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Mr. Hustle and jockey Rafael Hernandez winning the $100,000 Victoria Stakes on July 7 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Attfield well-represented in Soaring Free and Flaming Page at Woodbine

Hall of Fame conditioner Roger Attfield will be well represented in both the $100,000 Soaring Free Stakes and the $100,000 Flaming Page Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine. The Soaring Free, a 6-1/2-furlong turf sprint that’s the colt companion event to Saturday’s…

Tiz a Slam and jockey Steven Bahen winning the 2018 edition of the Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.

Defending Nijinsky champion Tiz a Slam is on a roll

Tiz a Slam, last year’s Grade 2 Nijinsky Stakes winner, heads into Sunday’s 1 ½-mile turf test at Woodbine on a two-race win streak for owner/breeder Chiefswood Stable. Trained by Hall of Famer Roger Attfield, Tiz a Slam, a five-year-old…

Are You Kidding Me and jockey Rafael Hernandez winning the $125,000 Dominion Day Stakes (Grade 3) on June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Are You Kidding Me scores in Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine

Are You Kidding Me, the senior member of the field at age nine, split horses in deep stretch and powered to a half-length victory in Sunday’s Grade 3 Dominion Day Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. The field for the Dominion Day,…

Tiz a Slam and jockey Steve Bahen winning the Grade 3 Singspiel Stakes on Saturday, June 22 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Tiz a Slam records sixth career stakes victory at Woodbine

Tiz a Slam led throughout to tally to two lengths in Saturday’s Grade 3 Singspiel Stakes as the odds-on favourite, giving trainer Roger Attfield his eighth victory in just 15 runnings of the 1-1/2-mile turf race at Woodbine. “It looked…

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

Will My Gal Betty make a Breeders’ Cup dream a reality?

For the past eight weeks, every night just before he nods off, William Werner envisions what it would be like to win a Breeders’ Cup race. On Friday, he’ll find out if it becomes a reality. On Tuesday morning, just…

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…

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