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Luis Contreras guides Lukes Alley to victory in the $200,000 Autumn Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Lukes Alley Impressive in Autumn Score

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley rallied from last to capture Sunday’s $224,800 Grade 2 Autumn Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll and ridden by Luis Contreras, the four-year-old Flower Alley bay was shuffled to last of six in the final…

Luis Contreras (blue and yellow silks) out duels His Race to Win (red and gold silks) to capture the $150,000 Durham Cup Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Lukes Alley Makes the Grade in Durham Cup

Eugene Melnyk’s Lukes Alley, under leading rider Luis Contreras, notched his first career stakes win with an impressive turn in Saturday’s Grade 3 $174,000 Durham Cup, at Woodbine. It was the second graded stakes win of the afternoon for the…

Gary Boulanger guided Leigh Court to victory in the $155,600 Grade 3 Seaway Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Leigh Court Ultra-Impressive in Seaway

Making a belated seasonal bow, Eugene Melnyk’s homebred Sovereign Award-winning Leigh Court couldn’t have been more impressive, wiring nine rivals in the featured $155,600 Grade 3 Seaway Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. With Gary Boulanger at the controls for trainer Josie…

James Street Surges to Durham Cup Win

Eugene Melnyk’s James Street rallied from off the pace to capture Sunday’s $155,100 Grade 3 Durham Cup, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the six-year-old bay son of El Prado would not be denied in the stretch run with a…

Leigh Court

Leigh Court Wires La Lorgnette

Eugene Melnyk’s Leigh Court made every pole a winning one to capture Saturday’s $128,250 La Lorgnette Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the dark bay daughter of Grand Slam-Padmore entered the 1 1/16-mile ‘Poly’ stake off of consecutive added-money…

Leigh Court

Leigh Court Makes the Grade in Ontario Colleen

Eugene Melnyk’s Leigh Court made every pole a winning one to capture Saturday’s $150,700 Grade 3 Ontario Colleen Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll, the dark bay daughter of Grand Slam-Padmore came into the one-mile turf stake off an…

Gary Boulanger guides Leigh Court

Leigh Court Rules in Duchess

Leigh Court dominated from start to finish in Sunday’s $125,750 Duchess Stakes, at Woodbine. Leigh Court, a Eugene Melnyk homebred trained by Josie Carroll, came into the seven furlong ‘Poly’ stake off a narrow defeat to Duchess rival Sky Treasure,…

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      SALE DAY FOR EUGENE MELNYK MARES Roxy Gap could remain in stable EUGENE MELNYK is leaving the breeding aspect of the thoroughbred industry and will focus on racing in years to come. A group of 28 Melnyk…

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Yay, there is racing this year! Now let’s fight for our incredible industry to make it grow! Dave Landry   THOROUGHBRED RACING WILL BE BACK FOR 2 YEARS WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN? It was a small (the turn-out from…

Jockey Patrick Husbands guides James Street

James Street Up in Time in Autumn

James Street, under a patient and confident ride from decorated Canadian champion jockey Patrick Husbands, arrived in the nick of time to defeat Patrioticandproud in Saturday’s Grade 2, $150,000 Autumn Stakes, at Woodbine. The Eugene Melnyk homebred, trained by Josie…

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