News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Attfield Well Represented on Woodbine Mile Weekend

Attfield Well Represented on Woodbine Mile Weekend

Tower of Texas, seventh in last year’s edition of the Woodbine Mile, will be looking to significantly better that placing when he returns for the September 17th renewal. “We sort of semi-blamed the turf, which was a little soft,” said read more

Tepin and Leparoux to Reunite in Woodbine Mile

Robert Masterson’s Tepin headlines a probable field of nine for the Grade 1 $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, to be held Saturday, September 17, at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. Tepin, a five-time Grade 1 winner and the Eclipse Award champion grass read more

Ontario Disease Surveillance Report

The Ontario Animal Health Network (OAHN) is a dedicated group of veterinarians from primary care practices, academia, government and laboratories who meet regularly to discuss Equine disease and health issues. It is their intent to monitor and protect the health read more

Calling Rhy Rhy Prevails in Jammed Lovely

Robert Harvey’s Calling Rhy Rhy, expertly handled by Alan Garcia, answered the call with a powerful front-running performance in Sunday’s $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes, at Woodbine. Calling Rhy Rhy, trained by Roger Attfield, avenged her Duchess Stakes loss to Jammed read more

Alan Garcia guides Calling Rhy Rhy to victory in the $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Moonlit Promise Shines Bright in La Lorgnette

Moonlit Promise, under confident handling by Gary Boulanger, made every pole a winning one in Saturday’s $131,500 La Lorgnette Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll for owner-breeder Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings Inc., Moonlit Promise secured her first added-money read more

Gary Boulanger guides Moonlit Promise to victory in the $125,000 La Lorgnette Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

In Memoriam: June Sifton

Celebrated Canadian thoroughbred horse owner and breeder June Sifton passed away on Aug. 26 in Winnipeg, the city where she was born 82 years ago, in the month she was named after. She was predeceased by her husband John, her read more

Rob Cook on the Future of Ontario Racing

Nearly two months into his role as Executive Director at Ontario Racing, and just days before the 2016 CTHS Canadian Premier Yearling Sale, Ontario Racing executive director Rob Cook spoke to Canadian Thoroughbred about the future of racing in the read more

Rob Cook, the Executive Director of Ontario Racing, talks about the work that is being done to build the industry's new association.

In Memoriam: Dr. Dubro Zerajic

Dr. Dubro Zerajic, a veterinarian and equine acupuncturist, based for many years in Aurora, Ontario, died on August 26, 2016, after a lengthy illness. He would have turned 79 on September 6th. Born in the former Yugoslavia, Dr. Zerajic emigrated read more

Dr. Dubro Zerajic

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