News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Ol’ Fashion Gal by a Head in Selene

Ol’ Fashion Gal by a Head in Selene

Bill and Vicki Poston’s Ol’ Fashion Gal put in a determined drive to stay off the rallying favourite Don’t Leave Me and capture Sunday’s $154,800 Grade 3 Selene Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, the Sky Mesa chestnut arrived…

Alan Garcia guides Ol' Fashion Gal to victory in the $150,000 Selene Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Sky Treasure Strikes Gold in Nassau

John Oxley’s Sky Treasure rallied from near the back of the pack in a 12-horse field to capture Saturday’s $211,200 Grade 2 Nassau Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse, the five-year-old Sky Mesa chestnut earned her first added-money score…

Gary Boulanger guided Sky Treasure to victory in the $211,200 Grade 2 Nassau Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Robert Geller New Voice of Woodbine

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine’s new thoroughbred race caller. Geller, formerly the track announcer at Emerald Downs Racetrack, will call his first race at Woodbine on Saturday, June 13. “Woodbine…

Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine's new thoroughbred race caller.

CPMA Adds Buprenorphine to Schedule of Prohibited Drugs

On May 20, 2015, the Canadian Pari-Mutuel Agency (CPMA) released a Memorandumto Provincial Regulatory bodies and the Canadian horse racing industry advising that buprenorphine has been added to Schedule of Prohibited Drugs. Click here to see a copy of the CPMA Memorandum….

Jesse Campbell Notches 2,000th Career Win

Jesse Campbell won his 2000th career race on Monday at Woodbine when he guided Queen’s Plate prospect Sweet Grass Creek to an impressive maiden score in the day’s fourth race. An emotional Campbell was moved by the milestone victory. “It’s…

Jesse Campbell celebrated his 2,000th career win on May 18th at Woodine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

I’m a Kittyhawk Soars to Ballade Score

I’m a Kittyhawk closed stoutly into swift fractions to spring a 25-1 upset in Holiday Monday’s $125,400 Ballade Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Robert Crean, the dark bay daughter of Tomahawk made her seasonal debut a winning one with a…

Jockey David Moran guides I'm a Kittyhawk to victory in the $125,400 Ballade Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Black Hornet Makes the Grade in Vigil

Black Hornet buzzed to the lead and never looked back en route to a swift score in Sunday’s $150,000 Grade 3 Vigil Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Pat Parente for owners Joey Gee Thoroughbreds and Aldo Ventresca, Black Hornet arrived…

Black Hornet, with Luis Contreras up, won the $150,000 Grade 3 Vigil Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Shaman Ghost Scary Good in Marine Score

Stronach Stables homebred Shaman Ghost found his best stride late en route to a stirring victory in Saturday’s $154,600 Grade 3 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Brian Lynch, the Ghostzapper bay lacked running room at the top of the…

Rafael Hernandez guided Shaman Ghost to victory in the $154,600 Grade 3 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography


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