News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Paso Doble Steps to Overskate Score

Paso Doble took command down the backstretch and sprinted home a narrow winner in Saturday’s co-featured $125,800 Overskate Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Fournier for Centennial Farms Niagara Inc. and Craig Racing, the eight-year-old chestnut arrived at the seven

Eurico Da Silva (black and yellow silks outside #3) guides Paso Doble to victory in the Overskate Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Catch “Talkin’ Horses” on YouTube

If you missed the first episodes of “Talkin’ Horses” on CTV and CTV2, don’t worry because you can watch them on the Talkin’ Horses YouTube channel. See episode one below, in which Joe Tilley and Jason Portuondo discuss the week’s horse racing


Calgary Cat Makes the Grade in Bold Venture

Calgary Cat went from claimer to graded stakes winner with an energetic stretch run to capture Saturday’s Grade 3 $150,000 Bold Venture Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard and patiently ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Calgary Cat was

Conquest Typhoon Blows ‘em Away in Summer

Conquest Stables’ Conquest Typhoon, with Patrick Husbands, capped a dream day for his connections with an authoritative win in the $234,800 Summer Stakes for two-year-olds. The victory in the Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In event meant that the owner,

Jockey Patrick Husbands guides Conquest Stables LLC's Conquest Typhoon to victory in the $200,000 Summer Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Trade Storm Rallies to Win Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Qatar Racing’s Trade Storm, masterfully ridden by Jamie Spencer, powered his way to the front in deep stretch to claim the Grade 1, $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile, a Breeders’ Cup ‘Win and You’re In’ event, Sunday at Woodbine. At

Jockey Jamie Spencer guides Trade Storm to victory in the $1,000,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Woodbine Entertainment Group Announces “Woodbine Cares Week”

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced “Woodbine Cares Week,” a celebration of valuable Woodbine-supported community organizations and causes that contribute so much to the life, health and vibrancy of Toronto. Kicking off at the Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw today,

Kaigun Installed as Favourite for Ricoh Woodbine Mile

The Mark Casse-trained Kaigun has been installed as the 5-2 morning line choice in an extremely competitive renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile Sunday at Woodbine. The 18th edition of one of the premier grass races

Drawmaster Toronto Raptors' Terrance Ross at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile Post Position Draw. Photo by WEG/Michael Burns Photography

“Talkin’ Horses” On Air Now

The HBPA of Ontario is thrilled to announce that CTV and CTV2 will be the home of a 10-week pilot project “Talkin’ Horses.” Co-hosts Joe Tilley and Jason Portuondo will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at Ontario’s thoroughbred racing industry,

Ricoh Woodbine Mile Notes

Here’s an early look at Sunday’s Ricoh Woodbine Mile: Horse/Owner/Trainer/Jockey Ancil / Scott Farmer and Kathy Thompson / Joan Scott / TBA Bobby’s Kitten / Ken and Sarah Ramsey / Chad Brown / Joel Rosario Dorsett / Terry Hamilton / Brian

Ricoh Woodbine Mile contender Dorsett begins his final early morning breeze before sunrise under jockey Luis Contreras. Dorsett. He will attempt to capture the $1,000,000 race over the E.P.Taylor turf course at Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday September 14, 2014. Photo by Michael Burns Photography