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Pink Lloyd is looking for his 12th straight stakes victory.

An Even Dozen? Pink Lloyd Sets His Sights on the Shepperton

Pink Lloyd, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, sets his sights on an unparalleled 12th straight stakes score, as the chestnut gelding takes centre stage in Sunday’s $100,000 Shepperton Stakes at Woodbine. After launching his campaign with repeats in the…

Pink Lloyd winning the $100,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes at Woodbine on Opening Day of the 2018 season, April 21.

Pink Lloyd sets track record in Jacques Cartier Stakes

Entourage Stables’ reigning Horse of the Year Pink Lloyd turned in a show-stopping track record performance to win the $100,000 Jacques Cartier Stakes in his season’s debut on Saturday afternoon as the 2018 Thoroughbred meet kicked off. Following a perfect…

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ALIVE

  QUEEN’S PLATE 154 TO BE RUN ON JULY 7 9 days and counting! WOODBINE’s backstretch opens on March 1 and what a relief it will be to have some normalcy return to an industry that has rocked from its…

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Honouring the Dead

Sigh. Sometimes I feel like such a meanie for picking on EC the way I do, but they really give me no choice sometimes. Resistance is futile. When the subject line “Northern Dancer named as Equine Canada Horse of the…

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READY

 Thursday racing returns for the last 2 weeks of Woodbine…big return for Fifty Proof, Frank Stronach’s Horse Racing League hits new peak and the case for Canadian Horse of the Year   Yep, he’s back. FIFTY PROOF wins the Sir…

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Snowman: The Ultimate Rags to Riches Story

“Some horses you “ride” to victory. Others find victory on their own – you just have to hold still and go along for the ride.” When Dutch immigrant and horseman Harry de Leyer bought a mud and manure covered plow horse…

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BORN

Whew – that was a whirlwind weekend with Woodbine, 3 days, Derby preps and some nice weather. Woodbine started off well – after a soft opening day on Good Friday with $2.5 million bet, Saturday raked in $3.1 million and…

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GLOBE

  Your nostrils stick together when it’s this cold!  But Ontario gets a warm up again in a couple of days – up to 45 Fahrenheit, wowee. Only a couple of weeks until the backstretch at Woodbine re-opens, although a…

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