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PRIZES

                  TIME TO RE-CHARGE The wild week of Queen’s Plate news and action and racing is over and now it is time to re-charge and get ready for nice grass races, 2yo

GUINEAS

  WEDNESDAY JULY 9 UPDATE –   The first reported casualty of the Queen’s Plate has come in: Bear Stables’ ASSERTING BEAR is retired for the year after emerging with bone bruising. The colt was a brilliant 3rd in the

RED CARPET

 SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE – Welcome to Queen’s Plate day 2014. There has been more buzz about this year’s Plate than any other year in the 21st it seems – social media has a lot to do with that. Expecting a

PLACES

      THE FIELD FOR THE 155TH QUEEN’S PLATE  by Post Position Horse     Owner       Trainer           Jockey                   last 3 Beyers (from most recent)  Birth Month      Comment 1 Cap in Hand – Tucci Stables, Sid Attard  66 82, 73 MARCH  Hmm,

FLAIR

     QUEEN’S PLATE  – 4 DAYS! The top Canadian-bred 3-year-olds representing owners from California, Kentucky, Alberta and Ontario  will be entered tomorrow morning for the 155th QUEEN’S PLATE, to be run Sunday as part of an 11-race card. post

SWEAT

ONE DESTINY SIZZLES IN FINAL PLATE PREP Alec Fehr and Winston Penny’s ONE DESTINY worked a bullet 5 furlongs in 59 yesterday at Woodbine matching the time of his older brother, multiple SW Ultimate Destiny, and is getting a chance

HORSEMANSHIP

                      JACQUES DUMAS -  1939-2014 From the Montreal Gazette, OCT. 1 1968 …[Blue Bonnets] track president Jean Louis Levesque recognizes the knowledge and ability of the young Montreal horseman and

LIFE

  MOURAD BOUDRA poses with former jockey LLOYD DUFFY in a photo on Facebook.   As in any other business or workplace, we go about our jobs in the horse racing industry every day – early to rise and sometimes

DISCOVER

     Daily Racing Form has its Kentucky Derby Watch, Thoroughblog will do the same for the possible entrants in the 155th Queen’s Plate coming up on July 6. The field is far from set but here are 14 possible

RIVALS

    SUMMER STAKES ARE SIZZLIN – 108th VICTORIA STAKES, 106th KING EDWARD STAKES   Woodbine has 2 full cards of racing on the weekend packed with turf, 2-year-olds and ton of horses. The stakes races, 4 of them, did