News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Vaccinations: Giving Immunity a Boost

Vaccinations: Giving Immunity a Boost

“Think of booster shots for your horse as being similar to practising fire drills,” says Dr. Alison Moore, DVM, DVSc, Lead Veterinarian, Animal Health and Welfare, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs. “If you only practise a read more

Artist Maureen Enns’ Wild Horse Exhibit

The Calgary Stampede fires up Friday July 8th, first with its miles-long downtown morning Parade, immediately followed by full-on Western intensity of live music stages, indoor exhibitions and, of course, renowned world-class rodeo and chuckwagon events. A mere mile away read more


Queen’s Plate Has Record Attendance and Handle

Woodbine Entertainment Group today announced Sunday’s 157th edition of the Queen’s Plate, won by Sir Dudley Digges, broke attendance and wagering records. All sources wagering on the 13-race card was $11,839,883, up seven percent from the $11,064,870 figure recorded in read more

Jockey Julien Leparoux celebrates his Queen's Plate victory aboard Sir Dudley Digges. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Fort McMurray Recovery Update

Over the past several weeks, the Alberta Equestrian Federation (AEF) experienced an incredible outpouring of support from the equine community in Alberta, across Canada and even across the globe – all in an effort to try and assist equines and read more

Generous Touch Takes to Turf in Passing Mood

Generous Touch took over the lead in midstretch and held sway for a half-length victory here in Saturday’s $125,400 Passing Mood Stakes, a seven-furlong turf race for Ontario-sired 3-year-old fillies. Generous Touch won the Passing Mood with an unofficial assist read more

Eurico Da Silva guides Generous Touch to victory in the $125,000 Passing Mood Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Dimension Crowned Victorious in King Edward

Dimension, displaying the new style which he has developed this year under the tutelage of trainer Conor Murphy, rallied from seventh place in the field of eight to capture Saturday’s Grade 2 King Edward Stakes at 17-1. Under his regular read more

David Moran guides Dimension to victory in the $200,000 King Edward Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Internal Bourbon Prevails in Zadracarta

Trainer Roger Attfield will be looking to saddle a record ninth Queen’s Plate winner when Shakhimat goes to the post on Sunday, and the Hall of Fame conditioner got his long weekend off to a good start when Internal Bourbon read more

Alan Garcia guides Interna Bourbon (#5 yellow silks) to victory in the $100,000 Zadracarta Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Melmich Last to First in Dominion Day

Melmich, expertly piloted by Eurico Rosa da Silva, rallied last to first to capture the featured $156,000, Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes on Canada Day at Woodbine. Last of five for most of the mile and one-quarter contest, while War read more

Eurico Da Silva guides Melmich (red silks) to victory in the $150,000 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photoraphy

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