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The Woodbine jockey colony now includes RAFAEL HERNANDEZ (third from left). Good luck gang on Plate day! Michael Burns photo RACE 1 – POST TIME – 6:45 PM Rolling Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor /.20 Superfecta .20 read more
THIS AND THAT FROM THE QUEEN’S PLATE POST POSITION DRAW 13 – ENTERED IN 1 1/4 MILE CLASSIC 10TH RACE POST TIME 5:36 P.M. POSTS 1 MIKE DAVID MORAN 2 NARROW ESCAPE SHEENA RYAN 3 ALL ON RED EURICO read more
BREAKING NEWS – RAFAEL HERNANDEZ, last year’s Queen’s Plate winning rider, will be on CHEBURASHKA for this year’s Plate and then will begin riding full time at Woodbine… https://www.thestar.com/sports/2016/06/28/defending-queens-plate-jockey-making-full-time-move-to-woodbine.html POST POSITIONS DRAWN TOMORROW FOR 157TH QUEEN’S read more
Thoughts are for those involved, equine and human, in a sad incident at Fort Erie on Sunday. In Queen’s Plate news, HAMMERS VISION has been withdrawn for the Queen’s Plate according to trainer Brian Lynch. The colt will run read more
15 in QUEEN’S PLATE POSSIBLE FIELD – July 3 (with latest Beyer Figure, jockey, comments ) AMIS GIZMO – 85 Beyer Plate Trial Luis Contreras – dominated Trial, wins on repeat. Owner/breeder Dalos ready for first Plate win. SHAKHIMAT read more
QUEEN’S PLATE POSSIBLE FIELD – July 3 (with latest Beyer Figure, jockey, comments ) The post position draw for the QUEEN’S PLATE is Wednesday morning (a day earlier than usual). 14 horses are on the list read more
RACE 1 – POST TIME – 1:00 PM Rolling Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor /.20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Woodbine MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT Purse $45,000. (Plus $6,300 – Other Sources). For Ontario Sired Maidens, Two Years Old. Weight, read more
RACE 1 – POST TIME – 1:00 PM Rolling Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor / .20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Woodbine ALLOWANCE Purse $47,500. (Plus $6,300 – Other Sources). For Ontario Sired Three Year Olds Which Have Never Won A read more
QUEEN’S PLATE NEWS FROM THOROUGHBLOG Chebruashka out; Neshama to go to Bison City It seems as if the presence of the mighty boys from the Plate Trial – AMIS GIZMO and SHAKHIMAT – is not scaring away any read more
VIDEO – Talkin Horses, the Sovereign Award winning horse racing show, talks to Emma-Jayne Wilson and Luis Contreras about their Plate horses and the Trial – Episode 2 from last Saturday **This Saturday on TalkinHorses – find out read more