News: Canadian Thoroughbred

2014 Sovereign Award Finalists

2014 Sovereign Award Finalists

The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 40th Annual Sovereign Awards Party to honour the Canadian Champions of 2014 and to celebrate Thoroughbred racing in Canada on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The cocktail-attire celebration…

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Payout at Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced the next mandatory payout dates for its Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 wager. The Jackpot Hi-5 will have a mandatory payout on the final race of the Saturday, December 6 card of racing at Woodbine. The…

ORC Commissioner Reappointed

Chair Elmer Buchanan announced that John W. Macdonald, Q.C. of Toronto has been reappointed by the Government of Ontario as a member of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a period of two (2) years, effective December 1, 2014. Mr. Macdonald is…

Decision Day Conquers All in Coronation Futurity

Decision Day, under Jesse Campbell, battled back along the rail to win a photo over a game and determined Nipigon to capture the $250,400 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine, a key event on the road to the 2015 Queen’s Plate. In…

Jesse Campbell guides Decision Day (rail inside red and black silks) to victory over Nipigon (outside green and yellow silks) with jockey Steven Bahen to capture the 111 Running of the Coronation Futurity at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

San Nicola Thunder Storms to Victory in Sir Barton

San Nicola Thunder pressed the early pace of Spadina Road and stayed on gamely down the lane to capture Sunday’s co-featured $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John Cardella for owners Paul Cooper and Joe Pirone, San Nicola…

Jesse Campbell guides San Nicola Thunder to victory in the $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

London Tower Reaches New Heights in Ontario Lassie

London Tower set a reserved pace under Emma-Jayne Wilson leaving plenty in the tank for the stretch run to capture Sunday’s $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, at Woodbine. The Steve Owens homebred daughter of Head Chopper-Mrs. Donaghy arrived at the 1…

Emma-Jayne Wilson guides London Tower to victory for owner and trainer Steve Owens in the $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Queen’s Plate Heroine to Battle Kentucky Derby Champ

Gary Barber’s Lexie Lou, a clear cut favourite to be named Canada’s Horse of the Year on the back of wins in the Woodbine Oaks and Queen’s Plate, will square off against Kentucky Derby champion California Chrome in Saturday’s Grade…

Lexie Lou (shown here under Patrick Husbands), a clear cut favourite to be named Canada's Horse of the Year on the back of wins in the Woodbine Oaks and Queen's Plate, will square off against Kentucky Derby champion California Chrome in Saturday's Grade 1, $300,000 Hollywood Derby, at Del Mar. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

CTHS Winter Mixed Sale Supplemental Entries

Supplemental entries are now available for the upcoming CTHS Winter Mixed Sale taking place this Saturday, (Nov. 29th) starting at 5 p.m. at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion, Woodbine Racetrack, in Toronto. A total of 99 horses have been consigned to…

Calgary Cat Pounces to Kennedy Road Score

Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Calgary Cat exploded down the lane to capture Sunday’s Grade 2 $207,200 Kennedy Road Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard, the victory marked a second graded win this season for the former claimer who…

Eurico Da Silva guides Calgary Cat to victory in the $200,000 Kennedy Road Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Big Weekend for Canadians at Breeders Crown

Canadians were prominent at the 2014 Breeders Crown championships at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey with two wins, two seconds and three thirds in four Breeders Crown races on Friday. The good Breeders Crown form held on Saturday night…



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