News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Frac Daddy to Stand at Park Stud

Frac Daddy to Stand at Park Stud

Frac Daddy, who was retired from racing in July, will stand at Michael and Laurel Byrne’s Park Stud, in Mono, Ontario, in 2016. The five-year-old by Scat Daddy, out of the Skip Away mare Skipper’s Mate, had a total of read more

Strong Incentive Surges to Jammed Lovely Score

Strong Incentive, under a patient ride by Alan Garcia, made her added-money debut a winning one in Saturday’s $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Chad Brown for Klaravich Stables, Inc. and William H. Lawrence, Strong Incentive was also read more

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

Shakhimat Stretches Out in Coronation Futurity

Maiden winner Shakhimat stretches out in search of his first added-money score in Sunday’s $250,000 Coronation Futurity, at Woodbine. Trained by multiple Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield for owner Dan Gale, the handsome Lonhro colt comes into the 1 read more

Amis Gizmo Remains Undefeated with Frost King Score

Heavily favoured Amis Gizmo made it three stakes in succession with a front-running score in Wednesday night’s $125,000 Frost King Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll and expertly ridden by Luis Contreras, the Ivan Dalos homebred son of Giant read more

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Amis Gizmo to victory in the $125,000 Frost King Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Two-Year-Old in Training Sale at Hastings

Hastings Racecourse in coordination with BC TOBA and HBPA on Sunday announced the official dates for a Two Year Olds in Training and Mixed Horses of Racing Age. The sale will be held in the Paddock area of Hastings Racecourse read more

Caren Dominant in Princess Elizabeth

Robert Marzilli’s Caren stamped herself an early favourite for the 2016 Woodbine Oaks with an impressive gate-to-wire score in Sunday’s $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mike DePaulo, the bay daughter of Society’s Chairman passed her first two-turn read more

Jesse Campbell guides Caren to victory in the $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

American Pharoah Makes it a Grand Slam

Triple Crown winner, American Pharoah, added a fourth jewel to his crown when he won the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic and racing’s first-ever Grand Slam title, at Keenland in Kentucky, on October 31st. After claiming victory in the Kentucky read more

American Pharoah wins the 5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic and racing’s first-ever Grand Slam title, with Victor Espinoza in the irons. Photo by Matt Wooley/EquiSport Photos

Canadian Victories at the Breeders’ Cup

Wavell Avenue, bred in Ontario by Eugene Melnyk; Woodbine’s leading trainer Mark Casse; and J. Paul Reddam’s Nyquist were among the winners in Saturday’s lucrative Breeders’ Cup card at Keeneland Racecourse, in Lexington, Kentucky. Wavell Avenue, a four-year-old daughter of read more

Tepin, with Julien Leparoux aboard, won the $2 Million Breeders' Cup Mile during the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Photo by Breeders' Cup/Gary Mook 2015

Flipcup Reels in Academic to Win Maple Leaf

Flipcup, under a timely ride by Luis Contreras, rallied to an impressive score in Saturday’s $158,200 Grade 3 Maple Leaf Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Bill Mott and owned by Team Penney Racing, Wachtel Stable and Brous Stable LLC., Flipcup read more

uis Contreras guides Flipcup to victory in the $150,000 dollar Maple Leaf Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Mark Casse Picks Up First Breeders’ Cup Win

Woodbine’s leading trainer Mark Casse picked up his first Breeders’ Cup win when Catch a Glimpse captured the Grade 1 Juvenile Fillies Turf on opening day Friday of the 32nd Breeders’ Cup World Championships, at Keeneland Race Course, in Lexington, read more

Catch A Glimpse with Florent Geroux aboard wins the $1 Million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf for trainer Mark Casse. Photo by Breeders' Cup/Austin Lassell 2015

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