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‘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 and piloted by leading rider Eurico Rosa da Silva, fan favourite Tower of Texas came […]

Woodbine Partners With Ryerson University’s Office of Research and Innovation

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG), iBoost and Ryerson University’s Office of the Vice President, Research and Innovation today announced that they are partnering to launch a new initiative that will challenge Canadian start-ups, entrepreneurs, developers and students to use technology to help bring the traditional sport of Horse Racing to the next level. The program, called […]

Llanarmon Upsets in Carotene

Harlequin Ranches’ homebred Llanarmon, ridden by a patient Emma-Jayne Wilson, wore down the leaders in deep stretch to post a 7-1 surprise in the featured $150,000 Carotene Stakes, on the holiday Thanksgiving Monday at Woodbine. Well back on the inside for most of the mile and one-eighth turf stake, as Zazinga, stalked by favoured Final […]

Goodoldhockeygame Scores in Bull Page

Frank Di Giulio Jr.’s Goodoldhockeygame skated up the rail to capture Saturday’s co-featured $125,000 Bull Page Stakes, at Woodbine. It was a breakthrough performance for the Bob Tiller trainee, earning his first-added money score in his first attempt to remain undefeated through two lifetime starts. Seffeara, a track record setter on debut and winner of […]

Vergara Jr. wins Inaugural Canadian Apprentice Invitational

Toronto, August 20 – Octavio Vergara Jr., a regular at Arlington Park, captured the inaugural Canadian Apprentice Invitational at Woodbine by recording a win and a second-place finish from two races on Wednesday evening’s card. The event featured 10 apprentice jockeys from across North America competing for bragging rights and a trophy in a two-race […]

Pyrite Mountain Golden in Kingarvie

A determined Pyrite Mountain defeated Power Phil in a photo finish to capture Sunday’s $125,000 Kingarvie Stakes, at Woodbine. The bay son of Silent Name, trained by Mark Frostad for the Awesome Again Racing Limited Partnership, broke his maiden in style with a spirited stretch run, under jockey Patrick Husbands, to overtake pacesetter Power Phil. […]