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whew – well, that’s all for me for now..busy morning with EMMA’s EXCITING ENGLISH EXPERIENCE and FORT ERIE and more.. ttfn EMMA IS AWARDED THE “RIDE OF THE DAY” Prize and then got a bottle of champagne dumped on her


here is some jock talk…   CHANTAL SUTHERLAND-KRUSE returns to California   Agent DON PARENTE has confirmed that jockey CHANTAL SUTHERLAND-KRUSE has left Woodbine and returned to her home in California with husband Dan Kruse. “It was surprising,” said Parente,


 Happy Tuesday -  KOFFEE GRINDER is 4 for 4 as one of Canada’s top 3yo males…PASO DOBLE, first 3-time winner of SHEPPERTON, STEVE ASMUSSEN trains winner of MANITOBA DERBY and more!       THIRD SHEPPERTON SCORE FOR PASO DOBLE


  Today’s post dedicated to Wizard.     It is SIMCOE DAY, or the CIVIC HOLIDAY or B.C. DAY – well, whatever part of Canada you are in today, this  holiday is called something else but there is a lot


   For more free picks and notes on the history of today’s stakes races, check out!     MORENO upset the Whitney at Saratoga yesterday, leaving heavily favoured Palace Malice well back in 6th. The winner is an improving


        IN HIS PRIME – 93 Beyer Speed Figure for Coltimus Prime                               COLTIMUS PRIME ran to the expectations put on him by


  Should be a fun day at Fort Erie (racing begins at 4:15) with a large Woodbine contingent heading down to the track for the PRINCE OF WALES, the second jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown. A purse of $500,000 is


  Happy Sunday -  just 2 days until the Prince of Wales at Fort Erie – making a road trip?  The field is listed below..     Post Positions for the 79th Prince of Wales Stakes Post positions were drawn


    COLTIMUS  primes at the Fort Field for ‘Wales at 10     COLTIMUS PRIME worked between races 3 and 4 at Fort yesterday in the late afternoon to get a feel for the cozy track and its surface.


    Saturday’s Top Woodbine Beyer Speed Figures 98 – UP WITH THE BIRDS – Nijinsky S. 87 BIGSTORMBREWIN (turf) Clmng 84 RUNAWAY PEPPER  starter allowanc 82 FEW WHITE HAIRS MSW   NIJINSKY STAKES – GRADE 2 UP WITH THE