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He’s a Macho Man won the fifth race on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack, giving jockey Luis Contreras his 2,000th career victory in Canadian and U.S. races. Michael Burns Photo

Luis Contreras Scores 2,000th Career Win

Jockey Luis Contreras achieved a career milestone as he reined home first-time starter He’s a Macho Man on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. The victory marked his 2,000th career win competing in Canadian and U.S. races. The 32-year-old reinsman picked…

Kingsport and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes on Sunday, Dec. 2 at Woodbine Racetrack.

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. Trained by Sid Attard for Goldmart Farms and Royal Laser Racing, the six-year-old Milwaukee Brew-Green Jewel gelding first won…

My Silencer and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $100,000 Frost King Stakes on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Woodbine Racetrack.

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 for two-year-olds in his career debut on Wednesday evening at Woodbine Racetrack. The two first-time starters in the 10-horse field led the way with…

Bear Paw (#5) and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $100,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes on Sunday, Sept. 30 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Bear Paw prevails in Classy ‘n Smart Stakes at Woodbine

Bear Paw trailed the field most of the way before running 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. Favourite Niigon’s Legacy ran away with…

Line of Vision and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $100,000 Eternal Search Stakes on Sunday, August 5 at Woodbine Racetrack.

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, the 1-1/16-mile co-featured stakes event on Sunday at Woodbine. Line of Vision had three foes in her sights through a :26.30…

Code Warrior winning the 2018 Hendrie Stakes (Grade 3) on June 10 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Well-rested Code Warrior headlines Royal North at Woodbine

Back-to-back Grade 3 Hendrie Stakes winner Code Warrior headlines the local contingent amid a talented field of 10 distaffers set to contest the $175,000 Royal North Stakes (Grade 2) on Woodbine’s E.P. Taylor Turf Course this Sunday afternoon. The Royal…

Eskiminzin and jockey Luis Contreras winning the $100,000 Bold Ruckus Stakes on Sunday, June 24 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Eskiminzin Beats Favourite Be Vewy Vewy Quiet in Bold Ruckus Stakes

Eskiminzin, surging to the front in mid-stretch, 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. With Luis Contreras in the irons and with blinkers…

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…

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 fillies…

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 second time in…

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