News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Casse and Contreras Tops Again

There were familiar names on top of the leaderboard at the end of Sunday’s 13-race season-ending card at Woodbine. Mark Casse recorded his seventh straight training title and eighth overall, winning 85 races, after notching 94 wins in 2012. Casse

Paladin Bay Hangs on to Win Ontario Lassie at Woodbine

Paladin Bay, ridden by Gerry Olguin, battled back gamely on the inside to win the featured $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes, Saturday at Woodbine. At the finish of the mile and one-sixteenth contest for Ontario-bred two-year-old fillies, Paladin Bay, trained by

Paladin Bay

Jose Sea View Edges Coltimus Prime in Thrilling Display

Brereton C. Jones’ homebred Jose Sea View outdueled Coltimus Prime to capture Sunday’s $125,000 Display Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Reade Baker and ridden by Emma-Jayne Wilson, Jose Sea View engaged pacesetting Coltimus Prime down the backstretch following a half

Jose Sea View

Woodbine’s 2014 Thoroughbred Racing Calendar

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) has jointly announced Woodbine’s 2014 Thoroughbred racing calendar. Opening day for Woodbine’s 59th season, which will offer 133 dates pending Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approval, is set for

Spadina Road Finds Winning Route in Kingarvie

Spadina Road needed every bit of the stretch run to wear down favoured Asserting Bear and capture Saturday’s $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Bob Tiller for owner Rolph Davis, Spadina Road loomed into contention through the final turn

Piloted by Eurico Rosa da Silva Spadina Road

Bear No Joke Makes the Grade in Kennedy Road

Bear No Joke surged off the rail at the top of the lane and collared a free-wheeling Essence Hit Man to capture Saturday’s Grade 2 $177,000 Kennedy Road Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Reade Baker for Bear Stables Ltd., the

Bear No Joke

Exhi and Nephrite to Park Stud

Michael and Laurel Byrne’s Park Stud near Orangeville, ON, announce the addition of Exhi and Nephrite to their stallion roster for 2014. Exhi won 5 stakes on Polytrack including four in succession; Turfway’s Rushaway, the G2 Coolmore Lexington at Keeneland,

Live Inaugural Online Winter Mixed Sale Update

The inaugural CTHS Online Winter Mixed Sale is now live on our website at www.cthsont.com. 97 horses have been catalogued, including broodmares, stallion seasons and shares, weanlings, yearlings and horses of racing age. This year’s Sale includes Mares in foal

Live Inaugural Online Winter Mixed Sale on Now

The inaugural CTHS Online Winter Mixed Sale is now live on our website at www.cthsont.com. Ninety-seven horses have been catalogued, including broodmares, stallion seasons and shares, weanlings, yearlings and horses of racing age. This year’s Sale includes Mares in foal