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HOP SCOTCH

In memory of FRANK LEACH. If you were around Canadian horse racing in the 1980s and 90s you know that Sam-Son Farms in Milton was guided by FRANK LEACH, its longtime farm manager who brought into this world DANCE SMARTLY,…

SPEED

FATAL BULLET – at right, RUNS” 100 MILES AN HOUR” to win Bold Venture (quote from trainer Reade Baker, photo by Terence Dulay. BIG GUN  FATAL BULLET is back! And now he’s probably gone again as the Horse of the…

BIG BANG

BUMBLIN AND A STUMBLIN’ Woodbine Thursday Favourites bombed badly, the weird streak of horses losing their riders at the start and running loose continued and, well, it was just an odd Thursday at Woodbine. ERUPTION OF THE TOTE BOARD  …

TEE UP

LIVIN IS EASY COSTALIVIN had a small issue with a blood disorder right before the Queen’s Plate and had to miss that big dance but it paid off nicely as the bay 3yo by Tomahawk won his first stakes race…

SOMETHING NEW

  INTRODUCING TODOS Handicapping, evaluating and interpretation made simpler. Welcome to the world of the new sheets TODOS STATS. THOROUGHBLOG gets a chance to study and test out new handicapping methods frequently and these days, the TODOS STATS are the…

BRAVE

   COREY FRASER goes to Fort Erie with his pick up mount GALLANT and wins the biggest race of his career.    Terence Dulay photo.       WALE OF A RACE • It was not a sizzling fast renewal…

WALING

PRINCE OF WALES Sunday, Fort Erie, post time: 5:22 p.m. 500,000, 3yo, (S), 1 3/16m PP HORSE SIRE TRAINER ML 1 Flip for the Coin Compadre Armata 8-1 2 Milwaukee Appeal (f) Milwaukee Brew Fairlie 5-2 3 Gallant Aptitude Casse…

CAT FIGHT

PRINCE OF WALES FIELD TOP 3 FROM PLATE SQUARE OFF ON….DIRT!! PP/Horse/Jockey/Trainer/Morning Line   1 – Flip for the Coin/S. Bahen/V.Armata                8-1 2 – Milwaukee Appeal/S. Elliott/S. Fairlee               5-2 3 – Gallant/C. Fraser/M. Casse                              12-1 4 – Mr. Foricos Two…

SMILE

                      WHAT ‘YOU LOOKIN AT? Spice Route on Saturday for the United Nations (he was 4th), captured by Sarah K. Andrew.    It takes time to get used to change….

PRINCELY

PRINCE OF WALES 2ND LEG TRIPLE CROWN – SUNDAY FORT ERIE LIKELY FIELD EYE OF THE LEOPARD 1st Plate, Sam-Son Farms MR. FORICOS TWO U 2nd Plate Rocco d’Alimonte/Frank Annecchini MILWAUKEE APPEAL 3rd Plate, CEC GALLANT, maiden win, Woodford Racing…

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