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Queen’s Plate Champ Strait of Dover Passes

Strait of Dover, who captured the 2012 Queen’s Plate in his final start, was euthanized on Sunday, July 14 due to complications following surgery for a twisted large colon at Milton Equine Hospital. Trained by Dan Vella and ridden confidently…

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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…

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Queen’s Plate Champion Strait of Dover Out of Breeders’ Stakes

Queen’s Plate champion, Strait of Dover, who would have been the likely favourite for Sunday’s Breeders’ Stakes, third and turf jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, has suffered a leg injury and is out for the season. “He…

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BOIL

  Fight the good fight – Three tracks (Ajax shown from Tuesday afternoon) and some 50 people who work with horses later, I got an incredible sense of how devastated thousands of people will be if the Government of Ontario…

Justin and Rene Stein with their sons.

Meet Queen’s Plate Winning Jockey Justin Stein

For Woodbine jockey Justin Stein, who recently won the Queen’s Plate with Strait of Dover, and his wife, Renee, family, faith and a love for everything horses brought them together and has kept them even closer. It was by no…

Justin Stein and Strait og Dover

Strait of Dover Takes Queen’s Plate

Canyon Farms’ homebred Strait of Dover, ridden confidently by Justin Stein, made every pole a winning one while taking the $1 million Queen’s Plate, Canada’s most famous horse race, in record time Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. At the finish of…

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Queen’s Plate Fever

Trainer Mark Casse, a four-time Sovereign Award winner as Canada’s top conditioner, will send out three hopefuls for the $1 million Queen’s Plate on June 24th at Woodbine as he seeks his first win in the country’s most famed horse…

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Strait of Dover Cruises in Marine

Canyon Farm’s Strait of Dover cemented his status as a top contender for the Queen’s Plate (June 24) with an emphatic victory in Saturday’s $156,300 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. The English Channel-Bahrain Star colt, with Justin Stein up, pressed the…

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