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Tiz a Slam and Steven Bahen winning the Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes on July 22 at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Roger Attfield Seeks First Pattison Canadian International Win

Tiz a Slam did not win the Northern Dancer, the Grade 1 turf race over the Pattison Canadian International course and distance which is the major local prep for the $800,000 main event at Woodbine. But the Chiefswood Stable homebred,…

My Gal Betty and jockey Rafael Hernandez winning in the $100,000 Catch a Glimpse Stakes on Saturday, August 25 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Inaugural $100,000 Catch a Glimpse Stakes won by My Gal Betty

Seeking redemption after a previous stakes disqualification, William Werner’s two-year-old filly My Gal Betty proved to be the best in the inaugural $100,000 Catch a Glimpse Stakes co-featured on Saturday afternoon’s program at Woodbine Racetrack. With the outside post position…

Tiz a Slam winning the Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes on July 22 at Woodbine Racetrack. Michael Burns Photo

Two Shots at the Sky Classic for Attfield

Hall of Fame trainer Roger Attfield will have two shots at taking Sunday’s $175,000 Sky Classic Stakes (Grade 2) at Woodbine with the streaking graded stakes winner Tiz a Slam and former Breeders’ Stakes champion Danish Dynaformer headlining a field…

Tiz a Slam takes the Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine.

Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Dominated by Tiz a Slam

Tiz a Slam seems to have a soft spot for Canada Day weekend. The 4-year-old colt, trained by Roger Attfield, was the runner-up behind Holy Helena in last year’s Queen’s Plate on July 2 and was returning to the 1…

Fan favourite Tower of Texas will defend Connaught Cup title at Woodbine

Thomas F. Van Meter II and Scott Dilworth’s venerable turf titan Tower of Texas will look to defend his title in Saturday’s Grade 2 $175,000 Connaught Cup, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield, Tower of Texas rallied to win last…

Are You Kidding Me and jockey Rafael Hernandez winning the Grade 2 Eclipse Stakes on Saturday, May 26 at Woodbine Racetrack. Melmich (1) finished second and Gigantic Breeze (2) was third.

Are You Kidding Me Wins Eclipse Stakes for Third Time

Are You Kidding Me earned his third Eclipse Stakes title winning the 2018 edition of the $175,000 Grade 2 stakes event for older horses on Saturday afternoon at Woodbine Racetrack. Jockey Rafael Hernandez worked out the winning trip aboard the…

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Three Ontario-Sired Colts Top the 2017 Canadian Premier Yearling Sale

Three colts take top spot, all selling for $85,000 at the annual Canadian Premier Yearling Sale held at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion in Toronto, where 204 yearlings sold for $3,630,000 with an average of $17,794. Hip #120, a Bay Colt…

‘Texas’ Hold ‘em: Tower of Texas Wins Connaught Cup Thriller

Tower of Texas had double the work to do – first, collaring the leader and then holding off a hard-charging rival – to come out on top in Saturday’s $196,750 Grade 2 Connaught Cup at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield…

Silver Princess good as gold in Lady Angela

Silver Princess, with Rafael Hernandez aboard, assumed control in mid-stretch and fended off all challengers to take Saturday’s $125,000 Lady Angela Stakes at Woodbine. Trained by Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield, the three-year-old chestnut daughter of Old Forester, who…

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‘Good Better’ best in Elgin

Good Better Best earned his first stakes score with a determined stretch run in Wednesday’s $125,000 Elgin Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Roger Attfield for owner Harlequin Ranches, the five-year-old son of Best of the Bests sat just off the…

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