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Grandeur, Up With the Birds Top List of Pattison Canadian International Nominees

Grandeur, a multiple graded stakes winning world traveler, and Up With the Birds, Canada’s reigning Horse of the Year, head a list of 23 nominees for the 77th edition of the historic Grade 1, $1 million race. The Pattison Canadian…

Jockey Euico Da Silva guides Sam-Son Farm's Up With the Birds to victory in the $200,000 Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns Photography

Up With the Birds Swoops to Nijinsky Score

Sam-Son Farms’ homebred Up With the Birds rallied last-to-first to capture Saturday’s Grade 2 $236,400 Nijinsky Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Malcolm Pierce and expertly ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, Up With the Birds was in full flight for…

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Up With the Birds Soars to Breeders’ Stakes Win

Heavily-favoured Up With the Birds gave his owner and breeder Sam-Son Farms a record sixth win in the $500,000 Breeders’ Stakes, the third leg in the Canadian Triple Crown, Sunday at Woodbine. With Eurico Rosa da Silva aboard the three-year-old…

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Up With the Birds Prepared to Soar in Breeders’ Stakes

He was a half-length short in the Queen’s Plate, but Up With the Birds will get a second chance at glory when he challenges nine rivals in Sunday’s $500,000 Breeders’ Stakes, third jewel of Canada’s Triple Crown of Racing, at…

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Up With the Birds Takes Flight in Marine

Up With the Birds swooped to the lead at the top of the lane en route to a decisive score in Sunday’s $168,900 Marine Stakes, at Woodbine. Up With the Birds, a Sam-Son Farms homebred trained by Malcolm Pierce, entered…

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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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VERRAZANO – 95 BEYER… Was ORB worried after the 2 Kentucky Derby preps yesterday?  The one-word named  horses rule the Derby points standings after Verrazano and Goldencents win, joining the mighty Orb and Revolutionary. Fun times ahead…Manitoba cheering for the…

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  April 3 – 17 days until Woodbine, Condition book due out shortly as purses still to be finalized… meanwhile, Canadians hope to make hay in the United State (after a very rough winter for us in Florida and New…

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CANADIANS HAVE BIG DAY AT THE RACES…116 BEYER FIGURE FOR GAME ON DUDE and a giant takes the Gold Cup   Clearly, the Birds are Gold…Canadians have big day “A simple plot But I know one day Good things are…

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Emma-Jayne Wilson captured this intriguing image of RIVER RUSH at rest at Palm Meadows. The Plate Trial winner is owned by Stronach Stables.     WHO WILL WIN 2013 BARBADOS GOLD CUP? several past winners square off Saturday afternoon Who…

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