News: Canadian Thoroughbred

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

College of Veterinarians Revises Rabies Policy

The College of Veterinarians of Ontario has revised its policy document which facilitates the administration of the rabies vaccine to as many animals as possible. “The College recognizes that the vaccination of animals against rabies is an important public health

Drugs and Your Horse The Dangers of Medicating

In the management of horse health, injuries and disease, conscientious horse owners would never put their horse at risk; however, improper use of some commonly administered equine drugs can impact the health and safety of our horses more than we

Improper use of some commonly administered equine drugs can impact the health and safety of our horses. Photo by Barbara Sheridan

Elmer Buchanan Reappointed ORC Chair

Elmer Buchanan has been reappointed by the Government of Ontario as Chair of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a term of two years, effective November 6, 2014. “I am grateful for this opportunity,” said Buchanan. “The challenge ahead remains

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

2014 Winter Mixed Sale Catalogue now Available Online

The Catalogue for the CTHS Winter Mixed Sale is now available online! Pedigree pages for the upcoming CTHS Winter Mixed Sale taking place Saturday, November 29th are now online and will be available for pickup at the CTHS office the

The CTHS Winter Mixed Sale will take place Saturday, November 29th.