FAMILY

By | October 24, 2019

WINX IS BACK IN ACTION- GOING FOR 30 STRAIGHT Aussie star tries to perk up troubled industry down under (Race is late Friday night here in Ontario) Stay up this Friday night as Winx breaks from the gate at Royal Randwick at 11:50 p.m. EST. The great mare looks to brighten Australian racing with her return to action.… Read More »

TWISTS

By | October 24, 2019

PETER REDEKOP  – WILL FATE BRING A KENTUCKY DERBY START? ANOTHERTWISTAFATE as a 2-year-old at the June Ocala sale in 2018 His 3-year-old Anothertwistafate wins El Camino Real Derby It is the most famous prize in horse racing. The Kentucky Derby is still 75 days away but anyone with a good 3-year-old is already having Derby dreams. British… Read More »

WEB

By | October 23, 2019

  SOVEREIGN AWARD NEWS MEDIA FINALISTS NAMED and AMANDA ERWIN is OUTSTANDING GROOM Amanda Erwin leads in Wando – Woodbine photo                             THOROUGHBLOG and CANADIAN THOROUGHBRED MAGAZINE are well represented in the Media Fonalists for the 2018 Sovereign Awards. Stories by editor Dave Briggs (Pink… Read More »

CIRCUITS

By | October 23, 2019

WOODBINE STAKES RACES TOTAL $16 MILLION Woodbine Mile returns to $1 million purse The inner turf at Woodbine – 1973 – the great SECRETARIAT! Woodbine/M Burns photo The 2019 stakes schedule at Woodbine, worth some $16 million and on par with last year, is highlighted by the 160th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate on June 29.… Read More »

TRAIN

By | October 23, 2019

WOODBINE BACKSTRETCH OPENS Peter Walder returns, Mike Maker stable out This will be the scene soon on the Woodbine backstretch; horses can ship in Tuesday. Woodbine photo It will be windy, cold and probably a fair bit icy but horsepeople in Ontario are eager to get back to work. The Woodbine backstretch opens Monday for set -up and… Read More »

MARCH

By | October 23, 2019

WOODBINE COULD SEE LOOOCH THIS SEASON Peter Walder – Gulfstream photo Trainer Peter Walder hopes to bring Ron Paolucci horses north Canadian racing fans may get to see some horses of popular American owner Ron Paolucci this year at Woodbine. Trainer Peter Walder recently paid a visit to Woodbine and the racing department to map out plans to… Read More »