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Touch’n Ride Pips Elysian Field For Breeders’ Stakes Win In Classic Thriller At Woodbine

Touch’n Ride, under Kazushi Kimura, wore down a game rival in Elysian Field and then survived a rider’s claim of foul to win the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, the final jewel in the Canadian Triple Crown, Sunday at Woodbine. It was the duo of slight 3-1 choice Paramount Prince, winner of the first jewel, the King’s Plate, in […]

‘One Tough Son Of A Gun’: King’s Plate Winner Paramount Prince Faces 13 Rivals In Breeders’ Stakes

Fourteen 3-year-olds, including King’s Plate winner Paramount Prince and runner-up Elysian Field, Kaukokaipuu, who contested the Plate and Prince of Wales Stakes, and three Kevin Attard trainees, are slated to go postward in Sunday’s $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, the third jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown, at Woodbine. The final event of the tri-surface series for Canadian-bred […]

Never Say Never: T C I Makes Miraculous Recovery To Win Mohawk Million

A break at the start of the Mohawk Million put T C I, in rein to David Miller, behind the eight-ball. But that was only the beginning of what would be a drama-filled fourth edition of the unique two-year-old trotting event. It was expected the finish of the Million could produce one of its most […]

War Painter Breaks Maiden In Victorian Queen, Caps Woodbine Stakes Double For Attard

War Painter, under Patrick Husbands, struck the lead late en route to victory in Sunday’s $100,000 Victorian Queen Stakes for 2-year-old Ontario-sired fillies at Woodbine. Trained by Kevin Attard for Canuck Racing Club, the daughter of Danish Dynaformer out of Morning Tale, by Tale of Ekati, came into the seven-furlong turf race with a second […]

Ready To Venture Wins Seaway To Cap Lael Stables’ Graded Stakes Double At Woodbine

Lael Stables’ homebred Ready To Venture (GB) looked right at home in winning the $150,000 Seaway Stakes (G3) on Sunday at Woodbine. It was a familiar result for the 5-year-old daughter of Kingman out of Wonderstruck, by Sea The Stars, who is now two-for-two at the Toronto oval after a stellar showing in the seven-furlong […]

Patches O’Houlihan Takes Vigil By Nose To Stay Unbeaten This Year

Patches O’Houlihan, under Daisuke Fukumoto, fended off a furious late charge from a pair of rivals to take Saturday’s $150,000 Vigil Stakes (G3), one of four stakes on Turf Champions Day at Woodbine. A 3-year-old son of Reload out of Maythefourthbwithu, by Silent Name (JPN), Patches O’Houlihan arrived at the six-furlong main track race for […]

Tito’s Calling Uncoils Spirited Rail Rally For Wonder Where Triumph

Tito’s Calling rocketed home along the rail to win the $250,000 Wonder Where Stakes, the third jewel of the Canadian Triple Tiara, Sunday at Woodbine. Time for an Angel, under Rico Walcott, emerged from an early scramble to grab the lead in the 1 ¼-mile turf race for Canadian-foaled 3-year-old fillies, taking her seven rivals […]

Palazzi Kicks From Last For Singspiel Triumph

Unhurried early, Palazzi, under Sahin Civaci, was full of run down the lane to take Saturday’s $150,000 Pattison Singspiel Stakes (G3), run at 1¼ miles on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course. Collective Force broke sharply to take the lead, followed by Dun Drum and Town Cruise, while Civaci and Palazzi, who broke a step slowly, […]

Canadian HOY Moira Rolls To Dominating Victory At Woodbine

Moira, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, rocketed away from her rivals en route to an emphatic score in Saturday’s $200,000 Canadian Stakes (G2) on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine. The Canadian, an about 1 1/8-mile race over the E.P. Taylor turf for 3-year-olds and up, went postward with six fillies and mares after the scratch […]

Grade 1 Winner Fev Rover Back At Woodbine For Canadian Stakes Title Defense

Irish-bred Fev Rover, fresh off a victory in the Beverly D. (G1T), is back to defend her title in the $200,000 Canadian Stakes Presented by Japan Racing Association (G2T), Saturday at Woodbine. Owned by Tracy Farmer, Fev Rover heads into the about 1 1/8-mile turf race for fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up, off an […]