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73 Nominated to the 154th Queen’s Plate

Seventy-three horses have been made eligible for the 154th edition of the Queen’s Plate. The historic Plate, set for Sunday, July 7th at Woodbine, is North America’s longest continuously-run stakes race and first jewel in Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred…

ockey Luis Contreras guides Pyrite Mountain to victory in the Wando Stakes at Woodine. Photo by WEG/Michael Burns

Pyrite Mountain Scales New Heights in Wando

Pyrite Mountain, ridden by Luis Contreras for trainer Mark Frostad, announced his Queen’s Plate intentions by outbattling John Oxley’s Uncaptured in the $100,000 Wando Stakes Sunday at Woodbine. Sent postward the 7-2 second choice behind 2-5 Uncaptured, Canada`s Horse of…

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Pyrite Mountain Golden in Kingarvie

A determined Pyrite Mountain defeated Power Phil in a photo finish to capture Sunday’s $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine. The bay son of Silent Name, trained by Mark Frostad for the Awesome Again Racing Limited Partnership, broke his maiden in…

Stars to Shine and Patrick Husbands

Stars to Shine Makes the Grade in Ontario Matron

Stars to Shine put in a determined run to capture her first graded score in Sunday’s $153,000 Grade 3 Ontario Matron Stakes, at Woodbine. The dark bay mare, trained by Mark Frostad for The Grange House Partnership, lacked running room…

Alex Solis and Irish Mission

Irish Mission ‘Not Impossible’ in Woodbine Oaks

Robert Evans’s Irish Mission, ridden by Alex Solis, pulled off a 9-1 shocker Sunday afternoon in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks for Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies. At the finish of the mile and one-eighth classic, timed in 1:50.50, Irish Mission had fended…

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Woodbine Oaks Preview

Trainer Mark Casse is holding a hot hand for Sunday’s $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser. Already a two-time winner of Canada’s most important race for Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies, Casse will saddle two hopefuls for owner John Oxley, likely favourite…

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