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IN THE PINK

                    LEXIE FLEXES HER MUSCLES IN OAKS, on to Queen’s Plate It was a day where Ontario sired horses and the biggest race of the year for Canadian-born fillies went to

DAUGHTERS

ONE OF MANY REASONS TO COME TO WOODBINE ON OAKS DAY! Canada’s top racehorses, hats and events (as a prep for Plate day) and award and rewards for betting on your account, come out to Woodbine on Oaks day for

RED

  It is Friday the 13th, in June, with a full ‘Honey Moon’ – will not see this again until 2098. Welcome to the provincial Liberal majority, Premier Kathleen Wynne romped in the election and Ontario horse racing will hope

REVERE

 Good Wednesday morning – heavy rain today through tomorrow..today’s post – Liberals government (Ontario) pledges $12 million to breeders just in time for June 12 vote..or is it too late….plus  Oaks preview for Sunday, recaps of last week at Woodbine

UPSET

                        News, emotions and tons of racing action made up Saturday June 7. Too much to get at this Sunday morning but ONTARIO Thoroughbred breeders were greeted at last

SIGNIFICANT

    A CALIFORNIA CROWN? OR AN UPSET? Are you ready for one of the most exciting races in recent years? If you have been to Belmont Park for the Belmont Stakes, it is a unique horse racing experience. The

ANTICIPATE

  EARLE MACK PURCHASES FRIETAG,  MARK FROSTAD TO TRAIN   The successful owner/trainer combo of Earle Mack and trainer Mark Frostad has teamed up with recent Woodbine allowance winner FREITAG, recently purchased by Mack from owner and trainer NATHAN SQUIRES.

GALLANT

                    ECLIPSE STAKES today at Woodbine – for picks and more don’t forget to visit http://jmbets.ca!     THE GREAT EXCAPER! – 101 Beyer in first stakes win   There was

PREP

  CALIFORNIA CHROME polishes off training with big Saturday workout: Onlookers were raving early Saturday morning after Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner CALIFORNIA CHROME had his final Belmont Stakes workout at Belmont this morning. Clockers got California Chrome going a

MARCO

  LOOK WHO HAS GONE TO OLD FRIENDS!     Last weekend, some Ontario horse racing fans were shocked to see graded stakes winner, 12-year-old MARCO BE GOOD entered for $4,00 claiming at Suffolk Downs. The son of Bold ‘n