

Hastings Racecourse was hot on Sunday. Pedro Alvarado won three races. Keishan Balgobin rode a double. The 22-year-old sire Stephanotis showed everyone he was still hot, siring two winners. SenorRojo scorched an Allowance type field on his way to a…

Richard Hamel aboard Senor Rojo. Photo by Lisa Thompson Photo

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