Hello and welcome to Thoroughblog!
Keep in touch with the entire Canadian horse racing and its participants by reading almost daily posts on Thoroughblog – or subscribe through the RSS feed.
THOROUGHBLOG had over 130,000 PAGE VIEWS and over 111,000 UNIQUE PAGE VIEWS in 2013! Owners, trainers, sports people and racing fans all gather here to get the inside scoop. Be part of the action and advertise, very reasonable rates are available on request.
Any opinions on this site are NOT THOSE OF ANY OF MY EMPLOYERS. Feel free to give your insights and comments. Thoroughblog has the right to refuse publication of anonymous or offensive comments.
WEDNESDAY A.M. – KENTUCKY DERBY DRAW will be posted here soon after its completion, come on back to Thoroughblog or visit http://jmbets.ca for more Derby handicapping stuff.. The Kentucky Oaks has been drawn and the heavy fave is in post
California Chrome is on his way to Churchill Downs! Derby fave had his last workout at Los Alamitos yesterday – Churchill Downs/Derby media photo WOODBINE FASTER – CITIUS BEATS PHIL’S DREAM in New Providence prep One of the
**Sunday morning – WE MISS ARTIE does not work well on the Churchill dirt, trainer Todd Pletcher to consult with owner Ken Ramsay about Kentucky Derby next week – Artie is lone Canadian-bred in the field and early Queen’s Plate
(VIDEO ABOVE) VIEW FROM THE TOP, of CALIFORNIA CHROME Kentucky Derby favourite at Los Alamitos last week. More workout videos below. WOODBINE FRIDAY – riders shine on windy, cloudy day Bookended by two front running winners
HASTINGS PARK – ready to roll this weekend VANCOUVER – Historians have recorded that the first thoroughbred race staged in Vancouver was held in 1889 in what
EMILE RAMSAMMY HURT IN TRINIDAD Woodbine rider EMILE RAMSAMMY fell from Princess She’s Not before the 7th race at Arima racecourse on Monday during a special day of racing and hurt his finger and had whiplash. He was
98 BEYER SPEED FIGURE FOR PUNTROOSKIE at WOODBINE Touchdown for latest Tucci claim in Woodstock Stakes FROM CLEMSONWIKI: “Puntrooskie” is the name given to the play that FSU ran against Clemson during their match in 1988. With 1:30
CONFIDENCE WIN FOR PENDER HARBOUR Champion Pender Harbour (Philanthropist – Uproar by Hail the Ruckus) looked strong and smooth as he returned to the races as a
PENDER HARBOUR in his first allowance race since he was a 2yo Canadian champion PENDER HARBOUR starts off his 6yo campaign today in the featured 7th race at Woodbine on the Good Friday card. The chestnut gelding, a
Congratulations to everyone for Woodbine’s first weekend – David Garcia wins Woodbine stake, Juan Crawford has 2 wins, and the Polytrack has played fairly SHOWING HIS METTLE – 85 Beyer Speed Figure for Dan This tin man is