Welcome to Jen's Thoroughblog. This is a personal blog site with news and some views on the Ontario thoroughbred racing industry. It is updated most mornings. I am a freelance writer and handicapper for various publications. 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.
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Will it be SAM-SON FARMS, CHIEFSWOOD JOHN OXLEY, TUCCI OR THE HORSE RACING LEAGUE, or someone else? The Queen’s Pate – the biggest sporting event in Canada today! IN TODAY’S TORONTO STAR (www.thestar.com) Malcolm Pierce talks about
The participants in the QUEEN’S PLATE tomorrow (at least the human ones) posed for photos at the breakfast and draw on Thursday. This photo by Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame It’s a weekend to remember the greats of
UP WITH THE BIRDS – Terence Dulay photo A little drizzle may have kept Queen’s Plate champ INGLORIOUS away from making an appearance at the Plate post position draw this morning but there was no shortage of involved people,
QUEEN’S PLATE WEEK – Post position draw tomorrow morning – ! ONLINE AT WOODBINE’S WEBSITE! Special guest – INGLORIOUS, recently retired Queen’s Plate champion! The field is almost set for the 154th Queen’s Plate.. waiting on the
proud to be Canadian! Make sure YOU have a flag on your land. FOLLOW THE SCRIPT JESSE CAMPBELL is ecstatic as he guided ORIGINAL SCRIPT to the Bison City win Michael Burns photo
BREAKING NEWS – JOCKEY JIM MCALENEY has reportedly been injured at Woodbine this morning : reports are that he was complaining of neck/back pain and he was taken to hospital for examination – he is at Sunnybrook and….UP WITH THE
HI HO SILVER!! If you catch the new movie LONE RANGER when it opens this weekend, you will see Ontario boys CLOUD TEN and WHITE PHAROAH! Blazing Colours Farm, a Wellandport, Ontario-based equestrian center and breeding facility, announced today
Royal Ascot tragedy SATURDAY MORNING – THOMAS CHIPPENDALE wins 1 1/2 mile Hardwicke Stakes over heavy turf and collapses and dies after the race…The Hardwicke had a spill earlier in the race as a horse slipped on the wet grass.
PREMIER KATHLEEN WYNNE VISITED MOHAWK LAST NIGHT If you are a horse racing fan concerned about the industry in Ontario, then Mohawk was where you should have been last night. A huge crowd came out to the Campbellville
Congratulations to Bill Graham and the Cappuccitti family for being named OUTSTANDING BREEDER and MINT JULEP CUP winners last night at the CTHS Awards dinner in Kleinburg. PREMIER WYNNE AT MOHAWK AT 7:20 tonight Premier Kathleen Wynne will visit