News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Ractopamine Update

Ractopamine Update

This memo is further to our notice industry on February 14, 214 on the subject of ractopamine in feedstuffs wherein we reminded race horse owners and trainers that it remains their responsibility to obtain horse feed and supplements that are…

Glenville Gardens Blossoms in Fine Display

Eugene Melnyk’s Glenville Gardens broke his maiden in fine style with a front-running score in Saturday’s $132,250 Display Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the dark bay son of Street Cry-Navy Gardens arrived at the 1 1/16-miles ‘Poly’ stake…

Luis Contreras guides Glenville Gardens to victory in the $125,000 Display Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Strut the Course Makes the Grade in Maple Leaf

John Unger’s Strut the Course uncorked a tremendous turn of foot to capture Saturday’s co-featured Grade 3 $150,000 Maple Leaf Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Barb Minshall, the four-year-old daughter of Strut the Stage-Bold Course settled well off the early…

Luis Contreras guides Strut the Course to victory in the $150,000 Maple Leaf Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Judy the Beauty Leads Canadian-bred Breeders’ Cup Charge

Judy the Beauty, bred in Ontario by Adena Springs, captured the $1-million Filly and Mare Sprint on Saturday’s 31st Breeders’ Cup World Championships, at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, California. Owned and trained by Wes Ward, the five-year-old Ghostzapper-Holy Blitz…

Brooklynsway Conquers Princess Elizabeth

Brooklynsway enjoyed a ground-saving trip under Emma-Jayne Wilson, before splitting rivals in deep stretch to capture the 69th running of the $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes on Sunday, at Woodbine. Owned and trained by John Ross, the dark bay daughter of…

Emma-Jayne Wilson (#3 Green silks) out duels Shez a Masterpiece (pink silks) and (#5) London Tower to capture the 69th runnning of the Princess Elizabeth Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

CTHS Elections

Elections for the provincial boards of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society were scheduled for December 3, 2014, but no province received enough nominations to trigger an election. All directors who agreed to run again have been acclaimed and any candidate…

Mike Doyle Notches 1000th Career Win

Mike Doyle, a 63-year-old native of Dublin, Ireland with a career in racing spanning forty years secured his 1000th win when Evangeline’s Hope captured Saturday’s 10th race, at Woodbine. Doyle has enjoyed much success since the early 1970s, in a…

Savvy Hester Prevails in River Memories

Savvy Hester set a contested pace and stayed on gamely down the lane to capture Saturday’s $111,200 River Memories Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Ricky Griffith for Debmar Stables, the graded stakes placed Heatseeker-Changeable filly, piloted by Justin Stein, picked…

Jockey Justin Stein (black silks far right on rail) leads the pack coming down the stretch to capture the $100,000 River Memories Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

River Seven Successfully Defends Labeeb Title

River Seven rallied off the sharp pace of Excaper and Best Bard to capture Sunday’s $113,200 Labeeb Stakes, giving Jesse Campbell a sweep of the Sunday stakes at Woodbine. Last year, the Tucci Stables charge, trained by Nick Gonzalez, romped…

Jesse Campbell guides River Seven to victory in the $100,000 Labeeb Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

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