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Pender Harbour to Make Final Start

Champion millionaire and fan favourite Pender Harbour will make the final start of his stellar career in the Valedictory Stakes-G3 on Sunday, November 29th, the final day of Woodbine’s 2015 thoroughbred racing season and, no matter where he finishes, this…

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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Moran, Contreras Double Up on Six-pack Yearling Sales Stakes Card

Wednesday night’s Yearling Sales Stakes program at Woodbine was highlighted by a pair of wins for jockeys David Moran and Luis Contreras on an evening showcasing Canadian-breds purchased at previous Canadian Premier Yearling Sales. Moran’s double included an impressive 2…

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Pender Harbour to victory in the $125, 000 Steady Growth stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Pender Harbour Overcomes Trouble to Take Steady Growth

Despite a bad start out of the gate, veteran campaigner Pender Harbour rallied from last place to win the featured $125,000 Steady Growth Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. Sent postward the 8-5 second choice to the 3-2 favourite Ultimate Destiny in…

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Pender Harbour Repeats in Bunty Lawless

Pender Harbour was an impressive repeat winner of Sunday’s $126,200 Bunty Lawless Stakes, at Woodbine. The four-year-old chestnut, trained by Mike De Paulo and once again partnered by regular rider Luis Contreras, captured two-thirds of the Canadian Triple Crown last…

Jockey Luis Contreras guides Pender Harbour to the win in the Steady Growth Stakes. Photo by Michael Burns Photography/WEG

Pender Harbour Surpasses $1-Million Mark

Pender Harbour, who captured the Prince of Wales and Breeders’ Stakes last year en route to being named Canada’s champion three-year-old male, was an impressive winner of Sunday’s $125,000 Steady Growth Stakes, at Woodbine. With the $75,000 first-place pot, Pender…

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MONDAY LATE NEWS – WASHINGTON DASH will be entered in Plate, to make 15 runners. The Smart Strike – Pretty Dutch colt, trained by Darrin Miller for Silverton Hill  of Tom and Bonnie Hamilton. The couple won the Play the…

Pender Harbour Makes Four-Year-Old Debut in Eclipse

Pender Harbour, who took the final two jewels of the Canadian Triple Crown series in 2011 and went on to cop top honours as the country’s champion three-year-old male, makes his seasonal debut in Saturday’s Grade 3, $150,000 Eclipse Stakes,…

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2011 Sovereign Award winners

The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the winners of the 37th Annual Sovereign Awards for excellence in 2011 presented earlier this evening at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto. OUTSTANDING JOCKEY   Luis Contreras       OUTSTANDING APPRENTICE JOCKEY      Ryan Pacheco                       …

Pender Harbour Adds Breeders’ to Triple Crown Resume

Pender Harbour became the first horse in six years to capture two-thirds of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing when he out-nodded Celtic Conviction at the wire in the 121st edition of the Breeders’ Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. The son…

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