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Jesse Campbell guides Essence Hit Man to victory in the Vigil Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Essence Hit Man returns in Ontario Jockey Club

Essence Hit Man, Canada’s champion sprinter in 2011 and 2012, makes his much anticipated return in Wednesday night’s $100,000 Ontario Jockey Club Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Larry Cappuccitti for A & G Racing Stable, the now eight-year-old chestnut last…

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Bear No Joke Makes the Grade in Kennedy Road

Bear No Joke surged off the rail at the top of the lane and collared a free-wheeling Essence Hit Man to capture Saturday’s Grade 2 $177,000 Kennedy Road Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Reade Baker for Bear Stables Ltd., the…

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Essence Hit Man Repeats in Bold Venture

Essence Hit Man successfully defended his Grade 3 $168,000 Bold Venture title with a familiar front-running performance in Woodbine’s Wednesday night feature. Essence Hit Man, twice named Canada’s champion sprinter, came into the 6 1/2-furlong ‘Poly’ stake off a narrow…

Jesse Campbell guides Essence Hit Man

A Hat Trick for Essence Hit Man in Jacques Cartier

Essence Hit Man won the $169,200 Jacques Cartier Stakes for the third year in a row with a powerful front-running performance on Saturday, at Woodbine. Trained by Sylvain Pion and ridden by Jesse Campbell for owners A&G Racing Stable, Essence…

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MARTY the horse went into the Royal York hotel yesterday in honour of the GREY CUP on Sunday (go Argos!) and he is a Canadian breed of horse from Stouffville..reade more at on to business…..   POOL PLAY SCRATCHED…

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In Memoriam: Audre Cappuccitti

Audre Cappuccitti, one of Woodbine’s most popular and successful trainers, who had been around horses her entire life, has passed away. Cappuccitti, who won 537 career races, including 35 stakes scores, celebrated a Sovereign Award in 2011 when Essence Hit…

Jesse Campbell and Essence Hit Man

Essence Hit Man Fends Off Vigil Foes

Essence Hit Man, with Jesse Campbell in the irons, got off to a fast start and then dug in late for a three-quarter length score in the featured $168,000, Grade 3 Vigil Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine.   Last year’s Canadian…

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2011 Sovereign Award winners

The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 37th Annual Sovereign Awards for excellence in 2011 presented earlier this evening at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto. OUTSTANDING JOCKEY   Luis Contreras       OUTSTANDING APPRENTICE JOCKEY      Ryan Pacheco                       …

Stakes Recap: Essence Hit Man Sets Track Record in Jacques Cartier

Essence Hit Man launched his 2011 campaign in blistering style, setting a track record of 1:08.16 for six furlongs, while taking the featured $168,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. With Patrick Husbands at the controls, Essence Hit Man, a…

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