News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Elmer Buchanan Reappointed ORC Chair

Elmer Buchanan Reappointed ORC Chair

Elmer Buchanan has been reappointed by the Government of Ontario as Chair of the Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) for a term of two years, effective November 6, 2014. “I am grateful for this opportunity,” said Buchanan. “The challenge ahead remains…

Phil’s Cocktail Earns Frost King Cheers

Ron Clarkson’s Phil’s Cocktail swept to the lead at the top of the lane and never looked back to capture Saturday’s $125,000 Frost King Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by John LeBlanc Jr., the bay son of Philanthropist-Sunset Cocktail arrived at…

David Moran guides Phil's Cocktail to victory in the $125,000 Frost King Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Executive Allure Wires Jammed Lovely

William Sorokolit’s Executive Allure went gate to wire to capture Saturday’s co-featured $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Darwin Banach, the Bold Executive dark bay lacked running room last time out when turning for home behind a wall…

Jesse Campbell guide's Executive Allure to victory in the $150,000 Jammed Lovely Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lukes Alley Impressive in Autumn Score

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley rallied from last to capture Sunday’s $224,800 Grade 2 Autumn Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll and ridden by Luis Contreras, the four-year-old Flower Alley bay was shuffled to last of six in the final…

Luis Contreras guides Lukes Alley to victory in the $200,000 Autumn Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

2014 Winter Mixed Sale Catalogue now Available Online

The Catalogue for the CTHS Winter Mixed Sale is now available online! Pedigree pages for the upcoming CTHS Winter Mixed Sale taking place Saturday, November 29th are now online and will be available for pickup at the CTHS office the…

The CTHS Winter Mixed Sale will take place Saturday, November 29th.

FDA Hands Out Warning Letters to Supplement Manufacturers

Three Florida-based companies have found themselves in hot water with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over claims that some of their products being marketed as supplements are actually drugs, as defined by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic…

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

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