Hello and welcome to Thoroughblog!
Keep in touch with the entire Canadian horse racing and its participants by reading almost daily posts on Thoroughblog – or subscribe through the RSS feed.
THOROUGHBLOG had 150,000+ PAGE VIEWS and 90,000+ UNIQUE PAGE VIEWS in 2015! Owners, trainers, sports people and racing fans all gather here to get the inside scoop. Be part of the action and advertise, very reasonable rates are available on request.
Any 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.
TIZ TIME TO GET GOING ON THE PLATE TRIAL! The turf at Tampa awaits Tiz a Slam, a top 2-year-old of 2016. Chiefswood Stables’ homebred read more
QUEEN’S PLATE NEWS Canadian horsepeople: If you have a Canadian bred 3-year-old, get to work on preparing them for the Queen’s Plate as there are very few major contenders at read more
BIG GUN – 97 Beyer Speed Figure for Fountain of Youth Kentucky Derby fever erupts in Venezuela, colt named for Spanish town to see Gunnevera’s pedigree.. http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/GunneveraPed.pdf read more
It’s a SUPER SATURDAY! Bitterly cold in Toronto at -14 Celcius but hot action in racing: DUBAI this morning with LANI returning to the races in a World Cup prep race; GULFSTREAM has a big card with the Kentucky Derby read more
KEN AND SARAH RAMSEY HORSES ARRIVE IN BARBADOS – Patrick Husbands and Rafael Hernandez to ride in Saturday’s race Ken and Sarah Ramsey has 2 horses in Barbados for Saturday’s race – about 1 1/8 miles on the read more
LET THE SHIPPING BEGIN! Ontario trainers will begin setting up the barn area and their stalls early this week to ready the area of the arrival of the horses for the 2017 Woodbine season. Training begins Wednesday, March 1 and read more
By mid-week coming, the Woodbine backstretch will begin to slowly come alive again as it opens for the 2017 season. Horses and horsepeople have enjoyed a winter of lots of snow, ice and currently a whole lot of read more
TIZ THE EARLY QUEEN’S PLATE FAVOURITE and his girl cousin is also in the top 10 Chiefswood Stable, owned by Mark and Robert Krembil, won its first and only Queen’s Plate in 2004 with its read more
WOODBINE JOCKEYS ON THE MOVE – Husbands, Garcia and Hernandez SANDY LANE GOLD CUP – MARCH 4 Ken and Sarah Ramsay employ Woodbine jockeys PATRICK HUSBANDS and RAFAEL HERNANDEZ, both finalists for the Sovereign Award for Outstanding Jockey in read more
QUEEN’S PLATE CONTENDERS GETTING BUSY Less than 5 months before the Queen’s Plate at Woodbine, some of the top 2-year-olds of 2016 have been getting back to work. The Plate nominations are expected to be read more