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Hembree (#4) and jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. winning the $250,000 Nearctic Stakes (Grade 2) on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Hembree scores by a neck in Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine

Hembree, finishing strongly down the centre of the track under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., was up in time to score by a neck in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. The $268,700 Nearctic, a six-furlong turf stakes for…

Lady Alexandra and jockey Jose Ortiz, pictured here finishing just a neck behind Long On Value in the Grade 1 Highlander Stakes on June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack. Holding Gold finished 1-3/4 lengths back in third.

Holding Gold comes to town seeking victory in Nearctic Stakes

Holding Gold is back in town, hoping for firmer going in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic at six furlongs on the turf course. The $250,000 Nearctic, a six-furlong race for three-year-olds and upward, is the final leg of Woodbine’s inaugural three-race…

Jockey Luis Contreras celebrates Johnny Bear's second victory in the Grade 1 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes on September 15, 2018 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Pattison Canadian International to headline a stellar stakes program at Woodbine

Twenty-seven horses have been nominated to the 81st running of the $800,000 Pattison Canadian International, a 1-1/2 mile Grade 1 event which will be contested on Saturday, Oct. 13 over Woodbine’s world-renowned E.P. Taylor Turf Course in Toronto. The Pattison…

Field of Courage won the Nearctic Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns

Field of Courage Battles to Victory in Nearctic

Field of Courage, the longest shot on the board at 40-1, stalked the pace from the outside and came on for a 1 3/4 length victory under rider Luis Contreras in Sunday’s Grade 2, $282,000 Nearctic Stakes over six furlongs…

White Flag winning the Allied Forces Stakes on September 10 at Belmont Park. Photo by Joel Abozzetta/NYRA Photo

Cotai Glory Ships Across the Pond for Nearctic Stakes

European invaders have started to make their marks in the Nearctic in recent years as both Caspar Netscher (2014) and Serious Attitude (2010) won the Grade 2 turf race and Bated Breath ran second in 2011. This year, the $250,000…

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Caspar Netscher Charges to Nearctic Win

British-bred Caspar Netscher, with jockey Andrew Mullen aboard for the first time, came flying between horses late to win the Grade 2 $300,000 Nearctic Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. At the finish of the six furlong turf tilt, which attracted 10…

Jockey Justin Stein guides Phil's Dream to victory in the $300,000 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine

A ‘Dream’ Trip Wins Nearctic

Phil’s Dream, under a patient ride from Justin Stein, was full of run through the stretch to capture Sunday’s Grade 1 $340,400 Nearctic Stakes, at Woodbine. The six furlong race, a Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re In event run over…

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