News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Tesseron Tops Turf Endurance Standings 

Tesseron Tops Turf Endurance Standings 

Tesseron will look to pad his leading point total this Saturday, Sept. 23 as the Woodbine Turf Endurance Series continues with its third leg at an expanded distance of 1-5/8 miles over the world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course. Woodbine’s innovative read more

Tesseron, under jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson. Photo by Michael Burns

New Horse Behaviour & Safety Course for Youth

On October 2-22, 2017, Equine Guelph will bring together horse enthusiasts from across Canada and beyond with its new Horse Safety & Behaviour course.  The three-week online short course has already caused a stir in the equine industry with adults read more

World Approval Claims Ricoh Woodbine Mile

World Approval earned intercontinental plaudits at Woodbine on Saturday with his convincing win in the Grade 1, Ricoh Woodbine Mile, the second straight for trainer Mark Casse following Tepin’s tour de force here last year. Success in the $800,000 Ricoh read more

World Approval won the the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile. Photo by Michael Burns

Update: Positive Cases of EIA in Manitoba

UPDATE – September 19, 2017 The Equine Disease Communication Center has reported that a another horse has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) in Manitoba: On Sept 13, 2017, a positive equine infectious anemia (EIA) result was confirmed by the Canadian read more

Capla Temptress Triumphs in Natalma Stakes

Capla Temptress stamped her ticket to the Breeders’ Cup with a victory in the $250,000 Natalma Stakes (Grade 1), one of two ‘Win And You’re In’ races for two-year-olds co-featured on Sunday’s program at Woodbine Racetrack. Joel Rosario was aboard read more

Capla Temptress won the $250,000 Natalma Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns

Count Alexander has Great Shot at Summer Upset

Count Alexander caught the cognoscenti napping in his opener here, scoring a handy four-length victory over six furlongs of turf at 14-1. On Sunday, the “Count” could be up to the challenge as he faces a solid contingent of three read more

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