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Queen’s Plate Notes #2

Queen’s Plate Notes #2

FROM ROYAL ASCOT TO THE QUEEN’S PLATE FOR TRAINER MARK CASSE Mark Casse was at the Royal Ascot meeting on Friday to saddle La Coronel to a fifth-place run in the Group 1 Coronation Stakes. Next Sunday, Casse will be read more

Queen’s Plate Notes

  PROBABLE FIELD (12) FOR THE JULY 2nd 158TH RUNNING OF THE QUEEN’S PLATE     HORSE / JOCKEY / TRAINER / OWNER Aurora Way / Julien Leparoux / Stu Simon / Chiefswood Stable Channel Maker / Rafael Hernandez / read more

Guest Speakers Announced for Horse Ownership Seminar

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association and The Jockey Club of Canada are hosting an Ownership Seminar on Saturday, July 1 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The seminar will provide a basic introduction to Thoroughbred ownership, with topics including how read more

Do You Speak Horse?

Dr. Katrina Merkies and graduate student Haley Belliveau, from the Department of Animal Biosciences at the University of Guelph, are conducting a research study titled “Human Distinction Between Positive and Negative Horse Vocalizations” (REB17-04-019). The purpose of this survey-based study is read more

Minks Aprise Stole the Show in Trillium

Minks Aprise, making her second start for the barn of trainer Roger Attfield, rallied smartly on the outside for a going-away one length victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Trillium Stakes, at Woodbine. The Trillium, a 1 1/16 mile race for fillies read more

Rafael Hernandez guides Minks Aprise to victory in the $100,000 Trillium Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Another Chart-topping Achievement for Pink Lloyd

Entourage Stable’s Pink Lloyd notched his third consecutive added-money score in taking Saturday’s $125,000 Achievement Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Robert Tiller and perfectly handled by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Pink Lloyd, took control of the race from the outset, read more

Eurico Da Silva guides Pink Lloyd to victory in the $125,000 Achievement Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Holy Helena Leads Competitive Woodbine Oaks

Holy Helena heads a competitive 62nd edition of the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, Sunday at Woodbine. The filly classic, which attracted 12 Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies carrying 121 pounds over one mile and one-eighth on the Tapeta, will go read more

Woodbine Oaks contender Holy Helena breezes under jockey Luis Contreras in preperation for the $500,000 race at Woodbine on Sunday June 11, 2017. Photo by Michael Burns

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