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Hembree (#4) and jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. winning the $250,000 Nearctic Stakes (Grade 2) on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Woodbine Racetrack.

Hembree scores by a neck in Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine

Hembree, finishing strongly down the centre of the track under jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., was up in time to score by a neck in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack. The $268,700 Nearctic, a six-furlong turf stakes for…

Lady Alexandra and jockey Jose Ortiz, pictured here finishing just a neck behind Long On Value in the Grade 1 Highlander Stakes on June 30 at Woodbine Racetrack. Holding Gold finished 1-3/4 lengths back in third.

Holding Gold comes to town seeking victory in Nearctic Stakes

Holding Gold is back in town, hoping for firmer going in Saturday’s Grade 2 Nearctic at six furlongs on the turf course. The $250,000 Nearctic, a six-furlong race for three-year-olds and upward, is the final leg of Woodbine’s inaugural three-race…

Yorkton takes the Bold Venture Stakes under jockey Jesse Campbell for owner Chiefswood Stable.

Yorkton crushes opponents in Bold Venture Stakes at Woodbine

Yorkton was no match for superstar Pink Lloyd in two earlier meetings but benefited from the crowd favourite’s misfortune on Saturday in the Grade 3, $125,000 Bold Venture Stakes at 6 ½ furlongs. Pink Lloyd broke through the gate prior…

Eurico Da Silva guides Yorkton to victory in the $125,000 Queenston Stakes at Woodbine. Photo by Michael Burns

Yorkton Impressive in Winning Queenston Stakes

Yorkton made the fourth start of his season the most memorable of his career, notching his first added-money score in taking Saturday’s $125,000 Queenston Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Stuart Simon for owner-breeder Chiefswood Stable, the Speightstown bay came into…

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