News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Dragon’s Cry Fires to First Stakes Win

Dragon’s Cry Fires to First Stakes Win

Dragon’s Cry took charge entering the far turn and never looked back while giving jockey Sheena Ryan her first stakes win in Monday’s $125,000 Bull Page Stakes. The six furlong Bull Page attracted a field of five Ontario-sired 2-year-olds and read more

Sheena Ryan captures her first lifetime stakes win aboard Dragon's Cry in the $125,000 Bull Page Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Golden Hawk Soars in Grade 3 Grey

Live Oak Plantation’s Golden Hawk remained undefeated in two starts and completed a sweep of the weekend 2-year-old stakes for the Mark Casse stable with a handy score in Sunday’s Grade 3 Grey Stakes. Breaking from post 4 in the read more

Patrick Husbands guides Golden Hawk to victory in the (Grade III) Grey Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. Photo by Michael Burns

Understanding Fall Laminitis

In the fall, some owners and caretakers are faced with the onset of obvious foot pain in their horses for no apparent reason. What’s going on? Dr. Eleanor Kellon, an established authority in equine Cushings and Insulin Resistance, says the read more

The ‘World’ Comes to Woodbine

Horses based in England, France and Germany are making their way to Woodbine for the $1-million Pattison Canadian International, but the aptly-named World Approval will have a much shorter journey to Canada from his Saratoga home in upstate New York. read more

Mandatory Jackpot Hi-5 Slated for PCI Day

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) announced that a mandatory payout for the Thoroughbred Jackpot Hi-5 is slated for Sunday, October 16, Pattison Canadian International day. The final opportunity to wager on the Jackpot Hi-5 before the mandatory payout date will be read more

Record Wagering on Picov Derby Day

Country Boy 123’s sizzling victory in the $116,100 Picov Derby on Sept. 19 highlighted an exciting afternoon of Quarter Horse racing at Ajax Downs in which wagering for the 10-race card set a record. Total all-source wagering for the afternoon read more

New EU Rules for Import of Canadian Horsemeat

It has been announced that the European Commission is set to adopt stricter regulations on the import of horsemeat from non-EU countries following its latest audit, which found that Canadian horsemeat may not meet EU food safety standards. Consumer safety read more

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