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‘I Knew For Sure That She Could Do It Today’: Kate’s Kingdom Makes The Grade In Ontario Matron

Kate’s Kingdom, under Antonio Gallardo, rallied late to take the $152,800 Ontario Matron (G3) for fillies and mares Saturday at Woodbine. After finishing third in her first appearance at the Toronto oval, the Grade 3 Trillium Stakes in August, Kate’s Kingdom, trained by Armando De La Cerda, went two better to notch her first graded […]

Father And Son Training Team Have Big Look At Ontario Derby Outcome

The Grade 3, $150,000 Ontario Derby, for 3-year-olds, and the $125,000 Ontario Damsel, for 3-year-old fillies, co-headline Sunday’s 10-race card at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario. Trainer Willie Armata and his father, fellow conditioner Vito Armata, each have a legitimate contender in the Ontario Derby, a 1 1/8-mile main track tilt that includes multiple stakes winner […]

After Confidence Builder, Silent Causeway Takes Aim At Ontario Matron

Silent Causeway, trained and owned by Laura Krasauskaite, looks to keep her strong recent form going in the Grade 3 $150,000 Ontario Matron, Saturday at Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario. The 1 1/16-mile main track feature for fillies and mares, 3-years-old and upward, has drawn 10 starters, including Krasauskaite’s 5-year-old dark bay mare. After a tough […]

Cool Kiss Heads Into Woodbine’s Cup & Saucer Off ‘Monster’ Maiden Win

Cool Kiss will chase his second straight win when he goes postward in Sunday’s $250,000 Cup & Saucer Stakes, at Woodbine. A 1 1/16-mile event for Canadian-bred 2-year-olds run over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course, the 85th running of the Cup & Saucer has drawn 13 hopefuls, including Cool Kiss, an Ontario-bred son of Kantharos-Hot Kiss. Bred and […]

Bound For Nowhere Returns To Woodbine For Saturday’s Nearctic

Bound for Nowhere, a well-travelled 8-year-old, owned and trained by Wesley Ward, shipped in from Kentucky this July to take down the Grade 2 Highlander Handicap over 6 furlongs of Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course. On Saturday, the four-time stakes winner will be looking to add to his laurels when he faces eight rivals in […]

Queen’s Plate-Winning Filly Moira Takes On Top Rivals In E.P. Taylor Stakes

Nine fillies and mares, including Queen’s Plate winner Moira, will vie for top prize in the Grade 1 $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes, up from $600,000 last year, part of a stellar stakes-filled Saturday card of racing at Woodbine. The E.P. Taylor, a 1 ¼-mile turf test for fillies & mares, 3-year-olds and upward, is complemented […]

Mark Casse Sends Out Two In Final Leg Of Canadian Triple Crown

Nine 3-year-olds, including four who contested the Queen’s Plate, will go postward this Sunday at Woodbine in the $400,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third jewel in the OLG Canadian Triple Crown. The final jewel of the tri-surface series for Canadian-bred sophomores concludes on the world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course with the longest leg at the distance of 1 ½ […]

Lucky Score Rallies From Last To Earn First Stakes Win Woodbine’s Vigil

Lucky Score, under Leo Salles, was full of run late to take Sunday’s $180,000 Vigil Stakes (G3) at Woodbine.   A 4-year-old Lookin At Lucky gelding, Lucky Score arrived at the six-furlong main track race for 3-year-olds and up without a stakes score on his stat sheet. On a rainy afternoon at Woodbine, the Willie Armata trainee netted […]

‘Strong Will To Compete’: Awesome Bourbon Tops Juvenile Entries For Woodbine’s Bull Page

Fresh off a maiden-breaking score, Awesome Bourbon, a bay son of Not Bourbon-Sea The Awesome (IRE), goes after his first stakes win in Saturday’s $100,000 Bull Page at Woodbine. An ‘about’ seven-furlong E.P. Taylor Turf test for Ontario-sired 2-year-olds, the Bull Page will see six starters vie for top prize on a card that also […]

Unbeaten Philip My Dear Tops ‘Win And You’re In’ Summer Stakes

Seven first-year stars, including Kevin Attard trainee Philip My Dear, take their talents to the E.P. Taylor Turf Course in Saturday’s Grade 1 $500,000 Pattison Summer Stakes, part of a stakes-stacked Saturday at Woodbine. The one-mile Summer is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series, “Win and You’re In” event. Up for grabs is a fees-paid date […]