Articles - Luis Contreras

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Ami’s Mesa makes an Ontario Matron statement

Ami’s Mesa rallied impressively down the lane to win Saturday’s Grade 3 $146,150 Ontario Matron Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Josie Carroll for owner-breeder Ivan Dalos, the four-year-old daughter of Sky Mesa won back-to-back races for the seco

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Well-rested Code Warrior headlines Royal North at Woodbine

Back-to-back Hendrie Stakes winner Code Warrior is set to contest the $175,000 Royal North Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack on Sunday.

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Kingsport wins third Sir Barton Stakes title at Woodbine

Kingsport earned his third Sir Barton title on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack with an impressive performance in the $100,000 stakes feature.

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First-time starter My Silencer wins Frost King Stakes at Woodbine

My Silencer was a winner right out of the gate, taking the $100,000 Frost King Stakes in his career debut on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Holy Helena trounces males in 158th Queen’s Plate

Holy Helena, an impressive winner of the 1 1/8 mile Woodbine Oaks, in just her third career start, was even better when facing males in the Queen’s Plate.

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Ami’s Mesa romps in Seaway Stakes

Ami’s Mesa and jockey Luis Contreras dominated the featured $125,000 Seaway (Gr. 3) Stakes winning by open lengths on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Ami’s Mesa was one of three Josie Carroll trainees in the seven furlong sprint for fil

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Line of Vision Sees Victory in the Eternal Search Stakes at Woodbine

Joey Gee Thoroughbreds’ Line of Vision collected her third stakes win facing Ontario-sired fillies in the $100,000 Eternal Search at Woodbine.

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Ami’s Mesa a gutsy second in Breeders’ Cup thriller

Ami’s Mesa, a strong contender for Canada’s Horse of the Year, made the lead at the top of the lane only to be caught in the final stride by longshot Bar of Gold in the Grade 1 $1-million Filly and Mare Sprint on Breeders’ Cup Saturday at Del M

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Bear Paw prevails in Classy ‘n Smart Stakes at Woodbine

Bear Paw ran on late between rivals to prevail in the $100,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes for Ontario-sired fillies and mares on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack.

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Eskiminzin Beats Favourite Be Vewy Vewy Quiet in Bold Ruckus Stakes

Eskiminzin held safe the late rally of 7-5 favorite Be Vewy Vewy Quiet to take Sunday’s $100,000 Bold Ruckus Stakes by three-quarters of a length.