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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…

Holy Helena trounces males in 158th Queen’s Plate

Holy Helena, an impressive winner of the 1 1/8 mile Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, in just her third career start, was even better when facing males for the first time in Sunday’s $1-million Queen’s Plate. The 158th running of…

Jockey Luis Contreras Hollywood Hideaway (#8) to victory in the $125,000 Victoria Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Hollywood Hideaway Elevated to First in Victoria

Hollywood Hideaway and Beliveau bumped a number of times down the lane, with Beliveau passing the wire first, but it was Hollywood Hideaway that took the spoils after being elevated to the win position following an inquiry in Saturday’s $132,000…

Luis Contreras guides Danish Dynaformer to victory in the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Danish Dynaformer Sweeps to Plate Trial Win

Trainer Roger Attfield could be on the verge of winning a record-breaking ninth Queen’s Plate after Charles Fipke’s homebred Danish Dynaformer proved a deserving winner of the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. On a rainy, misty afternoon at…

Pender Harbour won the $125,800 Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine, with Luis Contreras aboard. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Pender Harbour Defends Steady Growth Title

Pender Harbour cements himself as one of the best horses of his generation with an earnest 3/4-length win in Saturday’s $125,800 Steady Growth Stakes at Woodbine. Luis Contreras, who won three races on the card, rode the seven-year-old to his…

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