News: Canadian Thoroughbred

Ghostly Presence Game in Princess Elizabeth Coup

Ghostly Presence Game in Princess Elizabeth Coup

Chiefswood Stable homebred Ghostly Presence, expertly handled by Steve Bahen, collared a free-wheeling Enstone in the final stride to win Saturday’s $251,200 Princess Elizabeth Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield, Ghostly Presence overcame Post 10 to win the 1 read more

Steven Bahen guides Ghostly Presence to victory in the 71st running of the $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes for 2 year old fillies foaled in Canada. Photo by Michael Burns

Canadian Results at Breeders’ Cup

John Oxley’s Classic Empire provided Woodbine’s leading trainer Mark Casse with a potential Kentucky Derby favourite after capturing Saturday’s Grade 2 $2-million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at the 33rd Breeders’ Cup World Championships, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The read more

Classic Empire captured the Grade 2 $2-million Breeders' Cup Juvenile at the 33rd Breeders' Cup World Championships, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California.

Racing to Continue at Northlands Through 2018

While Alberta awaits construction of its brand new racetrack, Century Mile, racing will continue at Northlands Park Racetrack in Edmonton. Earlier this year, it was announced that 2016 would be the final season of Thoroughbred and harness racing at Northlands, read more

New Leadership at Stronach Group

The Stronach Group has announced that Belinda Stronach will take over the leadership role from her father, Frank Stronach. As chair of the Stronach Group, she will be responsible for ushering horse racing into its next phase at Santa Anita read more

OLG Reconsidering Racing Products

During the first meeting hosted by Ontario Racing to discuss the proposed long-term funding plan, the OLG revealed that they are reconsidering how to incorporate gaming products for the horse industry. Previously, the OLG’s vice-president of horse racing, Cal Bricker, read more

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Conquest Vivi Victorious in Victorian Queen

Conquest Vivi remained perfect through three career starts with a stalking score in Sunday’s $125,000 Victorian Queen Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mark Casse for owner Conquest Stables LLC., the well-bred daughter of Court Vision-Keen Victory settled in fourth position read more

Patrick Husbands guides Conquest Stable's LLC' Conquest Vivi to vicotry in the $125,000 Victorian Queen Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns

Dreams Come True for Touch of Disney in Overskate

Touch of Disney, so named for the unique Mickey Mouse marking on his nose, rallied wide down the lane to capture Saturday’s $125,000 Overskate Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Norm McKnight for owner-breeder Bruno Schickedanz, the six-year-old Mr. Scotty gelding read more

Ontario Racing Horse Health Survey

Equine Guelph is calling on grooms, trainers and owners in the racing industry, to complete a first of its kind survey on racehorse health and well-being to direct future research and programs for the industry. Your feedback can help shape read more

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